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MLB Games on Thursday May 18,1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Oakland AthleticsAL3California AngelsAL4Box | PBP125,035Anaheim StadiumNight2:59Steve BarberDon Shaw---Campaneris
Boston Red SoxAL2Detroit TigersAL7Box | PBP97,770Tiger StadiumNight2:16Joe ColemanLew Krausse---Cash, Smith, Taylor
Houston AstrosNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP1135,739Dodger StadiumNight3:20Jim RayJim BrewerFred GladdingRader
Montreal ExposNL1New York MetsNL2Box | PBP919,194Shea StadiumDay1:58Jim McAndrewMike TorrezTug McGraw---
Cincinnati RedsNL8San Francisco GiantsNL5Box | PBP92,847Candlestick ParkDay2:51Pedro BorbonSam McDowellClay CarrollBonds
Chicago CubsNL6St. Louis CardinalsNL4Box | PBP913,952Busch Stadium IINight2:32Juan PizarroAl SantoriniTom Phoebus---
6 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, May 18, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East125Cleveland Indians24159.625-8061196-49-51325775.432
AL East257Detroit Tigers251510.6000.510573327-58-51317160.542
AL East3612Baltimore Orioles251312.5202.5828023-810-41296762.519
AL East41019Boston Red Sox23914.3915.589109-206-93-51327656.576
AL East51120New York Yankees24915.3756.06881-134-115-41317061.534
AL East61223Milwaukee Brewers22715.3187.04575-304-83-71345876.433
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Minnesota Twins24177.708-112585410-57-21306070.462
AL West234Oakland Athletics24159.6252.09072185-510-41317853.595
AL West346Chicago White Sox251510.6002.5838212-813-21297257.558
AL West4716Texas Rangers261115.4237.077102-255-106-51284385.336
AL West5918Kansas City Royals271116.4077.5807822-119-51276562.512
AL West6817California Angels271116.4077.568108-403-78-91286464.500
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111New York Mets28217.750-11494207-314-41286266.484
NL East249Philadelphia Phillies271512.5565.5938858-47-81294485.341
NL East3611Pittsburgh Pirates261412.5386.0128113157-57-71298247.636
NL East4713Chicago Cubs271413.5196.512490347-107-31287157.555
NL East5814Montreal Expos281315.4648.089121-326-97-61285771.445
NL East61122St. Louis Cardinals301020.33312.0106137-315-135-71266561.516
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123Houston Astros281810.643-147119289-49-61256659.528
NL West238Los Angeles Dodgers301812.6001.0117734411-67-61256758.536
NL West3510Cincinnati Reds291613.5522.5133133010-66-71257946.632
NL West4915San Diego Padres291316.4485.58495-116-57-111244579.363
NL West51021Atlanta Braves281018.3578.0103150-475-105-81266066.476
NL West61224San Francisco Giants32923.28111.0120145-257-82-151236063.488
24 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season