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MLB Games on Saturday August 5, 1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL3Boston Red SoxAL6Box | PBP925,735Fenway ParkDay2:15Luis TiantDave McNally---Petrocelli
Texas RangersAL11Chicago White SoxAL5Box | PBP98,789Comiskey ParkDay2:50Rich HandDave LemondsSteve LawsonHerrmann
Detroit TigersAL4Cleveland IndiansAL3Box | PBP1131,277Cleveland Municipal StadiumDay3:19Fred SchermanGaylord Perry---Brown, Cash, Sims
California AngelsAL1Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP97,974Municipal StadiumDay2:27Mike HedlundEddie Fisher------
New York YankeesAL0Milwaukee BrewersAL4Box | PBP98,653County StadiumDay2:08Bill ParsonsMel Stottlemyre------
Oakland AthleticsAL0Minnesota TwinsAL4Box | PBP933,161Metropolitan StadiumDay2:11Dick WoodsonVida Blue------
Atlanta BravesNL2Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP936,792Riverfront StadiumNight2:14Pedro BorbonRon SchuelerClay CarrollBench, Blanks
San Diego PadresNL0Los Angeles DodgersNL1Box | PBP922,581Dodger StadiumNight2:23Claude OsteenClay KirbyJim Brewer---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL7Montreal ExposNL4Box | PBP920,905Jarry ParkDay2:23Nelson BrilesBill StonemanDave GiustiHebner, Oliver, Stargell
Chicago CubsNL3New York MetsNL2Box | PBP934,266Shea StadiumDay2:48Steve HamiltonDanny FrisellaJack Aker---
Houston AstrosNL4San Francisco GiantsNL3Box | PBP98,081Candlestick ParkDay2:47Jim RayDon CarrithersFred GladdingBonds, Kingman, McCovey
Philadelphia PhilliesNL5St. Louis CardinalsNL0Box | PBP925,505Busch Stadium IINight1:48Steve CarltonReggie Cleveland---Luzinski, Robinson
12 record(s)
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 Saturday, August 05, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East134Detroit Tigers1005644.560-3483242428-2228-22563026.536
AL East248Baltimore Orioles1005347.5303.03422826028-2325-24542727.500
AL East3612Boston Red Sox995148.5154.5418428-1019-3032-18563422.607
AL East4713New York Yankees985048.5105.03603144620-3130-17572928.509
AL East5916Cleveland Indians1004654.46010.0297331-3417-3329-21562630.464
AL East61121Milwaukee Brewers1004159.41015.0317389-7217-3324-26562432.429
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West113Oakland Athletics1016140.604-3953009531-2030-20543222.593
AL West225Chicago White Sox1005644.5604.5373366716-3040-14543123.574
AL West359Minnesota Twins975146.5268.03523391323-2928-17572631.456
AL West4815Kansas City Royals994752.47513.03763552118-3129-21552926.527
AL West51019California Angels1014556.44616.0316388-7218-3227-24543024.556
AL West61223Texas Rangers1014160.40620.0321399-7817-3224-28531340.245
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Pittsburgh Pirates1006238.620-45634611030-2032-18553421.618
NL East247New York Mets995445.5457.5327348-2126-2128-24572928.509
NL East3611Chicago Cubs1045450.51910.04343617324-3230-18513120.608
NL East4714St. Louis Cardinals994851.48513.5373395-2224-2724-24572730.474
NL East5817Montreal Expos984553.45916.0312384-7221-2924-24582533.431
NL East61224Philadelphia Phillies1013962.38623.5326408-8220-2919-33552035.364
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West122Cincinnati Reds996138.616-45035010036-1425-24553421.618
NL West236Houston Astros1025745.5595.54794205930-2027-25512724.529
NL West3510Los Angeles Dodgers1005248.5209.53663481826-2426-24553322.600
NL West4918Atlanta Braves1044757.45216.5411475-6422-3324-25502327.460
NL West51020San Francisco Giants1034558.43718.0425440-1527-2418-34522428.462
NL West61122San Diego Padres1014160.40621.0326410-8424-2217-38521735.327
24 record(s)
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