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Games on 1973-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees0Boston Red Sox10BoxRoger MoretSteve Kline(none)
Texas Rangers2California Angels3BoxNolan RyanSonny Siebert(none)
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox1BoxDick DragoStan BahnsenGene Garber
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians6BoxGaylord PerryDon Hood(none)
Detroit Tigers3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJerry BellMike Strahler(none)
Minnesota Twins6Oakland Athletics3BoxJoe DeckerPaul LindbladBill Hands
Cincinnati Reds17Atlanta Braves2BoxDon GullettRoric Harrison(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Houston Astros2BoxDon SuttonJuan PizarroJim Brewer
St. Louis Cardinals0Montreal Expos2BoxBalor MooreTom Murphy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1New York Mets5BoxRay SadeckiJim RookerTug McGraw
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDick RuthvenBill Bonham(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1025646.549--4223497329-2527-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium604119.683
247New York Yankees1106050.545--4553975821-3139-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I522032.385
359Detroit Tigers1065749.5381.04334231027-2830-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium562828.500
4610Boston Red Sox1055649.5331.54594194024-2532-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park573324.579
5918Milwaukee Brewers1055154.4866.54634531025-2426-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium572334.404
61223Cleveland Indians1083969.36120.0424567-14320-3619-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium543222.593
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1106248.564--5254962931-2631-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium522626.500
225Oakland Athletics1086048.5561.04904098128-2532-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum543420.630
3711Minnesota Twins1055451.5145.54604441629-2125-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium572730.474
4815Chicago White Sox1075255.4868.5427442-1528-2624-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park552530.455
51017California Angels1055154.4868.5391402-1126-3025-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium572829.491
61122Texas Rangers1054065.38119.5378526-14815-3825-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium571740.298
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals1075849.542--4383835525-2733-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II552332.418
2512Chicago Cubs1085553.5093.54474341328-2727-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field532231.415
3714Montreal Expos1025151.5004.5442467-2525-3026-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park602832.467
4816Pittsburgh Pirates1055154.4866.0444469-2522-3029-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium572928.509
5919Philadelphia Phillies1085157.4727.5453444924-3127-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium542034.370
61020New York Mets1044757.4529.5383415-3226-3021-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium573522.614
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1096742.615--4723739929-2238-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium522824.538
222Cincinnati Reds1086345.5833.54744225230-2233-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium543618.667
334San Francisco Giants1076047.5616.05044594529-2531-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park552827.509
4613Houston Astros1105654.50911.54694383125-3031-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome522626.500
51121Atlanta Braves1104763.42720.5496556-6023-3323-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium512922.569
61224San Diego Padres1063670.34029.5343505-16214-3522-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium562432.429