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Games on 1973-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim PalmerBill Lee(none)
Oakland Athletics3California Angels2BoxKen HoltzmanClyde WrightHoracio Pina
Texas Rangers9Chicago White Sox3BoxJackie BrownWilbur Wood(none)
Milwaukee Brewers9Cleveland Indians4BoxJim ColbornDick Tidrow(none)
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers2BoxLindy McDanielJohn Hiller(none)
Kansas City Royals6Minnesota Twins4BoxGene GarberDick Woodson(none)
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves3BoxGary RossAdrian DevineMike Caldwell
San Diego Padres3Atlanta Braves14BoxCarl MortonRich Troedson(none)
Houston Astros6Cincinnati Reds7BoxPedro BorbonCecil Upshaw(none)
Chicago Cubs1Montreal Expos6BoxSteve RogersFergie Jenkins(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets3BoxOrlando PenaJerry KoosmanDiego Segui
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies11BoxKen BrettLuke Walker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates11Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRamon HernandezJim Lonborg(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants3BoxElias SosaJim Brewer(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1055847.552--4393607929-2529-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium573918.684
247New York Yankees1126151.5450.54604065422-3239-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I501931.380
359Detroit Tigers1085850.5371.54424281427-2831-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium542727.500
4610Boston Red Sox1085751.5282.54704363425-2732-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park543222.593
5917Milwaukee Brewers1075255.4867.04764661026-2526-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium552233.400
61223Cleveland Indians1104070.36420.5437580-14320-3620-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium523121.596
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1126448.571--5355023333-2631-22W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium502426.480
224Oakland Athletics1106248.5641.04954128330-2532-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum523220.615
3712Minnesota Twins1075453.5057.54664541229-2125-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium552728.491
4816Chicago White Sox1095356.4869.5435454-1928-2625-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park532429.453
51018California Angels1075156.47710.5394407-1326-3025-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium552827.509
61122Texas Rangers1074166.38320.5390534-14416-3925-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium551639.291
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals1095950.541--4453935226-2833-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II532231.415
2511Chicago Cubs1105654.5093.54514401129-2827-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field512130.412
3714Montreal Expos1045252.5004.5448471-2325-3027-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park582731.466
4815Pittsburgh Pirates1085355.4915.5463485-2224-3129-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium542727.500
5919Philadelphia Phillies1115259.4688.0469463624-3128-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium511932.373
61020New York Mets1064858.4539.5393422-2926-3022-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium553421.618
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1116843.613--47737610130-2338-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium502723.540
222Cincinnati Reds1116546.5863.04924345830-2235-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium513417.667
335San Francisco Giants1096148.5606.05074644329-2532-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park532726.509
4613Houston Astros1135756.50412.04814562526-3231-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome492524.510
51121Atlanta Braves1134964.43420.0518567-4923-3325-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium482721.563
61224San Diego Padres1093772.33930.0354527-17315-3722-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium532330.434