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Games on 1973-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox6BoxCy AcostaKen Sanders(none)
Oakland Athletics8Detroit Tigers4BoxVida BlueMickey LolichDarold Knowles
Oakland Athletics0Detroit Tigers2BoxJim PerryPaul LindbladJohn Hiller
Boston Red Sox6Kansas City Royals7BoxDoug BirdCraig Skok(none)
California Angels6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxNolan RyanChris ShortAurelio Monteagudo
Baltimore Orioles2Minnesota Twins4BoxJoe DeckerJesse JeffersonEddie Bane
Baltimore Orioles10Minnesota Twins4BoxDave McNallyJim KaatBob Reynolds
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees1BoxJim BibbySam McDowell(none)
Texas Rangers1New York Yankees3BoxDoc MedichSonny SiebertLindy McDaniel
Chicago Cubs0Cincinnati Reds1BoxDon GullettRick Reuschel(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5New York Mets6BoxBuzz CapraTom MurphyTug McGraw
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxDon WilsonNelson Briles(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6San Diego Padres1BoxDon SuttonRich TroedsonJim Brewer
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants1BoxSteve RenkoTom Bradley(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1126151.545--4614461527-2834-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium502426.480
247Baltimore Orioles1095950.5410.54583807830-2629-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium533815.717
359New York Yankees1166254.5341.04744225222-3440-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I461828.391
4610Boston Red Sox1115952.5321.54884503827-2832-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park513021.588
51018Milwaukee Brewers1105258.4738.0487482526-2726-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium522230.423
61223Cleveland Indians1144371.37719.0459595-13621-3722-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium482820.583
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1146549.570--5435152833-2732-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium482325.479
224Oakland Athletics1136449.5660.55094208932-2632-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum493019.612
3712Minnesota Twins1105654.5097.04814671429-2127-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium522527.481
4814Chicago White Sox1135657.4968.5456473-1728-2628-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park492128.429
5917California Angels1095257.47710.5402418-1627-3025-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium532726.509
61122Texas Rangers1114269.37821.5400550-15017-4225-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium511536.294
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals1136152.540--4604124828-3033-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492029.408
2511Montreal Expos1075552.5143.0460477-1726-3029-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park552431.436
3715Chicago Cubs1135657.4965.0456451529-3127-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field482127.438
4816Pittsburgh Pirates1105456.4915.5467488-2125-3129-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium522626.500
5919Philadelphia Phillies1125260.4648.5470467324-3128-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium501931.380
61020New York Mets1105060.4559.5412437-2526-3024-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium513219.627
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1147143.623--48938010933-2338-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472423.511
222Cincinnati Reds1146747.5884.05044406430-2237-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium483216.667
335San Francisco Giants1116150.5508.55114704129-2532-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park512724.529
4613Houston Astros1165957.50913.04894672228-3331-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome462323.500
51121Atlanta Braves1145064.43921.0527567-4023-3326-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium472621.553
61224San Diego Padres1123775.33033.0355544-18915-3822-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium502327.460


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wayne GrangerP29.145Traded by Cardinals to Yankees for Ken Crosby and Cash. 
Joe NiekroP28.273Claimed on waivers by Braves from Tigers.