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Games on 1973-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles10BoxJim PalmerPaul SplittorffEddie Watt
Boston Red Sox0California Angels1BoxBill SingerLuis Tiant(none)
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox4BoxJim KaatJoe Coleman(none)
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox3BoxTerry ForsterWoodie FrymanCy Acosta
Texas Rangers9Cleveland Indians0BoxJim MerrittGaylord Perry(none)
Texas Rangers5Cleveland Indians3BoxMike PaulMilt WilcoxSonny Siebert
Milwaukee Brewers3Minnesota Twins2BoxJim SlatonBert BlylevenCarlos Velazquez
New York Yankees0Oakland Athletics1BoxKen HoltzmanMel Stottlemyre(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Atlanta Braves8BoxRoric HarrisonDock EllisAdrian Devine
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds4BoxFred NormanReggie ClevelandPedro Borbon
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros2BoxFergie JenkinsDon WilsonBill Bonham
San Diego Padres4Montreal Expos2BoxRandy JonesSteve Renko(none)
San Francisco Giants5New York Mets4BoxRon BryantRay SadeckiElias Sosa
Los Angeles Dodgers7Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDon SuttonSteve CarltonCharlie Hough

Standings as of 1973-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles1267452.587--55242712536-2838-24W13T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium362313.639
247Boston Red Sox1287058.5475.05765175933-3037-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park341915.559
358Detroit Tigers1307060.5386.0532533-132-3638-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321517.469
469New York Yankees1326864.5159.05424984424-4144-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I301218.400
5714Milwaukee Brewers1276265.48812.55705571329-3333-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium351223.343
61122Cleveland Indians1315477.41222.5545670-12526-3928-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium311714.548
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1297752.597--59147311837-2840-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331716.515
236Kansas City Royals1317358.5575.0617611633-3340-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium311516.484
3816Chicago White Sox1306169.46916.5504546-4231-3530-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park321616.500
4918Minnesota Twins1286068.46916.5561553830-3030-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium342113.618
51019California Angels1265967.46816.5461492-3129-3630-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium362016.556
61224Texas Rangers1284583.35231.5484658-17419-4526-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium341222.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1296564.504--5164952130-3335-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II331617.485
2612Pittsburgh Pirates1266264.4921.5530554-2428-3434-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium361818.500
3713Chicago Cubs1296366.4882.0508526-1831-3332-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field321418.438
4815Montreal Expos1246064.4842.5521544-2328-3632-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park381919.500
51020Philadelphia Phillies1295970.4576.0535546-1129-3730-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium331221.364
61121New York Mets1285870.4536.5470490-2029-3529-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium33249.727
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1318150.618--54442511938-2743-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium301416.467
223Cincinnati Reds1317754.5884.05765057137-2840-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium31229.710
335San Francisco Giants1287256.5637.55735244935-2837-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park341618.471
4410Houston Astros1326765.50814.55505272333-3534-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome301515.500
5917Atlanta Braves1306169.46919.5628630-231-3629-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium311516.484
61223San Diego Padres1294881.37232.0427612-18520-4228-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium331221.364