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Games on 1973-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike CuellarDavid Clyde(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Chicago White Sox6BoxWilbur WoodBill Champion(none)
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers3BoxDanny FifeMike StrahlerBill Campbell
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics2BoxRoger MoretBlue Moon Odom(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Houston Astros3BoxTom MurphyJim RayRich Folkers
Los Angeles Dodgers0Montreal Expos4BoxSteve RogersAndy Messersmith(none)
San Diego Padres5New York Mets6BoxGeorge StoneSteve ArlinTug McGraw
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJim LonborgJim BarrMac Scarce

Standings as of 1973-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1277552.591--55842813036-2839-24W14T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium352213.629
247Boston Red Sox1297158.5505.05815196234-3037-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park331815.545
358Detroit Tigers1317061.5347.0535538-332-3638-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium311516.484
469New York Yankees1326864.5159.55424984424-4144-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I301218.400
5715Milwaukee Brewers1286266.48413.5571563829-3433-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium341222.353
61122Cleveland Indians1315477.41223.0545670-12526-3928-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium311714.548
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1307753.592--59347811537-2840-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321715.531
236Kansas City Royals1317358.5574.5617611633-3340-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium311516.484
3816Chicago White Sox1316269.47315.5510547-3731-3531-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park311516.484
4917Minnesota Twins1296168.47315.55665561031-3030-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium332013.606
51019California Angels1265967.46816.0461492-3129-3630-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium362016.556
61224Texas Rangers1294584.34931.5485664-17919-4626-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium331221.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1306664.508--5224982431-3335-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II321517.469
2612Pittsburgh Pirates1266264.4922.0530554-2428-3434-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium361818.500
3713Chicago Cubs1296366.4882.5508526-1831-3332-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field321418.438
4814Montreal Expos1256164.4882.5525544-1928-3633-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park371819.486
51020Philadelphia Phillies1306070.4626.0542550-829-3731-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium321121.344
61121New York Mets1295970.4576.5476495-1929-3530-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium32239.719
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1328151.614--54442911538-2843-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium291415.483
224Cincinnati Reds1317754.5883.55765057137-2840-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium31229.710
335San Francisco Giants1297257.5587.55775314635-2937-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park331617.485
4511Houston Astros1336766.50414.55535332033-3534-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome291514.517
5918Atlanta Braves1306169.46919.0628630-231-3629-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium311516.484
61223San Diego Padres1304882.36932.0432618-18620-4328-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium321220.375