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Games on 1974-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Chicago White Sox12BoxWilbur WoodAndy Hassler(none)
Cleveland Indians9Detroit Tigers7BoxMilt WilcoxJim RayTom Buskey
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals17BoxBruce Dal CantonRay Corbin(none)
Boston Red Sox6Milwaukee Brewers3BoxReggie ClevelandJim SlatonDiego Segui
Boston Red Sox6Milwaukee Brewers0BoxJuan MarichalClyde Wright(none)
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees1BoxDave JohnsonDick TidrowGrant Jackson
Oakland Athletics0Texas Rangers1BoxFergie JenkinsBlue Moon Odom(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxPedro BorbonMike Marshall(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Montreal Expos4BoxLynn McGlothenMike TorrezAl Hrabosky
St. Louis Cardinals9Montreal Expos4BoxRich FolkersSteve Rogers(none)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies8BoxSteve CarltonJim Todd(none)
New York Mets8Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxDaryl PattersonTug McGraw(none)
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres2BoxPhil NiekroBill Greif(none)
Houston Astros13San Francisco Giants4BoxMike CosgroveEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1096049.550--5144734125-2735-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park532429.453
235Cleveland Indians1075849.5421.0464456827-2530-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium551936.345
349Baltimore Orioles1105753.5183.5456460-429-2728-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium523418.654
4814New York Yankees1095356.4867.0434439-524-3229-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium533617.679
51118Detroit Tigers1105258.4738.5414497-8327-3125-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium522032.385
61017Milwaukee Brewers1105258.4738.54724492323-3029-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium522428.462
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1116447.577--50740410329-2835-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512625.510
2510Kansas City Royals1075552.5147.04654343126-2829-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium552233.400
3612Chicago White Sox1115655.5058.0510525-1522-3233-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park492425.490
4713Texas Rangers1125656.5008.5508530-2227-3229-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium482820.583
5915Minnesota Twins1125458.48210.5472501-2923-3030-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502822.560
61224California Angels1124369.38421.5457505-4823-3320-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium502525.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals1115952.532--4674373029-2430-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II502723.540
2611Philadelphia Phillies1105654.5092.5471465622-3234-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium522428.462
3716Pittsburgh Pirates1105357.4825.5465456921-3432-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium523517.673
4819Montreal Expos1085058.4637.5442453-1128-3322-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park532924.547
5920New York Mets1064759.4439.5383437-5425-2822-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium562432.429
61122Chicago Cubs1074661.43011.0430551-12122-3224-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field552035.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1117338.658--56437818635-2138-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium512922.569
222Cincinnati Reds1126745.5986.552441011434-2233-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium503119.620
347Houston Astros1095752.52315.04704284223-3034-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome532429.453
458Atlanta Braves1105753.51815.54353855028-2729-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium523121.596
51021San Francisco Giants1135063.44224.0448507-5923-3327-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park492227.449
61223San Diego Padres1134568.39829.0396588-19217-3728-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium491534.306


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Orlando Cepeda1B36.323Signed as Free Agent by Royals.