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1970 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 649-675 -26
Roster Continuity 49.62% 24/24
Manager(s): Alvin Dark
General Manager: Alvin Dark
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 729,752 20/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Steve Dunning (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clay Bryant
Assistant Coach: Hoot Evers
Assistant Coach: Kerby Farrell
Assistant Coach: Johnny Lipon
Pitching Coach: Cot Deal

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Dunning (#2), Ray Fosse (#7), Jack Heidemann (#11)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10854.667--
9369.57415.0
8775.53721.0
7983.48829.0
7686.46932.0
7092.43238.0
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11970-04-07L 2-8 vs BALSam McDowellL0-1Q112632266.133304111002461 4.501.17-------240.5
    21970-04-08L 2-3 vs BALBarry MooreL0-1-1110481543301011002738 5.402.80-------661.0
    31970-04-09L 1-13 vs BALRich HandL0-1-11113.15663230001624 18.002.33-------240.5
    41970-04-11W 3-0 @NYADean ChanceW1-0Q1132826274000650013068 0.001.43-------951.8
    51970-04-12L 4-5 @NYABarry Moore-0-1Q221058267330310002844 4.912.18-------6110.5
    61970-04-12W 2-1 @NYASam McDowellW1-1Q22264227951103100023780 2.401.00-------981.1
    71970-04-14L 4-12 @DETRich HandL0-2-222223440100001129 18.002.20-------616.0
    81970-04-16L 2-4 @DETDean ChanceL1-1-2232926368441370002944 2.771.62-------560.8
    91970-04-18W 9-4 vs WS2Sam McDowellW2-1Q33265228984305100003862 2.631.17-------1052.0
    101970-04-21L 3-5 vs DETDean Chance-1-1Q3333026489330170013458 3.001.48-------1243.0
    111970-04-22L 0-5 vs DETSam McDowellL2-2Q4426622966431211002645 3.001.20-------1343.3
    121970-04-24W 4-1 vs CHABarry MooreW1-1Q331068378110640003255 3.502.11-------951.8
    131970-04-25W 6-5 vs CHASteve HarganW1-1-511541095.19331210002436 3.751.58-------751.4
    141970-04-26L 0-2 vs CHADean ChanceL1-2Q4433126589220270003361 2.791.45-------1152.2
    151970-04-27W 5-1 @MINSam McDowellW3-2Q5526723096110580003974 2.541.21-------7130.5
    161970-04-28W 3-1 @MINBarry MooreW2-1Q441078486110340003367 2.771.81-------1281.5
    171970-04-29L 0-1 @MINRich HandL0-3Q434376100100023062 7.071.43-------1472.0
    181970-04-30L 1-4 @MINSteve HarganL1-2-6215511047332020001838 4.501.63-------632.0
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    191970-05-01W 7-5 @KCADean Chance-1-2-553322663.212551120002114 3.821.67-------616.0
    201970-05-02L 3-4 @KCASam McDowell-3-2Q662682318.1533010101004160 2.631.29-------961.5
    211970-05-03W 6-3 @KCABarry MooreW3-1Q551088577331330002951 3.001.73-------1161.8
    221970-05-05L 1-2 @CHADean ChanceL1-3Q6633326765220650022753 3.691.69-------723.5
    231970-05-06L 1-2 @CHASam McDowellL3-3Q772692328.152112150003079 2.411.23-------531.7
    241970-05-08L 6-7 vs MINBarry MooreL3-2-66109867.211772670004028 3.951.80-------971.3
    251970-05-09L 3-5 vs MINDean Chance-1-3Q773342686.23331691002857 3.801.67-------641.5
    261970-05-10W 5-4 vs MINSam McDowellW4-3-882702338.19441280003654 2.671.25-------7100.7
    271970-05-13L 0-1 vs KCABarry Moore-3-2Q771108783000330002976 3.311.63-------10101.0
    281970-05-15W 3-0 @BOSSam McDowellW5-3Q9927123493000080002989 2.341.14-------7110.6
    291970-05-16L 2-6 @BOSDean Chance-1-3Q8833526966221120012453 3.711.61-------1042.5
    301970-05-18L 3-7 @WS2Rich HandL0-4-94945.24551530002737 5.331.33-------871.1
    311970-05-19L 1-3 @WS2Barry MooreL3-3-881118842331310001744 3.571.60-------741.8
    321970-05-20W 7-2 vs BOSSam McDowellW6-3Q1010272235942213100003478 2.301.10-------890.9
    331970-05-21W 10-7 vs BOSBob MillerW1-1-914748554110220002055 4.151.92-------570.7
    341970-05-22L 4-7 vs NYADean ChanceL1-4-9933627038631141001826 4.001.69-------414.0
    351970-05-23W 4-3 vs NYARich Hand-0-4Q10510565220240002356 4.911.30-------570.7
    361970-05-24L 5-6 vs NYASam McDowell-6-3-1111273236712551170003339 2.631.16-------670.9
    371970-05-24L 7-8 vs NYABarry Moore-3-3Q99112896.27332350002748 3.661.61-------661.0
    381970-05-25L 2-6 @BALBob MillerL1-2-1024758646650220002128 5.821.94-------651.2
    391970-05-26L 0-7 @BALDean ChanceL1-5-101033727156330441002543 4.121.71-------741.8
    401970-05-27L 4-5 @BALRich Hand-0-4Q11611663221430102357 4.621.28-------670.9
    411970-05-29W 2-1 @OAKSam McDowellW7-3Q1212274237921113131003189 2.481.10-------580.6
    421970-05-30L 4-5 @OAKBarry MooreL3-4-10101139079541330003441 3.821.62-------1543.8
    431970-05-31W 3-2 @OAKMike Paul-0-1-121952055111240002155 4.201.67-------460.7
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    441970-06-02W 4-1 @MILSam McDowellW8-3Q131327523892110180003086 2.361.04-------9100.9
    451970-06-02W 9-5 @MILDean Chance-1-5-11113382721.25440020001023 4.571.74-------120.5
    461970-06-03W 7-6 @MILRich Hand-0-4-1371373.25441240001933 5.021.35-------531.7
    471970-06-04W 8-4 @MILBarry Moore-3-4-1111114910111000000136-----------00-
    481970-06-05L 1-2 @CALMike PaulL0-2-132962144221320001945 4.261.68-------370.4
    491970-06-06L 1-2 @CALSam McDowellL8-4-141427623956110250002254 2.331.06-------541.3
    501970-06-07W 6-4 @CALRich HandW1-4-1481488.27443090003361 4.851.25-------1343.3
    511970-06-09L 2-5 vs OAKBarry MooreL3-5-13121169233441331011635 4.241.66-------331.0
    521970-06-10L 4-6 vs OAKMike PaulL0-3-14397221.25440010001022 5.851.85-------130.3
    531970-06-11W 6-5 vs OAKSam McDowell-8-4-151527724078442290003052 2.501.08-------832.7
    541970-06-12L 1-4 vs MILRich HandL1-5-15915986441390003060 4.801.23-------661.0
    551970-06-13W 10-6 vs MILPhil Hennigan-4-1-1912813.25552510001923 3.561.49-------531.7
    561970-06-14W 9-2 vs MILSteve DunningW1-0-111155221230002050 3.601.40-------641.5
    571970-06-15W 3-2 vs CALSam McDowell-8-4Q161627824196220540003766 2.461.09-------11111.0
    581970-06-16W 9-2 vs CALRich HandW2-5Q1610161099221160003466 4.431.22-------1171.6
    591970-06-18W 6-3 vs WS2Mike Paul-0-3-154982354331160002052 5.761.68-------541.3
    601970-06-19W 4-2 vs DETSam McDowellW9-4Q171727924294222450003272 2.431.08-------1091.1
    611970-06-20W 2-1 vs DETSteve Dunning-1-0Q222263111550002462 2.451.36-------470.6
    621970-06-21L 8-9 vs DETRick Austin-0-0-11112.15552230001423 22.503.50-------414.0
    631970-06-21L 2-7 vs DETRich HandL2-6-1711171145331120001741 4.561.23-------541.3
    641970-06-24W 7-2 @NYASam McDowellW10-4Q181828024395222240003271 2.401.06-------10110.9
    651970-06-24L 4-5 @NYAMike Paul-0-3-1751002453332320002148 5.521.55-------3100.3
    661970-06-25L 1-3 @NYASteve DunningL1-1Q333367330230002747 3.181.41-------780.9
    671970-06-26L 1-7 @DETRich HandL2-7-1812181255442130002143 4.731.23-------570.7
    681970-06-27W 3-0 @DETRick AustinW1-0Q222295000380003582 4.091.36-------7120.6
    691970-06-28W 8-2 @DETSam McDowellW11-4Q191928124495220351003471 2.381.05-------10110.9
    701970-06-28L 1-5 @DETMike PaulL0-4-1861012553220320002052 5.251.50-------570.7
    711970-06-30L 2-4 @BALSteve DunningL1-2-444456443350002341 4.091.50-------632.0
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    721970-07-01L 0-3 @BALRick AustinL1-1Q333369330230012643 4.241.53-------661.0
    731970-07-02W 10-9 @BALSam McDowell-11-4-202028224556661491012536 2.641.08-------140.3
    741970-07-03L 1-2 @BOSRich Hand-2-7Q1913191376110350002863 4.451.24-------1091.1
    751970-07-03L 4-5 @BOSMike Paul-0-4-197102262.14330310001430 5.681.61-------551.0
    761970-07-04L 1-5 @BOSSteve DunningL1-3-55556.18443440013040 4.501.61-------7100.7
    771970-07-05L 4-8 @BOSRick AustinL1-2-44444.17441110002032 4.911.55-------771.0
    781970-07-06W 6-4 vs WS2Sam McDowellW12-4-21212832468.2114405151004154 2.721.12-------460.7
    791970-07-07W 7-3 vs WS2Dick EllsworthW3-1-21137230856331320012242 4.001.31-------641.5
    801970-07-07W 7-5 vs WS2Mike Paul-0-4-2081032725222310001332 5.851.73-------313.0
    811970-07-08W 6-5 vs WS2Steve Dunning-1-3-666673440671013056 4.631.54-------590.6
    821970-07-09L 3-9 vs WS2Rick AustinL1-3-656525442230001327 5.761.76-------30-
    831970-07-10L 1-7 vs BOSRich HandL2-8Q2014201465331340002551 4.451.24-------890.9
    841970-07-11W 3-1 vs BOSSam McDowellW13-4Q2222284247910110180013770 2.631.12-------11140.8
    851970-07-12L 2-6 vs BOSSteve DunningL1-4-77775.15551570002639 5.051.56-------1110.1
    861970-07-12L 2-8 vs BOSFred LasherL2-7-33112711433201001828 3.601.68-------221.0
    871970-07-16W 6-0 @KCARich HandW3-8Q2115211594000340003380 4.051.20-------5170.3
    881970-07-17W 6-0 @KCASteve DunningW2-4Q8888820002100002986 4.221.39-------1052.0
    891970-07-18W 4-1 @KCASteve HarganW2-2Q7315611192111120002880 3.241.16-------11130.8
    901970-07-19W 3-1 @MINSam McDowellW14-4Q2323285248931100140003091 2.551.09-------761.2
    911970-07-20L 2-4 @MINRick AustinL1-4-76764.16330240022340 5.901.79-------723.5
    921970-07-21L 3-5 vs CHASteve DunningL2-5-999969551230013035 4.581.44-------5110.5
    931970-07-22W 6-2 vs CHASteve HarganW3-2Q841571126.24220350002658 3.091.13-------951.8
    941970-07-23W 5-2 vs CHASam McDowellW15-4Q2424286249910220192003767 2.531.09-------8100.8
    951970-07-24L 2-5 vs KCARich HandL3-9-2216221636422220001733 4.111.24-------250.4
    961970-07-24W 9-6 vs KCADean ChanceW5-5-30123572737.110552040003241 4.331.60-------1171.6
    971970-07-25L 4-8 vs KCARick Austin-1-4-878764443250002351 5.911.66-------661.0
    981970-07-26W 6-5 vs KCASteve DunningW3-5-1010101067551430002537 4.871.48-------651.2
    991970-07-26W 3-0 vs KCASteve HarganW4-2Q9515811395000340003378 2.411.07-------1662.7
    1001970-07-28L 2-5 vs MINSam McDowellL15-5-252528725078442240003247 2.621.10-------7110.6
    1011970-07-29W 9-8 vs MINDean ChanceW6-5-311335827477442120002848 4.381.57-------1171.6
    1021970-07-30W 3-2 vs MINSteve HarganW5-2Q10615911493220251003276 2.340.98-------1572.1
    1031970-07-31L 4-5 @CHASteve Dunning-3-5-1111111156221130002249 4.771.47-------480.5
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1041970-08-01W 3-2 @CHASam McDowellW16-5Q262628825196200380003776 2.501.10-------10101.0
    1051970-08-02W 4-2 @CHARich HandW4-9Q2417241774111160002670 3.931.22-------790.8
    1061970-08-02L 7-8 @CHADean Chance-6-5Q321435927564420360102655 4.311.55-------851.6
    1071970-08-04W 6-1 vs NYASteve HarganW6-2Q11716011597110340003570 2.141.00-------13101.3
    1081970-08-05L 3-7 vs NYASam McDowellL16-6-27272892524.25442640012534 2.611.12-------360.5
    1091970-08-06L 1-7 vs BALSteve DunningL3-6-1212121255330461002447 4.821.49-------360.5
    1101970-08-06W 4-0 vs BALDean ChanceW7-5Q331536027694000350003381 4.001.49-------1472.0
    1111970-08-07W 10-4 vs BALRich Hand-4-9-2518251868440330002840 4.031.25-------690.7
    1121970-08-08W 4-2 @WS2Steve Hargan-6-2Q1281611167.14221380002966 2.181.00-------1042.5
    1131970-08-09W 6-3 @WS2Rick Austin-1-4-13813845220110001844 5.521.57-------741.8
    1141970-08-09L 3-7 @WS2Sam McDowellL16-7-28282902535.26661742002928 2.801.16-------570.7
    1151970-08-11L 5-6 @OAKDean ChanceL7-6-341636127759660241002627 4.261.52-------832.7
    1161970-08-12L 4-11 @OAKSteve Hargan-6-2-13916211723440310001228 2.651.06-------321.5
    1171970-08-13W 4-3 @OAKSam McDowellW17-7Q292929125493300491003480 2.691.14-------5140.4
    1181970-08-14L 3-4 @MILSteve Dunning-3-6-1313131345320330002042 4.801.52-------360.5
    1191970-08-16L 3-4 @MILSteve Hargan-6-2Q14101631187.27330160003156 2.721.05-------981.1
    1201970-08-17L 0-3 @CALSam McDowellL17-8Q303029225575221151002763 2.681.13-------790.8
    1211970-08-18L 1-12 @CALDean ChanceL7-8-361736327825320130001334 4.301.54-------313.0
    1221970-08-19W 2-0 @CALRich HandW5-9Q281928197.14000250002572 3.691.23-------2120.2
    1231970-08-21W 6-3 vs OAKSam McDowellW18-8-31312932565.17221370002549 2.691.15-------350.6
    1241970-08-22W 6-5 vs OAKSteve Hargan-6-2Q151116411977432340003150 2.821.08-------1161.8
    1251970-08-23W 8-6 vs OAKRich Hand-5-9-292029205.14222530012549 3.651.24-------570.7
    1261970-08-25L 2-4 vs MILSam McDowell-18-8Q3232294257852212120003074 2.681.14-------741.8
    1271970-08-26W 7-2 vs MILSteve HarganW7-2Q16121651207.24220741003258 2.801.12-------981.1
    1281970-08-27L 2-14 vs MILSteve DunningL3-7-161416141.1342110000928 4.911.60-------321.5
    1291970-08-28L 2-3 vs CALDean Chance-7-8Q391836627976220340002758 4.411.54-------680.8
    1301970-08-28W 5-1 vs CALRich HandW6-9Q3021302191111350003183 3.491.19-------9130.7
    1311970-08-29W 14-1 vs CALSam McDowellW19-8Q333329525895110662003673 2.621.14-------5140.4
    1321970-08-30L 9-10 vs CALSteve Hargan-7-2-17131661211.23443200001023 3.131.15-------414.0
    1331970-08-31L 4-5 @WS2Steve DunningL3-8-1715171555552240012239 5.161.59-------460.7
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1341970-09-01W 4-3 @WS2Mike PaulW1-4Q249107288.17320640003556 5.221.68-------1191.2
    1351970-09-02L 1-4 @WS2Sam McDowellL19-9-34342962597.110440661003741 2.691.17-------1171.6
    1361970-09-03W 4-2 @WS2Steve HarganW8-2Q18141671226.25220320002653 3.091.15-------1161.8
    1371970-09-04L 2-3 @NYARich HandL6-10Q312231226.26331350003050 3.531.20-------790.8
    1381970-09-05L 1-3 @NYASteve DunningL3-9-1816181657220130002347 5.071.59-------942.3
    1391970-09-06L 1-4 @NYAMike PaulL1-5Q251010829810330340003651 4.971.67-------1091.1
    1401970-09-07L 3-4 vs BOSSam McDowellL19-10Q353529726074330650012956 2.721.18-------1125.5
    1411970-09-07W 8-2 vs BOSDean ChanceW8-8Q421936928074222020002363 4.291.50-------1071.4
    1421970-09-08L 3-4 vs BOSSteve HarganL8-3-191516812396443170013265 3.171.12-------890.9
    1431970-09-09L 4-5 vs WS2Rich HandL6-11-3223322324441430001427 3.721.24-------212.0
    1441970-09-10W 13-4 vs WS2Steve DunningW4-9Q1917191775331481002959 4.981.56-------842.0
    1451970-09-11W 3-2 vs NYAMike PaulW2-5Q261110930711221330003347 4.711.71-------1071.4
    1461970-09-12W 4-3 vs NYASam McDowell-19-10Q363629826187321480003562 2.701.18-------1252.4
    1471970-09-13W 3-1 vs NYASteve HarganW9-3Q201616912492100040002985 2.921.05-------12111.1
    1481970-09-15W 4-3 vs DETRich Hand-6-11-332433242.12221310011338 3.761.25-------331.0
    1491970-09-16L 3-6 vs DETMike PaulL2-6-2712110313.14442250001636 5.031.72-------230.7
    1501970-09-17W 6-2 vs DETSam McDowellW20-10Q373729926297220190003573 2.681.17-------8100.8
    1511970-09-18L 3-4 @BALSteve Hargan-9-3Q211717012585330630003357 2.951.07-------9100.9
    1521970-09-19W 4-2 @BALJim RittwageW1-0Q616196220371003771 2.571.43-------9120.8
    1531970-09-20L 0-7 @BALMike PaulL2-7-28131113278750290003244 5.161.69-------670.9
    1541970-09-21L 1-2 @BOSRich HandL6-12Q3425342564222230002357 3.741.24-------690.7
    1551970-09-22L 2-8 @BOSSam McDowellL20-11-383830026349882331012412 2.891.20-------771.0
    1561970-09-23W 5-2 @BOSSteve HarganW10-3Q221817112696221332003567 2.891.07-------9170.5
    1571970-09-25L 7-9 vs BALJim Rittwage-1-0-72726.25550731003038 3.861.52-------690.7
    1581970-09-26L 4-7 vs BALMike Paul-2-7Q29141123363331020002156 5.111.60-------4120.3
    1591970-09-27L 3-4 vs BALSam McDowellL20-12-393930126495441680003763 2.921.20-------7110.6
    1601970-09-29W 5-2 @DETSteve HarganW11-3Q231917212797220320013864 2.831.07-------11140.8
    1611970-09-30L 3-4 @DETJim RittwageL1-1-838352330510002247 4.151.50-------951.8
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1621970-10-01L 0-1 @DETMike PaulL2-8Q30151133475110090002572 4.811.53-------560.8


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