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Sunday August 16, 1970
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Minnesota Twins (70-47) 9 10 1 5
Boston Red Sox (60-57) 6 11 0 9
Win: Bert Blyleven (7-5)   Loss: Gary Peters (11-10)   Save: Stan Williams (10)
T: 2:59   Att: 24,670 at Fenway Park Boxscore

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Detroit Tigers (63-56) 7 15 0 13
California Angels (66-53) 1 4 0 6
Win: Les Cain (11-4)   Loss: Rudy May (6-10)
T: 2:31   Att: 27,743 at Anaheim Stadium Boxscore

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Cleveland Indians (57-62) 3 6 0 10
Milwaukee Brewers (46-74) 4 8 2 7
Win: Ken Sanders (2-0)   Loss: Dennis Higgins (3-4)
T: 2:53   Att: 44,387 at County Stadium Boxscore

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Kansas City Royals (44-75) 1 6 0 5
New York Yankees (66-52) 5 10 0 5
Win: Stan Bahnsen (11-8)   Loss: Jim Rooker (7-13)
T: 2:13   Att: 13,200 at Yankee Stadium Boxscore

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Baltimore Orioles (75-44) 2 6 0 7
Oakland A's (67-53) 1 6 0 3
Win: Dave McNally (18-7)   Loss: Catfish Hunter (15-10)
T: 2:04   Att: 19,892 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Boxscore

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Chicago White Sox (43-79) 1 5 0 3
Washington Senators (57-62) 2 6 0 3
Win: Casey Cox (7-8)   Loss: Jerry Janeski (8-13)   Save: Darold Knowles (24)
T: 1:42   Att: 8,457 at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Boxscore

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New York Mets (63-56) 2 7 0 8
Atlanta Braves (59-61) 1 5 1 4
Win: Jim McAndrew (7-11)   Loss: Jim Nash (12-5)
T: 2:39   Att: 25,383 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Boxscore

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Los Angeles Dodgers (67-51) 2 10 0 10
Chicago Cubs (62-59) 5 11 0 7
Win: Bill Hands (14-10)   Loss: Claude Osteen (12-11)
T: 2:34   Att: 33,065 at Wrigley Field Boxscore

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Philadelphia Phillies (54-64) 2 5 1 5
Cincinnati Reds (81-41) 4 7 1 6
Win: Tony Cloninger (6-4)   Loss: Jim Bunning (9-12)   Save: Wayne Granger (27)
T: 2:25   Att: 45,059 at Riverfront Stadium Boxscore

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Montreal Expos (51-70) 5 9 0 11
Houston Astros (54-66) 3 9 1 14
Win: Claude Raymond (4-7)   Loss: Ron Cook (2-4)
T: 3:00   Att: 19,235 at The Astrodome Boxscore

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San Diego Padres (47-74) 8 9 0 4
Pittsburgh Pirates (67-54) 6 14 0 11
Win: Ron Herbel (7-5)   Loss: Orlando Pena (2-1)   Save: Tom Dukes (8)
T: 2:40   Att: 18,969 at Three Rivers Stadium Boxscore

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San Francisco Giants (59-60) 5 10 2 13
St. Louis Cardinals (56-64) 2 7 2 6
Win: Ron Bryant (4-5)   Loss: Reggie Cleveland (0-2)   Save: Jerry Johnson (4)
T: 2:35   Att: 28,093 at Busch Stadium Boxscore

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