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MLB Games on Wednesday August 18, 1976

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL2Chicago White SoxAL4Box | PBP910,136Comiskey ParkNight2:09Rich GossageFergie Jenkins---Dent, Spencer
California AngelsAL5Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP1110,104Tiger StadiumNight3:32Nolan RyanJohn HillerJohn VerhoevenMeyer
Cleveland IndiansAL4Kansas City RoyalsAL1Box | PBP915,095Royals StadiumNight2:44Dennis EckersleyAl FitzmorrisJim Kern---
Oakland AthleticsAL1Milwaukee BrewersAL3Box | PBP913,013County StadiumNight2:08Jim SlatonVida BlueRay Sadecki---
Baltimore OriolesAL1Minnesota TwinsAL5Box | PBP97,482Metropolitan StadiumNight2:30Dave GoltzJim PalmerBill Campbell---
Texas RangersAL6New York YankeesAL8Box | PBP923,358Yankee Stadium INight3:27Sparky LyleSteve Hargan---Sundberg, White (2)
Atlanta BravesNL1Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP929,065Riverfront StadiumNight2:03Jack BillinghamDick Ruthven------
New York MetsNL2Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP925,578Dodger StadiumNight2:12Charlie HoughTom Seaver------
Montreal ExposNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL5Box | PBP928,483Veterans StadiumNight2:24Jim LonborgDon StanhouseRon Reed---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL12San Francisco GiantsNL1Box | PBP73,817Candlestick ParkDay2:08Jim RookerJohn Montefusco------
San Diego PadresNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL5Box | PBP915,002Busch Stadium IINight2:32Pete FalconeRandy JonesBill Greif---
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, August 18, 1976

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East113New York Yankees1177245.615-54742312438-2034-25422517.595
AL East248Baltimore Orioles1166155.52610.5436434234-2527-30462719.587
AL East3510Cleveland Indians1185860.49214.5468468028-3330-27412318.561
AL East4714Detroit Tigers1175661.47916.0457519-6228-3128-30441826.409
AL East5916Boston Red Sox1175562.47017.0485492-727-3728-25452817.622
AL East61018Milwaukee Brewers1145262.45618.5419452-3322-3530-27471433.298
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West124Kansas City Royals1187246.610-55942413529-2443-22441826.409
AL West237Oakland Athletics1206555.5428.05364667025-3540-20412219.537
AL West3612Minnesota Twins1195861.48714.5513543-3026-3132-30432716.628
AL West4815Texas Rangers1195663.47116.5475492-1725-3431-29432023.465
AL West51121Chicago White Sox1195168.42921.5436536-10024-3627-32421329.310
AL West61223California Angels1205169.42522.0407489-8225-3526-34422517.595
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Philadelphia Phillies1177641.650-58540717837-1740-23452520.556
NL East235Pittsburgh Pirates1186553.55111.55325032933-2332-30442717.614
NL East359New York Mets1216160.50417.04544074730-3231-28412516.610
NL East4919Chicago Cubs1225567.45123.5478588-11026-3729-30402020.500
NL East51020St. Louis Cardinals1165165.44024.5454482-2825-3126-34462125.457
NL East61224Montreal Expos1144173.36033.5386523-13721-3720-36481434.292
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West122Cincinnati Reds1217744.636-68146821342-2135-23412516.610
NL West246Los Angeles Dodgers1196554.54611.04554411429-3136-23432716.628
NL West3611Houston Astros1236063.48818.0491522-3125-3434-30392019.513
NL West4713San Diego Padres1246064.48418.5461513-5226-3834-26381325.342
NL West5817Atlanta Braves1215665.46321.0478501-2330-3126-34411427.341
NL West61122San Francisco Giants1225270.42625.5442542-10024-3928-31402218.550
24 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season