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Games on 1977-04-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles3BoxSparky LyleDennis Martinez(none)
Oakland Athletics7California Angels5BoxRick LangfordPaul HartzellStan Bahnsen
Toronto Blue Jays6Cleveland Indians5BoxMike WillisJim Kern(none)
Chicago White Sox9Detroit Tigers10BoxFernando ArroyoBruce Dal Canton(none)
Texas Rangers5Kansas City Royals0BoxBert BlylevenDennis Leonard(none)
Boston Red Sox2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBill CastroReggie Cleveland(none)
Seattle Mariners3Minnesota Twins5BoxTom JohnsonTommy MooreTom Burgmeier
Cincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves1BoxPat ZachryDick Ruthven(none)
St. Louis Cardinals21Chicago Cubs3BoxJohn DennyMike Krukow(none)
Montreal Expos3New York Mets2BoxSteve RogersJerry Koosman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxBruce KisonWayne Twitchell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Diego Padres6BoxDoug RauTom GriffinCharlie Hough
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants3BoxRandy MoffittJ.R. Richard(none)

Standings as of 1977-04-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers15105.667--534495-35-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1475790.388
2610Baltimore Orioles1587.5332.0524484-24-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1468957.610
3715New York Yankees1899.5002.58270126-53-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1449153.632
4914Toronto Blue Jays1899.5002.58083-33-56-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1434598.315
51017Boston Red Sox1679.4383.57682-65-52-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1459055.621
61223Detroit Tigers18711.3894.578101-235-62-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1446777.465
71426Cleveland Indians14410.2865.56685-193-41-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1476780.456
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
233Oakland Athletics19127.632--989803-39-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1425191.359
124Minnesota Twins19127.632--10372318-64-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1427270.507
345Chicago White Sox16106.6250.5857965-65-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1468066.548
458Kansas City Royals17107.5881.010770376-14-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1459253.634
5812Texas Rangers1688.5002.55166-156-22-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1468660.589
61121California Angels20812.4004.5111101103-65-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1426676.465
71325Seattle Mariners21714.3336.077124-471-46-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1415784.404
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Pittsburgh Pirates1596.600--686355-34-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1478760.592
237St. Louis Cardinals17107.588--8970197-43-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1457372.503
349Montreal Expos1486.5710.55354-13-25-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1486781.453
4513Chicago Cubs1477.5001.55466-123-24-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1487474.500
51120New York Mets1569.4003.0565603-33-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1475889.395
61224Philadelphia Phillies1459.3573.55662-63-42-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1489652.649
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers17143.824--115684710-14-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1458461.579
2611San Francisco Giants1688.5005.55865-77-41-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1466779.459
3716Atlanta Braves18810.4446.580114-342-46-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1445391.368
5818Houston Astros17710.4127.06177-161-46-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1457471.510
4919Cincinnati Reds17710.4127.0888085-62-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1458164.559
61022San Diego Padres20812.4007.597100-36-52-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1426181.430


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis AlvaradoSS-2B28.102Returned to Tigers. 
Dock EllisP32.047Traded by Yankees with Larry Murray and Marty Perez to Athletics for Mike Torrez. 
Tim FoliSS26.140Traded by Expos to Giants for Chris Speier. 
Larry MurrayOF24.026Traded by Yankees with Marty Perez and Dock Ellis to Athletics for Mike Torrez. 
Marty PerezSS-2B30.058Traded by Yankees with Larry Murray and Dock Ellis to Athletics for Mike Torrez. 
Chris SpeierSS26.303Traded by Giants to Expos for Tim Foli. 
Mike TorrezP30.242Traded by Athletics to Yankees for Larry Murray, Marty Perez and Dock Ellis.