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Games on 1977-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles0BoxRick LangfordRudy MayDave Giusti
Chicago White Sox1Kansas City Royals3BoxDennis LeonardFrancisco Barrios(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxMoose HaasSteve HarganBill Castro
Pittsburgh Pirates11Atlanta Braves1BoxBruce KisonBuzz Capra(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds3BoxRawly EastwickJohn Urrea(none)
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDoug RauJerry KoosmanCharlie Hough
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres4BoxRollie FingersRon Reed(none)

Standings as of 1977-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers20137.650--7462126-37-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1425488.380
247New York Yankees21129.5711.59774236-56-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1418853.624
4913Boston Red Sox19109.5262.5979435-55-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1428755.613
3812Baltimore Orioles19109.5262.5615474-26-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1428755.613
51018Toronto Blue Jays231013.4354.589105-164-86-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1384494.319
61222Detroit Tigers21813.3815.592119-276-82-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1416675.468
71323Cleveland Indians19712.3685.587106-195-62-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1426478.451
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Kansas City Royals21138.619--12576496-17-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1418952.631
236Minnesota Twins23149.609--12490348-66-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1387068.507
358Oakland Athletics231310.5651.0112119-74-69-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1385088.362
469Chicago White Sox20119.5501.510310215-76-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1427963.556
5711Texas Rangers19109.5262.07183-128-32-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1438459.587
61121California Angels23914.3915.011911094-85-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1396574.468
71426Seattle Mariners25817.3207.085142-572-76-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1375681.409
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates19127.632--9678186-36-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1438459.587
234St. Louis Cardinals21138.619--10979307-56-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1417071.496
3410Montreal Expos1798.5292.06366-34-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1456679.455
4615New York Mets19910.4743.07864146-43-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1435588.385
5716Chicago Cubs1789.4713.06078-184-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1457372.503
6817Philadelphia Phillies18810.4443.5787716-52-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1449351.646
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers22184.818--137845311-17-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1408060.571
2514Cincinnati Reds211011.4767.510388155-65-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1417863.553
3919Houston Astros21912.4298.57895-173-66-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1417269.511
41020San Francisco Giants20812.4009.07087-177-41-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1426775.472
51124Atlanta Braves22814.36410.087143-562-76-7L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1405387.379
61225San Diego Padres25916.36010.5111131-206-53-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1376077.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave JohnsonP28.210Purchased by Twins from Mariners. 
Bert PenaSS17.296Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Ellie RodriguezC30.343Released by Dodgers. 
Ray SadeckiP36.127Released by Mets.