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Games on 1977-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers15Boston Red Sox7BoxJerry AugustineLuis Tiant(none)
Minnesota Twins0California Angels3BoxFrank TananaPaul Thormodsgard(none)
Detroit Tigers7Chicago White Sox4BoxSteve FoucaultKen Brett(none)
Cleveland Indians0Kansas City Royals4BoxPaul SplittorffDennis Eckersley(none)
Baltimore Orioles6New York Yankees5BoxDennis MartinezDick Tidrow(none)
Seattle Mariners5Oakland Athletics14BoxDoc MedichRick Jones(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Texas Rangers3BoxJerry GarvinBert Blyleven(none)
Chicago Cubs13Atlanta Braves4BoxRay BurrisDon Collins(none)
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds6BoxGary NolanTom SeaverWoodie Fryman
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros5BoxJ.R. RichardSteve Carlton(none)
San Diego Padres12Montreal Expos4BoxBob ShirleyGerry HannahsDan Spillner
Los Angeles Dodgers6Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBurt HootonLarry Demery(none)
San Francisco Giants7St. Louis Cardinals5BoxGary LavelleAl HraboskyRandy Moffitt

Standings as of 1977-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Yankees352015.571--172127459-911-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1278047.630
248Baltimore Orioles321814.5630.511111108-710-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1297950.612
3610Boston Red Sox331815.5451.016516509-89-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1287949.617
4711Milwaukee Brewers382018.5261.515114749-1011-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1244777.379
51118Detroit Tigers351520.4295.0153184-3110-125-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1275968.465
61219Toronto Blue Jays381622.4215.5157179-226-1310-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1233885.309
71324Cleveland Indians331221.3647.0132190-586-116-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1285969.461
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Minnesota Twins372413.649--2021416113-1011-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1246064.484
225Chicago White Sox352213.6291.01991574212-910-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1276859.535
359Texas Rangers331815.5454.0131125611-57-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1297653.589
4812Kansas City Royals361818.5005.5175147287-511-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1268442.667
5914Oakland Athletics371819.4866.0159184-255-1013-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1244579.363
61015California Angels381820.4746.5185160257-1111-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1245668.452
71426Seattle Mariners421428.33312.5165240-754-1510-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1205070.417
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates352411.686--1661353111-513-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1277255.567
234Chicago Cubs342212.6471.51881464211-611-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1285969.461
346St. Louis Cardinals352114.6003.01791354411-710-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1276265.488
4513Philadelphia Phillies341717.5006.515414779-98-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1288444.656
51022Montreal Expos331320.39410.0123157-347-86-12L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1296267.481
61123New York Mets361422.38910.5127131-47-117-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1265076.397
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers38299.763--2181407818-511-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1246955.556
2616Cincinnati Reds351619.45711.516315677-119-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1277255.567
3717Houston Astros371621.43212.5132165-335-1011-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1256560.520
4820San Francisco Giants371522.40513.5122151-2910-115-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1256065.480
5921San Diego Padres401624.40014.0194224-3011-105-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1225369.434
61225Atlanta Braves381325.34216.0161240-793-1310-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1244876.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rick AuerbachSS27.094Traded by Mets with Cash to Rangers for Len Randle. 
Rod CraigOF19.128Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners.