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Games on 1977-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Baltimore Orioles5BoxDon GullettRudy MaySparky Lyle
Toronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians11BoxDennis EckersleyDave Lemanczyk(none)
Chicago White Sox10Detroit Tigers7BoxDon KirkwoodMark Fidrych(none)
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals6BoxDennis LeonardVida Blue(none)
Boston Red Sox7Milwaukee Brewers3BoxReggie ClevelandJim Slaton(none)
Seattle Mariners13Minnesota Twins11BoxBill LaxtonPaul ThormodsgardEnrique Romo
California Angels5Texas Rangers9BoxDock EllisNolan RyanDarold Knowles
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs7BoxPaul ReuschelRawly EastwickBruce Sutter
Cincinnati Reds8Houston Astros5BoxDoug CapillaFloyd BannisterDale Murray
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBurt HootonTom Griffin(none)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets4BoxWayne TwitchellJerry KoosmanBill Atkinson
Philadelphia Phillies7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxRich GossageWarren Brusstar(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants3BoxGary LavellePhil Niekro(none)

Standings as of 1977-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees834835.578--4183526620-2028-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I795227.658
236Boston Red Sox794534.5701.04213744719-1826-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park825230.634
348Baltimore Orioles834637.5542.0343338521-1925-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium785127.654
4915Cleveland Indians783840.4877.5322373-5119-2119-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium833350.398
51016Milwaukee Brewers813843.4699.0336368-3216-2322-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium812952.358
61118Detroit Tigers813645.44411.0343352-919-2617-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium813843.469
71425Toronto Blue Jays813051.37017.0319405-8614-2616-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium802456.300
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox804832.600--4413756623-2025-12W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park824240.512
259Minnesota Twins834637.5543.54543955920-2226-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium783840.487
3610Kansas City Royals804436.5504.03973435423-1621-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium825824.707
4713Texas Rangers814041.4948.5339332723-1917-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium815427.667
5814California Angels793940.4948.53533183516-2123-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium833548.422
61221Oakland Athletics813447.42014.5299365-6615-2619-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum802951.363
71322Seattle Mariners863650.41915.0341436-9519-2417-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome762848.368
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs805228.650--3773354223-1828-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field822953.354
234Philadelphia Phillies804733.5885.04013435818-2329-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium825428.659
3511Pittsburgh Pirates814338.5319.53743561816-2427-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium815328.654
4612St. Louis Cardinals834439.5309.53963514514-2230-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II793940.494
5717Montreal Expos813744.45715.5351392-4119-2119-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium813843.469
61124New York Mets833152.37322.5289329-4015-3116-21L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium793346.418
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers835627.675--44732212531-1625-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium794237.532
247Cincinnati Reds804535.5639.54543916318-2027-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium824339.524
3819Houston Astros843747.44019.5326365-3915-2422-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome784434.564
4920San Francisco Giants853748.43520.0346394-4819-2418-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park773839.494
51023San Diego Padres863551.40722.5399465-6620-2615-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium763442.447
61226Atlanta Braves823052.36625.5362479-1178-2922-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium803149.388