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Games on 1977-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0California Angels5BoxFrank TananaRoss Grimsley(none)
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers3BoxDarold KnowlesJohn Hiller(none)
Texas Rangers6Detroit Tigers0BoxNelson BrilesBob Sykes(none)
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals12BoxDennis LeonardChris Knapp(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJeff ByrdJim Slaton(none)
Cleveland Indians10Minnesota Twins14BoxGeoff ZahnSid MongeTom Johnson
Boston Red Sox1Oakland Athletics0BoxLuis TiantJoe Coleman(none)
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners5BoxDick PoleEd FigueroaEnrique Romo
Montreal Expos6Atlanta Braves4BoxDon StanhouseDave CampbellJoe Kerrigan
San Diego Padres11Chicago Cubs8BoxDave TomlinRay BurrisRollie Fingers
Pittsburgh Pirates12Cincinnati Reds1BoxJerry ReussFred Norman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Cincinnati Reds6BoxGrant JacksonDoug Capilla(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros5BoxJ.R. RichardJohn DennyJoe Sambito
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets3BoxBob MyrickGary Lavelle(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies8BoxGene GarberLance Rautzhan(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1056243.590--5574867132-2230-21W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park563521.625
236Baltimore Orioles1066145.5751.54314211030-2531-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium553619.655
3711New York Yankees1075948.5514.05354498626-3033-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I554114.745
4917Detroit Tigers1054758.44815.0453469-1624-3423-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium572730.474
51018Cleveland Indians1044658.44215.5442510-6824-3022-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium572532.439
61120Milwaukee Brewers1084761.43516.5430502-7221-3226-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium542034.370
71426Toronto Blue Jays1053768.35225.0396539-14317-3520-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium561739.304
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1056342.600--5875127528-2235-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park572730.474
248Minnesota Twins1106347.5732.56125159727-2936-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium512130.412
359Kansas City Royals1045945.5673.55314488327-2432-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium584315.741
4610Texas Rangers1055946.5624.04744215334-2025-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium573522.614
5814California Angels1045054.48112.54464172921-2729-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium582434.414
61222Seattle Mariners1104763.42718.5436547-11124-2823-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome521735.327
71324Oakland Athletics1064264.39621.5392486-9417-3225-32L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552134.382
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs1066343.594--4924722027-2635-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field561838.321
235Philadelphia Phillies1066244.5851.05374587923-3039-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium563917.696
347Pittsburgh Pirates1086246.5742.05244725224-3238-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium543420.630
4512St. Louis Cardinals1085949.5465.05134466722-3137-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II542430.444
5816Montreal Expos1075057.46713.5453501-4826-2825-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium552530.455
61021New York Mets1064660.43417.0392415-2319-3427-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium561838.321
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1086741.620--54240813438-2229-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium543123.574
2613Cincinnati Reds1075354.49513.55645372720-3033-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium553520.636
3715Houston Astros1095158.46816.5422459-3720-3131-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome533023.566
4919San Francisco Giants1094861.44019.5459504-4524-3224-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park532726.509
51123San Diego Padres1114764.42321.5500577-7726-3021-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium512229.431
61225Atlanta Braves1073869.35528.5456605-14911-4027-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium552332.418


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob DernierOF20.212Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Rich GedmanC17.314Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dave GiustiP37.252Purchased by Cubs from Athletics.