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Games on 1977-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles3BoxRoss GrimsleyAl Fitzmorris(none)
Seattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox13BoxSteve StoneGary Wheelock(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers4BoxDave RozemaJim Slaton(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Detroit Tigers4BoxBill TraversSteve GrilliBob McClure
Minnesota Twins2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJesse JeffersonPaul Thormodsgard(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxDoug CapillaDoug RauPedro Borbon
San Diego Padres8Montreal Expos3BoxDave FreislebenWayne TwitchellRollie Fingers
St. Louis Cardinals1New York Mets4BoxNino EspinosaJohn Denny(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxRay BurrisJerry ReussGuillermo Hernandez
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants4BoxJim BarrJoe NiekroGary Lavelle
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants5BoxBob KnepperGene Pentz(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1076443.598--5644897534-2230-21W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park543321.611
247Baltimore Orioles1106347.5732.5448440830-2733-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium513417.667
3711New York Yankees1096049.5505.05444598527-3133-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I534013.755
4918Detroit Tigers1105060.45515.5474487-1324-3426-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium522428.462
51019Milwaukee Brewers1145064.43917.5455528-7322-3428-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium481731.354
61121Cleveland Indians1084662.42618.5452536-8424-3422-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium532528.472
71426Toronto Blue Jays1093970.35826.0414557-14318-3721-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium521537.288
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago White Sox1096544.596--6105288228-2437-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park532528.472
236Minnesota Twins1136548.5752.063152710427-3038-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium481929.396
358Texas Rangers1096247.5693.04914306135-2127-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium533221.604
469Kansas City Royals1086147.5653.55464668027-2434-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium544113.759
5814California Angels1085454.50010.54744314323-2731-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium542034.370
61223Seattle Mariners1144866.42119.5453574-12124-3024-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome481632.333
71324Oakland Athletics1104268.38223.5397501-10417-3425-34L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512130.412
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago Cubs1116645.595--5274973028-2737-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field511536.294
235Philadelphia Phillies1086444.5930.55414598223-3041-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium543717.685
3410Pittsburgh Pirates1126349.5633.55354963924-3439-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium503317.660
4512St. Louis Cardinals1136251.5495.05274596825-3337-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492128.429
5816Montreal Expos1115160.45915.0465523-5826-3026-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium512427.471
61020New York Mets1104763.42718.5405434-2919-3428-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium521735.327
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1126844.607--54741613138-2430-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium503020.600
2613Cincinnati Reds1115655.50511.55825443821-3135-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium513219.627
3715San Francisco Giants1135261.46016.5482514-3226-3226-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park492326.469
4917Houston Astros1145262.45617.0432477-4520-3332-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome482919.604
51122San Diego Padres1164967.42221.0530611-8128-3321-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium462026.435
61225Atlanta Braves1094069.36726.5465608-14311-4029-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium532132.396