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MLB Games on Wednesday August 31, 1977

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
California AngelsAL3Baltimore OriolesAL4Box | PBP99,416Memorial StadiumNight2:52Dennis MartinezFrank Tanana---DeCinces
Cleveland IndiansAL4Boston Red SoxAL3Box | PBP929,226Fenway ParkNight3:15Jim KernBob Stanley---Fisk
Texas RangersAL4Kansas City RoyalsAL5Box | PBP925,223Royals StadiumNight2:45Jim ColbornDoyle AlexanderDoug BirdHarrah
Detroit TigersAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL2Box | PBP95,945County StadiumNight2:19Milt WilcoxJim Slaton---Oglivie
Oakland AthleticsAL4Minnesota TwinsAL3Box | PBP96,318Metropolitan StadiumNight2:03Doc MedichPaul ThormodsgardDoug BairGross, Hisle, Wynegar
Seattle MarinersAL4New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP917,362Yankee Stadium INight2:30Sparky LyleBob Galasso---Chambliss, Nettles (2)
New York MetsNL2Houston AstrosNL5Box | PBP96,527AstrodomeNight2:09Mark LemongelloJerry Koosman------
Chicago CubsNL0Los Angeles DodgersNL5Box | PBP935,934Dodger StadiumNight2:27Rick RhodenRay Burris------
Cincinnati RedsNL6Montreal ExposNL0Box | PBP918,840Olympic StadiumNight2:20Tom SeaverWayne Twitchell---Morgan
Atlanta BravesNL1Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP929,102Veterans StadiumNight2:21Steve CarltonPhil Niekro------
St. Louis CardinalsNL1San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP98,269San Diego StadiumNight2:04Bob ShirleyTom UnderwoodRollie Fingers---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL3San Francisco GiantsNL6Box | PBP94,267Candlestick ParkDay2:15Jim BarrBruce Kison---Evans, Robinson
12 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, August 31, 1977

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East112New York Yankees1328052.606-69053815233-3247-20302010.667
AL East236Baltimore Orioles1307555.5774.05505321832-3043-2531229.710
AL East347Boston Red Sox1307555.5774.06866058135-2840-2731229.710
AL East4814Detroit Tigers1306367.48516.05865721431-3632-31321121.344
AL East51017Cleveland Indians1326270.47018.0577612-3532-3630-3429920.310
AL East61121Milwaukee Brewers1375780.41625.5552650-9825-4232-38251015.400
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays1294584.34933.5506662-15623-4322-4132923.281
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West124Kansas City Royals1307654.585-6495549536-3040-2432266.813
AL West258Chicago White Sox1297356.5662.56946494533-3240-24331716.515
AL West369Minnesota Twins1347559.5603.074663611031-3744-2227918.333
AL West4710Texas Rangers1317358.5573.56135288540-2633-32312110.677
AL West5916California Angels1296168.47314.5564556828-3633-32331320.394
AL West61222Oakland Athletics1305278.40024.0481595-11424-4028-38311120.355
AL West71324Seattle Mariners1355283.38526.5516721-20527-4125-42271215.444
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Philadelphia Phillies1318150.618-67455212231-3650-14312011.645
NL East235Pittsburgh Pirates1337756.5795.06215546729-3748-19291910.655
NL East3411Chicago Cubs1327359.5538.5597599-230-3442-2630822.267
NL East4613St. Louis Cardinals1337162.53411.05915375426-3945-23291217.414
NL East5919Montreal Expos1325973.44722.5552611-5929-3831-34301614.533
NL East61123New York Mets1325181.38630.5461534-7321-4730-34301317.433
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123Los Angeles Dodgers1338053.602-63047115940-2940-24291811.621
NL West2512Cincinnati Reds1347262.5378.56846107430-3542-27281612.571
NL West3715Houston Astros1336469.48116.0533551-1825-4039-29291712.586
NL West4818San Francisco Giants1346272.46318.5558593-3531-3731-35281315.464
NL West51020San Diego Padres1355976.43722.0592692-10031-3828-38271017.370
NL West61225Atlanta Braves1324884.36431.5544733-18913-5135-33301317.433
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season