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Games on 1977-09-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6California Angels5BoxJim SlatonFrank TananaEduardo Rodriguez
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians4BoxDon HoodCatfish HunterJim Kern
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians5BoxJim KernMike TorrezJim Bibby
Baltimore Orioles7Detroit Tigers8BoxJim CrawfordDick Drago(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Detroit Tigers0BoxRudy MaySteve Grilli(none)
Texas Rangers4Minnesota Twins5BoxPaul ThormodsgardDoyle AlexanderTom Burgmeier
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics8BoxDoc MedichKen KravecDoug Bair
Chicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics1BoxWilbur WoodPablo TorrealbaLerrin LaGrow
Kansas City Royals8Seattle Mariners4BoxJim ColbornDick Pole(none)
Boston Red Sox8Toronto Blue Jays0BoxDon AaseJeff Byrd(none)
Boston Red Sox6Toronto Blue Jays0BoxReggie ClevelandJim Clancy(none)
San Francisco Giants0Atlanta Braves4BoxDick RuthvenJim Barr(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs4BoxDave RobertsEric Rasmussen(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros5BoxMark LemongelloTom Seaver(none)
Montreal Expos4New York Mets3BoxWayne TwitchellJerry KoosmanDon Stanhouse
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn CandelariaRandy LerchRich Gossage
Philadelphia Phillies11Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxSteve CarltonBruce Kison(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Diego Padres1BoxBob OwchinkoDoug Rau(none)

Standings as of 1977-09-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1378354.606--71255116136-3447-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I25178.680
235Boston Red Sox1368056.5882.571761710039-2941-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park25178.680
346Baltimore Orioles1357857.5784.05785562235-3243-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium26197.731
4815Detroit Tigers1366670.48516.56156041131-3735-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium26818.308
51017Cleveland Indians1386573.47118.5595633-3832-3733-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium23617.261
61121Milwaukee Brewers1435984.41327.0564670-10626-4633-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium19811.421
71426Toronto Blue Jays1344589.33636.5513693-18023-4322-46L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium27918.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1358154.600--67256310937-3044-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium27216.778
258Chicago White Sox1347559.5605.57196744534-3341-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park281513.536
3610Minnesota Twins1387662.5516.575565510031-3745-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium23815.348
4711Texas Rangers1357461.5487.06285478140-2734-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium27207.741
5916California Angels1336370.47417.05805701030-3733-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium291118.379
61222Oakland Athletics1355481.40027.0509625-11625-4229-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum26917.346
71323Seattle Mariners1395584.39628.0537736-19930-4125-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome23914.391
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1368452.618--70056413632-3752-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium26179.654
237Pittsburgh Pirates1387860.5657.06335904329-4049-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium24186.750
349Chicago Cubs1367561.5519.0604611-731-3643-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field26620.231
4512St. Louis Cardinals1377364.53311.56125535928-4145-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II251015.400
5919Montreal Expos1366175.44923.0564627-6330-3832-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium261412.538
61124New York Mets1375384.38731.5484549-6521-4732-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium251114.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1378354.606--65448017440-3043-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium251510.600
2613Cincinnati Reds1387365.52910.56936296431-3842-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium24159.625
3714Houston Astros1376770.48916.0551560-927-4140-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome251411.560
4818San Francisco Giants1386375.45720.5570616-4631-3832-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park241212.500
51020San Diego Padres1396277.44622.0603695-9231-3831-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium23716.304
61225Atlanta Braves1375186.37232.0559753-19415-5336-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium251015.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alex Taveras2B-SS21.332Traded by Astros with Bob Detherage to Dodgers for Danny Walton. 
Danny WaltonOF30.053Traded by Dodgers to Astros for Bob Detherage and Alex Taveras.