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Games on 1976-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Baltimore Orioles1BoxJim PalmerFergie JenkinsDyar Miller
Oakland Athletics5California Angels2BoxMike TorrezFrank TananaRollie Fingers
Kansas City Royals0Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur WoodPaul Splittorff(none)
Minnesota Twins1Texas Rangers2BoxGaylord PerryBill Campbell(none)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets3BoxTom SeaverSteve RogersSkip Lockwood
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres8BoxRandy JonesCarl Morton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants4BoxJohn MontefuscoDon SuttonGary Lavelle
Chicago Cubs0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxLynn McGlothenRay Burris(none)

Standings as of 1976-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
244Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--5050-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1606595.406
119Baltimore Orioles1101.000--1010-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1618774.540
3915Boston Red Sox101.0001.001-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1618378.516
4811New York Yankees101.0001.005-50-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1589761.614
61122Detroit Tigers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1617487.460
51223Cleveland Indians000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1598178.509
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
232Oakland Athletics1101.000--5231-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1608674.538
156Chicago White Sox1101.000--4040-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1606397.394
328Texas Rangers1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1617586.466
5714Minnesota Twins101.0001.012-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1618576.528
61017California Angels101.0001.025-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1617685.472
4619Kansas City Royals101.0001.004-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1619071.559
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410New York Mets1101.000--3210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1618576.528
217St. Louis Cardinals1101.000--5050-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1617190.441
4713Montreal Expos101.0001.023-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park16155106.342
3916Chicago Cubs101.0001.005-50-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1617586.466
51121Philadelphia Phillies000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium16210161.623
61224Pittsburgh Pirates000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1629270.568
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
233San Diego Padres1101.000--8260-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1617289.447
155Cincinnati Reds1101.000--11560-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium16110160.627
321San Francisco Giants1101.000--4220-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1617388.453
6620Los Angeles Dodgers101.0001.024-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1619269.571
5818Houston Astros101.0001.0511-60-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1618081.497
41012Atlanta Braves101.0001.028-60-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1617091.435


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommy HarperOF-3B35.177Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Wayne NordhagenOF27.279Purchased by Phillies from Cardinals.