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Monday May 17,1976This date in baseball
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Games on 1976-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers3Baltimore Orioles4BoxDyar MillerEduardo Rodriguez(none)
California Angels10Chicago White Sox5BoxFrank TananaJesse Jefferson(none)
Boston Red Sox7Detroit Tigers0BoxLuis TiantJoe Coleman(none)
Texas Rangers7Kansas City Royals8BoxTom HallSteve Foucault(none)
Oakland Athletics4Minnesota Twins5BoxBill CampbellJim Todd(none)
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros2BoxAndy MessersmithJ.R. Richard(none)
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros3BoxKen ForschBruce Dal Canton(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxPat ZachryDon SuttonRawly Eastwick
San Diego Padres12San Francisco Giants2BoxRandy JonesJim Barr(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxBruce KisonJohn CurtisBob Moose

Standings as of 1976-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133New York Yankees271710.630--1401013910-47-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1328052.606
2510Baltimore Orioles291514.5173.094110-167-68-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1337360.549
3612Detroit Tigers261313.5003.511496187-56-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1356174.452
4815Cleveland Indians281315.4644.5126110168-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1316863.519
5916Milwaukee Brewers241113.4584.596108-126-55-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1375582.401
61020Boston Red Sox271116.4076.0129135-65-76-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1357263.533
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers291910.655--135107288-511-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1335776.429
224Kansas City Royals271710.6301.0141104376-411-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1357362.541
349Minnesota Twins281513.5363.5128141-1310-105-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1347064.522
4714Oakland Athletics311516.4845.0134144-107-88-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1307258.554
51121California Angels351322.3719.0131166-355-98-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1276364.496
61222Chicago White Sox25916.3608.090136-467-112-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1365581.404
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies27189.667--1691145511-18-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1358352.615
247Pittsburgh Pirates301812.6001.511811537-711-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1327458.561
358New York Mets342014.5881.5152117358-1012-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1286662.516
4817Chicago Cubs321418.4386.5157200-438-66-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1306169.469
5918St. Louis Cardinals331419.4247.0121138-177-87-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1295871.450
61019Montreal Expos291217.4147.0120127-77-95-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1334390.323
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cincinnati Reds322012.625--201130719-611-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1308248.631
236Los Angeles Dodgers332013.6060.51481242411-99-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1297257.558
3611San Diego Padres311615.5163.51421241810-86-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1315774.435
4713Houston Astros351718.4864.5124166-425-911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1276364.496
61123San Francisco Giants331122.3339.5112168-566-145-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1296366.488
51224Atlanta Braves331122.3339.5110151-415-106-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1295970.457


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry BiittnerOF-1B30.294Traded by Expos with Steve Renko to Cubs for Andre Thornton. 
Bob JonesOF26.218Claimed on waivers by Angels from Rangers. 
Steve RenkoP31.158Traded by Expos with Larry Biittner to Cubs for Andre Thornton. 
Andre Thornton1B26.277Traded by Cubs to Expos for Larry Biittner and Steve Renko.