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Games on 1976-05-18

Top1976 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCalifornia Angels0Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP96,4412:05Nolan RyanBart JohnsonBart Johnson (2-4)Nolan Ryan (3-4)-Dick WilliamsPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALNew York Yankees11Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP163,8954:28Catfish HunterFritz PetersonSparky Lyle (3-1)Jim Kern (1-2)-Billy MartinFrank RobinsonCleveland Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP910,6422:36Dick PoleVern RuhleJim Willoughby (1-1)Jim Crawford (0-2)Tom House (1)Darrell JohnsonRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALTexas Rangers1Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP914,1162:07Jim UmbargerAl FitzmorrisAl Fitzmorris (5-0)Jim Umbarger (3-3)-Frank LucchesiWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
ALOakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP116,6003:09Stan BahnsenDave GoltzDave Goltz (2-2)Jim Todd (2-4)-Chuck TannerGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
NLAtlanta Braves3Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP107,6892:47Phil NiekroJoaquin AndujarElias Sosa (3-3)Mike Barlow (2-2)-Dave BristolBill VirdonAstrodome
NLCincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP952,4692:22Jack BillinghamRick RhodenRick Rhoden (3-0)Jack Billingham (4-3)-Sparky AndersonWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP111,6342:44Brent StromEd HalickiButch Metzger (4-0)Randy Moffitt (2-2)-John McNamaraBill Rigney3Com Park at Cand
NLSan Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP111,6342:44Brent StromEd HalickiButch Metzger (4-0)Randy Moffitt (2-2)-John McNamaraBill RigneyCandlestick Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP910,2882:08Jim RookerBob ForschJim Rooker (5-1)Al Hrabosky (0-3)-Danny MurtaughRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1976-05-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees281810.643--1511074411-47-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1317952.603
2511Baltimore Orioles291514.5173.594110-167-68-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1337360.549
3612Detroit Tigers271314.4814.5117101167-56-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1346173.455
4815Milwaukee Brewers241113.4585.096108-126-55-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1375582.401
5916Cleveland Indians291316.4485.5132121118-85-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1306862.523
61018Boston Red Sox281216.4296.0134138-46-76-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1347163.530
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals281810.643--144105396-412-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1347262.537
234Texas Rangers301911.633--136110268-611-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1325775.432
349Minnesota Twins291613.5522.5132144-1210-106-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1336964.519
4714Oakland Athletics321517.4695.0137148-117-98-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1297257.558
51121Chicago White Sox261016.3857.095136-417-113-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1355481.400
61222California Angels361323.3619.0131171-405-108-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1266363.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies27189.667--1691145511-18-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1358352.615
236Pittsburgh Pirates311912.6131.012211668-711-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1317358.557
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
5919Montreal Expos291217.4147.0120127-77-95-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1334390.323
61020St. Louis Cardinals341420.4127.5122142-207-87-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1285870.453
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers342113.618--1531242911-910-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1287157.555
247Cincinnati Reds332013.6060.5201135669-711-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1298247.636
3610San Diego Padres321715.5313.01491301911-86-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1305674.431
4713Houston Astros361719.4725.0126169-435-911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1266363.500
51123Atlanta Braves341222.3539.0113153-406-106-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1285870.453
61224San Francisco Giants341123.32410.0118175-576-145-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1286365.492


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken BrettP27.242Traded by Yankees with Rich Coggins to White Sox for Carlos May. 
Rich CogginsOF25.162Traded by Yankees with Ken Brett to White Sox for Carlos May. 
Carlos MayOF-1B28.001Traded by White Sox to Yankees for Rich Coggins and Ken Brett.