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Games on 1976-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics7Chicago White Sox3BoxDick BosmanBlue Moon OdomRollie Fingers
Boston Red Sox0Cleveland Indians1BoxDennis EckersleyTom Murphy(none)
Minnesota Twins1Kansas City Royals7BoxMarty PattinEddie Bane(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxEduardo RodriguezRoss Grimsley(none)
Detroit Tigers3New York Yankees4BoxGrant JacksonMark Fidrych(none)
California Angels4Texas Rangers0BoxPaul HartzellJim Umbarger(none)
San Diego Padres3Atlanta Braves7BoxAndy MessersmithRich Folkers(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Chicago Cubs4BoxRick ReuschelJim Kaat(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Chicago Cubs5BoxSteve CarltonSteve StoneRon Reed
Houston Astros0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBurt HootonDan Larson(none)
Montreal Expos8New York Mets9BoxBob ApodacaJoe Kerrigan(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJim RookerBill Greif(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxAl HraboskyDave GiustiMike Wallace
Cincinnati Reds9San Francisco Giants0BoxJack BillinghamMike Caldwell(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1026339.618--46735211532-1631-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I573423.596
2510Baltimore Orioles1035251.50511.5375390-1529-2323-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium593623.610
3611Cleveland Indians1025151.50012.04214061527-2724-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium573027.526
4814Detroit Tigers1024854.47115.0398452-5427-2921-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium592633.441
5916Boston Red Sox1034855.46615.5429439-1022-3026-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park593524.593
61017Milwaukee Brewers1004555.45017.0372405-3319-3026-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium612140.344
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1026240.608--4733769726-2236-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium602832.467
237Minnesota Twins1055451.5149.5465466-124-2630-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium573126.544
349Oakland Athletics1065452.50910.04594223723-3331-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum553322.600
4713Texas Rangers1024953.48013.0415431-1621-2628-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium602733.450
51118Chicago White Sox1034657.44716.5381449-6823-3123-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park581840.310
61221California Angels1064660.43418.0359426-6722-3024-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium563026.536
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1046935.663--52536016534-1536-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium583226.552
246Pittsburgh Pirates1045747.54812.04634511228-2229-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium583523.603
3612New York Mets1085355.49118.04113624927-2926-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium543321.611
4920Chicago Cubs1064660.43424.0410514-10420-3526-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field562927.518
51022St. Louis Cardinals1024458.43124.0391425-3423-2921-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II602832.467
61224Montreal Expos983662.36730.0334456-12221-3415-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park641945.297
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1076938.645--62242220035-1734-21W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium553322.600
235Los Angeles Dodgers1055946.5629.04194011825-2834-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium573324.579
358Houston Astros1095653.51414.0431459-2822-2933-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome532429.453
4715San Diego Padres1095158.46819.0397461-6421-3230-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium532231.415
5819Atlanta Braves1064759.44321.5444460-1626-2921-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium562333.411
61123San Francisco Giants1084662.42623.5400476-7620-3226-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park542826.519


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom GriffinP28.163Claimed on waivers by Padres from Astros.