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Games on 1976-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians2BoxWayne GarlandJim Bibby(none)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers4BoxReggie ClevelandDave LemanczykBill Lee
Minnesota Twins4Kansas City Royals6BoxDennis LeonardBill SingerSteve Mingori
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers9BoxDanny FrisellaDock Ellis(none)
California Angels0Texas Rangers1BoxBert BlylevenGary Ross(none)
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves1BoxJim BarrPhil NiekroRandy Moffitt
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxFred NormanDon Sutton(none)
Chicago Cubs4Montreal Expos3BoxRay BurrisDon StanhouseBruce Sutter
New York Mets7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJon MatlackJerry ReussSkip Lockwood
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres4BoxDave FreislebenBo McLaughlinButch Metzger
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals2BoxWayne TwitchellLynn McGlothen(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1056441.610--48036711333-1831-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I543321.611
249Baltimore Orioles1055352.50511.0381395-1430-2423-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium573522.614
3611Cleveland Indians1045252.50011.54264121427-2725-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium552926.527
4814Boston Red Sox1055055.47614.0438444-624-3026-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park573324.579
5916Detroit Tigers1044856.46215.5403461-5827-2921-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium572631.456
61017Milwaukee Brewers1034756.45616.0387418-3119-3028-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium581939.328
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1046440.615--48338210126-2238-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium582632.448
237Oakland Athletics1075552.51410.54644224224-3331-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum543222.593
3510Minnesota Twins1075453.50511.5471476-524-2830-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium553124.564
4713Texas Rangers1045054.48114.0422440-1821-2629-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium582632.448
51119Chicago White Sox1044658.44218.0381454-7323-3123-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park571839.316
61222California Angels1084761.43519.0368433-6523-3124-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium542925.537
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1067135.670--53736717036-1536-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium563026.536
246Pittsburgh Pirates1065848.54713.04694591028-2230-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium563422.607
3612New York Mets1105555.50018.04223665628-2927-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium523121.596
41021Chicago Cubs1084761.43525.0419524-10521-3526-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field542826.519
51123St. Louis Cardinals1044460.42326.0394432-3823-3021-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II582830.483
61224Montreal Expos1003664.36032.0337464-12721-3515-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park621943.306
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1097039.642--62642819836-1834-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium533221.604
235Los Angeles Dodgers1075948.55110.04214051625-2834-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium553322.600
358Houston Astros1115754.51414.0435463-2823-3033-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome512328.451
4715San Diego Padres1115259.46819.0401465-6421-3331-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium512130.412
5818Atlanta Braves1084860.44421.5446462-1626-2922-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium542232.407
6920San Francisco Giants1104862.43622.5406478-7221-3227-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park522626.500