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Games on 1976-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers1Boston Red Sox2BoxTom MurphyJim Colborn(none)
Kansas City Royals9Chicago White Sox2BoxAndy HasslerBart Johnson(none)
Kansas City Royals8Chicago White Sox3BoxDoug BirdRich Gossage(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers3BoxDave RobertsJackie Brown(none)
California Angels2Oakland Athletics1BoxFrank TananaVida Blue(none)
Minnesota Twins0Texas Rangers6BoxGaylord PerryPete Redfern(none)
San Francisco Giants0Atlanta Braves7BoxCarl MortonRob Dressler(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxRawly EastwickRick Rhoden(none)
Chicago Cubs6Montreal Expos5BoxPaul ReuschelChuck Taylor(none)
Chicago Cubs1Montreal Expos0BoxSteve StoneJoe Kerrigan(none)
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres9BoxTom GriffinLarry DierkerButch Metzger
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJohn DennyJim LonborgAl Hrabosky

Standings as of 1976-08-06

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
3612Cleveland Indians1055253.49512.04274151227-2825-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium542925.537
4814Boston Red Sox1065155.48113.5440445-524-3027-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park563224.571
5916Detroit Tigers1054956.46715.0406462-5627-2922-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium562531.446
61017Milwaukee Brewers1044757.45216.5388420-3219-3128-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium571938.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1066640.623--50038711328-2238-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium562432.429
237Oakland Athletics1085553.50912.04654244124-3331-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum533221.604
3511Minnesota Twins1085454.50013.0471482-1124-2930-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium543123.574
4713Texas Rangers1055154.48614.5428440-1221-2630-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium572532.439
51120California Angels1094861.44019.5370434-6424-3124-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium532825.528
61221Chicago White Sox1064660.43420.0386471-8523-3123-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park551837.327
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1077136.664--53937316636-1636-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium553025.545
235Pittsburgh Pirates1065848.54712.54694591028-2230-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium563422.607
3610New York Mets1105555.50017.54223665628-2927-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium523121.596
4919Chicago Cubs1104961.44523.5426529-10323-3526-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field522626.500
51123St. Louis Cardinals1054560.42925.0400434-3423-3022-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II572730.474
61224Montreal Expos1023666.35332.5342471-12921-3515-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park601941.317
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1107139.645--63343220137-1834-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium523121.596
246Los Angeles Dodgers1085949.54611.04254121325-2834-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium543321.611
358Houston Astros1125755.50915.0438472-3423-3133-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome502327.460
4715San Diego Padres1125359.47319.0410468-5821-3332-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium502030.400
5818Atlanta Braves1094960.45021.5453462-926-2923-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium532132.396
61022San Francisco Giants1114863.43223.5406485-7921-3327-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park512625.510