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Wednesday August 11,1976This date in baseball
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Games on 1976-08-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles0BoxBill SingerWayne Garland(none)
Boston Red Sox0California Angels6BoxFrank TananaRick Wise(none)
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians4BoxJim KernFrancisco Barrios(none)
Texas Rangers3Detroit Tigers4BoxMark FidrychGaylord Perry(none)
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals3BoxDoyle AlexanderDoug BirdSparky Lyle
Milwaukee Brewers5Oakland Athletics8BoxMike TorrezBill Travers(none)
Cincinnati Reds13Chicago Cubs10BoxPat ZachryDarold Knowles(none)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos9BoxWoodie FrymanJohn D'Acquisto(none)
San Diego Padres1New York Mets2BoxJon MatlackTom GriffinSkip Lockwood
Atlanta Braves1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxTom UnderwoodCarl MortonRon Reed
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxRick RhodenLarry Demery(none)
Houston Astros8St. Louis Cardinals1BoxLarry DierkerJohn Denny(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1106644.600--49839410435-1931-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I493118.633
248Baltimore Orioles1095653.5149.5398406-832-2424-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium533221.604
3612Cleveland Indians1105456.49112.0442443-127-3127-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium492722.551
4814Detroit Tigers1125458.48213.0441488-4727-2927-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium492029.408
5915Boston Red Sox1095257.47713.5447456-924-3228-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park533122.585
61019Milwaukee Brewers1074760.43917.5394433-3919-3428-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium541935.352
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1126844.607--52440711729-2439-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium502228.440
237Oakland Athletics1136053.5318.55064426424-3336-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482721.563
3511Minnesota Twins1125656.50012.0480490-1026-3130-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502921.580
4713Texas Rangers1115457.48613.5453459-623-2831-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium512229.431
51120California Angels1145064.43919.0393469-7624-3426-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium482622.542
61221Chicago White Sox1114863.43219.5402491-8923-3325-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park501634.320
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1117338.658--54838216637-1737-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium512823.549
246Pittsburgh Pirates1126052.53613.54904801028-2232-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium503218.640
359New York Mets1155956.51316.04433895430-3029-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium472720.574
4918Chicago Cubs1155263.45223.0455556-10125-3627-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field472324.489
51022St. Louis Cardinals1104763.42725.5419460-4123-3024-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II522527.481
61224Montreal Expos1084068.37031.5367490-12321-3519-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park541539.278
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1147440.649--65645120540-1934-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium482820.583
235Los Angeles Dodgers1136152.54012.54354221327-2934-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium493118.633
3610Houston Astros1175958.50416.5465492-2725-3433-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome452124.467
4716San Diego Padres1165561.47420.0422480-5821-3534-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium461828.391
5817Atlanta Braves1145262.45622.0463475-1227-3025-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium481830.375
61123San Francisco Giants1174968.41926.5420506-8622-3827-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park452520.556


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim LyttleOF30.083Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers.