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Games on 1976-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2California Angels1BoxLuis TiantNolan Ryan(none)
Texas Rangers4Cleveland Indians5BoxDave LaRocheJeff Terpko(none)
New York Yankees12Minnesota Twins5BoxCatfish HunterSteve Luebber(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Oakland Athletics4BoxRollie FingersBill Castro(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Chicago Cubs3BoxManny SarmientoBruce SutterRawly Eastwick
San Diego Padres3New York Mets0BoxRick SawyerTom Seaver(none)
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxFrank LaCorteJim LonborgAdrian Devine

Standings as of 1976-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1116744.604--51039911136-1931-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I483018.625
248Baltimore Orioles1095653.51410.0398406-832-2424-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium533221.604
3612Cleveland Indians1115556.49512.0447447027-3128-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium482622.542
4813Detroit Tigers1125458.48213.5441488-4727-2927-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium492029.408
5915Boston Red Sox1105357.48213.5449457-825-3228-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park523022.577
61019Milwaukee Brewers1084761.43518.5397437-4019-3528-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium531934.358
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1126844.607--52440711729-2439-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium502228.440
237Oakland Athletics1146153.5358.05104456524-3337-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum472621.553
3511Minnesota Twins1135657.49612.5485502-1726-3130-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium492920.592
4714Texas Rangers1125458.48214.0457464-723-2931-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium502228.440
51120California Angels1155065.43519.5394471-7724-3426-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium472621.553
61221Chicago White Sox1114863.43219.5402491-8923-3325-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park501634.320
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies1127339.652--55138616537-1737-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium502822.560
246Pittsburgh Pirates1126052.53613.04904801028-2232-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium503218.640
359New York Mets1165957.50916.04433925130-3029-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium462719.587
4918Chicago Cubs1165264.44823.0458564-10625-3627-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field462323.500
51022St. Louis Cardinals1104763.42725.0419460-4123-3024-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II522527.481
61224Montreal Expos1084068.37031.0367490-12321-3519-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park541539.278
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1157540.652--66445421041-1934-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium472720.574
235Los Angeles Dodgers1136152.54013.04354221327-2934-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium493118.633
3610Houston Astros1175958.50417.0465492-2725-3433-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome452124.467
4716San Diego Padres1175661.47920.0425480-5522-3534-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium451728.378
5817Atlanta Braves1155362.46122.0467478-1128-3025-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium471730.362
61123San Francisco Giants1174968.41927.0420506-8622-3827-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park452520.556