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Games on 1976-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Chicago White Sox4BoxRich GossageFergie Jenkins(none)
California Angels5Detroit Tigers4BoxNolan RyanJohn HillerJohn Verhoeven
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals1BoxDennis EckersleyAl FitzmorrisJim Kern
Oakland Athletics1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJim SlatonVida BlueRay Sadecki
Baltimore Orioles1Minnesota Twins5BoxDave GoltzJim PalmerBill Campbell
Texas Rangers6New York Yankees8BoxSparky LyleSteve Hargan(none)
Atlanta Braves1Cincinnati Reds4BoxJack BillinghamDick Ruthven(none)
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxCharlie HoughTom Seaver(none)
Montreal Expos4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJim LonborgDon StanhouseRon Reed
Pittsburgh Pirates12San Francisco Giants1BoxJim RookerJohn Montefusco(none)
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxPete FalconeRandy JonesBill Greif

Standings as of 1976-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1177245.615--54742312438-2034-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I422517.595
248Baltimore Orioles1166155.52610.5436434234-2527-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium462719.587
3510Cleveland Indians1185860.49214.5468468028-3330-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium412318.561
4714Detroit Tigers1175661.47916.0457519-6228-3128-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium441826.409
5916Boston Red Sox1175562.47017.0485492-727-3728-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park452817.622
61018Milwaukee Brewers1145262.45618.5419452-3322-3530-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium471433.298
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1187246.610--55942413529-2443-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium441826.409
237Oakland Athletics1206555.5428.05364667025-3540-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412219.537
3612Minnesota Twins1195861.48714.5513543-3026-3132-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium432716.628
4815Texas Rangers1195663.47116.5475492-1725-3431-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium432023.465
51121Chicago White Sox1195168.42921.5436536-10024-3627-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park421329.310
61223California Angels1205169.42522.0407489-8225-3526-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium422517.595
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1177641.650--58540717837-1740-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium452520.556
235Pittsburgh Pirates1186553.55111.55325032933-2332-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium442717.614
359New York Mets1216160.50417.04544074730-3231-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium412516.610
4919Chicago Cubs1225567.45123.5478588-11026-3729-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field402020.500
51020St. Louis Cardinals1165165.44024.5454482-2825-3126-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II462125.457
61224Montreal Expos1144173.36033.5386523-13721-3720-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park481434.292
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1217744.636--68146821342-2135-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium412516.610
246Los Angeles Dodgers1196554.54611.04554411429-3136-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium432716.628
3611Houston Astros1236063.48818.0491522-3125-3434-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome392019.513
4713San Diego Padres1246064.48418.5461513-5226-3834-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium381325.342
5817Atlanta Braves1215665.46321.0478501-2330-3126-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium411427.341
61122San Francisco Giants1225270.42625.5442542-10024-3928-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park402218.550