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Games on 1976-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim PalmerMarty PattinDyar Miller
Texas Rangers8Boston Red Sox3BoxNelson BrilesReggie Cleveland(none)
Detroit Tigers3California Angels6BoxNolan RyanVern Ruhle(none)
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox2BoxJim KernDave HamiltonDave LaRoche
Milwaukee Brewers0Minnesota Twins4BoxDave GoltzBill Travers(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Minnesota Twins3BoxJim SlatonBill Campbell(none)
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics1BoxDoyle AlexanderStan Bahnsen(none)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves5BoxFrank LaCorteRick ReuschelAdrian Devine
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros3BoxJ.R. RichardTug McGraw(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Montreal Expos1BoxDoug RauWoodie FrymanCharlie Hough
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets6BoxSkip LockwoodEd Halicki(none)
San Diego Padres0Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJerry ReussRandy Jones(none)
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxPedro BorbonPete FalconeRawly Eastwick

Standings as of 1976-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1287949.617--60446414042-2137-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I311813.581
248Baltimore Orioles1296861.52711.5494495-136-2832-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium332013.606
359Cleveland Indians1296663.51213.55105001031-3535-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium301515.500
4713Boston Red Sox1306268.47718.05675531427-3835-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park322111.656
5815Detroit Tigers1306169.46919.0506578-7229-3532-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium311318.419
61017Milwaukee Brewers1275869.45720.5464507-4326-3732-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium34826.235
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1317853.595--61548313235-3143-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium311219.387
237Oakland Athletics1317061.5348.05695105928-3842-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301713.567
3612Minnesota Twins1336469.48115.0580608-2829-3835-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium29218.724
4916Texas Rangers1316071.45818.0518540-2227-3733-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium311615.516
51121California Angels1325874.43920.5455548-9329-3829-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium301812.600
61222Chicago White Sox1315774.43521.0498594-9627-3930-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park30723.233
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies1308248.631--64745918840-2343-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium321913.594
246Pittsburgh Pirates1297257.5589.55695343536-2736-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium332013.606
3510New York Mets1306664.50816.04834315233-3433-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium322012.625
4818Chicago Cubs1326072.45523.0518621-10327-4033-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field301515.500
51020St. Louis Cardinals1265670.44424.0499517-1827-3429-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II361620.444
61224Montreal Expos1244381.34736.0411564-15323-4420-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park381226.316
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1338449.632--72952220743-2241-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium291811.621
235Los Angeles Dodgers1307456.5698.55034643932-3242-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium321814.563
3611Houston Astros1356867.50417.0533562-2928-3839-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome271215.444
4714San Diego Padres1336370.47421.0480544-6426-3937-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium291019.345
5919Atlanta Braves1325973.44724.5513559-4631-3728-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium301119.367
61123San Francisco Giants1325676.42427.5471579-10824-4332-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park301812.600


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rafael SantanaSS18.212Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.