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Games on 1976-10-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0Boston Red Sox1BoxReggie ClevelandDennis MartinezJim Willoughby
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals2BoxBill SingerAndy HasslerBill Campbell
Detroit Tigers4Milwaukee Brewers1BoxMark FidrychJim Slaton(none)
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees6BoxDock EllisStan ThomasSparky Lyle
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees4BoxKen HoltzmanTom BuskeySparky Lyle
California Angels8Oakland Athletics9BoxRollie FingersJohn Verhoeven(none)
Chicago White Sox4Texas Rangers5BoxMike BacsikPete Vuckovich(none)
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs3BoxRay BurrisDan Warthen(none)
Atlanta Braves3Cincinnati Reds0BoxPhil NiekroPat Zachry(none)
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros10BoxJ.R. RichardRob Dressler(none)
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxTom GriffinDon SuttonButch Metzger
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJim LonborgJon MatlackTug McGraw
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxJohn CandelariaLynn McGlothen(none)

Standings as of 1976-10-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1599762.610--73057515552-2745-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I000
237Baltimore Orioles1618873.54710.06175952246-3442-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium101.000
3611Cleveland Indians1598178.50916.0615615037-4344-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium000
4712Boston Red Sox1618279.50916.07136585537-4445-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1101.000
51018Detroit Tigers1607387.45624.5604707-10337-4336-44W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1101.000
61122Milwaukee Brewers1606694.41331.5568650-8230-5036-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium101.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Kansas City Royals1619071.559--71060610441-4049-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium101.000
248Oakland Athletics1608773.5442.56865978936-4451-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum101.000
3510Minnesota Twins1618477.5226.07387013740-4044-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1101.000
4814Texas Rangers1617586.46615.0613652-3937-4438-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1101.000
5915California Angels1617586.46615.0549631-8237-4338-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1101.000
61223Chicago White Sox1606496.40025.5586742-15629-5135-45L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park101.000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies1619962.615--76855621248-3352-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium12-12.000
245Pittsburgh Pirates1609070.5638.57066307645-3645-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium2201.000
359New York Mets1618675.53413.06145367841-3845-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium101.000
4716Chicago Cubs1617487.46025.0603726-12333-4841-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1101.000
5919St. Louis Cardinals1607288.45026.5629669-4035-4437-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II202.000
61224Montreal Expos16155106.34244.0529726-19728-5327-53L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park101.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds16110160.627--84663221453-2848-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1101.000
234Los Angeles Dodgers1619269.5719.06065406643-3849-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium101.000
3613Houston Astros1628181.50020.5625657-3234-4646-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome0-11
4817San Francisco Giants1627488.45727.5595686-9134-4740-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park000
51020San Diego Padres1617289.44729.0567660-9330-5142-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1101.000
61121Atlanta Braves1617091.43531.0619689-7036-4434-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta Stadium101.000