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Games on 1977-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels5Kansas City Royals3BoxWayne SimpsonJim ColbornPaul Hartzell
Boston Red Sox1Oakland Athletics2BoxVida BlueReggie Cleveland(none)
Chicago White Sox6Texas Rangers3BoxKen BrettPaul Lindblad(none)
Seattle Mariners4Toronto Blue Jays10BoxBill SingerStan Thomas(none)
Chicago Cubs6Houston Astros1BoxRick ReuschelJoaquin AndujarGuillermo Hernandez
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAl HraboskyDale Murray(none)

Standings as of 1977-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees261610.615--13288446-510-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1368452.618
247Baltimore Orioles23149.6090.58463214-210-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1388355.601
359Milwaukee Brewers261511.5771.01029848-77-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1365284.382
4712Boston Red Sox261412.5382.012712165-69-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1358352.615
51017Toronto Blue Jays301317.4335.0127142-154-89-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1314190.313
61118Detroit Tigers251015.4005.5107143-366-84-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1376473.467
71324Cleveland Indians24816.3337.0106135-295-63-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1376374.460
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Minnesota Twins281810.643--1491064312-76-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1336667.496
225Chicago White Sox271710.6300.51481282011-86-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1357362.541
3611Texas Rangers241311.5423.01029939-34-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1388157.587
4813Kansas City Royals281513.5363.0151115367-38-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1348747.649
5914Oakland Athletics291514.5173.5129156-275-1010-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1324884.364
61219California Angels281117.3937.013613246-115-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1346371.470
71426Seattle Mariners32923.28111.0110184-743-136-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1305575.423
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates24177.708--136102348-39-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1387959.572
233St. Louis Cardinals26179.6541.013090408-59-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1366670.485
348Chicago Cubs241410.5833.0111100115-49-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1386771.486
4510Montreal Expos221210.5454.08586-17-65-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1406377.450
5615Philadelphia Phillies231112.4785.5105106-19-72-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1399049.647
6921New York Mets261016.3858.09397-47-103-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1365482.397
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers27225.815--164986611-111-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1357659.563
2716San Francisco Giants271215.44410.097109-127-45-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1356372.467
3820Houston Astros281117.39311.596129-335-106-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1347064.522
41022Cincinnati Reds261016.38511.512612605-105-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1367858.574
51123San Diego Padres301119.36712.5139159-206-55-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1325874.439
61225Atlanta Braves27819.29614.0103183-802-106-9L14T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1355382.393


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve HarganP34.243Traded by Blue Jays with Jim Mason and Cash to Rangers for Roy Howell. 
Roy Howell3B23.142Traded by Rangers to Blue Jays for Jim Mason, Steve Hargan and Cash. 
Jim MasonSS26.268Traded by Blue Jays with Steve Hargan and Cash to Rangers for Roy Howell.