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Games on 1977-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers4Chicago White Sox5BoxSteve StoneBert BlylevenLerrin LaGrow
Toronto Blue Jays0Kansas City Royals8BoxLarry GuraJesse Jefferson(none)
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins2BoxDave RozemaPete Redfern(none)
Boston Red Sox3Oakland Athletics1BoxFergie JenkinsVida Blue(none)
Montreal Expos2Atlanta Braves5BoxEddie SolomonStan BahnsenDave Campbell
San Diego Padres1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxTug McGrawDan Spillner(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1046143.587--5564867031-2230-21W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park573621.632
236Baltimore Orioles1056144.5810.54314161530-2431-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium563620.643
3610New York Yankees1065947.5573.05324448826-2933-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I564115.732
4917Detroit Tigers1034756.45613.5450459-924-3423-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium592732.458
51018Cleveland Indians1034657.44714.5432496-6424-2922-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium582533.431
61120Milwaukee Brewers1074760.43915.5429496-6721-3226-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium552035.364
71426Toronto Blue Jays1043668.34625.0390538-14816-3520-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium571839.316
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1046341.606--5855008528-2135-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park582731.466
247Minnesota Twins1096247.5693.55985059327-2935-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium522230.423
359Kansas City Royals1035845.5634.55194467327-2431-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium594415.746
4711Texas Rangers1035746.5535.54644184632-2025-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium593722.627
5814California Angels1034954.47613.54414172421-2728-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium592534.424
61222Seattle Mariners1094663.42219.5431544-11324-2822-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome531835.340
71324Oakland Athletics1054263.40021.5392485-9317-3225-31L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562135.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs1056342.600--4844612327-2635-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field571839.316
235Philadelphia Phillies1056144.5812.05294557423-3038-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium574017.702
348Pittsburgh Pirates1066046.5663.55024653722-3238-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium563620.643
4512St. Louis Cardinals1075948.5515.05094416822-3037-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II552431.436
5816Montreal Expos1064957.46214.5447497-5025-2825-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium562630.464
61021New York Mets1054560.42918.0389413-2419-3426-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium571938.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1076740.626--53940013938-2129-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium553124.564
2613Cincinnati Reds1055352.50513.05575154220-3033-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium573522.614
3715Houston Astros1085058.46317.5417455-3820-3130-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome543123.574
4919San Francisco Giants1084860.44419.5457501-4424-3124-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park542727.500
51123San Diego Padres1104664.41822.5489569-8025-3021-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium522329.442
61225Atlanta Braves1063868.35828.5452599-14711-4027-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium562333.411


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul MitchellP26.350Purchased by Mariners from Athletics.