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Games on 1977-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles6BoxDennis MartinezJim Bibby(none)
Seattle Mariners4Chicago White Sox5BoxRandy WilesEnrique Romo(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Detroit Tigers6BoxJim CrawfordMike Caldwell(none)
California Angels6Kansas City Royals4BoxNolan RyanAndy HasslerDave LaRoche
California Angels7Kansas City Royals2BoxWayne SimpsonPaul Splittorff(none)
Oakland Athletics2Texas Rangers5BoxBert BlylevenJim Umbarger(none)
Oakland Athletics0Texas Rangers3BoxRoger MoretDoc MedichAdrian Devine
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTommy JohnPaul Moskau(none)
San Diego Padres5Montreal Expos6BoxDon StanhouseBob ShirleyJoe Kerrigan
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets2BoxAl HraboskyJerry Koosman(none)
Chicago Cubs6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxGrant JacksonRick Reuschel(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1076443.598--5644897534-2230-21W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park543321.611
257Baltimore Orioles1096247.5693.0445439630-2732-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium523517.673
3712New York Yankees1096049.5505.05444598527-3133-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I534013.755
4917Detroit Tigers1084959.45415.5466479-1324-3425-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium542529.463
51019Milwaukee Brewers1124963.43817.5447520-7321-3328-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium501832.360
61120Cleveland Indians1074661.43018.0451533-8224-3322-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium542529.463
71426Toronto Blue Jays1083870.35226.5408555-14718-3720-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium531637.302
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago White Sox1086444.593--5975257228-2436-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park542628.481
236Minnesota Twins1126547.5801.062952110827-2938-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium491930.388
348Texas Rangers1096247.5692.54914306135-2127-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium533221.604
4610Kansas City Royals1086147.5653.05464668027-2434-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium544113.759
5814California Angels1085454.50010.04744314323-2731-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium542034.370
61221Seattle Mariners1134865.42518.5450561-11124-2924-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome491633.327
71324Oakland Athletics1104268.38223.0397501-10417-3425-34L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512130.412
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Philadelphia Phillies1086444.593--5414598223-3041-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium543717.685
235Chicago Cubs1106545.591--5234962727-2737-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field521636.308
349Pittsburgh Pirates1116348.5682.55344924224-3439-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium513318.647
4511St. Louis Cardinals1126250.5544.05264557125-3237-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II502129.420
5816Montreal Expos1105159.46414.0462515-5326-3026-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium522428.462
61022New York Mets1094663.42218.5401433-3219-3427-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium531835.340
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1116843.613--54741213538-2430-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium513021.588
2613Cincinnati Reds1105555.50012.55785443420-3135-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium523319.635
3715Houston Astros1125260.46416.5429468-3920-3132-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome502921.580
4918San Francisco Giants1115061.45018.0473511-3826-3224-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park512526.490
51123San Diego Padres1154867.41722.0522608-8627-3321-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium472126.447
61225Atlanta Braves1094069.36727.0465608-14311-4029-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium532132.396