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Games on 1977-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike FlanaganJim ColbornDennis Martinez
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox7BoxBill LeeRon SchuelerJim Willoughby
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago White Sox7BoxLerrin LaGrowEduardo Rodriguez(none)
Seattle Mariners0Cleveland Indians10BoxDennis EckersleyBob Galasso(none)
California Angels6Detroit Tigers7BoxJohn HillerDave LaRoche(none)
Texas Rangers8New York Yankees2BoxBert BlylevenMike Torrez(none)
Oakland Athletics9Toronto Blue Jays8BoxDoc MedichDave LemanczykDoug Bair
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves5BoxPhil NiekroSkip Lockwood(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds6BoxJack BillinghamTug McGraw(none)
Montreal Expos0Houston Astros4BoxJ.R. RichardStan Bahnsen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxElias SosaButch Metzger(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres0BoxJerry ReussRandy Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants7BoxBob KnepperRay Burris(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1287652.594--67352614733-3243-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I342410.706
235Boston Red Sox1267353.5792.06635867735-2838-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park352411.686
348Baltimore Orioles1267254.5713.05325211132-3040-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium352510.714
4915Detroit Tigers1276067.47215.5565559629-3631-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium351421.400
51017Cleveland Indians1285969.46117.0553598-4531-3628-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium331221.364
61121Milwaukee Brewers1345678.41823.0538640-10224-4232-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium281117.393
71426Toronto Blue Jays1264581.35730.0493643-15023-4122-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium35926.257
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1267452.587--6345379735-2939-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium36288.778
257Chicago White Sox1267254.5712.06886295932-3140-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park361818.500
369Texas Rangers1287256.5633.06015208139-2433-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium342212.647
4711Minnesota Twins1307357.5623.072561511031-3642-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311120.355
5814California Angels1256164.48812.55495262328-3233-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium371324.351
61223Seattle Mariners1325280.39425.0501700-19927-3825-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome301218.400
71324Oakland Athletics1264977.38925.0461576-11521-3928-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351421.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1277849.614--65453811631-3547-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium352312.657
236Pittsburgh Pirates1307555.5774.56055465927-3648-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium322111.656
3410Chicago Cubs1287256.5636.5591585629-3142-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field34925.265
4512St. Louis Cardinals1297158.5508.05835137026-3545-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II331221.364
5919Montreal Expos1285870.45320.5540592-5229-3730-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium341717.500
61122New York Mets1295178.39528.0453517-6421-4430-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium331320.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers1297752.597--60946614340-2937-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium332112.636
2613Cincinnati Reds1306961.5318.56636006328-3441-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium321913.594
3716Houston Astros1306169.46916.5515545-3025-4036-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome322012.625
4818San Francisco Giants1316071.45818.0547586-3931-3729-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park311516.484
51020San Diego Padres1315675.42722.0578674-9631-3825-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium311318.419
61225Atlanta Braves1284781.36729.5533709-17613-4834-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium341420.412