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Games on 1977-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5Baltimore Orioles0BoxAndy HasslerRoss GrimsleyDoug Bird
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox6BoxMike PaxtonRon SchuelerBill Campbell
Milwaukee Brewers10Chicago White Sox1BoxLary SorensenWilbur Wood(none)
Seattle Mariners6Cleveland Indians10BoxJim BibbyGlenn Abbott(none)
California Angels9Detroit Tigers12BoxSteve FoucaultDyar Miller(none)
Texas Rangers0New York Yankees1BoxRon GuidryDock Ellis(none)
Oakland Athletics6Toronto Blue Jays2BoxVida BlueJim Clancy(none)
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves6BoxEddie SolomonNino EspinosaDave Campbell
Philadelphia Phillies0Cincinnati Reds9BoxPaul MoskauRandy Lerch(none)
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros7BoxFloyd BannisterSteve Rogers(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxDon SuttonBob Forsch(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10San Diego Padres1BoxJim RookerBob Shirley(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants4BoxEd HalickiDave Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1297752.597--67452614833-3244-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I332310.697
235Boston Red Sox1277453.5832.06695917835-2839-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park342311.676
348Baltimore Orioles1277255.5674.0532526632-3040-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium34259.735
4915Detroit Tigers1286167.47715.5577568929-3632-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium341321.382
51017Cleveland Indians1296069.46517.0563604-4131-3629-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium321121.344
61121Milwaukee Brewers1355778.42223.0548641-9325-4232-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium271017.370
71426Toronto Blue Jays1274582.35431.0495649-15423-4122-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium34925.265
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1277552.591--63953710236-2939-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium35278.771
257Chicago White Sox1277255.5673.06896395032-3140-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park351817.514
369Texas Rangers1297257.5584.06015218039-2533-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium332211.667
4711Minnesota Twins1317358.5574.073062110931-3742-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium301119.367
5814California Angels1266165.48413.55585382028-3333-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium361323.361
61222Oakland Athletics1275077.39425.0467578-11122-3928-38W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341321.382
71324Seattle Mariners1335281.39126.0507710-20327-3925-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome291217.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1287850.609--65454710731-3647-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium342311.676
236Pittsburgh Pirates1317655.5803.56155476828-3648-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium312011.645
3410Chicago Cubs1297257.5586.5592589329-3242-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field33924.273
4512St. Louis Cardinals1307159.5468.05835245926-3645-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II321220.375
5919Montreal Expos1295871.45020.5542599-5729-3830-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium331716.515
61123New York Mets1305179.39228.0457523-6621-4530-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium321319.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers1307852.600--62046615440-2938-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium322012.625
2613Cincinnati Reds1317061.5348.56726007228-3442-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium311813.581
3716Houston Astros1316269.47316.5522547-2525-4037-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome311912.613
4818San Francisco Giants1326171.46218.0551587-3631-3730-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park301416.467
51020San Diego Padres1325676.42423.0579684-10531-3825-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium301317.433
61225Atlanta Braves1294881.37229.5539713-17413-4835-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium331320.394