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1977 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
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W-L Record: 63-98 .391
Rank: 7th in American League West
Run Differential: 605-749 -144
Roster Continuity 33.70% 24/24
Manager(s): Bobby Winkles, Jack McKeon
General Manager: Charlie Finley
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 495,599 26/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Craig Harris (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Cal Ermer
Assistant Coach: Bobby Hofman
Assistant Coach: Red Schoendienst
Pitching Coach: Lee Stange

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Dunning (#2), Joe Coleman (#3), Rich McKinney (#14), Jerry Tabb (#16)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9468.5808.0
9072.55612.0
8477.52217.5
7488.45728.0
6498.39538.0
6398.39138.5
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11977-04-09W 7-4 vs MINMike TorrezW1-0-1124822497440320003656 4.001.11-------6180.3
    21977-04-10W 9-6 vs MINDoc MedichW1-0-111411357.210641640003935 4.502.00-------6130.5
    31977-04-10L 1-7 vs MINJim UmbargerL0-1-1187435.17541231002636 7.201.80-------861.3
    41977-04-11W 3-2 vs CALMike Norris-0-0Q11292388220150003462 2.251.13-------1191.2
    51977-04-12W 6-2 vs CALStan BahnsenW1-0Q1134530064222250002259 3.001.00-------560.8
    61977-04-13W 9-3 vs CALRick LangfordW1-0-111325.26330130102345 4.501.17-------670.9
    71977-04-14W 8-7 vs CALDoc Medich-1-0-221421366.19540320003135 5.142.00-------981.1
    81977-04-15W 3-2 @MINMike TorrezW2-0Q2224922575211320012960 2.811.13-------1262.0
    91977-04-16L 1-3 @MINVida BlueL0-1Q1123622585330382003165 3.381.00-------961.5
    101977-04-17L 2-10 @MINJim UmbargerL0-2-2288441.1352030000924 7.712.14-------120.5
    111977-04-19L 4-5 vs MILDoc Medich-1-0Q331431377.28331250003252 4.501.73-------890.9
    121977-04-20W 4-2 vs MILMike TorrezW3-0Q3325022696220370003571 2.521.08-------8110.7
    131977-04-22L 2-8 vs CHAVida BlueL0-2-2223722658774211002522 6.921.38-------951.8
    141977-04-23W 3-2 vs CHAJim UmbargerW1-2Q3389456.16000531002858 4.152.00-------771.0
    151977-04-24L 5-12 vs CHAMike TorrezL3-1-442512271.15662210001112 4.501.31-------030.0
    161977-04-24W 11-4 vs CHAMike NorrisW1-0Q32312487221220003060 2.251.31-------10101.0
    171977-04-25L 6-11 @CALDoc MedichL1-1-4414413846653230002029 5.541.77-------541.3
    181977-04-26W 7-3 @CALVida BlueW1-2Q33238227911331370003957 5.321.45-------8100.8
    191977-04-27W 7-5 @CALJim Umbarger-1-2-4490461344121000824 6.432.21-------111.0
    201977-04-29L 4-7 @BOSDock EllisL1-2-4426224258773140002426 3.961.40-------651.2
    211977-04-30L 4-8 @BOSMike NorrisL1-1-43322556441240002241 3.431.38-------732.3
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    221977-05-01L 4-6 @BOSVida Blue-1-2-4423922879441160002948 5.281.45-------490.4
    231977-05-02W 2-0 @BALRick LangfordW3-0Q6218372000630002770 1.611.25-------971.3
    241977-05-04L 2-9 @BALDock EllisL1-3-552632430.1455130000811 5.761.68-------10-
    251977-05-05W 5-2 @NYAVida BlueW2-2Q55240229910220190003867 4.501.39-------991.0
    261977-05-06L 1-4 @NYADoc MedichL1-2-5514513979441110003043 5.451.70-------8110.7
    271977-05-07L 2-11 @NYARick LangfordL3-1-7319425541230001325 2.701.40-------212.0
    281977-05-08L 5-10 @NYADock EllisL1-4-6626424426661100001315 7.331.81-------515.0
    291977-05-09W 2-1 vs BOSVida BlueW3-2Q6624123096111130003373 3.831.28-------10130.8
    301977-05-11W 3-1 vs BOSDoc MedichW2-2Q6614614098100050003474 4.291.52-------13101.3
    311977-05-13L 1-5 vs BALVida BlueL3-3-77242231411550120002521 4.411.41-------10110.0
    321977-05-14L 0-2 vs BALRick LangfordL3-2Q842057.27210450003258 2.431.43-------1152.2
    331977-05-15L 2-3 vs BALStan BahnsenL1-2-1123553014.24320350002246 6.141.68-------732.3
    341977-05-16W 8-4 vs NYADoc Medich-2-2-771471413.14430350001837 4.601.58-------240.5
    351977-05-17L 2-5 vs NYAVida Blue-3-3Q88243232137220460004987 3.801.30-------15170.9
    361977-05-19L 0-3 vs SEARick LangfordL3-3-9521625220010001135 2.771.49-------321.5
    371977-05-20W 14-5 vs SEADoc MedichW3-2-8814814256541140002340 4.861.56-------661.0
    381977-05-21L 6-7 vs SEADock Ellis-1-4-772652450.1232010000427 8.001.93-------010.0
    391977-05-22L 2-6 vs SEAVida BlueL3-4-99244233711640131003237 3.931.34-------1061.7
    401977-05-23W 3-0 @TORRick LangfordW4-3Q10622796000281003381 2.251.38-------890.9
    411977-05-25W 6-5 @TORJim Umbarger-1-2-9595474.16420510002334 5.672.19-------460.7
    421977-05-27L 1-3 @CLEVida BlueL3-5Q101024523487330621013452 3.871.37-------1271.7
    431977-05-28W 5-1 @CLEDoc MedichW4-2Q9914914363110320002461 4.501.50-------790.8
    441977-05-29L 4-5 @CLERick Langford-4-3Q1172386.27330220002846 2.451.36-------1161.8
    451977-05-30W 6-3 @DETDock EllisW2-4Q8826624686330320003257 6.941.74-------1381.6
    461977-05-31L 2-5 @DETVida BlueL3-6Q111124623566330330002648 3.921.38-------771.0
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    471977-06-01W 6-3 @SEADoc MedichW5-2Q101015014475320050012862 4.291.41-------1161.8
    481977-06-02W 1-0 @SEAMike NorrisW2-1Q74352694000330003479 2.911.29-------9150.6
    491977-06-03W 3-2 vs TORRick Langford-4-3Q12824978220350003255 2.471.39-------881.0
    501977-06-04L 2-4 vs TORDock EllisL2-5Q9926724775430341002854 6.431.64-------790.8
    511977-06-05L 3-7 vs TORVida BlueL3-7-121224723667663240002536 4.251.38-------842.0
    521977-06-06L 1-3 vs CLEDoc Medich-5-2Q11111511456.24110230002761 3.991.36-------1352.6
    531977-06-08W 3-2 vs CLEMike Norris-2-1-8536272.22220501001435 3.161.38-------522.5
    541977-06-10L 4-6 vs DETRick LangfordL4-4-13925104.28440120002231 2.821.42-------560.8
    551977-06-11L 1-5 vs DETDock EllisL2-6-10102682483.14520210011934 6.261.63-------560.8
    561977-06-12W 7-1 vs DETVida BlueW4-7Q131324823794110530003673 3.961.35-------7170.4
    571977-06-14W 6-3 @SEADoc Medich-5-2-12121521463.15311020001641 3.951.37-------632.0
    581977-06-15L 5-6 @SEAMike Norris-2-1Q9637286.17332310002844 3.351.42-------890.9
    591977-06-16L 1-3 @SEARick LangfordL4-5Q141026116.15331450012851 2.961.42-------761.2
    601977-06-18L 0-2 @CHAVida BlueL4-8Q141424923886210140002967 3.751.31-------7110.6
    611977-06-19L 1-5 @CHADoc MedichL5-3-13131531473.26441130001831 4.211.39-------260.3
    621977-06-19L 1-2 @CHAMike NorrisL2-2-10738295.22222342002256 3.311.35-------580.6
    631977-06-20W 7-1 @CHARick LangfordW5-5-1511271255110350002255 2.881.44-------541.3
    641977-06-21L 1-12 @MILPaul MitchellL0-1-1138312.25330300001627 9.002.67-------170.1
    651977-06-22L 1-5 @MILVida BlueL4-9-15152502396.29550351003136 3.911.34-------3110.3
    661977-06-24L 0-3 vs KCADoc MedichL5-4Q14141541487.25332260002959 4.181.36-------971.3
    671977-06-25L 4-6 vs KCAMike NorrisL2-3Q11839306.17332240002648 3.441.36-------761.2
    681977-06-26W 7-3 vs KCAVida BlueW5-9Q16162512407.113221030003346 3.841.37-------890.9
    691977-06-26L 3-9 vs KCARick LangfordL5-6-1612281346440130001836 3.181.45-------441.0
    701977-06-27L 2-5 vs TEXPaul MitchellL0-2-2239322.13331100001233 10.802.40-------441.0
    711977-06-28W 6-5 vs TEXDoc Medich-5-4-15151551496.210440310003134 4.251.40-------1081.3
    721977-06-29L 0-4 vs TEXMike NorrisL2-4-12940316.25441440002746 3.631.35-------1042.5
    731977-06-29W 4-1 vs TEXRick LangfordW6-6Q1713291497100030003374 2.871.38-------12121.0
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    741977-07-01W 2-0 @CALVida BlueW6-9Q171725224195000150003381 3.571.32-------10120.8
    751977-07-02W 9-4 @CALDoc Medich-5-4-16161561500333010000423-----------00-
    761977-07-03L 4-6 @CALMike NorrisL2-5-1310413225552000011122 4.221.39-------230.7
    771977-07-04L 2-4 @CALRick LangfordL6-7-1814301538441220001825 3.161.45-------331.0
    781977-07-05L 0-6 @CALVida BlueL6-10-18182532421.1544011000921 3.821.36-------20-
    791977-07-06L 3-4 @TEXDoc Medich-5-4-17171571515.24320441012649 4.451.43-------670.9
    801977-07-07L 3-8 @TEXMike NorrisL2-6-1411423358661130012329 4.701.42-------832.7
    811977-07-08L 2-6 @KCAVida BlueL6-11-191925424337660210001818 4.131.39-------350.6
    821977-07-09W 7-1 @KCARick LangfordW7-7Q1915311698110141003570 2.971.41-------1391.4
    831977-07-10L 4-5 @KCADoc Medich-5-4Q18181581526.24221110002356 4.371.40-------7100.7
    841977-07-11W 8-1 vs SEAJoe ColemanW1-0Q27141232965111241002460 2.501.24-------580.6
    851977-07-12W 3-2 vs SEAVida BlueW7-11Q2020255244107221540004069 3.971.38-------13111.2
    861977-07-13L 1-3 vs SEARick LangfordL7-8Q201632176.17321041002652 2.971.39-------961.5
    871977-07-15W 8-7 vs MINDoc Medich-5-4-19191591531.16430010001122 4.541.43-------40-
    881977-07-16W 8-2 vs MINVida BlueW8-11Q212125624598221290003770 3.861.36-------1271.7
    891977-07-17L 1-4 vs MINRick LangfordL7-9-211733184.16330250002141 3.081.40-------350.6
    901977-07-17L 5-9 vs MINJoe ColemanL1-1-2824133300.2233010000525 2.951.27-------20-
    911977-07-21L 3-4 @SEARick LangfordL7-10-221834195.211431260002835 3.181.45-------360.5
    921977-07-22W 5-3 @SEAVida BlueW9-11Q22222572468.210332060003556 3.811.35-------9100.9
    931977-07-23L 3-10 @SEAMike NorrisL2-7-151243345.18652130002631 4.991.45-------680.8
    941977-07-24L 3-5 @MINPablo Torrealba-3-1-30172154220230002252 1.841.55-------761.2
    951977-07-24L 9-10 @MINJoe Coleman-1-1-2934143312.12300010001143 2.841.26-------717.0
    961977-07-25L 1-2 @MINRick LangfordL7-11Q23193520107221580004273 3.071.43-------11111.0
    971977-07-26W 2-1 vs CALVida BlueW10-11Q232325824794110050003080 3.661.30-------10110.9
    981977-07-27L 3-9 vs CALPaul MitchellL0-3-4341334.14662320002029 9.751.75-------560.8
    991977-07-28W 6-4 vs CALJoe ColemanW2-1-30441533252220120002056 2.901.21-------4110.4
    1001977-07-29L 0-4 vs NYAPablo TorrealbaL3-2Q31273278221220013153 1.931.54-------5130.4
    1011977-07-30L 3-9 vs NYARick LangfordL7-12-242036214.16662120002027 3.361.43-------832.7
    1021977-07-31L 2-9 vs NYAVida BlueL10-12-24242592484.16851520002621 3.841.34-------1033.3
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1031977-08-01L 1-5 vs BALJoe ColemanL2-2Q31541633374331330002757 3.001.19-------981.1
    1041977-08-03L 6-8 vs BALRick Langford-7-12-252137224.15441220012136 3.521.44-------651.2
    1051977-08-04L 1-3 vs BOSVida BlueL10-13Q252526024999320420003857 3.751.34-------1491.6
    1061977-08-05L 0-1 vs BOSJoe ColemanL2-3Q32641733475100430002664 2.721.20-------680.8
    1071977-08-06L 1-2 vs BOSPablo TorrealbaL3-3Q32374399220260003665 1.941.49-------1181.4
    1081977-08-07L 2-5 vs BOSRick LangfordL7-13Q262238238.110331140003553 3.511.44-------10101.0
    1091977-08-08L 2-5 @TEXJim UmbargerL1-3-1069648810550341033743 5.662.06-------1071.4
    1101977-08-08L 0-3 @TEXDoc MedichL5-5Q202016015477332160002856 4.501.41-------951.8
    1111977-08-10L 3-6 @NYAVida BlueL10-14-26262612500.1355030000713 3.971.37-------010.0
    1121977-08-11L 0-3 @NYAPablo TorrealbaL3-4Q33475487300120003263 1.731.44-------1391.4
    1131977-08-12L 1-6 @BALVida BlueL10-15-27272622515.27551210002532 4.101.38-------5110.5
    1141977-08-13W 9-6 @BALRick LangfordW8-13-272339246.165411110002652 3.591.42-------350.6
    1151977-08-14L 4-5 @BALDoc MedichL5-6-212116115564551330002544 4.651.40-------1234.0
    1161977-08-15L 2-7 @CLEJim UmbargerL1-4-117974934650221001527 6.392.05-------250.4
    1171977-08-16W 7-3 @CLEVida BlueW11-15Q282826325299321160003764 4.011.37-------7140.5
    1181977-08-19L 1-2 vs CLEJoe ColemanL2-4Q34741933576220210002756 2.621.20-------1171.6
    1191977-08-20L 4-5 vs CLEVida Blue-11-15-29292642531110440530004859 3.971.36-------15151.0
    1201977-08-21L 1-4 vs CLERick LangfordL8-14Q282440258.15430240003260 3.581.39-------11101.1
    1211977-08-22W 5-2 vs TORDoc MedichW6-6Q222216215676220510003253 4.541.41-------1371.9
    1221977-08-23L 1-8 vs TORJim UmbargerL1-5-12898505.210550240002729 6.552.05-------832.7
    1231977-08-24W 3-1 vs DETVida BlueW12-15Q303026525494110270003280 3.851.34-------1181.4
    1241977-08-24W 6-5 vs DETJoe Coleman-2-4Q35842033666320341012751 2.641.22-------851.6
    1251977-08-26W 8-4 @TORRick Langford-8-14-292541264.15421241002242 3.601.40-------10110.0
    1261977-08-27W 9-8 @TORDoc MedichW7-6-23231631575.17551222002533 4.711.42-------680.8
    1271977-08-28W 6-2 @TORVida BlueW13-15Q313126625596221490003572 3.771.33-------881.0
    1281977-08-29W 8-7 @BOSJoe Coleman-2-4-36942133738532110001925 2.841.27-------632.0
    1291977-08-30L 2-7 @BOSRick LangfordL8-15-3026422777551140003046 3.721.39-------991.0
    1301977-08-31W 4-3 @MINDoc MedichW8-6Q24241641588.16332130003260 4.631.39-------11111.0
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1311977-09-02L 4-6 @DETVida BlueL13-16-32322672566.18661040002736 3.891.32-------1052.0
    1321977-09-03L 8-10 @DETJoe Coleman-2-4-37104223383.27440100001826 3.121.32-------460.7
    1331977-09-04W 7-5 @DETRick Langford-8-15-312743284.27551210002227 3.861.40-------661.0
    1341977-09-05W 8-7 vs CHADoc MedichW9-6-25251651595.18661100012626 4.811.40-------6100.6
    1351977-09-05L 1-2 vs CHAPablo TorrealbaL4-5Q36578595220100003368 1.801.33-------10170.6
    1361977-09-06L 2-7 vs CHAVida BlueL13-17Q333326825765521213002747 3.871.32-------1091.1
    1371977-09-07L 1-5 vs CHAMatt KeoughL0-1Q212174330450013058 4.501.10-------6100.6
    1381977-09-09L 1-3 vs MILRick LangfordL8-16Q3228442996332430003462 3.821.39-------11101.1
    1391977-09-10W 4-1 vs MILPablo Torrealba-4-5-37679654110130002157 1.801.32-------490.4
    1401977-09-11W 5-3 vs MILVida BlueW14-17Q34342692588.173213100003565 3.821.32-------780.9
    1411977-09-14L 0-6 @KCAMatt KeoughL0-2-32323.210660200002311 7.071.64-------470.6
    1421977-09-14L 2-5 @KCARick LangfordL8-17-33294530811551350003842 3.901.40-------1181.4
    1431977-09-15L 6-7 @KCAVida Blue-14-17Q353527025979630332003441 3.821.33-------7120.6
    1441977-09-15L 4-5 @KCAPablo Torrealba-4-5-3878075.110440212002430 2.071.37-------470.6
    1451977-09-16W 8-1 @MILJoe ColemanW3-4Q401142533998110261003771 2.971.33-------1291.3
    1461977-09-17L 1-8 @MILCraig MitchellL0-1-11323.17541110001925 12.002.67-------280.3
    1471977-09-18W 3-1 @MILMatt KeoughW1-2Q43438.15100350003272 4.501.41-------7120.6
    1481977-09-19L 0-8 @CHAVida BlueL14-18-36362712604.28631130002430 3.851.34-------751.4
    1491977-09-20L 2-8 @CHARick LangfordL8-18-353047314.16621320002533 3.871.41-------951.8
    1501977-09-21W 8-6 @CHAPablo Torrealba-4-5-3988181.14440200001021 2.381.40-------313.0
    1511977-09-23L 5-6 vs TEXMatt Keough-1-2-54546.25441960103343 4.661.55-------3100.3
    1521977-09-24L 1-3 vs TEXVida BlueL14-19Q373727226195320320003466 3.791.32-------10140.7
    1531977-09-25L 4-5 vs TEXPablo Torrealba-4-5Q4098298.210432191103756 2.451.40-------981.1
    1541977-09-25L 6-8 vs TEXRick LangfordL8-19-363148324.18660150002226 4.061.43-------450.8
    1551977-09-26W 7-1 vs KCAJoe ColemanW4-4Q431242834095110210013272 2.951.27-------13101.3
    1561977-09-27W 4-2 vs KCAMatt Keough-1-2Q6565107222040003274 3.921.33-------1472.0
    1571977-09-27W 3-2 vs KCASteve McCatty-0-0-313155220320002248 3.601.60-------842.0
    1581977-09-28W 6-5 vs KCAVida Blue-14-19-3838273262912550040003847 3.831.32-------4180.2
    1591977-09-30L 1-4 @TEXPablo TorrealbaL4-6-411083106.110440130002938 2.621.41-------881.0
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1601977-10-01L 5-6 @TEXSteve McCatty-0-0-42424.16441150002038 5.141.64-------531.7
    1611977-10-02L 7-8 @TEXMatt KeoughL1-3-767646660320002125 4.811.42-------651.2


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