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1977 Oakland A's: 63-98  .391
7th place in A.L. West
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 35-46 (302 runs scored, 347 allowed) Road record: 28-52 (303 runs scored, 402 allowed)

Home Attendance*: 495,578 on 72 dates (6,883 avg.)
Road Attendance*: 1,199,324 on 79 dates (15,181 avg.)

Managers: Jack McKeon (26-27), Bobby Winkles (37-71) Coaches: Cal Ermer, Bobby Hofman, Red Schoendienst, Lee Stange 605 runs scored (13th of 14 A.L. teams), 749 runs allowed (8th) A.L. Averages: 4.53 runs/game (731.9 runs/team) Batting Statistics (ordered by OBP+SLG) Pos Batter Age G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF SB CS UW IW HP SO DP BA SLG OBP LF Mitchell Page* 25 145 501 85 154 261 28 8 21 75 4 3 42 5 72 6 6 95 7 .307 .521 .405 3B Wayne Gross* 25 146 485 66 113 202 21 1 22 63 3 3 5 4 80 6 5 84 7 .233 .416 .352 1O Mike Jorgensen* 28 66 203 18 50 80 4 1 8 32 2 4 3 2 23 2 2 44 3 .246 .394 .329 OF Bill North# 29 56 184 32 48 60 3 3 1 9 5 0 17 13 30 2 2 25 1 .261 .326 .376 1B Dick Allen 35 54 171 19 41 60 4 0 5 31 0 4 1 3 24 0 1 36 4 .240 .351 .330 DC1 Earl Williams 28 100 348 39 84 136 13 0 13 38 2 1 2 0 15 3 5 58 19 .241 .391 .288 CDO Manny Sanguillen 33 152 571 42 157 202 17 5 6 58 2 4 2 5 18 4 2 35 13 .275 .354 .302 CF Tony Armas 23 118 363 26 87 138 8 2 13 53 1 8 1 2 18 2 0 99 8 .240 .380 .274 RF Jim Tyrone 28 96 294 32 72 100 11 1 5 26 5 4 3 1 23 2 0 62 5 .245 .340 .300 1D Jerry Tabb* 25 51 144 8 32 53 3 0 6 19 1 2 0 1 8 2 0 26 5 .222 .368 .269 2S Rodney Scott# 23 133 364 56 95 107 4 4 0 20 5 2 33 18 43 0 3 50 1 .261 .294 .342 2B Marty Perez 30 115 373 32 86 116 14 5 2 23 7 2 1 3 29 0 3 65 8 .231 .311 .290 C Jeff Newman 28 94 162 17 36 57 9 0 4 15 4 1 2 0 3 1 1 24 2 .222 .352 .244 OD2 Matt Alexander# 30 90 42 24 10 11 1 0 0 2 1 0 26 14 4 0 0 6 0 .238 .262 .304 CD1 Tim Hosley 30 39 78 5 15 18 0 0 1 10 0 1 0 0 16 0 1 13 1 .192 .231 .333 OD1 Sheldon Mallory* 23 64 126 19 27 33 4 1 0 5 2 1 12 5 11 0 3 18 2 .214 .262 .291 OD Willie Crawford* 30 59 136 7 25 37 7 1 1 16 2 1 0 0 14 4 0 20 5 .184 .272 .277 UT Rich McKinney 30 86 198 13 35 60 7 0 6 21 0 2 0 1 16 0 0 43 11 .177 .303 .236 OF Larry Murray# 24 90 162 19 29 41 5 2 1 9 3 0 12 3 15 2 0 36 1 .179 .253 .257 2DS Larry Lintz# 27 41 30 11 4 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 13 5 7 1 1 13 0 .133 .167 .333 SS Rob Picciolo 24 148 419 35 84 108 12 3 2 22 14 3 1 4 9 0 1 55 8 .200 .258 .218 OF Mark Williams* 23 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .333 P Vida Blue# 27 38 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 P Mike Norris 22 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 P Bob Lacey 23 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Doug Bair 27 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Joe Coleman 30 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Pablo Torrealba* 29 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Dave Giusti 37 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Rick Langford 25 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Doc Medich 28 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Jim Umbarger* 24 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Stan Bahnsen 32 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Matt Keough 21 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Dock Ellis# 32 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Steve Dunning 28 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Paul Mitchell 27 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Mike Torrez 30 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Steve McCatty 23 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Craig Mitchell 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 Average age (non-P): 27.8

Batter data: *: Bats lefthanded; #: Switch hitter; G: Games played; AB: At bats; R: Runs scored; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage

Pitching Statistics

Pitcher             Age   W   L    ERA    G  GS  CG  MI  GF  SV  SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER  HR   UW  IW  HP   SO  WP  BK
Jeff Newman          28   0   0   0.00    1   0   0   0   1   0    0    1.0    1    5    0    0   0    0   0   1    0   0   0
Pablo Torrealba*     29   4   6   2.62   41  10   3  21  10   2    0  116.2  127  507   45   34   5   36   2   2   51   3   2
Joe Coleman          30   4   4   2.96   43  12   2  17  14   2    0  127.2  114  532   51   42  11   47   2   2   55   8   0
Dave Giusti          37   3   3   2.98   40   0   0   9  31   6    0   60.1   54  243   22   20   4   15   5   0   28   2   0
Bob Lacey*           23   6   8   3.03   64   0   0  35  29   7    0  121.2  100  492   46   41  13   32  11   0   69   4   1
Doug Bair            27   4   6   3.46   45   0   0  17  28   8    0   83.1   78  377   39   32  11   48   9   0   68   6   0
Vida Blue*           27  14  19   3.83   38  38  16   0   0   0    1  279.2  284 1184  138  119  23   81   5   1  157  11   0
Steve Dunning        28   1   0   3.93    6   0   0   2   4   0    0   18.1   17   78    8    8   2    9   1   0    4   2   0
Rick Langford        25   8  19   4.02   37  31   6   4   2   0    1  208.1  223  901  107   93  18   70   3   2  141   4   1
Mike Torrez          30   3   1   4.44    4   4   2   0   0   0    0   26.1   23  111   14   13   3   11   0   1   12   0   0
Doc Medich           28  10   6   4.69   26  25   1   0   1   0    0  147.2  155  646   89   77  19   46   3   3   74   3   0
Mike Norris          22   2   7   4.77   16  12   1   2   2   0    1   77.1   77  335   45   41  14   30   1   4   35   4   0
Matt Keough          21   1   3   4.85    7   6   0   1   0   0    0   42.2   39  183   25   23   4   22   0   1   23   0   0
Steve McCatty        23   0   0   5.02    4   2   0   1   1   0    0   14.1   16   66    9    8   1    7   0   1    9   1   0
Stan Bahnsen         32   1   2   6.14   11   2   0   6   3   1    0   22.0   24  100   16   15   5    8   5   1   21   2   0
Jim Umbarger*        24   1   5   6.55   12   8   1   3   1   0    0   44.0   62  213   40   32   3   26   2   4   24   4   0
Craig Mitchell       23   0   1   7.94    3   1   0   1   1   0    0    5.2    9   29    6    5   1    2   0   0    1   0   0
Dock Ellis           32   1   5   9.69    7   7   0   0   0   0    0   26.0   35  128   33   28   5   14   0   1   11   1   0
Paul Mitchell        27   0   3  10.54    5   3   0   1   1   0    0   13.2   21   71   16   16   3    7   0   0    5   0   0
Average age: 27.5
Pitcher data: *: Throws lefthanded; W: Wins; L: Losses; ERA: Earned run average; G: Games; GS: Games started; CG: Complete games; MI: Middle relief (games not started nor finished); GF: Games finished in relief; SV: Saves; SHO: Shutouts; IP: Innings pitched; H: Hits allowed; BFP: Batters faced; R: Runs allowed; ER: Earned runs; HR: Home runs allowed; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit batters; SO: Strikeouts; WP: Wild pitches; BK: Balks

Pitching Statistics (Batters' format, ordered by OBP+SLG)

Pitcher                G    AB    R    H   TB  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SH  SF  SB  CS   UW  IW  HP   SO  DP    BA   SLG   OBP   GB%
Jeff Newman            1     4    0    1    1   0   0   0        0   0   0   0    0   0   1    0   0  .250  .250  .400  
Dave Giusti           40   220   22   54   77   9   1   4        3   0   4   4   15   5   0   28   3  .245  .350  .308  46.8
Joe Coleman           43   474   51  114  164  15   1  11        4   3  12   8   47   2   2   55  15  .241  .346  .312  53.9
Bob Lacey*            64   428   46  100  159  14   3  13       17   4   7   7   32  11   0   69  14  .234  .371  .301  62.3
Mike Torrez            4    95   14   23   35   3   0   3        1   3   5   1   11   0   1   12   2  .242  .368  .318  41.5
Pablo Torrealba*      41   456   45  127  166  16   4   5        8   3  11  10   36   2   2   51  10  .279  .364  .335  51.0
Vida Blue*            38  1076  138  284  415  46   8  23       12   9  17  23   81   5   1  157  17  .264  .386  .317  48.2
Rick Langford         37   817  107  223  321  36   4  18        3   6   6   8   70   3   2  141  16  .273  .393  .332  53.5
Steve McCatty          4    58    9   16   21   2   0   1        0   0   1   2    7   0   1    9   0  .276  .362  .364  53.1
Matt Keough            7   158   25   39   61   6   2   4        1   1   7   4   22   0   1   23   4  .247  .386  .341  41.9
Steve Dunning          6    67    8   17   26   3   0   2        1   0   1   0    9   1   0    4   3  .254  .388  .351  56.9
Doc Medich            26   584   89  155  247  27   4  19        4   6  19   7   46   3   3   74   8  .265  .423  .322  52.2
Doug Bair             45   308   39   78  125   8   3  11        6   6  14   6   48   9   0   68   1  .253  .406  .364  44.4
Mike Norris           16   296   45   77  130   9   1  14        2   2   8   5   30   1   4   35   7  .260  .439  .336  53.1
Jim Umbarger*         12   175   40   62   78   5   1   3        3   3   2   2   26   2   4   24  10  .354  .446  .448  57.4
Stan Bahnsen          11    84   16   24   44   5   0   5        0   2   4   2    8   5   1   21   2  .286  .524  .380  44.1
Paul Mitchell          5    62   16   21   32   2   0   3        2   0   2   0    7   0   0    5   0  .339  .516  .406  36.3
Dock Ellis             7   111   33   35   60   6   2   5        1   1   2   2   14   0   1   11   1  .315  .541  .394  56.3
Craig Mitchell         3    26    6    9   15   1   1   1        1   0   1   0    2   0   0    1   0  .346  .577  .393  18.7
Pitcher data (batters' format): *: Throws lefthanded; G: Games pitched; AB: At bats; R: Runs allowed; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage; GB%: Percentage of outs on ground balls

Defensive Statistics

Catcher                 INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP   SB   CS   PB   WP    ERA   RAT   RTOT
Manny Sanguillen      590.0   76    1   36   77   341   45   6    3   .985   59   37    5   21   4.30     0      0
Jeff Newman           466.1   42   52   11   94   251   36   9    5   .970   27   29    4   20   3.82     2      5
Earl Williams         269.0   33    3   17   36   165   21   2    2   .989   26   20    2   10   4.05     2      9
Tim Hosley            111.1   10    9    1   19    74   11   4    0   .955   11    5    1    4   3.49    -1    -11

First Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Dick Allen            387.0   50    0   26   50   389   37   7   36   .984   9.91      0     0     -1
Mike Jorgensen        344.1   38   10    6   48   330   32   4   26   .989   9.46      1     0      3
Jerry Tabb            270.0   30    6    3   36   288   16   2   26   .993  10.13     -1     0     -3
Rich McKinney         218.2   24    8    5   32   208   17   5   20   .978   9.26      0     0     -3
Earl Williams         135.2   12   17    6   29   140    5   1   12   .993   9.62      0     0     -3
Manny Sanguillen       59.0    6    1    1    7    61    9   1    4   .986  10.68      1     0     28
Sheldon Mallory        12.0    1    3    0    4    15    0   1    0   .938  11.25      0     0     10
Tim Hosley              7.0    0    3    0    3     7    2   1    0   .900  11.57      0     0    -51
Wayne Gross             2.0    0    1    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   4.50      0     0      0
Jim Tyrone              1.0    0    1    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   9.00      0     0      0

Second Base             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Marty Perez           774.2   89   16   21  105   192  287  13   48   .974   5.56      3    -2      2
Rodney Scott          536.1   63    8   23   71   139  175  12   31   .963   5.27     -2    -2     -8
Larry Lintz           110.0    9   19    2   28    28   35   0    9  1.000   5.15      1     1     22
Matt Alexander          9.0    0    4    0    4     1    2   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0    -40
Rich McKinney           6.2    0    3    0    3     1    2   0    0  1.000   4.05      0     0      0

Third Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Wayne Gross          1260.2  144    1    6  145   126  242  27   26   .932   2.63    -15     1    -14
Marty Perez           109.0   12    0    3   12    14   24   3    5   .927   3.14     -1     0    -11
Rich McKinney          32.0    2    5    0    7     3    8   3    2   .786   3.09      0     0    -19
Rodney Scott           32.0    3    2    0    5     2    3   0    0  1.000   1.41     -1     0    -23
Matt Alexander          2.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0    -60
Larry Lintz             1.0    0    1    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   9.00      0     0   -120

Shortstop               INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Rob Picciolo         1139.0  137   11   48  148   213  381  21   70   .966   4.69      2    -3     -1
Rodney Scott          284.1   24   46   13   70    59   95   9   18   .945   4.87     -2    -1    -12
Marty Perez            10.1    0    4    0    4     1    3   0    0  1.000   3.48      0     0     12
Larry Lintz             3.0    0    2    0    2     0    2   1    0   .667   6.00      0     0   -120
Matt Alexander          0.0    0   12    0   12     0    0   0    0   .000      ?      0     0      0
Tony Armas              0.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000      ?      0     0      0
Larry Murray            0.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000      ?      0     0      0
Jim Tyrone              0.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000      ?      0     0      0

Left Field              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Mitchell Page        1091.2  128    3   23  131   271   11  14    0   .953   2.32     -1     3      2
Larry Murray          128.0   10   19    2   29    26    1   1    1   .964   1.90     -1     0     -6
Jim Tyrone             74.2    8    2    0   10    24    0   0    0  1.000   2.89      3     0     53
Sheldon Mallory        49.1    4    5    0    9    13    0   2    0   .867   2.37      0     0      0
Mike Jorgensen         41.0    5    1    3    6     8    0   0    0  1.000   1.76      0     0     -3
Rich McKinney          20.0    3    0    2    3     0    0   1    0   .000   0.00     -2     0    -90
Willie Crawford        14.0    2    0    1    2     1    0   0    0  1.000   0.64     -1     0    -86
Matt Alexander         10.0    0    7    0    7     1    0   0    0  1.000   0.90      0     0    -48
Tony Armas              8.0    1    1    1    2     3    0   0    0  1.000   3.38      0     0     60

Center Field            INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Tony Armas            700.2   82    4   16   86   239    9   5    4   .980   3.19      3     1      7
Bill North            395.2   50    2   18   52   112    1   2    0   .983   2.57     -6    -2    -24
Larry Murray          174.2   15   20    7   35    46    0   0    0  1.000   2.37     -3     0    -19
Sheldon Mallory        91.0    9    7    1   16    25    0   0    0  1.000   2.47     -1    -1    -28
Matt Alexander         47.2    2   15    0   17    14    0   0    0  1.000   2.64      0     0      3
Jim Tyrone             18.0    2    2    2    4     6    0   0    0  1.000   3.00      1     0     47
Mike Jorgensen          9.0    1    0    0    1     5    0   0    0  1.000   5.00      1     0    133

Right Field             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Jim Tyrone            588.0   67    3   12   70   139    3   9    0   .940   2.17      0    -3     -5
Tony Armas            195.1   20    9    4   29    53    0   1    0   .981   2.44      2     0     15
Willie Crawford       153.1   19    1    5   20    38    3   1    2   .976   2.41      0     0     -2
Sheldon Mallory       148.0   16    6    5   22    38    3   0    0  1.000   2.49      2     1     21
Larry Murray          135.2   15    8    3   23    39    2   0    2  1.000   2.72      2     1     22
Mike Jorgensen         89.0   11    2    5   13    23    0   0    0  1.000   2.33      1    -1      1
Manny Sanguillen       67.0    9    0    5    9    17    0   0    0  1.000   2.28      1     0     16
Mitchell Page          33.0    4    1    3    5     7    0   0    0  1.000   1.91     -1     0    -36
Matt Alexander         21.0    0   10    0   10     5    0   0    0  1.000   2.14     -1    -1    -97
Rodney Scott            2.1    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0   -103
Rich McKinney           2.0    0    2    0    2     1    0   0    0  1.000   4.50      0     0    180
Mark Williams           2.0    0    1    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   4.50      0     0    180
Fielding data: INN: Innings played; GS: Games started; DR+: Games as defensive replacement; DR-: Games replaced on defense; G: Games played; PO: Putouts; A: Assists; E: Errors; DP: Double plays; FP: Fielding percentage; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught Stealing; PB: Passed balls; WP: Wild pitches; RF9: Plays made per 9 innings; RNG: Fielding runs above average; DP: Double play runs above average; RARM: Outfield arm runs above average; RAT: Catcher runs above average; RTOT: Total fielding runs above average per 1200 innings

Transactions
11-01-1976granted free agency to Sal Bando, Don Baylor, Bert Campaneris, Nate Colbert, Rollie Fingers, Willie McCovey, Joe Rudi and Gene Tenace
11-05-1976purchased Tommy Helms from Pirates
11-05-1976traded Chuck Tanner to Pirates for Manny Sanguillen and $100,000
11-09-1976released Billy Williams
12-06-1976sold Larry Haney to Brewers
01-31-1977signed Ed Crosby as a free agent
02-19-1977sold Paul Lindblad to Rangers
02-24-1977traded Ron Fairly to Blue Jays for Mike Weathers and cash
02-25-1977sold Ken McMullen to Brewers
03-15-1977traded Phil Garner, Tommy Helms and Chris Batton to Pirates for Dave Giusti, Doc Medich, Doug Bair, Rick Langford, Tony Armas and Mitchell Page
03-15-1977traded Gaylen Pitts to Cubs for Jim Tyrone
03-15-1977traded Jim Todd to Cubs for Joe Coleman
03-15-1977purchased Jerry Tabb from Cubs
03-16-1977signed Dick Allen as a free agent
03-26-1977sold Tommy Sandt to Cardinals
03-26-1977traded Claudell Washington to Rangers for Jim Umbarger, Rodney Scott and cash
03-28-1977released Ed Crosby
03-29-1977purchased Pablo Torrealba from Braves
03-29-1977released Dick Bosman
04-03-1977signed Earl Williams as a free agent
04-04-1977purchased Sheldon Mallory from Mets
04-05-1977placed Vida Blue on the disqualified list
04-16-1977activated Vida Blue
04-27-1977placed Pablo Torrealba on the disabled list
04-27-1977traded Mike Torrez to Yankees for Dock Ellis, Marty Perez and Larry Murray
05-11-1977activated Pablo Torrealba
05-18-1977placed Bill North on the disabled list
05-18-1977placed Sheldon Mallory on the disabled list
05-22-1977traded Stan Bahnsen to Expos for Mike Jorgensen
06-11-1977activated Bill North
06-15-1977sold Dock Ellis to Rangers
06-15-1977traded Denny Walling and cash to Astros for Willie Crawford
06-16-1977activated Sheldon Mallory
06-21-1977placed Dick Allen on the disqualified list
06-27-1977placed Bill North on the disabled list
07-11-1977placed Mike Jorgensen on the disabled list
08-04-1977sold Paul Mitchell to Mariners
08-05-1977placed Tony Armas on the disabled list
08-05-1977sold Dave Giusti to Cubs
08-12-1977traded Randy Scarbery to Cardinals for Steve Dunning
08-23-1977activated Bill North
08-25-1977sold Jim Umbarger to Rangers
08-31-1977activated Mike Jorgensen
09-01-1977activated Tony Armas
09-13-1977sold Doc Medich to Mariners
10-03-1977activated Dick Allen
10-30-1977granted free agency to Mike Jorgensen
11-02-1977granted free agency to Willie Crawford
12-05-1977claimed Taylor Duncan in Rule 5 draft from Cardinals
02-25-1978traded Doug Bair to Reds for Dave Revering and cash
03-15-1978traded Vida Blue to Giants for Gary Alexander, Gary Thomasson, Dave Heaverlo, Alan Wirth, John Henry Johnson, Phil Huffman, $300,000 and Mario Guerrero (acquired 4/7/1978)
03-25-1978traded Sheldon Mallory to Blue Jays for Steve Staggs
03-28-1978released Dick Allen and Mark Williams
03-29-1978traded Rodney Scott and cash to Cubs for Pete Broberg
03-30-1978traded Pablo Torrealba to White Sox for Steve Renko and Jim Essian
03-30-1978released Larry Lintz
03-31-1978released Matt Alexander


Game Log   Click on the date to view the boxscore    Home games are highlighted
                                                                                                               Opponent
   Date       D/N    Opponent                  Result        Record    Pl    GB     Att       Starter          Starter

Sat, Apr 09    D  vs Minnesota Twins           W   7-4     1-0   1.000  3    0.5   12,562    M. Torrez        D. Goltz       
Sun, Apr 10 1  D  vs Minnesota Twins           W   9-6     2-0   1.000                       D. Medich        P. Redfern     
Sun, Apr 10 2  D  vs Minnesota Twins           L   1-7     2-1    .667  3    1.0    5,494    J. Umbarger      P. Thormodsgard
Mon, Apr 11    N  vs California Angels         W   3-2     3-1    .750  3    1.0   12,337    M. Norris        N. Ryan        
Tue, Apr 12    D  vs California Angels         W   6-2     4-1    .800  3    0.5    2,184    S. Bahnsen       G. Ross        
Wed, Apr 13    D  vs California Angels         W   9-3     5-1    .833  1   +0.5    3,017    R. Langford      W. Simpson     
Thu, Apr 14    D  vs California Angels         W   8-7     6-1    .857  1   +1.0    4,738    D. Medich        F. Tanana      
Fri, Apr 15    D  at Minnesota Twins           W   3-2     7-1    .875  1   +1.5   14,788    M. Torrez        P. Thormodsgard
Sat, Apr 16    D  at Minnesota Twins           L   1-3     7-2    .778  1   +1.0    6,946    V. Blue          G. Zahn        
Sun, Apr 17    N  at Minnesota Twins           L   2-10    7-3    .700  1   Tied    5,921    J. Umbarger      M. Pazik       
Tue, Apr 19    D  vs Milwaukee Brewers         L   4-5     7-4    .636  1   Tied    3,799    D. Medich        J. Slaton      
Wed, Apr 20    D  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   4-2     8-4    .667  1   Tied    3,849    M. Torrez        J. Augustine   
Fri, Apr 22    N  vs Chicago White Sox         L   2-8     8-5    .615  2    1.0    5,537    V. Blue          F. Barrios     
Sat, Apr 23    D  vs Chicago White Sox         W   3-2     9-5    .643  1   Tied    5,254    J. Umbarger      S. Stone       
Sun, Apr 24 1  D  vs Chicago White Sox         L   5-12    9-6    .600                       M. Torrez        C. Knapp       
Sun, Apr 24 2  D  vs Chicago White Sox         W  11-4    10-6    .625  1   Tied    9,187    M. Norris        B. Johnson     
Mon, Apr 25    N  at California Angels         L   6-11   10-7    .588  2    0.5   12,396    D. Medich        N. Ryan        
Tue, Apr 26    N  at California Angels         W   7-3    11-7    .611  2    0.5   11,506    V. Blue          W. Simpson     
Wed, Apr 27    N  at California Angels         W   7-5    12-7    .632  1   Tied   13,475    J. Umbarger      P. Hartzell    
Fri, Apr 29    N  at Boston Red Sox            L   4-7    12-8    .600  1   Tied   17,411    D. Ellis         F. Jenkins     
Sat, Apr 30    D  at Boston Red Sox            L   4-8    12-9    .571  2    0.5   22,999    M. Norris        L. Tiant       


Sun, May 01    D  at Boston Red Sox            L   4-6    12-10   .545  4    1.5   22,053    V. Blue          B. Stanley     
Mon, May 02    N  at Baltimore Orioles         W   2-0    13-10   .565  3    1.0    4,407    R. Langford      R. May         
Wed, May 04    N  at Baltimore Orioles         L   2-9    13-11   .542  4    1.5    3,232    D. Ellis         J. Palmer      
Thu, May 05    N  at New York Yankees          W   5-2    14-11   .560  3    1.0   11,889    V. Blue          C. Hunter      
Fri, May 06    N  at New York Yankees          L   1-4    14-12   .538  5    2.0   17,780    D. Medich        E. Figueroa    
Sat, May 07    D  at New York Yankees          L   2-11   14-13   .519  5    3.0   19,125    R. Langford      D. Gullett     
Sun, May 08    D  at New York Yankees          L   5-10   14-14   .500  5    4.0   35,542    D. Ellis         M. Torrez      
Mon, May 09    N  vs Boston Red Sox            W   2-1    15-14   .517  5    3.5   17,290    V. Blue          R. Cleveland   
Wed, May 11    D  vs Boston Red Sox            W   3-1    16-14   .533  3    3.0    3,183    D. Medich        F. Jenkins     
Fri, May 13    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   1-5    16-15   .516  4    4.0    4,115    V. Blue          R. May         
Sat, May 14    D  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   0-2    16-16   .500  5    5.0    4,216    R. Langford      M. Flanagan    
Sun, May 15    D  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   2-3    16-17   .485  5    6.0    5,419    S. Bahnsen       R. Grimsley    
Mon, May 16    N  vs New York Yankees          W   8-4    17-17   .500  5    6.0   32,409    D. Medich        K. Holtzman    
Tue, May 17    D  vs New York Yankees          L   2-5    17-18   .486  5    7.0    7,813    V. Blue          R. Guidry      
Thu, May 19    D  vs Seattle Mariners          L   0-3    17-19   .472  5    7.0    2,179    R. Langford      D. Pagan       
Fri, May 20    N  vs Seattle Mariners          W  14-5    18-19   .486  5    6.0    2,660    D. Medich        R. Jones       
Sat, May 21    D  vs Seattle Mariners          L   6-7    18-20   .474  6    6.0    3,230    D. Ellis         G. Abbott      
Sun, May 22    D  vs Seattle Mariners          L   2-6    18-21   .462  6    7.0    3,138    V. Blue          D. Pole        
Mon, May 23    N  at Toronto Blue Jays         W   3-0    19-21   .475  4    6.5   27,705    R. Langford      P. Vuckovich   
Wed, May 25    N  at Toronto Blue Jays         W   6-5    20-21   .488  5    7.0   36,097    J. Umbarger      J. Garvin      
Fri, May 27    N  at Cleveland Indians         L   1-3    20-22   .476  5    7.0   16,557    V. Blue          W. Garland     
Sat, May 28    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   5-1    21-22   .488  5    6.0   15,482    D. Medich        J. Bibby       
Sun, May 29    D  at Cleveland Indians         L   4-5    21-23   .477  5    7.0   25,476    R. Langford      P. Dobson      
Mon, May 30    N  at Detroit Tigers            W   6-3    22-23   .489  5    6.0   12,026    D. Ellis         D. Roberts     
Tue, May 31    N  at Detroit Tigers            L   2-5    22-24   .478  5    7.0    7,067    V. Blue          J. Hiller      


Wed, Jun 01    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   6-3    23-24   .489  4    7.0   14,350    D. Medich        G. Abbott      
Thu, Jun 02    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   1-0    24-24   .500  4    6.0   10,712    M. Norris        D. Pole        
Fri, Jun 03    N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   3-2    25-24   .510  3    6.0    3,030    R. Langford      J. Jefferson   
Sat, Jun 04    D  vs Toronto Blue Jays         L   2-4    25-25   .500  3    6.0    4,525    D. Ellis         D. Lemanczyk   
Sun, Jun 05    D  vs Toronto Blue Jays         L   3-7    25-26   .490  5    6.0    4,580    V. Blue          J. Garvin      
Mon, Jun 06    N  vs Cleveland Indians         L   1-3    25-27   .481  5    6.0   13,264    D. Medich        P. Dobson      
Wed, Jun 08    D  vs Cleveland Indians         W   3-2    26-27   .491  5    6.5    7,828    M. Norris        D. Eckersley   
Fri, Jun 10    N  vs Detroit Tigers            L   4-6    26-28   .481  5    6.0    3,799    R. Langford      F. Arroyo      
Sat, Jun 11    D  vs Detroit Tigers            L   1-5    26-29   .473  6    6.0   18,164    D. Ellis         M. Fidrych     
Sun, Jun 12    D  vs Detroit Tigers            W   7-1    27-29   .482  5    6.0    5,120    V. Blue          D. Rozema      
Tue, Jun 14    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   6-3    28-29   .491  5    5.0   13,764    D. Medich        R. Jones       
Wed, Jun 15    N  at Seattle Mariners          L   5-6    28-30   .483  5    6.0   14,248    M. Norris        J. Montague    
Thu, Jun 16    D  at Seattle Mariners          L   1-3    28-31   .475  5    7.0   11,097    R. Langford      G. Abbott      
Sat, Jun 18    D  at Chicago White Sox         L   0-2    28-32   .467  6    6.5   23,483    V. Blue          K. Kravec      
Sun, Jun 19 1  D  at Chicago White Sox         L   1-2    28-33   .459                       M. Norris        W. Wood        
Sun, Jun 19 2  D  at Chicago White Sox         L   1-5    28-34   .452  6    7.0   24,161    D. Medich        F. Barrios     
Mon, Jun 20    N  at Chicago White Sox         W   7-1    29-34   .460  6    6.0   13,933    R. Langford      C. Knapp       
Tue, Jun 21    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   1-12   29-35   .453  6    7.0    9,619    P. Mitchell      J. Slaton      
Wed, Jun 22    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   1-5    29-36   .446  6    8.0   16,759    V. Blue          J. Augustine   
Fri, Jun 24    N  vs Kansas City Royals        L   0-3    29-37   .439  6    8.5    4,733    D. Medich        D. Leonard     
Sat, Jun 25    D  vs Kansas City Royals        L   4-6    29-38   .433  6    8.5   12,667    M. Norris        J. Colborn     
Sun, Jun 26 1  D  vs Kansas City Royals        W   7-3    30-38   .441                       V. Blue          P. Splittorff  
Sun, Jun 26 2  D  vs Kansas City Royals        L   3-9    30-39   .435  6    9.0    9,404    R. Langford      M. Pattin      
Mon, Jun 27    N  vs Texas Rangers             L   2-5    30-40   .429  6   10.0   13,024    P. Mitchell      M. Marshall    
Tue, Jun 28    N  vs Texas Rangers             W   6-5    31-40   .437  6   10.0    5,761    D. Medich        R. Moret       
Wed, Jun 29 1  N  vs Texas Rangers             L   0-4    31-41   .431                       M. Norris        G. Perry       
Wed, Jun 29 2  N  vs Texas Rangers             W   4-1    32-41   .438  6    9.5   17,370    R. Langford      D. Ellis       


Fri, Jul 01    N  at California Angels         W   2-0    33-41   .446  6    8.5   13,496    V. Blue          K. Brett       
Sat, Jul 02    N  at California Angels         W   9-4    34-41   .453  6    8.5   15,057    D. Medich        G. Ross        
Sun, Jul 03    D  at California Angels         L   4-6    34-42   .447  6   10.0   14,352    M. Norris        F. Tanana      
Mon, Jul 04    D  at California Angels         L   2-4    34-43   .442  6   11.0   41,303    R. Langford      N. Ryan        
Tue, Jul 05    N  at California Angels         L   0-6    34-44   .436  6   12.0   12,957    V. Blue          W. Simpson     
Wed, Jul 06    N  at Texas Rangers             L   3-4    34-45   .430  6   13.0    7,729    D. Medich        D. Alexander   
Thu, Jul 07    N  at Texas Rangers             L   3-8    34-46   .425  6   13.5   11,346    M. Norris        L. Barker      
Fri, Jul 08    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   2-6    34-47   .420  6   14.5   27,647    V. Blue          D. Leonard     
Sat, Jul 09    D  at Kansas City Royals        W   7-1    35-47   .427  6   14.5   35,175    R. Langford      J. Colborn     
Sun, Jul 10    D  at Kansas City Royals        L   4-5    35-48   .422  6   14.5   21,677    D. Medich        P. Splittorff  
Mon, Jul 11    N  vs Seattle Mariners          W   8-1    36-48   .429  6   14.5    8,760    J. Coleman       T. House       
Tue, Jul 12    N  vs Seattle Mariners          W   3-2    37-48   .435  6   13.5    5,299    V. Blue          G. Wheelock    
Wed, Jul 13    N  vs Seattle Mariners          L   1-3    37-49   .430  6   14.0    4,529    R. Langford      G. Abbott      
Fri, Jul 15    N  vs Minnesota Twins           W   8-7    38-49   .437  6   14.5    4,559    D. Medich        G. Zahn        
Sat, Jul 16    D  vs Minnesota Twins           W   8-2    39-49   .443  6   13.5   16,596    V. Blue          P. Redfern     
Sun, Jul 17 1  D  vs Minnesota Twins           L   1-4    39-50   .438                       R. Langford      P. Thormodsgard
Sun, Jul 17 2  D  vs Minnesota Twins           L   5-9    39-51   .433  6   15.0   10,170    J. Coleman       R. Schueler    
Thu, Jul 21    N  at Seattle Mariners          L   3-4    39-52   .429  7   15.5   17,382    R. Langford      G. Abbott      
Fri, Jul 22    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   5-3    40-52   .435  6   15.5   13,960    V. Blue          D. Pole        
Sat, Jul 23    D  at Seattle Mariners          L   3-10   40-53   .430  7   16.5   12,216    M. Norris        G. Wheelock    
Sun, Jul 24 1  D  at Minnesota Twins           L   3-5    40-54   .426                       P. Torrealba     G. Zahn        
Sun, Jul 24 2  D  at Minnesota Twins           L   9-10   40-55   .421  7   18.0   30,400    J. Coleman       R. Schueler    
Mon, Jul 25    N  at Minnesota Twins           L   1-2    40-56   .417  7   19.0   18,550    R. Langford      D. Goltz       
Tue, Jul 26    N  vs California Angels         W   2-1    41-56   .423  7   19.0    7,757    V. Blue          F. Tanana      
Wed, Jul 27    N  vs California Angels         L   3-9    41-57   .418  7   19.0    5,501    P. Mitchell      K. Brett       
Thu, Jul 28    N  vs California Angels         W   6-4    42-57   .424  7   18.5    6,068    J. Coleman       W. Simpson     
Fri, Jul 29    N  vs New York Yankees          L   0-4    42-58   .420  7   19.5    9,450    P. Torrealba     R. Guidry      
Sat, Jul 30    D  vs New York Yankees          L   3-9    42-59   .416  7   20.5    9,573    R. Langford      D. Gullett     
Sun, Jul 31    D  vs New York Yankees          L   2-9    42-60   .412  7   21.0   11,052    V. Blue          E. Figueroa    


Mon, Aug 01    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   1-5    42-61   .408  7   21.0    8,831    J. Coleman       R. May         
Wed, Aug 03    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   6-8    42-62   .404  7   20.5    5,103    R. Langford      M. Flanagan    
Thu, Aug 04    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   1-3    42-63   .400  7   21.5   13,326    V. Blue          F. Jenkins     
Fri, Aug 05    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   0-1    42-64   .396  7   21.5    7,163    J. Coleman       L. Tiant       
Sat, Aug 06    D  vs Boston Red Sox            L   1-2    42-65   .393  7   21.5    6,331    P. Torrealba     D. Aase        
Sun, Aug 07    D  vs Boston Red Sox            L   2-5    42-66   .389  7   21.5    7,586    R. Langford      R. Wise        
Mon, Aug 08 1  N  at Texas Rangers             L   2-5    42-67   .385                       J. Umbarger      B. Blyleven    
Mon, Aug 08 2  N  at Texas Rangers             L   0-3    42-68   .382  7   23.0   19,909    D. Medich        R. Moret       
Wed, Aug 10    N  at New York Yankees          L   3-6    42-69   .378  7   23.5   16,440    V. Blue          R. Guidry      
Thu, Aug 11    N  at New York Yankees          L   0-3    42-70   .375  7   23.5   16,804    P. Torrealba     M. Torrez      
Fri, Aug 12    N  at Baltimore Orioles         L   1-6    42-71   .372  7   24.0   31,778    V. Blue          J. Palmer      
Sat, Aug 13    N  at Baltimore Orioles         W   9-6    43-71   .377  7   23.5   16,522    R. Langford      M. Flanagan    
Sun, Aug 14    D  at Baltimore Orioles         L   4-5    43-72   .374  7   23.5    9,579    D. Medich        R. Grimsley    
Mon, Aug 15    N  at Cleveland Indians         L   2-7    43-73   .371  7   24.0    7,186    J. Umbarger      R. Waits       
Tue, Aug 16    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   7-3    44-73   .376  7   23.0    8,863    V. Blue          D. Eckersley   
Fri, Aug 19    N  vs Cleveland Indians         L   1-2    44-74   .373  7   23.5    2,704    J. Coleman       A. Fitzmorris  
Sat, Aug 20    D  vs Cleveland Indians         L   4-5    44-75   .370  7   24.0    5,022    V. Blue          R. Waits       
Sun, Aug 21    D  vs Cleveland Indians         L   1-4    44-76   .367  7   25.0    2,702    R. Langford      D. Eckersley   
Mon, Aug 22    N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   5-2    45-76   .372  7   25.0    4,429    D. Medich        D. Lemanczyk   
Tue, Aug 23    N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         L   1-8    45-77   .369  7   26.0    3,797    J. Umbarger      J. Clancy      
Wed, Aug 24 1  N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   3-1    46-77   .374                       V. Blue          D. Rozema      
Wed, Aug 24 2  N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   6-5    47-77   .379  7   25.5    7,324    J. Coleman       M. Wilcox      
Fri, Aug 26    N  at Toronto Blue Jays         W   8-4    48-77   .384  7   26.0   22,536    R. Langford      J. Byrd        
Sat, Aug 27    D  at Toronto Blue Jays         W   9-8    49-77   .389  6   25.0   23,651    D. Medich        D. Lemanczyk   
Sun, Aug 28    D  at Toronto Blue Jays         W   6-2    50-77   .394  6   25.0   24,087    V. Blue          J. Clancy      
Mon, Aug 29    N  at Boston Red Sox            W   8-7    51-77   .398  6   24.0   29,750    J. Coleman       R. Wise        
Tue, Aug 30    N  at Boston Red Sox            L   2-7    51-78   .395  6   24.0   27,264    R. Langford      L. Tiant       
Wed, Aug 31    N  at Minnesota Twins           W   4-3    52-78   .400  6   24.0    6,318    D. Medich        P. Thormodsgard


Fri, Sep 02    N  at Detroit Tigers            L   4-6    52-79   .397  6   25.5   11,500    V. Blue          J. Crawford    
Sat, Sep 03    D  at Detroit Tigers            L   8-10   52-80   .394  6   26.5   11,159    J. Coleman       B. Sykes       
Sun, Sep 04    D  at Detroit Tigers            W   7-5    53-80   .398  6   26.5   15,906    R. Langford      D. Rozema      
Mon, Sep 05 1  D  vs Chicago White Sox         W   8-7    54-80   .403                       D. Medich        K. Kravec      
Mon, Sep 05 2  D  vs Chicago White Sox         L   1-2    54-81   .400  6   27.0   12,067    P. Torrealba     W. Wood        
Tue, Sep 06    N  vs Chicago White Sox         L   2-7    54-82   .397  6   28.0    2,986    V. Blue          C. Knapp       
Wed, Sep 07    N  vs Chicago White Sox         L   1-5    54-83   .394  6   29.0    3,978    M. Keough        S. Renko       
Fri, Sep 09    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         L   1-3    54-84   .391  6   30.5    4,743    R. Langford      M. Haas        
Sat, Sep 10    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   4-1    55-84   .396  6   30.5    1,944    P. Torrealba     L. Sorensen    
Sun, Sep 11    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   5-3    56-84   .400  6   30.5    2,279    V. Blue          B. Travers     
Wed, Sep 14 1  N  at Kansas City Royals        L   2-5    56-85   .397                       R. Langford      J. Colborn     
Wed, Sep 14 2  N  at Kansas City Royals        L   0-6    56-86   .394  6   32.5   16,791    M. Keough        D. Leonard     
Thu, Sep 15 1  N  at Kansas City Royals        L   6-7    56-87   .392                       V. Blue          A. Hassler     
Thu, Sep 15 2  N  at Kansas City Royals        L   4-5    56-88   .389  6   34.5   15,182    P. Torrealba     P. Splittorff  
Fri, Sep 16    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   8-1    57-88   .393  6   33.5    5,238    J. Coleman       M. Haas        
Sat, Sep 17    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   1-8    57-89   .390  6   34.5   10,718    C. Mitchell      L. Sorensen    
Sun, Sep 18    D  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   3-1    58-89   .395  6   34.5    5,891    M. Keough        B. Travers     
Mon, Sep 19    N  at Chicago White Sox         L   0-8    58-90   .392  6   35.0    4,401    V. Blue          K. Kravec      
Tue, Sep 20    N  at Chicago White Sox         L   2-8    58-91   .389  6   36.0    5,617    R. Langford      S. Stone       
Wed, Sep 21    N  at Chicago White Sox         W   8-6    59-91   .393  6   36.0    6,963    P. Torrealba     C. Knapp       
Fri, Sep 23    N  vs Texas Rangers             L   5-6    59-92   .391  6   37.0    1,798    M. Keough        G. Perry       
Sat, Sep 24    D  vs Texas Rangers             L   1-3    59-93   .388  6   38.0    2,036    V. Blue          D. Alexander   
Sun, Sep 25 1  D  vs Texas Rangers             L   4-5    59-94   .386                       P. Torrealba     R. Moret       
Sun, Sep 25 2  D  vs Texas Rangers             L   6-8    59-95   .383  7   40.0    2,479    R. Langford      D. Ellis       
Mon, Sep 26    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   7-1    60-95   .387  6   39.0    3,909    J. Coleman       J. Colborn     
Tue, Sep 27 1  N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   4-2    61-95   .391                       M. Keough        A. Hassler     
Tue, Sep 27 2  N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   3-2    62-95   .395  6   37.0    3,792    S. McCatty       D. Leonard     
Wed, Sep 28    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   6-5    63-95   .399  6   36.0    3,056    V. Blue          M. Littell     
Fri, Sep 30    N  at Texas Rangers             L   1-4    63-96   .396  6   37.5    7,471    P. Torrealba     D. Ellis       


Sat, Oct 01    N  at Texas Rangers             L   5-6    63-97   .394  6   37.5   10,768    S. McCatty       J. Umbarger    
Sun, Oct 02    D  at Texas Rangers             L   7-8    63-98   .391  7   38.5    5,779    M. Keough        J. Poloni      

* Attendance counts are based on figures announced in boxscores.


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