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1977 Texas Rangers: 94-68  .580
2nd place in A.L. West
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 44-37 (369 runs scored, 368 allowed) Road record: 50-31 (398 runs scored, 289 allowed)

Home Attendance*: 1,250,721 on 78 dates (16,035 avg.)
Road Attendance*: 1,233,142 on 75 dates (16,442 avg.)

Managers: Frank Lucchesi (31-31), Eddie Stanky (1-0), Connie Ryan (2-4), Billy Hunter (60-33) Coaches: Pat Corrales, Sid Hudson, Fred Koenig, Connie Ryan 767 runs scored (6th of 14 A.L. teams), 657 runs allowed (4th) 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 UT Kurt Bevacqua 30 39 96 13 32 58 7 2 5 28 0 2 0 1 5 1 0 13 6 .333 .604 .365 1B Mike Hargrove* 27 153 525 98 160 250 28 4 18 69 8 6 2 5 96 7 6 59 13 .305 .476 .420 3B Toby Harrah 28 159 539 90 142 258 25 5 27 87 9 6 27 5 102 7 10 73 12 .263 .479 .393 1D Pat Putnam* 23 11 26 3 8 12 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 1 .308 .462 .333 2B Bump Wills# 24 152 541 87 155 222 28 6 9 62 7 4 28 12 58 7 0 96 10 .287 .410 .361 DH Willie Horton 34 139 519 55 150 224 23 3 15 75 0 8 2 3 37 5 0 117 15 .289 .432 .337 DO Eddie Miller# 20 17 6 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .429 C Jim Sundberg 26 149 453 61 132 176 20 3 6 65 20 5 2 3 53 0 2 77 8 .291 .389 .365 CF Juan Beniquez 27 123 424 56 114 175 19 6 10 50 8 2 26 18 43 0 1 43 13 .269 .413 .336 LF Claudell Washington* 22 129 521 63 148 219 31 2 12 68 1 4 21 8 16 9 3 112 10 .284 .420 .318 1D Jim Fregosi 35 13 28 4 7 11 1 0 1 5 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 0 .250 .393 .312 OF Ken Henderson# 31 75 244 23 63 92 14 0 5 23 2 0 2 1 14 4 3 37 8 .258 .377 .317 OF Keith Smith 24 23 67 13 16 26 4 0 2 6 5 0 2 0 4 0 2 7 0 .239 .388 .301 CD1 John Ellis 28 49 119 7 28 47 7 0 4 15 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 26 1 .235 .395 .283 UT Sandy Alomar# 33 69 83 21 22 28 3 0 1 11 4 1 4 3 8 0 1 13 0 .265 .337 .333 RF Dave May* 33 120 340 46 82 119 14 1 7 42 2 3 4 3 31 1 4 43 6 .241 .350 .311 SS Bert Campaneris 35 150 552 77 140 188 19 7 5 46 40 5 27 20 46 1 4 86 7 .254 .341 .314 OD Tom Grieve 29 79 236 24 53 83 9 0 7 30 2 1 1 0 12 1 3 57 4 .225 .352 .273 SS Jim Mason* 26 36 55 9 12 18 3 0 1 7 3 1 0 0 6 0 0 10 1 .218 .327 .290 C Bill Fahey* 27 37 68 3 15 19 4 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 1 .221 .279 .232 OF Lew Beasley* 28 25 32 5 7 8 1 0 0 3 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 .219 .250 .257 UT Ed Kirkpatrick* 32 20 48 2 9 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 11 2 .188 .208 .250 UT Roy Howell* 23 7 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 .000 .000 .105 OF Gary Gray 24 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 P Adrian Devine 25 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Darold Knowles* 35 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Paul Lindblad* 35 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Doyle Alexander 26 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Gaylord Perry 38 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Bert Blyleven 26 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Nelson Briles 33 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Dock Ellis# 32 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Roger Moret# 27 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Len Barker 21 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Mike Marshall 34 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Tommy Boggs 21 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Steve Hargan 34 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Mike Wallace* 26 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Bobby Cuellar 24 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Jim Umbarger* 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P John Poloni* 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Mike Bacsik 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 Average age (non-P): 29.0

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
Bobby Cuellar        24   0   0   1.35    4   0   0   1   3   0    0    6.2    4   24    1    1   1    2   0   0    3   0   0
Len Barker           21   4   1   2.66   15   3   0   5   7   1    0   47.1   36  196   15   14   1   21   3   1   51   5   0
Bert Blyleven        26  14  12   2.72   30  30  15   0   0   0    5  234.2  181  935   81   71  20   68   1   7  182   8   0
Dock Ellis           32  10   6   2.90   23  22   7   0   1   1    1  167.1  158  685   60   54  13   41   1   0   90   4   0
Darold Knowles*      35   5   2   3.22   42   0   0  15  27   4    0   50.1   50  216   22   18   3   21   2   2   14   4   1
Gaylord Perry        38  15  12   3.37   34  34  13   0   0   0    4  238.0  239  986  108   89  21   52   4   5  177   3   0
Adrian Devine        25  11   6   3.58   56   2   0  21  33  15    0  105.2  102  444   43   42   8   20  11   4   67   0   1
Doyle Alexander      26  17  11   3.65   34  34  12   0   0   0    1  237.0  221  995  103   96  24   80   2   2   82   3   0
Roger Moret*         27   3   3   3.73   18   8   0   3   7   4    0   72.1   59  315   41   30   6   36   2   0   39   4   0
Mike Marshall        34   2   2   4.04   12   4   0   3   5   1    0   35.2   42  157   19   16   0   12   1   2   18   4   0
Paul Lindblad*       35   4   5   4.20   42   1   0  16  25   4    0   98.2  103  417   50   46  16   27   2   1   46   2   0
Nelson Briles        33   6   4   4.24   28  15   2  10   3   1    1  108.1  114  456   58   51  13   29   1   6   57   4   0
Jim Umbarger*        24   1   1   5.54    3   2   0   1   0   0    0   13.0   14   56    8    8   2    4   0   0    5   1   0
Tommy Boggs          21   0   3   5.93    6   6   0   0   0   0    0   27.1   40  130   18   18   1   12   0   1   15   1   0
John Poloni*         23   1   0   6.43    2   1   0   0   1   0    0    7.0    8   29    5    5   1    1   0   0    5   0   0
Mike Wallace*        26   0   0   7.56    5   0   0   5   0   0    0    8.1   10   43    7    7   1   10   0   0    2   1   0
Steve Hargan         34   1   0   8.76    6   0   0   5   1   0    0   12.1   22   64   13   12   2    5   0   0   10   0   0
Mike Bacsik          25   0   0  19.29    2   0   0   2   0   0    0    2.1    9   16    5    5   1    0   0   0    1   0   0
Average age: 30.6
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%
Bobby Cuellar          4    22    1    4    7   0   0   1        0   0   1   0    2   0   0    3   2  .182  .318  .250  76.5
Len Barker            15   166   15   36   44   5   0   1        4   1   4   3   21   3   1   51   4  .217  .265  .318  57.4
Bert Blyleven         30   844   81  181  267  22   2  20       10   5  16  10   68   1   7  182  20  .214  .316  .278  58.0
Dock Ellis            23   623   60  158  229  22   5  13       12   8  11   6   41   1   0   90  19  .254  .368  .297  61.7
Roger Moret*          18   268   41   59   96  15   2   6        5   4   5   1   36   2   0   39   3  .220  .358  .313  40.8
Adrian Devine         56   394   43  102  143  11   3   8       11   4   5   5   20  11   4   67   7  .259  .363  .316  70.1
Doyle Alexander       34   897  103  221  336  37   3  24        9   5  11   7   80   2   2   82  14  .246  .375  .309  49.0
Gaylord Perry         34   912  108  239  363  43   9  21        8   5   3   9   52   4   5  177  18  .262  .398  .307  54.1
Darold Knowles*       42   184   22   50   67   4   2   3        4   3   0   1   21   2   2   14   8  .272  .364  .354  60.9
Nelson Briles         28   414   58  114  171  14   2  13        4   2   5  13   29   1   6   57   9  .275  .413  .332  46.5
Jim Umbarger*          3    51    8   14   22   2   0   2        0   1   1   0    4   0   0    5   1  .275  .431  .321  61.8
Paul Lindblad*        42   381   50  103  172  19   1  16        4   2   3   2   27   2   1   46  10  .270  .451  .322  56.1
Mike Marshall         12   138   19   42   61  13   3   0        4   0   3   1   12   1   2   18   5  .304  .442  .373  63.9
John Poloni*           2    28    5    8   15   4   0   1        0   0   0   0    1   0   0    5   1  .286  .536  .310  50.0
Tommy Boggs            6   114   18   40   50   3   2   1        3   0   1   1   12   0   1   15   1  .351  .439  .417  55.6
Mike Wallace*          5    31    7   10   13   0   0   1        2   0   0   1   10   0   0    2   1  .323  .419  .488  72.8
Steve Hargan           6    56   13   22   37   7   1   2        1   2   0   0    5   0   0   10   3  .393  .661  .429  55.6
Mike Bacsik            2    16    5    9   14   2   0   1        0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1   0  .562  .875  .562  66.7
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
Jim Sundberg         1214.0  137   12   22  149   801  103   5   12   .994   43   55    5   38   3.64    14     14
Bill Fahey            186.1   20   14   12   34   104    5   0    0  1.000   18    4    0    4   3.19    -2    -13
John Ellis             68.0    5   11    2   16    40    2   0    1  1.000    8    1    0    1   2.65    -1    -18
Ed Kirkpatrick          4.0    0    1    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000    0    0    0    1   2.25     0      0

First Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Mike Hargrove        1288.1  144    8   12  152  1393  100  11  134   .993  10.43      6     1      6
John Ellis             54.0    7    1    4    8    49    3   0    0  1.000   8.67     -2     0    -40
Pat Putnam             36.0    4    3    2    7    35    1   0    3  1.000   9.00     -1     0    -27
Jim Fregosi            29.0    3    2    1    5    31    4   0    2  1.000  10.86      1     0     54
Ed Kirkpatrick         26.0    3    0    0    3    23    3   1    1   .963   9.00     -1     0    -46
Kurt Bevacqua          21.0    1    4    1    5    26    2   0    1  1.000  12.00      2     0     86
Sandy Alomar           11.0    0    4    0    4     9    1   0    1  1.000   8.18      0     0    -44
Roy Howell              7.0    0    1    0    1     7    0   1    1   .875   9.00      0     0    -69
Bump Wills              2.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0      0

Second Base             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Bump Wills           1310.1  145    5    4  150   321  492  15   89   .982   5.58     14    -1     12
Sandy Alomar          134.0   14    4    6   18    33   40   2   10   .973   4.90     -1     0    -13
Kurt Bevacqua          28.0    3    2    0    5     2   16   1    0   .947   5.79      1     0     47

Third Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Toby Harrah          1404.1  157    2    9  159   108  278  15   20   .963   2.47     -7    -1     -7
Kurt Bevacqua          61.0    5    6    2   11     4   13   0    3  1.000   2.51      1     0     16
Roy Howell              3.0    0    1    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0      0
Sandy Alomar            2.0    0    1    0    1     0    1   0    0  1.000   4.50      0     0    180
Jim Mason               2.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   1    0   .000   0.00     -1     0   -360

Shortstop               INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Bert Campaneris      1284.1  146    3   21  149   269  483  25   91   .968   5.27     16     1     16
Jim Mason             153.0   12   20    3   32    26   57   2   11   .976   4.88      2     0     16
Sandy Alomar           34.0    4    2    2    6     9   10   1    2   .950   5.03      0     0     11
Bump Wills              2.0    0    2    0    2     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0      0
Toby Harrah             1.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0      0
Lew Beasley             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
Claudell Washington   736.0   83    9   10   92   149    8   5    3   .969   1.92      0     1      2
Tom Grieve            207.2   25    5   15   30    35    2   2    0   .949   1.60     -2     1     -4
Keith Smith           169.0   17    5    1   22    38    1   1    0   .975   2.08      2     0     13
Dave May              125.0   12    9    4   21    36    0   0    0  1.000   2.59      4     0     38
Willie Horton          73.0    9    1    6   10    15    0   1    0   .938   1.85     -1     0    -15
Lew Beasley            59.0    5    9    0   14     6    0   1    0   .857   0.92     -2    -1    -65
Ed Kirkpatrick         37.0    4    1    1    5    14    0   0    0  1.000   3.41      2     0     62
Kurt Bevacqua          32.0    4    2    3    6     3    0   0    0  1.000   0.84     -1     0    -38
Roy Howell             16.0    2    0    1    2     6    0   0    0  1.000   3.38      1     0     52
Ken Henderson           8.0    1    0    1    1     2    1   0    0  1.000   3.38      0     1    150
Gary Gray               5.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0    -96
Sandy Alomar            4.2    0    4    0    4     1    0   0    0  1.000   1.93      0     0    -77

Center Field            INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Juan Beniquez        1060.1  118    4    7  122   310   10   4    1   .988   2.72      6     3     10
Claudell Washington   331.0   36    5    3   41    97    3   1    0   .990   2.72      3     1     14
Ken Henderson          55.0    6    3    3    9    18    0   0    0  1.000   2.95      0    -1    -11
Eddie Miller           15.0    2    0    1    2     4    0   0    0  1.000   2.40      0     0    -32
Dave May               11.0    0    2    0    2     3    1   0    1  1.000   3.27      0     0     33

Right Field             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Dave May              666.2   71   21   13   92   143    6   6    1   .961   2.01      3     2      9
Ken Henderson         471.0   54    7    9   61    90    0   2    0   .978   1.72      1     1      5
Tom Grieve            235.2   27    5    7   32    44    3   0    1  1.000   1.79     -1    -2    -14
Kurt Bevacqua          40.0    4    4    4    8     7    0   0    0  1.000   1.57      0     0      0
Claudell Washington    27.0    3    1    3    4     8    0   0    0  1.000   2.67      1     0     27
Lew Beasley            23.0    2    2    0    4     4    0   1    0   .800   1.57     -1     1      5
Sandy Alomar            5.0    1    0    1    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0    -24
Ed Kirkpatrick          4.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0    -90
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
10-22-1976traded Johnny Sutton to Cardinals for Mike Wallace
10-24-1976sold Tommy Moore to Mariners
11-08-1976traded Art DeFilippis to Reds for Mike Thompson
11-17-1976signed Bert Campaneris as a free agent
11-23-1976signed Doyle Alexander as a free agent
12-09-1976traded Jeff Burroughs to Braves for Ken Henderson, Dave May, Carl Morton, Roger Moret, Adrian Devine and $250,000
12-15-1976traded Dave Criscione to Orioles for Bob Babcock
12-15-1976released Craig Skok
02-02-1977released Fritz Peterson
02-05-1977traded Gene Clines (acquired 2/15/1977) to Cubs for Darold Knowles
02-17-1977traded Greg Pryor, Brian Doyle and cash to Yankees for Sandy Alomar
02-19-1977purchased Paul Lindblad from A's
03-07-1977released Joe Lahoud
03-15-1977traded Jeff Terpko to Expos for Rodney Scott
03-26-1977traded Jim Umbarger, Rodney Scott and cash to A's for Claudell Washington
03-27-1977placed Darold Knowles on the disabled list
04-01-1977released Carl Morton
04-03-1977sold Tommy Cruz to White Sox
04-05-1977placed Lenny Randle on the suspended list
04-06-1977placed Roger Moret on the disabled list
04-08-1977signed Kurt Bevacqua as a free agent
04-12-1977traded Steve Foucault to Tigers for Willie Horton
04-17-1977activated Darold Knowles
04-22-1977placed Jim Fregosi on the disabled list
04-26-1977traded Lenny Randle to Mets for cash and Rick Auerbach (acquired 5/20/1977)
04-27-1977activated Lenny Randle
04-30-1977purchased Mike Marshall from Braves
05-04-1977placed Mike Marshall on the disqualified list
05-09-1977traded Roy Howell to Blue Jays for Steve Hargan, Jim Mason and $200,000
05-12-1977placed Ken Henderson on the disabled list
05-12-1977activated Jim Fregosi and Mike Marshall
05-23-1977sold Dave Moates to Yankees
05-27-1977placed Claudell Washington on the disabled list
05-27-1977activated Ken Henderson
06-11-1977activated Claudell Washington
06-15-1977sold Rick Auerbach to Reds
06-15-1977traded Jim Fregosi to Pirates for Ed Kirkpatrick
06-15-1977sold Steve Hargan to Braves
06-15-1977purchased Dock Ellis from A's
06-18-1977placed Tom Grieve on the disabled list
06-27-1977activated Roger Moret
06-28-1977placed Mike Marshall on the disabled list
07-25-1977placed Ken Henderson on the disabled list
07-30-1977activated Tom Grieve
07-31-1977placed Juan Beniquez on the disabled list
08-15-1977activated Juan Beniquez
08-20-1977traded Ed Kirkpatrick to Brewers for Gorman Thomas (acquired 10/25/1977)
08-25-1977purchased Jim Umbarger from A's
09-02-1977activated Ken Henderson
09-19-1977sold Nelson Briles to Orioles
10-05-1977activated Mike Marshall
11-09-1977granted free agency to Mike Marshall
11-09-1977signed Richie Zisk as a free agent
11-10-1977sold Darold Knowles to Expos
11-11-1977signed Doc Medich as a free agent
12-08-1977traded Adrian Devine, Tommy Boggs and Eddie Miller to Braves for Willie Montanez
12-08-1977traded Bert Blyleven and John Milner to Pirates for Al Oliver and Nelson Norman
12-08-1977traded Willie Montanez, Tom Grieve and Ken Henderson (acquired 3/15/1978) to Mets for Jon Matlack and John Milner
12-14-1977traded John Poloni and cash to Red Sox for Fergie Jenkins
01-21-1978signed Mike Jorgensen as a free agent
01-25-1978traded Gaylord Perry to Padres for Dave Tomlin and $125,000
02-08-1978sold Gorman Thomas to Brewers
02-28-1978traded Willie Horton and David Clyde to Indians for Tom Buskey and John Lowenstein
03-01-1978signed Jackie Brown as a free agent
03-01-1978signed Rusty Torres as a free agent
03-28-1978signed Mark Mercer as a free agent
03-28-1978sold Dave Tomlin to Reds


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

Thu, Apr 07    D  at Baltimore Orioles         W   2-1     1-0   1.000  2    0.5   31,307    B. Blyleven      J. Palmer      
Sat, Apr 09    D  at Baltimore Orioles         W   5-1     2-0   1.000  1   Tied    5,305    G. Perry         R. May         
Sun, Apr 10    D  at Baltimore Orioles         W   3-2     3-0   1.000  1   Tied    5,495    D. Alexander     R. Grimsley    
Mon, Apr 11    N  vs Cleveland Indians         W   3-2     4-0   1.000  1   Tied   25,208    B. Blyleven      P. Dobson      
Wed, Apr 13    N  vs Cleveland Indians         L   3-5     4-1    .800  2    0.5   12,260    T. Boggs         D. Eckersley   
Sun, Apr 17 1  D  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   0-5     4-2    .667                       B. Blyleven      J. Palmer      
Sun, Apr 17 2  D  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   1-6     4-3    .571  4    1.5   24,241    G. Perry         R. Grimsley    
Mon, Apr 18    N  at Seattle Mariners          L   6-8     4-4    .500  5    2.0    9,535    D. Alexander     S. Thomas      
Tue, Apr 19    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   3-1     5-4    .556  4    1.0   10,947    T. Boggs         G. Wheelock    
Wed, Apr 20    N  at Seattle Mariners          W   5-2     6-4    .600  3    1.0   10,763    N. Briles        J. Montague    
Thu, Apr 21    N  vs Minnesota Twins           L   4-11    6-5    .545  4    1.5    8,170    G. Perry         G. Zahn        
Fri, Apr 22    N  vs Minnesota Twins           L   1-4     6-6    .500  5    2.5   18,804    B. Blyleven      M. Pazik       
Sat, Apr 23    N  vs Minnesota Twins           W   1-0     7-6    .538  5    1.5   14,167    D. Alexander     D. Goltz       
Sun, Apr 24    D  vs Minnesota Twins           L   6-12    7-7    .500  5    2.0   10,544    T. Boggs         P. Redfern     
Tue, Apr 26    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   3-6     7-8    .467  5    3.0   15,780    G. Perry         A. Hassler     
Wed, Apr 27    N  at Kansas City Royals        W   5-0     8-8    .500  5    2.5   16,822    B. Blyleven      D. Leonard     
Fri, Apr 29    N  at Chicago White Sox         W   2-1     9-8    .529  5    1.5   13,875    D. Alexander     S. Stone       
Sat, Apr 30    N  at Chicago White Sox         W  14-4    10-8    .556  4    1.0   31,635    T. Boggs         C. Knapp       


Sun, May 01    D  at Chicago White Sox         L   4-12   10-9    .526  5    2.0   13,964    G. Perry         K. Brett       
Tue, May 03    N  at Detroit Tigers            W  13-0    11-9    .550  5    2.0   12,272    B. Blyleven      V. Ruhle       
Fri, May 06    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   5-2    12-9    .571  3    1.5   25,728    D. Alexander     L. Gura        
Sat, May 07    N  vs Kansas City Royals        L   5-6    12-10   .545  4    2.5   22,166    G. Perry         D. Leonard     
Sun, May 08    D  vs Kansas City Royals        W   5-2    13-10   .565  3    2.5   15,581    B. Blyleven      M. Pattin      
Mon, May 09    N  vs Chicago White Sox         L   3-6    13-11   .542  3    3.0    6,673    T. Boggs         K. Brett       
Tue, May 10    N  vs Chicago White Sox         W   3-2    14-11   .560  3    3.0    8,360    N. Briles        F. Barrios     
Wed, May 11    N  vs Chicago White Sox         L   3-4    14-12   .538  3    3.0    8,113    D. Alexander     C. Knapp       
Thu, May 12    N  at Kansas City Royals        W   2-0    15-12   .556  3    2.5   20,391    G. Perry         D. Leonard     
Fri, May 13    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   2-3    15-13   .536  3    3.5   20,872    B. Blyleven      L. Gura        
Sat, May 14    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   0-6    15-14   .517  4    4.5   29,978    T. Boggs         J. Colborn     
Sun, May 15    D  at Kansas City Royals        W   7-3    16-14   .533  3    4.5   19,983    A. Devine        P. Splittorff  
Tue, May 17    N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   3-1    17-14   .548  3    5.0   10,826    D. Alexander     D. Rozema      
Wed, May 18    N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   6-3    18-14   .562  3    4.5   10,090    G. Perry         J. Hiller      
Fri, May 20    N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         L   3-4    18-15   .545  3    4.0   21,965    B. Blyleven      J. Garvin      
Sat, May 21    N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         L   6-9    18-16   .529  3    4.0   20,351    N. Briles        J. Jefferson   
Sun, May 22    N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   7-4    19-16   .543  3    4.0   21,831    D. Alexander     D. Lemanczyk   
Wed, May 25 1  N  at New York Yankees          L   2-3    19-17   .528                       B. Blyleven      G. Patterson   
Wed, May 25 2  N  at New York Yankees          W   1-0    20-17   .541  3    5.0   19,693    G. Perry         M. Torrez      
Fri, May 27    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   5-6    20-18   .526  3    5.0   12,004    D. Alexander     J. Slaton      
Sat, May 28    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   1-3    20-19   .513  3    5.0   19,413    N. Briles        J. Augustine   
Sun, May 29    D  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   5-4    21-19   .525  3    5.0   15,281    M. Marshall      B. Travers     
Mon, May 30 1  N  vs Seattle Mariners          L   4-7    21-20   .512                       B. Blyleven      D. Pagan       
Mon, May 30 2  N  vs Seattle Mariners          L   3-9    21-21   .500  3    5.5   17,844    G. Perry         J. Montague    


Wed, Jun 01    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   5-7    21-22   .488  4    7.0   11,731    D. Alexander     L. Tiant       
Thu, Jun 02    N  vs Boston Red Sox            W   3-1    22-22   .500  4    6.0   12,158    N. Briles        F. Jenkins     
Fri, Jun 03    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W  15-8    23-22   .511  3    6.0   14,145    M. Marshall      J. Augustine   
Sat, Jun 04    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         L   2-3    23-23   .500  3    6.0   15,540    B. Blyleven      M. Haas        
Sun, Jun 05    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   7-6    24-23   .511  3    5.0    8,593    G. Perry         J. Slaton      
Mon, Jun 06    N  vs New York Yankees          L   2-9    24-24   .500  3    5.0   21,978    D. Alexander     C. Hunter      
Tue, Jun 07    N  vs New York Yankees          W   7-3    25-24   .510  3    5.0   18,075    N. Briles        E. Figueroa    
Wed, Jun 08    N  vs Chicago White Sox         W   6-1    26-24   .520  3    5.0   10,530    B. Blyleven      K. Kravec      
Thu, Jun 09    N  vs Chicago White Sox         L   3-4    26-25   .510  3    5.0   11,920    G. Perry         C. Knapp       
Sun, Jun 12 1  D  at Boston Red Sox            L   2-3    26-26   .500                       D. Alexander     R. Cleveland   
Sun, Jun 12 2  D  at Boston Red Sox            L   0-2    26-27   .491  4    5.5   31,038    N. Briles        L. Tiant       
Mon, Jun 13    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   3-0    27-27   .500  4    5.0    9,811    B. Blyleven      D. Eckersley   
Tue, Jun 14    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   7-2    28-27   .509  4    4.0    9,248    G. Perry         W. Garland     
Wed, Jun 15    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   6-0    29-27   .518  3    4.0    5,883    M. Marshall      J. Bibby       
Fri, Jun 17 1  N  vs Seattle Mariners          L   1-2    29-28   .509                       D. Alexander     D. Pole        
Fri, Jun 17 2  N  vs Seattle Mariners          W   8-6    30-28   .517  3    4.0   21,577    N. Briles        G. Wheelock    
Sat, Jun 18    N  vs Seattle Mariners          L   1-6    30-29   .508  3    4.0   17,352    B. Blyleven      R. Jones       
Sun, Jun 19    N  vs Seattle Mariners          L   1-2    30-30   .500  4    4.0   12,465    G. Perry         D. Segui       
Mon, Jun 20    N  at Minnesota Twins           W   2-1    31-30   .508  3    3.0    6,966    D. Ellis         P. Thormodsgard
Tue, Jun 21    N  at Minnesota Twins           L   5-9    31-31   .500  3    4.0    8,792    D. Alexander     G. Zahn        
Wed, Jun 22    N  at Minnesota Twins           W  10-8    32-31   .508  3    4.0   10,687    B. Blyleven      B. Butler      
Thu, Jun 23    D  at Minnesota Twins           L   2-12   32-32   .500  3    4.0   18,060    N. Briles        D. Goltz       
Fri, Jun 24    N  at California Angels         W   1-0    33-32   .508  3    4.0   18,983    G. Perry         F. Tanana      
Sat, Jun 25    D  at California Angels         L   2-3    33-33   .500  4    4.0   15,247    D. Ellis         N. Ryan        
Sun, Jun 26 1  D  at California Angels         L   3-4    33-34   .493                       D. Alexander     G. Ross        
Sun, Jun 26 2  D  at California Angels         L   3-4    33-35   .485  5    5.5   37,768    N. Briles        K. Brett       
Mon, Jun 27    N  at Oakland A's               W   5-2    34-35   .493  5    5.5   13,024    M. Marshall      P. Mitchell    
Tue, Jun 28    N  at Oakland A's               L   5-6    34-36   .486  5    6.5    5,761    R. Moret         D. Medich      
Wed, Jun 29 1  N  at Oakland A's               W   4-0    35-36   .493                       G. Perry         M. Norris      
Wed, Jun 29 2  N  at Oakland A's               L   1-4    35-37   .486  5    6.0   17,370    D. Ellis         R. Langford    


Fri, Jul 01    N  at Toronto Blue Jays         W  11-8    36-37   .493  5    5.0   21,089    D. Alexander     J. Byrd        
Sat, Jul 02    D  at Toronto Blue Jays         L   7-10   36-38   .486  5    6.0   19,176    L. Barker        P. Vuckovich   
Sun, Jul 03 1  D  at Toronto Blue Jays         W   6-3    37-38   .493                       D. Ellis         D. Lemanczyk   
Sun, Jul 03 2  D  at Toronto Blue Jays         L   3-5    37-39   .487  5    7.0   32,066    R. Moret         J. Jefferson   
Mon, Jul 04    N  vs Kansas City Royals        L   0-1    37-40   .481  5    8.0   34,660    G. Perry         J. Colborn     
Tue, Jul 05    N  vs Kansas City Royals        L   4-6    37-41   .474  5    9.0   11,036    B. Blyleven      D. Bird        
Wed, Jul 06    N  vs Oakland A's               W   4-3    38-41   .481  5    9.0    7,729    D. Alexander     D. Medich      
Thu, Jul 07    N  vs Oakland A's               W   8-3    39-41   .487  5    8.5   11,346    L. Barker        M. Norris      
Fri, Jul 08    N  vs California Angels         W   9-5    40-41   .494  4    8.5   34,238    D. Ellis         N. Ryan        
Sat, Jul 09    N  vs California Angels         W   7-2    41-41   .500  4    8.5   17,550    G. Perry         W. Simpson     
Sun, Jul 10    N  vs California Angels         W   4-2    42-41   .506  4    7.5   14,321    B. Blyleven      K. Brett       
Tue, Jul 12    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         W   4-3    43-41   .512  4    7.0    8,646    D. Alexander     R. May         
Wed, Jul 13    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   3-4    43-42   .506  4    7.5   16,805    D. Ellis         J. Palmer      
Thu, Jul 14    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   1-6    43-43   .500  4    8.5   14,205    G. Perry         R. Grimsley    
Fri, Jul 15 1  N  vs Cleveland Indians         W   8-3    44-43   .506                       B. Blyleven      J. Bibby       
Fri, Jul 15 2  N  vs Cleveland Indians         W   8-1    45-43   .511  4    8.0   15,946    L. Barker        P. Dobson      
Sat, Jul 16    N  vs Cleveland Indians         W   5-4    46-43   .517  4    7.0   19,884    D. Alexander     D. Eckersley   
Sun, Jul 17    N  vs Cleveland Indians         L   1-6    46-44   .511  4    8.0   13,192    D. Ellis         W. Garland     
Fri, Jul 22    N  at Baltimore Orioles         W   5-1    47-44   .516  4    8.0   39,323    B. Blyleven      R. Grimsley    
Sat, Jul 23    D  at Baltimore Orioles         W   1-0    48-44   .522  4    8.0   10,738    G. Perry         J. Palmer      
Sun, Jul 24    D  at Cleveland Indians         W   4-1    49-44   .527  4    8.0   14,177    D. Alexander     W. Garland     
Mon, Jul 25    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   6-4    50-44   .532  4    8.0   10,752    D. Ellis         J. Bibby       
Tue, Jul 26    N  at Toronto Blue Jays         W  14-0    51-44   .537  4    8.0   22,357    B. Blyleven      J. Clancy      
Thu, Jul 28    N  at Toronto Blue Jays         W   3-0    52-44   .542  4    7.0   17,512    G. Perry         J. Garvin      
Fri, Jul 29    N  vs Detroit Tigers            L   6-13   52-45   .536  4    8.0   20,034    D. Alexander     D. Rozema      
Sat, Jul 30    N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   6-5    53-45   .541  4    8.0   22,369    D. Ellis         B. Sykes       
Sun, Jul 31    N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   3-2    54-45   .545  4    7.5   16,309    B. Blyleven      J. Morris      


Mon, Aug 01    N  at Chicago White Sox         W  11-6    55-45   .550  4    6.5   31,234    G. Perry         W. Wood        
Tue, Aug 02    N  at Chicago White Sox         W   9-8    56-45   .554  3    5.5   19,014    D. Alexander     K. Kravec      
Wed, Aug 03    N  at Chicago White Sox         W  12-10   57-45   .559  3    4.5   22,672    D. Ellis         F. Barrios     
Thu, Aug 04    N  at Chicago White Sox         L   4-5    57-46   .553  4    5.5   20,155    B. Blyleven      S. Stone       
Fri, Aug 05 1  N  at Detroit Tigers            W   4-3    58-46   .558                       G. Perry         J. Morris      
Fri, Aug 05 2  N  at Detroit Tigers            W   6-0    59-46   .562  4    4.0   27,094    N. Briles        B. Sykes       
Sat, Aug 06    D  at Detroit Tigers            L   5-6    59-47   .557  4    4.0   24,771    D. Alexander     M. Wilcox      
Sun, Aug 07    D  at Detroit Tigers            W   4-1    60-47   .561  4    3.0   17,597    D. Ellis         F. Arroyo      
Mon, Aug 08 1  N  vs Oakland A's               W   5-2    61-47   .565                       B. Blyleven      J. Umbarger    
Mon, Aug 08 2  N  vs Oakland A's               W   3-0    62-47   .569  3    2.5   19,909    R. Moret         D. Medich      
Wed, Aug 10    N  vs Kansas City Royals        L   3-4    62-48   .564  4    3.0   26,349    G. Perry         D. Leonard     
Thu, Aug 11    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   8-3    63-48   .568  3    2.0   21,770    D. Alexander     J. Colborn     
Fri, Aug 12    N  vs Chicago White Sox         W  10-7    64-48   .571  3    1.5   36,852    D. Ellis         F. Barrios     
Sat, Aug 13    N  vs Chicago White Sox         L   5-6    64-49   .566  4    2.0   35,132    B. Blyleven      S. Stone       
Sun, Aug 14    N  vs Chicago White Sox         W  12-9    65-49   .570  3    1.0   29,734    N. Briles        J. Kucek       
Mon, Aug 15    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   5-6    65-50   .565  3    1.5    6,812    G. Perry         J. Augustine   
Tue, Aug 16    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         W  11-3    66-50   .569  2    0.5    7,777    D. Alexander     M. Haas        
Wed, Aug 17    N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   6-5    67-50   .573  1   +0.5   12,913    N. Briles        D. Lemanczyk   
Thu, Aug 18    N  vs Toronto Blue Jays         W   8-0    68-50   .576  1   +0.5   15,740    D. Ellis         J. Clancy      
Fri, Aug 19    N  vs New York Yankees          L   1-8    68-51   .571  1   Tied   31,159    R. Moret         M. Torrez      
Sat, Aug 20    N  vs New York Yankees          L   2-6    68-52   .567  2    0.5   34,004    G. Perry         D. Tidrow      
Sun, Aug 21    N  vs New York Yankees          L   1-2    68-53   .562  4    1.5   27,004    D. Alexander     R. Guidry      
Mon, Aug 22    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   8-7    69-53   .566  4    1.5    7,854    B. Blyleven      L. Sorensen    
Tue, Aug 23    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         L   2-4    69-54   .561  4    2.5   12,339    D. Ellis         M. Caldwell    
Wed, Aug 24 1  N  at Boston Red Sox            W   3-0    70-54   .565                       G. Perry         M. Paxton      
Wed, Aug 24 2  N  at Boston Red Sox            W   6-3    71-54   .568  2    2.0   31,784    N. Briles        R. Cleveland   
Thu, Aug 25    N  at Boston Red Sox            L   6-9    71-55   .563  2    3.0   30,186    D. Alexander     L. Tiant       
Fri, Aug 26    N  at New York Yankees          L   5-6    71-56   .559  4    4.0   29,000    R. Moret         E. Figueroa    
Sat, Aug 27    D  at New York Yankees          W   8-2    72-56   .562  3    3.0   33,179    B. Blyleven      M. Torrez      
Sun, Aug 28    D  at New York Yankees          L   0-1    72-57   .558  3    4.0   37,714    D. Ellis         R. Guidry      
Tue, Aug 30    N  at Kansas City Royals        W   8-2    73-57   .562  4    2.5   27,154    G. Perry         D. Leonard     
Wed, Aug 31    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   4-5    73-58   .557  4    3.5   25,223    D. Alexander     J. Colborn     


Fri, Sep 02    N  vs Boston Red Sox            W   6-4    74-58   .561  2    4.0   18,883    B. Blyleven      F. Jenkins     
Sat, Sep 03    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   1-2    74-59   .556  3    5.0   36,852    D. Ellis         M. Paxton      
Sun, Sep 04    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   4-8    74-60   .552  3    6.0   27,794    G. Perry         L. Tiant       
Mon, Sep 05    D  at Minnesota Twins           L   4-5    74-61   .548  4    7.0    9,067    D. Alexander     P. Thormodsgard
Tue, Sep 06    N  at Minnesota Twins           L   4-7    74-62   .544  4    8.0    6,444    B. Blyleven      D. Goltz       
Wed, Sep 07    N  at Minnesota Twins           W   4-3    75-62   .547  4    8.0    6,811    D. Ellis         R. Schueler    
Fri, Sep 09    N  at Seattle Mariners          L   3-8    75-63   .543  4    9.5    8,245    G. Perry         T. House       
Sat, Sep 10 1  N  at Seattle Mariners          W   5-2    76-63   .547                       D. Alexander     P. Mitchell    
Sat, Sep 10 2  N  at Seattle Mariners          W   7-1    77-63   .550  3    9.0   12,800    R. Moret         M. Kekich      
Sun, Sep 11    D  at Seattle Mariners          L   4-6    77-64   .546  3   10.0    8,363    A. Devine        R. Honeycutt   
Mon, Sep 12    N  vs California Angels         W   3-2    78-64   .549  3    9.5    5,258    D. Ellis         N. Ryan        
Tue, Sep 13    N  vs California Angels         L   7-12   78-65   .545  3   10.0    5,922    G. Perry         B. Moore       
Wed, Sep 14    N  vs California Angels         W   2-1    79-65   .549  3   10.5    4,538    D. Alexander     K. Brett       
Thu, Sep 15    N  vs California Angels         W   6-4    80-65   .552  3   11.0    5,497    N. Briles        J. Caneira     
Fri, Sep 16    N  vs Minnesota Twins           L   7-9    80-66   .548  3   11.0   20,632    R. Moret         P. Redfern     
Sat, Sep 17    N  vs Minnesota Twins           W   5-4    81-66   .551  2   11.0   13,163    D. Ellis         D. Johnson     
Sun, Sep 18 1  D  vs Minnesota Twins           W   5-4    82-66   .554                       G. Perry         P. Thormodsgard
Sun, Sep 18 2  D  vs Minnesota Twins           W  10-8    83-66   .557  2   10.5   10,575    J. Umbarger      D. Goltz       
Mon, Sep 19    N  at California Angels         W   6-1    84-66   .560  2   10.0   26,718    D. Alexander     N. Ryan        
Tue, Sep 20    N  at California Angels         L   2-5    84-67   .556  3   11.0    9,415    P. Lindblad      K. Brett       
Wed, Sep 21    N  at California Angels         W   9-1    85-67   .559  2   11.0    8,426    D. Ellis         J. Caneira     
Thu, Sep 22    N  at California Angels         W   6-0    86-67   .562  2   10.5    8,031    B. Blyleven      P. Hartzell    
Fri, Sep 23    N  at Oakland A's               W   6-5    87-67   .565  2   10.5    1,798    G. Perry         M. Keough      
Sat, Sep 24    D  at Oakland A's               W   3-1    88-67   .568  2   10.5    2,036    D. Alexander     V. Blue        
Sun, Sep 25 1  D  at Oakland A's               W   5-4    89-67   .571                       R. Moret         P. Torrealba   
Sun, Sep 25 2  D  at Oakland A's               W   8-6    90-67   .573  2   10.5    2,479    D. Ellis         R. Langford    
Wed, Sep 28    N  vs Seattle Mariners          W   3-1    91-67   .576  2    8.0    4,860    G. Perry         G. Abbott      
Thu, Sep 29    N  vs Seattle Mariners          L   1-2    91-68   .572  2    9.0    4,714    D. Alexander     P. Mitchell    
Fri, Sep 30    N  vs Oakland A's               W   4-1    92-68   .575  2    9.0    7,471    D. Ellis         P. Torrealba   


Sat, Oct 01    N  vs Oakland A's               W   6-5    93-68   .578  2    8.0   10,768    J. Umbarger      S. McCatty     
Sun, Oct 02    D  vs Oakland A's               W   8-7    94-68   .580  2    8.0    5,779    J. Poloni        M. Keough      

* Attendance counts are based on figures announced in boxscores.


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