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Friday April 16, 1976
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American League pitching statistics through games of Friday, April 16, 1976

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
Detroit          1   2  1.27    3   0   1    28    23    8    4    0   14   13
Chicago          3   1  1.29    4   3   1    35    26   11    5    1    8   27
Texas            5   2  1.52    7   5   0    65    41   13   11    2   15   37
New York         4   1  2.45    5   2   2    44    40   17   12    1   15   21
Milwaukee        3   1  2.50    4   2   1    36    25   10   10    1   11   15
Baltimore        2   3  3.00    5   0   1    45    41   17   15    4   20   18
Oakland          3   3  3.35    6   0   3    51    44   23   19    4   19   27
Minnesota        2   4  3.86    6   0   1    54    51   26   23    2   22   40
Boston           2   4  4.15    6   1   0    52    53   26   24    4   16   25
Cleveland        1   3  4.24    4   0   1    34    36   20   16    3   13   18
Kansas City      2   3  4.50    5   0   2    44    46   23   22    4   23   26
California       3   4  5.06    7   1   1    64    64   40   36    3   28   36

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ray Bare (DET)         0   0  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    7    6    0    0    0    3    5
R. Cleveland (BOS)     1   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    7    3    0    0    0    3    3
Jim Colborn (MIL)      1   0  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    6    4    0    0    0    0    3
Mike Flanagan (BAL)    0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    6    2    0    0    0    3    6
Jim Kern (CLE)         0   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    6    1    0    0    0    3    2
Jim Slaton (MIL)       2   0  0.00   2   2   2   0   2   18    6    0    0    0    4    4
Dick Tidrow (NY)       1   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    7    7    0    0    0    2    6
Jim Todd (OAK)         0   0  0.00   2   0   0   1   0    6    3    0    0    0    3    2
Bill Travers (MIL)     0   0  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    6    4    0    0    0    3    4
Wilbur Wood (CHI)      1   1  0.00   2   2   2   0   1   17   14    6    0    0    3   10

 Baltimore             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mike Flanagan          0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    6    2    0    0    0    3    6
Wayne Garland          0   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    3    1    0    0    0    2    1
Grant Jackson          0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    0    0    0    0    1
Ross Grimsley          0   1  1.13   1   1   0   0   0    8    8    3    1    0    3    0
Ken Holtzman           1   0  1.13   1   1   0   0   0    8    7    1    1    0    6    2
Dyar Miller            0   0  3.00   3   0   0   1   0    3    3    1    1    1    0    2
Jim Palmer             1   1  4.50   2   2   0   0   0   12   13    6    6    2    3    5
Mike Cuellar           0   1 20.25   1   1   0   0   0    3    6    6    6    1    3    1

 Boston                W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Reggie Cleveland       1   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    7    3    0    0    0    3    3
Luis Tiant             1   0  2.57   1   1   0   0   0    7    7    2    2    0    3    1
Rick Wise              0   1  3.60   2   2   0   0   0   10   13    5    4    1    1    4
Fergie Jenkins         0   2  4.05   2   2   1   0   0   13   12    7    6    0    2   10
Dick Pole              0   0  4.50   1   0   0   0   0    6    4    3    3    1    1    2
Tom House              0   1  6.75   2   0   0   0   0    4    4    3    3    0    1    2
Bill Lee               0   0  9.82   1   1   0   0   0    4    7    4    4    2    5    3
Jim Willoughby         0   0 27.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    3    2    2    0    0    0

 California            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Brewer             1   0  1.35   4   0   0   1   0    7    6    1    1    0    1    4
Nolan Ryan             1   1  1.69   2   2   1   0   0   16    5    3    3    0   11   16
Sid Monge              1   0  3.00   3   0   0   0   0    3    2    1    1    0    1    0
Dick Drago             0   0  3.38   5   0   0   0   0    5    4    3    2    0    1    3
Gary Ross              0   0  4.15   1   0   0   0   0    4    3    2    2    0    2    2
Andy Hassler           0   1  6.00   1   1   0   0   0    6    5    4    4    0    3    3
Steve Dunning          0   0  6.75   2   0   0   0   0    1    4    3    1    0    1    1
Paul Hartzell          0   0  8.10   2   0   0   0   0    3    6    3    3    0    1    0
Frank Tanana           0   1  9.00   2   2   0   0   0    8   16    9    8    2    3    5
Don Kirkwood           0   1  9.90   2   2   0   0   0   10   13   11   11    1    4    2

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Clay Carroll           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   1   0    4    3    0    0    0    2    5
Wilbur Wood            1   1  0.00   2   2   2   0   1   17   14    6    0    0    3   10
Rich Gossage           1   0  1.00   1   1   1   0   0    9    3    1    1    0    2    9
Bart Johnson           1   0  7.20   1   1   0   0   0    5    6    4    4    1    1    3

 Cleveland             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Tom Buskey             0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0
Jim Kern               0   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    6    1    0    0    0    3    2
Dave LaRoche           0   0  0.00   3   0   0   1   0    3    0    0    0    0    2    2
Jackie Brown           0   0  2.45   1   0   0   0   0    4    3    2    1    1    1    4
Fritz Peterson         0   1  3.68   1   1   0   0   0    7    6    3    3    1    0    3
Don Hood               1   0  5.40   2   0   0   0   0    3    6    2    2    0    2    1
Pat Dobson             0   1  6.75   1   1   0   0   0    4    7    5    3    0    1    1
Dennis Eckersley       0   1  6.75   1   1   0   0   0    3    6    3    2    1    1    3
Jim Bibby              0   0  9.82   1   1   0   0   0    4    7    4    4    0    2    2
Stan Thomas            0   0  Inf    1   0   0   0   0    0    0    1    1    0    1    0

 Detroit               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ray Bare               0   0  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    7    6    0    0    0    3    5
John Hiller            0   1  1.17   3   0   0   1   0    8    7    2    1    0    4    4
Joe Coleman            1   0  1.38   2   2   0   0   0   13    8    5    2    0    7    4
Steve Grilli           0   1 27.00   1   0   0   0   0    0    2    1    1    0    0    0

 Kansas City           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mark Littell           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    3    1    1    0    0    2    2
Ray Sadecki            0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    2    0    0    0    2    0
Doug Bird              0   0  2.92   3   1   0   0   0   12   10    4    4    1    5    6
Al Fitzmorris          1   0  3.60   1   1   0   0   0    5    6    2    2    0    2    4
Marty Pattin           0   1  4.15   4   0   0   2   0    4    4    2    2    1    2    4
Dennis Leonard         0   0  4.50   1   1   0   0   0    6    7    3    3    1    1    4
Paul Splittorff        0   2  8.31   2   2   0   0   0    9   13    8    8    1    6    2
Bob McClure            0   0  9.00   2   0   0   0   0    2    1    2    2    0    3    3
Steve Mingori          1   0  9.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    2    1    1    0    0    1

 Milwaukee             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bill Champion          0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    1    0    0    0    0    0
Jim Colborn            1   0  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    6    4    0    0    0    0    3
Jim Slaton             2   0  0.00   2   2   2   0   2   18    6    0    0    0    4    4
Bill Travers           0   0  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    6    4    0    0    0    3    4
Jerry Augustine        0   0  5.40   1   0   0   0   0    2    2    1    1    0    0    1
Eduardo Rodriguez      0   0 12.27   2   0   0   1   0    4    5    5    5    1    3    2
Tom Murphy             0   1 108.0   1   0   0   0   0    0    3    4    4    0    1    1

 Minnesota             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mike Pazik             0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0
Bert Blyleven          0   1  1.08   2   2   0   0   0   17   13    5    2    1    3   13
Vic Albury             0   1  3.00   2   0   0   0   0    3    4    1    1    0    1    0
Joe Decker             1   1  3.86   2   2   0   0   0   12   11    5    5    1    7   11
Dave Goltz             0   0  4.35   2   2   0   0   0   10   11    5    5    0    4    7
Bill Campbell          1   1  5.06   3   0   0   1   0    5    6    3    3    0    3    6
Steve Luebber          0   0 10.13   2   0   0   0   0    5    4    6    6    0    3    2
Tom Burgmeier          0   0 13.50   1   0   0   0   0    1    2    1    1    0    1    1

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ken Brett              0   0  0.00   1   0   0   1   0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0
Sparky Lyle            1   0  0.00   3   0   0   1   0    3    3    1    0    0    2    2
Tippy Martinez         0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1
Dave Pagan             0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0
Dick Tidrow            1   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    7    7    0    0    0    2    6
Dock Ellis             1   0  1.00   1   1   1   0   0    9    7    1    1    0    1    0
Catfish Hunter         1   1  2.81   2   2   1   0   1   16   10    5    5    0    4    8
Ed Figueroa            0   0  6.75   1   1   0   0   0    5   11    6    4    0    3    2
Rudy May               0   0  7.71   1   1   0   0   0    2    2    4    2    1    3    2

 Oakland               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Rollie Fingers         0   0  0.00   3   0   0   2   0    3    1    1    0    0    1    2
Jim Todd               0   0  0.00   2   0   0   1   0    6    3    0    0    0    3    2
Mike Norris            0   0  1.80   1   0   0   0   0    5    3    1    1    1    1    2
Vida Blue              1   1  2.25   2   2   0   0   0   12    9    3    3    0    6    8
Mike Torrez            1   1  3.00   2   2   0   0   0   12   10    5    4    1    4    7
Stan Bahnsen           1   0  3.60   1   1   0   0   0    5    5    3    2    0    2    3
Paul Lindblad          0   0  5.40   2   0   0   0   0    3    4    2    2    0    0    2
Paul Mitchell          0   1  9.00   1   1   0   0   0    3    6    4    3    1    0    0
Glenn Abbott           0   0 27.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    3    4    4    1    2    1

 Texas                 W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Steve Foucault         0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    0    1
Steve Hargan           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    2    1
Joe Hoerner            0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    0    0    0    0    0    2    0
Steve Barr             1   0  1.00   1   1   1   0   0    9    4    1    1    1    3    7
Nelson Briles          1   0  1.00   1   1   1   0   0    9    4    1    1    0    1    3
Jim Umbarger           1   1  1.04   2   2   1   0   0   17   12    4    2    0    3   11
Gaylord Perry          2   0  1.35   2   2   2   0   0   20   13    3    3    0    1   10
Bill Singer            0   0  4.76   1   1   0   0   0    6    6    3    3    0    2    3
Jeff Terpko            0   1  5.40   1   0   0   0   0    2    2    1    1    1    1    1

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League Leaders

Wins:

  G. Perry (TEX)            2
  J. Slaton (MIL)           2
  S. Bahnsen (OAK)          1
  S. Barr (TEX)             1
  V. Blue (OAK)             1
  J. Brewer (CAL)           1
  N. Briles (TEX)           1
  B. Campbell (MIN)         1
  R. Cleveland (BOS)        1
  J. Colborn (MIL)          1

Losses:

  F. Jenkins (BOS)          2
  P. Splittorff (KC)        2
  V. Albury (MIN)           1
  V. Blue (OAK)             1
  B. Blyleven (MIN)         1
  B. Campbell (MIN)         1
  M. Cuellar (BAL)          1
  J. Decker (MIN)           1
  P. Dobson (CLE)           1
  D. Eckersley (CLE)        1

Complete Games:

  G. Perry (TEX)            2
  J. Slaton (MIL)           2
  W. Wood (CHI)             2
  S. Barr (TEX)             1
  N. Briles (TEX)           1
  D. Ellis (NY)             1
  R. Gossage (CHI)          1
  C. Hunter (NY)            1
  F. Jenkins (BOS)          1
  N. Ryan (CAL)             1

Saves:

  R. Fingers (OAK)          2
  M. Pattin (KC)            2
  K. Brett (NY)             1
  J. Brewer (CAL)           1
  B. Campbell (MIN)         1
  C. Carroll (CHI)          1
  J. Hiller (DET)           1
  D. LaRoche (CLE)          1
  S. Lyle (NY)              1
  D. Miller (BAL)           1

Shutouts:

  J. Slaton (MIL)           2
  C. Hunter (NY)            1
  W. Wood (CHI)             1

Innings Pitched:

  G. Perry (TEX)         20.0
  J. Slaton (MIL)        18.0
  J. Umbarger (TEX)      17.1
  W. Wood (CHI)          17.0
  B. Blyleven (MIN)      16.2
  C. Hunter (NY)         16.0
  N. Ryan (CAL)          16.0
  F. Jenkins (BOS)       13.1
  J. Coleman (DET)       13.0
  D. Bird (KC)           12.1

Hits:

  F. Tanana (CAL)          16
  W. Wood (CHI)            14
  B. Blyleven (MIN)        13
  D. Kirkwood (CAL)        13
  J. Palmer (BAL)          13
  G. Perry (TEX)           13
  P. Splittorff (KC)       13
  R. Wise (BOS)            13
  F. Jenkins (BOS)         12
  J. Umbarger (TEX)        12

Runs:

  D. Kirkwood (CAL)        11
  F. Tanana (CAL)           9
  P. Splittorff (KC)        8
  F. Jenkins (BOS)          7
  M. Cuellar (BAL)          6
  E. Figueroa (NY)          6
  S. Luebber (MIN)          6
  J. Palmer (BAL)           6
  W. Wood (CHI)             6
  B. Blyleven (MIN)         5

Home Runs:

  B. Lee (BOS)              2
  J. Palmer (BAL)           2
  F. Tanana (CAL)           2
  G. Abbott (OAK)           1
  S. Barr (TEX)             1
  D. Bird (KC)              1
  B. Blyleven (MIN)         1
  J. Brown (CLE)            1
  M. Cuellar (BAL)          1
  J. Decker (MIN)           1

Walks:

  N. Ryan (CAL)            11
  J. Coleman (DET)          7
  J. Decker (MIN)           7
  V. Blue (OAK)             6
  K. Holtzman (BAL)         6
  P. Splittorff (KC)        6
  D. Bird (KC)              5
  B. Lee (BOS)              5
  D. Goltz (MIN)            4
  J. Hiller (DET)           4

Strikeouts:

  N. Ryan (CAL)            16
  B. Blyleven (MIN)        13
  J. Decker (MIN)          11
  J. Umbarger (TEX)        11
  F. Jenkins (BOS)         10
  G. Perry (TEX)           10
  W. Wood (CHI)            10
  R. Gossage (CHI)          9
  V. Blue (OAK)             8
  C. Hunter (NY)            8


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