Seattle 7 3 .700 ---
Kansas City 5 4 .556 1.5
Philadelphia 5 4 .556 1.5
Chicago 5 5 .500 2
California 5 6 .455 2.5
Montreal 5 6 .455 2.5
San Diego 5 6 .455 2.5
Cleveland 3 6 .333 3.5
Chicago (Horlen) at Seattle (Brabender)
Kansas City (Drago) at Montreal (Robertson)
Philadelphia (Johnson) at California (Murphy)
Cleveland (Williams) at San Diego (Niekro)
Montreal 9, Philadelphia 3: The Expos got homers from Rusty Staub, Coco Laboy and Kevin Collins as they pounded three Phillies pitchers for 12 hits. Mack Jones went 4-for-4 with two runs, three RBIs and a double. Gary Waslewski went seven innings for the win, allowing six hits and three runs, including a two-run homer from Dick Allen.
Seattle 2, Chicago 1: Marty Pattin struck out seven White Sox in seven innings of three-hit, one-run ball. The Pilots scored both their runs off Tommy John in the fifth inning; with two outs, Tommy Harper doubled, stole second and scored on Steve Hovley's single. Wayne Comer then walked, and Greg Goossen singled Hovley home. Jim Bouton and John O'Donoghue each threw a scoreless inning of relief. Tommy Davis (Pilots) was injured for two days; he will remain on the roster.
Kansas City 8. California 4: Ed Kirkpatrick scored three times as the Royals compiled 19 hits off three Angels pitchers. Joe Foy and Jerry Adair each went 3-for-5 and scored twice; Ellie Rodriguez was also 3-for-5 with three RBIs. Winner Wally Bunker staggered through five innings (three runs on seven hits), and Tom Burgmeier worked the final four innings for the save, allowing one run on three hits. Sandy Alomar was 4-for-5 for the losers; he scored twice and had a triple.
Cleveland 7, San Diego 2: Luis Tiant threw a four-hitter for the Indians, who got a three-run homer from Tony Horton to pull away from the Padres. Ivan Murrell hit a two-run homer to account for San Diego's runs. Tiant was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a walk at the plate himself, and Eddie Leon hit a solo homer for Cleveland. Ed Spiezio of the Padres will miss the next game with an injury.
Player of the Day: Luis Tiant, Cleveland