Philadelphia 3 2 .600 ---
California 4 3 .571 ---
San Diego 4 3 .571 ---
Chicago 3 3 .500 .5
Seattle 3 3 .500 .5
Montreal 3 4 .429 1
Cleveland 2 3 .400 1
Kansas City 2 3 .400 1
Seattle (Brunet) at Cleveland (Hargen)
Montreal (Wegener) at Philadelphia (Fryman)
Chicago (Peters) at San Diego (Santorini)
Kansas City (Nelson) at California (May)
Seattle 5, San Diego 3: Wayne Comer hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Padres never caught up to the Pilots. Gene Brabender went six innings, allowing two runs, for the win. Nate Colbert drove in all three runs for the Padres, with homer, single and walk in five trips to the plate. Fred Stanley doubled home two runs in his debut.
Chicago 5, Cleveland 4: Buddy Bradford hit three homers for the White Sox, including a game-tying two-run shot in the bottom of ninth off Stan Williams. Three batters later, pinch-hitter Tom McCraw singled home Ed Herrmann with the winning run. Bradford hit two solo homers off Indians starter Luis Tiant, one in the second and the other in the fourth. Duke Sims hit a two-run homer off winner Joel Horlen, and Frank Baker had a solo homer. Lou Klimchock was 3-for-4 with two doubles. Walt Williams of Chicago was injured (7 days) and will be replaced on the roster by Angel Bravo; Williams is eligible to return for games of May 3.
Montreal 7, California 1: The Expos got first-inning homers from Ron Fairly and Mack Jones, and Jerry Robertson didn't allow a run until the ninth inning. Robertson struck out nine, walked three and yielded eight hits in 8.1 innings. Roy Face got the final two outs. Jones was 3-for-4 with a homer, a double and two RBIs, and Ty Cline was 2-for-3 with two runs, a walk, a stolen base and an RB I on a sacrifice fly.
Player of the day: Buddy Bradford, Chicago