Philadelphia 23 16 .590 ---
Kansas City 22 16 .579 0.5
Chicago 21 17 .552 1.5
Seattle 24 20 .545 1.5
San Diego 21 20 .513 3
Montreal 18 22 .450 5.5
California 15 23 .395 7.5
Cleveland 14 24 .368 8.5
Philadelphia (James) at Cleveland (Williams)
California (Murphy) at Chicago (Wynne)
Kansas City (Nelson) at San Diego (Kirby)
Montreal (Renko) at Seattle (Roggenburk)
Cleveland 3, Philadelphia 1: Luis Tiant went the distance, allowing five hits, one a homer by Larry Hisle. Tiant fanned nine and walked one. Ken Harrelson homered in the first off loser Woodie Fryman, and Vern Fuller drove in the other Cleveland runs with a double and a groundout.
Seattle 9, Montreal 3: Mike Hegan scored three times and Jerry McNertney drove in three as the Pilots romped. Steve Barber allowed two earned runs in eight innings, scattering six hits and walking two while striking out seven. Hegan was 2-for-2 with three walks.
Kansas City 4, San Diego 2: Scott Northey opened the game with a home run, and the Padres never caught up to the Royals. Wally Bunker allowed two runs on five hits in eight innings for the win. Lou Piniella went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a run scored, and Joe Foy (2-for-5 with a triple) scored once and drove in one.
Player of the Day: Mike Hegan, Seattle