Kansas City 38 25 .603 ---
Seattle 39 29 .574 1.5
Chicago 34 28 .548 3.5
Philadelphia 31 31 .500 6.5
Montreal 31 32 .492 7
California 30 32 .484 7.5
San Diego 28 34 .451 9.5
Cleveland 22 42 .346 16.5
Kansas City (Bunker and Jones) at Montreal (Waslewski and Reed), 2
California (McGlothlin and Geishert) at Philadelphia (Jackson and Champion), 2
Chicago (Edmondson) at Seattle (Brabender)
Kansas City 10, Montreal 9 (10 innings): The Royals snapped a short losing streak with a extra-innings slugfest. Kansas City got three-run homers from Joe Foy and Mike Fiore and a solo homer (in the 10th) from Lou Piniella. Montreal got a pair of three-run homers from Kevin Collins, who totaled seven RBIs. Mack Jones scored three times for the Expos. Dave Wickersham got the win; Dan McGinn the loss. Bob Oliver (Royals) was injured for one day.
Seattle 8, Cleveland 7 (10 innings): Jim Bouton threw four hitless innings of relief, and the Pilots plated three unearned runs to overcome Sam McDowell and the Tribe. Russ Snyder drove in three runs for Cleveland, which led 7-3 after four innings. Ron Law took the loss. Bouton was the winner, and John O'Donoghue worked a scoreless ninth for the save.
San Diego 8, Chicago 3: Nate Colbert homered twice and Tommy Dean went 4-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs for the Padres. Billy McCool and Gary Ross combined to throw 3.2 scoreless innings of relief for winner Al Santorini. Ivan Murrell and Walt Hriniak each scored twice for San Diego. Carlos May homered for Chicago. Joel Horlen took the loss.
Player of the Day: Kevin Collins, Montreal