Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Games of Friday, Aug. 15

Seattle               65    47       .580     ---
Chicago             63     46      .574      0.5
Kansas City       58     53      .527      6.5
California          56     57      .496      9.5
Montreal           53     60       .469   12.5
Cleveland          52     59      .468    12.5
Philadelphia      52     60       .464   13
San Diego         48     63       .432   16.5

Saturday's games
Seattle (Barber) at Montreal (Waslewski)
Cleveland (Tiant and Paul) at Philadelphia (James and Champion), 2
San Diego (Niekro and Kelley) at Kansas City (Rooker and Hedlund), 2
Chicago (Bell) at California (Messersmith)

Seattle 5, Philadelphia 2: John Gelnar allowed one run on three hits in seven innings, striking out seven. Ray Oyler hit a two-run homer in the second inning off loser Woody Fryman, and Tommy Harper added a solo shot off Lowell Palmer in the eighth. Larry Hisle homered off reliever Diego Segui. Jim Pagliaroni was injured for Seattle and must miss the next two days. After the game, the Pilots reactivated Don Mincher and Merritt Ranew and deactivated Dick Simpson and Ron Clark; Simpson and Clark are eligible to return Aug. 26.

Chicago 3, Kansas City 0: Billy Wynne walked the first three men of the game and still survived to throw a seven-hit, five-walk shutout. The Royals had at least two baserunners in each of the first four innings and couldn't push a run across. Bobby Knoop had a two-run double in the sixth inning.

Player of the Day: Billy Wynne, Chicago

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