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1977 Major League Baseball Transactions

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Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.
November 1, 1976

Doyle Alexander of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Sal Bando of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Don Baylor of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Bert Campaneris of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Bill Campbell of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Dave Cash of the Philadelphia Phillies granted free agency.

Nate Colbert of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Paul Dade of the California Angels granted free agency.

Rollie Fingers of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Wayne Garland of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Bobby Grich of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Don Gullett of the Cincinnati Reds granted free agency.

Richie Hebner of the Pittsburgh Pirates granted free agency.

Reggie Jackson of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Gary Matthews of the San Francisco Giants granted free agency.

Willie McCovey of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Tim Nordbrook of the California Angels granted free agency.

Joe Rudi of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Billy Smith of the California Angels granted free agency.

Eric Soderholm of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Royle Stillman of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Steve Stone of the Chicago Cubs granted free agency.

Gene Tenace of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

The Baltimore Orioles released Darryl Cias.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Jim Lyttle.

November 2, 1976
November 5, 1976

Dick Allen of the Philadelphia Phillies granted free agency.

The Toronto Blue Jays purchased Chuck Hartenstein from the San Diego Padres.

The Oakland Athletics purchased Tommy Helms from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Manny Sanguillen and $100,000 to the Oakland Athletics for Chuck Tanner.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Al Fitzmorris to the Cleveland Indians for Alan Ashby and Doug Howard.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Ruppert Jones from the Kansas City Royals as the 1st pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Bob Bailor from the Baltimore Orioles as the 2nd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Gary Wheelock from the California Angels as the 3rd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Jerry Garvin from the Minnesota Twins as the 4th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Bill Stein from the Chicago White Sox as the 5th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Jim Clancy from the Texas Rangers as the 6th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Dick Pole from the Boston Red Sox as the 7th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Gary Woods from the Oakland Athletics as the 8th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Dan Meyer from the Detroit Tigers as the 9th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Rico Carty from the Cleveland Indians as the 10th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Grant Jackson from the New York Yankees as the 11th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Butch Edge from the Milwaukee Brewers as the 12th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Al Fitzmorris from the Kansas City Royals as the 13th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Dave Collins from the California Angels as the 14th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Al Woods from the Minnesota Twins as the 15th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Frank MacCormack from the Detroit Tigers as the 16th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Mike Darr from the Baltimore Orioles as the 17th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Stan Thomas from the Cleveland Indians as the 18th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Pete Vuckovich from the Chicago White Sox as the 19th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Juan Bernhardt from the New York Yankees as the 20th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Jeff Byrd from the Texas Rangers as the 21st pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Rick Jones from the Boston Red Sox as the 22nd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Steve Bowling from the Milwaukee Brewers as the 23rd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Glenn Abbott from the Oakland Athletics as the 24th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Bob Stinson from the Kansas City Royals as the 25th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Dennis DeBarr from the Detroit Tigers as the 26th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Carlos Lopez from the California Angels as the 27th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Bill Singer from the Minnesota Twins as the 28th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Dave Pagan from the Baltimore Orioles as the 29th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Jim Mason from the New York Yankees as the 30th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Roy Thomas from the Chicago White Sox as the 31st pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Doug Ault from the Texas Rangers as the 32nd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Tom McMillan from the Cleveland Indians as the 33rd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Ernie Whitt from the Boston Red Sox as the 34th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Pete Broberg from the Milwaukee Brewers as the 35th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Steve Staggs from the Kansas City Royals as the 37th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Steve Braun from the Minnesota Twins as the 38th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Steve Hargan from the Texas Rangers as the 39th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Leroy Stanton from the California Angels as the 40th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Garth Iorg from the New York Yankees as the 41st pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Bob Galasso from the Baltimore Orioles as the 42nd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Dave Lemanczyk from the Detroit Tigers as the 43rd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Steve Burke from the Boston Red Sox as the 44th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Larry Anderson from the Milwaukee Brewers as the 45th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Joe Lis from the Cleveland Indians as the 46th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Jesse Jefferson from the Chicago White Sox as the 47th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Dave McKay from the Minnesota Twins as the 49th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Bill Laxton from the Detroit Tigers as the 50th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Tom Bruno from the Kansas City Royals as the 51st pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Julio Cruz from the California Angels as the 52nd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Otto Velez from the New York Yankees as the 53rd pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Steve Barr from the Texas Rangers as the 54th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Mike Willis from the Baltimore Orioles as the 55th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Puchy Delgado from the Boston Red Sox as the 56th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Sam Ewing from the Chicago White Sox as the 57th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Tommy Smith from the Cleveland Indians as the 58th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Leon Hooten from the Oakland Athletics as the 59th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Greg Erardi from the Milwaukee Brewers as the 60th pick in the 1976 expansion draft.

November 6, 1976
November 8, 1976

The Texas Rangers traded Art DeFilippis (minors) to the Cincinnati Reds for Mike Thompson.

November 9, 1976
November 10, 1976

The Detroit Tigers signed Al Greene as an amateur free agent.

November 16, 1976

The California Angels signed Don Baylor as a free agent.

November 17, 1976

The Texas Rangers signed Bert Campaneris as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed Dave Cash as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Gary Matthews as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Joe Rudi as a free agent.

November 18, 1976

The New York Yankees signed Don Gullett as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox traded Pat Kelly to the Baltimore Orioles for Dave Duncan.

November 19, 1976

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Sal Bando as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Wayne Garland as a free agent.

November 22, 1976

The Boston Red Sox signed Darryl Cias as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Phil Nastu as an amateur free agent.

November 23, 1976
November 24, 1976

The California Angels signed Bobby Grich as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Steve Stone as a free agent.

November 26, 1976

The Chicago White Sox signed Eric Soderholm as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Gibson Alba as an amateur free agent.

November 29, 1976

The Houston Astros signed Jim Fuller as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Reggie Jackson as a free agent.

November 30, 1976

The New York Yankees purchased Jim Wynn from the Atlanta Braves.

December 1, 1976

Tito Fuentes of the San Diego Padres granted free agency.

December 2, 1976

The Chicago White Sox signed Tim Nordbrook as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers released Joe Decker.

The Montreal Expos released Clay Kirby.

December 3, 1976

The Cleveland Indians traded a player to be named later and cash to the California Angels for Bill Melton. The Cleveland Indians sent Stan Perzanowski (March 28, 1977) to the California Angels to complete the trade.

December 5, 1976

The Chicago White Sox signed Royle Stillman as a free agent.

December 6, 1976

The Seattle Mariners drafted Charlie Beamon from the Kansas City Royals in the 1976 rule 5 draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Rich Chiles from the Houston Astros in the 1976 rule 5 draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Mike Dimmel from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1976 rule 5 draft.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Marshall Edwards from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1976 rule 5 draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Roger Freed from the Montreal Expos in the 1976 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Willie Hernandez from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1976 rule 5 draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Ted Martinez from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1976 rule 5 draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Mike Proly from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1976 rule 5 draft.

The Minnesota Twins purchased Glenn Adams from the San Francisco Giants.

The Milwaukee Brewers purchased Larry Haney from the Oakland Athletics.

The Kansas City Royals purchased Bob Heise from the Boston Red Sox.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Rico Carty to the Cleveland Indians for Rick Cerone and John Lowenstein.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Jim Colborn and Darrell Porter to the Kansas City Royals for a player to be named later, Jamie Quirk and Jim Wohlford. The Kansas City Royals sent Bob McClure (March 15, 1977) to the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the trade.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Bernie Carbo and George Scott to the Boston Red Sox for Cecil Cooper.

December 7, 1976

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Jeff Yurak from the San Francisco Giants in the 1976 minor league draft.

The Montreal Expos traded Rudy Kinard (minors) to the Kansas City Royals for Frank Ortenzio.

The Seattle Mariners traded Grant Jackson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Craig Reynolds and Jimmy Sexton.

December 8, 1976

The Minnesota Twins drafted Mark Souza from the Kansas City Royals in the 1976 rule 5 draft.

As part of a 3-team trade: The Chicago Cubs sent Pete LaCock to the Kansas City Royals. The New York Mets sent Jim Dwyer to the Chicago Cubs. The Kansas City Royals sent a player to be named later to the New York Mets. The Kansas City Royals sent Sheldon Mallory (December 13, 1976) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

The Houston Astros traded Greg Gross to the Chicago Cubs for Julio Gonzalez.

The San Diego Padres traded Johnny Grubb, Fred Kendall and Hector Torres to the Cleveland Indians for George Hendrick.

December 9, 1976
December 10, 1976
December 12, 1976
December 13, 1976

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Steve Farr as an amateur free agent.

The Atlanta Braves purchased Steve Kline from the Cleveland Indians.

The Kansas City Royals released Ken Sanders.

December 14, 1976

The San Diego Padres signed Rollie Fingers as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres signed Gene Tenace as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Ray Sadecki.

December 15, 1976

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Richie Hebner as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Marty Bystrom as an amateur free agent.

The Texas Rangers released Craig Skok.

The Texas Rangers traded Dave Criscione to the Baltimore Orioles for Bob Babcock.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Randy Wiles to the Chicago White Sox for Tony La Russa.

December 16, 1976
December 17, 1976
December 20, 1976

The Philadelphia Phillies traded a player to be named later and Johnny Oates to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Ted Sizemore. The Philadelphia Phillies sent Quency Hill (minors) (January 4, 1977) to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete the trade.

December 21, 1976
December 25, 1976

The Texas Rangers signed Len Whitehouse as an amateur free agent.

December 26, 1976

The New York Mets signed Scott Holman as an amateur free agent.

1977

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Lloyd Allen as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers released Joe Hoerner.

The San Diego Padres released Jim Shellenback.

Junior Kennedy sent from the Cincinnati Reds to the San Francisco Giants in an unknown transaction.

Milt Ramirez sent from the Kansas City Royals to the Oakland Athletics in an unknown transaction.

January 3, 1977

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Pedro Garcia as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals released Lindy McDaniel.

January 4, 1977

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Ken Sanders as a free agent.

The California Angels traded John Doherty to the Boston Red Sox for Dave Machemer.

January 5, 1977

The Toronto Blue Jays traded a player to be named later to the Chicago White Sox for Phil Roof. The Toronto Blue Jays sent Larry Anderson (January 5, 1977) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.

January 6, 1977

The San Francisco Giants signed Willie McCovey as a free agent.

January 8, 1977

The Seattle Mariners signed Byron McLaughlin as a free agent.

January 9, 1977

The Oakland Athletics signed Craig Minetto as a free agent.

January 11, 1977

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Jeff Albert (minors), Bill Buckner and Ivan de Jesus to the Chicago Cubs for Mike Garman and Rick Monday.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Bill Scherrer in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Oakland Athletics drafted Hubie Brooks in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Houston Astros drafted John Butcher in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The California Angels drafted Alan Wiggins in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (January).

The Detroit Tigers drafted Mike Chris in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Texas Rangers drafted Dave Righetti in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (January).

The New York Yankees drafted Willie McGee in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (January Secondary). Player signed June 6, 1977.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted John Shelby in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (January).

The Minnesota Twins drafted Mike Walters in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The California Angels drafted Daryl Sconiers in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft (January).

The San Francisco Giants drafted Buddy Black in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Jim Tracy in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January).

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Ty Waller in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 11, 1977.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Charlie Lea in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Montreal Expos drafted Dan Firova in the 7th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Jeff Lahti in the 7th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Brad Lesley in the 7th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Jesse Orosco in the 7th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Mark Esser in the 8th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January).

The California Angels drafted Marty Castillo in the 8th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bill Laskey in the 8th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Jay Pettibone in the 8th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The California Angels drafted Marty Barrett in the 11th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Bob Dernier in the 12th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Brad Mills in the 16th round of the 1977 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

January 12, 1977

The Seattle Mariners traded Alan Griffin (minors) and cash to the Houston Astros for Skip Jutze.

January 17, 1977

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Eddie Vargas as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Royals released Tommy Davis.

The Chicago Cubs released Geoff Zahn.

January 18, 1977

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Junior Ortiz as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 1977
January 22, 1977
January 24, 1977

The Minnesota Twins signed Ray Smith as an amateur free agent.

January 25, 1977

The California Angels signed Mike Cuellar as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres traded Mike Allen (minors) to the Houston Astros for Paul Siebert.

January 26, 1977
January 31, 1977

The Oakland Athletics signed Ed Crosby as a free agent.

February 2, 1977
February 3, 1977

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Davey Johnson as a free agent.

February 5, 1977

The Texas Rangers traded a player to be named later and cash to the Chicago Cubs for Darold Knowles. The Texas Rangers sent Gene Clines (February 15, 1977) to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade.

February 7, 1977
February 8, 1977

The Baltimore Orioles signed Billy Smith as a free agent.

February 9, 1977
February 10, 1977

The Cleveland Indians signed Paul Dade as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Les Straker as an amateur free agent.

February 11, 1977

The Baltimore Orioles signed Vic Rodriguez as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants traded Andrew Muhlstock (minors), Bobby Murcer and Steve Ontiveros to the Chicago Cubs for Bill Madlock and Rob Sperring.

February 13, 1977

The Cincinnati Reds signed Steve Christmas as an amateur free agent.

February 14, 1977

The Cleveland Indians signed Greg Wells as a free agent.

February 15, 1977

The Chicago White Sox signed Fritz Peterson as a free agent.

February 16, 1977
February 17, 1977
February 18, 1977

The New York Yankees signed Jose Uribe as an amateur free agent.

The San Francisco Giants released Chris Arnold.

February 19, 1977

The Texas Rangers purchased Paul Lindblad from the Oakland Athletics for $400,000.

February 23, 1977

The Detroit Tigers signed Tito Fuentes as a free agent.

February 24, 1977

The Atlanta Braves signed Wayne Granger as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Mike Weathers (minors) and cash to the Oakland Athletics for Ron Fairly.

February 25, 1977
February 27, 1977

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Jim Nettles as a free agent.

February 28, 1977

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Mark Covert (minors) to the Chicago Cubs for Buddy Schultz.

March 2, 1977

The Baltimore Orioles signed Ed Farmer as a free agent.

March 7, 1977

The Texas Rangers released Joe Lahoud.

March 14, 1977
March 15, 1977
March 16, 1977

The Oakland Athletics signed Dick Allen as a free agent.

March 17, 1977

The Montreal Expos signed Rick Engle as an amateur free agent.

March 18, 1977

The Minnesota Twins signed Geoff Zahn as a free agent.

March 20, 1977

The Chicago Cubs signed Joe Decker as a free agent.

March 21, 1977

The Milwaukee Brewers purchased Steve Brye from the Minnesota Twins.

March 22, 1977

The Kansas City Royals signed Joe Lahoud as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays purchased Ken Reynolds from the San Diego Padres.

March 23, 1977
March 24, 1977
March 26, 1977
March 28, 1977
March 29, 1977
March 30, 1977
March 31, 1977
April 1, 1977 Standings

The San Diego Padres signed Gary Sutherland as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners loaned Byron McLaughlin to Nuevo Laredo (Mexican).

The Seattle Mariners purchased Mike Kekich from Nuevo Laredo (Mexican).

The Seattle Mariners purchased Enrique Romo from Mexico City Reds (Mexican).

The Atlanta Braves released Steve Kline.

The Texas Rangers released Carl Morton.

The Pittsburgh Pirates released Willie Royster.

April 3, 1977 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Earl Williams as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox purchased Tommy Cruz from the Texas Rangers.

April 4, 1977 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Bruce Dal Canton as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics purchased Sheldon Mallory from the New York Mets.

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Randy Sealy (minors) to the California Angels for Mike Easler.

April 5, 1977 Standings

The Detroit Tigers signed Roric Harrison as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Boog Powell as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox released Darryl Cias.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Keith MacWhorter.

The New York Yankees traded Robert Polinsky (minors), Oscar Gamble, LaMarr Hoyt and $200,000 to the Chicago White Sox for Bucky Dent.

April 6, 1977 Standings
April 7, 1977 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Jim Bouton as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox released Mark Bomback.

April 8, 1977 Standings

The Texas Rangers signed Kurt Bevacqua as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Tim Stoddard as a free agent.

April 9, 1977 Standings

The Minnesota Twins released Jim Obradovich.

The Houston Astros signed Jim Obradovich as a free agent.

April 10, 1977 Standings

The Montreal Expos signed Tom Walker as a free agent.

April 12, 1977 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles signed Terry Crowley as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres signed Mark Wiley as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers traded Steve Foucault to the Detroit Tigers for Willie Horton.

April 14, 1977 Standings

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Paul Hodgson as an amateur free agent.

April 20, 1977 Standings

The Seattle Mariners traded Pete Broberg to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named later. The Chicago Cubs sent Jim Todd (October 25, 1977) to the Seattle Mariners to complete the trade.

April 26, 1977 Standings

The Texas Rangers traded Lenny Randle to the New York Mets for a player to be named later and cash. The New York Mets sent Rick Auerbach (May 20, 1977) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

April 27, 1977 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds signed Joe Hoerner as a free agent.

The New York Mets returned Luis Alvarado to the Detroit Tigers following previous purchase.

The San Francisco Giants traded Chris Speier to the Montreal Expos for Tim Foli.

The Oakland Athletics traded Mike Torrez to the New York Yankees for Dock Ellis, Larry Murray and Marty Perez.

April 30, 1977 Standings

The Texas Rangers purchased Mike Marshall from the Atlanta Braves.

May, 1977 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Carl Morton as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

May 2, 1977 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Bert Pena as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins purchased Dave Johnson from the Seattle Mariners.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Ellie Rodriguez.

The New York Mets released Ray Sadecki.

May 7, 1977 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Mark Bomback as a free agent.

May 9, 1977 Standings

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Steve Hargan, Jim Mason and $200,000 to the Texas Rangers for Roy Howell.

May 11, 1977 Standings
May 15, 1977 Standings

The Seattle Mariners signed Tom Brown as a free agent.

May 16, 1977 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Jay Loviglio as an amateur free agent.

The California Angels released Mike Cuellar.

May 17, 1977 Standings
May 19, 1977 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed DeWayne Buice as an amateur free agent.

May 20, 1977 Standings

The Seattle Mariners signed Rod Craig as an amateur free agent.

May 21, 1977 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds traded Santo Alcala to the Montreal Expos for players to be named later. The Montreal Expos sent Shane Rawley (May 27, 1977) and Angel Torres (May 27, 1977) to the Cincinnati Reds to complete the trade.

May 22, 1977 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles signed Dave Huppert as an amateur free agent.

The Oakland Athletics traded Stan Bahnsen to the Montreal Expos for Mike Jorgensen.

May 23, 1977 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Carlos Lezcano as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees purchased Dave Moates from the Texas Rangers.

May 24, 1977 Standings
May 25, 1977 Standings
May 26, 1977 Standings

Randy Stein sent from the Baltimore Orioles to the New York Yankees in an unknown transaction.

May 27, 1977 Standings

The Kansas City Royals signed Tim Ireland as a free agent.

May 28, 1977 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Terry Leach as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners purchased Tom House from the Boston Red Sox.

The Chicago Cubs traded Ramon Hernandez to the Boston Red Sox for Bobby Darwin.

June, 1977 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Steve Kline as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 1, 1977 Standings
June 7, 1977 Standings

The Atlanta Braves released Bob Johnson.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Harold Baines in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Bill Gullickson in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Paul Molitor in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 24, 1977.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Hubie Brooks in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Terry Kennedy in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Richard Dotson in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Brian Greer in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Randy Martz in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 20, 1977.

The Houston Astros drafted Ricky Adams in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Wally Backman in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Ron Roenicke in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 10, 1977.

The Texas Rangers drafted John Butcher in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Drungo Hazewood in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Mike Walters in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bob Welch in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Mike Jones in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Scott Munninghoff in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bill Laskey in the 1st round (24th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Dave Henderson in the 1st round (26th pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Rich Barnes in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Kevin Bass in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Joe Beckwith in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Tony Brizzolara in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Barry Evans in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Phil Huffman in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Bobby Sprowl in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Mookie Wilson in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Buddy Black in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Keith Creel in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Terry Francona in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Dave Hostetler in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The New York Yankees drafted Jack Lazorko in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Ricky Wright in the 2nd round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Bud Anderson in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Darrell Brown in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Mike Davis in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Joe DeSa in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Roger Erickson in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Joe Lefebvre in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed July 6, 1977.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Bob Porter in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Scott Sanderson in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Stew Cliburn in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Jim Gott in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Brian Harper in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Roger Holt in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Joe Price in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Dan Rohn in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 1977.

The San Diego Padres drafted Ozzie Smith in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted George Vukovich in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 21, 1977.

The Texas Rangers drafted George Wright in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Mickey Hatcher in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Scott Loucks in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Steve Macko in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 17, 1977.

The New York Mets drafted Alfredo Martinez in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Ron Musselman in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Tim Raines in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Andy Rincon in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Rick Steirer in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Rich Bordi in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Tim Lollar in the 5th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Rod Allen in the 6th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Dave Beard in the 6th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Jeff Doyle in the 6th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Brent Gaff in the 6th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Albert Hall in the 6th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Eric Wilkins in the 6th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Texas Rangers drafted Odie Davis in the 7th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Tom Foley in the 7th round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1977.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Kelly Heath in the 7th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bobby Mitchell in the 7th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Rick Peters in the 7th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Brad Havens in the 8th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Roger LaFrancois in the 8th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Jesse Barfield in the 9th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Darrell Jackson in the 9th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Texas Rangers drafted Bob Johnson in the 9th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Mark Smith in the 9th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Bobby Bonner in the 9th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Dave LaPoint in the 10th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Steve Shields in the 10th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Ron Tingley in the 10th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Chuck Hensley in the 10th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Chili Davis in the 11th round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed September 3, 1977.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Rusty Kuntz in the 11th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Rick Lancellotti in the 11th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Bill Earley in the 11th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Bill Latham in the 11th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Karl Best in the 12th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Bob Tufts in the 12th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Wayne Tolleson in the 12th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Jeff Jones in the 13th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Texas Rangers drafted Don Kainer in the 13th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Bob Kearney in the 14th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Kevin Rhomberg in the 14th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bruce Robbins in the 14th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Billy Smith in the 14th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Brian Denman in the 14th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Danny Ainge in the 15th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Jerry Dybzinski in the 15th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Jim Farr in the 15th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Mike Martin in the 15th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Tony Phillips in the 16th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Larry Owen in the 17th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Terry Bogener in the 17th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Gary Redus in the 17th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Scott Ullger in the 18th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Dave Hudgens in the 18th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Willie Lozado in the 18th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Dennis Rasmussen in the 18th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Renie Martin in the 19th round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 1977.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Dewey Robinson in the 19th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Craig Chamberlain in the 19th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Ross Baumgarten in the 20th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Greg Walker in the 20th round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1977.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Mike Brown in the 20th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Ricky Horton in the 20th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The New York Yankees drafted Chris Welsh in the 21st round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Texas Rangers drafted Ed Lynch in the 22nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Jerry Reed in the 22nd round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 1977.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Chris Bando in the 22nd round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Gerry Davis in the 22nd round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Mitch Webster in the 23rd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Floyd Chiffer in the 23rd round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Chris Jones in the 23rd round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Diego Padres drafted Gary Weiss in the 23rd round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The New York Yankees drafted Juan Bonilla in 1977, but pick was voided.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Shooty Babitt in the 25th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Pete Ladd in the 25th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Lee Graham in the 26th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Tony Johnson in the 26th round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Jim Adduci in the 28th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Gene Krug in the 29th round of the 1977 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 1977.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Mike Jeffcoat in the 30th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The California Angels drafted Dave Meier in the 31st round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Neil Fiala in the 32nd round of the 1977 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted LaSchelle Tarver in the 32nd round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Tom Niedenfuer in the 36th round of the 1977 amateur draft, but was not signed.

June 8, 1977 Standings
June 10, 1977 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Bobby Tolan as a free agent.

June 13, 1977 Standings
June 14, 1977 Standings

The New York Mets signed Jeff Reardon as an amateur free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates released Tommy Helms.

The Kansas City Royals released Tom Hall.

The Minnesota Twins signed Tom Hall as a free agent.

June 15, 1977 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Rick Auerbach from the Texas Rangers.

The Texas Rangers purchased Dock Ellis from the Oakland Athletics.

The Atlanta Braves purchased Steve Hargan from the Texas Rangers.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Rick O'Keeffe (minors) and Garry Pyka (minors) to the Cincinnati Reds for Mike Caldwell.

The Oakland Athletics traded Denny Walling and cash to the Houston Astros for Willie Crawford.

The Chicago White Sox traded Ken Brett to the California Angels for John Flannery, Don Kirkwood and John Verhoeven.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Doug Capilla to the Cincinnati Reds for Rawly Eastwick.

The Texas Rangers traded Jim Fregosi to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Ed Kirkpatrick.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Bake McBride and Steve Waterbury to the Philadelphia Phillies for Rick Bosetti, Dane Iorg and Tom Underwood.

The New York Yankees traded a player to be named later, Mike Fischlin and Randy Niemann to the Houston Astros for Cliff Johnson. The New York Yankees sent Dave Bergman (November 23, 1977) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade.

The Cincinnati Reds traded Gary Nolan to the California Angels for Craig Hendrickson (minors).

The New York Mets traded Tom Seaver to the Cincinnati Reds for Doug Flynn, Steve Henderson, Dan Norman and Pat Zachry.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Tim Blackwell and Wayne Twitchell to the Montreal Expos for Barry Foote and Dan Warthen.

The San Diego Padres traded Paul Siebert and Bobby Valentine to the New York Mets for Dave Kingman.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Joel Youngblood to the New York Mets for Mike Phillips.

June 16, 1977 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed Tom Runnells as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers purchased Bobby Castillo from the Kansas City Royals.

June 17, 1977 Standings

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Greg Wells as a free agent.

June 18, 1977 Standings

The New York Mets released Joe Torre.

June 20, 1977 Standings

The California Angels signed Steve Lubratich as an amateur free agent.

June 21, 1977 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Tommy Helms as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox released Doug Griffin.

June 22, 1977 Standings

The Seattle Mariners signed Jim Lewis as an amateur free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed Joe Pettini as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers released Luis Alvarado.

June 25, 1977 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Chris Nyman as an amateur free agent.

June 27, 1977 Standings
July 4, 1977 Standings

The Chicago Cubs released Joe Decker.

July 5, 1977 Standings

The San Diego Padres signed Pedro Garcia as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Ron Kittle as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees released Jose Uribe.

July 11, 1977 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Frank DiPino as an amateur free agent.

July 13, 1977 Standings

The California Angels selected Tom Walker off waivers from the Montreal Expos.

July 14, 1977 Standings

The New York Yankees released Jim Wynn.

The Baltimore Orioles traded Fred Holdsworth to the Montreal Expos for a player to be named later. The Montreal Expos sent Dennis Blair (September 6, 1977) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

July 15, 1977 Standings
July 21, 1977 Standings
July 26, 1977 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Jim Wynn as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves released Steve Kline.

July 27, 1977 Standings

The Toronto Blue Jays purchased Tom Murphy from the Boston Red Sox.

The Baltimore Orioles purchased Ken Rudolph from the San Francisco Giants.

The Seattle Mariners traded Dave Pagan to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Rick Honeycutt (August 22, 1977) to the Seattle Mariners to complete the trade.

July 30, 1977 Standings

The Chicago Cubs purchased Dave Roberts from the Detroit Tigers.

August, 1977 Standings

The Minnesota Twins signed Jim Shellenback as a free agent.

August 2, 1977 Standings

The Seattle Mariners sent Stan Thomas to the New York Yankees as part of a conditional deal.

August 4, 1977 Standings
August 5, 1977 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Bob Dernier as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Rich Gedman as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago Cubs purchased Dave Giusti from the Oakland Athletics.

August 11, 1977 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed Gorman Heimueller as an amateur free agent.

August 12, 1977 Standings
August 16, 1977 Standings
August 17, 1977 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers purchased Vic Davalillo from Aguascalientes (Mexican).

August 18, 1977 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Doug Frobel as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Kevin Hickey as an amateur free agent.

The Chicago White Sox traded Larry Anderson and cash to the Chicago Cubs for Steve Renko.

August 20, 1977 Standings

The Boston Red Sox released Ramon Hernandez.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Don Kessinger to the Chicago White Sox for Steve Staniland (minors).

The Texas Rangers traded Ed Kirkpatrick to the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Gorman Thomas (October 25, 1977) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

August 23, 1977 Standings

The Chicago Cubs released Bobby Darwin.

The St. Louis Cardinals selected Randy Wiles off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

August 25, 1977 Standings
August 30, 1977 Standings
August 31, 1977 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Boog Powell.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Clay Carroll to the Chicago White Sox for players to be named later. The Chicago White Sox sent Nyls Nyman (September 2, 1977), Dave Hamilton (November 28, 1977) and Silvio Martinez (November 28, 1977) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade.

The New York Mets traded Jerry Grote to the Los Angeles Dodgers for players to be named later. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Daniel Smith (minors) (October 24, 1977) and Randy Rogers (minors) (October 24, 1977) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

September 2, 1977 Standings

The Chicago White Sox selected Henry Cruz off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The Toronto Blue Jays selected John Hale off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

September 5, 1977 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Danny Walton to the Houston Astros for a player to be named later and Alex Taveras. The Houston Astros sent Bob Detherage (September 16, 1977) to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete the trade.

September 6, 1977 Standings

The California Angels selected Dave Kingman off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

September 7, 1977 Standings

The Chicago Cubs released Jim Dwyer.

The St. Louis Cardinals selected Taylor Duncan off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

September 8, 1977 Standings

The Seattle Mariners purchased Kevin Pasley from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The Chicago White Sox selected Bill Nahorodny off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.

September 9, 1977 Standings

The Seattle Mariners traded Bill Laxton and cash to the Cleveland Indians for Ray Fosse.

September 11, 1977 Standings

Byron McLaughlin returned to the Seattle Mariners by Nuevo Laredo (Mexican) as part of earlier loan.

September 12, 1977 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Keith MacWhorter as a free agent.

September 13, 1977 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Jim Dwyer as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners purchased Doc Medich from the Oakland Athletics.

September 14, 1977 Standings
September 15, 1977 Standings
September 16, 1977 Standings
September 19, 1977 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles purchased Nelson Briles from the Texas Rangers.

The Cincinnati Reds traded Bob Bailey to the Boston Red Sox for Frank Newcomer (minors) and cash.

September 22, 1977 Standings

The Chicago White Sox selected Bob Molinaro off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.

September 26, 1977 Standings

The New York Mets selected Doc Medich off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.

September 28, 1977 Standings

Tom Walker of the California Angels granted free agency.

The Chicago Cubs purchased Rudy Meoli from the Cincinnati Reds.

September 29, 1977 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals released Tony La Russa.

The Montreal Expos selected Rick Sawyer off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

October, 1977 Standings

Eddie Bane of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

October 3, 1977 Standings
October 10, 1977 Standings

Ross Grimsley of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

The Kansas City Royals released Cookie Rojas.

October 12, 1977 Standings

The Chicago Cubs released Randy Hundley.

October 13, 1977 Standings
October 14, 1977 Standings
October 20, 1977

Ron Blomberg of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Jack Brohamer of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

Frank Duffy of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Mike Eden of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

Terry Forster of the Pittsburgh Pirates granted free agency.

Ray Fosse of the Seattle Mariners granted free agency.

Elrod Hendricks of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Ubaldo Heredia of the Los Angeles Dodgers granted free agency.

Bill Melton of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

George Mitterwald of the Chicago Cubs granted free agency.

Randy Scarbery of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Mac Scarce of the Cincinnati Reds granted free agency.

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Junior Kennedy from the San Francisco Giants.

October 24, 1977

Elliott Maddox of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

October 25, 1977

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Wil Culmer as an amateur free agent.

Dick Drago of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Bobby Tolan of the Pittsburgh Pirates granted free agency.

Rusty Torres of the California Angels granted free agency.

The Minnesota Twins purchased Bombo Rivera from the Montreal Expos.

The Toronto Blue Jays released Phil Roof.

The Seattle Mariners traded Larry Cox to the Chicago Cubs for Steve Hamrick (minors).

The San Francisco Giants traded Frank Riccelli to the St. Louis Cardinals for a player to be named later. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Jim Dwyer (June 15, 1978) to the San Francisco Giants to complete the trade.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Manny Seoane to the Chicago Cubs for Jose Cardenal.

October 26, 1977

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Aurelio Lopez from Mexico City Reds (Mexican).

The Minnesota Twins released Jim Shellenback.

October 27, 1977

The Baltimore Orioles signed Willie Royster as a free agent.

Ken Boswell of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

Ollie Brown of the Philadelphia Phillies granted free agency.

Luis Melendez of the San Diego Padres granted free agency.

Junior Moore of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

Tom Spencer of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

October 28, 1977

Oscar Gamble of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

Rich Gossage of the Pittsburgh Pirates granted free agency.

Tom Griffin of the San Diego Padres granted free agency.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Jim Wynn.

October 30, 1977

Mike Jorgensen of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

October 31, 1977

Mike Torrez of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

The Toronto Blue Jays purchased Joe Henderson from the Cincinnati Reds.

The Cincinnati Reds traded Bill Caudill and Woodie Fryman to the Chicago Cubs for Bill Bonham.

November 2, 1977

Bruce Bochte of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Lyman Bostock of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Dan Briggs of the California Angels granted free agency.

Tom Burgmeier of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Willie Crawford of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Rawly Eastwick of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Luis Gomez of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Orlando Gonzalez of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Mario Guerrero of the California Angels granted free agency.

Tom Hausman of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

Larry Hisle of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Larry Johnson of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

Dave Kingman of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Doc Medich of the New York Mets granted free agency.

Rick Miller of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Mike Pazik of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Mike Proly of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Merv Rettenmund of the San Diego Padres granted free agency.

Ron Schueler of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Horace Speed of the San Francisco Giants granted free agency.

Oscar Zamora of the Chicago Cubs granted free agency.

Richie Zisk of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

November 4, 1977

Rich Hinton of the Cincinnati Reds granted free agency.

November 5, 1977

Greg Pryor of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Randy Stein of the California Angels granted free agency.

Jerry Terrell of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

November 6, 1977

The Chicago White Sox signed Randy Scarbery as a free agent.

November 9, 1977

The Texas Rangers signed Richie Zisk as a free agent.

Mike Marshall of the Texas Rangers granted free agency.

November 10, 1977

The Montreal Expos purchased Darold Knowles from the Texas Rangers.

November 11, 1977

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Luis Gomez as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Doc Medich as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Bob Robertson as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs released Dave Giusti.

November 14, 1977

The Chicago White Sox signed Jim Hughes as a free agent.

November 17, 1977

The Chicago White Sox signed Ron Blomberg as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Larry Hisle as a free agent.

November 18, 1977

The Houston Astros signed Oscar Zamora as a free agent.

November 21, 1977

The California Angels signed Lyman Bostock as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Tom Hausman as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Luis DeLeon as an amateur free agent.

November 22, 1977

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Terry Forster as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Rich Gossage as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Mike Proly as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Mac Scarce as a free agent.

November 23, 1977

The Baltimore Orioles signed Elrod Hendricks as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Mike Torrez as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins purchased Dennis Lewallyn from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

November 24, 1977

The Chicago White Sox signed Larry Johnson as a free agent.

November 28, 1977

The Chicago White Sox signed Eddie Bane as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Rich Hinton as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Junior Moore as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Greg Pryor as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants purchased Art Gardner from the Houston Astros.

November 29, 1977

The San Diego Padres signed Oscar Gamble as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Jerry Terrell as a free agent.

November 30, 1977

The Boston Red Sox signed Jack Brohamer as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Dave Kingman as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Elliott Maddox as a free agent.

December 3, 1977

The Chicago White Sox signed Ron Schueler as a free agent.

December 5, 1977

The Seattle Mariners drafted Rick Baldwin from the New York Mets in the 1977 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Jim Breazeale from the Atlanta Braves in the 1977 rule 5 draft.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Taylor Duncan from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1977 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Jesus Figueroa from the New York Yankees in the 1977 rule 5 draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Andy Replogle from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1977 rule 5 draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted John Sutton from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1977 rule 5 draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Willie Upshaw from the New York Yankees in the 1977 rule 5 draft.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Ned Yost from the New York Mets in the 1977 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians traded Norm Churchill (minors) and Bruce Compton (minors) to the Chicago Cubs for Dave Rosello.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Stan Butkus (minors) to the Chicago White Sox for Jim Otten.

The Chicago White Sox traded Brian Downing, Dave Frost and Chris Knapp to the California Angels for Bobby Bonds, Thad Bosley and Richard Dotson.

The Seattle Mariners traded Jimmy Sexton to the Houston Astros for Leon Roberts.

December 6, 1977

The Cleveland Indians drafted Mike Cosgrove from the Houston Astros in the 1977 rule 5 draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Gil Rondon from the Houston Astros in the 1977 minor league draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Jeff Terpko from the Montreal Expos in the 1977 minor league draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Jesus Vega from the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1977 minor league draft.

The New York Mets purchased Kevin Kobel from the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded a player to be named later and Pete Vuckovich to the St. Louis Cardinals for Victor Cruz and Tom Underwood. The Toronto Blue Jays sent John Scott (December 16, 1977) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade.

December 7, 1977
December 8, 1977
December 9, 1977
December 10, 1977
December 11, 1977

The Seattle Mariners signed Reggie Walton as a free agent.

December 12, 1977

The Chicago White Sox signed Mike Eden as a free agent.

The New York Mets released Mark DeJohn.

The New York Yankees traded Ed Ricks (minors), Stan Thomas and cash to the Chicago White Sox for Robert Polinsky (minors), Tommy Cruz and Jim Spencer.

December 13, 1977
December 14, 1977
December 15, 1977
December 19, 1977

The Houston Astros signed Jesus Alou as a free agent.

December 20, 1977

The Seattle Mariners signed Bruce Bochte as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed German Rivera as an amateur free agent.

December 21, 1977

The Montreal Expos signed Ross Grimsley as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Rick Miller as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners purchased Joe Decker from Mexico City Reds (Mexican).

December 27, 1977

The Boston Red Sox signed Dick Drago as a free agent.

December 31, 1977

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Ray Fosse as a free agent.

1978

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Carl Morton as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Rob Ellis.

The California Angels released Wayne Simpson.

Mike Cosgrove sent from the Cleveland Indians to the Toronto Blue Jays in an unknown transaction.

January 3, 1978

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Gary Sutherland as a free agent.

January 5, 1978

Mickey Lolich of the New York Mets granted free agency.

January 6, 1978

The Cleveland Indians signed Juan Bonilla as an amateur free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Orlando Mercado as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles released Ken Rudolph.

January 10, 1978

The Seattle Mariners drafted Jim Maler in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1978 amateur draft (January).

The San Diego Padres drafted Mike Martin in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1978 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Montreal Expos drafted Tony Phillips in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1978 amateur draft (January Secondary). Player signed March 10, 1978.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Chris Codiroli in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1978 amateur draft (January).

The Boston Red Sox drafted Brian Denman in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1978 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Minnesota Twins drafted Ralph Citarella in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Brad Lesley in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Scott Fletcher in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1978 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Brian Holton in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1978 amateur draft (January).

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Doug Loman in the 2nd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January).

The Minnesota Twins drafted Jesse Orosco in the 2nd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January).

The Houston Astros drafted Pat Perry in the 2nd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January).

The Minnesota Twins drafted Mike Couchee in the 2nd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Mike Richardt in the 2nd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Matt Young in the 2nd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Paul Gibson in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January).

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Doug Jones in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 18, 1978.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Geno Petralli in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January).

The New York Mets drafted Marty Barrett in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Dann Bilardello in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Willie Lozado in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Dave Meier in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The San Diego Padres drafted Ed Vande Berg in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Gary Gaetti in the 4th round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The New York Yankees drafted Rusty McNealy in the 4th round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted Ricky Jones in the 5th round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Bryan Little in the 5th round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted Jamie Nelson in the 8th round of the 1978 amateur draft (January).

The Oakland Athletics drafted Larry White in the 10th round of the 1978 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

January 12, 1978
January 13, 1978
January 14, 1978

The Boston Red Sox signed Jackie Gutierrez as an amateur free agent.

The Montreal Expos released Tim Blackwell.

January 15, 1978
January 16, 1978

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Mark DeJohn as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Randy Stein as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals released Bob Heise.

January 18, 1978

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Leo Hernandez as an amateur free agent.

January 21, 1978

The Texas Rangers signed Mike Jorgensen as a free agent.

January 23, 1978
January 24, 1978

The Chicago White Sox signed Steve Luebber as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Mike Pazik as a free agent.

January 25, 1978

The Texas Rangers traded Gaylord Perry to the San Diego Padres for Dave Tomlin and $125,000.

January 27, 1978

The California Angels signed Tom Griffin as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos released Jackie Brown.

January 30, 1978

The Cleveland Indians signed Rob Ellis as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos purchased Tito Fuentes from the Detroit Tigers.

The Detroit Tigers traded Mike Burns (minors), Frank Harris (minors) and cash to the Boston Red Sox for Steve Dillard.

January 31, 1978
February 2, 1978

The San Diego Padres signed Mickey Lolich as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Ken Rudolph as a free agent.

February 3, 1978

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Willie Crawford as a free agent.

February 7, 1978

The Atlanta Braves signed Craig Skok as a free agent.

February 8, 1978
February 10, 1978

The Chicago Cubs signed Tim Blackwell as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Gary Nolan as a free agent.

February 11, 1978

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Orlando Gonzalez as a free agent.

February 14, 1978

The Chicago White Sox signed Tom Spencer as a free agent.

February 15, 1978

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Luis Melendez as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox purchased Frank Ortenzio from the Montreal Expos.

February 17, 1978

The Boston Red Sox signed Tom Burgmeier as a free agent.

February 21, 1978
February 22, 1978
February 23, 1978

The Cleveland Indians signed Frank Duffy as a free agent.

February 25, 1978
February 27, 1978

The Seattle Mariners signed George Mitterwald as a free agent.

February 28, 1978
March 1, 1978

The Cleveland Indians signed Dan Briggs as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Jackie Brown as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Rusty Torres as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Gary Nolan.

March 2, 1978

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Wayne Simpson as a free agent.

Durango (Mexican) purchased Jerry Hairston from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

March 6, 1978

Jim Bibby of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

The Detroit Tigers traded John Valle (minors) and George Cappuzzello to the Cincinnati Reds for Jack Billingham.

March 7, 1978

The Philadelphia Phillies signed George Bell as an amateur free agent.

March 14, 1978

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Charlie Puleo as an amateur free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Bob Detherage.

The San Diego Padres released Enzo Hernandez.

March 15, 1978

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Jim Bibby as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins returned Dennis Lewallyn to the Los Angeles Dodgers following previous purchase.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Tom Bruno and cash to the St. Louis Cardinals for Rick Bosetti.

The San Francisco Giants traded a player to be named later, Gary Alexander, Dave Heaverlo, Phil Huffman, John Henry Johnson, Gary Thomasson, Alan Wirth and $300,000 to the Oakland Athletics for Vida Blue. The San Francisco Giants sent Mario Guerrero (April 7, 1978) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Dennis DeBarr to the Cleveland Indians for Rico Carty.

March 16, 1978

The New York Yankees signed Victor Mata as an amateur free agent.

March 17, 1978
March 18, 1978

The Minnesota Twins signed Stan Perzanowski as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates released Carl Morton.

The Toronto Blue Jays released Doug Rader.

March 20, 1978
March 21, 1978

The San Francisco Giants signed Alan Hargesheimer as an amateur free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Ed Kirkpatrick.

March 22, 1978
March 23, 1978
March 24, 1978
March 25, 1978
March 26, 1978

The Cleveland Indians selected Mike Vail off waivers from the New York Mets.

March 27, 1978
March 28, 1978

The Texas Rangers signed Mark Mercer as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Vern Ruhle as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Dave Tomlin from the Texas Rangers.

The Oakland Athletics released Dick Allen.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Mike Anderson.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Larry Dierker.

The Boston Red Sox released Denny Doyle.

The Baltimore Orioles released Ed Farmer.

The San Diego Padres released Brent Strom.

The Oakland Athletics released Mark Williams.

March 29, 1978
March 30, 1978
March 31, 1978

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Dave Wallace as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics released Matt Alexander.

The Montreal Expos released Rick Sawyer.

The Toronto Blue Jays returned Larry Demery to the Pittsburgh Pirates following previous waiver selection.

April, 1978

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Clay Carroll as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Enzo Hernandez as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

April 1, 1978

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Ed Farmer as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Bob Galasso as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics purchased Mike Adams from the Chicago Cubs.

The Texas Rangers released Tom Buskey.

The Chicago White Sox released Bob Coluccio.

The Chicago White Sox released Bart Johnson.

The Kansas City Royals released Dave Nelson.

The New York Mets released Cliff Speck.

The Chicago White Sox released Royle Stillman.

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