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Thursday, August 31,1978

Thursday, August 31,1978

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season Aug 31,1978 New York Yankees  6  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dick Tidrow Scott McGregor Sparky Lyle 15,579 2:37
1978 reg season Aug 31,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  1  Cleveland Indians  0  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Caldwell Mike Paxton -- 0 2:02
1978 reg season Aug 31,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  6  Cleveland Indians  12  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rick Waits Bill Travers -- 5,328 2:31
1978 reg season Aug 31,1978 Minnesota Twins  4  Detroit Tigers  1  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Geoff Zahn Kip Young Mike Marshall 16,995 2:35
1978 reg season Aug 31,1978 Montreal Expos  1  San Diego Padres  6  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Eric Rasmussen Woodie Fryman Mark Lee 11,810 2:27
1978 reg season Aug 31,1978 Cincinnati Reds  11  St. Louis Cardinals  6  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Tom Seaver Silvio Martinez -- 16,112 2:31
6 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 132 84 48 .636 0.0 675 525 150 L1 33-33 51-15 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 131 77 54 .588 6.5 577 483 94 W7 35-33 42-21 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 133 76 57 .571 8.5 672 552 120 L1 30-35 46-22 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 132 73 59 .553 11.0 603 521 82 L1 32-32 41-27 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 132 72 60 .545 12.0 532 555 -23 L2 34-35 38-25 5 5 8 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 132 57 75 .432 27.0 549 583 -34 W1 22-44 35-31 6 11 22 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 135 55 80 .407 30.5 528 644 -116 W1 21-48 34-32 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 131 71 60 .542 0.0 592 524 68 W1 28-40 43-20 1 6 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 133 70 63 .526 2.0 543 535 8 L5 29-37 41-26 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 130 65 65 .500 5.5 522 505 17 L1 26-38 39-27 3 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 134 62 72 .463 10.5 445 530 -85 L9 27-39 35-33 4 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 133 58 75 .436 14.0 564 588 -24 W1 29-41 29-34 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 131 56 75 .427 15.0 509 603 -94 L1 23-39 33-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 131 49 82 .374 22.0 521 684 -163 L5 19-43 30-39 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 130 71 59 .546 0.0 573 486 87 W5 27-36 44-23 1 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 130 66 64 .508 5.0 518 523 -5 W3 29-39 37-25 2 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 131 66 65 .504 5.5 524 561 -37 L3 29-39 37-26 3 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 134 61 73 .455 12.0 520 496 24 L5 26-39 35-34 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 133 58 75 .436 14.5 498 541 -43 L1 28-40 30-35 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 132 53 79 .402 19.0 497 551 -54 W1 25-38 28-41 6 12 25 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 133 79 54 .594 0.0 600 475 125 W3 36-33 43-21 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 133 77 56 .579 2.0 533 474 59 L1 36-33 41-23 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 133 72 61 .541 7.0 579 580 -1 W1 34-31 38-30 3 4 10 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 135 70 65 .519 10.0 496 502 -6 W1 29-40 41-25 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 132 62 70 .470 16.5 501 528 -27 L1 19-44 43-26 5 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 132 59 73 .447 19.5 501 623 -122 W3 24-40 35-33 6 10 19 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
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  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Johnny Grubb Texas Rangers Hist Traded from Cleveland Indians to Texas Rangers for Bobby Cuellar (10/3/1978) and Dave Rivera (10/3/1978)
1 record(s)