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Games on 1978-04-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins8California Angels1BoxRoger EricksonDon Aase(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Chicago White Sox9BoxKen KravecJesse JeffersonPablo Torrealba
New York Yankees6Milwaukee Brewers9BoxJerry AugustineCatfish HunterMike Caldwell
Seattle Mariners0Oakland Athletics2BoxPete BrobergDick PoleElias Sosa
Detroit Tigers6Texas Rangers2BoxDave RozemaDoc Medich(none)
San Diego Padres3Atlanta Braves2BoxRollie FingersPhil Niekro(none)
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds2BoxGary LavelleDave Tomlin(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Houston Astros1BoxJ.R. RichardBurt Hooton(none)
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets2BoxRick ReuschelJerry KoosmanDonnie Moore

Standings as of 1978-04-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers4401.000--4917320-04-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1588969.563
236Detroit Tigers431.7501.0221391-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1588375.525
348Cleveland Indians321.6671.5171430-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1566789.429
51121New York Yankees413.2503.01617-11-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1599960.623
61320Toronto Blue Jays413.2503.01625-91-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1575899.369
41223Boston Red Sox413.2503.0191721-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1599861.616
71426Baltimore Orioles404.0004.01344-310-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1579067.573
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago White Sox431.750--212010-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1576889.433
2510Kansas City Royals321.6670.5141401-11-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1599069.566
3711Oakland Athletics532.6000.59631-22-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1576691.420
4612California Angels532.6000.51014-40-03-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1578473.535
5813Minnesota Twins743.5710.5342594-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1556986.445
6915Texas Rangers422.5001.01016-60-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1588573.538
71019Seattle Mariners725.2862.52129-80-22-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1535499.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Mets642.667--232030-04-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1566294.397
257Philadelphia Phillies321.6670.5208120-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1598871.553
4714St. Louis Cardinals422.5001.01922-31-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1586791.424
3616Pittsburgh Pirates422.5001.01018-80-12-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1578671.548
5917Chicago Cubs523.4001.51116-52-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1577780.490
61022Montreal Expos413.2502.0161511-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1587583.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223Los Angeles Dodgers541.800--3113184-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1579166.580
112Cincinnati Reds541.800--292090-04-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1568868.564
334San Francisco Giants431.7500.5181081-02-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1588672.544
4818San Diego Padres523.4002.01825-72-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1578275.522
51124Atlanta Braves514.2003.02036-160-01-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1576889.433
61225Houston Astros615.1673.52032-120-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1567383.468


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Randy ElliottOF26.311Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Don KirkwoodP28.199Purchased by Blue Jays from White Sox.