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Sunday April 16,1978This date in baseball
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Top1978 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers5Baltimore Orioles7Boxscore - PBP902:06Moose HaasNelson BrilesNelson Briles (1-1)Moose Haas (2-1)Don Stanhouse (2)George BambergerEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers9Baltimore Orioles2Boxscore - PBP914,9952:39Andy ReplogleScott McGregorAndy Replogle (1-0)Scott McGregor (0-2)Eduardo Rodriguez (1)George BambergerEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALTexas Rangers6Boston Red Sox8Boxscore - PBP922,1682:48Doc MedichAllen RipleyBob Stanley (1-0)Jim Umbarger (0-1)Tom Burgmeier (1)Billy HunterDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians1Kansas City Royals2Boxscore - PBP917,6552:09Wayne GarlandDennis LeonardDennis Leonard (2-1)Wayne Garland (1-2)-Jeff TorborgWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners8Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP902:57Dick PoleRoger EricksonDick Pole (1-2)Roger Erickson (2-1)Shane Rawley (1)Darrell JohnsonGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALSeattle Mariners7Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP914,0212:21Tom HouseDave JohnsonTom House (1-2)Dave Johnson (0-1)-Darrell JohnsonGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALChicago White Sox0New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP932,7502:18Ken KravecDick TidrowDick Tidrow (1-1)Ken Kravec (1-1)Sparky Lyle (1)Bob LemonBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALCalifornia Angels2Oakland Athletics1Boxscore - PBP113,8142:58Don AaseJohn Henry JohnsonDave LaRoche (2-0)Dave Heaverlo (2-1)Paul Hartzell (1)Dave GarciaBobby WinklesOakland-Alameda C
ALDetroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP917,0882:21Dave RozemaJim ClancyJim Crawford (1-0)Jim Clancy (0-1)-Ralph HoukRoy HartsfieldExhibition Stadiu
NLPittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP920,9212:09Don RobinsonRick ReuschelRick Reuschel (2-1)Don Robinson (0-1)-Chuck TannerHerman FranksWrigley Field
NLCincinnati Reds3Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP1327,7004:06Tom SeaverJ.R. RichardTom Dixon (1-0)Manny Sarmiento (1-1)-Sparky AndersonBill VirdonAstrodome
NLAtlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers8Boxscore - PBP937,1612:29Phil NiekroRick RhodenRick Rhoden (2-0)Phil Niekro (0-3)-Bobby CoxTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLNew York Mets1Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP918,7901:53Jerry KoosmanRoss GrimsleyRoss Grimsley (2-0)Jerry Koosman (1-2)-Joe TorreDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants8San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP920,9922:42Bob KnepperBob OwchinkoBob Knepper (1-0)Bob Owchinko (0-1)Gary Lavelle (1)Joe AltobelliRoger CraigQualcomm Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies0St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP911,4951:52Randy LerchBob ForschBob Forsch (3-0)Randy Lerch (1-1)-Danny OzarkVern RappBusch Stadium II
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1978-04-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers862.750--4331124-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1548074.519
255Milwaukee Brewers963.6670.57342311-35-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1538766.569
369Boston Red Sox853.6251.05034162-33-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1559461.606
4813New York Yankees844.5002.0292631-43-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1559659.619
51019Baltimore Orioles936.3333.53768-310-53-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1528765.572
61223Cleveland Indians725.2863.52731-40-32-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1526785.441
71425Toronto Blue Jays826.2504.03648-121-41-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1535796.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals761.857--302371-15-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1558669.555
337California Angels963.6671.0232211-15-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1538172.529
246Oakland Athletics963.6671.0191361-25-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1536390.412
4716Chicago White Sox844.5002.53034-40-34-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1536786.438
5917Minnesota Twins1367.4623.0666064-52-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1496782.450
61121Seattle Mariners1349.3085.05063-132-62-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1475295.354
71324Texas Rangers826.2504.52644-180-32-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1548569.552
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies743.571--342682-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1558669.555
3512St. Louis Cardinals954.556--403551-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1536489.418
2611Chicago Cubs954.556--3536-13-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1537479.484
5714New York Mets1055.5000.53234-21-24-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1526191.401
4815Montreal Expos844.5000.5342952-32-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1547282.468
61020Pittsburgh Pirates936.3332.03449-151-52-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1528567.559
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers862.750--5425294-22-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1548965.578
224Cincinnati Reds1073.700--6043171-26-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1518566.563
338San Francisco Giants853.6251.0383533-22-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1548470.545
4918Houston Astros1046.4003.04554-90-44-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1527082.461
51122San Diego Padres725.2863.52436-122-30-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1558273.529
61226Atlanta Braves716.1434.52149-280-21-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1556887.439

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