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MLB Games on Thursday April 20, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Milwaukee BrewersAL4Boston Red SoxAL10Box | PBP916,238Fenway ParkDay2:35Bill LeeMoose Haas---Cooper, Hobson, Lynn, Thomas
Houston AstrosNL1Los Angeles DodgersNL5Box | PBP924,049Dodger StadiumNight2:13Doug RauMark Lemongello------
Atlanta BravesNL0San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP910,256San Diego StadiumDay1:33Randy JonesPhil NiekroRollie Fingers---
3 record(s)
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, April 20, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East122Detroit Tigers972.778-5340134-13-11537974.516
AL East234Boston Red Sox1183.727-7646302-36-01529161.599
AL East3613Milwaukee Brewers1266.5002.58568171-65-01508763.580
AL East4715New York Yankees1156.4553.03739-21-54-11529557.625
AL East51019Cleveland Indians835.3753.5333120-33-21516685.437
AL East61120Baltimore Orioles1147.3644.04673-271-63-11508664.573
AL East71324Toronto Blue Jays1138.2735.04159-181-42-41505694.373
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Kansas City Royals981.889-3824143-15-01538469.549
AL West243Oakland Athletics1183.7271.03220123-25-11516190.404
AL West357California Angels1284.6671.5423393-25-21507971.527
AL West4816Chicago White Sox945.4444.03944-50-44-11526785.441
AL West5918Minnesota Twins1569.4005.0737304-52-41476780.456
AL West61221Seattle Mariners16511.3136.56182-212-63-51445193.354
AL West71426Texas Rangers927.2226.02650-240-42-31538568.556
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East138Philadelphia Phillies853.625-4028123-12-21548569.552
NL East249New York Mets1385.6150.5433854-24-31495891.389
NL East3510Chicago Cubs1165.5450.54345-23-33-21517378.483
NL East4712Montreal Expos1055.5001.0433763-42-11527181.467
NL East5917St. Louis Cardinals1257.4172.04446-21-24-51506486.427
NL East61023Pittsburgh Pirates1037.3003.03655-191-52-21518566.563
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West115Cincinnati Reds1394.692-8353303-36-11488365.561
NL West226Los Angeles Dodgers1284.6670.56949204-24-21508763.580
NL West3611San Francisco Giants1165.5452.0433943-23-31518368.550
NL West4814Houston Astros1367.4623.05361-82-54-21496881.456
NL West51122San Diego Padres1037.3004.52843-152-31-41528171.533
NL West61225Atlanta Braves1138.2735.02556-312-41-41516685.437
26 record(s)
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season