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Games on 1978-04-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim PalmerDennis LeonardDon Stanhouse
Cleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox9BoxDick DragoJim Kern(none)
California Angels3Minnesota Twins2BoxDon AaseDave GoltzDave LaRoche
Milwaukee Brewers9New York Yankees2BoxJerry AugustineEd Figueroa(none)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners3BoxMatt KeoughDick PoleElias Sosa
Chicago White Sox11Toronto Blue Jays2BoxFrancisco BarriosTom UnderwoodLerrin LaGrow
New York Mets0Chicago Cubs5BoxDennis LampCraig Swan(none)
Houston Astros8Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxKen ForschBobby Castillo(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres9BoxGaylord PerryJamie Easterly(none)
Cincinnati Reds0San Francisco Giants3BoxBob KnepperTom Seaver(none)

Standings as of 1978-04-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers972.778--5340134-13-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1537974.516
234Boston Red Sox1293.7500.58553322-37-0W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1519061.596
3612Milwaukee Brewers1376.5382.09470242-65-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1498663.577
4918Baltimore Orioles1257.4173.54874-261-64-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1498564.570
5816New York Yankees1257.4173.53948-91-54-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1519556.629
61121Cleveland Indians936.3334.0404000-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1506684.440
71324Toronto Blue Jays1239.2505.54370-271-42-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1495693.376
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1082.800--3926133-25-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1528468.553
243Oakland Athletics1293.750--3723144-25-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1506090.400
355California Angels1394.6920.54535104-25-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1497871.523
4715Chicago White Sox1055.5003.0504641-44-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1516685.437
51019Minnesota Twins16610.3755.07576-14-52-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1466779.459
61223Seattle Mariners17512.2946.56487-232-63-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1435192.357
71426Texas Rangers927.2225.52650-240-42-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1538568.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Philadelphia Phillies853.625--4028123-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1548569.552
249Chicago Cubs1275.583--484533-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1507278.480
3611New York Mets1486.571--434304-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1485890.392
4813Montreal Expos1055.5001.0433763-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1527181.467
5917St. Louis Cardinals1257.4172.04446-21-24-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1506486.427
61122Pittsburgh Pirates1037.3003.03655-191-52-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1518566.563
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Cincinnati Reds1495.643--8356273-46-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1478364.565
238Los Angeles Dodgers1385.6150.57557184-24-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1498762.584
3510San Francisco Giants1275.5831.0463973-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1508268.547
4714Houston Astros1477.5002.06167-63-54-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1486781.453
51020San Diego Padres1147.3643.53746-92-32-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1518071.530
61225Atlanta Braves1239.2505.02865-372-51-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1506684.440