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Saturday April 22,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-04-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5Baltimore Orioles3BoxPaul SplittorffMike FlanaganAl Hrabosky
Cleveland Indians13Boston Red Sox4BoxRick WiseAllen Ripley(none)
Texas Rangers6Detroit Tigers7BoxJohn HillerFergie Jenkins(none)
California Angels5Minnesota Twins3BoxFrank TananaRoger EricksonPaul Hartzell
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees4BoxSparky LyleBob McClure(none)
Oakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners0BoxAlan WirthRick HoneycuttElias Sosa
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJim ClancyWilbur WoodMike Willis
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs2BoxMardie CornejoRick ReuschelSkip Lockwood
Houston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBurt HootonFloyd Bannister(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Montreal Expos7BoxWayne TwitchellSteve CarltonStan Bahnsen
Philadelphia Phillies3Montreal Expos5BoxRoss GrimsleyLarry ChristensonStan Bahnsen
St. Louis Cardinals7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxKent TekulveJohn Urrea(none)
Atlanta Braves0San Diego Padres2BoxBob OwchinkoTommy BoggsRollie Fingers
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants4BoxDave TomlinGary Lavelle(none)

Standings as of 1978-04-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers1082.800--6046144-14-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1527874.513
255Boston Red Sox1394.6920.58966232-37-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1509060.600
3613Milwaukee Brewers1477.5003.09774232-75-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1488662.581
4715New York Yankees1367.4623.54351-81-55-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1509456.627
5918Cleveland Indians1046.4004.0534491-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1496584.436
61019Baltimore Orioles1358.3854.55179-281-64-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1488563.574
71223Toronto Blue Jays1349.3085.54772-251-43-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1485593.372
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1192.818--4429154-25-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1518368.550
233Oakland Athletics13103.769--4023175-25-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1495990.396
344California Angels14104.7140.55038125-25-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1487771.520
4816Chicago White Sox1156.4554.0525021-54-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1506684.440
51122Minnesota Twins17611.3536.07881-34-52-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1456778.462
61324Seattle Mariners18513.2787.56490-262-63-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1425191.359
71426Texas Rangers1028.2006.53257-250-52-3L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1528567.559
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138New York Mets1596.600--464515-34-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1475790.388
249Montreal Expos1275.5830.55543123-44-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1506981.460
3511Chicago Cubs1376.5381.0504823-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1497277.483
4712Philadelphia Phillies1055.5001.5464063-32-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1528567.559
51020St. Louis Cardinals1358.3853.05154-31-34-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1496485.430
61121Pittsburgh Pirates1147.3643.04462-181-53-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1508466.560
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Cincinnati Reds15105.667--8860284-46-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1468264.562
227Los Angeles Dodgers1495.6430.58058224-25-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1488662.581
3610San Francisco Giants1376.5382.0504463-24-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1498267.550
4814Houston Astros1578.4673.06272-103-64-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1476780.456
5917San Diego Padres1257.4173.53946-72-33-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1507971.527
61225Atlanta Braves13310.2316.02867-392-61-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1496683.443