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MLB Games on Thursday April 27, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Seattle MarinersAL1California AngelsAL5Box | PBP913,609Anaheim StadiumNight2:04Frank TananaJim Todd---Roberts
Toronto Blue JaysAL8Kansas City RoyalsAL7Box | PBP917,422Royals StadiumNight2:21Balor MooreDoug BirdMike WillisCarty (2)
Minnesota TwinsAL6Oakland AthleticsAL1Box | PBP94,645Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:02Gary SerumAlan Wirth---Gross
Cleveland IndiansAL1Texas RangersAL3Box | PBP911,133Arlington StadiumNight2:04Jon MatlackRick WaitsLen BarkerHargrove
San Francisco GiantsNL5Atlanta BravesNL3Box | PBP93,527Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:14Vida BlueDick Ruthven---Burroughs, McCovey
5 record(s)
Glossary:
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 27, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East122Detroit Tigers15114.733-8466186-25-21477572.510
AL East256Boston Red Sox17116.6471.011088223-48-21468858.603
AL East3610Milwaukee Brewers1798.5293.010984253-76-11458461.579
AL East4713New York Yankees1688.5003.55759-23-55-31479255.626
AL East5817Cleveland Indians1679.4384.5777074-73-21436281.434
AL East61021Toronto Blue Jays18711.3895.56990-213-44-71435291.364
AL East71324Baltimore Orioles16511.3136.56197-361-64-51458560.586
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics18144.778-6443216-28-21445589.382
AL West234Kansas City Royals16115.6882.06755126-35-21468165.555
AL West345California Angels18126.6672.06750175-27-41447569.521
AL West4919Chicago White Sox1569.4006.56468-41-65-31466581.445
AL West51122Texas Rangers16610.3757.05677-211-65-41468165.555
AL West61223Minnesota Twins21714.3338.598100-25-82-61416675.468
AL West71425Seattle Mariners23716.3049.576112-364-83-81374988.358
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East139Montreal Expos1697.563-696723-46-31466779.459
NL East248Pittsburgh Pirates1697.563-7076-64-55-21457966.545
NL East3511Chicago Cubs1798.5290.55971-124-55-31457075.483
NL East4612Philadelphia Phillies1477.5001.06951183-44-31488365.561
NL East5715New York Mets19910.4741.55155-45-44-61435786.399
NL East61120St. Louis Cardinals18711.3893.0848223-64-51446282.431
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113Los Angeles Dodgers17125.706-10567386-26-31458362.572
NL West227Cincinnati Reds18117.6111.59679175-46-31438162.566
NL West3814Houston Astros19910.4744.07487-133-76-31436578.455
NL West4916San Francisco Giants1789.4714.0585804-44-51458164.559
NL West51018San Diego Padres1679.4384.55259-73-54-41467769.527
NL West61226Atlanta Braves17512.2947.04479-352-73-51456481.441
26 record(s)
Glossary:
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