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Games on 1978-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4California Angels5BoxDyar MillerJesse JeffersonDave LaRoche
Baltimore Orioles6Chicago White Sox4BoxDennis MartinezPablo TorrealbaDon Stanhouse
Milwaukee Brewers6Kansas City Royals7BoxJim ColbornEduardo RodriguezMarty Pattin
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins1BoxEd FigueroaPaul Thormodsgard(none)
Cleveland Indians6Oakland Athletics2BoxDon HoodJohn Henry Johnson(none)
Detroit Tigers5Seattle Mariners4BoxJim SlatonRick HoneycuttJohn Hiller
Boston Red Sox4Texas Rangers5BoxReggie ClevelandBill Campbell(none)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves3BoxBruce SutterDave CampbellDonnie Moore
Montreal Expos6Houston Astros3BoxRoss GrimsleyJoe Niekro(none)
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets1BoxFred NormanJerry KoosmanManny Sarmiento
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxLarry ChristensonBob OwchinkoRon Reed
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJohn MontefuscoJohn CandelariaGary Lavelle
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRick RhodenBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1978-04-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers16124.750--8970197-25-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1467472.507
257Boston Red Sox18117.6112.011493213-58-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1458857.607
3612New York Yankees1798.5293.5606004-55-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1469155.623
4714Milwaukee Brewers1899.5004.011591243-86-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1448460.583
5815Cleveland Indians1789.4714.58372115-73-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1426181.430
61121Toronto Blue Jays19712.3686.57395-223-54-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1425290.366
71223Baltimore Orioles17611.3536.567101-342-64-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1448460.583
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Oakland Athletics19145.737--6649176-28-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1435588.385
234Kansas City Royals17125.7061.07461136-36-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1458065.552
345California Angels19136.6841.07254185-28-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1437469.517
4919Texas Rangers17710.4126.06181-201-66-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1458065.552
51020Chicago White Sox16610.3756.56874-61-65-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1456580.448
61324Minnesota Twins22715.3188.599103-45-82-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1406674.471
71425Seattle Mariners24717.2929.580117-374-83-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1364987.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Montreal Expos17107.588--757054-46-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1456679.455
249Chicago Cubs18108.5560.56374-115-55-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1446975.479
3510Philadelphia Phillies1587.5331.07253193-45-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1478265.558
4611Pittsburgh Pirates1798.5291.07481-74-55-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1447965.549
5817New York Mets20911.4502.55260-85-44-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1425785.401
61122St. Louis Cardinals19712.3684.08589-43-64-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1436281.434
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers18135.722--11268447-26-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1448262.569
226Cincinnati Reds19127.6321.510180216-46-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1428062.563
3713San Francisco Giants1899.5004.0636215-44-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1448064.556
4916Houston Astros20911.4505.07793-163-76-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1426577.458
51018San Diego Padres17710.4125.55462-83-64-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1457768.531
61226Atlanta Braves18513.2788.04783-362-73-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1446480.444


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Roric HarrisonP31.220Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Tim JohnsonSS-2B28.280Traded by Brewers to Blue Jays for Tim Nordbrook. 
Tim NordbrookSS28.295Traded by Blue Jays to Brewers for Tim Johnson.