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MLB Games on Wednesday May 3, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Texas RangersAL2Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP96,118Memorial StadiumNight2:38Doyle AlexanderDon Stanhouse------
Minnesota TwinsAL9Boston Red SoxAL11Box | PBP916,403Fenway ParkNight3:36Tom BurgmeierDave JohnsonBob Stanley---
Detroit TigersAL7California AngelsAL4Box | PBP919,462Anaheim StadiumNight2:29Jim SlatonFrank TananaJohn Hiller---
Chicago White SoxAL0Milwaukee BrewersAL4Box | PBP95,720County StadiumNight1:49Jerry AugustineRich Wortham------
Kansas City RoyalsAL5New York YankeesAL6Box | PBP921,230Yankee Stadium INight2:20Ed FigueroaDennis LeonardRich GossageCowens, Hurdle, Jackson, Nettles, Otis, Spencer
Toronto Blue JaysAL3Oakland AthleticsAL11Box | PBP92,512Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:36Pete BrobergJim ClancyBob LaceyAlexander
Cleveland IndiansAL10Seattle MarinersAL5Box | PBP95,321The KingdomeNight2:36Don HoodByron McLaughlinDennis KinneyHorton, Meyer
Los Angeles DodgersNL9Chicago CubsNL5Box | PBP99,252Wrigley FieldDay3:03Doug RauRay BurrisTerry ForsterKingman, Monday
Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Cincinnati RedsNL12Box | PBP926,054Riverfront StadiumNight2:35Fred NormanLarry Christenson------
Houston AstrosNL3Montreal ExposNL10Box | PBP95,229Olympic StadiumNight2:46Ross GrimsleyJ.R. Richard---Carter, Cedeno
San Diego PadresNL7Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP95,052Three Rivers StadiumNight3:04John D'AcquistoJim BibbyRollie FingersGamble, Parker, Turner
San Francisco GiantsNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL0Box | PBP96,583Busch Stadium IINight2:07Jim BarrEric Rasmussen------
12 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 Wednesday, May 03, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East122Detroit Tigers20155.750-114803410-35-21427171.500
AL East258New York Yankees22139.5913.0827665-68-31418754.617
AL East3610Boston Red Sox231310.5653.5137117203-710-31408654.614
AL East4815Cleveland Indians211011.4765.59985147-93-21385979.428
AL East5916Milwaukee Brewers221012.4556.0124110143-107-21408357.593
AL East61021Baltimore Orioles22913.4097.090122-325-74-61398158.583
AL East71224Toronto Blue Jays23815.3488.586116-304-84-71385187.370
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics23185.783-8655316-212-31395188.367
AL West234Kansas City Royals22148.6363.59981186-68-21407862.557
AL West345California Angels23149.6094.0868065-29-71397366.525
AL West4714Texas Rangers201010.5006.56984-152-68-41427765.542
AL West51123Chicago White Sox20713.3509.58294-122-75-61416477.454
AL West61325Minnesota Twins25817.32011.0113118-55-93-81376572.474
AL West71426Seattle Mariners28820.28612.590139-494-84-121324884.364
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East137Montreal Expos20128.600-8877115-57-31426478.451
NL East249Philadelphia Phillies19118.5790.510572334-57-31437964.552
NL East3511Chicago Cubs221210.5451.08097-176-66-41406773.479
NL East4713Pittsburgh Pirates221111.5002.096103-74-57-61397762.554
NL East51019New York Mets241014.4174.07489-155-65-81385682.406
NL East6918St. Louis Cardinals241014.4174.01009553-67-81385979.428
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113Los Angeles Dodgers22148.636-12583428-56-31408159.579
NL West226Cincinnati Reds23149.6090.5132108247-57-41387860.565
NL West3612San Francisco Giants231211.5222.57881-38-64-51397762.554
NL West4817Houston Astros231013.4354.584106-223-87-51396475.460
NL West51120San Diego Padres22913.4095.07393-205-94-41407565.536
NL West61222Atlanta Braves22814.3646.06899-312-76-71406179.436
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