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MLB Games on Friday May 5, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Minnesota TwinsAL1Baltimore OriolesAL2Box | PBP93,897Memorial StadiumNight1:57Mike FlanaganGeoff Zahn------
Cleveland IndiansAL0California AngelsAL5Box | PBP917,437Anaheim StadiumNight2:27Nolan RyanRick Wise------
Kansas City RoyalsAL0Milwaukee BrewersAL9Box | PBP910,435County StadiumNight2:24Mike CaldwellJim Colborn---Lezcano (2), Oglivie
Texas RangersAL2New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP917,285Yankee Stadium INight2:37Ron GuidryJon MatlackRich GossageZisk
Detroit TigersAL1Oakland AthleticsAL5Box | PBP914,612Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:03John Henry JohnsonJack Billingham---Essian
Toronto Blue JaysAL1Seattle MarinersAL9Box | PBP94,824The KingdomeNight2:24Rick HoneycuttJesse Jefferson---Braun
Houston AstrosNL2Atlanta BravesNL5Box | PBP95,699Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:29Tommy BoggsJoe NiekroEddie SolomonBoggs, Watson
Montreal ExposNL4Cincinnati RedsNL3Box | PBP937,823Riverfront StadiumNight2:28Steve RogersTom Hume---Bench, Driessen, Parrish, Valentine
New York MetsNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL9Box | PBP922,116Veterans StadiumNight2:45Jim LonborgNino EspinosaTug McGrawSchmidt
Los Angeles DodgersNL7Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Box | PBP97,580Three Rivers StadiumNight2:24Burt HootonBert Blyleven---Baker, Ott
San Diego PadresNL2St. Louis CardinalsNL1Box | PBP97,831Busch Stadium IINight2:10Randy JonesJohn UrreaRollie Fingers---
11 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 Friday, May 05, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East122Detroit Tigers21156.714-115853010-45-21417170.504
AL East256New York Yankees23149.6092.0877895-69-31408654.614
AL East3610Boston Red Sox241410.5832.5145118273-711-31398554.612
AL East4714Milwaukee Brewers231112.4785.0133110233-108-21398257.590
AL East5916Cleveland Indians221012.4555.5999097-103-21375978.431
AL East61018Baltimore Orioles231013.4356.092123-315-75-61388058.580
AL East71224Toronto Blue Jays24816.3338.587125-384-94-71375186.372
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics24195.792-9156356-213-31385088.362
AL West234California Angels24159.6254.09180115-210-71387266.522
AL West347Kansas City Royals23149.6094.5999096-78-21397861.561
AL West4815Texas Rangers211011.4767.57189-182-78-41417764.546
AL West51123Chicago White Sox20713.35010.08294-122-75-61416477.454
AL West61325Seattle Mariners29920.31012.599140-414-85-121314784.359
AL West71426Minnesota Twins27819.29612.5115128-135-113-81356570.481
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East125Montreal Expos21138.619-9280126-57-31416378.447
NL East238Philadelphia Phillies20128.6000.511476384-58-31427864.549
NL East3511Chicago Cubs231211.5222.081101-206-66-51396772.482
NL East4713Pittsburgh Pirates231112.4783.098110-124-57-71387761.558
NL East5919New York Mets261115.4234.586100-146-75-81365581.404
NL East61121St. Louis Cardinals251015.4005.01019743-67-91375978.431
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113Los Angeles Dodgers24168.667-136865010-56-31387959.572
NL West249Cincinnati Reds241410.5832.0135112237-57-51377859.569
NL West3612San Francisco Giants231211.5223.57881-38-64-51397762.554
NL West4817San Diego Padres231013.4355.57594-196-94-41397465.532
NL West51020Houston Astros241014.4176.086111-253-97-51386474.464
NL West61222Atlanta Braves24915.3757.075109-342-77-81386078.435
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