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MLB Games on Monday May 8, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Kansas City RoyalsAL4Boston Red SoxAL8Box | PBP925,891Fenway ParkNight2:26Bob StanleyDennis Leonard---Lynn, Yastrzemski
New York MetsNL3Cincinnati RedsNL2Box | PBP1016,094Riverfront StadiumNight2:52Skip LockwoodPedro BorbonMardie CornejoDriessen
2 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 Monday, May 08, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Detroit Tigers23176.739-125854012-45-21396970.496
AL East244Boston Red Sox281810.6431.5167126413-715-31358154.600
AL East357New York Yankees251510.6003.0958965-610-41388553.616
AL East4713Milwaukee Brewers251213.4806.0143121223-109-31378156.591
AL East5917Cleveland Indians241014.4177.5105113-87-123-21355976.437
AL East61021Baltimore Orioles251015.4008.0108146-385-75-81368056.588
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays26818.30810.594140-464-114-71355184.378
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West122Oakland Athletics26197.731-9166256-213-51365086.368
AL West233California Angels26179.6542.011486285-212-71367066.515
AL West369Kansas City Royals261511.5774.011410867-98-21367759.566
AL West4815Texas Rangers231112.4786.58297-153-88-41397663.547
AL West51123Seattle Mariners311120.35510.5114147-334-87-121294584.349
AL West61224Minnesota Twins291019.34510.5138144-67-113-81336370.474
AL West71426Chicago White Sox23716.30410.586108-222-105-61386474.464
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East115Philadelphia Phillies22148.636-12983464-510-31407664.543
NL East238Montreal Expos241410.5831.011595207-77-31386276.449
NL East3612Pittsburgh Pirates251312.5202.5107116-94-59-71367561.551
NL East4714Chicago Cubs251213.4803.583105-226-66-71376770.489
NL East5816St. Louis Cardinals271215.4444.511010193-69-91355778.422
NL East6918New York Mets291217.4145.596117-217-95-81335479.406
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West126Los Angeles Dodgers261610.615-142954710-76-31367957.581
NL West2410Cincinnati Reds281612.5711.0152138147-59-71337657.571
NL West3511San Francisco Giants251411.5601.58283-110-64-51377562.547
NL West41222Atlanta Braves251015.4005.577110-332-78-81375978.431
NL West51119Houston Astros251015.4005.587113-263-107-51376473.467
NL West61020San Diego Padres251015.4005.579103-246-114-41377463.540
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