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Wednesday May 10,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-05-10

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike FlanaganTom Burgmeier(none)
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox7BoxRich WorthamRoger Erickson(none)
Seattle Mariners1Cleveland Indians6BoxRick WiseRick HoneycuttDennis Kinney
Texas Rangers4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDoyle AlexanderLary SorensenReggie Cleveland
Oakland Athletics1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim ClancyRick Langford(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxMark LittellRick Rhoden(none)
New York Mets7Montreal Expos2BoxNino EspinosaRudy May(none)
Houston Astros1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJim LonborgMark Lemongello(none)
Chicago Cubs0San Diego Padres1BoxRandy JonesDennis Lamp(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants1BoxBert BlylevenJim Barr(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-10

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers24177.708--130923812-45-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1386969.500
244Boston Red Sox301911.6331.0173132413-816-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1338053.602
356New York Yankees261610.6152.0989085-611-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1378453.613
4815Cleveland Indians261214.4626.0116118-27-125-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1335776.429
5917Milwaukee Brewers271215.4446.5147132153-109-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1358154.600
61018Baltimore Orioles261115.4237.0111148-375-76-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1357956.585
71123Toronto Blue Jays281018.3579.0101141-404-116-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1334984.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Oakland Athletics28199.679--9273196-413-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1345084.373
233California Angels27189.6670.512191306-212-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1356966.511
3611Kansas City Royals271512.5563.511711257-108-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1357758.570
4712Texas Rangers251312.5204.593101-85-88-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1377463.540
61224Seattle Mariners331122.33310.5119158-394-107-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1274582.354
51325Chicago White Sox24816.3339.093110-172-106-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1376374.460
71426Minnesota Twins311021.32310.5141154-137-133-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1316368.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Philadelphia Phillies24159.625--13389444-511-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1387563.543
2510Montreal Expos271512.5561.5126111158-87-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1356174.452
3613Pittsburgh Pirates271413.5192.5114120-65-69-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1347460.552
4714Chicago Cubs271314.4813.591111-207-76-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1356669.489
5816St. Louis Cardinals291316.4484.511710984-79-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1335677.421
6919New York Mets311318.4195.5109126-178-105-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1315378.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Los Angeles Dodgers281711.607--1501024810-77-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1347856.582
238Cincinnati Reds291712.5860.5159144157-510-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1327557.568
349San Francisco Giants271512.5561.58690-410-65-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1357461.548
51120Houston Astros271116.4075.593117-244-117-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1356372.467
61021San Diego Padres271116.4075.585111-266-115-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1357362.541
41222Atlanta Braves271116.4075.586119-332-79-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1355877.430


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fran HealyC31.246Released by Yankees.