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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 Thursday, May 18, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Detroit Tigers312110.677-1711205113-58-51316566.496
AL East222Boston Red Sox352312.657-192145477-916-31287652.594
AL East345New York Yankees332013.6062.0136118189-911-41308050.615
AL East4814Cleveland Indians331617.4856.0138140-27-129-51265373.421
AL East5917Milwaukee Brewers341618.4716.5182164186-1210-61287751.602
AL East61020Baltimore Orioles331419.4248.0138185-477-107-91287652.594
AL East71121Toronto Blue Jays331320.3949.0133168-354-129-81284682.359
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West134Oakland Athletics352213.629-11710989-813-51274780.370
AL West257California Angels342014.5881.5154129258-712-71286761.523
AL West3610Kansas City Royals331815.5453.014414137-1011-51297455.574
AL West4711Texas Rangers321715.5313.5126129-35-812-71307060.538
AL West51224Minnesota Twins361323.3619.5170177-78-135-101266066.476
AL West61325Seattle Mariners371225.32411.0135180-455-137-121234479.358
AL West71426Chicago White Sox311021.32310.0120151-312-108-111306169.469
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149Philadelphia Phillies321814.563-157119385-813-61307258.554
NL East2512Montreal Expos341816.5291.0145131148-810-81285870.453
NL East3615Chicago Cubs331617.4852.5124146-2210-106-71296366.488
NL East4918Pittsburgh Pirates341519.4414.0135158-236-129-71277354.575
NL East51019New York Mets371621.4324.5132150-189-107-111255075.400
NL East61223St. Louis Cardinals371423.3786.5145150-55-149-91255570.440
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113San Francisco Giants342212.647-1301161410-612-61286761.523
NL West226Los Angeles Dodgers352114.6001.51891345510-711-71277453.583
NL West338Cincinnati Reds362115.5832.01831661711-810-71257154.568
NL West4713Houston Astros331617.4855.5123135-126-1110-61295871.450
NL West5816San Diego Padres341618.4716.0116135-196-1110-71286860.531
NL West61122Atlanta Braves331320.3948.5101140-394-119-91295673.434
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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