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Games on 1978-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians0BoxScott McGregorRick Waits(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Cleveland Indians3BoxDavid ClydeNelson BrilesDennis Kinney
Boston Red Sox1Detroit Tigers2BoxMilt WilcoxBill Lee(none)
Boston Red Sox9Detroit Tigers3BoxLuis TiantDave Rozema(none)
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals2BoxGary SerumPaul SplittorffMike Marshall
California Angels1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxLary SorensenDave LaRoche(none)
Chicago White Sox6Oakland Athletics2BoxSteve StoneBob LaceyJim Willoughby
Chicago White Sox0Oakland Athletics8BoxJohn Henry JohnsonFrancisco Barrios(none)
Texas Rangers5Seattle Mariners4BoxDoyle AlexanderEnrique RomoReggie Cleveland
New York Yankees2Toronto Blue Jays1BoxEd FigueroaTom UnderwoodRich Gossage
New York Yankees9Toronto Blue Jays1BoxKen ClayJerry Garvin(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs3BoxRick ReuschelMark LittellBruce Sutter
San Diego Padres7Cincinnati Reds2BoxBob ShirleyManny Sarmiento(none)
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds1BoxTom SeaverJohn D'AcquistoDoug Bair
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros4BoxPhil NiekroMark LemongelloAdrian Devine
San Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBurt HootonBob KnepperTerry Forster
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos0BoxJohn CandelariaRoss GrimsleyKent Tekulve
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets6BoxSkip LockwoodTug McGraw(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers352312.657--1881414713-510-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1276364.496
222Boston Red Sox392514.641--213162519-1116-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1247450.597
333New York Yankees372314.6221.01661333312-1011-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1267749.611
5916Milwaukee Brewers371819.4866.0191176156-1212-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1257550.600
4817Cleveland Indians371819.4866.0149152-37-1211-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1225171.418
61020Baltimore Orioles371621.4328.0150196-469-127-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1247450.597
71223Toronto Blue Jays371423.37810.0148198-504-1210-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1244579.363
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Oakland Athletics392415.615--13312499-815-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1234578.366
258California Angels372116.5682.0166138289-912-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1256659.528
3710Kansas City Royals361917.5283.515515237-1012-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1267353.579
4611Texas Rangers361917.5283.5143148-57-1012-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1266858.540
51122Minnesota Twins391524.3859.0181188-710-145-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1235865.472
61325Chicago White Sox351223.34310.0135167-324-128-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1265967.468
71426Seattle Mariners411427.34111.0154197-435-139-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1194277.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies351916.543--174133416-1013-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1277156.559
2512Chicago Cubs361917.5280.5143152-910-109-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1266066.476
4814Pittsburgh Pirates371819.4862.0153161-89-129-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1247054.565
3715Montreal Expos371819.4862.0148149-18-810-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1255867.464
5918New York Mets401822.4503.5146167-219-109-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1224874.393
61224St. Louis Cardinals401426.3507.5151169-185-179-9L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1225567.451
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants372314.622--1431301311-812-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1256659.528
226Los Angeles Dodgers382315.6050.52031475610-713-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1247252.581
337Cincinnati Reds402416.6000.52001821811-813-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1216853.562
4613Houston Astros361818.5004.514614156-1112-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1265670.444
51019San Diego Padres381721.4476.5132152-207-1410-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1246757.540
61121Atlanta Braves361422.3898.5107163-565-139-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1265571.437