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Games on 1978-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike FlanaganJack Billingham(none)
Chicago White Sox4California Angels5BoxNolan RyanJim Willoughby(none)
Texas Rangers2Minnesota Twins5BoxRoger EricksonJim Umbarger(none)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees10BoxRon GuidryDon Hood(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Oakland Athletics2BoxJerry AugustineMatt Keough(none)
Kansas City Royals3Seattle Mariners4BoxDick PoleAndy HasslerJim Todd
Kansas City Royals5Seattle Mariners3BoxDoug BirdShane RawleyAl Hrabosky
Boston Red Sox1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJesse JeffersonBill Campbell(none)
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds4BoxPreston HannaFred NormanAdrian Devine
New York Mets7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxNino EspinosaGrant JacksonSkip Lockwood
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres3BoxRollie FingersTommy John(none)
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants3BoxRandy MoffittJoe Sambito(none)
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRudy MayBob ForschMike Garman

Standings as of 1978-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers362313.639--1881434513-610-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1266363.500
222Boston Red Sox412615.6340.52191685110-1216-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1227349.598
334New York Yankees382414.632--1761344212-1012-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1257649.608
4813Milwaukee Brewers381919.5005.0194178167-1212-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1247450.597
5916Cleveland Indians381820.4746.0150162-127-1311-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1215170.421
61020Baltimore Orioles381721.4477.0152196-449-128-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1237350.593
71223Toronto Blue Jays391524.3859.5154204-504-1211-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1224478.361
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Oakland Athletics402416.600--13512789-815-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1224577.369
258California Angels382216.5791.0171142299-913-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1246559.524
3612Kansas City Royals392019.5133.5164169-58-1212-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1237251.585
4714Texas Rangers381919.5004.0145155-107-1212-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1246856.548
51121Minnesota Twins411724.4157.5188190-210-147-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1215665.463
61324Seattle Mariners441628.36410.0171206-355-1311-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1164076.345
71426Chicago White Sox361224.33310.0139172-334-138-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1255966.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies351916.543--174133416-1013-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1277156.559
2510Chicago Cubs361917.5280.5143152-910-109-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1266066.476
3611Montreal Expos392019.5131.015715259-811-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1235667.455
4817New York Mets411922.4633.0153170-1710-109-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1214774.388
5918Pittsburgh Pirates391821.4623.0158173-159-139-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1227052.574
61225St. Louis Cardinals411427.3418.0152173-215-179-10L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1215566.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants382414.632--1461321411-813-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1246559.524
225Los Angeles Dodgers402416.6001.02131516211-813-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1227151.582
337Cincinnati Reds422517.5951.02141882611-814-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1196752.563
4715Houston Astros371819.4865.514814446-1212-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1255669.448
51019San Diego Padres401822.4507.0136162-267-1411-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1226656.541
61122Atlanta Braves381523.3959.0113177-646-149-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1245470.435


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom PaciorekOF-1B31.202Released by Braves.