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Games on 1978-05-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles2BoxJohn HillerDennis Martinez(none)
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles1BoxJim PalmerBob Sykes(none)
Chicago White Sox1California Angels4BoxChris KnappKen Kravec(none)
Texas Rangers3Minnesota Twins2BoxPaul LindbladMike MarshallDoc Medich
Milwaukee Brewers7Oakland Athletics1BoxMike CaldwellPete Broberg(none)
Kansas City Royals6Seattle Mariners5BoxSteve MingoriJim ToddAl Hrabosky
Boston Red Sox8Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike TorrezDave Lemanczyk(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs6BoxBruce SutterGene Garber(none)
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds5BoxManny SarmientoAdrian Devine(none)
New York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxKent TekulveSkip Lockwood(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Diego Padres9BoxGaylord PerryRick RhodenJohn D'Acquisto
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants2BoxJohn MontefuscoKen ForschGary Lavelle
Montreal Expos0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJohn DennyHal Dues(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox422715.643--2271705711-1216-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1217249.595
333New York Yankees382414.6321.01761344212-1012-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1257649.608
224Detroit Tigers382414.6321.01911464514-710-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1246262.500
4813Milwaukee Brewers392019.5135.5201179228-1212-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1237350.593
5917Cleveland Indians381820.4747.0150162-127-1311-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1215170.421
61020Baltimore Orioles401822.4508.0155199-449-129-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1217249.595
71223Toronto Blue Jays401525.37511.0156212-564-1211-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1214477.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels392316.590--175143329-914-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1236459.520
257Oakland Athletics412417.585--13613429-815-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1214576.372
3611Kansas City Royals402119.5252.5170174-49-1212-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1227151.582
4712Texas Rangers392019.5133.0148157-98-1212-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1236756.545
51121Minnesota Twins421725.4057.5190193-310-147-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1205664.467
61325Seattle Mariners451629.35610.0176212-365-1311-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1154075.348
71426Chicago White Sox371225.32410.0140176-364-148-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1245965.476
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago Cubs372017.541--149156-710-1010-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1255966.472
2510Philadelphia Phillies361917.5280.5178139396-1113-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1267155.563
3614Montreal Expos402020.5001.515715439-911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1225666.459
4715Pittsburgh Pirates401921.4752.5164178-149-1310-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1216952.570
51019New York Mets421923.4523.5158176-1810-119-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1204773.392
61224St. Louis Cardinals421527.3577.5154173-195-1710-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1205466.450
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants392514.641--1481321611-814-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1236459.520
225Cincinnati Reds432617.6051.02191922711-815-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1186652.559
338Los Angeles Dodgers412417.5852.02161605611-913-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1217150.587
4816Houston Astros381820.4746.514814626-1312-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1245668.452
5918San Diego Padres411922.4637.0145165-207-1412-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1216556.537
61122Atlanta Braves391524.38510.0117182-656-159-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1235469.439