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Games on 1978-06-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5California Angels4BoxMike TorrezPaul HartzellBill Campbell
Minnesota Twins9Detroit Tigers2BoxDave GoltzBob Sykes(none)
Chicago White Sox9Kansas City Royals5BoxKen KravecRich GaleRich Hinton
Cleveland Indians6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMike PaxtonJerry AugustineSid Monge
New York Yankees1Oakland Athletics5BoxMatt KeoughAndy Messersmith(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Seattle Mariners1BoxScott McGregorPaul MitchellTippy Martinez
Texas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxTom UnderwoodJim UmbargerTom Murphy
Atlanta Braves6Chicago Cubs8BoxDonnie MooreJamie EasterlyBruce Sutter
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds4BoxFred NormanDon RobinsonManny Sarmiento
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros5BoxFloyd BannisterPete FalconeKen Forsch
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros1BoxPete VuckovichTom Dixon(none)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos5BoxRoss GrimsleyEd Halicki(none)
San Diego Padres2New York Mets3BoxPat ZachryBob OwchinkoSkip Lockwood
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies5BoxTug McGrawTerry Forster(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox523616.692--2731997414-1222-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1116348.568
224New York Yankees493019.6124.52101674314-1216-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1147044.614
359Detroit Tigers492722.5517.52201873314-1213-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1135954.522
4713Baltimore Orioles512625.5109.5193233-4014-1312-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1106446.582
5915Cleveland Indians472324.48910.5184196-1211-1612-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1124666.411
61016Milwaukee Brewers482325.47911.02332171610-1513-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1147044.614
71324Toronto Blue Jays501931.38016.0193252-596-1713-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1114071.360
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics492821.571--158153512-1116-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1134172.363
247Kansas City Royals472621.5531.02192041511-1215-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1156649.574
3612California Angels482523.5212.520119929-1216-11L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1146252.544
4814Texas Rangers482424.5003.5185190-59-1415-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1146351.553
51121Minnesota Twins502129.4207.5228231-314-167-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1125260.464
61222Chicago White Sox471928.4048.0195201-66-1513-13W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1145262.456
71426Seattle Mariners531736.32113.0203266-636-1711-19L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1073968.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs462620.565--182186-413-1313-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1165363.457
2510Philadelphia Phillies452421.5331.5210167437-1417-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1176651.564
3611Montreal Expos492623.5311.52161803611-1115-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1135063.442
4717New York Mets522428.4625.0200219-1913-1211-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1104268.382
5920Pittsburgh Pirates492227.4495.5185217-3210-1712-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1126646.589
61225St. Louis Cardinals531934.35810.5184218-349-2010-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1095059.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants483117.646--1881543414-1017-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1145856.509
223Cincinnati Reds513219.6270.52552163915-1017-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1106050.545
348Los Angeles Dodgers492722.5514.52481935512-1315-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1136845.602
4818Houston Astros482226.4589.0172186-146-1416-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1145262.456
51019San Diego Padres492227.4499.5169201-329-1713-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1136251.549
61123Atlanta Braves471829.38312.5151223-726-1712-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1155164.443