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Games on 1978-06-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels5Baltimore Orioles1BoxFrank TananaScott McGregor(none)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox7BoxMike TorrezBob Lacey(none)
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox3BoxSteve StoneDoc MedichLerrin LaGrow
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals7BoxDennis LeonardBob Sykes(none)
Seattle Mariners2New York Yankees5BoxDon GullettPaul MitchellSparky Lyle
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRick RhodenNino EspinosaCharlie Hough
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres1BoxRoss GrimsleyBob Shirley(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants6BoxJohn MontefuscoJim Kaat(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox624319.694--3352379817-1526-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1015645.554
223New York Yankees603624.6006.02642135116-1720-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1036439.621
336Baltimore Orioles613526.5747.5234258-2420-1315-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1005545.550
447Milwaukee Brewers603426.5678.03012554614-1520-11W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1025943.578
5611Detroit Tigers593128.52510.52552352015-1516-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1035548.534
61118Cleveland Indians572631.45614.5219248-2911-2115-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1024359.422
71325Toronto Blue Jays591940.32222.5212297-856-2113-19L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1024062.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Kansas City Royals583127.534--2732363712-1719-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1046143.587
2712Oakland Athletics623230.5161.0198211-1312-1520-15L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1003763.370
3814Texas Rangers593029.5081.5220228-811-1719-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1035746.553
4915California Angels613130.5081.5257257012-1619-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1015645.554
51016Chicago White Sox592930.4922.5239237212-1717-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1024260.412
61223Minnesota Twins592435.4077.5260264-416-208-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1034954.476
71426Seattle Mariners641945.29715.0239330-916-2113-24L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome963759.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago Cubs573324.579--2392251414-1519-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1054659.438
259Philadelphia Phillies563026.5362.5257210477-1823-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1066046.566
3613Montreal Expos623230.5163.52662333312-1520-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1004456.440
4717Pittsburgh Pirates582731.4666.5227256-2912-1915-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1036142.592
5920New York Mets632835.4448.0233266-3314-1514-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium993861.384
61224St. Louis Cardinals642341.35913.5215276-6110-2313-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II984652.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants593821.644--2331884517-1421-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1035152.495
224Cincinnati Reds623725.5972.52912632818-1419-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium995544.556
348Los Angeles Dodgers613427.5575.03152496615-1819-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1016140.604
4819Houston Astros572631.45611.0217230-138-1718-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1054857.457
51021San Diego Padres612734.44312.0207249-4211-2216-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1015744.564
61122Atlanta Braves582434.41413.5199254-559-2215-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1044559.433


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gary AlexanderC25.080Traded by Athletics to Indians for Joe Wallis. 
Dell AlstonOF25.266Traded by Yankees with Mickey Klutts and Cash to Athletics for Gary Thomasson. 
Bernie CarboOF30.315Purchased by Indians from Red Sox. 
Hector CruzOF-3B25.074Traded by Cubs to Giants for Lynn McGlothen. 
Jim DwyerOF28.163Traded by Cardinals to Giants for Frank Riccelli. 
Gene GarberP30.215Traded by Phillies to Braves for Dick Ruthven. 
Mickey Klutts3B23.268Traded by Yankees with Dell Alston and Cash to Athletics for Gary Thomasson. 
Lynn McGlothenP28.080Traded by Giants to Cubs for Hector Cruz. 
Roger MetzgerSS30.249Purchased by Giants from Astros. 
Dick RuthvenP27.080Traded by Braves to Phillies for Gene Garber. 
Gary ThomassonOF-1B26.322Traded by Athletics to Yankees for Mickey Klutts, Dell Alston and Cash. 
Mike VailOF26.218Traded by Indians to Cubs for Joe Wallis. 
Joe WallisOF26.158Traded by Indians to Athletics for Gary Alexander. 
Joe WallisOF26.158Traded by Cubs to Indians for Mike Vail.