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Games on 1978-06-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees10Boston Red Sox4BoxDon GullettMike Torrez(none)
Seattle Mariners4Chicago White Sox2BoxPaul MitchellSteve StoneEnrique Romo
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals3BoxLarry GuraRick Wise(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Milwaukee Brewers5BoxScott McGregorBill Travers(none)
California Angels10Minnesota Twins5BoxFrank TananaRoger Erickson(none)
Oakland Athletics4Texas Rangers5BoxJim UmbargerDave Heaverlo(none)
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJohn HillerMike Willis(none)
Houston Astros5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJ.R. RichardTommy JohnBo McLaughlin
Montreal Expos0New York Mets3BoxNino EspinosaRoss Grimsley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBob ForschLarry ChristensonMark Littell
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBert BlylevenKen Holtzman(none)
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres3BoxPhil NiekroRandy JonesGene Garber
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants3BoxPedro BorbonGary LavelleDave Tomlin

Standings as of 1978-06-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox674621.687--36226110117-1529-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park965343.552
224Baltimore Orioles653926.6006.0255268-1321-1318-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium965145.531
335New York Yankees653827.5857.02912405117-1821-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I986236.633
446Milwaukee Brewers653728.5698.03222764617-1620-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium975641.577
5712Detroit Tigers633231.50812.02662541216-1816-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium995445.545
61121Cleveland Indians632736.42917.0239273-3411-2316-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium964254.438
71325Toronto Blue Jays642143.32823.5232322-908-2313-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium973859.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Kansas City Royals643529.547--2882632514-1921-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium985741.582
2610California Angels653431.5231.5280275515-1719-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium975344.546
3813Texas Rangers653332.5082.5247251-411-1722-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium975443.557
4915Oakland Athletics673334.4933.5209230-2113-1920-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum953659.379
51016Chicago White Sox653134.4774.52652541112-1719-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park964056.417
61222Minnesota Twins632736.4297.5281281016-2011-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium994653.465
71426Seattle Mariners692247.31915.5260349-899-2313-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome913457.374
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Chicago Cubs623527.565--258249916-1819-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1004456.440
2511Philadelphia Phillies603129.5173.0265225408-2023-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1025943.578
3614Montreal Expos663333.5004.02732462713-1820-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium964353.448
4717Pittsburgh Pirates633033.4765.5258278-2014-2016-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium985840.592
51020New York Mets683038.4418.0248284-3615-1815-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium943658.383
61224St. Louis Cardinals682444.35314.0226292-6611-2613-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II944549.479
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants644123.641--2542064817-1424-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park984850.490
223Cincinnati Reds664125.6211.03112733819-1422-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium955144.537
348Los Angeles Dodgers653629.5545.53282616715-1821-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium975938.608
4818Houston Astros612932.47510.5236245-99-1720-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1014556.446
5919San Diego Padres652936.44612.5221260-3911-2218-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium975542.567
61123Atlanta Braves622636.41914.0219278-5910-2216-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1004357.430


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tito Fuentes2B34.168Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.