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Games on 1978-06-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles3BoxAllen RipleyDennis Martinez(none)
Kansas City Royals1California Angels3BoxDave FrostAl HraboskyDave LaRoche
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians6BoxJim KernJack Morris(none)
Texas Rangers7Oakland Athletics8BoxDave HeaverloPaul Lindblad(none)
Chicago White Sox7Seattle Mariners9BoxEnrique RomoLerrin LaGrow(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Atlanta Braves3BoxDon SuttonPreston Hanna(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9Chicago Cubs3BoxJim KaatDave RobertsTug McGraw
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros5BoxFloyd BannisterTom Hume(none)
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxGrant JacksonSkip LockwoodEd Whitson

Standings as of 1978-06-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox745222.703--40027912119-1633-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park894742.528
224Milwaukee Brewers744331.5819.03763126417-1626-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium885038.568
335New York Yankees744232.56810.03252804520-2222-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I895831.652
459Baltimore Orioles754035.53312.5299339-4022-2118-14L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium865036.581
5915Detroit Tigers733637.49315.5305302319-2117-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium895039.562
61018Cleveland Indians733439.46617.5284303-1912-2322-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium863551.407
71325Toronto Blue Jays732647.35625.5292378-869-2617-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium883355.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers733934.534--2912682312-1927-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium894841.539
2611Kansas City Royals733835.5211.03233032015-2223-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium895435.607
3712California Angels753936.5201.0310318-817-2122-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium874839.552
4814Oakland Athletics753738.4933.0241268-2715-2222-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum873255.368
51120Chicago White Sox743440.4595.5314310414-1920-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park873750.425
61221Minnesota Twins713041.4238.0316330-1419-2311-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium914348.473
71426Seattle Mariners772750.35114.0306392-8612-2415-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome832954.349
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Philadelphia Phillies693930.565--3072456211-2128-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium935142.548
2510Chicago Cubs713734.5213.0289306-1716-2321-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field914249.462
3613Montreal Expos743737.5004.52982712716-2021-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium883949.443
4716Pittsburgh Pirates723537.4865.5294312-1816-2119-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium895336.596
51022New York Mets773245.41611.0283326-4316-2116-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium853451.400
61224St. Louis Cardinals762947.38213.5265322-5714-2815-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II864046.465
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants744727.635--2962326419-1628-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park884246.477
223Cincinnati Reds754431.5873.53323032922-2022-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium864838.558
336Los Angeles Dodgers744232.5685.03602877318-1924-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium885335.602
4817San Diego Padres753639.48011.5254287-3311-2225-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium874839.552
5919Houston Astros713338.46512.5272283-1110-2223-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome914150.451
61123Atlanta Braves722943.40317.0243319-7612-2617-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium904050.444