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Games on 1978-07-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3California Angels4BoxDyar MillerSteve Comer(none)
Chicago White Sox8Minnesota Twins5BoxWilbur WoodGeoff ZahnJim Willoughby
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins9BoxMike MarshallRon Schueler(none)
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees3BoxRon GuidryJohn HillerRich Gossage
Detroit Tigers3New York Yankees5BoxRich GossageJim Slaton(none)
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics2BoxLarry GuraBob LaceyAl Hrabosky
Kansas City Royals3Oakland Athletics9BoxSteve RenkoAndy Hassler(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Seattle Mariners4BoxShane RawleyBill Castro(none)
Cleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRick WaitsDave LemanczykJim Kern
Cleveland Indians1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJesse JeffersonDave Freisleben(none)
San Francisco Giants7Atlanta Braves9BoxPhil NiekroRandy MoffittGene Garber
Philadelphia Phillies6Chicago Cubs5BoxDick RuthvenKen HoltzmanTug McGraw
Los Angeles Dodgers6Cincinnati Reds7BoxDoug BairDoug Rau(none)
San Diego Padres6Houston Astros2BoxGaylord PerryTom DixonRollie Fingers
St. Louis Cardinals5Montreal Expos4BoxPete VuckovichWoodie FrymanBuddy Schultz
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos2BoxJohn UrreaRudy MayRoy Thomas

Standings as of 1978-07-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox765224.684--40428511919-1833-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park874740.540
223Milwaukee Brewers774532.5847.53963197719-1726-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium854837.565
334New York Yankees784533.5778.03472955220-2225-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I855530.647
448Baltimore Orioles774235.54510.5305343-3822-2120-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium844836.571
5917Detroit Tigers773740.48115.5320324-420-2417-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium854936.576
61018Cleveland Indians773641.46816.5293315-2214-2522-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium823349.402
71325Toronto Blue Jays772849.36424.5304387-839-2619-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium843153.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Texas Rangers764036.526--3022792313-2127-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium864739.547
2610California Angels784137.526--321329-817-2124-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium844638.548
3712Kansas City Royals773938.5061.53333201316-2523-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium855332.624
4813Oakland Athletics794039.5061.5258278-2015-2225-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum832954.349
51119Chicago White Sox773542.4555.5327334-715-2120-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park843648.429
61221Minnesota Twins743242.4327.0340343-319-2313-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium884147.466
71426Seattle Mariners802852.35014.0313412-9912-2416-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome802852.350
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies734231.575--3212586314-2228-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium894841.539
2511Chicago Cubs753837.5075.0302320-1816-2322-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field874146.471
3715Montreal Expos783840.4876.53082842416-2022-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium843846.452
4816Pittsburgh Pirates743638.4866.5300318-1816-2120-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium875235.598
51123New York Mets793346.41812.0289332-4317-2216-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium833350.398
61224St. Louis Cardinals803248.40013.5278332-5417-2915-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II823745.451
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants784830.615--3322656720-1928-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park844143.488
225Los Angeles Dodgers784533.5773.03782997921-2024-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium845034.595
347Cincinnati Reds794534.5703.53443212322-2023-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium824735.573
4614San Diego Padres793940.4949.5276303-2714-2325-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium834538.542
5920Houston Astros753441.45312.5288305-1710-2224-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome874047.460
61022Atlanta Braves763244.42115.0276355-7912-2620-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium863749.430


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kim Allen2B-OF25.088Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.