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Games on 1978-07-14

Top1978 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP924,1952:33Geoff ZahnScott McGregorScott McGregor (9-8)Geoff Zahn (8-7)-Gene MauchEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALTexas Rangers4Boston Red Sox3Boxscore - PBP932,8992:45Fergie JenkinsMike TorrezFergie Jenkins (9-4)Mike Torrez (11-5)Reggie Cleveland (9)Billy HunterDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays2California Angels3Boxscore - PBP1120,3383:30Jesse JeffersonNolan RyanDyar Miller (4-0)Mike Willis (1-4)-Roy HartsfieldJim FregosiAngel Stadium of
ALKansas City Royals9Milwaukee Brewers2Boxscore - PBP943,9932:38Rich GaleAndy ReplogleRich Gale (10-3)Andy Replogle (4-2)-Whitey HerzogGeorge BambergerCounty Stadium
ALChicago White Sox6New York Yankees7Boxscore - PBP1121,9812:48Ken KravecRon GuidryRich Gossage (5-8)Rich Hinton (1-3)-Larry DobyBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALCleveland Indians11Oakland Athletics1Boxscore - PBP93,3262:37Rick WiseMatt KeoughRick Wise (8-11)Matt Keough (6-5)-Jeff TorborgJack McKeonOakland-Alameda C
ALDetroit Tigers2Seattle Mariners0Boxscore - PBP99,7422:22Jim SlatonRick HoneycuttJim Slaton (9-6)Shane Rawley (4-7)-Ralph HoukDarrell JohnsonThe Kingdome
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP917,4642:05Steve CarltonPhil NiekroPhil Niekro (10-9)Steve Carlton (8-8)-Danny OzarkBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Diego Padres9Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP917,8182:41Eric RasmussenDave RobertsEric Rasmussen (8-7)Dave Roberts (4-4)Rollie Fingers (20)Roger CraigHerman FranksWrigley Field
NLNew York Mets3Cincinnati Reds6Boxscore - PBP934,7512:24Pat ZachryFred NormanDoug Bair (4-3)Pat Zachry (10-5)-Joe TorreSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLHouston Astros4Montreal Expos3Boxscore - PBP1303:59J.R. RichardSteve RogersKen Forsch (3-3)Stan Bahnsen (0-3)-Bill VirdonDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLHouston Astros5Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP1021,6962:50Mark LemongelloHal DuesKen Forsch (4-3)Gerry Pirtle (0-1)Bo McLaughlin (2)Bill VirdonDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP915,7332:17John MontefuscoJim RookerJim Rooker (4-6)John Montefusco (7-4)Kent Tekulve (14)Joe AltobelliChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP923,6942:01Don SuttonPete VuckovichPete Vuckovich (7-6)Don Sutton (9-8)-Tom LasordaKen BoyerBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1978-07-14.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox855728.671--46433812623-2034-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park784236.538
223Milwaukee Brewers854936.5768.04363568019-2030-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium774433.571
337New York Yankees864739.54710.53783413721-2726-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I775324.688
459Baltimore Orioles874740.54011.0343396-5323-2524-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium744331.581
5813Detroit Tigers864343.50014.53753621323-2620-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium764333.566
61119Cleveland Indians874047.46018.0351375-2415-2825-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium722943.403
71325Toronto Blue Jays873255.36826.0338421-8313-3219-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium742747.365
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148California Angels884840.545--380372819-2329-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium743935.527
2610Kansas City Royals864541.5232.03883632517-2628-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium764729.618
3711Texas Rangers854441.5182.53423271515-2329-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium774334.558
4914Oakland Athletics894445.4944.5297325-2818-2326-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum732548.342
51018Minnesota Twins833944.4706.53843711323-2516-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium793445.430
61220Chicago White Sox863947.4538.0363374-1116-2223-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park753243.427
71426Seattle Mariners903159.34418.0352470-11813-2718-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome702545.357
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Philadelphia Phillies824735.573--3593075216-2431-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium804337.538
2512Chicago Cubs844341.5125.0346366-2021-2522-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field783642.462
3716Pittsburgh Pirates834142.4946.5322339-1718-2323-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium784731.603
4817Montreal Expos894247.4728.53583263219-2523-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium733439.466
51123New York Mets883751.42013.0331369-3818-2319-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium742945.392
61224St. Louis Cardinals893653.40414.5305362-5717-2919-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II733340.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants885335.602--3703076323-2230-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park743638.486
345Los Angeles Dodgers885038.5683.04213398224-2326-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium744529.608
236Cincinnati Reds885038.5683.03813532822-2028-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium734231.575
4615San Diego Padres894445.4949.5325350-2519-2825-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium734033.548
6922Houston Astros853847.44713.5323351-2813-2525-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome773641.468
51021Atlanta Braves853847.44713.5320392-7214-2824-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium773146.403