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Games on 1978-07-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Baltimore Orioles2BoxDon StanhouseReggie Cleveland(none)
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox5BoxDennis EckersleyRoric HarrisonBill Campbell
Minnesota Twins2Boston Red Sox3BoxJim WrightRoger EricksonBob Stanley
Detroit Tigers4California Angels0BoxJack BillinghamDave Frost(none)
Chicago White Sox1Milwaukee Brewers10BoxBill TraversSteve Stone(none)
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees1BoxLarry GuraJim BeattieAl Hrabosky
Toronto Blue Jays5Oakland Athletics8BoxElias SosaMike WillisDave Heaverlo
Cleveland Indians8Seattle Mariners4BoxDavid ClydePaul MitchellSid Monge
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves2BoxDick RuthvenPreston HannaRon Reed
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs3BoxMike KrukowRick RhodenBruce Sutter
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs3BoxBurt HootonRay BurrisLance Rautzhan
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds9BoxTom HumeKevin Kobel(none)
Houston Astros1Montreal Expos6BoxDan SchatzederFloyd Bannister(none)
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxEd WhitsonRollie Fingers(none)
San Diego Padres6Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxGrant JacksonDennis KinneyKent Tekulve
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals9BoxSilvio MartinezJim BarrBuddy Schultz
San Francisco Giants6St. Louis Cardinals0BoxEd HalickiJohn Urrea(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox886028.682--47734713023-2037-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park753936.520
223Milwaukee Brewers875136.5868.54493589119-2032-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium754233.560
338Baltimore Orioles904941.54412.0354415-6123-2526-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium714130.577
4610New York Yankees884741.53413.03813522921-2726-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I755322.707
5915Detroit Tigers884444.50016.03793641524-2720-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium744232.568
61018Cleveland Indians894148.46119.5365386-2116-2925-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium702842.400
71325Toronto Blue Jays893257.36028.5345432-8713-3419-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium722745.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147California Angels904941.544--382376619-2330-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium723834.528
259Kansas City Royals884741.5341.03993663319-2628-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium744529.608
3712Texas Rangers884543.5113.03613382316-2529-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium744232.568
4813Oakland Athletics914645.5053.5308332-2418-2328-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum712348.324
51119Minnesota Twins863947.4538.0393384923-2816-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium763442.447
61221Chicago White Sox883949.4439.0365387-2216-2423-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park733241.438
71426Seattle Mariners923260.34818.0363484-12113-2719-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome682444.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Philadelphia Phillies844836.571--3653125317-2531-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium784236.538
2511Chicago Cubs874542.5174.5355374-1921-2524-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field753441.453
3614Pittsburgh Pirates864343.5006.0340353-1318-2325-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium754530.600
4716Montreal Expos914447.4847.53723274519-2525-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium713239.451
51123New York Mets903753.41114.0338385-4718-2519-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium722943.403
61224St. Louis Cardinals923755.40215.0315374-5917-2920-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II703238.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants915536.604--3863216525-2330-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park713437.479
224Cincinnati Reds905238.5782.53973603722-2030-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium714031.563
336Los Angeles Dodgers915239.5713.04303468426-2426-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium714328.606
4817San Diego Padres924448.47811.5334366-3219-3125-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium704030.571
5920Atlanta Braves873948.44814.0325398-7314-2825-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium753045.400
61022Houston Astros873849.43715.0324365-4113-2725-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome753639.480