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Games on 1978-07-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox4BoxSparky LyleRich HintonRich Gossage
Seattle Mariners0Cleveland Indians11BoxMike PaxtonMike Parrott(none)
California Angels4Detroit Tigers2BoxDave LaRocheKip Young(none)
California Angels0Detroit Tigers5BoxJack BillinghamDave Frost(none)
Boston Red Sox0Kansas City Royals9BoxPaul SplittorffDennis Eckersley(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Minnesota Twins4BoxDon StanhouseMike Marshall(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Texas Rangers3BoxBill TraversDoc MedichBob McClure
Oakland Athletics7Toronto Blue Jays2BoxSteve RenkoBalor Moore(none)
Oakland Athletics4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxTom MurphyBob LaceyVictor Cruz
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxBurt HootonSilvio MartinezTerry Forster
Cincinnati Reds10Montreal Expos3BoxMike LaCossRoss Grimsley(none)
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets12BoxNino EspinosaPreston Hanna(none)
Houston Astros1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxDick RuthvenJoe Niekro(none)
Houston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies8BoxLarry ChristensonRick Williams(none)
Chicago Cubs5San Diego Padres4BoxRick ReuschelBob ShirleyBruce Sutter
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants0BoxJim BibbyBob Knepper(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox926230.674--49436812624-2238-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park713734.521
223Milwaukee Brewers925537.5987.04763789820-2035-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium703832.543
348Baltimore Orioles945242.55311.0374425-5125-2527-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium673829.567
459New York Yankees925042.54312.04013653624-2726-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I715021.704
5814Detroit Tigers934746.50515.53983811726-2821-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium693930.565
61018Cleveland Indians934449.47318.5389394-518-3026-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium662541.379
71325Toronto Blue Jays943460.36229.0370466-9614-3620-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium672542.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Kansas City Royals925141.554--4303785220-2631-15W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium704129.586
2610California Angels955144.5371.5395395020-2431-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium673631.537
3713Oakland Athletics964947.5104.0334350-1619-2430-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum662046.303
4915Texas Rangers934647.4955.53723601217-2829-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium694128.594
51120Minnesota Twins903951.43311.0399398123-2916-22L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium723438.472
61223Chicago White Sox923953.42412.0375417-4216-2623-27L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park693237.464
71426Seattle Mariners963363.34420.0383515-13213-2820-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome642341.359
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies905139.567--3913395217-2734-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium723933.542
2511Pittsburgh Pirates914744.5164.5366376-1019-2328-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium704129.586
3612Chicago Cubs934845.5164.5389409-2022-2526-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field693138.449
4716Montreal Expos974750.4857.54003584220-2627-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium652936.446
51122New York Mets984256.42913.0377416-3919-2723-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium642440.375
61224St. Louis Cardinals973859.39216.5335400-6517-3021-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II653134.477
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants975839.598--4223576528-2530-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park653134.477
224Cincinnati Reds955540.5792.04293824724-2131-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium663729.561
335Los Angeles Dodgers965541.5732.54573698828-2627-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium664026.606
4817San Diego Padres974651.47412.0355387-3221-3325-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium653827.585
5919Atlanta Braves944252.44714.5351436-8515-3127-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium682741.397
61021Houston Astros954154.43216.0355398-4314-3227-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome673334.493


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wayne Garrett3B-2B30.231Purchased by Cardinals from Expos. 
Al PedriqueSS17.344Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets.