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Games on 1978-07-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Chicago White Sox1BoxEd FigueroaKen KravecRich Gossage
California Angels3Detroit Tigers4BoxSteve FoucaultDave LaRoche(none)
California Angels4Detroit Tigers3BoxNolan RyanJim Slaton(none)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals7BoxMarty PattinJim Wright(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Minnesota Twins5BoxJim PalmerGary SerumDon Stanhouse
Milwaukee Brewers17Texas Rangers8BoxAndy ReplogleSteve Comer(none)
Oakland Athletics5Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRick LangfordJerry GarvinDave Heaverlo
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxPete VuckovichDon Sutton(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Montreal Expos4BoxManny SarmientoWayne TwitchellPedro Borbon
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets0BoxLarry McWilliamsJerry KoosmanGene Garber
Houston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies13BoxSteve CarltonTom Dixon(none)
Chicago Cubs4San Diego Padres3BoxDennis LampRandy Jones(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Francisco Giants3BoxJim BarrJohn Candelaria(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox946232.660--50238112124-2438-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park693732.536
222Milwaukee Brewers945737.6065.049538710822-2035-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium683632.529
348New York Yankees945242.55310.04113684326-2726-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I694821.696
459Baltimore Orioles965343.55210.0386435-4926-2627-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium653728.569
5712Detroit Tigers964947.51014.04123912126-2823-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium663729.561
61016Cleveland Indians944549.47917.0397399-218-3027-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium652441.369
71325Toronto Blue Jays963561.36528.0380474-9414-3621-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium652441.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Kansas City Royals945341.564--4433865720-2633-15W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium683929.574
2610California Angels985246.5313.0405409-421-2631-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium643529.547
3813Oakland Athletics985048.5105.0342360-1820-2530-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum641945.297
4915Texas Rangers954649.4847.5381379217-2829-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium674126.612
51120Minnesota Twins924052.43512.0409410-123-2917-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium703337.471
61223Chicago White Sox943955.41514.0378427-4916-2623-29L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park673235.478
71426Seattle Mariners973364.34021.5388523-13513-2920-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome632340.365
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Philadelphia Phillies925339.576--4073436417-2736-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium703733.529
2511Chicago Cubs954946.5165.5395416-2123-2626-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field673037.448
3614Pittsburgh Pirates934746.5056.5369382-1319-2528-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium684127.603
4718Montreal Expos994752.4759.54053654020-2627-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium632934.460
51021New York Mets1004357.43014.0379419-4019-2724-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium622339.371
61224St. Louis Cardinals993960.39417.5340404-6418-3121-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II633033.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants996039.606--4283606828-2532-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park632934.460
224Cincinnati Reds975740.5882.04363874926-2131-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium643529.547
346Los Angeles Dodgers985642.5713.54613748728-2628-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium643925.609
4817San Diego Padres994752.47513.0362393-3121-3326-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium633726.587
5919Atlanta Braves964353.44815.5354438-8416-3227-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium662640.394
61122Houston Astros974156.42318.0359414-5514-3427-22L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome653332.508