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Games on 1978-07-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Baltimore Orioles5BoxJim PalmerDon AaseDon Stanhouse
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox0BoxRich GaleMike Torrez(none)
Texas Rangers9Chicago White Sox5BoxPaul MirabellaRon Schueler(none)
Oakland Athletics2Cleveland Indians4BoxJim KernPete Broberg(none)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers4BoxDave RozemaEnrique Romo(none)
Minnesota Twins7New York Yankees5BoxMike MarshallSparky Lyle(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxVictor CruzBill Castro(none)
Montreal Expos4Atlanta Braves6BoxDave CampbellGerry PirtleGene Garber
Montreal Expos4Atlanta Braves1BoxDan SchatzederPreston HannaMike Garman
Philadelphia Phillies12Cincinnati Reds2BoxRandy LerchFred Norman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds2BoxTom SeaverSteve CarltonDoug Bair
New York Mets3Houston Astros4BoxJoe SambitoSkip Lockwood(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTommy JohnJohn CandelariaTerry Forster
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres8BoxRandy JonesJohn Denny(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants0BoxDennis LampBob Knepper(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1006337.630--51340211125-2838-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park633627.571
224Milwaukee Brewers995841.5864.551541310222-2336-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium633528.556
347Baltimore Orioles1015744.5646.5421463-4229-2728-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium603327.550
459New York Yankees1005545.5508.04413984327-2828-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I634518.714
5610Detroit Tigers1015348.52510.54434103326-2827-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium613328.541
61017Cleveland Indians1004852.48015.0428426219-3229-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium592138.356
71325Toronto Blue Jays1023765.36327.0395495-10015-3722-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium592237.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals995742.576--4673967121-2636-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium633528.556
2711California Angels1035449.5245.0429438-923-2931-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium593326.559
3813Oakland Athletics1035251.5057.0362387-2522-2830-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum591742.288
4915Texas Rangers1004951.4908.5407402518-2831-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium623824.613
51121Minnesota Twins984454.44912.5435433224-2920-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium642935.453
61223Chicago White Sox994158.41416.0400454-5416-2625-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park623032.484
71426Seattle Mariners1033667.35023.0407546-13916-3220-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome572037.351
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies975443.557--4233606318-2836-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium653629.554
2512Chicago Cubs995049.5055.0401430-2924-2926-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field632934.460
3716Pittsburgh Pirates974750.4857.0381403-2219-2928-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium644123.641
4919Montreal Expos1044856.4629.54203863421-3027-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium582830.483
51122New York Mets1054560.42913.0409441-3219-2926-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium572136.368
61224St. Louis Cardinals1024062.39216.5347416-6919-3321-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II602931.483
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1026141.598--4323656728-2533-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park602832.467
223Los Angeles Dodgers1026042.5881.048238210028-2632-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium603525.583
335Cincinnati Reds1025943.5782.04504242627-2332-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium593326.559
4614San Diego Padres1035152.49510.5384405-2121-3330-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium593326.559
5818Atlanta Braves1014754.46513.5374449-7519-3228-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium612239.361
61020Houston Astros1024656.45115.0385427-4214-3432-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome602832.467


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gil FloresOF25.274Claimed on waivers by Mets from Angels.