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Games on 1978-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles1BoxPaul HartzellDennis Martinez(none)
Kansas City Royals0Boston Red Sox1BoxJim WrightDennis Leonard(none)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox6BoxSteve StoneFergie Jenkins(none)
Oakland Athletics6Cleveland Indians5BoxSteve RenkoRick WiseDave Heaverlo
Seattle Mariners1Detroit Tigers9BoxKip YoungRick Honeycutt(none)
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees7BoxKen ClayDarrell JacksonRich Gossage
Milwaukee Brewers3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDave LemanczykLary SorensenVictor Cruz
Montreal Expos6Atlanta Braves9BoxJamie EasterlyMike GarmanPhil Niekro
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds6BoxPaul MoskauJim Lonborg(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDon SuttonDon Robinson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres7BoxBob OwchinkoPete Vuckovich(none)
Chicago Cubs5San Francisco Giants3BoxGuillermo HernandezGary LavelleRay Burris

Standings as of 1978-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1016437.634--51440211225-2839-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park623527.565
225Milwaukee Brewers1005842.5805.551841710122-2436-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium623527.565
347Baltimore Orioles1025745.5597.5422465-4329-2728-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium593326.559
458New York Yankees1015645.5548.04484014727-2829-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I624418.710
5610Detroit Tigers1025448.52910.54524114126-2828-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium603228.533
61017Cleveland Indians1014853.47516.0433432119-3229-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium582137.362
71325Toronto Blue Jays1033865.36927.0399498-9915-3723-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium582137.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals1005743.570--4673977021-2736-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium623527.565
2711California Angels1045549.5294.0431439-824-2931-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium583226.552
3813Oakland Athletics1045351.5106.0368392-2423-2830-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum581642.276
4915Texas Rangers1014952.4858.5409408118-2931-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium613823.623
51121Minnesota Twins994455.44412.5438440-224-3020-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium632934.460
61223Chicago White Sox1004258.42015.0406456-5016-2626-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park612932.475
71426Seattle Mariners1043668.34623.0408555-14716-3320-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome562036.357
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies985444.551--4253665918-2936-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium643628.563
2512Chicago Cubs1005149.5104.0406433-2725-2926-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field622834.452
3716Pittsburgh Pirates984751.4807.0382405-2319-3028-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium634122.651
4919Montreal Expos1054857.4579.54263953121-3127-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium572829.491
51122New York Mets1054560.42912.5409441-3219-2926-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium572136.368
61224St. Louis Cardinals1034063.38816.5350423-7319-3421-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II592930.492
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222San Francisco Giants1036142.592--4353706528-2533-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park592831.475
113Los Angeles Dodgers1036142.592--48438310128-2633-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium593425.576
334Cincinnati Reds1036043.5831.04564263027-2333-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium583226.552
4614San Diego Padres1045252.5009.5391408-1721-3331-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium583226.552
5818Atlanta Braves1024854.47112.5383455-7219-3229-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium602139.350
61020Houston Astros1024656.45114.5385427-4214-3432-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome602832.467