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Games on 1978-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Boston Red Sox2BoxMike ProlyLuis Tiant(none)
Oakland Athletics1California Angels0BoxRick LangfordNolan Ryan(none)
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians2BoxJim KernSteve Mingori(none)
Texas Rangers1New York Yankees8BoxCatfish HunterJon Matlack(none)
Minnesota Twins6Seattle Mariners13BoxTom HouseStan Perzanowski(none)
Detroit Tigers3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJim SlatonJim Clancy(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Atlanta Braves16BoxLarry McWilliamsPedro BorbonGene Garber
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs4BoxDennis LampSilvio MartinezBruce Sutter
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros4BoxJ.R. RichardBob KnepperJoe Sambito
Pittsburgh Pirates3Montreal Expos4BoxSteve RogersJim BibbyDarold Knowles
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxKevin KobelSteve Carlton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Diego Padres1BoxRandy JonesBurt Hooton(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1046539.625--52641111525-2840-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park593425.576
224Milwaukee Brewers1025943.5785.053342810523-2536-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium603426.567
347New York Yankees1055946.5626.54664085827-2832-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I584117.707
458Baltimore Orioles1045846.5587.0430474-4429-2729-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium573225.561
5610Detroit Tigers1055649.5339.54674254227-2929-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium573027.526
6915Cleveland Indians1045054.48115.0443441219-3231-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium551936.345
71325Toronto Blue Jays1063967.36827.0414518-10415-3724-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium552035.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals1035845.563--4734046922-2936-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium593425.576
3812California Angels1075651.5234.0435444-925-2931-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium553124.564
2711Oakland Athletics1075651.5234.0376396-2026-2830-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum551342.236
41020Texas Rangers1054956.46710.0417431-1418-3331-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium573819.667
51121Minnesota Twins1024557.44112.5449457-825-3220-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium602832.467
61222Chicago White Sox1044559.43313.5422473-5117-2728-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park572631.456
71426Seattle Mariners1063769.34922.5425566-14116-3421-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome541935.352
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1015546.545--4353775818-3037-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium613526.574
2614Chicago Cubs1035251.5054.0412440-2825-3127-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field592732.458
3716Pittsburgh Pirates1014853.4757.0392415-2320-3228-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium604020.667
4817Montreal Expos1085157.4727.54524005222-3129-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium542529.463
51123New York Mets1084662.42612.5418452-3420-3126-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium542034.370
61224St. Louis Cardinals1054065.38117.0354430-7619-3621-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II572928.509
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1076344.589--4433806328-2735-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park552629.473
223Cincinnati Reds1066244.5850.54684472128-2434-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium553025.545
335Los Angeles Dodgers1066145.5751.54903939728-2833-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium563422.607
4513San Diego Padres1075552.5148.0399413-1421-3334-19W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium552926.527
6919Houston Astros1054956.46713.0397433-3614-3435-22W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome572532.439
51018Atlanta Braves1054956.46713.0401481-8019-3230-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium572037.351


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul LindbladP36.357Purchased by Yankees from Rangers.