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MLB Games on Wednesday August 2, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Milwaukee BrewersAL5Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP910,663Memorial StadiumNight2:50Mike CaldwellJim PalmerLary SorensenBando, DeCinces, Hisle, Singleton
Oakland AthleticsAL2California AngelsAL8Box | PBP916,898Anaheim StadiumNight2:14Don AasePete Broberg---Bostock
Kansas City RoyalsAL2Cleveland IndiansAL5Box | PBP97,834Cleveland StadiumNight2:33Paul ReuschelDennis Leonard---Grubb
Boston Red SoxAL7New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP1784---Night:00Don ZimmerBob LemonBob Stanley---
Minnesota TwinsAL1Seattle MarinersAL3Box | PBP98,394The KingdomeNight2:09Jim ColbornGeoff Zahn---Robertson
Cincinnati RedsNL6Atlanta BravesNL2Box | PBP926,812Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:24Tom SeaverPreston Hanna---Burroughs, Murphy, Rose
St. Louis CardinalsNL2Chicago CubsNL3Box | PBP914,610Wrigley FieldDay1:58Mike KrukowAurelio LopezBruce SutterSimmons
San Francisco GiantsNL4Houston AstrosNL2Box | PBP914,754AstrodomeNight2:17John MontefuscoTom Dixon---Whitfield
Pittsburgh PiratesNL3Montreal ExposNL0Box | PBP915,378Olympic StadiumNight2:19Bruce KisonDan SchatzederKent TekulveGarner
New York MetsNL6Philadelphia PhilliesNL8Box | PBP932,382Veterans StadiumDay2:16Randy LerchJerry KoosmanTug McGrawMaddox, Mazzilli, Schmidt
Los Angeles DodgersNL1San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP946,751San Diego StadiumNight2:18Bob OwchinkoTommy JohnRollie Fingers---
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, August 02, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1056639.629-53341611726-2840-11583325.569
AL East224Milwaukee Brewers1036043.5835.053843110724-2536-18593326.559
AL East347New York Yankees1065947.5577.54714155627-2832-19574116.719
AL East458Baltimore Orioles1055847.5528.0433479-4629-2729-20563224.571
AL East5610Detroit Tigers1055649.53310.04674254227-2929-20573027.526
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1055154.48615.0448443519-3232-22541836.333
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1063967.36827.5414518-10415-3724-30552035.364
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West136Kansas City Royals1045846.558-4754096622-3036-16583424.586
AL West2711California Angels1085751.5283.0443446-325-2932-22543024.556
AL West3812Oakland Athletics1085652.5194.0378404-2626-2930-23541341.241
AL West41018Texas Rangers1054956.4679.5417431-1418-3331-23573819.667
AL West51121Minnesota Twins1034558.43712.5450460-1025-3320-25592831.475
AL West61222Chicago White Sox1044559.43313.0422473-5117-2728-32572631.456
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1073869.35521.5428567-13916-3422-35531835.340
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149Philadelphia Phillies1025646.549-4433836018-3038-16603426.567
NL East2614Chicago Cubs1045351.5104.0415442-2725-3128-20582632.448
NL East3716Pittsburgh Pirates1024953.4807.0395415-2021-3228-21593920.661
NL East4817Montreal Expos1095158.4688.54524034922-3129-27532528.472
NL East51123New York Mets1094663.42213.5424460-3620-3226-31532033.377
NL East61224St. Louis Cardinals1064066.37718.0356433-7719-3721-29562927.518
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112San Francisco Giants1086444.593-4473826529-2735-17542529.463
NL West223Cincinnati Reds1076344.5890.54744492529-2434-20542925.537
NL West335Los Angeles Dodgers1076146.5702.54913959628-2933-17553421.618
NL West4513San Diego Padres1085652.5198.0401414-1321-3335-19542826.519
NL West51019Atlanta Braves1064957.46214.0403487-8419-3230-25562036.357
NL West6920Houston Astros1064957.46214.0399437-3814-3435-23562531.446
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season