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MLB Games on Wednesday August 9, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Kansas City RoyalsAL2Baltimore OriolesAL0Box | PBP912,859Memorial StadiumNight2:11Larry GuraScott McGregor------
Cleveland IndiansAL5Boston Red SoxAL1Box | PBP933,285Fenway ParkNight2:38Rick WiseBill LeeJim KernThornton
Texas RangersAL2Detroit TigersAL5Box | PBP930,167Tiger StadiumNight2:20Kip YoungJim Umbarger---Corcoran
Seattle MarinersAL4Minnesota TwinsAL1Box | PBP96,814Metropolitan StadiumNight2:15Glenn AbbottRoger EricksonJim ToddMeyer
Milwaukee BrewersAL7New York YankeesAL8Box | PBP927,172Yankee Stadium INight2:53Larry McCallBob McClure---Cooper, Hisle, Money, Munson, Rivers
Chicago White SoxAL0Toronto Blue JaysAL8Box | PBP924,282Exhibition StadiumNight2:04Jesse JeffersonSteve Stone------
Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Chicago CubsNL5Box | PBP923,310Wrigley FieldDay2:37Dave RobertsEd Whitson------
Atlanta BravesNL0Cincinnati RedsNL10Box | PBP934,090Riverfront StadiumNight2:24Paul MoskauTommy Boggs------
San Diego PadresNL0Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP941,597Dodger StadiumNight2:09Doug RauEric Rasmussen---Baker
New York MetsNL10Montreal ExposNL3Box | PBP916,910Olympic StadiumNight2:45Craig SwanWayne Twitchell---Montanez, Stearns
Houston AstrosNL6San Francisco GiantsNL5Box | PBP913,757Candlestick ParkNight2:30Mark LemongelloJim BarrKen ForschClark, Whitfield
Philadelphia PhilliesNL6St. Louis CardinalsNL3Box | PBP916,172Busch Stadium IINight2:16Jim KaatBob ForschRon Reed---
12 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 09, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1117041.631-56543612929-2941-12522923.558
AL East236New York Yankees1126349.5637.54904345627-2836-21513714.725
AL East347Milwaukee Brewers1096148.5608.05544599524-2837-20533221.604
AL East458Detroit Tigers1116150.5509.05034416227-2934-21512526.490
AL East5711Baltimore Orioles1126052.53610.5444497-5330-3130-21493019.612
AL East61016Cleveland Indians1105258.47317.5465468-320-3632-22491732.347
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1124369.38427.5442543-10116-3927-30491633.327
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West125Kansas City Royals1106248.564-5114318023-3039-18523022.577
AL West2610California Angels1156253.5392.54764621426-3036-23472522.532
AL West3812Oakland Athletics1156055.5224.5397424-2726-3034-2547938.191
AL West4915Texas Rangers1105357.4829.0443445-219-3434-23523418.654
AL West51121Minnesota Twins1114764.42315.5484501-1726-3721-27512625.510
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1114665.41416.5436521-8518-3328-32502525.500
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1154273.36522.5456604-14819-3823-35451431.311
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149Philadelphia Phillies1106050.545-4664075922-3438-16523022.577
NL East2513Chicago Cubs1125854.5183.0448477-2925-3133-23502129.420
NL East3717Montreal Expos1155461.4708.54774294824-3330-28472225.468
NL East4919Pittsburgh Pirates1095158.4688.5419442-2322-3429-24523715.712
NL East51122New York Mets1144866.42114.0447480-3322-3526-31481830.375
NL East61224St. Louis Cardinals1144569.39517.0386459-7319-3826-31482424.500
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112San Francisco Giants1146747.588-4634026129-2738-20482226.458
NL West223Cincinnati Reds1136647.5840.55044653929-2437-23482622.542
NL West334Los Angeles Dodgers1146648.5791.051240610630-3136-17482919.604
NL West4614San Diego Padres1145757.50010.0409435-2622-3835-19482721.563
NL West5818Atlanta Braves1135360.46913.5427521-9421-3332-27491633.327
NL West61020Houston Astros1125260.46414.0423458-3517-3735-23502228.440
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