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Games on 1978-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike FlanaganJim BeattieDon Stanhouse
Milwaukee Brewers1Boston Red Sox3BoxJim WrightBill Travers(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Boston Red Sox11BoxBob StanleyMike Caldwell(none)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox6BoxKen KravecJim SlatonLerrin LaGrow
Texas Rangers6Cleveland Indians1BoxDoyle AlexanderDavid Clyde(none)
Oakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins6BoxStan PerzanowskiSteve RenkoMike Marshall
California Angels7Seattle Mariners5BoxDave LaRocheJim Todd(none)
California Angels3Seattle Mariners5BoxPaul MitchellChris KnappMike Parrott
Kansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJim ClancyPaul Splittorff(none)
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros5BoxJ.R. RichardPhil Niekro(none)
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBob KnepperTommy John(none)
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos4BoxStan BahnsenDonnie Moore(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5New York Mets1BoxJohn DennyKevin Kobel(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies10BoxRandy LerchJim Bibby(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres4BoxGaylord PerryTom SeaverRollie Fingers

Standings as of 1978-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1157342.635--59045613429-2944-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park482622.542
225New York Yankees1156550.5658.05054416428-2937-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I483513.729
458Milwaukee Brewers1136251.54910.05694878225-3137-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium493118.633
349Detroit Tigers1136251.54910.05134506328-3034-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium492425.490
5711Baltimore Orioles1156253.53911.0454505-5130-3132-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium462818.609
61019Cleveland Indians1135261.46020.0473488-1520-3732-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium461729.370
71325Toronto Blue Jays1154570.39128.0462557-9516-3929-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium461432.304
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Kansas City Royals1136350.558--5244477724-3239-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium492920.592
2610California Angels1196554.5461.05054782729-3136-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium432221.512
3812Oakland Athletics1196158.5135.0409449-4027-3234-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum43835.186
4915Texas Rangers1125557.4917.5457448921-3434-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium503218.640
51121Minnesota Twins1144965.43014.5493508-1526-3723-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium482424.500
61223Chicago White Sox1144767.41216.5448538-9018-3429-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park472423.511
71426Seattle Mariners1184375.36422.5467617-15019-3824-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome421329.310
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies1136350.558--4944138122-3441-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium492722.551
2513Chicago Cubs1145856.5095.5451482-3125-3333-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field482127.438
3716Montreal Expos1175661.4799.04824325024-3332-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium452025.444
41020Pittsburgh Pirates1125161.45511.5425470-4522-3729-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium493712.755
51122New York Mets1164868.41416.5449489-4022-3526-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium461828.391
61224St. Louis Cardinals1164769.40517.5395461-6621-3826-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II462224.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1176849.581--53041411630-3138-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium452718.600
223San Francisco Giants1176849.581--4714205130-2938-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park452124.467
334Cincinnati Reds1166749.5780.55114842730-2637-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium452520.556
4614San Diego Padres1175958.5049.0428442-1422-3837-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium452520.556
5817Atlanta Braves1155461.47013.0430526-9622-3432-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium471532.319
6918Houston Astros1145361.46513.5428461-3317-3736-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome482127.438