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MLB Games on Tuesday August 15, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL2California AngelsAL5Box | PBP941,144Anaheim StadiumNight2:23Frank TananaDennis Eckersley---Rudi
Minnesota TwinsAL9Cleveland IndiansAL8Box | PBP96,971Cleveland StadiumNight3:06Mike MarshallSid MongeGary SerumAlexander, Grubb, Morales
Kansas City RoyalsAL4Detroit TigersAL2Box | PBP933,365Tiger StadiumNight2:50Dennis LeonardKip YoungAl HraboskyMcRae, Porter
Toronto Blue JaysAL1Milwaukee BrewersAL9Box | PBP90County StadiumNight2:09Jerry AugustineDave Lemanczyk---Hisle
New York YankeesAL6Oakland AthleticsAL0Box | PBP913,862Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:06Ron GuidryRick Langford---Jackson
Baltimore OriolesAL7Seattle MarinersAL4Box | PBP97,999The KingdomeNight2:53Dennis MartinezGlenn AbbottDon Stanhouse---
Chicago White SoxAL0Texas RangersAL1Box | PBP918,665Arlington StadiumNight2:29Jon MatlackSteve Stone---Zisk
Atlanta BravesNL8Chicago CubsNL12Box | PBP918,497Wrigley FieldDay2:51Donnie MooreRick Camp---Horner, Kingman, Murcer
San Francisco GiantsNL3Montreal ExposNL4Box | PBP921,414Olympic StadiumNight2:19Hal DuesCharlie Williams---Carter, Evans, Valentine
San Diego PadresNL1New York MetsNL3Box | PBP99,956Shea StadiumNight2:02Craig SwanRandy JonesSkip Lockwood---
Los Angeles DodgersNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP938,386Veterans StadiumNight2:07Doug RauDick RuthvenLance RautzhanMonday, Smith
Cincinnati RedsNL4Pittsburgh PiratesNL3Box | PBP1016,400Three Rivers StadiumNight3:05Doug BairEd Whitson---Driessen
Houston AstrosNL5St. Louis CardinalsNL11Box | PBP912,606Busch Stadium IINight2:39Aurelio LopezFloyd Bannister---Hendrick
13 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 Tuesday, August 15, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1187444.627-59946813129-3045-14452520.556
AL East225New York Yankees1186751.5687.05154457030-3037-21453312.733
AL East338Detroit Tigers1166452.5529.05364587829-3035-22462224.478
AL East456Milwaukee Brewers1166452.5529.05854959026-3238-20462917.630
AL East5711Baltimore Orioles1186454.54210.0465513-4831-3133-23432617.605
AL East61020Cleveland Indians1175364.45320.5492509-1720-3733-27421626.381
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1174671.39327.5466568-10216-4030-31441331.295
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147Kansas City Royals1166452.552-5324636925-3439-18462818.609
AL West2610California Angels1216655.5450.55114842729-3237-23412120.512
AL West3813Texas Rangers1165957.5095.04714581323-3436-23462818.609
AL West4915Oakland Athletics1226161.5006.0411460-4927-3434-2740832.200
AL West51121Minnesota Twins1185266.44113.0510522-1227-3825-28442123.477
AL West61224Chicago White Sox1174770.40217.5453553-10018-3629-34442420.545
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1204476.36722.0475625-15019-3825-38401228.300
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149Philadelphia Phillies1156352.548-5014257622-3441-18472720.574
NL East2512Chicago Cubs1176156.5213.0478498-2026-3335-23451827.400
NL East3716Montreal Expos1195762.4798.04874375024-3333-29431924.442
NL East4918Pittsburgh Pirates1155362.46110.0442481-3923-3730-25463511.761
NL East51122New York Mets1184969.41515.5453496-4322-3527-34441727.386
NL East61223St. Louis Cardinals1194970.41216.0412473-6122-3827-32432023.465
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1196950.580-54142511631-3138-19432617.605
NL West223San Francisco Giants1196950.580-4814305131-3038-20432023.465
NL West334Cincinnati Reds1196851.5711.05214972431-2837-23422418.571
NL West4614San Diego Padres1196059.5049.0432447-1522-3938-20432419.558
NL West5817Houston Astros1175562.47013.0442472-3018-3837-24451926.422
NL West61019Atlanta Braves1185464.45814.5445554-10922-3732-27441529.341
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