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Games on 1978-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3California Angels4BoxPaul HartzellJim Palmer(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians1BoxFrancisco BarriosMike Paxton(none)
Texas Rangers0Kansas City Royals3BoxDennis LeonardFergie Jenkins(none)
Detroit Tigers6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMilt WilcoxJerry Augustine(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Minnesota Twins5BoxGary SerumJerry Garvin(none)
Boston Red Sox4Oakland Athletics8BoxJohn Henry JohnsonBill LeeBob Lacey
New York Yankees1Seattle Mariners4BoxJim ColbornDick Tidrow(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Chicago Cubs7BoxTom HumeBruce Sutter(none)
San Diego Padres3Montreal Expos2BoxRandy JonesDan SchatzederRollie Fingers
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets8BoxDale MurrayDon SuttonSkip Lockwood
San Francisco Giants0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSteve CarltonJohn Montefusco(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBert BlylevenFloyd BannisterKent Tekulve
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals0BoxLarry McWilliamsBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1227745.631--62148713432-3145-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park412219.537
224New York Yankees1216952.5707.55274537432-3137-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I423111.738
336Milwaukee Brewers1216853.5628.560850410426-3242-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium412516.610
447Detroit Tigers1206753.5589.05534698430-3137-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium421923.452
5711Baltimore Orioles1216457.52912.5475527-5231-3433-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium402614.650
61121Cleveland Indians1215368.43823.5499529-3020-3933-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium381622.421
71325Toronto Blue Jays1224676.37731.0472594-12216-4530-31L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium391326.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Kansas City Royals1216655.545--5554857026-3640-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium412615.634
269California Angels1256857.544--5265012529-3239-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium371918.514
3814Texas Rangers1206060.5005.5479474524-3536-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium422715.643
4915Oakland Athletics1256263.4966.0425475-5027-3435-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum37730.189
51020Minnesota Twins1235667.45511.0537542-527-3829-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium391722.436
61222Chicago White Sox1215170.42115.0472559-8722-3629-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park402020.500
71426Seattle Mariners1234677.37421.0487637-15019-3827-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome371027.270
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1196455.538--5134417222-3442-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium432617.605
2613Chicago Cubs1216259.5123.0490524-3426-3336-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field411724.415
3716Pittsburgh Pirates1205862.4836.5473491-1823-3735-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium413011.732
4817Montreal Expos1235865.4728.04924464624-3334-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium391821.462
51123St. Louis Cardinals1235172.41515.0423484-6122-3829-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II391821.462
61224New York Mets1225072.41015.5467518-5122-3528-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium401624.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1237251.585--56244012234-3238-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium392316.590
223San Francisco Giants1237152.5771.04904395133-3238-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park391821.462
335Cincinnati Reds1237053.5692.05405221833-3037-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium382216.579
4512San Diego Padres1236459.5208.0449454-526-3938-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium392019.513
6919Houston Astros1225666.45915.5454492-3819-4237-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome401822.450
51018Atlanta Braves1225666.45915.5461563-10224-3932-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium401327.325