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Games on 1978-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles4BoxNelson BrilesEnrique Romo(none)
California Angels3Boston Red Sox4BoxBob StanleyDyar Miller(none)
Cleveland Indians0Chicago White Sox6BoxRoss BaumgartenPaul Reuschel(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers4BoxJim SlatonLary SorensenJohn Hiller
Oakland Athletics2New York Yankees6BoxCatfish HunterRick LangfordRich Gossage
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers2BoxDennis LeonardDoc MedichAl Hrabosky
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike MarshallMike Willis(none)
St. Louis Cardinals14Atlanta Braves3BoxJohn DennyMickey Mahler(none)
Chicago Cubs7Cincinnati Reds1BoxMike KrukowTom Seaver(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Houston Astros5BoxGrant JacksonMark LemongelloKent Tekulve
Philadelphia Phillies9Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxLarry ChristensonBob Welch(none)
New York Mets0San Diego Padres3BoxEric RasmussenNino Espinosa(none)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants1BoxRoss GrimsleyVida Blue(none)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants11BoxEd HalickiScott Sanderson(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1288147.633--64750314433-3348-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park351817.514
224New York Yankees1277354.5757.55584738533-3340-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I36279.750
335Milwaukee Brewers1297356.5668.564953911027-3446-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium332013.606
446Detroit Tigers1297257.5589.55975059232-3240-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium331419.424
557Baltimore Orioles1287058.54711.0513539-2634-3536-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium332013.606
61122Cleveland Indians1295673.43425.5537570-3322-4434-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium301317.433
71324Toronto Blue Jays1315378.40529.5513624-11119-4634-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium30624.200
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Kansas City Royals1286959.539--5745136128-4041-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium342311.676
2711California Angels1317061.5340.55395271229-3541-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium311714.548
3814Texas Rangers1286464.5005.05104981226-3838-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium342311.676
4916Oakland Athletics1326270.4709.0440517-7727-3735-33L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum30723.233
51020Minnesota Twins1315774.43513.5558583-2528-4029-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311615.516
61223Chicago White Sox1285573.43014.0498585-8722-3733-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park331617.485
71426Seattle Mariners1294980.38020.5507664-15719-4130-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome31724.226
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1276859.535--5524757724-3644-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium352213.629
2613Chicago Cubs1286662.5162.5516547-3129-3637-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field341321.382
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1286464.5004.5510522-1227-3937-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium33249.727
4817Montreal Expos1306169.4698.55154783726-3535-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium321517.469
51019St. Louis Cardinals1305773.43812.5485522-3727-3930-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II321220.375
61225New York Mets1305278.40017.5487545-5824-3728-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1307654.585--58847111736-3340-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium321913.594
223San Francisco Giants1317655.5800.55274646336-3340-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park311318.419
338Cincinnati Reds1307159.5465.0567566133-3138-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium312110.677
4512San Diego Padres1316962.5277.5479480-129-4040-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium311516.484
5918Houston Astros1306169.46915.0493521-2819-4442-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome321319.406
61121Atlanta Braves1295673.43419.5487615-12824-4032-33L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium331320.394


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brad Wellman2B-SS19.010Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals.