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MLB Games on Thursday August 31, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL6Baltimore OriolesAL2Box | PBP915,579Memorial StadiumNight2:37Dick TidrowScott McGregorSparky LylePiniella
Milwaukee BrewersAL1Cleveland IndiansAL0Box | PBP90Cleveland StadiumNight2:02Mike CaldwellMike Paxton---Oglivie
Milwaukee BrewersAL6Cleveland IndiansAL12Box | PBP95,328Cleveland StadiumNight2:31Rick WaitsBill Travers---Pruitt, Thornton
Minnesota TwinsAL4Detroit TigersAL1Box | PBP916,995Tiger StadiumNight2:35Geoff ZahnKip YoungMike MarshallAdams, Chiles
Montreal ExposNL1San Diego PadresNL6Box | PBP911,810San Diego StadiumNight2:27Eric RasmussenWoodie FrymanMark Lee---
Cincinnati RedsNL11St. Louis CardinalsNL6Box | PBP916,112Busch Stadium IINight2:31Tom SeaverSilvio Martinez---Bench, Foster, Garrett, Morgan
6 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 Thursday, August 31, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1328448.636-67552515033-3351-15311516.484
AL East223New York Yankees1317754.5886.55774839435-3342-2132239.719
AL East335Milwaukee Brewers1337657.5718.567255212030-3546-22291712.586
AL East446Detroit Tigers1327359.55311.06035218232-3241-27301317.433
AL East558Baltimore Orioles1327260.54512.0532555-2334-3538-25291811.621
AL East61122Cleveland Indians1325775.43227.0549583-3422-4435-31271215.444
AL East71324Toronto Blue Jays1355580.40730.5528644-11621-4834-3226422.154
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West169Kansas City Royals1317160.542-5925246828-4043-20312110.677
AL West2711California Angels1337063.5262.0543535829-3741-26291712.586
AL West3815Texas Rangers1306565.5005.55225051726-3839-27322210.688
AL West4917Oakland Athletics1346272.46310.5445530-8527-3935-3328721.250
AL West51020Minnesota Twins1335875.43614.0564588-2429-4129-34291514.517
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1315675.42715.0509603-9423-3933-36301515.500
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1314982.37422.0521684-16319-4330-3929722.241
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East137Philadelphia Phillies1307159.546-5734868727-3644-23321913.594
NL East2613Pittsburgh Pirates1306664.5085.0518523-529-3937-2531229.710
NL East3714Chicago Cubs1316665.5045.5524561-3729-3937-26311318.419
NL East4918Montreal Expos1346173.45512.05204962426-3935-34281513.536
NL East51121St. Louis Cardinals1335875.43614.5498541-4328-4030-35291118.379
NL East61225New York Mets1325379.40219.0497551-5425-3828-41301317.433
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1337954.594-60047512536-3343-21291613.552
NL West224San Francisco Giants1337756.5792.05334745936-3341-23291217.414
NL West3410Cincinnati Reds1337261.5417.0579580-134-3138-3028208.714
NL West4512San Diego Padres1357065.51910.0496502-629-4041-25271413.519
NL West5816Houston Astros1326270.47016.5501528-2719-4443-26301218.400
NL West61019Atlanta Braves1325973.44719.5501623-12224-4035-33301020.333
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