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MLB Games on Friday September 8, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL13Boston Red SoxAL2Box | PBP933,134Fenway ParkNight2:55Jim BeattieJim Wright---Jackson, Piniella
Kansas City RoyalsAL9California AngelsAL7Box | PBP926,507Anaheim StadiumNight3:25Doug BirdDave LaRoche---Bostock, McRae, Porter
Seattle MarinersAL2Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP930,270Comiskey ParkNight2:08Rich WorthamJim Colborn---Pryor (2)
Cleveland IndiansAL3Detroit TigersAL6Box | PBP913,624Tiger StadiumNight2:59Jim SlatonDavid ClydeJohn Hiller---
Milwaukee BrewersAL3Minnesota TwinsAL0Box | PBP99,262Metropolitan StadiumNight1:53Andy ReplogleGary Serum---Hisle
Texas RangersAL4Oakland AthleticsAL11Box | PBP99,841Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:39Alan WirthJon Matlack---Page, Zisk
Baltimore OriolesAL5Toronto Blue JaysAL4Box | PBP914,155Exhibition StadiumNight2:24Nelson BrilesTom UnderwoodDon StanhouseAult, McKay
San Francisco GiantsNL8Atlanta BravesNL5Box | PBP96,063Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:28John MontefuscoEddie SolomonJim BarrEvans, Madlock (2), Nolan
San Diego PadresNL3Cincinnati RedsNL2Box | PBP927,205Riverfront StadiumNight2:37Gaylord PerryMike LaCossRollie FingersTurner
Los Angeles DodgersNL0Houston AstrosNL5Box | PBP912,905AstrodomeNight1:45Ken ForschBob Welch------
Chicago CubsNL4Montreal ExposNL2Box | PBP1011,621Olympic StadiumNight2:46Bruce SutterMike Garman------
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2New York MetsNL3Box | PBP94,749Shea StadiumNight2:13Dale MurrayBert Blyleven------
St. Louis CardinalsNL0Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Box | PBP90Veterans StadiumNight2:05Dick RuthvenTom Bruno------
St. Louis CardinalsNL1Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP935,160Veterans StadiumNight1:56Ron ReedDan O'Brien---Morales
14 record(s)
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 Friday, September 08, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1408654.614-70157712434-3552-19231310.565
AL East222New York Yankees1408456.6002.064050613437-3347-2323167.696
AL East334Milwaukee Brewers1418160.5745.571257513732-3649-2421129.571
AL East446Baltimore Orioles1417962.5607.5570576-635-3544-2720119.550
AL East569Detroit Tigers1407664.54310.06305656534-3742-27221012.455
AL East61121Cleveland Indians1396079.43225.5574614-4025-4835-3120911.450
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1435687.39231.5548682-13421-4835-3918315.167
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West157Kansas City Royals1387761.558-6365538332-4045-2124159.625
AL West2711California Angels1417566.5323.5583582132-3743-2921129.571
AL West3815Texas Rangers1386870.4939.05735561729-4339-2724195.792
AL West4918Oakland Athletics1416576.46113.5482568-8629-4036-3621417.190
AL West51019Minnesota Twins1416279.44016.5588608-2029-4133-38211110.524
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1416081.42618.5532639-10726-4434-3720119.550
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1385286.37725.0540708-16822-4730-3922418.182
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East138Philadelphia Phillies1407763.550-61050810231-4046-2322139.591
NL East2512Pittsburgh Pirates1407466.5293.05715452630-4144-2521147.667
NL East3714Chicago Cubs1417071.4967.5574620-4630-3940-3221912.429
NL East4816Montreal Expos1426775.47211.05615313031-3936-3620911.450
NL East51122St. Louis Cardinals1426181.43017.0525577-5228-4233-3920812.400
NL East61224New York Mets1425785.40121.0533602-6928-4429-4120911.450
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113Los Angeles Dodgers1418457.596-63250612637-3447-23211110.524
NL West225San Francisco Giants1418160.5743.05645085637-3644-2421813.381
NL West3410Cincinnati Reds1407664.5437.5608606237-3339-3121165.762
NL West4613San Diego Padres1427369.51411.5519531-1232-4241-2720119.550
NL West5917Houston Astros1406575.46418.5537565-2820-4745-2822913.409
NL West61020Atlanta Braves1416180.43323.0536671-13524-4437-3621813.381
26 record(s)
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