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MLB Games on Saturday September 16, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Toronto Blue JaysAL1Baltimore OriolesAL11Box | PBP910,263Memorial StadiumNight2:42Dennis MartinezJesse Jefferson---Kelly, May
Detroit TigersAL10Cleveland IndiansAL4Box | PBP94,640Cleveland StadiumDay2:53Milt WilcoxRick Waits---Pruitt
California AngelsAL4Kansas City RoyalsAL3Box | PBP940,237Royals StadiumNight3:16Dyar MillerAl HraboskyDave LaRocheLansford, White
Minnesota TwinsAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL2Box | PBP937,809County StadiumNight2:36Dave GoltzLary SorensenMike Marshall---
Boston Red SoxAL2New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP955,091Yankee Stadium IDay2:38Catfish HunterMike Torrez---Jackson, Rice
Chicago White SoxAL9Seattle MarinersAL1Box | PBP911,230The KingdomeNight2:30Francisco BarriosGlenn Abbott---Molinaro
Oakland AthleticsAL1Texas RangersAL8Box | PBP914,948Arlington StadiumNight2:13Fergie JenkinsMatt Keough---Page
St. Louis CardinalsNL4Chicago CubsNL1Box | PBP918,738Wrigley FieldDay2:19John DennyDennis LampMark LittellHendrick
Atlanta BravesNL0Los Angeles DodgersNL2Box | PBP935,834Dodger StadiumNight2:25Doug RauLarry McWilliamsTerry Forster---
New York MetsNL1Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP1044,307Veterans StadiumNight2:09Steve CarltonDwight Bernard---Luzinski, Schmidt, Stearns
Montreal ExposNL5Pittsburgh PiratesNL12Box | PBP98,079Three Rivers StadiumDay2:56Don RobinsonRoss Grimsley---Cromartie, Perez
Houston AstrosNL1San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP910,171San Diego StadiumNight2:23Gaylord PerryJoe Sambito------
Cincinnati RedsNL2San Francisco GiantsNL3Box | PBP929,557Candlestick ParkDay2:35Gary LavelleDoug Bair---Foster
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 Saturday, September 16, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111New York Yankees1479057.612-67652415241-3449-2316106.625
AL East223Boston Red Sox1488761.5883.571861110734-3953-2215123.800
AL East334Milwaukee Brewers1498564.5706.074261013234-3851-261385.615
AL East445Baltimore Orioles1488365.5617.56085981037-3846-271376.538
AL East5610Detroit Tigers1478067.54410.06625936936-3744-301569.400
AL East61222Cleveland Indians1476483.43526.0600649-4926-4938-341257.417
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1485791.38533.5563712-14922-5135-4013211.154
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West156Kansas City Royals1478265.558-6785849432-4350-2215105.667
AL West2712California Angels1508070.5333.56346102434-4146-291275.583
AL West3814Texas Rangers1477473.5038.06105882230-4444-2915132.867
AL West4918Minnesota Twins1476681.44916.0610624-1432-4234-391578.467
AL West51019Oakland Athletics1506783.44716.5494619-12530-4637-3712210.167
AL West61120Chicago White Sox1486583.43917.5570662-9229-4436-391367.462
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1455491.37227.0568749-18123-4831-4315213.133
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East127Philadelphia Phillies1488266.554-65654011631-4051-261486.571
NL East2511Pittsburgh Pirates1487969.5343.06215823931-4448-251394.692
NL East3715Chicago Cubs1487375.4939.0605657-5233-4140-341468.429
NL East4816Montreal Expos1507080.46713.05915731832-4238-381266.500
NL East51123St. Louis Cardinals1506486.42719.0553614-6131-4733-391257.417
NL East61224New York Mets1496188.40921.5568637-6929-4532-431358.385
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1499158.611-67752115640-3551-231349.308
NL West238San Francisco Giants1498267.5509.05785542437-3845-291376.538
NL West349Cincinnati Reds1488167.5479.5646639738-3643-3113112.846
NL West4613San Diego Padres1507773.51314.5550564-1432-4445-291275.583
NL West5917Houston Astros1486880.45922.5571598-2721-5247-281468.429
NL West61021Atlanta Braves1496584.43626.0565702-13727-4738-371349.308
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