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Games on 1978-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles10Cleveland Indians3BoxScott McGregorDavid Clyde(none)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers4BoxAndy HasslerSteve Baker(none)
California Angels4Minnesota Twins10BoxGeoff ZahnChris KnappStan Perzanowski
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees4BoxEd FigueroaBill Travers(none)
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics6BoxJohn Henry JohnsonKen Kravec(none)
Kansas City Royals7Seattle Mariners6BoxDoug BirdMike ParrottAl Hrabosky
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxMike LaCossBob Welch(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1499158.611--68353414941-3450-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1495.643
223Boston Red Sox1508961.5932.573061811236-3953-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park13103.769
334Baltimore Orioles1508565.5676.56236012238-3847-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1156.455
456Milwaukee Brewers1518566.5637.074861813034-3951-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1183.727
5611Detroit Tigers1498069.53711.06676006736-3844-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1367.462
61121Cleveland Indians1496584.43626.0605660-5526-4939-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1046.400
71325Toronto Blue Jays1495792.38334.0563717-15422-5235-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium12210.167
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1498465.564--69059010033-4351-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1385.615
2712California Angels1528072.5265.56386251334-4346-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1073.700
3814Texas Rangers1487573.5078.56135892430-4445-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium14122.857
4917Minnesota Twins1496881.45616.0624631-733-4235-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1358.385
51019Oakland Athletics1526884.44717.5501625-12430-4738-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1019.100
61222Chicago White Sox1506585.43319.5574671-9729-4636-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1165.545
71426Seattle Mariners1475592.37428.0577757-18023-4832-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome13112.077
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1498267.550--65654211431-4051-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1385.615
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1498069.5372.06265854131-4449-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1284.667
3715Chicago Cubs1497475.4978.0609659-5033-4141-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1358.385
4816Montreal Expos1517081.46413.05945781632-4338-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1165.545
51123St. Louis Cardinals1516487.42419.0555618-6331-4833-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1156.455
61224New York Mets1506288.41320.5570637-6730-4532-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1248.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1519160.603--67952815140-3551-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1147.364
227Cincinnati Reds1508367.5537.56576401740-3643-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1192.818
349San Francisco Giants1508268.5478.55795611837-3845-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1275.583
4613San Diego Padres1517873.51713.0553565-1232-4446-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1165.545
5918Houston Astros1496881.45622.0572601-2921-5347-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1367.462
61020Atlanta Braves1506684.44024.5568704-13628-4738-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1239.250