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MLB Games on Wednesday September 20, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL2Detroit TigersAL12Box | PBP916,689Tiger StadiumNight2:53Dave RozemaMike Torrez---Rice, Staub, Whitaker
Milwaukee BrewersAL5Kansas City RoyalsAL4Box | PBP915,917Royals StadiumNight2:31Jerry AugustineBill Paschall------
Texas RangersAL3Minnesota TwinsAL5Box | PBP92,736Metropolitan StadiumNight2:20Dave GoltzSteve Comer---Zisk
New York YankeesAL1Toronto Blue JaysAL8Box | PBP90Exhibition StadiumNight2:09Mike WillisRon Guidry---Howell, Johnson
New York YankeesAL3Toronto Blue JaysAL2Box | PBP938,080Exhibition StadiumNight2:26Rich GossageVictor Cruz------
Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Chicago CubsNL5Box | PBP95,269Wrigley FieldDay2:27Mike KrukowJim Rooker------
Atlanta BravesNL3Houston AstrosNL2Box | PBP93,950AstrodomeNight2:11Gene GarberJoe Niekro------
Cincinnati RedsNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP951,494Dodger StadiumNight2:29Tom SeaverDon SuttonDoug BairCey (2), Foster
Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Montreal ExposNL2Box | PBP99,298Olympic StadiumNight1:57Randy LerchDan SchatzederRon ReedLuzinski, Perez, Schmidt
San Francisco GiantsNL6San Diego PadresNL3Box | PBP913,123San Diego StadiumNight2:39Vida BlueEric RasmussenGary Lavelle---
New York MetsNL7St. Louis CardinalsNL6Box | PBP96,030Busch Stadium IINight2:35Kevin KobelGeorge FrazierJerry KoosmanHernandez, Mazzilli
11 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 Wednesday, September 20, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111New York Yankees1529260.605-68754614142-3550-251183.727
AL East223Boston Red Sox1529062.5922.074063610437-4053-221192.818
AL East334Milwaukee Brewers1538766.5695.575562213336-3951-27963.667
AL East446Baltimore Orioles1518566.5636.56246032138-3947-271055.500
AL East5611Detroit Tigers1518170.53610.56856107536-3845-321156.455
AL East61222Cleveland Indians1506684.44025.0607661-5426-4940-35936.333
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1515893.38433.5573721-14822-5236-411019.100
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West155Kansas City Royals1518566.563-70360310034-4351-231174.636
AL West2712California Angels1538172.5295.06426261635-4346-29963.667
AL West3814Texas Rangers1497574.5039.06165942230-4545-2913121.923
AL West4917Minnesota Twins1516982.45716.0630638-833-4236-401147.364
AL West51020Oakland Athletics1546886.44218.5508640-13230-4738-39817.125
AL West61121Chicago White Sox1526785.44118.5589678-8931-4636-39945.444
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1485593.37228.5585766-18123-4832-4512111.083
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East138Philadelphia Phillies1518368.550-66254911332-4151-271174.636
NL East2510Pittsburgh Pirates1518170.5362.06396013832-4549-251073.700
NL East3715Chicago Cubs1517576.4978.0625672-4733-4142-351147.364
NL East4816Montreal Expos1537182.46413.06015841732-4339-39954.556
NL East51123St. Louis Cardinals1536588.42519.0566628-6231-4834-40945.444
NL East61224New York Mets1526389.41420.5580648-6831-4632-431037.300
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1539261.601-69053215840-3552-26936.333
NL West227Cincinnati Reds1528468.5537.56616511041-3743-31981.889
NL West349San Francisco Giants1528369.5468.55865681838-3945-301064.600
NL West4613San Diego Padres1537974.51613.0560572-1232-4447-30954.556
NL West5918Houston Astros1516883.45023.0576607-3121-5347-301165.545
NL West61019Atlanta Braves1526884.44723.5574708-13430-4738-371019.100
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