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MLB Games on Thursday September 21, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL5Detroit TigersAL1Box | PBP915,213Tiger StadiumNight2:24Dennis EckersleyMilt Wilcox---Thompson
Milwaukee BrewersAL4Kansas City RoyalsAL8Box | PBP917,799Royals StadiumNight2:48Dennis LeonardAndy Replogle---Brett
Texas RangersAL6Minnesota TwinsAL3Box | PBP93,312Metropolitan StadiumNight2:25Jon MatlackGary Serum------
New York YankeesAL7Toronto Blue JaysAL1Box | PBP928,653Exhibition StadiumNight2:15Catfish HunterBalor MooreRich GossageBosetti
Pittsburgh PiratesNL3Chicago CubsNL2Box | PBP142,423Wrigley FieldDay4:40Ed WhitsonBruce SutterJim Bibby---
Atlanta BravesNL0Houston AstrosNL2Box | PBP93,775AstrodomeNight1:47Ken ForschPhil Niekro------
San Francisco GiantsNL1San Diego PadresNL5Box | PBP913,329San Diego StadiumNight2:26Gaylord PerryJohn Montefusco------
New York MetsNL2St. Louis CardinalsNL6Box | PBP93,912Busch Stadium IINight2:04John UrreaCraig Swan------
8 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, September 21, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111New York Yankees1539360.608-69454714743-3550-251073.700
AL East223Boston Red Sox1539162.5952.074563710838-4053-221082.800
AL East345Milwaukee Brewers1548767.5656.575963012936-4051-27862.750
AL East456Baltimore Orioles1518566.5637.06246032138-3947-271055.500
AL East5611Detroit Tigers1528171.53311.56866157136-3845-331055.500
AL East61222Cleveland Indians1506684.44025.5607661-5426-4940-35936.333
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1525894.38234.5574728-15422-5236-42918.111
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West134Kansas City Royals1528666.566-71160710434-4352-231064.600
AL West2712California Angels1538172.5295.56426261635-4346-29963.667
AL West3814Texas Rangers1507674.5079.06225972531-4545-2912111.917
AL West4917Minnesota Twins1526983.45417.0633644-1133-4236-411046.400
AL West51020Oakland Athletics1546886.44219.0508640-13230-4738-39817.125
AL West61121Chicago White Sox1526785.44119.0589678-8931-4636-39945.444
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1485593.37229.0585766-18123-4832-4512111.083
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East138Philadelphia Phillies1518368.550-66254911332-4151-271174.636
NL East2510Pittsburgh Pirates1528270.5391.56426033933-4549-25963.667
NL East3715Chicago Cubs1527577.4938.5627675-4833-4142-361046.400
NL East4816Montreal Expos1537182.46413.06015841732-4339-39954.556
NL East51123St. Louis Cardinals1546688.42918.5572630-5831-4835-40835.375
NL East61224New York Mets1536390.41221.0582654-7231-4732-43936.333
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1539261.601-69053215840-3552-26936.333
NL West227Cincinnati Reds1528468.5537.56616511041-3743-31981.889
NL West349San Francisco Giants1538370.5429.05875731438-4045-30963.667
NL West4613San Diego Padres1548074.51912.5565573-832-4448-30844.500
NL West5918Houston Astros1526983.45422.5578607-2921-5348-301055.500
NL West61019Atlanta Braves1536885.44424.0574710-13630-4838-37918.111
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