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Games on 1978-09-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerDon HoodDon Stanhouse
Detroit Tigers0Boston Red Sox1BoxMike TorrezKip Young(none)
Chicago White Sox7California Angels11BoxKen BrettRich HintonDyar Miller
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees3BoxRon GuidryBalor Moore(none)
Texas Rangers4Seattle Mariners3BoxJim UmbargerShane Rawley(none)
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves3BoxJ.R. RichardLarry McWilliamsKen Forsch
Los Angeles Dodgers7Cincinnati Reds8BoxDave TomlinLance Rautzhan(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1599762.610--71856815044-3753-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I431.750
222Boston Red Sox1599663.6041.077165112040-4156-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park431.750
334Milwaukee Brewers1599069.5667.078464414036-4254-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium3301.000
457Baltimore Orioles1588969.5637.56496232638-3951-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium312.333
5713Detroit Tigers1598475.52813.07046436139-4245-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321.667
61120Cleveland Indians1566888.43627.5629682-5326-5242-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium312.333
71325Toronto Blue Jays1585999.37337.5589754-16522-5537-44L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium303.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1599069.566--73562710836-4554-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium321.667
2611California Angels1598673.5414.06756472837-4449-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium312.333
3812Texas Rangers1598475.5286.06686234532-4552-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium3301.000
4917Minnesota Twins1597287.45318.0659670-1134-4438-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium312.333
51019Chicago White Sox1586989.43720.5615715-10031-4738-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park321.667
61222Oakland Athletics1596990.43421.0526670-14431-5138-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum303.000
71426Seattle Mariners15756101.35733.0605810-20524-5532-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome303.000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies1588969.563--69056612435-4154-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium413.250
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1578572.5413.56646194533-4752-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium431.750
3715Chicago Cubs1587781.48712.0647707-6035-4542-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field422.500
4816Montreal Expos1597485.46515.56205992133-4641-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium321.667
51123St. Louis Cardinals1596891.42821.5588644-5632-4936-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II312.333
61224New York Mets1586494.40525.0590673-8331-4733-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium422.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1599465.591--71656615040-3854-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium312.333
228Cincinnati Reds1588969.5634.56896781143-3846-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium3301.000
349San Francisco Giants1598871.5536.06075832438-4050-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park312.333
4614San Diego Padres1598277.51612.0584587-334-4748-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium321.667
5918Houston Astros1597287.45322.0594628-3424-5748-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome321.667
61021Atlanta Braves1596990.43425.0590729-13930-4839-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium303.000