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1978 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-75 .537
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 692-632 + 60
Roster Continuity 56.67% 24/26
Manager(s): Billy Hunter, Pat Corrales
General Manager: Dan O'Brien, Eddie Robinson
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 1,447,963 15/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Amos Lewis (#46) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Sid Hudson
Assistant Coach: Connie Ryan
Assistant Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Fred Koenig
Third Base Coach: Pat Corrales

#1 Draft Picks

Jon Matlack (#4)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8775.5375.0
8775.5375.0
7389.45119.0
7190.44120.5
6993.42623.0
56104.35035.0
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 Texas Rangers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 Texas Rangers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1TEXvs NYAW2-11-0238Yes0.5211  
    2TEXvs NYAL1-71-15912No0.538-5  
    3TEXvs NYAW5-22-14312Yes0.5810-2
    4TEXvs DETL2-62-26915No11016-6  
    5TEXvs DETL2-32-361017No21219-7  
    6TEX@ BOSL4-52-461118No2.51624-8  
    7TEX@ BOSL4-122-561124No3.52036-16  
    8TEX@ BOSL6-82-671324No4.52644-18
    9TEX@ CLEL0-62-771324No5.52650-24  
    10TEX@ DETL6-72-871426No6.53257-25  
    11TEX@ DETL6-93-971425No74067-27
    12TEX@ DETW2-13-971425No74067-27  
    13TEXvs KCAL6-83-1071425No84675-29  
    14TEXvs KCAW4-14-1071425No85076-26  
    15TEXvs CLEW3-05-1051122No85376-23  
    16TEXvs CLEW3-16-1051122No75677-21
    17TEXvs BOSW5-47-104919No66181-20  
    18TEXvs BOSW4-18-104816No66582-17  
    19TEXvs BOSW2-19-104714No66783-16  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    20TEX@ BALW2-110-104714No6.56984-15  
    21TEX@ NYAL2-510-114815No7.57189-18
    22TEX@ NYAW9-511-114713No6.58094-14  
    23TEX@ NYAL2-311-124815No6.58297-15  
    24TEX@ MILW7-112-124712No5.58998-9  
    25TEX@ MILW4-313-124712No4.593101-8
    26TEXvs BALW9-314-124712No4.5102104-2  
    27TEXvs BALL1-514-134712No5.5103109-6  
    28TEXvs BALL2-314-144713No5.5105112-7
    29TEXvs MILW8-615-144712No5.5113118-5
    30TEXvs MILL3-415-154712No5.5116122-6  
    31TEXvs OAKW4-316-154712No4.5120125-5  
    32TEXvs OAKW6-417-154711No3.5126129-3
    33TEX@ SEAL5-618-164610No3135137-2  
    34TEX@ SEAW4-218-164610No3135137-2
    35TEX@ SEAL3-718-174713No4138144-6
    36TEX@ SEAW5-419-174611No3.5143148-5
    37TEX@ MINL0-219-184612No4143150-7
    38TEX@ MINL2-519-194714No4145155-10  
    39TEX@ MINW3-220-194712No3148157-9
    40TEX@ MINW7-121-194711No3155158-3  
    41TEXvs SEAL4-621-204711No4159164-5
    42TEXvs SEAW3-222-204711No3.5162166-4
    43TEXvs MINW7-123-214711No3171174-3  
    44TEXvs MINL2-723-214711No3171174-3
    45TEXvs MINL0-223-224814No3171176-5
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    46TEXvs MINW10-724-224712No2.5181183-2  
    47TEX@ TORL1-324-234713No2.5182186-4  
    48TEX@ TORL3-424-244814No3.5185190-5
    49TEX@ TORW9-525-244814No3.5194195-1
    50TEXvs KCAW2-126-243713No41961960  
    51TEXvs KCAW5-428-242510Yes2.52042022
    52TEXvs KCAW3-228-242510Yes2.52042022  
    53TEXvs CHAL3-428-252611No2.52072061
    54TEXvs CHAW4-329-252611No1.52112092  
    55TEXvs CHAL1-229-262712No1.52122111
    56TEX@ KCAW6-530-262711No0.52182162
    57TEX@ KCAL0-530-272712No0.5218221-3  
    58TEX@ CHAL1-430-283813No0.5219225-6
    59TEX@ CHAL1-330-293814No1.5220228-8
    60TEXvs TORL3-830-314915No3225241-16  
    61TEXvs TORL2-530-314915No3225241-16
    62TEXvs TORW13-231-314915No2238243-5  
    63TEXvs TORW3-232-313712No1.5241245-4  
    64TEXvs OAKL1-232-324913No2.5242247-5
    65TEXvs OAKW5-433-323813No2.5247251-4  
    66TEXvs OAKW8-234-323712No1.52552532  
    67TEXvs CALW7-036-322611No0.527025713  
    68TEXvs CALW8-436-322611No0.527025713
    69TEXvs CALW3-037-322610No0.527325716  
    70TEXvs CALW7-038-32159Yes--28025723  
    71TEX@ OAKW3-139-32148Yes--28325825
    72TEX@ OAKL1-239-33148Yes--28426024  
    73TEX@ OAKL7-839-34148Yes--29126823  
    74TEX@ CALL2-439-35159Yes--29327221
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    75TEX@ CALW6-340-35159Yes--29927524
    76TEX@ CALL3-440-36159Yes--30227923  
    77TEX@ CHAL6-740-372610No130828622  
    78TEX@ CHAL1-240-383712No130928821  
    79TEXvs NYAW3-241-382611No0.531229022  
    80TEXvs NYAL2-741-393712No131429717  
    81TEXvs DETL7-1241-403712No232130912  
    82TEXvs DETL1-541-414913No3.53223148  
    83TEXvs DETW4-342-413712No2.53263179  
    84TEX@ BOSW12-743-413712No2.533832414  
    85TEX@ BOSW4-344-413711No2.534232715
    86TEX@ BALL7-845-423712No336033624  
    87TEX@ BALW11-145-423712No336033624  
    88TEX@ BALL1-245-433712No336133823  
    89TEX@ BALW2-046-433711No236333825  
    90TEX@ BALL1-546-444813No2.536434321  
    91TEX@ KCAL4-1146-454915No3.536835414  
    92TEX@ KCAL1-246-464915No4.536935613  
    93TEXvs MILL3-446-474915No5.537236012
    94TEXvs MILL1-246-484915No6.537336211  
    95TEXvs MILL8-1746-494915No7.53813792  
    96TEXvs BALL6-1046-504915No8.5387389-2
    97TEXvs BALL6-746-5141017No8.5393396-3
    98TEXvs BOSW2-047-514916No8.5395396-1  
    99TEXvs BOSW3-148-514916No8.53983971  
    100TEX@ CHAW9-549-514915No8.54074025  
    101TEX@ CHAL2-649-524915No8.54094081  
    102TEX@ CHAL4-549-544916No10415417-2  
    103TEX@ CHAL2-449-544916No10415417-2
    104TEX@ NYAL1-649-5541017No10416423-7  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    105TEX@ NYAL1-849-5641020No10417431-14  
    106TEXvs CLEW8-050-5641017No8.5425431-6  
    107TEXvs CLEW4-351-5641017No8.5429434-5  
    108TEXvs CLEW3-252-564915No8.5432436-4  
    109TEX@ DETW9-453-564915No84414401
    110TEX@ DETL2-553-574915No9443445-2  
    111TEX@ CLEW8-254-574915No8.54514474  
    112TEX@ CLEW6-155-574915No7.54574489  
    113TEX@ CLEW3-257-574915No646645511
    114TEX@ CLEW6-557-574915No646645511
    115TEXvs CHAW4-358-573814No547045812  
    116TEXvs CHAW1-059-573813No547145813  
    117TEXvs CHAL2-659-583814No5.54734649
    118TEXvs CHAL2-459-593814No5.54754687
    119TEX@ KCAW4-360-593814No4.54794718  
    120TEX@ KCAL0-360-603814No5.54794745  
    121TEX@ KCAL1-260-613814No6.54804764  
    122TEX@ TORL6-860-623814No74864842  
    123TEX@ TORL1-360-633815No84874870
    124TEX@ MINW2-061-633815No74894872  
    125TEX@ MINW4-162-633815No6.54934885  
    126TEXvs KCAW7-263-633814No5.550049010  
    127TEXvs KCAW8-464-633814No4.550849414
    128TEXvs KCAL2-464-643814No551049812
    129TEXvs TORW11-365-643814No552150120
    130TEXvs TORL1-465-653815No552250517  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    131TEX@ MILW5-466-653815No4.552750918
    132TEX@ MILL6-1066-663815No5.553351914  
    133TEX@ MILL3-466-673815No6.553652313  
    134TEX@ CALL7-866-683815No7.554353112
    135TEX@ CALW11-568-683814No7.556353825  
    136TEX@ CALW9-268-683814No7.556353825  
    137TEX@ CALL6-768-693814No856954524
    138TEX@ OAKL4-1168-703815No957355617  
    139TEX@ OAKW8-369-713815No7.558256121  
    140TEX@ OAKL1-269-713815No7.558256121  
    141TEXvs CALW1-070-713815No7.558356122  
    142TEXvs CALW7-571-713815No7.559056624
    143TEXvs CALW6-472-713814No7.559657026  
    144TEXvs CALL1-1672-723814No8.559758611  
    145TEXvs OAKL0-173-733814No960258715  
    146TEXvs OAKW5-073-733814No960258715  
    147TEXvs OAKW8-174-733814No861058822  
    148TEXvs OAKW3-175-733814No861358924  
    149TEX@ MINL3-575-743814No961659422  
    150TEX@ MINW6-376-743814No962259725  
    151TEXvs SEAW10-278-743814No863359934  
    152TEXvs SEAW1-078-743814No863359934  
    153TEXvs SEAW7-279-743814No864060139  
    154TEXvs SEAW5-381-743813No6.564960742
    155TEXvs SEAW4-381-743813No6.564960742
    156TEXvs MINW3-282-743813No6.565260943  
    157TEXvs MINL2-682-753813No7.565461539  
    158TEXvs MINW10-583-753813No6.566462044  
    159TEX@ SEAW4-384-753812No666862345  
    160TEX@ SEAW11-485-753812No667962752  
    161TEX@ SEAW4-186-752612No568362855  
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162TEX@ SEAW9-487-752612No569263260  


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