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1978 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 99-64 .607
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 796-657 + 139
Roster Continuity 68.24% 15/26
Manager(s): Don Zimmer
General Manager: Haywood Sullivan
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 2,320,643 5/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Edward Connors (#102) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Johnny Pesky
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Al Jackson
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Jim Rice (#15), Bernie Carbo (#16)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10063.613--
9964.6071.0
9369.5746.5
9071.5599.0
8676.53113.5
6990.43429.0
59102.36640.0
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 Boston Red Sox. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 Boston Red Sox Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1BOS@ CHAL5-60-14819No156-1  
    2BOS@ CHAL5-60-261324No1.51012-2
    3BOS@ CHAW5-01-251120No215123  
    4BOS@ CLEL4-51-361323No2.519172  
    5BOS@ CLEW6-32-34920No325205
    6BOSvs TEXW5-43-33814No230246  
    7BOSvs TEXW12-44-33611No1422814  
    8BOSvs TEXW8-65-3369No1503416
    9BOSvs MILW9-26-3257Yes1593623  
    10BOSvs MILW7-67-3235Yes0.5664224  
    11BOSvs MILW10-48-3234Yes--764630  
    12BOSvs CLEW9-79-3234Yes0.5855332  
    13BOSvs CLEL4-139-4255Yes0.5896623  
    14BOSvs CLEW6-310-5256Yes0.51027923  
    15BOSvs CLEL7-1010-5256Yes0.51027923
    16BOS@ MILW4-311-5255Yes11068224
    17BOS@ MILL4-611-6256Yes11108822
    18BOS@ TEXL4-511-7257Yes21149321  
    19BOS@ TEXL1-411-8257Yes31159718  
    20BOS@ TEXL1-211-92510Yes31169917  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21BOSvs BALW9-612-9259Yes2.512510520
    22BOSvs BALL1-312-103611No3.512610818  
    23BOSvs MINW11-913-103610No3.513711720
    24BOSvs MINW8-114-10369No314511827  
    25BOSvs CHAW6-416-10246Yes215412232  
    26BOSvs CHAW3-016-10246Yes215412232  
    27BOSvs CHAW5-017-10245Yes215912237  
    28BOSvs KCAW8-418-10244Yes1.516712641  
    29BOSvs KCAW4-319-10244Yes0.517112942  
    30BOS@ BALL2-319-11244Yes117313241  
    31BOS@ BALW5-420-11244Yes0.517813642
    32BOS@ MINW4-221-11122Yes--18213844
    33BOS@ MINW6-222-11122Yes--18814048
    34BOS@ KCAL1-322-12233Yes--18914346  
    35BOS@ KCAW3-223-12233Yes--19214547  
    36BOS@ DETL5-723-13223Yes119715245
    37BOS@ DETW6-524-13222Yes--20315746  
    38BOS@ DETL1-225-14222Yes--21316251  
    39BOS@ DETW9-325-14222Yes--21316251  
    40BOS@ TORW5-426-14222Yes0.521816652
    41BOS@ TORL1-226-15222Yes0.521916851  
    42BOS@ TORW8-227-15111Yes--22717057  
    43BOS@ TORW9-528-15111Yes--23617561
    44BOSvs DETW6-329-15111Yes--24217864  
    45BOSvs DETW1-030-15111Yes--24317865  
    46BOSvs DETW4-332-15111Yes--25118467  
    47BOSvs DETW4-332-15111Yes--25118467
    48BOSvs TORW5-433-15111Yes--25618868  
    49BOSvs TORW4-034-15111Yes--26018872  
    50BOSvs TORL2-634-16111Yes--26219468  
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    51BOS@ CALW6-135-16111Yes--26819573
    52BOS@ CALW5-436-16111Yes--27319974
    53BOS@ CALL2-436-17111Yes--27520372
    54BOS@ OAKL7-936-18111Yes--28221270
    55BOS@ OAKL1-736-19111Yes--28321964  
    56BOS@ SEAW3-237-19111Yes--28622165  
    57BOS@ SEAW13-138-19111Yes--29922277  
    58BOS@ SEAW5-339-19111Yes--30422579
    59BOSvs CALW10-940-19111Yes--31423480  
    60BOSvs CALW5-041-19111Yes--31923485  
    61BOSvs OAKW9-042-19111Yes--32823494  
    62BOSvs OAKW7-343-19111Yes--33523798  
    63BOSvs SEAW6-344-19111Yes--341240101  
    64BOSvs SEAW5-445-19111Yes--346244102  
    65BOSvs SEAL2-345-20111Yes--348247101  
    66BOSvs NYAW10-446-20111Yes--358251107  
    67BOSvs NYAL4-1046-21111Yes--362261101  
    68BOSvs NYAW9-247-21111Yes--371263108  
    69BOSvs BALW5-248-21111Yes--376265111  
    70BOSvs BALW8-349-21111Yes--384268116  
    71BOSvs BALW4-150-21111Yes--388269119  
    72BOS@ NYAW4-151-21111Yes--392270122
    73BOS@ NYAL4-651-22111Yes--396276120  
    74BOS@ BALW4-352-22111Yes--400279121  
    75BOS@ BALL2-352-23111Yes--402282120  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    76BOS@ BALL2-352-24111Yes--404285119  
    77BOSvs NYAW9-553-24111Yes--413290123  
    78BOS@ CHAW9-254-24111Yes--422292130
    79BOS@ CHAW7-655-24111Yes--429298131  
    80BOS@ CLEL9-1055-25111Yes--438308130  
    81BOS@ CLEW12-557-25111Yes--453315138  
    82BOS@ CLEW3-257-25111Yes--453315138
    83BOS@ CLEL1-757-26111Yes--454322132  
    84BOSvs TEXL7-1257-27111Yes--461334127  
    85BOSvs TEXL3-457-28111Yes--464338126
    86BOSvs MINW5-458-28111Yes--469342127
    87BOSvs MINW5-360-28111Yes--477347130
    88BOSvs MINW3-260-28111Yes--477347130
    89BOSvs MINW3-261-28111Yes--480349131  
    90BOS@ MILW8-262-28111Yes--488351137  
    91BOS@ MILL6-862-29111Yes--494359135
    92BOS@ KCAL0-962-30111Yes--494368126  
    93BOS@ KCAL5-662-31111Yes--499374125  
    94BOS@ KCAL3-762-32111Yes--502381121  
    95BOS@ MINL4-563-33111Yes--510388122
    96BOS@ MINW4-263-33111Yes--510388122
    97BOS@ MINL2-563-34111Yes--512393119
    98BOS@ TEXL0-263-35111Yes--512395117  
    99BOS@ TEXL1-363-36111Yes--513398115  
    100BOSvs KCAL0-463-37111Yes--513402111  
    101BOSvs KCAW1-064-37111Yes--514402112  
    102BOSvs KCAL1-264-38111Yes--515404111
    103BOSvs CHAW9-265-38111Yes--524406118  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    104BOSvs CHAL2-565-39111Yes--526411115  
    105BOS@ NYAW7-566-39111Yes--533416117  
    106BOS@ NYAW8-167-39111Yes--541417124  
    107BOS@ MILL2-667-40111Yes--543423120  
    108BOS@ MILW8-168-40111Yes--551424127  
    109BOS@ MILW4-069-40111Yes--555424131  
    110BOSvs CLEW9-770-40111Yes--564431133  
    111BOSvs CLEL1-570-41111Yes--565436129
    112BOSvs CLEW6-571-41111Yes--571441130  
    113BOSvs MILL5-1071-42111Yes--576451125  
    114BOSvs MILW3-173-42111Yes--590456134  
    115BOSvs MILW11-473-42111Yes--590456134  
    116BOSvs MILW4-374-42111Yes--594459135  
    117BOSvs MILL3-474-43111Yes--597463134
    118BOS@ CALL2-574-44111Yes--599468131  
    119BOS@ CALW4-275-44111Yes--603470133  
    120BOS@ CALW8-676-44111Yes--611476135  
    121BOS@ OAKW6-377-44111Yes--617479138
    122BOS@ OAKL4-877-45111Yes--621487134
    123BOS@ OAKW4-278-45111Yes--625489136  
    124BOS@ SEAL2-578-46111Yes--627494133  
    125BOS@ SEAL3-578-47111Yes--630499131
    126BOSvs CALW6-079-47111Yes--636499137  
    127BOSvs CALW7-180-47111Yes--643500143  
    128BOSvs CALW4-381-47111Yes--647503144  
    129BOSvs SEAW10-982-47111Yes--657512145  
    130BOSvs SEAW10-583-47111Yes--667517150
    131BOSvs TORW2-184-48111Yes--675525150  
    132BOSvs TORL6-784-48111Yes--675525150  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    133BOSvs OAKL1-584-49111Yes--676530146  
    134BOSvs OAKL3-484-50111Yes--679534145
    135BOSvs OAKW11-685-50111Yes--690540150  
    136BOS@ BALL3-585-51111Yes--693545148
    137BOS@ BALL1-485-52111Yes--694549145
    138BOS@ BALW2-086-52111Yes--696549147  
    139BOSvs NYAL3-1586-53111Yes--699564135  
    140BOSvs NYAL2-1386-54111Yes--701577124  
    141BOSvs NYAL0-786-55111Yes--701584117  
    142BOSvs NYAL4-786-56112Yes--705591114
    143BOSvs BALW5-487-56111Yes--710595115  
    144BOSvs BALL2-387-57111Yes--712598114  
    145BOS@ CLEL1-287-58223Yes0.5713600113
    146BOS@ CLEL3-487-59223Yes1.5716604112
    147BOS@ NYAL0-487-60223Yes2.5716608108  
    148BOS@ NYAL2-387-61223Yes3.5718611107  
    149BOS@ NYAW7-388-61223Yes2.5725614111
    150BOS@ DETW5-489-61223Yes2.5730618112  
    151BOS@ DETW8-690-61223Yes1.5738624114
    152BOS@ DETL2-1290-62223Yes2740636104  
    153BOS@ DETW5-191-62223Yes2745637108  
    154BOS@ TORL4-591-63223Yes2749642107  
    155BOS@ TORW3-192-63223Yes1752643109  
    156BOS@ TORW7-693-63223Yes1759649110  
    157BOSvs DETW6-094-63223Yes1765649116  
    158BOSvs DETW5-295-63222Yes1770651119
    159BOSvs DETW1-096-63222Yes1771651120  
    160BOSvs TORW11-097-63222Yes1782651131  
    161BOSvs TORW5-198-63222Yes1787652135  
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162BOSvs TORW5-099-63112Yes--792652140  
    163BOSvs NYAL4-599-64222Yes1796657139


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