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1978 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 3rd in National League East
Run Differential: 664-724 -60
Manager(s): Herman Franks
General Manager: Bob Kennedy
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,525,311 13/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Bill Hayes (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Joey Amalfitano
Bullpen Coach: Jack Bloomfield
First Base Coach: Cookie Rojas
Pitching Coach: Mike Roarke
Third Base Coach: Peanuts Lowrey

#1 Draft Picks

Scot Thompson (#7), Dave Rader (#18)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8873.5471.5
7983.48811.0
7686.46914.0
6993.42621.0
6696.40724.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 Chicago Cubs. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 Chicago Cubs Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1CHN@ PITL0-10-141020No101-1 
    2CHN@ PITL3-40-251123No235-2 
    3CHN@ PITW4-31-24919No1.578-1
    4CHN@ NYNL0-61-351022No2.5714-7 
    5CHN@ NYNW4-22-35917No1.51116-5
    6CHN@ NYNW4-23-33714No0.51518-3 
    7CHNvs PITW5-44-33711No0.52022-2 
    8CHNvs PITL10-134-43714No13035-5 
    9CHNvs PITW5-15-42611No--3536-1 
    10CHNvs MONW2-16-4239Yes--37370
    11CHNvs MONL6-86-53510Yes0.54345-2 
    12CHNvs NYNW5-07-5249Yes--48453 
    13CHNvs NYNL2-37-63511Yes150482
    14CHNvs NYNW3-28-6249Yes0.553503 
    15CHN@ PHIL2-128-72410Yes1.55562-7 
    16CHN@ PHIL0-78-84814No1.55569-14 
    17CHN@ PHIW4-29-83511Yes0.55971-12
    18CHN@ ATLW4-310-8249Yes0.56374-11
    19CHN@ ATLL0-510-94611No0.56379-16 
    20CHN@ ATLW7-511-9359Yes0.57084-14 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21CHNvs LANW5-412-9359Yes0.57588-13 
    22CHNvs LANL5-912-103511Yes18097-17
    23CHNvs LANL1-412-113512Yes1.581101-20 
    24CHNvs SFNL1-212-123614No2.582103-21
    25CHNvs SFNL1-212-134714No3.583105-22
    26CHN@ SDNW8-513-133614No2.591110-19 
    27CHN@ SDNL0-113-144714No3.591111-20 
    28CHN@ SDNW4-314-143614No3.595114-19
    29CHN@ LANW9-715-143613No2.5104121-17
    30CHN@ LANL2-515-153613No2.5106126-20
    31CHN@ LANW10-716-153612No2.5116133-17 
    32CHN@ SFNL3-416-163613No2119137-18 
    33CHN@ SFNL5-916-173715No2124146-22 
    34CHNvs SLNW6-217-173615No1.5130148-18 
    35CHNvs SLNW10-218-172512Yes1.5140150-10
    36CHNvs SLNW3-219-172512Yes0.5143152-9
    37CHNvs PHIW6-420-17149Yes--149156-7 
    38CHNvs PHIW5-121-17149Yes--154157-3
    39CHN@ SLNW6-022-17149Yes--1601573 
    40CHN@ SLNW3-223-17149Yes--1631594 
    41CHN@ SLNW2-024-17135Yes--1651596 
    42CHN@ MONL2-424-18147Yes--1671634 
    43CHN@ MONL4-724-19147Yes--1711701
    44CHN@ MONL1-924-20149Yes--172179-7 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    45CHNvs ATLW2-125-20149Yes--174180-6 
    46CHNvs ATLW8-626-20136Yes--182186-4
    47CHNvs ATLW6-427-20136Yes--188190-2 
    48CHNvs HOUW2-128-20136Yes--190191-1 
    49CHNvs HOUW9-429-20135Yes--1991954 
    50CHNvs CINL6-929-21136Yes--2052041
    51CHNvs CINW10-130-21134Yes--21520510 
    52CHNvs SDNW5-031-21134Yes--22020515 
    53CHNvs SDNL8-1031-22245Yes--22821513
    54CHNvs SDNW7-432-22134Yes--23521916
    55CHN@ CINW3-233-22123Yes--23822117
    56CHN@ CINL0-133-23134Yes--23822216
    57CHN@ CINL1-333-24136Yes--23922514
    58CHN@ HOUW7-634-24135Yes--24623115 
    59CHN@ HOUL4-534-25137Yes--25023614 
    60CHN@ HOUL1-334-26137Yes--25123912
    61CHN@ PITW6-435-26137Yes--25724314
    62CHN@ PITL1-635-27137Yes--2582499 
    63CHN@ PITL1-235-28148Yes--2592518 
    64CHN@ PHIL1-635-30259Yes--261263-2 
    65CHN@ PHIL1-635-30259Yes--261263-2 
    66CHN@ PHIL2-635-312511Yes1263269-6
    67CHN@ PHIL2-435-322511Yes2265273-8 
    68CHNvs NYNW10-936-322511Yes1275282-7
    69CHNvs NYNL2-736-332511Yes2277289-12 
    70CHNvs NYNW9-837-332510Yes2286297-11 
    71CHNvs PHIL3-937-342510Yes3289306-17
    72CHNvs PHIW2-038-352511Yes3296312-16 
    73CHNvs PHIL5-638-352511Yes3296312-16 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    74CHNvs PHIL1-238-362511Yes4297314-17
    75CHNvs PHIL5-638-372511Yes5302320-18
    76CHN@ SLNW6-239-372511Yes4.5308322-14
    77CHN@ SLNW7-540-372510Yes4315327-12
    78CHN@ SLNW5-141-37259Yes4320328-8
    79CHN@ NYNL6-941-382510Yes5326337-11
    80CHN@ NYNW9-742-382510Yes4335344-9
    81CHN@ NYNL0-742-392510Yes4.5335351-16 
    82CHN@ NYNW4-143-392510Yes4.5339352-13
    83CHNvs SDNL2-543-402510Yes5341357-16
    84CHNvs SDNL5-943-412512Yes5346366-20
    85CHNvs SDNW3-144-412511Yes4349367-18 
    86CHNvs LANW3-245-422511Yes4.5355374-19
    87CHNvs LANL3-545-422511Yes4.5355374-19
    88CHNvs LANL3-445-432512Yes4.5358378-20
    89CHNvs SFNW7-646-432511Yes3.5365384-19 
    90CHNvs SFNL4-747-442511Yes3376396-20
    91CHNvs SFNW7-547-442511Yes3376396-20
    92CHNvs SFNL8-947-453612No4384405-21
    93CHN@ SDNW5-448-453612No4.5389409-20
    94CHN@ SDNL2-448-463613No5.5391413-22 
    95CHN@ SDNW4-349-462511Yes5.5395416-21 
    96CHN@ LANL2-349-472512Yes5.5397419-22 
    97CHN@ LANL1-349-482512Yes5.5398422-24
    98CHN@ LANL2-849-492513Yes5.5400430-30 
    99CHN@ SFNW1-050-492512Yes5401430-29 
    100CHN@ SFNW5-351-492512Yes4406433-27
    101CHN@ SFNL2-451-512614No4.5408438-30
    102CHN@ SFNL0-151-512614No4.5408438-30 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    103CHNvs SLNW4-252-512614No4412440-28
    104CHNvs SLNW3-253-512614No4415442-27
    105CHNvs SLNW3-254-512613No3.5418444-26 
    106CHNvs MONW6-455-512613No3424448-24
    107CHNvs MONL4-755-522613No3.5428455-27
    108CHNvs MONL1-256-532513Yes4.5433460-27
    109CHNvs MONW4-356-532513Yes4.5433460-27
    110CHNvs PITW5-457-532513Yes3.5438464-26
    111CHNvs PITL5-957-542513Yes3443473-30 
    112CHNvs PITW5-458-542513Yes3448477-29 
    113CHN@ MONL0-158-552513Yes4.5448478-30 
    114CHN@ MONL3-458-562513Yes5.5451482-31 
    115CHN@ MONW2-159-562512Yes4.5453483-30 
    116CHNvs ATLW13-760-562512Yes4466490-24 
    117CHNvs ATLW12-861-562512Yes3478498-20 
    118CHNvs ATLL0-961-572512Yes3478507-29 
    119CHNvs CINW2-062-572512Yes2480507-27 
    120CHNvs CINL3-862-582512Yes2483515-32
    121CHNvs CINL7-962-592613No3490524-34 
    122CHNvs CINW2-163-592613No3492525-33 
    123CHN@ HOUL3-863-602613No3495533-38 
    124CHN@ HOUL1-263-612613No4496535-39 
    125CHN@ HOUL0-363-622613No4496538-42
    126CHN@ CINW5-264-622613No2.5501540-39 
    127CHN@ CINW8-665-622613No2.5509546-37
    128CHN@ CINW7-166-622613No2.5516547-31 
    129CHN@ ATLL3-466-632613No3.5519551-32
    130CHN@ ATLL3-466-642613No4.5522555-33
    131CHN@ ATLL2-666-653714No5.5524561-37 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    132CHNvs HOUW14-1167-653714No4.5538572-34
    133CHNvs HOUL5-867-663714No5.5543580-37
    134CHNvs HOUW3-269-663613No3.5550584-34
    135CHNvs HOUW4-269-663613No3.5550584-34
    136CHNvs MONL3-569-683714No4.5558595-37
    137CHNvs MONL5-669-683714No4.5558595-37
    138CHNvs MONL8-1069-693714No5566605-39
    139CHNvs PHIL1-869-703715No6567613-46 
    140CHNvs PHIL3-569-713715No7570618-48
    141CHN@ MONW4-270-713714No7.5574620-46 
    142CHN@ MONW6-371-713714No7.5580623-43
    143CHN@ MONW6-372-713714No6.5586626-40 
    144CHN@ NYNW9-473-713613No6.5595630-35 
    145CHN@ PHIL2-673-723715No7597636-39 
    146CHN@ PHIL5-1173-733715No8602647-45
    147CHNvs SLNL2-673-743715No8604653-49 
    148CHNvs SLNL1-473-753715No9605657-52
    149CHNvs SLNW4-274-753715No8609659-50 
    150CHNvs PITL11-1274-763715No8620671-51 
    151CHNvs PITW5-175-763715No8625672-47 
    152CHNvs PITL2-375-773715No8.5627675-48
    153CHN@ SLNW5-376-773715No8632678-46
    154CHN@ SLNL1-576-783715No9.5633683-50 
    155CHN@ SLNW5-477-783715No9.5638687-49
    156CHN@ PITL4-777-793715No10.5642694-52 
    157CHN@ PITL2-577-803715No11644699-55 
    158CHN@ PITL3-877-813715No12647707-60 
    159CHNvs NYNL2-378-823715No11654714-60
    160CHNvs NYNW5-478-823715No11654714-60
    161CHNvs NYNW7-579-823715No11661719-58
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162CHNvs NYNL3-579-833715No11664724-60


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