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Monday, July 17,1978

Monday, July 17,1978

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Texas Rangers 2 Baltimore Orioles 0 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Reggie Cleveland Mike Flanagan -- 11,676 2:34
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Minnesota Twins 2 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Bill Campbell Mike Marshall -- 33,233 3:17
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Detroit Tigers 4 California Angels 3 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jack Morris Dave LaRoche -- 32,469 2:56
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Chicago White Sox 1 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Mike Caldwell Francisco Barrios -- 15,993 2:23
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Kansas City Royals 9 New York Yankees 7 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Al Hrabosky Rich Gossage -- 27,020 3:21
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Oakland Athletics 5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis John Henry Johnson Jerry Garvin -- 12,414 2:08
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Cleveland Indians 5 Seattle Mariners 2 box | pbp Kingdome Dave Freisleben Jim Colborn Sid Monge 7,676 2:30
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 New York Mets 0 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Larry McWilliams Nino Espinosa Gene Garber 0 2:29
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 New York Mets 7 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Tom Hausman Mickey Mahler Skip Lockwood 11,822 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Terry Forster Rick Reuschel Bob Welch 26,821 2:18
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Montreal Expos 6 Cincinnati Reds 8 box | pbp Cinergy Field Manny Sarmiento Stan Bahnsen Doug Bair 32,113 2:25
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 Philadelphia Phillies 1 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Joe Niekro Rawly Eastwick -- 14,397 2:35
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 San Diego Padres 7 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Kent Tekulve Rollie Fingers -- 7,045 3:35
1978 reg season 1978-07-17 San Francisco Giants 9 St. Louis Cardinals 7 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Gary Lavelle Buddy Schultz -- 16,651 2:38
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 89 61 28 .685 0.0 480 349 131 W4 23-20 38-8 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 88 52 36 .591 8.5 455 359 96 W3 19-20 33-16 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 91 49 42 .538 13.0 354 417 -63 L1 23-25 26-17 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 89 47 42 .528 14.0 388 361 27 L3 21-27 26-15 4 6 10 -- Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 89 45 44 .506 16.0 383 367 16 W2 25-27 20-17 5 9 15 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 90 42 48 .467 19.5 370 388 -18 W2 17-29 25-19 6 10 18 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 90 32 58 .356 29.5 348 437 -89 L6 13-35 19-23 7 13 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 89 48 41 .539 0.0 408 373 35 W4 20-26 28-15 1 3 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 91 49 42 .538 0.0 385 380 5 L2 19-23 30-19 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 89 46 43 .517 2.0 363 338 25 W1 17-25 29-18 3 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 92 47 45 .511 2.5 313 335 -22 W3 18-23 29-22 4 8 13 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 87 39 48 .448 8.0 395 387 8 L6 23-29 16-19 5 11 20 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 89 39 50 .438 9.0 366 393 -27 L4 16-25 23-25 6 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 93 32 61 .344 18.0 365 489 -124 L2 13-27 19-34 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 85 48 37 .565 0.0 366 314 52 L1 17-26 31-11 1 4 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 88 45 43 .511 4.5 358 378 -20 L2 21-25 24-18 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 87 44 43 .506 5.0 348 360 -12 W3 18-23 26-20 3 6 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 92 44 48 .478 7.5 378 335 43 L1 19-26 25-22 4 7 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 92 38 54 .413 13.5 345 392 -47 W1 19-26 19-28 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 93 37 56 .398 15.0 322 383 -61 L2 17-29 20-27 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 92 56 36 .609 0.0 395 328 67 W2 26-23 30-13 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 91 53 38 .582 2.5 405 366 39 W4 22-20 31-18 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 92 53 39 .576 3.0 434 349 85 W2 27-24 26-15 3 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 93 44 49 .473 12.5 341 374 -33 L4 19-32 25-17 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 89 40 49 .449 14.5 332 405 -73 L1 14-28 26-21 5 9 19 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 88 39 49 .443 15.0 326 366 -40 W1 13-27 26-22 6 10 21 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Guy Hoffman Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Catfish Hunter New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)