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Sunday, April 23,1978

Sunday, April 23,1978

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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 1978-04-23 Kansas City Royals 6 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Larry Gura Tim Stoddard Marty Pattin 13,833 3:22
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Cleveland Indians 3 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Bill Campbell Dennis Kinney -- 0 2:53
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Cleveland Indians 10 Boston Red Sox 7 box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Kern Bob Stanley Dennis Kinney 36,246 3:46
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Texas Rangers 6 Detroit Tigers 9 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Slaton Jon Matlack Steve Foucault 0 2:43
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Texas Rangers 2 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Len Barker Jim Crawford -- 20,615 2:56
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Milwaukee Brewers 3 New York Yankees 2 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Lary Sorensen Catfish Hunter Bob McClure 26,291 1:53
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Oakland Athletics 5 Seattle Mariners 0 box | pbp Kingdome John Henry Johnson Paul Mitchell -- 5,688 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Chicago White Sox 0 Toronto Blue Jays 4 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jesse Jefferson Steve Stone -- 17,427 2:10
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 New York Mets 2 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Guillermo Hernandez Butch Metzger -- 7,692 3:04
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Houston Astros 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton Joe Niekro -- 51,500 2:26
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Montreal Expos 5 box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Jim Lonborg Darold Knowles 17,922 2:29
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 St. Louis Cardinals 7 Pittsburgh Pirates 14 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bruce Kison Bob Forsch -- 0 2:42
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jim Bibby Pete Vuckovich Don Robinson 10,008 3:16
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Atlanta Braves 4 San Diego Padres 5 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Dave Wehrmeister Eddie Solomon -- 19,502 3:20
1978 reg season 1978-04-23 Cincinnati Reds 2 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Dale Murray Randy Moffitt Doug Bair 50,510 3:05
15 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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 12 9 3 .750 0.0 70 54 16 L1 4-1 5-2 1 3 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 15 10 5 .667 0.5 102 79 23 L1 2-3 8-2 2 5 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 2.5 100 76 24 W1 3-7 5-0 3 6 11 -- dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 4.0 45 54 -9 L1 1-5 5-3 4 7 17 -- Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 12 5 7 .417 4.0 66 57 9 W1 2-5 3-2 5 9 19 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 14 5 9 .357 5.0 56 85 -29 L2 1-6 4-3 6 11 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 14 5 9 .357 5.0 51 72 -21 W2 1-4 4-5 7 10 21 -- 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 12 10 2 .833 0.0 50 34 16 W2 5-2 5-0 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 14 11 3 .786 0.0 45 23 22 W5 6-2 5-1 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 14 10 4 .714 1.0 50 38 12 W3 5-2 5-2 3 4 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 12 5 7 .417 5.0 52 54 -2 L2 1-6 4-1 4 8 18 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 17 6 11 .353 6.5 78 81 -3 L6 4-5 2-6 5 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 19 5 14 .263 8.5 64 95 -31 L4 2-6 3-8 6 13 24 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 12 3 9 .250 7.0 40 67 -27 W1 1-6 2-3 7 14 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 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 13 8 5 .615 0.0 60 45 15 W4 3-4 5-1 1 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 0.5 53 50 3 W1 3-3 5-3 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 0.5 48 48 0 L1 5-4 4-3 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 2.0 63 73 -10 W3 1-5 5-2 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 11 5 6 .455 2.0 48 45 3 L3 3-4 2-2 5 9 15 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 15 5 10 .333 4.0 62 73 -11 L6 1-5 4-5 6 11 23 -- 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 Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 16 11 5 .688 0.0 90 61 29 W2 5-4 6-1 1 1 5 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 15 10 5 .667 0.5 87 61 26 W2 4-2 6-3 2 2 7 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 14 7 7 .500 3.0 51 46 5 L2 3-2 4-5 3 6 12 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 3.5 44 50 -6 W4 2-3 4-4 4 8 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.0 65 79 -14 L2 3-7 4-2 5 10 16 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 14 3 11 .214 7.0 32 72 -40 L4 2-7 1-4 6 12 26 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Julio Franco Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
1 record(s)