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Tuesday, May 2,1978

Tuesday, May 2,1978

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season May 2,1978 Baltimore Orioles  3  Boston Red Sox  1  box | pbp Fenway Park Dennis Martinez Allen Ripley -- 19,930 2:43
1978 reg season May 2,1978 Detroit Tigers  10  California Angels  2  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Milt Wilcox Ken Brett -- 18,641 2:36
1978 reg season May 2,1978 Chicago White Sox  5  Milwaukee Brewers  3  box | pbp County Stadium Wilbur Wood Lary Sorensen -- 7,880 2:10
1978 reg season May 2,1978 Kansas City Royals  2  New York Yankees  4  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Catfish Hunter Larry Gura Sparky Lyle 19,152 2:09
1978 reg season May 2,1978 Toronto Blue Jays  1  Oakland Athletics  2  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Matt Keough Tom Underwood Elias Sosa 5,663 2:03
1978 reg season May 2,1978 Cleveland Indians  4  Seattle Mariners  1  box | pbp Kingdome Rick Waits Dick Pole Jim Kern 5,552 2:21
1978 reg season May 2,1978 New York Mets  4  Atlanta Braves  5  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Adrian Devine Bob Myrick -- 4,682 3:08
1978 reg season May 2,1978 Los Angeles Dodgers  4  Chicago Cubs  5  box | pbp Wrigley Field Bruce Sutter Mike Garman -- 6,990 2:25
1978 reg season May 2,1978 San Diego Padres  2  Pittsburgh Pirates  1  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Owchinko John Candelaria -- 3,228 2:29
1978 reg season May 2,1978 San Francisco Giants  0  St. Louis Cardinals  9  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Forsch John Montefusco -- 6,039 2:13
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 19 14 5 .737 0.0 107 76 31 W1 9-3 5-2 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 21 12 9 .571 3.0 76 71 5 W3 5-6 7-3 2 5 10 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 22 12 10 .545 3.5 126 108 18 L1 3-7 9-3 3 6 11 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 20 9 11 .450 5.5 89 80 9 W1 6-9 3-2 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 6.0 89 120 -31 W1 5-7 4-5 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 6.0 120 110 10 L4 3-10 6-2 6 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 22 8 14 .364 7.5 83 105 -22 L1 4-7 4-7 7 12 23 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 22 17 5 .773 0.0 75 52 23 W3 6-2 11-3 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 21 14 7 .667 2.5 94 75 19 L2 6-5 8-2 2 3 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 22 14 8 .636 3.0 82 73 9 L2 5-2 9-6 3 4 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 19 9 10 .474 6.5 67 83 -16 W6 1-6 8-4 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 19 7 12 .368 8.5 82 90 -8 W1 2-6 5-6 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 24 8 16 .333 10.0 104 107 -3 L1 5-8 3-8 6 13 25 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 27 8 19 .296 11.5 85 129 -44 L1 4-8 4-11 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 18 11 7 .611 0.0 102 60 42 W4 4-4 7-3 1 2 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 19 11 8 .579 0.5 78 74 4 W1 5-5 6-3 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 21 12 9 .571 0.5 75 88 -13 W2 6-6 6-3 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 21 11 10 .524 1.5 91 96 -5 L1 4-5 7-5 4 6 12 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 3.5 100 91 9 W1 3-6 7-7 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 24 10 14 .417 4.0 74 89 -15 L2 5-6 5-8 6 10 20 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 21 13 8 .619 0.0 116 78 38 L3 7-5 6-3 1 1 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 22 13 9 .591 0.5 120 105 15 L2 7-5 6-4 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 22 11 11 .500 2.5 74 81 -7 L1 7-6 4-5 3 7 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 22 10 12 .455 3.5 81 96 -15 L1 3-7 7-5 4 8 15 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 21 8 13 .381 5.0 66 88 -22 W1 4-9 4-4 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 22 8 14 .364 5.5 68 99 -31 W2 2-7 6-7 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Gary Matthews Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)