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Friday April 7,1978This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1978-04-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics0California Angels1BoxFrank TananaRick Langford(none)
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox6BoxLerrin LaGrowDick Drago(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Detroit Tigers6BoxMark FidrychDave Lemanczyk(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers11BoxJerry AugustineMike Flanagan(none)
Minnesota Twins3Seattle Mariners6BoxRick HoneycuttPete RedfernEnrique Romo
Los Angeles Dodgers13Atlanta Braves4BoxDon SuttonPhil Niekro(none)
Houston Astros4Cincinnati Reds5BoxBill BonhamJoe NiekroPedro Borbon
Montreal Expos1New York Mets3BoxJerry KoosmanSteve Rogers(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxBob ForschSteve Carlton(none)
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJohn CandelariaRick Reuschel(none)
San Diego Padres3San Francisco Giants2BoxMickey LolichGary LavelleRollie Fingers

Standings as of 1978-04-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
243Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--11380-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1619269.571
137Detroit Tigers1101.000--6240-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1618576.528
31018Baltimore Orioles101.0001.0311-80-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1609070.563
4819Boston Red Sox101.0001.056-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1629963.611
5915Toronto Blue Jays101.0001.026-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium16059101.369
71326New York Yankees000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I16310063.613
61223Cleveland Indians000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1596990.434
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
211California Angels1101.000--1010-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1618675.534
129Chicago White Sox1101.000--6510-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1607090.438
3511Seattle Mariners321.667--131030-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome15754103.344
4612Minnesota Twins312.3331.01013-31-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1597287.453
5716Oakland Athletics101.0001.001-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1616992.429
61124Kansas City Royals000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1629270.568
71425Texas Rangers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1628775.537
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235Pittsburgh Pirates1101.000--1010-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1608773.544
142New York Mets1101.000--3120-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1616596.404
3110St. Louis Cardinals1101.000--5141-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1616893.422
6914Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.015-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1619071.559
5722Montreal Expos101.0001.013-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1617685.472
41020Chicago Cubs101.0001.001-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1617982.491
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
326San Diego Padres1101.0000.53211-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1618378.516
254Los Angeles Dodgers1101.0000.513491-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1619467.584
168Cincinnati Reds2201.000--161330-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1599069.566
61113San Francisco Giants101.0001.523-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1618972.553
5821Houston Astros202.0002.01316-30-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1607486.463
41217Atlanta Braves101.0001.5413-90-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1616992.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul BorisP22.116Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Mike Edwards2B25.223Traded by Pirates with Elias Sosa and Miguel Dilone to Athletics for Manny Sanguillen. 
Mario GuerreroSS28.191Traded by Giants with Phil Huffman, John Henry Johnson, Alan Wirth, Dave Heaverlo, Gary Thomasson, Gary Alexander and Cash to Athletics for Vida Blue. 
Steve HammondOF20.333Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Tom PaciorekOF-1B31.156Signed as Free Agent by Braves.