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Games on 1978-04-13

Top1978 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins0California Angels1Boxscore - PBP1111,7022:54Paul ThormodsgardNolan RyanDave LaRoche (1-0)Tom Johnson (0-1)-Gene MauchDave GarciaAngel Stadium of
ALChicago White Sox2New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP944,6672:24Wilbur WoodRon GuidryRon Guidry (1-0)Wilbur Wood (0-2)-Bob LemonBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALSeattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP92,0342:10Paul MitchellMatt KeoughBob Lacey (2-0)Steve Burke (0-1)-Darrell JohnsonBobby WinklesOakland-Alameda C
NLSan Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP1319,3093:24John MontefuscoFred NormanManny Sarmiento (1-0)John Curtis (0-1)-Joe AltobelliSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals6Boxscore - PBP912,3512:00Bert BlylevenEric RasmussenEric Rasmussen (1-1)Bert Blyleven (0-1)-Chuck TannerVern RappBusch Stadium II
5 Games on this date

Standings as of 1978-04-13.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers5501.000--5420340-05-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1578869.561
223Detroit Tigers541.8001.02515102-02-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1578275.522
3711Cleveland Indians422.5002.5202000-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1556788.432
4919Boston Red Sox523.4003.0252052-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1589761.614
51120New York Yankees624.3333.52324-11-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1579859.624
61324Toronto Blue Jays514.2004.02030-101-40-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1565898.372
71426Baltimore Orioles505.0005.01549-340-50-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1569066.577
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Kansas City Royals431.750--191631-12-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1588969.563
256Oakland Athletics752.7140.5161061-24-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1556491.413
345California Angels752.7140.5201910-05-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1558273.529
467Chicago White Sox642.667--282800-14-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1556788.432
5815Minnesota Twins945.4441.5393544-50-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1536984.451
61017Texas Rangers523.4001.51219-70-02-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1578572.541
71223Seattle Mariners927.2223.52536-110-42-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1515497.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128St. Louis Cardinals642.667--302821-23-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1566591.417
2410New York Mets743.5710.5252410-04-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1556293.400
3514Chicago Cubs633.5001.01518-33-30-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1567680.487
4612Philadelphia Phillies422.5001.02716110-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1588870.557
5818Montreal Expos523.4001.5242222-30-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1577483.471
61021Pittsburgh Pirates624.3332.01629-130-32-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1558669.555
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds761.857--4829190-06-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1548668.558
239Los Angeles Dodgers642.6671.54124174-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1569165.583
3713San Francisco Giants633.5002.52729-21-22-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1568670.551
4916San Diego Padres523.4003.01825-72-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1578275.522
51122Houston Astros725.2864.03142-110-42-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1557283.465
61225Atlanta Braves514.2004.02036-160-01-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1576889.433


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Balor MooreP27.078Purchased by Blue Jays from Angels. 
Cliff SpeckP21.248Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Reggie WaltonOF25.171Released by Mariners.