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Tuesday April 18,1978This 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 1978-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6Boston Red Sox7BoxLuis TiantEduardo Rodriguez(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees4BoxSparky LyleTippy Martinez(none)
California Angels1Seattle Mariners6BoxPaul MitchellNolan Ryan(none)
Kansas City Royals5Toronto Blue Jays0BoxPaul SplittorffDave Lemanczyk(none)
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs2BoxRay BurrisSteve RogersBruce Sutter
Cincinnati Reds11Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxFred NormanDon SuttonDale Murray
Houston Astros5San Diego Padres1BoxJoe NiekroBob Shirley(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants0BoxPreston HannaJohn MontefuscoAdrian Devine
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMike BruhertEric RasmussenSkip Lockwood

Standings as of 1978-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers972.778--5340134-13-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1537974.516
235Boston Red Sox1073.7000.56642242-35-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1539261.601
3612Milwaukee Brewers1165.5452.08158231-55-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1518764.576
4713New York Yankees1055.5002.53435-11-44-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1539558.621
51019Cleveland Indians835.3753.5333120-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1516685.437
61120Baltimore Orioles1147.3644.04673-271-63-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1508664.573
71426Toronto Blue Jays1028.2005.53756-191-41-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1515794.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals981.889--3824143-15-0W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1538469.549
244Oakland Athletics1073.7001.52615112-25-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1526290.408
356California Angels1174.6362.0313102-25-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1518071.530
4817Chicago White Sox945.4444.03944-50-44-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1526785.441
5918Minnesota Twins1468.4294.5686714-52-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1486781.453
61221Seattle Mariners15510.3336.05971-122-63-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1455194.352
71324Texas Rangers927.2226.02650-240-42-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1538568.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Philadelphia Phillies853.625--4028123-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1548569.552
239Chicago Cubs1064.600--373703-33-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1527379.480
3611New York Mets1275.583--413833-24-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1505991.393
4715St. Louis Cardinals1156.4551.5444401-24-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1516487.424
5916Montreal Expos945.4441.5353142-42-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1537281.471
61022Pittsburgh Pirates1037.3003.03655-191-52-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1518566.563
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1293.750--7948313-26-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1498366.557
348San Francisco Giants1064.6002.0433763-23-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1528369.546
2510Los Angeles Dodgers1064.6002.05944154-22-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1528963.586
4814Houston Astros1156.4553.55055-51-44-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1516982.457
51123San Diego Padres826.2505.02541-162-30-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1548272.532
61225Atlanta Braves927.2225.52354-311-31-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1536786.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Reggie ClevelandP29.330Purchased by Rangers from Red Sox.