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Games on 1978-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5California Angels4BoxDick PoleKen BrettShane Rawley
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox7BoxWilbur WoodJim Crawford(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals1BoxTom MurphyPaul Splittorff(none)
Boston Red Sox4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMike CaldwellMike TorrezBob McClure
Minnesota Twins8Oakland Athletics9BoxJoe ColemanTom Johnson(none)
Cleveland Indians0Texas Rangers3BoxDoyle AlexanderRick Wise(none)
San Francisco Giants1Atlanta Braves6BoxPreston HannaBob KnepperEddie Solomon
Los Angeles Dodgers14Cincinnati Reds4BoxDoug RauTom Seaver(none)
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros1BoxGaylord PerryJ.R. RichardRollie Fingers
St. Louis Cardinals12Montreal Expos2BoxJohn DennyWayne Twitchell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1New York Mets0BoxBert BlylevenBob Myrick(none)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRick ReuschelSteve CarltonBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1978-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers15114.733--8466186-25-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1477572.510
256Boston Red Sox17116.6471.011088223-48-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1468858.603
3610Milwaukee Brewers1798.5293.010984253-76-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1458461.579
4713New York Yankees1688.5003.55759-23-55-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1479255.626
5816Cleveland Indians1578.4674.0766794-63-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1446282.431
61021Toronto Blue Jays17611.3536.06183-222-44-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1445391.368
71324Baltimore Orioles16511.3136.56197-361-64-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1458560.586
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics17143.824--6337266-28-1W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1455590.379
233Kansas City Royals15114.7332.06047136-35-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1478166.551
345California Angels17116.6473.06249135-26-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1457669.524
4919Chicago White Sox1569.4007.06468-41-65-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1466581.445
51122Texas Rangers15510.3338.05376-231-64-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1478265.558
61223Seattle Mariners22715.3189.575107-324-73-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1384989.355
71426Minnesota Twins20614.3009.59299-74-82-6L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1426775.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
248Pittsburgh Pirates1697.563--7076-64-55-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1457966.545
139Montreal Expos1697.563--696723-46-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1466779.459
3511Chicago Cubs1798.5290.55971-124-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1457075.483
4612Philadelphia Phillies1477.5001.06951183-44-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1488365.561
5715New York Mets19910.4741.55155-45-44-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1435786.399
61120St. Louis Cardinals18711.3893.0848223-64-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1446282.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers17125.706--10567386-26-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1458362.572
227Cincinnati Reds18117.6111.59679175-46-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1438162.566
3814Houston Astros19910.4744.07487-133-76-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1436578.455
5917San Francisco Giants1679.4384.55355-23-44-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1468264.562
41018San Diego Padres1679.4384.55259-73-54-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1467769.527
61225Atlanta Braves16511.3136.54174-332-73-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1466482.438