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Games on 1978-04-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays0California Angels5BoxNolan RyanDave Lemanczyk(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox2BoxJim PalmerKen KravecDon Stanhouse
Milwaukee Brewers2Kansas City Royals11BoxDennis LeonardJerry Augustine(none)
New York Yankees1Minnesota Twins3BoxGeoff ZahnDick Tidrow(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics5BoxPete BrobergWayne GarlandBob Lacey
Detroit Tigers5Seattle Mariners0BoxDave RozemaPaul Mitchell(none)
Boston Red Sox1Texas Rangers4BoxDock EllisDennis Eckersley(none)
Chicago Cubs0Atlanta Braves5BoxPhil NiekroWoodie Fryman(none)
Montreal Expos1Houston Astros3BoxJoaquin AndujarSteve Rogers(none)
Cincinnati Reds14New York Mets7BoxPedro BorbonMardie CornejoDoug Bair
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJim LonborgDave Freisleben(none)
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxDon RobinsonJim Barr(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxEric RasmussenBurt Hooton(none)

Standings as of 1978-04-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers17134.765--9470248-25-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1457372.503
257Boston Red Sox19118.5793.011597183-68-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1448856.611
3612New York Yankees1899.5004.56163-24-65-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1459154.628
4714Milwaukee Brewers19910.4745.0117102153-96-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1438459.587
5917Cleveland Indians18810.4445.5847775-83-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1416180.433
61021Baltimore Orioles18711.3896.572103-313-64-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1438360.580
71223Toronto Blue Jays20713.3507.573100-273-64-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1415289.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Oakland Athletics20155.750--7150216-29-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1425488.380
233Kansas City Royals18135.7221.08563226-37-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1447965.549
344California Angels20146.7001.07754235-29-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1427369.514
4816Texas Rangers18810.4446.06582-171-67-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1447965.549
51122Chicago White Sox17611.3537.57079-91-65-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1446579.451
61324Minnesota Twins23815.3488.5102104-25-83-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1396574.468
71426Seattle Mariners25718.28010.580122-424-83-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1354986.363
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1697.563--7955243-46-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1468165.555
3510Pittsburgh Pirates18108.556--8083-34-56-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1437865.545
249Montreal Expos18108.556--767334-56-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1446678.458
4611Chicago Cubs19109.5260.56379-165-65-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1436974.483
5918New York Mets21912.4292.55974-155-44-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1415784.404
61019St. Louis Cardinals20812.4003.08689-33-65-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1426181.430
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Los Angeles Dodgers19136.684--11269437-36-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1438261.573
226Cincinnati Reds20137.6500.511587287-46-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1417962.560
3713Houston Astros211011.4764.08094-143-77-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1416477.454
4815San Francisco Giants19910.4744.06568-35-54-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1438063.559
51120San Diego Padres18711.3895.55669-133-74-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1447767.535
61225Atlanta Braves19613.3167.05283-312-74-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1436380.441