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Games on 1978-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox1BoxDennis MartinezAllen Ripley(none)
Detroit Tigers10California Angels2BoxMilt WilcoxKen Brett(none)
Chicago White Sox5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxWilbur WoodLary Sorensen(none)
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees4BoxCatfish HunterLarry GuraSparky Lyle
Toronto Blue Jays1Oakland Athletics2BoxMatt KeoughTom UnderwoodElias Sosa
Cleveland Indians4Seattle Mariners1BoxRick WaitsDick PoleJim Kern
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves5BoxAdrian DevineBob Myrick(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs5BoxBruce SutterMike Garman(none)
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBob OwchinkoJohn Candelaria(none)
San Francisco Giants0St. Louis Cardinals9BoxBob ForschJohn Montefusco(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers19145.737--10776319-35-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1437271.503
2510New York Yankees21129.5713.0767155-67-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1428854.620
3611Boston Red Sox221210.5453.5126108183-79-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1418754.617
4816Cleveland Indians20911.4505.5898096-93-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1396079.432
61019Milwaukee Brewers21912.4296.0120110103-106-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1418457.596
5918Baltimore Orioles21912.4296.089120-315-74-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1408159.579
71223Toronto Blue Jays22814.3647.583105-224-74-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1395188.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics22175.773--7552236-211-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1405288.371
233Kansas City Royals21147.6672.59475196-58-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1417863.553
344California Angels22148.6363.0827395-29-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1407367.521
4714Texas Rangers19910.4746.56783-161-68-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1437865.545
51122Chicago White Sox19712.3688.58290-82-65-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1426478.451
61325Minnesota Twins24816.33310.0104107-35-83-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1386573.471
71426Seattle Mariners27819.29611.585129-444-84-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1334885.361
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies18117.611--10260424-47-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1447965.549
248Montreal Expos19118.5790.5787445-56-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1436578.455
359Chicago Cubs21129.5710.57588-136-66-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1416774.475
4612Pittsburgh Pirates211110.5241.59196-54-57-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1407763.550
5917St. Louis Cardinals231013.4353.51009193-67-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1395980.424
61020New York Mets241014.4174.07489-155-65-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1385682.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Los Angeles Dodgers21138.619--11678387-56-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1418259.582
237Cincinnati Reds22139.5910.5120105157-56-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1397960.568
3713San Francisco Giants221111.5002.57481-77-64-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1407862.557
4815Houston Astros221012.4553.58196-153-77-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1406476.457
51121San Diego Padres21813.3815.06688-224-94-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1417665.539
61224Atlanta Braves22814.3645.56899-312-76-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1406179.436