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MLB Games on Thursday May 4, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Minnesota TwinsAL1Boston Red SoxAL8Box | PBP915,784Fenway ParkNight2:19Dennis EckersleyPaul Thormodsgard------
New York MetsNL8Atlanta BravesNL2Box | PBP96,195Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:15Jerry KoosmanPhil Niekro---Valentine
Los Angeles DodgersNL4Chicago CubsNL1Box | PBP94,030Wrigley FieldDay2:17Rick RhodenWoodie Fryman---Smith
3 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, May 04, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East122Detroit Tigers20155.750-114803410-35-21427171.500
AL East258New York Yankees22139.5913.0827665-68-31418754.617
AL East369Boston Red Sox241410.5833.0145118273-711-31398554.612
AL East4815Cleveland Indians211011.4765.59985147-93-21385979.428
AL East5916Milwaukee Brewers221012.4556.0124110143-107-21408357.593
AL East61021Baltimore Orioles22913.4097.090122-325-74-61398158.583
AL East71223Toronto Blue Jays23815.3488.586116-304-84-71385187.370
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics23185.783-8655316-212-31395188.367
AL West234Kansas City Royals22148.6363.59981186-68-21407862.557
AL West345California Angels23149.6094.0868065-29-71397366.525
AL West4714Texas Rangers201010.5006.56984-152-68-41427765.542
AL West51122Chicago White Sox20713.3509.58294-122-75-61416477.454
AL West61325Minnesota Twins26818.30811.5114126-125-103-81366571.478
AL West71426Seattle Mariners28820.28612.590139-494-84-121324884.364
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East137Montreal Expos20128.600-8877115-57-31426478.451
NL East2410Philadelphia Phillies19118.5790.510572334-57-31437964.552
NL East3512Chicago Cubs231211.5221.581101-206-66-51396772.482
NL East4713Pittsburgh Pirates221111.5002.096103-74-57-61397762.554
NL East5817New York Mets251114.4403.58291-96-65-81375582.401
NL East61019St. Louis Cardinals241014.4174.01009553-67-81385979.428
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113Los Angeles Dodgers23158.652-12984459-56-31398059.576
NL West226Cincinnati Reds23149.6091.0132108247-57-41387860.565
NL West3611San Francisco Giants231211.5223.07881-38-64-51397762.554
NL West4918Houston Astros231013.4355.084106-223-87-51396475.460
NL West51120San Diego Padres22913.4095.57393-205-94-41407565.536
NL West61224Atlanta Braves23815.3487.070107-372-76-81396178.439
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season