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Thursday May 11,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-05-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles4BoxBill LeeDennis MartinezDick Drago
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxBob ForschBurt Hooton(none)
New York Mets3Montreal Expos2BoxPat ZachryStan BahnsenSkip Lockwood
Cincinnati Reds1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxSteve CarltonTom Seaver(none)
Chicago Cubs4San Diego Padres3BoxGuillermo HernandezMark LeeDonnie Moore
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Francisco Giants6BoxBob KnepperJohn Candelaria(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers24177.708--130923812-45-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1386969.500
244Boston Red Sox312011.6450.5178136424-816-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1327953.598
356New York Yankees261610.6152.0989085-611-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1378453.613
4816Cleveland Indians261214.4626.0116118-27-125-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1335776.429
5917Milwaukee Brewers271215.4446.5147132153-109-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1358154.600
61019Baltimore Orioles271116.4077.5115153-385-76-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1347955.590
71123Toronto Blue Jays281018.3579.0101141-404-116-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1334984.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Oakland Athletics28199.679--9273196-413-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1345084.373
233California Angels27189.6670.512191306-212-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1356966.511
3610Kansas City Royals271512.5563.511711257-108-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1357758.570
4712Texas Rangers251312.5204.593101-85-88-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1377463.540
61225Seattle Mariners331122.33310.5119158-394-107-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1274582.354
51324Chicago White Sox24816.3339.093110-172-106-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1376374.460
71426Minnesota Twins311021.32310.5141154-137-133-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1316368.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Philadelphia Phillies25169.640--13790474-512-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1377463.540
2511Montreal Expos281513.5362.5128114148-87-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1346173.455
4713Pittsburgh Pirates281414.5003.5116126-105-79-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1337459.556
3614Chicago Cubs281414.5003.595114-198-76-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1346569.485
5815St. Louis Cardinals301416.4674.5119109105-79-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1325577.417
6918New York Mets321418.4385.5112128-169-105-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1305278.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Los Angeles Dodgers291712.586--1501044610-77-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1337855.586
238San Francisco Giants281612.5710.59292010-66-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1347361.545
349Cincinnati Reds301713.5670.5160148127-610-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1317556.573
51020Houston Astros271116.4075.093117-244-117-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1356372.467
41121Atlanta Braves271116.4075.086119-332-79-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1355877.430
61222San Diego Padres281117.3935.588115-276-115-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1347361.545