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MLB Games on Tuesday May 16, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL8Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP921,837Comiskey ParkNight2:28Ken HoltzmanWilbur WoodRich GossageBonds
Oakland AthleticsAL2Cleveland IndiansAL3Box | PBP93,737Cleveland StadiumDay2:12David ClydeBob Lacey------
Seattle MarinersAL2Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP1612,423Tiger StadiumNight4:30Steve FoucaultShane Rawley---Parrish
Boston Red SoxAL3Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP923,474Royals StadiumNight2:10Bill LeePaul Splittorff---Evans
Baltimore OriolesAL1Minnesota TwinsAL8Box | PBP94,893Metropolitan StadiumNight2:34Dave GoltzJim PalmerTom JohnsonPowell, Wynegar
Milwaukee BrewersAL4Texas RangersAL3Box | PBP911,351Arlington StadiumNight2:14Lary SorensenDoyle Alexander------
California AngelsAL4Toronto Blue JaysAL5Box | PBP912,044Exhibition StadiumNight2:39Mike WillisDon AaseTom Murphy---
Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Houston AstrosNL6Box | PBP911,381AstrodomeNight2:31Mark LemongelloSteve Carlton---Puhl
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP932,243Dodger StadiumNight2:32Don SuttonJohn CandelariaTerry ForsterStargell
Cincinnati RedsNL5Montreal ExposNL1Box | PBP910,725Olympic StadiumNight2:22Tom SeaverWayne Twitchell---Morgan
St. Louis CardinalsNL5San Diego PadresNL7Box | PBP914,434San Diego StadiumNight2:40Bob OwchinkoJohn UrreaJohn D'AcquistoSimmons
Chicago CubsNL3San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP913,728Candlestick ParkNight2:07Bob KnepperRick Reuschel---Kingman
12 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 Tuesday, May 16, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Detroit Tigers29209.690-1591095012-48-51336667.496
AL East233Boston Red Sox352312.657-192145477-916-31287652.594
AL East345New York Yankees311912.6132.0127110178-811-41328151.614
AL East4815Cleveland Indians311516.4846.0130131-17-128-41285474.422
AL East5916Milwaukee Brewers321517.4696.5171152196-129-51307852.600
AL East61120Baltimore Orioles321319.4068.5133182-497-106-91297752.597
AL East71021Toronto Blue Jays321319.4068.5130163-334-119-81294683.357
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West122Oakland Athletics332211.667-11099119-613-51294782.364
AL West256California Angels321913.5942.5139115247-612-71306862.523
AL West3610Kansas City Royals321814.5633.513813357-1011-41307456.569
AL West4712Texas Rangers301515.5005.5116122-65-810-71327260.545
AL West51224Minnesota Twins351223.34311.0162171-97-135-101276166.480
AL West61325Seattle Mariners371225.32412.0135180-455-137-121234479.358
AL West71426Chicago White Sox29920.31011.0106136-302-107-101326270.470
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149Philadelphia Phillies301713.567-148112364-713-61327359.553
NL East2511Montreal Expos321715.5311.0138124148-89-71305971.454
NL East3613Chicago Cubs321616.5002.0119137-1810-96-71306367.485
NL East4818Pittsburgh Pirates331518.4553.5134148-146-119-71287355.570
NL East51019New York Mets341420.4125.0120140-209-105-101285276.406
NL East61223St. Louis Cardinals361422.3896.0143145-25-139-91265571.437
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West114San Francisco Giants332112.636-1211111010-611-61296861.527
NL West227Cincinnati Reds342014.5881.51761591710-710-71277255.567
NL West338Los Angeles Dodgers342014.5881.51791334610-710-71287553.586
NL West4714Houston Astros311516.4845.0116126-106-119-51315972.450
NL West5917San Diego Padres331518.4556.0111133-226-119-71296960.535
NL West61122Atlanta Braves301218.4007.591128-373-99-91325775.432
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