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MLB Games on Wednesday May 17,1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
California AngelsAL6Chicago White SoxAL9Box | PBP913,676Comiskey ParkNight2:28Steve StoneNolan Ryan---Nahorodny, Orta
New York YankeesAL4Cleveland IndiansAL5Box | PBP1010,370Cleveland StadiumNight3:09Sid MongeSparky Lyle------
Detroit TigersAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL3Box | PBP910,004County StadiumNight2:31Jack BillinghamJerry AugustineJohn HillerLeFlore, Lezcano, Parrish, Thomas, Thompson
Oakland AthleticsAL3Texas RangersAL4Box | PBP915,635Arlington StadiumNight2:15Jon MatlackJohn Henry Johnson---Gross
Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Houston AstrosNL2Box | PBP911,856AstrodomeNight2:14Joaquin AndujarRandy LerchTom Dixon---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Los Angeles DodgersNL10Box | PBP933,097Dodger StadiumNight2:30Tommy JohnJim Rooker---Cey, Lacy, Lopes
Cincinnati RedsNL4Montreal ExposNL5Box | PBP1111,826Olympic StadiumNight3:15Darold KnowlesDale Murray---Bench, Cromartie
Atlanta BravesNL2New York MetsNL1Box | PBP100Shea StadiumNight2:11Phil NiekroJerry Koosman------
Atlanta BravesNL1New York MetsNL3Box | PBP94,054Shea StadiumNight2:16Nino EspinosaTommy Boggs------
St. Louis CardinalsNL2San Diego PadresNL5Box | PBP913,732San Diego StadiumDay2:00Bob ShirleyEric RasmussenRollie FingersTyson
Chicago CubsNL5San Francisco GiantsNL9Box | PBP912,922Candlestick ParkDay2:34Vida BlueRay Burris---Clark, Ivie
11 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 Wednesday, May 17, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Detroit Tigers30219.700-1641125213-48-51326567.492
AL East222Boston Red Sox352312.6570.5192145477-916-31287652.594
AL East346New York Yankees321913.5943.0131115168-911-41318150.618
AL East4814Cleveland Indians321616.5006.013513507-129-41275374.417
AL East5917Milwaukee Brewers331518.4557.5174157176-129-61297851.605
AL East61120Baltimore Orioles321319.4069.0133182-497-106-91297752.597
AL East71021Toronto Blue Jays321319.4069.0130163-334-119-81294683.357
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West134Oakland Athletics342212.647-113103109-713-51284781.367
AL West257California Angels331914.5762.5145124217-712-71296861.527
AL West369Kansas City Royals321814.5633.013813357-1011-41307456.569
AL West4712Texas Rangers311615.5164.5120125-55-811-71317160.542
AL West51224Minnesota Twins351223.34310.5162171-97-135-101276166.480
AL West61325Chicago White Sox301020.33310.0115142-272-108-101316170.466
AL West71426Seattle Mariners371225.32411.5135180-455-137-121234479.358
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East1410Philadelphia Phillies311714.548-149114354-813-61317358.557
NL East2511Montreal Expos331815.545-143128158-810-71295871.450
NL East3715Chicago Cubs331617.4852.0124146-2210-106-71296366.488
NL East4918Pittsburgh Pirates341519.4413.5135158-236-129-71277354.575
NL East51019New York Mets361521.4174.5124143-199-106-111265175.405
NL East61223St. Louis Cardinals371423.3786.0145150-55-149-91255570.440
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113San Francisco Giants342212.647-1301161410-612-61286761.523
NL West225Los Angeles Dodgers352114.6001.51891345510-711-71277453.583
NL West338Cincinnati Reds352015.5712.51801641610-810-71267254.571
NL West4613Houston Astros321616.5005.0118127-96-1110-51305872.446
NL West5816San Diego Padres341618.4716.0116135-196-1110-71286860.531
NL West61122Atlanta Braves321319.4068.094132-384-109-91305674.431
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