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MLB Games on Wednesday May 31, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Toronto Blue JaysAL6Boston Red SoxAL2Box | PBP927,945Fenway ParkNight2:33Jim ClancyBill Lee------
California AngelsAL2Chicago White SoxAL17Box | PBP912,828Comiskey ParkNight2:32Steve StoneDon Aase---Cruz, Fairly, Lemon, Orta
Milwaukee BrewersAL0Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP913,017Tiger StadiumNight2:20Milt WilcoxBill Travers---Rodriguez
Seattle MarinersAL3Kansas City RoyalsAL8Box | PBP917,071Royals StadiumNight2:08Paul SplittorffGlenn Abbott---Otis, White
Baltimore OriolesAL3New York YankeesAL2Box | PBP921,404Yankee Stadium INight2:23Mike FlanaganEd Figueroa---Singleton
Cincinnati RedsNL10Atlanta BravesNL4Box | PBP910,933Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:54Tom SeaverDick Ruthven---Foster, Lum, Pocoroba, Rose
San Francisco GiantsNL0Houston AstrosNL1Box | PBP911,400AstrodomeNight1:54Mark LemongelloVida Blue------
San Diego PadresNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL1Box | PBP928,050Dodger StadiumNight2:09Bob ShirleyDoug RauRollie Fingers---
Chicago CubsNL1Montreal ExposNL9Box | PBP918,647Olympic StadiumNight2:08Rudy MayDennis Lamp---DeJesus, Perez, Valentine
St. Louis CardinalsNL5New York MetsNL4Box | PBP93,933Shea StadiumNight2:17Bob ForschMike BruhertBuddy SchultzMontanez
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Box | PBP929,595Veterans StadiumNight2:45John CandelariaRandy LerchKent Tekulve---
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 31, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox503416.680-2621946812-1222-41136548.575
AL East223New York Yankees462917.6303.02061604613-1116-61177146.607
AL East358Detroit Tigers462620.5656.02121714114-1212-81166056.517
AL East4813Milwaukee Brewers452322.5118.52202002010-1413-81177047.598
AL East5915Baltimore Orioles482325.47910.0180223-4311-1312-121136746.593
AL East61017Cleveland Indians452124.46710.5171186-159-1612-81144866.421
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays481731.35416.0186248-626-1711-141134271.372
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West136Oakland Athletics472720.574-152149312-1115-91154273.365
AL West247Kansas City Royals442519.5680.52031901311-1214-71186751.568
AL West3610California Angels462521.5431.519618889-1216-91166254.534
AL West4714Texas Rangers452322.5113.0171176-59-1214-101176453.547
AL West51121Minnesota Twins471928.4048.0208217-912-157-131155461.470
AL West61223Chicago White Sox451728.3789.0181195-144-1513-131165462.466
AL West71426Seattle Mariners501733.34011.5193244-516-1611-171103971.355
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149Chicago Cubs442420.545-172179-713-1311-71185563.466
NL East2511Montreal Expos472522.5320.52061713511-1114-111155164.443
NL East3612Philadelphia Phillies432221.5121.5201164377-1415-71196851.571
NL East4716Pittsburgh Pirates472225.4683.5180210-3010-1512-101146648.579
NL East5818New York Mets502327.4604.0193212-1913-1210-151124369.384
NL East61224St. Louis Cardinals501832.3609.0179210-318-1810-141125161.455
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112San Francisco Giants463016.652-1791443513-917-71165957.509
NL West224Cincinnati Reds493019.6121.52482113715-1015-91126250.554
NL West335Los Angeles Dodgers472720.5743.52451846112-1115-91156847.591
NL West4919San Diego Padres472126.4479.5162194-328-1613-101156352.548
NL West51020Houston Astros452025.4449.5164181-176-1414-111175463.462
NL West61122Atlanta Braves451827.40011.5144213-696-1512-121175166.436
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