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Games on 1978-06-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles6California Angels2BoxDon StanhouseDave LaRoche(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians0BoxSteve StoneRick Waits(none)
Boston Red Sox7Oakland Athletics9BoxPete BrobergAllen RipleyElias Sosa
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners7BoxTom HouseEd Figueroa(none)
Houston Astros1Chicago Cubs2BoxGuillermo HernandezMark Lemongello(none)
San Diego Padres3Montreal Expos4BoxRudy MayEric RasmussenMike Garman
Los Angeles Dodgers8New York Mets9BoxSkip LockwoodTerry Forster(none)
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxSteve CarltonVida BlueRon Reed
Atlanta Braves8Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJamie EasterlyKent Tekulve(none)
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxTom SeaverBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox543618.667--2822127014-1422-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1096346.578
234New York Yankees513021.5884.52171803714-1416-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1127042.625
358Detroit Tigers502822.5606.02261913514-1214-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1125854.518
4612Baltimore Orioles532825.5287.5203236-3316-1312-12W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1086246.574
5915Milwaukee Brewers502525.5009.02542282610-1515-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1126844.607
61017Cleveland Indians502327.46011.0195219-2411-1812-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1094663.422
71324Toronto Blue Jays511932.37315.5198261-636-1713-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1104070.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics513021.588--173164912-1118-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1113972.351
247Kansas City Royals482721.5631.52322062611-1216-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1146549.570
3713California Angels502624.5203.520720709-1217-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1126151.545
4814Texas Rangers492524.5104.0194195-110-1415-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1136251.549
51121Minnesota Twins512130.4129.0232237-514-177-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1115259.468
61222Chicago White Sox492029.4089.0199214-157-1613-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1125161.455
71426Seattle Mariners551837.32714.0211273-626-1712-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1053867.362
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs482820.583--190191-113-1315-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1145163.447
249Philadelphia Phillies472621.5531.5223174497-1419-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1156451.557
3511Montreal Expos512724.5292.52221863611-1116-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1114962.441
4716New York Mets542529.4636.0211232-2113-1212-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1084167.380
5819Pittsburgh Pirates512328.4516.5193226-3311-1712-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1106545.591
61225St. Louis Cardinals552035.36411.5189222-3310-2010-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1074958.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants503218.640--1941603415-1117-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1125755.509
223Cincinnati Reds533320.6230.52582213716-1017-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1085949.546
3610Los Angeles Dodgers512724.5295.52602114912-1515-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1116843.613
4918San Diego Padres512328.4519.5177207-3010-1813-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1116150.550
51020Houston Astros502228.44010.0175192-176-1516-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1125260.464
61123Atlanta Braves491930.38812.5163233-707-1812-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1135063.442


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fernando Gonzalez2B-3B27.351Claimed on waivers by Padres from Pirates.