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Games on 1978-06-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4California Angels5BoxTom GriffinSteve MingoriDave LaRoche
Detroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians1BoxDave RozemaDave Freisleben(none)
Minnesota Twins6Milwaukee Brewers13BoxAndy ReplogleDave Goltz(none)
Boston Red Sox4New York Yankees6BoxSparky LyleDick Drago(none)
Texas Rangers3Oakland Athletics1BoxDock EllisRick LangfordReggie Cleveland
Chicago White Sox10Seattle Mariners6BoxWilbur WoodDick Pole(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDave LemanczykJim PalmerVictor Cruz
Baltimore Orioles8Toronto Blue Jays9BoxVictor CruzDon Stanhouse(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves0BoxDoug RauDave Campbell(none)
New York Mets7Chicago Cubs2BoxPat ZachryDennis Lamp(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Houston Astros7BoxJoe NiekroBill BonhamJoe Sambito
Philadelphia Phillies1Montreal Expos0BoxDick RuthvenHal Dues(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxPete VuckovichJohn CandelariaBuddy Schultz
St. Louis Cardinals6Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxPete FalconeJerry Reuss(none)
San Francisco Giants9San Diego Padres1BoxVida BlueGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox735122.699--39627612018-1633-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park904842.533
224New York Yankees724230.5838.53232685520-2022-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I915833.637
335Milwaukee Brewers724131.5699.53643105417-1624-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium905238.578
459Baltimore Orioles734033.54811.0294332-3822-2018-13L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium885038.568
5814Detroit Tigers703535.50014.5297291618-1917-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium925141.554
61119Cleveland Indians703238.45717.5273295-2212-2320-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium893752.416
71325Toronto Blue Jays722547.34725.5289376-879-2616-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium893455.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers713932.549--2832582512-1727-15W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium914843.527
2610Kansas City Royals713833.5351.03172912615-2023-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium915437.593
3712California Angels733736.5073.0298312-1417-2120-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium895039.562
4917Oakland Athletics733538.4795.0231260-2915-2220-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum893455.382
51018Chicago White Sox723339.4586.5303299413-1820-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park893851.427
61222Minnesota Twins713041.4239.0316330-1419-2311-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium914348.473
71426Seattle Mariners752649.34715.0295381-8612-2414-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome853055.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Philadelphia Phillies673730.552--291237549-2128-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium955342.558
2511Chicago Cubs693633.5222.0277289-1216-2320-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field934350.462
3613Montreal Expos733736.5073.02932642916-2021-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium893950.438
4715Pittsburgh Pirates703436.4864.5285302-1716-2118-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium915437.593
51021New York Mets753243.4279.0272313-4116-1916-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium873453.391
61224St. Louis Cardinals752847.37313.0258317-5913-2815-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II874146.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants724626.639--2912266518-1528-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park904347.478
223Cincinnati Reds734429.6032.53322953722-1822-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium884840.545
336Los Angeles Dodgers724032.5566.03502826816-1924-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium905535.611
4816San Diego Padres733538.47911.5248282-3411-2224-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium894940.551
5920Houston Astros693138.44913.5264283-1910-2221-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome934350.462
61123Atlanta Braves702941.41416.0238309-7112-2617-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium924052.435