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Games on 1978-07-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox9BoxDennis EckersleyEd Figueroa(none)
Texas Rangers6Chicago White Sox7BoxJim WilloughbyReggie Cleveland(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians9BoxMike PaxtonScott McGregor(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Detroit Tigers6BoxMilt WilcoxTom Murphy(none)
California Angels7Kansas City Royals4BoxChris KnappDoug BirdDave LaRoche
Milwaukee Brewers2Minnesota Twins7BoxRoger EricksonJerry Augustine(none)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners3BoxPete BrobergGlenn AbbottDave Heaverlo
Houston Astros7Cincinnati Reds8BoxDoug BairJoe Sambito(none)
Atlanta Braves4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRick CampBurt HootonGene Garber
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxHal DuesJohn CandelariaSteve Rogers
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants3BoxRandy JonesJim BarrRollie Fingers
Chicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxDave RobertsPete FalconeBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1978-07-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox775324.688--41329012319-1834-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park864640.535
223Milwaukee Brewers784533.5778.53983267219-1826-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium844836.571
336New York Yankees794534.5709.03523044820-2325-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I845529.655
448Baltimore Orioles784236.53811.5305352-4722-2220-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium834835.578
5916Detroit Tigers783840.48715.5326329-320-2418-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium844836.571
61018Cleveland Indians783741.47416.5302315-1314-2523-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium813249.395
71325Toronto Blue Jays782850.35925.5309393-849-2719-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium833152.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels794237.532--328333-518-2124-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium834538.542
2610Texas Rangers774037.5191.03082862213-2227-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium854738.553
3712Oakland Athletics804139.5131.5263281-1816-2225-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum822854.341
4813Kansas City Royals783939.5002.53373271016-2523-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium845331.631
51119Chicago White Sox783642.4625.5334340-615-2121-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park833548.422
61221Minnesota Twins753342.4407.0347345219-2314-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium874047.460
71426Seattle Mariners812853.34615.0316417-10112-2416-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome792851.354
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Philadelphia Phillies734231.575--3212586314-2228-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium894841.539
2511Chicago Cubs763937.5134.5308322-1417-2322-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field864046.465
3715Montreal Expos793940.4946.03102842617-2022-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium833746.446
4817Pittsburgh Pirates753639.4807.0300320-2016-2120-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium865234.605
51123New York Mets793346.41812.0289332-4317-2216-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium833350.398
61224St. Louis Cardinals813249.39514.0280338-5817-2915-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II813744.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants794831.608--3352696620-1928-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park834142.494
235Cincinnati Reds804634.5752.53523282422-2024-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium814635.568
347Los Angeles Dodgers794534.5703.03803037721-2024-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium835033.602
4614San Diego Padres804040.5008.5280306-2615-2325-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium824438.537
5920Houston Astros763442.44712.5295313-1810-2324-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome864046.465
61022Atlanta Braves773344.42914.0280357-7713-2620-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium853649.424


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Willie HortonOF35.258Released by Indians.