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Saturday July 15,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-07-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers7Baltimore Orioles8BoxTippy MartinezLen Barker(none)
Texas Rangers11Baltimore Orioles1BoxDoc MedichJim Palmer(none)
Minnesota Twins4Boston Red Sox5BoxBill LeeDarrell JacksonBob Stanley
Detroit Tigers0California Angels2BoxFrank TananaMilt Wilcox(none)
Chicago White Sox1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxLary SorensenRon Schueler(none)
Kansas City Royals8New York Yankees2BoxDennis LeonardEd Figueroa(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Oakland Athletics3BoxElias SosaTom Underwood(none)
Cleveland Indians6Seattle Mariners7BoxEnrique RomoMike Paxton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves3BoxRick CampJim KaatGene Garber
San Diego Padres1Chicago Cubs3BoxBruce SutterJohn D'Acquisto(none)
New York Mets5Cincinnati Reds7BoxDave TomlinDale MurrayManny Sarmiento
Houston Astros0Montreal Expos8BoxWoodie FrymanTom Dixon(none)
San Francisco Giants6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxGary LavelleEd Whitson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDoug RauBob ForschTerry Forster

Standings as of 1978-07-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox865828.674--46934212723-2035-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park774136.532
223Milwaukee Brewers865036.5818.04393578219-2031-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium764333.566
348New York Yankees874740.54011.53803493121-2726-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I765323.697
459Baltimore Orioles894841.53911.5352414-6223-2525-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium724230.583
5914Detroit Tigers874344.49415.53753641123-2720-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium754332.573
61119Cleveland Indians884048.45519.0357382-2515-2925-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium712942.408
71325Toronto Blue Jays883256.36427.0340424-8413-3319-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium732746.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137California Angels894940.551--3823721019-2330-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium733835.521
2610Kansas City Royals874641.5292.03963653118-2628-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium754629.613
3712Texas Rangers874542.5173.03603362416-2429-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium754233.560
4813Oakland Athletics904545.5004.5300327-2718-2327-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum722448.333
51018Minnesota Twins843945.4647.53883761223-2616-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium783444.436
61221Chicago White Sox873948.4489.0364377-1316-2323-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park743242.432
71426Seattle Mariners913259.35218.0359476-11713-2719-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome692445.348
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies834736.566--3613105116-2531-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium794336.544
2511Chicago Cubs854441.5184.0349367-1821-2523-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field773542.455
3716Pittsburgh Pirates844143.4886.5327345-1818-2323-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium774730.610
4817Montreal Expos904347.4787.53663264019-2524-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium723339.458
51123New York Mets893752.41613.0336376-4018-2419-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium732944.397
61224St. Louis Cardinals903654.40014.5306364-5817-2919-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II723339.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants895435.607--3763126424-2230-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park733538.479
334Los Angeles Dodgers895138.5733.04233408325-2326-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium734429.603
225Cincinnati Reds895138.5733.03883583022-2029-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium724131.569
4615San Diego Padres904446.48910.5326353-2719-2925-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium724032.556
5920Atlanta Braves863947.45313.5323394-7114-2825-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium763046.395
61022Houston Astros863848.44214.5323359-3613-2625-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome763640.474


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al FitzmorrisP32.116Signed as Free Agent by Angels.