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Games on 1978-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles0BoxReggie ClevelandMike Flanagan(none)
Minnesota Twins2Boston Red Sox3BoxBill CampbellMike Marshall(none)
Detroit Tigers4California Angels3BoxJack MorrisDave LaRoche(none)
Chicago White Sox1Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMike CaldwellFrancisco Barrios(none)
Kansas City Royals9New York Yankees7BoxAl HraboskyRich Gossage(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Oakland Athletics5BoxJohn Henry JohnsonJerry Garvin(none)
Cleveland Indians5Seattle Mariners2BoxDave FreislebenJim ColbornSid Monge
New York Mets0Atlanta Braves3BoxLarry McWilliamsNino EspinosaGene Garber
New York Mets7Atlanta Braves4BoxTom HausmanMickey MahlerSkip Lockwood
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs3BoxTerry ForsterRick ReuschelBob Welch
Montreal Expos6Cincinnati Reds8BoxManny SarmientoStan BahnsenDoug Bair
Philadelphia Phillies1Houston Astros2BoxJoe NiekroRawly Eastwick(none)
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxKent TekulveRollie Fingers(none)
San Francisco Giants9St. Louis Cardinals7BoxGary LavelleBuddy Schultz(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox896128.685--48034913123-2038-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park743836.514
223Milwaukee Brewers885236.5918.54553599619-2033-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium744133.554
349Baltimore Orioles914942.53813.0354417-6323-2526-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium704129.586
4610New York Yankees894742.52814.03883612721-2726-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I745321.716
5915Detroit Tigers894544.50616.03833671625-2720-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium734132.562
61018Cleveland Indians904248.46719.5370388-1817-2925-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium692742.391
71325Toronto Blue Jays903258.35629.5348437-8913-3519-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium712744.380
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Kansas City Royals894841.539--4083733520-2628-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium734429.603
258California Angels914942.538--385380519-2330-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium713833.535
3711Texas Rangers894643.5172.03633382517-2529-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium734132.562
4813Oakland Athletics924745.5112.5313335-2218-2329-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum702248.314
51120Minnesota Twins873948.4488.0395387823-2916-19L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium753441.453
61222Chicago White Sox893950.4389.0366393-2716-2523-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park723240.444
71426Seattle Mariners933261.34418.0365489-12413-2719-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome672443.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies854837.565--3663145217-2631-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium774235.545
2512Chicago Cubs884543.5114.5358378-2021-2524-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field743440.459
3614Pittsburgh Pirates874443.5065.0348360-1218-2326-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium744430.595
4716Montreal Expos924448.4787.53783354319-2625-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium703238.457
51123New York Mets923854.41313.5345392-4719-2619-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium702842.400
61224St. Louis Cardinals933756.39815.0322383-6117-2920-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II693237.464
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants925636.609--3953286726-2330-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park703337.471
224Cincinnati Reds915338.5822.54053663922-2031-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium703931.557
335Los Angeles Dodgers925339.5763.04343498527-2426-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium704228.600
4817San Diego Padres934449.47312.5341374-3319-3225-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium694029.580
5919Atlanta Braves894049.44914.5332405-7314-2826-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium732944.397
61021Houston Astros883949.44315.0326366-4013-2726-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome743539.473


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Guy HoffmanP22.008Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox.