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Games on 1978-07-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Baltimore Orioles5BoxScott McGregorDock Ellis(none)
Cleveland Indians8California Angels3BoxRick WaitsDon AaseJim Kern
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers7BoxJerry AugustineWilbur Wood(none)
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics6BoxRick LangfordDave RozemaBob Lacey
Toronto Blue Jays13Seattle Mariners12BoxTom MurphyDick Pole(none)
New York Mets3Atlanta Braves4BoxPhil NiekroJerry Koosman(none)
San Francisco Giants6Chicago Cubs7BoxBruce SutterCharlie Williams(none)
Montreal Expos3Cincinnati Reds1BoxHal DuesTom SeaverMike Garman
Philadelphia Phillies1Houston Astros9BoxJ.R. RichardJim Lonborg(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDon SuttonDon Robinson(none)
San Diego Padres3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxEric RasmussenPete Vuckovich(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-18

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 Brewers895336.5968.046236110119-2034-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium734033.548
337Baltimore Orioles925042.54312.5359418-5923-2527-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium694029.580
4610New York Yankees894742.52814.03883612721-2726-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I745321.716
5915Detroit Tigers904545.50016.53863731325-2820-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium724131.569
61018Cleveland Indians914348.47319.0378391-1318-2925-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium682642.382
71325Toronto Blue Jays913358.36329.0361449-8814-3519-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium702644.371
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Kansas City Royals894841.539--4083733520-2628-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium734429.603
259California Angels924943.5330.5388388019-2330-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium703832.543
3712Oakland Athletics934845.5162.0319338-1918-2330-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum692148.304
4813Texas Rangers904644.5112.53643432117-2629-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium724131.569
51121Minnesota Twins873948.4488.0395387823-2916-19L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium753441.453
61222Chicago White Sox903951.4339.5368400-3216-2623-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park713239.451
71426Seattle Mariners943262.34018.5377502-12513-2719-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome662442.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies864838.558--3673234417-2731-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium764234.553
2511Chicago Cubs894643.5173.5365384-1921-2525-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field733340.452
3614Pittsburgh Pirates884444.5005.0350367-1718-2326-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium734429.603
4716Montreal Expos934548.4846.53813364520-2625-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium693138.449
51123New York Mets933855.40913.5348396-4819-2719-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium692841.406
61224St. Louis Cardinals943757.39415.0324386-6217-2920-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II683236.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants935637.602--4013356626-2430-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park693336.478
224Los Angeles Dodgers935439.5812.04413519028-2426-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium694128.594
335Cincinnati Reds925339.5762.54063693722-2031-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium693930.565
4817San Diego Padres944549.47911.5344376-3220-3225-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium683929.574
5919Atlanta Braves904149.45613.5336408-7214-2827-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium722844.389
61020Houston Astros894049.44914.0335367-3213-2727-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome733439.466


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John TamargoC26.254Traded by Cardinals to Giants for Rob Dressler.