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Games on 1978-07-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0California Angels3BoxNolan RyanRick Wise(none)
Baltimore Orioles10Chicago White Sox3BoxJim PalmerKen Kravec(none)
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals11BoxRich GaleFergie Jenkins(none)
Boston Red Sox8Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike TorrezLary Sorensen(none)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins0BoxEd FigueroaGeoff Zahn(none)
Detroit Tigers5Oakland Athletics4BoxJim SlatonMatt Keough(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Seattle Mariners6BoxRick HoneycuttJesse JeffersonJohn Montague
San Francisco Giants7Chicago Cubs4BoxVida BlueRay BurrisGary Lavelle
San Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs7BoxDonnie MooreJim BarrBruce Sutter
Atlanta Braves6Montreal Expos8BoxMike GarmanGene Garber(none)
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos1BoxEddie SolomonWayne TwitchellDave Campbell
Houston Astros8New York Mets3BoxTom DixonPat ZachryJoe Sambito
Houston Astros1New York Mets2BoxCraig SwanMark Lemongello(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDave TomlinSteve CarltonDoug Bair
Los Angeles Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJim RookerDoug RauKent Tekulve
San Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRandy JonesRoy ThomasBob Shirley

Standings as of 1978-07-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox906228.689--48835113724-2038-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park733736.507
223Milwaukee Brewers905337.5899.04643699519-2034-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium724032.556
337Baltimore Orioles935142.54812.5369421-5224-2527-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium683929.574
4610New York Yankees904842.53314.03903612922-2726-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I735221.712
5814Detroit Tigers914645.50516.53913771426-2820-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium714031.563
61018Cleveland Indians924349.46720.0378394-1618-3025-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium672641.388
71325Toronto Blue Jays923359.35930.0363455-9214-3619-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium692643.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Kansas City Royals904941.544--4193774220-2629-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium724329.597
259California Angels935043.5380.5391388319-2331-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium693732.536
3712Oakland Athletics944846.5113.0323343-2018-2330-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum682147.309
4915Texas Rangers914645.5053.53683541417-2729-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium714130.577
51121Minnesota Twins883949.4439.0395389623-2916-20L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium743440.459
61222Chicago White Sox913952.42910.5371410-3916-2623-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park703238.457
71426Seattle Mariners953362.34718.5383504-12113-2720-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome652342.354
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies874839.552--3693303917-2731-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium754233.560
2511Chicago Cubs914744.5163.0376396-2021-2526-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field713239.451
3613Pittsburgh Pirates894544.5064.0356370-1418-2327-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium724329.597
4817Montreal Expos954649.4846.03903454520-2626-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium673037.448
51123New York Mets953956.41113.0353405-5219-2720-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium672740.403
61224St. Louis Cardinals953758.38915.0327391-6417-2920-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II673235.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants955738.600--4133466727-2530-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park673235.478
224Cincinnati Reds935439.5812.04133714223-2031-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium683830.559
335Los Angeles Dodgers945440.5742.54443578728-2526-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium684127.603
4716San Diego Padres954649.48411.0349379-3021-3225-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium673829.567
5919Atlanta Braves924250.45713.5345417-7215-2927-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium702743.386
61020Houston Astros914150.45114.0344372-2814-2827-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome713338.465