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Games on 1978-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3California Angels12BoxAl FitzmorrisGary SerumKen Brett
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers7BoxKip YoungWilbur Wood(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Kansas City Royals4BoxVictor CruzAl Hrabosky(none)
Boston Red Sox2Milwaukee Brewers6BoxLary SorensenBill Lee(none)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees1BoxMike FlanaganRon GuidryDon Stanhouse
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics6BoxJohn Henry JohnsonGlenn Abbott(none)
Cleveland Indians0Texas Rangers8BoxFergie JenkinsRick Wise(none)
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves7BoxPhil NiekroMark Lemongello(none)
Montreal Expos4Chicago Cubs6BoxRick ReuschelMike GarmanBruce Sutter
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds2BoxBob ShirleyDoug BairRollie Fingers
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxLarry ChristensonJim Rooker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDon RobinsonJim Kaat(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants2BoxVida BlueDoug RauRandy Moffitt
New York Mets8St. Louis Cardinals3BoxCraig SwanBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1076740.626--54342312027-2940-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park563224.571
224Milwaukee Brewers1056144.5815.054643611024-2637-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium573225.561
335Baltimore Orioles1076047.5617.0438482-4430-2730-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium543024.556
459New York Yankees1085949.5468.54734254827-2832-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I554114.745
5610Detroit Tigers1075849.5429.04794304927-2931-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium552827.509
6915Cleveland Indians1065155.48115.5448451-319-3332-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium531835.340
71324Toronto Blue Jays1074067.37427.0419522-10316-3724-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium541935.352
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals1055847.552--4794146522-3036-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium573423.596
2711California Angels1105951.5361.54634501325-2934-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium522824.538
3814Oakland Athletics1105753.5183.5385413-2826-3031-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum521240.231
41017Texas Rangers1065056.4728.5425431-618-3332-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium563719.661
51121Minnesota Twins1054560.42913.0458478-2025-3520-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium572829.491
61223Chicago White Sox1064561.42513.5427485-5817-2928-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park552629.473
71426Seattle Mariners1093970.35821.0435578-14316-3523-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome511734.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies1045747.548--4473885919-3138-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium583325.569
2613Chicago Cubs1065551.5193.0424448-2425-3130-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field562432.429
3716Pittsburgh Pirates1045054.4817.0400419-1921-3229-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium573819.667
4919Montreal Expos1105159.4649.04564094722-3229-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium522527.481
51122New York Mets1104763.42713.0432463-3121-3226-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium521933.365
61225St. Louis Cardinals1084068.37019.0361444-8319-3821-30L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II542925.537
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1106644.600--4543876729-2737-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park522329.442
223Cincinnati Reds1086345.5832.04764522429-2434-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium532924.547
336Los Angeles Dodgers1096148.5604.54964029428-3133-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium533419.642
4512San Diego Padres1095752.5238.5404416-1222-3335-19W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium532726.509
5818Atlanta Braves1075057.46714.5410489-7919-3231-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium551936.345
61020Houston Astros1074958.45815.5401444-4314-3535-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome552530.455