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MLB Games on Saturday August 5, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Minnesota TwinsAL4California AngelsAL3Box | PBP90Anaheim StadiumNight2:32Roger EricksonFrank Tanana---Goodwin
Minnesota TwinsAL3California AngelsAL4Box | PBP941,723Anaheim StadiumNight2:24Chris KnappStan PerzanowskiDave LaRoche---
Chicago White SoxAL0Detroit TigersAL7Box | PBP933,494Tiger StadiumNight2:22Jack BillinghamBritt Burns---Parrish (2)
Toronto Blue JaysAL3Kansas City RoyalsAL5Box | PBP934,179Royals StadiumNight2:37Larry GuraDave LemanczykSteve Mingori---
Boston Red SoxAL8Milwaukee BrewersAL1Box | PBP952,968County StadiumDay2:31Dennis EckersleyEduardo Rodriguez---Evans, Remy, Yastrzemski
Baltimore OriolesAL2New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP926,727Yankee Stadium INight2:26Sparky LyleTippy Martinez---Kelly, Murray
Seattle MarinersAL3Oakland AthleticsAL2Box | PBP92,677Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:33Jim ToddMatt Keough---Hale
Cleveland IndiansAL3Texas RangersAL4Box | PBP1215,376Arlington StadiumNight3:25Steve ComerJim Kern---Cox, Lowenstein
Houston AstrosNL5Atlanta BravesNL3Box | PBP90Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:48Joe NiekroPreston HannaKen Forsch---
Houston AstrosNL7Atlanta BravesNL0Box | PBP920,950Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight1:59Vern RuhleTommy Boggs---Cruz, Sexton
Montreal ExposNL7Chicago CubsNL4Box | PBP931,219Wrigley FieldDay2:34Ross GrimsleyDave RobertsStan Bahnsen---
San Diego PadresNL1Cincinnati RedsNL7Box | PBP940,202Riverfront StadiumNight2:12Mike LaCossEric Rasmussen---Driessen
Los Angeles DodgersNL2San Francisco GiantsNL0Box | PBP949,203Candlestick ParkDay2:20Bob WelchEd Halicki------
New York MetsNL3St. Louis CardinalsNL5Box | PBP919,689Busch Stadium IINight2:36Tom BrunoNino EspinosaMark LittellMumphrey
14 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Saturday, August 05, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1086840.630-55142412728-2940-11553124.564
AL East224Milwaukee Brewers1066145.5756.054744410324-2637-19563224.571
AL East347Baltimore Orioles1086048.5568.0440485-4530-2830-20533023.566
AL East458New York Yankees1096049.5508.54764274927-2833-21544014.741
AL East5610Detroit Tigers1085949.5469.04864305627-2932-20542727.500
AL East6916Cleveland Indians1075156.47716.5451455-419-3432-22521834.346
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1084068.37028.0422527-10516-3824-30531934.358
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West136Kansas City Royals1065947.557-4844176722-3037-17563323.589
AL West2711California Angels1126052.5362.04704571325-2935-23502723.540
AL West3814Oakland Athletics1115754.5144.5387416-2926-3031-24511239.235
AL West41017Texas Rangers1075156.4778.5429434-518-3333-23553619.655
AL West51121Minnesota Twins1074661.43013.5465485-2026-3620-25552728.491
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1074562.42114.5427492-6517-3028-32542628.481
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1104070.36421.0438580-14217-3523-35501634.320
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149Philadelphia Phillies1045747.548-4473885919-3138-16583325.569
NL East2613Chicago Cubs1075552.5143.5428455-2725-3130-21552431.436
NL East3715Pittsburgh Pirates1045054.4817.0400419-1921-3229-22573819.667
NL East4818Montreal Expos1115259.4688.54634135023-3229-27512427.471
NL East51122New York Mets1114764.42313.5435468-3321-3326-31511932.373
NL East61224St. Louis Cardinals1094168.37618.5366447-8119-3822-30532825.528
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112San Francisco Giants1116645.595-4543896529-2737-18512328.451
NL West223Cincinnati Reds1096445.5871.04834533029-2435-21522824.538
NL West335Los Angeles Dodgers1106248.5643.54984029629-3133-17523319.635
NL West4512San Diego Padres1105753.5188.5405423-1822-3435-19522725.519
NL West5919Houston Astros1095158.46814.0413447-3416-3535-23532330.434
NL West61020Atlanta Braves1095059.45915.0413501-8819-3231-27531934.358
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season