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Games on 1978-08-10

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerDoug BirdDon Stanhouse
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox6BoxBob StanleyDan Spillner(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0New York Yankees9BoxRon GuidryJerry Augustine(none)
California Angels16Oakland Athletics5BoxFrank TananaMatt Keough(none)
Chicago White Sox3Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJerry GarvinWilbur WoodVictor Cruz
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxBob WelchVida Blue(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDick RuthvenBert Blyleven(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres15BoxRandy JonesMike LaCossBob Shirley

Standings as of 1978-08-10

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1127141.634--57144113029-2942-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park512823.549
225New York Yankees1136449.5667.54994346527-2837-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I503614.720
347Milwaukee Brewers1106149.5559.05544688624-2937-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium523220.615
459Detroit Tigers1116150.5509.55034416227-2934-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium512526.490
5711Baltimore Orioles1136152.54010.5447499-5230-3131-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium482919.604
61018Cleveland Indians1115259.46818.5470474-420-3732-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium481731.354
71325Toronto Blue Jays1134469.38927.5449546-9716-3928-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium481533.313
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals1116249.559--5134347923-3139-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium513021.588
2610California Angels1166353.5431.54924672527-3036-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium462422.522
3813Oakland Athletics1166056.5174.5402440-3826-3034-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum46937.196
4915Texas Rangers1105357.4828.5443445-219-3434-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium523418.654
51121Minnesota Twins1114764.42315.0484501-1726-3721-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium512625.510
61223Chicago White Sox1124666.41116.5439528-8918-3428-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park492524.510
71426Seattle Mariners1154273.36522.0456604-14819-3823-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome451431.311
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies1116150.550--4694086122-3439-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium512922.569
2512Chicago Cubs1125854.5183.5448477-2925-3133-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field502129.420
3716Montreal Expos1155461.4709.04774294824-3330-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium472225.468
41020Pittsburgh Pirates1105159.4649.5420445-2522-3529-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium513714.725
51122New York Mets1144866.42114.5447480-3322-3526-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium481830.375
61224St. Louis Cardinals1144569.39517.5386459-7319-3826-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II482424.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1156748.583--52440811630-3137-17W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472819.596
223San Francisco Giants1156748.583--4654145129-2838-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park472225.468
334Cincinnati Reds1146648.5790.55074802729-2537-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium472621.553
4614San Diego Padres1155857.5049.0424438-1422-3836-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium472621.553
5817Atlanta Braves1135360.46913.0427521-9421-3332-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium491633.327
6919Houston Astros1125260.46413.5423458-3517-3735-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome502228.440