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MLB Games on Wednesday August 16, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL4California AngelsAL2Box | PBP937,535Anaheim StadiumNight3:06Luis TiantNolan Ryan---Rice
Cleveland IndiansAL0Detroit TigersAL2Box | PBP915,819Tiger StadiumNight2:11Jack BillinghamDavid Clyde------
Toronto Blue JaysAL1Milwaukee BrewersAL8Box | PBP90County StadiumNight2:10Mike CaldwellJesse Jefferson---Hisle, Moore, Yount
Toronto Blue JaysAL2Milwaukee BrewersAL3Box | PBP916,920County StadiumNight2:41Eduardo RodriguezBalor MooreBob McClureMcKay
Kansas City RoyalsAL1Minnesota TwinsAL5Box | PBP90Metropolitan StadiumNight2:30Geoff ZahnDoug Bird---Adams, McRae
Kansas City RoyalsAL11Minnesota TwinsAL7Box | PBP914,640Metropolitan StadiumNight2:53Paul SplittorffStan PerzanowskiSteve MingoriBrett, Kusick
New York YankeesAL5Oakland AthleticsAL3Box | PBP910,394Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:30Catfish HunterBob LaceyRich GossageCarty, Dent, Rivers
Baltimore OriolesAL5Seattle MarinersAL7Box | PBP96,619The KingdomeNight2:47Byron McLaughlinMike FlanaganJim ToddKelly (2), Roberts (2)
Chicago White SoxAL6Texas RangersAL2Box | PBP916,193Arlington StadiumNight2:52Ross BaumgartenDoyle AlexanderLerrin LaGrow---
Atlanta BravesNL9Chicago CubsNL0Box | PBP919,828Wrigley FieldDay2:06Phil NiekroMike Krukow---Burroughs, Horner, Murphy, Nolan
San Francisco GiantsNL0Montreal ExposNL1Box | PBP921,893Olympic StadiumNight1:57Woodie FrymanVida Blue------
San Diego PadresNL2New York MetsNL1Box | PBP910,263Shea StadiumDay2:21John D'AcquistoSkip Lockwood---Thomas
Los Angeles DodgersNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP937,660Veterans StadiumNight2:06Bob WelchJim Kaat---Hebner, Smith
Cincinnati RedsNL2Pittsburgh PiratesNL13Box | PBP915,490Three Rivers StadiumNight2:24John CandelariaBill BonhamGrant JacksonParker (2), Robinson
Houston AstrosNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL2Box | PBP910,829Busch Stadium IIDay2:24Joe NiekroSilvio Martinez---Hendrick
15 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 Wednesday, August 16, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1197544.630-60347013330-3045-14442420.545
AL East224New York Yankees1196851.5717.05204487231-3037-21443212.727
AL East336Milwaukee Brewers1186652.5598.55964989826-3240-20442717.614
AL East447Detroit Tigers1176552.5569.05384588029-3036-22452124.467
AL East5711Baltimore Orioles1196455.53811.0470520-5031-3233-23422616.619
AL East61020Cleveland Indians1185365.44921.5492511-1920-3833-27411625.390
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1194673.38729.0469579-11016-4230-31421329.310
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West158Kansas City Royals1186553.551-5444756926-3539-18442717.614
AL West2610California Angels1226656.5411.05134882529-3237-24402119.525
AL West3814Texas Rangers1175958.5045.5473464923-3436-24452817.622
AL West4915Oakland Athletics1236162.4966.5414465-5127-3434-2839831.205
AL West51121Minnesota Twins1205367.44213.0522534-1227-3826-29422022.476
AL West61224Chicago White Sox1184870.40717.0459555-9619-3629-34432320.535
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1214576.37221.5482630-14819-3826-38391128.282
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149Philadelphia Phillies1166353.543-5034307322-3441-19462719.587
NL East2512Chicago Cubs1186157.5173.0478507-2926-3335-24441826.409
NL East3716Montreal Expos1205862.4837.04884375124-3334-29421824.429
NL East4918Pittsburgh Pirates1165462.4669.0455483-2823-3731-25453411.756
NL East51122New York Mets1194970.41215.5454498-4422-3527-35431726.395
NL East61223St. Louis Cardinals1204971.40816.0414477-6322-3827-33422022.476
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1207050.583-54642711932-3138-19422517.595
NL West223San Francisco Giants1206951.5751.04814315031-3138-20422022.476
NL West335Cincinnati Reds1206852.5672.05235101331-2937-23412417.585
NL West4613San Diego Padres1206159.5089.0434448-1423-3938-20422319.548
NL West5817Houston Astros1185662.47513.0446474-2819-3837-24441826.409
NL West61019Atlanta Braves1195564.46214.5454554-10023-3732-27431429.326
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