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MLB Games on Thursday August 17, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL8California AngelsAL6Box | PBP930,486Anaheim StadiumNight3:28Bob StanleyTom Griffin---Rudi
Cleveland IndiansAL5Detroit TigersAL9Box | PBP918,966Tiger StadiumNight2:53Jack MorrisDon Hood---Kemp, May, Thornton
Toronto Blue JaysAL0Milwaukee BrewersAL6Box | PBP918,829County StadiumDay2:23Bill TraversJim Clancy------
Kansas City RoyalsAL5Minnesota TwinsAL6Box | PBP1015,936Metropolitan StadiumNight2:54Roger EricksonLarry Gura------
Chicago White SoxAL4Texas RangersAL2Box | PBP917,158Arlington StadiumNight2:27Ken KravecPaul MirabellaLerrin LaGrowHarrah
Cincinnati RedsNL0Chicago CubsNL2Box | PBP936,814Wrigley FieldDay2:05Rick ReuschelTom Seaver---Kingman
San Francisco GiantsNL3Montreal ExposNL0Box | PBP920,019Olympic StadiumNight2:05Ed HalickiRoss Grimsley---Clark
San Diego PadresNL9New York MetsNL2Box | PBP99,003Shea StadiumNight2:31Gaylord PerryJuan BerenguerMickey LolichAshford, Winfield
Los Angeles DodgersNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP936,325Veterans StadiumNight2:13Burt HootonTug McGrawTerry Forster---
Houston AstrosNL1Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP90Three Rivers StadiumNight2:12Don RobinsonJ.R. Richard------
Houston AstrosNL2Pittsburgh PiratesNL3Box | PBP98,470Three Rivers StadiumNight2:36Bruce KisonMark LemongelloKent Tekulve---
Atlanta BravesNL3St. Louis CardinalsNL4Box | PBP910,543Busch Stadium IINight2:17John DennyMickey MahlerMark LittellMatthews
12 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 Thursday, August 17, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1207644.633-61147613531-3045-14432320.535
AL East224New York Yankees1196851.5717.55204487231-3037-21443212.727
AL East335Milwaukee Brewers1196752.5638.560249810426-3241-20432617.605
AL East447Detroit Tigers1186652.5599.05474638429-3037-22442024.455
AL East5610Baltimore Orioles1196455.53811.5470520-5031-3233-23422616.619
AL East61121Cleveland Indians1195366.44522.5497520-2320-3933-27401624.400
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1204674.38330.0469585-11616-4330-31411328.317
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West158Kansas City Royals1196554.546-5494816826-3639-18432716.628
AL West2711California Angels1236657.5371.05194962329-3237-25392118.538
AL West3814Texas Rangers1185959.5005.5475468723-3436-25442816.636
AL West4915Oakland Athletics1236162.4966.0414465-5127-3434-2839831.205
AL West51020Minnesota Twins1215467.44612.0528539-1127-3827-29411922.463
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1194970.41216.0463557-9420-3629-34422220.524
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1214576.37221.0482630-14819-3826-38391128.282
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149Philadelphia Phillies1176354.538-5054357022-3441-20452718.600
NL East2512Chicago Cubs1196257.5212.0480507-2726-3336-24431726.395
NL East3716Montreal Expos1215863.4797.04884404824-3334-30411823.439
NL East4817Pittsburgh Pirates1185662.4757.5463486-2323-3733-25433211.744
NL East51122St. Louis Cardinals1215071.41315.0418480-6222-3828-33411922.463
NL East61224New York Mets1204971.40815.5456507-5122-3527-36421725.405
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1217150.587-55142912233-3138-19412417.585
NL West223San Francisco Giants1217051.5791.04844315332-3138-20411922.463
NL West336Cincinnati Reds1216853.5623.05235121131-3037-23402416.600
NL West4613San Diego Padres1216259.5129.0443450-724-3938-20412219.537
NL West5918Houston Astros1205664.46714.5449482-3319-4037-24421824.429
NL West61019Atlanta Braves1205565.45815.5457558-10123-3832-27421428.333
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