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MLB Games on Sunday August 20, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL0California AngelsAL1Box | PBP1420,773Anaheim StadiumDay3:43Tom GriffinDon Stanhouse------
Chicago White SoxAL1Cleveland IndiansAL10Box | PBP98,233Cleveland StadiumDay2:07Rick WaitsSteve Stone------
Texas RangersAL1Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP938,423Royals StadiumDay1:56Paul SplittorffJon Matlack---Wathan
Detroit TigersAL1Milwaukee BrewersAL2Box | PBP946,791County StadiumDay2:22Mike CaldwellKip Young------
Toronto Blue JaysAL6Minnesota TwinsAL2Box | PBP911,685Metropolitan StadiumDay2:50Don KirkwoodStan PerzanowskiTom Murphy---
Boston Red SoxAL4Oakland AthleticsAL2Box | PBP913,411Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:32Dennis EckersleyMatt Keough---Fisk, Gross, Page, Remy
New York YankeesAL4Seattle MarinersAL5Box | PBP921,834The KingdomeNight2:37Enrique RomoRich Gossage---Nettles
Cincinnati RedsNL1Chicago CubsNL2Box | PBP939,242Wrigley FieldDay2:22Guillermo HernandezMike LaCoss------
San Diego PadresNL5Montreal ExposNL4Box | PBP920,094Olympic StadiumDay2:22Mark LeeHal DuesRollie FingersDawson, Perez
Los Angeles DodgersNL5New York MetsNL4Box | PBP934,745Shea StadiumDay2:37Charlie HoughSkip LockwoodTerry ForsterDavalillo
San Francisco GiantsNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL5Box | PBP951,088Veterans StadiumNight2:22Dick RuthvenJim BarrRon ReedDwyer
Houston AstrosNL6Pittsburgh PiratesNL7Box | PBP90Three Rivers StadiumDay2:45Jim RookerTom DixonKent TekulveBerra, Stargell
Houston AstrosNL1Pittsburgh PiratesNL3Box | PBP921,851Three Rivers StadiumDay2:27Jerry ReussJoe Niekro---Ott (2)
Atlanta BravesNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL6Box | PBP935,531Busch Stadium IIDay2:21Tom BrunoPhil Niekro------
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 Sunday, August 20, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1237845.634-62548913633-3145-14402119.525
AL East235Milwaukee Brewers1226953.5668.561050510526-3243-21402416.600
AL East324New York Yankees1226953.5668.55314587332-3237-21413110.756
AL East447Detroit Tigers1216754.55410.05544718330-3237-22411922.463
AL East5711Baltimore Orioles1226458.52513.5475528-5331-3533-23392613.667
AL East61121Cleveland Indians1225468.44323.5509530-2120-3934-29371522.405
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1234776.38231.0478596-11817-4530-31381226.316
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West158Kansas City Royals1226755.549-5574867126-3641-19402515.625
AL West269California Angels1266957.548-5275012629-3240-25361818.500
AL West3814Texas Rangers1216061.4966.5480476424-3636-25412714.659
AL West4915Oakland Athletics1266264.4927.0427479-5227-3435-3036729.194
AL West51019Minnesota Twins1245668.45212.0539548-927-3829-30381721.447
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1225171.41816.0473569-9622-3729-34392019.513
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1244777.37921.0492641-14919-3828-3936927.250
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East1410Philadelphia Phillies1206555.542-5184447422-3443-21422517.595
NL East2613Chicago Cubs1226359.5163.0492525-3326-3337-26401624.400
NL East3716Pittsburgh Pirates1226062.4926.0483498-1523-3737-25392811.718
NL East4817Montreal Expos1245866.4689.04964514524-3334-33381820.474
NL East51122St. Louis Cardinals1245272.41915.0429488-5922-3830-34381721.447
NL East61224New York Mets1235073.40716.5471523-5222-3528-38391623.410
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1247351.589-56744412335-3238-19382216.579
NL West223San Francisco Giants1247153.5732.04934444933-3338-20381820.474
NL West336Cincinnati Reds1247054.5653.05415241733-3137-23372215.595
NL West4512San Diego Padres1246559.5248.0454458-427-3938-20381919.500
NL West5918Atlanta Braves1235667.45516.5465569-10424-4032-27391326.333
NL West61020Houston Astros1245668.45217.0461502-4119-4437-24381820.474
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