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MLB Games on Wednesday August 23, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL3California AngelsAL6Box | PBP933,472Anaheim StadiumNight2:26Chris KnappEd FigueroaDave LaRocheBaylor, Nettles
Kansas City RoyalsAL0Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP915,550Comiskey ParkNight2:21Ken KravecDennis Leonard------
Toronto Blue JaysAL4Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP120Tiger StadiumNight3:08Victor CruzDave Rozema---Stanley, Wockenfuss, Woods
Toronto Blue JaysAL5Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP926,631Tiger StadiumNight2:17Jerry GarvinBob SykesMike WillisMcKay, Velez
Cleveland IndiansAL4Milwaukee BrewersAL9Box | PBP920,157County StadiumNight2:40Andy ReplogleSid Monge---Bando, Carbo
Texas RangersAL2Minnesota TwinsAL0Box | PBP97,157Metropolitan StadiumNight2:10Steve ComerRoger Erickson------
Baltimore OriolesAL11Oakland AthleticsAL0Box | PBP92,497Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:24Jim PalmerSteve Renko---Hendricks
Boston Red SoxAL3Seattle MarinersAL5Box | PBP922,718The KingdomeNight2:22Byron McLaughlinMike TorrezEnrique RomoRice
Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Atlanta BravesNL3Box | PBP126,553Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight3:48Grant JacksonDave Campbell---Royster
Chicago CubsNL0Houston AstrosNL3Box | PBP99,217AstrodomeNight2:06Ken ForschDennis LampJoe Sambito---
Los Angeles DodgersNL4Montreal ExposNL2Box | PBP931,696Olympic StadiumNight2:22Burt HootonSteve RogersCharlie Hough---
San Francisco GiantsNL2New York MetsNL1Box | PBP914,383Shea StadiumDay2:39Bob KnepperSkip LockwoodGary Lavelle---
San Diego PadresNL6Philadelphia PhilliesNL5Box | PBP931,032Veterans StadiumDay2:46Rollie FingersRon Reed---Turner
13 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 23, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1257847.624-63049913133-3345-14382117.553
AL East224Milwaukee Brewers1257253.5766.062751511226-3246-21372116.568
AL East335New York Yankees1247054.5657.55404667433-3337-2139309.769
AL East447Detroit Tigers1256956.5529.05774898832-3237-24371720.459
AL East5711Baltimore Orioles1256758.53611.0495534-3934-3533-23362313.639
AL East61121Cleveland Indians1255471.43224.0519547-2820-4234-29341519.441
AL East71324Toronto Blue Jays1275176.40228.0498610-11219-4532-3134826.235
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West158Kansas City Royals1246856.548-5634927127-3741-19382414.632
AL West269California Angels1287058.547-5355102529-3241-26341717.500
AL West3815Texas Rangers1246163.4927.0489487225-3836-25382612.684
AL West4916Oakland Athletics1296267.4818.5433499-6627-3435-3333726.212
AL West51020Minnesota Twins1275671.44113.5548566-1827-3829-33351718.486
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1245272.41916.0479575-9622-3730-35371918.514
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1264977.38920.0502646-14419-3830-3934727.206
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East1410Philadelphia Phillies1236657.537-5314607122-3444-23392415.615
NL East2613Chicago Cubs1256362.5044.0496538-4226-3637-26371621.432
NL East3714Pittsburgh Pirates1246262.5004.5490502-1225-3737-25372611.703
NL East4817Montreal Expos1265967.4688.55024574524-3335-34361719.472
NL East51122St. Louis Cardinals1265373.42114.5447502-5523-3930-34361620.444
NL East61225New York Mets1265076.39717.5478536-5822-3528-41361620.444
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1267452.587-57345012336-3338-19362115.583
NL West223San Francisco Giants1277453.5830.55064515536-3338-20351520.429
NL West336Cincinnati Reds1267155.5633.05555421333-3138-24352114.600
NL West4512San Diego Padres1276760.5287.5470471-129-4038-20351718.486
NL West5918Houston Astros1275968.46515.5474506-3219-4440-24351520.429
NL West61019Atlanta Braves1255669.44817.5469576-10724-4032-29371324.351
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