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MLB Games on Saturday August 26, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Seattle MarinersAL2Baltimore OriolesAL9Box | PBP916,484Memorial StadiumNight2:15Mike FlanaganJim ColbornJoe Kerrigan---
California AngelsAL1Boston Red SoxAL7Box | PBP933,531Fenway ParkDay2:18Jim WrightPaul Hartzell---Rice, Scott
Cleveland IndiansAL7Chicago White SoxAL8Box | PBP919,100Comiskey ParkNight2:28Steve StoneDavid ClydeJim Willoughby---
Milwaukee BrewersAL9Detroit TigersAL5Box | PBP932,103Tiger StadiumDay2:45Bill TraversJack BillinghamBob McClureMoney, Parrish, Staub, Thomas
Oakland AthleticsAL4New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP953,883Yankee Stadium INight2:28Sparky LyleBob Lacey---Nettles
Kansas City RoyalsAL4Texas RangersAL8Box | PBP933,084Arlington StadiumNight2:25Dock EllisLarry GuraLen BarkerBevacqua
Minnesota TwinsAL3Toronto Blue JaysAL4Box | PBP1025,601Exhibition StadiumDay2:54Victor CruzGeoff Zahn---McKay
St. Louis CardinalsNL9Atlanta BravesNL4Box | PBP918,024Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:21Silvio MartinezPreston Hanna---Beall, Hendrick
Chicago CubsNL8Cincinnati RedsNL6Box | PBP947,299Riverfront StadiumDay2:41Dave RobertsDoug BairBruce SutterGriffey, Lum
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Houston AstrosNL7Box | PBP99,985AstrodomeDay2:18J.R. RichardBruce Kison------
Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL1Box | PBP950,194Dodger StadiumNight2:16Randy LerchDoug Rau------
New York MetsNL1San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP916,458San Diego StadiumNight2:04Mickey LolichJerry KoosmanRollie FingersWinfield
Montreal ExposNL1San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP916,235Candlestick ParkDay2:12Jim BarrWoodie Fryman---Carter, Cruz
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 Saturday, August 26, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1278047.630-64350014333-3347-14361917.528
AL East224New York Yankees1267254.5717.55524718133-3339-2137289.757
AL East335Milwaukee Brewers1287355.5707.564753511227-3346-22342014.588
AL East446Detroit Tigers1287157.5559.55935039032-3239-25341519.441
AL East558Baltimore Orioles1276958.54311.0509536-2734-3535-23342113.618
AL East61019Cleveland Indians1285672.43824.5537564-2722-4334-29311318.419
AL East71324Toronto Blue Jays1305377.40828.5511621-11019-4634-3131625.194
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West169California Angels1307060.538-5365231329-3441-26321715.531
AL West2710Kansas City Royals1276859.5350.55705115927-4041-19352411.686
AL West3814Texas Rangers1276463.5044.55084941426-3838-25352312.657
AL West4916Oakland Athletics1316269.4738.5438511-7327-3635-3331724.226
AL West51122Minnesota Twins1305674.43114.0555581-2627-4029-34321715.531
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1275473.42514.5492585-9322-3732-36341717.500
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1284979.38320.0504660-15619-4030-3932725.219
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East1411Philadelphia Phillies1266759.532-5434727123-3644-23362313.639
NL East2613Chicago Cubs1276562.5122.5509546-3728-3637-26351421.400
NL East3715Pittsburgh Pirates1276364.4964.5502517-1526-3937-2534259.735
NL East4918Montreal Expos1286068.4698.05114664525-3435-34341618.471
NL East51121St. Louis Cardinals1295673.43412.5471519-4826-3930-34331320.394
NL East61225New York Mets1295277.40316.5487542-5524-3628-41331419.424
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1297653.589-58546212336-3340-20331914.576
NL West223San Francisco Giants1297554.5811.05154605536-3339-21331419.424
NL West337Cincinnati Reds1297158.5505.0566559733-3138-27322111.656
NL West4512San Diego Padres1306862.5238.5476480-429-4039-22321616.500
NL West5817Houston Astros1296168.47315.0488513-2519-4442-24331320.394
NL West61020Atlanta Braves1285672.43819.5484601-11724-4032-32341321.382
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