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Games on 1978-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles6BoxDennis MartinezMike Norris(none)
Seattle Mariners5Boston Red Sox10BoxDick DragoByron McLaughlinTom Burgmeier
Milwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians0BoxAndy ReplogleRick Wise(none)
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers4BoxMilt WilcoxDave Goltz(none)
Chicago White Sox9Kansas City Royals3BoxMike ProlyRich GaleLerrin LaGrow
California Angels3New York Yankees4BoxRich GossageDave LaRoche(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Texas Rangers1BoxBalor MooreJon Matlack(none)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves4BoxEddie SolomonLynn McGlothenGene Garber
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds0BoxBert BlylevenMike LaCoss(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros6BoxKen ForschPete Vuckovich(none)
Montreal Expos1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTommy JohnHal Dues(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9San Diego Padres5BoxDick RuthvenBob Owchinko(none)
New York Mets0San Francisco Giants2BoxBob KnepperTom Hausman(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1308347.638--66751715033-3350-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park331617.485
224New York Yankees1297554.5817.55664778933-3342-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I34259.735
335Milwaukee Brewers1317556.5738.566554012529-3446-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium311813.581
446Detroit Tigers1317358.55710.56025178532-3241-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium311318.419
557Baltimore Orioles1307258.55411.0526544-1834-3538-23W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium311813.581
61122Cleveland Indians1305674.43127.0537576-3922-4434-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium291316.448
71324Toronto Blue Jays1335479.40630.5520636-11620-4734-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium28523.179
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Kansas City Royals1307060.538--5805245628-4042-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium322210.688
2711California Angels1337063.5261.5543535829-3741-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium291712.586
3815Texas Rangers1306565.5005.05225051726-3839-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium322210.688
4917Oakland Athletics1346272.46310.0445530-8527-3935-33L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum28721.250
51021Minnesota Twins1325775.43214.0560587-2728-4129-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium301614.533
61223Chicago White Sox1305674.43114.0509591-8223-3833-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park311516.484
71426Seattle Mariners1314982.37421.5521684-16319-4330-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome29722.241
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1297059.543--5674818626-3644-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium332013.606
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1306664.5084.5518523-529-3937-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium31229.710
2613Chicago Cubs1306664.5084.5522555-3329-3837-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field321319.406
4918Montreal Expos1326171.46210.55164863026-3735-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium301515.500
51120St. Louis Cardinals1315774.43514.0488528-4027-4030-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II311219.387
61225New York Mets1315279.39719.0487547-6024-3828-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium311417.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1327854.591--59647212436-3342-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium301713.567
223San Francisco Giants1327755.5831.05294646536-3341-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park301218.400
3410Cincinnati Reds1327161.5387.0568574-633-3138-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium29218.724
4512San Diego Padres1336964.5199.5485495-1029-4040-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium291514.517
5816Houston Astros1316269.47315.5499524-2519-4443-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome311219.387
61019Atlanta Braves1315873.44319.5495621-12624-4034-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium311120.355