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Wednesday August 30,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles4BoxRon GuidryTippy MartinezRich Gossage
Toronto Blue Jays1Boston Red Sox2BoxDennis EckersleyDon Kirkwood(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Boston Red Sox6BoxVictor CruzBob Stanley(none)
Chicago White Sox0Kansas City Royals12BoxLarry GuraFrancisco Barrios(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves6BoxLarry McWilliamsRay Burris(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros2BoxBob ForschJoe Niekro(none)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxCharlie HoughWayne Twitchell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6San Diego Padres5BoxWarren BrusstarRollie Fingers(none)
New York Mets10San Francisco Giants4BoxCraig SwanJohn Montefusco(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1328448.636--67552515033-3351-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park311516.484
223New York Yankees1307654.5857.05714819034-3342-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I33249.727
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 Orioles1317259.55011.5530549-1934-3538-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium301812.600
61122Cleveland Indians1305674.43127.0537576-3922-4434-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium291316.448
71324Toronto Blue Jays1355580.40730.5528644-11621-4834-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium26422.154
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Kansas City Royals1317160.542--5925246828-4043-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium312110.677
2711California Angels1337063.5262.0543535829-3741-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium291712.586
3815Texas Rangers1306565.5005.55225051726-3839-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium322210.688
4917Oakland Athletics1346272.46310.5445530-8527-3935-33L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum28721.250
51021Minnesota Twins1325775.43214.5560587-2728-4129-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium301614.533
61223Chicago White Sox1315675.42715.0509603-9423-3933-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park301515.500
71426Seattle Mariners1314982.37422.0521684-16319-4330-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome29722.241
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1307159.546--5734868727-3644-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium321913.594
2613Pittsburgh Pirates1306664.5085.0518523-529-3937-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium31229.710
3714Chicago Cubs1316665.5045.5524561-3729-3937-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field311318.419
4918Montreal Expos1336172.45911.55194902926-3835-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium291514.517
51120St. Louis Cardinals1325874.43914.0492530-3828-4030-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II301119.367
61225New York Mets1325379.40219.0497551-5425-3828-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium301317.433
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1337954.594--60047512536-3343-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium291613.552
224San Francisco Giants1337756.5792.05334745936-3341-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park291217.414
3410Cincinnati Reds1327161.5387.5568574-633-3138-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium29218.724
4512San Diego Padres1346965.51510.5490501-1129-4040-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium281513.536
5816Houston Astros1326270.47016.5501528-2719-4443-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome301218.400
61019Atlanta Braves1325973.44719.5501623-12224-4035-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium301020.333