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Games on 1978-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles5BoxScott McGregorDennis EckersleyDon Stanhouse
Texas Rangers7California Angels8BoxDon AaseDock EllisDave LaRoche
Seattle Mariners4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxGlenn AbbottMike Caldwell(none)
Seattle Mariners0Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBill TraversByron McLaughlin(none)
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins2BoxGeoff ZahnFrancisco Barrios(none)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees9BoxRon GuidryMilt Wilcox(none)
Detroit Tigers5New York Yankees4BoxJohn HillerSparky Lyle(none)
Kansas City Royals5Oakland Athletics3BoxRich GaleMike NorrisAl Hrabosky
Cleveland Indians5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxMike PaxtonBalor Moore(none)
San Diego Padres8Atlanta Braves4BoxGaylord PerryLarry McWilliamsJohn D'Acquisto
Montreal Expos5Chicago Cubs3BoxDan SchatzederRay BurrisDarold Knowles
Montreal Expos6Chicago Cubs5BoxMike GarmanBruce SutterBill Atkinson
Cincinnati Reds6Houston Astros3BoxBill BonhamJoe NiekroDoug Bair
San Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon SuttonEd HalickiTerry Forster
New York Mets4Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxEd WhitsonSkip LockwoodGrant Jackson
New York Mets0Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim BibbyJuan Berenguer(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBob ForschRandy LerchMark Littell
Philadelphia Phillies10St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJim LonborgSilvio Martinez(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1368551.625--69354514833-3452-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park271413.519
223New York Yankees1368056.5885.060049710335-3345-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I27207.741
335Milwaukee Brewers1387959.5727.069857012830-3549-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium241410.583
446Baltimore Orioles1387761.5589.0561569-834-3543-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium231310.565
568Detroit Tigers1377562.54710.56205507034-3541-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium251114.440
61122Cleveland Indians1375978.43126.5565606-4124-4735-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium221012.455
71325Toronto Blue Jays1395584.39631.5537660-12321-4834-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium22418.182
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Kansas City Royals1357461.548--6135387529-4045-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium27189.667
2710California Angels1377463.5401.05625471532-3742-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium251312.520
3815Texas Rangers1346668.4937.55435311227-4139-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium28217.750
4917Oakland Athletics1386474.46411.5463550-8729-4035-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum24519.208
51019Minnesota Twins1386276.44913.5585600-1529-4133-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium241113.458
61223Chicago White Sox1375780.41618.0521629-10824-4433-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park241410.583
71426Seattle Mariners1365185.37523.5533702-16921-4630-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome24519.208
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Philadelphia Phillies1367363.537--5945039129-4044-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium26179.654
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1367264.5291.05535361729-3943-25W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium25169.640
3714Chicago Cubs1376968.5044.5558595-3729-3940-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field251015.400
4816Montreal Expos1386573.4719.05375082930-3935-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium241113.458
51020St. Louis Cardinals1386078.43514.0518566-4828-4032-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II24915.375
61224New York Mets1385583.39919.0519580-6127-4228-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium241113.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1388256.594--62049712336-3346-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium241311.542
224San Francisco Giants1388058.5802.05494886136-3444-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park24915.375
339Cincinnati Reds1377562.5476.5598598037-3238-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium24177.708
4613San Diego Padres1387167.51411.0508512-430-4041-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium241311.542
5918Houston Astros1376374.46018.5527560-3320-4743-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome251114.440
61121Atlanta Braves1375978.43122.5514652-13824-4435-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium251015.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ron KittleOF-1B20.242Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.