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Games on 1978-09-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles0BoxLuis TiantDennis Martinez(none)
Texas Rangers11California Angels5BoxSteve ComerNolan Ryan(none)
Texas Rangers9California Angels2BoxFergie JenkinsPaul Hartzell(none)
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins0BoxKen KravecDave Goltz(none)
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees8BoxEd FigueroaJack Billingham(none)
Kansas City Royals11Oakland Athletics8BoxAl HraboskyDave HeaverloMarty Pattin
Milwaukee Brewers7Toronto Blue Jays0BoxLary SorensenJesse Jefferson(none)
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves3BoxMark LeeGene GarberRollie Fingers
Philadelphia Phillies8Chicago Cubs1BoxSteve CarltonRick Reuschel(none)
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxDoug RauJim Barr(none)
New York Mets2Montreal Expos8BoxRoss GrimsleyMike Bruhert(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDon RobinsonJohn Denny(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1388652.623--69654914734-3552-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park251312.520
223New York Yankees1388256.5944.061250111135-3347-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I25187.720
334Milwaukee Brewers1398059.5766.570557013531-3549-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium231310.565
446Baltimore Orioles1407862.5579.0565572-734-3544-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium21129.571
5610Detroit Tigers1397564.54011.56245626234-3741-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium231112.478
61120Cleveland Indians1386078.43526.0571608-3725-4735-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium21912.429
71325Toronto Blue Jays1415586.39032.5539673-13421-4834-38L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium20416.200
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Kansas City Royals1377661.555--6275468131-4045-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium25169.640
2712California Angels1397465.5323.0569567232-3742-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium231310.565
3814Texas Rangers1366868.5007.55635382529-4139-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium26197.731
4918Oakland Athletics1406476.45713.5471564-9329-4035-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum22517.227
51019Minnesota Twins1406278.44315.5588605-1729-4133-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium221111.500
61223Chicago White Sox1395980.42418.0526632-10626-4433-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park221210.545
71426Seattle Mariners1365185.37524.5533702-16921-4630-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome24519.208
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1377463.540--6025049830-4044-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium25169.640
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1387464.5360.55655372830-3944-25W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium23149.609
3715Chicago Cubs1396970.4966.0567613-4629-3940-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field231013.435
4816Montreal Expos1406773.4798.55555183731-3936-34W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium22913.409
51121St. Louis Cardinals1396079.43215.0519570-5128-4032-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II23914.391
61224New York Mets1405585.39320.5521596-7527-4428-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium221111.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1398356.597--62949913036-3347-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium231211.522
225San Francisco Giants1398059.5763.05514975436-3544-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park23914.391
338Cincinnati Reds1387563.5437.5600601-137-3338-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium23176.739
4613San Diego Padres1407268.51411.5514523-931-4141-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium221210.545
5917Houston Astros1386474.46418.5530562-3220-4744-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome241014.417
61022Atlanta Braves1396079.43223.0525658-13324-4436-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium23914.391