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Games on 1978-09-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Boston Red Sox0BoxRon GuidryDennis Eckersley(none)
Kansas City Royals2California Angels3BoxDon AaseRich GaleDave LaRoche
Kansas City Royals2California Angels4BoxDave FrostDennis Leonard(none)
Seattle Mariners9Chicago White Sox6BoxEnrique RomoLerrin LaGrow(none)
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers5BoxDave RozemaMike Paxton(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Minnesota Twins0BoxMike CaldwellRoger Erickson(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Toronto Blue Jays0BoxScott McGregorBalor Moore(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Atlanta Braves7BoxPhil NiekroRick RhodenGene Garber
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds6BoxBill BonhamBob KnepperDoug Bair
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros10BoxJoe NiekroSteve Mura(none)
Chicago Cubs6Montreal Expos3BoxMike KrukowDan SchatzederBruce Sutter
Pittsburgh Pirates1New York Mets4BoxKevin KobelJim Rooker(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxRandy LerchBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1418655.610--70158411734-3552-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park22139.591
222New York Yankees1418556.6031.064750614138-3347-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I22157.682
334Milwaukee Brewers1428260.5774.571557514033-3649-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium20119.550
446Baltimore Orioles1428062.5636.5574576-236-3544-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium19109.526
569Detroit Tigers1417764.5469.06355676834-3743-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium21912.429
61121Cleveland Indians1406080.42925.5576619-4325-4935-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium19910.474
71325Toronto Blue Jays1445688.38931.5548686-13821-4835-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium17314.176
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Kansas City Royals1407763.550--6405608032-4245-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium22157.682
2711California Angels1437766.5381.5590586432-3745-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium19109.526
3815Texas Rangers1386870.4938.05735561729-4339-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium24195.792
4918Oakland Athletics1416576.46112.5482568-8629-4036-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum21417.190
51020Minnesota Twins1426280.43716.0588611-2329-4133-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium20119.550
61223Chicago White Sox1426082.42318.0538648-11026-4434-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park19118.579
71426Seattle Mariners1395386.38123.5549714-16523-4730-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome21318.143
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Philadelphia Phillies1417863.553--61651110531-4047-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium21129.571
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1417467.5254.05725492330-4244-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium20146.700
3714Chicago Cubs1427171.5007.5580623-4331-3940-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field20812.400
4816Montreal Expos1436776.46912.05645372731-3936-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium19910.474
51122St. Louis Cardinals1436182.42718.0528583-5528-4333-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II19811.421
61224New York Mets1435885.40621.0537603-6628-4430-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium19811.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1428458.592--63651312337-3547-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium20119.550
225San Francisco Giants1428161.5703.05675145337-3744-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park20812.400
3410Cincinnati Reds1417764.5466.5614609537-3340-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium20155.750
4613San Diego Padres1437370.51011.5523541-1832-4341-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium19118.579
5917Houston Astros1416675.46817.5547569-2220-4746-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome21813.381
61019Atlanta Braves1426280.43722.0543675-13224-4438-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium20713.350