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Thursday September 14,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-09-14

Top1978 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP94,4792:28Jim WrightMike PaxtonMike Paxton (11-9)Jim Wright (8-4)Jim Kern (13)Don ZimmerJeff TorborgCleveland Stadium
ALNew York Yankees4Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP917,1181:57Ed FigueroaJim SlatonEd Figueroa (17-9)Jim Slaton (15-11)Sparky Lyle (9)Bob LemonRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALOakland Athletics1Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP919,6172:05Steve RenkoPaul SplittorffPaul Splittorff (17-12)Steve Renko (6-11)-Jack McKeonWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP912,5872:21Scott McGregorMike CaldwellMike Caldwell (19-9)Scott McGregor (14-13)-Earl WeaverGeorge BambergerCounty Stadium
ALChicago White Sox6Seattle Mariners5Boxscore - PBP95,3102:27Steve StoneRick HoneycuttSteve Stone (11-12)Rick Honeycutt (5-9)-Larry DobyDarrell JohnsonThe Kingdome
ALCalifornia Angels16Texas Rangers1Boxscore - PBP98,2612:38Don AaseDock EllisDon Aase (11-8)Dock Ellis (9-7)-Jim FregosiBilly HunterArlington Stadium
NLHouston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP937,4232:27Joe NiekroRick RhodenRick Rhoden (9-7)Joe Niekro (12-13)Terry Forster (20)Bill VirdonTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLMontreal Expos6New York Mets7Boxscore - PBP93,7102:56Dan SchatzederKevin KobelMardie Cornejo (4-2)Randy Miller (0-1)Dale Murray (5)Dick WilliamsJoe TorreShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies11Boxscore - PBP920,0372:43Rick ReuschelRandy LerchWarren Brusstar (6-3)Rick Reuschel (14-13)Ron Reed (13)Herman FranksDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates7Boxscore - PBP95,2942:27Bob ForschJim RookerJim Rooker (9-10)Bob Forsch (11-17)-Ken BoyerChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLCincinnati Reds1San Diego Padres8Boxscore - PBP910,2232:40Bill BonhamBob ShirleyBob Shirley (8-11)Bill Bonham (11-5)John D'Acquisto (10)Sparky AndersonRoger CraigQualcomm Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP93,3582:25Jim BoutonEd HalickiJim Bouton (1-1)Ed Halicki (8-9)Gene Garber (24)Bobby CoxJoe Altobelli3Com Park at Cand
NLAtlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP93,3582:25Jim BoutonEd HalickiJim Bouton (1-1)Ed Halicki (8-9)Gene Garber (24)Bobby CoxJoe AltobelliCandlestick Park
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1978-09-14.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1458857.607--66952214741-3447-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I18126.667
223Boston Red Sox1468759.5961.571660411234-3753-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park17125.706
334Milwaukee Brewers1478562.5784.073759514234-3851-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1587.533
456Baltimore Orioles1468165.5557.5589594-537-3844-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1596.600
5610Detroit Tigers1457867.53810.06515896234-3744-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1789.471
61020Cleveland Indians1456481.44124.0596638-4226-4938-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1459.357
71325Toronto Blue Jays1465789.39031.5559693-13422-4935-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15213.133
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1458164.559--6725789432-4349-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium17116.647
2711California Angels1487969.5343.56286042433-4046-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1486.571
3814Texas Rangers1447272.5008.55975861130-4442-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium18153.833
4918Oakland Athletics1476681.44916.0492606-11429-4437-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15312.200
51121Minnesota Twins1456481.44117.0595619-2430-4234-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1798.529
61222Chicago White Sox1466383.43218.5553658-10527-4436-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1587.533
71426Seattle Mariners1435489.37826.0564732-16823-4831-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome17215.118
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Philadelphia Phillies1468165.555--65053411631-4050-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1697.563
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1467769.5274.06035762731-4446-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium15114.733
3715Chicago Cubs1467373.5008.0602647-4533-4140-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field16610.375
4816Montreal Expos1487078.47312.05855553032-4038-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1468.429
51123St. Louis Cardinals1486286.41920.0543611-6829-4733-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1477.500
61224New York Mets1476087.40821.5562631-6928-4432-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1569.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1478958.605--67052114940-3549-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1569.400
238San Francisco Giants1478166.5518.05745462837-3844-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1587.533
349Cincinnati Reds1468066.5488.5638635337-3543-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium15123.800
4613San Diego Padres1487672.51413.5544555-1132-4444-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1486.571
5917Houston Astros1466779.45921.5562592-3020-5147-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1679.438
61019Atlanta Braves1476582.44224.0565695-13027-4538-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium15411.267

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Horacio PinaP33.186Purchased by Phillies from Aguascalientes (Mexican).