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MLB Games on Sunday September 17, 1978

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Toronto Blue JaysAL0Baltimore OriolesAL5Box | PBP94,436Memorial StadiumDay2:10Mike FlanaganDon Kirkwood---DeCinces
Detroit TigersAL1Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP94,515Cleveland StadiumDay2:06Jim KernKip Young---Pruitt, Veryzer
California AngelsAL0Kansas City RoyalsAL5Box | PBP937,590Royals StadiumDay2:24Dennis LeonardFrank Tanana---Brett, White
Minnesota TwinsAL4Milwaukee BrewersAL3Box | PBP911,007County StadiumDay2:38Gary SerumAndy ReplogleMike MarshallHisle
Boston Red SoxAL7New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP955,088Yankee Stadium IDay2:40Dennis EckersleyJim BeattieBob StanleyYastrzemski
Chicago White SoxAL1Seattle MarinersAL3Box | PBP96,071The KingdomeDay2:36Byron McLaughlinJack Kucek------
Oakland AthleticsAL1Texas RangersAL3Box | PBP96,564Arlington StadiumDay2:04Jon MatlackRick Langford---Carty
St. Louis CardinalsNL2Chicago CubsNL4Box | PBP718,340Wrigley FieldDay1:45Ray BurrisPete Vuckovich------
Atlanta BravesNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL2Box | PBP927,993Dodger StadiumDay2:22Phil NiekroBurt HootonGene Garber---
New York MetsNL2Philadelphia PhilliesNL0Box | PBP935,301Veterans StadiumNight1:59Mike BruhertLarry Christenson------
Montreal ExposNL3Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP98,544Three Rivers StadiumDay2:24Bert BlylevenRudy MayKent TekulveCromartie, Parker, Valentine
Houston AstrosNL1San Diego PadresNL3Box | PBP910,004San Diego StadiumDay1:58Randy JonesMark LemongelloRollie Fingers---
Cincinnati RedsNL7San Francisco GiantsNL1Box | PBP931,469Candlestick ParkDay2:17Paul MoskauBob Knepper---Whitfield
13 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Sunday, September 17, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111New York Yankees1489058.608-67953114841-3449-2415105.667
AL East223Boston Red Sox1498861.5912.572561411135-3953-2214113.786
AL East334Milwaukee Brewers1508565.5676.074561413134-3851-271284.667
AL East445Baltimore Orioles1498465.5646.56135981537-3847-271266.500
AL East5610Detroit Tigers1488068.54110.06635956836-3844-301468.429
AL East61121Cleveland Indians1486583.43925.0602650-4826-4939-341147.364
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1495792.38333.5563717-15422-5235-4012210.167
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West156Kansas City Royals1488365.561-6835849932-4351-221495.643
AL West2712California Angels1518071.5304.56346151934-4246-291174.636
AL West3814Texas Rangers1487573.5078.06135892430-4445-2914122.857
AL West4918Minnesota Twins1486781.45316.0614627-1333-4234-391468.429
AL West51019Oakland Athletics1516784.44417.5495622-12730-4737-371129.182
AL West61222Chicago White Sox1496584.43618.5571665-9429-4536-391266.500
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1465591.37727.0571750-17923-4832-4314113.071
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East137Philadelphia Phillies1498267.550-65654211431-4051-271385.615
NL East2511Pittsburgh Pirates1498069.5372.06265854131-4449-251284.667
NL East3715Chicago Cubs1497475.4978.0609659-5033-4141-341358.385
NL East4816Montreal Expos1517081.46413.05945781632-4338-381165.545
NL East51123St. Louis Cardinals1516487.42419.0555618-6331-4833-391156.455
NL East61224New York Mets1506288.41320.5570637-6730-4532-431248.333
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1509159.607-67952415540-3551-241248.333
NL West228Cincinnati Reds1498267.5508.56536401339-3643-3112102.833
NL West349San Francisco Giants1508268.5479.05795611837-3845-301275.583
NL West4613San Diego Padres1517873.51713.5553565-1232-4446-291165.545
NL West5917Houston Astros1496881.45622.5572601-2921-5347-281367.462
NL West61020Atlanta Braves1506684.44025.0568704-13628-4738-371239.250
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season