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Games on 1978-09-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles3BoxDennis MartinezRick Waits(none)
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox5BoxLuis TiantMilt WilcoxBob Stanley
Milwaukee Brewers1California Angels4BoxDave FrostAndy ReplogleDave LaRoche
Seattle Mariners4Kansas City Royals2BoxByron McLaughlinPaul Splittorff(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees5BoxCatfish HunterMike Willis(none)
Minnesota Twins5Texas Rangers10BoxPaul MirabellaStan Perzanowski(none)
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves0BoxVern RuhleFrank LaCorte(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds5BoxPedro BorbonCharlie HoughDoug Bair
Montreal Expos4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxLarry ChristensonRoss GrimsleyRon Reed
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxJerry ReussRay Burris(none)
San Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants1BoxBob KnepperEric Rasmussen(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1589662.608--71556714844-3752-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I541.800
222Boston Red Sox1589563.6011.077065111940-4155-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park541.800
334Milwaukee Brewers1599069.5666.578464414036-4254-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium3301.000
457Baltimore Orioles1578869.5617.56466212538-3950-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium422.500
5712Detroit Tigers1588474.53212.07046426239-4145-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium422.500
61120Cleveland Indians1556887.43926.5627679-5226-5142-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium413.250
71325Toronto Blue Jays1575998.37636.5588751-16322-5437-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium404.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1599069.566--73562710836-4554-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium321.667
2611California Angels1588573.5384.56646402437-4448-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium422.500
3813Texas Rangers1588375.5256.56646204431-4552-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium4401.000
4917Minnesota Twins1597287.45318.0659670-1134-4438-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium312.333
51019Chicago White Sox1576988.43920.0608704-9631-4638-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park422.500
61222Oakland Athletics1596990.43421.0526670-14431-5138-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum303.000
71426Seattle Mariners15656100.35932.5602806-20424-5532-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome404.000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies1588969.563--69056612435-4154-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium413.250
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1578572.5413.56646194533-4752-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium431.750
3715Chicago Cubs1587781.48712.0647707-6035-4542-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field422.500
4816Montreal Expos1597485.46515.56205992133-4641-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium321.667
51123St. Louis Cardinals1596891.42821.5588644-5632-4936-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II312.333
61224New York Mets1586494.40525.0590673-8331-4733-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium422.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1589464.595--70955815140-3754-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium413.250
238Cincinnati Reds1578869.5615.56816711043-3845-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium4401.000
349San Francisco Giants1598871.5536.56075832438-4050-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park312.333
4614San Diego Padres1598277.51612.5584587-334-4748-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium321.667
5918Houston Astros1587187.44923.0590625-3523-5748-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome431.750
61021Atlanta Braves1586989.43725.0587725-13830-4839-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium404.000