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1978 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Cleveland,OH
Team Record:  69-90   .434
Result:   6th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Jeff Torborg
General Manager:   Phil Seghi
Stadium:  Cleveland Stadium
Attendance:  800,584
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Horton (35)
Youngest Player:  Alfredo Griffin (20)
Longest Tenure:  Buddy Bell (7)
Top Hitter:  Andre Thornton (6)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Waits (22)
Top Draft Pick:  Phil Lansford (#10)

Roster Continuity:  57.32%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10063.613--
Boston9964.6071.0
Milwaukee9369.5746.5
Baltimore9071.5599.0
Detroit8676.53113.5
Cleveland6990.43429.0
Toronto59102.36640.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Mike Paxton1978-04-081978W  8-5 vs KCASv 30000010009000--3010-51st career save
Dennis Kinney1978-04-091978L  5-4 vs KCA  12110000005000--10-01st career game
Rick Waits1978-04-171978W  6-0 vs TEXWSHO920002300030000--8223-18Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Dennis Kinney1978-04-231978W  10-7 @ BOSSv 11000020004000--40-11st career save
Rick Wise1978-05-101978W  6-1 vs SEAW 651103200024000--400156-141400th career game
Rick Waits1978-06-181978W  3-0 vs MILWSHO960002320034000--9426-25Complete game/Shutout
Dan Spillner1978-06-261978W  5-4 vs DETSv 2.10000050007000--19825-41Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Dan Spillner1978-07-011978L  9-3 @ TOR  0.12000000003000--20025-41200th career game
Mike Paxton1978-07-031978W  9-0 vs BALWSHO960002600034000--4516-9Complete game/Shutout
Mike Paxton1978-07-211978W  11-0 vs SEAWSHO920003610033000--4817-11Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Jim Kern1978-08-191978L  2-1 vs CHA  1.21000150007000--16927-26Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Mike Paxton1978-08-311978L  1-0 vs MILLCG931110700029000--5619-133-hitter


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