Baseball on Sunday, April 16, 1978

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Milwaukee Brewers5Baltimore Orioles7Box G1Nelson Briles (1-1)Moose Haas (2-1)BAL  L Harlow (1), L May 2 (2)  MIL  C Cooper (4)Lee May (28.5)
Milwaukee Brewers9Baltimore Orioles2Box G2Andy Replogle (1-0)Scott McGregor (0-2)BAL  L Harlow (2)  MIL  D Davis (1), L Hisle (4), G Thomas (4)Gorman Thomas (19.2)
Texas Rangers6Boston Red Sox8BoxBob Stanley (1-0)Jim Umbarger (0-1)NoneBump Wills (32.2)
Cleveland Indians1Kansas City Royals2BoxDennis Leonard (2-1)Wayne Garland (1-2)NoneClint Hurdle (37.0)
Seattle Mariners8Minnesota Twins5Box G1Dick Pole (1-2)Roger Erickson (2-1)MIN  R Carew (2)Bob Stinson (20.6)
Seattle Mariners7Minnesota Twins2Box G2Tom House (1-2)Dave Johnson (0-1)SEA  B Stinson (1)Bob Stinson (27.0)
Chicago White Sox0New York Yankees3BoxDick Tidrow (1-1)Ken Kravec (1-1)NoneChris Chambliss (8.8)
California Angels2Oakland Athletics1BoxDave LaRoche (2-0)Dave Heaverlo (2-1)CAL  D Baylor (3)  OAK  D Revering (1)Rick Miller (34.8)
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim Crawford (1-0)Jim Clancy (0-1)DET  S Kemp (1)  TOR  J Mayberry (2)Jason Thompson (22.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs5BoxRick Reuschel (2-1)Don Robinson (0-1)NoneIvan DeJesus (20.3)
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros4BoxTom Dixon (1-0)Manny Sarmiento (1-1)HOU  A Howe (3)Bob Watson (47.9)
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxRick Rhoden (2-0)Phil Niekro (0-3)NoneSteve Garvey (25.3)
New York Mets1Montreal Expos4BoxRoss Grimsley (2-0)Jerry Koosman (1-2)MON  D Cash (1), A Dawson (2)Andre Dawson (16.0)
San Francisco Giants8San Diego Padres4BoxBob Knepper (1-0)Bob Owchinko (0-1)SDN  J Turner (1)  SFN  W McCovey (2)Willie McCovey (19.9)
Philadelphia Phillies0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBob Forsch (3-0)Randy Lerch (1-1)NoneRoger Freed (27.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers62.750--43314-12-1W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers63.6670.573421-35-0W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox53.6251.050342-33-0W4Game Log
New York Yankees44.5002.029261-43-0W3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles36.3333.537680-53-1L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians25.2863.527310-32-2L4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays26.2504.036481-41-2L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals61.857--30231-15-0W6Game Log
California Angels63.6671.023221-15-2W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics63.6671.019131-25-1L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox44.5002.530340-34-1L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins67.4623.066604-52-2L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners49.3085.050632-62-3W2Game Log
Texas Rangers26.2504.526440-32-3L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies43.571--34262-12-2L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals54.5561.040351-24-2W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs54.5561.035363-32-1W1Game Log
New York Mets55.5001.532341-24-3L2Game Log
Montreal Expos44.5000.534292-32-1W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates36.3332.034491-52-1L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers62.750--54254-22-0W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds73.7001.060431-26-1L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants53.6251.038353-22-1W2Game Log
Houston Astros46.4003.045540-44-2W2Game Log
San Diego Padres25.2863.524362-30-2L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves16.1434.521490-21-4L3Game Log

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