Baseball on Wednesday, April 26, 1978

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Seattle Mariners5California Angels4BoxDick Pole (2-3)Ken Brett (1-1)CAL  D Baylor (6)  SEA  L Stanton (1)Rick Miller (21.7)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox7BoxWilbur Wood (1-3)Jim Crawford (1-2)CHA  E Soderholm (3)Eric Soderholm (50.5)
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals1BoxTom Murphy (2-0)Paul Splittorff (4-1)TOR  R Howell (2), J Mayberry (3)Roy Howell (32.9)
Boston Red Sox4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMike Caldwell (1-0)Mike Torrez (2-1)MIL  C Cooper (6), C Moore (1)Charlie Moore (19.1)
Minnesota Twins8Oakland Athletics9BoxJoe Coleman (2-0)Tom Johnson (1-4)MIN  D Ford (4)  OAK  M Page (1)Mitchell Page (76.4)
Cleveland Indians0Texas Rangers3BoxDoyle Alexander (1-1)Rick Wise (1-3)TEX  M Hargrove (3), R Zisk (6)Mike Hargrove (17.3)
San Francisco Giants1Atlanta Braves6BoxPreston Hanna (2-0)Bob Knepper (2-1)SFN  B Madlock (1)Cito Gaston (8.6)
Los Angeles Dodgers14Cincinnati Reds4BoxDoug Rau (3-0)Tom Seaver (0-2)CIN  J Morgan (4)  LAN  D Lopes (3), B Russell (1), R Smith (3)Bill Russell (15.3)
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros1BoxGaylord Perry (2-0)J.R. Richard (1-2)NoneOzzie Smith (20.0)
St. Louis Cardinals12Montreal Expos2BoxJohn Denny (2-0)Wayne Twitchell (1-2)SLN  J Dwyer (1), K Reitz (2)Lou Brock (13.6)
Pittsburgh Pirates1New York Mets0BoxBert Blyleven (1-1)Bob Myrick (0-2)PIT  E Ott (1)Ed Ott (27.0)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRick Reuschel (3-2)Steve Carlton (1-3)CHN  B Murcer (1)  PHI  M Schmidt (4)Bobby Murcer (33.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers114.733--84666-25-2L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox116.6471.0110883-48-2L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers98.5293.0109843-76-1W1Game Log
New York Yankees88.5003.557593-55-3W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians78.4674.076674-63-2L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays611.3536.061832-44-7W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles511.3126.561971-64-5L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics143.824--63376-28-1W8Game Log
Kansas City Royals114.7332.060476-35-1L2Game Log
California Angels116.6473.062495-26-4L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox69.4007.064681-65-3W1Game Log
Texas Rangers510.3338.053761-64-4W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners715.3189.5751074-73-8W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins614.3009.592994-82-6L9Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates97.562--70764-55-2W6Game Log
Montreal Expos97.562--69673-46-3L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs98.5290.559714-55-3W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies77.5001.069513-44-3L1Game Log
New York Mets910.4741.551555-44-6L4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals711.3893.084823-64-5W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers125.706--105676-26-3W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds117.6111.596795-46-3L2Game Log
Houston Astros910.4744.074873-76-3L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants79.4374.553553-44-5L4Game Log
San Diego Padres79.4374.552593-54-4W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves511.3126.541742-73-4W2Game Log

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