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Baseball on Tuesday, May 09, 1978

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox4BoxDennis Eckersley (2-1)Jim Colborn (1-2)BOS  J Rice (10)  KCA  A Otis (4)Amos Otis (17.7)
Seattle Mariners4Cleveland Indians5BoxJim Kern (3-1)Shane Rawley (0-2)NonePaul Dade (39.9)
California Angels7Detroit Tigers5BoxDave LaRoche (3-0)Steve Foucault (0-2)CAL  D Baylor (9), T Solaita (1)  DET  J Wockenfuss (1)Ron Fairly (45.3)
Texas Rangers7Milwaukee Brewers1BoxFergie Jenkins (3-1)Mike Caldwell (2-2)MIL  S Lezcano (4)  TEX  A Oliver (3)Al Oliver (20.7)
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees3BoxCatfish Hunter (2-3)Paul Thormodsgard (1-4)NYA  R Jackson (6), G Nettles (4)Jim Spencer (10.1)
Oakland Athletics0Toronto Blue Jays4BoxTom Underwood (1-3)Pete Broberg (4-1)NoneRick Bosetti (16.1)
Montreal Expos2Atlanta Braves3Box G1Dave Campbell (2-1)Bill Atkinson (1-1)MON  A Dawson (6)Jerry Royster (35.6)
Montreal Expos7Atlanta Braves6Box G2Bill Atkinson (2-1)Eddie Solomon (1-2)ATL  J Burroughs (3)  MON  G Carter (4)Gary Carter (89.5)
New York Mets6Cincinnati Reds7BoxDoug Bair (1-0)Skip Lockwood (1-2)CIN  D Driessen (6), G Foster (5)George Foster (53.1)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDoug Rau (5-0)Eric Rasmussen (2-4)LAN  R Smith (6)  SLN  K Reitz (4)Rick Monday (12.8)
Houston Astros5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJ.R. Richard (2-3)Larry Christenson (2-3)HOU  C Cedeno (4)  PHI  B McBride (1)Cesar Cedeno (24.5)
Chicago Cubs8San Diego Padres5BoxWoodie Fryman (1-3)Bob Shirley (0-4)CHN  L Cox (1)  SDN  G Tenace 2 (2)Larry Cox (30.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Francisco Giants3BoxJohn Curtis (1-1)Kent Tekulve (2-1)NoneSteve Brye (32.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers177.708--1309212-45-3L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1910.6552.51711293-716-3W7Game Log
New York Yankees1610.6152.098905-611-4W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1214.4626.01441283-109-4L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1114.4406.51101177-124-2W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1015.4007.51081465-75-8L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays918.3339.5981404-115-7W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics198.704--91706-313-5L3Game Log
California Angels189.6671.0121916-212-7W4Game Log
Kansas City Royals1512.5564.01171127-108-2L2Game Log
Texas Rangers1212.5005.589984-88-4W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1121.34410.51181524-97-12L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1020.33310.51391477-123-8L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox716.30410.0861082-105-6L4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies149.609--130884-510-4L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1511.5771.51241048-87-3W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1313.5002.51091194-69-7L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1313.5002.5911107-66-7W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1216.4294.51111043-79-9L1Game Log
New York Mets1218.4005.51021247-105-8L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1710.630--1459610-77-3W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1712.5861.01591447-510-7W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1511.5771.5858510-65-5W4Game Log
Houston Astros1115.4235.5921144-107-5W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1116.4076.0861192-79-9L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1016.3856.5841116-114-5L3Game Log

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