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Saturday, April 8,1978

Saturday, April 8,1978

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Oakland Athletics 4 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Bob Lacey Paul Hartzell Dave Heaverlo 18,131 3:04
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Boston Red Sox 5 Chicago White Sox 6 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Pablo Torrealba Bill Campbell Lerrin LaGrow 11,832 2:36
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Kansas City Royals 5 Cleveland Indians 8 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Wayne Garland Dennis Leonard Mike Paxton 52,433 2:18
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jerry Garvin Jim Slaton Mike Willis 12,413 2:29
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Baltimore Orioles 3 Milwaukee Brewers 16 box | pbp County Stadium Moose Haas Dennis Martinez -- 6,470 2:54
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Minnesota Twins 8 Seattle Mariners 2 box | pbp Kingdome Paul Thormodsgard Paul Mitchell -- 12,896 2:16
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 New York Yankees 1 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jon Matlack Rich Gossage -- 40,078 2:11
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Tommy John Dick Ruthven Terry Forster 11,265 2:36
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Houston Astros 1 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Cinergy Field Fred Norman Joaquin Andujar Doug Bair 17,958 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Montreal Expos 5 New York Mets 6 box | pbp Shea Stadium Mardie Cornejo Stan Bahnsen -- 7,259 2:50
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 St. Louis Cardinals 0 Philadelphia Phillies 7 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Larry Christenson Eric Rasmussen -- 24,441 2:13
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 Chicago Cubs 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jim Bibby Bruce Sutter -- 9,387 2:44
1978 reg season 1978-04-08 San Diego Padres 0 San Francisco Giants 6 box | pbp Candlestick Park Jim Barr Bob Shirley -- 10,726 2:06
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 1 1 0 1.000 0.0 8 5 3 W1 0-0 1-0 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.5 27 6 21 W2 0-0 2-0 2 4 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 0.5 8 7 1 L1 0-0 1-1 3 10 15 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 0.5 7 8 -1 W1 1-1 0-0 4 6 17 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 1.5 6 27 -21 L2 0-2 0-0 5 14 25 -- dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 1.5 10 12 -2 L2 0-2 0-0 6 13 24 -- dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 1 0 1 .000 1.0 1 2 -1 L1 0-1 0-0 7 11 19 -- Won World Series (Dodgers)
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 12 10 2 W2 0-0 2-0 1 1 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 1 1 0 1.000 0.5 2 1 1 W1 0-0 1-0 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 4 2 2 .500 1.0 18 15 3 W1 2-2 0-0 3 9 10 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 4 3 1 W1 1-1 0-0 4 8 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 4 2 2 .500 1.0 15 18 -3 L1 0-0 2-2 5 7 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 3 4 -1 L1 0-0 1-1 6 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 1 0 1 .000 1.5 5 8 -3 L1 0-1 0-0 7 12 21 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 9 6 3 W2 0-0 2-0 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 5 3 2 W2 0-0 2-0 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 8 5 3 W1 0-0 1-1 3 7 18 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 5 8 -3 L1 1-1 0-0 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 3 5 -2 L2 0-2 0-0 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 6 9 -3 L2 0-2 0-0 6 9 20 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 3 3 0 1.000 0.0 18 14 4 W3 0-0 3-0 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.5 19 6 13 W2 2-0 0-0 2 3 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.5 3 8 -5 L1 1-1 0-0 3 6 9 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.5 8 3 5 W1 0-0 1-1 4 5 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.5 6 19 -13 L2 0-0 0-2 5 12 26 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 3 0 3 .000 3.0 14 18 -4 L3 0-3 0-0 6 10 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)