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Thursday, August 3,1978

Thursday, August 3,1978

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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 1978-08-03 Milwaukee Brewers 2 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez Jerry Augustine -- 9,654 2:33
1978 reg season 1978-08-03 Oakland Athletics 1 California Angels 8 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Paul Hartzell Steve Renko -- 15,792 2:06
1978 reg season 1978-08-03 Chicago White Sox 4 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Bob Sykes Lerrin LaGrow -- 11,257 3:01
1978 reg season 1978-08-03 Boston Red Sox 8 New York Yankees 1 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mike Torrez Jim Beattie -- 53,379 2:15
1978 reg season 1978-08-03 Minnesota Twins 5 Seattle Mariners 6 box | pbp Kingdome Enrique Romo Mike Marshall -- 9,471 2:38
1978 reg season 1978-08-03 St. Louis Cardinals 2 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Donnie Moore Pete Vuckovich -- 21,596 2:29
1978 reg season 1978-08-03 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Randy Moffitt Terry Forster -- 42,084 2:28
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 106 67 39 .632 0.0 541 417 124 W2 27-28 40-11 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 104 60 44 .577 6.0 540 434 106 L1 24-26 36-18 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 106 59 47 .557 8.0 436 481 -45 W1 29-27 30-20 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 107 59 48 .551 8.5 472 423 49 L2 27-28 32-20 4 5 8 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 106 57 49 .538 10.0 472 429 43 W2 27-29 30-20 5 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 105 51 54 .486 15.5 448 443 5 W3 19-32 32-22 6 9 15 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 106 39 67 .368 28.0 414 518 -104 L1 15-37 24-30 7 13 25 -- 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 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 104 58 46 .558 0.0 475 409 66 L3 22-30 36-16 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 109 58 51 .532 2.5 451 447 4 W2 25-29 33-22 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 4.5 379 412 -33 L2 26-30 30-23 3 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 105 49 56 .467 9.5 417 431 -14 L5 18-33 31-23 4 10 18 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 104 45 59 .433 13.0 455 466 -11 L3 25-34 20-25 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 105 45 60 .429 13.5 426 478 -52 L1 17-28 28-32 6 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 108 39 69 .361 21.0 434 572 -138 W3 16-34 23-35 7 14 26 -- 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 East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 102 56 46 .549 0.0 443 383 60 W1 18-30 38-16 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 105 54 51 .514 3.5 418 444 -26 W3 25-31 29-20 2 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 102 49 53 .480 7.0 395 415 -20 W1 21-32 28-21 3 7 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 109 51 58 .468 8.5 452 403 49 L1 22-31 29-27 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 109 46 63 .422 13.5 424 460 -36 L1 20-32 26-31 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 107 40 67 .374 18.5 358 436 -78 L6 19-38 21-29 6 12 24 -- 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 San Francisco Giants franchise | log 109 65 44 .596 0.0 452 386 66 W2 29-27 36-17 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 107 63 44 .589 1.0 474 449 25 W1 29-24 34-20 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 108 61 47 .565 3.5 495 400 95 L5 28-30 33-17 3 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 108 56 52 .519 8.5 401 414 -13 W9 21-33 35-19 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 106 49 57 .462 14.5 403 487 -84 L1 19-32 30-25 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 106 49 57 .462 14.5 399 437 -38 L1 14-34 35-23 6 9 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • 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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jamie Quirk Kansas City Royals Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Kansas City Royals for Gerald Ako
Nelson Briles Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
John Hiller Detroit Tigers Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)