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Saturday, September 2,1978

Saturday, September 2,1978

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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 1978-09-02 Chicago White Sox 4 Baltimore Orioles 9 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez Ken Kravec -- 0 2:23
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Chicago White Sox 0 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dave Ford Jack Kucek Tippy Martinez 10,696 2:09
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Oakland Athletics 4 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Rick Langford Mike Torrez Dave Heaverlo 33,051 2:36
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Detroit Tigers 3 Kansas City Royals 8 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Paul Splittorff Jim Slaton -- 34,004 2:14
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Texas Rangers 6 Milwaukee Brewers 10 box | pbp County Stadium Bill Castro Len Barker -- 17,795 2:46
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Cleveland Indians 1 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Goltz Paul Reuschel Mike Marshall 6,775 2:06
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Seattle Mariners 2 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ed Figueroa Jim Colborn -- 18,530 2:16
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 California Angels 2 Toronto Blue Jays 0 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Frank Tanana Jim Clancy -- 21,099 2:04
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Houston Astros 8 Chicago Cubs 5 box | pbp Wrigley Field Joaquin Andujar Bruce Sutter Joe Sambito 24,064 3:02
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 New York Mets 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Burt Hooton Mike Bruhert -- 0 1:58
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 New York Mets 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Dale Murray Charlie Hough -- 49,818 2:34
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Atlanta Braves 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Grant Jackson Rick Camp -- 9,580 3:07
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Montreal Expos 3 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Scott Sanderson Mickey Lolich Mike Garman 18,142 2:27
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Philadelphia Phillies 3 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Larry Christenson Gary Lavelle -- 27,457 2:40
1978 reg season 1978-09-02 Cincinnati Reds 6 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Pedro Borbon Mark Littell Doug Bair 20,336 3:35
15 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 134 84 50 .627 0.0 679 534 145 L3 33-33 51-17 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 133 78 55 .586 5.5 583 488 95 W1 35-33 43-22 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 135 77 58 .570 7.5 686 563 123 W1 30-35 47-23 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 136 76 60 .559 9.0 554 562 -8 W4 34-35 42-25 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 134 74 60 .552 10.0 612 531 81 L1 33-33 41-27 5 5 7 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 134 58 76 .433 26.0 554 586 -32 L1 23-45 35-31 6 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 137 55 82 .401 30.5 532 652 -120 L2 21-48 34-34 7 13 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 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 133 72 61 .541 0.0 602 533 69 W1 28-40 44-21 1 6 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 135 72 63 .533 1.0 551 539 12 W2 31-37 41-26 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 132 66 66 .500 5.5 533 519 14 L1 27-39 39-27 3 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 136 64 72 .471 9.5 454 534 -80 W2 29-39 35-33 4 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 135 59 76 .437 14.0 567 593 -26 W1 29-41 30-35 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 135 56 79 .415 17.0 516 625 -109 L5 23-43 33-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 133 50 83 .376 22.0 526 690 -164 L1 20-44 30-39 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 132 72 60 .545 0.0 579 491 88 W1 28-37 44-23 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 133 69 64 .519 3.5 533 529 4 W6 29-39 40-25 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 133 67 66 .504 5.5 543 580 -37 L1 29-39 38-27 3 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 136 63 73 .463 11.0 526 500 26 W2 28-39 35-34 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 135 58 77 .430 15.5 503 552 -49 L3 28-40 30-37 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 135 54 81 .400 19.5 507 561 -54 W1 26-40 28-41 6 12 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 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 136 81 55 .596 0.0 610 485 125 L1 36-33 45-22 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 135 78 57 .578 2.5 538 480 58 L1 36-33 42-24 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 135 74 61 .548 6.5 590 585 5 W3 36-31 38-30 3 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 137 70 67 .511 11.5 500 508 -8 L2 29-40 41-27 4 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 134 63 71 .470 17.0 520 547 -27 W1 20-45 43-26 5 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 135 59 76 .437 21.5 507 638 -131 L3 24-43 35-33 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Dan Warthen Houston Astros Hist Traded from Philadelphia Phillies to Houston Astros for Dan Larson
Dan Larson Philadelphia Phillies Hist Traded from Houston Astros to Philadelphia Phillies for Dan Warthen
2 record(s)