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Tuesday, August 15,1978

Tuesday, August 15,1978

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Boston Red Sox  2 California Angels  5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Frank Tanana Dennis Eckersley -- 41,144 2:23
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Minnesota Twins  9 Cleveland Indians  8 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Marshall Sid Monge Gary Serum 6,971 3:06
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Kansas City Royals  4 Detroit Tigers  2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dennis Leonard Kip Young Al Hrabosky 33,365 2:50
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Toronto Blue Jays  1 Milwaukee Brewers  9 box | pbp County Stadium Jerry Augustine Dave Lemanczyk -- 0 2:09
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 New York Yankees  6 Oakland Athletics  0 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Ron Guidry Rick Langford -- 13,862 2:06
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Baltimore Orioles  7 Seattle Mariners  4 box | pbp Kingdome Dennis Martinez Glenn Abbott Don Stanhouse 7,999 2:53
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Chicago White Sox  0 Texas Rangers  1 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jon Matlack Steve Stone -- 18,665 2:29
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Atlanta Braves  8 Chicago Cubs  12 box | pbp Wrigley Field Donnie Moore Rick Camp -- 18,497 2:51
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 San Francisco Giants  3 Montreal Expos  4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Hal Dues Charlie Williams -- 21,414 2:19
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 San Diego Padres  1 New York Mets  3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Craig Swan Randy Jones Skip Lockwood 9,956 2:02
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Los Angeles Dodgers  5 Philadelphia Phillies  4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Doug Rau Dick Ruthven Lance Rautzhan 38,386 2:07
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Cincinnati Reds  4 Pittsburgh Pirates  3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Doug Bair Ed Whitson -- 16,400 3:05
1978 reg season 1978-08-15 Houston Astros  5 St. Louis Cardinals  11 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Aurelio Lopez Floyd Bannister -- 12,606 2:39
13 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 118 74 44 .627 0.0 599 468 131 L2 29-30 45-14 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 7.0 515 445 70 W2 30-30 37-21 2 2 5 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 116 64 52 .552 9.0 536 458 78 L1 29-30 35-22 3 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 116 64 52 .552 9.0 585 495 90 W2 26-32 38-20 4 5 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 118 64 54 .542 10.0 465 513 -48 W1 31-31 33-23 5 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 117 53 64 .453 20.5 492 509 -17 L1 20-37 33-27 6 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 117 46 71 .393 27.5 466 568 -102 L1 16-40 30-31 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 116 64 52 .552 0.0 532 463 69 W1 25-34 39-18 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 121 66 55 .545 0.5 511 484 27 W1 29-32 37-23 2 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 116 59 57 .509 5.0 471 458 13 W6 23-34 36-23 3 8 13 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 122 61 61 .500 6.0 411 460 -49 L5 27-34 34-27 4 9 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 118 52 66 .441 13.0 510 522 -12 W1 27-38 25-28 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 117 47 70 .402 17.5 453 553 -100 L3 18-36 29-34 6 12 24 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 120 44 76 .367 22.0 475 625 -150 L1 19-38 25-38 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 115 63 52 .548 0.0 501 425 76 L2 22-34 41-18 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 117 61 56 .521 3.0 478 498 -20 W3 26-33 35-23 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 119 57 62 .479 8.0 487 437 50 W1 24-33 33-29 3 7 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 115 53 62 .461 10.0 442 481 -39 L1 23-37 30-25 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 118 49 69 .415 15.5 453 496 -43 W1 22-35 27-34 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 119 49 70 .412 16.0 412 473 -61 W1 22-38 27-32 6 12 23 -- 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 119 69 50 .580 0.0 541 425 116 W1 31-31 38-19 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 119 69 50 .580 0.0 481 430 51 L1 31-30 38-20 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 119 68 51 .571 1.0 521 497 24 W1 31-28 37-23 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 119 60 59 .504 9.0 432 447 -15 L1 22-39 38-20 4 6 14 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 117 55 62 .470 13.0 442 472 -30 L1 18-38 37-24 5 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 118 54 64 .458 14.5 445 554 -109 L4 22-37 32-27 6 10 19 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Rico Carty Oakland Athletics Hist Traded from Toronto Blue Jays to Oakland Athletics for Willie Horton and Phil Huffman
Willie Horton Toronto Blue Jays Hist Traded from Oakland Athletics with Phil Huffman to Toronto Blue Jays for Rico Carty
Phil Huffman Toronto Blue Jays Hist Traded from Oakland Athletics with Willie Horton to Toronto Blue Jays for Rico Carty
Biff Pocoroba Atlanta Braves Injury DL - Right shoulder
4 record(s)