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Wednesday June 14, 1978
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American League pitching statistics through games of Wednesday, June 14, 1978

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
Oakland         32  29  2.76   61   6  14   548   481  204  168   39  211  246
New York        35  24  3.12   59  11  15   531   496  211  184   37  166  263
Boston          42  19  3.41   61  18  14   546   570  234  207   52  165  221
Texas           30  28  3.46   58  18  12   523   500  225  201   39  168  261
Detroit         31  27  3.51   58  16  10   523   488  228  204   52  195  262
Kansas City     30  27  3.64   57  18  14   505   466  234  204   47  181  198
Baltimore       35  25  3.72   60  23  11   533   489  253  220   41  212  304
California      30  30  3.83   60  14  12   536   515  256  228   46  227  338
Chicago         28  30  3.84   58  10  15   504   488  236  215   41  205  252
Minnesota       24  35  3.88   59  11  11   533   542  264  230   40  200  267
Milwaukee       34  26  3.97   60  22   7   526   556  255  232   45  158  237
Cleveland       26  31  4.12   57  15  12   498   486  248  228   42  192  259
Seattle         19  44  4.54   63   7   9   567   607  325  286   59  233  244
Toronto         19  40  4.90   59  13   7   518   538  297  282   63  248  246

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ron Guidry (NY)       10   0  1.57  13  13   5   0   1  103   77   21   18    2   30   86
Jim Palmer (BAL)       9   4  1.86  15  15   7   0   5  111   85   29   23    4   34   55
Matt Keough (OAK)      4   4  2.00  13  13   1   0   0   77   56   24   17    2   33   46
Luis Tiant (BOS)       6   0  2.39  10   9   4   0   2   64   53   18   17    4   19   35
Paul Splittorff (KC)   8   5  2.41  15  15   7   0   1  119   95   37   32    9   23   28
Frank Tanana (CAL)     9   3  2.56  13  13   5   0   2  102   96   36   29    9   21   57
Dave Goltz (MIN)       3   4  2.64   8   8   2   0   0   61   59   19   18    3   24   32
J. Johnson (OAK)       4   3  2.64  14  13   3   0   2   78   64   25   23    7   34   31
Rick Langford (OAK)    1   3  2.71  16   6   0   0   0   63   56   22   19    5   24   23
Rick Waits (CLE)       3   7  2.74  13  12   7   0   1   85   71   32   26    4   26   44

 Baltimore             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Palmer             9   4  1.86  15  15   7   0   5  111   85   29   23    4   34   55
Mike Flanagan          9   4  2.86  15  15   9   0   1  113   85   37   36    6   38   76
Don Stanhouse          1   4  3.18  22   0   0  10   0   28   18   12   10    0   24   15
Scott McGregor         7   3  3.26  10   9   5   0   2   69   59   26   25    5   11   34
Nelson Briles          1   4  4.03   8   6   1   0   0   38   39   20   17    3   14   23
Dennis Martinez        5   3  5.07  16  15   1   0   0   98  111   62   55    8   40   51
Tippy Martinez         2   1  5.68  22   0   0   1   0   32   40   21   20    4   19   27
Joe Kerrigan           0   0  5.87   8   0   0   0   0   23   25   21   15    6   19    8
John Flinn             1   1  7.88   8   0   0   0   0    8   10    8    7    2    6    5
Tim Stoddard           0   1  8.76   7   0   0   0   0   12   17   17   12    3    7   10

 Boston                W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Reggie Cleveland       0   1  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    0    1    1    0    0    0    0
Dick Drago             2   1  1.93  14   0   0   6   0   23   19    6    5    2    7    9
Luis Tiant             6   0  2.39  10   9   4   0   2   64   53   18   17    4   19   35
Jim Wright             3   0  2.60   8   4   2   0   2   45   39   14   13    2    9   26
Bill Lee               7   3  2.82  13  13   5   0   1   93   95   41   29   10   27   22
Bob Stanley            4   1  3.35  19   0   0   3   0   46   51   17   17    1   14   12
Dennis Eckersley       6   2  3.54  13  13   3   0   1   97  106   41   38   14   26   40
Mike Torrez            9   2  3.71  13  13   3   0   1   95  104   44   39    8   32   41
Allen Ripley           1   4  4.88  10   9   1   0   0   52   60   31   28    7   16   15
Tom Burgmeier          1   1  5.40  17   0   0   3   0   17   20   10   10    2    9    8
Bill Campbell          3   4  6.46  11   0   0   2   0   15   22   11   11    2    6   13

 California            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Dyar Miller            2   0  2.20  15   0   0   0   0   41   39   11   10    2   21   13
Frank Tanana           9   3  2.56  13  13   5   0   2  102   96   36   29    9   21   57
Dave LaRoche           5   3  3.15  23   0   0   7   0   34   28   16   12    3   22   23
Paul Hartzell          1   4  3.43  27   0   0   5   0   45   42   18   17    4    6   24
Chris Knapp            6   5  3.98  13  13   3   0   0   84   82   39   37    9   25   46
Nolan Ryan             3   6  4.04  13  13   5   0   2  100   74   47   45    6   67  113
Tom Griffin            0   2  4.50  10   3   0   0   0   22   25   17   11    3   15    7
Don Aase               2   3  4.94  11  11   0   0   0   58   72   34   32    6   28   34
Ken Brett              2   4  6.39  13   7   1   0   1   49   57   38   35    4   22   21

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Rich Hinton            1   0  0.98   9   0   0   1   0   18   10    2    2    1    3    8
Jim Willoughby         0   4  2.59  27   0   0   7   0   42   33   13   12    1    6   17
Francisco Barrios      5   5  3.55  14  13   4   0   2   84   75   34   33    7   27   32
Steve Stone            5   4  3.59  12  12   2   0   1   83   76   37   33    5   36   49
Ron Schueler           2   1  3.63  11   2   0   0   0   35   28   14   14    5   11   22
Rich Wortham           1   2  3.79   3   3   0   0   0   19   26    9    8    0    7    9
Lerrin LaGrow          1   1  4.02  18   0   0   6   0   31   29   15   14    3   13   18
Wilbur Wood            6   5  4.43  15  15   3   0   0   91  104   50   45   10   38   38
Ken Kravec             5   4  4.45  10  10   0   0   0   61   55   31   30    6   31   43
Pablo Torrealba        2   4  5.27  16   3   1   1   1   41   52   31   24    3   33   16

 Cleveland             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Rick Waits             3   7  2.74  13  12   7   0   1   85   71   32   26    4   26   44
Sid Monge              2   1  3.14   7   2   0   1   0   29   20   15   10    1   15   12
Rick Wise              4   9  3.70  13  13   6   0   0   92   85   39   38    8   27   42
David Clyde            4   1  3.72   9   6   2   0   0   48   53   23   20    2   16   32
Rick Kreuger           0   0  3.86   6   0   0   0   0    9    6    4    4    1    3    7
Jim Kern               5   1  4.05  18   0   0   5   0   27   24   12   12    2   14   29
Mike Paxton            3   3  4.36  12   6   0   1   0   54   50   27   26    5   20   26
Dennis Kinney          0   2  4.42  18   0   0   5   0   39   37   21   19    3   14   19
Don Hood               3   3  4.67  12  12   0   0   0   71   78   38   37    7   34   30
Al Fitzmorris          0   1  6.28   7   0   0   0   0   14   19   10   10    3    7    5
Wayne Garland          2   3  7.89   6   6   0   0   0   30   43   27   26    6   16   13

 Detroit               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bruce Taylor           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0
John Hiller            5   3  2.38  21   0   0   7   0   45   31   15   12    4   14   41
Dave Rozema            2   2  2.39   7   7   2   0   1   49   38   13   13    4   14   18
Steve Baker            1   0  2.45   4   4   0   0   0   26   18    8    7    3   15   20
Mark Fidrych           2   0  2.45   3   3   2   0   0   22   17    6    6    1    5   10
Steve Foucault         1   4  2.49  14   0   0   3   0   25   36   13    7    1   10   12
Jim Crawford           1   2  2.92  14   0   0   0   0   25   21   12    8    2   13   12
Bob Sykes              3   3  3.35   7   7   3   0   2   48   48   18   18    7   15   28
Jack Billingham        5   4  3.76  12  12   2   0   0   81   77   37   34    7   32   22
Milt Wilcox            4   4  3.93  11   9   5   0   2   71   67   34   31    6   23   49
Jack Morris            1   2  4.17  10   3   0   0   0   37   29   18   17    5   16   15
Jim Slaton             6   3  4.77  13  13   2   0   0   89   98   50   47   11   38   34
Fernando Arroyo        0   0  8.31   2   0   0   0   0    4    8    4    4    1    0    1

 Kansas City           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Paul Splittorff        8   5  2.41  15  15   7   0   1  119   95   37   32    9   23   28
Al Hrabosky            1   2  2.45  22   0   0   7   0   26   15    7    7    2   12   22
Steve Mingori          1   1  2.66  17   0   0   4   0   20   18    8    6    1    6   11
Rich Gale              6   1  2.89   9   9   3   0   1   62   49   22   20    1   39   21
Marty Pattin           1   1  3.24  11   0   0   2   0   17   19    6    6    4    3    8
Larry Gura             3   1  3.35  12   5   0   0   0   51   42   22   19    4   17   14
Dennis Leonard         5   9  4.14  14  14   7   0   1  100  101   55   46   17   29   49
Jim Colborn            1   2  4.76   8   3   0   0   0   28   31   18   15    4   12    8
Andy Hassler           0   3  5.05   6   6   1   0   0   36   47   25   20    1   14   16
Doug Bird              3   2  5.40  19   1   0   1   0   35   35   22   21    3   16   20
Steve Busby            1   0 10.13   4   4   0   0   0   11   14   12   12    1   10    1

 Milwaukee             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bill Castro            2   0  0.61  10   0   0   2   0   15   10    1    1    0    1    5
Mike Caldwell          7   3  3.11  15  12   7   1   1  107   98   38   37    4   28   44
Lary Sorensen          8   4  3.25  14  14   8   0   0  114  105   45   41    6   28   42
Eduardo Rodriguez      0   3  3.68  15   1   0   1   0   29   36   14   12    3    8   14
Bob McClure            1   2  3.82  18   0   0   3   0   31   31   14   13    3   10   26
Bill Travers           3   2  4.39   7   7   1   0   1   41   45   24   20    5   14   15
Andy Replogle          3   1  4.50  11   7   1   0   0   50   67   28   25    9   20   16
Randy Stein            2   1  4.72  11   1   0   0   0   34   32   21   18    2   14   22
Moose Haas             2   2  5.40   4   4   2   0   0   25   24   16   15    5    6   26
Jerry Augustine        6   8  5.58  15  14   3   0   1   81  108   54   50    8   29   27

 Minnesota             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mike Marshall          1   5  2.63  15   0   0   8   0   24   14    8    7    1   12   20
Dave Goltz             3   4  2.64   8   8   2   0   0   61   59   19   18    3   24   32
Geoff Zahn             6   4  2.77  13  13   4   0   0   94   83   39   29    5   30   44
Gary Serum             3   2  3.34  14   7   1   0   0   62   60   26   23    5   12   29
Mac Scarce             1   1  3.64  14   0   0   0   0   30   29   13   12    4   12   17
Greg Thayer            1   1  3.92  16   0   0   0   0   39   36   17   17    4   25   27
Roger Erickson         7   4  4.50  16  16   3   0   0  104  115   59   52    6   39   43
Paul Thormodsgard      1   6  5.05  12  12   1   0   0   66   81   40   37    7   17   23
Tom Johnson            1   4  5.17  16   0   0   3   0   31   40   20   18    2   14   21
Pete Redfern           0   2  6.52   3   2   0   0   0   10   10   12    7    2    6    4
Dave Johnson           0   2  7.50   6   1   0   0   0   12   15   11   10    1    9    7

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ron Guidry            10   0  1.57  13  13   5   0   1  103   77   21   18    2   30   86
Rich Gossage           3   6  1.60  23   0   0   9   0   51   27   13    9    6   15   41
Jim Beattie            2   1  2.98   9   7   0   0   0   42   41   16   14    3   24   13
Ed Figueroa            7   4  3.23  13  13   4   0   0  100  103   42   36    7   23   38
Rawly Eastwick         2   1  3.28   8   0   0   0   0   25   22    9    9    2    4   13
Don Gullett            0   0  3.38   2   2   0   0   0    5    6    3    2    1    4    5
Ken Clay               1   3  3.73  13   2   0   0   0   31   39   15   13    0    7   13
Andy Messersmith       0   1  3.75   3   3   0   0   0   12   10   10    5    4    6    7
Sparky Lyle            4   1  4.04  22   0   0   6   0   49   56   24   22    3   14   12
Ken Holtzman           1   0  4.08   5   3   0   0   0   18   21    8    8    2    9    3
Dick Tidrow            3   4  4.21  11  11   2   0   0   68   71   34   32    2   21   18
Catfish Hunter         2   3  5.47   5   5   0   0   0   26   23   16   16    5    9   14

 Oakland               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Joe Coleman            3   0  1.37  10   0   0   0   0   20   12    3    3    1    5    4
Bob Lacey              5   2  1.90  33   0   0   3   0   47   36   13   10    2   17   22
Matt Keough            4   4  2.00  13  13   1   0   0   77   56   24   17    2   33   46
Mike Morgan            0   1  2.00   1   1   1   0   0    9   10    3    2    1    5    0
Steve Renko            1   2  2.13   7   5   0   0   0   38   37   10    9    0   13   18
Elias Sosa             4   2  2.58  29   0   0   9   0   45   43   16   13    4   17   25
John Henry Johnson     4   3  2.64  14  13   3   0   2   78   64   25   23    7   34   31
Rick Langford          1   3  2.71  16   6   0   0   0   63   56   22   19    5   24   23
Dave Heaverlo          2   2  3.59  24   0   0   2   0   58   55   27   23    7   22   25
Alan Wirth             2   4  3.67  10  10   0   0   0   42   37   19   17    3   22   14
Pete Broberg           6   6  4.04  13  13   1   0   0   71   75   42   32    7   19   38

 Seattle               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Steve Burke            0   1  3.49  18   0   0   0   0   49   46   22   19    2   24   16
Paul Mitchell          2   6  3.50  11  11   2   0   1   64   67   30   25    7   25   30
Rick Honeycutt         2   4  3.56   9   8   1   0   0   48   44   23   19    3   22   14
Enrique Romo           3   2  3.77  24   0   0   5   0   45   37   19   19    3   23   24
Shane Rawley           3   5  3.91  26   1   0   3   0   53   58   28   23    4   22   38
Tom House              4   4  4.16  15   8   3   0   0   67   79   36   31    4   10   18
Jim Todd               0   3  4.73  17   2   0   1   0   40   36   24   21    3   24   15
Mike Parrott           0   0  4.91   2   2   0   0   0   11   13    6    6    2    1    3
Glenn Abbott           1   4  4.97   8   8   0   0   0   38   49   22   21    7   14   13
Dick Pole              4   7  5.58  13  13   1   0   0   71   83   53   44   10   28   32
John Montague          0   2  5.64  11   0   0   0   0   30   39   20   19    2   16    7
Byron McLaughlin       0   3  5.79   8   7   0   0   0   37   40   26   24    7   19   34
Jim Colborn            0   3 10.66   3   3   0   0   0   13   16   16   15    5    5    0

 Texas                 W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Steve Comer            3   1  1.15   9   0   0   1   0   16   18    2    2    0    6    8
Reggie Cleveland       1   2  2.03  17   0   0   6   0   27   20    8    6    1    6   18
Paul Lindblad          1   0  2.13   8   0   0   2   0   13    8    3    3    2    6    7
Roger Moret            0   0  2.77   6   1   0   1   0   13   17    4    4    1    2    4
Jon Matlack            5   7  2.86  13  13   6   0   0  101  107   41   32    5   25   58
Fergie Jenkins         6   3  3.09  13   9   5   0   0   87   77   32   30    5   12   49
Dock Ellis             5   2  3.45  11  11   3   0   0   73   54   32   28    6   28   20
Len Barker             1   2  3.86   8   0   0   1   0   12   11    7    5    2    8    7
Doyle Alexander        5   4  4.03  12  12   3   0   1   83   86   39   37    9   34   37
Doc Medich             1   2  4.78   9   4   0   1   0   43   40   24   23    1   21   19
Jim Umbarger           2   5  4.98  13   8   1   0   0   56   62   33   31    7   20   34

 Toronto               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Joe Coleman            0   0  3.07   8   0   0   0   0   15   16    6    5    1    7    8
Don Kirkwood           1   0  3.43   6   1   0   0   0   21   22    9    8    1    7   11
Tom Underwood          2   7  3.70  12  12   4   0   1   75   72   35   31    9   37   57
Dave Wallace           0   0  3.86   6   0   0   0   0   14   12    6    6    1   11    7
Tom Murphy             2   4  3.96  21   0   0   4   0   36   30   16   16    4   15   15
Jesse Jefferson        4   6  3.98  12  11   5   0   1   84   72   39   37   12   36   29
Balor Moore            2   1  4.38  16   1   0   0   0   37   42   19   18    4   18   17
Jim Clancy             4   5  4.40  12  11   2   0   0   74   76   39   36    6   40   36
Mike Willis            1   2  5.25  20   0   0   3   0   36   34   22   21    5   16   20
Jerry Garvin           2   6  6.89  12  12   1   0   0   65   90   51   50    9   27   28
Dave Lemanczyk         1   9  7.97  12  11   1   0   0   61   72   55   54   11   34   18

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League Leaders

Wins:

  R. Guidry (NY)           10
  M. Flanagan (BAL)         9
  J. Palmer (BAL)           9
  F. Tanana (CAL)           9
  M. Torrez (BOS)           9
  L. Sorensen (MIL)         8
  P. Splittorff (KC)        8
  M. Caldwell (MIL)         7
  R. Erickson (MIN)         7
  E. Figueroa (NY)          7

Losses:

  D. Lemanczyk (TOR)        9
  D. Leonard (KC)           9
  R. Wise (CLE)             9
  J. Augustine (MIL)        8
  J. Matlack (TEX)          7
  D. Pole (SEA)             7
  T. Underwood (TOR)        7
  R. Waits (CLE)            7
  P. Broberg (OAK)          6
  J. Garvin (TOR)           6

Complete Games:

  M. Flanagan (BAL)         9
  L. Sorensen (MIL)         8
  M. Caldwell (MIL)         7
  D. Leonard (KC)           7
  J. Palmer (BAL)           7
  P. Splittorff (KC)        7
  R. Waits (CLE)            7
  J. Matlack (TEX)          6
  R. Wise (CLE)             6
  R. Guidry (NY)            5

Saves:

  D. Stanhouse (BAL)       10
  R. Gossage (NY)           9
  E. Sosa (OAK)             9
  M. Marshall (MIN)         8
  J. Hiller (DET)           7
  A. Hrabosky (KC)          7
  D. LaRoche (CAL)          7
  J. Willoughby (CHI)       7
  R. Cleveland (TEX)        6
  D. Drago (BOS)            6

Shutouts:

  J. Palmer (BAL)           5
  F. Barrios (CHI)          2
  J. Johnson (OAK)          2
  S. McGregor (BAL)         2
  N. Ryan (CAL)             2
  B. Sykes (DET)            2
  F. Tanana (CAL)           2
  L. Tiant (BOS)            2
  M. Wilcox (DET)           2
  J. Wright (BOS)           2

Innings Pitched:

  P. Splittorff (KC)    119.1
  L. Sorensen (MIL)     113.2
  M. Flanagan (BAL)     113.1
  J. Palmer (BAL)       111.1
  M. Caldwell (MIL)     107.0
  R. Erickson (MIN)     104.0
  R. Guidry (NY)        103.0
  F. Tanana (CAL)       102.0
  J. Matlack (TEX)      100.2
  E. Figueroa (NY)      100.1

Hits:

  R. Erickson (MIN)       115
  D. Martinez (BAL)       111
  J. Augustine (MIL)      108
  J. Matlack (TEX)        107
  D. Eckersley (BOS)      106
  L. Sorensen (MIL)       105
  M. Torrez (BOS)         104
  W. Wood (CHI)           104
  E. Figueroa (NY)        103
  D. Leonard (KC)         101

Runs:

  D. Martinez (BAL)        62
  R. Erickson (MIN)        59
  D. Lemanczyk (TOR)       55
  D. Leonard (KC)          55
  J. Augustine (MIL)       54
  D. Pole (SEA)            53
  J. Garvin (TOR)          51
  J. Slaton (DET)          50
  W. Wood (CHI)            50
  N. Ryan (CAL)            47

Home Runs:

  D. Leonard (KC)          17
  D. Eckersley (BOS)       14
  J. Jefferson (TOR)       12
  D. Lemanczyk (TOR)       11
  J. Slaton (DET)          11
  B. Lee (BOS)             10
  D. Pole (SEA)            10
  W. Wood (CHI)            10
  D. Alexander (TEX)        9
  J. Colborn (SEA)          9

Walks:

  N. Ryan (CAL)            67
  J. Clancy (TOR)          40
  D. Martinez (BAL)        40
  R. Erickson (MIN)        39
  R. Gale (KC)             39
  M. Flanagan (BAL)        38
  J. Slaton (DET)          38
  W. Wood (CHI)            38
  T. Underwood (TOR)       37
  J. Jefferson (TOR)       36

Strikeouts:

  N. Ryan (CAL)           113
  R. Guidry (NY)           86
  M. Flanagan (BAL)        76
  J. Matlack (TEX)         58
  F. Tanana (CAL)          57
  T. Underwood (TOR)       57
  J. Palmer (BAL)          55
  D. Martinez (BAL)        51
  F. Jenkins (TEX)         49
  D. Leonard (KC)          49


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