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Saturday August 12, 1978
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Sports headlines for Saturday August 12, 1978:




Today's baseball transactions:

   • White Sox placed Chet Lemon on the disabled list




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   1978 MLB team and player statistics as of this date:

   American League Batting / American League Pitching            MLB standings as of this date
   National League Batting / National League Pitching

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New York Yankees (65-50) 4 11 1 7
Baltimore Orioles (62-53) 6 10 0 9
Win: Mike Flanagan (15-10)   Loss: Jim Beattie (2-7)   Save: Don Stanhouse (17)
T: 2:53   Att: 32,153 at Memorial Stadium Boxscore

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Milwaukee Brewers (62-50) 1 6 1 5
Boston Red Sox (72-42) 3 7 0 7
Win: Jim Wright (7-2)   Loss: Bill Travers (7-7)
1st game of doubleheader T: 2:14   Att: 33,092 at Fenway Park Boxscore

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Milwaukee Brewers (62-51) 4 11 2 7
Boston Red Sox (73-42) 11 14 2 6
Win: Bob Stanley (9-1)   Loss: Mike Caldwell (14-7)
2nd game of doubleheader T: 2:25   Att: 27,030 at Fenway Park Boxscore

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Detroit Tigers (62-51) 3 8 0 9
Chicago White Sox (47-67) 6 12 2 14
Win: Ken Kravec (8-11)   Loss: Jim Slaton (12-9)   Save: Lerrin LaGrow (10)
T: 2:48   Att: 20,128 at Comiskey Park Boxscore

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Texas Rangers (55-57) 6 10 0 5
Cleveland Indians (52-61) 1 10 1 6
Win: Doyle Alexander (7-8)   Loss: David Clyde (5-7)
T: 2:21   Att: 13,783 at Municipal Stadium Boxscore

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Oakland A's (61-58) 3 7 2 4
Minnesota Twins (49-65) 6 14 4 10
Win: Stan Perzanowski (2-3)   Loss: Steve Renko (6-7)   Save: Mike Marshall (16)
T: 2:31   Att: 11,740 at Metropolitan Stadium Boxscore

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California Angels (65-53) 7 12 0 7
Seattle Mariners (42-75) 5 10 1 7
Win: Dave LaRoche (9-5)   Loss: Jim Todd (2-4)
1st game of doubleheader T: 2:49 Boxscore

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California Angels (65-54) 3 8 1 7
Seattle Mariners (43-75) 5 8 0 5
Win: Paul Mitchell (6-11)   Loss: Chris Knapp (11-7)   Save: Mike Parrott (1)
2nd game of doubleheader T: 2:24   Att: 15,833 at The Kingdome Boxscore

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Kansas City Royals (63-50) 2 8 0 9
Toronto Blue Jays (45-70) 5 12 0 11
Win: Jim Clancy (9-9)   Loss: Paul Splittorff (13-10)
T: 2:38   Att: 23,132 at Exhibition Stadium Boxscore

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Atlanta Braves (54-61) 2 4 1 6
Houston Astros (53-61) 5 12 1 7
Win: J.R. Richard (12-10)   Loss: Phil Niekro (14-12)
T: 2:00   Att: 25,023 at The Astrodome Boxscore

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San Francisco Giants (68-49) 3 7 1 6
Los Angeles Dodgers (68-49) 2 7 1 7
Win: Bob Knepper (12-9)   Loss: Tommy John (13-9)
T: 2:22   Att: 52,294 at Dodger Stadium Boxscore

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Chicago Cubs (58-56) 3 7 1 11
Montreal Expos (56-61) 4 12 0 10
Win: Stan Bahnsen (1-4)   Loss: Donnie Moore (7-5)
T: 4:00   Att: 26,767 at Olympic Stadium Boxscore

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St. Louis Cardinals (47-69) 5 9 2 7
New York Mets (48-68) 1 1 1 4
Win: John Denny (9-8)   Loss: Kevin Kobel (2-3)
T: 2:09   Att: 8,623 at Shea Stadium Boxscore

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Pittsburgh Pirates (51-61) 1 3 2 3
Philadelphia Phillies (63-50) 10 14 1 11
Win: Randy Lerch (7-7)   Loss: Jim Bibby (6-7)
T: 2:38   Att: 30,110 at Veterans Stadium Boxscore

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Cincinnati Reds (67-49) 2 6 3 6
San Diego Padres (59-58) 4 9 1 8
Win: Gaylord Perry (13-5)   Loss: Tom Seaver (11-11)   Save: Rollie Fingers (27)
T: 2:40   Att: 38,543 at San Diego Stadium Boxscore

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