1978 Texas Rangers

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Season Overview

87-75 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1978 Texas Rangers

What was the record of the 1978 Texas Rangers?

The Texas Rangers finished the regular season with a 87-75 record. They went 52-30 at home and 35-45 on the road.

What division did the 1978 Texas Rangers play in?

The 1978 Texas Rangers played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1978 Texas Rangers?

During the regular season, the 1978 Texas Rangers went 52-38 against their AL West opponents.

What was the 1978 Texas Rangers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Seattle Mariners 12-3 80% +30
California Angels 10-5 66.7% +22
Oakland Athletics 9-6 60% +19
Minnesota Twins 9-6 60% +12
Kansas City Royals 8-7 53.3% -4
Chicago White Sox 4-11 26.7% -15

What was the 1978 Texas Rangers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978 Texas Rangers had their best month in September, when they went 21-10 and had a 67.7% win percentage. Their worst month was July, when they went 10-20 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 9-10 47.4% -16
May 14-12 53.8% +11
June 16-13 55.2% +26
July 10-20 33.3% -28
August 16-10 61.5% +24
September 21-10 67.7% +38
October 1-0 100% +5

Did the 1978 Texas Rangers make the Postseason?

No, the Rangers didn't make the Postseason in 1978.

What was the run differential for the 1978 Texas Rangers?

The Texas Rangers finished the regular season with a run differential of +60. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Rangers could have been expected to have about 87.7 wins, or a 88-74 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 Texas Rangers perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1978 Texas Rangers went 35-29.

How did the 1978 Texas Rangers perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1978 Texas Rangers went 9-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 Texas Rangers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 Texas Rangers was a 7 game winning streak on 3 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 Texas Rangers?

The longest losing streak that the Texas Rangers had during the 1978 regular season was 8 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1978 Texas Rangers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Apr 8, 1978 vs New York Yankees Win 2 - 1
Sun, Apr 9, 1978 vs New York Yankees Loss 1 - 7
Mon, Apr 10, 1978 vs New York Yankees Win 5 - 2
Tue, Apr 11, 1978 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 6
Wed, Apr 12, 1978 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Apr 14, 1978 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Sat, Apr 15, 1978 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 12
Sun, Apr 16, 1978 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 6 - 8
Mon, Apr 17, 1978 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 6
Sat, Apr 22, 1978 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 7 (10)
Sun, Apr 23, 1978 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 9
Sun, Apr 23, 1978 @ Detroit Tigers Win 2 - 1 (11)
Mon, Apr 24, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 6 - 8
Tue, Apr 25, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Win 4 - 1
Wed, Apr 26, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 0
Thu, Apr 27, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 1
Fri, Apr 28, 1978 vs Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 4 (11)
Sat, Apr 29, 1978 vs Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 1
Sun, Apr 30, 1978 vs Boston Red Sox Win 2 - 1
Wed, May 3, 1978 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 2 - 1
Fri, May 5, 1978 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 5
Sat, May 6, 1978 @ New York Yankees Win 9 - 5
Sun, May 7, 1978 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 3 (12)
Tue, May 9, 1978 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 1
Wed, May 10, 1978 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 3
Fri, May 12, 1978 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 9 - 3
Sat, May 13, 1978 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 5
Sun, May 14, 1978 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 3
Mon, May 15, 1978 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 8 - 6
Tue, May 16, 1978 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 3 - 4
Wed, May 17, 1978 vs Oakland Athletics Win 4 - 3
Thu, May 18, 1978 vs Oakland Athletics Win 6 - 4
Fri, May 19, 1978 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 5 - 6
Fri, May 19, 1978 @ Seattle Mariners Win 4 - 2
Sat, May 20, 1978 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 3 - 7
Sun, May 21, 1978 @ Seattle Mariners Win 5 - 4
Mon, May 22, 1978 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 2
Tue, May 23, 1978 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 5
Wed, May 24, 1978 @ Minnesota Twins Win 3 - 2 (11)
Thu, May 25, 1978 @ Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 1
Fri, May 26, 1978 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 4 - 6
Sat, May 27, 1978 vs Seattle Mariners Win 3 - 2
Mon, May 29, 1978 vs Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 1
Mon, May 29, 1978 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 7
Tue, May 30, 1978 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 2
Thu, Jun 1, 1978 vs Minnesota Twins Win 10 - 7
Fri, Jun 2, 1978 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Jun 3, 1978 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 4
Sun, Jun 4, 1978 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 9 - 5
Tue, Jun 6, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Win 2 - 1
Thu, Jun 8, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 4
Thu, Jun 8, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Win 3 - 2 (13)
Fri, Jun 9, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Jun 10, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jun 11, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 2
Mon, Jun 12, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Win 6 - 5
Tue, Jun 13, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 0 - 5
Wed, Jun 14, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 4
Thu, Jun 15, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jun 16, 1978 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 8
Fri, Jun 16, 1978 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Jun 17, 1978 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 13 - 2
Sun, Jun 18, 1978 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 3 - 2
Mon, Jun 19, 1978 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Jun 20, 1978 vs Oakland Athletics Win 5 - 4
Thu, Jun 22, 1978 vs Oakland Athletics Win 8 - 2
Fri, Jun 23, 1978 vs California Angels Win 7 - 0
Fri, Jun 23, 1978 vs California Angels Win 8 - 4
Sat, Jun 24, 1978 vs California Angels Win 3 - 0
Sun, Jun 25, 1978 vs California Angels Win 7 - 0
Tue, Jun 27, 1978 @ Oakland Athletics Win 3 - 1
Wed, Jun 28, 1978 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 2 (15)
Thu, Jun 29, 1978 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 7 - 8 (10)
Fri, Jun 30, 1978 @ California Angels Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Jul 1, 1978 @ California Angels Win 6 - 3
Sun, Jul 2, 1978 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 4
Mon, Jul 3, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 6 - 7
Tue, Jul 4, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 2
Wed, Jul 5, 1978 vs New York Yankees Win 3 - 2
Thu, Jul 6, 1978 vs New York Yankees Loss 2 - 7
Fri, Jul 7, 1978 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 7 - 12
Sat, Jul 8, 1978 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 5
Sun, Jul 9, 1978 vs Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 3 (13)
Thu, Jul 13, 1978 @ Boston Red Sox Win 12 - 7
Fri, Jul 14, 1978 @ Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 3
Sat, Jul 15, 1978 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 7 - 8
Sat, Jul 15, 1978 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 11 - 1
Sun, Jul 16, 1978 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 2 (12)
Mon, Jul 17, 1978 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 2 - 0 (11)
Tue, Jul 18, 1978 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Jul 19, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 4 - 11
Thu, Jul 20, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Jul 21, 1978 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Jul 22, 1978 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Sun, Jul 23, 1978 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 8 - 17
Mon, Jul 24, 1978 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 6 - 10
Tue, Jul 25, 1978 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 6 - 7
Wed, Jul 26, 1978 vs Boston Red Sox Win 2 - 0
Thu, Jul 27, 1978 vs Boston Red Sox Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jul 28, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Win 9 - 5
Sat, Jul 29, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 6
Sun, Jul 30, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Jul 30, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 4
Mon, Jul 31, 1978 @ New York Yankees Loss 1 - 6
Tue, Aug 1, 1978 @ New York Yankees Loss 1 - 8
Fri, Aug 4, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Win 8 - 0
Sat, Aug 5, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 3 (12)
Sun, Aug 6, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 2
Tue, Aug 8, 1978 @ Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 4
Wed, Aug 9, 1978 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Aug 11, 1978 @ Cleveland Indians Win 8 - 2
Sat, Aug 12, 1978 @ Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 1
Sun, Aug 13, 1978 @ Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 2
Sun, Aug 13, 1978 @ Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 5
Mon, Aug 14, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 3
Tue, Aug 15, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Win 1 - 0
Wed, Aug 16, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 6
Thu, Aug 17, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Aug 18, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Win 4 - 3
Sat, Aug 19, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Aug 20, 1978 @