Saturday, June 21, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #174 - Wayne Garland

  • Wayne Garland started six games in April. He got roughed up in five of those starts. Garland took the loss in his only quality start of the season.
  • Wayne had tendonitis during spring training and then in late April he underwent surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff. Garland was out for the rest of the 1978 season.
  • 1978 Stats: 2-3, 7.89 ERA in 6 starts
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • April 8 - Started for the Indians on opening day and got the win in spite of allowing five runs in six innings. Cleveland beat the Kansas City Royals 8-5.
    • April 16 - Allowed two runs in 7 1/3 innings but took the loss as the Royals beat the Indians 2-1.