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Games on 1979-04-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox3BoxRick WiseBob StanleyVictor Cruz
Kansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers10BoxJack BillinghamLarry GuraSteve Baker
Seattle Mariners2Oakland Athletics4BoxMike NorrisShane RawleyBob Lacey
Chicago White Sox8Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRandy ScarberyTom MurphyMike Proly
Houston Astros4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxKen ForschDon Sutton(none)
Chicago Cubs0Montreal Expos2BoxBill LeeMike Krukow(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Milwaukee Brewers862.750--4733142-14-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1538964.582
259Boston Red Sox743.5711.54331122-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1538766.569
3711New York Yankees954.5561.53944-54-21-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1518467.556
4815Toronto Blue Jays945.4442.55462-82-32-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15349104.320
5917Detroit Tigers734.4292.54243-12-31-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1548272.532
61122Baltimore Orioles936.3333.53952-130-33-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1509951.660
71324Cleveland Indians826.2504.02145-241-51-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1537974.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers761.857--4025151-05-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1557778.497
222Minnesota Twins972.778--5437177-20-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1537578.490
346California Angels1073.7000.56844245-22-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1528171.533
4610Kansas City Royals954.5562.06251111-34-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1538073.523
51019Seattle Mariners1257.4173.56378-150-15-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1506288.413
61223Chicago White Sox936.3334.05051-12-21-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1517081.464
71425Oakland Athletics1129.1826.03460-261-31-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1515299.344
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos862.750--252234-12-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1528963.586
248St. Louis Cardinals853.6251.04026141-33-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1548173.526
3512Philadelphia Phillies844.5002.0282802-42-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1548074.519
4714Pittsburgh Pirates945.4442.54146-50-24-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1539459.614
5816New York Mets734.4292.5312742-01-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1556095.387
61226Chicago Cubs615.1674.01531-161-30-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1567977.506
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros1183.727--4821273-25-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1518170.536
237San Francisco Giants1174.6361.0514653-14-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1516487.424
3613Cincinnati Reds1156.4553.05459-54-31-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1508565.567
4918Los Angeles Dodgers1257.4173.54357-141-24-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1507476.493
51020Atlanta Braves1046.4003.54445-13-41-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1506288.413
61121San Diego Padres1147.3644.03749-122-52-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1506486.427