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Games on 1979-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0California Angels5BoxDave FrostChuck Rainey(none)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox3BoxFrancisco BarriosSteve ComerMike Proly
Minnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers5BoxKip YoungDave GoltzJohn Hiller
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals7BoxDennis LeonardRick Waits(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics8BoxJim ToddScott McGregorDave Heaverlo
New York Yankees2Seattle Mariners3BoxShane RawleyCatfish HunterJohn Montague
Milwaukee Brewers11Toronto Blue Jays8BoxBob McClureMike Willis(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves7BoxRick MatulaRick ReuschelGene Garber
St. Louis Cardinals12Cincinnati Reds1BoxPete VuckovichTom Hume(none)
San Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos6BoxScott SandersonEd HalickiElias Sosa
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets1BoxBurt HootonPete Falcone(none)
San Diego Padres5Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJohn D'AcquistoSteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox18126.667--9666305-47-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1427963.556
268Milwaukee Brewers19118.5791.510087135-76-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1428458.592
3710Baltimore Orioles21129.5711.59888105-67-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1389048.652
4812New York Yankees19109.5262.57072-25-55-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1417962.560
51015Detroit Tigers1578.4673.5777432-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1467868.534
61325Toronto Blue Jays19613.3166.586123-374-72-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1434796.329
71426Cleveland Indians18513.2787.066103-371-84-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1437667.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114California Angels21147.667--13688488-26-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1417467.525
236Minnesota Twins18117.6111.5878349-42-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1447173.493
347Texas Rangers17107.5882.0706283-57-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1457372.503
459Kansas City Royals19118.5792.0114104101-710-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1437469.517
5914Chicago White Sox19910.4744.010690166-63-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1416477.454
61123Oakland Athletics20713.3506.568108-402-55-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1424795.331
71224Seattle Mariners21714.3337.089115-260-57-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1416081.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Montreal Expos17125.706--7966134-48-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1438360.580
233Philadelphia Phillies18126.6670.57554214-48-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1447272.500
3411St. Louis Cardinals18108.5562.58065155-64-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1447668.528
4616Chicago Cubs1679.4384.55164-131-56-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1467373.500
51020New York Mets1569.4005.0575703-43-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1475790.388
61222Pittsburgh Pirates17611.3536.07588-132-54-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1459253.634
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros19145.737--8655316-48-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1437568.524
2513Cincinnati Reds201010.5004.58998-96-44-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1418061.567
5817San Francisco Giants21912.4296.095112-174-75-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1416279.440
4919San Diego Padres21912.4296.093105-125-94-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1405981.421
3718Los Angeles Dodgers21912.4296.08290-84-65-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1417071.496
61121Atlanta Braves19712.3687.08290-83-64-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1415982.418