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MLB Games on Tuesday May 8, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Oakland AthleticsAL2Baltimore OriolesAL8Box | PBP97,126Memorial StadiumNight2:28Mike FlanaganJim Todd---May, Murray, Roenicke
California AngelsAL10Boston Red SoxAL2Box | PBP921,160Fenway ParkNight2:29Chris KnappChuck Rainey---Evans, Lansford (2), Rudi
Chicago White SoxAL8Detroit TigersAL10Box | PBP913,769Tiger StadiumNight2:57Jack BillinghamRandy Scarbery---Foley, Morales, Soderholm
Cleveland IndiansAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL9Box | PBP912,959County StadiumNight2:55Moose HaasWayne Garland---Lezcano
Toronto Blue JaysAL6Minnesota TwinsAL16Box | PBP93,126Metropolitan StadiumNight3:14Mike BacsikMike Willis---Kusick (2), Landreaux, Smalley (2), Velez
Seattle MarinersAL3New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP915,981Yankee Stadium INight2:21Jim BeattieFloyd BannisterRon GuidryHorton, Jackson
Kansas City RoyalsAL7Texas RangersAL8Box | PBP914,400Arlington StadiumNight2:33Jim KernLarry Gura---Ellis, Sundberg
Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Atlanta BravesNL4Box | PBP95,741Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:57Eddie SolomonRick Rhoden------
Cincinnati RedsNL8Chicago CubsNL7Box | PBP912,254Wrigley FieldDay3:11Mike LaCossKen HoltzmanFrank PastoreConcepcion, Murcer
St. Louis CardinalsNL4Houston AstrosNL1Box | PBP915,645AstrodomeNight2:23Pete VuckovichKen ForschDarold KnowlesHendrick, Iorg
New York MetsNL2Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP927,092Dodger StadiumNight2:09Rick SutcliffeDale MurrayBob Welch---
Philadelphia PhilliesNL9San Diego PadresNL8Box | PBP1212,288San Diego StadiumNight3:10Jim KaatJohn D'Acquisto---Turner
Montreal ExposNL4San Francisco GiantsNL0Box | PBP97,513Candlestick ParkNight2:11Scott SandersonEd Halicki---Parrish
13 record(s)
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Tuesday, May 08, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East124Baltimore Orioles291910.655-157108499-610-41308347.638
AL East235Boston Red Sox271710.6301.0138103357-610-41337459.556
AL East346Milwaukee Brewers291811.6211.0149111388-910-21327755.583
AL East4814New York Yankees281414.5004.5113124-116-88-61327557.568
AL East5915Detroit Tigers231112.4785.012612064-87-41387464.536
AL East61325Cleveland Indians26818.3089.591143-522-96-91357362.541
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays30822.26711.5118186-685-123-101324587.341
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Minnesota Twins28208.714-1571292813-47-41346272.463
AL West257California Angels291712.5863.5162129339-58-71337162.534
AL West3610Texas Rangers271512.5564.512612066-69-61356867.504
AL West4712Kansas City Royals281513.5365.0165148174-911-41347064.522
AL West51017Chicago White Sox271215.4447.514313859-93-61336172.459
AL West61121Oakland Athletics291118.3799.5109159-504-87-101334390.323
AL West71223Seattle Mariners301020.33311.0131167-362-88-121325775.432
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Montreal Expos25187.720-129100297-611-11357758.570
NL East223Philadelphia Phillies27198.704-12586399-510-31356570.481
NL East3511St. Louis Cardinals271512.5564.0116100166-78-61357164.526
NL East4613Chicago Cubs231211.5225.099100-13-69-51396871.489
NL East5919Pittsburgh Pirates251015.4008.0113119-64-86-71378849.642
NL East61122New York Mets25916.3609.096110-144-95-71375483.394
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West138Houston Astros291712.586-130118129-108-21337261.541
NL West249Cincinnati Reds281612.5710.513813267-49-81337459.556
NL West3716San Francisco Giants291316.4484.0129144-155-98-71335875.436
NL West4818Los Angeles Dodgers311318.4195.0115140-255-98-91316665.504
NL West51020San Diego Padres301218.4005.5145162-176-116-71315675.427
NL West61224Atlanta Braves27918.3337.0118142-244-105-81335776.429
26 record(s)
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season