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MLB Games on Sunday May 20, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL2Boston Red SoxAL0Box | PBP933,932Fenway ParkDay1:58Tommy JohnDennis Eckersley---Jackson, Nettles
Chicago White SoxAL0California AngelsAL4Box | PBP927,189Anaheim StadiumDay1:57Nolan RyanRoss Baumgarten------
Detroit TigersAL7Cleveland IndiansAL9Box | PBP911,571Cleveland StadiumDay2:55Dan SpillnerJohn Hiller---Alexander, Thompson
Minnesota TwinsAL1Kansas City RoyalsAL5Box | PBP939,661Royals StadiumDay2:05Paul SplittorffRoger Erickson---Brett
Milwaukee BrewersAL6Oakland AthleticsAL7Box | PBP90Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:55Dave HamiltonJerry Augustine---Davis, Moore
Milwaukee BrewersAL1Oakland AthleticsAL2Box | PBP95,729Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:22Steve McCattyJim SlatonDave HeaverloDavis, Murphy
Texas RangersAL6Seattle MarinersAL4Box | PBP910,054The KingdomeDay2:30Doyle AlexanderShane RawleyJim KernGrubb
Baltimore OriolesAL6Toronto Blue JaysAL2Box | PBP930,065Exhibition StadiumDay2:24Dennis MartinezJesse Jefferson---May
San Francisco GiantsNL8Atlanta BravesNL1Box | PBP910,716Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumDay2:30Bob KnepperEddie Solomon---Evans, Madlock, Tamargo
Pittsburgh PiratesNL6Chicago CubsNL5Box | PBP930,998Wrigley FieldDay2:52Don RobinsonLynn McGlothenKent TekulveBerra, Milner, Moreno
Los Angeles DodgersNL6Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP940,087Riverfront StadiumDay2:34Don SuttonTom HumeBob WelchDriessen, Joshua, Lopes
San Diego PadresNL0Houston AstrosNL1Box | PBP90AstrodomeDay2:17Rick WilliamsGaylord Perry---Puhl
San Diego PadresNL3Houston AstrosNL6Box | PBP915,039AstrodomeDay2:41Joaquin AndujarJohn D'Acquisto------
St. Louis CardinalsNL7New York MetsNL8Box | PBP118,180Shea StadiumDay2:57Neil AllenDarold Knowles---Brock, Hebner, Stearns
Montreal ExposNL10Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP948,631Veterans StadiumDay2:53Stan BahnsenNino EspinosaElias SosaCromartie
15 record(s)
Glossary:
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 Sunday, May 20, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles392613.667-2051446113-813-51207644.633
AL East234Boston Red Sox382414.6321.5196151457-617-81226755.549
AL East3610New York Yankees392217.5644.0178156228-914-81216754.554
AL East4814Milwaukee Brewers412120.5126.01951712411-1610-41207446.617
AL East51019Detroit Tigers331419.4249.0159171-126-128-71287157.555
AL East61120Cleveland Indians381622.4219.5148183-355-1111-111236558.528
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays411031.24417.0149234-856-154-161214378.355
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West122Minnesota Twins372413.649-2021762615-59-81255867.464
AL West246California Angels402515.6250.52291785111-814-71226359.516
AL West358Texas Rangers382216.5792.5178172613-99-71246163.492
AL West4711Kansas City Royals402218.5503.52242012310-1212-61226359.516
AL West5917Chicago White Sox381820.4746.5186190-413-125-81225567.451
AL West61222Oakland Athletics411526.36611.0144220-765-1210-141213982.322
AL West71325Seattle Mariners411328.31713.0171217-462-1211-161215467.446
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East113Montreal Expos362313.639-1671472012-1211-11247252.581
NL East225Philadelphia Phillies382414.632-1951514414-810-61246064.484
NL East349St. Louis Cardinals372116.5682.5158133258-912-81256560.520
NL East4715Pittsburgh Pirates351718.4865.516816628-89-101278146.638
NL East5918Chicago Cubs351619.4576.5161187-265-811-111276463.504
NL East61123New York Mets351223.34310.5131164-336-156-81275176.402
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West137Cincinnati Reds392316.590-2011772410-613-101226755.549
NL West2512Houston Astros422319.5481.517016379-1014-91206654.550
NL West3613San Francisco Giants412219.5372.0189183611-1011-91214972.405
NL West4816Los Angeles Dodgers422022.4764.518117747-1313-91205961.492
NL West51021San Diego Padres421626.3818.5169203-348-168-101195267.437
NL West61224Atlanta Braves381325.3429.5167206-395-128-131225369.434
26 record(s)
Glossary:
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