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MLB Games on Thursday May 24, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL3Baltimore OriolesAL5Box | PBP925,717Memorial StadiumNight2:28Dennis MartinezMike Torrez---Garcia
Oakland AthleticsAL1Chicago White SoxAL10Box | PBP95,638Comiskey ParkNight2:39Rich WorthamMatt Keough------
Seattle MarinersAL4Kansas City RoyalsAL5Box | PBP919,428Royals StadiumNight2:27Dennis LeonardOdell Jones---Horton
California AngelsAL6Milwaukee BrewersAL9Box | PBP916,314County StadiumDay3:11Jerry AugustineChris Knapp---Bando, Oglivie
Chicago CubsNL9New York MetsNL7Box | PBP90Shea StadiumNight2:57Ken HoltzmanPete FalconeBruce SutterFoote, Ontiveros
Chicago CubsNL2New York MetsNL4Box | PBP94,320Shea StadiumNight2:29Pat ZachryMike KrukowSkip LockwoodKingman
Cincinnati RedsNL1San Francisco GiantsNL2Box | PBP921,337Candlestick ParkNight2:26Phil NastuPaul MoskauRandy Moffitt---
7 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 Thursday, May 24, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles422814.667-2201566413-815-61177443.632
AL East235Boston Red Sox412516.6102.5208166428-817-81196653.555
AL East3610New York Yankees422319.5485.0194171239-1114-81186652.559
AL East4712Milwaukee Brewers442420.5455.02121783411-1613-41177146.607
AL East51019Detroit Tigers361620.4449.0174187-136-1210-81256956.552
AL East61120Cleveland Indians411823.4399.5161200-397-1211-111206357.525
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays441133.25018.0166247-816-155-181184276.356
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West124Minnesota Twins402515.625-2141932116-79-81225765.467
AL West246Texas Rangers412417.5851.51951841113-911-81215962.488
AL West357California Angels432518.5811.52361954111-1114-71196356.529
AL West4813Kansas City Royals432320.5353.52472291810-1213-81196257.521
AL West5915Chicago White Sox412120.5124.52071961113-128-81195267.437
AL West61225Oakland Athletics441529.34112.0150241-915-1510-141183979.331
AL West71324Seattle Mariners441529.34112.0199240-414-1311-161185266.441
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Montreal Expos392514.641-1781542412-1213-21217051.579
NL East223Philadelphia Phillies412615.634-2041584614-812-71215863.479
NL East349St. Louis Cardinals402218.5503.5165142239-1112-81226458.525
NL East4716Pittsburgh Pirates381820.4746.5175177-29-109-101248044.645
NL East5918Chicago Cubs381721.4477.5174202-286-1011-111246361.508
NL East61122New York Mets381424.36810.5146177-316-158-91244975.395
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West138Cincinnati Reds422418.571-2091911811-813-101196653.555
NL West2511San Francisco Giants442420.5451.02031911211-1013-101184771.398
NL West3614Houston Astros452421.5331.5184177710-1214-91176552.556
NL West4817Los Angeles Dodgers452124.4674.519318948-1513-91175859.496
NL West51021San Diego Padres451827.4007.5181215-348-1610-111165066.431
NL West61223Atlanta Braves411526.3668.5181220-395-1210-141195168.429
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