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Monday May 28,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-05-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox6BoxKen KravecWayne Garland(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals5BoxLarry GuraSammy Stewart(none)
New York Yankees2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxRon DavisBill Travers(none)
Oakland Athletics7Minnesota Twins10BoxMike MarshallDave Heaverlo(none)
Boston Red Sox2Texas Rangers5BoxFergie JenkinsSteve RenkoSparky Lyle
Detroit Tigers6Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJack MorrisDave Lemanczyk(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDave TomlinCharlie HoughTom Hume
Pittsburgh Pirates6New York Mets1BoxJohn CandelariaPete FalconeGrant Jackson
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDick TidrowRandy LerchBruce Sutter
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres5BoxRandy JonesJoaquin AndujarRollie Fingers
Atlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants1BoxMickey MahlerPhil Nastu(none)

Standings as of 1979-05-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles462917.630--2351815414-1115-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1137340.646
245Boston Red Sox442618.5912.0217178399-1017-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1166551.560
3711New York Yankees462521.5434.02051891611-1314-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1146450.561
4812Milwaukee Brewers482622.5424.02251883711-1615-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1136944.611
51018Detroit Tigers401921.4757.020020007-1212-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1216655.545
61120Cleveland Indians452025.4448.5179215-367-1313-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1166155.526
71426Toronto Blue Jays471235.25517.5175260-856-156-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1154174.357
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124California Angels472819.596--2582085014-1214-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1156055.522
236Minnesota Twins442618.5910.52322131916-710-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1185662.475
357Texas Rangers462719.5870.52141981613-914-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1165660.483
468Kansas City Royals472720.5741.02652412413-1214-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1155857.504
5915Chicago White Sox462323.5004.5226219713-1210-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1145064.439
61224Seattle Mariners481731.35411.5211254-436-1511-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1145064.439
71325Oakland Athletics481632.33312.5165263-986-1810-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1143876.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos412615.634--1891682112-1214-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1196950.580
223Philadelphia Phillies452718.6001.02121733914-813-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1175760.487
3410St. Louis Cardinals422319.5483.51791532610-1212-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1206357.525
4716Chicago Cubs422022.4766.5189210-219-1111-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1206060.500
5817Pittsburgh Pirates422022.4766.5194192211-129-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1207842.650
61223New York Mets421626.38110.5161196-356-159-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1204773.392
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Cincinnati Reds462620.565--228219913-1013-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1156451.557
2513Houston Astros492623.5311.52021861612-1414-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1136350.558
3614San Francisco Giants482523.5212.0222214811-1014-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1144668.404
4919Los Angeles Dodgers492326.4694.5221208138-1515-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1135657.496
51021San Diego Padres492029.4087.5190233-438-1612-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1124864.429
61122Atlanta Braves451827.4007.5204239-358-1310-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1154867.417