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Wednesday June 6,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-06-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals0Baltimore Orioles3BoxDennis MartinezPaul Splittorff(none)
Chicago White Sox8Boston Red Sox5BoxFrancisco BarriosBob StanleySteve Trout
Toronto Blue Jays5California Angels4BoxJesse JeffersonDave LaRoche(none)
Texas Rangers3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxLary SorensenSteve Comer(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees3BoxRon GuidryJerry Koosman(none)
Cleveland Indians6Oakland Athletics4BoxRick WiseDave HeaverloVictor Cruz
Detroit Tigers3Seattle Mariners4BoxFloyd BannisterJack MorrisByron McLaughlin
Montreal Expos12Atlanta Braves2BoxRoss GrimsleyPhil Niekro(none)
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs3BoxRick ReuschelRandy JonesBruce Sutter
New York Mets5Cincinnati Reds3BoxDale MurrayManny SarmientoEd Glynn
Philadelphia Phillies3Houston Astros4BoxJoe SambitoRon ReedBert Roberge
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxEnrique RomoBob WelchKent Tekulve
San Francisco Giants5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxBuddy SchultzRandy MoffittMark Littell

Standings as of 1979-06-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles543321.611--2602015916-1417-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1056936.657
224Boston Red Sox523121.5961.02642115312-1219-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1086048.556
358Milwaukee Brewers573225.5612.52632204314-1818-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1046341.606
4811New York Yankees553025.5453.52362201612-1518-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1055946.562
5915Detroit Tigers492524.5105.5239232713-1512-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1126052.536
61016Cleveland Indians532627.4916.5224246-2213-1513-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1085553.509
71426Toronto Blue Jays561442.25020.0205308-1038-196-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1063967.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels563323.589--3002475316-1317-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1065551.519
247Kansas City Royals553124.5641.52882711714-1417-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1075453.505
369Minnesota Twins522923.5582.02682422617-912-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1105357.482
4710Texas Rangers543024.5562.0242238413-1217-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1085355.491
51117Chicago White Sox542628.4816.0254250415-1411-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1064759.443
61223Seattle Mariners572235.38611.5264294-306-1516-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1054560.429
71325Oakland Athletics561838.32115.0189316-1277-1911-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1063670.340
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos503119.620--2291854414-1617-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1106446.582
223St. Louis Cardinals503020.6001.02341934110-1219-9W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1125656.500
3513Pittsburgh Pirates512724.5294.52422172511-1216-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1117140.640
4614Philadelphia Phillies552926.5274.52352161916-1613-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1075552.514
5920Chicago Cubs502327.4608.0216253-379-1414-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1125755.509
61122New York Mets512130.41210.5208240-3211-199-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1114269.378
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros583424.586--2302082212-1422-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1045549.529
2412Cincinnati Reds563026.5363.02672541313-1317-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1056045.571
3718Los Angeles Dodgers582731.4667.027026469-2018-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1045252.500
4819San Francisco Giants562630.4647.0262265-312-1714-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1064561.425
51021San Diego Padres582632.4488.0234264-3010-1916-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1034261.408
61224Atlanta Braves552035.36412.5234302-688-1712-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1054659.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dennis BlairP25.001Traded by Orioles to Padres for Randy Fierbaugh. 
Dyar MillerP33.008Purchased by Blue Jays from Angels.