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Games on 1979-06-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Baltimore Orioles4BoxSteve StoneDock EllisDon Stanhouse
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox12BoxMike TorrezRoger Erickson(none)
Detroit Tigers1California Angels9BoxNolan RyanDave Rozema(none)
New York Yankees8Kansas City Royals9BoxMarty PattinKen Clay(none)
Chicago White Sox6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxFred HowardMike CaldwellSteve Trout
Toronto Blue Jays5Oakland Athletics0BoxPhil HuffmanMatt Keough(none)
Cleveland Indians4Seattle Mariners3BoxSid MongeShane Rawley(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs5BoxDennis LampRick SutcliffeDick Tidrow
Montreal Expos1Cincinnati Reds7BoxTom SeaverBill Lee(none)
Houston Astros0New York Mets4BoxCraig SwanJoaquin Andujar(none)
Atlanta Braves3Philadelphia Phillies9BoxLarry ChristensonMickey Mahler(none)
San Francisco Giants6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxVida BlueBruce Kison(none)
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals7BoxPete VuckovichEric Rasmussen(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles573621.632--2702056516-1420-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1026636.647
222Boston Red Sox553421.6181.02872206712-1222-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1055748.543
3711Milwaukee Brewers593227.5425.02662333314-1818-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1026339.618
4812New York Yankees583127.5345.52562431313-1618-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1025844.569
5915Cleveland Indians552728.4918.0230255-2514-1613-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1065452.509
61016Detroit Tigers512526.4908.0244247-313-1712-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1106050.545
71426Toronto Blue Jays581642.27620.5212309-9710-196-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1043767.356
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133California Angels583523.603--3152526316-1319-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1045351.510
248Kansas City Royals583226.5523.03082931514-1518-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1045351.510
359Minnesota Twins553025.5453.52792572218-1112-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1075255.486
4610Texas Rangers573126.5443.5252246614-1417-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1055253.495
51117Chicago White Sox562729.4827.0262261116-1511-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1044658.442
61223Seattle Mariners592336.39012.5273300-276-1517-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1034459.427
71325Oakland Athletics581840.31017.0190323-1337-1911-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1043668.346
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos523121.596--2321953714-1817-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1086444.593
225St. Louis Cardinals533122.5850.52582174110-1220-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1095554.505
3513Pittsburgh Pirates532825.5283.52472252211-1217-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1097039.642
4614Philadelphia Phillies573027.5263.52492301916-1614-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1055451.514
5819Chicago Cubs532528.4726.5229270-419-1416-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1095554.505
61122New York Mets532231.4159.5212245-3311-1910-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1094168.376
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros603525.583--2352122313-1522-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1025448.529
247Cincinnati Reds583226.5522.02772572013-1319-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1035845.563
3718San Francisco Giants592831.4756.5282280214-1814-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1034360.417
4920Los Angeles Dodgers602832.4677.02842731110-2118-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1025151.500
51021San Diego Padres612734.4438.5249282-3311-2116-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1004159.410
61224Atlanta Braves572136.36812.5248316-689-1812-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1034558.437