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Wednesday June 13,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-06-13

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles8Chicago White Sox7BoxTim StoddardSteve Trout(none)
Oakland Athletics4Cleveland Indians6BoxWayne GarlandBob Lacey(none)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers7BoxMilt WilcoxMike ParrottJohn Hiller
Boston Red Sox11Kansas City Royals3BoxSteve RenkoLarry Gura(none)
New York Yankees7Minnesota Twins8BoxPete RedfernRay BurrisMike Marshall
Milwaukee Brewers5Texas Rangers4BoxMoose HaasFergie JenkinsReggie Cleveland
California Angels8Toronto Blue Jays9BoxDave FreislebenDave LaRoche(none)
California Angels10Toronto Blue Jays2BoxDon AaseMike Willis(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxRick SutcliffeBob ForschTerry Forster
Atlanta Braves1Montreal Expos4BoxSteve RogersRick Matula(none)
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets1BoxMike LaCossTom HausmanTom Hume
Houston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJoe NiekroDick Ruthven(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Diego Padres3BoxBob OwchinkoBruce KisonRollie Fingers
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants2BoxBruce SutterRandy Moffitt(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles613922.639--2932286518-1521-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium986335.643
222Boston Red Sox593722.6271.03132308314-1323-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1015447.535
348New York Yankees613328.5416.02772562115-1718-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I995643.566
4812Milwaukee Brewers623329.5326.52802572315-1918-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium996237.626
5913Detroit Tigers552926.5277.02732601314-1715-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1065650.528
61016Cleveland Indians592930.4929.0253283-3014-1715-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1025250.510
71426Toronto Blue Jays631845.28622.0227344-11710-208-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium993564.354
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels633726.587--3592887118-1519-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium995148.515
259Minnesota Twins583127.5343.52882731518-1213-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1045153.490
3610Texas Rangers603228.5333.5267262514-1518-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1025151.500
4711Kansas City Royals623329.5323.5322324-214-1519-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1005248.520
51118Chicago White Sox602931.4836.52942821217-1512-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1004456.440
61223Seattle Mariners632538.39712.0286312-267-1718-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome994257.424
71325Oakland Athletics621943.30617.5209342-1337-2212-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1003565.350
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos553322.600--2442044014-1919-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1056243.590
225St. Louis Cardinals573324.5791.02812443711-1421-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1055352.505
3514Philadelphia Phillies613229.5254.02632461716-1616-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1015249.515
4615Pittsburgh Pirates562828.5005.52562411511-1417-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1067036.660
5819Chicago Cubs562729.4826.5244282-3810-1517-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1065353.500
61122New York Mets572433.42110.0231262-3111-1912-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1053966.371
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros643727.578--2462262015-1722-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome985246.531
247Cincinnati Reds623428.5482.02922751714-1520-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium995643.566
3717San Francisco Giants623032.4846.0298289915-1815-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1004159.410
4920Los Angeles Dodgers643034.4697.0312303910-2220-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium984949.500
51021San Diego Padres642935.4538.0260290-3011-2218-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium973958.402
61224Atlanta Braves602238.36713.0264329-6510-2012-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1004456.440

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pete LaddP22.331Traded by Red Sox with Bobby Sprowl and Cash to Astros for Bob Watson. 
Tom PoquetteOF27.227Traded by Royals to Red Sox for George Scott. 
George Scott1B35.082Traded by Red Sox to Royals for Tom Poquette. 
John TamargoC27.219Traded by Giants to Expos for Joe Pettini and Cash. 
Bob Watson1B-OF33.064Traded by Astros to Red Sox for Bobby Sprowl, Pete Ladd and Cash.