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Tuesday July 31,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1California Angels8BoxDave FrostRob Dressler(none)
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox3BoxRon GuidryRandy ScarberyRich Gossage
Boston Red Sox10Cleveland Indians11BoxSid MongeBill Campbell(none)
Boston Red Sox0Cleveland Indians3BoxLen BarkerJoel FinchSid Monge
Toronto Blue Jays5Kansas City Royals6BoxMarty PattinJesse JeffersonAl Hrabosky
Baltimore Orioles9Milwaukee Brewers5BoxSammy StewartPaul Mitchell(none)
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics2BoxSteve McCattyGeoff Zahn(none)
Detroit Tigers3Texas Rangers11BoxDoc MedichDan Petry(none)
San Diego Padres10Atlanta Braves3BoxJohn D'AcquistoPhil NiekroMark Lee
Los Angeles Dodgers7Cincinnati Reds6BoxDon SuttonPaul MoskauDave Patterson
San Francisco Giants4Houston Astros6BoxJoe NiekroEd WhitsonBert Roberge
St. Louis Cardinals0Montreal Expos5BoxRudy MaySilvio Martinez(none)
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxNino EspinosaMike Krukow(none)
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxWayne TwitchellBert BlylevenEd Glynn

Standings as of 1979-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1057134.676--51838912932-2339-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium543123.574
222Boston Red Sox1026240.6087.554343910426-2636-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park582929.500
333Milwaukee Brewers1066343.5948.55254467928-2635-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium553223.582
458New York Yankees1055748.54314.04734304325-2932-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I553223.582
5815Detroit Tigers1025250.51017.5501495626-2926-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium593326.559
6916Cleveland Indians1055352.50518.0478520-4224-2929-23W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium562828.500
71325Toronto Blue Jays1063274.30239.5378547-16915-4017-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium562135.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144California Angels1076146.570--58147210927-2534-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium552728.491
2610Minnesota Twins1035548.5344.05204665429-2326-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium592732.458
3712Texas Rangers1045549.5294.54784344422-2433-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium582830.483
41017Kansas City Royals1045252.5007.5537550-1324-2728-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium583325.569
51121Chicago White Sox1044658.44213.5480509-2926-2420-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park562729.482
61223Seattle Mariners1084563.41716.5476554-7820-3425-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome542232.407
71426Oakland Athletics1073077.28031.0368605-23711-4019-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552431.436
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Montreal Expos1005743.570--4513787323-2734-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium603822.633
237Pittsburgh Pirates1035746.5531.54744195530-2227-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium594118.695
349Chicago Cubs1005446.5403.0452454-224-2530-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field622636.419
4613Philadelphia Phillies1045450.5195.0458465-723-3031-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium583028.517
5714St. Louis Cardinals1015249.5155.54634461721-2630-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II613427.557
61020New York Mets1014556.44612.5383432-4920-3324-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium611843.295
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros1086147.565--396411-1525-2836-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome542826.519
2511Cincinnati Reds1095851.5323.55034584529-2829-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium523220.615
3818San Francisco Giants1075255.4868.5499492726-3026-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park551936.345
4919San Diego Padres1084959.45412.0416452-3619-3130-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium531934.358
51122Los Angeles Dodgers1064561.42515.0490519-2917-3828-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium563422.607
61224Atlanta Braves1074364.40217.5485544-5918-3425-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium532330.434


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Terry HumphreyC29.361Released by Angels.