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MLB Games on Saturday August 4, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Texas RangersAL8Cleveland IndiansAL12Box | PBP912,693Cleveland StadiumDay2:39Rick WaitsJohn Henry JohnsonDan SpillnerAlexander, Bell, Ellis, Harrah, Roberts
Kansas City RoyalsAL2Detroit TigersAL5Box | PBP939,402Tiger StadiumDay2:28Mike ChrisLarry GuraJohn Hiller---
Boston Red SoxAL8Milwaukee BrewersAL6Box | PBP948,664County StadiumDay2:34Allen RipleyReggie ClevelandDick DragoBando, Fisk, Lezcano, Yastrzemski
California AngelsAL7Minnesota TwinsAL1Box | PBP926,084Metropolitan StadiumDay2:30Dave FrostDave GoltzMark ClearLansford
Baltimore OriolesAL5New York YankeesAL4Box | PBP946,407Yankee Stadium INight3:14Dave FordJim KaatTippy Martinez---
Oakland AthleticsAL5Seattle MarinersAL3Box | PBP910,009The KingdomeNight2:49Mike MorganMike ParrottDave HamiltonArmas, Meyer, Murphy, Revering
Chicago White SoxAL2Toronto Blue JaysAL5Box | PBP915,130Exhibition StadiumNight2:32Tom BuskeyRich Wortham---Velez
St. Louis CardinalsNL6Chicago CubsNL8Box | PBP929,720Wrigley FieldDay2:57Mike KrukowJohn DennyBruce SutterKingman
San Diego PadresNL1Cincinnati RedsNL7Box | PBP937,453Riverfront StadiumNight2:27Fred NormanJohn D'Acquisto------
Atlanta BravesNL3Houston AstrosNL4Box | PBP90AstrodomeNight3:15Joe SambitoGene Garber------
Atlanta BravesNL2Houston AstrosNL6Box | PBP945,110AstrodomeNight2:23Frank LaCortePhil NiekroJoe SambitoHorner
San Francisco GiantsNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL4Box | PBP1144,818Dodger StadiumNight3:14Dave PattersonGary Lavelle---Clark, Ivie
New York MetsNL3Montreal ExposNL2Box | PBP932,108Olympic StadiumDay2:22Craig SwanBill LeeNeil AllenStearns
Philadelphia PhilliesNL0Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Box | PBP934,754Three Rivers StadiumDay2:28John CandelariaNino Espinosa------
14 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Saturday, August 04, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1087434.685-52939513435-2339-11512823.549
AL East222Boston Red Sox1066541.6138.057145511629-2736-14542628.481
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1106446.58211.05394726728-2636-20513120.608
AL East459New York Yankees1085850.53716.04864374926-2932-21523121.596
AL East5813Detroit Tigers1065452.50919.0516509726-3028-22553124.564
AL East6916Cleveland Indians1085454.50020.0497543-4624-2930-25532726.509
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1093376.30341.5391561-17015-4118-35532033.377
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147California Angels1106248.564-59548411128-2634-22522626.500
AL West2611Texas Rangers1075750.5333.54984524623-2534-25552629.473
AL West3712Minnesota Twins1065650.5284.05264814529-2427-26562630.464
AL West41017Kansas City Royals1085454.5007.0551565-1425-2929-25543123.574
AL West51121Chicago White Sox1074760.43913.5491528-3727-2520-35532627.491
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1114764.42315.5487565-7821-3426-30512031.392
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1103278.29130.0380610-23012-4120-37522230.423
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East125Montreal Expos1046044.577-4763968023-2737-17563521.625
NL East236Pittsburgh Pirates1086147.5651.04974316630-2231-25543717.685
NL East348Chicago Cubs1045648.5384.0473475-224-2732-21582434.414
NL East4614Philadelphia Phillies1105654.5097.0479492-1325-3431-20522824.538
NL East5715St. Louis Cardinals1055352.5057.54794661322-2930-24573324.579
NL East61020New York Mets1064759.44314.0404461-5721-3425-26561640.286
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West114Houston Astros1126547.580-415421-625-2840-19502426.480
NL West2510Cincinnati Reds1126052.5365.05244705429-2831-24493019.612
NL West3818San Francisco Giants1105258.47312.0509512-326-3326-25521933.365
NL West4919San Diego Padres1125062.44615.0429475-4620-3430-28491831.367
NL West51122Los Angeles Dodgers1094762.43116.5510535-2517-3930-23533221.604
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1124567.40220.0503564-6118-3727-30482127.438
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season