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MLB Games on Thursday August 9, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Milwaukee BrewersAL2Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP923,504Memorial StadiumNight2:49Mike FlanaganJerry Augustine---Murray
Cleveland IndiansAL2Boston Red SoxAL3Box | PBP931,835Fenway ParkNight2:11Dennis EckersleyRick Waits------
Texas RangersAL2Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP923,663Tiger StadiumNight2:29Mike ChrisDoc MedichAurelio LopezSoderholm, Summers
Chicago White SoxAL5New York YankeesAL1Box | PBP921,535Yankee Stadium INight2:18Rich WorthamCatfish Hunter---Piniella
Kansas City RoyalsAL10Toronto Blue JaysAL3Box | PBP920,102Exhibition StadiumNight2:15Larry GuraPhil Huffman---Cowens, Otis
Pittsburgh PiratesNL3Chicago CubsNL11Box | PBP929,645Wrigley FieldDay2:23Dennis LampJohn Candelaria---Dillard (2), Madlock, Vail
Atlanta BravesNL2Cincinnati RedsNL5Box | PBP928,950Riverfront StadiumDay2:14Fred NormanGene GarberTom HumeCruz, Horner
Houston AstrosNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL4Box | PBP930,973Dodger StadiumDay2:51Rick SutcliffeJoaquin AndujarJoe BeckwithGarvey
St. Louis CardinalsNL4New York MetsNL0Box | PBP98,327Shea StadiumNight2:08John DennyDock Ellis------
Montreal ExposNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP946,233Veterans StadiumDay2:18Nino EspinosaBill LeeRawly EastwickAnderson, Valentine
San Diego PadresNL4San Francisco GiantsNL0Box | PBP98,556Candlestick ParkDay2:55John D'AcquistoGreg Minton------
11 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 Thursday, August 09, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1137538.664-54742012735-2540-13462719.587
AL East222Boston Red Sox1126943.6165.561848113731-2738-16482226.458
AL East334Milwaukee Brewers1156649.57410.05635105330-2736-22462917.630
AL East4510New York Yankees1136152.54014.05044604426-2935-23472819.596
AL East5713Detroit Tigers1125854.51816.55515371426-3032-24492722.551
AL East61017Cleveland Indians1145757.50018.5525580-5526-3131-26472423.511
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1133479.30141.0413594-18115-4119-38491930.388
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West146California Angels1156550.565-62551011531-2834-22472324.489
AL West2611Minnesota Twins1115952.5324.05525034931-2528-27512328.451
AL West3814Texas Rangers1145955.5185.55394944525-3034-25482424.500
AL West4916Kansas City Royals1125755.5096.5582585-328-3029-25502822.560
AL West51119Chicago White Sox1115061.45013.0513542-2930-2620-35492326.469
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1154867.41717.0505586-8121-3427-33471928.404
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1143480.29830.5401636-23513-4121-39482028.417
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East125Pittsburgh Pirates1136449.566-5244695531-2433-25493415.694
NL East237Montreal Expos1096148.5601.04944177723-3038-18513417.667
NL East359Chicago Cubs1095950.5413.05084921624-2735-23532132.396
NL East4612St. Louis Cardinals1115853.5235.05094802927-3030-24512823.549
NL East5715Philadelphia Phillies1155956.5136.0503518-1525-3634-20472522.532
NL East61122New York Mets1124864.42915.5418493-7522-3525-30501535.300
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113Houston Astros1166749.578-433438-526-3041-19462224.478
NL West248Cincinnati Reds1176453.5473.55464786829-2835-25442618.591
NL West3818San Francisco Giants1155560.47811.5530534-427-3428-26471631.340
NL West4920San Diego Padres1165165.44016.0443497-5421-3730-28451728.378
NL West51021Los Angeles Dodgers1145064.43916.0534558-2417-3933-25482919.604
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1174671.39321.5512580-6819-4127-30432023.465
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