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Games on 1979-08-10

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Baltimore Orioles8BoxTippy MartinezRon Davis(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Boston Red Sox5BoxDick DragoBob McClure(none)
Seattle Mariners8California Angels6BoxRandy SteinDave LaRoche(none)
Detroit Tigers6Kansas City Royals7BoxDan QuisenberryAurelio Lopez(none)
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals7BoxDennis LeonardPat UnderwoodDan Quisenberry
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins5BoxDave HeaverloMike Marshall(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins3BoxDarrell JacksonDave Heaverlo(none)
Cleveland Indians6Texas Rangers1BoxLen BarkerDanny Darwin(none)
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves1BoxJoe NiekroEddie SolomonJoe Sambito
Montreal Expos1New York Mets7BoxCraig SwanRoss Grimsley(none)
Montreal Expos6New York Mets5BoxDavid PalmerDwight BernardElias Sosa
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRawly EastwickGrant Jackson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBruce KisonRandy LerchKent Tekulve
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres3BoxRandy JonesFrank Pastore(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9San Francisco Giants0BoxDon SuttonBob Knepper(none)
Chicago Cubs8St. Louis Cardinals13BoxSilvio MartinezMike Krukow(none)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBob ForschBill CaudillMark Littell

Standings as of 1979-08-10

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1147638.667--55542612935-2541-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium452619.578
222Boston Red Sox1137043.6195.562348513831-2739-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park472126.447
334Milwaukee Brewers1166650.56911.05675155230-2836-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium452916.644
459New York Yankees1146153.53515.05104684226-3035-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I462818.609
5916Detroit Tigers1145856.50918.0560551926-3232-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium472720.574
61017Cleveland Indians1155857.50418.5531581-5027-3131-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium462323.500
71426Toronto Blue Jays1133479.30141.5413594-18115-4119-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium491930.388
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels1166551.560--63151811331-2834-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium462323.500
2612Minnesota Twins1136053.5313.55605114931-2529-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium492227.449
3713Kansas City Royals1145955.5185.0596594228-3031-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium482622.542
4814Texas Rangers1155956.5135.55405004025-3034-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium472423.511
51119Chicago White Sox1115061.45012.5513542-2930-2620-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park492326.469
61223Seattle Mariners1164967.42216.0513592-7922-3427-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome461828.391
71325Oakland Athletics1163581.30230.0409644-23514-4221-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum461927.413
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1156550.565--5304755532-2533-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium473314.702
237Montreal Expos1116249.5591.05014297224-3138-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium493316.673
3510Chicago Cubs1115952.5324.0519510924-2935-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field512130.412
4611St. Louis Cardinals1136053.5314.05274913627-3032-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II492623.531
5715Philadelphia Phillies1176057.5136.0509524-1525-3635-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium452421.533
61122New York Mets1144965.43015.5430500-7022-3526-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium481434.292
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros1176849.581--435439-427-3041-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome452124.467
248Cincinnati Reds1186454.5424.55484816729-2935-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium432617.605
3818San Francisco Giants1165561.47412.5530543-1327-3428-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park461630.348
4920San Diego Padres1175265.44416.0446499-5321-3731-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium441628.364
51021Los Angeles Dodgers1155164.44316.0543558-1518-3933-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472819.596
61224Atlanta Braves1184672.39022.5513582-6919-4127-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium422022.476