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MLB Games on Sunday August 26, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL12Chicago White SoxAL7Box | PBP90Comiskey ParkDay2:48Mike FlanaganSteve Trout---Dauer, DeCinces, Lemon, Morrison, Murray, Singleton
Baltimore OriolesAL4Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP1325,605Comiskey ParkDay4:43Don StanhouseEd Farmer---Morrison, Roenicke
Oakland AthleticsAL5Cleveland IndiansAL7Box | PBP99,251Cleveland StadiumDay2:46Wayne GarlandBrian KingmanSid MongeAlexander
Seattle MarinersAL3Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP100Tiger StadiumDay2:47Aurelio LopezByron McLaughlin---Kemp (2), Thompson
Seattle MarinersAL8Detroit TigersAL9Box | PBP931,770Tiger StadiumDay2:46Dave TobikRandy Stein---Horton, Jones, Kemp, Stein, Summers
Boston Red SoxAL3Kansas City RoyalsAL6Box | PBP934,915Royals StadiumDay2:13Paul SplittorffSteve Renko---Papi, Porter
Milwaukee BrewersAL6Texas RangersAL2Box | PBP99,076Arlington StadiumNight1:58Bill TraversSteve Comer---Bell, Cooper, Thomas
California AngelsAL3Toronto Blue JaysAL9Box | PBP922,619Exhibition StadiumDay2:29Butch EdgeNolan Ryan---Cerone, Mayberry (2)
St. Louis CardinalsNL1Los Angeles DodgersNL4Box | PBP929,461Dodger StadiumDay2:16Rick SutcliffeSilvio MartinezBobby CastilloFerguson, Garvey
Cincinnati RedsNL8New York MetsNL0Box | PBP920,619Shea StadiumDay2:27Tom SeaverPete Falcone------
Houston AstrosNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Box | PBP932,559Veterans StadiumNight2:34Pete LaddKevin SaucierJoe Sambito---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL9San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP913,006San Diego StadiumDay2:37Bruce KisonBob Shirley---Kison, Madlock
Chicago CubsNL4San Francisco GiantsNL1Box | PBP917,742Candlestick ParkDay2:43Dennis LampJohn MontefuscoBruce Sutter---
13 record(s)
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 Sunday, August 26, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1268343.659-60447612837-2546-18331914.576
AL East222Milwaukee Brewers1317952.6036.56485688034-2845-24301614.533
AL East333Boston Red Sox1277651.5987.569555114432-3244-19331518.455
AL East448New York Yankees1266957.54814.05675125529-3240-25342014.588
AL East5814Detroit Tigers1296861.52716.56366231333-3635-25321715.531
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1306664.50819.0613642-2932-3734-27311516.484
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1294188.31843.5479687-20820-4921-39331221.364
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West1510California Angels1307159.546-71359911432-3039-29321715.531
AL West2612Minnesota Twins1276760.5282.56275814633-3034-30351520.429
AL West3713Kansas City Royals1296861.5272.5669664531-3437-27331716.515
AL West41017Texas Rangers1306268.4779.05875672027-3835-30322111.656
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1285672.43814.0578614-3634-3322-39321715.531
AL West61222Seattle Mariners1315576.42016.5580672-9223-3932-37311219.387
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1314190.31330.5465705-24015-4726-43311318.419
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1297554.581-6095307936-2639-28332310.697
NL East236Montreal Expos1226953.5662.55304517928-3541-18382612.684
NL East359Chicago Cubs1266957.5484.55865642228-3141-26361125.306
NL East4611St. Louis Cardinals1286860.5316.55895523729-3138-30341816.529
NL East5716Philadelphia Phillies1306565.50010.5550579-2929-3736-28321913.594
NL East61123New York Mets1275374.41721.0484558-7425-3827-37351025.286
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Houston Astros1307456.569-468470-231-3343-23321517.469
NL West247Cincinnati Reds1317457.5650.56085169233-3041-27301614.533
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1296069.46513.5607606126-4234-27331914.576
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1305971.45415.0583610-2729-4130-30321220.375
NL West51021San Diego Padres1315576.42019.5487575-8822-4533-31301317.433
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1295079.38823.5543633-9022-4428-35311615.516
26 record(s)
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