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MLB Games on Tuesday August 28, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL3Chicago White SoxAL7Box | PBP912,287Comiskey ParkNight2:33Ross BaumgartenAllen RipleyEd FarmerAllenson, Evans
California AngelsAL2Detroit TigersAL12Box | PBP919,178Tiger StadiumNight2:29Bruce RobbinsDon Aase---Summers, Thompson, Trammell
Milwaukee BrewersAL11Kansas City RoyalsAL6Box | PBP926,278Royals StadiumNight3:07Moose HaasCraig Chamberlain---Lezcano, Thomas
New York YankeesAL2Texas RangersAL10Box | PBP923,339Arlington StadiumNight2:46Jim KernKen Clay---Montanez, Oliver
Oakland AthleticsAL6Toronto Blue JaysAL3Box | PBP921,736Exhibition StadiumDay2:35Rick LangfordDave Stieb---Essian, Griffin
Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL1Box | PBP931,587Dodger StadiumNight2:09John CandelariaCharlie Hough---Lopes, Stargell
Houston AstrosNL6Montreal ExposNL7Box | PBP930,513Olympic StadiumNight2:55David PalmerPete Ladd---Andujar, Parrish
Atlanta BravesNL6New York MetsNL4Box | PBP96,586Shea StadiumNight2:29Phil NiekroDock EllisJoey McLaughlinMurphy
Cincinnati RedsNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP931,113Veterans StadiumNight2:19Frank PastoreSteve CarltonTom HumeDriessen, Knight, Maddox, Morgan
Chicago CubsNL3San Diego PadresNL1Box | PBP913,515San Diego StadiumNight2:03Rick ReuschelRandy JonesBruce SutterFahey
St. Louis CardinalsNL2San Francisco GiantsNL1Box | PBP918,836Candlestick ParkNight2:29Bob ForschBob KnepperMark LittellHendrick
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 Tuesday, August 28, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1288444.656-61248113138-2646-18311813.581
AL East222Milwaukee Brewers1338053.6026.56685848435-2945-24281513.536
AL East333Boston Red Sox1297653.5898.570256114133-3344-19311516.484
AL East449New York Yankees1287058.54714.05765265030-3340-25321913.594
AL East5612Detroit Tigers1317061.53415.56516272433-3637-25301515.500
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1316665.50419.5618648-3032-3734-28301515.500
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1314289.32143.5489693-20420-4922-40311120.355
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West1510California Angels1327161.538-71761410332-3239-29301713.567
AL West2713Minnesota Twins1296861.5271.56325894333-3035-31331419.424
AL West3814Kansas City Royals1316962.5271.5685684131-3438-28311615.516
AL West41017Texas Rangers1326369.4778.06015762527-3836-31302010.667
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1305872.44612.0588621-3334-3323-40301515.500
AL West61221Seattle Mariners1325676.42415.0586677-9124-3932-37301119.367
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1334291.31629.5471715-24416-4826-43291217.414
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1317655.580-6155358037-2739-2831229.710
NL East247Montreal Expos1247054.5652.55374607728-3542-19362511.694
NL East358Chicago Cubs1287058.5474.55935702329-3241-26341024.294
NL East4611St. Louis Cardinals1296960.5356.05915533830-3138-30331716.515
NL East5716Philadelphia Phillies1326567.49211.5554588-3429-3736-30301911.633
NL East61123New York Mets1295376.41122.0489569-8025-3827-39331023.303
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Cincinnati Reds1337657.571-6175209735-3041-27281414.500
NL West236Houston Astros1327557.5680.5477477032-3443-23301416.467
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1316170.46614.0612612026-4235-28311813.581
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1315972.45016.0584612-2829-4130-31311219.387
NL West51022San Diego Padres1335677.42120.0493582-8922-4534-32281216.429
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1315279.39723.0554638-8424-4428-35291415.483
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