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Baseball on Friday, May 11, 1979

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles8BoxSteve Stone (3-1)Byron McLaughlin (1-2)BAL  A Bumbry (1), J Lowenstein (4)  SEA  W Horton (6)Rich Dauer (27.9)
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox11BoxBob Stanley (3-2)Matt Keough (0-5)OAK  M Page (3)Jerry Remy (10.7)
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox5BoxKen Kravec (2-3)Steve Busby (0-2)CHA  R Garr (4), B Nahorodny (3)Ralph Garr (19.5)
Milwaukee Brewers5Detroit Tigers1BoxLary Sorensen (5-3)Mark Fidrych (0-1)DET  L Parrish (3)  MIL  G Thomas (10)Lance Parrish (23.6)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins4BoxMike Marshall (6-1)Sid Monge (1-3)CLE  W Cage (1)  MIN  R Jackson (4)Rob Wilfong (31.5)
California Angels4New York Yankees1BoxJim Barr (1-0)Catfish Hunter (0-3)CAL  D Baylor (5)  NYA  R Jackson (7)Don Baylor (19.6)
Texas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJon Matlack (1-2)Jim Clancy (2-5)NoneJim Sundberg (14.3)
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros3BoxRick Reuschel (2-4)Frank Riccelli (2-2)NoneSteve Ontiveros (15.2)
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDoug Rau (1-4)Bill Lee (4-1)LAN  R Cey (7), J Ferguson (3), D Lopes (2), G Thomasson (2)Steve Garvey (12.9)
Cincinnati Reds8Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDave Tomlin (1-1)Ed Whitson (1-2)CIN  D Concepcion (5), G Foster (5)  PIT  D Parker (4)Phil Garner (43.7)
New York Mets4San Diego Padres0BoxKevin Kobel (1-0)Steve Mura (2-1)NYN  S Henderson (1), J Stearns (2)John Stearns (31.2)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants2BoxBob Knepper (3-2)Steve Carlton (3-5)SFN  D Evans (4)Mike Schmidt (13.3)
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals0BoxAdrian Devine (1-0)Bob Forsch (0-3)ATL  J Burroughs (2)Mike Lum (21.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2111.656--1701169-612-5W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox1911.6331.01611187-612-5W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1913.5942.01621289-910-4W1Game Log
New York Yankees1615.5164.51271296-810-7L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1114.4406.51311304-87-6L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1019.3459.51101554-106-9L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays823.25812.51191895-123-11L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins218.724--16113213-48-4W4Game Log
California Angels1913.5943.517914211-68-7W2Game Log
Texas Rangers1613.5525.01321257-69-7W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1615.5166.01741615-1111-4L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1515.5006.515814710-95-6W3Game Log
Oakland Athletics1220.37510.51161755-107-10L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners1023.30313.01351882-118-12L4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies219.700--1319011-610-3L1Game Log
Montreal Expos199.6791.01341168-811-1L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1412.5385.01171184-610-6W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1614.5335.01231097-88-7L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1116.4078.51341365-86-8L1Game Log
New York Mets1018.35710.01031315-115-7W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds1813.581--1611499-59-8W1Game Log
Houston Astros1814.5620.51391309-109-4L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1618.4713.51431435-911-9W5Game Log
San Francisco Giants1517.4693.51401505-910-8W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1221.3647.01471716-116-10L6Game Log
Atlanta Braves1019.3457.01301595-105-9W1Game Log

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