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MLB Games on Thursday April 5, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cleveland IndiansAL1Boston Red SoxAL7Box | PBP934,433Fenway ParkDay2:42Dennis EckersleyRick Wise---Evans, Lynn, Rice
Toronto Blue JaysAL2Kansas City RoyalsAL11Box | PBP937,754Royals StadiumNight2:36Dennis LeonardTom UnderwoodSteve Mingori---
Milwaukee BrewersAL5New York YankeesAL1Box | PBP952,719Yankee Stadium IDay2:02Mike CaldwellRon Guidry------
New York MetsNL10Chicago CubsNL6Box | PBP935,615Wrigley FieldDay2:34Craig SwanRick Reuschel---Hebner, Kingman
San Diego PadresNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP946,536Dodger StadiumDay2:35Gaylord PerryLance RautzhanRollie FingersCey, Gonzalez
5 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, April 05, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East112Boston Red Sox1101.000-7160-01-01599069.566
AL East236Milwaukee Brewers1101.000-5141-00-01609466.588
AL East3711Cleveland Indians101.0001.017-60-10-01608179.506
AL East488New York Yankees101.0001.015-40-00-11598970.560
AL East5614Toronto Blue Jays101.0001.0211-90-10-016153108.329
AL East61425Baltimore Orioles000---0.50000-00-015910257.642
AL East71223Detroit Tigers000---0.50000-00-01618576.528
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West127Kansas City Royals1101.000-11290-01-01618477.522
AL West241Seattle Mariners1101.000-5410-01-01616695.410
AL West3510California Angels101.0001.045-10-10-01618873.547
AL West41324Chicago White Sox000---0.50000-00-01607387.456
AL West51121Minnesota Twins000---0.50000-00-01628280.506
AL West61019Oakland Athletics000---0.50000-00-016254108.333
AL West7916Texas Rangers000---0.50000-00-01628379.512
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East113New York Mets1101.000-10641-00-01616299.385
NL East2413Chicago Cubs101.0001.0610-40-00-11618081.497
NL East31020Montreal Expos000---0.50000-00-01609565.594
NL East4818Philadelphia Phillies000---0.50000-00-01628478.519
NL East5717Pittsburgh Pirates000---0.50000-00-01629864.605
NL East61215St. Louis Cardinals000---0.50000-00-01628676.531
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West134San Diego Padres1101.000-4311-00-01606793.419
NL West225San Francisco Giants1101.000-11561-00-01617091.435
NL West3512Cincinnati Reds101.0001.0511-60-00-11609070.563
NL West469Los Angeles Dodgers101.0001.034-10-00-11617982.491
NL West5926Atlanta Braves000---0.50000-00-01606694.413
NL West61122Houston Astros000---0.50000-00-01628973.549
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