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Saturday April 7,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-04-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike FlanaganMike ProlySammy Stewart
Boston Red Sox0Cleveland Indians3BoxRick WaitsMike Torrez(none)
Texas Rangers8Detroit Tigers2BoxFergie JenkinsDave Rozema(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Kansas City Royals7BoxLarry GuraJim ClancyAl Hrabosky
Milwaukee Brewers4New York Yankees3BoxBob McClureEd FigueroaReggie Cleveland
Minnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics1BoxMike MarshallJim Todd(none)
California Angels5Seattle Mariners4BoxMark ClearRick HoneycuttDave LaRoche
New York Mets9Chicago Cubs4BoxPat ZachryKen HoltzmanSkip Lockwood
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds2BoxTom GriffinFrank PastoreDave Roberts
Atlanta Braves0Houston Astros6BoxKen ForschLarry McWilliams(none)
San Diego Padres2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxAndy MessersmithEric RasmussenLance Rautzhan
Montreal Expos6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxGrant JacksonElias Sosa(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxPete VuckovichRon Reed(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
249Milwaukee Brewers2201.000--9452-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1599366.585
112Baltimore Orioles2201.000--11650-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium15710057.637
4713Cleveland Indians211.5001.047-30-11-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1598079.503
3814Boston Red Sox211.5001.07430-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1589068.570
71419Toronto Blue Jays202.0002.0618-120-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium16053107.331
61224New York Yankees202.0002.049-50-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1588969.563
51023Detroit Tigers101.0001.528-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1608575.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
324Texas Rangers1101.0000.58261-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1618279.509
237Minnesota Twins2201.000--8442-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1608080.500
156Kansas City Royals2201.000--186120-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1608377.519
4610Seattle Mariners321.6670.5231580-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1596594.409
5917California Angels312.3331.51523-81-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1598772.547
71318Oakland Athletics202.0002.048-40-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16054106.338
61121Chicago White Sox202.0002.0611-50-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1587385.462
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133New York Mets2201.000--191092-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1606199.381
215St. Louis Cardinals2201.000--11380-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1608476.525
4715Pittsburgh Pirates211.5001.09900-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1609763.606
3612Montreal Expos211.5001.09901-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1589464.595
61025Philadelphia Phillies202.0002.0311-80-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1608476.525
51120Chicago Cubs202.0002.01019-90-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1608080.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
228San Francisco Giants3301.0000.5229133-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1596891.428
141Houston Astros2201.000--8170-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1608773.544
3511Los Angeles Dodgers321.6670.5187110-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1597782.484
4816San Diego Padres312.3331.5718-111-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1586791.424
6922Cincinnati Reds303.0002.5922-130-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1589068.570
51226Atlanta Braves202.0002.018-70-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1586692.418


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Sam Perlozzo2B28.034Signed as Free Agent by Padres. 
Jerry ReussP29.292Traded by Pirates to Dodgers for Rick Rhoden. 
Rick RhodenP25.326Traded by Dodgers to Pirates for Jerry Reuss. 
Mike StantonP26.194Purchased by Maracaibo (Inter-American) from Blue Jays.