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MLB Games on Saturday May 5, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
California AngelsAL1Baltimore OriolesAL9Box | PBP920,455Memorial StadiumNight2:37Jim PalmerDon Aase---May, Roenicke
Seattle MarinersAL4Boston Red SoxAL11Box | PBP925,714Fenway ParkDay2:58Dennis EckersleyOdell JonesDick DragoLynn, Rice
Kansas City RoyalsAL3Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP99,529Cleveland StadiumDay2:53Rich GaleRick WiseAl HraboskyMcRae
Toronto Blue JaysAL1Milwaukee BrewersAL6Box | PBP914,910County StadiumDay2:04Jim SlatonDave Lemanczyk---Carty, Oglivie
Detroit TigersAL8Minnesota TwinsAL4Box | PBP915,002Metropolitan StadiumDay2:47Jack BillinghamPaul Hartzell---Wynegar
Oakland AthleticsAL4New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP930,167Yankee Stadium IDay2:37Tommy JohnDave Heaverlo---Rivers
Chicago White SoxAL7Texas RangersAL6Box | PBP927,901Arlington StadiumNight2:25Rich WorthamDock EllisMike ProlyEllis, Soderholm, Wills
Atlanta BravesNL3Chicago CubsNL9Box | PBP916,312Wrigley FieldDay2:04Dennis LampPhil Niekro---DeJesus, Foote, Hubbard, Martin, Murcer
Houston AstrosNL2Cincinnati RedsNL6Box | PBP925,044Riverfront StadiumDay2:13Tom HumeJoaquin AndujarFrank PastoreCedeno
Philadelphia PhilliesNL11Los Angeles DodgersNL0Box | PBP945,169Dodger StadiumNight2:31Dick RuthvenAndy Messersmith---Schmidt (2)
Montreal ExposNL3San Diego PadresNL6Box | PBP945,500San Diego StadiumNight2:32Steve MuraWoodie FrymanRollie FingersDawson, Speier, Winfield (2)
New York MetsNL4San Francisco GiantsNL6Box | PBP96,960Candlestick ParkDay2:38Gary LavelleJesse Orosco---Clark, Mazzilli
Pittsburgh PiratesNL6St. Louis CardinalsNL5Box | PBP917,440Busch Stadium IINight3:04Grant JacksonPete VuckovichEd WhitsonSimmons
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 Saturday, May 05, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East123Boston Red Sox24168.667-12586397-69-21367561.551
AL East235Baltimore Orioles26179.654-140101399-68-31338548.639
AL East358Milwaukee Brewers271611.5931.5136106308-98-21347955.590
AL East4815New York Yankees251213.4804.598104-66-86-51357758.570
AL East51017Detroit Tigers20911.4505.01059964-75-41417665.539
AL East61325Toronto Blue Jays27819.2969.5111160-495-93-101354590.333
AL East71426Cleveland Indians24717.2929.081130-492-85-91377463.540
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Minnesota Twins25178.680-1261161013-44-41376572.474
AL West246California Angels261610.6151.5148112368-38-71367264.529
AL West369Texas Rangers241410.5832.5112100126-68-41386969.500
AL West4710Kansas City Royals251411.5603.0144129153-711-41377166.518
AL West5916Chicago White Sox241113.4585.512812358-73-61366274.456
AL West61121Oakland Athletics261016.3857.597142-453-67-101364492.324
AL West71224Seattle Mariners27819.29610.0113156-430-78-121355976.437
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Montreal Expos23167.696-11895235-611-11377958.577
NL East224Philadelphia Phillies24168.6670.510172296-510-31386870.493
NL East3512Chicago Cubs211110.5244.07879-13-68-41416972.489
NL East4613St. Louis Cardinals251312.5204.010897115-77-61377364.533
NL East5919Pittsburgh Pirates22913.4096.5106109-33-66-71408951.636
NL East61122New York Mets22814.3647.58798-113-75-71405585.393
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West137Houston Astros261610.615-11695218-98-11367363.537
NL West2411Cincinnati Reds251411.5601.5111112-16-48-71367660.559
NL West3714San Francisco Giants271314.4813.5125135-105-98-51355877.430
NL West4818San Diego Padres271215.4444.5126135-96-116-41345678.418
NL West51020Los Angeles Dodgers281117.3936.0107132-255-96-81346866.507
NL West61223Atlanta Braves24816.3337.099123-244-94-71365878.426
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