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MLB Games on Wednesday May 9, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Oakland AthleticsAL4Baltimore OriolesAL2Box | PBP911,147Memorial StadiumNight2:28Mike NorrisJim Palmer---Gross
California AngelsAL8Boston Red SoxAL9Box | PBP924,815Fenway ParkNight3:19Bill CampbellDave LaRoche---Downing, Hobson, Lynn (2), Yastrzemski
Chicago White SoxAL5Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP913,167Tiger StadiumNight2:52Ross BaumgartenMilt WilcoxKen KravecGarr, Rodriguez
Cleveland IndiansAL8Milwaukee BrewersAL7Box | PBP910,829County StadiumNight2:51Rick WaitsMike CaldwellSid MongeBonds, Harrah, Thomas
Seattle MarinersAL0New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP914,738Yankee Stadium INight2:01Ed FigueroaGlenn Abbott---Jackson
Kansas City RoyalsAL4Texas RangersAL3Box | PBP918,324Arlington StadiumNight2:54Rich GaleFergie JenkinsRenie MartinBraun
Pittsburgh PiratesNL17Atlanta BravesNL9Box | PBP96,855Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight3:42Jim BibbyGene GarberKent TekulveMatthews, Milner, Robinson (2)
Cincinnati RedsNL7Chicago CubsNL4Box | PBP910,922Wrigley FieldDay2:46Paul MoskauLynn McGlothenDoug BairKingman
St. Louis CardinalsNL4Houston AstrosNL5Box | PBP1611,566AstrodomeNight4:52Bo McLaughlinTom Bruno---Reitz
New York MetsNL2Los Angeles DodgersNL7Box | PBP923,313Dodger StadiumNight2:37Don SuttonNeil Allen---Cey, Garvey
Philadelphia PhilliesNL2San Diego PadresNL0Box | PBP915,606San Diego StadiumNight2:03Dick RuthvenEric Rasmussen------
Montreal ExposNL2San Francisco GiantsNL9Box | PBP96,811Candlestick ParkDay2:35Vida BlueRoss Grimsley------
12 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 Wednesday, May 09, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East124Boston Red Sox281810.643-147111367-611-41327359.553
AL East235Baltimore Orioles301911.633-159112479-610-51298346.643
AL East346Milwaukee Brewers301812.6001.0156119378-910-31317754.588
AL East4813New York Yankees291514.5173.5118124-66-89-61317457.565
AL East51017Detroit Tigers241113.4585.013012554-87-51377463.540
AL East61223Cleveland Indians27918.3338.599150-513-96-91347262.537
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays30822.26711.0118186-685-123-101324587.341
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Minnesota Twins28208.714-1571292813-47-41346272.463
AL West259California Angels301713.5674.0170138329-68-71327161.538
AL West3610Kansas City Royals291613.5524.5169151185-911-41336964.519
AL West4711Texas Rangers281513.5365.012912456-69-71346866.507
AL West5916Chicago White Sox281315.4647.0148142610-93-61326072.455
AL West61120Oakland Athletics301218.4009.0113161-485-87-101324290.318
AL West71324Seattle Mariners311021.32311.5131172-412-98-121315774.435
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Philadelphia Phillies28208.714-127864110-510-31346470.478
NL East223Montreal Expos26188.6921.0131109227-711-11347757.575
NL East3512St. Louis Cardinals281513.5365.0120105156-88-61347163.530
NL East4614Chicago Cubs241212.5006.0103107-43-69-61386870.493
NL East5919Pittsburgh Pirates261115.4238.013012825-86-71368749.640
NL East61122New York Mets26917.34610.098117-194-105-71365482.397
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West137Houston Astros301812.600-135122139-109-21327161.538
NL West248Cincinnati Reds291712.5860.514513698-49-81327359.553
NL West3715San Francisco Giants301416.4674.0138146-85-99-71325775.432
NL West4818Los Angeles Dodgers321418.4385.0122142-205-99-91306565.500
NL West51021San Diego Padres311219.3876.5145164-196-116-81305674.431
NL West61225Atlanta Braves28919.3218.0127159-324-105-91325775.432
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