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MLB Games on Wednesday May 23, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL2Baltimore OriolesAL5Box | PBP1029,400Memorial StadiumNight2:22Tippy MartinezBob Stanley---Kelly, Murray
Oakland AthleticsAL1Chicago White SoxAL6Box | PBP911,881Comiskey ParkNight2:33Ken KravecJohn Henry Johnson---Lemon
New York YankeesAL3Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP921,671Tiger StadiumNight2:30John HillerKen Clay---White
California AngelsAL0Milwaukee BrewersAL1Box | PBP98,408County StadiumNight2:10Bill TraversDon Aase------
Minnesota TwinsAL2Texas RangersAL7Box | PBP917,909Arlington StadiumNight2:01Fergie JenkinsDave Goltz---Jorgensen, Oliver (3), Putnam
Cleveland IndiansAL4Toronto Blue JaysAL3Box | PBP920,283Exhibition StadiumNight2:08Wayne GarlandDave Freisleben---Alexander
Houston AstrosNL5Atlanta BravesNL6Box | PBP91,623Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:27Tony BrizzolaraJoaquin AndujarGene Garber---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL0Montreal ExposNL3Box | PBP97,041Olympic StadiumNight2:18Steve RogersJohn Candelaria------
St. Louis CardinalsNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Box | PBP932,349Veterans StadiumNight2:15Silvio MartinezDick RuthvenMark Littell---
Los Angeles DodgersNL4San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP929,158San Diego StadiumNight2:13Burt HootonRandy Jones------
Cincinnati RedsNL5San Francisco GiantsNL0Box | PBP921,080Candlestick ParkNight1:56Mike LaCossVida Blue---Bench, Collins, Knight
11 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 23, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles412714.659-2151536213-814-61187543.636
AL East234Boston Red Sox402515.6251.5205161448-717-81206654.550
AL East3610New York Yankees422319.5484.5194171239-1114-81186652.559
AL East4712Milwaukee Brewers432320.5355.02031723111-1612-41187246.610
AL East51018Detroit Tigers361620.4448.5174187-136-1210-81256956.552
AL East61120Cleveland Indians411823.4399.0161200-397-1211-111206357.525
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays441133.25017.5166247-816-155-181184276.356
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West125Minnesota Twins402515.625-2141932116-79-81225765.467
AL West246California Angels422517.5951.02301864411-1014-71206357.525
AL West358Texas Rangers412417.5851.51951841113-911-81215962.488
AL West4814Kansas City Royals422220.5244.02422251710-1212-81206357.525
AL West5915Chicago White Sox402020.5005.0197195213-127-81205367.442
AL West61225Oakland Athletics431528.34911.5149231-825-1410-141193980.328
AL West71324Seattle Mariners431528.34911.5195235-404-1211-161195267.437
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Montreal Expos392514.641-1781542412-1213-21217051.579
NL East223Philadelphia Phillies412615.634-2041584614-812-71215863.479
NL East349St. Louis Cardinals402218.5503.5165142239-1112-81226458.525
NL East4716Pittsburgh Pirates381820.4746.5175177-29-109-101248044.645
NL East5919Chicago Cubs361620.4447.5163191-285-911-111266462.508
NL East61223New York Mets361323.36110.5135166-316-157-81265076.397
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West137Cincinnati Reds412417.585-2081891911-713-101206654.550
NL West2511San Francisco Giants432320.5352.02011901111-1012-101194871.403
NL West3613Houston Astros452421.5332.0184177710-1214-91176552.556
NL West4817Los Angeles Dodgers452124.4675.019318948-1513-91175859.496
NL West51021San Diego Padres451827.4008.0181215-348-1610-111165066.431
NL West61122Atlanta Braves411526.3669.0181220-395-1210-141195168.429
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