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Games on 1979-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox4BoxRich WorthamEric WilkinsRandy Scarbery
Baltimore Orioles8Kansas City Royals1BoxJim PalmerPaul Splittorff(none)
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxMoose HaasCatfish Hunter(none)
California Angels6Seattle Mariners4BoxJim BarrMike ParrottDave LaRoche
Detroit Tigers9Toronto Blue Jays8BoxDave TobikTom BuskeyJohn Hiller
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros2BoxRandy NiemannPaul Moskau(none)
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxTerry ForsterGary Lavelle(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Montreal Expos9BoxSteve RogersDick Ruthven(none)
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxDon RobinsonKen Holtzman(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres6BoxGaylord PerryTony Brizzolara(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres3BoxBob OwchinkoPhil NiekroRollie Fingers
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxPat ZachryPete VuckovichSkip Lockwood

Standings as of 1979-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles473017.638--2431826115-1115-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1127240.643
245Boston Red Sox442618.5912.5217178399-1017-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1166551.560
3710Milwaukee Brewers492722.5514.02321914111-1616-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1126844.607
4813New York Yankees472522.5325.02081961211-1414-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1136449.566
51017Detroit Tigers412021.4887.020920818-1212-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1206555.542
61120Cleveland Indians462026.4359.5181219-387-1413-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1156154.530
71426Toronto Blue Jays481236.25018.5183269-866-156-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1144173.360
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123California Angels482919.604--2642125215-1214-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1145955.518
234Minnesota Twins442618.5911.02322131916-710-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1185662.475
357Texas Rangers462719.5871.02141981613-914-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1165660.483
468Kansas City Royals482721.5632.02662491713-1214-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1145856.509
5914Chicago White Sox472423.5114.5230221913-1211-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1134964.434
61224Seattle Mariners491732.34712.5215260-456-1511-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1135063.442
71325Oakland Athletics481632.33313.0165263-986-1810-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1143876.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos422715.643--1981683012-1215-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1186850.576
226Philadelphia Phillies462719.5872.02121823014-913-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1165759.491
3512St. Louis Cardinals432320.5354.51811592210-1212-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1196356.529
4716Pittsburgh Pirates432122.4886.52021921011-1210-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1197742.647
5919Chicago Cubs432023.4657.5189218-299-1211-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1196059.504
61122New York Mets431726.39510.5167198-317-159-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1194673.387
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Cincinnati Reds472621.553--229221813-1113-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1146450.561
2411Houston Astros502723.5400.52041871712-1415-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1126250.554
3615San Francisco Giants492524.5102.0227220711-1114-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1134667.407
4818Los Angeles Dodgers502426.4803.5227213148-1516-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1125557.491
51021San Diego Padres512229.4316.0199238-398-1614-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1104664.418
61223Atlanta Braves471829.3838.0209248-398-1510-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1134865.425