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MLB Games on Thursday May 31, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL4Milwaukee BrewersAL5Box | PBP924,707County StadiumNight2:53Jerry AugustineRay Burris---Jackson, Oglivie
Oakland AthleticsAL2Minnesota TwinsAL13Box | PBP94,345Metropolitan StadiumDay2:11Paul HartzellRick Langford---Jackson, Morales
California AngelsAL10Seattle MarinersAL12Box | PBP95,266The KingdomeNight3:12Byron McLaughlinMark ClearShane RawleyBaylor, Bochte, Grich (2), Meyer
Boston Red SoxAL3Texas RangersAL2Box | PBP1213,600Arlington StadiumNight3:05Dick DragoSparky Lyle---Grubb, Rice
Detroit TigersAL1Toronto Blue JaysAL0Box | PBP912,423Exhibition StadiumNight1:52Pat UnderwoodTom UnderwoodJohn HillerMorales
Cincinnati RedsNL0Houston AstrosNL3Box | PBP925,453AstrodomeNight2:07Rick WilliamsFred Norman---Cruz
San Francisco GiantsNL10Los Angeles DodgersNL12Box | PBP936,288Dodger StadiumDay3:00Don SuttonVida BlueBob WelchGarvey
Philadelphia PhilliesNL0Montreal ExposNL1Box | PBP922,388Olympic StadiumDay1:52Scott SandersonLarry Christenson------
Chicago CubsNL3Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Box | PBP106,438Three Rivers StadiumNight3:27Bruce KisonBruce Sutter---Biittner, Murcer
Atlanta BravesNL1San Diego PadresNL3Box | PBP911,143San Diego StadiumDay1:57Eric RasmussenRick MatulaRollie FingersWinfield
New York MetsNL6St. Louis CardinalsNL9Box | PBP915,110Busch Stadium IIDay2:41Bob SykesMike ScottDarold KnowlesHendrick, Hernandez, Youngblood
11 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 Thursday, May 31, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East112Baltimore Orioles483018.625-2441846015-1215-61117239.649
AL East245Boston Red Sox462719.5872.02221833910-1117-81146450.561
AL East3711Milwaukee Brewers512823.5493.52392003911-1617-71106743.609
AL East4813New York Yankees492623.5314.52172031412-1514-81116348.568
AL East5914Detroit Tigers432221.5125.5218210810-1212-91186355.534
AL East61120Cleveland Indians472126.4478.5187223-368-1413-121146054.526
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays501238.24019.0185278-936-156-231124171.366
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West123California Angels503020.600-2772265116-1314-71125854.518
AL West234Minnesota Twins462719.5871.02492202916-711-121165561.474
AL West356Texas Rangers482820.5831.02192031613-915-111145559.482
AL West467Kansas City Royals492821.5711.52682501813-1215-91135756.504
AL West51016Chicago White Sox482424.5005.0234227713-1211-121124963.438
AL West61224Seattle Mariners511833.35312.5229273-446-1512-181114962.441
AL West71325Oakland Athletics501733.34013.0172280-1087-1910-141123775.330
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Montreal Expos442915.659-2011683312-1217-31166650.569
NL East228Philadelphia Phillies482721.5634.02121852714-1113-101145757.500
NL East3410St. Louis Cardinals452520.5564.51971682910-1214-91176156.521
NL East4615Pittsburgh Pirates452322.5116.52151971811-1212-101177542.641
NL East51021Chicago Cubs452025.4449.5194231-379-1411-111176057.513
NL East61122New York Mets451728.37812.5176214-387-179-121174671.393
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West139Houston Astros522923.558-2131902312-1417-91106050.545
NL West2512Cincinnati Reds492623.5311.5232230213-1313-101126448.571
NL West3717Los Angeles Dodgers522626.5003.0245228178-1518-111105357.482
NL West4818San Francisco Giants512526.4903.5242238411-1314-131114665.414
NL West5919San Diego Padres532429.4535.5212241-298-1616-131084464.407
NL West61223Atlanta Braves491831.3679.5212261-498-1710-141114863.432
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