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Tuesday June 5,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-06-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles1BoxPaul HartzellSteve StoneMike Marshall
Texas Rangers3Boston Red Sox9BoxDennis EckersleyJon Matlack(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0California Angels3BoxFrank TananaTom Underwood(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Chicago White Sox3BoxJim SlatonFred HowardJerry Augustine
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees1BoxLarry GuraLuis Tiant(none)
Cleveland Indians12Oakland Athletics3BoxRick WaitsRick Langford(none)
Detroit Tigers3Seattle Mariners1BoxJack BillinghamGlenn AbbottJohn Hiller
Montreal Expos1Atlanta Braves4BoxRick MatulaScott SandersonGene Garber
San Diego Padres11Chicago Cubs3BoxEric RasmussenDennis Lamp(none)
New York Mets1Cincinnati Reds6BoxFred NormanKevin Kobel(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Houston Astros0BoxSteve CarltonRick Williams(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBert BlylevenDon SuttonKent Tekulve
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxMark LittellRandy Moffitt(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox513120.608--2592035612-1219-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1096049.550
223Baltimore Orioles533221.604--2572015616-1416-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1067036.660
3710Milwaukee Brewers563125.5542.52592174214-1817-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1056441.610
4812New York Yankees542925.5373.52332181512-1517-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1066046.566
5914Detroit Tigers482523.5214.5236228813-1412-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1136053.531
61016Cleveland Indians522527.4816.5218242-2412-1513-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1095653.514
71426Toronto Blue Jays551342.23620.0200304-1047-196-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1074067.374
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels553322.600--2962425416-1317-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1075552.514
247Kansas City Royals543123.5741.52882682014-1317-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1085454.500
358Minnesota Twins512922.5692.02662392717-812-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1115358.477
469Texas Rangers533023.5662.0239234513-1117-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1095356.486
51119Chicago White Sox532528.4727.0246245114-1411-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1074859.449
61223Seattle Mariners562135.37512.5260291-316-1515-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1064660.434
71325Oakland Athletics551837.32715.0185310-1257-1911-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1073671.336
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos493019.612--2171833413-1617-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1116546.586
225St. Louis Cardinals492920.5921.02281884010-1218-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1135756.504
3513Philadelphia Phillies542925.5373.52322122016-1513-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1085553.509
4615Pittsburgh Pirates502624.5204.52372132411-1215-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1127240.643
51021Chicago Cubs492227.4498.0213253-409-1413-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1135855.513
61122New York Mets502030.40010.5203237-3410-199-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1124369.384
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros573324.579--2262052112-1421-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1055649.533
2411Cincinnati Reds553025.5452.02642491513-1317-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1066046.566
3717Los Angeles Dodgers572730.4746.026625979-1918-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1055253.495
4818San Francisco Giants552629.4736.0257259-212-1614-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1074562.421
5920San Diego Padres572631.4567.0234261-2710-1816-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1044262.404
61224Atlanta Braves542034.37011.5232290-588-1712-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1064660.434


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry HarlowOF27.205Traded by Orioles to Angels for Floyd Rayford and Cash. 
Floyd Rayford3B-C21.313Traded by Angels with Cash to Orioles for Larry Harlow.