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Games on 1979-07-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox1BoxPat UnderwoodFred HowardAurelio Lopez
Detroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox0Box000
Texas Rangers6Kansas City Royals2BoxDoc MedichLarry Gura(none)
New York Yankees14Seattle Mariners2BoxCatfish HunterMike Parrott(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Toronto Blue Jays3BoxMoose HaasTom UnderwoodBob Galasso
Chicago Cubs10Cincinnati Reds8BoxBruce SutterDoug Bair(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros3BoxBert BlylevenJoe NiekroKent Tekulve
San Francisco Giants5Montreal Expos3BoxJohn MontefuscoSteve RogersGary Lavelle
Los Angeles Dodgers5New York Mets12BoxDock EllisBurt Hooton(none)
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxSteve CarltonRollie FingersTug McGraw

Standings as of 1979-07-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles875730.655--4133397426-2131-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium724527.625
222Boston Red Sox855332.6243.046034611421-2232-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park753837.507
346Milwaukee Brewers895138.5737.04333805324-2327-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium724428.611
469New York Yankees894940.5519.03913593223-2326-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I714031.563
5917Detroit Tigers864244.48814.5420413720-2522-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium754332.573
61018Cleveland Indians874245.48315.0393426-3317-2525-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium743935.527
71325Toronto Blue Jays902862.31130.5319464-14515-3213-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium722547.347
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels905238.578--5044069824-1928-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium723636.500
257Texas Rangers885038.5681.03993633620-2130-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium743341.446
3710Minnesota Twins864640.5354.04423964625-1921-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium763640.474
4816Kansas City Royals884345.4898.0459479-2020-2523-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium744232.568
51119Chicago White Sox874047.46010.5402410-822-2218-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park733340.452
61222Seattle Mariners913952.42913.5414468-5415-2524-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome712843.394
71426Oakland Athletics912566.27527.5318518-2009-3416-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum712942.408
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos814833.593--3532896419-2329-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium794732.595
238Chicago Cubs834637.5543.03943821220-1826-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field793445.430
3411Pittsburgh Pirates834439.5305.03673313625-2019-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium795425.684
4512Philadelphia Phillies894742.5285.0389384521-2526-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium733736.507
5714St. Louis Cardinals844341.5126.53923712115-2327-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II784335.551
61021New York Mets843648.42913.5330374-4416-2819-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium782751.346
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros915338.582--328330-223-2430-14L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome713635.507
2613Cincinnati Reds914744.5166.03963801620-2427-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium704327.614
3815San Francisco Giants894445.4948.04264151121-2523-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park732746.370
4920San Diego Padres924151.44612.5353389-3616-2925-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium692742.391
51123Atlanta Braves893851.42714.0402447-4515-2723-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium712843.394
61224Los Angeles Dodgers903654.40016.5392430-3814-3222-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium724329.597