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Games on 1979-07-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave LaRocheDennis Martinez(none)
California Angels0Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike FlanaganDave Frost(none)
Seattle Mariners1Boston Red Sox7BoxDennis EckersleyFloyd Bannister(none)
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals1BoxRick WiseDennis LeonardSid Monge
Toronto Blue Jays2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBill CastroTom Buskey(none)
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins3BoxPat UnderwoodJerry Koosman(none)
Oakland Athletics2New York Yankees10BoxLuis TiantMike Morgan(none)
Chicago White Sox9Texas Rangers6BoxSteve TroutDave RajsichEd Farmer
Chicago White Sox5Texas Rangers4BoxKen KravecFergie JenkinsEd Farmer
Atlanta Braves8Chicago Cubs2BoxPhil NiekroDennis Lamp(none)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxBurt HootonDan Schatzeder(none)
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxDave RobertsKen Forsch(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBruce KisonJoe NiekroGrant Jackson
New York Mets1San Diego Padres3BoxRandy JonesKevin Kobel(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants1BoxJohn CurtisDickie Noles(none)
Cincinnati Reds16St. Louis Cardinals4BoxFred NormanPete Vuckovich(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles926032.652--4333508328-2232-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium674225.627
222Boston Red Sox895732.6401.548035612424-2233-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park713437.479
333Milwaukee Brewers935538.5915.54603926824-2331-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium684028.588
4610New York Yankees935043.53810.54133803323-2627-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I673928.582
5815Detroit Tigers904545.50014.04494341523-2622-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium714031.563
61018Cleveland Indians914348.47316.5405451-4618-2825-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium703832.543
71325Toronto Blue Jays942965.30932.0333484-15115-3314-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium682444.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144California Angels955639.589--52742410325-2031-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium673235.478
257Texas Rangers935241.5593.04283884022-2230-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium693138.449
3712Minnesota Twins904842.5335.54624164627-2021-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium723438.472
4917Kansas City Royals924448.47810.5471500-2920-2524-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium704129.586
51119Chicago White Sox924349.46711.5434441-724-2219-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park683038.441
61223Seattle Mariners954055.42116.0422489-6715-2625-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome672740.403
71426Oakland Athletics952570.26331.0329541-2129-3516-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum672938.433
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Montreal Expos865036.581--3763156119-2431-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium744529.608
238Chicago Cubs874839.5522.5401398322-1926-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field753243.427
349Pittsburgh Pirates884840.5453.03963554127-2121-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium745024.676
4511Philadelphia Phillies935043.5383.54123971521-2629-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium693435.493
5714St. Louis Cardinals884543.5116.04023911117-2427-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II744133.554
61021New York Mets893950.43812.5346391-4516-2922-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium732449.329
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros965442.563--339349-1023-2631-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome663531.530
2613Cincinnati Reds954946.5164.54203893121-2428-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium664125.621
3816San Francisco Giants944648.4897.04414301122-2824-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park682543.368
4920San Diego Padres974453.45410.5375410-3518-3126-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium642440.375
51122Atlanta Braves934053.43012.5427465-3816-2724-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium672641.388
61224Los Angeles Dodgers943757.39416.0411456-4514-3523-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium684226.618