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MLB Games on Thursday August 2, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL10Milwaukee BrewersAL1Box | PBP927,101County StadiumNight2:42Mike TorrezBill Travers---Evans (2), Hobson, Watson (2)
San Diego PadresNL2Atlanta BravesNL7Box | PBP97,916Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:25Tony BrizzolaraGaylord Perry------
Chicago CubsNL4Montreal ExposNL6Box | PBP927,287Olympic StadiumDay2:55Dan SchatzederBill CaudillElias Sosa---
Philadelphia PhilliesNL7New York MetsNL4Box | PBP90Shea StadiumNight2:20Ron ReedAndy Hassler---Luzinski, Youngblood
Philadelphia PhilliesNL1New York MetsNL2Box | PBP915,319Shea StadiumNight2:37Pete FalconeKevin SaucierNeil AllenSchmidt
St. Louis CardinalsNL5Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Box | PBP925,163Three Rivers StadiumNight2:36George FrazierGrant JacksonDarold KnowlesRobinson
6 record(s)
Glossary:
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, August 02, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1067234.679-52339113233-2339-11533023.566
AL East222Boston Red Sox1046440.6157.056044411628-2636-14562729.482
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1086345.58310.05284616728-2635-19533221.604
AL East458New York Yankees1065848.54714.04824315126-2932-19543123.574
AL East5815Detroit Tigers1035251.50518.5504499526-3026-21583325.569
AL East61017Cleveland Indians1065353.50019.0482527-4524-2929-24552827.509
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1073275.29940.5381551-17015-4117-34552134.382
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West146California Angels1086147.565-58747910827-2534-22542727.500
AL West2610Texas Rangers1055649.5333.54824374522-2434-25572730.474
AL West3712Minnesota Twins1045549.5294.05214734829-2426-25582731.466
AL West4916Kansas City Royals1055352.5056.5541553-1224-2729-25573225.561
AL West51121Chicago White Sox1054659.43813.5481518-3726-2420-35552728.491
AL West61222Seattle Mariners1094663.42215.5483560-7721-3425-29532132.396
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1083177.28730.0375606-23111-4020-37542331.426
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Montreal Expos1025943.578-4643877723-2736-16583622.621
NL East237Pittsburgh Pirates1055847.5522.54824275530-2228-25574017.702
NL East3511Chicago Cubs1025448.5295.0461467-624-2730-21602634.433
NL East4613Philadelphia Phillies1075651.5235.5475477-225-3131-20552827.509
NL East5714St. Louis Cardinals1035350.5156.54714541722-2730-24593326.559
NL East61020New York Mets1044658.44214.0395449-5420-3325-26581741.293
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Houston Astros1096247.569-401415-1425-2837-19532726.509
NL West249Cincinnati Reds1105951.5363.55134635029-2830-23513120.608
NL West3818San Francisco Giants1085256.4819.5503497626-3126-25541935.352
NL West4919San Diego Padres1104961.44513.5422464-4219-3330-28511932.373
NL West51123Los Angeles Dodgers1074562.42116.0495529-3417-3928-23553421.618
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1094564.41317.0497550-5318-3427-30512130.412
26 record(s)
Glossary:
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