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MLB Games on Sunday August 5, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Texas RangersAL2Cleveland IndiansAL6Box | PBP90Cleveland StadiumDay2:47Len BarkerDoc Medich---Johnson
Texas RangersAL14Cleveland IndiansAL3Box | PBP945,534Cleveland StadiumNight2:22Danny DarwinMike Paxton---Thornton, Zisk
Kansas City RoyalsAL3Detroit TigersAL2Box | PBP928,703Tiger StadiumDay3:09Dennis LeonardDan PetryDan QuisenberryPorter
Boston Red SoxAL7Milwaukee BrewersAL2Box | PBP90County StadiumDay2:36Dennis EckersleyLary Sorensen---Lynn
Boston Red SoxAL19Milwaukee BrewersAL5Box | PBP949,054County StadiumDay3:13Win RemmerswaalJerry Augustine---Hobson, Lynn
California AngelsAL11Minnesota TwinsAL7Box | PBP90Metropolitan StadiumDay2:58Dave LaRocheRoger EricksonMark ClearFord, Smalley, Wilfong
California AngelsAL1Minnesota TwinsAL7Box | PBP941,182Metropolitan StadiumDay2:49Pete RedfernSteve EddyMike Marshall---
Baltimore OriolesAL2New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP954,478Yankee Stadium IDay2:20Tommy JohnMike Flanagan---Murray, Nettles, Singleton
Oakland AthleticsAL9Seattle MarinersAL8Box | PBP96,048The KingdomeNight2:41Brian KingmanJohn MontagueDave HamiltonArmas (2), Jones, Meyer, Paciorek, Revering (2)
Chicago White SoxAL5Toronto Blue JaysAL4Box | PBP921,203Exhibition StadiumDay2:35Ken KravecDave LemanczykEd FarmerLemon, Orta
St. Louis CardinalsNL2Chicago CubsNL3Box | PBP90Wrigley FieldDay2:20Guillermo HernandezSilvio MartinezBruce SutterBuckner
St. Louis CardinalsNL5Chicago CubsNL4Box | PBP935,769Wrigley FieldDay2:10Bob ForschKen HoltzmanMark LittellMartin, Scott
San Diego PadresNL1Cincinnati RedsNL9Box | PBP942,812Riverfront StadiumDay2:00Frank PastoreRandy Jones---Bench, Cruz, Knight, Morgan
Atlanta BravesNL2Houston AstrosNL3Box | PBP935,399AstrodomeNight2:53Bert RobergeGene GarberJoe Sambito---
San Francisco GiantsNL1Los Angeles DodgersNL8Box | PBP938,962Dodger StadiumDay2:37Don SuttonBob Knepper---Garvey, Ivie, Lopes
New York MetsNL4Montreal ExposNL2Box | PBP90Olympic StadiumDay2:39Dock EllisRoss GrimsleyEd GlynnCardenal
New York MetsNL3Montreal ExposNL7Box | PBP946,613Olympic StadiumDay2:58Rudy MayWayne Twitchell---Staub
Philadelphia PhilliesNL8Pittsburgh PiratesNL12Box | PBP90Three Rivers StadiumDay3:00Kent TekulveRawly Eastwick---Lacy, Luzinski, Milner, Nicosia, Unser
Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP946,006Three Rivers StadiumDay2:15Enrique RomoDickie NolesKent Tekulve---
19 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 Sunday, August 05, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1097435.679-53139813335-2439-11502822.560
AL East222Boston Red Sox1086741.6206.559746213531-2736-14522428.462
AL East336Milwaukee Brewers1126448.57111.55464984828-2636-22493118.633
AL East458New York Yankees1095950.54115.04894395026-2933-21513021.588
AL East5813Detroit Tigers1075453.50519.0518512626-3028-23543123.574
AL East61016Cleveland Indians1105555.50019.5506559-5324-2931-26512625.510
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1103377.30041.5395566-17115-4118-36522032.385
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147California Angels1126349.563-60749810929-2734-22502525.500
AL West2611Texas Rangers1095851.5323.55144615324-2634-25532528.472
AL West3712Minnesota Twins1085751.5284.05404934729-2428-27542529.463
AL West4915Kansas City Royals1095554.5056.5554567-1326-2929-25533023.566
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1084860.44413.0496532-3628-2520-35522527.481
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1124765.42016.0495574-7921-3426-31502030.400
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1113378.29729.5389618-22913-4120-37512130.412
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East124Montreal Expos1066145.575-4854038223-2738-18543420.630
NL East235Pittsburgh Pirates1106347.573-5144417330-2233-25523517.673
NL East3510Chicago Cubs1065749.5384.0480482-224-2733-22562333.411
NL East4614St. Louis Cardinals1075453.5057.54864731323-3030-24553223.582
NL East5717Philadelphia Phillies1125656.5008.0489509-2025-3631-20502822.560
NL East6919New York Mets1084860.44414.0411470-5922-3525-26541539.278
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113Houston Astros1136647.584-418423-525-2841-19492326.469
NL West249Cincinnati Reds1136152.5405.05334716229-2832-24482919.604
NL West3818San Francisco Giants1115259.46813.0510520-1026-3426-25511932.373
NL West41021San Diego Padres1135063.44216.0430484-5420-3530-28481830.375
NL West51122Los Angeles Dodgers1104862.43616.5518536-1817-3931-23523121.596
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1134568.39821.0505567-6218-3827-30472126.447
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