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MLB Games on Wednesday August 8, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Milwaukee BrewersAL8Baltimore OriolesAL4Box | PBP925,260Memorial StadiumNight3:04Bill TraversDon Stanhouse---Ayala, Oglivie, Singleton
Cleveland IndiansAL6Boston Red SoxAL4Box | PBP931,756Fenway ParkDay3:04Rick WiseBob StanleySid MongeRice
Cleveland IndiansAL8Boston Red SoxAL2Box | PBP930,141Fenway ParkNight2:18Dan SpillnerSteve Renko---Lynn
Texas RangersAL16Detroit TigersAL9Box | PBP90Tiger StadiumNight3:00Fergie JenkinsPat Underwood---Kemp, Oliver, Rivers, Soderholm (2), Summers
Texas RangersAL4Detroit TigersAL10Box | PBP928,619Tiger StadiumNight2:44Bruce RobbinsJohn Henry Johnson---Jones, Wockenfuss (2)
Chicago White SoxAL3New York YankeesAL4Box | PBP920,048Yankee Stadium INight2:12Luis TiantSteve TroutRon DavisChambliss
California AngelsAL8Oakland AthleticsAL1Box | PBP93,463Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:42Dave FrostMatt Keough---Baylor, Grich, Murphy, Rudi
Minnesota TwinsAL3Seattle MarinersAL1Box | PBP98,222The KingdomeNight2:32Dave GoltzFloyd BannisterMike Marshall---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Chicago CubsNL2Box | PBP1034,255Wrigley FieldDay2:30Kent TekulveDick Tidrow---DeJesus, Garner, Madlock, Milner
Atlanta BravesNL1Cincinnati RedsNL3Box | PBP924,022Riverfront StadiumNight1:50Bill BonhamPhil Niekro---Concepcion, Geronimo
Houston AstrosNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL1Box | PBP941,584Dodger StadiumNight2:16J.R. RichardBurt Hooton---Puhl
St. Louis CardinalsNL8New York MetsNL4Box | PBP910,024Shea StadiumDay2:15Pete VuckovichAndy Hassler---Hendrick, Reitz
Montreal ExposNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP936,476Veterans StadiumNight2:28Ron ReedElias Sosa---Parrish, Perez, Schmidt, Trillo, Valentine
San Diego PadresNL7San Francisco GiantsNL10Box | PBP98,894Candlestick ParkDay2:53John CurtisBob ShirleyGary LavelleEvans, Ivie (2), Winfield
14 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 Wednesday, August 08, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1127438.661-54441812635-2539-13472819.596
AL East222Boston Red Sox1116843.6135.561547913631-2737-16492326.469
AL East334Milwaukee Brewers1146648.5799.05615075430-2636-22472918.617
AL East458New York Yankees1126151.54513.05034554826-2935-22482820.583
AL East5814Detroit Tigers1115754.51416.55485351326-3031-24502822.560
AL East61017Cleveland Indians1135756.50417.5523577-5426-3031-26482424.500
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1123478.30440.0410584-17415-4119-37501931.380
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West146California Angels1156550.565-62551011531-2834-22472324.489
AL West2611Minnesota Twins1115952.5324.05525034931-2528-27512328.451
AL West3712Texas Rangers1135954.5225.05374914625-2934-25492425.490
AL West4916Kansas City Royals1115655.5057.0572582-1027-3029-25512922.569
AL West51119Chicago White Sox1104961.44513.5508541-3329-2620-35502426.480
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1154867.41717.0505586-8121-3427-33471928.404
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1143480.29830.5401636-23513-4121-39482028.417
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East125Pittsburgh Pirates1126448.571-5214586331-2333-25503416.680
NL East237Montreal Expos1086147.5651.04904117923-2938-18523418.654
NL East3510Chicago Cubs1085850.5374.0497489824-2734-23542232.407
NL East4613St. Louis Cardinals1105753.5186.05054802526-3030-24522923.558
NL East5715Philadelphia Phillies1145856.5097.0497514-1725-3633-20482622.542
NL East61122New York Mets1114863.43215.5418489-7122-3525-29511536.294
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113Houston Astros1156748.583-430434-426-2941-19472225.468
NL West249Cincinnati Reds1166353.5434.55414766529-2834-25452718.600
NL West3818San Francisco Giants1145559.48211.5530530027-3428-25481632.333
NL West4920San Diego Padres1155065.43517.0439497-5820-3730-28461828.391
NL West51021Los Angeles Dodgers1134964.43417.0530555-2517-3932-25493019.612
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1164670.39721.5510575-6519-4027-30442024.455
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