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Saturday August 11,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-08-11

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers9Boston Red Sox6BoxBob GalassoMike Torrez(none)
Seattle Mariners1California Angels8BoxJim BarrRick Honeycutt(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox6BoxKen KravecJackson ToddEd Farmer
Toronto Blue Jays6Chicago White Sox0BoxDave StiebRandy Scarbery(none)
Detroit Tigers5Kansas City Royals11BoxPaul SplittorffJack Billingham(none)
Oakland Athletics7Minnesota Twins9BoxMike BacsikSteve McCattyMike Marshall
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers5BoxBrian AllardMike PaxtonJim Kern
Montreal Expos5New York Mets2BoxDan SchatzederPete Falcone(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates14Philadelphia Phillies11BoxEnrique RomoRawly EastwickKent Tekulve
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Francisco Giants4BoxCharlie HoughEd WhitsonDave Patterson
Chicago Cubs7St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRick ReuschelRoy ThomasBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1979-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1147638.667--55542612935-2541-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium452619.578
222Boston Red Sox1147044.6146.062949413531-2739-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park462125.457
334Milwaukee Brewers1176750.57310.55765215531-2836-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium442816.636
4610New York Yankees1146153.53515.05104684226-3035-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I462818.609
5916Detroit Tigers1155857.50418.5565562326-3332-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium462719.587
61017Cleveland Indians1165858.50019.0533586-5327-3231-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium452322.511
71325Toronto Blue Jays1153580.30441.5420600-18016-4219-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium471829.383
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels1176651.564--63951912031-2835-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium452223.489
2511Minnesota Twins1146153.5353.55695185131-2530-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium482127.438
3713Kansas City Royals1156055.5225.0607599828-3032-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium472522.532
4814Texas Rangers1166056.5175.55455024325-3035-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium462323.500
51119Chicago White Sox1135162.45113.0519549-3030-2621-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park472225.468
61223Seattle Mariners1174968.41917.0514600-8622-3527-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome451827.400
71426Oakland Athletics1173582.29931.0416653-23714-4321-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum451926.422
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1166650.569--5444865833-2533-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium463214.696
237Montreal Expos1126349.5631.05064317525-3138-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium483216.667
359Chicago Cubs1126052.5364.05265131325-2935-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field502030.400
4612St. Louis Cardinals1146054.5265.05304983227-3032-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II482622.542
5715Philadelphia Phillies1186058.5087.0520538-1825-3635-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium442420.545
61122New York Mets1154966.42616.5432505-7322-3526-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium471433.298
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros1176849.581--435439-427-3041-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome452124.467
248Cincinnati Reds1186454.5424.55484816729-2935-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium432617.605
3818San Francisco Giants1175562.47013.0534550-1627-3428-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park451629.356
4920Los Angeles Dodgers1165264.44815.5550562-1219-3933-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium462719.587
51021San Diego Padres1175265.44416.0446499-5321-3731-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium441628.364
61224Atlanta Braves1184672.39022.5513582-6919-4127-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium422022.476

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