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Games on 1979-08-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox7Baltimore Orioles0BoxSteve TroutScott McGregor(none)
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox6BoxTom BurgmeierMike MarshallDick Drago
Detroit Tigers5California Angels3BoxJack MorrisNolan RyanAurelio Lopez
Kansas City Royals4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJim SlatonDan Quisenberry(none)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees3BoxRon GuidryFergie Jenkins(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Oakland Athletics2BoxButch EdgeMike NorrisTom Buskey
Cleveland Indians6Seattle Mariners0BoxRick WiseFloyd Bannister(none)
Montreal Expos1Houston Astros4BoxJ.R. RichardSteve Rogers(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJim BibbyLarry Christenson(none)
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMark LittellGuillermo Hernandez(none)

Standings as of 1979-08-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1157639.661--55543312235-2541-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium442618.591
222Boston Red Sox1157144.6175.063549913631-2740-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park452025.444
334Milwaukee Brewers1186850.5769.55815255631-2837-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium432716.628
459New York Yankees1156253.53914.05134704326-3036-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I452718.600
5814Cleveland Indians1186058.50817.5545589-4429-3231-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium432122.488
61016Detroit Tigers1175958.50418.0571572-127-3432-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium442618.591
71325Toronto Blue Jays1183781.31440.5431614-18318-4319-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium441628.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels1196752.563--64652711931-2836-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium432122.488
2611Minnesota Twins1166254.5343.55755245131-2631-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium462026.435
3713Kansas City Royals1176156.5215.06186051328-3133-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium452421.533
4915Texas Rangers1186058.5086.55505113925-3135-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium442321.523
51119Chicago White Sox1165363.45712.5538556-1831-2622-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park442024.455
61223Seattle Mariners1194970.41218.0517610-9322-3627-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome431825.419
71426Oakland Athletics1193584.29432.0418658-24014-4421-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431924.442
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1176750.573--5534876634-2533-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium453114.689
237Montreal Expos1136350.5582.05074357225-3238-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium473215.681
3510Chicago Cubs1146153.5354.55335191426-3035-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field481929.396
4612St. Louis Cardinals1166155.5265.55365053127-3033-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II462521.543
5717Philadelphia Phillies1196059.5048.0521547-2625-3635-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium432419.558
61122New York Mets1154966.42617.0432505-7322-3526-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium471433.298
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros1196950.580--441443-227-3142-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome432023.465
248Cincinnati Reds1206555.5424.55614887330-3035-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium412516.610
3818San Francisco Giants1185662.47512.5538551-1327-3429-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park441529.341
4920San Diego Padres1195366.44516.0453512-5921-3732-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium421527.357
51021Los Angeles Dodgers1175265.44416.0551566-1519-4033-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium452718.600
61224Atlanta Braves1194772.39522.0516584-6819-4128-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium411922.463