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Tuesday August 14,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-08-14

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Baltimore Orioles2BoxTippy MartinezEd Farmer(none)
Minnesota Twins1Boston Red Sox12BoxDennis EckersleyPete Redfern(none)
Detroit Tigers6California Angels3BoxBruce RobbinsDon AaseJack Billingham
Kansas City Royals2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMike CaldwellDennis LeonardBill Castro
Texas Rangers5New York Yankees6BoxLuis TiantJim KernRich Gossage
Toronto Blue Jays6Oakland Athletics2BoxPhil HuffmanCraig Minetto(none)
Cleveland Indians7Seattle Mariners4BoxRick WaitsOdell JonesSid Monge
New York Mets18Atlanta Braves5BoxAndy HasslerTony Brizzolara(none)
San Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs2BoxJohn CurtisMike Krukow(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds2BoxTom HumeSteve Carlton(none)
Montreal Expos1Houston Astros2BoxJoaquin AndujarBill Lee(none)
San Diego Padres1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJohn CandelariaJohn D'Acquisto(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9St. Louis Cardinals0BoxBurt HootonJohn Denny(none)

Standings as of 1979-08-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1167739.664--55743412335-2542-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium432518.581
222Boston Red Sox1167244.6215.064750014731-2741-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park441925.432
334Milwaukee Brewers1196950.5809.55865275931-2838-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium422616.619
459New York Yankees1166353.54314.05194754426-3037-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I442618.591
5814Cleveland Indians1196158.51317.5552593-4130-3231-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium422022.476
6915Detroit Tigers1186058.50818.0577575228-3432-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium432518.581
71325Toronto Blue Jays1193881.31940.5437616-17919-4319-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium431528.349
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels1206753.558--64953311631-2836-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium422121.500
2611Minnesota Twins1176255.5303.55765364031-2731-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium452025.444
3713Kansas City Royals1186157.5175.06206101028-3233-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium442420.545
41016Texas Rangers1196059.5046.55555173825-3235-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium432320.535
51119Chicago White Sox1175364.45312.5539558-1931-2722-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park432023.465
61223Seattle Mariners1204971.40818.0521617-9622-3627-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome421824.429
71426Oakland Athletics1203585.29232.0420664-24414-4421-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum421923.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1186850.576--5604887234-2534-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium443014.682
237Montreal Expos1146351.5533.05084377125-3338-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium463214.696
3510Chicago Cubs1156154.5305.5535527826-3035-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field471928.404
4612St. Louis Cardinals1176156.5216.55365142227-3033-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II452520.556
5717Philadelphia Phillies1206060.5009.0522549-2725-3735-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium422418.571
61122New York Mets1165066.43117.0450510-6023-3526-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium461333.283
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros1207050.583--443444-127-3143-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome421923.452
248Cincinnati Reds1216655.5454.55634897430-3036-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium402416.600
3818San Francisco Giants1195762.47912.5546553-728-3429-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park431429.326
4920Los Angeles Dodgers1185365.44916.0560566-620-4033-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium442618.591
51021San Diego Padres1205367.44217.0454519-6521-3832-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium411526.366
61224Atlanta Braves1204773.39223.0521602-8119-4128-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium401921.475

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