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MLB Games on Wednesday August 15, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Chicago White SoxAL1Baltimore OriolesAL2Box | PBP1214,170Memorial StadiumNight2:54Mike FlanaganGuy Hoffman---Morrison
Minnesota TwinsAL5Boston Red SoxAL9Box | PBP933,539Fenway ParkNight3:03Dick DragoMike Bacsik---Rice, Yastrzemski
Detroit TigersAL6California AngelsAL1Box | PBP931,885Anaheim StadiumNight2:37Dan PetryJim Barr---Summers, Thompson
Kansas City RoyalsAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL6Box | PBP917,175County StadiumNight2:51Jerry AugustineDan Quisenberry---Brett, Otis, White
Texas RangersAL3New York YankeesAL4Box | PBP925,905Yankee Stadium INight2:18Tommy JohnJerry GleatonRich Gossage---
Toronto Blue JaysAL1Oakland AthleticsAL3Box | PBP92,151Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:42Brian KingmanJesse JeffersonDave Heaverlo---
Cleveland IndiansAL2Seattle MarinersAL3Box | PBP96,723The KingdomeNight2:20Mike ParrottSid Monge---Horton
New York MetsNL6Atlanta BravesNL3Box | PBP95,120Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:46Craig SwanMickey MahlerNeil AllenHorner
San Francisco GiantsNL5Chicago CubsNL6Box | PBP931,358Wrigley FieldDay2:48Rick ReuschelPedro BorbonBruce SutterBuckner, Ivie (2)
Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Cincinnati RedsNL2Box | PBP936,678Riverfront StadiumNight2:19Nino EspinosaFred Norman------
Montreal ExposNL3Houston AstrosNL0Box | PBP924,885AstrodomeNight3:04Dan SchatzederJoe NiekroScott Sanderson---
San Diego PadresNL1Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP914,219Three Rivers StadiumNight2:01Bert BlylevenRandy Jones---Almon, Parker, Robinson
Los Angeles DodgersNL6St. Louis CardinalsNL5Box | PBP929,369Busch Stadium IINight2:39Rick SutcliffeSilvio MartinezKen Brett---
13 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 15, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1177839.667-55943512435-2543-14422418.571
AL East222Boston Red Sox1177344.6245.065650515131-2742-17431825.419
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1207050.5839.55925326031-2839-22412516.610
AL East458New York Yankees1176453.54714.05234784526-3038-23432518.581
AL East5713Detroit Tigers1196158.51318.0583576729-3432-24422418.571
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1206159.50818.5554596-4230-3331-26412021.488
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1203882.31741.5438619-18119-4419-38421527.357
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147California Angels1216754.554-65053911131-2836-26412120.512
AL West2611Minnesota Twins1186256.5253.55815453631-2831-28442024.455
AL West3814Kansas City Royals1196158.5135.0625616928-3333-25432419.558
AL West41017Texas Rangers1206060.5006.55585213725-3335-27422319.548
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1185365.44912.5540560-2031-2822-37422022.476
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1215071.41317.0524619-9522-3628-35411724.415
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1213685.29831.0423665-24214-4422-41411823.439
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1196950.580-5654897634-2535-25432914.674
NL East236Montreal Expos1156451.5573.05114377426-3338-18453114.689
NL East3510Chicago Cubs1166254.5345.5541532926-3036-24461828.391
NL East4612St. Louis Cardinals1186157.5177.55415202127-3033-28442519.568
NL East5716Philadelphia Phillies1216160.5049.0525551-2626-3735-23412318.561
NL East61122New York Mets1175166.43617.0456513-5724-3526-32451233.267
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Houston Astros1217051.579-443447-427-3143-20411922.463
NL West249Cincinnati Reds1226656.5414.55654927330-3036-26392415.615
NL West3818San Francisco Giants1205763.47512.5551559-828-3529-28421428.333
NL West4919Los Angeles Dodgers1195465.45415.0566571-521-4033-25432518.581
NL West51021San Diego Padres1215368.43817.0455524-6921-3932-29401525.375
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1214774.38823.0524608-8419-4128-33391920.487
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