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MLB Games on Friday August 17, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Kansas City RoyalsAL7Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP929,348Memorial StadiumNight2:34Craig ChamberlainJim Palmer---Porter, Singleton
Chicago White SoxAL4Boston Red SoxAL1Box | PBP935,114Fenway ParkNight2:22Ross BaumgartenBob StanleyEd FarmerGarr, Lynn
Toronto Blue JaysAL6California AngelsAL5Box | PBP925,050Anaheim StadiumNight2:43Dave StiebMark Clear---Mayberry
Texas RangersAL1Milwaukee BrewersAL5Box | PBP924,074County StadiumNight2:22Moose HaasSteve Comer---Lezcano, Putnam
Minnesota TwinsAL5New York YankeesAL2Box | PBP930,372Yankee Stadium INight2:14Jerry KoosmanJim Beattie---Jackson, Wilfong
Cleveland IndiansAL3Oakland AthleticsAL5Box | PBP92,059Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:22Steve McCattyDan Spillner---Hargrove (2)
Detroit TigersAL9Seattle MarinersAL2Box | PBP911,074The KingdomeNight2:51Milt WilcoxRick HoneycuttJohn HillerPutman, Thompson, Wockenfuss
San Diego PadresNL6Chicago CubsNL9Box | PBP919,099Wrigley FieldDay2:52Dick TidrowJohn D'AcquistoBruce SutterDillard, Tenace, Turner, Winfield
New York MetsNL3Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP932,854Riverfront StadiumNight2:15Tom HumeDale Murray---Concepcion, Mazzilli
Philadelphia PhilliesNL5Houston AstrosNL2Box | PBP933,782AstrodomeNight2:18Randy LerchFrank LaCorte---Cabell
Atlanta BravesNL0Montreal ExposNL1Box | PBP931,503Olympic StadiumNight2:39David PalmerEddie Solomon------
Los Angeles DodgersNL7Pittsburgh PiratesNL6Box | PBP922,416Three Rivers StadiumNight3:05Dave PattersonJim BibbyBobby CastilloThomasson
San Francisco GiantsNL0St. Louis CardinalsNL3Box | PBP922,327Busch Stadium IINight2:11John FulghamEd Whitson------
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 Friday, August 17, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1197841.655-56244611635-2543-16402416.600
AL East222Boston Red Sox1197445.6224.066451415031-2743-18411724.415
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1227250.5907.56015346731-2841-22392316.590
AL East4510New York Yankees1196455.53814.05264883826-3038-25412516.610
AL East5813Detroit Tigers1206258.51716.55925781430-3432-24412318.561
AL East6916Cleveland Indians1216160.50418.0557601-4430-3431-26402020.500
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1213982.32240.0444624-18020-4419-38411427.341
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147California Angels1226755.549-65554511031-2836-27402119.525
AL West2611Minnesota Twins1206456.5332.05915484333-2831-28421824.429
AL West3712Kansas City Royals1216358.5213.56366191730-3333-25412219.537
AL West41017Texas Rangers1226062.4927.05605303025-3535-27402317.575
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1205466.45012.0549568-1932-2922-37401921.475
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1225072.41017.0526628-10222-3628-36401723.425
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1223785.30330.0428668-24014-4423-41401723.425
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1217051.579-5765007634-2536-26412813.683
NL East236Montreal Expos1166551.5602.55124377526-3339-18443014.682
NL East359Chicago Cubs1186454.5424.55645422226-3038-24441628.364
NL East4614St. Louis Cardinals1206258.5177.55465242227-3034-29422418.571
NL East5715Philadelphia Phillies1226260.5088.5530553-2327-3735-23402218.550
NL East61021New York Mets1195267.43717.0465520-5525-3626-32431132.256
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Houston Astros1227052.574-445452-727-3143-21401921.475
NL West248Cincinnati Reds1236756.5453.55694957430-3037-26382315.605
NL West3818San Francisco Giants1225765.46713.0555576-2128-3729-28401426.350
NL West4919Los Angeles Dodgers1215665.46313.5577579-223-4033-25412318.561
NL West51122San Diego Padres1235370.43117.5465538-7321-4132-29381523.395
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1234776.38223.5527615-8819-4228-34371918.514
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