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MLB Games on Saturday August 18, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Kansas City RoyalsAL2Baltimore OriolesAL9Box | PBP937,645Memorial StadiumNight3:17Scott McGregorLarry GuraDave FordRoenicke
Chicago White SoxAL2Boston Red SoxAL8Box | PBP633,969Fenway ParkDay1:38Steve RenkoSteve Trout---Johnson, Rice, Squires, Watson
Toronto Blue JaysAL5California AngelsAL7Box | PBP930,361Anaheim StadiumNight2:30Nolan RyanTom UnderwoodMark ClearCarew, Ford, Grich (2)
Texas RangersAL7Milwaukee BrewersAL3Box | PBP949,172County StadiumNight2:57Fergie JenkinsJim SlatonJim KernLezcano, Money
Minnesota TwinsAL3New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP938,695Yankee Stadium INight2:44Ron DavisMike MarshallRich GossageMurcer
Cleveland IndiansAL1Oakland AthleticsAL4Box | PBP92,273Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:21Rick LangfordRick Wise------
Detroit TigersAL7Seattle MarinersAL4Box | PBP914,049The KingdomeNight2:28Jack MorrisRob Dressler---Stinson
San Diego PadresNL2Chicago CubsNL3Box | PBP924,881Wrigley FieldDay2:28Dick TidrowRollie Fingers------
New York MetsNL3Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP937,694Riverfront StadiumNight2:22Mike LaCossNeil Allen---Bench, Stearns, Taveras
Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Houston AstrosNL0Box | PBP937,735AstrodomeNight2:23Larry ChristensonJ.R. RichardRon Reed---
Atlanta BravesNL1Montreal ExposNL2Box | PBP923,115Olympic StadiumDay2:31Steve RogersJoey McLaughlin---Staub
Los Angeles DodgersNL5Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Box | PBP940,238Three Rivers StadiumNight2:34Jerry ReussDon Robinson---Baker, Thomasson
San Francisco GiantsNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL5Box | PBP932,848Busch Stadium IINight2:03Roy ThomasVida Blue---Evans
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 Saturday, August 18, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1207941.658-57144812335-2544-16392316.590
AL East222Boston Red Sox1207545.6254.067251615631-2744-18401624.400
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1237251.5858.56045416331-2841-23382315.605
AL East4510New York Yankees1206555.54214.05314914026-3039-25402416.600
AL East5712Detroit Tigers1216358.52116.55995821731-3432-24402218.550
AL East6916Cleveland Indians1226161.50019.0558605-4730-3531-26392019.513
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1223983.32041.0449631-18220-4519-38401426.350
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147California Angels1236855.553-66255011231-2837-27392019.513
AL West2611Minnesota Twins1216457.5293.05945534133-2931-28411823.439
AL West3814Kansas City Royals1226359.5164.56386281030-3433-25402218.550
AL West41017Texas Rangers1236162.4967.05675333426-3535-27392217.564
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1215467.44613.0551576-2532-3022-37391920.487
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1235073.40718.0530635-10522-3628-37391722.436
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1233885.30930.0432669-23714-4424-41391623.410
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1227052.574-5775057234-2536-27402812.700
NL East236Montreal Expos1176651.5641.55144387626-3340-18432914.674
NL East359Chicago Cubs1196554.5463.55675442326-3039-24431528.349
NL East4613St. Louis Cardinals1216358.5216.55515282327-3035-29412318.561
NL East5715Philadelphia Phillies1236360.5127.5531553-2228-3735-23392118.538
NL East61021New York Mets1205268.43317.0468524-5625-3726-32421131.262
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Houston Astros1237053.569-445453-827-3143-22391920.487
NL West248Cincinnati Reds1246856.5482.55734987530-3038-26372215.595
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1225765.46712.5582580224-4033-25402218.550
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1235766.46313.0559581-2228-3829-28391425.359
NL West51122San Diego Padres1245371.42717.5467541-7421-4232-29371522.405
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1244777.37923.5528617-8919-4328-34361917.528
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