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MLB Games on Monday August 20, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Texas RangersAL0Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP921,042Memorial StadiumNight2:08Mike FlanaganBrian Allard---Singleton
Cleveland IndiansAL5California AngelsAL6Box | PBP935,497Anaheim StadiumNight3:03Dave LaRocheSid Monge---Donohue, Johnson
New York YankeesAL17Kansas City RoyalsAL4Box | PBP941,305Royals StadiumNight3:02Luis TiantRich GaleDon HoodMurcer, Spencer (2)
Chicago White SoxAL3Milwaukee BrewersAL5Box | PBP915,624County StadiumNight2:19Bill TraversKen KravecBob GalassoBell, Chappas
Boston Red SoxAL5Minnesota TwinsAL10Box | PBP913,895Metropolitan StadiumNight2:34Roger EricksonMike Torrez---Landreaux
Detroit TigersAL7Oakland AthleticsAL3Box | PBP95,171Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:48Dan PetryDave Heaverlo---Armas
Toronto Blue JaysAL4Seattle MarinersAL7Box | PBP95,642The KingdomeNight2:26Mike ParrottButch Edge---Horton
Los Angeles DodgersNL1Chicago CubsNL2Box | PBP925,285Wrigley FieldDay2:38Lynn McGlothenRick SutcliffeBruce SutterBaker, Foote
Montreal ExposNL5Cincinnati RedsNL2Box | PBP925,597Riverfront StadiumNight2:44Dan SchatzederFred NormanWoodie FrymanBench, Foster, Parrish (2), Perez
Houston AstrosNL8New York MetsNL1Box | PBP910,922Shea StadiumNight2:55Joe NiekroCraig Swan------
Atlanta BravesNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP935,156Veterans StadiumNight2:21Phil NiekroRon ReedGene Garber---
San Francisco GiantsNL5Pittsburgh PiratesNL6Box | PBP918,714Three Rivers StadiumNight3:42Enrique RomoGary LavelleKent TekulveClark, Stargell
San Diego PadresNL3St. Louis CardinalsNL6Box | PBP912,372Busch Stadium IINight2:44Silvio MartinezGaylord Perry------
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 Monday, August 20, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1228042.656-58145912235-2545-17372215.595
AL East222Boston Red Sox1227547.6155.067952915031-2844-19381622.421
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1257451.5927.56135476631-2843-23362115.583
AL East459New York Yankees1226755.54913.05524985427-3040-25382216.579
AL East5713Detroit Tigers1236459.52016.56105931732-3532-24382117.553
AL East6916Cleveland Indians1246163.49220.0565614-4930-3731-26372017.541
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1243985.31542.0455642-18720-4719-38381424.368
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147California Angels1257055.560-67255711531-2839-27371819.486
AL West2612Minnesota Twins1236558.5284.06075624533-3032-28391722.436
AL West3814Kansas City Royals1246460.5165.5653652131-3433-26382117.553
AL West41017Texas Rangers1256164.4889.05705403026-3735-27372215.595
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1235568.44714.0557583-2633-3122-37371819.486
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1255273.41618.0545643-9822-3630-37371522.405
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1253986.31231.0438678-24014-4425-42371522.405
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1247252.581-5855107534-2538-27382612.684
NL East225Montreal Expos1196851.5711.55244418327-3341-18412714.659
NL East348Chicago Cubs1216754.5543.55725462626-3041-24411328.317
NL East4611St. Louis Cardinals1236558.5286.55615313027-3037-29392118.538
NL East5715Philadelphia Phillies1256461.5128.5536560-2429-3735-24372017.541
NL East61021New York Mets1225270.42619.0474538-6425-3826-33401129.275
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West136Houston Astros1257154.568-455457-228-3143-23371819.486
NL West2510Cincinnati Reds1266957.5482.55815087330-3039-27352114.600
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1245767.46013.5583584-124-4233-25382216.579
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1255768.45614.0564591-2728-4029-28371423.378
NL West51122San Diego Padres1265373.42118.5471550-7921-4432-29351520.429
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1264878.38123.5534624-9020-4428-34341816.529
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