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MLB Games on Tuesday August 21, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Texas RangersAL2Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP914,891Memorial StadiumNight2:35Steve ComerDennis MartinezJim KernBell, Zisk
Cleveland IndiansAL12California AngelsAL7Box | PBP930,902Anaheim StadiumNight3:19Paul ReuschelDave Frost---Aikens, Johnson
New York YankeesAL6Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP938,514Royals StadiumNight2:21Rich GossagePaul Splittorff---Stanley
Chicago White SoxAL2Milwaukee BrewersAL3Box | PBP90County StadiumNight2:18Lary SorensenMike ProlyBill CastroBell
Chicago White SoxAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL9Box | PBP927,954County StadiumNight2:54Paul MitchellFred Howard---Johnson, Lezcano
Boston Red SoxAL2Minnesota TwinsAL7Box | PBP919,386Metropolitan StadiumNight2:11Jerry KoosmanJohn Tudor---Smalley
Detroit TigersAL1Oakland AthleticsAL8Box | PBP91,563Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:11Brian KingmanMike Chris---Newman
Toronto Blue JaysAL4Seattle MarinersAL8Box | PBP98,376The KingdomeNight2:44John MontaguePhil HuffmanByron McLaughlinAinge, Paciorek
Los Angeles DodgersNL4Chicago CubsNL2Box | PBP934,745Wrigley FieldDay2:41Don SuttonBill CaudillBobby CastilloBaker, Cey
Montreal ExposNL2Cincinnati RedsNL3Box | PBP927,065Riverfront StadiumNight2:19Tom SeaverRudy MayTom HumeStaub
Houston AstrosNL0New York MetsNL5Box | PBP99,337Shea StadiumNight2:12Pete FalconeFrank LaCorte------
Atlanta BravesNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP930,234Veterans StadiumNight2:48Larry BradfordRawly EastwickGene GarberMatthews, McBride
San Francisco GiantsNL6Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Box | PBP920,999Three Rivers StadiumNight2:17Bob KnepperBruce Kison---Clark, Littlejohn, Parker
San Diego PadresNL3St. Louis CardinalsNL2Box | PBP1114,068Busch Stadium IINight2:56Bob ShirleyWill McEnaneyRollie Fingers---
14 record(s)
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 Tuesday, August 21, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1238043.650-58246112135-2545-18362214.611
AL East222Boston Red Sox1237548.6105.068153614531-2944-19371621.432
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1277651.5986.06255547131-2845-23341915.559
AL East458New York Yankees1236855.55312.05585005828-3040-25372116.568
AL East5713Detroit Tigers1246460.51616.56116011032-3632-24372116.568
AL East6916Cleveland Indians1256263.49619.0577621-4431-3731-26361917.528
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays1253986.31242.0459650-19120-4819-38371423.378
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147California Angels1267056.556-67956911031-2839-28361818.500
AL West2611Minnesota Twins1246658.5323.06145645033-3033-28381622.421
AL West3814Kansas City Royals1256461.5125.5655658-331-3433-27372116.568
AL West41017Texas Rangers1266264.4928.05725413127-3735-27362115.583
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1255570.44014.5564595-3133-3322-37351817.514
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1265373.42117.0553647-9422-3631-37361422.389
AL West71325Oakland Athletics1264086.31730.0446679-23314-4426-42361422.389
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1257253.576-5865167034-2538-28372611.703
NL East225Montreal Expos1206852.5671.55264448227-3441-18402713.675
NL East3510Chicago Cubs1226755.5493.55745502426-3041-25401327.325
NL East4612St. Louis Cardinals1246559.5246.55635342927-3037-30382117.553
NL East5715Philadelphia Phillies1266462.5088.5540565-2529-3735-25362016.556
NL East61021New York Mets1235370.43118.0479538-5925-3827-33391029.256
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West136Houston Astros1267155.563-455462-728-3243-23361818.500
NL West249Cincinnati Reds1277057.5511.55845107430-3040-27342014.588
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1255867.46412.5587586125-4233-25372116.568
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1265868.46013.0570592-2229-4029-28361323.361
NL West51122San Diego Padres1275473.42517.5474552-7822-4432-29341420.412
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1274978.38622.5539628-8921-4428-34331716.515
26 record(s)
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