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MLB Games on Wednesday August 22, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cleveland IndiansAL13California AngelsAL3Box | PBP930,625Anaheim StadiumDay2:29Dan SpillnerNolan Ryan---Aikens, Miller
New York YankeesAL1Kansas City RoyalsAL3Box | PBP934,400Royals StadiumNight2:32Larry GuraJim Beattie------
Chicago White SoxAL4Milwaukee BrewersAL3Box | PBP918,401County StadiumNight2:47Ed FarmerMoose Haas---Thomas
Boston Red SoxAL9Minnesota TwinsAL4Box | PBP824,356Metropolitan StadiumNight1:59Bob StanleyDave Goltz---Landreaux
Detroit TigersAL3Oakland AthleticsAL1Box | PBP92,609Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:38Milt WilcoxSteve McCattyAurelio LopezTrammell
Toronto Blue JaysAL3Seattle MarinersAL6Box | PBP97,365The KingdomeNight2:11Rick HoneycuttDave Stieb---Bailor, Cox, Jones, Velez
Los Angeles DodgersNL7Chicago CubsNL2Box | PBP931,249Wrigley FieldDay2:38Charlie HoughMike KrukowBobby CastilloFerguson, Kingman
Montreal ExposNL2Cincinnati RedsNL7Box | PBP928,382Riverfront StadiumNight2:55Mike LaCossSteve Rogers---Bench, Foster, Perez
Houston AstrosNL3New York MetsNL1Box | PBP910,477Shea StadiumDay2:13J.R. RichardKevin Kobel---Cruz
Atlanta BravesNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Box | PBP930,349Veterans StadiumNight2:39Eddie SolomonLarry ChristensonGene GarberTrillo
San Francisco GiantsNL6Pittsburgh PiratesNL8Box | PBP919,768Three Rivers StadiumDay2:31Kent TekulveGary Lavelle---Clark, Evans
San Diego PadresNL5St. Louis CardinalsNL8Box | PBP913,668Busch Stadium IINight2:47John FulghamBob Owchinko---Simmons
12 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 22, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1238043.650-58246112135-2545-18362214.611
AL East222Boston Red Sox1247648.6134.569054015032-2944-19361521.417
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1287652.5946.56285587031-2845-24331914.576
AL East459New York Yankees1246856.54812.55595035628-3140-25362115.583
AL East5713Detroit Tigers1256560.52016.06146021233-3632-24362016.556
AL East6916Cleveland Indians1266363.50018.5590624-3432-3731-26351817.514
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays1263987.31042.5462656-19420-4919-38361422.389
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West148California Angels1277057.551-68258210031-2839-29351817.514
AL West2612Minnesota Twins1256659.5283.06185734533-3033-29371621.432
AL West3814Kansas City Royals1266561.5164.5658659-131-3434-27362016.556
AL West41017Texas Rangers1266264.4927.55725413127-3735-27362115.583
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1265670.44413.5568598-3034-3322-37341717.500
AL West61222Seattle Mariners1275473.42516.0559650-9122-3632-37351322.371
AL West71325Oakland Athletics1274087.31530.0447682-23514-4426-43351421.400
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1267353.579-5945227234-2539-28362511.694
NL East236Montreal Expos1216853.5622.55284517727-3541-18392712.692
NL East3510Chicago Cubs1236756.5454.55765571926-3041-26391326.333
NL East4611St. Louis Cardinals1256659.5286.55715393227-3038-30372017.541
NL East5715Philadelphia Phillies1276463.5049.5543569-2629-3735-26352015.571
NL East61021New York Mets1245371.42719.0480541-6125-3827-34381028.263
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Houston Astros1277255.567-458463-529-3243-23351718.486
NL West247Cincinnati Reds1287157.5551.55915127930-3041-27331914.576
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1265967.46812.5594588626-4233-25362016.556
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1275869.45714.0576600-2429-4129-28351322.371
NL West51123San Diego Padres1285474.42218.5479560-8122-4532-29331419.424
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1285078.39122.5543631-8822-4428-34321616.500
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