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MLB Games on Thursday August 23, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Texas RangersAL5Baltimore OriolesAL6Box | PBP928,099Memorial StadiumNight2:47Scott McGregorFergie JenkinsDon StanhouseBell, Garcia, Rivers, Zisk
Oakland AthleticsAL8Cleveland IndiansAL6Box | PBP97,495Cleveland StadiumNight2:29Rick LangfordSid Monge---Hassey, Heath, Thornton
2 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 Thursday, August 23, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1248143.653-58846612235-2546-18352114.600
AL East222Boston Red Sox1247648.6135.069054015032-2944-19361521.417
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1287652.5947.06285587031-2845-24331914.576
AL East459New York Yankees1246856.54813.05595035628-3140-25362115.583
AL East5713Detroit Tigers1256560.52016.56146021233-3632-24362016.556
AL East6916Cleveland Indians1276364.49619.5596632-3632-3731-27341816.529
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays1263987.31043.0462656-19420-4919-38361422.389
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 Rangers1276265.4888.05775473027-3835-27352114.600
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1265670.44413.5568598-3034-3322-37341717.500
AL West61222Seattle Mariners1275473.42516.0559650-9122-3632-37351322.371
AL West71325Oakland Athletics1284187.32029.5455688-23315-4426-43341321.382
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