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MLB Games on Monday August 27, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL4Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP910,977Comiskey ParkNight2:23Bob StanleyKen KravecDick Drago---
Seattle MarinersAL6Cleveland IndiansAL5Box | PBP125,048Cleveland StadiumNight3:45Byron McLaughlinVictor Cruz---Harrah, Johnson, Stinson
California AngelsAL2Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP922,874Tiger StadiumNight2:27Jack BillinghamJim BarrAurelio Lopez---
Milwaukee BrewersAL9Kansas City RoyalsAL10Box | PBP1030,758Royals StadiumNight3:35Al HraboskyBob Galasso---Cooper, Yount
Baltimore OriolesAL3Minnesota TwinsAL4Box | PBP90Metropolitan StadiumNight2:29Pete RedfernDennis MartinezMike MarshallEdwards, Roenicke
Baltimore OriolesAL5Minnesota TwinsAL1Box | PBP917,207Metropolitan StadiumNight2:24Jim PalmerDave Goltz---May, Roenicke
New York YankeesAL7Texas RangersAL4Box | PBP924,922Arlington StadiumNight2:28Tommy JohnFergie JenkinsRon DavisGamble
Oakland AthleticsAL0Toronto Blue JaysAL7Box | PBP912,047Exhibition StadiumDay2:00Phil HuffmanSteve McCatty---Howell
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Los Angeles DodgersNL4Box | PBP935,705Dodger StadiumNight2:38Ken BrettKent Tekulve---Baker, Bibby
Houston AstrosNL3Montreal ExposNL0Box | PBP930,410Olympic StadiumNight2:52J.R. RichardRudy May------
Atlanta BravesNL5New York MetsNL1Box | PBP95,474Shea StadiumNight2:25Eddie SolomonKevin Kobel------
Cincinnati RedsNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP928,421Veterans StadiumNight2:16Tom HumeLarry Christenson------
Chicago CubsNL4San Diego PadresNL5Box | PBP1014,274San Diego StadiumNight3:26John D'AcquistoGuillermo Hernandez------
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 27, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1288444.656-61248113138-2646-18311813.581
AL East222Milwaukee Brewers1327953.5987.06575787934-2945-24291613.552
AL East333Boston Red Sox1287652.5948.069955414533-3244-19321517.469
AL East448New York Yankees1277057.55113.55745165830-3240-25331914.576
AL East5713Detroit Tigers1306961.53116.06396251433-3636-25311615.516
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1316665.50419.5618648-3032-3734-28301515.500
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1304288.32343.0486687-20120-4922-39321121.344
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West1510California Angels1317160.542-71560211332-3139-29311714.548
AL West2612Kansas City Royals1306961.5311.5679673631-3438-27321616.500
AL West3814Minnesota Twins1296861.5272.06325894333-3035-31331419.424
AL West41017Texas Rangers1316269.4739.05915741727-3835-31312110.677
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1295772.44213.0581618-3734-3322-40311615.516
AL West61222Seattle Mariners1325676.42415.5586677-9124-3932-37301119.367
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1324191.31130.5465712-24715-4826-43301317.433
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1307555.577-6115347736-2739-2832239.719
NL East247Montreal Expos1236954.5612.55304547628-3541-19372611.703
NL East359Chicago Cubs1276958.5434.55905692128-3241-26351124.314
NL East4611St. Louis Cardinals1286860.5316.05895523729-3138-30341816.529
NL East5716Philadelphia Phillies1316566.49610.5552583-3129-3736-29311912.613
NL East61123New York Mets1285375.41421.0485563-7825-3827-38341024.294
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Houston Astros1317556.573-471470132-3343-23311417.452
NL West236Cincinnati Reds1327557.5680.56125189434-3041-27291514.517
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1306169.46913.5611608326-4235-27321814.563
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1305971.45415.5583610-2729-4130-30321220.375
NL West51021San Diego Padres1325676.42419.5492579-8722-4534-31291217.414
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1305179.39223.5548634-8623-4428-35301515.500
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