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MLB Games on Wednesday August 29, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Seattle MarinersAL4Cleveland IndiansAL5Box | PBP90Cleveland StadiumDay2:40Sid MongeShane Rawley---Meyer, Thornton
Seattle MarinersAL1Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP96,598Cleveland StadiumDay2:16Rick WaitsWayne TwitchellVictor CruzHarrah, Stein
California AngelsAL1Detroit TigersAL2Box | PBP919,880Tiger StadiumNight2:37Jack MorrisDave FrostAurelio Lopez---
Milwaukee BrewersAL8Kansas City RoyalsAL18Box | PBP922,761Royals StadiumNight2:29Dennis LeonardJim Slaton---Brett, LaCock, Lezcano, Money, Otis, Thomas (2)
Baltimore OriolesAL4Minnesota TwinsAL0Box | PBP90Metropolitan StadiumDay2:14Scott McGregorRoger Erickson------
Baltimore OriolesAL7Minnesota TwinsAL4Box | PBP911,470Metropolitan StadiumDay2:47Dave FordGeoff ZahnDon StanhouseGoodwin, Murray (3)
New York YankeesAL7Texas RangersAL5Box | PBP918,117Arlington StadiumNight2:27Ron GuidryDave RajsichRich GossageBell, Scott
Oakland AthleticsAL6Toronto Blue JaysAL4Box | PBP913,071Exhibition StadiumDay2:19Mike NorrisTom Underwood---Griffin
Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL1Box | PBP932,816Dodger StadiumNight2:19Bert BlylevenJerry ReussKent TekulveGarvey
Houston AstrosNL3Montreal ExposNL5Box | PBP925,064Olympic StadiumNight2:15Bill LeeJoe NiekroElias SosaParrish, Valentine
Atlanta BravesNL5New York MetsNL4Box | PBP96,602Shea StadiumDay2:22Rick MatulaRay BurrisJoey McLaughlin---
Cincinnati RedsNL7Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP930,133Veterans StadiumNight2:31Mario SotoKevin SaucierDoug BairBench, Schmidt
Chicago CubsNL1San Diego PadresNL3Box | PBP912,906San Diego StadiumNight2:12Gaylord PerryLynn McGlothen------
St. Louis CardinalsNL5San Francisco GiantsNL1Box | PBP96,099Candlestick ParkDay2:13John FulghamVida Blue---Hendrick
14 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 29, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1308644.662-62348513840-2646-18291613.552
AL East222Milwaukee Brewers1348054.5978.06766027435-3045-24271512.556
AL East333Boston Red Sox1297653.5899.570256114133-3344-19311516.484
AL East448New York Yankees1297158.55014.55835315231-3340-25311813.581
AL East5511Detroit Tigers1327161.53816.06536282533-3638-25291415.483
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1336865.51119.5625653-2832-3736-28281315.464
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays1324290.31845.0493699-20620-4922-41301119.367
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West1612California Angels1337162.534-71861610232-3339-29291712.586
AL West2713Kansas City Royals1327062.5300.57036921131-3439-28301515.500
AL West3814Minnesota Twins1316863.5192.06366003633-3035-33311417.452
AL West41017Texas Rangers1336370.4748.06065832327-3836-3229209.690
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1305872.44611.5588621-3334-3323-40301515.500
AL West61222Seattle Mariners1345678.41815.5591684-9324-4132-37281117.393
AL West71325Oakland Athletics1344391.32128.5477719-24217-4826-43281117.393
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1327755.583-6195368338-2739-2830219.700
NL East236Montreal Expos1257154.5682.55424637928-3543-19352411.686
NL East359Chicago Cubs1297059.5435.55945732129-3341-26331023.303
NL East4610St. Louis Cardinals1307060.5386.05965544231-3138-30321616.500
NL East5716Philadelphia Phillies1336568.48912.5560595-3529-3736-31291910.655
NL East61123New York Mets1305377.40823.0493574-8125-3827-40321022.313
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Cincinnati Reds1347757.575-6245269836-3041-27271314.481
NL West247Houston Astros1337558.5641.5480482-232-3543-23291415.483
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1326171.46215.0613616-326-4235-29301812.600
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1325973.44717.0585617-3229-4130-32301218.400
NL West51021San Diego Padres1345777.42520.0496583-8722-4535-32271116.407
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1325379.40223.0559642-8325-4428-35281315.464
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