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Wednesday August 29,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-08-29

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Cleveland Indians5BoxSid MongeShane Rawley(none)
Seattle Mariners1Cleveland Indians2BoxRick WaitsWayne TwitchellVictor Cruz
California Angels1Detroit Tigers2BoxJack MorrisDave FrostAurelio Lopez
Milwaukee Brewers8Kansas City Royals18BoxDennis LeonardJim Slaton(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Minnesota Twins0BoxScott McGregorRoger Erickson(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Minnesota Twins4BoxDave FordGeoff ZahnDon Stanhouse
New York Yankees7Texas Rangers5BoxRon GuidryDave RajsichRich Gossage
Oakland Athletics6Toronto Blue Jays4BoxMike NorrisTom Underwood(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBert BlylevenJerry ReussKent Tekulve
Houston Astros3Montreal Expos5BoxBill LeeJoe NiekroElias Sosa
Atlanta Braves5New York Mets4BoxRick MatulaRay BurrisJoey McLaughlin
Cincinnati Reds7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxMario SotoKevin SaucierDoug Bair
Chicago Cubs1San Diego Padres3BoxGaylord PerryLynn McGlothen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Francisco Giants1BoxJohn FulghamVida Blue(none)

Standings as of 1979-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1308644.662--62348513840-2646-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium291613.552
222Milwaukee Brewers1348054.5978.06766027435-3045-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium271512.556
333Boston Red Sox1297653.5899.570256114133-3344-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park311516.484
448New York Yankees1297158.55014.55835315231-3340-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I311813.581
5511Detroit Tigers1327161.53816.06536282533-3638-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium291415.483
6915Cleveland Indians1336865.51119.5625653-2832-3736-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium281315.464
71426Toronto Blue Jays1324290.31845.0493699-20620-4922-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium301119.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612California Angels1337162.534--71861610232-3339-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium291712.586
2713Kansas City Royals1327062.5300.57036921131-3439-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium301515.500
3814Minnesota Twins1316863.5192.06366003633-3035-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311417.452
41017Texas Rangers1336370.4748.06065832327-3836-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium29209.690
51120Chicago White Sox1305872.44611.5588621-3334-3323-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park301515.500
61222Seattle Mariners1345678.41815.5591684-9324-4132-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome281117.393
71325Oakland Athletics1344391.32128.5477719-24217-4826-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281117.393
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Pittsburgh Pirates1327755.583--6195368338-2739-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium30219.700
236Montreal Expos1257154.5682.55424637928-3543-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium352411.686
359Chicago Cubs1297059.5435.55945732129-3341-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field331023.303
4610St. Louis Cardinals1307060.5386.05965544231-3138-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II321616.500
5716Philadelphia Phillies1336568.48912.5560595-3529-3736-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium291910.655
61123New York Mets1305377.40823.0493574-8125-3827-40L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium321022.313
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cincinnati Reds1347757.575--6245269836-3041-27W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium271314.481
247Houston Astros1337558.5641.5480482-232-3543-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome291415.483
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1326171.46215.0613616-326-4235-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium301812.600
4919San Francisco Giants1325973.44717.0585617-3229-4130-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park301218.400
51021San Diego Padres1345777.42520.0496583-8722-4535-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium271116.407
61224Atlanta Braves1325379.40223.0559642-8325-4428-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium281315.464

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John MontagueP31.352Traded by Mariners to Angels for Jim Anderson.