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MLB Games on Friday August 31, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Minnesota TwinsAL3Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP930,816Memorial StadiumNight3:03Dave GoltzDennis MartinezMike MarshallLandreaux
Texas RangersAL6Boston Red SoxAL9Box | PBP931,314Fenway ParkNight2:36Mike TorrezSteve ComerTom BurgmeierPoquette, Yastrzemski
Milwaukee BrewersAL1Chicago White SoxAL6Box | PBP912,953Comiskey ParkNight2:15Steve TroutBill Travers---Lemon (2), Morrison
California AngelsAL9Cleveland IndiansAL8Box | PBP910,501Cleveland StadiumNight3:02Mark ClearPaul ReuschelJohn MontagueAikens, Anderson, Grich
Oakland AthleticsAL5Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP918,454Tiger StadiumNight2:47Brian KingmanDave TobikDave HamiltonPicciolo, Thompson
Kansas City RoyalsAL3New York YankeesAL7Box | PBP935,229Yankee Stadium INight2:23Tommy JohnPaul Splittorff---Jackson
Seattle MarinersAL4Toronto Blue JaysAL5Box | PBP1111,254Exhibition StadiumDay2:31Tom BuskeyByron McLaughlin---Kusick, Mayberry
Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Atlanta BravesNL2Box | PBP66,009Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight1:34Doug BirdTony Brizzolara---Murphy, Schmidt
New York MetsNL0Houston AstrosNL2Box | PBP919,883AstrodomeNight1:54Ken ForschCraig SwanJoe Sambito---
Chicago CubsNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL6Box | PBP935,648Dodger StadiumNight2:55Rick SutcliffeBill CaudillBobby CastilloGarvey, Lopes, Thomas (2), Thompson
Cincinnati RedsNL7Montreal ExposNL8Box | PBP1034,820Olympic StadiumNight3:32Woodie FrymanTom Hume---Cromartie, Dawson
St. Louis CardinalsNL8San Diego PadresNL7Box | PBP1511,414San Diego StadiumNight4:30Dan O'BrienBob Owchinko---Winfield
Pittsburgh PiratesNL6San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP919,377Candlestick ParkNight3:08Don RobinsonJohn CurtisGrant JacksonIvie
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 Friday, August 31, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1328745.659-62949213740-2647-19271512.556
AL East222Milwaukee Brewers1368155.5968.06816117036-3145-24251411.560
AL East333Boston Red Sox1317754.5889.571157313833-3345-20291415.483
AL East448New York Yankees1317259.55014.55935425131-3341-26291712.586
AL East5511Detroit Tigers1347262.53716.06646402433-3639-26271314.481
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1356966.51119.5640663-2332-3737-29261214.462
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays1344391.32145.0500711-21120-4923-42281018.357
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West1612California Angels1357263.533-7286319733-3439-29271611.593
AL West2713Kansas City Royals1347163.5300.57147021232-3539-28281414.500
AL West3814Minnesota Twins1336964.5192.06436063734-3135-33291316.448
AL West41017Texas Rangers1356471.4748.06185922628-3936-3227198.704
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1325973.44711.5597626-2934-3324-41281414.500
AL West61222Seattle Mariners1365779.41915.5603691-8825-4232-37261016.385
AL West71325Oakland Athletics1364492.32428.5489730-24118-4926-43261016.385
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1337855.586-6255408539-2739-2829209.690
NL East225Montreal Expos1267254.5712.55504708028-3544-19342311.676
NL East359Chicago Cubs1317160.5426.06025802230-3441-2631922.290
NL East4610St. Louis Cardinals1327161.5386.56065644232-3238-30301515.500
NL East5716Philadelphia Phillies1346668.49312.5566597-3130-3736-31281810.643
NL East61123New York Mets1315378.40524.0493576-8325-3927-40311021.323
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West136Cincinnati Reds1357758.570-6315349736-3141-27261313.500
NL West247Houston Astros1347658.5670.5482482032-3544-23281315.464
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1346272.46314.5620624-426-4236-30281711.607
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1346074.44816.5592625-3329-4131-33281117.393
NL West51021San Diego Padres1355778.42220.0503591-8822-4535-33261115.423
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1335380.39823.0561648-8725-4428-36271314.481
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