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MLB Games on Wednesday September 5, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Chicago White SoxAL8California AngelsAL9Box | PBP923,705Anaheim StadiumNight3:24John MontagueRandy ScarberyDave LaRocheFord, Johnson, May
Detroit TigersAL9Cleveland IndiansAL3Box | PBP95,172Cleveland StadiumNight3:11Aurelio LopezVictor Cruz---Johnson, Summers, Thornton
Kansas City RoyalsAL3Minnesota TwinsAL8Box | PBP911,647Metropolitan StadiumNight2:48Dave GoltzPaul Splittorff---Porter
Boston Red SoxAL5New York YankeesAL0Box | PBP938,644Yankee Stadium INight2:05Bob StanleyTommy John---Hobson, Sizemore
Milwaukee BrewersAL1Oakland AthleticsAL6Box | PBP91,772Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:39Matt KeoughMike Caldwell---Murphy
Texas RangersAL0Seattle MarinersAL1Box | PBP95,112The KingdomeNight2:11Rob DresslerFergie JenkinsByron McLaughlin---
Los Angeles DodgersNL5Atlanta BravesNL3Box | PBP102,606Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:25Lerrin LaGrowGene GarberDave PattersonLum
Montreal ExposNL4Chicago CubsNL3Box | PBP99,659Wrigley FieldDay2:30Elias SosaRick ReuschelDale MurrayBiittner
San Francisco GiantsNL5Cincinnati RedsNL6Box | PBP920,867Riverfront StadiumNight2:52Fred NormanJohn MontefuscoTom HumeFoster, Ivie, Knight
San Diego PadresNL3Houston AstrosNL4Box | PBP1012,592AstrodomeNight3:36Joe SambitoJohn D'Acquisto---Tenace
Pittsburgh PiratesNL7St. Louis CardinalsNL5Box | PBP1123,059Busch Stadium IINight3:30Dave RobertsRoy ThomasKent TekulveGarner, Stargell
11 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, September 05, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1369046.662-64149814340-2650-20231211.522
AL East223Milwaukee Brewers1408357.5939.06986267238-3345-2421129.571
AL East335Boston Red Sox1367858.57412.073459813634-3545-22241311.542
AL East448New York Yankees1367561.55115.06205695131-3344-28241410.583
AL East5712Detroit Tigers1397366.52518.56866632334-3839-28221210.545
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1407169.50721.0658690-3232-3739-32211011.476
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays1384494.31947.0512726-21420-5124-4324915.375
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West1510California Angels1407664.543-76266010235-3441-30221210.545
AL West2611Kansas City Royals1397366.5252.5733729434-3839-28231211.522
AL West3814Minnesota Twins1387266.5223.06606164435-3237-34241014.417
AL West41017Texas Rangers1406872.4868.06396063332-4036-3222157.682
AL West51119Chicago White Sox1376176.44513.5626658-3235-3525-42231211.522
AL West61221Seattle Mariners1415982.41817.5615710-9526-4333-3921813.381
AL West71325Oakland Athletics1404793.33629.0509744-23520-4927-4422715.318
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Pittsburgh Pirates1398356.597-6565589843-2740-2923158.652
NL East224Montreal Expos1327854.5911.559248410829-3549-19281711.607
NL East359St. Louis Cardinals1377562.5477.06265804636-3238-31251114.440
NL East4613Chicago Cubs1367165.52210.56166031330-3641-2926917.346
NL East5716Philadelphia Phillies1386969.50013.5579609-3033-3836-3124159.625
NL East61123New York Mets1365482.39727.5507601-9426-4327-4026917.346
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West136Houston Astros1397960.568-502496632-3547-25231013.435
NL West247Cincinnati Reds1407961.5640.56525718137-3442-27211110.524
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1396673.47513.0641642-128-4338-30231310.565
NL West4920San Francisco Giants1406179.43618.5608652-4430-4331-36221012.455
NL West51022San Diego Padres1405882.41421.5514605-9122-4636-36211011.476
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1385484.39124.5581673-9225-4429-40221210.545
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