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Baseball on Friday, July 06, 1979

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Baltimore Orioles3California Angels7BoxJim Barr (5-4)Steve Stone (6-7)BAL  D DeCinces (8), K Singleton (18)  CAL  D Baylor 2 (21), B Grich (18)Jim Anderson (40.3)
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians6BoxDan Spillner (2-2)Paul Hartzell (4-6)NoneMike Hargrove (25.2)
Chicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals1BoxSteve Trout (2-3)Paul Splittorff (9-7)CHA  W Nordhagen (4)Alan Bannister (13.6)
Detroit Tigers7Milwaukee Brewers4Box G1Jack Morris (7-4)Moose Haas (5-6)DET  R Staub (8)  MIL  G Thomas (21)Lance Parrish (35.0)
Detroit Tigers5Milwaukee Brewers4Box G2Milt Wilcox (7-4)Jim Slaton (8-4)DET  J Thompson (9)Jason Thompson (30.2)
New York Yankees4Oakland Athletics3Box G1Ron Davis (8-0)Steve McCatty (5-3)NYA  T Munson (3)Willie Randolph (29.7)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics0Box G2Tommy John (13-3)Dave Hamilton (2-4)NoneLou Piniella (8.9)
Boston Red Sox3Seattle Mariners5BoxFloyd Bannister (4-7)Dennis Eckersley (8-5)BOS  J Rice 2 (21)  SEA  W Horton (17)Jim Rice (39.2)
Toronto Blue Jays5Texas Rangers1BoxTom Underwood (3-11)John Henry Johnson (4-9)TOR  R Cerone (3)Rick Cerone (31.4)
St. Louis Cardinals9Atlanta Braves5Box G1John Denny (4-6)Eddie Solomon (4-4)SLN  L Brock (5), B Carbo (1), J Mumphrey (1), M Phillips (1)Bernie Carbo (13.8)
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves4Box G2George Frazier (1-1)Craig Skok (1-3)ATL  J Nolan (4)  SLN  K Reitz (5), G Templeton 2 (4), M Tyson (4)Garry Templeton (54.7)
Houston Astros4Chicago Cubs2BoxJoe Niekro (13-3)Lynn McGlothen (9-7)CHN  D Kingman (29), J Martin (13)  HOU  J Cruz (5)Jose Cruz (21.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Cincinnati Reds2BoxDoug Bair (5-4)Grant Jackson (4-2)CIN  J Morgan (5)Omar Moreno (12.6)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Montreal Expos6BoxDan Schatzeder (4-1)Jerry Reuss (2-8)NoneDerrel Thomas (12.6)
San Diego Padres6New York Mets5BoxMark Lee (1-1)Tom Hausman (0-4)NYN  L Mazzilli (9)  SDN  G Tenace (8), D Winfield (19)Dave Winfield (44.1)
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxNino Espinosa (8-7)John Curtis (4-5)PHI  B Boone (6), M Schmidt (24)Garry Maddox (15.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles5428.659--39331623-1931-9L4Game Log
Boston Red Sox5030.6253.043032318-2032-10L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4736.5667.541435822-2225-14L2Game Log
New York Yankees4638.5489.036533320-2126-17W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers3940.49413.539638818-2321-17W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians3744.45716.535339817-2520-19W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2758.31828.530545015-3012-28W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels4936.576--47939024-1925-17W1Game Log
Texas Rangers4735.5731.537734219-1828-17L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins4337.5373.541537122-1621-21L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals4240.5125.543744220-2222-18L7Game Log
Chicago White Sox3645.44411.037839021-2115-24W3Game Log
Seattle Mariners3749.43012.538143415-2522-24W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics2462.27925.53044929-3415-28L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos4629.613--33226319-2327-6W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4237.5326.037634214-1927-19W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs4036.5266.534135817-1723-19L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4037.5197.034731321-1819-19L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4340.5187.036135621-2522-15W1Game Log
New York Mets3345.42314.530034216-2816-18L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros5332.624--31829223-2130-11W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4341.5129.536435520-2423-17W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants4043.48212.039639017-2323-20L4Game Log
San Diego Padres3848.44215.532136613-2625-22W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves3549.41717.537342115-2720-22L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3450.40518.536839912-2822-22L3Game Log

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