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Wednesday June 6, 1979
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Sports headlines for Wednesday June 6, 1979:




Today's baseball transactions:

   • Orioles traded Dennis Blair to Padres for Randy Firebaugh
   • Angels sold Dyar Miller to Blue Jays
   • A's placed Glenn Burke on the disqualified list




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   1979 MLB team and player statistics as of this date:

   American League Batting / American League Pitching            MLB standings as of this date
   National League Batting / National League Pitching

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Kansas City Royals (31-24) 0 4 0 4
Baltimore Orioles (33-21) 3 7 0 4
Win: Dennis Martinez (8-2)   Loss: Paul Splittorff (8-5)
T: 2:08   Att: 14,314 at Memorial Stadium Boxscore

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Chicago White Sox (26-28) 8 13 1 6
Boston Red Sox (31-21) 5 14 1 12
Win: Francisco Barrios (5-3)   Loss: Bob Stanley (5-4)   Save: Steve Trout (2)
T: 2:56   Att: 26,356 at Fenway Park Boxscore

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Toronto Blue Jays (14-42) 5 8 1 8
California Angels (33-23) 4 10 3 5
Win: Jesse Jefferson (1-5)   Loss: Dave LaRoche (2-5)
T: 2:21   Att: 18,835 at Anaheim Stadium Boxscore

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Texas Rangers (30-24) 3 7 0 4
Milwaukee Brewers (32-25) 4 8 1 6
Win: Lary Sorensen (8-5)   Loss: Steve Comer (5-5)
T: 2:01   Att: 15,347 at County Stadium Boxscore

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Minnesota Twins (29-23) 2 5 0 9
New York Yankees (30-25) 3 8 1 7
Win: Ron Guidry (6-4)   Loss: Jerry Koosman (7-4)
T: 2:15   Att: 34,075 at Yankee Stadium Boxscore

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Cleveland Indians (26-27) 6 12 1 10
Oakland A's (18-38) 4 8 3 7
Win: Rick Wise (6-5)   Loss: Dave Heaverlo (2-5)   Save: Victor Cruz (5)
T: 3:04   Att: 1,282 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Boxscore

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Detroit Tigers (25-24) 3 6 0 7
Seattle Mariners (22-35) 4 7 0 6
Win: Floyd Bannister (3-5)   Loss: Jack Morris (3-2)   Save: Byron McLaughlin (1)
T: 2:13   Att: 6,382 at The Kingdome Boxscore

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Montreal Expos (31-19) 12 15 1 7
Atlanta Braves (20-35) 2 6 5 5
Win: Ross Grimsley (5-4)   Loss: Phil Niekro (6-9)
T: 2:35   Att: 5,618 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Boxscore

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San Diego Padres (26-32) 0 4 2 4
Chicago Cubs (23-27) 3 9 0 7
Win: Rick Reuschel (4-5)   Loss: Randy Jones (5-4)   Save: Bruce Sutter (11)
T: 2:05   Att: 12,145 at Wrigley Field Boxscore

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New York Mets (20-30) 5 12 0 6
Cincinnati Reds (30-26) 3 7 1 6
Win: Dale Murray (3-5)   Loss: Manny Sarmiento (0-2)   Save: Ed Glynn (2)
T: 2:42   Att: 28,970 at Riverfront Stadium Boxscore

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Philadelphia Phillies (29-25) 3 7 0 5
Houston Astros (34-24) 4 8 1 7
Win: Joe Sambito (3-2)   Loss: Ron Reed (5-2)   Save: Bert Roberge (2)
T: 2:23   Att: 28,955 at The Astrodome Boxscore

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Los Angeles Dodgers (27-31) 4 7 1 3
Pittsburgh Pirates (27-23) 5 7 0 3
Win: Enrique Romo (2-2)   Loss: Bob Welch (4-3)   Save: Kent Tekulve (6)
T: 2:25   Att: 16,666 at Three Rivers Stadium Boxscore

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San Francisco Giants (26-30) 5 10 0 10
St. Louis Cardinals (29-20) 6 13 0 8
Win: Buddy Schultz (4-2)   Loss: Randy Moffitt (1-4)   Save: Mark Littell (4)
T: 2:45   Att: 19,003 at Busch Stadium Boxscore

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