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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 3-9W1771425001 011 201 6122
Detroit Tigers 9-3L1--133003 320 10x 9141
Date of Game:  Sunday, April 23, 1978
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Charlie Spikes - 2 hit by pitches
  • Bobby Thompson - 1st career RBI

  • Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Al Oliverlf31.191411010.283111313240
    Bobby Thompsoncf24.171332110.50033010
    John Lowensteindh31.086502200.5004650030
    Richie Ziskrf29.076412100.325117303100
    Mike Jorgensen1b29.250402110.5003867011
    Kurt Bevacqua3b31.090501000.1875390120
    John Ellisc29.242411100.2501643110
    Jim Masonss27.252300001.0003542000
        Toby Harrahph-ss29.179101000.297111005121
    Sandy Alomar2b34.187200000.00011449000
        Mike Hargroveph28.179100001.20611591131
        Bump Wills2b25.270100000.21211163031
        Doc Medichp29.135000000.000137000
        Reggie Clevelandp29.335000000.0003178000
    Totals: 37612632.324798561 

    Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Ron LeFlorecf29.311622000.37311495373
    Steve Dillard2b27.074411001.2007131000
    Rusty Staubdh34.022423310.2981121421131
    Jason Thompson1b23.291423110.34111292380
    Steve Kemplf23.259211131.40511162171
    Lance Parrishc21.312200001.136618120
        Milt Mayph-c27.265201110.4557577370
    Charlie Spikesrf27.090000000.2006558010
        Tim Corcoranph-rf25.035201100.273964050
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b30.117501201.44071430170
    Mark Wagnerss24.050511000.286667020
        Steve Foucaultp28.202000000.0003253000
    Totals: 36914964.389956189 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Jason Thompson (4), Richie Zisk (4)
    3B:  John Lowenstein (1), Bobby Thompson (1)
    HR:  John Ellis (1)
    RBIs:  Tim Corcoran (5), John Ellis (1), Mike Jorgensen (1), Steve Kemp (7), John Lowenstein 2 (3), Milt May (7), Aurelio Rodriguez 2 (7), Rusty Staub 3 (13), Bobby Thompson (1), Jason Thompson (8), Richie Zisk (10)
    SB:  Mike Jorgensen (1), Ron LeFlore (3)
    SH:  Steve Dillard (2)
    SF:  Tim Corcoran (2), Bobby Thompson (1)
    GDP:  John Lowenstein (1)

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Jon Matlack  (L 1-3)28.0943.17664203.811.540004207
    Doc Medich29.1353.27332109.692.380003173
    Reggie Cleveland29.33510000100.001.500003268
    Pitching Totals:81499640 00010648

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Jim Slaton  (W 1-1)27.3086.29553216.351.820003223
    Steve Foucault  (Sv 3)28.2022.13110001.801.000003253
    Pitching Totals:91266321 0006476

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Jim Slaton 2; 
    Balks:  Jim Slaton; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jon Matlack 0-0-0;  Doc Medich 0-0-0;  Reggie Cleveland 0-0-0;  Jim Slaton 0-0-0;  Steve Foucault 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Jon Matlack 23;  Doc Medich 20;  Reggie Cleveland 3;  Jim Slaton 32;  Steve Foucault 10; 
    Time of Game:  2:43    Attendance:  0
    Umpires:   Home:   Larry McCoy  1B  Steve Palermo  2B  Don Denkinger  3B  Dave Phillips 

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