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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 20-14W32.5246000 031 050 9122
Minnesota Twins 22-11L3--113120 012 200 8140
Date of Game:  Tuesday, May 15, 1979
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • John Castino - 1st career home run
  • Roy Smalley - 4 hits
  • Jim Kern - 200th career game

  • Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Johnny Grubblf30.284422210.217267073101
    Buddy Bell3b27.262500001.2413410200220
    Al Olivercf32.213411100.3193414694221
    Richie Ziskrf30.098411101.215298882140
    Pat Putnamdh25.163411101.29727581111
    Mike Jorgensen1b30.272322010.30231991380
    Jim Sundbergc27.363413100.225347572171
    Bump Wills2b26.292300001.19834343199
        John Ellisph30.264101200.326216972140
        Dave Chalk2b28.2580000001.0003735000
    Larvell Blanksss29.107211100.3649481020
        Nelson Normanss20.357200000.2123356052
        Dave Rajsichp27.230000000.000810000
        Sparky Lylep34.297000000.00019699000
        Jim Kernp30.061000000.00015188000
    Totals: 36912924.3333579099 

    Minnesota Twins Batting Stats

    Minnesota TwinsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Willie Norwoodcf28.189623200.276331974143
    Roy Smalleyss26.202634100.411335639260
    Ken Landreauxlf24.144401021.311331495231
    Ron Jackson1b26.006512200.264313825160
    Butch Wynegarc23.062301120.292334615201
        Dave Edwardspr25.080000000.200823010
        Glenn Borgmannc28.355000000.3333414020
    Glenn Adamsdh31.224301100.293313703160
        Jose Moralesph34.136200000.25019418160
    Rob Wilfong2b25.256210010.333321952112
        Bob Randallph-2b30.339200000.27617392040
    Bombo Riverarf26.286500002.22024198070
    John Castino3b24.204512100.33327271111
        Mike Bacsikp27.044000000.000534000
        Mike Marshallp36.120000000.00020609000
        Ken Brettp30.239000000.0005246000
    Totals: 43814853.3263544678 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Ron Jackson 2 (8), Jim Sundberg (3), Richie Zisk (3)
    HR:  John Castino (1), Johnny Grubb (3), Willie Norwood (4), Al Oliver (4), Roy Smalley (9)
    RBIs:  Glenn Adams (16), Larvell Blanks (2), John Castino (11), John Ellis 2 (14), Johnny Grubb 2 (10), Ron Jackson 2 (16), Willie Norwood 2 (14), Al Oliver (22), Pat Putnam (11), Roy Smalley (26), Jim Sundberg (17), Butch Wynegar (20), Richie Zisk (14)
    CS: Johnny Grubb (1)
    GDP:  Bump Wills (4)

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Dock Ellis34.0655.19652116.001.880006319
    Dave Rajsich27.23000001002.451.36000812
    Sparky Lyle  (W 3-2)34.29735222224.151.0400019699
    Jim Kern  (Sv 4)30.0610.20000001.591.2400015200
    Pitching Totals:91487533 000481230

    Minnesota Twins Pitching Stats

    Minnesota TwinsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Pete Redfern24.26357441323.431.43000864
    Mike Bacsik27.0442.23441104.091.00000537
    Mike Marshall  (L 6-3)36.1200.12110001.421.1100020611
    Ken Brett30.23910000004.501.750005285
    Pitching Totals:91299242 00038997

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dock Ellis 0-0-0;  Dave Rajsich 0-0-0;  Sparky Lyle 0-0-0;  Jim Kern 0-0-0;  Pete Redfern 0-0-0;  Mike Bacsik 0-0-0;  Mike Marshall 0-0-0;  Ken Brett 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Dock Ellis 29;  Dave Rajsich 1;  Sparky Lyle 16;  Jim Kern 2;  Pete Redfern 21;  Mike Bacsik 12;  Mike Marshall 2;  Ken Brett 3; 
    Time of Game:  2:52    Attendance:  7,499
    Umpires:   Home:   Mike Briscese  1B  Les Novack  2B  Mike Fitzpatrick  3B  Bill Follmer 

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