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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 71-72W38.541016000 301 002 6112
Minnesota Twins 72-69L36.53915000 100 022 581
Date of Game:  Sunday, September 09, 1979
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Feats and Milestones

Texas Rangers Batting Stats

Mickey Riverscf30.313301010.2831149875397
Bump Wills2b27.044410010.27112743654233
Al Oliverlf32.330401110.325123155812683
Buddy Bell3b28.013513100.300143112918895
Willie Montanezdh31.161501000.24012913629560
Pat Putnam1b25.280411100.28612215316591
    Mike Jorgensen1b31.024100000.2328710476160
Johnny Grubbrf31.036221210.2809577610352
Jim Sundbergc28.114402000.2731328555553
Nelson Normanss21.109311101.2071281510174
    Sparky Lylep35.049000000.00061741000
    Jim Kernp30.178000000.00064237000
Totals: 35611641.31413259432 

Minnesota Twins Batting Stats

Hosken Powellrf24.118300001.295892102315
    Bombo Riveraph-rf27.038100100.276962702235
Roy Smalleyss26.319411000.28914167122862
Ken Landreauxcf24.261300100.306136252117410
Ron Jackson1b26.123411000.27013848912623
Butch Wynegarc23.179311010.2711305586522
Danny Goodwindh26.007300000.275421053190
    Jose Moralesph34.253000000.268804792240
    Mike Cubbageph29.050100000.274875262221
Rob Wilfong2b26.008412000.3081212848519
Rick Sofieldlf22.267412300.2582222072
John Castino3b24.321301000.2921271273415
    Glenn Adamsph31.341100000.3051084478492
    Darrell Jacksonp23.159000000.0001115000
    Pete Redfernp25.015000000.0002831000
Totals: 3458511.23513564486 

Game Stats


2B:  Willie Montanez (23), Roy Smalley (25), Rick Sofield (2)
3B:  Rob Wilfong (5)
HR:  Johnny Grubb (10)
RBIs:  Buddy Bell (89), Johnny Grubb 2 (35), Ken Landreaux (74), Nelson Norman (17), Al Oliver (68), Pat Putnam (59), Bombo Rivera (23), Rick Sofield 3 (7)
SB:  Buddy Bell (5)
SH:  Mickey Rivers (5)
SF:  Ken Landreaux (7), Nelson Norman (2)
GDP:  Jim Sundberg (15), Butch Wynegar (10)

Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

Steve Comer  (W 15-10)25.23976321103.781.310003161
Sparky Lyle35.04911200003.181.1400061741
Jim Kern  (Sv 26)30.17811000001.411.0700064249
Pitching Totals:9852110 0001561051

Minnesota Twins Pitching Stats

Paul Hartzell  (L 6-8)25.3118.19664114.921.4200025157
Darrell Jackson23.15901000004.421.680001736
Pete Redfern25.0150.21000003.391.270003389
Pitching Totals:91166411 00075282

Other Game Information


Wild Pitches:  Sparky Lyle; Pete Redfern; 
Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Steve Comer 0-0-0;  Sparky Lyle 0-0-0;  Jim Kern 0-0-0;  Paul Hartzell 0-0-0;  Darrell Jackson 0-0-0;  Pete Redfern 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Steve Comer 27;  Sparky Lyle 5;  Jim Kern 4;  Paul Hartzell 38;  Darrell Jackson 1;  Pete Redfern 3; 
Time of Game:  2:23    Attendance:  9,261
Umpires:   Home:   Rich Garcia  1B  Don Denkinger  2B  Nick Bremigan  3B  Steve Palermo 

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