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Texas Rangers 68-70L2030 000 010 4104
Oakland Athletics 65-76W1101 026 01x 11111
Date of Game:  Friday, September 08, 1978
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones
  • Danny Darwin - 1st career game
  • Mike Edwards - 5 runs scored
  • Mitchell Page - 5 RBis
  • Alan Wirth - 1st career game
  • Danny Darwin - 1st career game


  • Top Inning 1

    Mike Hargrove vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Juan Beniquez vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Mike Hargrove advanced to 3b
    Jim Sundberg vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Al Oliver vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Mike Edwards vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Glenn Burke vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    14Sacrifice bunt to . Mike Edwards advanced to 2b
    Rico Carty vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mitchell Page vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Mike Edwards scored
    Mitchell Page stole second base
    Jeff Newman vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Oakland Athletics lead Texas Rangers 1-0


    Top Inning 2

    Bobby Bonds vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Richie Zisk vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered
    Toby Harrah vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Kurt Bevacqua vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Bump Wills vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Kurt Bevacqua advanced to 2b
    Mike Hargrove vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Kurt Bevacqua advanced to 3b, Bump Wills advanced to 2b
    Juan Beniquez vs John Henry Johnson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Kurt Bevacqua scored, Bump Wills scored, Mike Hargrove advanced to 2b
    Jim Sundberg vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-1


    Bottom Inning 2

    Taylor Duncan vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mario Guerrero vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Joe Wallis vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-1


    Top Inning 3

    Al Oliver vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Bobby Bonds vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Richie Zisk vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Al Oliver advanced to 3b
    Toby Harrah vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-1


    Bottom Inning 3

    Bruce Robinson vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mike Edwards vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Glenn Burke vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Mike Edwards advanced to 3b
    Rico Carty vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Mike Edwards scored, Glenn Burke advanced to 2b
    Mitchell Page vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Glenn Burke advanced to 3b
    Jeff Newman vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-2


    Top Inning 4

    Kurt Bevacqua vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bump Wills vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mike Hargrove vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Juan Beniquez vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-2


    Bottom Inning 4

    Taylor Duncan vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mario Guerrero vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Joe Wallis vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-2


    Top Inning 5

    Jim Sundberg vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error
    Al Oliver vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Jim Sundberg advanced to 2b
    Bobby Bonds vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Richie Zisk vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    4Grounded out to
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-2


    Bottom Inning 5

    Bruce Robinson vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mike Edwards vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Mike Edwards advanced to 2b
    Glenn Burke vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Rico Carty vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Mike Edwards scored, Glenn Burke advanced to 3b, Rico Carty advanced to 2b
    Mitchell Page vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jeff Newman vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    5.3-H(UR);2X3(5)Hit into fielder's choice to . Glenn Burke scored, advancement unknown
    Game tied 3-3


    Top Inning 6

    Toby Harrah vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Kurt Bevacqua vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bump Wills vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Oakland Athletics lead Texas Rangers 4-3


    Bottom Inning 6

    Taylor Duncan vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Mario Guerrero vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    24Sacrifice bunt to . Taylor Duncan advanced to 2b
    Joe Wallis vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Taylor Duncan advanced to 3b
    Bruce Robinson vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    6.3-H;1X2(6E4)Hit into fielder's choice to . Taylor Duncan scored, advancement unknown
    Mike Edwards vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Joe Wallis advanced to 3b, Bruce Robinson advanced to 2b
    Glenn Burke vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Joe Wallis scored, Bruce Robinson advanced to 3b, Mike Edwards advanced to 2b
    Rico Carty vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mitchell Page vs Jon Matlack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered . Bruce Robinson scored, Mike Edwards scored, Glenn Burke scored, advancement unknown
    Jeff Newman vs Len Barker  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error
    Taylor Duncan vs Len Barker  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Oakland Athletics lead Texas Rangers 10-3


    Top Inning 7

    Mike Hargrove vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Juan Beniquez vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Unknown event PO1(13)# (8)
    Unknown
    Jim Sundberg vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Oakland Athletics lead Texas Rangers 10-3


    Bottom Inning 7

    Mario Guerrero vs Danny Darwin  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Joe Wallis vs Danny Darwin  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bruce Robinson vs Danny Darwin  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Oakland Athletics lead Texas Rangers 10-3


    Top Inning 8

    Al Oliver vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Bobby Bonds vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Al Oliver advanced to 2b
    Richie Zisk vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Al Oliver advanced to 3b
    Toby Harrah vs Alan Wirth  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Al Oliver scored, Richie Zisk advanced to 2b
    Sandy Alomar vs Elias Sosa  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bump Wills vs Elias Sosa  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Oakland Athletics lead Texas Rangers 10-4


    Bottom Inning 8

    Mike Edwards vs Danny Darwin  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Glenn Burke vs Danny Darwin  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Mike Edwards scored
    Rico Carty vs Danny Darwin  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Miguel Dilone vs Danny Darwin  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Oakland Athletics lead Texas Rangers 11-4


    Top Inning 9

    Pat Putnam vs Elias Sosa  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bobby Thompson vs Elias Sosa  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    John Ellis vs Elias Sosa  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Oakland Athletics beat Texas Rangers 11-4


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