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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 73-84W1401 013 230 14201
Oakland Athletics 63-95L3001 030 002 6111
Date of Game:  Tuesday, September 23, 1997
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones
  • Lee Stevens - 2 home runs
  • John Burkett - 100th career win, 1000th career strikeout

  • Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Tom Goodwincf29.058622000.26114652723847
    Ivan Rodriguezc25.298533100.31514687319756
        Kevin Brownph-c24.155100000.00036000
    Rusty Greerlf28.245523100.32515250225859
    Juan Gonzalezdh27.342411400.292128945401260
    Lee Stevens1b30.075533300.29813235018661
    Domingo Cedeno2b28.323412110.2871083104353
    Fernando Tatis3b22.265513102.24355557263
    Alex Diazrf28.353411310.19223297180
    Billy Ripkenss32.281502001.275678793220
        Scott Bailesp34.279000000.00022237000
    Totals: 4414201423.4559824981 

    Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

    Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jason McDonaldcf25.187410010.258747441212
    Dave Magadandh34.358412000.30812612434300
        Pat Lennonph29.149111000.28854781140
    Ben Grieverf21.142413100.30520202190
        Brian Lesherph26.202100000.21242684154
    Matt Stairslf29.209312010.29412924826682
        Ernie Youngph28.077101100.225692475151
    Jason Giambi1b26.258411402.29313833220760
    Scott Spiezio2b25.002500002.24314315213648
    Brent Maynec29.157400000.286825516220
    Mark Bellhorn3b23.031301011.22868686197
    Miguel Tejadass23.121400002.20226262102
        Carlos Reyesp28.172000000.00030123000
        Tim Kubinskip25.247000000.0001111000
        Jay Witasickp25.026000000.000820000
        Don Wengertp27.321000000.0003767000
        Andrew Lorrainep25.043000000.000511000
    Totals: 38611637.28910623339 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Domingo Cedeno (17), Tom Goodwin (25), Dave Magadan (10), Ivan Rodriguez 2 (33)
    HR:  Alex Diaz (1), Jason Giambi (20), Juan Gonzalez (40), Lee Stevens 2 (18)
    RBIs:  Domingo Cedeno (35), Alex Diaz 3 (8), Jason Giambi 4 (76), Juan Gonzalez 4 (126), Rusty Greer (85), Ben Grieve (19), Ivan Rodriguez (75), Lee Stevens 3 (66), Fernando Tatis (26), Ernie Young (15)
    SF:  Jason Giambi (7), Juan Gonzalez (9)
    GDP:  Ivan Rodriguez 2 (17), Lee Stevens (18)

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    John Burkett  (W 8-12)32.29989443714.771.47124804429256
    Scott Bailes34.27912200002.141.191711622295
    Pitching Totals:91164371 141915051551

    Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

    Oakland AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Dave Telgheder  (L 4-6)30.31637551225.941.655336171972
    Carlos Reyes28.1721.12110006.001.632315836149
    Tim Kubinski25.2470.23330015.541.38161061111
    Jay Witasick25.02625220105.731.8230219820
    Don Wengert27.32112320016.041.63179849104
    Andrew Lorraine25.04311001006.522.0716881120
    Pitching Totals:9201413234 1559956134376

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  John Burkett 124-80-44;  Scott Bailes 17-11-6;  Dave Telgheder 53-36-17;  Carlos Reyes 23-15-8;  Tim Kubinski 16-10-6;  Jay Witasick 30-21-9;  Don Wengert 17-9-8;  Andrew Lorraine 16-8-8; 
    Batters Faced:  John Burkett 36;  Scott Bailes 6;  Dave Telgheder 16;  Carlos Reyes 6;  Tim Kubinski 4;  Jay Witasick 10;  Don Wengert 6;  Andrew Lorraine 5; 
    Time of Game:  2:55    Attendance:  9,968
    Umpires:   Home:   Ray DiMuro  1B  Dale Scott  2B  Mike DiMuro  3B  Rich Garcia 

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