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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Royals 16-13W14.53610200 000 101 470
Texas Rangers 15-13L154711000 000 021 3134
Date of Game:  Wednesday, May 09, 1979
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Renie Martin - 1st career game
  • Al Oliver - 4 hits
  • Renie Martin - 1st career save, 1st career game

  • Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Steve Braunlf31.001523100.4007993110
    George Brett3b25.359521001.25629760184
    Amos Otiscf32.013401101.32426140321711
    Darrell Porterc27.113402100.360298454291
    Hal McRaedh33.303400002.2452911223162
    Pete LaCock1b27.113400001.296264950110
    Clint Hurdlerf21.283200020.243251671120
        Willie Wilsonrf23.305000000.23121173016
    Freddie Patekss34.212300000.2952914470106
    U.L. Washington2b25.194300011.2001190010
        Al Hraboskyp29.292000000.00012400000
        Renie Martinp23.253000000.00011000
    Totals: 3447336.2062457896 

    Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Johnny Grubblf30.278300000.18921702271
        Dave Chalkph28.2521010001.0001733000
        Larvell Blankspr-ss29.101100000.0005477000
    Buddy Bell3b27.256511000.2112810140180
    Al Olivercf32.207504100.3332814633201
    Richie Ziskrf30.092512001.226238822120
    Pat Putnamdh25.157300000.2682152181
        Gary Grayph26.230100000.2731331011
    Mike Jorgensen1b30.266200011.25525985240
        John Ellisph-1b30.258111000.300186942100
    Jim Sundbergc27.357401001.204287511130
    Bump Wills2b26.286402201.22128337198
    Nelson Normanss20.351201000.2192750042
        Billy Sampleph-lf24.037100010.2692634074
    Totals: 38313324.3422928205 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Buddy Bell (9), Darrell Porter (5)
    HR:  Steve Braun (1)
    RBIs:  Steve Braun (1), Al Oliver (20), Amos Otis (17), Darrell Porter (29), Bump Wills 2 (9)
    SB:  Darrell Porter (1), Bump Wills (8)
    SH:  Freddie Patek (3)
    GDP:  Johnny Grubb (3), Darrell Porter (2), Richie Zisk (4)

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Rich Gale  (W 2-2)25.1106.26001405.051.46000738
    Al Hrabosky29.29215221003.601.6700012399
    Renie Martin  (Sv 1)23.2531.12110009.002.0000011
    Pitching Totals:91333240 00020438

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Fergie Jenkins  (L 4-1)35.14897423613.321.320008519
    Pitching Totals:9742361 0008519

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Rich Gale 0-0-0;  Al Hrabosky 0-0-0;  Renie Martin 0-0-0;  Fergie Jenkins 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Rich Gale 26;  Al Hrabosky 9;  Renie Martin 5;  Fergie Jenkins 38; 
    Time of Game:  2:54    Attendance:  18,324
    Umpires:   Home:   Mike Thompson  1B  Joe Bob Taylor  2B  Dick Nelson  3B  Johnny James 

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