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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Seattle Mariners 17-30L110.561224010 000 000 161
Texas Rangers 25-19W11357000 110 00x 260
Date of Game:  Saturday, May 26, 1979
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Jon Matlack - 100th career win

  • Seattle Mariners Batting Stats

    Seattle MarinersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Julio Cruz2b24.175400001.2134725411218
    Ruppert Jonescf24.075400001.2534736472213
    Bruce Bochte1b28.195402002.342436305342
    Willie Hortondh36.220411002.30347181510341
    Leon Robertsrf28.124402001.295444306190
    Dan Meyer3b26.296301100.285415633175
    Tom Pacioreklf32.205300001.30923545141
    Larry Coxc31.258300001.329241592130
    Mario Mendozass28.151200000.18646370081
        Larry Milbourneph-ss28.101100000.29532455051
    Totals: 3216109.1883945585 

    Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Johnny Grubblf30.295401100.266327134151
    Buddy Bell3b27.273300000.2604410301261
    Al Olivercf32.224411000.3014414797281
    Richie Ziskrf30.109401000.243398984170
    Pat Putnamdh25.174300001.30633643141
        Billy Samplepr24.054000000.2573846084
    Mike Jorgensen1b30.283300010.292399996150
    Jim Sundbergc28.008301100.197437662211
    Nelson Normanss21.003300001.2024265052
    Bump Wills2b26.303312000.2144435311015
    Totals: 3026212.2003986413 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Johnny Grubb (5), Al Oliver (6), Leon Roberts (9)
    RBIs:  Johnny Grubb (15), Dan Meyer (17), Jim Sundberg (21)
    SB:  Bump Wills (15)
    SH:  Buddy Bell (4)
    GDP:  Larry Cox (2)

    Seattle Mariners Pitching Stats

    Seattle MarinersAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Glenn Abbott  (L 2-6)28.09986221205.161.3600010148
    Pitching Totals:8622120 00010148

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Jon Matlack  (W 3-2)29.12796110903.601.180006244
    Pitching Totals:9611090 0006244

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Glenn Abbott 0-0-0;  Jon Matlack 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Glenn Abbott 33;  Jon Matlack 32; 
    Time of Game:  1:54    Attendance:  20,649
    Umpires:   Home:   Ken Kaiser  1B  Bill Haller  2B  Russ Goetz  3B  Ron Luciano 

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