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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 101112   R H E
Boston Red Sox 27-19W1000 001 010 001 381
Texas Rangers 28-20L1100 000 001 000 2102
Date of Game:  Thursday, May 31, 1979
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Feats and Milestones

Boston Red Sox Batting Stats

 
Boston Red SoxPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Jerry Remy2b26.204612101.3424663802011
Rick Burlesonss28.032600000.250437652173
Fred Lynncf27.118502000.3054661614421
Jim Ricelf26.084412210.331466907306
Carlton Fiskdh31.157500000.0808863000
Carl Yastrzemski1b39.283500000.2774527607282
Butch Hobson3b27.288500000.242344185222
Dwight Evansrf27.210502000.245468106154
Gary Allensonc24.116300011.2173636150
    George Scottph35.069000010.2244319714230
    Jim Dwyerpr29.148010000.24119383030
    Mike O'Berryc25.041000000.1431010000
    Bill Campbellp30.295000000.00014319000
    Dick Dragop33.340000000.00019347000
Totals: 4438332.18245510626 

Texas Rangers Batting Stats

 
Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Johnny Grubblf30.300512101.294367176171
    Dave Robertsc28.103000000.12510516000
    Mike Jorgensenph30.288100000.2844210026160
Buddy Bell3b27.278602001.2764810341281
Al Olivercf32.229600001.3014814838311
John Ellisdh-c30.280600002.275337092170
Pat Putnam1b25.179600001.27737683141
Richie Ziskrf30.114500001.237439024180
Jim Sundbergc28.013302010.223477702232
    Billy Samplepr-lf24.059111000.2624250084
Nelson Normanss21.008200012.1984669052
    Larvell Blanksph-ss29.123201000.27318490070
Bump Wills2b26.308302110.2444835711415
    Sparky Lylep-p34.313000000.00024704000
Totals: 46210239.2175228871 

Game Stats

 

2B:  Larvell Blanks (2), Johnny Grubb (6), Fred Lynn (12), Jim Rice (9), Jim Sundberg (7)
HR:  Johnny Grubb (6), Jim Rice (7)
RBIs:  Johnny Grubb (17), Jerry Remy (20), Jim Rice 2 (30), Bump Wills (14)
SB:  Jerry Remy (11), Jim Sundberg (2)
SH:  Bump Wills (2)

Boston Red Sox Pitching Stats

 
Boston Red SoxAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
Dennis Eckersley24.2408.17222713.241.3200011149
Bill Campbell30.29523001103.151.5000014328
Dick Drago  (W 4-2)33.3401.20000102.501.0600019403
Pitching Totals:121022391 00044880

Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

 
Texas RangersAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
Jon Matlack29.13297222213.311.140007245
Sparky Lyle  (L 3-4)34.31331111004.241.0900024704
Pitching Totals:12833321 00031949

Other Game Information

 

Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dennis Eckersley 0-0-0;  Bill Campbell 0-0-0;  Dick Drago 0-0-0;  Jon Matlack 0-0-0;  Sparky Lyle 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Dennis Eckersley 34;  Bill Campbell 11;  Dick Drago 5;  Jon Matlack 36;  Sparky Lyle 11; 
Time of Game:  3:05    Attendance:  13,600
Umpires:   Home:   Mike Reilly  1B  Bill Kunkel  2B  Russ Goetz  3B  Dale Ford 


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