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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Detroit Tigers 52-51L218.55815000 010 200 361
Texas Rangers 56-49W23.52611001 012 00x 461
Date of Game:  Wednesday, August 01, 1979
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Jim Kern - Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

  • Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Ron LeFlorecf31.046402100.2999673523152
    Lou Whitaker2b22.081400002.2798223223012
    Steve Kemplf24.359400001.3329640616773
    Jason Thompson1b25.026401002.2579452810521
    Champ Summersrf33.047300011.2817532611375
        Lynn Jonesrf26.212000000.29356562155
    Lance Parrishc23.047300010.2769619315495
    Al Greenedh24.265321010.1901010120
    Tom Brookens3b25.356310012.27418183104
    Alan Trammellss21.161302200.277902482314
    Totals: 3136348.1947132752 

    Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Mickey Riverscf30.274401100.290779503263
    Buddy Bell3b27.340402100.295105109110623
    Al Oliverlf32.291400001.3088615219471
    Richie Ziskrf30.176411000.2569295110410
    Pat Putnam1b25.241400002.2909112213481
    Johnny Grubbdh30.362310010.284907719332
    Jim Sundbergc28.075301200.256998224413
    Dave Roberts2b28.165221010.25839545281
    Nelson Normanss21.070100001.1981011240143
        Jim Kernp30.139000000.00047220000
    Totals: 2946424.2078277117 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Buddy Bell (25), Dave Roberts (2)
    3B:  Jim Sundberg (3)
    RBIs:  Buddy Bell (62), Ron LeFlore (31), Mickey Rivers (26), Jim Sundberg 2 (41), Alan Trammell 2 (31)
    SB:  Ron LeFlore (52)
    SH:  Nelson Norman 2 (13)
    GDP:  Ron LeFlore (10), Champ Summers (4)

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Milt Wilcox  (L 8-5)29.10386432404.861.4500023219
    Pitching Totals:8643240 00023219

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Steve Comer  (W 12-6)25.2006.26333303.431.340002353
    Jim Kern  (Sv 18)30.1392.10001501.341.0900047232
    Pitching Totals:9633480 00070285

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Milt Wilcox 0-0-0;  Steve Comer 0-0-0;  Jim Kern 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Milt Wilcox 33;  Steve Comer 28;  Jim Kern 7; 
    Time of Game:  2:16    Attendance:  13,803
    Umpires:   Home:   George Maloney  1B  Dan Morrison  2B  Bill Deegan  3B  Greg Kosc 

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