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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Oakland Athletics 32-37W4110 000 010 3111
Texas Rangers 40-30L3000 000 020 262
Date of Game:  Wednesday, June 17, 1998
Stadium:  Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Feats and Milestones

Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Rickey Hendersonlf39.174501101.24166252663028
Rafael Bournigal2b32.036502001.232352601121
Ben Grieverf22.044411001.316689210410
Matt Stairsdh30.111402000.3196031210434
Mike Blowers3b33.054312110.251636765391
Jason Giambi1b27.160400000.251654017381
    Jack Voigt1b32.031000000.15732269072
Miguel Tejadass24.023402000.2771844170
Ryan Christensoncf24.081410000.2453636162
A.J. Hinchc24.033401001.23149494132
    Mike Mohlerp29.326000000.00027214000
    Mike Fettersp33.180000000.00024353000
    Billy Taylorp36.244000000.00033201000
Totals: 37311214.2975765433 

Texas Rangers Batting Stats

Luis Alicea2b32.323310001.283448702141
Roberto Kellycf33.259411202.3061911845100
Rusty Greerlf29.147301010.275695766431
Juan Gonzalezdh28.244300010.29670102021811
Will Clark1b34.096401002.29964168410411
    Tom Goodwinpr29.325000000.2936960011123
Ivan Rodriguezc26.200402001.3746193810373
Mike Simmsrf31.156300001.373342735180
    Lee Stevensph30.343100000.2636542013380
Kevin Elsterss33.318401001.251498246280
Fernando Tatis3b23.167300000.256611211236
    Tim Crabtreep28.247000000.00029150000
Totals: 3226228.1886348660 

Game Stats


2B:  Mike Blowers (11), Kevin Elster (7)
HR:  Roberto Kelly (5)
RBIs:  Mike Blowers (39), Rickey Henderson (30), Roberto Kelly 2 (10)
CS: Miguel Tejada (2)
GDP:  Mike Blowers (7), Rafael Bournigal (4), Jason Giambi (9), Juan Gonzalez 2 (11)

Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

Kenny Rogers  (W 7-3)33.2197.15221613.121.17105683715452
Mike Mohler29.32600001003.521.7051427232
Mike Fetters33.1800.20000003.601.2432124359
Billy Taylor  (Sv 13)36.24411000202.431.05118333201
Pitching Totals:9622281 1247945991244

Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

John Burkett  (L 4-7)33.2017.211311405.871.40116744215272
Tim Crabtree28.2471.10000004.241.561915429150
Pitching Totals:91131140 135894644422

Other Game Information


Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Kenny Rogers 105-68-37;  Mike Mohler 5-1-4;  Mike Fetters 3-2-1;  Billy Taylor 11-8-3;  John Burkett 116-74-42;  Tim Crabtree 19-15-4; 
Batters Faced:  Kenny Rogers 29;  Mike Mohler 1;  Mike Fetters 1;  Billy Taylor 4;  John Burkett 34;  Tim Crabtree 4; 
Time of Game:  2:50    Attendance:  31,052
Umpires:   Home:   Drew Coble  1B  Ted Barrett  2B  Dale Ford  3B  Ted Hendry 

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