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Boston Red Sox 9 Minnesota Twins 5

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 15,1979
1979-08-14 - 1979-08-16
  123 456 789  R H E
Minnesota Twins (62-56)200 000 030 5141
Boston Red Sox (73-44)001 040 04X 9150
Date of Game: Wed, August 15,1979
Stadium: Fenway Park
Attendance: 33,539
Time of Game: 3:03

Winning Pitcher: Dick Drago (9-3)
Losing Pitcher: Mike Bacsik (3-2)

Home Runs: Jim Rice (32), Carl Yastrzemski (20)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL7839.667--559435124W2
BOS7344.6245.0656505151W3
MIL7050.5839.559253260W4
NYA6453.54714.052347845W3
DET6158.51318.05835767W3
CLE6159.50818.5554596-42L1
TOR3882.31741.5438619-181L1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL6754.554--650539111L3
MIN6256.5253.558154536L3
KCA6158.5135.06256169L3
TEX6060.5006.555852137L4
CHA5365.44912.5540560-20L2
SEA5071.41317.0524619-95W1
OAK3685.29831.0423665-242W1
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    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Butch Wynegarc23.1545
    02001.2665376462
    Roy Smalleyss26.2944
    11011.31064821811
    Rob Wilfong2b25.3483
    12120.3212676459
    Mike Cubbage3b29.0254
    12100.2685102191
    Ken Landreauxcf24.2365
    12000.31223275810
    Glenn Adamslf31.3164
    02201.3084388462
    Dave Edwardspr-lf25.172010000.252796215
    Willie Norwoodph28.2811
    00001.2612406288
    Danny Goodwindh25.3472
    01010.320882150
    Jose Moralesph34.2281
    00000.2694642170
    Hosken Powellrf24.0934
    01100.3121912285
    Ron Jackson1b26.0984
    01000.26646711483
    Mike Bacsikp27.136000000--53000
    Mike Marshallp36.212000000--660000
    Totals37514544.29111284874-
    Boston Red Sox Batting
    BOSPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rick Burlesonss28.1085
    13201.2888344478
    Carlton Fiskc31.2335
    21001.2789228353
    Fred Lynncf27.1944
    12200.341681341012
    Jim Ricelf26.1604
    22300.33376032987
    Carl Yastrzemski1b39.3594
    12200.281282620733
    Bob Watsondh33.1274
    01001.301142913533
    Butch Hobson3b27.3644
    01000.26248820702
    Jack Brohamer2b29.1704
    12000.2517241100
    Dwight Evansrf27.2864
    11000.28287617435
    Tom Burgmeierp36.013000000--567000
    Dick Dragop34.051000000--368000
    Totals38915903.29596810475-
    Game Stats
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Roger Erickson22.350-610510216.390.13165351
    Mike Bacsik27.136L 3-212220115.190.0424563
    Mike Marshall36.212-13220002.610.037166223
    Totals8.01595032--
    Boston Red Sox Pitching
    BOSAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Mike Torrez32.352-7.112552304.660.0727345321
    Tom Burgmeier36.013-0.11000002.110.02325323
    Dick Drago34.051W 9-31.11002103.000.0441425182
    Totals9.01455440--
    Other Game Information
    BK: Roger Erickson (4), Mike Torrez (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Roger Erickson 0-0-0, Mike Bacsik 0-0-0, Mike Marshall 0-0-0, Mike Torrez 0-0-0, Tom Burgmeier 0-0-0, Dick Drago 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Roger Erickson 27, Mike Bacsik 5, Mike Marshall 6, Mike Torrez 33, Tom Burgmeier 2, Dick Drago 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Roger Erickson 6-9, Mike Bacsik 2-0, Mike Marshall 1-2, Mike Torrez 12-4, Tom Burgmeier 1-0, Dick Drago 1-2

    Umpires: HP: Steve Palermo 1B: Bill Haller 2B: Rich Garcia 3B: Nick Bremigan


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