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Texas Rangers 16 Detroit Tigers 9

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 08,1979
1979-08-07 - 1979-08-09
  123 456 789  R H E
Texas Rangers (59-54)402 035 110 16172
Detroit Tigers (57-54)020 003 013 9112
Date of Game: Wed, August 08,1979
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 0
Time of Game: 3:00

Feats and Milestones
Al Oliver:4 runs scored
Eric Soderholm:2 home runs, 6 RBIs
Champ Summers:5 RBIs
Richie Zisk:4 walks
Winning Pitcher: Fergie Jenkins (12-8)
Losing Pitcher: Pat Underwood (6-3)

Home Runs: Steve Kemp (20), Al Oliver (10), Mickey Rivers (4), Eric Soderholm 2 (8), Champ Summers (12)
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Historical Matchup
AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL7438.661--544418126L4
BOS6843.6135.5615479136L2
MIL6648.5799.056150754W2
NYA6151.54513.050345548W1
DET5754.51416.554853513W1
CLE5756.50417.5523577-54W2
TOR3478.30440.0410584-174W1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL6550.565--625510115W1
MIN5952.5324.055250349W2
TEX5954.5225.053749146L1
KCA5655.5057.0572582-10L1
CHA4961.44513.5508541-33L1
SEA4867.41717.0505586-81L2
OAK3480.29830.5401636-235L1
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    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mickey Riverscf30.2816
    22100.2779574283
    Fergie Jenkinsp35.239000000--343000
    Jim Kernp30.146000000--223000
    Buddy Bellss27.3476
    12100.303109812693
    Al Oliverlf32.2985
    43110.324152810512
    Richie Ziskrf30.1832
    32140.27295812500
    John Ellis1b30.3490
    00110.27875711501
    Mike Jorgensenpr-1b30.3574
    21000.25810316160
    Eric Soderholm3b30.3184
    33610.2507728440
    Jim Sundbergc28.0825
    11200.2638284433
    Billy Sampledh-cf24.1285
    02000.2581055276
    Larvell Blanks2b29.1924
    01111.2175330140
    Totals4116171481.2779469133-
    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lou Whitaker2b22.0884
    13010.28623923112
    Alan Trammellss21.1682
    00000.2692542318
    Mark Wagnerss25.1571
    10011.3091541102
    Steve Kemplf25.0015
    22102.33441320843
    Jason Thompson1b25.0333
    11000.25653311541
    Lynn Jonescf26.2192
    00000.276622155
    Champ Summersrf-1b33.0543
    22520.27733112426
    Jerry Moralescf-rf30.1714
    11011.228109111352
    Lance Parrishc23.0542
    01100.26920015515
    Ed Putmanc25.3172
    00000.22233120
    Al Greenedh24.2723
    10012.14313120
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b31.2243
    01101.26016355320
    Steve Bakerp22.343000000--14000
    John Hillerp36.122000000--519000
    Totals34911867.2749215491-
    Game Stats
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Fergie Jenkins35.239W 12-8810663423.810.0726537475
    Jim Kern30.146-11303301.480.045023512
    Totals9.01196672--
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pat Underwood22.180L 6-30.24441014.400.06141413
    Steve Baker22.343-46542016.640.10213622
    John Hiller36.122-4.17775125.540.183852943
    Totals9.0171615814--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Jim Kern (1), John Hiller (4)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Fergie Jenkins 0-0-0, Jim Kern 0-0-0, Pat Underwood 0-0-0, Steve Baker 0-0-0, John Hiller 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Fergie Jenkins 34, Jim Kern 8, Pat Underwood 6, Steve Baker 20, John Hiller 25
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Fergie Jenkins 9-8, Jim Kern 1-0, Pat Underwood 0-1, Steve Baker 6-6, John Hiller 4-8

    Umpires: HP: Jerry Neudecker 1B: Mark Johnson 2B: Bill Deegan 3B: John Shulock


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