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Detroit Tigers 3 Texas Rangers 2

+ Boxscore: Thu, August 09,1979
1979-08-08 - 1979-08-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Texas Rangers (59-55)110 000 000 2111
Detroit Tigers (58-54)001 110 00X 361
Date of Game: Thu, August 09,1979
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 23,663
Time of Game: 2:29

Winning Pitcher: Mike Chris (2-0)
Losing Pitcher: Doc Medich (5-6)
Save: Aurelio Lopez (11)

Home Runs: Eric Soderholm (9), Champ Summers (13)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL7538.664--547420127W1
BOS6943.6165.5618481137W1
MIL6649.57410.056351053L1
NYA6152.54014.050446044L1
DET5854.51816.555153714W2
CLE5757.50018.5525580-55L1
TOR3479.30141.0413594-181L1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL6550.565--625510115W1
MIN5952.5324.055250349W2
TEX5955.5185.553949445L2
KCA5755.5096.5582585-3W1
CHA5061.45013.0513542-29W1
SEA4867.41717.0505586-81L2
OAK3480.29830.5401636-235L1
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    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mickey Riverscf30.2824
    10010.2769594305
    Buddy Bellss27.3484
    02011.304110012703
    Al Oliverlf32.2994
    01000.321153010522
    Richie Ziskrf30.1844
    02101.27296012510
    John Ellisdh30.3504
    01000.27775911501
    Eric Soderholm3b30.3194
    12100.2537749450
    Pat Putnam1b25.2492
    01001.28413014541
    Billy Sampleph24.129000000.2581065276
    Mike Jorgensenph-1b30.3582
    00001.24810336160
    Jim Sundbergc28.0834
    02000.2638304433
    Larvell Blanks2b29.1933
    00001.2095350140
    Jim Kernp30.147000000--224000
    Totals35211225.27710648940-
    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lou Whitaker2b22.0894
    01000.28624023112
    Alan Trammellss21.1693
    11100.2752562339
    Steve Kemplf25.0023
    01111.33241520863
    Jason Thompson1b25.0344
    00000.25153511541
    Champ Summersdh33.0553
    11112.27833313436
    Jerry Moralesrf30.1723
    00010.224109311353
    Lance Parrishc23.0554
    00002.26420215515
    Tom Brookens3b25.3643
    01002.259253116
    Lynn Jonescf26.2202
    11011.291643175
    Aurelio Lopezp30.322000000--71000
    Totals2936348.2757973234-
    Game Stats
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Doc Medich30.243L 5-646333314.880.1118216193
    Jim Kern30.147-40001501.430.015123612
    Totals8.0633481--
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Mike Chris21.305W 2-058222415.250.83332
    Aurelio Lopez30.322SV 1143000102.480.0339725
    Totals9.01122251--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Jim Kern

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Doc Medich 0-0-0, Jim Kern 0-0-0, Mike Chris 0-0-0, Aurelio Lopez 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Doc Medich 21, Jim Kern 13, Mike Chris 24, Aurelio Lopez 14
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Doc Medich 4-5, Jim Kern 6-1, Mike Chris 7-3, Aurelio Lopez 4-6

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


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