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Texas Rangers 9 Minnesota Twins 8

+ Boxscore: Tue, May 15,1979
1979-05-14 - 1979-05-16
  123 456 789  R H E
Texas Rangers (20-14)000 031 050 9122
Minnesota Twins (22-11)120 012 200 8140
Date of Game: Tue, May 15,1979
Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 7,499
Time of Game: 2:52

Feats and Milestones
John Castino:1st career home run
Roy Smalley:4 hits
Jim Kern:200th career game
Winning Pitcher: Sparky Lyle (3-2)
Losing Pitcher: Mike Marshall (6-3)
Save: Jim Kern (4)

Home Runs: John Castino (1), Johnny Grubb (3), Willie Norwood (4), Al Oliver (4), Roy Smalley (9)
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AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIN2211.667--18015129L3
TEX2014.5882.515914712W3
CAL2015.5713.019616135W1
KCA2016.5563.520318023L1
CHA1617.4856.01691672W1
OAK1223.34311.0121193-72L5
SEA1126.29713.0147202-55W1
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    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Johnny Grubblf30.2844
    22210.2177073101
    Buddy Bell3b27.2625
    00001.24110200220
    Al Olivercf32.2134
    11100.31914694221
    Richie Ziskrf30.0984
    11101.2158882140
    Pat Putnamdh25.1634
    11101.297581111
    Mike Jorgensen1b30.2723
    22010.302991380
    Jim Sundbergc27.3634
    13100.2257572171
    Bump Wills2b26.2923
    00001.198343199
    John Ellisph30.2641
    01200.3266972140
    Dave Chalk2b28.2580000001.000735000
    Larvell Blanksss29.1072
    11100.364481020
    Nelson Normanss20.3572
    00000.21356052
    Dave Rajsichp27.230000000--10000
    Sparky Lylep34.297000000--699000
    Jim Kernp30.061000000--188000
    Totals36912924.2523579099-
    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Norwoodcf28.1896
    23200.2761974143
    Roy Smalleyss26.2026
    34100.4115639260
    Ken Landreauxlf24.1444
    01021.3111495231
    Ron Jackson1b26.0065
    12200.2643825160
    Butch Wynegarc23.0623
    01120.2924615201
    Dave Edwardspr25.080000000.20023010
    Glenn Borgmannc28.355000000.333414020
    Glenn Adamsdh31.2243
    01100.2933703160
    Jose Moralesph34.1362
    00000.250418160
    Rob Wilfong2b25.2562
    10010.3331952112
    Bob Randallph-2b30.3392
    00000.276392040
    Bombo Riverarf26.2865
    00002.220198070
    John Castino3b24.2045
    12100.333271111
    Mike Bacsikp27.044000000--34000
    Mike Marshallp36.120000000--609000
    Ken Brettp30.239000000--246000
    Totals43814853.3053544678-
    Game Stats
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dock Ellis34.065-5.19652116.000.466319297
    Dave Rajsich27.230-00001002.450.098122
    Sparky Lyle34.297W 3-235222224.150.27196990
    Jim Kern30.061SV 40.20000001.590.001520012
    Totals9.01487533--
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pete Redfern24.263-57441323.430.3886455
    Mike Bacsik27.044-2.23441104.090.365373
    Mike Marshall36.120L 6-30.12110001.420.052061123
    Ken Brett30.239-10000004.500.005285184
    Totals9.01299242--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Sparky Lyle

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Dock Ellis 0-0-0, Dave Rajsich 0-0-0, Sparky Lyle 0-0-0, Jim Kern 0-0-0, Pete Redfern 0-0-0, Mike Bacsik 0-0-0, Mike Marshall 0-0-0, Ken Brett 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Dock Ellis 29, Dave Rajsich 1, Sparky Lyle 16, Jim Kern 2, Pete Redfern 21, Mike Bacsik 12, Mike Marshall 2, Ken Brett 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Dock Ellis 10-7, Dave Rajsich 0-0, Sparky Lyle 2-6, Jim Kern 1-1, Pete Redfern 6-4, Mike Bacsik 1-6, Mike Marshall 0-0, Ken Brett 3-0

    Umpires: HP: Mike Briscese 1B: Les Novack 2B: Mike Fitzpatrick 3B: Bill Follmer


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