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Texas Rangers 8 Minnesota Twins 4

+ Boxscore: Wed, May 16,1979
1979-05-15 - 1979-05-17
  123 456 789  R H E
Texas Rangers (21-14)003 005 000 8132
Minnesota Twins (22-12)000 013 000 4100
Date of Game: Wed, May 16,1979
Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 6,121
Time of Game: 2:23

Winning Pitcher: Jon Matlack (2-2)
Losing Pitcher: Paul Hartzell (1-2)
Save: Jim Kern (5)

Home Runs: None
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AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIN2212.647--18415925L4
TEX2114.6001.516715116W4
CAL2115.5832.020016436W2
KCA2116.5682.520718324W1
CHA1717.5005.01721684W2
OAK1224.33311.0122196-74L6
SEA1127.28913.0150206-56L1
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    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Johnny Grubblf30.2855
    13100.2437083111
    Buddy Bell3b27.2635
    02100.24610210230
    Al Olivercf32.2145
    01200.31414704241
    Richie Ziskrf30.0995
    12000.2238892140
    Pat Putnamdh25.1645
    11001.290591111
    Mike Jorgensen1b30.2734
    11200.2999923100
    Jim Sundbergc27.3644
    00001.2177582171
    Bump Wills2b26.2933
    21010.2023441910
    Larvell Blanksss29.1083
    12200.429482040
    Nelson Normanpr-ss20.3581
    10000.21057052
    Jim Kernp30.062000000--189000
    Totals40813812.2513176969-
    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Randall2b30.3403
    01100.281393050
    Rob Wilfongph-2b25.2572
    00002.3261962112
    Roy Smalleyss26.2035
    02000.4105649260
    Willie Norwoodcf28.1905
    11002.2731984143
    Ron Jackson1b26.0074
    00001.2563835160
    Jose Moralesdh34.1374
    01000.250419160
    Butch Wynegarc23.0634
    12000.2994625201
    Ken Landreauxlf24.1452
    22220.3211505251
    Bombo Riverarf26.2872
    01010.231199070
    Glenn Adamsph-rf31.2251
    00000.2903713160
    John Castino3b24.2054
    00001.306281111
    Gary Serump22.204000000--26000
    Totals36410336.3043313389-
    Game Stats
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jon Matlack29.117W 2-268432204.700.434242236
    Jim Kern30.062SV 532001401.460.081620112
    Totals9.01043360--
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Paul Hartzell25.195L 1-25.28771005.800.20713957
    Gary Serum22.204-3.15110206.190.3174923
    Totals9.01388120--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jon Matlack 0-0-0, Jim Kern 0-0-0, Paul Hartzell 0-0-0, Gary Serum 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jon Matlack 27, Jim Kern 12, Paul Hartzell 26, Gary Serum 15
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jon Matlack 9-6, Jim Kern 4-1, Paul Hartzell 12-5, Gary Serum 6-2

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


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