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New York Yankees 7 Minnesota Twins 5

+ Boxscore: Fri, August 24,1979
1979-08-23 - 1979-08-25
  123 456 789  R H E
New York Yankees (69-56)013 120 000 7121
Minnesota Twins (66-60)000 400 100 572
Date of Game: Fri, August 24,1979
Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 29,800
Time of Game: 2:32

Winning Pitcher: Ron Guidry (13-7)
Losing Pitcher: Geoff Zahn (10-4)
Save: Rich Gossage (11)

Home Runs: Ken Landreaux (10), Graig Nettles (16)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL8143.653--588466122W1
BOS7649.6085.5692544148L1
MIL7752.5976.563756473W1
NYA6956.55212.556650858W1
DET6660.52416.061960415W2
CLE6464.50019.0601634-33W1
TOR4087.31542.5468660-192W1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL7058.547--68658898L3
MIN6660.5243.062358043L2
KCA6661.5203.56626611W2
TEX6266.4848.058355627L2
CHA5670.44413.0568598-30W1
SEA5474.42216.0561655-94L1
OAK4188.31829.5457693-236L1
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    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Randolph2b25.0495
    22000.27555755126
    Len Randlecf30.1934
    12110.238888020
    Lou Piniellalf35.3625
    12301.310136411653
    Reggie Jacksonrf33.0985
    11001.297174921658
    Chris Chambliss1b30.2415
    02100.277125315503
    Graig Nettles3b35.0043
    12210.251165016631
    Roy Whitedh35.2414
    00001.19118632241
    Jerry Narronc23.2224
    00002.150412100
    Bucky Dentss27.2733
    11010.2309071280
    Rich Gossagep28.050000000--310000
    Totals38712735.26481510582-
    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Randall2b31.0753
    10010.2884350122
    Glenn Adamsph31.3251
    00001.3044458482
    John Castino3b24.3054
    02001.2811143395
    Butch Wynegarph23.1631
    00001.2685456492
    Roy Smalleyss26.3033
    10010.30465622842
    Ron Jackson1b26.1073
    02110.26847411543
    Jose Moralesdh34.2372
    10000.2664702190
    Danny Goodwinph25.3561
    00000.315942170
    Dave Edwardsrf25.1813
    11101.259846235
    Rob Wilfongph-lf25.3571
    00001.3252737499
    Ken Landreauxcf24.2454
    11300.318239107010
    Bombo Riveralf27.0223
    01000.2812612225
    Hosken Powellph-rf24.1021
    00000.2921992315
    Glenn Borgmannc29.0913
    00001.220437081
    Mike Cubbageph29.0341
    00000.2685142191
    Roger Ericksonp22.359000000--3000
    Totals3457536.29013195243-
    Game Stats
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ron Guidry28.361W 13-76.26543312.740.052610984
    Rich Gossage28.050SV 112.11000303.480.032234537
    Totals9.0754361--
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Geoff Zahn33.248L 10-4511760413.710.1018135107
    Roger Erickson22.359-41003105.970.04185552
    Totals9.01276351--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ron Guidry 0-0-0, Rich Gossage 0-0-0, Geoff Zahn 0-0-0, Roger Erickson 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ron Guidry 29, Rich Gossage 9, Geoff Zahn 25, Roger Erickson 16
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ron Guidry 7-10, Rich Gossage 3-2, Geoff Zahn 6-5, Roger Erickson 9-2

    Umpires: HP: Jim McKean 1B: Jerry Neudecker 2B: John Shulock 3B: George Maloney


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