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Texas Rangers 6 Minnesota Twins 2

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 08,1979
1979-09-07 - 1979-09-09
  123 456 789  R H E
Texas Rangers (70-72)001 410 000 6140
Minnesota Twins (72-68)000 100 100 271
Date of Game: Sat, September 08,1979
Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 15,382
Time of Game: 2:27

Feats and Milestones
Jim Sundberg:4 hits
Winning Pitcher: Doc Medich (8-6)
Losing Pitcher: Jerry Koosman (18-12)
Save: Jim Kern (25)

Home Runs: Pat Putnam (16)
TEX MIN
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Historical Matchup
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL7964.552--781674107W4
KCA7467.5254.07417356L1
MIN7268.5145.566662739L2
TEX7072.4938.565061238W2
CHA6179.43616.5639674-35L4
SEA6083.42019.0621718-97W1
OAK4993.34529.5515748-233W3
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    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mickey Riverscf30.3125
    01200.2829865397
    Bump Wills2b27.0434
    01101.27343554233
    Al Oliverlf32.3291
    01000.326155712673
    Billy Samplelf24.1593
    02010.2751225306
    Buddy Bell3b28.0125
    01000.297112818884
    John Ellisdh31.0152
    00001.28077812582
    Pat Putnamph25.2793
    11100.28615216581
    Richie Ziskrf30.2143
    10022.26998715581
    Willie Montanez1b31.1605
    11000.24013619560
    Jim Sundbergc28.1134
    24110.2718545553
    Nelson Normanss21.1084
    12100.2061500164
    Jim Kernp30.177000000--236000
    Totals39614644.27614178746-
    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mike Cubbage3b29.0493
    00021.2755252221
    Rob Wilfong2b26.0074
    00000.3062838519
    Roy Smalleyss26.3184
    00002.29067022862
    Ken Landreauxcf24.2604
    11000.308251117310
    Butch Wynegarc23.1784
    02000.2705576522
    Ron Jackson1b26.1223
    00110.27048812623
    Danny Goodwindh26.0064
    11001.2821043190
    Hosken Powellrf24.1174
    03000.2982092315
    Dave Edwardslf25.1963
    00111.262978315
    Paul Thormodsgardp25.302000000--2000
    Mike Bacsikp27.160000000--56000
    Pete Redfernp25.014000000--30000
    Totals3327245.28710133272-
    Game Stats
    2B: Jim Sundberg (23), Hosken Powell (15)
    HR: Pat Putnam (16)
    RBI: Nelson Norman (16), Pat Putnam (58), Mickey Rivers (39), Jim Sundberg (55), Bump Wills (42), Dave Edwards (31), Ron Jackson (62)
    CS: John Ellis (2)
    SH: Nelson Norman (15)
    SF: Bump Wills (2)
    GDP: Willie Montanez (18)
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Doc Medich30.273W 8-66.17223304.390.0824222199
    Jim Kern30.177SV 252.20001201.420.016324812
    Totals9.0722450--
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jerry Koosman35.260L 18-1248552103.460.0432408377
    Paul Thormodsgard25.302-13110119.003.0015049
    Mike Bacsik27.160-32002104.820.0727593
    Pete Redfern25.014-11000103.420.01328859
    Totals9.01466441--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Doc Medich 0-0-0, Jim Kern 0-0-0, Jerry Koosman 0-0-0, Paul Thormodsgard 0-0-0, Mike Bacsik 0-0-0, Pete Redfern 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Doc Medich 28, Jim Kern 9, Jerry Koosman 22, Paul Thormodsgard 6, Mike Bacsik 13, Pete Redfern 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Doc Medich 9-6, Jim Kern 4-2, Jerry Koosman 7-4, Paul Thormodsgard 0-2, Mike Bacsik 2-6, Pete Redfern 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Steve Palermo 1B: Rich Garcia 2B: Don Denkinger 3B: Nick Bremigan


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