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New York Yankees 11 Detroit Tigers 3

+ Boxscore: Tue, May 15,1979
1979-05-14 - 1979-05-16
  123 456 789  R H E
Detroit Tigers (13-16)000 000 030 371
New York Yankees (19-16)120 024 11X 11160
Date of Game: Tue, May 15,1979
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 18,876
Time of Game: 2:15

Feats and Milestones
Chris Chambliss:2 home runs
Graig Nettles:2 sacrifice flies
Willie Randolph:4 runs scored, 4 hits
Winning Pitcher: Tommy John (8-0)
Losing Pitcher: Steve Baker (1-3)

Home Runs: Chris Chambliss 2 (5)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BOS2211.667--18012456W4
BAL2212.6470.517612155L1
MIL2015.5713.016813830L2
NYA1916.5434.01571507W1
DET1316.4487.0145147-2L1
CLE1320.3949.0119164-45W3
TOR927.25014.5131206-75L3
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    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ron LeFlorecf30.3334
    13100.35366821617
    Lou Whitaker2b22.0034
    01201.3131782112
    Rusty Staubdh35.0444
    00001.29323051120
    Steve Kemprf24.2814
    01001.3843374240
    Jason Thompson1b24.3134
    01000.2764613150
    Jerry Moraleslf30.0864
    00000.2251032270
    Lance Parrishc22.3342
    10010.2711243161
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b31.1393
    11001.2391580170
    Alan Trammellss21.0833
    00001.282181041
    Sheldon Burnsidep24.144000000--11000
    Bruce Taylorp26.029000000--28000
    Totals3237315.2972406905-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mickey Riverscf30.1964
    02000.2698992112
    Juan Beniquezpr-cf29.0021
    10001.259650273
    Willie Randolph2b24.3135
    44101.2544710128
    Thurman Munsonc31.3435
    12000.32413601161
    Graig Nettles3b34.2683
    02401.31315685260
    Reggie Jacksonrf32.3624
    12200.31316847243
    Lou Piniellalf35.2614
    02101.26812823130
    Jim Spencerdh31.2900
    10010.29712664100
    Cliff Johnsonph31.2983
    00000.286524140
    Chris Chambliss1b30.1404
    22300.21111715110
    Bucky Dentss27.1723
    10010.284822070
    Totals3611161124.28132111697-
    Game Stats
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Steve Baker22.258L 1-326331215.060.2292414
    Sheldon Burnside24.144-3.16551105.570.339110
    Bruce Taylor26.029-2.24320116.430.298280
    Totals8.0161110242--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tommy John35.359W 8-097331501.800.119459418
    Totals9.0733150--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Steve Baker 0-0-0, Sheldon Burnside 0-0-0, Bruce Taylor 0-0-0, Tommy John 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Steve Baker 13, Sheldon Burnside 16, Bruce Taylor 12, Tommy John 33
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Steve Baker 1-3, Sheldon Burnside 4-4, Bruce Taylor 2-5, Tommy John 13-7

    Umpires: HP: Harold Siroka 1B: Phil Lospitalier 2B: John Shulock 3B: Don Slattery


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