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Texas Rangers 4 Oakland Athletics 3

+ Boxscore: Wed, May 17,1978
1978-05-16 - 1978-05-18
  123 456 789  R H E
Oakland Athletics (22-12)120 000 000 380
Texas Rangers (16-15)300 000 01X 480
Date of Game: Wed, May 17,1978
Stadium: Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 15,635
Time of Game: 2:15

Winning Pitcher: Jon Matlack (4-4)
Losing Pitcher: John Henry Johnson (3-2)

Home Runs: Wayne Gross (3)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK2212.647--11310310L2
CAL1914.5762.514512421L3
KCA1814.5623.01381335L1
TEX1615.5164.5120125-5W1
MIN1223.34310.5162171-9W2
CHA1020.33310.0115142-27W1
SEA1225.32411.5135180-45L2
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    Oakland Athletics Batting
    OAKPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Steve Staggs2b27.0113
    00002.31497001
    Jeff Newmanph29.2481
    00000.231145120
    Mike Edwards2b25.263000000.23136064
    Dwayne Murphycf23.0594
    00003.12024030
    Mitchell Pagelf26.2153
    11010.250168163
    Mario Guerreross28.2314
    01100.2994261150
    Dave Revering1b25.0944
    00001.27933280
    Gary Alexanderdh25.0513
    12000.2591119170
    Miguel Dilonepr23.197000000.203107049
    Jerry Tabbph26.0611
    00001.20068010
    Wayne Gross3b26.1244
    12200.253187390
    Rob Picciolopr25.102000000--151000
    Jim Essianc27.1353
    01010.2232472140
    Gary Thomassonrf26.2933
    01000.151630381
    Elias Sosap27.341000000--311000
    Totals3338327.2433592741-
    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mike Hargrove1b28.2034
    00000.2296114112
    Bert Campanerisss36.0693
    11010.1681975087
    Al Oliverlf31.2154
    22100.26713323160
    Richie Ziskrf29.1002
    10020.3037509272
    Jim Sundbergc26.3654
    03201.3336041140
    Juan Beniquezcf28.0043
    01100.238530093
    Toby Harrah3b29.2033
    00000.1981025164
    Kurt Bevacquadh31.1143
    00000.143400130
    Bump Wills2b25.2942
    01010.250183299
    Totals2848441.2452587410-
    Game Stats
    Oakland Athletics Pitching
    OAKAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    John Henry Johnson21.269L 3-27.17444101.800.22777
    Elias Sosa27.341-0.21000000.620.03173102
    Totals8.0844410--
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jon Matlack28.118W 4-498332713.200.178211207
    Totals9.0833271--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: John Henry Johnson , Jon Matlack

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: John Henry Johnson 0-0-0, Elias Sosa 0-0-0, Jon Matlack 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: John Henry Johnson 31, Elias Sosa 2, Jon Matlack 35
    Groundballs-Flyballs: John Henry Johnson 11-8, Elias Sosa 1-0, Jon Matlack 11-7

    Umpires: HP: Al Clark 1B: Bill Kunkel 2B: Bill Deegan 3B: Terry Cooney


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