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Detroit Tigers 11 Texas Rangers 6

+ Boxscore: Sun, April 15,1979
1979-04-14 - 1979-04-16
  123 456 789  R H E
Detroit Tigers (2-4)001 000 307 11150
Texas Rangers (6-1)100 320 000 6111
Date of Game: Sun, April 15,1979
Stadium: Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 19,353
Time of Game: 2:50

Feats and Milestones
Lynn Jones:1st career RBI
Billy Sample:1st career stolen base
Sheldon Burnside:1st career win
Winning Pitcher: Sheldon Burnside (1-1)
Losing Pitcher: Sparky Lyle (1-1)

Home Runs: Oscar Gamble (2), Mike Jorgensen (1), Steve Kemp (2)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIL62.750--473314W3
BOS42.6671.0402713W2
NYA54.5561.53944-5W2
TOR44.5002.05054-4L1
BAL36.3333.53952-13L4
DET24.3333.03239-7W1
CLE16.1434.51742-25L5
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
TEX61.857--402515L1
MIN72.7781.0543717W3
CAL73.7001.5684424W5
KCA53.6251.5584117W1
SEA56.4553.06174-13L3
CHA26.2504.54247-5L2
OAK19.1006.53058-28L4
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    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ron LeFloredh30.3035
    11010.222645053
    Lou Whitaker2b21.3384
    22110.261156021
    Steve Kemplf24.2514
    23310.440316270
    Jason Thompson1b24.2834
    10010.158440010
    Jerry Moralesrf30.0564
    01000.1671011020
    Tim Corcoranph-rf26.0271
    11100.200174010
    Milt Mayc28.2573
    01000.125678000
    John Wockenfussc30.0471
    00001.143236110
    Phil Mankowskiph26.0961
    11200.400208040
    Mark Wagnerss25.042000000--102000
    Lynn Jonescf26.1045
    11101.3333012
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b31.1095
    10002.2861560010
    Alan Trammellss21.0533
    13000.500164000
    Lance Parrishph-c22.3042
    01300.235103041
    Sheldon Burnsidep24.114000000--5000
    Totals4211151144.278675801-
    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bump Wills2b26.2624
    10010.280316004
    Johnny Grubblf-rf30.2543
    11011.125687131
    Gary Grayph26.2061
    01000.25020000
    Al Olivercf32.1835
    12000.4071442280
    Buddy Bell3b27.2324
    12110.269993050
    Oscar Gambledh29.1162
    11301.3081027240
    John Ellisph30.2342
    00000.125682020
    Jim Sundbergc27.3333
    00010.160730030
    Pat Putnam1b25.1332
    00002.36437050
    Billy Sampleph-lf24.0132
    01001.30814021
    Bert Campanerisss37.0374
    01001.2502044001
    Mike Jorgensenrf-1b30.2424
    12101.250967110
    Sparky Lylep34.267000000--685000
    Jim Kernp30.031000000--176000
    Dave Rajsichp27.200000000--3000
    Totals36611547.260799823-
    Game Stats
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Kip Young24.168-466624213.502.0011514
    Sheldon Burnside24.114W 1-155002304.500.88350
    Totals9.01166472--
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Steve Comer25.092-6.28332301.930.7123213
    Sparky Lyle34.267L 1-123442115.140.7156850
    Jim Kern30.031-04410002.250.50318812
    Dave Rajsich27.200-0.1000000----152
    Totals9.015118441--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Kip Young 0-0-0, Sheldon Burnside 0-0-0, Steve Comer 0-0-0, Sparky Lyle 0-0-0, Jim Kern 0-0-0, Dave Rajsich 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Kip Young 20, Sheldon Burnside 20, Steve Comer 29, Sparky Lyle 11, Jim Kern 5, Dave Rajsich 1
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Kip Young 3-5, Sheldon Burnside 4-7, Steve Comer 8-9, Sparky Lyle 3-2, Jim Kern 2-0, Dave Rajsich 1-0

    Umpires: HP: Johnny James 1B: Derryl Cousins 2B: Mike Thompson 3B: Jeff Brown


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