The Detroit Tigers lost to the Texas Rangers, 16 to 9, on August 8, 1979.

1979 Detroit Tigers

Final

TEX

Rangers

59-53

16

DET

Tigers

57-54

9

1

4

0

2

0

2

3

2

0

4

0

0

5

3

0

6

5

3

7

1

0

8

1

1

9

0

3

R

16

9

H

17

11

E

2

2

Top 1st

TEX

DET

Rangers

Double by Buddy Bell; Mickey Rivers scored.

1

0

Rangers

Single by Richie Zisk; Buddy Bell scored.

2

0

Rangers

Sacrifice fly by John Ellis; Al Oliver scored.

3

0

Rangers

Home run by Eric Soderholm.

4

0

Bottom 2nd

TEX

DET

Tigers

Double by Lance Parrish; Champ Summers scored.

4

1

Tigers

Sacrifice fly by Aurelio Rodriguez; Jerry Morales scored.

4

2

Top 3rd

TEX

DET

Rangers

Passed ball; Al Oliver scored.

5

2

Rangers

Sacrifice fly by Eric Soderholm; Richie Zisk scored.

6

2

Top 5th

TEX

DET

Rangers

Home run by Eric Soderholm; Richie Zisk and Mike Jorgensen scored.

9

2

Top 6th

TEX

DET

Rangers

Home run by Al Oliver.

10

2

Rangers

Wild pitchSome( by John Hiller); Richie Zisk scored.

11

2

Rangers

Double by Jim Sundberg; Mike Jorgensen and Eric Soderholm scored.

13

2

Rangers

Single by Larvell Blanks; Jim Sundberg scored.

14

2

Bottom 6th

TEX

DET

Tigers

Home run by Champ Summers; Steve Kemp and Jason Thompson scored.

14

5

Top 7th

TEX

DET

Rangers

Single by Eric Soderholm; Al Oliver scored.

15

5

Top 8th

TEX

DET

Rangers

Home run by Mickey Rivers.

16

5

Bottom 8th

TEX

DET

Tigers

Home run by Steve Kemp.

16

6

Bottom 9th

TEX

DET

Tigers

Lynn Jones ground ball; Error by Buddy Bell; Al Greene scored.

16

7

Tigers

Double by Champ Summers; Lou Whitaker and Mark Wagner scored.

16

9

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Mickey Rivers CF 6 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
Fergie Jenkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Kern P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Buddy Bell SS 6 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Al Oliver LF 5 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 7
Richie Zisk RF 2 3 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 2
John Ellis 1B 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Mike Jorgensen PR,1B 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Eric Soderholm 3B 4 3 3 6 2 1 0 0 0 9
Jim Sundberg C 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Bill Sample DH,CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Larvell Blanks 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1
Totals 41 16 17 14 4 8 1 0 0 33

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Fergie Jenkins (W) 8.0 10 6 6 3 4 2
Jim Kern 1.0 1 3 0 3 3 0
Totals 9.0 11 9 6 6 7 2

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Lou Whitaker 2B 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Alan Trammell SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Wagner SS 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Steve Kemp LF 5 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 5
Jason Thompson 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Lynn Jones CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Champ Summers RF,1B 3 2 2 5 1 2 0 0 0 6
Jerry Morales CF,RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Lance Parrish C 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Ed Putman C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Al Greene DH 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
Aurelio Rodriguez 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
Totals 34 9 11 8 2 6 7 0 0 19

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Pat Underwood (L) 0.2 4 4 4 1 0 1
Steve Baker 4.0 6 5 4 2 0 1
John Hiller 4.1 7 7 7 5 1 2
Totals 9.0 17 16 15 8 1 4

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More Tigers Stats

Team Batting Leaders

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HR

9

Greene

Riley Greene

RBI

29

Carpenter

Kerry Carpenter

AVG

.285

Carpenter

Kerry Carpenter

Team Pitching Leaders

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W

5

Skubal

Tarik Skubal

K

81

Flaherty

Jack Flaherty

ERA

1.92

Olson

Reese Olson

Team Rankings

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HR

42

28th

R

211

21st

SO

441

16th

ERA

3.63

9th

2024 Division Standings

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TEAM W L PCT GB
Guardians Guardians
35 17 .673
Royals Royals
34 19 .642 1.5
Twins Twins
28 23 .549 6.5
Tigers Tigers
25 27 .481 10.0
White Sox White Sox
15 38 .283 20.5

Schedule

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DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Sun
5/26
TOR TOR
@
DET DET
11:35 AM
Tue
5/28
PIT PIT
@
DET DET
6:40 PM
Wed
5/29
PIT PIT
@
DET DET
1:10 PM
Thu
5/30
DET DET
@
BOS BOS
7:10 PM
Fri
5/31
DET DET
@
BOS BOS
7:10 PM

Last Game

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DET Tigers

25-27

2

Final

1

TOR Blue Jays

23-28

Sat 25 May 2024

MLB 2024 Batting Leaders

MLB 2024 Pitching Leaders

Fantasy 2024

MLB 2023 Division Standings

NL East W L PCT GB
1
Braves Braves
104 58 .642
2
Phillies Phillies
90 72 .556 14.0
AL East W L PCT GB
1
Orioles Orioles
101 61 .623
2
Rays Rays
99 63 .611 2.0
NL West W L PCT GB
1
Dodgers Dodgers
100 62 .617
2
Diamondbacks Diamondbacks
84 78 .519 16.0
NL Central W L PCT GB
1
Brewers Brewers
92 70 .568
2
Cubs Cubs
83 79 .512 9.0
AL West W L PCT GB
1
Astros Astros
90 72 .556
2
Rangers Rangers
90 72 .556
AL Central W L PCT GB
1
Twins Twins
87 75 .537
2
Tigers Tigers
78 84 .481 9.0

MLB 2024 Scores & Schedule

Scores

DATE MATCHUP SCORE
Fri
5/24
NYY NYY
@
SDP SDP
4-1
Fri
5/24
BAL BAL
@
CWS CWS
5-3
Fri
5/24
TEX TEX
@
MIN MIN
3-5
Fri
5/24
PHI PHI
@
COL COL
8-4
Fri
5/24
HOU HOU
@
OAK OAK
1-3

Schedule

DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Sun
5/26
TOR TOR
@
DET DET
11:35 AM
Sun
5/26
LAD LAD
@
CIN CIN
12:10 PM
Sun
5/26
ATL ATL
@
PIT PIT
1:35 PM
Sun
5/26
SEA SEA
@
WSH WSH
1:35 PM
Sun
5/26
MIL MIL
@
BOS BOS
1:35 PM