The Detroit Tigers squeaked out a win over the Texas Rangers, 3 to 2, on August 9, 1979.

1979 Detroit Tigers

Final

TEX

Rangers

59-55

2

DET

Tigers

59-54

3

1

1

0

2

1

0

3

0

1

4

0

1

5

0

1

6

0

0

7

0

0

8

0

0

9

0

R

2

3

H

11

6

E

1

1

Top 1st

TEX

DET

Rangers

Single by Richie Zisk; Mickey Rivers scored.

1

0

Top 2nd

TEX

DET

Rangers

Home run by Eric Soderholm.

2

0

Bottom 3rd

TEX

DET

Tigers

Sacrifice fly by Alan Trammell; Lynn Jones scored.

2

1

Bottom 4th

TEX

DET

Tigers

Home run by Champ Summers.

2

2

Bottom 5th

TEX

DET

Tigers

Double by Steve Kemp; Alan Trammell scored.

2

3

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Mickey Rivers CF 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Buddy Bell SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 2
Al Oliver LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Richie Zisk RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
John Ellis DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Eric Soderholm 3B 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Pat Putnam 1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Bill Sample PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Jorgensen PH,1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Jim Sundberg C 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Larvell Blanks 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 35 2 11 2 1 2 5 1 1 14

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Doc Medich (L) 4.0 6 3 3 3 3 1
Jim Kern 4.0 0 0 0 1 5 0
Totals 8.0 6 3 3 4 8 1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Lou Whitaker 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Alan Trammell SS 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Steve Kemp LF 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 2
Jason Thompson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Champ Summers DH 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 4
Jerry Morales RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Lance Parrish C 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Tom Brookens 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1
Lynn Jones CF 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Totals 29 3 6 3 1 4 8 2 0 12

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Mike Chris (W) 5.0 8 2 2 2 4 1
Aurelio Lopez (S) 4.0 3 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 11 2 2 2 5 1

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More Tigers Stats

Team Batting Leaders

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HR

9

Greene

Riley Greene

RBI

25

Carpenter

Kerry Carpenter

AVG

.295

Pérez

Wenceel Pérez

Team Pitching Leaders

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W

5

Skubal

Tarik Skubal

K

81

Flaherty

Jack Flaherty

ERA

2.16

Olson

Reese Olson

Team Rankings

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HR

39

29th

R

203

21st

SO

430

14th

ERA

3.74

10th

2024 Division Standings

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TEAM W L PCT GB
Guardians Guardians
33 17 .660
Royals Royals
32 19 .627 1.5
Twins Twins
26 23 .531 6.5
Tigers Tigers
23 27 .460 10.0
White Sox White Sox
15 36 .294 18.5

Schedule

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DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Fri
5/24
TOR TOR
@
DET DET
6:40 PM
Sat
5/25
TOR TOR
@
DET DET
1:10 PM
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

Last Game

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DET Tigers

23-27

1

Final

9

TOR Blue Jays

23-26

Thu 23 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
Wed
5/22
SEA SEA
@
NYY NYY
0-5
Wed
5/22
SDP SDP
@
CIN CIN
6-4
Wed
5/22
COL COL
@
OAK OAK
9-10
Wed
5/22
TEX TEX
@
PHI PHI
2-5
Wed
5/22
BAL BAL
@
CWS CWS
8-6

Schedule

DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Fri
5/24
TOR TOR
@
DET DET
6:40 PM
Fri
5/24
ATL ATL
@
PIT PIT
6:40 PM
Fri
5/24
SEA SEA
@
WSH WSH
6:45 PM
Fri
5/24
KCR KCR
@
TBR TBR
6:50 PM
Fri
5/24
LAD LAD
@
CIN CIN
7:10 PM