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Old 02-23-2019, 05:23 AM   #121
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JULY 22, 1972
Tonight is the third game in the series in Texas between the Rangers and the Detroit Tigers. The Rangers have lost five straight.

Los Angeles Dodgers C Joe Ferguson is expected to miss the next four weeks due to a strained hamstring.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Oakland 51-46 at Boston 49-45
California 38-58 at New York 51-47
Minnesota 47-47 at Milwaukee 38-56
Cleveland 49-46 at Chicago 47-49
Baltimore 61-36 at Kansas City 61-35

NATIONAL LEAGUE
New York 56-39 at San Francisco 52-46
Cincinnati 41-53 at Pittsburgh 51-46
St Louis 56-40 at Atlanta 39-61
Chicago 50-46 at Houston 43-56
Philadelphia 49-46 at Los Angeles 57-39
Montreal 45-49 at San Diego 40-58

DETROIT TIGERS (46-47) AT TEXAS RANGERS (35-61)
MATCHUPS
SP Bill Slayback vs Dick Bosman Advantage Texas
C Bill Freehan vs Hal King Advantage Detroit
1B Jim Northrup vs Don Mincher Advantage Texas
2B Dick McAuliffe vs Ted Kubiak Advantage Detroit
3B Aurelio Rodriguez vs Dave Nelson Advantage Detroit
SS Ed Brinkman vs Toby Harrah Advantage Texas
LF Gates Brown vs Jeff Burroughs Advantage Texas
CF Ike Brown vs Elliott Maddox Advantage Texas
RF Al Kaline vs Jim Wynn Advantage Detroit
Overall Advantage Texas

In the top of the second, the Tigers scored the first run on an RBI double by Brinkman.

After three: Detroit 1 Texas 0.

In the bottom of the fifth, Kubiak tied the game with a solo home run.

In the top of the sixth, Rodriguez put the Tigers back in front with a 400 foot blast with a runner on second.

In the bottom of the sixth, Burroughs picked up his 70th RBI of the season with a run-scoring double that cut the Tigers lead in half. With runners at second and third and two out, Chris Zachary took the mound for the Tigers. Kubiak hit a two-run single to put the Rangers in the lead. The Rangers went on to load the bases with two out. Maddox then drewa walk on a full count pitch to bring another run home. Nelson then tripled to bring all three across the plate. The Rangers scored seven in the inning.

After six: Texas 8 Detroit 3.

Casey Cox took the mound for the Rangers in the top of the seventh. McAuliffe would score from first on a throwing error by Wynn as he was fielding a single by Northrup. Northrup went on to score on a Freehan groundout to third.

Ron Perranoski took the mound for the Tigers in the bottom of the seventh.

In the top of the eighth, with a runner on first and one out, Horacio Pina took the mound for the Rangers. The Tigers loaded the bases with one out. Northrup lined to third for the second out. Gates Brown flew out to center to retire the side.

In the bottom of the eighth, Chuck Seelbach took the mound for the Tigers. Nelson hit a solo home run.

The two teams combined for 22 hits in the game. The Rangers won despite committing three errors.

Final score: Texas 9 Detroit 5.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Dave Nelson 3 for 5, 2B, 3B, HR, 4 RBI, 2 R

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Oakland 7 Boston 4
California 2 New York 0
Milwaukee 5 Minnesota 3
Cleveland 9 Chicago 2
Baltimore at Kansas City ppd

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Francisco 3 New York 2
Cincinnati 11 Pittsburgh 4
St Louis 3 Atlanta 2
Houston 1 Chicago 0
Philadelphia 6 Los Angeles 4
Montreal 4 San Diego 1

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Sal Bando Oakland Athletics 3 for 4, 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, BB

2. Pete Rose Sr Cincinnati Reds 3 for 3, 2B, 3 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB

3. Dave A Roberts Houston Astros 9.0 IP, 7 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K, W

Andy Messersmith of the California Angels pitched a complete game shutout.

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JULY 23, 1972
The Rangers host the Detroit Tigers today in the final game before the All Star Break.

AMERICAN LEAGUE ALL STAR FINAL VOTING UPDATE LEADERS
CATCHER
1. Bill Freehan Detroit Tigers
2. Gene Tenace Oakland Athletics
3. Carlton Fisk Boston Red Sox

FIRST BASE
1. Dick Allen Chicago White Sox
2. John Mayberry Sr Kansas City Royals
3. Norm Cash Detroit Tigers

SECOND BASE
1. Rod Carew Minnesota Twins
2. Davey Johnson Baltimore Orioles
3. Cookie Rojas Kansas City Royals

THIRD BASE
1. Paul Schaal Kansas City Royals
2. Sal Bando Oakland Athletics
3. Graig Nettles Cleveland Indians

SHORT STOP
1. Bobby Grich Baltimore Orioles
2. Freddie Patek Kansas City Royals
3. Leo Cardenas California Angels

LEFT FIELD
1. Carlos May Chicago White Sox
2. Roy White New York Yankees
3. Joe Rudi Oakland Athletics

CENTER FIELD
1. Bobby Murcer New York Yankees
2. Amos Otis Kansas City Royals
3. Paul Blair Baltimore Orioles

RIGHT FIELD
1. Merv Rettunmond Baltimore Orioles
2. Reggie Smith Boston Red Sox
3. Al Kaline Detroit Tigers

STARTING PITCHER
1. Bert Blyleven Minnesota Twins
2. Gaylord Perry Cleveland Indians
3. Wilbur Wood Cleveland Indians
4. Mel Stottlemyre Sr New York Yankees
5. Dick Drago Kansas City Royals

RELIEVER
1. Sparky Lyle New York Yankees
2. Rollie Fingers Oakland Athletics
3. Terry Forster Chicago White Sox
4. Bob Locker Oakland Athletics
5. Eddie Watt Baltimore Orioles

NATIONAL LEAGUE ALL STAR FINAL VOTING UPDATE LEADERS
CATCHER
1. Ted Simmons St Louis Cardinals
2. Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds
3. Manny Sanguillen Pittsburgh Pirates

FIRST BASE
1. Hank Aaron Atlanta Braves
2. Lee May Houston Astros
3. Jim L Hickman Chicago Cubs

SECOND BASE
1. Joe L Morgan Cincinnati Reds
2. Ron Hunt Montreal Expos
3. Dave Cash Pittsburgh Pirates

THIRD BASE
1. Joe Torre St Louis Cardinals
2. Steve Garvey Los Angeles Dodgers
3. Richie Hebner Pittsburgh Pirates

SHORT STOP
1. Chris Speier San Francisco Giants
2. Bud Harrelson New York Mets
3. Rennie Stennett Pittsburgh Pirates

LEFT FIELD
1. Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates
2. Billy L Williams Chicago Cubs
3. Lou Brock St Louis Cardinals

CENTER FIELD
1. Cesar Cedeno Houston Astros
2. Willie Davis Los Angeles Dodgers
3. Rick Monday Chicago Cubs

RIGHT FIELD
1. Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates
2. Bobby Bonds San Francisco Giants
3. Frank Robinson Los Angeles Dodgers

STARTING PITCHER
1. Tom Seaver New York Mets
2. Don Sutton Los Angeles Dodgers
3. Bob Gibson St Louis Cardinals
4. Dock Ellis Pittsburgh Pirates
5. Jon Matlack New York Mets

RELIEVER
1. Joe Grzenda St Louis Cardinals
2. Jim Brewer Los Angeles Dodgers
3. Jim York Houston Astros
4. Mike Caldwell San Diego Padres
5. Danny Frisella New York Mets

The Philadelphia Phillies have traded SP Woodie Fryman to the Detroit Tigers for 2B Tony Taylor and RP Jerry Cram.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland 50-46 at Chicago 47-50 (2)
Minnesota 47-48 at Milwaukee 39-56 (2)
California 39-58 at New York 51-48
Baltimore 61-36 at Kansas City 61-35 (2)
Oakland 52-46 at Boston 49-46

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Montreal 46-49 at San Diego 40-59 (2)
St Louis 57-40 at Atlanta 39-62
Cincinnati 42-53 at Pittsburgh 51-47
Chicago 50-47 at Houston 44-56
Philadelphia 50-46 at Los Angeles 57-40
New York 56-40 at San Francisco 53-46

DETROIT TIGERS (46-48) AT TEXAS RANGERS (36-61)
MATCHUPS
SP Mickey Lolich vs Mike Paul Advantage Detroit
C Bill Freehan vs Dick Billings Advantage Detroit
1B Al Kaline vs Don Mincher Advantage Push
2B Dick McAuliffe vs Ted Kubiak Advantage Detroit
3B Aurelio Rodriguez vs Dave Nelson Advantage Detroit
SS Ike Brown vs Toby Harrah Advantage Texas
LF Willie Horton vs Jeff Burroughs Advantage Texas
CF Mickey Stanley vs Elliott Maddox Advantage Push
RF Jim Northrup vs Jim Wynn Advantage Push
Overall Advantage Detroit

In the top of the third, Stanley scored on a Kaline grounder to short. Rodriguez added an RBI with a double.

After three: Detroit 2 Texas 0.

Jim Shellenback took the mound for the Rangers in the top of the sixth. Northrup added to the Tigers lead with an RBI single.

After six: Detroit 3 Texas 0.

In the bottom of the seventh, the Rangers loaded the bases with two out. Nelson put the Rangers on the board with an RBI single. Wynn grounded to second to end the inning.

In the top of the eighth, Shellenback had to leave the game with a foot injury. He was replaced by Horacio Pina.

In the bottom of the eighth, Harrah made it a one-run game with a solo shot that went 390 feet.

In the top of the ninth, the Tigers loaded the bases with one out. Kaline drewa four pitch walk to bring home a run. Freehan went down swinging for the second out. Rodriguez brought two home with a single.

Fred Holdsworth took the mound for the Tigers in the bottom of the ninth and set the Rangers down 1-2-3.

Final score: Detroit 6 Texas 2.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Mickey Lolich 8.0 IP, 9 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Chicago 6 Cleveland 5 Game 1
Cleveland 5 Chicago 2 Game 2
Milwaukee 5 Minnesota 1 Game 1
Milwaukee 7 Minnesota 3 Game 2
California 8 New York 5
Kansas City 9 Baltimore 1 Game 1
Baltimore 7 Kansas City 0 Game 2
Boston 5 Oakland 4 12 innings

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Montreal 4 San Diego 1 Game 1
Montreal 2 San Diego 0 Game 2
St Louis 6 Atlanta 3
Pittsburgh 6 Cincinnati 5
Houston 3 Chicago 2
Philadelphia 6 Los Angeles 3
New York 4 San Francisco 3

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Steve Renko Montreal Expos 9.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 6 BB, 6 K, W

2. Pat Dobson Baltimore Orioles 9.0 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, W

3. Ken Brett Milwaukee Brewers 9.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, W

Boston Red Sox RF Reggie Smith had a 5-hit game.

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JULY 24, 1972

The All Star Break begins today.

AL Player of the Week: LF Roy White New York Yankees

NL Player of the Week: LF Ken Singleton Montreal Expos

WEEKLY POWER RANKINGS
1. Baltimore Orioles
2. Kansas City Royals
3. St Louis Cardinals
4. Los Angeles Dodgers
5. New York Mets
6. Philadelphia Phillies
7. Boston Red Sox
8. Pittsburgh Pirates
9. Cleveland Indians
10. San Francisco Giants
11. Montreal Expos
12. Detroit Tigers
13. New York Yankees
14. Chicago Cubs
15. Oakland Athletics
16. Chicago White Sox
17. Minnesota Twins
18. Houston Astros
19. Milwaukee Brewers
20. Cincinnati Reds
21. California Angels
22. Atlanta Braves
23. San Diego Padres
24. Texas Rangers

STANDINGS
AMERICAN LEAGUE
EAST
Baltimore 62-37
Boston 50-46
Cleveland 51-47
New York 51-49
Detroit 47-48
Milwaukee 41-56

WEST
Kansas City 62-36
Oakland 52-47
Chicago 48-51
Minnesota 47-50
California 40-58
Texas 36-62

NATIONAL LEAGUE
EAST
St Louis 58-40
New York 57-40
Philadelphia 51-46
Pittsburgh 52-47
Chicago 50-48
Montreal 48-49

WEST
Los Angeles 57-41
San Francisco 53-47
Houston 45-56
Cincinnati 42-54
San Diego 40-61
Atlanta 39-63

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JULY 25, 1972
The 1972 MLB All Star Game is tonight.

The California Angels traded RP Mel D Queen and RF Mike A Anderson to the Boston Red Sox for SP Mike Garman and SP Mike Nagy.

1972 AMERICAN LEAGUE ALL STAR TEAM
SP Bert Blyleven Minnesota Twins
SP Tom Bradley Chicago White Sox
SP Ken Brett Milwaukee Brewers
SP Ken Holtzman Oakland Athletics
SP Gaylord Perry Cleveland Indians
SP Wilbur Wood Cleveland Indians
CL Rollie Fingers Oakland Athletics
CL Terry Forster Chicago White Sox
CL Sparky Lyle New York Yankees
C Carlton Fisk Boston Red Sox
C Bill Freehan Detroit Tigers
C Gene Tenace Oakland Athletics
1B Dick Allen Chicago White Sox
1B Norm Cash Detroit Tigers
1B John Mayberry Sr Kansas City Royals
2B Rod Carew Minnesota Twins
3B Sal Bando Oakland Athletics
3B Paul Schaal Kansas City Royals
SS Bobby Grich Baltimore Orioles
LF Jeff Burroughs Texas Rangers
LF Carlos May Chicago White Sox
LF Joe Rudi Oakland Athletics
CF Bobby Murcer New York Yankees
RF Merv Rettunmond Baltimore Orioles
RF Reggie Smith Boston Red Sox

1972 NATIONAL LEAGUE ALL STAR TEAM
SP Dock Ellis Pittsburgh Pirates
SP Bob Gibson St Louis Cardinals
SP Jon Matlack New York Mets
SP Gary Nolan Cincinnati Reds
SP Tom Seaver New York Mets
SP Don Sutton Los Angeles Dodgers
RP Mike Caldwell San Diego Padres
CL Jim Brewer Los Angeles Dodgers
CL Joe Grzenda St Louis Cardinals
C Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds
C Manny Sanguillen Pittsburgh Pirates
C Ted Simmons St Louis Cardinals
1B Hank Aaron Atlanta Braves
1B Jim L Hickman Chicago Cubs
2B Joe L Morgan Cincinnati Reds
3B Steve Garvey Los Angeles Dodgers
3B Joe Torre St Louis Cardinals
SS Bud Harrelson New York Mets
SS Chris Speier San Francisco Giants
LF Lou Brock St Louis Cardinals
LF Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates
LF Billy L Williams Chicago Cubs
CF Dusty Baker Atlanta Braves
CF Cesar Cedeno Houston Astros
RF Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates

Final score: National League 10 American League 0

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Cesar Cedeno NL All Stars 2 for 4, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Joe Torre NL All Stars 2 for 2, HR, RBI, R, BB

3. Billy L Williams NL All Stars 2 for 2, 2 RBI, R



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JULY 26, 1972
The All Star Break ends today.

TEXAS RANGERS TEAM LEADERS
BATTING AVERAGE
Jeff Burroughs .320
Don Mincher .263
Elliott Maddox .261

HOME RUNS
Jeff Burroughs 16
Don Mincher 11
Frank Howard 5

RBI
Jeff Burroughs 70
Don Mincher 37
Frank Howard 32

ERA
Bill Gogolewski 2.78
Dick Bosman 3.11
Rich Hand 3.82

WINS
Bill Gogolewski 9
Dick Bosman 7
Pete Broberg 5

STRIKEOUTS
Dick Bosman 86
Bill Gogolewski 69
Rich Hand 58

TEXAS RANGERS TEAM STATS AND AL RANK
Runs Scored 332 10th
Batting average .233 10th
OBP .315 7th
Home Runs 51 11th
Stolen Bases 48 7th
Runs Against 442 11th
Starters ERA 3.80 11th
Bullpen ERA 4.73 12th
Defensive Eff. .702 10th

TEXAS RANGERS CURRENT INJURIES
SP Pete Broberg Out, 8 weeks; 60-Day DL, 5 Days left.

SP Don Stanhouse DtD, 1 day.


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JULY 27, 1972
The season resumes with the Rangers on the West Coast for six games, beginning with a unique Thursday-Friday-Saturday three game series against the California Angels. The Rangers went 4-7 in that home series just before the All Star Break. The Angels have lost five of their last seven. The Angels have the statistically worst offense in the American League, ranking dead last in runs scored, batting average and OBP. The Rangers lead the season series 7-2.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Kansas City 62-36 at Chicago 48-51 (2)
Boston 50-46 at New York 51-49
Cleveland 51-47 at Baltimore 62-37
Detroit 47-48 at Milwaukee 41-56
Minnesota 47-50 at Oakland 52-47

NATIONAL LEAGUE
New York 57-40 at Pittsburgh 52-47 (2)
Chicago 50-48 at Philadelphia 51-46
San Francisco 53-47 at Atlanta 39-63
San Diego 40-61 at Cincinnati 42-54
St Louis 58-40 at Montreal 48-49
Chicago 50-48 at Philadelphia 51-46
Los Angeles 57-41 at Houston 45-56

TEXAS RANGERS (36-62) AT CALIFORNIA ANGELS (40-58)
MATCHUPS
SP Dick Bosman vs Andy Messersmith Advantage California
C Dick Billings vs John Stephenson Advantage Push
1B Don Mincher vs Deron Johnson Advantage Texas
2B Ted Kubiak vs Sandy Alomar Sr Advantage Push
3B Dave Nelson vs Andy Kosco Advantage Push
SS Toby Harrah vs Leo Cardenas Advantage Push
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Vada Pinson Advantage Texas
CF Elliott Maddox vs Mickey Rivers Advantage Push
RF Jim Wynn vs Leroy Stanton Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Texas

Messersmith had a no-hitter through three.

After three: Texas 0 California 0.

In the bottom of the fourth, Kosco hit a two-run homer.

In the bottom of the fifth, Alomar delivered an RBI single.

Messersmith had a no-hitter through six.

After six: California 3 Texas 0.

With one out in the top of the seventh, Burroughs broke up the no-hitter with a single.

Messersmith did get the complete game shutout.

Final score: California 3 Texas 0.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Andy Messersmith 9.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Chicago 10 Kansas City 5 Game 1
Kansas City 2 Chicago 1 Game 2
Boston 2 New York 1
Baltimore 4 Cleveland 2
Milwaukee 7 Detroit 3
Oakland 6 Minnesota 1


NATIONAL LEAGUE
New York 3 Pittsburgh 2 Game 1
Pittsburgh 7 New York 2 Game 2
Chicago 8 Philadelphia 0 Game 1
Chicago 9 Philadelphia 1 Game 2
San Francisco 6 Atlanta 3 12 innings
San Diego 7 Cincinnati 3
St Louis 5 Montreal 3
Los Angeles 8 Houston 5

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Ron Santo Chicago Cubs 4 for 5, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, 3 BB

2. Dick Allen Chicago White Sox 4 for 7, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, BB

3. Jim L Hickman Chicago Cubs 5 for 7, HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, BB

Rick Reuschel of the Chicago Cubs pitched a complete game shutout.

Pittsburgh Pirates RF Roberto Clemente got his 3,000th career hit.

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JULY 28, 1972
Tonight is the second game in the series in California between the Rangers and the Angels. The Rangers have lost seven of their last eight. The Angels have won three straight.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland 51-48 at Baltimore 63-37
Boston 51-46 at New York 51-50
Detroit 47-49 at Milwaukee 42-56
Kansas City 63-37 at Chicago 49-52
Minnesota 47-51 at Oakland 53-47

NATIONAL LEAGUE
St Louis 59-40 at Montreal 48-50
Chicago 52-48 at Philadelphia 51-48
San Francisco 54-47 at Atlanta 39-64
New York 58-41 at Pittsburgh 53-48
San Diego Padres 41-61 at Cincinnati 42-55
Los Angeles 58-41 at Houston 45-57

TEXAS RANGERS (38-63) AT CALIFORNIA ANGELS (41-58)
MATCHUPS
SP Bill Gogolewski vs Nolan Ryan Advantage California
C Dick Billings vs John Stephenson Advantage Push
1B Don Mincher vs Jim Spencer Advantage Texas
2B Ted Kubiak vs Sandy Alomar Sr Advantage Push
3B Dave Nelson vs Andy Kosco Advantage California
SS Toby Harrah vs Leo Cardenas Advantage Push
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Vada Pinson Advantage Texas
CF Elliott Maddox vs Mickey Rivers Advantage Push
RF Jim Wynn vs Leroy Stanton Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Texas

In the top of the second, Harrah beat out the 5-4-3, allowing Burroughs to score from third.

After three: Texas 1 California 0.

In the bottom of the fifth, Ryan tied the game with an RBI single.

In the bottom of the sixth, the Angels loaded the bases with one out. Stephenson grounded into the fielder's choice that forced the runner at home for the second out. Ryan then lined out to short to end the inning.

After six: Texas 1 California 1.

After a leadoff walk in the bottom of the seventh, Paul Lindblad took the mound for the Rangers. Cardenas knocked the go-ahead run in with a single.

After a leadoff single in the top of the eighth, Lloyd Allen took the mound for the Angels. The Rangers would load the bases with nobody out. Burroughs grounded into the 4-2 for the first out. Mincher then grounded into the 1-2-3 to retire the side.

After a leadoff single in the bottom of the eighth, Casey Cox took the mound for the Rangers.

In the top of the ninth, Maddox tied the game with a two-out RBI single.

Horacio Pina took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the ninth. With a runner on first and one out, Rivers grounded into the 5-4-3 to send the game into extra innings.

After nine: Texas 2 California 2.

In the top of the tenth, Tom Norton took the mound for the Angels.

In the bottom of the tenth, Stephenson struck out with runners at first and second and two down to keep the game going.

Jim Panther took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the eleventh. With a runner on first, pinch hitter Deron Johnson grounded into the inning ending double play.

Dave Sells took the mound for the Angels in the top of the twelfth.

In the bottom of the twelfth, the Angels had the winning run on second but Cesar Geronimo struck out to end the inning.

With a runner on first and one out in the top of the thirteenth, Rich Gossage took the mound for the Angels. Kubiak put the Rangers in front with a two-run double.

Jim Shellenback took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the thirteenth. The Angels got the leadoff runner on but a 6-4-3 took care of him and finally brought this game to an end.

The two teams combined for 22 hits in the game.

Final score: Texas 4 California 2 13 innings.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Nolan Ryan 7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Baltimore 2 Cleveland 1
Boston 2 New York 1
Milwaukee 5 Detroit 2
Kansas City 12 Chicago 3
Oakland 2 Minnesota 1 10 innings

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Montreal 4 St Louis 3
Chicago 4 Philadelphia 0
Atlanta 5 San Francisco 2
Pittsburgh 5 New York 1
Cincinnati 4 San Diego 0
Houston 5 Los Angeles 3

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Bob Moose Pittsburgh Pirates 9.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, W

2. Burt Hooton Chicago Cubs 9.0 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, W

3. Marty Pattin Boston Red Sox 9.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, W

Jack Billingham of the Cincinnati Reds pitched a complete game shutout.



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JULY 29, 1972
Tonight is the rubber match in California between the Rangers and the Angels.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland 51-49 at Baltimore 64-37
Boston 52-46 at New York 51-51
Detroit 47-50 at Milwaukee 43-56
Kansas City 64-37 at Chicago 49-53
Minnesota 47-52 at Oakland 54-47

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Diego 41-62 at Cincinnati 43-55
St Louis 59-41 at Chicago 53-48
Los Angeles 58-42 at Houston 46-57
Pittsburgh 54-48 at Philadelphia 51-49
San Francisco 54-48 at Atlanta 40-64
Montreal 49-50 at New York 58-42

TEXAS RANGERS (37-63) AT CALIFORNIA ANGELS (41-59)
MATCHUPS
SP Rich Hand vs Alan Foster Advantage California
C Hal King vs John Stephenson Advantage Push
1B Don Mincher vs Deron Johnson Advantage Texas
2B Ted Kubiak vs Sandy Alomar Sr Advantage Push
3B Dave Nelson vs Andy Kosco Advantage California
SS Toby Harrah vs Leo Cardenas Advantage Push
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Vada Pinson Advantage Texas
CF Elliott Maddox vs Mickey Rivers Advantage Push
RF Jim Wynn vs Leroy Stanton Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Texas

Hand had a no-hitter through three.

After three: Texas 0 California 0.

Kosco broke up the no-hitter with a two out single in the bottom of the fourth.

After six; Texas 0 California 0.

In the top of the seventh, the Rangers loaded the bases with one out. Wynn flew out to center and then Rivers threw King out at home when he tagged up.

With a runner on first and two out in the top of the eighth, Lloyd Allen took the mound for the Angels.

After nine: Texas 0 California 0.

Rich Gossage took the mound for the Angels in the top of the tenth.

The Angels got a base runner in the bottom of the eleventh but Alomar struck out to end the inning.

Horacio Pina took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the twelfth. The Angels got runners on first and second but Stanton flew out to center to end the inning.

Dave Sells took the mound for the Angels in the top of the thirteenth.

In the bottom of the thirteenth, the Angels loaded the bases with two out. Paul Lindblad took the mound for the Rangers. Johnson struck out to end the inning.

Mike Garman took the mound for the Angels in the top of the fourteenth.

The Angels again stranded a runner in the bottom of the fourteenth.

In the bottom of the fifteenth, Casey Cox took the mound for the Rangers with a runner on first and one out and that runner ended up stranded as well.

Tom Norton took the mound for the Angels in the top of the sixteenth.

Jim Panther took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the sixteenth. Kosco ended the game with a two-run homer.

Final score: California 2 Texas 0 16 innings.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Rich Hand 11.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Baltimore 3 Cleveland 0
New York 5 Boston 4
Detroit 4 Milwaukee 1
Kansas City 15 Chicago 5
Oakland 4 Minnesota 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Cincinnati 5 San Diego 3
Chicago 5 St Louis 1
Los Angeles 12 Houston 0
Philadelphia 5 Pittsburgh 0
Atlanta 11 San Francisco 2
New York 6 Montreal 2

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Rich Hand Texas Rangers 11.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K

2. Tommy John Los Angeles Dodgers 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, W

3. Pat Dobson Baltimore Orioles 9.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, W

Barry Lersch of the Philadelphia Phillies pitched a complete game shutout.

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JULY 30, 1972
The second half of the Rangers six game West Coast trip begins with a Sunday double header in Oakland against the Athletics. The Rangers are 1-2 on this West Coast trip. The Athletics have won three straight. The Athletics have hit the most home runs and allowed the fewest runs in the American League. They also have the best defensive efficiency in the league. The Athletics lead the season series 8-1.

The Cleveland Indians traded SP Gaylord Perry to the Detroit Tigers for LF Gates Brown, SP Les Cain and $27,600.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Milwaukee 43-57 at Cleveland 51-50 (2)
Boston 52-47 at Detroit 48-50 (2)
New York 52-52 at Baltimore 65-37
Chicago 49-54 at Minnesota 47-53
Kansas City 65-37 at California 42-59

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Diego 41-63 at Houston 46-58 (2)
Los Angeles 59-42 at Atlanta 41-64 (2)
San Francisco 54-49 at Cincinnati 44-55 (2)
Pittsburgh 54-49 at Philadelphia 52-49
Montreal 49-51 at New York 59-42
St Louis 59-42 at Chicago 54-48

TEXAS RANGERS (37-64) AT OAKLAND ATHLETICS (55-47) GAME ONE
MATCHUPS
SP Don Stanhouse vs Ken Holtzman Advantage Oakland
C Dick Billings vs Gene Tenace Advantage Oakland
1B Frank Howard vs Mike Epstein Advantage Oakland
2B Ted Kubiak vs Dick Green Advantage Oakland
3B Dave Nelson vs Sal Bando Advantage Oakland
SS Toby Harrah vs Bert Campaneris Advantage Oakland
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Joe Rudi Advantage Texas
CF Elliott Maddox vs George Hendrick Advantage Texas
RF Jim Wynn vs Reggie Jackson Advantage Oakland
Overall Advantage Oakland

In the bottom of the first, the Athletics loaded the bases with one out. Tenace went down swinging for the second out. Epstein struck outas well to end the inning.

The Rangers scoreless streak reached 19 innings.

The Athletics loaded the bases with two out in the bottom of the third. Bando then scored on a passed ball.

After three: Oakland 1 Texas 0.

In the top of the fourth, Howard tied the game with an RBI double. Harrah brought Howard in with a single and the Rangers took the lead.

Jim Shellenback took the mound for the Rangers with one out in the bottom of the sixth.

After six: Texas 2 Oakland 1.

In the bottom of the seventh, Rudi put the Athletics back in front with a two-run shot 395 feet into right. Tenace added a run-scoring double. With runners at first and second and two out, Casey Cox took the mound for the Rangers. A walk loaded the bases. Tenace then scored on a passed ball. Green then brought the other two home with a single. Ten men came to bat for the Athletics in the inning.

Jim Panther took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the eighth.

Final score: Oakland 7 Texas 2.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Ken Holtzman 9.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K

TEXAS RANGERS (37-65) AT OAKLAND ATHLETICS (56-47) GAME TWO
MATCHUPS
SP Mike Paul vs Denny McClain Advantage Texas
C Hal King vs Curt Blefary Advantage Push
1B Don Mincher vs Mike Epstein Advantage Push
2B Ted Kubiak vs Dick Green Advantage Oakland
3B Dave Nelson vs Sal Bando Advantage Oakland
SS Toby Harrah vs Bert Campaneris Advantage Oakland
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Joe Rudi Advantage Texas
CF Elliott Maddox vs George Hendrick Advantage Texas
RF Jim Wynn vs Reggie Jackson Advantage Oakland
Overall Advantage Oakland

In the top of the second, Burroughs scored on a Harrah groundout to third.

Green led off the bottom of the third with a home run. Campaneris put the Athletics in the lead with an RBI double and then scored on a Rudi single. Hendrick brought two home with a double. Batting for the second time in the inning, Green hit an RBI single. Blefary followed with a three run homer. The Athletics scorednine runs in the inning.

After three: Oakland 9 Texas 1.

In the top of the sixth, Harrah hit a two-run double and scored on a Kubiak single.

After six: Oakland 9 Texas 4.

Aurelio Monteagudo took the mound for the Athletics in the top of the seventh. Burroughs got a run-scoring single. Mincher followed with a walk that loaded the bases with two out. Wynn scored on a wild pitch.

In the bottom of the seventh, Hendrick brought two home with a single to bring his RBI total to 30. With a runner on first and two out, Jim Shellenback took the mound for the Rangers. The Athletics went on to load the bases with two out. Blefary flew out to right to end the inning.

After a leadoff walk in the top of the eighth, Diego Segui took the mound for the Athletics.

In the bottom of the eighth, a Harrah error on a Campaneris grounder allowed another run to score. Campaneris later would score when Bando grounded to first.

Darold Knowles came on to pitch for the Rangers in the top of the ninth.

The Athletics got an even dozen hits in the contest.

Final score: Oakland 13 Texas 6.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Dick Green 2 for 3, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Milwaukee 5 Cleveland 1 10 innings Game 1
Cleveland 3 Milwaukee 2 Game 2
Detroit 6 Boston 5 Game 1
Detroit 3 Boston 1 Game 2
New York 4 Baltimore 2
Minnesota 6 Chicago 0
Kansas City 6 California 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Houston 14 San Diego 1 Game 1
Houston 7 San Diego 5 Game 2
Atlanta 6 Los Angeles 5 Game 1
Los Angeles 7 Atlanta 0 Game 2
Cincinnati 10 San Francisco 4 Game 1
San Francisco 5 Cincinnati 2 Game 2
Philadelphia 2 Pittsburgh 1 11 innings
New York 3 Montreal 0
Chicago 5 St Louis 2

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Jesus Alou Houston Astros 7 for 9, 5 RBI, R He had a five hit game in the first game of the double header.

2. Al Kaline Detroit Tigers 4 for 7, 2B, HR, 5 RBI, 2 R, BB

3. Cesar Cedeno 3 for 7, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB

Tom Seaver of the New York Mets, Bert Blyleven of the Minnesota Twins and Al Downing of the Los Angeles Dodgers all pitched a complete game shutout.

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JULY 31, 2019
The Rangers will try to avoid being swept by the Athletics in Oakland as the month of July comes to an end. The Rangers have lost ten of their last twelve. The Athletics have won five straight.

AL Player of the Week: 1B Dick Allen Chicago White Sox

NL Player of the Week: CF Cesar Cedeno Houston Astros

Today is the trading deadline.

WEEKLY POWER RANKINGS
1. Kansas City Royals
2. Baltimore Orioles
3. Oakland Athletics
4. Chicago Cubs
5. New York Mets
6. Los Angeles Dodgers
7. St Louis Cardinals
8. Philadelphia Phillies
9. San Francisco Giants
10. Detroit Tigers
11. New York Yankees
12. Cleveland Indians
13. Boston Red Sox
14. Pittsburgh Pirates
15. Montreal Expos
16. Houston Astros
17. Minnesota Twins
18. Cincinnati Reds
19. Milwaukee Brewers
20. Chicago White Sox
21. California Angels
22. Atlanta Braves
23. San Diego Padres
24. Texas Rangers

The Boston Red Sox traded 3B Tommy Harper to the New York Yankees for RP Ron Klimkowski and LF Charlie Spikes.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Chicago 49-55 at Minnesota 48-53
New York 53-51 at Baltimore 65-38 (2)
Boston 52-49 at Detroit 50-50
Milwaukee 44-58 at Cleveland 52-51
Kansas City 66-37 at California 42-60

NATIONAL LEAGUE
St Louis 59-43 at Chicago 55-48
Pittsburgh 54-50 at Philadelphia 53-49
San Francisco 55-50 at Cincinnati 45-56
Montreal 49-52 at New York 60-42
Los Angeles 60-43 at Atlanta 42-65
San Diego 41-65 at Houston 48-58

TEXAS RANGERS (37-66) AT OAKLAND ATHLETICS (57-47)
MATCHUPS
SP Dick Bosman vs Catfish Hunter Advantage Push
C Dick Billings vs Gene Tenace Advantage Oakland
1B Don Mincher vs Mike Epstein Advantage Push
2B Ted Kubiak vs Dick Green Advantage Oakland
3B Dave Nelson vs Sal Bando Advantage Oakland
SS Toby Harrah vs Bert Campaneris Advantage Oakland
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Joe Rudi Advantage Texas
CF Elliott Maddox vs George Hendrick Advantage Texas
RF Jim Wynn vs Reggie Jackson Advantage Oakland
Overall Advantage Oakland

In the top of the second, the Rangers got on the board first with an RBI single by Billings.

After three: Texas 1 Oakland 0.

In the bottom of the fourth, Hendrick delivered a 2-RBI double to put the Athletics in the lead. Green followed with a single that scored Hendrick.

In the bottom of the sixth, the Athletics extended their lead when Bando hit a run-scoring single. Jackson added an RBI single of his own. Tenace then blew the doors open with a 3-run homer. Bosman would leave the game with runners at first and second and two out due to a shoulder injury and was replaced by Paul Lindblad.

After six: Oakland 8 Texas 1.

In the top of the eighth, with a runner on first and two out, Aurelio Monteagudo took the mound for the Athletics.

In the bottom of the eighth, Hendrick hit an RBI single. One walk later and the bases were loaded with nobody out. Monteagudo grounded into the 4-6-3 but Epstein scored from third on the play.

The Athletics got 17 hits in the game.

Final score: Oakland 10 Texas 1.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Gene Tenace 3 for 4, HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, BB

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Minnesota 5 Chicago 4
Baltimore 3 New York 1 10 innings Game 1
New York 9 Baltimore 5 Game 2
Detroit 8 Boston 2
Cleveland 4 Milwaukee 2
Kansas City 11 California 4

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago 3 St Louis 2
Cincinnati 1 San Francisco 0
New York 7 Montreal 4
Los Angeles 11 Atlanta 4
San Diego 1 Houston 0
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia ppd

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Roy White New York Yankees 5 for 8, 2B, 3B, HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, BB

2. Gene Tenace Oakland Athletics 3 for 4, HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, BB

3. Garry Nolan Cincinnati Reds 7.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K, W

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AUGUST 1, 1972
The Rangers begin the month of August with a three game series at home against the Minnesota Twins before heading back outon the road. The Rangers went 1-5 on their West Coast trip. The Twins have lost six of their last eight. The Twins come into the series with the worst defensive efficiency in the American League. The Twins lead the season series 6-2.

AL Batter of the Month: 1B John Mayberry Sr Kansas City Royals

NL Batter of the Month: LF Ken Singleton Montreal Expos

AL Pitcher of the Month: Ken Brett Milwaukee Brewers

NL Pitcher of the Month: Gary Nolan Cincinnati Reds

AL Rookie of the Month: RF Buddy Bell Cleveland Indians

NL Rookie of the Month: CF Garry Maddox San Francisco Giants

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
New York 54-52 at Boston 52-50
Baltimore 66-39 at Cleveland 53-51
Milwaukee 44-59 at Detroit 51-50
California 42-61 at Chicago 49-56
Kansas City 67-37 at Oakland 58-47

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia 53-49 at New York 61-42
San Diego 42-65 at Atlanta 42-66
Chicago 56-48 at Montreal 49-53
Cincinnati 46-56 at Houston 48-59
Pittsburgh 54-50 at St Louis 59-44
San Francisco 55-51 at Los Angeles 61-43

MINNESOTA TWINS (49-53) AT TEXAS RANGERS (37-67)
MATCHUPS
SP Clyde Wright vs Bill Gogolewski Advantage Push
C Phil Roof vs Dick Billings Advantage Texas
1B Harmon Killebrew vs Don Mincher Advantage Texas
2B Rod Carew vs Ted Kubiak Advantage Minnesota
3B Steve Braun vs Dave Nelson Advantage Minnesota
SS Danny Thompson vs Toby Harrah Advantage Push
LF Steve Brye vs Jeff Burroughs Advantage Texas
CF Cesar Tovar vs Elliott Maddox Advantage Texas
RF Bobby Darwin vs Jim Wynn Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Push

In the top of the first, Carew beat out the 4-6-3, allowing Tovar to score the game's first run.

After three: Minnesota 1 Texas 0.

Horacio Pina took the mound for the Rangers in the top of the sixth.

After six: Minnesota 1 Texas 0.

In the top of the eighth, Darwin hit a solo home run.

In the top of the ninth, with a runner on second and two out, Casey Cox came in and struck out Tovar to retire the side.

In the bottom of the ninth, the Rangers had two men on but Wynn grounded to second and Wright had a complete game shutout.

Final score: Minnesota 2 Texas 0.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Clyde Wright 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 5 New York 2
Baltimore 4 Cleveland 0
Milwaukee 9 Detroit 4
California 6 Chicago 5
Kansas City 4 Oakland 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia 4 New York 0
San Diego 8 Atlanta 4
Montreal 7 Chicago 3
Cincinnati 4 Houston 3
Pittsburgh 6 St Louis 1
Los Angeles 8 San Francisco 1

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Vada Pinson California Angels 4 for 4, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 3 R, BB

2. Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies 9.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 11 K, W

3. Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, W



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AUGUST 2, 1972
Tonight is the second game in the series in Texas between the Rangers and the Minnesota Twins. The Rangers have lost 12 of their last 14.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
California 43-61 at Chicago 49-57
Baltimore 67-39 at Cleveland 53-52 (2)
New York 54-53 at Boston 53-50
Milwaukee 45-59 at Detroit 51-51
Kansas City 68-37 at Oakland 58-48

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago 56-49 at Montreal 50-53 (2)
San Diego 43-65 at Atlanta 42-67
Philadelphia 54-49 at New York 61-43
Pittsburgh 55-50 at St Louis 59-45
Cincinnati 47-56 at Houston 48-60
San Francisco 55-52 at Los Angeles 62-43

MINNESOTA TWINS (50-53) AT TEXAS RANGERS (37-68)
MATCHUPS
SP Jim Kaat vs Rich Hand Advantage Minnesota
C George Mitterwald vs Dick Billings Advantage Minnesota
1B Harmon Killebrew vs Don Mincher Advantage Texas
2B Rod Carew vs Ted Kubiak Advantage Minnesota
3B Steve Braun vs Dave Nelson Advantage Minnesota
SS Danny Thompson vs Toby Harrah Advantage Push
LF Steve Brye vs Jeff Burroughs Advantage Texas
CF Cesar Tovar vs Elliott Maddox Advantage Texas
RF Bobby Darwin vs Jim Wynn Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Minnesota

Nothing of note happened in the first three innings.

After three: Minnesota 0 Texas 0.

In the top of the fourth, Braun put the Twins on the board with an RBI triple. Darwin then brought Braun home with a sacrifice fly.

In the top of the sixth, Darwin hit a two-run homer.

In the bottom of the sixth, Wynn put the Rangers on the board with a two-run double. One out later, Mincher tied the game with a two-run homer.

After six: Minnesota 4 Texas 4.

With one out in the top of the eighth, Jim Panther took the mound for the Rangers.

Wayne Granger took the mound for the Twins in the bottom of the ninth. With runners at first and second and two out, Frank Howard came through with a pinch hit RBI single to end the game.

The Rangers came away with 10 hits in the contest.

Final score: Texas 5 Minnesota 4.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Don Mincher 4 for 4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 2
R

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Chicago 5 California 3
Cleveland 2 Baltimore 0 Game 1
Baltimore 5 Cleveland 0 Game 2
Boston 8 New York 4
Milwaukee 9 Detroit 4
Oakland 3 Kansas City 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago 3 Montreal 2 Game 1
Montreal 5 Chicago 4 10 innings Game 2
Atlanta 8 San Diego 3
New York 6 Philadelphia 5
Pittsburgh 2 St Louis 1
Houston 2 Cincinnati 1
San Francisco 8 Los Angeles 3

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Darrell Porter Milwaukee Brewers 4 for 5, 2 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R

2. Bob Moose Pittsburgh Pirates 9.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, W

3. Don Mincher Texas Rangers 4 for 4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R



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AUGUST 3, 1972
Today is the rubber game in Texas between the Rangers and the Minnesota Twins.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
New York 54-54 at Boston 54-50
Baltimore 68-40 at Cleveland 54-53
Milwaukee 46-59 at Detroit 51-52
California 43-62 at Chicago 50-57

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia 54-50 at New York 62-43
Chicago 57-50 at Montreal 51-54
San Diego 43-66 at Atlanta 43-67
Pittsburgh 56-50 at St Louis 59-46
San Francisco 56-52 at Los Angeles 62-44

MINNESOTA TWINS (50-54) AT TEXAS RANGERS (38-68)
MATCHUPS
SP Dave Goltz vs Don Stanhouse Advantage Minnesota
C George Mitterwald vs Dick Billings Advantage Minnesota
1B Harmon Killebrew vs Don Mincher Advantage Texas
2B Rod Carew vs Ted Kubiak Advantage Minnesota
3B Steve Braun vs Dave Nelson Advantage Minnesota
SS Danny Thompson vs Toby Harrah Advantage Texas
LF Steve Brye vs Jeff Burroughs Advantage Texas
CF Cesar Tovar vs Elliott Maddox Advantage Texas
RF Bobby Darwin vs Jim Wynn Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Minnesota

In the top of the first, the Twins loaded the bases with two out. Thompson flew out to right to retire the side.

Brye led off the top of the second with a home run. With a runner on second and two out, Stanhouse left the game with a leg injury. He was replaced by Casey Cox who got Braun to pop out to retire the side.

After three: Minnesota 1 Texas 0.

Nelson led off the bottom of the fourth with a home run to tie the game. Later in the inning, Harrah brought a run in with a single to give the Rangers the lead.

In the top of the fifth, with runners at first and second and two out, Jim Panther took the mound for the Rangers and got Killebrew to pop up to retire the side.

After six: Texas 2 Minnesota 1.

Paul Lindblad took the mound for the Rangers in the top of the eighth. With two out, Killebrew tied the game with a solo home run.

Wayne Granger took the mound for the Twins in the bottom of the eighth. The Rangers loaded the bases with two out. Carew then mishandled a grounder by Jim Mason and Burroughs scored the go-ahead run. Lindblad grounded to short to end the inning.

Lindblad then pitched a perfect ninth to get the win.

Final score: Texas 3 Minnesota 2.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Dave Goltz 7.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 7 New York 6
Cleveland 1 Baltimore 0
Detroit 3 Milwaukee 0
Chicago 7 California 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE
New York 3 Philadelphia 0
Montreal 7 Chicago 6
San Diego 5 Atlanta 1
Pittsburgh 3 St Louis 1
Los Angeles 4 San Francisco 3

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 3 for 3, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Brent Storm New York Mets 9.0 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, W

3. Fred Norman San Diego Padres 9.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, W

Montreal Expos LF Ken Singleton has a hit streak of 20 games in progress.

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AUGUST 4, 1972
The Rangers are right back out on the road for the next seven games, beginning with four games in Chicago against the White Sox. The White Sox have lost six of their last eight. The White Sox lead the season series 5-3.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Baltimore 68-41 at Boston 55-50
Detroit 52-52 at Cleveland 55-53
Oakland 59-48 at Minnesota 50-55
New York 54-55 at Milwaukee 46-60
California 43-63 at Kansas City 68-38

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Atlanta 43-68 at Cincinnati 47-57 (2)
Chicago 57-51 at New York 63-43
Pittsburgh 57-50 at Montreal 52-54
Philadelphia 54-51 at St Louis 59-47
San Diego 44-66 at Los Angeles 63-44
Houston 49-60 at San Francisco 56-53

TEXAS RANGERS (39-68) AT CHICAGO WHITE SOX (51-57)
MATCHUPS
SP Mike Paul vs Denny O'Toole Advantage Push
C Hal King vs Ed Hermann Advantage Chicago
1B Don Mincher vs Dick Allen Advantage Chicago
2B Ted Kubiak vs Mike Andrews Advantage Chicago
3B Dave Nelson vs Bill Melton Advantage Chicago
SS Toby Harrah vs Eddie Leon Advantage Texas
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Carlos May Advantage Push
CF Elliott Maddox vs Ken Berry Advantage Texas
RF Jim Wynn vs Pat H Kelly Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Chicago

In the top of the first, the Rangers struck quickly with Burroughs stroking a two-run double.

In the bottom of the first, May cut the lead in half with his own RBI double.

In the bottom of the third, the White Sox loaded the bases with two out. May grounded to second to end the inning.

After three: Texas 2 Chicago 1.

Vicente Romo took the mound for the White Sox in the top of the fifth.

In the bottom of the fifth, Berry tied the game with a run-scoring single. Allen followed with his own RBI single to give the White Sox the lead. May singled to load the bases with one out. Melton went down swinging for the second out. Andrewspopped out to second to end the inning.

In the top of the sixth, Burroughs tied the game with a solo home run. With runners at first and second and two out, Steve Kealey took the mound for the White Sox and walked King to load the bases. Ted Ford came in to pinch hit and flew out to center to retire the side.

Paul Lindblad took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the sixth.

After six: Texas 3 Chicago 3.

After a leadoff walk in the bottom of the seventh, Jim Shellenback took the mound for the Rangers.

Ken Frailing took the mound for the White Sox in the top of the eighth.

Casey Cox took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the ninth and set the White Sox down in order.

After nine: Texas 3 Chicago 3.

In the bottom of the tenth, the White Sox had the winning run on second but Tom Egan grounded to short to end the inning.

Cy Acosta came on to pitch for the White Sox in the top of the eleventh. Wynn delivered the RBI single with two outs to put the Rangers back in the lead. Burroughs followed with a threerun homer.

Jim Panther came on to protect the four run lead in the bottom of the eleventh. Allen delivered an RBI double. But the White Sox would get no closer.

The two teams combined for 22 hits in the contest.

Final score: Texas 7 Chicago 4 11 innings.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Jeff Burroughs 3 for 5, 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 R, BB

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 5 Baltimore 1
Cleveland 4 Detroit 1
Minnesota 7 Oakland 1
New York 6 Milwaukee 0
Kansas City 6 California 4

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Atlanta 8 Cincinnati 7 11 innings Game 1
Cincinnati 5 Atlanta 2 Game 2
Chicago 7 New York 4
Pittsburgh 4 Montreal 0
St Louis 3 Philadelphia 1
Los Angeles 3 San Diego 2 11 innings
San Francisco 8 Houston 3

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Jeff Burroughs 3 for 5, 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Tony Perez Cincinnati Reds 5 for 9, 2B, HR, 6 RBI, R, BB

3. Dock Ellis Pittsburgh Pirates 9.0 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, W

Montreal Expos LF Ken Singleton went 0 for 3, ending his hitting streak at 21 games.

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AUGUST 5, 1972
Today is the second game in Chicago between the Rangers and the White Sox. The Rangers have won three straight.

Detroit Tigers RP Bill Slayback will miss the rest of the season due to a ruptured disc in his back.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Baltimore 68-42 at Boston 56-50
Detroit 52-53 at Cleveland 56-53
New York 55-55 at Milwaukee 46-61
California 43-64 at Kansas City 69-38
Oakland 59-49 at Minnesota 51-55

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 58-50 at Montreal 52-55
Chicago 58-51 at New York 63-44
Houston 49-61 at San Francisco 57-53
Atlanta 44-69 at Cincinnati 48-58
Philadelphia 54-42 at St Louis 60-47
San Diego 44-67 at Los Angeles 64-44

TEXAS RANGERS (40-68) AT CHICAGO WHITE SOX (51-58)
SP Dick Bosman vs Tom Bradley Advantage Chicago
C Hal King vs Ed Hermann Advantage Chicago
1B Don Mincher vs Dick Allen Advantage Chicago
2B Ted Kubiak vs Mike Andrews Advantage Chicago
3B Dave Nelson vs Bill Melton Advantage Chicago
SS Toby Harrah vs Eddie Leon Advantage Texas
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Carlos May Advantage Push
CF Elliott Maddox vs Ken Berry Advantage Texas
RF Ted Ford vs Pat H Kelly Advantage Chicago
Overall Advantage Chicago

In the bottom of the first, Melton hit a two-run homer.

After three: Chicago 2 Texas 0.

In the bottom of the fourth, the White Sox increased their lead when Hermann scored on a Kelly sacrifice fly.

In the top of the fifth, Bradley walked three straight batters to load the bases with nobody out. The pitcher Bosman stepped to the plate and grounded into the 4-2 for the first out. Maddox was next and he singled to give the Rangers their first run of the game. That brought Nelson to bat with the bases loaded and one out and he grounded into the 6-2 for the second out. Burroughs then popped out to third to retire the side.

After six: Chicago 3 Texas 1.

In the bottom of the seventh, the White Sox loaded the bases with nobody out. Berry hit a sacrifice fly.

In the top of the eighth, with a runner on first and one out, Terry Forster took the mound for the White Sox. The Rangers loaded the bases with two out and then pinch hitter Frank Howard cleared them with a game-tying double.

With two out in the bottom of the eighth, Kelly gave the White Sox the lead back with a solo home run.

Cy Acosta took the mound for the White Sox in the top of the ninth. With the tying run on first, Burroughs popped out to second to end the game.

The White Sox got 10 hits in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS
Pat H Kelly 3 for 4, 2 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Baltimore 4 Boston 0
Detroit 8 Cleveland 4
New York 4 Milwaukee 3 10 innings
Kansas City 6 California 5
Oakland 1 Minnesota 0 11 innings

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 8 Montreal 1
New York 3 Chicago 2
Houston 6 San Francisco's 3
Cincinnati 4 Atlanta 1
Philadelphia 6 St Louis 4
Los Angeles 7 San Diego 4 10 innings

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Gary Nolan Cincinnati Reds 9.0 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K, W

2. Dick Woodson Minnesota Twins 9.0 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 4 BB, 8 K

3. Catfish Hunter Oakland Athletics 9.1 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 6 K



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AUGUST 6, 1972
The Rangers will conclude their four game series in Chicago against the White Sox with a Sunday double header.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 53-53 at Cleveland 56-54 (2)
Oakland 60-49 at Minnesota 51-56 (2)
New York 56-55 atMilwaukee 46-62 (2)
California 43-65 at Kansas City 70-38 (2)
Baltimore 69-42 at Boston 56-51

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Houston 50-61 at San Francisco 57-54 (2)
Pittsburgh 59-50 at Montreal 52-56 (2)
Atlanta 44-70 at Cincinnati 49-58
Chicago 58-52 at New York 64-44
Philadelphia 55-52 at St Louis 60-48
San Diego 44-68 at Los Angeles 65-44

TEXAS RANGERS (40-69) AT CHICAGO WHITE SOX (52-58) GAME ONE
MATCHUPS
SP Bill Gogolewski vs Bart Johnson Advantage Texas
C Dick Billings vs Tom Egan Advantage Chicago
1B Don Mincher vs Dick Allen Advantage Chicago
2B Tom Ragland vs Mike Andrews Advantage Chicago
3B Jim Mason vs Bill Melton Advantage Chicago
SS Toby Harrah vs Eddie Leon Advantage Texas
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Carlos May Advantage Push
CF Ted Ford vs Jay Johnstone Advantage Chicago
RF Jim Wynn vs Pat H Kelly Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Chicago

In the bottom of the first, Andrews delivered the RBI single.

After three: Chicago 1 Texas 0.

In the bottom of the fourth, Egan scored when Kelly grounded out to short.

In the bottom of the fifth, with runners at first and second and two out, Jim Shellenback took the mound for the Rangers and got Egan to fly to left to end the inning.

After six: Chicago 2 Texas 0.

In the top of the seventh, with a runner on first and two out, Ken Frailing took the mound for the White Sox.

Horacio Pina took rhemound for the Rangers in the bottom of the seventh.

Terry Forster took the mound for the White Sox in the top of the ninth. With runners at first and second, Harrah struck out to end the game.

The White Sox out hit the Rangers 12-3 in the contest.

Final score: Chicago 2 Texas 0.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Bart Johnson 6.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 5 BB, 3 K

TEXAS RANGERS (40-70) AT CHICAGO WHITE SOX (53-58) GAME TWO
MATCHUPS
SP Rich Hand vs Stan Bahnsen Advantage Push
C Hal King vs Tom Egan Advantage Chicago
1B Don Mincher vs Dick Allen Advantage Chicago
2B Tom Ragland vs Luis Alvarado Advantage Push
3B Jim Mason vs Rich Morales Advantage Chicago
SS Toby Harrah vs Eddie Leon Advantage Texas
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Rick Reichardt Advantage Texas
CF Ted Ford vs Jay Johnstone Advantage Chicago
RF Jim Wynn vs Pat H Kelly Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Texas

In the bottom of the first, Hand struck out the side.

In the top of the third, the Rangers loaded the bases with two out. Burroughs brought one in with a single but Reichardt threw Harrah out at home as he was trying to score from second.

In the bottom of the third, Kelly tied the game with a two-out RBI single. Johnstone followed with his own RBI single to give the White Sox the lead.

After three: Chicago 2 Texas 1.

Nothing of note happened in the middle innings.

After six: Chicago 2 Texas 1.

With one out in the top of the seventh, Steve Kealey took the mound for the White Sox.

Kealey pitched a perfect ninth to get the save.

Final score: Chicago 2 Texas 1.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Rich Hand 8.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 9 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 6 Cleveland 5 10 innings Game 1
Cleveland 3 Detroit 2 11 innings Game 2
Oakland 4 Minnesota 1 10 innings Game 1
Minnesota 11 Oakland 10 Game 2
Milwaukee 6 New York 2 Game 1
Milwaukee 7 New York 1 Game 2
Kansas City 4 California 1 Game 1
California 5 Kansas City 4 Game 2
Boston 6 Baltimore 0

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Francisco 4 Houston 1 Game 1
Houston 3 San Francisco 1 Game 2
Montreal 6 Pittsburgh 4 Game 1
Pittsburgh 6 Montreal 3 Game 2
Cincinnati 5 Atlanta 1
Chicago 7 New York 2
Philadelphia 3 St Louis 1
Los Angeles 7 San Diego 1

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Ron Fairly Montreal Expos 5 for 8, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 3 R, BB

2. Lou Piniella Kansas City Royals 5 for 8, 3 RBI, 2 R, BB

3. Mike Hedlund Kansas City Royals 9.0 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 10 K, W

Marty Pattin of the Boston Red Sox pitched a complete game shutout.

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AUGUST 7, 1972
The Rangers will conclude the seven game road trip with three games in Minnesota against the Twins. The Rangers are 1-3 on this road trip. The Twins lead the season series 7-4.

AL Player of the Week: 3B Steve Braun Minnesota Twins

NL Player of the Week: 3B Steve Garvey Los Angeles Dodgers

WEEKLY POWER RANKINGS
1. Kansas City Royals
2. Los Angeles Dodgers
3. Baltimore Orioles
4. New York Mets
5. Pittsburgh Pirates
6. Oakland Athletics
7. Chicago Cubs
8. Boston Red Sox
9. Philadelphia Phillies
10. Cleveland Indians
11. Detroit Tigers
12. Cincinnati Reds
13. Chicago White Sox
14. San Francisco Giants
15. St Louis Cardinals
16. Minnesota Twins
17. New York Yankees
18. Montreal Expos
19. Houston Astros
20. Milwaukee Brewers
21. California Angels
22. San Diego Padres
23. Atlanta Braves
24. Texas Rangers

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland 57-55 at Boston 57-51
Oakland 61-50 at Kansas City 71-39
Baltimore 69-43 at Milwaukee 48-62

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Atlanta 44-71 at Cincinnati 50-58
New York 64-45 at St Louis 60-49

TEXAS RANGERS (40-71) AT MINNESOTA TWINS (52-57)
MATCHUPS
SP Don Stanhouse vs Dave Goltz Advantage Minnesota
C Dick Billings vs George Mitterwald Advantage Minnesota
1B Don Mincher vs Harmon Killebrew Advantage Texas
2B Ted Kubiak vs Rudy Meoli Advantage Texas
3B Dave Nelson vs Eric Soderholm Advantage Push
SS Jim Mason vs Danny Thompson Advantage Minnesota
LF Frank Howard vs Steve Brye Advantage Minnesota
CF Elliott Maddox vs Jim Nettles Advantage Texas
RF Jim Wynn vs Tony Oliva Advantage Push
Overall Advantage Minnesota

In the bottom of the first, the Rangers committed two errors to give the Twins their first run before they even had their first hit. Mitterwald took care of that first hit by smashing a three run homer.

After three: Minnesota 4 Texas 0.

In the top of the fifth, with a runner on first and two out, Jim Perry took the mound for the Twins.

In the bottom of the fifth, with a runner on first and one out, Jim Shellenback took the mound for the Rangers.

In the top of the sixth, Mincher put the Rangers on the board with a two run homer.

In the bottom of the sixth, Oliva hit an RBI double.

After six: Minnesota 5 Texas 2.

Jim Panther took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the seventh.

In the bottom of the eighth, Oliva delivered an RBI single.

Bob Gebhard came on to pitch the ninth for the Twins.

The Rangers committed 4 errors in the loss.

Final score: Minnesota 6 Texas 2.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Tony Oliva 2 for 4, 2B, 3 RBI, R, BB

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland 13 Boston 2
Oakland 9 Kansas City 5
Baltimore 6 Milwaukee 5

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Cincinnati 4 Atlanta 2
New York 7 St Louis 4

TOP PERFORMERS
1. John Mayberry Sr 3 for 4, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Reggie Jackson Oakland Athletics 2 for 3, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, BB

3. Dick Tidrow Cleveland Indians 8.0 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 3 K, W



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AUGUST 8, 1972
Tonight is the second game in the series in Minnesota between the Rangers and the Twins. The Rangers have lost four straight.

The latest baseball rumor circulating is the Atlanta Braves might trade 1B Orlando Cepeda in the off-season.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 54-54 at New York 56-57
Cleveland 58-55 at Boston 57-52
Baltimore 70-43 at Milwaukee 48-63
Oakland 62-50 at Kansas City 71-40
Chicago 54-58 at California 44-66

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Montreal 53-57 at Chicago 59-52
San Diego 44-69 at San Francisco 58-55 (2)
New York 65-45 at St Louis 60-50
Los Angeles 66-44 at Cincinnati. 51-58
Houston 51-62 at Atlanta 44-72
Philadelphia 56-52 at Pittsburgh 60-51

TEXAS RANGERS (40-72) AT MINNESOTA TWINS (53-57)
MATCHUPS
SP Mike Paul vs Bert Blyleven Advantage Minnesota
C Dick Billings vs George Mitterwald Advantage Minnesota
1B Don Mincher vs Jim Holt Advantage Texas
2B Ted Kubiak vs Rod Carew Advantage Minnesota
3B Dave Nelson vs Steve Braun Advantage Minnesota
SS Toby Harrah vs Rudy Meoli Advantage Texas
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Steve Brye Advantage Texas
CF Elliott Maddox vs Cesar Tovar Advantage Texas
RF Jim Wynn vs Bobby Darwin Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Minnesota

In the top of the first, Wynn put the Rangers on the board with an RBI double.

Paul had a no-hitter through three.

After three: Texas 1 Minnesota 0.

Carew singled with one out in the bottom of the fourth to break up the no-hitter.

In the top of the sixth, Billings brought a pair home with a two out double.

With one out in the bottom of the sixth, Paul Lindblad took the mound for the Rangers.

After six: Texas 3 Minnesota 0.

With one out in the top of the eighth, Bob Gebhard took the mound for the Twins. Harrah hit a solo home run.

Horacio Pina took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the eighth. Without getting a hit, the Twins loaded the bases with nobody out. Carew tied the game with a grand slam. Casey Cox immediately replaced Pina.

Wayne Granger took the mound for the Twins in the top of the ninth.

In the bottom of the ninth, the Twins got the winning run on first but Tovar grounded to third to end the inning.

After nine: Texas 4 Minnesota 4.

Jim Strickland took the mound for the Twins in the top of the eleventh. The Rangers loaded the bases with nobody out. Jim Mason hit a sacrifice fly to put the Rangers back in front.

Jim Shellenback took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the eleventh. With the tying run at first, pinch hitter Danny Thompson flew out to right to end the game.

The Rangers got an even dozen hits in the win.

Final score: Texas 5 Minnesota 4 11 innings.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Mike Paul 5.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
New York 3 Detroit 2
Boston 7 Cleveland 5
Baltimore 10 Milwaukee 2
Oakland 2 Kansas City 1
Chicago 5 California 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago 6 Montreal 0
San Diego 7 San Francisco 1 11 innings Game 1
San Diego 4 San Francisco 2 Game 2
St Louis 4 New York 3
Los Angeles 1 Cincinnati 0
Atlanta 8 Houston 6
Pittsburgh 3 Philadelphia 2

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles 3 for 4, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Tommy John Los Angeles Dodgers 9.0 IP, 8 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K, W

3. Joe Decker Chicago Cubs 8.2 IP, 7 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, W



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Today is the rubber match in Minnesota between the Rangers and the Twins.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 54-55 at New York 57-57 (2)
Cleveland 58-56 at Boston 58-52
Oakland 63-50 at Kansas City 71-41
Baltimore 71-43 at Milwaukee 48-64
Chicago 55-58 at California 44-67

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Montreal 53-58 at Chicago 60-52
San Diego 46-69 at San Francisco's 58-57
Philadelphia 56-53 at Pittsburgh 61-51
Houston 51-63 at Atlanta 45-72
Los Angeles 67-44 at Cincinnati 51-59
New York 65-46 at St Louis 61-50

TEXAS RANGERS (41-72) AT MINNESOTA TWINS (53-58)
MATCHUPS
SP Dick Bosman vs Dick Woodson Advantage Texas
C Hal King vs Phil Roof Advantage Texas
1B Frank Howard vs Harmon Killebrew Advantage Push
2B Ted Kubiak vs Rod Carew Advantage Minnesota
3B Dave Nelson vs Steve Braun Advantage Minnesota
SS Toby Harrah vs Danny Thompson Advantage Push
LF Jeff Burroughs vs Steve Brye Advantage Texas
CF Elliott Maddox vs Cesar Tovar Advantage Texas
RF Jim Wynn vs Bobby Darwin Advantage Texas
Overall Advantage Minnesota

In the bottom of the first, Carew put the Twins on the board with an RBI single.

In the top of the second, the Rangers loaded the bases with nobody out. Bosman flew to right for the first out. Maddox tied the game with a run-scoring single. Nelson beat out the 6-4-3 with help from an aggressive slide by Maddox, allowing Kubiak to score the go-ahead run.

In the top of the third, Harrah hit an RBI single. King addedan RBI double.

After three: Texas 4 Minnesota 1.

Jim Perry took the mound for the Twins in the top of the sixth.

In the bottom of the sixth, Maddox threw Darwin out at home as he was trying to score from second on a Brye single.

After six: Texas 4 Minnesota 1.

In the bottom of the seventh, with runners at first and second and nobody out, Paul Lindblad took the mound for the Rangers. The Twins loaded the bases with two out. Carew, who hit a grand slam last night, came to bat but this time he lined out to short to end the inning.

Wayne Granger took the mound for the Twins in the top of the eighth.

Casey Cox took the mound for the Rangers in the bottom of the eighth.

In the top of the ninth, with runners at first and second and two out, Bob Gebhard took the mound for the Twins and got Harrah to ground out to retire the side.

The Twins went down in order in the bottom of the ninth.

The Rangers got 13 hits in the contest.

Final score: Texas 4 Minnesota 1.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Dick Bosman 6.0 IP, 9 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
New York 3 Detroit 2 Game 1
New York 2 Detroit 0 Game 2
Boston 11 Cleveland 0
Oakland 4 Kansas City 0
Baltimore 6 Milwaukee 4
Chicago 4 California 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago 9 Montreal 5
San Diego 6 San Francisco 1
Pittsburgh 7 Philadelphia 1
Houston 6 Atlanta 1
Los Angeles 2 Cincinnati 1
St Louis 3 New York 1

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Dock Ellis Pittsburgh Pirates 9.0 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 7 K, W

2. Bob Gibson St Louis Cardinals 9.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 5 BB, 5 K, W

3. Catfish Hunter Oakland Athletics 7.2 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, W

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After a 3-4 road trip, the Rangers had the day off.

STANDINGS
AMERICAN LEAGUE
EAST
Baltimore 72-43
Boston 59-52
New York 59-57
Cleveland 58-57
Detroit 54-57
Milwaukee 48-65

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Kansas City 71-42
Oakland 64-50
Chicago 56-58
Minnesota 53-59
California 44-68
Texas 42-72

AMERICAN LEAGUE
EAST
New York 65-47
St Louis 62-50
Pittsburgh 62-51
Chicago 61-52
Philadelphia 56-54
Montreal 53-59

WEST
Los Angeles 68-44
San Francisco 58-58
Cincinnati 51-60
Houston 52-63
San Diego 47-69
Atlanta 45-73

TEXAS RANGERS TEAM LEADERS
BATTING AVERAGE
Jeff Burroughs .315
Don Mincher .273
Elliott Maddox .255

HOME RUNS
Jeff Burroughs 18
Don Mincher 13
Three tied with 5

RBI
Jeff Burroughs 78
Don Mincher 41
Frank Howard 37

ERA
Bill Gogolewski 2.66
Dick Bosman 3.46
Rich Hand 3.50

WINS
Bill Gogolewski 9
Dick Bosman 8
Pete Broberg 5

STRIKEOUTS
Dick Bosman 99
Rich Hand 78
Bill Gogolewski 77

TEXAS RANGERS TEAM STATS AND AL RANK
Runs Scored 376 11th
Batting Average .229 11th
OBP .312 8th
Home Runs 57 12th
Stolen Bases 57 7th
Runs Against 511 12th
Starters ERA 3.79 11th
Bullpen ERA 4.46 12th
Defensive efficiency .702 10th

TEXAS RANGERS CURRENT INJURIES
SP Pete Broberg Out, 6 weeks; 60-Day DL, 0 Days left.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Baltimore 72-43 at Milwaukee 48-65
Detroit 54-57 at New York 59-57
Minnesota 53-59 at California 44-68
Chicago 56-58 at Oakland 64-50

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Montreal 53-59 at Chicago 61-52
Houston 52-63 at Atlanta 45-73
Los Angeles 68-44 at Cincinnati 51-60

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Milwaukee 1 Baltimore 0 12 innings
New York 7 Detroit 2
California 7 Minnesota 3
Oakland 1 Chicago 0

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago 6 Montreal 3
Houston 9 Atlanta 8
Cincinnati 3 Los Angeles 0

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Gary Nolan Cincinnati Reds 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K, W

2. Dave Duncan Chicago Cubs 3 for 4, HR, 5 RBI, R

3. Doug Rader Houston Astros 3 for 4, HR, 5 RBI, R



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