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Friday April 16, 1976
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The relief pitching of Eduardo Rodriguez enabled Jim Colborn to emerge with a victory as the Brewers defeated the Rangers, 3-1. Rodriguez yielded two hits in three innings. [The Sporting News]


Milwaukee Brewers 3, Texas Rangers 1

Game Played on Friday, April 16, 1976 (Night game) at Arlington Stadium

Brewers      0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  1  -   3  6  2
Rangers      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  6  2


Brewers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Rangers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Moore lf              4   0   1   0     0   0   .154      Randle lf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .222
Money 3b              3   0   0   1     0   1   .235      Beniquez cf           4   0   0   0     0   1   .214
Scott 1b              4   1   1   0     0   1   .308      Hargrove 1b           4   1   1   0     0   0   .217
Aaron dh              3   0   1   0     0   1   .429      Harrah ss             4   0   2   0     0   0   .391
  Bevacqua pr,dh      1   1   0   0     0   0   .000      Burroughs rf          3   0   0   0     1   0   .296
Porter c              3   0   0   1     0   1   .333      Howell 3b             3   0   1   1     0   0   .160
Darwin rf             2   0   0   0     1   1   .000      Grieve dh             3   0   1   0     0   2   .240
  G. Thomas rf        1   0   0   0     0   0   .333        Ellis ph,dh         1   0   0   0     0   1   .286
Lezcano cf            4   0   1   1     0   1   .375      Smalley 2b            3   0   0   0     0   1   .190
Yount ss              3   1   1   0     0   1   .357      Sundberg c            2   0   0   0     1   0   .118
Garcia 2b             2   0   1   0     0   0   .154      Umbarger p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Colborn p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Foucault p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Rodriguez p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               30   3   6   3     1   7             Totals               31   1   6   1     2   5

Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 22,205
Left on Base: Brewers 4, Rangers 6
DP: Brewers 2, Rangers 1
Errors: Scott, Garcia, Beniquez, Sundberg
Doubles: Aaron (1), Harrah (2)
Caught Stealing: Garcia (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Garcia (1), Porter (1)
Sacrifice Flies: Money (1), Howell (1)
GIDP: Lezcano (1), Harrah (1)


Brewers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Colborn W(1-0)          6     4   0   0   0   3   0  22   0.00
Rodriguez SV(1)         3     2   1   1   2   2   0  12  12.27
Totals                  9     6   1   1   2   5   0  34

Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Umbarger L(1-1)         8.1   6   3   2   1   6   0  32   1.04
Foucault                0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2   0.00
Totals                  9     6   3   2   1   7   0  34

Balks: Umbarger (1)

Umpires: HP - Bill Kunkel, 1B - Dave Phillips, 2B - Rich Garcia, 3B - Lou DiMuro


BREWERS 1ST: Moore grounded out (third to first); Money popped
to third; Scott struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0,
Rangers 0.

RANGERS 1ST: Randle grounded out (first unassisted); Beniquez
grounded out (third to first); Hargrove flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Rangers 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Aaron was called out on strikes; Porter flied out
to left; Darwin flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Brewers 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Harrah grounded out (shortstop to first); Burroughs
flied out to right; Howell singled to center; Grieve struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 0, Rangers 0.

BREWERS 3RD: Lezcano grounded out (shortstop to first); Yount
grounded out (shortstop to first); Garcia singled to center;
Garcia was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 3RD: Smalley struck out; Sundberg popped to second;
Randle grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Brewers 0, Rangers 0.

BREWERS 4TH: Moore grounded out (shortstop to first); Money
struck out; Scott singled to shortstop; Aaron forced Scott
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 4TH: Beniquez grounded out (third to first); Hargrove
reached on an error by Garcia; Harrah grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Hargrove out at second]; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Rangers 0.

BREWERS 5TH: Porter struck out; Darwin walked; Lezcano grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Darwin out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 5TH: Burroughs grounded out (shortstop to first); Howell
popped to third in foul territory; Grieve singled to left;
Smalley grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Brewers 0, Rangers 0.

BREWERS 6TH: Yount singled to center; Garcia out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Yount to second]; Moore singled to
left [Yount to third]; Money hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Yount scored, Moore to second]; Scott flied out to right; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 1, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 6TH: Sundberg flied out to center; On a bunt Randle
singled to first; Randle was picked off first (pitcher to
catcher); Beniquez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Brewers 1, Rangers 0.

BREWERS 7TH: Aaron doubled; BEVACQUA RAN FOR AARON; Porter
grounded out (second to first) [Bevacqua to third]; Darwin
struck out; Lezcano singled to left [Bevacqua scored]; Yount
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 2, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 7TH: BEVACQUA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); G. THOMAS
REPLACED DARWIN (PLAYING RF); Hargrove reached on an error by
Scott; Harrah singled to left [Hargrove to second]; RODRIGUEZ
REPLACED COLBORN (PITCHING); Burroughs walked [Hargrove to
third, Harrah to second]; Howell flied out to left; Grieve
struck out; Smalley popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Brewers 2, Rangers 0.

BREWERS 8TH: Garcia flied out to left; Moore flied out to right;
Money grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Brewers 2, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 8TH: Sundberg walked; Randle popped to shortstop;
Beniquez lined into a double play (first unassisted) [Sundberg
out at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 2, Rangers 0.

BREWERS 9TH: Scott reached on an error by Beniquez [Scott to
second]; Umbarger balked [Scott to third]; Bevacqua grounded out
(shortstop to first); Porter reached on an error by Sundberg on
a sacrifice bunt [Scott scored (unearned), Porter to second];
FOUCAULT REPLACED UMBARGER (PITCHING); G. Thomas grounded out
(third to first); Lezcano struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 2 E, 1
LOB.  Brewers 3, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 9TH: Hargrove singled to right; Harrah doubled [Hargrove
to third]; Burroughs grounded out (pitcher to first); Howell hit
a sacrifice fly to center [Hargrove scored]; ELLIS BATTED FOR
GRIEVE; Ellis struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 3,
Rangers 1.



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