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Thursday April 21, 1977
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Lyman Bostock and Mike Cubbage each batted in four runs as the Twins defeated the Rangers, 11-4. Bostock rapped a triple, double and single for his RBIs, while Cubbage drove in two runs with a double and one each with a sacrifice fly and infield out. [The Sporting News]


Minnesota Twins 11, Texas Rangers 4

Game Played on Thursday, April 21, 1977 (Night game) at Arlington Stadium

Twins        0  0  3    1  2  4    0  0  1  -  11 13  1
Rangers      1  0  0    0  1  0    2  0  0  -   4  9  1


Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Rangers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Chiles dh             3   1   0   0     1   0   .167      Campaneris ss         4   2   2   1     1   0   .292
  Ford ph,dh          2   0   0   0     0   0   .239      Wills 2b              4   0   1   1     1   0   .227
Smalley ss            4   2   2   0     1   0   .211      Hargrove 1b           5   1   4   1     0   0   .359
Carew 1b              4   3   2   1     1   1   .362      Horton lf             4   0   1   1     0   1   .250
Bostock cf            5   2   3   4     0   0   .341      Henderson rf          4   0   1   0     0   1   .233
Cubbage 3b            4   0   1   4     0   0   .383      Harrah 3b             4   0   0   0     0   0   .308
Wynegar c             5   1   1   1     0   0   .185      J. Ellis dh           4   0   0   0     0   3   .111
Norwood rf            5   1   1   0     0   0   .200      Sundberg c            3   0   0   0     0   0   .194
Gorinski lf           5   0   2   1     0   2   .267        Fahey c             1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Wilfong 2b            4   1   1   0     1   1   .286      Beniquez cf           3   1   0   0     1   1   .152
Zahn p                0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Perry p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Schueler p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Wallace p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Lindblad p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               41  11  13  11     4   4             Totals               36   4   9   4     3   6

Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance:  8,170
Left on Base: Twins 8, Rangers 8
DP: Twins 1, Rangers 0
Errors: Carew, Hargrove
Doubles: Bostock (4), Cubbage (3), Norwood (1), Wilfong (1), Hargrove (2), Wills (1)
Triples: Bostock (1), Campaneris (2)
Home Runs: Wynegar (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Cubbage (1)
GIDP: Harrah (3)


Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Zahn W(3-0)             6.2   9   4   4   2   3   0  30   3.04
Schueler                2.1   0   0   0   1   3   0   9   2.53
Totals                  9     9   4   4   3   6   0  39

Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Perry L(1-2)            5.1  10   8   5   1   2   0  28   6.11
Wallace                 0     0   2   2   2   0   0   2  15.75
Lindblad                3.2   3   1   1   1   2   1  16   1.23
Totals                  9    13  11   8   4   4   1  46

Umpires: HP - Lou DiMuro, 1B - Bill Deegan, 2B - Jim McKean, 3B - Dale Ford


TWINS 1ST: Chiles grounded out (first unassisted); Smalley
singled to right; Carew singled to right [Smalley to second];
Bostock flied out to left [Smalley to third]; Cubbage popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 1ST: Campaneris grounded out (shortstop to first); Wills
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hargrove doubled; Horton
singled to left [Hargrove scored]; Henderson popped to second; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Rangers 1.

TWINS 2ND: Wynegar grounded out (shortstop to first); Norwood
grounded out (pitcher to first); Debut game for Willie
Norwood; Gorinski popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Twins 0, Rangers 1.

RANGERS 2ND: Harrah flied out to right; J. Ellis was called out
on strikes; Sundberg grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Rangers 1.

TWINS 3RD: Wilfong was called out on strikes; Chiles flied out
to center; Smalley singled to right; Carew reached on an error
by Hargrove [Smalley to third]; Bostock doubled to left [Smalley
scored (unearned), Carew to third]; Cubbage doubled to left
[Carew scored (unearned), Bostock scored (unearned)]; Wynegar
grounded out (third to first); 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Twins 3, Rangers 1.

RANGERS 3RD: Beniquez flied out to center; Campaneris grounded
out (second to first); Wills doubled to center; Hargrove singled
to second [Wills to third]; Horton forced Hargrove (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 3, Rangers 1.

TWINS 4TH: Norwood doubled to left; Gorinski singled to center
[Norwood scored]; Wilfong popped to catcher in foul territory;
Chiles flied out to left; Smalley flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 4, Rangers 1.

RANGERS 4TH: Henderson singled to left; Harrah grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Henderson out at
second]; J. Ellis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Twins 4, Rangers 1.

TWINS 5TH: Carew singled to left; Bostock tripled to center
[Carew scored]; Cubbage hit a sacrifice fly to center [Bostock
scored]; Wynegar grounded out (second to first); Norwood popped
to first; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 6, Rangers 1.

RANGERS 5TH: Sundberg grounded out (third to first); Beniquez
grounded out (second to first); Campaneris singled to center;
Wills walked [Campaneris to second]; Hargrove singled to right
[Campaneris scored, Wills to third]; Horton forced Hargrove
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 6, Rangers 2.

TWINS 6TH: Gorinski was called out on strikes; Wilfong doubled
to right; Chiles walked; WALLACE REPLACED PERRY (PITCHING);
Smalley walked [Wilfong to third, Chiles to second]; Carew
walked [Wilfong scored, Chiles to third, Smalley to second];
LINDBLAD REPLACED WALLACE (PITCHING); Bostock singled to right
[Chiles scored, Smalley scored, Carew to third]; Cubbage reached
on a fielder's choice [Carew scored, Bostock to third]; Wynegar
flied out to center; Norwood forced Cubbage (shortstop to
second); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 10, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 6TH: Henderson struck out; Harrah grounded out
(shortstop to first); J. Ellis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Twins 10, Rangers 2.

TWINS 7TH: Gorinski struck out; Wilfong walked; FORD BATTED FOR
CHILES; Ford flied out to center; Smalley popped to third; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 10, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 7TH: FORD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); Sundberg flied
out to center; Beniquez walked; Campaneris tripled to right
[Beniquez scored]; Wills grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Campaneris scored]; Hargrove singled to center; SCHUELER
REPLACED ZAHN (PITCHING); Horton struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Twins 10, Rangers 4.

TWINS 8TH: FAHEY REPLACED SUNDBERG (PLAYING C ); Carew struck
out; Bostock popped to third; Cubbage grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 10, Rangers 4.

RANGERS 8TH: Henderson flied out to center; Harrah popped to
first; J. Ellis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 10,
Rangers 4.

TWINS 9TH: Wynegar homered; Norwood popped to catcher in foul
territory; Gorinski singled to left; Wilfong flied out to right;
Ford grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Twins 11, Rangers 4.

RANGERS 9TH: Fahey grounded out (third to first); Beniquez
struck out; Campaneris walked; Wills reached on an error by
Carew [Campaneris to third]; Hargrove grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 11, Rangers 4.



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