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Wednesday July 11, 1979
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The White Sox finished their three-game series sweep of the Rangers, posting a 5-3 victory, as rookie Steve Trout went the distance for the second time in four starts. The score was 3-3 in the seventh when, with one out, consecutive singles by Alan Bannister, Junior Moore and Chet Lemon put the White Sox ahead, 4-3. Lamar Johnson then followed with another single to plate an insurance run. [The Sporting News]


Chicago White Sox 5, Texas Rangers 3

Game Played on Wednesday, July 11, 1979 (Night game) at Comiskey Park I

Rangers      1  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  4  0
White Sox    0  0  2    1  0  0    2  0  x  -   5 10  3


Rangers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Wills 2b              4   2   1   0     1   0   .279      Bannister 2b          4   1   2   1     0   0   .328
Sample lf             4   1   1   1     1   0   .279        Kessinger ss        0   0   0   0     0   0   .186
Bell 3b               4   0   1   0     0   0   .278      Moore lf              4   1   1   0     0   0   .270
J. Ellis dh           4   0   0   0     0   1   .267        Torres lf           0   0   0   0     0   0   .286
Oliver cf             4   0   1   2     0   0   .304      Lemon cf              3   0   1   1     0   0   .301
Zisk rf               2   0   0   0     2   1   .215      Johnson 1b            4   0   1   1     0   0   .300
Putnam 1b             3   0   0   0     0   2   .293        Squires pr,1b       0   0   0   0     0   0   .232
x  Soderholm ph       0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Nordhagen dh          1   0   0   0     1   0   .268
  Jorgensen 1b        0   0   0   0     0   0   .290        Orta ph,dh          1   0   0   0     1   0   .228
Sundberg c            4   0   0   0     0   1   .230      Washington rf         4   1   1   0     0   1   .279
Norman ss             3   0   0   0     0   0   .188      Morrison 3b           3   0   1   1     1   1   .250
  Blanks ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .220      Pryor ss,2b           4   1   2   0     0   0   .285
Gleaton p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Colbern c             2   1   1   0     0   1   .300
  Darwin p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Garr ph             1   0   0   0     0   1   .303
  Rajsich p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        May c               1   0   0   0     0   0   .247
                                                          Trout p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               33   3   4   3     4   5             Totals               32   5  10   4     3   4

Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 15,520
Left on Base: Rangers 8, White Sox 7
DP: Rangers 1, White Sox 0
Errors: Bannister, Pryor, May
Doubles: Oliver (11)
Stolen Bases: Wills (25), Washington (11), Morrison (1), Squires (7)
Hit by Pitch: Lemon (10,by Gleaton)


Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Gleaton                 3     6   3   3   1   1   0  17   9.00
Darwin L(2-1)           3.2   4   2   2   1   3   0  14   4.50
Rajsich                 1.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   5   2.63
Totals                  8    10   5   5   3   4   0  36

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Trout W(3-3)            9     4   3   2   4   5   0  38   2.95
Totals                  9     4   3   2   4   5   0  38

Hit by Pitch: Gleaton (1)
Wild Pitches: Gleaton (1)

Umpires: HP - Bill Deegan, 1B - Greg Kosc, 2B - Jerry Neudecker, 3B - George Maloney


RANGERS 1ST: Wills reached on an error by Bannister [Wills to
second]; Debut game for Jerry Gleaton; Wills stole third;
Sample singled to left [Wills scored (unearned)]; Bell grounded
out (second to first) [Sample to second]; J. Ellis grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Sample to third]; Oliver grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1,
White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Bannister grounded out (shortstop to first);
Moore grounded out (third to first); Lemon grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, White Sox 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Zisk struck out; Putnam struck out; Sundberg
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1,
White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Johnson flied out to center; Nordhagen walked;
Washington forced Nordhagen (shortstop to second); Morrison was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, White
Sox 0.

RANGERS 3RD: Norman grounded out (second to first); Wills
grounded out (second to first); Sample flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Pryor singled to center; Colbern singled to right
[Pryor to third]; Bannister singled to center [Pryor scored,
Colbern to second]; On a bunt Moore popped to catcher in foul
territory; Lemon was hit by a pitch [Colbern to third, Bannister
to second]; Gleaton threw a wild pitch [Colbern scored,
Bannister to third, Lemon to second]; Johnson grounded out
(third to first); Nordhagen grounded out (shortstop to first); 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 1, White Sox 2.

RANGERS 4TH: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); J. Ellis
made an out to second; Oliver flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Rangers 1, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Washington singled to center; Washington stole
second; Morrison singled to left [Washington scored]; Pryor
singled to center [Morrison to second]; DARWIN REPLACED GLEATON
(PITCHING); Colbern was called out on strikes; Bannister lined
into a double play (second to shortstop) [Morrison out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, White Sox 3.

RANGERS 5TH: Zisk grounded out (catcher to first); Putnam
reached on an error by Pryor; Sundberg grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Putnam to second]; Norman grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Moore grounded out (second to first); Lemon flied
out to right; Johnson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Rangers 1, White Sox 3.

RANGERS 6TH: Wills singled to shortstop; Sample walked [Wills to
second]; On a bunt Bell singled [Wills to third, Sample to
second]; J. Ellis struck out; Oliver doubled to left [Wills
scored, Sample scored, Bell to third]; Zisk was walked
intentionally; Putnam struck out; Sundberg grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Rangers 3, White
Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 6TH: ORTA BATTED FOR NORDHAGEN; Orta flied out to
left; Washington struck out; Morrison walked; Morrison stole
second; Pryor grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Rangers 3, White Sox 3.

RANGERS 7TH: Norman flied out to center; Wills walked; Sample
flied out to right; Bell forced Wills (shortstop to second); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 3, White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 7TH: GARR BATTED FOR COLBERN; Garr struck out;
Bannister singled to left; Moore singled to right [Bannister to
third]; Lemon singled to center [Bannister scored, Moore to
third, Lemon out at second (center to second)]; Johnson singled
to right [Moore scored]; SQUIRES RAN FOR JOHNSON; RAJSICH
REPLACED DARWIN (PITCHING); Squires stole second; Orta walked;
Washington grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Rangers 3, White Sox 5.

RANGERS 8TH: SQUIRES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); MAY REPLACED
GARR (PLAYING C ); PRYOR CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
KESSINGER REPLACED BANNISTER (PLAYING SS); TORRES REPLACED MOORE
(PLAYING LF); J. Ellis grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver
grounded out (third to first); Zisk walked; SODERHOLM BATTED FOR
PUTNAM; Soderholm reached on catcher's interference by May [Zisk
to second]; Sundberg struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers
3, White Sox 5.

WHITE SOX 8TH: JORGENSEN REPLACED SODERHOLM (PLAYING 1B);
Morrison made an out to shortstop; Pryor flied out to left; May
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
3, White Sox 5.

RANGERS 9TH: BLANKS BATTED FOR NORMAN; Blanks flied to right in
foul territory; Wills flied out to left; Sample flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 3, White Sox 5.



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