Game #199 - Texas Rangers, 3 @ Cleveland Indians
The Rangers sure gift wrapped this game for the Indians...
Let's play a game where I'll obviously try to trick you. Which pitcher listed below would you assume won today's game?
PITCHER A: Complete Game, 4 Hits, 3 Walks
PITCHER B: 6IP, 8 Hits, 3 Walks
Pitcher B was Rick Sutcliffe, who actually notched the victory, as the Rangers had five different innings where they stranded a runner on third. Pitcher A was Danny Darwin, who gave up six unearned runs thanks to four Texas errors. Only three different Indians even had a hit!
Winning Pitcher - Rick Sutcliffe
Losing Pitcher - Danny Darwin
Save - Mike Jeffcoat
Player of the Game - Jeffcoat, save.