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July 6, 2008

Dick Tidrow Shuts Down Rangers In Yankees Win

by @ 1:24 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - July, Dick Tidrow, Reggie Jackson, Roy White

July 6, 1978 at Arlington Stadium
Yankees 7, Ranges 2  (47-34)

Dick Tidrow helped the Yankees end their two game skid with a solid outing that gave the pen a rest.  He gave up two runs on eight hits and four walks with four strikeouts in the complete game and the win pushed his record to 4-6 on the season.

Roy White tripled, drove in two and scored two in the win.  Reggie Jackson went two for four with a double and a run.

July 1, 2008

Yankees Kick Off Month of July With Loss to Tigers

by @ 1:15 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - July, Andy Messersmith, Dick Tidrow, Gary Thomasson, Jay Johnstone, Ken Clay

July 1, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Tigers 8, Yankees 4  (43-33)

Andy Messersmith and Ken Clay were roughed up as the Tigers doubled up the Yankees in front of big crowd.  Messersmith dropped to 0-3 and he gave up three runs in 1 1/3 innings when Clay took over and replicated Messersmith’s efforts.  Dick Tidrow was also knocked around and while he gave up just two runs, he yielded seven hits and a walk in four innings of relief.

Gary Thomasson provided the bulk of the Yankees offense in the loss.  He went two for four with a three run homer and two runs scored.  Jay Johnstone went two for three with an RBI.

June 28, 2008

Yankees Swept In Doubleheader With Brewers

by @ 5:14 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Fred Stanley, Ken Clay, Larry McCall, Roy White

June 28, 1978 at County Stadium
Brewers 5, Yankees 0  (42-31)

The Yankees were held to just six hits in a shutout loss to the Brewers in the first game of their doubleheader.  Roy White had three of those hits and Fred Stanley went two for three with a double.

Dick Tidrow fell to 3-6 with a rough start.  He gave up five runs (four earned) on eight hits and two walks with three strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings.

June 28, 1978 at County Stadium
Brewers 7, Yankees 2  (42-32)

Game two of the Yankees doubleheader with the Brewers went no better as they suffered a sweep in Milwaukee.  Larry McCall got the start and while he was decent, he wasn’t nearly good enough.  He gave up four runs on seven hits and a walk with four strikeouts in what was his first of two major league starts in his career.  Ken Clay was tagged for three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Chris Chambliss singled twice and drove in a pair.  Fred Stanley was the only other Yankee to reach base twice with a single and a walk.

June 24, 2008

Yankees Held to Four Hits In Loss to Tigers

by @ 5:08 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Dick Tidrow, Ken Clay, Reggie Jackson, Thurman Munson

June 24, 1978 at Tiger Stadium
Tigers 4, Yankees 3  (40-29)

The Yankees managed three runs despite tallying just four hits but it wasn’t enough as they dropped their first game of the series with the Tigers.  Thurman Munson had two of those four hits and Reggie Jackson drove in a run.

Ken Clay gave up three runs but he threw just 1/3 of an inning.  Dick Tidrow took the loss and he fell to 3-5.  He gave up one run on seven hits with a strikeout in 5 2/3 innings.

June 21, 2008

Jim Beattie Has Rough Start In Loss to Red Sox

by @ 5:03 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Catfish Hunter, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Jay Johnstone, Jim Beattie

June 21, 1978 at Fenway Park
Red Sox 9, Yankees 2  (38-28)

The Yankees dropped their second straight series as they lost the rubber game in their contest with the Red Sox.  Jim Beattie fell to 2-3 and he gave up five runs on five hits and three walks in just two innings.  Dick Tidrow and Catfish Hunter both gave up a pair of runs in relief.

Chris Chambliss was the only Yankee with a pair of hits in the loss.  Jay Johnstone belted his first homer of the season (see when he joined the Yankees).

June 11, 2008

Dick Tidrow Has Tough Start, Yankees Drop Third Straight Series

by @ 3:22 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Dick Tidrow, Graig Nettles, Ken Clay, Roy White

June 11, 1978 at Anaheim Stadium
Angels 9, Yankees 6  (32-24)

The Yankees lost their third straight series out on the west coast as Dick Tidrow and the pen all had a rough outing.  Tidrow gave up three runs in 1 2/3 innings while Ken Clay fell to 1-3 and he gave up four runs in 2 2/3 frames.

Graig Nettles and Roy White both went deep in this one.  White finished with both two runs and two RBIs while Graig Nettles homered, doubled, scored twice and drove in one.

May 30, 2008

Yankees Manage Just Four Hits In Loss to Indians

by @ 3:03 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Sparky Lyle

May 30, 1978 at Cleveland Stadium
Indians 5, Yankees 1  (29-16)

The Yankees were held to just four hits and Sparky Lyle was roughed up as the Yankees three game winning streak came to an end.  The lone Yankee run came on a solo homer by Chris Chambliss.

Sparky Lyle was roughed up for three runs in 2 1/3 innings but it was Dick Tidrow who took the loss.  He fell to 3-4 and he gave up two runs (one earned) on six hits and a walk in 5 2/3 innings.

May 25, 2008

Yankees Win Fourth Straight

by @ 3:10 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Bucky Dent, Dick Tidrow, Reggie Jackson

May 25, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 9, Indians 3  (25-14)

The Yankees ran up the score once again on the Indians in what was their fourth straight win.  Bucky Dent had a nice day at the plate with two singles and two RBIs while Reggie Jackson went two for four with a walk, a triple, a stolen base, an RBI and two runs.

Dick Tidrow gave the Yankees their second complete game in as many days.  The win improved his record to 3-3 and he gave up three runs on eight hits and a walk with one strikeout.

May 19, 2008

Chris Chambliss Drives In Four In Yankees Win Over Jays

by @ 3:04 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Bucky Dent, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Mickey Rivers, Rawley Eastwick, Willie Randolph

May 19, 1978 at Exhibition Stadium
Yankees 11, Blue Jays 3  (21-13)

The Yankees trounced the Jays behind a nice game by Chris Chambliss.  The first baseman went two for four with a homerun, four RBIs and two runs.  Bucky Dent went three for five with his first homer of the season, two runs and two RBIs while both Mickey Rivers and Willie Randolph had three hits a piece.

Dick Tidrow improved to 2-3 with the win.  He gave up three runs on nine hits with two strikeouts in seven frames.  Rawley Eastwick closed the game out with two shutout innings.

May 14, 2008

Royals Shell Three Yankees Pitchers

by @ 3:42 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Ken Clay, Reggie Jackson, Sparky Lyle

May 14, 1978 at Royals Stadium
Royals 10, Yankees 9  (17-12)

The Yankees lost a shootout as they combined with the Royals to score nineteen runs on twenty six hits.  The Yankees were up 6-3 at one point then they were down 9-7 before they tie it in the eighth with two runs.  Unfortunately, Ken Clay gave up a run on two doubles in the ninth inning to lose it 10-9.  Dick Tidrow gave up five runs in 4 2/3 innings and Sparky Lyle was shelled for four runs in 2 1/3 innings.

The Yankees scored all of those runs without getting a homerun.  Still, it was Reggie Jackson who led the way.  He went two for four with a walk, an RBI, three runs and two stolen bases.  Chris Chambliss singled twice, drew a walk, drove in two and scored twice in the loss.

May 6, 2008

Dick Tidrow Is Hit Hard In Yankees Loss

by @ 3:11 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Dick Tidrow, Ken Clay, Reggie Jackson, Sparky Lyle, Willie Randolph

May 6, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Rangers 9, Yankees 5  (14-10)

The Yankees five game winning streak came to an abrupt end as Dick Tidrow and the Yankees pen were pummelled by the Rangers’ hitters.  Tidrow fell to 1-3 and he gave up five runs on six hits and four walks with one strikeout in 5 1/3 innings.  Sparky Lyle gave up one run while Ken Clay gave up three as all three hurlers used gave up runs.

Reggie Jackson belted his fifth homerun of the season and he drove in two and scored twice.  Willie Randolph drew a walk and he scored twice in the loss.

April 29, 2008

Yankees Held to Five Hits In Loss to Twins, Three Game Winning Streak Snapped

by @ 3:33 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - April, Bucky Dent, Cliff Johnson, Dick Tidrow

April 29, 1978 at Metropolitan Stadium
Twins 3, Yankees 1  (9-9)

The Yankees couldn’t get anything going against Twins’ starter Geoff Zahn as they were held to just five hits.  The lone run didn’t come until the eighth inning when Bucky Dent doubled home Cliff Johnson.  No Yankee reached base more then once.

Dick Tidrow fell to 1-2 with the loss.  He gave up three runs on seven hits with four strikeouts in the complete game loss.

April 22, 2008

Roy White Drives Home Winning Run In Yankees Twelve Inning Win

by @ 3:16 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - April, Dick Tidrow, Graig Nettles, Roy White, Sparky Lyle, Willie Randolph

April 22, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 4, Brewers 3  (6-7)

The Yankees scored runs in the tenth and twelth inning to walk away with an extra inning win over the Brewers.  Roy White singled home the winning run in the twelth in the exciting contest.  Willie Randolph also had a big at bat with a sac. fly in the bottom of the tenth to keep the game going.  Graig Nettles also had a nice hits with a pair of singles and two runs.

Dick Tidrow kept the Yankees in the game with a nice start.  He gave up two runs on six hits and five walks in nine innings.  Sparky Lyle picked up the win and he improved to 2-0.  He gave up one run on two hits with a strikeout in three solid frames.

April 16, 2008

Dick Tidrow, Sparky Lyle Combine to Shutout White Sox

by @ 3:49 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - April, Dick Tidrow, Graig Nettles, Sparky Lyle, Willie Randolph

April 16, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 3, White Sox 0  (4-4)

The Yankees finished up a sweep over the White Sox, won their third straight and evened their record at 4-4 behind some nice pitching by the duo of Dick Tidrow and Sparky Lyle.  Tidrow improved to 1-1 and he gave up four hits and three walks with four strikeouts in 6 2/3  innings.  Lyle gave up one hit and struck out two in 2 1/3 shutout innings to pick up his first save of the season.

Willie Randolph reached base three times with two singles and a walk.  Graig Nettles singled, drew a walk and drove in a run in the win.

April 10, 2008

Dick Tidrow Is Hit Hard In Loss to Rangers

by @ 3:21 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - April, Bucky Dent, Dick Tidrow, Graig Nettles, Sparky Lyle

April 10, 1978 at Arlington Stadium
Rangers 5, Yankees 2  (1-2)

Dick Tidrow was roughed up as the Yankees lost their opening series of the season to the Rangers.  He gave up five runs on six hits and two walks with one strikeout in just 5 2/3 innings.  Sparky Lyle threw a nice game and he gave up just two hits in 2 2/3 shutout innings but the Yankee hitters couldn’t get it going at the plate to mount a comeback.

Bucky Dent doubled, drove in a run and scored in the loss.  Graig Nettles drew a walk, singled and scored.

September 27, 2007

Yankees Shave Magic Number Down to Three With Fifth Straight Win

by @ 3:04 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Cliff Johnson, Dick Tidrow, Lou Piniella, Sparky Lyle, Thurman Munson

September 27, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 2, Indians 1  (98-59)

The Yankees shaved their magic number down to three behind some solid pitching by Dick Tidrow and Sparky Lyle.  Tidrow gave up just one run in 7 1/3 innings in a no-decision start while Sparky Lyle improved to 13-5 with 1 2/3 innings of shutout relief.

Thurman Munson scored the game winning run in the bottom of the ninth on a wild pitch.  Lou Piniella and Cliff Johnson both had two hits in the win.

September 11, 2007

Yankees Split Doubleheader With Blue Jays

by @ 4:51 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Cliff Johnson, Dick Tidrow, Don Gullett, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson, Roy White, Sparky Lyle

September 11, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 4, Blue Jays 3  (88-55)

Dick Tidrow pitched the Yankees to a win over the Blue Jays in the first game of their doubleheader.  He gave up just two runs on six hits and one walk with one strikeout in seven innings of work.  Sparky Lyle gave up one run in the final two frames and he picked up save number 23.

Reggie Jackson hit a big two run homer, his 25th of the season.  Roy White went two for three.

September 11, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Blue Jays 6, Yankees 4  (88-56)
 

The Blue Jays salvaged a split in their doubleheader with the Yankees as Don Gullett was knocked around.  He fell to 11-4 and he gave up five runs on six hits and five walks with six strikeouts in six innings of work.

Cliff Johnson singled and drove in two runs in the loss.  Lou Piniella went two for three with a double, a triple a run and an RBI.

September 6, 2007

Reggie Jackson Drives In Four Runs In Yankees Win

by @ 4:49 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Dick Tidrow, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson, Sparky Lyle

September 6, 1977 at Cleveland Stadium
Yankees 8, Indians 3  (84-54)

Reggie Jackson had a huge day at the plate as the Yankees got back on track with a win.  He went two for four with a homerun and four RBIs.  The homerun brings his season total up to 24 on the season.  Lou Piniella also went yard with his tenth homerun.

Dick Tidrow improved to 9-4 with a nice start. He gave up two runs on five hits and six walks with one strikeout in 5 1/3 innings.  Sparky Lyle gave up one run on six hits with two walks with two strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings to earn his 22nd save of the season.

August 25, 2007

Mickey Rivers Leads Yankees At the Plate In Third Straight Win

by @ 4:28 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - August, Dick Tidrow, Mickey Rivers, Sparky Lyle, Thurman Munson

August 25, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 6, Twins 4  (75-51)

It was another game, another August win as the Yankees continued to tear up their opponents in the summer month.  Mickey Rivers played a role in three of the Yankees five runs and he went three for four with two RBIs and a run.  Thurman Munson singled, doubled and scored twice.

Dick Tidrow gave up three runs in seven innings but he didn’t pick up a decision as he left with the game tied.  Sparky Lyle picked up the win though and he improved to 9-4.  He gave up one run on four hits and a walk with two strikeouts in two innings of relief.

August 20, 2007

Dick Tidrow Pitches Yankees to Seventh Straight Win

by @ 5:12 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - August, Bucky Dent, Dick Tidrow, Sparky Lyle, Willie Randolph

August 20, 1977 at Arlington Stadium
Yankees 6, Rangers 2  (71-50)

Dick Tidrow improved to 8-4 on the season with a nice start in the Yankees 6-2 win over the Rangers.  He gave up two runs on five hits and a walk with three strikeouts in seven solid innings.  Sparky Lyle didn’t give up a hit in two shutout innings and he picked up his nineteenth save of the season.

Bucky Dent was the hitting star in the win.  He went two for four with a homerun and three RBIs.  Willie Randolph went two for four with a double, a run and an RBI.

August 14, 2007

Mickey Rivers Leads Yankees In Blowout Win Over Angels

by @ 4:22 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - August, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Gil Patterson, Mickey Rivers, Reggie Jackson

August 14, 1987 at Yankee Stadium

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Yankees 15, Angels 3  (65-50)

Just about everyone was a hitting star in the Yankees 15-3 blowout win over the Angels but leadoff hitter Mickey Rivers led the way for the team.  He had a team high four hits with a homerun, three RBIs and three runs.  Reggie Jackson tripled, walked, drove in three and scored while Chris Chambliss went three for five with two RBIs and a run.

Dick Tidrow improved to 7-4 on the season with a nice start.  He gave up two hits and he struck out four in six shutout innings.  Rookie Gil Patterson gave up three runs in the final three frames but he picked up his first and only career save.

July 30, 2007

Don Gullett Wins Tenth Game, Yankees Win Third Straight

by @ 3:31 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Dick Tidrow, Don Gullett, Reggie Jackson, Roy White

July 30, 1977 at the Oakland Colliseum
Yankees 9, Athletics 3  (57-45)

Don Gullett improved to 10-3 on the season with a nice start in the Yankees third straight win.  He gave up just two runs on six hits and two walks with four strikeouts in six innings.  Dick Tidrow gave up one run in the final three frames and he picked up his fifth save of the season.

Roy White had a huge day at the plate. He went four for five with a homerun, four RBIs and two runs.  Reggie Jackson homered and drove in two runs and that was his 18th homer of the season.

July 24, 2007

Don Gullett Holds Royals to a Single Run

by @ 11:14 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Don Gullett, Lou Piniella

July 24, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 3, Royals 1  (53-44)

Yesterday, it was Ron Guidry.  Today is Don Gullett who pitched the Yankees to a win.  Like Guidry, he gave up just one run.  He gave up eight hits and five walks with five strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings.  Dick Tidrow got the final out of the game and he picked up his fourth save of the season.

Chris Chambliss went three for four with two doubles and a run.  Lou Piniella singled and drove in two runs.

July 21, 2007

Yankees Split Doubleheader With Brewers to Kick Off Second Half

by @ 9:00 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Catfish Hunter, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Ed Figueroa, Graig Nettles, Paul Blair, Roy White, Sparky Lyle, Thurman Munson

July 21, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 7, Brewers 0  (51-42)

Catfish Hunter got the Yankees off to a nice start at they opened up the second half with a shutout win over the Brewers in the first game of a doubleheader.  Hunter gave up just five hits and two walks with three strikeouts and the complete game shutout pushed his record to 6-4 on the season.

Graig Nettles provided a lot of the offense with a big three run homer.  It was his 21st homerun of the season.  Roy White went three for five with an RBI.  Chris Chambliss went two for four with a triple, an RBI and two runs.

July 21, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Brewers 5, Yankees 4  (51-43)

The Yankees blew a big lead and in the process, failed to sweep a doubleheader over the Brewers.  Up 4-0 for pretty much the entire game, the Brewers tagged Ed Figueroa and Sparky Lyle in the ninth for four runs to send the game into extra frames and then Dick Tidrow gave up a run in the tenth as the Brewers completed the comeback.  Tidrow took the loss and he fell to 6-4 on the season.

Thurman Munson went three for five with a run.  Paul Blair singled and he drove in two runs in the loss.

July 3, 2007

Yankees Split Doubleheader With Tigers

by @ 2:01 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Bucky Dent, Dick Tidrow, Fran Healy, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson, Ron Guidry, Roy White

July 3, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 2, Tigers 0  (44-34)

Ron Guidry threw his second shutout of the season as he held the Tigers to six hits.  He gave up just two walks and he struck out nine and the win pushed his record to 6-4 on the season.

Reggie Jackson went three for four with a double and a run.  Bucky Dent singled twice and Roy White doubled and drove in a run.

July 3, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Tigers 10, Yankees 6  (44-35)

Dick Tidrow gave up five runs in the final two frames as the Yankees lost their chance at a doubleheader sweep.  The loss dropped Tidrow’s record to 6-3 on the season and he finished the game with three homeruns given up in his four innings of work.

Lou Piniella went three for five with two RBIs and a run.  Fran Healy went three for three with two doubles, a run and an RBI.

June 28, 2007

Yankees Split Doubleheader With Blue Jays

by @ 1:36 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - June, Dick Tidrow, George Zeber, Graig Nettles, Ken Clay, Ken Holtzman, Reggie Jackson, Roy White

June 28, 1977 at Exhibition Stadium
Blue Jays 8, Yankees 5  (40-33)

Rookie Ken Clay had a tough time against the Blue Jays and he dropped to 0-2 on the season with a rough start.  He gave up six runs (five earned) on five hits and three walks and three strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings.

George Zeber belted a two run shot in the loss.  Reggie Jackson hit his thirteenth homerun and Mickey Rivers went three for five with an RBI.

June 28, 1977 at Exhibition Stadium
Yankees 5, Blue Jays 1  (41-33)

The Yankees managed a split with the Blue Jays in their doubleheader with a solid outing by Ken Holtzman and some great relief pitching by Dick Tidrow.  Holtzman gave up just one run in 8 1/3 innings and then Tidrow finished the ninth and pitched two extra innings of shutout ball to improve to 6-2 on the season.

Graig Nettles went two for six with a double, two RBIs and a run.  Roy White finished two for four with a run and a walk.

June 19, 2007

Yankees Shelled In Third Straight Loss

by @ 5:55 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - June, Dick Tidrow, Ed Figueroa, Roy White

June 19, 1977 at Fenway Park
Red Sox 11, Yankees 1  (36-29)

The Yankees lost their third straight as they were swept in an ugly three game series by the Red Sox.  In this one, Ed Figueroa was shelled and he gave up six runs on seven hits and five walks with three strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings.  Dick Tidrow was shelled as well and he gave up four runs in two innings.

Roy White doubled and he drove in the only run of the game for the Yankees.  In all, the offense was held to just three hits and a walk.

June 5, 2007

Yankees Belt Six Homeruns In Win Over White Sox

by @ 11:54 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - June, Bucky Dent, Carlos May, Dick Tidrow, George Zeber, Reggie Jackson, Sparky Lyle, Thurman Munson

June 5, 1977 at Comiskey Park
Yankees 8, White Sox 6  (29-23)

The Yankees made good use of the long ball as they won the rubber game in their series with the White Sox.  Five different Yankees belted homeruns and they accounted for seven of the eight Yankees runs.  Thurman Munson, Carlos May, Reggie Jackson, George Zeber and Bucky Dent all went yard for the Yankees.  For Zeber, it was the first homerun of his career.

Dick Tidrow picked up the win with 4 1/3 innings of mediocre relief.  He gave up three runs (two earned) on four hits and two walks with one strikeout and Sparky Lyle pitched three innings and gave up one run to earn his eleventh save.

May 27, 2007

Thurman Munson Drives In Three Runs in Yankees Win

by @ 11:14 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - May, Catfish Hunter, Dick Tidrow, Mickey Rivers, Reggie Jackson, Sparky Lyle, Thurman Munson

May 27, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 8, White Sox 6  (24-19
)

Thurman Munson had a big day at the plate in the Yankees win in their series opener with the White Sox.  He went two for four with a double, a triple, three RBIs and a run.  Reggie Jackson homered and drove in two runs while Mickey Rivers went four for five with a run and an RBI.

Catfish Hunter was pummelled and he gave up five runs without even getting through the second inning.  Dick Tidrow picked him up though and he gave up just one run in seven relief innings.  Sparky Lyle threw a shutout ninth and he picked up his eighth save of the season.

May 24, 2007

Yankees Score Four In the Seventh To Top Red Sox

by @ 5:52 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - May, Bucky Dent, Carlos May, Dick Tidrow, Graig Nettles, Ken Holtzman, Mickey Rivers

May 24,  1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 6, Red Sox 5  (22-18)

The Yankees scored four runs in the seventh inning and they needed everyone of them as they edged the Red Sox in a one run game.  Graig Nettles and Carlos May hit solo homeruns in the seventh but you had a nice team effort.  All six runs were driven in by different Yankees and the only Yanks with two runs was Mickey Rivers and Buck Dent.

Ken Holtzman left the game in the fourth inning after a rough start but the pen and hitters picked him up in this one.  Dick Tidrow did a very nice job out of the pen though and he improved to 3-2 on the season.  He gave up one run on three hits and two walks with one strikeout in 5 1/3 innings.

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