It was a wild one at Yankee Stadium today. Neither starter would make it past the 5th. Jeff Russell lasted 4.2 inning and Ed Whitson lasted just 2 innings. Bob Shirley (4-1) picked up the win as he pitched 6 innings of 3 hit ball, and he gave up 1 run. Dave Schmidt was hit with the loss (0-2) he gave up 3 runs in 3.1 innings.
The Offense was spearheaded by Dave Winfield His 3 run homer (4) in the 6th was the difference maker. He finished the day 1-5. Ron Hassey had a big day at the plate. He singles home a run in the 2nd and another in the 6th. He finished the day 3-4 with 2 RBI.
The Final Score 10-7 Yankees