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Cleveland Indians [5] Kansas City Royals [6]Play by Play
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Al Cowens played in this game for KCA
Play by Play results of this game. Play by Play data is available since 1957. The grid below provides an at-bat by at-bat record of this game including the game state at the time of the at bat, the batter and pitcher information and the results.

Date of GameSaturday April 15,1978Day/NightNight
StadiumKauffman StadiumLocationKansas City,MO
Winning PitcherMarty PattinLosing PitcherMike PaxtonSaveAl Hrabosky

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InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
1Paul DadeCLE1RF26.130RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RS8Single CF000
1Duane KuiperCLE22B27.300LSteve BusbyKCA 28.198R53/SH.1-2Groundout 3B000Paul Dade
1Johnny GrubbCLE3LF29.254LSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RS9.2-3Single RF100Paul Dade
1Andre ThorntonCLE41B28.245RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RW.1-2Walk100Johnny GrubbPaul Dade
1Willie HortonCLE5DH35.179RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RFC6.3-H;2-3;1X2(6E4)(4)Fielder's Choice100Andre ThorntonJohnny GrubbPaul Dade
1Larvell BlanksCLE6SS28.077RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198R6/PPopout SS200Willie HortonJohnny Grubb
1Willie WilsonKCA 1LF22.281BDon HoodCLE28.181L63Groundout SS000
1Hal McRaeKCA 2DH32.279RDon HoodCLE28.181LHR/78Home Run LC100
1George BrettKCA 33B24.335LDon HoodCLE28.181LD7Double LF100
1Al CowensKCA 4RF26.173RDon HoodCLE28.181LS1.2-2Single P100George Brett
1Amos OtisKCA 5CF30.355RDon HoodCLE28.181L7Flyout LF100Al CowensGeorge Brett
1John WathanKCA 6C28.193RDon HoodCLE28.181L9Flyout RF200Al CowensGeorge Brett
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
2Buddy BellCLE73B26.232RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198R9Flyout RF000
2Rick ManningCLE8CF23.225LSteve BusbyKCA 28.198R43Groundout 2B100
2Bo DiazCLE9C25.023RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RS1Single P200
2Paul DadeCLE1RF26.130RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198R13Groundout P200Bo Diaz
2Clint HurdleKCA 71B20.259LDon HoodCLE28.181LK/CStrikeout Swinging000
2Freddie PatekKCA 8SS33.188RDon HoodCLE28.181LD9Double RF100
2Frank WhiteKCA 92B27.223RDon HoodCLE28.181L7.2-3Flyout LF100Freddie Patek
2Willie WilsonKCA 1LF22.281BDon HoodCLE28.181LD7.3-HDouble LF200Freddie Patek
2Hal McRaeKCA 2DH32.279RDon HoodCLE28.181L4/PPopout 2B200Willie Wilson
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
3Duane KuiperCLE22B27.300LSteve BusbyKCA 28.198R5/LLineout 3B000
3Johnny GrubbCLE3LF29.254LSteve BusbyKCA 28.198R5/FL/PPopout 3B100
3Andre ThorntonCLE41B28.245RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RK/CStrikeout Swinging200
3George BrettKCA 33B24.335LDon HoodCLE28.181L3/GGroundout 1B000
3Al CowensKCA 4RF26.173RDon HoodCLE28.181L3/PPopout 1B100
3Amos OtisKCA 5CF30.355RDon HoodCLE28.181LD7Double LF200
3John WathanKCA 6C28.193RDon HoodCLE28.181L53Groundout 3B200Amos Otis
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
4Willie HortonCLE5DH35.179RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RWWalk000
4Larvell BlanksCLE6SS28.077RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RS8.1-2Single CF000Willie Horton
4Buddy BellCLE73B26.232RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RT/78.2-H;1-HTriple 000Larvell BlanksWillie Horton
4Rick ManningCLE8CF23.225LSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RS9.3-HSingle RF000Buddy Bell
4Bo DiazCLE9C25.023RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)000Rick Manning
4Bo DiazCLE9C25.023RSteve BusbyKCA 28.198R9.2-3Flyout RF000Rick Manning
4Paul DadeCLE1RF26.130RMarty PattinKCA 35.009RHPHit by Pitch100Rick Manning
4Duane KuiperCLE22B27.300LMarty PattinKCA 35.009RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)100Paul DadeRick Manning
4Duane KuiperCLE22B27.300LMarty PattinKCA 35.009RFC.3-H;2-3Fielder's Choice100Paul DadeRick Manning
4Johnny GrubbCLE3LF29.254LMarty PattinKCA 35.009RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)100Duane KuiperPaul Dade
4Johnny GrubbCLE3LF29.254LMarty PattinKCA 35.009RIWIntentional Walk100Duane KuiperPaul Dade
4Andre ThorntonCLE41B28.245RMarty PattinKCA 35.009R54(1)3/GDPGroundout 3B100Johnny GrubbDuane KuiperPaul Dade
4Clint HurdleKCA 71B20.259LDon HoodCLE28.181L5/FLFlyout 3B000
4Freddie PatekKCA 8SS33.188RDon HoodCLE28.181L5/LLineout 3B100
4Frank WhiteKCA 92B27.223RDon HoodCLE28.181LD7Double LF200
4Willie WilsonKCA 1LF22.281BDon HoodCLE28.181LS7.2-HSingle LF200Frank White
4Hal McRaeKCA 2DH32.279RDon HoodCLE28.181LPOCS2(13)200Willie Wilson
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
5Willie HortonCLE5DH35.179RMarty PattinKCA 35.009RS9Single RF000
5Larvell BlanksCLE6SS28.077RMarty PattinKCA 35.009R36(1)/FOGroundout 1B000Willie Horton
5Buddy BellCLE73B26.232RMarty PattinKCA 35.009RS7.1-2Single LF100Larvell Blanks
5Rick ManningCLE8CF23.225LMarty PattinKCA 35.009R46(1)3/GDPGroundout 2B100Buddy BellLarvell Blanks
5Hal McRaeKCA 2DH32.279RDon HoodCLE28.181LD7Double LF000
5George BrettKCA 33B24.335LDon HoodCLE28.181L9Flyout RF000Hal McRae
5Al CowensKCA 4RF26.173RDon HoodCLE28.181LFC5.2X3(5)Fielder's Choice100Hal McRae
5Amos OtisKCA 5CF30.355RDon HoodCLE28.181LS7.1-2Single LF200Al Cowens
5John WathanKCA 6C28.193RDon HoodCLE28.181L7Flyout LF200zdebj101Al Cowens
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
6Bo DiazCLE9C25.023RMarty PattinKCA 35.009RS8Single CF000
6Paul DadeCLE1RF26.130RMarty PattinKCA 35.009R8/LLineout CF000Bo Diaz
6Duane KuiperCLE22B27.300LMarty PattinKCA 35.009R14(1)3/GDPGroundout P100Bo Diaz
6Clint HurdleKCA 71B20.259LDon HoodCLE28.181LHR8/78/IPHRHome Run (IPHR) CF000
6Freddie PatekKCA 8SS33.188RMike PaxtonCLE24.224R63Groundout SS000
6Frank WhiteKCA 92B27.223RMike PaxtonCLE24.224R31Groundout 1B100
6Willie WilsonKCA 1CF22.281BMike PaxtonCLE24.224R13Groundout P200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
7Johnny GrubbCLE3LF29.254LMarty PattinKCA 35.009R7Flyout LF000
7Andre ThorntonCLE41B28.245RMarty PattinKCA 35.009R7Flyout LF100
7Willie HortonCLE5DH35.179RMarty PattinKCA 35.009RD9Double RF200
7Larvell BlanksCLE6SS28.077RMarty PattinKCA 35.009R9Flyout RF200Willie Horton
7Hal McRaeKCA 2DH32.279RMike PaxtonCLE24.224R5/FL/PPopout 3B000
7George BrettKCA 33B24.335LMike PaxtonCLE24.224RT7Triple LF100
7Al CowensKCA 4RF26.173RMike PaxtonCLE24.224RWWalk100George Brett
7Darrell PorterKCA 5PH26.089LMike PaxtonCLE24.224RS9.3-H;1-3;B-2(E9)Single RF100Al CowensGeorge Brett
7Pete LaCockKCA 6PH26.089LMike PaxtonCLE24.224R6/LLineout SS100Darrell PorterAl Cowens
7Clint HurdleKCA 71B20.259LMike PaxtonCLE24.224RS1.3-H;2XH(32)Single P200Darrell PorterAl Cowens
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
8Buddy BellCLE73B26.232RMarty PattinKCA 35.009RS1Single P000
8Rick ManningCLE8CF23.225LAl HraboskyKCA 28.268L1(B)3(1)/LDPLineout P000Buddy Bell
8Ron PruittCLE9C26.177RAl HraboskyKCA 28.268L8Flyout CF200
8Freddie PatekKCA 8SS33.188RMike PaxtonCLE24.224R8Flyout CF000
8Frank WhiteKCA 92B27.223RMike PaxtonCLE24.224R63Groundout SS100
8Willie WilsonKCA 1CF22.281BMike PaxtonCLE24.224R13Groundout P200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
9Paul DadeCLE1RF26.130RAl HraboskyKCA 28.268L9Flyout RF000
9Duane KuiperCLE22B27.300LAl HraboskyKCA 28.268LKStrikeout Swinging100
9Ted CoxCLE3PH23.081RAl HraboskyKCA 28.268L63Groundout SS200