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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Boston Red Sox 22-11W1313 300 310 14200
Kansas City Royals 14-20L1100 002 000 381
Date of Game:  Friday, May 08, 1998
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Troy O'Leary - 2 home runs
  • Jason Varitek - 1st career stolen base

  • Boston Red Sox Batting Stats

    Nomar Garciaparrass24.289511001.299332105276
        Mike Benjaminss32.167100001.29322403020
    John Valentin3b31.079513201.254337283132
    Mo Vaughn1b30.145523101.353339259250
        Reggie Jefferson1b29.225100000.280245592100
    Jim Leyritzdh34.133423200.359296726150
    Troy O'Learylf28.277533402.315324859220
        Midre Cummingsrf26.207000000.30018253270
    Damon Bufordcf27.330512103.31821358144
    Darren Lewisrf-lf30.254513200.316318581104
    Jason Varitekc26.027421000.2441718061
    Mark Lemke2b32.268511100.161211057030
        Rich Garcesp26.356000000.000479000
    Totals: 4514201309.4443186605 

    Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Johnny Damoncf24.184400000.26334372175
    Jose Offerman2b29.181412001.321338691168
        Felix Martinezss23.355000000.1432642053
    Larry Suttondh27.359412100.24727541160
    Jeff King1b33.133410000.2703210818300
    Jeff Coninelf31.315401101.2004759020
    Dean Palmer3b29.132300001.3053385610304
        Terry Pendletonph-3b37.296100000.218181831140
    Jermaine Dyerf24.100201110.5001174010
    Mike Sweeneyc24.290401001.22028166371
    Shane Halterss-2b28.181401000.2672397260
        Jamie Walkerp26.312000000.000151000
        Brian Bevilp26.246000000.0001737000
    Totals: 3438314.2352776389 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Damon Buford (5), Darren Lewis 2 (6), Jose Offerman (9), John Valentin (9)
    3B:  Jose Offerman (3)
    HR:  Jim Leyritz (6), Troy O'Leary 2 (9)
    RBIs:  Damon Buford (4), Jeff Conine (2), Jermaine Dye (1), Mark Lemke (3), Darren Lewis 2 (10), Jim Leyritz 2 (15), Troy O'Leary 4 (22), Larry Sutton (16), John Valentin 2 (13), Mo Vaughn (25)
    SB:  Jason Varitek (1)
    SF:  Jim Leyritz (2), John Valentin (2)
    GDP:  Jim Leyritz (3), Mike Sweeney (3)

    Boston Red Sox Pitching Stats

    Bret Saberhagen  (W 5-0)34.02767330303.091.097855236349
    Rich Garces  (Sv 1)26.35631001104.501.75382513479
    Pitching Totals:9833140 116803610428

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Chris Haney  (L 2-3)29.17328660118.491.715737207127
    Jamie Walker26.3125107605110.802.00876126151
    Brian Bevil26.24622110314.741.424023171738
    Pitching Totals:9201413093 1841216325216

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Bret Saberhagen; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bret Saberhagen 78-55-23;  Rich Garces 38-25-13;  Chris Haney 57-37-20;  Jamie Walker 87-61-26;  Brian Bevil 40-23-17; 
    Batters Faced:  Bret Saberhagen 26;  Rich Garces 10;  Chris Haney 14;  Jamie Walker 26;  Brian Bevil 8; 
    Time of Game:  2:48    Attendance:  24,439
    Umpires:   Home:   Brian O'Nora  1B  Chuck Meriwether  2B  Fieldin Culbreth  3B  Jim Evans 

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