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Boston Red Sox 4 Kansas City Royals 3

+ Boxscore: Tue, May 09,1978
1978-05-08 - 1978-05-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (15-12)000 000 201 370
Boston Red Sox (19-10)020 000 20X 4111
Date of Game: Tue, May 09,1978
Stadium: Fenway Park
Attendance: 22,369
Time of Game: 2:09

Winning Pitcher: Dennis Eckersley (2-1)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Colborn (1-2)

Home Runs: Amos Otis (4), Jim Rice (10)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET177.708--1309238L1
BOS1910.6552.517112942W7
NYA1610.6152.098908W2
MIL1214.4626.014412816L2
CLE1114.4406.5110117-7W1
BAL1015.4007.5108146-38L2
TOR918.3339.598140-42W1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK198.704--917021L3
CAL189.6671.01219130W4
KCA1512.5564.01171125L2
TEX1212.5005.58998-9W1
SEA1121.34410.5118152-34L1
MIN1020.33310.5139147-8L1
CHA716.30410.086108-22L4
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Freddie Patekss33.2123
    00002.26113061156
    Joe Lahoudph31.0251
    00000.000786000
    U.L. Washingtonss24.194000000.33317003
    Tom Poquettelf26.1924
    02000.313247280
    Hal McRaedh32.3034
    12001.2849646182
    Al Cowensrf26.1974
    01000.2755702123
    Darrell Porterc26.1134
    01000.3336924120
    Willie Wilsonpr22.305000000.27347037
    Clint Hurdle1b-3b20.2833
    10000.22533260
    Amos Otiscf31.0134
    11202.27312614146
    Jerry Terrell3b-2b31.3003
    00002.194545022
    Frank White2b27.2472
    00001.237592171
    Pete LaCockph-1b26.1131
    00000.143369010
    Doug Birdp28.065000000--224000
    Totals3337208.2672767653-
    Boston Red Sox Batting
    BOSPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rick Burlesonss27.0105
    01100.2116061114
    Jerry Remy2b25.1824
    12100.3194720126
    Jim Ricelf25.0623
    12200.37951010343
    Carl Yastrzemski1b38.2613
    02010.31625992181
    Carlton Fiskc30.1354
    00001.2457262101
    Fred Lynncf26.0964
    12000.3104464160
    Butch Hobsondh26.2663
    00011.2882667250
    Dwight Evansrf26.1884
    00001.265643270
    Jack Brohamer3b28.0723
    12010.344594030
    Totals33411433.2952326862-
    Game Stats
    3B: Jerry Remy (2)
    HR: Amos Otis (4), Jim Rice (10)
    RBI: Amos Otis (14), Rick Burleson (11), Jerry Remy (12), Jim Rice (34)
    GDP: Hal McRae (2), Rick Burleson (5), Fred Lynn (1)
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Colborn31.352L 1-26.211443115.730.646279185
    Doug Bird28.065-1.10000206.430.00926137
    Totals8.01144331--
    Boston Red Sox Pitching
    BOSAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dennis Eckersley23.218W 2-197320813.740.13711094
    Totals9.0732081--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Jim Colborn (2), Dennis Eckersley (2)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jim Colborn 0-0-0, Doug Bird 0-0-0, Dennis Eckersley 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jim Colborn 33, Doug Bird 4, Dennis Eckersley 34
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jim Colborn 10-7, Doug Bird 0-2, Dennis Eckersley 6-12

    Umpires: HP: Bill Haller 1B: Lou DiMuro 2B: Ken Kaiser 3B: Mike Reilly


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