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New York Yankees 8 Chicago White Sox 3

+ Boxscore: Tue, May 16,1978
1978-05-15 - 1978-05-17
  123 456 789  R H E
New York Yankees (19-12)203 210 000 8140
Chicago White Sox (9-20)000 120 000 381
Date of Game: Tue, May 16,1978
Stadium: Comiskey Park
Attendance: 21,837
Time of Game: 2:28

Feats and Milestones
Lerrin LaGrow:200th career game
Winning Pitcher: Ken Holtzman (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Wilbur Wood (3-4)
Save: Rich Gossage (4)

Home Runs: Bobby Bonds (2)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET209.690--15910950W3
BOS2312.6573.019214547W1
NYA1912.6132.012711017W2
CLE1516.4846.0130131-1W1
MIL1517.4696.517115219W1
BAL1319.4068.5133182-49L2
TOR1319.4068.5130163-33W2
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK2211.667--1109911L1
CAL1913.5942.513911524L2
KCA1814.5623.51381335L1
TEX1515.5005.5116122-6L1
MIN1223.34311.0162171-9W2
SEA1225.32412.0135180-45L2
CHA920.31011.0106136-30L4
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    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Randolph2b23.3145
    11010.2563321117
    Roy Whitelf34.1414
    23010.1821716041
    Thurman Munsonc30.3444
    32211.26212020121
    Reggie Jacksondh31.3635
    11101.30615427217
    Lou Piniellarf34.2622
    02130.38811461102
    Chris Chambliss1b29.1415
    02300.29710081201
    Graig Nettles3b33.2694
    02100.26914045140
    Paul Blaircf34.1054
    00011.2311789010
    Bucky Dentss26.1734
    11010.204698080
    Rich Gossagep26.316000000--238000
    Totals37814883.27024111075-
    Chicago White Sox Batting
    CHAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Junior Mooredh25.1113
    00000.286147021
    Ralph Garrph32.1551
    00000.2561081251
    Don Kessingerss35.3033
    01110.2781909041
    Bobby Bondsrf32.0623
    11110.2781442286
    Wayne Nordhagenlf29.3164
    00000.279932130
    Lamar Johnson1b27.2564
    01001.2572472162
    Chet Lemoncf23.0934
    02001.3033202141
    Jorge Orta2b27.1714
    12000.2557894130
    Eric Soderholm3b29.2343
    11000.2215653100
    Bob Molinaroph27.3601
    00000.31726024
    Bill Nahorodnyc24.2582
    00010.30032270
    Henry Cruzph26.0791
    00000.111125010
    Pablo Torrealbap30.018000000--82000
    Ron Schuelerp30.028000000--246000
    Lerrin LaGrowp29.312000000--137000
    Totals3338232.2702877241-
    Game Stats
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Holtzman32.194W 1-05.18333114.800.733403384
    Rich Gossage26.316SV 43.20000102.100.001327337
    Totals9.0833321--
    Chicago White Sox Pitching
    CHAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Wilbur Wood36.206L 3-427550004.250.138627278
    Pablo Torrealba30.018-2.14336005.680.53109311
    Ron Schueler30.028-2.23001203.270.36525778
    Lerrin LaGrow29.312-20001103.600.071020065
    Totals9.01488830--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Ron Schueler (1)
    IBB: Pablo Torrealba

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ken Holtzman 0-0-0, Rich Gossage 0-0-0, Wilbur Wood 0-0-0, Pablo Torrealba 0-0-0, Ron Schueler 0-0-0, Lerrin LaGrow 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ken Holtzman 25, Rich Gossage 11, Wilbur Wood 13, Pablo Torrealba 16, Ron Schueler 11, Lerrin LaGrow 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ken Holtzman 8-5, Rich Gossage 5-5, Wilbur Wood 3-3, Pablo Torrealba 3-3, Ron Schueler 2-3, Lerrin LaGrow 2-2

    Umpires: HP: George Maloney 1B: Jim McKean 2B: Greg Kosc 3B: Jerry Neudecker


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