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Cleveland Indians 8 Kansas City Royals 5

+ Boxscore: Sat, April 08,1978
1978-04-07 - 1978-04-09
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (0-1)040 001 000 572
Cleveland Indians (1-0)420 020 00X 8111
Date of Game: Sat, April 08,1978
Stadium: Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 52,433
Time of Game: 2:18

Feats and Milestones
Mike Paxton:1st career save
Winning Pitcher: Wayne Garland (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Dennis Leonard (0-1)
Save: Mike Paxton (1)

Home Runs: Paul Dade (1), Hal McRae (1), Freddie Patek (1), Ron Pruitt (1), Andre Thornton (1)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIL201.000--27621W2
CLE101.0000.5853W1
TOR11.5001.078-1W1
DET11.5001.0871L1
NYA01.0001.512-1L1
BAL02.0002.0627-21L2
BOS02.0002.01012-2L2
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA201.000--12102W2
TEX101.0000.5211W1
SEA22.5001.01518-3L1
OAK11.5001.0431W1
MIN22.5001.018153W1
CAL11.5001.034-1L1
KCA01.0001.558-3L1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsonlf22.2744
    11001.25026001
    Hal McRaedh32.2724
    11200.250938120
    George Brett3b24.3283
    01010.333604000
    Al Cowensrf26.1663
    00011.000545001
    Clint Hurdle1b20.2524
    00000.00010000
    Amos Otiscf30.3484
    11001.2501237000
    Darrell Porterc26.0824
    11000.250667000
    Freddie Patekss33.1813
    12310.6671281130
    Frank White2b27.2162
    00000.000566000
    Joe Lahoudph30.3601
    00000.000779000
    Jerry Terrell2b31.269000000--531000
    Tom Poquetteph26.1611
    00000.000232000
    Marty Pattinp35.002000000--304000
    Larry Gurap30.134000000--126000
    Steve Mingorip34.039000000--310000
    Totals3357533.212158156-
    Cleveland Indians Batting
    CLEPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Paul Daderf26.1235
    12100.400159110
    Duane Kuiper2b27.2934
    12001.500384000
    Johnny Grubblf29.2474
    11000.250548000
    Andre Thornton1b28.2383
    21212.333472120
    Willie Hortondh35.1724
    12100.5001654010
    Larvell Blanksss28.0704
    11000.250403000
    Buddy Bell3b26.2254
    01201.250845020
    Rick Manningcf23.2184
    00000.000327000
    Ron Pruittc26.1704
    11100.250140110
    Mike Paxtonp24.217000000--18000
    Totals36811714.306104950-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dennis Leonard26.336L 0-14.198513311.252.501111106
    Marty Pattin35.002-1.12000000.002.001376212
    Larry Gura30.134-0.1000000----116146
    Steve Mingori34.039-20000100.000.0013111
    Totals8.01185143--
    Cleveland Indians Pitching
    CLEAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Wayne Garland27.164W 1-067553227.501.67113072
    Mike Paxton24.217SV 130000100.000.0013012
    Totals9.0755332--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Wayne Garland (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Dennis Leonard 0-0-0, Marty Pattin 0-0-0, Larry Gura 0-0-0, Steve Mingori 0-0-0, Wayne Garland 0-0-0, Mike Paxton 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Dennis Leonard 24, Marty Pattin 5, Larry Gura 1, Steve Mingori 7, Wayne Garland 27, Mike Paxton 9
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Dennis Leonard 4-7, Marty Pattin 2-1, Larry Gura 0-1, Steve Mingori 5-1, Wayne Garland 6-9, Mike Paxton 4-4

    Umpires: HP: Russ Goetz 1B: Joe Brinkman 2B: Nick Bremigan 3B: Dale Ford


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