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Kansas City Royals 5 Cleveland Indians 4

+ Boxscore: Sun, April 09,1978
1978-04-08 - 1978-04-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (1-1)010 002 110 584
Cleveland Indians (1-1)000 000 130 471
Date of Game: Sun, April 09,1978
Stadium: Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 7,473
Time of Game: 3:00

Feats and Milestones
Dennis Kinney:1st career game
U.L. Washington:3 stolen bases
Dennis Kinney:1st career game
Winning Pitcher: Steve Busby (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Rick Wise (0-1)
Save: Steve Mingori (1)

Home Runs: None
KCA CLE
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIL301.000--401129W3
DET21.6671.016115W1
CLE11.5001.512102L1
NYA11.5001.5835W1
BOS12.3332.015123W1
TOR12.3332.01116-5L1
BAL03.0003.01140-29L3
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL21.667--660W1
CHA21.667--1215-3L1
MIN32.6001.026215W2
KCA11.5000.51012-2W1
TEX11.5000.538-5L1
SEA23.4001.02126-5L2
OAK12.3331.0660L1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsoncf22.2752
    00110.16727012
    Hal McRaedh32.2735
    01001.222939120
    George Brett3b24.3293
    10010.167605000
    Al Cowensrf26.1674
    33000.429546001
    Darrell Porterc26.0834
    02201.375668020
    Tom Poquettelf26.1621
    00100.000233010
    Amos Otisph30.3490
    00100.2501238010
    Joe Zdeblf24.2860
    00000--106000
    Clint Hurdle1b20.2534
    00001.00011000
    Frank White2b27.2174
    11000.167567000
    U.L. Washingtonss24.1642
    01010.50011003
    Doug Birdp28.035000000--216000
    Al Hraboskyp28.262000000--331000
    Larry Gurap30.135000000--127000
    Jim Colbornp31.322000000--110000
    Steve Mingorip34.040000000--311000
    Totals2958533.224276046-
    Cleveland Indians Batting
    CLEPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Paul Daderf-cf26.1244
    01210.333160130
    Duane Kuiper2b27.2945
    00000.222385000
    Johnny Grubblf-rf29.2482
    11030.333549001
    Andre Thornton1b28.2395
    00002.125473120
    Willie Hortondh35.1734
    02000.5001655010
    Horace Speedpr26.188010000--18000
    Jim Norrisph29.1101
    00000.000134000
    Larvell Blanksss28.0715
    12100.333404010
    Buddy Bell3b26.2263
    11110.286846030
    Rick Manningcf23.2193
    00000.000328000
    Ted Coxph-lf23.0751
    00001.00014000
    Ron Pruittc26.1712
    00020.167141110
    Rick Kreugerp29.157000000--8000
    Dennis Kinneyp26.043000000--1000
    Jim Kernp29.025000000--116000
    Totals3547473.254245232-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Steve Busby28.192W 1-05.12003000.001.001128128
    Doug Bird28.035-254312013.503.00125337
    Al Hrabosky28.262-0.1000210----13301
    Larry Gura30.135-0.10001000.001.00216246
    Jim Colborn31.322-0.1000000----1274182
    Steve Mingori34.040SV 10.20000000.000.0023121
    Totals9.0743730--
    Cleveland Indians Pitching
    CLEAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Rick Wise32.208L 0-15.14333305.401.401394346
    Rick Kreuger29.157-1.21110004.500.501124
    Dennis Kinney26.043-12110009.002.00110
    Jim Kern29.025-11000000.001.00112812
    Totals9.0855330--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Steve Busby 0-0-0, Doug Bird 0-0-0, Al Hrabosky 0-0-0, Larry Gura 0-0-0, Jim Colborn 0-0-0, Steve Mingori 0-0-0, Rick Wise 0-0-0, Rick Kreuger 0-0-0, Dennis Kinney 0-0-0, Jim Kern 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Steve Busby 21, Doug Bird 13, Al Hrabosky 3, Larry Gura 2, Jim Colborn 1, Steve Mingori 2, Rick Wise 23, Rick Kreuger 7, Dennis Kinney 5, Jim Kern 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Steve Busby 9-7, Doug Bird 5-0, Al Hrabosky 0-0, Larry Gura 1-0, Jim Colborn 0-1, Steve Mingori 1-1, Rick Wise 6-7, Rick Kreuger 3-3, Dennis Kinney 2-1, Jim Kern 1-1

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


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