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Kansas City Royals 6 Detroit Tigers 2

+ Boxscore: Sun, May 09,1971
1971-05-08 - 1971-05-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (15-14)300 200 100 691
Detroit Tigers (13-14)000 020 000 260
Date of Game: Sun, May 09,1971
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 25,570
Time of Game: 2:59

Feats and Milestones
Ken Wright:1st career hit
Winning Pitcher: Tom Burgmeier (2-1)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Niekro (1-4)

Home Runs: Norm Cash (6), Gail Hopkins (1)
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Historical Matchup
AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BOS189.667--13811226L1
BAL1611.5932.01168828L2
NYA1314.4815.0106112-6W3
DET1314.4815.0107123-16L1
WS21316.4486.0101116-15L2
CLE919.3219.583125-42W1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK2111.656--13711324W3
KCA1514.5174.51099712W1
CAL1615.5164.51061024L1
MIN1515.5005.013611719W2
MIL1215.4446.57282-10W1
CHA1018.3579.092116-24L5
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Freddie Patekss26.2124
    01001.252310085
    Joe Keoughlf25.1223
    10020.208183040
    Amos Otiscf24.0135
    12100.2692524119
    Ed Kirkpatrickc26.2133
    11020.2366192140
    Gail Hopkins1b28.0795
    12400.250282140
    Cookie Rojas2b32.0644
    01010.33610671125
    Paul Schaal3b28.0673
    10021.337683192
    Bob Oliverrf28.0904
    11111.2393103120
    Ken Wrightp24.2472
    01011.16755000
    Jim Yorkp23.256000000.00015000
    Tom Burgmeierp27.2811
    00011.250175000
    Totals34696105.2682373951-
    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick McAuliffe2b31.1625
    00001.20013273141
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b23.1334
    01010.238450293
    Jim Northruprf31.1673
    11020.3248203215
    Norm Cash1b36.1803
    11210.26816606101
    Willie Hortonlf28.2033
    01011.2098555150
    Bill Freehanc29.1614
    00002.2891109481
    Mickey Stanleycf28.2934
    01001.262736030
    Ed Brinkmanss29.1544
    00001.2211169060
    Joe Niekrop26.1831
    00001.182151010
    Bill Denehyp25.039000000.00020000
    Kevin Collinsph24.2781
    00000.143174000
    Bill Zeppp24.291000000--55000
    Gates Brownph32.0071
    01000.222631002
    Daryl Pattersonp27.170000000--109000
    Ike Brownph29.0261
    00001.143133120
    Jim Hannanp31.123000000.000244000
    Totals3426258.2452559643-
    Game Stats
    2B: Ed Kirkpatrick (3), Bob Oliver (3), Amos Otis (4)
    3B: Gail Hopkins (1)
    HR: Gail Hopkins (1), Norm Cash (6)
    RBI: Gail Hopkins (4), Bob Oliver (12), Amos Otis (11), Norm Cash (10)
    SB: Paul Schaal (2)
    SH: Freddie Patek (1)
    IBB: Bob Oliver (1)
    GDP: Joe Keough (3)
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Wright24.247-4.15224413.430.438552
    Jim York23.256-1.11001105.000.1111150
    Tom Burgmeier27.281W 2-13.10000300.860.00151432
    Totals9.0622581--
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro26.183L 1-436553005.620.238157125
    Bill Denehy25.039-10002000.000.403218
    Bill Zepp24.291-21002308.000.3385520
    Daryl Patterson27.170-22112014.500.50101091
    Jim Hannan31.123-10001203.270.097255100
    Totals9.09661051--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Ken Wright (1), Daryl Patterson (2), Bill Zepp (1)
    IBB: Bill Zepp

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ken Wright 0-0-0, Jim York 0-0-0, Tom Burgmeier 0-0-0, Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Bill Denehy 0-0-0, Bill Zepp 0-0-0, Daryl Patterson 0-0-0, Jim Hannan 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ken Wright 23, Jim York 6, Tom Burgmeier 10, Joe Niekro 17, Bill Denehy 5, Bill Zepp 9, Daryl Patterson 10, Jim Hannan 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ken Wright 4-6, Jim York 1-2, Tom Burgmeier 5-2, Joe Niekro 4-4, Bill Denehy 3-0, Bill Zepp 2-1, Daryl Patterson 3-3, Jim Hannan 1-0

    Umpires: HP: George Maloney 1B: Hank Soar 2B: Larry Barnett 3B: Merle Anthony


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