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Detroit Tigers 3 Kansas City Royals 2

+ Boxscore: Fri, June 09,1978
1978-06-08 - 1978-06-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (27-25)100 000 001 232
Detroit Tigers (30-23)020 100 00X 362
Date of Game: Fri, June 09,1978
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 32,309
Time of Game: 1:55

Winning Pitcher: Jack Billingham (5-3)
Losing Pitcher: Paul Splittorff (7-5)
Save: John Hiller (7)

Home Runs: Aurelio Rodriguez (5)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BOS3719.661--28622165W1
NYA3222.5934.023218646W2
DET3023.5665.523819939W2
BAL3025.5456.5216245-29W8
MIL2726.5098.526323924W1
CLE2428.46211.0202225-23W1
TOR1933.36516.0200264-64L2
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK3224.571--1921848L2
TEX2825.5282.52072061L1
KCA2725.5193.024121922L4
CAL2827.5093.52282271L1
CHA2429.4536.5216221-5W5
MIN2133.38910.0239254-15L4
SEA1939.32814.0218288-70L2
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsoncf22.3364
    11000.242690817
    Hal McRaedh32.3343
    10110.2849898303
    Clint Hurdle1b20.3144
    01000.241532190
    George Brett3b25.0254
    01000.3086404213
    Al Cowensrf26.2283
    00101.2585942237
    Darrell Porterc26.1443
    00001.2927146230
    Amos Otisph31.0441
    00001.298128573113
    Tom Poquettelf26.2233
    00000.2252622120
    U.L. Washingtonss24.2251
    00010.29428026
    Pete LaCockph26.1441
    00000.189380030
    Jerry Terrellss31.331000000.196555022
    Frank White2b27.2782
    00010.2776172166
    Totals2923233.2694796186-
    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ron LeFlorecf29.3583
    01010.27253552320
    Steve Kemplf23.3063
    02010.2892043211
    Rusty Staubdh34.0694
    00001.29121847393
    Jason Thompson1b23.3384
    10000.28533413330
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b30.1644
    11200.31014595180
    Lance Parrishc21.3593
    10011.202395120
    John Wockenfussrf29.1023
    01000.288183130
    Tim Corcoranrf25.082000000.261980111
    Alan Trammellss20.1083
    01100.29354191
    Lou Whitaker2b21.0283
    00000.30851095
    John Hillerp35.062000000--450000
    Totals3036332.2824335591-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Paul Splittorff31.244L 7-586323212.540.0814245228
    Totals8.0632321--
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jack Billingham35.108W 5-383213203.480.0811404261
    John Hiller35.062SV 710000102.450.002046043
    Totals9.0321330--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Paul Splittorff 0-0-0, Jack Billingham 0-0-0, John Hiller 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Paul Splittorff 33, Jack Billingham 30, John Hiller 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Paul Splittorff 13-9, Jack Billingham 14-8, John Hiller 0-2

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


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