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Kansas City Royals 4 Detroit Tigers 2

+ Boxscore: Tue, August 15,1978
1978-08-14 - 1978-08-16
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (64-52)000 100 201 4110
Detroit Tigers (64-52)100 001 000 2111
Date of Game: Tue, August 15,1978
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 33,365
Time of Game: 2:50

Winning Pitcher: Dennis Leonard (13-14)
Losing Pitcher: Kip Young (4-2)
Save: Al Hrabosky (15)

Home Runs: Hal McRae (12), Darrell Porter (9)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BOS7444.627--599468131L2
NYA6751.5687.051544570W2
DET6452.5529.053645878L1
MIL6452.5529.058549590W2
BAL6454.54210.0465513-48W1
CLE5364.45320.5492509-17L1
TOR4671.39327.5466568-102L1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
KCA6452.552--53246369W1
CAL6655.5452.551148427W1
TEX5957.5095.047145813W6
OAK6161.5006.0411460-49L5
MIN5266.44113.0510522-12W1
CHA4770.40217.5453553-100L3
SEA4476.36722.0475625-150L1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    George Brett3b25.0924
    00001.31568744316
    Hal McRaedh33.0363
    11110.2771051125313
    Pete LaCock1b26.2114
    00001.3064345320
    Darrell Porterc26.2114
    11101.2687739500
    Clint Hurdlelf-rf21.0164
    12000.2781125501
    Al Cowensrf-cf26.2954
    13000.28063244710
    Freddie Patekss33.3104
    02001.282138314033
    U.L. Washington2b24.2924
    01001.27260089
    Willie Wilsoncf23.0372
    00001.22611501023
    Steve Braunph-lf30.0991
    01100.2469613252
    Joe Zdeblf25.049000000.2611560113
    Al Hraboskyp29.025000000--373000
    Totals34411316.2789876737-
    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ron LeFlorecf30.0605
    02000.29159674355
    Lou Whitaker2b21.0953
    11010.3001132417
    Rusty Staubdh34.1364
    02010.301224719963
    Steve Kemplf24.0084
    01010.2832679592
    Milt Mayc28.0143
    01110.2796469320
    Tim Corcoranrf25.1493
    11011.2691371223
    Phil Mankowski3b25.2183
    01000.3001833142
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b30.2311
    01000.26615176340
    Mickey Stanley1b36.0264
    01000.2641502270
    Alan Trammellss20.1753
    00001.2551122222
    Lance Parrishph22.0611
    00001.2327311260
    Mark Wagnerss24.164000000.25293061
    Bob Sykesp23.247000000--23000
    John Hillerp35.129000000--463000
    Totals34211153.27910327972-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dennis Leonard27.099W 13-1467225203.730.0629139134
    Al Hrabosky29.025SV 1534000102.750.07433721
    Totals9.01122530--
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Kip Young23.290L 4-278331511.800.20665
    Bob Sykes23.247-1.13110113.520.03205229
    John Hiller35.129-0.20000002.690.003347343
    Totals9.01144162--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Al Hrabosky (2), Dennis Leonard (7)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Dennis Leonard 0-0-0, Al Hrabosky 0-0-0, Kip Young 0-0-0, Bob Sykes 0-0-0, John Hiller 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Dennis Leonard 28, Al Hrabosky 12, Kip Young 27, Bob Sykes 7, John Hiller 1
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Dennis Leonard 8-6, Al Hrabosky 4-3, Kip Young 4-9, Bob Sykes 2-1, John Hiller 0-1

    Umpires: HP: Bill Haller 1B: Ron Luciano 2B: Ken Kaiser 3B: Mike Reilly


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