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Detroit Tigers 4 Kansas City Royals 1

+ Boxscore: Wed, May 09,1973
1973-05-08 - 1973-05-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Detroit Tigers (13-14)021 000 010 4120
Kansas City Royals (17-11)000 100 000 183
Date of Game: Wed, May 09,1973
Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 15,680
Time of Game: 2:35

Winning Pitcher: Jim Perry (4-2)
Losing Pitcher: Steve Busby (3-3)
Save: John Hiller (5)

Home Runs: Norm Cash (4), John Mayberry (8)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET1314.481--97943W1
MIL1213.4801.095100-5W1
CLE1315.4640.594127-33W2
NYA1214.4620.511210111W2
BAL1214.4620.5908010L1
BOS1014.4171.5116118-2L1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA166.727--1128131W1
KCA1711.6073.015413420L1
CAL1311.5424.07885-7L3
OAK1414.5005.01241168W1
MIN1112.4785.5101113-12L2
TEX914.3917.57599-24L1
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    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jim Northrupcf-lf33.1675
    00000.2631078021
    Al Kalinerf38.1414
    01011.23526153101
    Gates Browndh34.0075
    13001.250828190
    Willie Hortonlf30.2034
    01001.34810754121
    Mickey Stanleycf30.293000000.23110223110
    Duke Simsc31.3384
    00001.258725140
    Norm Cash1b38.1803
    22201.2031937480
    Dick McAuliffe2b33.1624
    11002.2391570050
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b25.1334
    01102.1797572111
    Ed Brinkmanss31.1544
    03001.2381484160
    John Hillerp30.031000000--186000
    Totals374123110.23921613277-
    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Freddie Patekss28.2124
    01000.246592186
    Cookie Rojas2b34.0644
    00000.29813181144
    Amos Otiscf26.0134
    02000.2975435154
    John Mayberry1b24.0804
    11100.2502798280
    Ed Kirkpatrickrf28.2134
    01000.3828473170
    Lou Piniellalf29.2553
    00000.2605931163
    Hal McRaedh27.3033
    01000.1832692111
    Paul Schaal3b30.0673
    00001.2899701121
    Fran Healyc26.2453
    02000.214108010
    Doug Birdp23.065000000--2000
    Ken Wrightp26.247000000--88000
    Totals3218101.2732285609-
    Game Stats
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Perry37.192W 4-288110111.840.166542366
    John Hiller30.031SV 510000003.380.00818734
    Totals9.0811011--
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Steve Busby23.222L 3-337330205.180.2171212
    Doug Bird23.065-54110811.500.67220
    Ken Wright26.247-11001004.500.1089215
    Totals9.012441101--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jim Perry 0-0-0, John Hiller 0-0-0, Steve Busby 0-0-0, Doug Bird 0-0-0, Ken Wright 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jim Perry 30, John Hiller 2, Steve Busby 16, Doug Bird 19, Ken Wright 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jim Perry 14-7, John Hiller 1-1, Steve Busby 2-5, Doug Bird 4-3, Ken Wright 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Marty Springstead 1B: Bill Kunkel 2B: Larry Barnett 3B: Red Flaherty


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