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Toronto Blue Jays 8 Kansas City Royals 7

+ Boxscore: Thu, April 27,1978
1978-04-26 - 1978-04-28
  123 456 789  R H E
Toronto Blue Jays (7-11)201 000 032 8120
Kansas City Royals (11-5)030 101 200 7111
Date of Game: Thu, April 27,1978
Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 17,422
Time of Game: 2:21

Feats and Milestones
Rico Carty:2 home runs, 5 RBIs
Willie Upshaw:1st career RBI
Winning Pitcher: Balor Moore (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Doug Bird (1-1)
Save: Mike Willis (3)

Home Runs: Rico Carty 2 (5)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET114.733--846618L1
BOS116.6471.01108822L1
MIL98.5293.01098425W1
NYA88.5003.55759-2W2
CLE79.4374.577707L2
TOR711.3895.56990-21W2
BAL511.3126.56197-36L4
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK144.778--644321L1
KCA115.6872.0675512L3
CAL126.6672.0675017W1
CHA69.4006.56468-4W1
TEX610.3757.05677-21W3
MIN714.3338.598100-2W1
SEA716.3049.576112-36L1
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    Toronto Blue Jays Batting
    TORPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Upshawlf21.0005
    01201.1549020
    Bob Bailorcf26.2925
    23100.379151060
    Roy Howell3b24.1304
    00000.3003992130
    Rico Cartydh38.2394
    22500.26213645170
    John Mayberry1b29.0684
    00000.2341017370
    Otto Velezrf27.1494
    01000.231230130
    Rick Ceronec23.3434
    01000.23856010
    Garth Iorg2b23.1973
    00000.17112010
    Tom Huttonph32.0071
    01000.263685121
    Tim Nordbrookpr-ss28.294010000--125000
    Luis Gomezss26.2523
    22000.188258000
    Sam Ewingph29.0181
    010001.000128000
    Dave McKaypr-2b28.044010000.120181030
    Balor Moorep27.092000000--75000
    Mike Willisp27.122000000--49000
    Totals38812801.2521714739-
    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsoncf22.2935
    00001.25039035
    Hal McRaedh32.2915
    11001.234953592
    George Brett3b24.3473
    11120.197619153
    Al Cowensrf26.1854
    11110.283559162
    Darrell Porterc26.1014
    12000.379682190
    Amos Otisph31.0010
    00010.26812512101
    Tom Poquettelf26.1803
    33100.391240260
    Joe Zdebph-lf24.3042
    00000.091112001
    Clint Hurdle1b20.2713
    00010.20524140
    Pete LaCock1b26.101000000.000362000
    Freddie Patekss33.2004
    03300.26012951115
    Frank White2b27.2354
    00001.109581011
    Al Hraboskyp28.280000000--337000
    Doug Birdp28.053000000--221000
    Totals37711653.2451787275-
    Game Stats
    Toronto Blue Jays Pitching
    TORAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Clancy22.131-6.18774206.140.5541716
    Balor Moore27.092W 1-01.23000109.000.5048160
    Mike Willis27.122SV 310001002.770.089523
    Totals9.01177530--
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Larry Gura30.153-7.29650123.000.43516548
    Al Hrabosky28.280-0.10000001.500.0073361
    Doug Bird28.053L 1-113220004.850.23625837
    Totals9.01287012--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jim Clancy 0-0-0, Balor Moore 0-0-0, Mike Willis 0-0-0, Larry Gura 0-0-0, Al Hrabosky 0-0-0, Doug Bird 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jim Clancy 30, Balor Moore 8, Mike Willis 4, Larry Gura 31, Al Hrabosky 1, Doug Bird 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jim Clancy 12-4, Balor Moore 4-0, Mike Willis 1-2, Larry Gura 10-11, Al Hrabosky 0-1, Doug Bird 1-2

    Umpires: HP: Bill Deegan 1B: Terry Cooney 2B: Al Clark 3B: Bill Kunkel


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