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Minnesota Twins 8 Kansas City Royals 6

+ Boxscore: Thu, May 18,1978
1978-05-17 - 1978-05-19
  123 456 789  R H E
Minnesota Twins (13-23)105 100 100 891
Kansas City Royals (18-15)100 022 100 6100
Date of Game: Thu, May 18,1978
Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 17,459
Time of Game: 3:01

Feats and Milestones
Dan Ford:2 hit by pitches
Winning Pitcher: Geoff Zahn (3-2)
Losing Pitcher: Dennis Leonard (3-7)
Save: Mike Marshall (1)

Home Runs: Rod Carew (3), Hal McRae (7), Willie Norwood (3)
MIN KCA
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AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK2213.629--1171098L3
CAL2014.5881.515412925W1
KCA1815.5453.01441413L2
TEX1715.5313.5126129-3W2
MIN1323.3619.5170177-7W3
SEA1225.32411.0135180-45L2
CHA1021.32310.0120151-31L1
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    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Norwoodlf27.1925
    11100.2547231210
    Rod Carew1b32.2293
    22120.39415183255
    Dan Fordcf25.3643
    20000.2964504223
    Mike Cubbage3b27.3014
    11210.3213463180
    Butch Wynegarc22.0655
    13200.2823252140
    Glenn Adamsdh30.2271
    00000.190255160
    Jose Moralesph33.1393
    01211.371319060
    Roy Smalleyss25.2054
    00000.2454083160
    Hosken Powellrf23.0042
    11020.211271112
    Rob Wilfong2b24.2592
    00000.11880011
    Bob Randallph-2b29.3421
    00000.263289080
    Tom Johnsonp27.046000000--122000
    Mike Marshallp35.123000000--537000
    Totals3389861.2803344748-
    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsonlf22.3143
    00011.261530513
    Clint Hurdleph20.2921
    00000.241382110
    John Wathan1b28.2264
    02200.26896071
    Joe Lahoudph31.0341
    01000.100788000
    Joe Zdebpr24.325000000.227119031
    Hal McRaedh32.3125
    11100.2899707192
    Al Cowensrf-3b26.2064
    10001.2615752123
    Amos Otiscf31.0223
    12110.31312675197
    Darrell Porterc26.1223
    00010.3216965150
    Freddie Patekss33.2214
    01100.25913121177
    Frank White2b27.2563
    21000.250598183
    Pete LaCockph26.1221
    00000.176372010
    U.L. Washingtonpr-2b24.203000000.33319003
    Jerry Terrell3b31.3092
    11000.200550022
    Tom Poquetteph-rf26.2012
    01100.2832522100
    Larry Gurap30.174000000--130000
    Steve Mingorip34.079000000--320000
    Doug Birdp28.074000000--227000
    Totals36610632.2693848382-
    Game Stats
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Geoff Zahn32.150W 3-25.15443213.050.1489063
    Tom Johnson27.046-1.24220003.410.14121231
    Mike Marshall35.123SV 121000000.000.25253923
    Totals9.01066321--
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dennis Leonard27.010L 3-72.24662014.560.0810120115
    Larry Gura30.174-3.23222113.940.16816849
    Steve Mingori34.079-1.12001001.200.20113211
    Doug Bird28.074-1.10001006.350.061226437
    Totals9.0988612--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Larry Gura (3), Dennis Leonard (3)
    IBB: Doug Bird , Steve Mingori

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Geoff Zahn 0-0-0, Tom Johnson 0-0-0, Mike Marshall 0-0-0, Dennis Leonard 0-0-0, Larry Gura 0-0-0, Steve Mingori 0-0-0, Doug Bird 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Geoff Zahn 24, Tom Johnson 9, Mike Marshall 6, Dennis Leonard 14, Larry Gura 17, Steve Mingori 6, Doug Bird 5
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Geoff Zahn 6-8, Tom Johnson 5-0, Mike Marshall 3-2, Dennis Leonard 5-2, Larry Gura 3-7, Steve Mingori 2-1, Doug Bird 0-4

    Umpires: HP: Rich Garcia 1B: Vic Voltaggio 2B: Nestor Chylak 3B: Ron Luciano


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