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Detroit Tigers 6 Kansas City Royals 2

+ Boxscore: Fri, September 01,1978
1978-08-31 - 1978-09-02
  123 456 789  R H E
Detroit Tigers (74-59)002 040 000 690
Kansas City Royals (71-61)000 010 001 291
Date of Game: Fri, September 01,1978
Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 32,329
Time of Game: 2:26

Winning Pitcher: Jack Billingham (15-6)
Losing Pitcher: Dennis Leonard (15-16)

Home Runs: Steve Kemp (11)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BOS8449.632--676530146L2
NYA7755.5836.557748691L1
MIL7658.5678.5676557119L2
DET7459.55610.060952386W1
BAL7460.55210.5544558-14W2
CLE5875.43626.0553584-31W2
TOR5581.40430.5532650-118L1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
KCA7161.538--59453064L1
CAL7163.5301.054953910W1
TEX6665.5044.552750918W1
OAK6372.4679.5450531-81W1
MIN5876.43314.0565592-27L1
CHA5677.42115.5512615-103L3
SEA5082.37921.0524684-160W1
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    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ron LeFlorecf30.0775
    11003.29461385360
    Lou Whitaker2b21.1124
    10012.2951262467
    Rusty Staubdh34.1533
    11221.2912264201063
    Jason Thompson1b24.0575
    11101.29540623830
    Steve Kemplf24.0255
    12300.28528111692
    Milt Mayc28.0314
    00000.26865410350
    Tim Corcoranrf25.1664
    02001.2721501253
    Phil Mankowski3b25.2352
    00001.2861893142
    Aurelio Rodriguezph-3b30.2482
    00001.25215336360
    Alan Trammellss20.1923
    12011.2711292272
    Totals37696411.28311026345-
    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    George Brett3b25.1094
    00000.29070354817
    Hal McRaedh33.0533
    01010.2771067135715
    Pete LaCock1b26.2284
    00000.3104455380
    Darrell Porterc26.2283
    11010.28378714660
    Al Cowensrf26.3124
    13100.28264855512
    Clint Hurdlelf21.0334
    00000.2661266531
    Amos Otiscf31.1283
    01100.2671349166823
    Freddie Patekss33.3272
    00000.262139814033
    Steve Braunph30.1161
    00000.2449693273
    U.L. Washingtonss24.309000000.27470089
    Frank White2b27.3622
    02000.2776794379
    Tom Poquetteph26.3071
    01000.2043053262
    Jerry Terrellpr-2b32.050000000.183590076
    Steve Mingorip34.185000000--349000
    Randy McGilberryp24.307000000--12000
    Totals3129220.27113339497-
    Game Stats
    2B: Tim Corcoran (12), Rusty Staub (27), Alan Trammell (11), Al Cowens (20), Hal McRae (33), Darrell Porter (25)
    HR: Steve Kemp (11)
    RBI: Steve Kemp (69), Rusty Staub (106), Jason Thompson (83), Al Cowens (55), Amos Otis (68)
    SB: Ron LeFlore (60)
    CS: Frank White (8)
    SF: Amos Otis (9)
    GDP: George Brett (6), Al Cowens (5), Clint Hurdle (6)
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jack Billingham35.192W 15-699222003.600.0626419276
    Totals9.0922200--
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dennis Leonard27.116L 15-1657662613.680.0433143138
    Steve Mingori34.185-2.12000303.050.03403501
    Randy McGilberry24.307-1.20002203.940.139120
    Totals9.09664111--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Jack Billingham (6), Dennis Leonard (11)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jack Billingham 0-0-0, Dennis Leonard 0-0-0, Steve Mingori 0-0-0, Randy McGilberry 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jack Billingham 34, Dennis Leonard 24, Steve Mingori 10, Randy McGilberry 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jack Billingham 12-11, Dennis Leonard 2-7, Steve Mingori 2-3, Randy McGilberry 2-1

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


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