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Kansas City Royals 8 Detroit Tigers 3

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 02,1978
1978-09-01 - 1978-09-03
  123 456 789  R H E
Detroit Tigers (74-60)000 001 101 370
Kansas City Royals (72-61)000 511 10X 8120
Date of Game: Sat, September 02,1978
Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 34,004
Time of Game: 2:14

Feats and Milestones
Amos Otis:2 home runs
Winning Pitcher: Paul Splittorff (16-11)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Slaton (14-10)

Home Runs: Ron LeFlore (9), Amos Otis 2 (18), Lance Parrish (14), Darrell Porter (15), John Wockenfuss (5)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BOS8450.627--679534145L3
NYA7855.5865.558348895W1
MIL7758.5707.5686563123W1
BAL7660.5599.0554562-8W4
DET7460.55210.061253181L1
CLE5876.43326.0554586-32L1
TOR5582.40130.5532652-120L2
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
KCA7261.541--60253369W1
CAL7263.5331.055153912W2
TEX6666.5005.553351914L1
OAK6472.4719.5454534-80W2
MIN5976.43714.0567593-26W1
CHA5679.41517.0516625-109L5
SEA5083.37622.0526690-164L1
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    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ron LeFlorecf30.0783
    12111.29661495461
    Lou Whitaker2b21.1134
    01001.2941272467
    Rusty Staubdh34.1543
    00010.2902265201063
    Jason Thompson1b24.0584
    00001.29340723830
    Steve Kemplf24.0264
    00000.28328211692
    Lance Parrishc22.0794
    11100.2188514370
    John Wockenfussrf29.1874
    13100.2832185150
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b30.2494
    00000.24915346360
    Alan Trammellss20.1933
    00000.2681302272
    Ed Glynnp25.091000000--15000
    Totals3337323.2809965677-
    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    George Brett3b25.1105
    01102.28970454917
    Hal McRaedh33.0545
    00000.2751068135715
    Pete LaCock1b26.2293
    22010.3154465380
    Darrell Porterc26.2293
    21210.28478815680
    Al Cowensrf26.3134
    01100.28264955612
    Clint Hurdlelf21.0343
    11001.2661276531
    Willie Wilsonlf23.0551
    00100.22012701224
    Amos Otiscf31.1294
    22300.2691350187123
    Frank White2b27.3634
    12000.2796804379
    Jerry Terrellss32.0513
    02000.196591076
    Totals35812823.27510646530-
    Game Stats
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Slaton28.075L 14-1048661024.210.0530250235
    Ed Glynn25.091-44221313.600.507238
    Totals8.01288233--
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Paul Splittorff31.329W 16-1197332333.240.0433264246
    Totals9.0733233--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jim Slaton 0-0-0, Ed Glynn 0-0-0, Paul Splittorff 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jim Slaton 21, Ed Glynn 17, Paul Splittorff 35
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jim Slaton 5-7, Ed Glynn 5-4, Paul Splittorff 12-11

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


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