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Kansas City Royals 6 Boston Red Sox 3

+ Boxscore: Sun, August 26,1979
1979-08-25 - 1979-08-27
  123 456 789  R H E
Boston Red Sox (76-51)002 001 000 361
Kansas City Royals (68-61)001 221 00X 6110
Date of Game: Sun, August 26,1979
Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 34,915
Time of Game: 2:13

Feats and Milestones
Amos Otis:1500th career game
Stan Papi:1st career home run
Willie Wilson:4 hits
Winning Pitcher: Paul Splittorff (13-13)
Losing Pitcher: Steve Renko (9-8)

Home Runs: Stan Papi (1), Darrell Porter (15)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL8343.659--604476128W3
MIL7952.6036.564856880W3
BOS7651.5987.5695551144L3
NYA6957.54814.056751255L1
DET6861.52716.563662313W2
CLE6664.50819.0613642-29W3
TOR4188.31843.5479687-208W1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL7159.546--713599114L1
MIN6760.5282.562758146W1
KCA6861.5272.56696645W4
TEX6268.4779.058756720L4
CHA5672.43714.0578614-36L2
SEA5576.42016.5580672-92L2
OAK4190.31330.5465705-240L3
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    Boston Red Sox Batting
    BOSPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rick Burlesonss28.1194
    22000.2898444498
    Stan Papi2b28.2034
    11200.188122160
    Fred Lynncf27.2054
    01102.344691361072
    Jim Ricelf26.1714
    00001.329770331027
    Bob Watson1b33.1384
    02000.302143915613
    Carl Yastrzemskidh40.0043
    00000.275283620743
    Butch Hobson3b28.0093
    00002.25949821732
    Dwight Evansrf27.2973
    00000.27988618475
    Gary Allensonc24.2033
    00000.208842200
    Tom Burgmeierp36.024000000--570000
    Totals3236305.2909948740-
    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsonlf24.0485
    24100.30527354060
    Hal McRaedh34.0473
    01100.26811648494
    Amos Otiscf32.1224
    11100.2871500167528
    George Brett3b26.1034
    11101.331857168313
    Darrell Porterc27.2223
    11111.29294115853
    Pete LaCock1b27.2222
    00001.2745750431
    John Wathanph-1b29.3261
    00000.2232171212
    Al Cowensrf27.3064
    01100.2957847608
    Frank White2b28.3563
    11010.24680393620
    U.L. Washingtonss25.3034
    01000.2481470135
    Totals33611623.28610127261-
    Game Stats
    2B: Rick Burleson (27), Bob Watson (17), Hal McRae (24), Amos Otis (20), Frank White (20)
    3B: Willie Wilson (12)
    HR: Stan Papi (1), Darrell Porter (15)
    RBI: Fred Lynn (107), Stan Papi (6), George Brett (83), Al Cowens (60), Hal McRae (49), Amos Otis (75), Darrell Porter (85), Willie Wilson (40)
    SB: Willie Wilson (60)
    SH: John Wathan (4)
    SF: Hal McRae (7)
    GDP: Jim Rice (13)
    Boston Red Sox Pitching
    BOSAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Steve Renko34.259L 9-848541214.090.0624337283
    Tom Burgmeier36.024-43111102.060.06355353
    Totals8.01165231--
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Paul Splittorff32.322W 13-1396330513.840.0329299281
    Totals9.0633051--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Steve Renko 0-0-0, Tom Burgmeier 0-0-0, Paul Splittorff 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Steve Renko 22, Tom Burgmeier 15, Paul Splittorff 32
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Steve Renko 5-6, Tom Burgmeier 3-7, Paul Splittorff 9-12

    Umpires: HP: Dave Phillips 1B: Al Clark 2B: Durwood Merrill 3B: Dallas Parks


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