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Texas Rangers 5 Kansas City Royals 1

+ Boxscore: Thu, April 17,1997
1997-04-16 - 1997-04-18
  123 456 789  R H E
Texas Rangers (7-5)000 013 001 590
Kansas City Royals (6-7)100 000 000 151
Date of Game: Thu, April 17,1997
Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 13,790
Time of Game: 2:31

Feats and Milestones
Marc Sagmoen:1st career hit, 1st career home run
Winning Pitcher: Darren Oliver (1-1)
Losing Pitcher: Tim Belcher (1-2)

Home Runs: Dean Palmer (1), Marc Sagmoen (1)
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AL Central Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIL74.636--41347W2
MIN87.5332.07383-10W2
KCA67.4622.056551L2
CLE68.4292.586100-14W1
CHA410.2864.56075-15L1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SEA105.667--93858W4
TEX75.5831.549463W4
OAK78.4673.06377-14L4
ANA68.4293.57387-14L2
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    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Damon Bufordcf26.3095
    11001.167227133
    Ivan Rodriguezc25.1394
    02000.320739041
    Rusty Greerlf28.0863
    11011.333362141
    Lee Stevens1b29.2824
    01200.2892304130
    Dean Palmer3b28.1114
    11201.209692191
    Mike Simmsdh30.0954
    02001.231185000
    Marc Sagmoenrf26.0014
    11100.0913120
    Billy Ripken2b32.1223
    00010.188818000
    Benji Gilss24.1934
    10002.143164000
    Xavier Hernandezp31.244000000--379000
    Totals3559526.242863799-
    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bip Robertslf33.1733
    12010.380998162
    Tom Goodwincf28.2644
    00002.157394007
    Jay Bellss31.1274
    01001.33312354110
    Jeff King1b32.1123
    01111.3119072123
    Chili Davisdh37.0913
    01000.3572118010
    Craig Paquette3b28.0403
    00000.265355131
    Joe Vitiellorf27.0062
    00001.292147020
    Johnny Damonrf23.1631
    00000.278201130
    Mike MacFarlanec33.0053
    00001.000923000
    David Howard2b30.0503
    00000.259476061
    Jeff Montgomeryp35.100000000--545000
    Totals2915126.2751078299-
    Game Stats
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Darren Oliver26.193W 1-185111405.250.5029439
    Xavier Hernandez31.244-10001204.500.1753787
    Totals9.0511260--
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tim Belcher35.180L 1-287421413.680.363298277
    Jeff Montgomery35.100-121112118.000.7555451
    Totals9.0953262--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Xavier Hernandez (1)
    IBB: Tim Belcher

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Darren Oliver 98-58-40, Xavier Hernandez 28-15-13, Tim Belcher 105-75-30, Jeff Montgomery 21-13-8
    Total Batters Faced: Darren Oliver 27, Xavier Hernandez 4, Tim Belcher 31, Jeff Montgomery 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Darren Oliver 14-8, Xavier Hernandez 1-0, Tim Belcher 18-8, Jeff Montgomery 1-2

    Umpires: HP: Al Clark 1B: Dan Morrison 2B: Larry Barnett 3B: Greg Kosc


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