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Detroit Tigers 9 Kansas City Royals 2

+ Boxscore: Sat, May 17,1997
1997-05-16 - 1997-05-18
  123 456 789  R H E
Detroit Tigers (18-23)104 001 210 9110
Kansas City Royals (20-19)000 100 001 250
Date of Game: Sat, May 17,1997
Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 22,891
Time of Game: 2:53

Feats and Milestones
Tony Clark:2 home runs
Winning Pitcher: Tim Pugh (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Pittsley (0-4)

Home Runs: Tony Clark 2 (16), Bobby Higginson (6), Brian Hunter (3)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL2713.675--22415074W2
NYA2517.5953.025317776W1
TOR2118.5385.5146156-10L1
DET1823.4399.521220210W2
BOS1623.41010.5206214-8W1
AL Central Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
KCA2019.513--184189-5L2
MIL1919.5000.5184197-13L5
CLE1920.4871.02262242W1
CHA1722.4363.0191217-26W3
MIN1626.3815.5195240-45L1
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    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Brian Huntercf26.0735
    12211.23325731318
    Damion Easley2b27.1875
    11001.26140941312
    Bobby Higginsonlf26.2724
    22210.2603026214
    Tony Clark1b24.3364
    22310.27916816451
    Travis Fryman3b28.0534
    11000.2779837306
    Melvin Nievesrf25.1412
    20022.2872925230
    Bob Hamelindh29.1704
    01010.222286241
    Raul Casanovac24.2674
    01111.27538030
    Deivi Cruzss21.1934
    01100.21440090
    Mike Myersp27.325000000--119000
    Totals36911975.2583202894-
    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jose Offerman2b28.1903
    00010.2797521134
    Jay Bellss31.1573
    11001.32212618332
    Jermaine Dyerf23.1091
    00000.188119122
    Bip Robertslf33.2033
    00000.37710201155
    Joe Vitielloph27.0361
    11000.311163090
    Jeff King1b32.1423
    00100.2279325266
    David Howardss30.0801
    01000.321493181
    Chili Davisdh37.1214
    00000.27921444203
    Craig Paquette3b28.0702
    01111.2053772111
    Tim Spehrc30.3194
    00003.182261120
    Tom Goodwincf28.2942
    00000.2464200214
    Scott Cooper1b29.2171
    01000.222539141
    Johnny Damonrf-cf23.1933
    00000.3332252122
    Allen McDillp25.268000000--2000
    Jeff Montgomeryp35.130000000--551000
    Hipolito Pichardop27.268000000--175000
    Totals3125225.2754119434-
    Game Stats
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tim Pugh30.111W 1-083112401.130.63110657
    Mike Myers27.325-12110105.250.17231190
    Totals9.0522250--
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Pittsley23.044L 0-456552237.560.32566
    Allen McDill25.268-1.213341018.001.67220
    Jeff Montgomery35.130-1.141111110.640.45115511
    Hipolito Pichardo27.268-10000100.450.001722449
    Totals9.01199754--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Allen McDill (1), Jim Pittsley (2)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Tim Pugh 106-63-43, Mike Myers 17-11-6, Jim Pittsley 78-49-29, Allen McDill 51-22-29, Jeff Montgomery 36-21-15, Hipolito Pichardo 9-6-3
    Total Batters Faced: Tim Pugh 29, Mike Myers 5, Jim Pittsley 23, Allen McDill 11, Jeff Montgomery 9, Hipolito Pichardo 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Tim Pugh 13-10, Mike Myers 2-2, Jim Pittsley 5-13, Allen McDill 2-3, Jeff Montgomery 3-4, Hipolito Pichardo 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly 1B: Larry Young 2B: Rich Garcia 3B: Dale Ford


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