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Minnesota Twins 6 Kansas City Royals 5

+ Boxscore: Thu, August 17,1978
1978-08-16 - 1978-08-18
  123 456 789 1011  R H E
Kansas City Royals (65-54)300 000 020 0X 580
Minnesota Twins (54-67)401 000 000 1X 6100
Date of Game: Thu, August 17,1978
Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 15,936
Time of Game: 2:54

Winning Pitcher: Roger Erickson (13-7)
Losing Pitcher: Larry Gura (10-3)

Home Runs: None
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
KCA6554.546--54948168L1
CAL6657.5372.051949623L2
TEX5959.5005.54754687L2
OAK6162.4966.0414465-51L6
MIN5467.44612.0528539-11W1
CHA4970.41216.0463557-94W2
SEA4576.37221.0482630-148W1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Steve Braunlf30.1014
    10011.2509633263
    Hal McRaedh33.0385
    11000.2801054135513
    George Brett3b25.0944
    00110.31169054716
    Darrell Porterc26.2135
    23100.2747759520
    Clint Hurdlerf21.0183
    00021.2751155511
    Pete LaCock1b26.2134
    02201.3064375340
    Willie Wilsonpr23.039010000.23111701024
    John Wathan1b28.317000000.2911261191
    Al Cowenscf26.2974
    01100.28163545010
    Freddie Patekss33.3124
    01000.278138614033
    U.L. Washington2b24.2944
    00000.25563089
    Al Hraboskyp29.027000000--374000
    Totals3758543.27910086735-
    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Norwoodlf27.2835
    00001.26913773624
    Rod Carew1b32.3205
    12001.337159856022
    Dan Fordcf26.0905
    23200.29653110695
    Craig Kusickdh29.3213
    10011.1944354192
    Roy Smalleyss25.2964
    12200.28649016611
    Butch Wynegarc22.1564
    01200.2493944391
    Bob Randall2b30.0684
    01000.2843450174
    Larry Wolfe3b25.1683
    00010.230772200
    Bombo Riverarf26.0154
    11000.2731492164
    Totals37610623.2798434156-
    Game Stats
    2B: Hal McRae (28), Darrell Porter (23), Dan Ford (29), Butch Wynegar (19)
    3B: Al Cowens (8), Dan Ford (7)
    RBI: George Brett (47), Al Cowens (50), Pete LaCock (34), Darrell Porter (52), Dan Ford (69), Roy Smalley (61), Butch Wynegar (39)
    GDP: Al Cowens (4), Larry Wolfe (7), Butch Wynegar (5)
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Larry Gura30.265L 10-39.29662302.750.072518562
    Al Hrabosky29.027-01000002.750.02443731
    Totals9.71066230--
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Roger Erickson21.352W 13-7108554304.380.06282828
    Totals10.0855430--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Larry Gura 0-0-0, Al Hrabosky 0-0-0, Roger Erickson 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Larry Gura 38, Al Hrabosky 1, Roger Erickson 41
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Larry Gura 7-17, Al Hrabosky 0-0, Roger Erickson 12-14

    Umpires: HP: Jerry Neudecker 1B: George Maloney 2B: Ted Hendry 3B: Greg Kosc


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