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New York Yankees 8 Kansas City Royals 4

+ Boxscore: Mon, May 01,1978
1978-04-30 - 1978-05-02
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (14-6)012 100 000 4114
New York Yankees (11-9)100 030 40X 8110
Date of Game: Mon, May 01,1978
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 17,340
Time of Game: 2:37

Winning Pitcher: Rawly Eastwick (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Paul Splittorff (4-2)
Save: Sparky Lyle (3)

Home Runs: Darrell Porter (2)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET135.722--977423L1
BOS129.5712.512510520W1
NYA119.5503.072693W2
MIL911.4505.011710512L3
CLE811.4215.585796L2
BAL812.4006.086119-33L1
TOR813.3816.582103-21W1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK165.762--735122W2
KCA146.7001.5927121L1
CAL147.6672.0806317L1
TEX910.4746.06783-16W6
CHA612.3338.57787-10L3
MIN816.3339.5104107-3L1
SEA818.30810.584125-41W1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsoncf22.2974
    11001.28843037
    John Wathanph28.2091
    00000.27889030
    U.L. Washington2b24.186000000.50014003
    Tom Poquettelf26.1844
    02201.414242280
    Joe Zdeblf24.3081
    00000.154114001
    Hal McRaedh32.2955
    00001.2419575132
    Al Cowensrf26.1894
    00010.235563192
    Darrell Porterc26.1054
    22110.3486852100
    Clint Hurdle1b20.2754
    02001.22627150
    Jerry Terrell3b31.2922
    01020.333538022
    Freddie Patekss33.2044
    01001.26612991135
    Frank White2b27.2393
    12100.193585041
    Amos Otisph-cf31.0051
    00001.27812552105
    Doug Birdp28.057000000--222000
    Steve Mingorip34.062000000--316000
    Jim Colbornp31.344000000--112000
    Totals37411446.2692087061-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mickey Riverscf29.1825
    22200.3297511111
    Willie Randolph2b23.2994
    01100.257321193
    Thurman Munsonc30.3295
    11001.2371191041
    Reggie Jacksonrf31.3483
    12110.28815313114
    Lou Piniellalf34.2474
    11100.3261138031
    Chris Chambliss1b29.1264
    11200.2899970121
    Graig Nettles3b33.2544
    02101.2191393140
    Cliff Johnsondh30.2843
    11011.170447130
    Bucky Dentss26.1584
    10000.224687050
    Rawly Eastwickp27.189000000--204000
    Sparky Lylep33.283000000--627000
    Totals36811823.2621729287-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Paul Splittorff31.205L 4-26.18652302.490.216237220
    Doug Bird28.057-01110005.540.08725937
    Steve Mingori34.062-0.22100000.000.2973171
    Jim Colborn31.344-10000004.090.004277183
    Totals8.01186230--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Beattie23.301-35443215.000.89222
    Rawly Eastwick27.189W 1-04.15000302.450.4532041
    Sparky Lyle33.283SV 31.21001101.930.1466270
    Totals9.01144461--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Jim Beattie (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Paul Splittorff 0-0-0, Doug Bird 0-0-0, Steve Mingori 0-0-0, Jim Colborn 0-0-0, Jim Beattie 0-0-0, Rawly Eastwick 0-0-0, Sparky Lyle 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Paul Splittorff 31, Doug Bird 1, Steve Mingori 4, Jim Colborn 3, Jim Beattie 16, Rawly Eastwick 18, Sparky Lyle 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Paul Splittorff 8-10, Doug Bird 0-0, Steve Mingori 0-2, Jim Colborn 2-1, Jim Beattie 4-2, Rawly Eastwick 3-7, Sparky Lyle 2-2

    Umpires: HP: Lou DiMuro 1B: Ken Kaiser 2B: Mike Reilly 3B: Bill Haller


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