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New York Yankees 4 Kansas City Royals 2

+ Boxscore: Tue, May 02,1978
1978-05-01 - 1978-05-03
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (14-7)000 200 000 270
New York Yankees (12-9)000 013 00X 460
Date of Game: Tue, May 02,1978
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 19,152
Time of Game: 2:09

Winning Pitcher: Catfish Hunter (1-3)
Losing Pitcher: Larry Gura (2-1)
Save: Sparky Lyle (4)

Home Runs: Hal McRae (6), Lou Piniella (1), Darrell Porter (3)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET145.737--1077631W1
NYA129.5713.076715W3
BOS1210.5453.512610818L1
CLE911.4505.589809W1
BAL912.4296.089120-31W1
MIL912.4296.012011010L4
TOR814.3647.583105-22L1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK175.773--755223W3
KCA147.6672.5947519L2
CAL148.6363.082739L2
TEX910.4746.56783-16W6
CHA712.3688.58290-8W1
MIN816.33310.0104107-3L1
SEA819.29611.585129-44L1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsoncf22.2983
    01010.29044037
    Tom Poquettelf26.1853
    00000.375243280
    Al Cowensph-rf26.1901
    00000.232564192
    Clint Hurdlerf-lf20.2763
    00011.21428150
    Hal McRaedh32.2963
    11112.2449586142
    Darrell Porterc26.1064
    12100.3566863110
    Pete LaCock1b26.1063
    01000.091365010
    John Wathanph28.2101
    01000.31690030
    Jerry Terrell3b31.2934
    00002.250539022
    Freddie Patekss33.2054
    01000.26513001135
    Frank White2b27.2403
    00000.183586041
    Al Hraboskyp28.285000000--338000
    Totals3227235.2631915741-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mickey Riverscf29.1834
    00001.3137521111
    Willie Randolph2b23.3003
    11011.260322193
    Thurman Munsonc30.3304
    12100.2501192051
    Reggie Jacksonrf31.3494
    00002.27415323114
    Lou Piniellalf34.2483
    22200.3481139151
    Chris Chambliss1b29.1272
    01010.2959980121
    Graig Nettles3b33.2552
    00000.2121394140
    Cliff Johnsondh30.2853
    00000.160448130
    Bucky Dentss26.1593
    00000.214688050
    Sparky Lylep33.284000000--628000
    Totals2846324.2601799093-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Larry Gura30.158L 2-15.26442313.810.31616649
    Al Hrabosky28.285-2.10000101.130.0083371
    Totals8.0644241--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Catfish Hunter32.024W 1-375222427.200.354464441
    Sparky Lyle33.284SV 422001101.690.1976280
    Totals9.0722352--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Larry Gura (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Larry Gura 0-0-0, Al Hrabosky 0-0-0, Catfish Hunter 0-0-0, Sparky Lyle 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Larry Gura 24, Al Hrabosky 7, Catfish Hunter 27, Sparky Lyle 8
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Larry Gura 4-8, Al Hrabosky 0-6, Catfish Hunter 4-12, Sparky Lyle 3-1

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


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