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New York Yankees 6 Kansas City Royals 5

+ Boxscore: Wed, May 03,1978
1978-05-02 - 1978-05-04
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (14-8)021 100 010 5101
New York Yankees (13-9)031 010 01X 690
Date of Game: Wed, May 03,1978
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 21,230
Time of Game: 2:20

Winning Pitcher: Ed Figueroa (4-1)
Losing Pitcher: Dennis Leonard (3-4)
Save: Rich Gossage (1)

Home Runs: Al Cowens (2), Clint Hurdle (2), Reggie Jackson (4), Graig Nettles (2), Amos Otis (3), Jim Spencer (4)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET155.750--1148034W2
NYA139.5913.082766W4
BOS1310.5653.513711720W1
CLE1011.4765.5998514W2
MIL1012.4556.012411014W1
BAL913.4097.090122-32L1
TOR815.3488.586116-30L2
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK185.783--865531W4
KCA148.6363.5998118L3
CAL149.6094.086806L3
TEX1010.5006.56984-15W7
CHA713.3509.58294-12L1
MIN817.32011.0113118-5L2
SEA820.28612.590139-49L2
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Amos Otiscf31.0074
    12100.29312563115
    Hal McRaedh32.2974
    01000.2449596142
    Tom Poquettelf26.1864
    00001.333244280
    Al Cowensrf26.1914
    12100.2475652102
    Darrell Porterc26.1074
    11001.3516873110
    Clint Hurdle1b20.2774
    22101.23329260
    Jerry Terrell3b31.2943
    01000.263540022
    Pete LaCockph26.1071
    00001.083366010
    Freddie Patekss33.2064
    00101.25013011145
    Frank White2b27.2412
    01010.194587041
    Joe Lahoudph31.0191
    00000.000784000
    Al Hraboskyp28.286000000--339000
    Totals35510415.2582007657-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mickey Riverscf29.1844
    01000.3107531111
    Willie Randolph2b23.3014
    12100.2723231104
    Thurman Munsonc30.3313
    01100.2531193061
    Reggie Jacksonrf31.3504
    11100.27315334124
    Chris Chambliss1b29.1284
    00001.2809990121
    Graig Nettles3b33.2564
    12102.2291395250
    Roy Whitelf34.1282
    10022.1791709031
    Jim Spencerdh30.2783
    11200.2501175460
    Lou Piniellaph34.249000000.3481140151
    Bucky Dentss26.1603
    11001.219689050
    Rich Gossagep26.303000000--233000
    Totals3169626.26419311142-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dennis Leonard26.361L 3-47.29652633.500.207117112
    Al Hrabosky28.286-0.10000001.000.0093381
    Totals8.0965263--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ed Figueroa29.201W 4-1810551333.150.285129115
    Rich Gossage26.303SV 110000202.370.00826837
    Totals9.01055153--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Ed Figueroa (2)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Dennis Leonard 0-0-0, Al Hrabosky 0-0-0, Ed Figueroa 0-0-0, Rich Gossage 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Dennis Leonard 34, Al Hrabosky 0, Ed Figueroa 33, Rich Gossage 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Dennis Leonard 9-8, Al Hrabosky 0-0, Ed Figueroa 10-9, Rich Gossage 0-1

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


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