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Kansas City Royals 3 New York Yankees 1

+ Boxscore: Sun, July 16,1978
1978-07-15 - 1978-07-17
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (47-41)201 000 000 360
New York Yankees (47-41)000 100 000 170
Date of Game: Sun, July 16,1978
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 45,089
Time of Game: 2:36

Winning Pitcher: Larry Gura (7-2)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Beattie (2-4)
Save: Al Hrabosky (13)

Home Runs: Graig Nettles (16), Amos Otis (14)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BOS6028.682--477347130W3
MIL5136.5868.544935891W2
BAL4941.54412.0354415-61W1
NYA4741.53413.038135229L2
DET4444.50016.037936415W1
CLE4148.46119.5365386-21W1
TOR3257.36028.5345432-87L5
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL4941.544--3823766L1
KCA4741.5341.039936633W3
TEX4543.5113.036133823L1
OAK4645.5053.5308332-24W2
MIN3947.4538.03933849L5
CHA3949.4439.0365387-22L3
SEA3260.34818.0363484-121L1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    George Brett3b25.0623
    21011.30767643714
    Hal McRaedh33.0064
    01001.2631025104111
    Pete LaCock1b26.1814
    02100.2884084230
    Amos Otiscf31.0813
    11210.2751313145118
    Darrell Porterc26.1814
    00000.2757477400
    Clint Hurdlerf20.3513
    00000.252873310
    Joe Zdebph-rf25.0191
    00000.2411460112
    Tom Poquettelf26.2603
    01000.2252852181
    Willie Wilsonlf23.0071
    00000.232920921
    Freddie Patekss33.2803
    00001.272136113324
    Frank White2b27.3153
    00001.2826523259
    Steve Mingorip34.138000000--334000
    Doug Birdp28.133000000--241000
    Al Hraboskyp28.360000000--361000
    Totals3236324.2698667728-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Roy Whitedh34.2025
    01000.24217506207
    Mickey Riverscf29.2584
    00011.24580052310
    Thurman Munsonrf31.0393
    02010.28912535391
    Lou Piniellalf34.3234
    00000.31111892293
    Cliff Johnson1b30.3603
    00000.1924815140
    Chris Chamblissph-1b29.2021
    00001.28910656492
    Graig Nettles3b33.3304
    11100.239145816401
    Fred Stanleyss30.3383
    00011.235506160
    Mike Heathc23.1614
    01000.3339020
    Brian Doyle2b23.1711
    01000.23321000
    Willie Randolphph-2b24.0101
    01010.25436721916
    Dick Tidrowp31.063000000--175000
    Sparky Lylep33.359000000--654000
    Totals3317143.2636629728-
    Game Stats
    2B: George Brett (29)
    HR: Amos Otis (14), Graig Nettles (16)
    RBI: Pete LaCock (23), Amos Otis (51), Graig Nettles (40)
    SB: George Brett (14), Roy White (7)
    CS: Amos Otis (3)
    SH: Brian Doyle (1)
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Larry Gura30.233W 7-26.15113112.940.081817856
    Steve Mingori34.138-0.10001002.060.03253351
    Doug Bird28.133-0.11000005.340.022828039
    Al Hrabosky28.360SV 1321000202.540.03313601
    Totals9.0711431--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Beattie24.012L 2-42.14332214.420.11121210
    Dick Tidrow31.063-4.21000203.760.0118269126
    Sparky Lyle33.359-21000003.420.01336540
    Totals9.0633241--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Steve Mingori (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Larry Gura 0-0-0, Steve Mingori 0-0-0, Doug Bird 0-0-0, Al Hrabosky 0-0-0, Jim Beattie 0-0-0, Dick Tidrow 0-0-0, Sparky Lyle 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Larry Gura 27, Steve Mingori 2, Doug Bird 2, Al Hrabosky 7, Jim Beattie 13, Dick Tidrow 15, Sparky Lyle 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Larry Gura 6-12, Steve Mingori 0-1, Doug Bird 0-1, Al Hrabosky 2-2, Jim Beattie 2-3, Dick Tidrow 3-9, Sparky Lyle 2-3

    Umpires: HP: Marty Springstead 1B: Larry Barnett 2B: Jim Evans 3B: Durwood Merrill


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