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New York Yankees 6 Kansas City Royals 5

+ Boxscore: Sun, September 02,1979
1979-09-01 - 1979-09-03
  123 456 789 1011  R H E
Kansas City Royals (72-64)100 201 100 0X 5130
New York Yankees (73-60)000 100 103 1X 6111
Date of Game: Sun, September 02,1979
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 34,008
Time of Game: 3:03

Feats and Milestones
German Barranca:1st career game
Don Hood:200th career game
Winning Pitcher: Rich Gossage (3-2)
Losing Pitcher: Steve Mingori (3-3)

Home Runs: Al Cowens (9), Oscar Gamble (12), Graig Nettles (17), Darrell Porter (17), Jim Spencer (17)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL8846.657--634496138W1
MIL8256.5948.069161774W1
BOS7756.57910.5721585136L2
NYA7360.54914.560755651W1
DET7264.52917.067165120L3
CLE6968.50420.5646675-29L3
TOR4492.32445.0510719-209W1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL7463.540--740637103W3
KCA7264.5291.572871612L1
MIN7065.5193.064761136L1
TEX6671.4828.063060228W2
CHA6074.44812.5603636-33L1
SEA5880.42016.5611701-90L1
OAK4692.33328.5500737-237W3
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsonlf24.0556
    12000.31028054265
    Hal McRaedh34.0542
    01130.28411718584
    German Barrancapr22.3181
    00000.0001000
    George Brett3b26.1104
    01101.330864189013
    Darrell Porterc27.2293
    11120.30094817943
    Jim Gaudetc24.091000000.5005000
    Pete LaCock1b27.2293
    00000.2815821491
    John Wathanph-1b29.3331
    00000.2182221222
    Amos Otiscf32.1295
    02000.2971507178430
    Al Cowensrf27.3135
    12100.3017919658
    Frank White2b28.3635
    23001.25181094220
    U.L. Washingtonss25.3105
    01100.2501540147
    Gary Christensonp26.120000000--2000
    Dan Quisenberryp26.207000000--26000
    Steve Mingorip35.186000000--383000
    Totals40513552.29111407746-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bobby Murcercf33.1054
    02010.257165812442
    Willie Randolph2b25.0585
    11000.27656555328
    Oscar Gamblelf29.2565
    13200.363109712452
    Reggie Jacksonrf33.1074
    11000.293175522728
    Chris Chambliss1b30.2503
    11110.277126115543
    Graig Nettles3b35.0134
    11200.251165717671
    Jim Spencerdh32.0344
    11102.288132217410
    Fred Stanleyss32.0203
    01010.2295832120
    Len Randlepr30.202000000.184893030
    Jerry Narronc23.231000000.143442100
    Brad Guldenc23.0843
    00000.15527020
    Lou Piniellaph36.0051
    00000.306137111663
    Bucky Dentss27.282000000.2339141290
    Jim Kaatp40.299000000.000682000
    Ron Davisp24.027000000.00039000
    Don Hoodp29.321000000--154000
    Rich Gossagep28.059000000--314000
    Totals36611632.270123814336-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Craig Chamberlain22.212-88442212.700.25555
    Gary Christenson26.120-0.121100118.001.00220
    Dan Quisenberry26.207-0.20001003.000.0326260
    Steve Mingori35.186L 3-301110015.740.02303852
    Totals9.01166323--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Catfish Hunter33.147-610443114.930.1417498474
    Jim Kaat40.299-0.12110013.540.0437712608
    Ron Davis24.027-1.20001102.960.0135390
    Don Hood29.321-10001003.320.013320059
    Rich Gossage28.059W 3-211000002.920.032634937
    Totals10.01355522--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Dan Quisenberry

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Craig Chamberlain 0-0-0, Gary Christenson 0-0-0, Dan Quisenberry 0-0-0, Steve Mingori 0-0-0, Catfish Hunter 0-0-0, Jim Kaat 0-0-0, Ron Davis 0-0-0, Don Hood 0-0-0, Rich Gossage 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Craig Chamberlain 32, Gary Christenson 3, Dan Quisenberry 3, Steve Mingori 1, Catfish Hunter 30, Jim Kaat 3, Ron Davis 6, Don Hood 4, Rich Gossage 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Craig Chamberlain 7-13, Gary Christenson 1-0, Dan Quisenberry 2-0, Steve Mingori 0-0, Catfish Hunter 4-12, Jim Kaat 0-1, Ron Davis 3-1, Don Hood 1-2, Rich Gossage 0-3

    Umpires: HP: Rocky Roe 1B: Ron Luciano 2B: Russ Goetz 3B: Ken Kaiser


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