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New York Yankees 5 Oakland Athletics 3

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 16,1978
1978-08-15 - 1978-08-17
  123 456 789  R H E
New York Yankees (68-51)002 010 200 572
Oakland Athletics (61-62)100 002 000 392
Date of Game: Wed, August 16,1978
Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 10,394
Time of Game: 2:30
Winning Pitcher: Catfish Hunter (7-4)
Losing Pitcher: Bob Lacey (8-6)
Save: Rich Gossage (17)

Home Runs: Rico Carty (21), Bucky Dent (4), Mickey Rivers (8)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BOS7544.630--603470133W1
NYA6851.5717.052044872W3
MIL6652.5598.559649898W4
DET6552.5569.053845880W1
BAL6455.53811.0470520-50L1
CLE5365.44921.5492511-19L2
TOR4673.38729.0469579-110L3
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
KCA6553.551--54447569W1
CAL6656.5412.051348825L1
TEX5958.5045.54734649L1
OAK6162.4966.5414465-51L6
MIN5367.44213.0522534-12L1
CHA4870.40717.0459555-96W1
SEA4576.37221.5482630-148W1
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    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mickey Riverscf29.2895
    22100.26483083317
    Willie Randolph2b24.0414
    10011.26139633022
    Thurman Munsonc31.0704
    11000.30312846532
    Chris Chambliss1b29.2332
    00020.28310956672
    Lou Pinielladh34.3544
    02300.31812153473
    Graig Nettles3b33.3614
    01000.258148918631
    Reggie Jacksonrf32.0902
    00021.2721609176111
    Gary Thomassonlf27.0182
    00001.2286868334
    Roy Whiteph-lf34.2332
    00001.24417707318
    Bucky Dentss26.2654
    11100.2687464231
    Sparky Lylep34.025000000--667000
    Rich Gossagep27.042000000--271000
    Totals3357554.272105012058-
    Oakland Athletics Batting
    OAKPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Miguel Dilonecf23.2882
    11000.24318211130
    Joe Wallisph-cf26.2201
    00001.2782787291
    Jeff Newmanph29.3391
    00000.2352196260
    Tony Armascf25.0350
    00000.2182022131
    Dell Alstonrf25.3284
    02110.27253054
    Mitchell Pagelf26.3063
    10011.290254125519
    Rico Cartydh38.3504
    13200.288145221701
    Darrell Woodardpr21.249000000.00010001
    Taylor Duncan3b-2b25.0964
    00000.277812301
    Mario Guerreross28.3224
    01001.2845013340
    Wayne Gross1b-3b26.2154
    00001.1962415190
    Jim Essianc27.2262
    00021.2303222252
    Mike Edwards2b25.3542
    01000.26512111922
    Dave Reveringph-1b25.1852
    01000.26512013370
    Glenn Burkepr25.273000000.22117811113
    Bob Laceyp24.356000000--123000
    Elias Sosap28.067000000--350000
    Totals3339345.26014054687-
    Game Stats
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Catfish Hunter32.130W 7-467331214.290.1213473449
    Sparky Lyle34.025-1.10002203.280.02466670
    Rich Gossage27.042SV 171.22001101.890.034630637
    Totals9.0933451--
    Oakland Athletics Pitching
    OAKAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pete Broberg28.167-5.14314114.400.0627198131
    Bob Lacey24.356L 8-61.12221012.840.03591230
    Elias Sosa28.067-2.11000302.590.01563492
    Totals9.0753542--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Rich Gossage (2)
    IBB: Pete Broberg

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Catfish Hunter 0-0-0, Sparky Lyle 0-0-0, Rich Gossage 0-0-0, Pete Broberg 0-0-0, Bob Lacey 0-0-0, Elias Sosa 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Catfish Hunter 24, Sparky Lyle 6, Rich Gossage 8, Pete Broberg 25, Bob Lacey 6, Elias Sosa 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Catfish Hunter 5-10, Sparky Lyle 2-0, Rich Gossage 1-2, Pete Broberg 7-9, Bob Lacey 3-0, Elias Sosa 3-0

    Umpires: HP: Marty Springstead 1B: Rich Garcia 2B: Jim Evans 3B: Durwood Merrill


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