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Texas Rangers 7 Kansas City Royals 2

+ Boxscore: Fri, August 25,1978
1978-08-24 - 1978-08-26
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (68-58)000 020 000 250
Texas Rangers (63-63)000 006 10X 770
Date of Game: Fri, August 25,1978
Stadium: Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 36,750
Time of Game: 2:10

Winning Pitcher: Jon Matlack (12-10)
Losing Pitcher: Rich Gale (13-6)

Home Runs: Darrell Porter (11), Richie Zisk (15)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL7059.543--53551619L1
KCA6858.5401.556650363L3
TEX6363.5005.550049010W3
OAK6268.4778.5434506-72L5
MIN5673.43414.0552577-25L6
CHA5373.42115.5484578-94L1
SEA4978.38620.0502651-149L1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Freddie Patekss33.3204
    01000.268139214033
    George Brett3b25.1024
    00000.30169754816
    Amos Otiscf31.1214
    00002.2661344156222
    Al Cowensrf26.3053
    01010.28064255310
    Hal McRaedh33.0464
    02000.2781061135613
    John Wathan1b28.3253
    10000.2911302211
    Darrell Porterc26.2212
    11210.27478111570
    Frank White2b27.3553
    00002.2736734359
    Willie Wilsonlf23.0473
    00000.22712301024
    Doug Birdp28.173000000--243000
    Totals3025224.2759337086-
    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mike Hargrove1b28.3034
    11000.2527056352
    Mike Jorgensen1b30.009000000.136927033
    Bump Wills2b26.0293
    11111.22427464040
    Kurt Bevacqua3b31.2144
    11100.2374555250
    Al Oliverlf31.3153
    10010.314140111603
    Bobby Bondsrf32.1633
    11111.2791537237232
    Richie Ziskdh29.2004
    11402.25482515583
    Jim Sundbergc27.0993
    00000.2936935462
    Juan Beniquezcf28.1043
    12000.2555987349
    Toby Harrahss29.3032
    00000.216110153525
    Totals2977734.25910298516-
    Game Stats
    2B: Kurt Bevacqua (11)
    3B: Bump Wills (4)
    HR: Darrell Porter (11), Richie Zisk (15)
    RBI: Darrell Porter (57), Kurt Bevacqua (25), Bobby Bonds (72), Bump Wills (40), Richie Zisk (58)
    SH: Toby Harrah (5)
    GDP: John Wathan (4), Richie Zisk (11)
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Rich Gale24.218L 13-665663312.850.05242424
    Doug Bird28.173-22110105.620.033428643
    Totals8.0777341--
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jon Matlack28.218W 12-1095222412.210.0327230224
    Totals9.0522241--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Rich Gale

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Rich Gale 0-0-0, Doug Bird 0-0-0, Jon Matlack 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Rich Gale 25, Doug Bird 8, Jon Matlack 32
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Rich Gale 4-10, Doug Bird 3-2, Jon Matlack 14-7

    Umpires: HP: Johnny James 1B: Mike Thompson 2B: Jeff Brown 3B: Jim Shewmake


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