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Texas Rangers 8 Kansas City Royals 7

+ Boxscore: Tue, May 08,1979
1979-05-07 - 1979-05-09
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (15-13)303 010 000 781
Texas Rangers (15-12)320 210 00X 893
Date of Game: Tue, May 08,1979
Stadium: Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 14,400
Time of Game: 2:33

Winning Pitcher: Jim Kern (4-0)
Losing Pitcher: Larry Gura (1-4)

Home Runs: John Ellis (2), Jim Sundberg (1)
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AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIN208.714--15712928W3
CAL1712.5863.516212933W1
TEX1512.5564.51261206W1
KCA1513.5365.016514817L1
CHA1215.4447.51431385L2
OAK1118.3799.5109159-50L1
SEA1020.33311.0131167-36L1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank White2b28.2460
    00000.2977353127
    U.L. Washingtonpr-2b25.1933
    10001.25089010
    Steve Braunph31.0001
    00001.200992000
    George Brett3b25.3585
    11001.258759184
    Amos Otiscf32.0125
    21101.327140221611
    Darrell Porterc27.1124
    02100.3548444280
    Al Cowensrf27.1962
    11001.3087044246
    Tom Poquettepr-rf27.1911
    10001.000314000
    Pete LaCock1b27.1123
    11110.3124940110
    Hal McRaedh33.3022
    00020.25511213162
    Clint Hurdlelf21.2823
    00112.2501661120
    Freddie Patekss34.2114
    02101.30414460106
    Eduardo Rodriguezp27.063000000--207000
    Totals3378549.2942709273-
    Texas Rangers Batting
    TEXPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Billy Samplelf24.0364
    01200.27333074
    Buddy Bell3b27.2553
    02000.21210130180
    Al Olivercf32.2064
    21000.31114623191
    Richie Ziskrf30.0913
    10010.2158812120
    John Ellis1b30.2573
    11301.2826932100
    Johnny Grubbph30.2771
    00000.200701271
    Mike Jorgensen1b30.265000000.267984240
    Gary Graydh26.2293
    12100.28130011
    Pat Putnamph25.1561
    00001.28951181
    Jim Sundbergc27.3564
    22200.2027501130
    Bump Wills2b26.2853
    10010.210336177
    Nelson Normanss20.3502
    00000.21049042
    Jim Kernp30.054000000--184000
    Totals3189822.2412857167-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Larry Gura31.164L 1-44.28872126.240.20820380
    Eduardo Rodriguez27.063-3.11000103.600.071024538
    Totals8.0987222--
    Texas Rangers Pitching
    TEXAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ed Farmer29.202-4.17744304.200.7361539
    Jim Kern30.054W 4-04.21000601.550.031119612
    Totals9.0874490--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Ed Farmer (2)
    HB: Larry Gura (3), Ed Farmer (2)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Larry Gura 0-0-0, Eduardo Rodriguez 0-0-0, Ed Farmer 0-0-0, Jim Kern 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Larry Gura 24, Eduardo Rodriguez 11, Ed Farmer 24, Jim Kern 15
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Larry Gura 7-5, Eduardo Rodriguez 3-6, Ed Farmer 6-3, Jim Kern 6-3

    Umpires: HP: Dick Nelson 1B: Johnny James 2B: Mike Thompson 3B: Joe Bob Taylor


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