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Sunday July 31, 1977
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Kansas City Royals 8, Chicago White Sox 4 (Game 2)

Game Played on Sunday, July 31, 1977 (Day game) at Comiskey Park I

Royals       0  0  2    0  2  0    1  1  2  -   8 10  1
White Sox    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  2  -   4  5  2


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Brett 3b              5   3   3   2     0   0   .300      Garr lf               4   0   1   0     0   0   .305
McRae dh              5   2   3   4     0   0   .295      Orta 2b               4   1   1   0     0   1   .292
Lahoud lf             4   0   1   1     1   1   .300      Zisk rf               4   0   0   0     0   2   .302
  Patek pr,ss         0   0   0   0     0   0   .262      Gamble dh             4   1   1   2     0   0   .254
Cowens rf             5   0   0   0     0   0   .309      Spencer 1b            3   0   0   0     1   0   .260
Mayberry 1b           3   0   0   0     1   1   .234      Lemon cf              4   0   1   0     0   1   .282
Otis cf               4   1   1   1     0   1   .258      Brohamer 3b           3   1   0   0     1   0   .271
Wathan c              4   0   1   0     0   0   .294      Downing c             4   1   1   2     0   0   .298
White 2b              4   1   0   0     0   0   .242      Nordbrook ss          2   0   0   0     0   2   .250
Heise ss              3   1   1   0     0   1   .269        Stillman ph         0   0   0   0     1   0   .209
  LaCock ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .347        Bannister ss        1   0   0   0     0   0   .304
  Zdeb lf             0   0   0   0     0   0   .309      Knapp p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Leonard p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Kucek p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               38   8  10   8     2   4             Totals               33   4   5   4     3   6

Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 50,412
Left on Base: Royals 5, White Sox 5
DP: Royals 0, White Sox 1
Errors: Heise, Brohamer, Nordbrook
Doubles: Brett 2 (21), McRae (33)
Triples: Wathan (1)
Home Runs: Brett (9), McRae (13), Otis (12), Gamble (19), Downing (3)
Stolen Bases: White (14), Cowens (13)
GIDP: Cowens (10)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Leonard W(10-9)         9     5   4   4   3   6   2  36   3.34
Totals                  9     5   4   4   3   6   2  36

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Knapp L(9-5)            8.1   9   8   7   2   4   3  38   4.56
Kucek                   0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   2   4.20
Totals                  9    10   8   7   2   4   3  40

Umpires: HP - Art Frantz, 1B - Al Clark, 2B - Ted Hendry, 3B - Jerry Neudecker


ROYALS 1ST: Brett popped to catcher in foul territory; McRae
flied out to right; Lahoud popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Garr grounded out (shortstop to first); Orta
flied out to left; Zisk was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Cowens flied out to right; Mayberry walked; Otis
flied out to center; Wathan lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Gamble grounded out (first to pitcher); Spencer
walked; Lemon struck out; Brohamer popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 3RD: White reached on an error by Brohamer; White stole
second; Heise struck out; Brett homered [White scored
(unearned)]; McRae lined to right; Lahoud struck out; 2 R (1
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Downing grounded out (third to first); Nordbrook
was called out on strikes; Garr singled to right; Orta grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, White
Sox 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Cowens reached on an error by Nordbrook; Cowens
stole second; Mayberry popped to third; Otis flied out to
center; Wathan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 2, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Zisk flied out to center; Gamble flied out to
center; Spencer popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 2, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 5TH: White lined to left; Heise singled to left; Brett
doubled to left [Heise to third]; McRae doubled to right [Heise
scored, Brett scored]; Lahoud flied out to right; Cowens popped
to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Lemon singled to left; Brohamer flied out to
center; Downing lined to shortstop; Nordbrook struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, White Sox 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Mayberry struck out; Otis struck out; Wathan tripled
to left; White popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 4, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Garr lined to shortstop; Orta singled to left;
Zisk struck out; Gamble homered [Orta scored]; Spencer grounded
out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, White
Sox 2.

ROYALS 7TH: Heise popped to second; Brett lined to center; McRae
homered; Lahoud walked; Cowens flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 5, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Lemon flied out to center; Brohamer grounded out
(first unassisted); Downing flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 5, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 8TH: Mayberry popped to catcher in foul territory; Otis
homered; Wathan flied out to right; White popped to catcher in
foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 6, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 8TH: STILLMAN BATTED FOR NORDBROOK; Stillman walked;
Garr grounded out (pitcher to first) [Stillman to second]; Orta
struck out; Zisk reached on an error by Heise [Stillman to
third]; Gamble grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Royals 6, White Sox 2.

ROYALS 9TH: BANNISTER REPLACED STILLMAN (PLAYING SS); LACOCK
BATTED FOR HEISE; LaCock lined to left; Brett doubled to right;
McRae singled to right [Brett scored, McRae to second (on throw
to home)]; KUCEK REPLACED KNAPP (PITCHING); Lahoud singled
[McRae scored]; PATEK RAN FOR LAHOUD; Cowens grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Patek out at
second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 8, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 9TH: PATEK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); ZDEB REPLACED
LACOCK (PLAYING LF); Spencer popped to shortstop; Lemon flied
out to center; Brohamer walked; Downing homered [Brohamer
scored]; Bannister flied out to right; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Royals 8, White Sox 4.



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