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Tuesday June 13, 1978
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Rookie Rich Gale yielded just one hit -- a triple by Al Oliver with two out in the seventh inning -- as the Royals downed the Rangers, 5-0. Tom Poquette drove in three runs with a double in the third, a sacrifice fly in the fourth and single in the sixth. [The Sporting News]


Kansas City Royals 5, Texas Rangers 0

Game Played on Tuesday, June 13, 1978 (Night game) at Royals Stadium

Rangers      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  1  0
Royals       0  0  1    3  0  1    0  0  x  -   5 12  0


Rangers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Harrah 3b             3   0   0   0     1   0   .203      Poquette lf           3   0   2   3     0   0   .237
Wills 2b              3   0   0   0     1   1   .219        Zdeb lf             0   0   0   0     0   0   .308
Bonds rf              3   0   0   0     1   1   .245      McRae dh              3   0   0   0     1   0   .272
Oliver cf             3   0   1   0     0   0   .291      Brett 3b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .304
Zisk lf               2   0   0   0     1   0   .286      Otis cf               4   1   1   0     0   0   .291
Hargrove 1b           2   0   0   0     1   1   .266      Porter c              4   0   2   0     0   0   .300
Lowenstein dh         2   0   0   0     1   1   .279      LaCock 1b             4   1   1   1     0   1   .205
Sundberg c            3   0   0   0     0   0   .314      Cowens rf             4   1   1   0     0   1   .254
Campaneris ss         3   0   0   0     0   0   .179      Patek ss              4   0   1   1     0   1   .263
Alexander p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      White 2b              4   2   3   0     0   0   .288
  Umbarger p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Gale p                0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               24   0   1   0     6   4             Totals               34   5  12   5     1   3

Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance: 22,103
Left on Base: Rangers 3, Royals 7
DP: Rangers 1, Royals 3
Doubles: Porter (10), White 2 (12), Poquette (7), Otis (14), LaCock (3), Brett (18)
Triples: Oliver (4)
Caught Stealing: Bonds (3)
Sacrifice Flies: Poquette (4)
GIDP: Hargrove (3), Sundberg (8), LaCock (1)


Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Alexander L(5-4)        6    11   5   5   1   1   0  29   4.03
Umbarger                2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7   4.98
Totals                  8    12   5   5   1   3   0  36

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Gale W(6-1)             9     1   0   0   6   4   0  30   2.89
Totals                  9     1   0   0   6   4   0  30

Wild Pitches: Alexander (1)

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Dave Phillips, 2B - Steve Palermo, 3B - Larry McCoy


RANGERS 1ST: Harrah grounded out (third to first); Wills
grounded out (pitcher to first); Bonds walked; Bonds was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Rangers 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Poquette grounded out (pitcher to first); McRae
lined to shortstop; Brett popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Oliver grounded out (pitcher to first); Zisk
walked; Hargrove grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Zisk out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Rangers 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Otis flied out to right; Porter doubled to right;
LaCock flied out to center; Cowens struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 0.

RANGERS 3RD: Lowenstein walked; Sundberg grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Lowenstein out at second];
Campaneris grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Patek flied out to right; White doubled; Poquette
doubled to center [White scored]; McRae flied out to right
[Poquette to third]; Brett flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 1.

RANGERS 4TH: Harrah grounded out (shortstop to first); Wills
flied out to center; Bonds grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 1.

ROYALS 4TH: Otis doubled to center; Porter popped to shortstop;
LaCock doubled to right [Otis scored]; Cowens singled to
shortstop [LaCock to third]; Patek singled to left [LaCock
scored, Cowens to second]; White singled to shortstop [Cowens to
third, Patek to second]; Poquette hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Cowens scored]; Alexander threw a wild pitch [Patek to third,
White to second]; McRae walked; Brett popped to first in foul
territory; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 4.

RANGERS 5TH: Oliver grounded out (second to first); Zisk
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hargrove walked; Lowenstein
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 4.

ROYALS 5TH: Otis popped to second; Porter singled to center;
LaCock grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[Porter out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals
4.

RANGERS 6TH: Sundberg flied out to left; Campaneris grounded out
(shortstop to first); Harrah popped to third in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 4.

ROYALS 6TH: Cowens flied out to right; Patek flied out to right;
White doubled to left; Poquette singled to left [White scored];
McRae flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Royals 5.

RANGERS 7TH: Wills struck out; Bonds was called out on strikes;
Oliver tripled to right; Zisk flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 5.

ROYALS 7TH: UMBARGER REPLACED ALEXANDER (PITCHING); Brett
doubled to center; Otis grounded out (shortstop to first);
Porter flied out to center; LaCock was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 5.

RANGERS 8TH: Hargrove struck out; Lowenstein struck out;
Sundberg grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 0, Royals 5.

ROYALS 8TH: Cowens flied out to left; Patek struck out; White
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
0, Royals 5.

RANGERS 9TH: ZDEB REPLACED POQUETTE (PLAYING LF); Campaneris
grounded out (first unassisted); Harrah walked; Wills walked
[Harrah to second]; Bonds lined into a double play (shortstop to
second) [Harrah out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers
0, Royals 5.



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