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Kansas City Royals 7, New York Yankees 2

Kansas City Royals 7, New York Yankees 2

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 5, 1977 (D) at Yankee Stadium

KC  A    2  2  2    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   7  9  0
NY  A    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
BATTING
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patek ss               4   1   2   2       1   2       6   0
McRae dh               5   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Brett 3b               5   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Cowens rf              4   2   3   1       0   0       4   0
Otis cf                4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Mayberry 1b            3   1   1   2       1   0       3   0
Zdeb lf                4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Porter c               2   1   1   0       2   0       3   0
White 2b               4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Splittorff p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Bird p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                35   7   9   7       4   3      27   4
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Patek (1,off Gullett).
HR: McRae (1,1st inning off Gullett 1 on, 0 out); Mayberry (1,3rd inning off
Tidrow 1 on, 2 out); Cowens (1,8th inning off Tidrow 0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Zdeb (1,2nd base off Tidrow/Munson).
CS: Cowens (1,2nd base by Gullett/Munson).
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              4   1   3   0       0   0       4   0
Nettles 3b             4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Munson c               4   1   1   2       0   0       4   1
Jackson rf             4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Piniella lf            4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Chambliss 1b           3   0   1   0       1   1       5   2
Johnson dh             4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Randolph 2b            4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Dent ss                3   0   0   0       0   0       6   3
  White ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gullett p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tidrow p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Lyle p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                35   2   9   2       1   2      27  11
BATTING - 
2B: Randolph (1,off Splittorff); Rivers (1,off Splittorff).
HR: Munson (1,3rd inning off Splittorff 1 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Splittorff W(1-0)      8     8   2   2   1   2   1
Bird                   1     1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9     9   2   2   1   2   1
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gullett L(0-1)         2     4   4   4   2   0   1
Tidrow                 6.2   5   3   3   2   3   2
Lyle                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9     9   7   7   4   3   3

Umpires: Jerry Neudecker, Russ Goetz, Jim McKean, Marty Springstead, Bill Deegan, Nick Bremigan
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 54930
Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            New York Yankees         
1. Patek               ss        Rivers              cf
2. McRae               dh        Nettles             3b
3. Brett               3b        Munson              c
4. Cowens              rf        Jackson             rf
5. Otis                cf        Piniella            lf
6. Mayberry            1b        Chambliss           1b
7. Zdeb                lf        Johnson             dh
8. Porter              c         Randolph            2b
9. White               2b        Dent                ss
   Splittorff          p         Gullett             p

ROYALS 1ST: Patek walked; McRae homered [Patek scored]; Brett
made an out to center; Cowens singled to center; Otis popped to
second; Cowens was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers singled to center; Nettles made an out to
left; Munson popped to second; Jackson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Mayberry popped to shortstop; Zdeb grounded out
(shortstop to first); Porter walked; White singled to third
[Porter to second]; Patek doubled to left [Porter scored, White
scored]; McRae lined to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Piniella singled to left; Chambliss forced Piniella
(pitcher to shortstop); Johnson singled to left [Chambliss to
second]; Randolph forced Johnson (pitcher to shortstop); Dent
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 4, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 3RD: TIDROW REPLACED GULLETT (PITCHING); Brett grounded
out (pitcher to first); Cowens singled to second; Otis made an
out to center; Mayberry homered [Cowens scored]; Zdeb grounded
out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 6,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Rivers singled to left; Nettles popped to third in
foul territory; Munson homered [Rivers scored]; Jackson made an
out to left; Piniella lined to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 6, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 4TH: Porter walked; White lined to left; Patek struck
out; McRae made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 6,
Yankees 2.

YANKEES 4TH: Chambliss was called out on strikes; Johnson made
an out to right; Randolph doubled to left; Dent popped to first;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 6, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Brett lined to second; Cowens made an out to center;
Otis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 6, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 5TH: Rivers made an out to right; Nettles lined to
shortstop; Munson made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 6, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 6TH: Mayberry walked; Zdeb forced Mayberry (first to
shortstop); Zdeb stole second; Porter grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Zdeb to third]; White popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 6, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 6TH: Jackson popped to second; Piniella made an out to
right; Chambliss singled to first; Johnson made an out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 6, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 7TH: Patek struck out; McRae grounded out (second to
first); Brett popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
6, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 7TH: Randolph popped to catcher in foul territory; Dent
made an out to center; Rivers doubled to left; Nettles popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 6, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 8TH: Cowens homered; Otis popped to shortstop; Mayberry
lined to right; Zdeb grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 7, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 8TH: Munson grounded out (third to first); Jackson
popped to shortstop; Piniella popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 7, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 9TH: Porter singled to center; White forced Porter
(pitcher to shortstop); Patek singled to center [White to third,
Patek to second (on throw to 3b)]; McRae reached on a fielder's
choice [White out at home (shortstop to catcher)]; LYLE REPLACED
TIDROW (PITCHING); Brett forced McRae (third to second); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 7, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 9TH: Chambliss walked; BIRD REPLACED SPLITTORFF
(PITCHING); Johnson singled to left [Chambliss to second];
Randolph grounded into a double play (third to second)
[Chambliss out at third, Johnson out at second]; WHITE BATTED
FOR DENT; White grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 7, Yankees 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           7   9   0    5
 Yankees          2   9   0    7

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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