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June 28, 2008

Yankees Swept In Doubleheader With Brewers

by @ 5:14 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Fred Stanley, Ken Clay, Larry McCall, Roy White

June 28, 1978 at County Stadium
Brewers 5, Yankees 0  (42-31)

The Yankees were held to just six hits in a shutout loss to the Brewers in the first game of their doubleheader.  Roy White had three of those hits and Fred Stanley went two for three with a double.

Dick Tidrow fell to 3-6 with a rough start.  He gave up five runs (four earned) on eight hits and two walks with three strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings.

June 28, 1978 at County Stadium
Brewers 7, Yankees 2  (42-32)

Game two of the Yankees doubleheader with the Brewers went no better as they suffered a sweep in Milwaukee.  Larry McCall got the start and while he was decent, he wasn’t nearly good enough.  He gave up four runs on seven hits and a walk with four strikeouts in what was his first of two major league starts in his career.  Ken Clay was tagged for three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Chris Chambliss singled twice and drove in a pair.  Fred Stanley was the only other Yankee to reach base twice with a single and a walk.

June 26, 2008

Yankees Shut Down In Series Opener With Red Sox

by @ 5:11 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Andy Messersmith, Chris Chambliss, Fred Stanley

June 26, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Red Sox 4, Yankees 1  (41-30)

The Yankees lost round one of a big series with the first place Red Sox in a game where they were held to just a single run.  Chris Chambliss went two for two with a walk and an RBI while Fred Stanley singled twice in three at bats.

Andy Messersmith was solid but he took the loss and he fell to 0-2.  He gave up three runs (one earned) on six hits and four walks with six strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings.

June 20, 2008

Yankees Bounce Back, Blow Out Red Sox

by @ 5:02 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Don Gullett, Fred Stanley, Reggie Jackson

June 20, 1978 at Fenway Park
Yankees 10, Red Sox 4  (38-27)

The Yankees returned the favor and turned the tables on the Red Sox.  The score was the same as yesterday’s game, but this time it was the Yankees who finished on top.  Reggie Jackson belted a three run shot, his eleventh of the season.  Fred Stanley was the hitting star though. He went two for three with a walk and a grand slam.

Don Gullett improved to 2-0 with a nice start.  He gave up four runs on five hits and seven walks with six strikeouts in the complete game win.

July 2, 2007

Yankees Come From Behind to Beat Tigers

by @ 1:56 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Don Gullett, Fred Stanley, Roy White, Sparky Lyle

July 2, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 6, Tigers 4  (43-34)

The Yankees came back from a 4-1 deficit to beat the Tigers in a hard fought win.  Roy White doubled home two runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game up and then Fred Stanley belted a two run homer in the bottom of the eighth to give the Yankees their game winning runs.

Don Gullett was hit hard and he was pulled in the fifth after he gave up four runs.  Sparky Lyle picked him up though and he gave up just three hits in 4 1/3 shutout innings.  The win pushed his record to 6-2 on the season.

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