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May 19, 2008

Chris Chambliss Drives In Four In Yankees Win Over Jays

by @ 3:04 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Bucky Dent, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Mickey Rivers, Rawley Eastwick, Willie Randolph

May 19, 1978 at Exhibition Stadium
Yankees 11, Blue Jays 3  (21-13)

The Yankees trounced the Jays behind a nice game by Chris Chambliss.  The first baseman went two for four with a homerun, four RBIs and two runs.  Bucky Dent went three for five with his first homer of the season, two runs and two RBIs while both Mickey Rivers and Willie Randolph had three hits a piece.

Dick Tidrow improved to 2-3 with the win.  He gave up three runs on nine hits with two strikeouts in seven frames.  Rawley Eastwick closed the game out with two shutout innings.

April 11, 2008

Catfish Hunter Pummelled In Loss to Brewers

by @ 3:24 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - April, Catfish Hunter, Rawley Eastwick, Thurman Munson, Willie Randolph

April 11, 1978 at County Stadium
Brewers 9, Yankees 6  (1-3)

The Yankees put six runs on the board and outhit the Brewers but still lost their for the third time in four games to open up the season.  Catfish Hunter made his season debut and it was a rough one as he gave up six runs on six hits in just two innings of work.  Rawley Eastwick and Ken Clay also gave up runs in the loss as well.

Willie Randolph had a big day at the plate.  He went two for five with a three run homer.  Thurman Munson went four for five with a double, a run and an RBI.

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