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BOXSCORE: 1977 Atlanta Athletics At 1977 Boston Mets                 4/7/1977
 
  Athletics          AB  R  H RBI AVG     Mets               AB  R  H RBI AVG
  W.Gross 3B          4  0  0  0 .250     C.Fisk C            5  2  2  0 .222  
  M.Perez 2B          4  1  1  0 .250     D.Evans RF          1  0  0  0 .000  
  J.Burroughs RF      3  0  0  0 .125   A-E.Kranepool RF      3  0  2  2 .667  
  M.Page LF           3  0  0  1 .375     J.Rice LF           4  0  2  0 .375  
  W.Montanez 1B       4  1  2  0 .333   B-R.Miller LF         0  0  0  0 ----  
  B.Bonnell CF        3  0  1  1 .556     C.Yastrzemski 1B    3  0  2  0 .286  
E-M.Jorgensen PH      1  0  0  0 .000     B.Hobson 3B         2  0  0  1 .000  
  B.Pocoroba C        2  0  0  0 .429   C-L.Randle 3B         0  0  0  0 .000  
  R.Picciolo SS       3  0  0  0 .000     F.Lynn CF           4  0  0  0 .000  
  P.Niekro P          3  0  0  0 .000     R.Burleson SS       4  0  1  0 .286  
  D.Giusti P          0  0  0  0 ----     D.Flynn 2B          4  1  2  0 .286  
                                          J.Koosman P         2  0  0  0 .000  
                                        D-B.Carbo PH          1  0  0  0 .500  
                                          S.Lockwood P        0  0  0  0 ----  
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      30  2  4  2                 Totals      33  3 11  3
 
A-Subbed Defensively (RF) For Evans In 2nd Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Rice In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Hobson In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Koosman In 8th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Bonnell In 9th Inning
 
INJURY: Dwight Evans INJURED (for 2 more games) in 1st inning
 
Athletics....... 1 0 0  1 0 0  0 0 0  -  2  4  0
Mets............ 0 0 2  0 0 0  1 0    -  3 11  2
 
Athletics (1-1)          IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
P.Niekro LOSS(0-1)        6      11   3   3   1   6   0   4.50
D.Giusti                  2       0   0   0   2   2   0   0.00
Totals                    8      11   3   3   3   8   0
 
Mets (1-1)               IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
J.Koosman WIN(1-0)        8       4   2   1   2   6   0   1.13
S.Lockwood SAVE(1st)      1       0   0   0   1   0   0   0.00
Totals                    9       4   2   1   3   6   0
 
ATTENDANCE- 25,904 DATE- Thursday, April 7th 1977 TIME- Night WEATHER- Average
UMPIRES- Joe Brinkman, Rich Garcia, Steve Palermo, Nestor Chylak
T- 2:27
LEFT ON BASE- Athletics: 4  Mets:10
DOUBLE PLAYS- Athletics: 0  Mets: 2
ERRORS- J.Rice, B.Hobson
DOUBLES- C.Fisk(1st), J.Rice(1st)
STOLEN BASES- C.Fisk(1st), C.Yastrzemski(1st)
CAUGHT STEALING- M.Page, R.Burleson
SACRIFICE HITS- J.Koosman
WALKS- J.Burroughs, M.Page, B.Pocoroba, C.Yastrzemski, B.Hobson-2
STRIKE OUTS- W.Gross, M.Perez, J.Burroughs, B.Pocoroba, P.Niekro-2, D.Evans,
             J.Rice-2, F.Lynn, R.Burleson, D.Flynn, J.Koosman-2
GIDP- R.Picciolo-2
PASSED BALLS- C.Fisk
 
Ed Kranepool had 2 base hits and 2 RBI at Fenway Park where the Boston Mets
beat the Atlanta Athletics by the score of 3 to 2.
 
Atlanta never recovered after Boston took the lead in the bottom of the 7th
inning plating one baserunner on 2 hits.  Carlton Fisk doubled.  Kranepool
followed next and he stroked a base-hit.  Jim Rice followed, but he was set
down on strikes.  Carl Yastrzemski was up next and he drew a walk to load the
bases.  Butch Hobson came to the plate and drew a walk.  Overall Boston
out-hit Atlanta 11 to 4.  
 
Jerry Koosman(1-0) was the winner allowing 2 runs in 8 innings. Koosman got
help from Skip Lockwood who was credited with his 1st save.  Phil Niekro(0-1)
took the loss.