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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 101112   R H E
New York Mets 9-7L1010 000 001 000 2100
Chicago Cubs 8-6W1200 000 000 001 3101
Date of Game:  Sunday, April 23, 1978
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Joe Wallis - 4 hits

  • New York Mets Batting Stats

     
    New York MetsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Len Randle3b29.070601000.14316760032
    Doug Flynn2b27.005600001.29816325030
    Bruce Boisclairrf25.135602001.28111255141
    Ed Kranepoollf33.166500001.11861710120
    Willie Montanez1b30.022513110.231151089240
    Lee Mazzillicf23.029501002.24616199241
    Ron Hodgesc28.305401000.1825240020
        John Stearnsph-c26.246100001.13615246022
    Tim Foliss27.136300011.15016930021
    Nino Espinosap24.251200000.125450000
        Joel Youngbloodph26.239100000.2506156000
        Mardie Cornejop26.262000000.00077000
        Bob Myrickp25.204000000.000771000
        Steve Hendersonph25.156111100.185161154120
        Skip Lockwoodp31.249000000.0008344000
        Bobby Valentineph27.345101000.5004511020
        Butch Metzgerp25.335000000.0004170000
    Totals: 46210227.2171727178 

    Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

     
    Chicago CubsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Ivan DeJesusss25.104310020.30514257041
    Larry Biittner1b32.270512000.25613667260
    Bobby Murcerrf31.338513201.294141420080
    Dave Kingmanlf29.123200010.21713811261
        Greg Grossph-lf25.265200000.31010554050
    Steve Ontiveros3b26.180500002.12111478020
    Dave Raderc29.118501000.26914663051
    Joe Walliscf26.105504100.3857200010
    Mick Kelleher2b30.273400000.1825283010
        Willie Hernandezp23.160000000.000673000
    Ray Burrisp27.244200000.2504187000
        Bruce Sutterp25.105000000.0006120000
        Rudy Meoli2b26.358100000.0004236000
    Totals: 39310333.2561215949 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Joe Wallis (1)
    3B:  Bobby Murcer (1)
    HR:  Steve Henderson (4), Willie Montanez (2)
    RBIs:  Steve Henderson (12), Willie Montanez (4), Bobby Murcer 2 (8), Joe Wallis (1)
    CS: Joe Wallis (1)
    SH:  Tim Foli (1), Bruce Sutter (1)
    GDP:  Larry Biittner (1), Mick Kelleher (1)

    New York Mets Pitching Stats

     
    New York MetsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Nino Espinosa24.25165222203.121.38000452
    Mardie Cornejo26.2621.11000101.801.3000077
    Bob Myrick25.2040.20001002.250.75000772
    Skip Lockwood31.24921000004.501.210008320
    Butch Metzger  (L 0-1)25.3351.231100011.253.250004170
    Pitching Totals:11.71033330 00030621

    Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

     
    Chicago CubsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ray Burris27.2447.17112411.451.060004187
    Bruce Sutter25.1052.22110213.381.750006120
    Willie Hernandez  (W 2-0)23.16021000101.001.33000673
    Pitching Totals:121022272 00016380

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Willie Hernandez; 
    Balks:  Ray Burris; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Nino Espinosa 0-0-0;  Mardie Cornejo 0-0-0;  Bob Myrick 0-0-0;  Skip Lockwood 0-0-0;  Butch Metzger 0-0-0;  Ray Burris 0-0-0;  Bruce Sutter 0-0-0;  Willie Hernandez 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Nino Espinosa 21;  Mardie Cornejo 6;  Bob Myrick 2;  Skip Lockwood 6;  Butch Metzger 8;  Ray Burris 32;  Bruce Sutter 10;  Willie Hernandez 8; 
    Time of Game:  3:04    Attendance:  7,692
    Umpires:   Home:   Andy Olsen  1B  Jim Quick  2B  Jerry Crawford  3B  Doug Harvey 


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