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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates 26-30L1100 021 010 5121
Houston Astros 25-30W1000 000 06x 6117
Date of Game:  Monday, June 12, 1978
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Jesus Alou - 4 hits
  • Rick Williams - 1st career game
  • Rick Williams - 1st career win, 1st career game

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Frank Taverasss28.170513000.2725461001516
    Omar Morenocf25.231310110.1905626011026
    Dave Parkerrf27.003312120.2995462683210
    Bill Robinsonlf34.352500003.2463810103236
    Willie Stargell1b38.098403001.2664319327252
        Manny Sanguillenpr-1b34.083100001.271291283240
    Rennie Stennett3b27.068401000.255499142210
        Mario Mendoza3b27.168000000.25826293132
        Steve Bryeph29.128100001.29030661141
    Ed Ottc26.337411001.256401832120
    Phil Garner2b29.043411000.238545652238
    John Candelariap24.218301002.1541597000
        Kent Tekulvep31.099000000.14331209000
        Dave Hamiltonp30.182000000.00017192000
        Eddie Whitsonp23.024000000.000611000
    Totals: 37512239.3245428846 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jimmy Sextonss26.180401000.1673044002
        Dave Bergmanph-lf25.006010110.0832941010
    Enos Cabell3b-ss28.247513100.295555814297
    Cesar Cedenocf27.107501300.27845114761921
    Bob Watson1b32.063401010.2665212378350
    Jesus Aloulf36.080414000.343221278150
        Joe Sambitop25.349000000.0002498000
    Art Howe2b-3b31.179400001.285512894201
    Jose Cruzrf30.309411100.281539073319
    Reggie Baldwinc23.297100000.2051313060
        Wilbur Howardc-2b29.155210011.26322404131
    Tom Dixonp23.050100000.1001221010
        Roger Metzgerph30.246100001.220451015060
        Joe Niekrop33.217000000.27310364030
        Julio Gonzalezph25.169000010.25015125000
        Rick Williamsp25.215000000.00011000
        Denny Wallingph24.056000000.2553449191
        Joe Fergusonph-c31.266010010.224386565160
    Totals: 35611653.3145518270 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Jesus Alou 2 (2), Ed Ott (6), Willie Stargell (6), Frank Taveras 2 (13)
    RBIs:  Dave Bergman (1), Enos Cabell (29), Cesar Cedeno 3 (19), Jose Cruz (31), Omar Moreno (10), Dave Parker (32)
    SB:  Phil Garner 2 (8), Omar Moreno (26), Dave Parker 2 (10)
    SH:  John Candelaria (4)
    SF:  Omar Moreno (1)
    GDP:  Jose Cruz (4)

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    John Candelaria24.2187.29222303.341.450001598
    Kent Tekulve31.09900111003.001.2100031209
    Dave Hamilton30.18200111006.001.8300017228
    Eddie Whitson  (L 0-1)23.0240.12221003.601.60000611
    Pitching Totals:81166530 00069546

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Tom Dixon23.05058322602.401.240001221
    Joe Niekro33.21722100007.712.0000012376
    Rick Williams  (W 1-0)25.21512010009.002.0000011
    Joe Sambito  (Sv 3)25.34910001303.601.260002498
    Pitching Totals:91243390 00049496

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  John Candelaria 0-0-0;  Kent Tekulve 0-0-0;  Dave Hamilton 0-0-0;  Eddie Whitson 0-0-0;  Tom Dixon 0-0-0;  Joe Niekro 0-0-0;  Rick Williams 0-0-0;  Joe Sambito 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  John Candelaria 34;  Kent Tekulve 1;  Dave Hamilton 1;  Eddie Whitson 4;  Tom Dixon 24;  Joe Niekro 9;  Rick Williams 5;  Joe Sambito 4; 
    Time of Game:  3:14    Attendance:  9,886
    Umpires:   Home:   Ed Vargo  1B  Charlie Williams  2B  (none)  3B  Terry Tata 

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