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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates 63-63L1003 001 001 5112
Houston Astros 60-68W4200 131 00x 7100
Date of Game:  Friday, August 25, 1978
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Joe Sambito - Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
  • Joaquin Andujar - 1st career save

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Frank Taverasss28.244411001.28012367903232
    Omar Morenocf25.305311021.22912032422352
    Dave Parkerrf27.077512202.309113685238415
    Willie Stargell1b38.172500002.27992198118612
    Ed Ottc27.045412001.262852288283
    John Milnerlf28.240402101.293848254294
    Phil Garner2b29.117412000.26511963064521
    Dale Berra3b21.255401102.1552239252
    Jim Rookerp35.336200002.18426295052
        Manny Sanguillenph34.157100001.2487613303132
        Eddie Whitsonp23.098000000.2223338000
        Bill Robinsonph35.060000010.242101107395513
    Totals: 365114313.3069948127 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Terry Puhlcf22.048211030.29112018032623
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.243411100.233551651113
    Enos Cabell1b28.321422200.28912865465628
    Art Howe3b31.253211110.2901133517532
    Jesus Aloulf36.154301100.3366013161150
        Denny Wallinglf24.130100000.229921071196
    Jose Cruzrf31.017402100.302122976107026
    Jimmy Sextonss26.254411102.1856983269
    Luis Pujolsc22.281400001.12041471100
    Joe Niekrop33.291200002.18426380050
        Wilbur Howardph29.229010000.252674491115
        Joe Sambitop26.058101000.16752126000
        Joaquin Andujarp25.247000000.1362374030
    Totals: 31710745.3239684908 

    Game Stats


    2B:  John Milner (15), Dave Parker (22)
    3B:  Enos Cabell (5), Phil Garner (8), Ed Ott (3)
    HR:  Jimmy Sexton (2)
    RBIs:  Jesus Alou (15), Dale Berra (5), Enos Cabell 2 (56), Jose Cruz (70), Julio Gonzalez (11), Art Howe (53), John Milner (29), Dave Parker 2 (84), Jimmy Sexton (6)
    SB:  Jose Cruz (26), Wilbur Howard (5)
    CS: Omar Moreno (11), Terry Puhl (11)
    SH:  Julio Gonzalez (4), Frank Taveras (8)
    SF:  Art Howe (5)

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Jim Rooker  (L 8-9)35.33657642214.501.4200024292
    Eddie Whitson23.09833112302.901.390003338
    Pitching Totals:81075451 00057330

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Joe Niekro  (W 11-10)33.29169441704.261.3500028392
    Joe Sambito26.05822111502.611.2900052126
    Joaquin Andujar  (Sv 1)25.24710001102.971.230002377
    Pitching Totals:911553130 000103595

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Eddie Whitson; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jim Rooker 0-0-0;  Eddie Whitson 0-0-0;  Joe Niekro 0-0-0;  Joe Sambito 0-0-0;  Joaquin Andujar 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Jim Rooker 24;  Eddie Whitson 14;  Joe Niekro 27;  Joe Sambito 9;  Joaquin Andujar 4; 
    Time of Game:  2:51    Attendance:  11,641
    Umpires:   Home:   Murray Strey  1B  Jim Rains  2B  Howard Hansen  3B  Bob Schroeder 

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