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Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Atlanta Braves 1

+ Boxscore: Thu, August 24,1978
1978-08-23 - 1978-08-25
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (63-62)000 000 500 582
Atlanta Braves (56-70)000 000 010 171
Date of Game: Thu, August 24,1978
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 7,965
Time of Game: 2:37

Winning Pitcher: Bert Blyleven (11-8)
Losing Pitcher: Phil Niekro (15-14)
Save: Kent Tekulve (25)

Home Runs: Bob Horner (15)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI6658.532--53546570L2
CHN6362.5043.5496538-42L3
PIT6362.5043.5495503-8W10
MON5967.4688.050245745L1
SLN5473.42513.5451505-54W1
NYN5176.40216.5484539-55W1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN7552.591--578454124W2
SFN7453.5831.050645155W3
CIN7156.5594.055854612L1
SDN6761.5238.5473477-4L1
HOU5968.46516.0474506-32W3
ATL5670.44418.5470581-111L4
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss28.2434
    01000.28067803232
    Omar Morenocf25.3044
    00001.22832322352
    Dave Parkerrf27.0762
    01020.308684238215
    Willie Stargell1b38.1714
    11001.284198018612
    Steve Bryelf29.201000000.229690181
    Ed Ottc27.0444
    12000.2592278283
    Bill Robinsonlf-1b35.0594
    11101.242107295513
    Phil Garner2b29.1164
    11100.26262964521
    Dale Berra3b21.2542
    10020.14938242
    Bert Blylevenp27.1403
    01301.125129090
    Eddie Whitsonp23.097000000.22237000
    Grant Jacksonp35.330000000.300501030
    Kent Tekulvep31.172000000.111250000
    Totals3158544.25910077238-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Roysterss25.3104
    02011.27443023223
    Rowland Officecf25.3034
    01000.2435948337
    Cito Gastonph34.1601
    00000.2121008050
    Gary Matthewsrf28.0504
    00001.28484114497
    Jeff Burroughslf27.1702
    00020.31797418651
    Bob Horner3b21.0184
    11102.2546215430
    Bob Beall1b30.1223
    00010.233100093
    Joe Nolanc27.1044
    01000.2371363142
    Glenn Hubbard2b20.3334
    01000.21111010
    Phil Niekrop39.1452
    00002.217540090
    Dale Murphyph22.1651
    00000.238156196510
    Craig Skokp30.358000000.28652000
    Darrel Chaneyph30.1681
    01000.2198353151
    Totals3417146.2599745739-
    Game Stats
    2B: Bert Blyleven (2), Phil Garner (20)
    HR: Bob Horner (15)
    RBI: Bert Blyleven (9), Phil Garner (45), Bill Robinson (55), Bob Horner (43)
    SB: Joe Nolan (2)
    SH: Gary Matthews (1)
    GDP: Phil Garner (13), Ed Ott (6)
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bert Blyleven27.140W 11-88.17113613.210.0527309306
    Eddie Whitson23.097-00001002.890.0232372
    Grant Jackson35.330-0.10000002.570.005048283
    Kent Tekulve31.172SV 250.10000001.890.00722500
    Totals9.0711461--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Phil Niekro39.145L 15-1478553403.030.0435543409
    Craig Skok30.358-20001004.020.0232510
    Totals9.0855440--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Bert Blyleven , Phil Niekro

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Bert Blyleven 0-0-0, Eddie Whitson 0-0-0, Grant Jackson 0-0-0, Kent Tekulve 0-0-0, Phil Niekro 0-0-0, Craig Skok 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Bert Blyleven 36, Eddie Whitson 1, Grant Jackson 1, Kent Tekulve 1, Phil Niekro 29, Craig Skok 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Bert Blyleven 6-14, Eddie Whitson 0-0, Grant Jackson 0-1, Kent Tekulve 0-1, Phil Niekro 10-4, Craig Skok 2-3

    Umpires: HP: Andy Olsen 1B: Jim Quick 2B: Jerry Crawford 3B: Doug Harvey


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