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Chicago Cubs 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 4

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 09,1978
1978-08-08 - 1978-08-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (51-58)101 002 000 482
Chicago Cubs (58-54)100 031 00X 580
Date of Game: Wed, August 09,1978
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 23,310
Time of Game: 2:37

Winning Pitcher: Dave Roberts (5-7)
Losing Pitcher: Ed Whitson (3-5)

Home Runs: None
PIT CHN
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI6050.545--46640759W1
CHN5854.5183.0448477-29W1
MON5461.4708.547742948L1
PIT5158.4688.5419442-23L1
NYN4866.42114.0447480-33W1
SLN4569.39517.0386459-73L1
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss28.2284
    11000.27566302926
    Manny Sanguillenc34.1414
    12001.2861316391
    Willie Stargell1b38.1564
    12200.286197216552
    Dave Parkerrf27.0614
    12001.303668176312
    Bill Robinsoncf35.0444
    01201.239106274911
    John Milnerlf28.2244
    00000.2928164244
    Rennie Stennett2b27.1263
    00000.2499543331
    Dale Berra3b21.2393
    00002.03326011
    Jim Rookerp35.3202
    00000.214292052
    Eddie Whitsonp23.082000000.22232000
    Duffy Dyerph32.3591
    00001.237632091
    Grant Jacksonp35.315000000.250491010
    Totals3348406.2687478924-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ivan DeJesusss25.2125
    11000.27635332224
    Rodney Scottcf24.2972
    21111.3032270513
    Gene Clineslf31.3071
    00000.2668330134
    Bill Buckner1b28.2382
    01320.3169671414
    Larry Biittnerpr-1b33.0131
    01000.2687434440
    Mike Vailrf26.2735
    02101.3142542201
    Davey Johnson3b35.1912
    00021.21414113160
    Mick Kelleherpr-3b31.015000000.283315020
    Dave Kingmanlf29.2314
    00002.22587617493
    Jerry Whitecf25.351000000.250222043
    Manny Trillo2b27.2274
    00000.2636052380
    Tim Blackwellc25.3554
    10001.095136000
    Dave Robertsp33.3324
    12000.341280270
    Totals3458556.2717977222-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Rooker35.320-4.15444404.500.0721289227
    Eddie Whitson23.082L 3-51.21101102.020.0427322
    Grant Jackson35.315-22000102.600.044047283
    Totals8.0854560--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dave Roberts33.332W 5-798440604.940.0624340262
    Totals9.0844060--
    Other Game Information
    BK: Grant Jackson (1)
    HB: Jim Rooker (2)
    IBB: Eddie Whitson

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jim Rooker 11-8-3, Eddie Whitson 8-5-3, Grant Jackson 5-4-1, Dave Roberts 6-4-2
    Total Batters Faced: Jim Rooker 23, Eddie Whitson 8, Grant Jackson 9, Dave Roberts 33
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jim Rooker 7-7, Eddie Whitson 5-1, Grant Jackson 4-4, Dave Roberts 12-12

    Umpires: HP: John Kibler 1B: Nick Colosi 2B: Satch Davidson 3B: Joe West


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