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Atlanta Braves 9 Chicago Cubs 0

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 16,1978
1978-08-15 - 1978-08-17
  123 456 789  R H E
Atlanta Braves (55-64)020 003 130 990
Chicago Cubs (61-57)000 000 000 031
Date of Game: Wed, August 16,1978
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 19,828
Time of Game: 2:06

Winning Pitcher: Phil Niekro (15-12)
Losing Pitcher: Mike Krukow (5-1)

Home Runs: Jeff Burroughs (18), Bob Horner (14), Dale Murphy (19), Joe Nolan (3)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI6353.543--50343073L3
CHN6157.5173.0478507-29L1
MON5862.4837.048843751W2
PIT5462.4669.0455483-28W1
NYN4970.41215.5454498-44L1
SLN4971.40816.0414477-63L1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN7050.583--546427119W2
SFN6951.5751.048143150L2
CIN6852.5672.052351013L1
SDN6159.5089.0434448-14W1
HOU5662.47513.0446474-28W1
ATL5564.46214.5454554-100W1
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    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Roysterss25.3023
    00020.27042412923
    Rowland Officecf25.2955
    01100.2465878315
    Gary Matthewsrf28.0424
    10012.28683412456
    Jeff Burroughslf27.1623
    22210.32296718651
    Barry Bonnellpr-lf24.2930
    10010.2281881149
    Bob Horner3b21.0105
    22201.2675514390
    Joe Nolanc27.0964
    12200.2431303141
    Dale Murphy1b22.1574
    11102.241151196410
    Chico Ruiz2b26.2894
    11000.29210000
    Phil Niekrop39.1373
    00001.218537090
    Totals3599856.2657773883-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ivan DeJesusss25.2194
    00002.26735932626
    Jerry Whitecf25.3583
    00010.244228054
    Bill Buckner1b28.2454
    00000.3039721454
    Bobby Murcerrf32.0884
    00001.277151574811
    Dave Kingmanlf29.2383
    00001.24188219543
    Davey Johnson3b35.1983
    01000.21614173160
    Ray Burrisp27.359000000.140213020
    Willie Hernandezp23.275000000.000105000
    Rodney Scott2b24.3043
    00000.2872310614
    Tim Blackwellc25.3623
    02000.195142020
    Mike Krukowp26.2082
    00001.20851010
    Mick Kelleher3b31.0221
    00000.277319020
    Totals3003015.2636786434-
    Game Stats
    2B: Bob Horner (12)
    HR: Jeff Burroughs (18), Bob Horner (14), Dale Murphy (19), Joe Nolan (3)
    RBI: Jeff Burroughs (65), Bob Horner (39), Dale Murphy (64), Joe Nolan (14), Rowland Office (31)
    CS: Jerry Royster (13)
    SH: Phil Niekro (4)
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Phil Niekro39.137W 15-1293001502.890.0233541407
    Totals9.0300150--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Mike Krukow26.208L 5-178873333.840.13185444
    Ray Burris27.359-11110115.060.0131214139
    Willie Hernandez23.275-10002204.090.05371041
    Totals9.0998564--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Phil Niekro 0-0-0, Mike Krukow 13-8-5, Ray Burris 0-0-0, Willie Hernandez 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Phil Niekro 31, Mike Krukow 32, Ray Burris 4, Willie Hernandez 5
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Phil Niekro 14-10, Mike Krukow 13-9, Ray Burris 1-1, Willie Hernandez 1-0

    Umpires: HP: Eric Gregg 1B: Bill Williams 2B: Dick Stello 3B: Bruce Froemming


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