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New York Mets 3 Chicago Cubs 2

+ Boxscore: Fri, September 29,1978
1978-09-28 - 1978-09-30
  123 456 789  R H E
New York Mets (65-95)100 110 000 382
Chicago Cubs (78-82)000 020 000 280
Date of Game: Fri, September 29,1978
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 0
Time of Game: 2:33

Winning Pitcher: Nino Espinosa (11-15)
Losing Pitcher: Rick Reuschel (14-15)
Save: Jerry Koosman (2)

Home Runs: None
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI8971.556--695573122L2
PIT8772.5471.567162447W5
CHN7882.48711.0654714-60W1
MON7585.46914.062760423W1
SLN6892.42521.0593651-58L2
NYN6595.40624.0597680-83L1
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    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Gil Florescf25.3375
    12001.276114011
    Tim Foliss27.2954
    01000.25710251262
    Steve Hendersonlf25.3154
    11000.26525396113
    Willie Montanez1b30.1813
    00010.254123017969
    Dan Normanrf23.2613
    01110.22023480
    Ron Hodgesc29.0994
    01000.257281071
    Elliott Maddox3b30.2834
    11000.2578122392
    Jerry Koosmanp34.281000000.086367020
    Doug Flynn2b27.1643
    01111.2394630363
    Nino Espinosap25.0453
    00002.20977040
    Len Randle3b29.2290
    00010.23487523514
    Totals3338244.2479645520-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ivan DeJesusss25.2635
    12000.27640033541
    Greg Grosscf-rf26.0595
    11001.2696651383
    Bill Buckner1b28.2894
    02010.32010095717
    Rudy Meolipr27.151000000.111277020
    Bobby Murcerrf32.1321
    00010.281155196414
    Scot Thompsoncf22.2973
    00000.33317020
    Dave Kingmanlf29.2824
    00102.25891428783
    Manny Trillo2b27.2784
    00000.2616514530
    Dave Raderc29.2774
    03000.2027623341
    Rodney Scottpr-3b24.348000000.27926401526
    Mick Kelleher3b31.0662
    00000.244344061
    Larry Biittnerph33.064000000.2567734500
    Gene Clinesph31.3581
    00001.2608570154
    Tim Blackwellc26.041000000.223172070
    Rick Reuschelp29.1362
    00002.137237041
    Davey Johnsonph35.2421
    00000.23214324200
    Donnie Moorep24.228000000.267101040
    Totals3628126.264156710426-
    Game Stats
    3B: Doug Flynn (8)
    RBI: Doug Flynn (36), Dan Norman (8), Dave Kingman (78)
    SB: Len Randle (14), Ivan DeJesus (41)
    SH: Tim Foli (12), Mick Kelleher (4)
    IBB: Doug Flynn (10)
    GDP: Steve Henderson (24)
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Nino Espinosa25.045W 11-157.17212504.720.04328067
    Jerry Koosman34.281SV 21.21000103.680.0037375346
    Totals9.0821260--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Rick Reuschel29.136L 14-1588333303.410.0535248238
    Donnie Moore24.228-10001104.060.01701013
    Totals9.0833440--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Rick Reuschel (13)
    HB: Nino Espinosa (3)
    IBB: Rick Reuschel

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Nino Espinosa 23-14-9, Jerry Koosman 5-4-1, Rick Reuschel 7-5-2, Donnie Moore 7-3-4
    Total Batters Faced: Nino Espinosa 34, Jerry Koosman 6, Rick Reuschel 34, Donnie Moore 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Nino Espinosa 11-15, Jerry Koosman 2-3, Rick Reuschel 16-11, Donnie Moore 2-0

    Umpires: HP: Bob Engel 1B: Jerry Dale 2B: Paul Runge 3B: John McSherry


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