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Pittsburgh Pirates 9 Chicago Cubs 5

+ Boxscore: Fri, May 18,1979
1979-05-17 - 1979-05-19
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (15-18)003 120 021 9131
Chicago Cubs (16-17)210 100 010 5100
Date of Game: Fri, May 18,1979
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 12,578
Time of Game: 2:12

Winning Pitcher: John Candelaria (3-2)
Losing Pitcher: Ken Holtzman (3-3)

Home Runs: Bill Buckner (5), Dave Kingman (13), Steve Nicosia (3), Dave Parker (5), Ted Sizemore (2), Willie Stargell (8)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI2412.667--18413153L1
MON2113.6182.014713611W2
SLN2015.5713.514212121L1
CHN1617.4856.5156178-22L3
PIT1518.4557.5159161-2W3
NYN1122.33311.5119148-29L2
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Omar Morenocf26.2065
    00001.30939201417
    Phil Garner3b30.0185
    01200.230698282
    Dave Parkerrf27.3445
    23100.3267535157
    Bill Robinsonlf35.3274
    22110.24511377161
    Willie Stargell1b39.0734
    11211.32920328230
    Steve Nicosiac22.2855
    12200.28019360
    Rennie Stennett2b28.0435
    22000.2391001081
    Dale Berrass22.1563
    12111.16789020
    John Candelariap25.1933
    00001.053122020
    Totals39913934.2692206243-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ivan DeJesusss26.1294
    01001.237434294
    Mike Vailrf27.1903
    11010.385301260
    Bill Buckner1b29.1554
    11100.26710445223
    Dave Kingmanlf30.1484
    11201.29095013320
    Steve Ontiveros3b27.2054
    02000.3155821110
    Jerry Martincf30.0074
    11000.2804763180
    Barry Footec27.0924
    01000.2064554101
    Ted Sizemore2b34.0334
    11100.26113102101
    Ken Holtzmanp33.1963
    01000.429266000
    Totals34510412.2732455818-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    John Candelaria25.193W 3-2910551233.670.209122119
    Totals9.01055123--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Holtzman33.196L 3-3913993434.170.397435396
    Totals9.01399343--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Ken Holtzman (1)
    IBB: Ken Holtzman

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: John Candelaria 0-0-0, Ken Holtzman 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: John Candelaria 35, Ken Holtzman 43
    Groundballs-Flyballs: John Candelaria 13-9, Ken Holtzman 13-10

    Umpires: HP: Joe Pomponi 1B: Dick Tremblay 2B: Dennis Riccio 3B: Dick Cavenaugh


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