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Houston Astros 6 Pittsburgh Pirates 5

+ Boxscore: Mon, June 12,1978
1978-06-11 - 1978-06-13
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (26-30)100 021 010 5121
Houston Astros (25-30)000 000 06X 6117
Date of Game: Mon, June 12,1978
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 9,886
Time of Game: 3:14

Feats and Milestones
Jesus Alou:4 hits
Rick Williams:1st career game
Rick Williams:1st career win 1st career game
Winning Pitcher: Rick Williams (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Ed Whitson (0-1)
Save: Joe Sambito (3)

Home Runs: None
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHN3322.600--23822117W2
PHI3023.5662.025219755L2
MON3127.5343.525621640L3
PIT2630.4647.5220250-30L1
NYN2733.4508.5227256-29L3
SLN2339.37113.5213257-44L1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SFN3521.625--21618135W3
CIN3525.5832.028726225L2
LAN3127.5345.030224359W3
HOU2530.4559.5211223-12W1
SDN2532.43910.5197241-44W1
ATL2234.39313.0180252-72W2
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss28.1705
    13000.27261001516
    Omar Morenocf25.2313
    10110.19026011026
    Dave Parkerrf27.0033
    12120.29962683210
    Bill Robinsonlf34.3525
    00003.24610103236
    Willie Stargell1b38.0984
    03001.26619327252
    Manny Sanguillenpr-1b34.0831
    00001.2711283240
    Rennie Stennett3b27.0684
    01000.2559142210
    Mario Mendoza3b27.168000000.258293132
    Steve Bryeph29.1281
    00001.290661141
    Ed Ottc26.3374
    11001.2561832120
    Phil Garner2b29.0434
    11000.2385652238
    John Candelariap24.2183
    01002.15497000
    Kent Tekulvep31.099000000.143209000
    Dave Hamiltonp30.182000000.000192000
    Eddie Whitsonp23.024000000--11000
    Totals37512239.2545428846-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jimmy Sextonss26.1804
    01000.16744002
    Dave Bergmanph-lf25.0060
    10110.08341010
    Enos Cabell3b-ss28.2475
    13100.2955814297
    Cesar Cedenocf27.1075
    01300.278114761921
    Bob Watson1b32.0634
    01010.26612378350
    Jesus Aloulf36.0804
    14000.3431278150
    Joe Sambitop25.349000000--98000
    Art Howe2b-3b31.1794
    00001.2852894201
    Jose Cruzrf30.3094
    11100.2819073319
    Reggie Baldwinc23.2971
    00000.20513060
    Wilbur Howardc-2b29.1552
    10011.263404131
    Tom Dixonp23.0501
    00000.10021010
    Roger Metzgerph30.2461
    00001.2201015060
    Joe Niekrop33.217000000.273364030
    Julio Gonzalezph25.1690
    00010.250125000
    Rick Williamsp25.215000000--1000
    Denny Wallingph24.056000000.25549191
    Joe Fergusonph-c31.2660
    10010.2246565160
    Totals35611653.2615518270-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    John Candelaria24.218-7.29222303.340.11159896
    Kent Tekulve31.099-00111003.000.03312090
    Dave Hamilton30.182-00111006.000.061722849
    Eddie Whitson23.024L 0-10.12221003.600.606112
    Totals8.01166530--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tom Dixon23.050-58322602.400.2212218
    Joe Niekro33.217-22100007.710.0512376182
    Rick Williams25.215W 1-012010009.002.00110
    Joe Sambito25.349SV 310001303.600.0324985
    Totals9.01243390--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: John Candelaria 0-0-0, Kent Tekulve 0-0-0, Dave Hamilton 0-0-0, Eddie Whitson 0-0-0, Tom Dixon 0-0-0, Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Rick Williams 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: John Candelaria 34, Kent Tekulve 1, Dave Hamilton 1, Eddie Whitson 4, Tom Dixon 24, Joe Niekro 9, Rick Williams 5, Joe Sambito 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: John Candelaria 10-10, Kent Tekulve 0-0, Dave Hamilton 0-0, Eddie Whitson 0-1, Tom Dixon 1-7, Joe Niekro 3-4, Rick Williams 1-2, Joe Sambito 0-0

    Umpires: HP: Ed Vargo 1B: Charlie Williams 2B: 3B: Terry Tata


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