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Houston Astros 7 Pittsburgh Pirates 5

+ Boxscore: Fri, August 25,1978
1978-08-24 - 1978-08-26
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (63-63)003 001 001 5112
Houston Astros (60-68)200 131 00X 7100
Date of Game: Fri, August 25,1978
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 11,641
Time of Game: 2:51

Feats and Milestones
Joaquin Andujar:1st career save
Joe Sambito:Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Winning Pitcher: Joe Niekro (11-10)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Rooker (8-9)
Save: Joaquin Andujar (1)

Home Runs: Jimmy Sexton (2)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI6659.528--54047169L3
CHN6462.5082.5501540-39W1
PIT6363.5003.5500510-10L1
MON6067.4727.051046248W1
SLN5573.43012.5462515-53W2
NYN5276.40615.5486540-54W2
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN7652.594--584459125W3
SFN7454.5782.051145952L1
CIN7157.5555.05605519L2
SDN6762.5199.5474479-5L2
HOU6068.46916.0481511-30W4
ATL5671.44119.5480592-112L5
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss28.2444
    11001.28067903232
    Omar Morenocf25.3053
    11021.22932422352
    Dave Parkerrf27.0775
    12202.309685238415
    Willie Stargell1b38.1725
    00002.279198118612
    Ed Ottc27.0454
    12001.2622288283
    John Milnerlf28.2404
    02101.2938254294
    Phil Garner2b29.1174
    12000.26563064521
    Dale Berra3b21.2554
    01102.15539252
    Jim Rookerp35.3362
    00002.184295052
    Manny Sanguillenph34.1571
    00001.24813303132
    Eddie Whitsonp23.098000000.22238000
    Bill Robinsonph35.0600
    00010.242107395513
    Totals365114313.2659948127-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.0482
    11030.29118032623
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.2434
    11100.2331651113
    Enos Cabell1b28.3214
    22200.28965465628
    Art Howe3b31.2532
    11110.2903517532
    Jesus Aloulf36.1543
    01100.33613161150
    Denny Wallinglf24.1301
    00000.2291071196
    Jose Cruzrf31.0174
    02100.302976107026
    Jimmy Sextonss26.2544
    11102.18583269
    Luis Pujolsc22.2814
    00001.120471100
    Joe Niekrop33.2912
    00002.184380050
    Wilbur Howardph29.2290
    10000.2524491115
    Joe Sambitop26.0581
    01000.167126000
    Joaquin Andujarp25.247000000.13674030
    Totals31710745.2699684908-
    Game Stats
    2B: John Milner (15), Dave Parker (22)
    3B: Phil Garner (8), Ed Ott (3), Enos Cabell (5)
    HR: Jimmy Sexton (2)
    RBI: Dale Berra (5), John Milner (29), Dave Parker (84), Jesus Alou (15), Enos Cabell (56), Jose Cruz (70), Julio Gonzalez (11), Art Howe (53), Jimmy Sexton (6)
    SB: Jose Cruz (26), Wilbur Howard (5)
    CS: Omar Moreno (11), Terry Puhl (11)
    SH: Frank Taveras (8), Julio Gonzalez (4)
    SF: Art Howe (5)
    IBB: Terry Puhl (5)
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Rooker35.336L 8-957642214.500.0724292230
    Eddie Whitson23.098-33112302.900.0833382
    Totals8.01075451--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro33.291W 11-1069441704.260.0728392196
    Joe Sambito26.058-22111502.610.04521265
    Joaquin Andujar25.247SV 110001102.970.01237763
    Totals9.011553130--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Eddie Whitson (1)
    HB: Eddie Whitson (2)
    IBB: Eddie Whitson

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jim Rooker 0-0-0, Eddie Whitson 0-0-0, Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Joaquin Andujar 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jim Rooker 24, Eddie Whitson 14, Joe Niekro 27, Joe Sambito 9, Joaquin Andujar 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jim Rooker 5-8, Eddie Whitson 1-4, Joe Niekro 5-5, Joe Sambito 0-1, Joaquin Andujar 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Murray Strey 1B: Jim Rains 2B: Howard Hansen 3B: Bob Schroeder


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