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New York Mets 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 1

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 09,1978
1978-09-08 - 1978-09-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (74-67)000 000 010 122
New York Mets (58-85)000 010 03X 470
Date of Game: Sat, September 09,1978
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 8,881
Time of Game: 2:19

Feats and Milestones
Kevin Kobel:1st career RBI
Kevin Kobel:2-hitter
Winning Pitcher: Kevin Kobel (3-5)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Rooker (8-10)

Home Runs: Willie Stargell (23)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI7863.553--616511105W6
PIT7467.5254.057254923L3
CHN7171.5007.5580623-43W2
MON6776.46912.056453727L3
SLN6182.42718.0528583-55L3
NYN5885.40621.0537603-66W3
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss28.2594
    00000.27569403437
    Omar Morenocf25.3203
    00001.23333922562
    Steve Bryeph29.2171
    00001.234694181
    Dave Parkerrf27.0923
    00001.313700249417
    Bill Robinsonlf35.0753
    01000.2431088106413
    Willie Stargell1b38.1873
    11100.293199223762
    Phil Garner2b29.1323
    00000.26864575023
    Dale Berra3b21.2703
    00000.181544122
    Ed Ottc27.0603
    00000.2752409363
    Jim Rookerp35.3512
    00002.170297052
    Kent Tekulvep31.188000000.105256000
    Rennie Stennettph27.1571
    00000.2459653352
    Totals2912105.26311577964-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Gil Florescf25.3175
    01000.167106000
    Elliott Maddox3b30.2630
    00030.2657992332
    Steve Hendersonlf25.2953
    00010.27623895712
    Willie Montanez1b30.1614
    00001.257121417918
    John Stearnsc27.0193
    10010.263359146624
    Dan Normanrf23.2414
    11002.16711110
    Joel Youngblood2b27.0123
    01000.2492496273
    Ed Kranepoolph33.3051
    00000.18717642150
    Tim Foliss27.275000000.25510150212
    Doug Flynnss-2b27.1443
    23210.2394520353
    Kevin Kobelp24.3422
    01100.18842010
    Totals2847363.2569496249-
    Game Stats
    2B: Bill Robinson (31), Doug Flynn (11)
    3B: Doug Flynn (7), Joel Youngblood (8)
    HR: Willie Stargell (23)
    RBI: Willie Stargell (76), Doug Flynn (35), Kevin Kobel (1)
    SB: Doug Flynn (3)
    CS: Elliott Maddox (10)
    SH: Kevin Kobel (4)
    IBB: Doug Flynn (9)
    GDP: Steve Henderson (20)
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Rooker35.351L 8-107.15326304.320.0726294232
    Kent Tekulve31.188-0.22110001.800.02782560
    Totals8.0743630--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Kevin Kobel24.342W 3-592110512.410.02286732
    Totals9.0211051--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Jim Rooker (3)
    IBB: Jim Rooker

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jim Rooker 0-0-0, Kent Tekulve 0-0-0, Kevin Kobel 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jim Rooker 33, Kent Tekulve 4, Kevin Kobel 29
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jim Rooker 14-4, Kent Tekulve 1-1, Kevin Kobel 12-10

    Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford 1B: Doug Harvey 2B: Andy Olsen 3B: Jim Quick


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