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Pittsburgh Pirates 6 Houston Astros 3

+ Boxscore: Fri, August 18,1978
1978-08-17 - 1978-08-19
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (56-65)001 101 000 3130
Pittsburgh Pirates (57-62)220 110 00X 6110
Date of Game: Fri, August 18,1978
Stadium: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 8,632
Time of Game: 2:39

Feats and Milestones
Jim Bibby:1st career home run
Winning Pitcher: Jim Bibby (7-7)
Losing Pitcher: Vern Ruhle (2-1)
Save: Kent Tekulve (21)

Home Runs: Jim Bibby (1), Jose Cruz (9)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI6355.534--51044169L5
CHN6258.5172.0483515-32L1
PIT5762.4796.5469489-20W4
MON5864.4757.049044347L2
SLN5171.41814.0423481-58W2
NYN4972.40515.5459514-55L3
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN7250.590--558432126W4
SFN7151.5821.049043654W2
CIN6953.5663.053151516W1
SDN6359.5169.0446452-6W3
HOU5665.46315.5452488-36L3
ATL5566.45516.5458563-105L2
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.0415
    02100.29717332622
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.2365
    02001.2331581102
    Enos Cabell1b28.3143
    00011.28564765226
    Jose Cruzrf31.0104
    22100.29996996324
    Art Howe3b31.2464
    02000.2893447482
    Denny Wallinglf24.1233
    03100.2421011176
    Bruce Bochyc23.1243
    00010.24121120
    Jimmy Sextonss26.2474
    01002.15776135
    Rafael Landestoyph25.0821
    11000.25342062
    Rick Williamsp25.2821
    00001.00013000
    Reggie Baldwinph23.3641
    00000.24627180
    Joaquin Andujarp25.240000000.13671030
    Jesus Alouph36.1471
    00000.33313121140
    Totals35313325.2778153954-
    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss28.2374
    21000.27267203128
    Omar Morenocf25.2984
    21111.23331722149
    Dave Parkerrf27.0705
    03200.307678238013
    Willie Stargell1b38.1654
    01100.280197616562
    Ed Ottlf27.0383
    00010.2492236253
    Phil Garner2b29.1104
    12000.26162364218
    Manny Sanguillenc34.1504
    01000.25813263122
    Dale Berra3b21.2483
    01110.10932021
    Jim Bibbyp33.2933
    11102.14374120
    Eddie Whitsonp23.091000000.22235000
    Grant Jacksonp35.324000000.300498030
    Kent Tekulvep31.1661
    00000.133245000
    Totals35611633.2628716699-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Vern Ruhle27.205L 2-125442102.030.2358881
    Rick Williams25.282-34220214.650.1313131
    Joaquin Andujar25.240-32001002.970.03207463
    Totals8.01166331--
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Bibby33.293W 7-7510330414.010.1128214161
    Eddie Whitson23.091-1.12002003.000.0730352
    Grant Jackson35.324-0.10000002.660.004747983
    Kent Tekulve31.166SV 212.11000101.970.01672450
    Totals9.01333251--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Vern Ruhle (1)
    IBB: Joaquin Andujar

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Vern Ruhle 0-0-0, Rick Williams 0-0-0, Joaquin Andujar 0-0-0, Jim Bibby 0-0-0, Eddie Whitson 0-0-0, Grant Jackson 0-0-0, Kent Tekulve 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Vern Ruhle 14, Rick Williams 13, Joaquin Andujar 12, Jim Bibby 23, Eddie Whitson 7, Grant Jackson 1, Kent Tekulve 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Vern Ruhle 2-3, Rick Williams 4-3, Joaquin Andujar 6-3, Jim Bibby 5-4, Eddie Whitson 2-1, Grant Jackson 0-1, Kent Tekulve 3-2

    Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming 1B: Eric Gregg 2B: Bill Williams 3B: Dick Stello


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