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Pittsburgh Pirates 3 Houston Astros 1

+ Boxscore: Sun, August 20,1978
1978-08-19 - 1978-08-21
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (56-68)001 000 000 191
Pittsburgh Pirates (60-62)000 201 00X 391
Date of Game: Sun, August 20,1978
Stadium: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 21,851
Time of Game: 2:27

Feats and Milestones
Ed Ott:2 home runs
Joe Sambito:Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Winning Pitcher: Jerry Reuss (1-2)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Niekro (10-10)

Home Runs: Ed Ott 2 (8)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI6555.542--51844474W2
CHN6359.5163.0492525-33W1
PIT6062.4926.0483498-15W7
MON5866.4689.049645145L4
SLN5272.41915.0429488-59W1
NYN5073.40716.5471523-52L1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN7351.589--567444123W1
SFN7153.5732.049344449L2
CIN7054.5653.054152417L1
SDN6559.5248.0454458-4W5
ATL5667.45516.5465569-104L1
HOU5668.45217.0461502-41L6
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.0434
    10001.29417632622
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.2384
    02001.2391611102
    Enos Cabell1b28.3164
    02000.29065065426
    Art Howe3b31.2484
    02100.2903477502
    Jesus Aloulf36.1494
    02000.33613151140
    Jose Cruzrf31.0124
    00001.29597296525
    Jimmy Sextonss26.2494
    01000.17079138
    Luis Pujolsc22.2764
    00000.127451100
    Joe Niekrop33.2862
    00001.191379050
    Rafael Landestoyph25.0841
    00000.24745062
    Joe Sambitop26.053000000.000123000
    Totals3519104.2747854292-
    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss28.2394
    00001.27667503232
    Omar Morenocf25.3003
    00011.23132022251
    Dave Parkerrf27.0724
    01000.305681238114
    John Milner1b28.2354
    01000.2908234284
    Ed Ottlf27.0404
    23201.2532258273
    Phil Garner2b29.1123
    12010.26562664320
    Dale Berra3b21.2503
    01012.16135132
    Duffy Dyerc33.0053
    00010.2226350102
    Jerry Reussp29.0624
    01002.176271000
    Totals3239247.2657064291-
    Game Stats
    2B: John Milner (14), Ed Ott (10)
    HR: Ed Ott (8)
    RBI: Art Howe (50), Ed Ott (27)
    SB: Jimmy Sexton (8), Dale Berra (2), Duffy Dyer (2), Phil Garner (20), Omar Moreno (51)
    CS: Dave Parker (6)
    IBB: Dale Berra (2), Phil Garner (8)
    GDP: Enos Cabell (10)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro33.286L 10-1067332224.190.0627391195
    Joe Sambito26.053-22002502.660.06491235
    Totals8.0933472--
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jerry Reuss29.062W 1-299100405.840.1618279263
    Totals9.0910040--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Joe Niekro , Joe Sambito

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Jerry Reuss 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 27, Joe Sambito 9, Jerry Reuss 35
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 9-7, Joe Sambito 0-0, Jerry Reuss 12-10

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


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