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1978 HOUSTON ASTROS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  74-88   .457
Result:   5th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon
General Manager:   Tal Smith
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,126,145
Playoffs: Season in progress

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jesus Alou (36)
Youngest Player:  Terry Puhl (21)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Watson (13)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cruz (11)
Top Pitcher:  J.R. Richard (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Rod Boxberger (#11)

Roster Continuity:  83.53%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
Cincinnati9269.5712.5
SF Giants8973.5496.0
San Diego8478.51911.0
Houston7488.45721.0
Atlanta6993.42626.0

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SELECT sum(ab) ab,sum(pa) pa,sum(h) h,sum(dbl) dbl,sum(tpl) tpl,sum(hr) hr,sum(r) r,sum(rbi) rbi,sum(bb) bb,sum(so) so,sum(hbp) hbp,sum(sh) sh,sum(sf) sf,sum(ibb) ibb, sum(gdp) gdp,sum(sgl) sgl,sum(sb) sb,sum(cs) cs,sum(wprob) wprob,sum(roe) roe,sum(s13) s13,sum(s12) s12,sum(s23) s23,sum(s2h) s2h,sum(d13) d13,sum(d1h) d1h,sum(infh) infh,sum(brAdvanced) brAdvanced,sum(pickoffRunner) pickoffRunner,sum(pickoffPitcher) pickoffPitcher,sum(wp) wp,sum(balk) balk,sum(pb) pb,sum(fc) fc,sum(popups) popups,sum(so_swinging) so_swinging,sum(so_called) so_called,sum(pitches) pitches,sum(balls) balls,sum(strikes) strikes,sum(fouls) fouls,sum(swingmiss) swingmiss,sum(strikecalled) strikecalled,sum(poRunner) poRunner,pitcherFN,pitcherLN,pitcherPN,year FROM Splits where year<>9999 and batterage between 18 and 50 and year=1978 and pitcherteam='HOU' GROUP BY pitcherFN,pitcherLN,pitcherPN,year ORDER by pitcherLN,pitcherFN
 Basic StatsAveragesMiscPitch-RelatedBase-Running
PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTPAROEFCPopkSwKCaPitBalStrFouSkMSkCPOS13S12S23S2HD13D1HIHBrAPk
Joaquin Andujar392448813533515552554611510.224.318.306624470516500197124600510010335382
Floyd Bannister428591203051356163599414739.280.367.465832502316600615220061648433230
Tom Dixon5297014032486215737661311116.265.308.386694592811100000000001119614358402
Ken Forsch508431361042598324711131168.268.299.315614563418181033132061100152911151116482
Mark Lemongello7899920438620892310617795161313.259.314.3987128931119360067184917220012227154417591
Bo McLaughlin9617303321572141022111.312.407.469876116266000000000251200280
Joe Niekro7659719033613823157297915813.248.317.358676861111816000000000143310236512445
Gene Pentz56121230191010813210.214.338.321660732150000000001614001130
Frank Riccelli10010000000100000.100.100.10020010000000000000000000000
J.R. Richard979104192338128934141373032413414.196.295.2835781139101817617928511630108297197614544
Vern Ruhle255175711101562192711215.224.279.2755532795720023617680021246013150
Joe Sambito327318518154056259607846.260.309.36767637156102488206823324021117046202
Dan Warthen405102038002200011.250.279.52580443010000000000001000010
Rick Williams1431943612193081702421.301.333.3997321593430000000005916103131
Oscar Zamora61122051214004603013.328.364.54190569124000000000253110030
Totals537862913282374586592164575249303154916190.247.314.35667061407014313895315932227411150852065713030329037919

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Glossary
AB - At Bats
R - Runs
H - Hits
2B - Doubles
3B - Triples
HR - Home runs
RBI - RBIs
SB - Stolen Bases
CS - Caught Stealing
BB - Walks
SO - Strikeouts
HBP - Hit by Pitch
IBB - Intentional Walks
SH - Sacrifice Hits
SF - Sacrifice Flies
GDP - Grounded into Double Play
AVG - Batting Average
OBP - On Base percentage
SLG - Slugging Percentage
OPS - On Base + Slugging
TPA - Total Plate Appearances
ROE - Reached on Error
FC - Hit into Fielder's Choice
POP - Popped up to infield
K-Sw - Struck out swinging
K-Ca - Struck out looking
Pit - Pitches seen (1988+)
Bal - Balls
Str - STrikes
Fou - Foul balls
SkM - Swing and Miss
SkC - Called strike
PO - Pick off throws drawn
S13 - 1st to 3rd on a single
S12 - 1st to 2nd on a single
S23 - 2nd to 3rd on a single
S2H - Scored on a single from 2nd
D13 - 1st to 3rd on a double
D1H - Scored on a double from 1st
IH - Infield Hits
BrA - Baserunners advanced on outs
PK - Pickoffs


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