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1976 Atlanta Braves: 70-92  .432
6th place in N.L. West
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 34-47 (338 runs scored, 401 allowed) Road record: 36-45 (282 runs scored, 299 allowed)

Home Attendance*: 817,947 on 76 dates (10,762 avg.)
Road Attendance*: 1,200,302 on 77 dates (15,588 avg.)

Manager: Dave Bristol Coaches: Vern Benson, Chris Cannizzaro, Eddie Haas, Herm Starrette 620 runs scored (6th of 12 N.L. teams), 700 runs allowed (10th) N.L. Averages: 3.98 runs/game (644.9 runs/team) Batting Statistics (ordered by OBP+SLG) Pos Batter Age G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF SB CS UW IW HP SO DP BA SLG OBP 1B Willie Montanez* 28 103 420 52 135 176 14 0 9 64 0 1 0 4 15 6 0 32 16 .321 .419 .353 OF Cito Gaston 32 69 134 15 39 55 4 0 4 25 0 0 1 0 12 1 0 21 6 .291 .410 .354 RF Ken Henderson# 30 133 435 52 114 172 19 0 13 61 2 5 5 7 55 7 1 68 12 .262 .395 .352 LF Jim Wynn 34 148 449 75 93 165 19 1 17 66 0 8 16 6 126 1 0 111 7 .207 .367 .377 O1 Tom Paciorek 29 111 324 39 94 124 10 4 4 36 2 2 2 3 17 2 3 57 8 .290 .383 .333 CF Rowland Office* 23 99 359 51 101 132 17 1 4 34 5 4 2 8 34 3 2 49 4 .281 .368 .348 32O Junior Moore 23 20 26 1 7 8 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 4 0 .269 .308 .387 C Dale Murphy 20 19 65 3 17 23 6 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 9 0 .262 .354 .333 2O Lee Lacy 28 50 180 25 49 66 4 2 3 20 3 0 2 2 5 1 1 12 5 .272 .367 .299 C1 Earl Williams 27 61 184 18 39 69 3 0 9 26 2 2 0 0 17 2 1 33 8 .212 .375 .286 2B Rod Gilbreath 23 116 383 57 96 126 11 8 1 32 20 3 7 7 41 1 4 36 9 .251 .329 .329 SS Darrel Chaney# 28 153 496 42 125 164 20 8 1 50 8 5 5 7 47 7 1 92 9 .252 .331 .324 C Vic Correll 30 69 200 26 45 70 6 2 5 16 2 0 0 1 16 5 1 37 7 .225 .350 .302 IF Marty Perez 29 31 96 12 24 31 4 0 1 6 4 1 0 0 8 0 0 9 6 .250 .323 .305 IF Craig Robinson 27 15 17 4 4 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 0 .235 .235 .391 3B Jerry Royster 23 149 533 65 132 162 13 1 5 45 14 5 24 13 48 4 1 53 11 .248 .304 .313 OF Dave May* 32 105 214 27 46 66 5 3 3 23 0 2 5 1 23 3 1 31 4 .215 .308 .300 C Biff Pocoroba# 22 54 174 16 42 49 7 0 0 14 1 2 1 0 17 2 0 12 8 .241 .282 .313 OF Brian Asselstine* 22 11 33 2 7 10 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .212 .303 .229 P Bruce Dal Canton 34 42 9 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .222 .222 .300 13 Darrell Evans* 29 44 139 11 24 27 0 0 1 10 0 0 3 0 30 0 0 33 3 .173 .194 .320 IF Rob Belloir 27 30 60 5 12 14 2 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 4 1 0 7 0 .200 .233 .262 P Phil Niekro 37 38 94 5 18 24 3 0 1 12 9 1 0 1 0 0 1 8 3 .191 .255 .198 P Mike Marshall 33 24 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .167 .167 .286 P Andy Messersmith 30 29 67 3 12 13 1 0 0 10 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 19 1 .179 .194 .225 SS Pat Rockett 21 4 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200 .200 .200 P Dick Ruthven 25 37 76 6 13 14 1 0 0 5 9 0 0 1 3 0 1 21 1 .171 .184 .212 P Carl Morton 32 27 45 2 8 8 0 0 0 6 5 2 1 0 2 0 0 15 0 .178 .178 .204 P Elias Sosa 26 21 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 P Roger Moret# 26 27 23 3 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 .130 .130 .125 P Jamie Easterly* 23 4 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .111 .111 .111 C Pete Varney 27 5 10 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .100 .100 .100 P Frank LaCorte 24 21 33 1 3 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 .091 .091 .091 P Adrian Devine 24 48 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000 2B Mike Eden# 27 5 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 Terry Crowley* 29 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 P Pablo Torrealba* 28 36 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 P Max Leon 26 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Rick Camp 23 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 P Al Autry 24 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 P Mike Beard* 26 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 P Preston Hanna 21 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Buzz Capra 28 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 Average age (non-P): 28.2

Batter data: *: Bats lefthanded; #: Switch hitter; G: Games played; AB: At bats; R: Runs scored; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage

Pitching Statistics

Pitcher             Age   W   L    ERA    G  GS  CG  MI  GF  SV  SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER  HR   UW  IW  HP   SO  WP  BK
Max Leon             26   2   4   2.75   30   0   0  15  15   3    0   36.0   32  156   15   11   2   12   3   2   16   0   0
Andy Messersmith     30  11  11   3.04   29  28  12   0   1   1    3  207.1  166  847   83   70  14   73   1   2  135  10   0
Mike Marshall        33   2   1   3.19   24   0   0   3  21   6    0   36.2   35  157   15   13   4   14   0   1   17   3   0
Adrian Devine        24   5   6   3.21   48   1   0  23  24   9    0   73.0   72  319   30   26   3   19   7   1   48   2   0
Phil Niekro          37  17  11   3.29   38  37  10   0   1   0    2  270.2  249 1157  116   99  18   94   7   8  173  14   4
Bruce Dal Canton     34   3   5   3.56   42   1   0  25  16   1    0   73.1   67  328   41   29   6   34   8   2   36   8   1
Pablo Torrealba*     28   0   2   3.57   36   0   0  18  18   2    0   53.0   67  241   25   21   0   15   7   3   33   2   1
Carl Morton          32   4   9   4.17   26  24   1   2   0   0    1  140.1  172  630   79   65   6   41   4   5   42   2   1
Dick Ruthven         25  14  17   4.19   36  36   8   0   0   0    4  240.1  255 1042  112  112  14   82   8   8  142   4   5
Mike Beard*          26   0   2   4.28   30   0   0  19  11   1    0   33.2   38  150   18   16   1   11   3   0    8   2   2
Preston Hanna        21   0   0   4.50    5   0   0   3   2   0    0    8.0   11   37    5    4   0    4   0   0    3   0   0
Frank LaCorte        24   3  12   4.70   19  17   1   2   0   0    0  105.1   97  465   58   55   6   51   2   6   79   3   1
Jamie Easterly*      23   1   1   4.91    4   4   0   0   0   0    0   22.0   23   96   12   12   0   12   1   0   11   3   0
Roger Moret*         26   3   5   5.00   27  12   1   9   6   1    0   77.1   84  335   44   43   7   25   2   1   30   6   1
Elias Sosa           26   4   4   5.35   21   0   0  11  10   3    0   35.1   41  161   26   21   3   11   2   1   32   1   0
Al Autry             24   1   0   5.40    1   1   0   0   0   0    0    5.0    4   21    3    3   2    3   0   0    3   0   0
Rick Camp            23   0   1   6.35    5   1   0   2   2   0    0   11.1   13   46    9    8   0    2   0   0    6   0   0
Buzz Capra           28   0   1   8.68    5   0   0   3   2   0    0    9.1    9   44    9    9   0    4   2   0    4   0   0
Average age: 29.8
Pitcher data: *: Throws lefthanded; W: Wins; L: Losses; ERA: Earned run average; G: Games; GS: Games started; CG: Complete games; MI: Middle relief (games not started nor finished); GF: Games finished in relief; SV: Saves; SHO: Shutouts; IP: Innings pitched; H: Hits allowed; BFP: Batters faced; R: Runs allowed; ER: Earned runs; HR: Home runs allowed; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit batters; SO: Strikeouts; WP: Wild pitches; BK: Balks

Pitching Statistics (Batters' format, ordered by OBP+SLG)

Pitcher                G    AB    R    H   TB  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SH  SF  SB  CS   UW  IW  HP   SO  DP    BA   SLG   OBP   GB%
Andy Messersmith      29   759   83  166  248  28   6  14        5   7   9   9   73   1   2  135  11  .219  .327  .287  65.5
Adrian Devine         48   282   30   72   88   7   0   3        6   4   5   2   19   7   1   48   5  .255  .312  .316  53.3
Max Leon              30   137   15   32   44   4   1   2        0   2   1   0   12   3   2   16   2  .234  .321  .314  54.3
Rick Camp              5    43    9   13   14   1   0   0        0   1   2   2    2   0   0    6   0  .302  .326  .326  61.5
Phil Niekro           38  1029  116  249  358  43   6  18       14   5  27   7   94   7   8  173  15  .242  .348  .313  47.9
Bruce Dal Canton      42   275   41   67   94   7   1   6        5   4  13   1   34   8   2   36   8  .244  .342  .344  59.0
Buzz Capra             5    34    9    9   11   2   0   0        3   1   2   0    4   2   0    4   0  .265  .324  .366  37.5
Frank LaCorte         19   389   58   97  140  19   3   6       11   6  13   6   51   2   6   79   5  .249  .360  .344  45.9
Mike Marshall         24   135   15   35   51   2   1   4        5   2   2   0   14   0   1   17   5  .259  .378  .329  60.5
Dick Ruthven          36   926  112  255  344  39   4  14       12   6  38   9   82   8   8  142  26  .275  .371  .343  57.1
Mike Beard*           30   127   18   38   45   2   1   1        7   2   0   0   11   3   0    8   2  .299  .354  .364  55.4
Jamie Easterly*        4    82   12   23   28   3   1   0        1   0   4   1   12   1   0   11   5  .280  .341  .379  75.9
Elias Sosa            21   143   26   41   57   7   0   3        2   2   3   1   11   2   1   32   1  .287  .399  .346  50.7
Roger Moret*          27   300   44   84  123  12   3   7        5   2   6   1   25   2   1   30  11  .280  .410  .339  45.4
Carl Morton           26   563   79  172  224  24   5   6       11   6   8   6   41   4   5   42  14  .306  .398  .359  59.8
Pablo Torrealba*      36   213   25   67   80  11   1   0        3   0   2   2   15   7   3   33  10  .315  .376  .387  66.7
Preston Hanna          5    33    5   11   15   2   1   0        0   0   1   3    4   0   0    3   0  .333  .455  .405  72.2
Al Autry               1    18    3    4   11   1   0   2        0   0   2   1    3   0   0    3   0  .222  .611  .333  36.3
Pitcher data (batters' format): *: Throws lefthanded; G: Games pitched; AB: At bats; R: Runs allowed; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage; GB%: Percentage of outs on ground balls

Defensive Statistics

Catcher                 INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP   SB   CS   PB   WP    ERA   RAT   RTOT
Vic Correll           518.2   58    7    6   65   319   36   7    1   .981   55   22   11   29   4.30    -8    -19
Biff Pocoroba         440.0   51    3    7   54   273   39   7    5   .978   31   16   10   11   3.56    -1     -3
Earl Williams         307.1   34    4    3   38   178   10   1    0   .995   26    3    5   12   3.43    -5    -20
Dale Murphy           155.0   17    2    0   19   100   13   3    0   .974   21    9    9    7   4.31    -3    -23
Pete Varney            17.0    2    3    1    5     9    3   0    1  1.000    5    1    3    1   2.16    -1    -71

First Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Willie Montanez       911.1  103    0    0  103   986   56  15   87   .986  10.29     -9     0    -12
Darrell Evans         298.2   34    2    4   36   285   23   2   25   .994   9.28      4     0     14
Earl Williams         122.0   14    3    4   17   120    8   0    9  1.000   9.44     -1     0     -8
Tom Paciorek           88.0    9    3    0   12   101    6   0    8  1.000  10.94      1     0     16
Cito Gaston            18.0    2    0    0    2    16    1   0    2  1.000   8.50      0     0     33

Second Base             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Rod Gilbreath         865.2  100    4    8  104   239  311  14   76   .975   5.72     -6     0     -9
Lee Lacy              355.2   40    4    4   44    88  101   6   25   .969   4.78     -9    -1    -33
Marty Perez           127.1   14    4    5   18    38   44   2   10   .976   5.80     -2     0    -14
Rob Belloir            42.0    4    1    0    5    13    9   1    3   .957   4.71     -2     1    -26
Craig Robinson         29.0    3    2    1    5     9   11   1    1   .952   6.21      0     0      4
Mike Eden              11.0    1    1    0    2     2    5   0    1  1.000   5.73      0     0     33
Darrel Chaney           4.0    0    1    0    1     0    1   0    0  1.000   2.25      0     0     60
Junior Moore            3.1    0    1    0    1     1    2   0    0  1.000   8.10      0     0     36

Third Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Jerry Royster        1244.2  143    5   13  148   156  306  18   35   .963   3.34      8     0      8
Rob Belloir            68.0    8    2    2   10     3   15   1    0   .947   2.38      0     0      7
Rod Gilbreath          39.2    3    4    1    7     6    3   3    1   .750   2.04     -4     0   -112
Darrell Evans          37.0    4    3    2    7     5   10   1    1   .938   3.65      0     0     16
Junior Moore           30.2    3    3    0    6     5    8   1    1   .929   3.82     -1     0    -23
Marty Perez             7.0    1    1    1    2     0    2   0    0  1.000   2.57      0     0     69
Tom Paciorek            3.1    0    1    0    1     0    1   1    0   .500   2.70     -1     0   -288
Lee Lacy                3.0    0    1    0    1     0    1   1    0   .500   3.00     -1     0   -240
Craig Robinson          3.0    0    1    0    1     0    2   0    0  1.000   6.00      0     0    200
Darrel Chaney           1.2    0    1    0    1     0    1   0    0  1.000   5.40      0     0    144

Shortstop               INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Darrel Chaney        1264.0  147    4   18  151   243  466  37   88   .950   5.05    -10    -1    -11
Marty Perez            86.1    7   10    1   17    22   25   2    6   .959   4.90     -4     0    -51
Rob Belloir            58.2    6    6    3   12     9   17   2    5   .929   3.99     -4     0    -78
Jerry Royster          12.0    1    1    0    2     2    4   1    0   .857   4.50     -1     0    -60
Craig Robinson          9.0    1    1    1    2     1    3   2    0   .667   4.00     -1     0   -147
Pat Rockett             5.0    0    2    0    2     0    1   0    0  1.000   1.80      0     0    -24
Rod Gilbreath           3.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0    -40

Left Field              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Jim Wynn              707.0   82    3   11   85   169   12   6    2   .968   2.30      5     1     10
Dave May              305.2   34    6    8   40    69    4   3    1   .961   2.15     -1    -1     -8
Tom Paciorek          220.1   24   13    4   37    39    1   1    0   .976   1.63     -4     1    -15
Cito Gaston           198.0   22    3    3   25    38    1   1    0   .975   1.77     -3     0    -16
Junior Moore            5.0    0    1    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   1.80      0     0    -24
Lee Lacy                2.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0    -60

Center Field            INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Rowland Office        768.2   89    3    9   92   207    3   3    2   .986   2.46     -9    -4    -20
Jim Wynn              435.0   48    8    4   56   119    5   3    0   .976   2.57     -7     0    -19
Ken Henderson         114.1   11    9    5   20    38    0   0    0  1.000   2.99      2     0     23
Brian Asselstine       58.0    7    0    2    7    17    0   0    0  1.000   2.64      0     0      4
Tom Paciorek           37.0    4    4    3    8    12    0   0    0  1.000   2.92      1     0     23
Lee Lacy               25.0    3    1    1    4     6    0   0    0  1.000   2.16     -1     1      0

Right Field             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Ken Henderson         924.2  105   10   11  115   182    3   3    0   .984   1.80     -8    -4    -16
Tom Paciorek          358.0   41    3    9   44    61    2   1    0   .984   1.58     -8    -2    -35
Dave May              119.2   13    9    5   22    29    0   0    0  1.000   2.18      1    -1      1
Brian Asselstine       18.0    2    0    0    2     2    0   0    0  1.000   1.00      0     0    -27
Cito Gaston            16.2    1    2    0    3     5    0   0    0  1.000   2.70      1     0     50
Lee Lacy                1.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0   -120
Fielding data: INN: Innings played; GS: Games started; DR+: Games as defensive replacement; DR-: Games replaced on defense; G: Games played; PO: Putouts; A: Assists; E: Errors; DP: Double plays; FP: Fielding percentage; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught Stealing; PB: Passed balls; WP: Wild pitches; RF9: Plays made per 9 innings; RNG: Fielding runs above average; DP: Double play runs above average; RARM: Outfield arm runs above average; RAT: Catcher runs above average; RTOT: Total fielding runs above average per 1200 innings

Transactions
11-17-1975traded Dusty Baker and Ed Goodson to Dodgers for Jim Wynn, Tom Paciorek, Lee Lacy and Jerry Royster
12-08-1975claimed Luis Quintana in Rule 5 draft from Angels
12-12-1975traded Mike Lum to Reds for Darrel Chaney
12-12-1975traded Tom House to Red Sox for Roger Moret
12-12-1975traded Ralph Garr and Larvell Blanks to White Sox for Ken Henderson, Dick Ruthven and Danny Osborn
04-07-1976traded Mike Thompson to Reds for Terry Crowley
04-10-1976signed Andy Messersmith as a free agent
05-06-1976released Terry Crowley
05-27-1976sold Earl Stephenson to Orioles
05-31-1976placed Pablo Torrealba on the disabled list
06-02-1976placed Biff Pocoroba on the disabled list
06-13-1976traded Darrell Evans and Marty Perez to Giants for Willie Montanez, Craig Robinson, Mike Eden and Jake Brown
06-15-1976traded Blue Moon Odom to White Sox for Pete Varney
06-16-1976placed Adrian Devine on the disabled list
06-19-1976placed Max Leon on the disabled list
06-20-1976activated Pablo Torrealba
06-23-1976traded Elias Sosa and Lee Lacy to Dodgers for Mike Marshall
07-06-1976activated Biff Pocoroba
07-17-1976placed Roger Moret on the disabled list
07-21-1976activated Adrian Devine
07-24-1976activated Max Leon
07-24-1976sold Earl Williams to Expos
08-09-1976placed Biff Pocoroba on the disabled list
09-12-1976activated Roger Moret
10-04-1976activated Biff Pocoroba
11-17-1976signed Gary Matthews as a free agent
11-30-1976sold Jim Wynn to Yankees
12-09-1976traded Ken Henderson, Dave May, Carl Morton, Roger Moret, Adrian Devine and $250,000 to Rangers for Jeff Burroughs
12-13-1976purchased Steve Kline from Indians
02-24-1977signed Wayne Granger as a free agent
03-28-1977signed Bob Johnson as a free agent
03-29-1977released Wayne Granger
03-29-1977sold Pablo Torrealba to A's
03-30-1977released Bruce Dal Canton


Game Log   Click on the date to view the boxscore    Home games are highlighted
                                                                                                               Opponent
   Date       D/N    Opponent                  Result        Record    Pl    GB     Att       Starter          Starter

Fri, Apr 09    N  at San Diego Padres          L   2-8     0-1    .000  4    1.0   44,728    C. Morton        R. Jones       
Sat, Apr 10    N  at San Diego Padres          W   3-0     1-1    .500  3    1.0   17,445    P. Niekro        D. Spillner    
Sun, Apr 11    D  at San Diego Padres          W   4-2     2-1    .667  3    1.0   16,314    D. Ruthven       B. Greif       
Tue, Apr 13    N  vs Cincinnati Reds           L   1-6     2-2    .500  2    2.0   37,973    C. Morton        G. Nolan       
Thu, Apr 15    N  vs Cincinnati Reds           W  10-5     3-2    .600  2    1.0   15,716    P. Niekro        J. Billingham  
Fri, Apr 16    N  vs Los Angeles Dodgers       W   3-1     4-2    .667  1   Tied   15,825    D. Ruthven       T. John        
Sat, Apr 17    N  vs Los Angeles Dodgers       L   1-5     4-3    .571  3    1.0   20,029    C. Morton        D. Rau         
Sun, Apr 18    D  vs Los Angeles Dodgers       W   7-6     5-3    .625  1   Tied   21,734    A. Messersmith   B. Hooton      
Tue, Apr 20    N  vs San Francisco Giants      L  11-12    5-4    .556  2    0.5    7,895    P. Niekro        M. Caldwell    
Wed, Apr 21    N  vs San Francisco Giants      W   3-0     6-4    .600  2    0.5    9,521    D. Ruthven       J. Barr        
Fri, Apr 23    N  at Philadelphia Phillies     W   6-5     7-4    .636  1   Tied   29,398    C. Morton        J. Lonborg     
Sat, Apr 24    N  at Philadelphia Phillies     L   5-10    7-5    .583  1   Tied   25,477    A. Messersmith   S. Carlton     
Sun, Apr 25    D  at Philadelphia Phillies     W   3-2     8-5    .615  1   Tied   10,565    P. Niekro        L. Christenson 
Mon, Apr 26    D  at New York Mets             L   1-3     8-6    .571  1   Tied    3,342    D. Ruthven       M. Lolich      
Tue, Apr 27    D  at New York Mets             L   5-6     8-7    .533  2    1.0    4,002    C. Morton        J. Koosman     
Wed, Apr 28    D  at New York Mets             L   0-3     8-8    .500  3    1.0    7,602    A. Messersmith   C. Swan        
Thu, Apr 29    D  at New York Mets             L   0-2     8-9    .471  5    1.5   10,953    P. Niekro        T. Seaver      


Sat, May 01 1  N  vs Philadelphia Phillies     L   0-3     8-10   .444                       D. Ruthven       L. Christenson 
Sat, May 01 2  N  vs Philadelphia Phillies     L   2-4     8-11   .421  6    3.5   24,189    C. Morton        S. Carlton     
Sun, May 02    D  vs Philadelphia Phillies     L   2-8     8-12   .400  5    3.5   20,479    A. Messersmith   J. Kaat        
Tue, May 04    N  vs St. Louis Cardinals       L   7-8     8-13   .381  5    4.5    5,541    P. Niekro        J. Denny       
Wed, May 05    N  vs St. Louis Cardinals       L   0-4     8-14   .364  5    5.5    4,138    D. Ruthven       P. Falcone     
Thu, May 06    N  vs St. Louis Cardinals       L   4-5     8-15   .348  5    6.0    4,145    C. Morton        J. Curtis      
Fri, May 07    N  at Pittsburgh Pirates        L   1-3     8-16   .333  6    7.0    6,049    A. Messersmith   J. Candelaria  
Sat, May 08    D  at Pittsburgh Pirates        L   3-5     8-17   .320  6    7.0    6,864    P. Niekro        D. Medich      
Sun, May 09    D  at Pittsburgh Pirates        L   2-5     8-18   .308  6    7.5    9,275    D. Ruthven       J. Reuss       
Tue, May 11    N  vs New York Mets             W   8-7     9-18   .333  5    7.5    5,974    C. Morton        J. Matlack     
Wed, May 12    N  vs New York Mets             L   3-6     9-19   .321  5    8.5    8,408    A. Messersmith   J. Koosman     
Sat, May 15 1  D  vs Montreal Expos            W   3-1    10-19   .345                       D. Ruthven       S. Rogers      
Sat, May 15 2  D  vs Montreal Expos            L   1-6    10-20   .333  6    8.5   10,306    P. Niekro        D. Warthen     
Sun, May 16    D  vs Montreal Expos            L   4-5    10-21   .323  6    9.5    6,622    C. Morton        C. Kirby       
Mon, May 17 1  D  at Houston Astros            W   3-2    11-21   .344                       A. Messersmith   J. Richard     
Mon, May 17 2  D  at Houston Astros            L   2-3    11-22   .333  5    9.5   10,126    R. Moret         G. Rondon      
Tue, May 18    D  at Houston Astros            W   3-2    12-22   .353  5    9.0    7,689    P. Niekro        J. Andujar     
Wed, May 19    N  at Los Angeles Dodgers       L   1-4    12-23   .343  5   10.0   29,929    D. Ruthven       T. John        
Thu, May 20    N  at Los Angeles Dodgers       L   2-3    12-24   .333  5   11.0   26,585    C. Morton        D. Rau         
Fri, May 21    N  at San Francisco Giants      W   8-0    13-24   .351  5   11.0    4,432    A. Messersmith   R. Dressler    
Sat, May 22    D  at San Francisco Giants      W   3-2    14-24   .368  5   11.0    5,775    R. Moret         J. Barr        
Sun, May 23 1  D  at San Francisco Giants      W   9-2    15-24   .385                       D. Ruthven       E. Halicki     
Sun, May 23 2  D  at San Francisco Giants      L   0-1    15-25   .375  5   11.5   15,383    P. Niekro        J. Montefusco  
Tue, May 25    N  at Cincinnati Reds           L   4-10   15-26   .366  5   11.0   20,037    C. Morton        S. Alcala      
Wed, May 26    D  at Cincinnati Reds           W   4-3    16-26   .381  5   11.0   25,679    A. Messersmith   G. Nolan       
Sat, May 29    N  vs Houston Astros            L   3-4    16-27   .372  5   10.5   11,238    P. Niekro        J. Niekro      
Sun, May 30 1  D  vs Houston Astros            L   2-5    16-28   .364                       A. Messersmith   M. Cosgrove    
Sun, May 30 2  D  vs Houston Astros            L   5-16   16-29   .356  5   11.5   12,261    R. Moret         G. Rondon      
Mon, May 31    N  vs San Diego Padres          L   7-10   16-30   .348  6   12.5    2,994    C. Morton        K. Reynolds    


Tue, Jun 01    N  vs San Diego Padres          W   9-1    17-30   .362  6   11.5    2,109    R. Moret         B. Strom       
Fri, Jun 04    N  at Montreal Expos            W   2-0    18-30   .375  5   11.5   11,085    A. Messersmith   D. Carrithers  
Sat, Jun 05    N  at Montreal Expos            W   8-0    19-30   .388  5   11.5   18,230    D. Ruthven       C. Kirby       
Sun, Jun 06    D  at Montreal Expos            W  14-8    20-30   .400  5   11.5   12,063    R. Moret         D. Warthen     
Tue, Jun 08    D  at Chicago Cubs              W   7-3    21-30   .412  5   11.0   10,893    P. Niekro        R. Burris      
Wed, Jun 09    D  at Chicago Cubs              W   2-0    22-30   .423  5   11.0    9,452    A. Messersmith   J. Coleman     
Thu, Jun 10    D  at Chicago Cubs              L   6-7    22-31   .415  5   12.0    6,987    D. Ruthven       S. Renko       
Fri, Jun 11    N  vs Pittsburgh Pirates        L   2-6    22-32   .407  5   13.0   13,687    R. Moret         J. Candelaria  
Sat, Jun 12    N  vs Pittsburgh Pirates        L   2-4    22-33   .400  5   13.0   20,117    C. Morton        B. Kison       
Sun, Jun 13    D  vs Pittsburgh Pirates        L   5-6    22-34   .393  5   13.5   15,656    P. Niekro        J. Rooker      
Mon, Jun 14    N  at St. Louis Cardinals       W   5-2    23-34   .404  5   13.5   13,084    A. Messersmith   L. McGlothen   
Tue, Jun 15    N  at St. Louis Cardinals       W   5-4    24-34   .414  5   13.5   18,422    D. Ruthven       E. Rasmussen   
Wed, Jun 16    N  at St. Louis Cardinals       L   3-4    24-35   .407  5   13.5   10,607    R. Moret         J. Denny       
Fri, Jun 18    N  vs Chicago Cubs              L   4-6    24-36   .400  5   13.5    9,549    C. Morton        R. Reuschel    
Sat, Jun 19 1  N  vs Chicago Cubs              W   9-3    25-36   .410                       A. Messersmith   R. Burris      
Sat, Jun 19 2  N  vs Chicago Cubs              W  12-5    26-36   .419  5   13.0   22,055    P. Niekro        J. Coleman     
Sun, Jun 20    N  vs Chicago Cubs              W   5-0    27-36   .429  5   12.0   11,647    D. Ruthven       S. Renko       
Mon, Jun 21    N  vs Houston Astros            W  11-9    28-36   .438  5   12.0    4,821    R. Moret         J. Andujar     
Tue, Jun 22    N  vs Houston Astros            L   7-9    28-37   .431  5   13.0    5,563    C. Morton        M. Cosgrove    
Wed, Jun 23 1  N  vs Montreal Expos            W   5-2    29-37   .439                       A. Messersmith   S. Dunning     
Wed, Jun 23 2  N  vs Montreal Expos            W   3-0    30-37   .448  5   11.5   12,124    P. Niekro        W. Fryman      
Thu, Jun 24    N  vs Montreal Expos            W   2-1    31-37   .456  4   10.5    7,730    D. Ruthven       D. Stanhouse   
Fri, Jun 25    N  at San Diego Padres          W   4-1    32-37   .464  4   10.5   11,569    R. Moret         D. Freisleben  
Sat, Jun 26 1  N  at San Diego Padres          L   7-9    32-38   .457                       C. Morton        R. Jones       
Sat, Jun 26 2  N  at San Diego Padres          W   7-3    33-38   .465  4   10.0   27,179    P. Niekro        D. Spillner    
Sun, Jun 27    D  at San Diego Padres          L   2-3    33-39   .458  4   11.0    6,947    A. Messersmith   B. Strom       
Mon, Jun 28    N  at Los Angeles Dodgers       L   2-5    33-40   .452  4   12.0   21,386    D. Ruthven       R. Rhoden      
Tue, Jun 29    N  at Los Angeles Dodgers       L   1-2    33-41   .446  5   13.0   40,366    R. Moret         T. John        
Wed, Jun 30    N  at Los Angeles Dodgers       W   8-3    34-41   .453  4   12.0   22,852    P. Niekro        B. Hooton      


Fri, Jul 02    N  at San Francisco Giants      W   7-2    35-41   .461  5   10.5    6,689    A. Messersmith   J. Montefusco  
Sat, Jul 03    D  at San Francisco Giants      W   4-0    36-41   .468  4   10.5    5,084    D. Ruthven       J. D'Acquisto  
Sun, Jul 04    D  at San Francisco Giants      L   2-3    36-42   .462  4   11.5    8,693    F. LaCorte       R. Dressler    
Mon, Jul 05    N  vs Pittsburgh Pirates        W   8-6    37-42   .468  4   11.5   48,467    P. Niekro        J. Candelaria  
Tue, Jul 06    N  vs Pittsburgh Pirates        W   4-2    38-42   .475  4   11.5   12,448    A. Messersmith   J. Rooker      
Wed, Jul 07    N  vs Pittsburgh Pirates        L   7-9    38-43   .469  4   12.5   11,480    D. Ruthven       J. Reuss       
Thu, Jul 08    N  vs New York Mets             L   2-5    38-44   .463  5   13.0   10,522    F. LaCorte       T. Seaver      
Fri, Jul 09    N  vs New York Mets             W   5-3    39-44   .470  5   13.5   12,871    P. Niekro        C. Swan        
Sat, Jul 10    N  vs New York Mets             L   2-4    39-45   .464  5   13.5   26,268    A. Messersmith   M. Lolich      
Sun, Jul 11    D  vs New York Mets             W   9-8    40-45   .471  5   12.5   14,661    D. Ruthven       J. Matlack     
Thu, Jul 15    N  at Pittsburgh Pirates        L   1-13   40-46   .465  5   12.5   10,488    P. Niekro        J. Candelaria  
Fri, Jul 16    N  at Pittsburgh Pirates        L   2-7    40-47   .460  5   13.5   11,151    A. Messersmith   J. Reuss       
Sat, Jul 17    D  at Pittsburgh Pirates        W  10-2    41-47   .466  5   13.5   14,776    D. Ruthven       B. Kison       
Sun, Jul 18    D  at New York Mets             L   0-2    41-48   .461  5   14.5   20,147    C. Morton        M. Lolich      
Mon, Jul 19    N  at New York Mets             W   4-2    42-48   .467  5   14.5   17,473    P. Niekro        C. Swan        
Tue, Jul 20    N  at Montreal Expos            L   3-4    42-49   .462  5   14.5   10,423    A. Messersmith   D. Carrithers  
Wed, Jul 21    N  at Montreal Expos            L   3-4    42-50   .457  5   15.5   10,171    D. Ruthven       D. Stanhouse   
Thu, Jul 22    N  at Montreal Expos            W   7-1    43-50   .462  5   15.0   11,040    C. Morton        W. Fryman      
Fri, Jul 23    N  vs Cincinnati Reds           L   1-3    43-51   .457  5   16.0   27,423    P. Niekro        S. Alcala      
Sat, Jul 24 1  N  vs Cincinnati Reds           W   5-4    44-51   .463                       A. Messersmith   P. Zachry      
Sat, Jul 24 2  N  vs Cincinnati Reds           L   3-6    44-52   .458  5   16.0   50,419    F. LaCorte       D. Gullett     
Sun, Jul 25    N  vs Cincinnati Reds           L   6-7    44-53   .454  5   17.0   19,192    D. Ruthven       G. Nolan       
Mon, Jul 26    N  vs Los Angeles Dodgers       L   2-6    44-54   .449  5   18.0   12,872    C. Morton        D. Sutton      
Wed, Jul 28    N  vs Los Angeles Dodgers       W   7-2    45-54   .455  5   16.5    7,021    P. Niekro        T. John        
Fri, Jul 30    N  at Houston Astros            W   3-2    46-54   .460  5   17.5   10,869    A. Messersmith   D. Larson      
Sat, Jul 31 1  N  at Houston Astros            L   1-2    46-55   .455                       D. Ruthven       J. Richard     
Sat, Jul 31 2  N  at Houston Astros            L   6-9    46-56   .451  5   19.0   15,927    A. Devine        B. McLaughlin  


Sun, Aug 01    D  at Houston Astros            L   0-6    46-57   .447  5   20.0   10,136    P. Niekro        L. Dierker     
Mon, Aug 02 1  D  vs San Diego Padres          L   3-7    46-58   .442                       C. Morton        D. Freisleben  
Mon, Aug 02 2  N  vs San Diego Padres          L   0-7    46-59   .438  5   21.5    4,933    F. LaCorte       R. Sawyer      
Tue, Aug 03    N  vs San Diego Padres          W   7-3    47-59   .443  5   21.5    3,819    A. Messersmith   R. Folkers     
Wed, Aug 04    N  vs San Diego Padres          W   1-0    48-59   .449  5   20.5    2,715    D. Ruthven       R. Jones       
Thu, Aug 05    N  vs San Francisco Giants      L   1-2    48-60   .444  5   21.5    3,884    P. Niekro        J. Barr        
Fri, Aug 06    N  vs San Francisco Giants      W   7-0    49-60   .450  5   21.5    6,633    C. Morton        R. Dressler    
Sat, Aug 07    N  vs San Francisco Giants      W   4-3    50-60   .455  5   21.5    9,679    A. Messersmith   J. D'Acquisto  
Sun, Aug 08 1  D  vs San Francisco Giants      W   2-1    51-60   .459                       D. Ruthven       E. Halicki     
Sun, Aug 08 2  D  vs San Francisco Giants      L   1-4    51-61   .455  5   22.0    9,912    F. LaCorte       J. Montefusco  
Tue, Aug 10    N  at Philadelphia Phillies     W   2-1    52-61   .460  5   21.0   30,323    P. Niekro        L. Christenson 
Wed, Aug 11    N  at Philadelphia Phillies     L   1-4    52-62   .456  5   22.0   30,247    C. Morton        T. Underwood   
Thu, Aug 12    N  at Philadelphia Phillies     W   4-3    53-62   .461  5   22.0   30,415    F. LaCorte       J. Lonborg     
Fri, Aug 13    N  vs St. Louis Cardinals       L   0-8    53-63   .457  5   23.0   12,953    D. Ruthven       P. Falcone     
Sat, Aug 14    N  vs St. Louis Cardinals       L   0-4    53-64   .453  5   23.0   14,467    A. Messersmith   E. Rasmussen   
Sun, Aug 15    D  vs St. Louis Cardinals       W   3-2    54-64   .458  5   22.0    7,564    P. Niekro        B. Forsch      
Mon, Aug 16    N  at Cincinnati Reds           W   4-3    55-64   .462  5   21.0   30,276    C. Morton        F. Norman      
Tue, Aug 17    N  at Cincinnati Reds           W   3-2    56-64   .467  5   20.0   30,890    F. LaCorte       S. Alcala      
Wed, Aug 18    N  at Cincinnati Reds           L   1-4    56-65   .463  5   21.0   29,065    D. Ruthven       J. Billingham  
Thu, Aug 19    N  at Cincinnati Reds           L   2-3    56-66   .459  5   22.0   29,718    A. Messersmith   P. Zachry      
Fri, Aug 20    N  at St. Louis Cardinals       L   4-6    56-67   .455  5   23.0   14,287    P. Niekro        E. Rasmussen   
Sat, Aug 21    N  at St. Louis Cardinals       W   6-2    57-67   .460  5   22.0   18,032    C. Morton        B. Forsch      
Sun, Aug 22    D  at St. Louis Cardinals       L   0-8    57-68   .456  5   23.0   22,109    F. LaCorte       L. McGlothen   
Mon, Aug 23    N  vs Philadelphia Phillies     L   2-4    57-69   .452  5   23.0   11,600    D. Ruthven       J. Lonborg     
Tue, Aug 24    N  vs Philadelphia Phillies     L   3-14   57-70   .449  5   23.0   25,156    A. Messersmith   S. Carlton     
Wed, Aug 25    N  vs Philadelphia Phillies     W   5-1    58-70   .453  5   22.5    7,514    P. Niekro        L. Christenson 
Fri, Aug 27    D  at Chicago Cubs              L   4-9    58-71   .450  5   23.0    8,131    F. LaCorte       B. Bonham      
Sat, Aug 28    D  at Chicago Cubs              L   2-5    58-72   .446  5   24.0   15,374    D. Ruthven       S. Renko       
Sun, Aug 29    D  at Chicago Cubs              L   2-3    58-73   .443  5   25.0   18,811    P. Niekro        R. Burris      
Tue, Aug 31    N  vs Chicago Cubs              W   5-3    59-73   .447  5   24.5    2,634    F. LaCorte       R. Reuschel    


Wed, Sep 01    N  vs Chicago Cubs              L   5-7    59-74   .444  5   24.5    1,729    D. Ruthven       B. Bonham      
Fri, Sep 03    N  vs Cincinnati Reds           L   5-10   59-75   .440  5   25.5    8,140    P. Niekro        J. Billingham  
Sat, Sep 04    N  vs Cincinnati Reds           L   1-5    59-76   .437  5   26.5   15,252    F. LaCorte       P. Zachry      
Sun, Sep 05    D  vs Cincinnati Reds           L   4-6    59-77   .434  5   27.5   14,103    D. Ruthven       D. Gullett     
Mon, Sep 06    D  at San Francisco Giants      L   3-4    59-78   .431  6   28.5    4,513    B. Dal Canton    J. D'Acquisto  
Tue, Sep 07    N  at San Francisco Giants      L   3-6    59-79   .428  6   28.5    1,452    P. Niekro        J. Barr        
Wed, Sep 08    N  at San Diego Padres          W   3-1    60-79   .432  6   28.5    4,649    F. LaCorte       T. Griffin     
Thu, Sep 09    N  at San Diego Padres          L   3-4    60-80   .429  6   29.5    3,025    D. Ruthven       B. Strom       
Sun, Sep 12 1  D  at Los Angeles Dodgers       W   3-2    61-80   .433                       P. Niekro        D. Rau         
Sun, Sep 12 2  D  at Los Angeles Dodgers       L   0-2    61-81   .430  6   30.5   25,051    R. Moret         D. Sutton      
Mon, Sep 13 1  D  at Los Angeles Dodgers       W   5-1    62-81   .434                       F. LaCorte       B. Hooton      
Mon, Sep 13 2  D  at Los Angeles Dodgers       L   3-4    62-82   .431  6   30.5    6,559    J. Easterly      R. Rhoden      
Tue, Sep 14 1  N  vs Houston Astros            L   3-4    62-83   .428                       D. Ruthven       M. Lemongello  
Tue, Sep 14 2  N  vs Houston Astros            W   4-3    63-83   .432  6   30.0      970    A. Autry         B. McLaughlin  
Wed, Sep 15    N  vs Houston Astros            L   3-4    63-84   .429  6   31.0    1,145    R. Camp          D. Larson      
Thu, Sep 16    N  vs Houston Astros            W   5-3    64-84   .432  6   31.0    3,990    P. Niekro        J. Andujar     
Fri, Sep 17 1  N  vs Los Angeles Dodgers       W   1-0    65-84   .436                       F. LaCorte       D. Sutton      
Fri, Sep 17 2  N  vs Los Angeles Dodgers       L   7-11   65-85   .433  6   30.5    3,562    R. Moret         B. Hooton      
Sat, Sep 18    N  vs Los Angeles Dodgers       W   5-2    66-85   .437  6   29.5    5,165    J. Easterly      D. Lewallyn    
Sun, Sep 19    D  vs Los Angeles Dodgers       L   1-8    66-86   .434  6   30.5    6,321    D. Ruthven       T. John        
Tue, Sep 21    N  at Houston Astros            W   6-2    67-86   .438  6   30.5    3,637    P. Niekro        D. Larson      
Wed, Sep 22    N  at Houston Astros            L   2-5    67-87   .435  6   31.5    3,849    F. LaCorte       J. Andujar     
Fri, Sep 24    N  vs San Diego Padres          L   4-6    67-88   .432  6   31.5    1,366    J. Easterly      R. Jones       
Sat, Sep 25    N  vs San Diego Padres          W  11-8    68-88   .436  6   31.5    1,734    D. Ruthven       B. Owchinko    
Sun, Sep 26    D  vs San Diego Padres          W  10-4    69-88   .439  6   30.5    4,642    P. Niekro        R. Sawyer      
Tue, Sep 28    N  vs San Francisco Giants      L   1-4    69-89   .437  6   31.0    1,306    F. LaCorte       B. Knepper     
Wed, Sep 29    N  vs San Francisco Giants      L   0-9    69-90   .434  6   31.0    1,369    J. Easterly      J. Montefusco  


Fri, Oct 01    N  at Cincinnati Reds           L   2-5    69-91   .431  6   32.0   20,647    D. Ruthven       G. Nolan       
Sat, Oct 02    D  at Cincinnati Reds           W   3-0    70-91   .435  6   31.0   30,091    P. Niekro        P. Zachry      
Sun, Oct 03    D  at Cincinnati Reds           L   1-11   70-92   .432  6   32.0   47,313    F. LaCorte       J. Billingham  

* Attendance counts are based on figures announced in boxscores.


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