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Saturday July 17, 1976
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National League pitching statistics through games of Saturday, July 17, 1976

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
New York        47  44  2.93   91  28  12   815   699  310  265   49  250  590
Philadelphia    57  27  3.24   84  23  22   759   743  300  273   53  208  445
Cincinnati      55  34  3.62   89  20  20   806   793  357  324   60  270  441
Los Angeles     50  39  3.64   89  23  18   808   790  347  327   67  271  418
San Diego       43  47  3.68   90  28   9   807   762  373  330   57  286  357
Pittsburgh      48  36  3.70   84  23  21   765   744  365  314   62  248  406
St. Louis       39  46  3.70   85  16  13   773   763  358  318   59  301  374
Atlanta         41  47  3.76   88  20  15   781   759  383  326   50  295  457
San Francisco   37  53  3.77   90  13  14   810   833  413  339   41  301  401
Houston         44  45  3.91   89  15  21   797   785  399  346   45  434  437
Montreal        26  54  4.06   80   7  13   706   686  376  318   53  341  396
Chicago         36  51  4.62   87   6  20   777   859  453  399   77  280  426

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Don Stanhouse (MON)    6   4  2.46  19  11   4   1   1   95   76   29   26    2   49   38
Randy Jones (SD)      16   4  2.61  22  22  16   0   3  183  150   61   53    9   23   62
Jon Matlack (NY)      10   3  2.66  20  20  11   0   4  152  127   52   45   12   35   85
Pat Zachry (CIN)       7   3  2.66  22  13   3   0   1  101   82   36   30    2   41   77
Tom Seaver (NY)        9   6  2.72  21  20   8   0   2  159  127   50   48    8   43  138
John Candelaria (PIT)  9   4  2.78  17  16   6   1   1  120   84   43   37   14   30   76
Jim Kaat (PHI)         9   4  2.79  21  20   6   0   1  136  136   48   42   11   18   55
A. Messersmith (ATL)   9   8  2.81  21  20   9   1   3  150  112   55   47   10   55  107
Dave Freisleben (SD)   6   6  2.90  14  13   5   0   3   96   93   34   31    6   35   45
J.R. Richard (HOU)     9  10  2.90  22  22   5   0   1  161  127   61   52    9   97  105

 Atlanta               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Max Leon               1   3  1.89  16   0   0   1   0   19   13    8    4    2    8   11
Bruce Dal Canton       3   1  1.91  24   0   0   0   0   42   31   19    9    2   23   24
Mike Beard             0   1  2.03   9   0   0   1   0   13   10    4    3    0    5    1
Andy Messersmith       9   8  2.81  21  20   9   1   3  150  112   55   47   10   55  107
Mike Marshall          0   1  3.12  12   0   0   5   0   17   15    8    6    2    5    7
Dick Ruthven          11   8  3.18  20  20   6   0   3  139  128   49   49    8   47   80
Phil Niekro            9   5  3.64  21  20   4   0   1  146  140   71   59   12   56   99
Adrian Devine          1   2  3.86  20   0   0   1   0   26   23   12   11    0   11   23
Roger Moret            3   3  4.71  25  10   1   1   0   71   77   38   37    7   22   29
Carl Morton            0   6  5.28  18  16   0   0   0   87  118   62   51    4   35   26
Elias Sosa             4   4  5.35  21   0   0   3   0   35   41   26   21    3   13   32
Pablo Torrealba        0   2  6.55  15   0   0   2   0   22   34   17   16    0    9   11
Frank Lacorte          0   3  8.78   4   2   0   0   0   13   17   14   13    0    6    7

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bruce Sutter           1   1  2.21  24   0   0   3   0   37   25    9    9    1   12   27
Ken Frailing           1   2  2.41   6   3   0   0   0   19   20    7    5    0    5   10
Steve Stone            1   2  2.57   5   5   0   0   0   21   19    7    6    1    4    9
Darold Knowles         3   3  3.28  34   0   0   7   0   47   42   19   17    5   15   24
Oscar Zamora           5   2  4.29  37   1   0   3   0   50   57   26   24    7   14   23
Ray Burris             4  10  4.33  20  19   1   0   0  116  142   68   56   12   47   54
Rick Reuschel          8   7  4.44  21  20   3   1   1  128  129   73   63   12   36   72
Joe Coleman            0   4  4.83  12   4   0   1   0   32   30   22   17    4   15   27
Steve Renko            3   4  4.85  12  12   0   0   0   65   71   41   35    8   15   41
Bill Bonham            6   7  4.93  16  16   2   0   0   95  108   55   52    6   47   49
Paul Reuschel          1   2  4.97  34   2   0   2   0   63   75   37   35    9   26   33
Buddy Schultz          1   1  5.06  25   0   0   2   0   21   32   15   12    2    9   15
Mike Garman            2   4  5.46  33   2   0   1   0   56   62   40   34    4   23   29
Tom Dettore            0   1 10.29   4   0   0   0   0    7   11    8    8    3    2    4
Geoff Zahn             0   1 10.80   3   2   0   0   0    8   16   10   10    0    2    4
Ken Crosby             0   0 12.00   7   1   0   0   0   12   20   16   16    3    8    5

 Cincinnati            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Rawly Eastwick         7   3  2.60  40   0   0   9   0   62   57   22   18    2   16   46
Pat Zachry             7   3  2.66  22  13   3   0   1  101   82   36   30    2   41   77
Don Gullett            6   3  2.71  13  11   3   1   0   70   67   26   21    5   26   37
Fred Norman            7   2  2.89  19  10   4   0   2   84   68   28   27    3   38   58
Gary Nolan             8   4  3.18  20  20   5   0   1  142  119   53   50   16   17   64
Pedro Borbon           2   2  3.26  41   1   0   3   0   69   85   27   25    4   19   28
Will McEnaney          1   4  4.14  33   0   0   5   0   41   57   23   19    2   12   23
Santo Alcala           8   2  4.37  19  12   2   0   1   82   76   42   40    8   39   43
Jack Billingham        6   7  4.94  20  17   3   0   1  102  119   62   56   12   34   43
Pat Darcy              2   3  6.23  11   4   0   2   0   39   41   27   27    2   22   15
Rich Hinton            1   1  7.43   9   1   0   0   0   13   22   11   11    4    6    7

 Houston               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ken Forsch             2   2  1.98  40   0   0  15   0   68   54   16   15    3   17   38
J.R. Richard           9  10  2.90  22  22   5   0   1  161  127   61   52    9   97  105
Paul Siebert           0   2  3.16  19   0   0   0   0   26   29   10    9    0   18   10
Gene Pentz             2   1  3.65  22   0   0   3   0   37   35   17   15    3   17   25
Joe Niekro             4   7  3.65  21  12   0   0   0   81   82   49   33    4   44   50
Joaquin Andujar        6   5  3.82  17  14   6   0   4   92   92   42   39    4   41   29
Larry Dierker          9   8  4.02  18  18   3   0   2  116  105   57   52    5   52   76
Mike Barlow            2   2  4.50  16   0   0   0   0   22   27   13   11    0   17   11
Tom Griffin            5   2  5.01  19   1   0   0   0   41   41   24   23    4   36   33
Mike Cosgrove          3   4  5.15  18  15   1   0   1   79   90   53   45    6   54   31
Gilberto Rondon        2   2  5.93  12   7   0   0   0   44   57   32   29    5   28   14
Larry Hardy            0   0  7.06  15   0   0   3   0   22   34   19   17    2   10   10
Jose Sosa              0   0  7.36   6   0   0   0   0    7   12    6    6    0    3    5

 Los Angeles           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Charlie Hough          7   3  2.19  39   0   0   8   0   78   52   21   19    5   44   52
Elias Sosa             0   1  2.45   7   0   0   1   0    7    3    2    2    0    3    4
Rick Rhoden            9   0  2.99  18  17   7   0   2  117  106   41   39   11   33   49
Doug Rau               8   6  3.09  19  18   4   0   1  128  130   45   44   13   40   57
Tommy John             5   6  3.29  17  17   1   0   0  107  117   43   39    3   33   44
Burt Hooton            6   9  4.05  18  18   5   0   2  120  116   56   54   11   33   60
Stan Wall              1   2  4.19  19   0   0   1   0   34   36   17   16    5    8   20
Mike Marshall          4   3  4.45  30   0   0   8   0   63   64   33   31    2   25   39
Don Sutton            10   8  4.50  20  19   6   0   2  138  143   74   69   15   44   81
Al Downing             0   1  8.04   9   0   0   0   0   16   23   15   14    2    8   12

 Montreal              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Joe Kerrigan           0   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    1    1    0    0    0    0    1
Don Stanhouse          6   4  2.46  19  11   4   1   1   95   76   29   26    2   49   38
Dale Murray            0   7  3.15  43   0   0   9   0   60   50   26   21    0   19   20
Wayne Granger          1   0  3.66  27   0   0   2   0   32   32   15   13    3   16   16
Steve Rogers           3   8  3.81  15  15   2   0   1  104   98   49   44    9   32   71
Woodie Fryman          8   7  3.82  18  18   0   0   0  115  127   57   49   10   40   66
Chip Lang              1   1  3.98  11   1   0   0   0   20   11   11    9    2   15   12
Steve Dunning          0   3  4.55  14   1   0   0   0   32   39   23   16    2   14   24
Clay Kirby             1   7  4.71  14  12   0   0   0   57   55   38   30    7   43   39
Don Carrithers         3   6  4.82  20   8   0   0   0   71   81   47   38    4   46   36
Fred Scherman          2   2  4.95  31   0   0   1   0   40   42   25   22    5   14   18
Steve Renko            0   1  5.54   5   1   0   0   0   13   15    8    8    2    3    4
Dan Warthen            1   8  5.82  18  13   1   0   0   65   59   48   42    7   50   51

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Nino Espinosa          0   1  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    2    2    0    0    0    1
Ken Sanders            1   1  1.73  19   0   0   1   0   26   18    5    5    1    7   12
Skip Lockwood          6   3  2.06  31   0   0   9   0   52   29   14   12    3   24   55
Bob Apodaca            1   5  2.54  26   2   0   2   0   57   43   20   16    2   16   29
Bob Myrick             0   0  2.61  10   0   0   0   0   10   10    3    3    0    4    3
Jon Matlack           10   3  2.66  20  20  11   0   4  152  127   52   45   12   35   85
Tom Seaver             9   6  2.72  21  20   8   0   2  159  127   50   48    8   43  138
Mickey Lolich          4  10  2.92  18  17   3   0   1  105  104   48   34    4   36   90
Rick Baldwin           0   0  3.00   6   0   0   0   0   15   12    5    5    0    9    8
Craig Swan             5   7  3.42  15  15   2   0   1   97   88   46   37    8   28   75
Jerry Koosman         10   6  3.70  19  17   4   0   0  119  117   53   49    9   36   85
Hank Webb              0   1  4.50   8   0   0   0   0   16   17    9    8    2    7    7
Tom Hall               1   1  5.79   5   0   0   0   0    5    5    3    3    0    5    2

 Philadelphia          W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Wayne Twitchell        0   0  2.16   8   0   0   0   0   17   16    5    4    0    7   13
Ron Reed               6   3  2.65  31   3   1   5   0   71   60   23   21    3   17   49
Jim Kaat               9   4  2.79  21  20   6   0   1  136  136   48   42   11   18   55
Jim Lonborg           11   5  2.96  18  17   5   1   1  122  117   46   40   10   31   70
Tug McGraw             5   4  3.06  31   0   0   5   0   50   50   19   17    3   18   38
Gene Garber            3   2  3.44  30   0   0   7   0   50   49   23   19    3   18   47
Steve Carlton         10   3  3.49  19  19   8   0   2  134  123   54   52   11   40   90
Tom Underwood          5   2  3.69  18  10   1   2   0   68   68   28   28    4   24   34
Larry Christenson      8   4  4.00  16  15   2   0   0   92  103   43   41    5   29   32
Ron Schueler           0   0  4.26  16   0   0   2   0   19   21   11    9    3    6   17

 Pittsburgh            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bob Moose              3   4  2.36  31   0   0  10   0   42   40   15   11    0   14   19
John Candelaria        9   4  2.78  17  16   6   1   1  120   84   43   37   14   30   76
Kent Tekulve           1   1  3.38  31   0   0   1   0   45   44   19   17    0   13   37
Bruce Kison            7   5  3.56  18  17   3   0   0  104   97   54   41    9   33   48
Dave Giusti            0   0  3.60  17   0   0   3   0   25   25   13   10    3    9   10
Jim Rooker             7   4  3.78  15  15   4   0   0  100  111   48   42    7   37   43
Doc Medich             5   7  3.81  16  16   3   0   0  106  110   48   45    7   33   59
Larry Demery           5   3  4.25  22   3   0   2   0   55   60   30   26    4   25   30
Jerry Reuss            9   5  4.42  18  17   7   1   0  124  127   71   61   14   35   62
Ramon Hernandez        2   2  4.55  24   0   0   3   0   32   33   16   16    3   13   13
Rick Langford          0   1  6.35   7   0   0   0   0   11   13    8    8    1    6    9

 San Diego             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Butch Metzger          5   0  2.07  39   0   0   8   0   65   57   17   15    2   22   46
Randy Jones           16   4  2.61  22  22  16   0   3  183  150   61   53    9   23   62
Dave Freisleben        6   6  2.90  14  13   5   0   3   96   93   34   31    6   35   45
Alan Foster            3   6  3.16  21  11   2   0   0   80   66   33   28    8   31   21
Brent Strom            8  10  3.17  23  21   5   0   1  139  117   57   49    9   51   65
Ken Reynolds           0   3  4.50  15   2   0   1   0   28   30   17   14    0   19   16
Dave Tomlin            0   1  4.79  27   1   0   0   0   36   36   19   19    3   12   17
Dan Spillner           2   9  4.96  27  10   0   0   0   85   96   57   47    9   46   48
Rich Folkers           2   1  5.09  22   1   0   0   0   35   44   22   20    5   16   16
Dave Wehrmeister       0   4  7.45   7   4   0   0   0   19   27   17   16    0   11   10
Bill Greif             1   3  8.06   5   5   0   0   0   22   27   20   20    2   11    5
Mike Dupree            0   0  9.19  12   0   0   0   0   16   18   17   16    4    7    5
Jerry Johnson          0   0 10.80   2   0   0   0   0    2    1    2    2    0    2    1

 San Francisco         W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Charlie Williams       1   0  1.81  27   1   0   0   0   50   35   12   10    1   23   18
Gary Lavelle           4   4  2.43  37   0   0   8   0   63   61   20   17    4   33   39
John Montefusco        8   8  2.99  21  20   4   0   3  138  125   52   46    5   42   93
Randy Moffitt          4   3  3.07  33   0   0   5   0   56   53   27   19    4   21   19
Jim Barr               6   6  3.27  20  20   3   0   1  127  141   60   46    6   32   43
Dave Heaverlo          3   0  4.30  42   0   0   1   0   52   56   33   25    2    8   27
Ed Halicki             9  11  4.32  21  20   6   0   4  119  119   62   57    7   43   78
Mike Caldwell          0   6  4.66  28   8   0   0   0   73   99   53   38    5   14   34
Greg Minton            0   3  4.91  10   2   0   0   0   26   32   18   14    0   12    7
Rob Dressler           2   7  4.94  11  11   0   0   0   58   70   39   32    4   19   19
John D'Acquisto        0   5  6.47  15   8   0   0   0   49   42   37   35    3   54   24

 St. Louis             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mike Wallace           1   1  2.34  29   0   0   1   0   42   31   13   11    3   24   24
John Denny             5   4  3.10  17  17   4   0   2  113  112   46   39    7   33   41
Al Hrabosky            5   5  3.10  38   0   0   9   0   61   52   24   21    5   23   48
Bill Greif             1   2  3.47  21   0   0   2   0   23   22   10    9    1    6   10
Eddie Solomon          0   0  3.60   8   0   0   0   0   10    9    4    4    0    7    3
Bob Forsch             4   4  3.70  19  18   0   0   0  107  110   56   44    8   40   46
Mike Proly             1   0  3.71  14   0   0   0   0   17   21    9    7    0    6    4
Lynn McGlothen         8   8  3.79  19  18   6   0   2  116  129   53   49    7   36   52
Pete Falcone           6   8  3.95  17  17   4   0   0  109   96   54   48   10   44   71
Danny Frisella         0   0  3.97  18   0   0   1   0   23   19   10   10    3   13   11
Eric Rasmussen         3   7  4.30  29   3   0   0   0   61   65   31   29    5   24   31
John Curtis            5   7  4.68  19  12   2   0   1   90   97   48   47   10   45   33

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League Leaders

Wins:

  R. Jones (SD)            16
  J. Lonborg (PHI)         11
  D. Ruthven (ATL)         11
  S. Carlton (PHI)         10
  J. Koosman (NY)          10
  J. Matlack (NY)          10
  D. Sutton (LA)           10
  J. Candelaria (PIT)       9
  L. Dierker (HOU)          9
  E. Halicki (SF)           9

Losses:

  E. Halicki (SF)          11
  R. Burris (CHI)          10
  M. Lolich (NY)           10
  J. Richard (HOU)         10
  B. Strom (SD)            10
  B. Hooton (LA)            9
  D. Spillner (SD)          9
  L. Dierker (HOU)          8
  P. Falcone (STL)          8
  L. McGlothen (STL)        8

Complete Games:

  R. Jones (SD)            16
  J. Matlack (NY)          11
  A. Messersmith (ATL)      9
  S. Carlton (PHI)          8
  T. Seaver (NY)            8
  J. Reuss (PIT)            7
  R. Rhoden (LA)            7
  J. Andujar (HOU)          6
  J. Candelaria (PIT)       6
  E. Halicki (SF)           6

Saves:

  K. Forsch (HOU)          15
  M. Marshall (ATL)        13
  B. Moose (PIT)           10
  R. Eastwick (CIN)         9
  A. Hrabosky (STL)         9
  S. Lockwood (NY)          9
  D. Murray (MON)           9
  C. Hough (LA)             8
  G. Lavelle (SF)           8
  B. Metzger (SD)           8

Shutouts:

  J. Andujar (HOU)          4
  E. Halicki (SF)           4
  J. Matlack (NY)           4
  D. Freisleben (SD)        3
  R. Jones (SD)             3
  A. Messersmith (ATL)      3
  J. Montefusco (SF)        3
  D. Ruthven (ATL)          3
  S. Carlton (PHI)          2
  J. Denny (STL)            2

Innings Pitched:

  R. Jones (SD)         183.0
  J. Richard (HOU)      161.1
  T. Seaver (NY)        159.0
  J. Matlack (NY)       152.1
  A. Messersmith (ATL)  150.1
  P. Niekro (ATL)       146.0
  G. Nolan (CIN)        141.2
  B. Strom (SD)         139.1
  D. Ruthven (ATL)      138.2
  J. Montefusco (SF)    138.1

Hits:

  R. Jones (SD)           150
  D. Sutton (LA)          143
  R. Burris (CHI)         142
  J. Barr (SF)            141
  P. Niekro (ATL)         140
  J. Kaat (PHI)           136
  D. Rau (LA)             130
  L. McGlothen (STL)      129
  R. Reuschel (CHI)       129
  D. Ruthven (ATL)        128

Runs:

  D. Sutton (LA)           74
  R. Reuschel (CHI)        73
  P. Niekro (ATL)          71
  J. Reuss (PIT)           71
  R. Burris (CHI)          68
  J. Billingham (CIN)      62
  E. Halicki (SF)          62
  C. Morton (ATL)          62
  R. Jones (SD)            61
  J. Richard (HOU)         61

Home Runs:

  G. Nolan (CIN)           16
  D. Sutton (LA)           15
  J. Candelaria (PIT)      14
  J. Reuss (PIT)           14
  D. Rau (LA)              13
  J. Billingham (CIN)      12
  R. Burris (CHI)          12
  J. Matlack (NY)          12
  P. Niekro (ATL)          12
  R. Reuschel (CHI)        12

Walks:

  J. Richard (HOU)         97
  P. Niekro (ATL)          56
  A. Messersmith (ATL)     55
  M. Cosgrove (HOU)        54
  J. D'Acquisto (SF)       54
  L. Dierker (HOU)         52
  B. Strom (SD)            51
  D. Warthen (MON)         50
  D. Stanhouse (MON)       49
  B. Bonham (CHI)          47

Strikeouts:

  T. Seaver (NY)          138
  A. Messersmith (ATL)    107
  J. Richard (HOU)        105
  P. Niekro (ATL)          99
  J. Montefusco (SF)       93
  S. Carlton (PHI)         90
  M. Lolich (NY)           90
  J. Koosman (NY)          85
  J. Matlack (NY)          85
  D. Sutton (LA)           81


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