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Monday June 12, 1978
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National League pitching statistics through games of Monday, June 12, 1978

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
San Francisco   35  21  2.87   56  14  12   507   460  181  162   29  135  303
Philadelphia    30  23  3.21   53  10   9   474   443  197  169   32  168  266
Montreal        31  27  3.37   58  18  13   518   485  216  194   43  194  281
St. Louis       23  39  3.57   62  17   4   549   492  257  218   34  218  336
Chicago         33  22  3.58   55  10  13   498   476  221  198   42  183  236
New York        27  33  3.72   60   9  11   554   520  256  229   40  202  323
Houston         25  30  3.75   55  15   7   490   444  223  204   30  238  311
San Diego       25  32  3.82   57   4  16   501   503  241  213   30  186  274
Los Angeles     31  27  3.86   58  17  11   512   509  243  220   51  174  309
Cincinnati      35  25  3.90   60   4  18   542   538  262  235   44  222  350
Pittsburgh      26  30  3.91   56  11  11   499   499  250  217   38  179  326
Atlanta         22  34  4.06   56  11   6   494   485  252  223   35  218  297

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bob Knepper (SF)       7   3  2.04  13  13   7   0   2  101   78   26   23    5   28   54
Rick Reuschel (CHI)    8   4  2.06  15  15   5   0   0  113   96   27   26    5   22   47
Steve Rogers (MON)     7   6  2.29  15  15   7   0   1  114   79   29   29    5   33   76
Craig Swan (NY)        1   3  2.59  10  10   1   0   1   73   52   23   21    4   19   39
John Denny (STL)       6   4  2.67  14  14   7   0   2  104   83   32   31    6   26   46
Bill Bonham (CIN)      7   1  2.69  10  10   1   0   0   74   68   22   22    5   24   46
Vida Blue (SF)         7   4  2.73  13  13   2   0   0   99   88   33   30    6   22   72
Phil Niekro (ATL)      7   6  2.79  16  16   8   0   3  119   99   44   37    4   39   88
Steve Carlton (PHI)    6   6  2.84  13  13   3   0   0   92   89   37   29    9   32   57
Preston Hanna (ATL)    4   1  2.86  11  11   0   0   0   63   45   23   20    4   41   40

 Atlanta               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Craig Skok             0   0  0.00   5   0   0   0   0    8    6    0    0    0    2    3
Mickey Mahler          1   2  2.55  14   4   1   0   0   42   27   16   12    3   20   32
Phil Niekro            7   6  2.79  16  16   8   0   3  119   99   44   37    4   39   88
Preston Hanna          4   1  2.86  11  11   0   0   0   63   45   23   20    4   41   40
Dick Ruthven           2   6  4.11  13  13   2   0   1   81   78   43   37    8   28   45
Eddie Solomon          1   4  4.66  21   1   0   2   0   39   41   22   20    5   17   22
Dave Campbell          2   1  4.81  20   0   0   0   0   24   27   15   13    5   17   16
Rick Camp              0   2  5.23  18   0   0   0   0   21   28   13   12    2    8    8
Jamie Easterly         2   4  5.87  16   3   0   1   0   31   43   22   20    1   16   18
Tommy Boggs            1   5  6.97   7   7   0   0   0   31   42   25   24    3   16    9
Adrian Devine          2   3  7.27  24   1   0   3   0   35   49   29   28    0   14   16

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bruce Sutter           4   2  1.45  22   0   0   8   0   37   21   10    6    2   13   40
Rick Reuschel          8   4  2.06  15  15   5   0   0  113   96   27   26    5   22   47
Dave Roberts           3   0  2.74  11   5   1   0   1   43   44   15   13    4   15   12
Willie Hernandez       5   1  3.21  23   0   0   0   0   28   25   10   10    2   15   16
Dennis Lamp            2   5  3.36  13  12   2   0   2   70   56   29   26    7   19   24
Donnie Moore           4   2  4.70  28   0   0   4   0   38   44   25   20    3   12   16
Ray Burris             4   4  4.80  15  14   2   0   1   81   86   46   43    8   37   37
Woodie Fryman          2   4  5.17  13   9   0   0   0   56   64   37   32    6   37   28
Paul Reuschel          1   0  5.95  13   0   0   0   0   20   23   13   13    3   10    8
Ken Holtzman           0   0  6.00   1   0   0   1   0    3    2    2    2    1    0    4
Mike Krukow            0   0  6.30   6   0   0   0   0   10   15    7    7    1    3    4

 Cincinnati            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Doug Bair              1   2  1.29  25   0   0   9   0   35   30    5    5    2   14   31
Manny Sarmiento        5   3  2.25  24   2   0   2   0   52   34   15   13    5   23   24
Bill Bonham            7   1  2.69  10  10   1   0   0   74   68   22   22    5   24   46
Fred Norman            6   3  3.24  13  13   0   0   0   83   69   34   30    4   42   53
Tom Seaver             7   4  3.53  14  14   3   0   0   92   98   40   36   12   31   83
Dale Murray            1   1  4.13  15   0   0   2   0   33   34   20   15    1   17   25
Paul Moskau            0   2  5.40   7   6   0   1   0   30   29   18   18    3   16   23
Dave Tomlin            4   1  5.54  27   0   0   1   0   26   41   25   16    1    7   14
Tom Hume               2   6  5.60  13  12   0   0   0   72   85   48   45    8   29   33
Pedro Borbon           2   1  5.97  23   0   0   3   0   35   36   23   23    2    8    9
Doug Capilla           0   1  9.82   6   3   0   0   0   11   14   12   12    1   11    9

 Houston               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Tom Dixon              2   2  2.42  12   4   0   1   0   45   46   13   12    1   10   26
Floyd Bannister        2   3  2.70  10   6   1   0   1   47   40   14   14    3   33   35
Joaquin Andujar        3   4  2.94  12  12   2   0   0   80   57   29   26    2   37   36
Ken Forsch             1   2  3.20  20   0   0   3   0   39   47   16   14    0   15   16
J.R. Richard           5   6  3.35  13  13   7   0   3   94   65   40   35    5   58  111
Mark Lemongello        6   6  3.57  12  12   4   0   1   86   76   35   34    8   30   26
Joe Sambito            3   3  3.60  24   0   0   3   0   35   32   14   14    3   12   37
Gene Pentz             0   0  6.00  10   0   0   0   0   15   12   13   10    1   13    8
Joe Niekro             2   4  7.71  12   8   1   0   0   42   58   40   36    5   26   13
Rick Williams          1   0  9.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    2    1    1    0    0    0
Oscar Zamora           0   0 10.29   5   0   0   0   0    7    9    8    8    2    4    3

 Los Angeles           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Lance Rautzhan         1   0  0.84   8   0   0   1   0   11   10    1    1    0    6    4
Charlie Hough          2   1  2.77  17   0   0   0   0   39   28   14   12    1   20   28
Burt Hooton            5   5  3.31  12  12   2   0   0   82   73   31   30   11   18   40
Terry Forster          1   2  3.54  19   0   0   9   0   28   18   12   11    2   12   24
Doug Rau               6   2  3.70  11  11   3   0   0   73   86   30   30    8   22   38
Bobby Castillo         0   3  3.81  14   0   0   1   0   28   23   16   12    2   26   27
Tommy John             7   4  4.07  12  12   5   0   0   84   88   43   38    4   26   57
Rick Rhoden            5   3  4.32  12  11   4   0   1   77   80   42   37    6   24   39
Mike Garman            0   1  4.41  10   0   0   0   0   16   15    8    8    3    3    5
Don Sutton             4   6  4.96  12  12   3   0   0   74   88   46   41   14   17   47

 Montreal              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Darold Knowles         2   1  1.63  21   0   0   3   0   28   23    5    5    1    9   15
Steve Rogers           7   6  2.29  15  15   7   0   1  114   79   29   29    5   33   76
Ross Grimsley         10   3  2.97  14  14   9   0   1  103   93   40   34    7   30   33
Bill Atkinson          2   2  3.23  18   0   0   2   0   31   30   11   11    2   17   23
Rudy May               6   5  3.57  14  14   2   0   0   91   88   44   36   12   25   47
Dan Schatzeder         1   0  3.57   9   0   0   0   0   23   17    9    9    1    9   17
Hal Dues               0   3  3.74  11   4   0   0   0   34   38   17   14    1   15   10
Stan Bahnsen           0   2  4.26  15   0   0   5   0   19   24   11    9    2   11   12
Wayne Twitchell        3   4  5.09  11  11   0   0   0   58   67   33   33    8   33   43
Mike Garman            0   1  6.52   7   0   0   3   0   10   10    7    7    1    4    2
Fred Holdsworth        0   0  7.27   6   0   0   0   0    9   16   10    7    3    8    3

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Kevin Kobel            0   1  0.00   4   1   0   0   0    9    8    2    0    0    6    4
Paul Siebert           0   0  2.31  11   0   0   0   0   12   11    3    3    1    8    8
Craig Swan             1   3  2.59  10  10   1   0   1   73   52   23   21    4   19   39
Skip Lockwood          6   4  3.00  26   0   0   8   0   48   36   16   16    3   16   43
Pat Zachry             7   2  3.19  13  13   3   0   1   85   68   33   30    5   35   60
Bob Myrick             0   3  3.28  17   0   0   0   0   25   18   10    9    3   13   13
Mardie Cornejo         3   2  3.75  18   0   0   2   0   24   23   11   10    1   11   12
Jerry Koosman          2   7  3.84  13  13   2   0   0   89   84   40   38    9   28   56
Dale Murray            1   1  4.00  10   0   0   1   0   18   16    8    8    0    8    8
Nino Espinosa          5   5  4.25  13  13   3   0   0   83   90   45   39    9   27   34
Mike Bruhert           1   4  5.12  11  10   0   0   0   58   75   42   33    1   12   28
Butch Metzger          1   1  6.39  19   0   0   0   0   31   39   23   22    4   19   18

 Philadelphia          W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Gene Garber            2   1  1.56  20   0   0   3   0   35   23    6    6    1   11   23
Warren Brusstar        1   0  2.19  17   0   0   0   0   25   23    8    6    0   10   17
Tug McGraw             6   3  2.54  20   0   0   3   0   28   28   12    8    1    9   17
Jim Kaat               3   0  2.63   8   7   2   0   1   55   49   18   16    2   10   23
Ron Reed               0   0  2.80  22   0   0   3   0   35   29   11   11    1   16   17
Steve Carlton          6   6  2.84  13  13   3   0   0   92   89   37   29    9   32   57
Jim Lonborg            5   4  3.93  11  11   1   0   0   69   64   32   30    8   27   34
Larry Christenson      4   4  4.00  11  11   2   0   1   72   73   35   32    6   19   47
Randy Lerch            3   5  4.41  11  11   2   0   0   63   65   38   31    4   34   31

 Pittsburgh            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Bibby              5   2  2.29  16   2   1   0   0   35   26   16    9    4   13   30
Grant Jackson          2   2  2.81  20   0   0   2   0   26   33    9    8    0   10   17
Kent Tekulve           3   4  3.03  31   0   0   6   0   39   33   15   13    3   14   23
John Candelaria        5   6  3.33  15  14   2   1   1   97  107   41   36    5   34   53
Don Robinson           4   2  3.33  13  11   3   1   1   81   69   34   30    5   16   48
Bruce Kison            1   2  3.42  12   0   0   0   0   26   25   11   10    1   16   18
Ed Whitson             0   1  3.86   6   0   0   1   0    5    6    2    2    0    2    6
Bert Blyleven          4   5  4.19  13  13   4   0   2   88   85   46   41    8   25   74
Dave Hamilton          0   1  4.91   4   0   0   0   0    4    5    2    2    0    6    3
Jim Rooker             2   5  5.40  11  11   1   0   0   55   48   39   33    7   30   26
Jerry Reuss            0   0  5.97  11   5   0   0   0   35   47   24   23    2   11   22
Will McEnaney          0   0 10.38   6   0   0   0   0    9   15   11   10    3    2    6

 San Diego             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mickey Lolich          1   0  1.08   5   0   0   0   0    8    5    1    1    0    3    4
John D'Acquisto        1   1  1.27  15   1   0   2   0   28   16    6    4    0   18   33
Randy Jones            5   4  2.96  14  14   1   0   1   94   91   34   31    4   24   29
Rollie Fingers         2   6  3.27  27   0   0  14   0   44   34   18   16    2    9   23
Gaylord Perry          5   2  3.36  12  12   1   0   0   83   82   36   31    3   23   54
Bob Owchinko           3   6  4.04  13  12   1   0   0   71   75   36   32    5   35   32
Bob Shirley            3   7  4.46  16  12   1   0   0   73   76   42   36    7   28   49
Dan Spillner           1   0  4.56  17   0   0   0   0   26   32   15   13    2    7   16
Mark Lee               3   1  5.06  23   0   0   0   0   27   27   15   15    0   15   10
Dave Freisleben        0   3  6.08  12   4   0   0   0   27   41   22   18    3   15   16
Dave Wehrmeister       1   0  6.14   4   0   0   0   0    7    8    5    5    1    5    2
Eric Rasmussen         0   2  7.62   4   2   0   0   0   13   16   11   11    3    4    6

 San Francisco         W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ed Halicki             3   1  1.92   7   7   3   0   1   52   41   15   11    4   12   23
Bob Knepper            7   3  2.04  13  13   7   0   2  101   78   26   23    5   28   54
Randy Moffitt          5   2  2.45  25   0   0   3   0   33   29   11    9    1    8   23
Vida Blue              7   4  2.73  13  13   2   0   0   99   88   33   30    6   22   72
Greg Minton            0   0  3.00   3   0   0   0   0    6    4    2    2    0    3    5
Jim Barr               2   4  3.02   9   8   2   0   2   48   50   16   16    2    7   10
Gary Lavelle           4   4  3.51  26   0   0   9   0   33   36   13   13    1   17   21
John Curtis            1   1  3.52  13   0   0   0   0   15   13    6    6    0    8    7
John Montefusco        5   2  3.66  14  14   0   0   0   96   92   44   39   10   21   72
Charlie Williams       1   0  4.76   7   0   0   0   0   11   14    6    6    0    5    7
Lynn McGlothen         0   0  4.97   5   1   0   0   0   13   15    9    7    0    4    9

 St. Louis             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Pete Vuckovich         3   5  1.99  25   3   1   1   0   54   45   13   12    2   20   43
Mark Littell           1   6  2.66  26   2   0   1   0   47   36   19   14    3   31   58
John Denny             6   4  2.67  14  14   7   0   2  104   83   32   31    6   26   46
Bob Forsch             7   5  3.02  14  14   5   0   3   98   76   36   33    4   36   48
Silvio Martinez        2   0  3.20   3   3   1   0   0   20   13    8    7    1    9    5
George Frazier         0   1  3.24   5   0   0   0   0    8   11    6    3    1    2    5
Buddy Schultz          0   1  3.67  18   0   0   2   0   34   26   15   14    1   16   28
Eric Rasmussen         2   5  4.18  10  10   2   0   1   60   61   32   28    4   20   32
John Urrea             2   7  5.08  17   8   1   0   0   67   77   51   38    3   30   43
Pete Falcone           0   5  6.15  11   8   0   0   0   41   48   32   28    4   22   20
Dave Hamilton          0   0  6.43  13   0   0   0   0   14   16   13   10    5    6    8

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League Leaders

Wins:

  R. Grimsley (MON)        10
  R. Reuschel (CHI)         8
  V. Blue (SF)              7
  B. Bonham (CIN)           7
  B. Forsch (STL)           7
  T. John (LA)              7
  B. Knepper (SF)           7
  P. Niekro (ATL)           7
  S. Rogers (MON)           7
  T. Seaver (CIN)           7

Losses:

  J. Koosman (NY)           7
  E. Rasmussen (SD)         7
  B. Shirley (SD)           7
  J. Urrea (STL)            7
  J. Candelaria (PIT)       6
  S. Carlton (PHI)          6
  R. Fingers (SD)           6
  T. Hume (CIN)             6
  M. Lemongello (HOU)       6
  M. Littell (STL)          6

Complete Games:

  R. Grimsley (MON)         9
  P. Niekro (ATL)           8
  J. Denny (STL)            7
  B. Knepper (SF)           7
  J. Richard (HOU)          7
  S. Rogers (MON)           7
  B. Forsch (STL)           5
  T. John (LA)              5
  R. Reuschel (CHI)         5
  B. Blyleven (PIT)         4

Saves:

  R. Fingers (SD)          14
  D. Bair (CIN)             9
  T. Forster (LA)           9
  G. Lavelle (SF)           9
  S. Lockwood (NY)          8
  B. Sutter (CHI)           8
  K. Tekulve (PIT)          6
  S. Bahnsen (MON)          5
  D. Moore (CHI)            4
  P. Borbon (CIN)           3

Shutouts:

  B. Forsch (STL)           3
  P. Niekro (ATL)           3
  J. Richard (HOU)          3
  J. Barr (SF)              2
  B. Blyleven (PIT)         2
  J. Denny (STL)            2
  B. Knepper (SF)           2
  D. Lamp (CHI)             2
  F. Bannister (HOU)        1
  R. Burris (CHI)           1

Innings Pitched:

  P. Niekro (ATL)       119.1
  S. Rogers (MON)       114.0
  R. Reuschel (CHI)     113.1
  J. Denny (STL)        104.1
  R. Grimsley (MON)     103.0
  B. Knepper (SF)       101.1
  V. Blue (SF)           99.0
  B. Forsch (STL)        98.1
  J. Candelaria (PIT)    97.1
  J. Montefusco (SF)     96.0

Hits:

  J. Candelaria (PIT)     107
  P. Niekro (ATL)          99
  T. Seaver (CIN)          98
  R. Reuschel (CHI)        96
  R. Grimsley (MON)        93
  J. Montefusco (SF)       92
  R. Jones (SD)            91
  N. Espinosa (NY)         90
  S. Carlton (PHI)         89
  V. Blue (SF)             88

Runs:

  J. Urrea (STL)           51
  T. Hume (CIN)            48
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        46
  R. Burris (CHI)          46
  D. Sutton (LA)           46
  N. Espinosa (NY)         45
  R. May (MON)             44
  J. Montefusco (SF)       44
  P. Niekro (ATL)          44
  T. John (LA)             43

Home Runs:

  D. Sutton (LA)           14
  R. May (MON)             12
  T. Seaver (CIN)          12
  B. Hooton (LA)           11
  J. Montefusco (SF)       10
  S. Carlton (PHI)          9
  N. Espinosa (NY)          9
  J. Koosman (NY)           9
  B. Blyleven (PIT)         8
  R. Burris (CHI)           8

Walks:

  J. Richard (HOU)         58
  F. Norman (CIN)          42
  P. Hanna (ATL)           41
  P. Niekro (ATL)          39
  J. Andujar (HOU)         37
  R. Burris (CHI)          37
  W. Fryman (CHI)          37
  B. Forsch (STL)          36
  B. Owchinko (SD)         35
  P. Zachry (NY)           35

Strikeouts:

  J. Richard (HOU)        111
  P. Niekro (ATL)          88
  T. Seaver (CIN)          83
  S. Rogers (MON)          76
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        74
  V. Blue (SF)             72
  J. Montefusco (SF)       72
  P. Zachry (NY)           60
  M. Littell (STL)         58
  S. Carlton (PHI)         57


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