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Tuesday June 13, 1978
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National League pitching statistics through games of Tuesday, June 13, 1978

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
San Francisco   36  21  2.91   57  15  12   516   468  186  167   29  137  308
Philadelphia    30  24  3.25   54  10   9   482   449  202  174   34  169  269
Montreal        31  28  3.47   59  18  13   526   497  225  203   44  196  285
Chicago         33  23  3.52   56  10  13   506   481  222  198   42  185  239
St. Louis       23  40  3.68   63  17   4   557   503  269  228   35  228  340
New York        28  33  3.69   61   9  12   563   531  258  231   40  203  326
Houston         26  30  3.70   56  15   8   499   450  224  205   30  239  322
San Diego       25  33  3.81   58   4  16   510   513  244  216   30  191  277
Cincinnati      36  25  3.84   61   4  19   551   542  262  235   44  224  359
Los Angeles     32  27  3.85   59  18  11   521   517  246  223   54  174  312
Pittsburgh      26  31  3.89   57  11  11   507   504  252  219   39  181  334
Atlanta         23  34  4.01   57  11   6   503   491  253  224   35  224  301

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Rick Reuschel (CHI)    8   4  2.06  15  15   5   0   0  113   96   27   26    5   22   47
Bob Knepper (SF)       8   3  2.28  14  14   8   0   2  110   86   31   28    5   30   59
Steve Rogers (MON)     7   6  2.29  15  15   7   0   1  114   79   29   29    5   33   76
Craig Swan (NY)        1   3  2.65  11  11   1   0   1   78   61   25   23    4   19   41
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
Preston Hanna (ATL)    5   1  2.70  12  12   0   0   0   70   51   24   21    4   45   44
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

 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
Preston Hanna          5   1  2.70  12  12   0   0   0   70   51   24   21    4   45   44
Phil Niekro            7   6  2.79  16  16   8   0   3  119   99   44   37    4   39   88
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  4.98  19   0   0   0   0   22   28   13   12    2    8    8
Jamie Easterly         2   4  5.68  17   3   0   1   0   32   43   22   20    1   18   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
Dave Geisel            0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0
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  3.03  24   0   0   0   0   30   26   10   10    2   16   17
Dennis Lamp            2   6  3.12  14  13   2   0   2   75   60   30   26    7   20   26
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  1.26  26   0   0  10   0   36   30    5    5    2   14   33
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            7   3  2.95  14  14   0   0   0   92   73   34   30    4   44   60
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  2.56  11   7   1   0   1   53   46   15   15    3   34   41
Joaquin Andujar        3   4  2.94  12  12   2   0   0   80   57   29   26    2   37   36
Ken Forsch             2   2  3.05  21   0   0   3   0   41   47   16   14    0   15   18
J.R. Richard           5   6  3.35  13  13   7   0   3   94   65   40   35    5   58  111
Joe Sambito            3   3  3.50  25   0   0   4   0   36   32   14   14    3   12   40
Mark Lemongello        6   6  3.57  12  12   4   0   1   86   76   35   34    8   30   26
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             5   6  4.75  13  13   4   0   0   83   96   49   44   17   17   50

 Montreal              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Darold Knowles         2   1  1.82  22   0   0   3   0   30   24    6    6    2    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
Dan Schatzeder         1   0  3.57   9   0   0   0   0   23   17    9    9    1    9   17
Hal Dues               0   3  3.60  12   4   0   0   0   35   39   17   14    1   15   10
Rudy May               6   6  3.87  15  15   2   0   0   95   97   49   41   12   25   51
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
Fred Holdsworth        0   0  7.27   6   0   0   0   0    9   16   10    7    3    8    3
Mike Garman            0   1  9.31   8   0   0   3   0   10   11   10   10    1    6    2

 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  2.13  12   0   0   1   0   13   12    3    3    1    8    8
Craig Swan             1   3  2.65  11  11   1   0   1   78   61   25   23    4   19   41
Skip Lockwood          7   4  2.88  27   0   0   8   0   50   37   16   16    3   16   44
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
Dale Murray            1   1  3.79  11   0   0   1   0   19   16    8    8    0    9    8
Jerry Koosman          2   7  3.84  13  13   2   0   0   89   84   40   38    9   28   56
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  1.47  21   0   0   3   0   37   24    6    6    1   11   23
Warren Brusstar        1   0  2.03  18   0   0   0   0   27   23    8    6    0   10   20
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   6  4.81  12  12   2   0   0   67   70   43   36    6   35   31

 Pittsburgh            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Bibby              5   3  2.30  17   3   1   0   0   43   31   18   11    5   15   38
Grant Jackson          2   2  2.77  21   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
Gaylord Perry          5   2  3.36  12  12   1   0   0   83   82   36   31    3   23   54
Rollie Fingers         2   7  3.45  28   0   0  14   0   47   38   20   18    2   11   24
Bob Owchinko           3   6  3.84  14  13   1   0   0   77   81   37   33    5   38   34
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            8   3  2.28  14  14   8   0   2  110   86   31   28    5   30   59
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
George Frazier         0   1  2.79   6   0   0   0   0   10   11    6    3    1    2    5
Bob Forsch             7   5  3.02  14  14   5   0   3   98   76   36   33    4   36   48
Silvio Martinez        2   1  3.51   4   4   1   0   0   26   19   13   10    2   15    8
Buddy Schultz          0   1  4.11  19   0   0   2   0   35   28   17   16    1   19   29
Eric Rasmussen         2   5  4.18  10  10   2   0   1   60   61   32   28    4   20   32
John Urrea             2   7  5.75  18   8   1   0   0   67   80   56   43    3   31   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
  B. Knepper (SF)           8
  R. Reuschel (CHI)         8
  V. Blue (SF)              7
  B. Bonham (CIN)           7
  B. Forsch (STL)           7
  T. John (LA)              7
  S. Lockwood (NY)          7
  P. Niekro (ATL)           7
  F. Norman (CIN)           7

Losses:

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

Complete Games:

  R. Grimsley (MON)         9
  B. Knepper (SF)           8
  P. Niekro (ATL)           8
  J. Denny (STL)            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)            10
  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
  J. Sambito (HOU)          4

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
  B. Knepper (SF)       110.1
  J. Denny (STL)        104.1
  R. Grimsley (MON)     103.0
  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. May (MON)             97
  R. Reuschel (CHI)        96
  D. Sutton (LA)           96
  R. Grimsley (MON)        93
  J. Montefusco (SF)       92
  R. Jones (SD)            91
  N. Espinosa (NY)         90

Runs:

  J. Urrea (STL)           56
  R. May (MON)             49
  D. Sutton (LA)           49
  T. Hume (CIN)            48
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        46
  R. Burris (CHI)          46
  N. Espinosa (NY)         45
  J. Montefusco (SF)       44
  P. Niekro (ATL)          44
  T. John (LA)             43

Home Runs:

  D. Sutton (LA)           17
  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
  P. Hanna (ATL)           45
  F. Norman (CIN)          44
  P. Niekro (ATL)          39
  B. Owchinko (SD)         38
  J. Andujar (HOU)         37
  R. Burris (CHI)          37
  W. Fryman (CHI)          37
  B. Forsch (STL)          36
  R. Lerch (PHI)           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
  F. Norman (CIN)          60
  P. Zachry (NY)           60
  B. Knepper (SF)          59


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