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Wednesday June 14, 1978
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National League pitching statistics through games of Wednesday, June 14, 1978

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
San Francisco   37  21  2.88   58  15  13   525   473  187  168   29  138  312
Philadelphia    30  25  3.22   55  11   9   490   453  204  175   34  169  271
Montreal        31  30  3.49   61  19  13   542   511  232  210   45  204  296
Chicago         33  24  3.52   57  10  13   514   487  225  201   42  186  244
San Diego       27  33  3.71   60   5  17   528   525  246  218   31  194  288
New York        28  34  3.72   62   9  12   571   537  263  236   42  207  334
Houston         26  31  3.74   57  15   8   508   462  230  211   32  243  330
St. Louis       23  41  3.74   64  17   4   565   510  276  235   37  233  346
Cincinnati      37  25  3.79   62   4  20   560   546  263  236   44  226  363
Los Angeles     33  27  3.84   60  18  12   530   529  249  226   55  177  318
Pittsburgh      27  31  3.89   58  11  12   516   512  256  223   39  185  338
Atlanta         24  34  3.96   58  11   6   512   497  254  225   36  226  303

 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
Vida Blue (SF)         8   4  2.60  14  14   2   0   0  107   93   34   31    6   23   74
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
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
Dave Campbell          2   1  4.62  21   0   0   0   0   25   27   15   13    5   18   17
Eddie Solomon          1   4  4.66  21   1   0   2   0   39   41   22   20    5   17   22
Rick Camp              0   2  4.76  20   0   0   0   0   23   29   13   12    2    8    8
Jamie Easterly         2   4  5.68  17   3   0   1   0   32   43   22   20    1   18   18
Adrian Devine          3   3  6.26  25   2   0   3   0   42   54   30   29    1   15   17
Tommy Boggs            1   5  6.97   7   7   0   0   0   31   42   25   24    3   16    9

 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   1  2.90  12   6   1   0   1   50   49   18   16    4   16   15
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  4.58  29   0   0   4   0   39   45   25   20    3   12   18
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  1.24  27   0   0  11   0   36   30    5    5    2   14   33
Manny Sarmiento        6   3  2.21  25   3   0   2   0   57   36   16   14    5   25   28
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
Dave Tomlin            4   1  4.91  28   0   0   1   0   29   43   25   16    1    7   14
Paul Moskau            0   2  5.40   7   6   0   1   0   30   29   18   18    3   16   23
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
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
J.R. Richard           5   7  3.60  14  14   7   0   3  100   73   45   40    7   61  116
Rick Williams          1   0  4.50   2   0   0   0   0    4    6    2    2    0    1    3
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
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  2.75  18   0   0   1   0   39   28   14   12    1   20   29
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             8   4  3.98  13  13   5   0   0   93  100   46   41    5   29   62
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
Woodie Fryman          0   1  1.13   1   1   1   0   0    8    3    1    1    0    4    8
Darold Knowles         2   1  1.78  23   0   0   3   0   30   25    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
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
Bill Atkinson          2   2  3.66  19   0   0   2   0   32   33   13   13    2   19   24
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   5  5.18  12  12   0   0   0   64   74   37   37    9   35   45
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
Dale Murray            1   1  3.60  12   0   0   1   0   20   16    8    8    0    9    9
Mardie Cornejo         3   2  3.75  18   0   0   2   0   24   23   11   10    1   11   12
Jerry Koosman          2   8  4.03  14  14   2   0   0   96   90   45   43   11   32   63
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
Larry Christenson      4   5  3.71  12  12   3   0   1   80   77   37   33    6   19   49
Jim Lonborg            5   4  3.93  11  11   1   0   0   69   64   32   30    8   27   34
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
Ed Whitson             1   1  2.45   7   0   0   1   0    7    6    2    2    0    3    8
Kent Tekulve           3   4  2.74  32   0   0   7   0   43   34   15   13    3   15   25
Grant Jackson          2   2  2.77  21   0   0   2   0   26   33    9    8    0   10   17
John Candelaria        5   6  3.33  15  14   2   1   1   97  107   41   36    5   34   53
Bruce Kison            1   2  3.42  12   0   0   0   0   26   25   11   10    1   16   18
Don Robinson           4   2  3.67  14  12   3   1   1   83   76   38   34    5   18   48
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  1.16  16   1   0   3   0   31   16    6    4    0   18   35
Randy Jones            5   4  2.96  14  14   1   0   1   94   91   34   31    4   24   29
Gaylord Perry          6   2  3.03  13  13   2   0   1   92   86   36   31    3   23   59
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
Eric Rasmussen         1   2  6.05   5   3   0   0   0   19   24   13   13    4    7   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

 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  2.41  26   0   0   4   0   34   29   11    9    1    8   25
Vida Blue              8   4  2.60  14  14   2   0   0  107   93   34   31    6   23   74
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  2.61  27   2   0   1   0   48   36   19   14    3   31   60
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   6  3.47  15  15   5   0   3  104   83   43   40    6   40   51
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  5.61  19   8   1   0   0   69   80   56   43    3   32   44
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
  V. Blue (SF)              8
  T. John (LA)              8
  B. Knepper (SF)           8
  R. Reuschel (CHI)         8
  B. Bonham (CIN)           7
  B. Forsch (STL)           7
  S. Lockwood (NY)          7
  P. Niekro (ATL)           7
  F. Norman (CIN)           7

Losses:

  J. Koosman (NY)           8
  R. Fingers (SD)           7
  E. Rasmussen (SD)         7
  J. Richard (HOU)          7
  B. Shirley (SD)           7
  J. Urrea (STL)            7
  J. Candelaria (PIT)       6
  S. Carlton (PHI)          6
  B. Forsch (STL)           6
  T. Hume (CIN)             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)            11
  T. Forster (LA)           9
  G. Lavelle (SF)           9
  S. Lockwood (NY)          8
  B. Sutter (CHI)           8
  K. Tekulve (PIT)          7
  S. Bahnsen (MON)          5
  R. Moffitt (SF)           4
  D. Moore (CHI)            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
  V. Blue (SF)          107.1
  J. Denny (STL)        104.1
  B. Forsch (STL)       103.2
  R. Grimsley (MON)     103.0
  J. Richard (HOU)      100.0
  J. Candelaria (PIT)    97.1

Hits:

  J. Candelaria (PIT)     107
  T. John (LA)            100
  P. Niekro (ATL)          99
  T. Seaver (CIN)          98
  R. May (MON)             97
  R. Reuschel (CHI)        96
  D. Sutton (LA)           96
  V. Blue (SF)             93
  R. Grimsley (MON)        93
  J. Montefusco (SF)       92

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
  T. John (LA)             46
  N. Espinosa (NY)         45
  J. Koosman (NY)          45
  E. Rasmussen (SD)        45

Home Runs:

  D. Sutton (LA)           17
  R. May (MON)             12
  T. Seaver (CIN)          12
  B. Hooton (LA)           11
  J. Koosman (NY)          11
  J. Montefusco (SF)       10
  S. Carlton (PHI)          9
  N. Espinosa (NY)          9
  W. Twitchell (MON)        9
  B. Blyleven (PIT)         8

Walks:

  J. Richard (HOU)         61
  P. Hanna (ATL)           45
  F. Norman (CIN)          44
  W. Fryman (MON)          41
  B. Forsch (STL)          40
  P. Niekro (ATL)          39
  B. Owchinko (SD)         38
  J. Andujar (HOU)         37
  R. Burris (CHI)          37
  R. Lerch (PHI)           35

Strikeouts:

  J. Richard (HOU)        116
  P. Niekro (ATL)          88
  T. Seaver (CIN)          83
  S. Rogers (MON)          76
  V. Blue (SF)             74
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        74
  J. Montefusco (SF)       72
  J. Koosman (NY)          63
  T. John (LA)             62
  M. Littell (STL)         60


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