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Tuesday July 10, 1979
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National League pitching statistics through games of Tuesday, July 10, 1979

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
Houston         53  36  3.13   89  34  16   805   716  320  280   50  287  451
Montreal        48  31  3.14   79  18  19   713   667  283  249   61  207  376
Pittsburgh      42  38  3.50   81   9  25   731   690  327  284   72  263  460
Cincinnati      46  43  3.59   89  13  22   797   773  369  318   64  273  430
San Diego       40  50  3.74   90  15  14   808   799  382  336   56  284  471
New York        33  48  3.86   82  10  16   750   740  366  322   64  345  417
St. Louis       42  40  4.00   83  15  13   757   773  365  336   73  268  425
Philadelphia    46  40  4.04   87  22  13   764   786  374  343   73  243  415
Chicago         45  36  4.14   81  11  26   730   750  368  336   72  279  463
Los Angeles     36  52  4.21   88  17  14   782   800  414  366   64  321  448
San Francisco   42  45  4.28   87  15  18   775   803  412  368   89  318  464
Atlanta         37  51  4.34   88  15  20   779   815  442  376   87  278  432

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mike Lacoss (CIN)      8   3  2.34  19  17   2   0   1  119  102   42   31    8   46   42
Steve Rogers (MON)     9   5  2.39  20  20   9   0   5  143  122   43   38    6   36   77
Gaylord Perry (SD)     9   6  2.48  20  20   8   0   0  156  144   52   43    9   41  100
Joaquin Andujar (HOU) 10   5  2.73  28  11   6   3   0  109   78   34   33    4   50   53
Bob Shirley (SD)       4   9  2.78  30   8   2   0   1   97   81   33   30    3   25   59
Joe Niekro (HOU)      13   3  2.87  20  20   7   0   4  144  117   54   46   12   56   58
Burt Hooton (LA)       7   6  3.06  18  18   8   0   0  141  130   54   48    6   41   87
Tom Hume (CIN)         6   5  3.12  26  11   1   2   0  101  106   39   35   11   21   49
Fred Norman (CIN)      5   7  3.17  18  16   4   0   0  105   94   44   37    6   34   55
Ken Forsch (HOU)       5   4  3.18  13  12   7   0   2   93   83   39   33    5   20   33

 Atlanta               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Joey McLaughlin        2   1  1.52  12   0   0   1   0   24   15    7    4    2    9   14
Adrian Devine          1   2  2.62  27   0   0   0   0   45   53   15   13    5   16   14
Craig Skok             1   3  3.26  36   0   0   2   0   47   48   19   17    6   13   24
Gene Garber            5  10  3.68  43   0   0  17   0   73   78   43   30    9   16   39
Rick Matula            6   5  3.73  16  16   1   0   0  101  103   45   42    9   29   46
Bo McLaughlin          0   1  3.80  16   1   0   0   0   24   25   13   10    2    6   22
Phil Niekro           11  11  3.88  24  24  10   0   0  174  170   96   75   25   71   97
Tony Brizzolara        4   3  4.45  10  10   1   0   0   61   71   34   30    1   22   44
Eddie Solomon          4   5  4.84  16  15   1   0   0   89   85   53   48   10   28   51
Rick Mahler            0   0  6.30  13   0   0   0   0   20   23   15   14    3   11   10
Mickey Mahler          2   8  6.38  17  14   1   0   0   73   89   59   52   10   34   45
Larry McWilliams       1   2  7.30   8   8   1   0   0   37   39   30   30    3   15   17
Frank Lacorte          0   0  7.56   6   0   0   0   0    8    9    7    7    2    5    6
Jamie Easterly         0   0 13.50   4   0   0   0   0    3    7    6    4    0    3    3

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bruce Sutter           3   2  1.24  29   0   0  20   0   51   25    8    7    2   16   57
Dick Tidrow            5   2  2.51  23   0   0   3   0   43   38   13   12    2   19   19
Mike Krukow            6   5  3.76  17  17   0   0   0  101   90   44   42    9   56   76
Rick Reuschel          8   5  3.80  18  18   2   0   1  116  120   49   49    8   33   59
Willie Hernandez       1   0  4.28  28   0   0   0   0   40   42   22   19    4   15   26
Lynn McGlothen         9   7  4.35  23  12   3   2   0  101  109   54   49   14   30   64
Ken Holtzman           6   6  4.47  16  15   3   0   2   91   98   49   45   12   38   41
Dennis Lamp            6   4  4.71  20  16   3   0   1   92  111   54   48    9   24   45
Bill Caudill           0   2  5.40  11   3   0   0   0   28   32   22   17    6   16   33
Ray Burris             0   0  6.23  14   0   0   0   0   22   23   17   15    0   15   14
Donnie Moore           1   3  6.50  24   0   0   1   0   46   62   36   33    6   17   29

 Cincinnati            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Dave Tomlin            2   2  2.29  38   0   0   1   0   35   35   21    9    3   12   18
Mike Lacoss            8   3  2.34  19  17   2   0   1  119  102   42   31    8   46   42
Tom Hume               6   5  3.12  26  11   1   2   0  101  106   39   35   11   21   49
Fred Norman            5   7  3.17  18  16   4   0   0  105   94   44   37    6   34   55
Paul Moskau            5   3  3.39  16  12   1   0   0   93   85   42   35    8   42   54
Pedro Borbon           2   2  3.43  30   0   0   2   0   45   48   17   17    2    8   23
Doug Bair              5   4  3.48  38   0   0  13   0   52   43   20   20    4   29   44
Tom Seaver             8   5  3.77  17  17   5   0   2  105   95   48   44    8   29   67
Bill Bonham            3   3  4.48  15  15   0   0   0   86   90   47   43    8   28   41
Manny Sarmiento        0   4  5.71  12   0   0   0   0   17   23   12   11    0    5    8
Frank Pastore          1   4  7.48  18   1   0   4   0   28   39   24   23    5    8   25
Doug Capilla           1   0  8.53   5   0   0   0   0    6    7    6    6    1    5    0
Mario Soto             0   1 14.54   3   0   0   0   0    4    6    7    7    0    6    4

 Houston               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Joe Sambito            4   2  1.03  33   0   0  10   0   53   42    8    6    2   13   42
Bert Roberge           2   0  1.17  10   0   0   2   0   15    9    2    2    0    8    8
Joaquin Andujar       10   5  2.73  28  11   6   3   0  109   78   34   33    4   50   53
Joe Niekro            13   3  2.87  20  20   7   0   4  144  117   54   46   12   56   58
Rick Williams          3   4  2.87  16  11   2   0   2   78   74   26   25    3   21   27
Randy Niemann          3   1  2.92  10   6   3   1   2   49   50   18   16    1   15   14
Vern Ruhle             1   3  3.16   7   6   1   0   1   43   36   15   15    5    6   21
Ken Forsch             5   4  3.18  13  12   7   0   2   93   83   39   33    5   20   33
J.R. Richard           7   8  3.40  20  20   8   0   1  143  123   61   54    8   52  144
Frank Riccelli         2   2  4.09  11   2   0   0   0   22   22   11   10    0   18   20
George Throop          1   0  5.00   6   0   0   0   0    9   14    7    5    4    5    7
Bo McLaughlin          1   2  5.51  12   0   0   0   0   16   22   15   10    2    4   12
Tom Dixon              1   2  5.96  16   1   0   0   0   23   31   19   15    2   13    6
Gary Wilson            0   0 12.27   6   0   0   0   0    7   15   11   10    2    6    6

 Los Angeles           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Lerrin LaGrow          1   1  2.49  17   0   0   2   0   22   23    7    6    2    6   12
Burt Hooton            7   6  3.06  18  18   8   0   0  141  130   54   48    6   41   87
Dennis Lewallyn        0   0  3.38   5   0   0   0   0    5    5    2    2    0    3    0
Bob Welch              4   5  3.44  20   8   1   5   0   65   63   31   25    6   26   53
Rick Sutcliffe         8   7  3.78  23  14   2   0   0  121  121   61   51    7   52   58
Don Sutton             7  10  4.17  19  19   4   0   0  136  130   72   63   14   40   92
Terry Forster          1   1  4.26  12   0   0   1   0   13   13    7    6    0    9    7
Charlie Hough          1   2  4.81  26   0   0   0   0   64   57   37   34   10   36   32
Andy Messersmith       2   4  4.91  11  11   1   0   0   62   55   34   34    9   34   26
Doug Rau               1   5  5.30  11  11   1   0   1   56   73   37   33    3   22   28
Jerry Reuss            2   8  5.59  24   7   0   3   0   56   78   42   35    3   29   31
Ken Brett              2   1  5.68  11   0   0   0   0   13   20    8    8    1    5    3
Dave Patterson         0   0  6.38  13   0   0   2   0   18   23   13   13    3    7   14
Lance Rautzhan         0   2  7.45  12   0   0   1   0   10    9    9    8    0   11    5

 Montreal              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Elias Sosa             5   4  1.80  33   0   0   9   0   55   46   13   11    2   18   32
Woodie Fryman          2   4  1.91  21   0   0   5   0   33   25   12    7    0   13   26
Steve Rogers           9   5  2.39  20  20   9   0   5  143  122   43   38    6   36   77
Dan Schatzeder         4   1  2.73  16   6   1   1   0   66   50   21   20    4   27   45
Stan Bahnsen           2   1  2.85  24   0   0   2   0   41   36   13   13    5   14   25
Bill Lee               9   5  3.37  17  17   3   0   3  112  119   47   42   13   20   26
Scott Sanderson        5   5  3.44  17  17   3   0   2  102   88   43   39   12   31   77
David Palmer           2   1  3.45  20   0   0   2   0   29   24   15   11    4    7   19
Rudy May               2   0  3.55  16   0   0   0   0   25   26   12   10    3   12   24
Ross Grimsley          8   5  4.89  19  19   2   0   0  107  131   64   58   12   29   25

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jeff Reardon           1   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    1    0    0    0    0    0
Skip Lockwood          2   5  1.49  28   0   0   9   0   42   33    7    7    3   14   42
Ed Glynn               0   1  1.71  16   0   0   4   0   21   16    5    4    1   14   13
Tom Hausman            0   4  2.48   8   3   0   1   0   29   26    8    8    2    9   11
Andy Hassler           2   2  2.59   6   4   1   0   0   31   24    9    9    1   16   19
Kevin Kobel            3   4  3.16  15  13   1   0   1   83   77   36   29    8   27   36
Craig Swan             8   7  3.30  20  20   6   0   2  144  132   58   53   13   38   98
Pat Zachry             5   1  3.59   7   7   1   0   0   43   44   19   17    3   21   17
Dale Murray            4   5  4.38  40   0   0   2   0   64   69   37   31    5   35   23
Mike Scott             1   1  4.39  14   7   0   0   0   41   41   24   20    4   18   15
Dwight Bernard         0   1  4.50  17   0   0   0   0   20   26   12   10    1   12    8
Jesse Orosco           1   2  4.89  18   2   0   0   0   35   33   20   19    4   22   22
Neil Allen             2   5  5.06  18   5   0   0   0   43   52   27   24    2   28   26
Pete Falcone           1   6  5.08  18  16   1   0   1   89   95   55   50   13   41   46
Wayne Twitchell        3   2  5.57  22   1   0   0   0   42   39   33   26    3   41   30
Dock Ellis             0   2  5.87   4   4   0   0   0   23   32   16   15    1    9   11

 Philadelphia          W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mike Anderson          0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    2    0    0    0    0    2
Kevin Saucier          1   0  2.25   9   0   0   0   0   20   16    5    5    0    9    5
Dickie Noles           1   1  3.38   2   2   0   0   0   13    7    5    5    2   11   10
Nino Espinosa          8   7  3.49  18  18   6   0   3  116  112   51   45   12   35   54
Steve Carlton         10   8  3.51  20  20   9   0   3  144  123   65   56   12   46  108
Randy Lerch            4   7  3.61  18  18   3   0   0  112  122   49   45   12   30   41
Tug McGraw             3   1  3.91  35   1   0   9   0   51   39   25   22    4   21   38
Dick Ruthven           7   4  3.93  16  16   3   0   2  101  101   45   44    6   29   53
Jim Kaat               1   0  4.32   3   1   0   0   0    8    9    4    4    1    5    2
Ron Reed               6   4  4.61  34   0   0   2   0   55   67   32   28    6   19   28
Larry Christenson      2   6  4.65  12  10   1   0   0   62   71   34   32    5   10   29
Doug Bird              1   0  5.40  17   0   0   0   0   33   48   20   20    6    7   17
Rawly Eastwick         1   1  6.09  21   0   0   1   0   34   42   24   23    4   15   18
Warren Brusstar        1   0  7.11   8   0   0   1   0    6   13    5    5    0    2    3
Jim Lonborg            0   1 11.05   4   1   0   0   0    7   14   10    9    3    4    7

 Pittsburgh            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Enrique Romo           4   3  2.29  40   0   0   2   0   55   51   20   14    4   18   47
Jim Rooker             2   3  2.76   9   9   1   0   0   62   47   21   19    4   17   22
Dave Roberts           0   0  2.84   4   0   0   0   0    6    6    2    2    0    3    1
Jim Bibby              4   2  3.07  18   3   0   0   0   44   44   19   15    3   17   33
Bruce Kison            4   4  3.35  18  10   1   0   1   78   67   33   29    7   20   68
Grant Jackson          5   2  3.35  41   0   0  10   0   43   35   18   16    6   18   19
John Candelaria        7   7  3.62  18  16   3   0   0  102  107   47   41   14   21   53
Bert Blyleven          6   3  3.70  20  20   1   0   0  126  129   56   52   15   52   89
Kent Tekulve           3   5  3.75  46   0   0  12   0   60   54   29   25    5   26   40
Don Robinson           5   5  3.82  15  15   3   0   0   92   92   42   39    8   33   55
Ed Whitson             2   3  4.37  19   7   0   1   0   58   53   36   28    6   36   31
Rick Rhoden            0   1  7.20   1   1   0   0   0    5    5    4    4    0    2    2

 San Diego             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Gaylord Perry          9   6  2.48  20  20   8   0   0  156  144   52   43    9   41  100
Bob Shirley            4   9  2.78  30   8   2   0   1   97   81   33   30    3   25   59
Steve Mura             2   2  3.29  14   5   0   0   0   41   32   17   15    4   20   40
Dennis Kinney          0   0  3.50  13   0   0   0   0   18   17    8    7    2    8   11
Rollie Fingers         7   6  3.67  37   0   0  11   0   61   64   27   25    3   22   46
Randy Jones            6   6  3.88  22  22   2   0   0  139  137   65   60    6   38   64
Mickey Lolich          0   2  4.28  14   5   0   0   0   34   35   23   16    2   15   15
Eric Rasmussen         3   8  4.34  22  15   2   1   0   93   96   47   45    6   30   33
Bob Owchinko           3   5  4.76  20  12   1   0   0   79   88   47   42   10   32   40
John D'Acquisto        5   5  4.86  31   3   0   2   0   67   67   43   36    8   47   52
Mark Lee               1   1  5.40  12   0   0   0   0   20   31   15   12    2    6   10
Tom Tellmann           0   0 16.88   1   0   0   0   0    3    7    5    5    1    0    1

 San Francisco         W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Joe Coleman            0   0  0.00   5   0   0   0   0    4    3    2    0    0    2    0
Greg Minton            1   1  1.82  13   0   0   0   0   30   20    7    6    0    8   14
Gary Lavelle           7   5  2.48  42   0   0  10   0   65   60   21   18    4   30   59
Dave Roberts           0   2  2.57  26   1   0   3   0   42   42   15   12    3   18   23
Tom Griffin            4   4  3.56  36   2   0   2   0   61   50   29   24    5   31   49
Phil Nastu             3   4  3.80  15  14   1   0   0   83   85   38   35   11   27   35
Ed Halicki             5   4  4.16  13  13   3   0   1   76   80   44   35    8   28   39
Bob Knepper            6   3  4.29  20  20   3   0   1  130  146   65   62   18   54   82
John Curtis            4   5  4.47  16   7   1   0   0   54   62   32   27    7   22   38
John Montefusco        1   4  4.73   9   9   0   0   0   51   51   27   27    7   15   27
Vida Blue              7   7  5.71  19  19   7   0   0  128  133   88   81   17   63   71
Pedro Borbon           2   0  6.52   5   0   0   1   0   10   14    7    7    2    1    5
Randy Moffitt          2   5  7.26  25   0   0   2   0   31   43   28   25    5   14   15
Ed Whitson             0   1  7.59   3   2   0   0   0   11   14    9    9    2    5    7

 St. Louis             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Will McEnaney          0   0  1.32  23   0   0   0   0   34   24    6    5    1   10    8
George Frazier         1   1  2.53   7   0   0   0   0   11    9    3    3    1    2    5
Mark Littell           6   3  2.83  34   0   0   5   0   41   32   13   13    1   29   33
Silvio Martinez        6   3  3.25  17  14   2   0   1  105  100   40   38    6   29   60
Pete Vuckovich         8   5  3.30  18  17   4   0   0  123  120   54   45   13   24   80
John Fulgham           2   2  3.31   5   5   2   0   1   33   36   14   12    4    5   19
Roy Thomas             0   0  3.57   4   2   0   0   0   18   16    7    7    3    4    7
Tom Bruno              2   2  3.82  25   0   0   0   0   31   29   13   13    1   20   21
Darold Knowles         2   4  4.09  30   0   0   5   0   33   39   16   15    4   11   14
Buddy Schultz          4   3  4.69  30   0   0   3   0   40   39   21   21    7   14   37
John Denny             4   6  4.93  17  17   3   0   1  115  125   68   63   12   55   57
Bob Forsch             3   9  5.07  18  18   4   0   0  114  129   70   64   12   34   50
Bob Sykes              4   2  5.58  11  10   0   0   0   60   75   40   37    8   31   34

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League Leaders

Wins:

  J. Niekro (HOU)          13
  P. Niekro (ATL)          11
  J. Andujar (HOU)         10
  S. Carlton (PHI)         10
  B. Lee (MON)              9
  L. McGlothen (CHI)        9
  G. Perry (SD)             9
  S. Rogers (MON)           9
  N. Espinosa (PHI)         8
  R. Grimsley (MON)         8

Losses:

  P. Niekro (ATL)          11
  G. Garber (ATL)          10
  D. Sutton (LA)           10
  B. Forsch (STL)           9
  B. Shirley (SD)           9
  S. Carlton (PHI)          8
  M. Mahler (ATL)           8
  E. Rasmussen (SD)         8
  J. Reuss (LA)             8
  J. Richard (HOU)          8

Complete Games:

  P. Niekro (ATL)          10
  S. Carlton (PHI)          9
  S. Rogers (MON)           9
  B. Hooton (LA)            8
  G. Perry (SD)             8
  J. Richard (HOU)          8
  V. Blue (SF)              7
  K. Forsch (HOU)           7
  J. Niekro (HOU)           7
  J. Andujar (HOU)          6

Saves:

  B. Sutter (CHI)          20
  G. Garber (ATL)          17
  D. Bair (CIN)            13
  K. Tekulve (PIT)         12
  R. Fingers (SD)          11
  G. Jackson (PIT)         10
  G. Lavelle (SF)          10
  J. Sambito (HOU)         10
  S. Lockwood (NY)          9
  T. McGraw (PHI)           9

Shutouts:

  S. Rogers (MON)           5
  J. Niekro (HOU)           4
  S. Carlton (PHI)          3
  N. Espinosa (PHI)         3
  B. Lee (MON)              3
  K. Forsch (HOU)           2
  K. Holtzman (CHI)         2
  R. Niemann (HOU)          2
  D. Ruthven (PHI)          2
  S. Sanderson (MON)        2

Innings Pitched:

  P. Niekro (ATL)       174.0
  G. Perry (SD)         156.0
  J. Niekro (HOU)       144.1
  C. Swan (NY)          144.1
  S. Carlton (PHI)      143.2
  S. Rogers (MON)       143.1
  J. Richard (HOU)      143.0
  B. Hooton (LA)        141.0
  R. Jones (SD)         139.0
  D. Sutton (LA)        136.0

Hits:

  P. Niekro (ATL)         170
  B. Knepper (SF)         146
  G. Perry (SD)           144
  R. Jones (SD)           137
  V. Blue (SF)            133
  C. Swan (NY)            132
  R. Grimsley (MON)       131
  B. Hooton (LA)          130
  D. Sutton (LA)          130
  B. Blyleven (PIT)       129

Runs:

  P. Niekro (ATL)          96
  V. Blue (SF)             88
  D. Sutton (LA)           72
  B. Forsch (STL)          70
  J. Denny (STL)           68
  S. Carlton (PHI)         65
  R. Jones (SD)            65
  B. Knepper (SF)          65
  R. Grimsley (MON)        64
  J. Richard (HOU)         61

Home Runs:

  P. Niekro (ATL)          25
  B. Knepper (SF)          18
  V. Blue (SF)             17
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        15
  J. Candelaria (PIT)      14
  L. McGlothen (CHI)       14
  D. Sutton (LA)           14
  P. Falcone (NY)          13
  B. Lee (MON)             13
  C. Swan (NY)             13

Walks:

  P. Niekro (ATL)          71
  V. Blue (SF)             63
  M. Krukow (CHI)          56
  J. Niekro (HOU)          56
  J. Denny (STL)           55
  B. Knepper (SF)          54
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        52
  J. Richard (HOU)         52
  R. Sutcliffe (LA)        52
  J. Andujar (HOU)         50

Strikeouts:

  J. Richard (HOU)        144
  S. Carlton (PHI)        108
  G. Perry (SD)           100
  C. Swan (NY)             98
  P. Niekro (ATL)          97
  D. Sutton (LA)           92
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        89
  B. Hooton (LA)           87
  B. Knepper (SF)          82
  P. Vuckovich (STL)       80


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