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Thursday July 12, 1979
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National League pitching statistics through games of Thursday, July 12, 1979

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
Montreal        48  33  3.14   81  18  19   731   682  289  255   63  211  384
Houston         53  38  3.17   91  34  16   823   734  330  290   54  290  462
Pittsburgh      44  38  3.46   83  10  26   749   703  331  288   72  266  469
Cincinnati      47  44  3.63   91  14  22   815   798  380  329   64  276  435
San Diego       41  51  3.74   92  15  14   825   819  389  343   58  295  480
New York        35  48  3.86   84  10  16   769   759  374  330   66  350  430
St. Louis       42  41  4.03   84  15  13   765   782  371  342   73  275  426
Philadelphia    47  41  4.05   89  22  14   782   804  384  352   76  253  424
Chicago         46  37  4.18   83  11  26   747   765  382  347   74  290  476
Los Angeles     36  54  4.21   90  17  14   800   825  430  374   64  328  450
San Francisco   44  45  4.21   89  16  19   793   818  415  371   90  324  477
Atlanta         38  51  4.35   89  15  21   788   828  447  381   87  280  436

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mike Lacoss (CIN)      9   3  2.25  20  18   3   0   1  128  110   43   32    8   46   44
Gaylord Perry (SD)     9   6  2.48  20  20   8   0   0  156  144   52   43    9   41  100
Steve Rogers (MON)     9   6  2.52  21  21   9   0   5  150  133   47   42    7   38   79
Joaquin Andujar (HOU) 10   5  2.73  28  11   6   3   0  109   78   34   33    4   50   53
Bob Shirley (SD)       4   9  2.88  31   9   2   0   1  103   90   36   33    4   29   60
Joe Niekro (HOU)      13   4  3.02  21  21   7   0   4  152  123   59   51   14   58   59
Burt Hooton (LA)       7   7  3.05  19  19   8   0   0  142  133   61   48    6   44   87
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
Paul Moskau (CIN)      5   3  3.19  17  13   1   0   0   99   90   42   35    8   44   55

 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
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
Gene Garber            5  10  3.82  44   0   0  18   0   75   82   45   32    9   16   39
Phil Niekro           11  11  3.88  24  24  10   0   0  174  170   96   75   25   71   97
Tony Brizzolara        5   3  4.39  11  11   1   0   0   68   80   37   33    1   24   48
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           4   2  1.38  30   0   0  20   0   52   26    9    8    2   17   59
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  4.43  29   0   0   0   0   43   45   24   21    5   20   29
Ken Holtzman           6   6  4.50  17  16   3   0   2   94  102   54   47   12   41   41
Lynn McGlothen         9   8  4.66  24  13   3   2   0  106  115   60   55   15   31   67
Dennis Lamp            6   4  4.71  20  16   3   0   1   92  111   54   48    9   24   45
Bill Caudill           0   2  5.04  13   3   0   0   0   30   32   22   17    6   17   36
Donnie Moore           1   3  6.19  26   0   0   1   0   48   63   36   33    6   17   31
Ray Burris             0   0  6.23  14   0   0   0   0   22   23   17   15    0   15   14

 Cincinnati            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mike Lacoss            9   3  2.25  20  18   3   0   1  128  110   43   32    8   46   44
Dave Tomlin            2   2  2.25  39   0   0   1   0   36   35   21    9    3   12   19
Fred Norman            5   7  3.17  18  16   4   0   0  105   94   44   37    6   34   55
Paul Moskau            5   3  3.19  17  13   1   0   0   99   90   42   35    8   44   55
Pedro Borbon           2   2  3.43  30   0   0   2   0   45   48   17   17    2    8   23
Tom Hume               6   5  3.52  27  11   1   2   0  102  112   44   40   11   21   50
Tom Seaver             8   5  3.77  17  17   5   0   2  105   95   48   44    8   29   67
Doug Bair              5   5  4.27  39   0   0  13   0   53   47   25   25    4   30   44
Bill Bonham            3   3  4.48  15  15   0   0   0   86   90   47   43    8   28   41
Manny Sarmiento        0   4  5.60  13   0   0   0   0   18   25   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  1.00  34   0   0  10   0   54   43    8    6    2   13   43
Bert Roberge           2   0  1.10  11   0   0   2   0   16   10    2    2    0    8    9
Joaquin Andujar       10   5  2.73  28  11   6   3   0  109   78   34   33    4   50   53
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
Joe Niekro            13   4  3.02  21  21   7   0   4  152  123   59   51   14   58   59
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   9  3.52  21  21   8   0   1  151  133   66   59   10   53  151
Frank Riccelli         2   2  4.09  11   2   0   0   0   22   22   11   10    0   18   20
George Throop          1   0  4.82   7   0   0   0   0    9   14    7    5    4    5    8
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   7  3.05  19  19   8   0   0  142  133   61   48    6   44   87
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  4.66  27   0   0   0   0   66   58   37   34   10   37   32
Andy Messersmith       2   4  4.91  11  11   1   0   0   62   55   34   34    9   34   26
Dennis Lewallyn        0   1  5.11   7   0   0   0   0   12   19    8    7    0    5    1
Doug Rau               1   5  5.30  11  11   1   0   1   56   73   37   33    3   22   28
Jerry Reuss            2   8  5.32  25   8   0   3   0   64   85   45   38    3   30   32
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   6  2.52  21  21   9   0   5  150  133   47   42    7   38   79
Dan Schatzeder         4   2  2.55  17   7   1   1   0   74   53   22   21    5   28   48
Stan Bahnsen           2   1  2.86  26   0   0   2   0   44   37   14   14    5   15   28
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  3.51  17   0   0   0   0   26   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  4.12  41   0   0   2   0   68   72   37   31    5   35   26
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
Neil Allen             3   5  4.76  20   5   0   0   0   45   52   27   24    2   28   27
Jesse Orosco           1   2  4.89  18   2   0   0   0   35   33   20   19    4   22   22
Pete Falcone           1   6  5.20  19  17   1   0   1   92  101   58   53   14   43   48
Wayne Twitchell        3   2  5.32  23   1   0   0   0   44   40   33   26    3   42   32
Dock Ellis             1   2  5.93   5   5   0   0   0   30   41   21   20    2   11   16

 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  2.95  10   0   0   0   0   21   17    8    7    0   12    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         11   8  3.50  21  21   9   0   3  152  130   68   59   12   52  113
Tug McGraw             3   1  3.83  36   1   0  10   0   52   39   25   22    4   21   39
Randy Lerch            4   8  3.90  19  19   3   0   0  113  127   53   49   15   30   41
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  4.45  35   0   0   2   0   57   68   32   28    6   20   30
Larry Christenson      2   6  4.65  12  10   1   0   0   62   71   34   32    5   10   29
Warren Brusstar        1   0  4.82   9   0   0   1   0    9   16    5    5    0    2    3
Doug Bird              1   0  5.40  17   0   0   0   0   33   48   20   20    6    7   17
Rawly Eastwick         1   1  5.75  22   0   0   1   0   36   43   24   23    4   15   19
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            5   4  3.10  19  11   2   0   1   87   73   34   30    7   20   73
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          7   3  3.66  21  21   1   0   0  133  135   58   54   15   55   93
Kent Tekulve           3   5  3.73  47   0   0  13   0   63   55   30   26    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  2.88  31   9   2   0   1  103   90   36   33    4   29   60
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   7  3.75  38   0   0  11   0   62   66   28   26    3   23   47
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  4.71  21  12   1   0   0   80   89   47   42   10   33   40
Mark Lee               1   1  4.76  13   0   0   0   0   23   32   15   12    2    8   10
John D'Acquisto        6   5  4.81  32   4   0   2   0   73   74   46   39    9   50   59
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  2.44  43   0   0  11   0   66   61   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
John Curtis            5   5  3.84  17   8   2   0   1   63   66   32   27    7   24   45
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 Montefusco        2   4  4.55  10  10   0   0   0   59   61   30   30    8   19   33
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  1.82  24   0   0   0   0   35   27    8    7    1   10    8
Mark Littell           6   3  2.83  34   0   0   5   0   41   32   13   13    1   29   33
George Frazier         1   1  3.00   8   0   0   0   0   12   10    4    4    1    3    5
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  3.97  31   0   0   5   0   34   40   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   7  4.95  18  18   3   0   1  120  129   71   66   12   61   58
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
  S. Carlton (PHI)         11
  P. Niekro (ATL)          11
  J. Andujar (HOU)         10
  M. Lacoss (CIN)           9
  B. Lee (MON)              9
  L. McGlothen (CHI)        9
  G. Perry (SD)             9
  S. Rogers (MON)           9
  N. Espinosa (PHI)         8

Losses:

  P. Niekro (ATL)          11
  G. Garber (ATL)          10
  D. Sutton (LA)           10
  B. Forsch (STL)           9
  J. Richard (HOU)          9
  B. Shirley (SD)           9
  S. Carlton (PHI)          8
  R. Lerch (PHI)            8
  M. Mahler (ATL)           8
  L. McGlothen (CHI)        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)          18
  D. Bair (CIN)            13
  K. Tekulve (PIT)         13
  R. Fingers (SD)          11
  G. Lavelle (SF)          11
  G. Jackson (PIT)         10
  T. McGraw (PHI)          10
  J. Sambito (HOU)         10
  S. Lockwood (NY)          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)       152.0
  S. Carlton (PHI)      151.2
  J. Richard (HOU)      150.2
  S. Rogers (MON)       150.0
  C. Swan (NY)          144.1
  B. Hooton (LA)        141.2
  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
  B. Blyleven (PIT)       135
  V. Blue (SF)            133
  B. Hooton (LA)          133
  J. Richard (HOU)        133
  S. Rogers (MON)         133
  C. Swan (NY)            132

Runs:

  P. Niekro (ATL)          96
  V. Blue (SF)             88
  D. Sutton (LA)           72
  J. Denny (STL)           71
  B. Forsch (STL)          70
  S. Carlton (PHI)         68
  J. Richard (HOU)         66
  R. Jones (SD)            65
  B. Knepper (SF)          65
  R. Grimsley (MON)        64

Home Runs:

  P. Niekro (ATL)          25
  B. Knepper (SF)          18
  V. Blue (SF)             17
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        15
  R. Lerch (PHI)           15
  L. McGlothen (CHI)       15
  J. Candelaria (PIT)      14
  P. Falcone (NY)          14
  J. Niekro (HOU)          14
  D. Sutton (LA)           14

Walks:

  P. Niekro (ATL)          71
  V. Blue (SF)             63
  J. Denny (STL)           61
  J. Niekro (HOU)          58
  M. Krukow (CHI)          56
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        55
  B. Knepper (SF)          54
  J. Richard (HOU)         53
  S. Carlton (PHI)         52
  R. Sutcliffe (LA)        52

Strikeouts:

  J. Richard (HOU)        151
  S. Carlton (PHI)        113
  G. Perry (SD)           100
  C. Swan (NY)             98
  P. Niekro (ATL)          97
  B. Blyleven (PIT)        93
  D. Sutton (LA)           92
  B. Hooton (LA)           87
  B. Knepper (SF)          82
  P. Vuckovich (STL)       80


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