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Strat-O-Matic Report





BOXSCORE: 1977 Atlanta Athletics At 1977 Baltimore Pirates          4/21/1977
 
  Athletics          AB  R  H RBI AVG     Pirates            AB  R  H RBI AVG
  R.Scott 2B          3  0  0  0 .283     R.Stennett 2B       4  1  1  0 .225  
  B.Bonnell CF        4  2  1  0 .362     M.Belanger SS       4  2  1  4 .324  
  J.Burroughs RF      4  1  2  2 .197     D.Parker RF         4  1  0  0 .278  
  M.Page LF           3  1  1  2 .274     B.Robinson 1B       5  2  3  3 .315  
  W.Gross 3B          3  0  0  0 .172     D.Decinces 3B       5  1  3  0 .286  
  W.Montanez 1B       4  0  0  0 .288     S.Kemp LF           4  1  0  0 .125  
  B.Pocoroba C        4  0  0  0 .222     D.Martinez P        0  0  0  0 ----  
  D.Chaney SS         2  0  0  0 .273     C.Geronimo CF       4  1  3  3 .262  
  V.Blue P            1  0  0  0 .333     R.Dempsey C         4  1  2  0 .300  
  M.Leon P            0  0  0  0 .000     J.Palmer P          3  1  0  0 .000  
A-B.North PH          1  0  1  0 .100   C-A.Oliver LF         0  0  0  0 .357  
  D.Giusti P          0  0  0  0 .000                                          
B-M.Jorgensen PH      1  0  0  0 .000                                          
  B.Lacey P           0  0  0  0 ----                                          
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      30  4  5  4                 Totals      37 11 13 10
 
A-Pinch Hit For Leon In 5th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Giusti In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Palmer In 9th Inning
 
Athletics....... 0 0 0  1 0 0  0 0 3  -  4  5  2
Pirates......... 0 0 7  1 1 0  0 2    - 11 13  0
 
Athletics (5-11)         IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
V.Blue LOSS(1-3)          2 2/3   5   7   3   2   2   1   5.73
M.Leon                    1 1/3   3   1   1   1   0   0   8.40
D.Giusti                  3       3   1   1   0   3   0   1.10
B.Lacey                   1       2   2   2   1   0   1   4.50
Totals                    8      13  11   7   4   5   2
 
Pirates (7-6)            IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
J.Palmer WIN(1-1)         8       5   4   4   2   9   2   3.68
D.Martinez                1       0   0   0   0   0   0   1.86
Totals                    9       5   4   4   2   9   2
 
ATTENDANCE- 12,179 DATE- Thursday, April 21st 1977 TIME- Night WEATHER- Bad
UMPIRES- Bill Haller, Bill Kunkel, Ron Luciano, Ken Kaiser
T- 2:55
LEFT ON BASE- Athletics: 3  Pirates: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Athletics: 0  Pirates: 1
ERRORS- M.Page, V.Blue
DOUBLES- C.Geronimo-3(3rd)
HOME RUNS- J.Burroughs(2nd), M.Page(5th), M.Belanger(1st), B.Robinson(2nd)
STOLEN BASES- M.Belanger(5th)
SACRIFICE HITS- J.Palmer
SACRIFICE FLIES- M.Page
WALKS- W.Gross, D.Chaney, R.Stennett, M.Belanger, D.Parker, S.Kemp
HIT BY PITCH- R.Scott
STRIKE OUTS- B.Bonnell, J.Burroughs-2, M.Page-2, W.Gross, D.Chaney, V.Blue,
             M.Jorgensen, M.Belanger, B.Robinson, D.Decinces, J.Palmer-2
GIDP- R.Scott
WILD PITCHES- J.Palmer
PASSED BALLS- B.Pocoroba
2-out RBI- C.Geronimo-3, B.Robinson-3
WEB GEMS- Top 9th: Mark Belanger robbed Wayne Gross of a base hit.
 
First baseman Bill Robinson left the yard and had 3 RBI as the Baltimore
Pirates defeated the Atlanta Athletics by the score of 11 to 4 at Three
Rivers Stadium.
 
In the 3rd inning Baltimore scored 7 runs when they came up with 6 base hits.
That was all the offense they were to need.  Baltimore ended up with 13 hits
for the game while Atlanta had 5.  
 
Jim Palmer(1-1) got the win allowing 4 runs in 8 innings. Vida Blue(1-3)
absorbed the loss.  He was knocked around by Baltimore, allowing 5 hits and 2
walks in 2 and 2/3 innings.