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BOXSCORE: 1977 Atlanta Athletics At 1977 Baltimore Pirates          5/23/1977
 
  Athletics          AB  R  H RBI AVG     Pirates            AB  R  H RBI AVG
  R.Scott 2B          5  0  0  0 .289     C.Geronimo CF       5  1  1  0 .231  
  B.Bonnell CF        3  0  1  0 .302     A.Oliver LF         5  2  3  0 .354  
  J.Burroughs RF      3  0  1  0 .208     D.Parker 2B         4  0  0  1 .353  
  W.Gross 3B          4  0  1  0 .181     B.Robinson 1B       5  1  2  1 .335  
  W.Montanez 1B       3  0  1  0 .279     B.Oglivie RF        2  3  2  0 .274  
  B.Pocoroba C        4  0  2  0 .260     D.Decinces 3B       4  1  1  2 .246  
  G.Matthews LF       4  0  0  0 .286     M.May C             3  0  0  1 .167  
  D.Chaney SS         4  0  0  0 .205     M.Belanger SS       4  0  2  2 .261  
  D.Ruthven P         1  0  1  0 .429     J.Palmer P          3  0  2  0 .091  
A-B.North PH          1  0  0  0 .080                                          
  M.Leon P            0  0  0  0 .000                                          
B-J.Nolan PH          1  0  1  0 .111                                          
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      33  0  8  0                 Totals      35  8 13  7
 
A-Pinch Hit For Ruthven In 6th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Leon In 9th Inning
 
Athletics....... 0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0  -  0  8  0
Pirates......... 1 0 3  1 1 0  2 0    -  8 13  0
 
Athletics (16-26)        IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
D.Ruthven LOSS(3-3)       5       8   6   6   4   2   0   4.74
M.Leon                    3       5   2   2   0   2   0   6.32
Totals                    8      13   8   8   4   4   0
 
Pirates (27-18)          IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
J.Palmer WIN(4-2)         9       8   0   0   4   6   0   2.65
Totals                    9       8   0   0   4   6   0
 
ATTENDANCE- 10,940 DATE- Monday, May 23rd 1977 TIME- Day WEATHER- Bad
UMPIRES- Russ Goetz, George Maloney, Terry Clooney, Greg Kosc
T- 2:28
LEFT ON BASE- Athletics:11  Pirates: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Athletics: 0  Pirates: 1
DOUBLES- W.Gross(7th), W.Montanez(12th), A.Oliver(4th), B.Oglivie(8th),
         D.Decinces(5th)
STOLEN BASES- C.Geronimo(6th), A.Oliver-2(4th)
CAUGHT STEALING- B.Robinson
SACRIFICE FLIES- D.Parker
WALKS- B.Bonnell, J.Burroughs, W.Montanez, D.Ruthven, B.Oglivie-2, M.May,
       J.Palmer
HIT BY PITCH- B.Bonnell
STRIKE OUTS- R.Scott-2, J.Burroughs-2, W.Gross, D.Chaney, C.Geronimo-2,
             B.Robinson, M.Belanger
GIDP- G.Matthews
WILD PITCHES- D.Ruthven
2-out RBI- D.Decinces, M.Belanger-2, B.Robinson
 
Jim Palmer threw a complete game shutout as the Baltimore Pirates defeated the
Atlanta Athletics by a score of 8 to 0 at Three Rivers Stadium.
 
Palmer(4-2) pitched a solid game.  He was stingy on the mound, allowing just 8
hits and 4 walks in 9 innings reducing his ERA from 2.95 to 2.65.  Baltimore
rapped out 13 hits for the afternoon.  
 
Dick Ruthven(3-3) was the losing pitcher.  He was knocked around by Baltimore,
allowing 8 hits and 4 walks in 5 innings.