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1978 Atlanta Braves  (1977)  (1979)
78-84, 4th in NL Western Division
Scored 752 runs, Allowed 777 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-84
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .691
Park Factor: Batting - 109 / Pitching - 109 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 77-85   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 69-93
Manager(s): Roger Slane

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Jeff Burroughs       27  146  508   91  147  34   4  21   90   0   0  118   83  .289  .419  .496  114   8.2  4(-1)e7   -45  
 OF  Gary Matthews        28  131  503   94  147  20   5  17   60   6   8   75   84  .292  .387  .453   87   6.2  3(0)e11    12  
 C   Joe Ferguson         31  116  357   58  101  17   1  22   55   2   1   78   71  .283  .411  .521   81   8.4  4(-1)e8   185  
 UT  Dave Kingman         29  106  402   63  102  18   5  30   92   1   2   30  118  .254  .309  .547   66   5.7            -22  
 3B  Bob Horner           20  106  346   57   88   9   0  34   88   0   0   22   57  .254  .297  .575   55   5.6  4e24       21  
 SS  Jerry Royster        25  157  554   51  128  19   5   3   47  19  10   67   55  .231  .312  .300   54   3.2  3e36      -52  
 UT  Dale Murphy          22  147  571   64  115  19   4  25   82   5   8   33  173  .201  .245  .380   49   2.8            -54  
 OF #Billy North          30  121  331   58   85  20   0   0   19  26   9   62   42  .257  .373  .317   46   4.8  2(0)e11    54  
 2B  Rod Gilbreath        25  103  349   38   84  10   5   1   31  11   2   23   51  .241  .287  .307   31   3.1  4e19      -38  
 OF *Brian Asselstine     24   84  105   23   39   3   7   2   15   1   0   14   11  .371  .463  .590   29  11.4  3(-1)e12  298  
 OF *Rowland Office       25   51  208   26   57  11   0   3   18   9   5    7   25  .274  .314  .370   23   4.1  2(0)e5     33  
 3B  Aurelio Rodriguez    30   91  313   32   65  16   0   5   34   0   0   17   36  .208  .257  .307   23   2.4  1e6      -134  
 OF  Barry Bonnell        24   63  227   29   54   9   1   0   20  12   4   14   27  .238  .282  .286   18   2.8            -24  
 2B  Glenn Hubbard        20   64  166   14   45   3   0   2    8   1   0   10   21  .271  .313  .325   17   3.6  3e18       11  
 PH #Rusty Torres         29   45   46    8   13   1   1   3   10   0   0    7    5  .283  .377  .543   10   8.2            -70  
 2B  Chico Ruiz           26   15   57    7   20   4   0   0    6   0   0    2    4  .351  .373  .421    9   6.7  3e15      134  
 C  #Biff Pocoroba        24   19   52    6   15   2   0   1    3   0   0    8    6  .288  .393  .385    8   6.4  4(+2)e3   134  
 SS  Pat Rockett          23   12   23    2    4   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    4  .174  .240  .174    1   1.6  4e26       47  
 2B #Sandy Alomar         34    7   24    4    3   1   0   0    0   0   0    1    2  .125  .160  .167    0    .9  3e41     -148  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           730                    0

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Phil Niekro          39  19  17  .528  43  42  16   1   0   0   2  323.1  282  129  116  22  106  247  3.23  128   3.6  -10  
  P  Rick Wise            32  13  13  .500  35  35   3   0   0   0   1  227.2  280  128  119  30   68  127  4.70  154   6.2   49  
  P  Joe Niekro           33  10  10  .500  30  30   4   0   0   0   1  202.1  225  105   99  18   75  116  4.40  115   5.1   49  
  P  Doyle Alexander      27   9  15  .375  30  30   1   0   0   0   0  197.1  200  111  100  26   72   88  4.56  110   5.0  -34  
  P *Mickey Mahler        25   8   2  .800  61   0   0  35   5   2   0   90.1   81   54   48  17   48   64  4.78   53   5.3  -23  
  P  Charlie Hough        30   6   4  .600  49   0   0  39  16   5   0   74.2   67   32   29   6   38   49  3.50   32   4.0   43  
  P *Larry McWilliams     24   5   3  .625  13  13   1   0   0   0   0   83.1   80   43   40  13   41   43  4.32   49   5.4   69  
  P  Rick Camp            25   4   7  .364  55   0   0  28   3   5   0   79.0  103   53   48   6   24   29  5.47   49   5.5  -69  
  P  Dave Campbell        26   2   4  .333  48   0   0  29   5   1   0   68.1   67   49   40   8   46   50  5.27   42   5.4  -29  
  P *Randy Lerch          23   2   9  .182  12  12   1   0   0   0   0   75.0  102   57   45   5   30   48  5.40   56   6.6   84  
  P *Jamie Easterly       25   0   0  .000   3   0   0   0   0   0   0    7.0   14   10    9   0    6    7 11.57    8  10.0  114  
  P *Bob Myrick           25   0   0  .000  33   0   0   4   1   1   0   16.1    6    6    5   2    3   12  2.76    1   1.0 -283  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                                      803         10

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Joe Ferguson          891  97 109  595   52   6   1  .991  86  39
 Dale Murphy           428  51  51  295   33   7   2  .979  62  22
 Biff Pocoroba         126  14  15   79   11   0   0 1.000  11   6
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dale Murphy 840 93 94 799 60 14 57 .984 9.20 Dave Kingman 572 64 66 564 40 8 33 .987 9.50 Gary Matthews 33 5 5 36 1 1 1 .974 10.19 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rod Gilbreath 881 100 103 295 253 11 49 .980 5.60 Glenn Hubbard 379 41 55 135 127 7 31 .974 6.22 Chico Ruiz 124 14 15 47 41 3 4 .967 6.37 Sandy Alomar 61 7 7 17 17 1 6 .971 5.02 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Aurelio Rodriguez 723 81 88 79 203 3 11 .989 3.51 Bob Horner 722 81 84 101 189 3 17 .990 3.61 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jerry Royster 1400 157 157 306 391 35 62 .952 4.48 Pat Rockett 45 5 6 7 13 1 1 .952 3.97 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Gary Matthews         938 104 108  175    9   6   1  .968  1.76
 Dave Kingman          320  37  37   73    1   4   0  .949  2.08
 Billy North            75   9  12   17    0   0   0 1.000  2.04
 Brian Asselstine       42   5   5   13    0   0   0 1.000  2.79
 Jeff Burroughs         27   3   5    9    1   0   1 1.000  3.33
 Barry Bonnell          26   2   6    2    0   0   0 1.000  0.69
 Rusty Torres           16   1   4    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.12
 Dale Murphy             1   1   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  9.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Billy North 591 63 80 142 7 3 2 .980 2.27 Rowland Office 400 46 46 100 4 2 0 .981 2.34 Barry Bonnell 372 45 46 77 4 1 0 .988 1.96 Brian Asselstine 58 6 14 10 1 0 0 1.000 1.71 Gary Matthews 17 2 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.18 Rusty Torres 7 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jeff Burroughs 1197 135 135 237 5 8 0 .968 1.82 Gary Matthews 137 15 18 16 2 1 0 .947 1.18 Barry Bonnell 50 6 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.25 Brian Asselstine 27 3 5 7 1 0 0 1.000 2.70 Billy North 19 2 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.84 Rowland Office 11 1 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.82 Rusty Torres 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1978 Draft


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