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1978 San Francisco Giants  (1977)  (1979)
87-75, 3rd in NL Western Division
Scored 572 runs, Allowed 590 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-84
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .715
Park Factor: Batting - 89 / Pitching - 90 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 85-77   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 89-73
Manager(s): Bob Mittleman

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  Jack Clark           22  150  582   93  157  40  10  22   57  10  12   59   80  .270  .338  .486   94   5.7  3(-2)e7   -71  
 2B  Bill Madlock         27  131  430   59  134  21   2  14   47  21   8   30   39  .312  .357  .467   72   6.2  4e22      -34  
 1B *Pete Lacock          26  112  315   41  104  22   1  10   41   5   0   29   23  .330  .378  .502   60   7.1  3e10      125  
 3B *Darrell Evans        31  161  549   78   91  17   2  17   63   2   8  119   58  .166  .312  .297   57   3.3  3e27     -154  
 OF  Larry Herndon        24  108  316   47   89  14  14   1   27   8   4   23   51  .282  .329  .424   44   4.9  2(-2)e13  107  
 OF  Mike Ivie            25  108  333   32   88  14   2   8   38   0   1   25   41  .264  .318  .390   39   4.1  4(+2)e21 -130  
 SS #Don Kessinger        35  137  426   25  100  16   0   1   31   2   9   41   40  .235  .299  .279   34   2.6  3e17      -42  
 C   Jim Essian           27  109  293   26   69   9   2   3   26   3   2   47   26  .235  .339  .311   33   3.7  2(0)e9     29  
 OF  Paul Dade            26  100  294   29   77  12   2   1   34  26   7   24   48  .262  .317  .327   32   3.7  3(-1)e15  -17  
 OF *Jim Dwyer            28   84  235   23   52  14   0   8   37   2   0   34   33  .221  .319  .383   31   4.5  4(0)e8     11  
 1B *Willie McCovey       40   86  245   23   61  12   2   7   38   3   1   26   43  .249  .319  .400   30   4.2  4e20       24  
 2B  Rob Andrews          25   73  193   26   50   5   7   5   20   3   1   20   24  .259  .326  .435   29   5.3  3e21      173  
 SS  Larvell Blanks       28   65  179   13   40   7   0   1   19   0   0   15   27  .223  .279  .279   13   2.4  4e60      -63  
 C  #Tim Blackwell        25   37  104    8   24   8   0   0    7   0   0   14   21  .231  .333  .308   12   4.1  3(0)e3     21  
 OF *Dave Bergman         25   65  198   14   29   3   0   0   12   2   0   30   35  .146  .258  .162    8   1.3  3(+1)e13 -211  
 C  *Johnny Oates         32   25   78    5   19   4   0   0    8   0   0    3    6  .244  .272  .295    6   2.9  3(0)e16  -104  
 OF *Rich Chiles          28   34   70    7   19   3   0   0    9   0   2    6    8  .271  .325  .314    6   3.0  4(+1)e13  -38  
 C  #John Tamargo         26   35  105    9   17   6   1   0   10   4   1   10   10  .162  .235  .238    6   1.8  4(+2)e16 -185  
 OF  Carlos Lopez         27   13   13    1    1   1   0   0    2   0   0    0    0  .077  .077  .154    0    .0  2(-3)e5  -374  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           614                  -35

     * - 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 *Bob Knepper          24  20  10  .667  37  37   7   0   0   0   4  276.2  213   85   67  15   62  174  2.18   76   2.5  -56  
  P  John Montefusco      28  15  10  .600  35  35   5   0   0   0   5  252.1  196   79   73  22   59  169  2.60   82   2.9 -138  
  P  Ed Halicki           27  13   8  .619  28  27   4   1   0   0   0  177.1  132   55   44  10   35   93  2.23   50   2.5  -55  
  P *Vida Blue            28  11  13  .458  33  33   8   0   0   0   4  242.0  235  108   93  16   77  171  3.46  106   3.9   14  
  P *Gary Lavelle         29   7   8  .467  58   0   0  29   3   4   0   94.2  103   40   37   5   46   57  3.52   52   4.9   35  
  P  Randy Moffitt        29   5   5  .500  50   0   0  24   3   3   0   78.2   68   31   28   2   30   46  3.20   32   3.8  -68  
  P  Jim Barr             30   5   7  .417  21  17   1   1   1   0   0  103.1  122   54   44  11   20   32  3.83   61   5.3   49  
  P  Doug Bair            28   4   7  .364  56   0   0  49  34   6   0   67.1   53   21   15   4   28   59  2.00   22   3.0  -57  
  P  Dale Murray          28   3   0 1.000  25   0   0  10   3   2   0   26.2   24   10    7   2    8   17  2.36   11   3.7  -56  
  P  Lynn McGlothen       28   2   0 1.000  44   3   0  19   1   0   0   83.1   87   50   39  10   33   76  4.21   47   5.0   -7  
  P  Nelson Briles        34   1   3  .250   7   5   0   2   0   0   0   29.1   32   22   19   4   17   19  5.83   20   6.2   45  
  P  Adrian Devine        26   1   4  .200  10   5   0   2   0   0   0   28.2   52   35   31   3   18    6  9.73   32  10.1  167  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      595        -33

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Jim Essian            733  78  94  529   41   5   2  .991  67  19
 John Tamargo          270  31  34  183   13   5   2  .975  29  10
 Tim Blackwell         268  32  33  171   15   0   1 1.000  15   8
 Johnny Oates          180  20  21  126    5   4   0  .970   9   4
 Jim Dwyer               9   1   1    6    0   0   0 1.000   1   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Lacock 728 81 90 668 44 7 56 .990 8.80 Willie McCovey 543 62 67 526 37 6 32 .989 9.34 Dave Bergman 98 10 13 102 11 0 5 1.000 10.38 Bill Madlock 43 5 7 40 6 0 2 1.000 9.63 Mike Ivie 31 2 11 27 4 1 2 .969 9.10 Jim Dwyer 17 2 3 23 0 0 4 1.000 12.42 Rich Chiles 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Madlock 852 94 110 277 241 14 52 .974 5.47 Rob Andrews 400 44 53 100 114 7 17 .968 4.81 Larvell Blanks 118 13 17 38 25 3 6 .955 4.82 Jim Essian 58 7 7 21 15 1 6 .973 5.59 Don Kessinger 32 4 4 15 12 0 3 1.000 7.59 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Darrell Evans 1452 161 161 161 385 24 26 .958 3.39 Larvell Blanks 9 1 1 2 3 0 0 1.000 5.19 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Kessinger 1128 127 131 267 362 6 53 .991 5.02 Larvell Blanks 292 33 39 83 83 11 19 .938 5.12 Rob Andrews 38 2 12 8 11 3 0 .864 4.50 Carlos Lopez 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Mike Ivie             603  67  69  138    2   6   0  .959  2.09
 Dave Bergman          340  38  42   65    4   3   2  .958  1.83
 Paul Dade             217  23  30   36    1   1   0  .974  1.53
 Jim Dwyer             168  19  21   36    2   0   0 1.000  2.04
 Jack Clark             86  10  11   23    1   0   0 1.000  2.51
 Rich Chiles            44   5   5   15    2   1   0  .944  3.50
 Carlos Lopez            3   0   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  3.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Larry Herndon 745 80 95 214 6 8 0 .965 2.66 Paul Dade 363 42 46 89 3 3 0 .968 2.28 Jim Dwyer 344 39 42 76 2 0 0 1.000 2.04 Carlos Lopez 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jack Clark 1206 133 137 213 12 5 2 .978 1.68 Mike Ivie 96 11 14 14 0 3 0 .824 1.31 Rich Chiles 92 12 13 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.18 Paul Dade 38 3 7 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.91 Jim Dwyer 28 3 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.95 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1978 Draft


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