Harmon Killebrew homers twice in 8-7 loss to EXPOS ATG 3


MONTREAL EXPOS ATG 3 8, Vatican City Popeflies #3 7
Game 49

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Popeflies #3 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 7 ? 11 ? 2 ?
EXPOS ATG 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 - 8 ? 7 ? 1 ?
W: Liska, A. (4-3)
L: Reardon, J. (0-3)
S: Sambito, J. (12)
HR: H.Killebrew-2(15th), J.Pepitone(12th)


Third baseman George Brett had 3 base hits as the MONTREAL EXPOS ATG 3 defeated the Vatican City Popeflies #3 8 to 7 at Fulton Cnty Stdm '78.

MONTREAL had the winning rally in the bottom of the 8th inning with 3 runs. Dave Johnson led off the inning for MONTREAL when he drew a walk. Willie Stargell was next and he doubled. Babe Ruth then drew a walk to load the bases. Brett came up and he drew a walk resulting in a run. After another out, Joe Pepitone stepped in and he hit a sacrifice fly scoring one more run. Everett Scott contributed to the rally and reached on an error scoring the final run of the inning. It was roller coaster of a game as the lead change hands 5 times.

Ad Liska(4-3) got the win allowing no runs in 1 inning. Liska got relief help from Joe Sambito who gained credit for his 12th save. Jeff Reardon(0-3) was the losing pitcher in relief.


at Fulton Cnty Stdm '78


Vatican City Popeflies #3

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
P. Bradley CF 3 0 0 1 .319
J. Sundberg C 5 0 1 1 .222
H. Greenberg 1B 4 0 2 1 .277
P. Guerrero LF 5 0 1 0 .326
H. Killebrew 3B 4 2 2 2 .326
L. Randle 2B 3 1 1 0 .320
J. Barry SS 3 1 1 0 .283
R. Kuntz RF 3 2 2 1 .270
V. Mathis P 3 1 1 0 .160
R. Myers P 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Reardon P 0 0 0 0 .000
   E - A. Wiggins PH 1 0 0 0 .389
Totals 34 7 11 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
V. Mathis 6 6 5 5 2 3 1 89 7.77
R. Myers (H, 10) 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 19 3.18
J. Reardon (L, 0-3) BS(4) 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 25 5.22
Totals 8 7 8 7 5 3 1

MONTREAL EXPOS ATG 3

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Bonds LF 3 1 0 0 .312
D. Johnson 2B 3 0 0 1 .264
   B - J. Tartabull PR 0 1 0 0 .170
   D - D. Doyle 2B 0 0 0 0 .333
W. Stargell 1B 4 2 2 0 .263
B. Ruth RF 2 2 1 0 .361
G. Brett 3B 3 1 3 1 .249
J. Davis C 3 0 0 1 .265
J. Pepitone CF 3 1 1 4 .256
E. Scott SS 4 0 0 0 .206
D. Trout P 2 0 0 0 .077
R. Madson P 0 0 0 0 .250
   A - R. Carty PH 1 0 0 0 .292
A. Liska P 0 0 0 0 .000
   C - T. Kubiak PH 1 0 0 0 .000
J. Sambito P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 8 7 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. Trout 5.1 9 6 5 4 3 1 114 6.07
R. Madson 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 25 5.01
A. Liska (W, 4-3) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 10 5.08
J. Sambito (S, 12) 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 19 5.03
Totals 9 11 7 6 6 4 2


A-Pinch Hit For Madson In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Ran For Johnson In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Liska In 8th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Tartabull In 9th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Reardon In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 48,543
T- 2:58
LEFT ON BASE- Popeflies #3:11 EXPOS ATG 3: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Popeflies #3: 1 EXPOS ATG 3: 0
ERRORS- J.Sundberg, J.Barry, D.Trout
DOUBLES- W.Stargell(7th)
HOME RUNS- H.Killebrew-2(15th), J.Pepitone(12th)
STOLEN BASES- L.Randle(5th), J.Barry(7th), B.Bonds(4th)
SACRIFICE HITS- P.Bradley, J.Barry, V.Mathis
SACRIFICE FLIES- P.Bradley, H.Greenberg, J.Davis, J.Pepitone
WALKS- H.Killebrew, L.Randle-2, J.Barry, R.Kuntz-2, B.Bonds, D.Johnson,
B.Ruth-2, G.Brett
STRIKE OUTS- J.Sundberg-2, H.Greenberg, P.Guerrero, B.Bonds, D.Trout-2
GIDP- J.Pepitone










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