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Houston Astros [8] New York Mets [1]Play by Play
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Jose Cruz played in this game for HOU
Play by Play results of this game. Play by Play data is available since 1957. The grid below provides an at-bat by at-bat record of this game including the game state at the time of the at bat, the batter and pitcher information and the results.

Date of GameMonday August 20,1979Day/NightNight
StadiumShea StadiumLocationQueens,NY
Winning PitcherJoe NiekroLosing PitcherCraig Swan

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InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
1Rafael LandestoyHOU12B26.084BCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS/BGSingle 000
1Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.236LCraig SwanNYN 28.263R54/SH.1-2Groundout 3B000Rafael Landestoy
1Terry PuhlHOU3CF23.043LCraig SwanNYN 28.263R63Groundout SS100Rafael Landestoy
1Cesar CedenoHOU41B28.176RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R43Groundout 2B200Rafael Landestoy
1Gil FloresNYN 1RF26.297RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R63Groundout SS000
1Frank TaverasNYN 2SS29.239RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R5/LLineout 3B100
1Lee MazzilliNYN 3CF24.148BJoe NiekroHOU34.286RKStrikeout Swinging200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
2Jose CruzHOU5LF32.012LCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS7Single LF000
2Enos CabellHOU63B29.316RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R9(B)4(1)/DPFlyout RF000Jose Cruz
2Jeff LeonardHOU7RF23.333RCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS7Single LF200
2Alan AshbyHOU8C28.043BCraig SwanNYN 28.263R3/FLFlyout 1B200Jeff Leonard
2John StearnsNYN 43B27.365RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RHPHit by Pitch000
2Ed KranepoolNYN 51B34.285LJoe NiekroHOU34.286R2/FLFlyout C000John Stearns
2Joel YoungbloodNYN 6LF27.358RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RS7.1-3Single LF100John Stearns
2Ron HodgesNYN 7C30.059LJoe NiekroHOU34.286R43.3-H;1-2Groundout 2B100Joel YoungbloodJohn Stearns
2Doug FlynnNYN 82B28.124RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R7Flyout LF200Joel Youngblood
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
3Joe NiekroHOU9P34.286RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R9Flyout RF000
3Rafael LandestoyHOU12B26.084BCraig SwanNYN 28.263R6/PPopout SS100
3Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.236LCraig SwanNYN 28.263RD8Double CF200
3Terry PuhlHOU3CF23.043LCraig SwanNYN 28.263RWWalk200Craig Reynolds
3Cesar CedenoHOU41B28.176RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R7/LLineout LF200Terry PuhlCraig Reynolds
3Craig SwanNYN 9P28.263RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RKStrikeout Swinging000
3Gil FloresNYN 1RF26.297RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R43Groundout 2B100
3Frank TaverasNYN 2SS29.239RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R2/FLFlyout C200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
4Jose CruzHOU5LF32.012LCraig SwanNYN 28.263RWWalk000
4Enos CabellHOU63B29.316RCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS7.1-2Single LF000Jose Cruz
4Jeff LeonardHOU7RF23.333RCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS9.2-H;1-2Single RF000Enos CabellJose Cruz
4Alan AshbyHOU8C28.043BCraig SwanNYN 28.263R5/PPopout 3B000Jeff LeonardEnos Cabell
4Joe NiekroHOU9P34.286RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R13/SH.2-3;1-2Groundout P100Jeff LeonardEnos Cabell
4Rafael LandestoyHOU12B26.084BCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS8.3-H;2-H;B-3(E2)Single CF200Jeff LeonardEnos Cabell
4Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.236LCraig SwanNYN 28.263R7Flyout LF200Rafael Landestoy
4Lee MazzilliNYN 3CF24.148BJoe NiekroHOU34.286R4/PPopout 2B000
4John StearnsNYN 43B27.365RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RS8Single CF100
4Ed KranepoolNYN 51B34.285LJoe NiekroHOU34.286RWP.1-2100John Stearns
4Ed KranepoolNYN 51B34.285LJoe NiekroHOU34.286R43.2-3Groundout 2B100John Stearns
4Joel YoungbloodNYN 6LF27.358RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RKStrikeout Swinging200John Stearns
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
5Terry PuhlHOU3CF23.043LCraig SwanNYN 28.263R8Flyout CF000
5Cesar CedenoHOU41B28.176RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R6/PPopout SS100
5Jose CruzHOU5LF32.012LCraig SwanNYN 28.263R5Flyout 3B200
5Ron HodgesNYN 7C30.059LJoe NiekroHOU34.286R13Groundout P000
5Doug FlynnNYN 82B28.124RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R7Flyout LF100
5Craig SwanNYN 9P28.263RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R7Flyout LF200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
6Enos CabellHOU63B29.316RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R53Groundout 3B000
6Jeff LeonardHOU7RF23.333RCraig SwanNYN 28.263RT9Triple RF100
6Alan AshbyHOU8C28.043BCraig SwanNYN 28.263R8/SF.3-HFlyout CF100Jeff Leonard
6Joe NiekroHOU9P34.286RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R8Flyout CF200
6Gil FloresNYN 1RF26.297RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RKStrikeout Swinging000
6Frank TaverasNYN 2SS29.239RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R8Flyout CF100
6Lee MazzilliNYN 3CF24.148BJoe NiekroHOU34.286R4/LLineout 2B200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
7Rafael LandestoyHOU12B26.084BCraig SwanNYN 28.263R8Flyout CF000
7Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.236LCraig SwanNYN 28.263RWWalk100
7Terry PuhlHOU3CF23.043LCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS7.1-3Single LF100Craig Reynolds
7Cesar CedenoHOU41B28.176RCraig SwanNYN 28.263RBK.3-H;1-2#100Terry PuhlCraig Reynolds
7Cesar CedenoHOU41B28.176RCraig SwanNYN 28.263RPB.2-3#100Terry Puhl
7Cesar CedenoHOU41B28.176RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R4/PPopout 2B100Terry Puhl
7Jose CruzHOU5LF32.012LCraig SwanNYN 28.263R8Flyout CF200Terry Puhl
7John StearnsNYN 43B27.365RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RWWalk000
7Ed KranepoolNYN 51B34.285LJoe NiekroHOU34.286R6(1)3/GDPGroundout SS000John Stearns
7Joel YoungbloodNYN 6LF27.358RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R63Groundout SS200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
8Enos CabellHOU63B29.316RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R7Flyout LF000
8Jeff LeonardHOU7RF23.333RCraig SwanNYN 28.263R9Flyout RF100
8Alan AshbyHOU8C28.043BCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS9Single RF200
8Joe NiekroHOU9P34.286RCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS8.1-2Single CF200Alan Ashby
8Rafael LandestoyHOU12B26.084BCraig SwanNYN 28.263RS7.2-H;1-2Single LF200Joe NiekroAlan Ashby
8Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.236LCraig SwanNYN 28.263R7/LLineout LF200Rafael LandestoyJoe Niekro
8Ron HodgesNYN 7C30.059LJoe NiekroHOU34.286RWWalk000
8Doug FlynnNYN 82B28.124RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R16(1)3/GDPGroundout P000Ron Hodges
8Dan NormanNYN 9PH24.221RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RWWalk200
8Gil FloresNYN 1RF26.297RJoe NiekroHOU34.286R3/GGroundout 1B200Dan Norman
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
9Terry PuhlHOU3CF23.043LEd GlynnNYN 26.078LWWalk000
9Cesar CedenoHOU41B28.176REd GlynnNYN 26.078L53.1-2Groundout 3B000Terry Puhl
9Jose CruzHOU5LF32.012LEd GlynnNYN 26.078LWWalk100Terry Puhl
9Enos CabellHOU63B29.316REd GlynnNYN 26.078LD9.2-H;1-3Double RF100Jose CruzTerry Puhl
9Jeff LeonardHOU7RF23.333REd GlynnNYN 26.078LIWIntentional Walk100Enos CabellJose Cruz
9Alan AshbyHOU8C28.043BEd GlynnNYN 26.078L46(1)/FO.3-H;2-3Groundout 2B100Jeff LeonardEnos CabellJose Cruz
9Joe NiekroHOU9P34.286REd GlynnNYN 26.078LKStrikeout Swinging200Alan AshbyEnos Cabell
9Frank TaverasNYN 2SS29.239RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RKStrikeout Swinging000
9Lee MazzilliNYN 3CF24.148BJoe NiekroHOU34.286R4/PPopout 2B100
9John StearnsNYN 43B27.365RJoe NiekroHOU34.286RKStrikeout Swinging200