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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Cincinnati Reds 26-21L1--139010 000 000 181
Houston Astros 27-23W10.52411100 000 001 270
Date of Game:  Tuesday, May 29, 1979
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Randy Niemann - 1st career win

  • Cincinnati Reds Batting Stats

    Cincinnati RedsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Ken Griffeyrf29.049400000.2974675152010
    Junior Kennedy2b28.293401000.31522133051
    Dave Concepcionss30.346401001.30646124452610
    Johnny Benchc31.174413000.2554016713233
    Dan Driessen1b27.305400001.275437847313
    Ken Hendersonlf32.348401101.30051333020
        Cesar Geronimocf31.079000000.2234311840131
    Ray Knight3b26.152401001.331462231173
    Paul Blaircf-lf35.118301001.133161874130
    Paul Moskaup25.160300001.050956020
        Doug Bairp29.280000000.00019138000
    Totals: 3418106.2353359391 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Terry Puhlcf22.325400000.263492584148
    Craig Reynoldsss26.153412000.284463670156
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.093312011.26443119531811
    Jose Cruzlf31.295301110.31649105633012
    Enos Cabell3b29.233100000.3015073843014
        Art Howeph-3b32.165200000.200423982140
        Denny Wallingph25.042101100.26320155040
    Jeff Leonardrf23.250301001.31635540132
    Alan Ashbyc27.326300000.226404431190
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.001200010.18239113030
    Randy Niemannp23.196300002.00022000
    Totals: 2927234.2414154779 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Johnny Bench (6)
    3B:  Jose Cruz (4)
    RBIs:  Jose Cruz (30), Ken Henderson (2), Denny Walling (4)
    SB:  Cesar Cedeno (11), Craig Reynolds (6)
    CS: Rafael Landestoy (1)
    GDP:  Alan Ashby (4), Dave Concepcion (4)

    Cincinnati Reds Pitching Stats

    Cincinnati RedsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Paul Moskau  (L 4-2)25.16086222402.601.27000955
    Doug Bair29.28001001002.771.5800019138
    Pitching Totals:8722340 00028193

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Randy Niemann  (W 1-0)23.19698110601.131.0600022
    Pitching Totals:9811060 00022

    Other Game Information


    Balks:  Randy Niemann; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Paul Moskau 0-0-0;  Doug Bair 0-0-0;  Randy Niemann 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Paul Moskau 30;  Doug Bair 2;  Randy Niemann 34; 
    Time of Game:  2:09    Attendance:  17,458
    Umpires:   Home:   Steve Fields  1B  Terry Tata  2B  Jerry Crawford  3B  John Kibler 

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