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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Atlanta Braves 45-68L4000 100 100 271
Houston Astros 66-47W6000 000 12x 380
Date of Game:  Sunday, August 05, 1979
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones

Atlanta Braves Batting Stats

 
Atlanta BravesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Jerry Royster2b26.291400010.26411056823818
Gary Matthewsrf29.031401000.311112983236912
Mike Lumlf33.282412000.2418713274210
Bob Horner3b21.364301111.3217716620660
Dale Murphy1b23.146300010.3005924715412
Joe Nolanc28.085400002.247622274140
Barry Bonnellcf25.282211020.252913088312
Pepe Friasss31.022300000.2961025301383
Eddie Solomonp28.177302100.17522115010
    Gene Garberp31.266000000.37553424010
    Rowland Officeph26.284000000.268987252333
    Charlie Spikesph28.194100001.293566183200
Totals: 3127254.2269296238 

Houston Astros Batting Stats

 
Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Rafael Landestoy2b26.069312011.205841580104
Craig Reynoldsss26.221300011.27110142203110
Terry Puhlcf23.028400000.28711132073323
Jose Cruzlf31.363412100.304111111865830
Enos Cabell1b29.301311010.26910679454930
Jeff Leonardrf23.318401101.2868810703113
Art Howe3b32.233302000.256944506283
Alan Ashbyc28.028300003.217934962320
Joe Niekrop34.271200000.10225412020
    Denny Wallingph25.110100000.308571923240
    Bert Robergep24.306000000.0002121000
    Joe Sambitop27.038000000.16743179010
Totals: 3038236.2679344669 

Game Stats

 

2B:  Bob Horner (12), Eddie Solomon (2)
RBIs:  Jose Cruz (58), Bob Horner (66), Jeff Leonard (31), Eddie Solomon (1)
SB:  Enos Cabell (30), Jose Cruz (30), Art Howe 2 (3), Rafael Landestoy 2 (4), Gary Matthews (12), Craig Reynolds (10)
CS: Jose Cruz (9)
SH:  Pepe Frias (9)
GDP:  Barry Bonnell (8)

Atlanta Braves Pitching Stats

 
Atlanta BravesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
Eddie Solomon28.1776.15102504.881.3100021116
Gene Garber  (L 5-13)31.2661.23221104.241.3600053431
Pitching Totals:8832360 00074547

Houston Astros Pitching Stats

 
Houston AstrosAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
Joe Niekro34.27177224303.211.2400026425
Bert Roberge  (W 3-0)24.3061.10001001.001.040002121
Joe Sambito  (Sv 14)27.0380.20000101.211.0600043179
Pitching Totals:9722540 00090625

Other Game Information

 

Wild Pitches:  Joe Niekro 2; 
Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Eddie Solomon 0-0-0;  Gene Garber 0-0-0;  Joe Niekro 0-0-0;  Bert Roberge 0-0-0;  Joe Sambito 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Eddie Solomon 25;  Gene Garber 8;  Joe Niekro 30;  Bert Roberge 5;  Joe Sambito 2; 
Time of Game:  2:53    Attendance:  35,399
Umpires:   Home:   Dutch Rennert  1B  Ed Montague  2B  Lee Weyer  3B  Harry Wendelstedt 


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