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  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

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

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

Eddie Solomon28.1776.15102504.881.3100021116
Gene Garber  (L 5-13)31.2661.23221104.241.3600053431
Pitching Totals:8832360 00074547

Houston Astros Pitching Stats

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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