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Atlanta Braves 7 Houston Astros 5

+ Boxscore: Mon, May 21,1979
1979-05-20 - 1979-05-22
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (23-20)400 000 100 552
Atlanta Braves (14-25)002 130 10X 7130
Date of Game: Mon, May 21,1979
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 1,988
Time of Game: 2:27

Feats and Milestones
Phil Niekro:200th career win
Winning Pitcher: Phil Niekro (5-6)
Losing Pitcher: Bo McLaughlin (1-2)
Save: Gene Garber (8)

Home Runs: Bob Horner (3), Gary Matthews (9), Terry Puhl (4)
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NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN2316.590--20117724L1
SFN2219.5372.01891836W3
HOU2320.5352.01751705L1
LAN2023.4655.01831803L1
SDN1726.3958.0172205-33W1
ATL1425.3599.0174211-37W1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlrf22.3174
    12110.2652524107
    Julio Gonzalezss26.1472
    10010.241201030
    Joaquin Andujarp26.151000000.000103000
    Cesar Cedenocf28.0852
    11120.270118831610
    Jose Cruzlf31.2874
    11000.311104922611
    Enos Cabell3b29.2253
    00011.29273132613
    Bob Watson1b33.0412
    00110.25213663180
    Art Howe2b32.1574
    00001.2023942140
    Alan Ashbyc27.3184
    00001.2324371160
    Tom Dixonp24.0281
    010001.00044000
    Jimmy Sextonph27.1581
    00000.143117000
    Bo McLaughlinp25.210000000.00085000
    Rafael Landestoyph-ss25.3580
    10020.182108030
    Totals2755383.2583746075-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Royster3b26.2155
    12000.3244950127
    Gary Matthewsrf28.3205
    22201.2949109254
    Jeff Burroughslf28.0755
    12001.25010463110
    Barry Bonnelllf25.206000000.2732546191
    Dale Murphyc23.0702
    00020.34822713362
    Bob Horner1b21.2884
    11300.28096390
    Darrel Chaneypr31.073010000.077867021
    Gene Garberp31.190000000.500390000
    Rowland Officecf26.2084
    01100.242661280
    Glenn Hubbard2b21.2384
    12000.238831100
    Pepe Friasss30.3114
    01100.2574631111
    Phil Niekrop40.0503
    01001.161561010
    Craig Skokp31.263000000.00081000
    Mike Lum1b33.2061
    01000.2501274190
    Totals37713723.2734057408-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tom Dixon24.028-47331017.200.8054424
    Bo McLaughlin25.210L 1-224320315.630.25128718
    Joaquin Andujar26.151-22101002.610.081810765
    Totals8.01375232--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Phil Niekro40.050W 5-66.25547313.870.1412564430
    Craig Skok31.263-0.10000004.330.0018800
    Gene Garber31.190SV 820001004.890.03193979
    Totals9.0554831--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Phil Niekro (3)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Tom Dixon 0-0-0, Bo McLaughlin 0-0-0, Joaquin Andujar 0-0-0, Phil Niekro 0-0-0, Craig Skok 0-0-0, Gene Garber 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Tom Dixon 19, Bo McLaughlin 11, Joaquin Andujar 9, Phil Niekro 30, Craig Skok 1, Gene Garber 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Tom Dixon 5-6, Bo McLaughlin 2-2, Joaquin Andujar 5-1, Phil Niekro 7-7, Craig Skok 0-1, Gene Garber 5-0

    Umpires: HP: Joe West 1B: Bill Williams 2B: Jerry Dale 3B: Bruce Froemming


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