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Houston Astros 2 Atlanta Braves 1

+ Boxscore: Fri, August 10,1979
1979-08-09 - 1979-08-11
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (68-49)000 000 020 261
Atlanta Braves (46-72)100 000 000 170
Date of Game: Fri, August 10,1979
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 10,394
Time of Game: 2:45

Winning Pitcher: Joe Niekro (16-6)
Losing Pitcher: Eddie Solomon (4-9)
Save: Joe Sambito (15)

Home Runs: None
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU6849.581--435439-4W1
CIN6454.5424.554848167L1
SFN5561.47412.5530543-13L2
SDN5265.44416.0446499-53W2
LAN5164.44316.0543558-15W2
ATL4672.39022.5513582-69L3
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.0744
    00000.2001620105
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2264
    02000.27542603310
    Terry Puhlcf23.0333
    00000.28632483624
    Jose Cruzlf32.0024
    00000.301112265830
    Enos Cabell1b29.3064
    11000.27079855031
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3233
    11001.29911103613
    Art Howe3b32.2383
    02200.2604546303
    Alan Ashbyc28.0332
    00001.2144982320
    Joe Niekrop34.2761
    00011.100413020
    Joe Sambitop27.043000000.167181010
    Totals2826213.2668894489-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Royster2b26.2964
    12010.26657324024
    Gary Matthewsrf29.0365
    01000.305988236913
    Rowland Officecf26.2893
    01110.2617302354
    Bob Horner3b22.0044
    00000.32317122690
    Dale Murphy1b23.1513
    00010.29025215412
    Joe Nolanc28.0904
    02000.2452314141
    Barry Bonnelllf25.2874
    01001.2493128322
    Pepe Friasss31.0274
    00000.2845351383
    Eddie Solomonp28.1823
    00000.163116010
    Larry Bradfordp29.232000000--8000
    Joey McLaughlinp23.030000000.40025000
    Mike Lumph33.2870
    00010.24213314210
    Jim Wessingerpr23.320000000.0005000
    Totals3417141.2778975277-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.276W 16-68.17114103.130.0627426230
    Joe Sambito27.043SV 150.20000001.570.00451815
    Totals9.0711410--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Eddie Solomon28.182L 4-975210304.680.042211747
    Larry Bradford29.232-1.21001000.000.40680
    Joey McLaughlin23.030-0.10000001.840.0023262
    Totals9.0621130--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Eddie Solomon 0-0-0, Larry Bradford 0-0-0, Joey McLaughlin 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 36, Joe Sambito 2, Eddie Solomon 25, Larry Bradford 6, Joey McLaughlin 1
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 12-12, Joe Sambito 1-1, Eddie Solomon 10-7, Larry Bradford 2-2, Joey McLaughlin 1-0

    Umpires: HP: Bob Engel 1B: Dave Pallone 2B: Paul Runge 3B: Charlie Williams


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