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Atlanta Braves 9 Houston Astros 4

+ Boxscore: Wed, September 26,1979
1979-09-25 - 1979-09-27
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (87-72)000 010 012 482
Atlanta Braves (64-93)022 032 00X 9122
Date of Game: Wed, September 26,1979
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 2,248
Time of Game: 2:34

Feats and Milestones
Dave Bergman:1st career home run
Mike Mendoza:1st career game
Winning Pitcher: Phil Niekro (20-20)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Niekro (20-11)

Home Runs: Dave Bergman (1), Gary Matthews (27)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN8969.563--72663591W1
HOU8772.5472.5572574-2L1
LAN7880.49411.072870127W3
SFN6989.43720.0658736-78L2
SDN6692.41823.0591672-81L1
ATL6493.40824.5660758-98W1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf23.0804
    02000.28736384929
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2734
    00001.26246503912
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.2134
    00001.262128355130
    Jose Cruzlf32.0494
    01001.289116297236
    Enos Cabell3b29.3534
    11000.27284066637
    Denny Wallingrf25.1623
    11011.3292153302
    Luis Pujolsc23.3133
    10001.23585070
    Danny Heepph22.0851
    00000.09113010
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.1214
    02201.27520003013
    Joe Niekrop34.3231
    00000.123423040
    Rick Williamsp26.321000000.25847000
    Art Howeph32.2851
    00100.2454726323
    Tom Dixonp24.1560000001.00058000
    Randy Niemannp23.316000000.13325000
    Pete Laddp23.071000000.00010000
    Bert Robergep24.358000000.00026000
    Dave Bergmanph26.1121
    11100.444126110
    Mike Mendozap23.305000000--2000
    Alan Ashbyph28.0801
    00000.2025112350
    Totals3548416.26413606326-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Eddie Millercf22.0895
    00000.310470413
    Jerry Royster2b26.3434
    21010.27361025035
    Gary Matthewsrf29.0835
    22300.3041025278918
    Bob Horner3b22.0514
    12010.31620732970
    Dale Murphy1b23.1985
    11001.28328921575
    Barry Bonnelllf25.3344
    22210.25934112456
    Darrel Chaneyss31.2013
    11011.161912091
    Bruce Benedictc24.0393
    01011.221950141
    Phil Niekrop40.1784
    02401.2025920110
    Totals37912954.2778504118-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.323L 20-112.16442103.010.0337436240
    Rick Williams26.321-1.20000003.270.00314817
    Tom Dixon24.156-0.24331106.580.19195824
    Randy Niemann23.316-0.10000003.760.0026267
    Pete Ladd23.071-12211113.000.2510100
    Bert Roberge24.358-10001101.690.0326260
    Mike Mendoza23.305-10000000.000.00110
    Totals8.01298541--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Phil Niekro40.178W 20-2098431613.430.0343595461
    Totals9.0843161--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (19)
    IBB: Tom Dixon

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Rick Williams 0-0-0, Tom Dixon 0-0-0, Randy Niemann 0-0-0, Pete Ladd 0-0-0, Bert Roberge 0-0-0, Mike Mendoza 0-0-0, Phil Niekro 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 15, Rick Williams 5, Tom Dixon 7, Randy Niemann 1, Pete Ladd 7, Bert Roberge 4, Mike Mendoza 3, Phil Niekro 36
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 3-3, Rick Williams 3-2, Tom Dixon 0-1, Randy Niemann 0-1, Pete Ladd 2-1, Bert Roberge 1-1, Mike Mendoza 2-1, Phil Niekro 14-7

    Umpires: HP: Satch Davidson 1B: Dave Pallone 2B: Paul Pryor 3B: Ed Vargo


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