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Houston Astros 6 Chicago Cubs 2

+ Boxscore: Thu, April 26,1979
1979-04-25 - 1979-04-27
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (13-5)001 212 000 6110
Chicago Cubs (7-7)000 010 010 272
Date of Game: Thu, April 26,1979
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 4,777
Time of Game: 3:00

Winning Pitcher: J.R. Richard (4-0)
Losing Pitcher: Lynn McGlothen (2-2)
Save: Joe Sambito (3)

Home Runs: Jerry Martin (1), J.R. Richard (1)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI115.687--734924W3
MON105.6670.559545W2
SLN97.5622.065605W3
CHN77.5003.04754-7L1
NYN68.4294.056542W3
PIT610.3755.06779-12W2
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU135.722--774730W1
CIN99.5004.084831L3
SFN910.4744.58392-9L4
SDN811.4215.588103-15L3
LAN812.4006.07989-10L3
ATL512.2947.57286-14L2
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlrf22.2924
    11010.333227016
    Craig Reynoldsss26.1205
    02301.247339050
    Cesar Cedenocf28.0605
    01000.33311672102
    Jose Cruzlf31.2624
    11000.30510252168
    Jeff Leonardph-lf23.2171
    00000.38529031
    Enos Cabell3b-1b29.2005
    01001.2697060118
    Bob Watson1b33.0163
    11112.2581342070
    Rafael Landestoy2b25.333000000.20090030
    Art Howe2b-3b32.1323
    12010.148374150
    Alan Ashbyc27.2934
    01100.208418090
    J.R. Richardp29.0502
    21110.167185120
    Joe Sambitop26.3021
    00000.000143000
    Totals37611644.2641766045-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ivan DeJesusss26.1073
    00011.217417120
    Scot Thompsoncf23.1413
    00001.36729030
    Jerry Martinph-cf29.3501
    11100.211457130
    Bill Buckner1b29.1334
    01001.2241025040
    Dave Kingmanlf30.1264
    00002.2759316170
    Steve Ontiveros3b27.1833
    12011.306563020
    Bobby Murcerrf32.3413
    00010.2061565130
    Barry Footec27.0704
    01001.182440111
    Ted Sizemore2b34.0114
    02102.2771291041
    Lynn McGlothenp29.0301
    00000.250195000
    Ken Holtzmanp33.174000000.000262000
    Larry Biittnerph33.2731
    00001.200779010
    Ray Burrisp28.247000000--228000
    Gene Clinesph32.2021
    00000.143866000
    Willie Hernandezp24.163000000--127000
    Mike Vailph27.1681
    00001.500293010
    Totals33272311.2481569468-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    J.R. Richard29.050W 4-053113602.380.185188171
    Joe Sambito26.302SV 344110510.690.3171435
    Totals9.07223111--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Lynn McGlothen29.030L 2-247441214.910.364206143
    Ken Holtzman33.174-11000004.500.083431392
    Ray Burris28.247-22223207.000.566229148
    Willie Hernandez24.163-21000003.860.1451261
    Totals9.01166441--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: J.R. Richard 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Lynn McGlothen 0-0-0, Ken Holtzman 0-0-0, Ray Burris 0-0-0, Willie Hernandez 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: J.R. Richard 20, Joe Sambito 16, Lynn McGlothen 19, Ken Holtzman 4, Ray Burris 10, Willie Hernandez 8
    Groundballs-Flyballs: J.R. Richard 4-4, Joe Sambito 4-3, Lynn McGlothen 3-6, Ken Holtzman 3-0, Ray Burris 2-1, Willie Hernandez 3-4

    Umpires: HP: Joe Pomponi 1B: Joe Maher 2B: Dennis Riccio 3B: Dick Tremblay


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