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Houston Astros 4 Cincinnati Reds 3

+ Boxscore: Sun, April 16,1978
1978-04-15 - 1978-04-17
  123 456 789 101112 1314  R H E
Cincinnati Reds (7-3)100 000 002 000 0X 372
Houston Astros (4-6)111 000 000 000 1X 4110
Date of Game: Sun, April 16,1978
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 27,700
Time of Game: 4:06

Feats and Milestones
Jimmy Sexton:1st career stolen base
J.R. Richard:11 Strikeouts
Winning Pitcher: Tom Dixon (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Manny Sarmiento (1-1)

Home Runs: Art Howe (3)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN62.750--542529W2
CIN73.7001.0604317L2
SFN53.6251.038353W2
HOU46.4003.04554-9W2
SDN25.2863.52436-12L2
ATL16.1434.52149-28L3
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    Cincinnati Reds Batting
    CINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Pete Rose3b37.0024
    00130.2562354040
    Ken Griffeyrf28.0065
    12001.381557026
    Joe Morgan2b34.2104
    00001.32417842121
    Junior Kennedy2b27.2502
    00000.00027000
    George Fosterlf-cf29.1365
    01012.310785251
    Dan Driessen1b26.2625
    02010.308598275
    Johnny Benchc30.1314
    11022.3331521380
    Dave Concepcionss29.3034
    10022.2701055071
    Cesar Geronimocf30.0363
    00001.2901029170
    Ray Knightph25.1091
    00000.250103000
    Doug Capillapr26.100000000.00033000
    Mike Lumlf32.1711
    00010.0001158000
    Tom Seaverp33.1502
    00002.000406000
    Dave Collinsph25.1781
    00001.333317020
    Dale Murrayp28.073000000.000240000
    Donald Wernerph25.0391
    011001.00023010
    Dave Tomlinp28.298000000--264000
    Rick Auerbachph28.0601
    00000.500441010
    Manny Sarmientop22.0741
    00001.00050000
    Totals443721013.29912812745-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhllf21.2826
    01011.26870132
    Enos Cabell3b28.1907
    02100.304536172
    Cesar Cedenocf27.0505
    22011.3501112157
    Jose Cruzrf30.2523
    02020.359864041
    Bob Watson1b32.0063
    01220.2431195090
    Joe Fergusonc31.2095
    00010.200628360
    Art Howe2b31.1225
    12110.289248370
    Roger Metzgerss30.1894
    01000.214980010
    Denny Wallingph23.3641
    00000.16721000
    Jimmy Sextonss26.1230
    10010.00020001
    J.R. Richardp28.0402
    00001.143146000
    Joe Sambitop25.292000000--79000
    Wilbur Howardph29.0981
    00000.333389000
    Gene Pentzp24.299000000.000100000
    Dave Bergmanph24.3141
    00001.00018000
    Tom Dixonp22.3591
    00001.00011000
    Totals44411495.2731216417-
    Game Stats
    Cincinnati Reds Pitching
    CINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tom Seaver33.150-66325115.060.693390384
    Dale Murray28.073-21000105.000.1132401
    Dave Tomlin28.298-10000101.800.0062641
    Manny Sarmiento22.074L 1-13.24114201.000.894500
    Totals12.71143951--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    J.R. Richard28.040-833371104.090.453150133
    Joe Sambito25.292-11001002.700.205795
    Gene Pentz24.299-22001105.730.2761004
    Tom Dixon22.359W 1-021001109.001.002114
    Totals13.073310130--
    Other Game Information
    WP: J.R. Richard (2)
    IBB: Manny Sarmiento , Gene Pentz

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Tom Seaver 0-0-0, Dale Murray 0-0-0, Dave Tomlin 0-0-0, Manny Sarmiento 0-0-0, J.R. Richard 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Gene Pentz 0-0-0, Tom Dixon 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Tom Seaver 28, Dale Murray 7, Dave Tomlin 3, Manny Sarmiento 18, J.R. Richard 34, Joe Sambito 5, Gene Pentz 9, Tom Dixon 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Tom Seaver 6-10, Dale Murray 4-1, Dave Tomlin 1-1, Manny Sarmiento 3-5, J.R. Richard 9-4, Joe Sambito 1-2, Gene Pentz 2-3, Tom Dixon 2-2

    Umpires: HP: Jerry Dale 1B: John McSherry 2B: Paul Runge 3B: Bob Engel


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