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Houston Astros 8 Chicago Cubs 3

+ Boxscore: Mon, August 21,1978
1978-08-20 - 1978-08-22
  123 456 789  R H E
Chicago Cubs (63-60)000 000 030 360
Houston Astros (57-68)020 400 20X 8130
Date of Game: Mon, August 21,1978
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 9,906
Time of Game: 2:27

Feats and Milestones
Jose Cruz:4 hits
Winning Pitcher: J.R. Richard (13-11)
Losing Pitcher: Rick Reuschel (12-11)

Home Runs: Jose Cruz (10)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI6556.537--52145170L1
CHN6360.5123.0495533-38L1
PIT6062.4925.5483498-15W7
MON5966.4728.050045347W1
SLN5372.42414.0443497-54W2
NYN5074.40316.5473527-54L2
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN7352.584--569448121L1
SFN7253.5761.049744651W1
CIN7055.5603.055053812L2
SDN6659.5287.04614610W6
HOU5768.45616.0469505-36W1
ATL5667.45516.0465569-104L1
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    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rodney Scott3b24.3093
    11010.2882340617
    Greg Grosscf26.0203
    11010.2626371332
    Bill Buckner1b28.2504
    01201.3049772504
    Bobby Murcerrf32.0933
    00011.276152074812
    Larry Biittnerlf33.0253
    02001.2687494440
    Mike Vailph-lf26.2851
    00000.3042612221
    Manny Trillo2b27.2393
    00000.2636153410
    Mick Kelleher2b31.0271
    00001.265322020
    Ivan DeJesusss25.2244
    01000.26636432626
    Tim Blackwellc26.0024
    00002.208147030
    Rick Reuschelp29.0971
    00001.111229010
    Gene Clinesph31.3191
    00001.2658370134
    Ken Holtzmanp32.2910
    10010.333252000
    Davey Johnsonph35.2031
    00001.21014203160
    Totals3236249.2679818564-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.0445
    12000.29517732622
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.2395
    01002.2381621102
    Enos Cabell1b28.3172
    10011.28965165426
    Bruce Bochyc23.1271
    00000.25423130
    Jose Cruzrf31.0134
    24400.302973106925
    Art Howe3b31.2494
    11001.2903487502
    Denny Wallinglf24.1264
    12100.2411041196
    Jimmy Sextonss26.2503
    12210.18380158
    Luis Pujolsc-1b22.2773
    00002.124461100
    J.R. Richardp28.1673
    11101.163172060
    Joe Sambitop26.0541
    00001.000124000
    Totals35813828.2688202860-
    Game Stats
    2B: Art Howe (32), Jimmy Sexton (1), Denny Walling (6)
    HR: Jose Cruz (10)
    RBI: Bill Buckner (50), Jose Cruz (69), J.R. Richard (6), Jimmy Sexton (5), Denny Walling (19)
    SH: Luis Pujols (2)
    GDP: Greg Gross (5)
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Rick Reuschel29.097L 12-11510660403.050.0526239229
    Ken Holtzman32.291-33222415.400.0921421389
    Totals8.01388281--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    J.R. Richard28.167W 13-117.25334603.030.0428175158
    Joe Sambito26.054-1.11000302.630.01501245
    Totals9.0633490--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Sambito (1)
    HB: Rick Reuschel (5)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Rick Reuschel 6-4-2, Ken Holtzman 13-9-4, J.R. Richard 41-24-17, Joe Sambito 16-13-3
    Total Batters Faced: Rick Reuschel 25, Ken Holtzman 14, J.R. Richard 31, Joe Sambito 5
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Rick Reuschel 13-6, Ken Holtzman 3-5, J.R. Richard 9-12, Joe Sambito 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Lee Weyer 1B: Ed Montague 2B: Harry Wendelstedt 3B: Dutch Rennert


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