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Houston Astros 3 Chicago Cubs 0

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 23,1978
1978-08-22 - 1978-08-24
  123 456 789  R H E
Chicago Cubs (63-62)000 000 000 064
Houston Astros (59-68)100 000 11X 361
Date of Game: Wed, August 23,1978
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 9,217
Time of Game: 2:06

Winning Pitcher: Ken Forsch (7-4)
Losing Pitcher: Dennis Lamp (5-13)
Save: Joe Sambito (9)

Home Runs: None
CHN HOU
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI6657.537--53146071L1
CHN6362.5044.0496538-42L3
PIT6262.5004.5490502-12W9
MON5967.4688.550245745L1
SLN5373.42114.5447502-55L1
NYN5076.39717.5478536-58L4
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN7452.587--573450123W1
SFN7453.5830.550645155W3
CIN7155.5633.055554213W1
SDN6760.5287.5470471-1W1
HOU5968.46515.5474506-32W3
ATL5669.44817.5469576-107L3
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    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ivan DeJesusss25.2264
    01001.26736632627
    Greg Grosscf26.0222
    00010.2616391333
    Mike Vailph-rf26.2871
    00000.2992632221
    Bill Buckner1b28.2524
    02001.3039792504
    Bobby Murcerrf-cf32.0954
    00002.273152274812
    Dave Kingmanlf29.2454
    01001.23788621583
    Manny Trillo2b27.2413
    00011.2596173410
    Rodney Scott3b24.3113
    01000.2882360619
    Tim Blackwellc26.0043
    01000.237149030
    Dennis Lampp25.3341
    00000.19638030
    Willie Hernandezp23.282000000.000109000
    Donnie Moorep24.191000000.33389030
    Gene Clinesph31.3211
    00000.2638380134
    Lynn McGlothenp28.149000000.083175000
    Totals3006026.26710136906-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.0464
    10000.29017932623
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.2414
    00000.2321641103
    Enos Cabell1b28.3194
    11000.28765365428
    Jose Cruzrf31.0154
    01000.300975106925
    Art Howe3b31.2514
    00100.2893507522
    Denny Wallinglf24.1284
    10000.2311061196
    Jimmy Sextonss26.2522
    00000.18382159
    Bruce Bochyc23.1293
    02100.26525150
    Ken Forschp31.3491
    01000.250349000
    Wilbur Howardph29.2271
    01000.2524481114
    Joe Sambitop26.056000000.000125000
    Totals3136200.2758793456-
    Game Stats
    2B: Tim Blackwell (3)
    RBI: Bruce Bochy (5), Art Howe (52)
    SB: Rodney Scott (19), Enos Cabell (28), Terry Puhl (23)
    SH: Dennis Lamp (2), Ken Forsch (1), Jimmy Sexton (1)
    GDP: Mike Vail (5), Terry Puhl (10)
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dennis Lamp25.334L 5-136.16200003.200.04294031
    Willie Hernandez23.282-0.10000004.020.00411081
    Donnie Moore24.191-0.10000003.720.0058892
    Lynn McGlothen28.149-10100003.550.0038186138
    Totals8.0630000--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Forsch31.349W 7-474002502.900.074535490
    Joe Sambito26.056SV 922000102.550.03511255
    Totals9.0600260--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Dennis Lamp 7-5-2, Willie Hernandez 0-0-0, Donnie Moore 0-0-0, Lynn McGlothen 0-0-0, Ken Forsch 11-8-3, Joe Sambito 15-12-3
    Total Batters Faced: Dennis Lamp 27, Willie Hernandez 1, Donnie Moore 1, Lynn McGlothen 4, Ken Forsch 26, Joe Sambito 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Dennis Lamp 20-7, Willie Hernandez 0-1, Donnie Moore 1-0, Lynn McGlothen 2-2, Ken Forsch 10-8, Joe Sambito 2-4

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


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