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Houston Astros 2 Atlanta Braves 1

+ Boxscore: Fri, April 06,1979
1979-04-05 - 1979-04-07
  123 456 789  R H E
Atlanta Braves (0-1)000 001 000 170
Houston Astros (1-0)200 000 00X 231
Date of Game: Fri, April 06,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 28,998
Time of Game: 2:11

Winning Pitcher: J.R. Richard (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Phil Niekro (0-1)
Save: Joaquin Andujar (1)

Home Runs: None
ATL HOU
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU101.000--211W1
SFN201.0000.518711W2
LAN11.5000.51358W1
SDN11.5000.5513-8L1
ATL01.0001.012-1L1
CIN02.0001.5718-11L2
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    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Barry Bonnellcf25.1614
    00001.000218000
    Gary Matthewsrf28.2754
    02001.500872000
    Bob Horner3b21.2433
    01000.33390000
    Jerry Roysterph-3b26.1701
    00000.000459000
    Jeff Burroughslf28.0301
    10031.0001008000
    Mike Lum1b33.1614
    01002.2501241000
    Dale Murphyc23.0253
    01011.333189000
    Glenn Hubbard2b21.1934
    01001.25045000
    Pepe Friasss30.2662
    00000.000429000
    Bob Beallph30.3471
    00000.000129000
    Darrel Chaneyss31.028000000--852000
    Rowland Officeph26.1631
    00001.000628000
    Phil Niekrop40.0053
    01000.333550000
    Charlie Spikesph28.0731
    00001.000563000
    Totals3217049.219147273-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlrf22.2723
    11010.333210001
    Craig Reynoldsss26.1003
    00000.000322000
    Cesar Cedenocf28.0403
    00001.0001153000
    Jose Cruzlf31.2422
    10010.0001008001
    Enos Cabell3b29.1803
    02200.667689021
    Bob Watson1b32.3613
    00002.0001325000
    Art Howe2b32.1123
    00000.000357000
    Rafael Landestoy2b25.313000000--75000
    Alan Ashbyc27.2733
    00000.000404000
    J.R. Richardp29.0302
    00001.000181000
    Joaquin Andujarp26.1061
    00001.00087000
    Totals2623225.115115811-
    Game Stats
    2B: Enos Cabell (1)
    RBI: Enos Cabell (2)
    SB: Enos Cabell (1), Jose Cruz (1), Terry Puhl (1)
    SH: Craig Reynolds (1)
    GDP: Pepe Frias (1), Bob Horner (1), Mike Lum (1)
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Phil Niekro40.005L 0-183222502.250.631553419
    Totals8.0322250--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    J.R. Richard29.030W 1-05.16114501.802.001184167
    Joaquin Andujar26.106SV 13.21000400.000.2519063
    Totals9.0711490--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Phil Niekro (1), J.R. Richard (2)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Phil Niekro 0-0-0, J.R. Richard 0-0-0, Joaquin Andujar 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Phil Niekro 29, J.R. Richard 24, Joaquin Andujar 12
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Phil Niekro 9-10, J.R. Richard 6-3, Joaquin Andujar 4-3

    Umpires: HP: Steve Fields 1B: Murray Strey 2B: Howard Hansen 3B: Bob Schroeder


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