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Houston Astros 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 2

+ Boxscore: Sun, April 22,1979
1979-04-21 - 1979-04-23
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (4-10)000 100 100 243
Houston Astros (12-4)100 001 01X 360
Date of Game: Sun, April 22,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 22,403
Time of Game: 2:27

Winning Pitcher: Joaquin Andujar (3-0)
Losing Pitcher: John Candelaria (0-1)
Save: Joe Sambito (2)

Home Runs: None
PIT HOU
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI85.615--573621L1
MON85.615--4547-2L3
SLN77.5001.556533W1
CHN66.5001.54148-7W4
NYN48.3333.54451-7W1
PIT410.2864.55575-20L6
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU124.750--714130W4
CIN97.5623.080719L1
SFN98.5293.580800L2
LAN89.4714.56673-7W2
SDN89.4714.58189-8L1
ATL510.3336.56577-12W1
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Omar Morenocf26.1804
    00001.294373036
    Phil Garner3b29.3574
    11002.273679120
    Dave Parkerrf27.3183
    00011.275734142
    Willie Stargell1b39.0474
    12000.3332021370
    Matt Alexanderpr32.082000000--282000
    John Milnerlf29.1152
    01120.4628603112
    Ed Ottc27.2863
    00001.313264260
    Lee Lacyph31.0121
    00000.200556010
    Rennie Stennett2b28.0174
    00000.191984020
    Tim Foliss28.1353
    00001.0001033000
    John Candelariap25.1673
    00001.000117000
    Kent Tekulvep32.048000000--280000
    Totals3124137.2691198183-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlrf22.2884
    11000.343225016
    Craig Reynoldsss26.1164
    12002.234337020
    Cesar Cedenocf28.0562
    11110.35711652102
    Bob Watson1b33.0124
    01100.2501340060
    Rafael Landestoypr-2b25.329000000.20089030
    Enos Cabell3b-1b29.1964
    00000.2887040118
    Art Howe2b-3b32.1284
    00000.127372150
    Jose Cruzlf31.2582
    01010.30810232168
    Bruce Bochyc24.0063
    00000.18258000
    Joe Niekrop34.1662
    00001.000391000
    Jesus Alouph37.0291
    00000.0001340000
    Joaquin Andujarp26.122000000.00092000
    Joe Sambitop26.298000000--142000
    Totals3036223.2551517278-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    John Candelaria25.167L 0-17.16322302.370.424117114
    Kent Tekulve32.048-0.20000006.000.00112800
    Totals8.0632230--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.166-73212503.380.214403207
    Joaquin Andujar26.122W 3-01.11000200.500.0669564
    Joe Sambito26.298SV 20.20001000.000.1161425
    Totals9.0421370--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: John Candelaria

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: John Candelaria 0-0-0, Kent Tekulve 0-0-0, Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Joaquin Andujar 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: John Candelaria 31, Kent Tekulve 2, Joe Niekro 26, Joaquin Andujar 5, Joe Sambito 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: John Candelaria 10-10, Kent Tekulve 1-1, Joe Niekro 9-7, Joaquin Andujar 2-0, Joe Sambito 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Murray Strey 1B: Fred Brocklander 2B: Howard Hansen 3B: Bob Schroeder


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