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St. Louis Cardinals 4 Houston Astros 1

+ Boxscore: Tue, May 08,1979
1979-05-07 - 1979-05-09
  123 456 789  R H E
St. Louis Cardinals (15-12)000 000 130 492
Houston Astros (17-12)000 010 000 190
Date of Game: Tue, May 08,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 15,645
Time of Game: 2:23

Feats and Milestones
Keith Hernandez:4 hits
Dane Iorg:1st career home run
Winning Pitcher: Pete Vuckovich (3-2)
Losing Pitcher: Ken Forsch (3-2)
Save: Darold Knowles (3)

Home Runs: George Hendrick (2), Dane Iorg (1)
SLN HOU
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MON187.720--12910029W2
PHI198.7041.01258639W5
SLN1512.5564.011610016W2
CHN1211.5225.099100-1L1
PIT1015.4008.0113119-6L1
NYN916.3609.096110-14L2
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU1712.586--13011812L1
CIN1612.5710.51381326W1
SFN1316.4484.0129144-15L2
LAN1318.4195.0115140-25W2
SDN1218.4005.5145162-17L3
ATL918.3337.0118142-24W1
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    St. Louis Cardinals Batting
    SLNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Garry Templetonss23.0455
    00000.261388062
    Lou Brocklf39.3253
    00000.3662515172
    Jerry Mumphreylf26.2411
    00000.125412010
    Keith Hernandez1b25.2004
    14000.2645542161
    Ted Simmonsc29.2723
    10010.27513237140
    George Hendrickrf29.2024
    13300.3109632111
    Tony Scottcf27.2333
    00010.3193390157
    Ken Reitz3b27.3194
    01000.3029721151
    Mike Tyson2b29.1152
    00001.226792292
    Dane Iorgph28.3621
    11100.31796151
    Ken Oberkfell2b23.0040
    00010.31348000
    Pete Vuckovichp26.1933
    00001.235126000
    Mark Littellp26.1111
    00001.000190000
    Darold Knowlesp37.150000000.000720000
    Totals3449433.2872869438-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlrf22.3045
    00000.279238256
    Craig Reynoldsss26.1324
    00000.268350070
    Jeff Leonardph23.2291
    00000.38136061
    Cesar Cedenocf28.0724
    00000.26411783136
    Jose Cruzlf31.2744
    03000.34010352209
    Enos Cabell3b29.2124
    02001.31371732311
    Bob Watson1b33.0284
    12000.27613532140
    Art Howe2b32.1441
    00000.2223842120
    Rafael Landestoy2b25.3451
    00000.21499030
    Julio Gonzalezpr-2b26.1341
    01000.250194010
    Bruce Bochyc24.0224
    00001.19263020
    Ken Forschp32.2422
    01101.143364010
    Denny Wallingph25.0210
    00010.125144020
    Totals3519113.2742726155-
    Game Stats
    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
    SLNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pete Vuckovich26.193W 3-27.28110302.020.16814347
    Mark Littell26.111-0.21001003.210.141120618
    Darold Knowles37.150SV 30.20000003.000.00117268
    Totals9.0911130--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Forsch32.242L 3-299443322.680.218369102
    Totals9.0944332--
    Other Game Information
    BK: Pete Vuckovich (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Pete Vuckovich 0-0-0, Mark Littell 0-0-0, Darold Knowles 0-0-0, Ken Forsch 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Pete Vuckovich 32, Mark Littell 4, Darold Knowles 2, Ken Forsch 37
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Pete Vuckovich 7-14, Mark Littell 1-1, Darold Knowles 1-1, Ken Forsch 13-9

    Umpires: HP: Dave Pallone 1B: Jim Rains 2B: Murray Strey 3B: Howard Hansen


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