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Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Houston Astros 3

+ Boxscore: Thu, July 12,1979
1979-07-11 - 1979-07-13
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (44-39)000 100 220 571
Houston Astros (53-38)100 100 001 370
Date of Game: Thu, July 12,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 22,956
Time of Game: 2:44

Feats and Milestones
Bert Blyleven:2000th career strikeout,
Winning Pitcher: Bert Blyleven (7-3)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Niekro (13-4)
Save: Kent Tekulve (13)

Home Runs: Bill Madlock (8), Willie Stargell (17)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MON4833.593--35328964L3
CHN4637.5543.039438212W1
PIT4439.5305.036733136W4
PHI4742.5285.03893845W1
SLN4341.5126.539237121L2
NYN3648.42913.5330374-44W2
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU5338.582--328330-2L6
CIN4744.5166.039638016L1
SFN4445.4948.042641511W3
SDN4151.44612.5353389-36L1
ATL3851.42714.0402447-45W1
LAN3654.40016.5392430-38L2
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Omar Morenocf26.2614
    11000.29744153434
    Tim Foliss28.2164
    11100.27810930303
    Dave Parkerrf28.0334
    02100.299803165413
    Willie Stargell1b39.1284
    11100.307207017390
    John Milnerlf29.1962
    10010.2489146232
    Bill Robinsonlf36.0161
    00000.269118418476
    Bill Madlock3b28.1913
    12210.27576384714
    Ed Ottc28.0014
    00001.2623155210
    Rennie Stennett2b28.0983
    00000.23210390171
    Bert Blylevenp28.0972
    00001.163160020
    Kent Tekulvep32.1291
    00000.400316010
    Totals3257522.2757089098-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf23.0044
    01001.28429862216
    Julio Gonzalezss26.1994
    00001.225226061
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1374
    11000.270123353824
    Jose Cruzlf31.3392
    11120.285109754822
    Enos Cabell3b29.2774
    01100.26577253820
    Denny Wallingrf25.0864
    00001.2931813190
    Art Howe2b32.2094
    11001.2364294220
    Alan Ashbyc28.0043
    00010.2254792280
    Joe Niekrop34.2473
    02000.118408020
    Joe Sambitop27.014000000.250170010
    Jeff Leonardph23.2941
    00100.276850216
    Totals3337334.2616985378-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bert Blyleven28.097W 7-36.16223403.650.0721337334
    Kent Tekulve32.129SV 132.21110003.710.02473160
    Totals9.0733340--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.247L 13-47.26552123.020.0521420224
    Joe Sambito27.014-1.11000101.000.02341705
    Totals9.0755222--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Bert Blyleven

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Bert Blyleven 0-0-0, Kent Tekulve 0-0-0, Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Bert Blyleven 28, Kent Tekulve 9, Joe Niekro 29, Joe Sambito 5
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Bert Blyleven 8-7, Kent Tekulve 8-0, Joe Niekro 13-7, Joe Sambito 1-2

    Umpires: HP: Satch Davidson 1B: Jim Quick 2B: Fred Brocklander 3B: Paul Pryor


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