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Houston Astros 5 San Francisco Giants 4

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 01,1979
1979-07-31 - 1979-08-02
  123 456 789  R H E
San Francisco Giants (52-56)200 010 100 490
Houston Astros (62-47)100 400 00X 581
Date of Game: Wed, August 01,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 21,207
Time of Game: 2:30

Feats and Milestones
Jack Clark:4 hits
Winning Pitcher: Ken Forsch (8-6)
Losing Pitcher: Vida Blue (8-9)
Save: Bert Roberge (4)

Home Runs: None
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU6247.569--401415-14W2
CIN5951.5363.551346350W1
SFN5256.4819.55034976L2
SDN4960.45013.0420457-37L1
LAN4562.42116.0495529-34L1
ATL4464.40717.5490548-58W1
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    San Francisco Giants Batting
    SFNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Billy Northcf31.0785
    00001.27195352744
    Tom Griffinp31.161000000.083302000
    Joe Strain2b25.0935
    22000.29830182
    Jack Clarkrf23.2655
    24100.27143321747
    Willie McCovey1b41.2033
    01020.269249614490
    Darrell Evans3b32.0674
    02300.252125313515
    Mike Ivielf26.3582
    00021.30660115573
    Roger Metzgerss31.2963
    00012.22411640229
    Dennis Littlejohnc24.3012
    00010.19219060
    Terry Whitfieldph26.2011
    00000.2923904365
    Mike Sadekc33.063000000.2372851101
    Vida Bluep30.0042
    00000.130147120
    Pedro Borbonp32.242000000.333565000
    Greg Johnstonph24.1701
    00000.0005000
    Philip Nastup24.146000000.04322010
    Larry Herndonph-cf25.2711
    00000.2724126266
    Totals3449464.2639579077-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1573
    10022.267124254024
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2174
    00000.2794180308
    Terry Puhlcf23.0243
    01010.28231673021
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3143
    12110.28910302912
    Enos Cabell3b29.2974
    11100.26979054926
    Art Howe2b32.2292
    10021.2504466261
    Rafael Landestoypr-2b26.065000000.1821540102
    Denny Wallinglf25.1064
    12201.3041893230
    Alan Ashbyc28.0244
    00001.2154932310
    Ken Forschp32.3272
    01101.178374030
    Rick Williamsp26.2651
    01000.19036000
    Randy Niemannp23.260000000.13314000
    Bert Robergep24.3021
    00001.00019000
    Totals3158567.2618644594-
    Game Stats
    San Francisco Giants Pitching
    SFNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Vida Blue30.004L 8-93.16553305.590.0623331320
    Pedro Borbon32.242-1.20000003.950.00435664
    Philip Nastu24.146-22003203.900.06202315
    Tom Griffin31.161-10000203.630.0043315160
    Totals8.0855670--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Forsch32.327W 8-657334403.180.0818379112
    Rick Williams26.265-12110003.210.02203712
    Randy Niemann23.260-0.10001003.930.0215157
    Bert Roberge24.302SV 42.20001001.080.0419190
    Totals9.0944640--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Philip Nastu , Ken Forsch

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Vida Blue 58-36-22, Pedro Borbon 5-5-0, Philip Nastu 24-12-12, Tom Griffin 7-7-0, Ken Forsch 45-29-16, Rick Williams 5-5-0, Randy Niemann 5-1-4, Bert Roberge 12-8-4
    Total Batters Faced: Vida Blue 18, Pedro Borbon 5, Philip Nastu 11, Tom Griffin 3, Ken Forsch 25, Rick Williams 5, Randy Niemann 2, Bert Roberge 9
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Vida Blue 2-7, Pedro Borbon 4-1, Philip Nastu 2-3, Tom Griffin 1-0, Ken Forsch 6-10, Rick Williams 2-3, Randy Niemann 0-1, Bert Roberge 5-3

    Umpires: HP: Terry Tata 1B: Jerry Crawford 2B: Charlie Williams 3B: John Kibler


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