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Houston Astros 3 Atlanta Braves 2

+ Boxscore: Sun, August 05,1979
1979-08-04 - 1979-08-06
  123 456 789  R H E
Atlanta Braves (45-68)000 100 100 271
Houston Astros (66-47)000 000 12X 380
Date of Game: Sun, August 05,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 35,399
Time of Game: 2:53

Winning Pitcher: Bert Roberge (3-0)
Losing Pitcher: Gene Garber (5-13)
Save: Joe Sambito (14)

Home Runs: None
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU6647.584--418423-5W6
CIN6152.5405.053347162W2
SFN5259.46813.0510520-10L5
SDN5063.44216.0430484-54L2
LAN4862.43616.5518536-18W3
ATL4568.39821.0505567-62L4
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    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Royster2b26.2914
    00010.26456823818
    Gary Matthewsrf29.0314
    01000.311983236912
    Mike Lumlf33.2824
    12000.24113274210
    Bob Horner3b21.3643
    01111.32116620660
    Dale Murphy1b23.1463
    00010.30024715412
    Joe Nolanc28.0854
    00002.2472274140
    Barry Bonnellcf25.2822
    11020.2523088312
    Pepe Friasss31.0223
    00000.2965301383
    Eddie Solomonp28.1773
    02100.175115010
    Gene Garberp31.266000000.375424010
    Rowland Officeph26.284000000.2687252333
    Charlie Spikesph28.1941
    00001.2936183200
    Totals3127254.2829296238-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.0693
    12011.2051580104
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2213
    00011.27142203110
    Terry Puhlcf23.0284
    00000.28732073323
    Jose Cruzlf31.3634
    12100.304111865830
    Enos Cabell1b29.3013
    11010.26979454930
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3184
    01101.28610703113
    Art Howe3b32.2333
    02000.2564506283
    Alan Ashbyc28.0283
    00003.2174962320
    Joe Niekrop34.2712
    00000.102412020
    Denny Wallingph25.1101
    00000.3081923240
    Bert Robergep24.306000000.00021000
    Joe Sambitop27.038000000.167179010
    Totals3038236.2669344669-
    Game Stats
    2B: Bob Horner (12), Eddie Solomon (2)
    RBI: Bob Horner (66), Eddie Solomon (1), Jose Cruz (58), Jeff Leonard (31)
    SB: Gary Matthews (12), Enos Cabell (30), Jose Cruz (30), Art Howe (3), Rafael Landestoy (4), Craig Reynolds (10)
    CS: Jose Cruz (9)
    SH: Pepe Frias (9)
    IBB: Enos Cabell (7)
    GDP: Barry Bonnell (8)
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Eddie Solomon28.177-6.15102504.880.062111646
    Gene Garber31.266L 5-131.23221104.240.05534319
    Totals8.0832360--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.271-77224303.210.0626425229
    Bert Roberge24.306W 3-01.10001001.000.0421210
    Joe Sambito27.038SV 140.20000101.210.00431795
    Totals9.0722540--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (9)
    IBB: Gene Garber

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Eddie Solomon 0-0-0, Gene Garber 0-0-0, Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Bert Roberge 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Eddie Solomon 25, Gene Garber 8, Joe Niekro 30, Bert Roberge 5, Joe Sambito 2
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Eddie Solomon 6-7, Gene Garber 2-1, Joe Niekro 8-8, Bert Roberge 3-1, Joe Sambito 1-0

    Umpires: HP: Dutch Rennert 1B: Ed Montague 2B: Lee Weyer 3B: Harry Wendelstedt


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