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New York Mets 5 Houston Astros 4

+ Boxscore: Sun, September 02,1979
1979-09-01 - 1979-09-03
  123 456 789  R H E
New York Mets (54-79)003 000 200 581
Houston Astros (77-59)100 020 001 492
Date of Game: Sun, September 02,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 14,215
Time of Game: 2:43

Feats and Milestones
Jose Cruz:1000th career hit
John Stearns:500th career game
Winning Pitcher: Kevin Kobel (6-8)
Losing Pitcher: Randy Niemann (3-2)
Save: Neil Allen (6)

Home Runs: None
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PIT8155.596--64254894W6
MON7454.5784.057047397W5
SLN7361.5457.061356845W3
CHN7162.5348.560859117L3
PHI6868.50013.0574602-28W3
NYN5479.40625.5499583-84W1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU7759.566--4894881L1
CIN7760.5620.563455480L3
LAN6472.47113.06316301W3
SFN6077.43817.5600642-42L4
SDN5780.41620.5507598-91L3
ATL5382.39323.5566656-90L3
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    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss29.2524
    11100.25984812938
    John Stearnslf28.0124
    12200.24850095913
    Andy Hasslerp27.3201
    00001.00080000
    Neil Allenp21.221000000.00038000
    Lee Mazzillicf24.1615
    02100.303460136728
    Richie Hebner3b31.2813
    00110.25513997592
    Joel Youngbloodrf-lf28.0054
    00000.283392165215
    Ed Kranepool1b34.2984
    00000.23918331130
    Ron Hodgesc30.0723
    00010.148328030
    Doug Flynn2b28.1374
    12000.2545943530
    Kevin Kobelp25.3351
    10001.17569020
    Elliott Maddoxph-rf31.2561
    11010.282870092
    Totals3458532.26110147411-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.0974
    11110.2031770167
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2495
    00001.26744403611
    Jose Cruzlf32.0253
    01100.289114186430
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1894
    00001.267126054226
    Enos Cabell3b29.3294
    02000.26981765633
    Jeff Leonardcf-rf23.3463
    01011.29812904115
    Denny Wallingrf25.1382
    11000.2992013260
    Alan Knicelyph24.1061
    00000.0005000
    Terry Puhlcf23.0561
    11000.28634284226
    Bruce Bochyc24.1391
    00020.212101150
    Julio Gonzalezph26.2511
    01000.2442470102
    Joaquin Andujarp26.2551
    00001.089124270
    Jesus Alouph37.1621
    11100.2291369070
    Randy Niemannp23.292000000.13319000
    Jimmy Sextonph27.2621
    00000.182144001
    Pete Laddp23.047000000--6000
    Art Howeph32.261000000.2544626313
    Danny Heepph22.0611
    00000.0002000
    Totals3349344.26512666990-
    Game Stats
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Kevin Kobel25.335W 6-866322303.420.06269759
    Andy Hassler27.320-23112104.710.0628180112
    Neil Allen21.221SV 610000004.210.0039395
    Totals9.0943440--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joaquin Andujar26.255-56322103.130.043912885
    Randy Niemann23.292L 3-222210003.520.0320207
    Pete Ladd23.047-20001101.000.11660
    Totals9.0853320--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joaquin Andujar (4)
    IBB: Kevin Kobel

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Kevin Kobel 0-0-0, Andy Hassler 0-0-0, Neil Allen 0-0-0, Joaquin Andujar 0-0-0, Randy Niemann 0-0-0, Pete Ladd 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Kevin Kobel 25, Andy Hassler 10, Neil Allen 3, Joaquin Andujar 23, Randy Niemann 9, Pete Ladd 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Kevin Kobel 11-3, Andy Hassler 2-2, Neil Allen 2-1, Joaquin Andujar 8-6, Randy Niemann 5-2, Pete Ladd 2-3

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


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