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San Francisco Giants 2 Houston Astros 1

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 08,1979
1979-09-07 - 1979-09-09
  123 456 789  R H E
San Francisco Giants (63-80)000 000 020 270
Houston Astros (80-62)000 010 000 191
Date of Game: Sat, September 08,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 32,300
Time of Game: 3:00

Feats and Milestones
Danny Heep:1st career hit
Winning Pitcher: Greg Minton (2-2)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Sambito (7-5)
Save: Gary Lavelle (17)

Home Runs: Johnnie LeMaster (2)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN8162.566--67358192W1
HOU8062.5630.55075070L2
LAN6775.47213.5650657-7L1
SFN6380.44118.0622667-45W2
SDN6083.42021.0531609-78W2
ATL5586.39025.0589692-103L2
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    San Francisco Giants Batting
    SFNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Max Venablerf-lf22.0944
    00012.22238010
    Rob Andrews2b26.2714
    02010.2864832124
    Mike Ivie1b27.0314
    00000.30563323815
    Darrell Evans3b32.1053
    00010.255128817665
    Larry Herndoncf25.3093
    11010.2594427317
    Greg Johnstonlf24.2083
    00002.19229160
    Willie McCoveyph41.2411
    00001.260252115530
    Jack Clarkrf23.303000000.275462268611
    Johnnie LeMasterss25.0814
    13201.2623132237
    Dennis Littlejohnc24.3393
    00011.201461130
    Eddie Whitsonp24.1122
    01001.13280020
    Billy Northph31.1161
    00001.26497952951
    Greg Mintonp28.0411
    00001.00063000
    Gary Lavellep30.248000000.250343000
    Totals33272510.26211307720-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1954
    02101.272126654427
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2554
    00000.26045003912
    Terry Puhlcf23.0623
    01010.28534884227
    Jose Cruzlf32.0313
    01000.289114786632
    Denny Wallingph-lf25.1441
    00000.3032043271
    Enos Cabell3b29.3354
    02001.26782365933
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3523
    00000.29213504316
    Luis Pujolsc23.2953
    00000.26168030
    Danny Heepph22.0671
    01000.2504000
    Jimmy Sextonpr27.268000000.171146001
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.1034
    11000.2361830187
    Joe Niekrop34.3052
    01000.137419040
    Joe Sambitop27.072000000.286188020
    Art Howeph32.2671
    00000.2514666313
    Totals3319112.26911995847-
    Game Stats
    San Francisco Giants Pitching
    SFNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Eddie Whitson24.112-67110104.530.05338122
    Greg Minton28.041W 2-22.12001101.910.0534616
    Gary Lavelle30.248SV 170.20000002.150.00633430
    Totals9.0911120--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.305-7.16115702.920.0533432236
    Joe Sambito27.072L 7-51.21110311.480.01521885
    Totals9.07225101--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (16)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Eddie Whitson 69-48-21, Greg Minton 15-11-4, Gary Lavelle 2-2-0, Joe Niekro 143-80-63, Joe Sambito 12-12-0
    Total Batters Faced: Eddie Whitson 24, Greg Minton 10, Gary Lavelle 2, Joe Niekro 32, Joe Sambito 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Eddie Whitson 8-13, Greg Minton 4-3, Gary Lavelle 1-1, Joe Niekro 9-8, Joe Sambito 0-2

    Umpires: HP: Andy Olsen 1B: Eric Gregg 2B: Steve Fields 3B: Frank Pulli


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