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Houston Astros 4 San Francisco Giants 1

+ Boxscore: Sun, September 09,1979
1979-09-08 - 1979-09-10
  123 456 789  R H E
San Francisco Giants (63-81)000 001 000 180
Houston Astros (81-62)000 000 04X 490
Date of Game: Sun, September 09,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 11,570
Time of Game: 2:24

Winning Pitcher: Ken Forsch (10-6)
Losing Pitcher: Greg Minton (2-3)
Save: Joe Sambito (19)

Home Runs: None
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU8162.566--5115083W1
CIN8163.5620.567458490L1
LAN6875.47613.0653658-5W1
SFN6381.43718.5623671-48L1
SDN6183.42420.5535610-75W3
ATL5587.38725.5590696-106L3
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    San Francisco Giants Batting
    SFNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Max Venablerf22.0954
    01000.22539010
    Rob Andrews2b-3b26.2724
    02001.2924842124
    Mike Ivie1b27.0324
    01000.30463423815
    Darrell Evans3b32.1063
    00110.253128917675
    Tom Griffinp31.200000000.077311000
    Larry Herndoncf25.3104
    00001.2564437317
    Greg Johnstonlf24.2093
    00000.18230160
    Billy Northph31.1171
    00000.26398052951
    Johnnie LeMasterss25.0824
    01001.2623142237
    Dennis Littlejohnc24.3404
    01001.203471130
    Ed Halickip28.3403
    12001.226160010
    Greg Mintonp28.042000000.00064000
    Gary Lavellep30.249000000.250344000
    Joe Strain2b25.132000000.243561114
    Totals3418115.25810065195-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Cesar Cedeno1b-cf28.1964
    11001.271126754427
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2563
    01000.26045103912
    Jesus Alouph37.1691
    01200.2431371090
    Julio Gonzalezpr-ss26.258010000.2442500102
    Terry Puhlcf-lf23.0634
    00001.28334984227
    Denny Wallinglf25.1454
    12101.3102053281
    Joe Sambitop27.073000000.286189020
    Enos Cabell3b29.3364
    01103.26782466033
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3533
    00010.28913604316
    Luis Pujolsc23.2962
    01000.28069030
    Danny Heepph22.0681
    00000.2005000
    Bruce Bochyc24.1461
    00001.210102150
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.1042
    01010.2381840187
    Vern Ruhlep28.2272
    00001.07728000
    Ken Forschp33.001000000.174378030
    Dave Bergmanph-1b26.0951
    11000.500118000
    Totals3249428.26610645926-
    Game Stats
    San Francisco Giants Pitching
    SFNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ed Halicki28.340-64001504.210.0529166144
    Greg Minton28.042L 2-31.12220102.150.0335626
    Gary Lavelle30.249-0.12220102.350.02643440
    Tom Griffin31.200-0.11001103.800.0252324160
    Totals8.0944280--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Vern Ruhle28.227-64111403.000.10910593
    Ken Forsch33.001W 10-623000003.180.0222383115
    Joe Sambito27.073SV 1911000101.460.01531895
    Totals9.0811150--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Tom Griffin

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ed Halicki 0-0-0, Greg Minton 0-0-0, Gary Lavelle 0-0-0, Tom Griffin 0-0-0, Vern Ruhle 0-0-0, Ken Forsch 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ed Halicki 22, Greg Minton 6, Gary Lavelle 3, Tom Griffin 3, Vern Ruhle 23, Ken Forsch 8, Joe Sambito 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ed Halicki 5-9, Greg Minton 4-1, Gary Lavelle 1-1, Tom Griffin 1-0, Vern Ruhle 7-8, Ken Forsch 3-4, Joe Sambito 1-1

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


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