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Houston Astros 4 Cincinnati Reds 1

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 22,1979
1979-09-21 - 1979-09-23
  123 456 789  R H E
Cincinnati Reds (87-68)100 000 000 151
Houston Astros (86-68)000 120 01X 490
Date of Game: Sat, September 22,1979
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 46,037
Time of Game: 2:50

Winning Pitcher: Joe Niekro (20-10)
Losing Pitcher: Mike LaCoss (14-8)
Save: Joe Sambito (20)

Home Runs: None
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN8768.561--71362390L2
HOU8668.5580.55545459W3
LAN7580.48412.070469311L2
SFN6887.43919.0650716-66L3
SDN6590.41922.0578661-83W2
ATL6191.40124.5637739-102W1
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    Cincinnati Reds Batting
    CINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dave Collinsrf26.3373
    12000.31753033115
    Joe Morgan2b36.0033
    00010.248202893226
    Dave Concepcionss31.0973
    01010.2881341158319
    George Fosterlf30.2953
    01010.303104827950
    Johnny Benchc31.2903
    00110.277175722784
    Ray Knight3b26.2684
    01001.31632110794
    Paul Blairpr35.234000000.15419312150
    Harry Spilman1b25.0663
    00000.22645050
    Hector Cruzph26.1731
    00001.2294964250
    Cesar Geronimocf31.1953
    00001.23812623371
    Rick Auerbachph29.2191
    00001.2155580110
    Mike LaCossp23.1152
    00001.12948000
    Rafael Santo Domingoph23.3031
    00001.0005000
    Doug Bairp30.031000000.000182000
    Mario Sotop23.072000000.57138010
    Dave Tomlinp30.092000000.500365000
    Junior Kennedyph29.0441
    00000.2621911174
    Totals3115146.271139512146-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf-lf23.0765
    02000.28435984929
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2692
    11010.26346003912
    Cesar Cedeno1b-cf28.2094
    11101.267127855029
    Jose Cruzlf32.0453
    11010.287115787034
    Dave Bergman1b26.108000000.500123000
    Enos Cabell3b29.3494
    01101.26583566336
    Jeff Leonardrf24.0003
    11010.29214704520
    Luis Pujolsc23.3093
    01001.26480040
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.1173
    01110.26919502513
    Joe Niekrop34.3194
    00001.125422040
    Joe Sambitop27.086000000.286196020
    Totals3149344.27210815252-
    Game Stats
    Cincinnati Reds Pitching
    CINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Mike LaCoss23.115L 14-878332303.550.05345046
    Doug Bair30.031-01111104.110.02631820
    Mario Soto23.072-0.20001004.370.03234011
    Dave Tomlin30.092-0.10000002.780.00503651
    Totals8.0944440--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.319W 20-1085114402.910.0436435239
    Joe Sambito27.086SV 2010000201.740.00601965
    Totals9.0511460--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Doug Bair (3)
    HB: Joe Niekro (7)
    IBB: Mike LaCoss , Mario Soto

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Mike LaCoss 0-0-0, Doug Bair 0-0-0, Mario Soto 0-0-0, Dave Tomlin 0-0-0, Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Mike LaCoss 30, Doug Bair 3, Mario Soto 3, Dave Tomlin 1, Joe Niekro 33, Joe Sambito 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Mike LaCoss 8-9, Doug Bair 0-0, Mario Soto 1-1, Dave Tomlin 1-0, Joe Niekro 12-7, Joe Sambito 0-1

    Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming 1B: Joe West 2B: Bill Williams 3B: Jerry Dale


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