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Houston Astros 4 New York Mets 3

+ Boxscore: Fri, July 16,1976
1976-07-15 - 1976-07-17
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (44-44)000 400 000 481
New York Mets (47-43)100 001 010 392
Date of Game: Fri, July 16,1976
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 13,323
Time of Game: 2:42

Winning Pitcher: Larry Dierker (9-8)
Losing Pitcher: Jon Matlack (10-3)
Save: Gene Pentz (3)

Home Runs: Bob Watson (10)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI5627.675--440296144L1
PIT4835.5788.039335538W4
NYN4743.52212.536330954L1
SLN3846.45218.5322357-35W2
CHN3650.41921.5339448-109L3
MON2653.32928.0274372-98L1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN5434.614--510356154W1
LAN4939.5575.035634313W3
HOU4444.50010.0354399-45W1
SDN4346.48311.5338366-28L6
ATL4047.46013.5373381-8L2
SFN3653.40418.5332412-80W1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rob Andrews2b23.2174
    11001.2791600155
    Enos Cabell3b26.2814
    11000.29930812619
    Cesar Cedenocf25.1413
    00010.297889144830
    Bob Watson1b30.0974
    12300.28296210473
    Leon Robertsrf-lf25.1754
    11000.3241966241
    Cliff Johnsonlf28.3603
    00001.2222846330
    Wilbur Howardrf27.1891
    00000.2092641153
    Ed Herrmannc29.3234
    02000.1917793170
    Roger Metzgerss28.2804
    01000.2438050160
    Larry Dierkerp29.2972
    00001.100319010
    Gene Pentzp23.0250
    00010.25035000
    Totals3348323.2646565001-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Wayne Garrett3b28.2262
    00010.2258804267
    Roy Staigerph-3b26.1912
    01000.20243060
    Felix Millan2b32.3304
    11000.25213001131
    Bruce Boisclairlf23.2194
    22000.30563046
    Dave Kingmanrf27.2074
    01001.23463131715
    Ed Kranepool1b31.2504
    02200.28015526311
    Del Unsercf31.2193
    01010.23312115254
    Jerry Grotec33.2834
    00000.25512633161
    Bud Harrelsonss32.0404
    01002.22511591192
    Jon Matlackp26.1782
    00002.157160060
    Skip Lockwoodp29.333000000.400247020
    Mike Vailph24.2491
    00001.25050000
    Bob Apodacap26.166000000.200108000
    Joe Torreph35.3631
    00000.29820934151
    Totals3539226.24876510760-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Larry Dierker29.297W 9-85.27222304.030.0818329305
    Gene Pentz23.025SV 33.12100303.650.0522350
    Totals9.0932260--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jon Matlack26.178L 10-368420212.660.0520162158
    Skip Lockwood29.333-10001102.120.0230223105
    Bob Apodaca26.166-20001002.530.022610810
    Totals9.0842231--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Larry Dierker (10), Jon Matlack (7)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Larry Dierker 0-0-0, Gene Pentz 0-0-0, Jon Matlack 0-0-0, Skip Lockwood 0-0-0, Bob Apodaca 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Larry Dierker 24, Gene Pentz 13, Jon Matlack 26, Skip Lockwood 3, Bob Apodaca 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Larry Dierker 8-4, Gene Pentz 3-5, Jon Matlack 8-8, Skip Lockwood 1-0, Bob Apodaca 4-1

    Umpires: HP: Frank Pulli 1B: John Kibler 2B: Terry Tata 3B: Doug Harvey


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