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New York Mets 5 Houston Astros 4

+ Boxscore: Thu, July 20,1978
1978-07-19 - 1978-07-21
  123 456 789 101112  R H E
Houston Astros (41-52)000 201 100 00X 461
New York Mets (41-56)000 201 010 01X 5181
Date of Game: Thu, July 20,1978
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 13,341
Time of Game: 3:00

Feats and Milestones
Bruce Bochy:1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Art Howe:2 home runs
Winning Pitcher: Dale Murray (5-4)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Sambito (3-6)

Home Runs: Bruce Bochy (1), Art Howe 2 (6)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI4939.557--37733641W1
PIT4644.5114.0363376-13W2
CHN4745.5114.0384405-21L1
MON4749.4906.039734849W1
NYN4156.42312.5365413-48W3
SLN3858.39615.0330393-63W1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SFN5838.604--42235468W1
CIN5440.5743.041937940L1
LAN5441.5683.545036486L2
SDN4650.47912.0351382-31L1
ATL4251.45214.5348424-76L1
HOU4152.44115.5352384-32L3
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rafael Landestoyss25.0535
    00003.26526041
    Terry Puhlcf22.0124
    00012.29214631915
    Enos Cabell3b28.2854
    11010.28661944222
    Jose Cruzrf30.3474
    02010.28094165016
    Bob Watson1b32.1015
    00000.282127510582
    Art Howe2b31.2174
    22200.2953266362
    Dave Bergmanlf25.0445
    00002.23769041
    Bruce Bochyc23.0953
    11111.5002110
    Vern Ruhlep27.1761
    00001.0008000
    Bo McLaughlinp24.270000000.00071000
    Denny Wallingph24.0940
    00010.228781135
    Ken Forschp31.3151
    00000.222338000
    Wilbur Howardph29.1931
    00000.247430173
    Joe Sambitop26.022000000.000112000
    Totals3746359.2797084441-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Len Randle3b29.1586
    01000.23282712210
    Bobby Valentine2b28.0682
    01010.2735521140
    Ed Kranepoolph33.2541
    00100.24117492120
    Tim Foliss27.2242
    11000.2399810131
    Lee Mazzillicf23.1175
    02011.26827910409
    Willie Montanez1b30.1106
    12100.266117013613
    Steve Hendersonlf25.2445
    12000.2621968465
    Dale Murrayp28.168000000.000280000
    Joel Youngbloodph26.3271
    01100.2522113130
    Ron Hodgesc29.0285
    03000.253267061
    Bruce Boisclairrf-lf25.2235
    12102.2473153132
    Doug Flynnss-2b27.0934
    01110.2524060201
    Dwight Bernardp26.0501
    00011.0007000
    Kevin Kobelp24.2911
    11000.22227000
    Elliott Maddoxph-rf30.2122
    01000.2767632222
    Totals46518544.2559228030-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Vern Ruhle27.176-3.17222106.003.0018477
    Bo McLaughlin24.270-0.21001003.000.10107318
    Ken Forsch31.315-57211202.860.123434389
    Joe Sambito26.022L 3-61.13110103.260.05381125
    Totals10.31854440--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dwight Bernard26.050-43225413.000.67771
    Kevin Kobel24.291-42220222.250.05135230
    Dale Murray28.168W 5-431000304.390.01432801
    Totals11.0644593--
    Other Game Information
    BK: Vern Ruhle (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Vern Ruhle 0-0-0, Bo McLaughlin 0-0-0, Ken Forsch 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Dwight Bernard 0-0-0, Kevin Kobel 0-0-0, Dale Murray 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Vern Ruhle 18, Bo McLaughlin 3, Ken Forsch 23, Joe Sambito 6, Dwight Bernard 18, Kevin Kobel 14, Dale Murray 11
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Vern Ruhle 3-5, Bo McLaughlin 1-0, Ken Forsch 9-4, Joe Sambito 0-2, Dwight Bernard 2-4, Kevin Kobel 5-5, Dale Murray 3-3

    Umpires: HP: Dick Stello 1B: Bruce Froemming 2B: Eric Gregg 3B: Bill Williams


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