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Chicago Cubs 9 New York Mets 7

+ Boxscore: Thu, May 24,1979
1979-05-23 - 1979-05-25
  123 456 789  R H E
Chicago Cubs (17-21)123 020 010 9131
New York Mets (14-24)001 002 220 7153
Date of Game: Thu, May 24,1979
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 0
Time of Game: 2:57
Winning Pitcher: Ken Holtzman (4-3)
Losing Pitcher: Pete Falcone (0-4)
Save: Bruce Sutter (7)

Home Runs: Barry Foote (5), Steve Ontiveros (2)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MON2514.641--17815424W2
PHI2615.6341.020415846L1
SLN2218.5503.516514223W1
PIT1820.4746.5175177-2L2
CHN1721.4477.5174202-28L1
NYN1424.36810.5146177-31W1
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    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ivan DeJesusss26.1353
    31020.257438294
    Ted Sizemore2b34.0393
    11000.25813142101
    Bill Buckner1b29.1614
    13200.26410485253
    Dave Kingmanlf30.1543
    00011.30495413330
    Scot Thompsonlf23.1691
    01100.36242070
    Bobby Murcerrf33.0045
    01001.27215854140
    Jerry Martincf30.0134
    22100.2764804210
    Sam Mejiascf27.0151
    00001.000171000
    Steve Ontiveros3b27.2114
    13310.3155862140
    Barry Footec27.0984
    11210.1984595121
    Ken Holtzmanp33.2024
    00002.333267000
    Willie Hernandezp24.191000000.500139000
    Bruce Sutterp26.1361
    00000.000190000
    Totals37913955.2733577673-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Joel Youngbloodrf-2b27.2705
    12200.3122986185
    Frank Taverasss29.1515
    11001.2317520312
    Lee Mazzillicf24.0605
    23100.3153684219
    Richie Hebner3b31.1805
    03200.30813213231
    John Stearnsc27.2775
    11100.2004103143
    Willie Montanez1b31.0534
    11000.20012672110
    Steve Hendersonlf26.1875
    13100.2692911137
    Doug Flynn2b28.0361
    00000.1895021150
    Wayne Twitchellp31.0751
    01000.500244000
    Gil Floresph26.2091
    00000.313133040
    Neil Allenp21.120000000.0008000
    Alex Trevinoph21.271000000.43518050
    Ed Kranepoolph34.1971
    00000.1851786150
    Jesse Oroscop22.053000000.00012000
    Bruce Boisclairph26.1661
    00000.310370000
    Elliott Maddoxrf31.1553
    00023.192827020
    Totals42715724.2543918607-
    Game Stats
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Holtzman33.202W 4-3610442204.400.268436397
    Willie Hernandez24.191-0.13110004.680.12171381
    Bruce Sutter26.136SV 72.22210201.570.09121900
    Totals9.01576240--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pete Falcone25.235L 0-42.25622115.060.159121109
    Wayne Twitchell31.075-3.14222217.200.407252130
    Neil Allen21.120-11000106.480.04995
    Jesse Orosco22.053-23111104.260.2112120
    Totals9.01395552--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Ken Holtzman (2)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ken Holtzman 0-0-0, Willie Hernandez 0-0-0, Bruce Sutter 0-0-0, Pete Falcone 0-0-0, Wayne Twitchell 0-0-0, Neil Allen 0-0-0, Jesse Orosco 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ken Holtzman 30, Willie Hernandez 4, Bruce Sutter 11, Pete Falcone 16, Wayne Twitchell 15, Neil Allen 5, Jesse Orosco 9
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ken Holtzman 9-8, Willie Hernandez 1-0, Bruce Sutter 8-0, Pete Falcone 4-4, Wayne Twitchell 2-5, Neil Allen 1-2, Jesse Orosco 2-2

    Umpires: HP: Ed Montague 1B: Lee Weyer 2B: Harry Wendelstedt 3B: Dutch Rennert


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