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Houston Astros 5 New York Mets 0

+ Boxscore: Fri, June 08,1979
1979-06-07 - 1979-06-09
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (35-24)010 004 000 580
New York Mets (21-31)000 000 000 041
Date of Game: Fri, June 08,1979
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 12,196
Time of Game: 2:24

Winning Pitcher: Joe Niekro (9-2)
Losing Pitcher: Pat Zachry (5-1)

Home Runs: None
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MON3120.608--23118843L1
SLN3022.5771.525121338L2
PIT2824.5383.524521926W3
PHI2927.5184.524022713L2
CHN2428.4627.5224267-43L1
NYN2131.40410.5208245-37L1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU3524.593--23520827W2
CIN3126.5443.027025614W1
LAN2831.4757.028126813W1
SFN2731.4667.5276278-2L1
SDN2733.4508.5245275-30W1
ATL2135.37512.5245307-62W1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.3354
    02110.2702675178
    Craig Reynoldsss26.1634
    00000.2863750176
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1034
    01010.259120442213
    Jose Cruzlf31.3054
    00000.292106543713
    Enos Cabell3b29.2434
    22001.30074143015
    Jeff Leonardrf23.2604
    12100.315630164
    Art Howe2b32.1753
    10010.2124072150
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.011000000.171119041
    Alan Ashbyc27.3363
    11110.2234521210
    Joe Niekrop34.2133
    00110.118401020
    Totals3358451.2644785094-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Joel Youngbloodrf27.2854
    00000.30131310247
    Frank Taverasss29.1664
    01001.2277670917
    Lee Mazzillicf24.0754
    00000.34338352814
    Willie Montanez1b31.0684
    00001.21612823190
    John Stearnsc27.2923
    01010.2374243236
    Steve Hendersonlf26.2023
    00002.2683063209
    Alex Trevino3b21.2862
    01010.39525060
    Doug Flynn2b28.0513
    00000.2255171200
    Pat Zachryp27.0451
    01000.12595000
    Mike Scottp24.043000000.00011000
    Bruce Boisclairph26.1811
    00000.244381000
    Pete Falconep25.250000000.176115020
    Elliott Maddoxph31.1701
    00000.234837020
    Wayne Twitchellp31.090000000.333248000
    Totals3004024.2584715704-
    Game Stats
    2B: Alex Trevino (4)
    RBI: Alan Ashby (21), Jeff Leonard (16), Joe Niekro (2), Terry Puhl (17)
    SB: Enos Cabell (15)
    CS: Terry Puhl (11), John Stearns (5)
    SH: Craig Reynolds (16)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.213W 9-294002402.470.0614413217
    Totals9.0400240--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pat Zachry27.045L 5-15.17554003.560.2679787
    Mike Scott24.043-0.20001004.740.0312127
    Pete Falcone25.250-21000105.160.0213125111
    Wayne Twitchell31.090-10000005.250.0011256130
    Totals9.0855510--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (4), Pat Zachry (1)
    BK: Mike Scott (1)
    HB: Joe Niekro (3)
    IBB: Pat Zachry

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Pat Zachry 0-0-0, Mike Scott 0-0-0, Pete Falcone 0-0-0, Wayne Twitchell 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 33, Pat Zachry 26, Mike Scott 3, Pete Falcone 7, Wayne Twitchell 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 11-12, Pat Zachry 7-9, Mike Scott 2-0, Pete Falcone 3-2, Wayne Twitchell 2-1

    Umpires: HP: Frank Pulli 1B: Doug Harvey 2B: Lanny Harris 3B: Andy Olsen


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