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New York Mets 6 Chicago Cubs 4

+ Boxscore: Sat, July 28,1979
1979-07-27 - 1979-07-29
  123 456 789  R H E
Chicago Cubs (54-43)000 101 110 4113
New York Mets (43-55)001 220 10X 6120
Date of Game: Sat, July 28,1979
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 11,359
Time of Game: 2:43

Feats and Milestones
Dave Kingman:3 home runs, 4 hits
Frank Taveras:3 stolen bases
Neil Allen:1st career save
Winning Pitcher: Pete Falcone (2-7)
Losing Pitcher: Ken Holtzman (6-8)
Save: Neil Allen (1)

Home Runs: Dave Kingman 3 (35), Lee Mazzilli (10), John Stearns (6)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MON5442.562--43436767L3
PIT5644.5602.046240755W3
CHN5443.5570.54474416L1
SLN5047.5154.544942920W3
PHI5249.5154.5444454-10L5
NYN4355.43912.0372423-51W1
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    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ivan DeJesusss26.2005
    03101.28249843517
    Ted Sizemore2b34.1043
    00000.25313682243
    Larry Biittnerph34.0011
    00000.2818261170
    Willie Hernandezp24.256000000.333157000
    Steve Dillardph28.1701
    00001.250223041
    Bill Buckner1b29.2263
    00010.27511059474
    Mike Vailrf27.2614
    00002.3333384190
    Dave Kingmanlf30.2194
    34300.306100235794
    Steve Ontiveros3b27.2764
    00001.2936384370
    Jerry Martincf30.0784
    12002.29653813541
    Barry Footec27.1634
    00000.24151110303
    Miguel Dilonepr24.269000000.191251164
    Ken Holtzmanp33.2672
    01000.256278010
    Donnie Moorep25.165000000.182134010
    Ken Hendersonph33.0431
    00000.2831360140
    Mick Kelleher2b32.003000000.279380062
    Scot Thompsonph23.2341
    01000.356871202
    Totals37411417.28110409694-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Joel Youngbloodrf27.3355
    00001.287357133614
    Gil Floresrf26.274000000.205152050
    Frank Taverasss29.2164
    23000.25881302129
    Lee Mazzillicf24.1254
    11201.309425105022
    Richie Hebner3b31.2454
    10000.26013716501
    John Stearns1b27.3424
    12300.25046764011
    Steve Hendersonlf26.2524
    02000.29935153812
    Alex Trevinoc21.3363
    02010.341430110
    Doug Flynn2b28.1014
    01000.2335593350
    Pete Falconep25.3002
    11010.267121020
    Neil Allenp21.1851
    00001.00025000
    Totals35612523.2717694684-
    Game Stats
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Holtzman33.267L 6-848531024.670.0820448408
    Donnie Moore25.165-21001005.530.04321343
    Willie Hernandez24.256-23110305.190.06351561
    Totals8.01264232--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pete Falcone25.300W 2-76.28321524.970.0921133119
    Neil Allen21.185SV 12.13110214.580.0526265
    Totals9.01143173--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ken Holtzman 0-0-0, Donnie Moore 0-0-0, Willie Hernandez 0-0-0, Pete Falcone 0-0-0, Neil Allen 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ken Holtzman 21, Donnie Moore 7, Willie Hernandez 9, Pete Falcone 28, Neil Allen 10
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ken Holtzman 8-4, Donnie Moore 3-2, Willie Hernandez 1-3, Pete Falcone 4-10, Neil Allen 2-3

    Umpires: HP: Fred Brocklander 1B: Ed Vargo 2B: Paul Pryor 3B: Jim Quick


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