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Houston Astros 8 New York Mets 1

+ Boxscore: Mon, August 20,1979
1979-08-19 - 1979-08-21
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (71-54)000 301 112 8130
New York Mets (52-70)010 000 000 121
Date of Game: Mon, August 20,1979
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 10,922
Time of Game: 2:55

Winning Pitcher: Joe Niekro (17-7)
Losing Pitcher: Craig Swan (12-10)

Home Runs: None
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PIT7252.581--58551075W2
MON6851.5712.552444183W5
CHN6754.5543.557254626W6
SLN6558.5286.556153130W4
PHI6461.5128.5536560-24L1
NYN5270.42619.0474538-64L4
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU7154.568--455457-2W1
CIN6957.5482.558150873L1
LAN5767.46013.5583584-1L2
SFN5768.45614.0564591-27L6
SDN5373.42118.5471550-79L7
ATL4878.38123.5534624-90W1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.0845
    03300.2221670136
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2363
    11010.26943303310
    Terry Puhlcf23.0433
    11020.29233284025
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1765
    00000.264124954125
    Jose Cruzlf32.0123
    21020.294113065930
    Enos Cabell3b29.3165
    12100.26880665331
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3334
    23110.30311903814
    Alan Ashbyc28.0434
    11200.2075042340
    Joe Niekrop34.2864
    01001.106415020
    Totals36813761.2668955155-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Gil Floresrf26.2974
    00001.188168180
    Ed Glynnp26.078000000.00050000
    Frank Taverasss29.2394
    00001.25983712735
    Lee Mazzillicf24.1484
    00001.306449136524
    John Stearns3b27.3652
    11011.25448995412
    Ed Kranepool1b34.2853
    00000.25318221130
    Joel Youngbloodlf27.3583
    01001.292381154615
    Ron Hodgesc30.0592
    00110.157322030
    Doug Flynn2b28.1243
    00000.2435833470
    Craig Swanp28.2632
    00001.123120010
    Dan Normanph-rf24.2210
    00010.17546140
    Totals2712136.2608185267-
    Game Stats
    2B: Enos Cabell (17), Craig Reynolds (16)
    3B: Jeff Leonard (5)
    RBI: Alan Ashby (34), Enos Cabell (53), Rafael Landestoy (13), Jeff Leonard (38), Ron Hodges (3)
    SH: Joe Niekro (10), Craig Reynolds (26)
    SF: Alan Ashby (3)
    IBB: Jeff Leonard (1)
    GDP: Doug Flynn (15), Ed Kranepool (3)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.286W 17-792113603.010.0229428232
    Totals9.0211360--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Craig Swan28.263L 12-10812663003.220.0728122114
    Ed Glynn26.078-11223103.140.0932588
    Totals9.01388610--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (11)
    BK: Craig Swan (1)
    HB: Joe Niekro (6)
    IBB: Ed Glynn

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Craig Swan 0-0-0, Ed Glynn 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 31, Craig Swan 38, Ed Glynn 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 9-10, Craig Swan 6-18, Ed Glynn 2-0

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


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