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New York Mets 5 Houston Astros 0

+ Boxscore: Tue, August 21,1979
1979-08-20 - 1979-08-22
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (71-55)000 000 000 053
New York Mets (53-70)010 220 00X 581
Date of Game: Tue, August 21,1979
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 9,337
Time of Game: 2:12

Winning Pitcher: Pete Falcone (5-9)
Losing Pitcher: Frank LaCorte (1-2)

Home Runs: None
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PIT7253.576--58651670L1
MON6852.5672.552644482L1
CHN6755.5493.557455024L1
SLN6559.5246.556353429L1
PHI6462.5088.5540565-25L2
NYN5370.43118.0479538-59W1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU7155.563--455462-7L1
CIN7057.5511.558451074W1
LAN5867.46412.55875861W1
SFN5868.46013.0570592-22W1
SDN5473.42517.5474552-78W1
ATL4978.38622.5539628-89W2
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.0854
    00002.2171680136
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2373
    01011.27043403311
    Terry Puhlcf23.0444
    01000.29233384025
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1774
    00001.260125054125
    Enos Cabell3b29.3173
    00010.26680765331
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3344
    01000.30212003814
    Jose Cruzlf32.0134
    01001.294113165930
    Bruce Bochyc24.1273
    01000.22996150
    Frank LaCortep27.3131
    00001.00050000
    Alan Knicelyph24.0940
    00010.0003000
    George Throopp28.270000000.00030000
    Art Howeph32.2491
    00000.2554606313
    Pete Laddp23.035000000--2000
    Totals3105036.2719534884-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss29.2404
    01001.25983812735
    Alex Trevinoc21.3604
    00000.302580170
    Lee Mazzillicf24.1492
    10020.305450136525
    John Stearns3b28.0004
    11101.25449095512
    Sergio Ferrer3b28.204000000.000116000
    Ed Kranepool1b34.2863
    10010.24418231130
    Joel Youngbloodlf27.3594
    12101.294382154715
    Dan Normanrf24.2223
    11000.18647140
    Doug Flynn2b28.1254
    03300.2485843500
    Pete Falconep25.3243
    00001.205126020
    Kevin Kobelp25.323000000.17166020
    Totals3158534.2687914980-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Frank LaCorte27.313L 1-244322306.330.22125031
    George Throop28.270-23221004.320.1618300
    Pete Ladd23.035-21000100.000.33220
    Totals8.0854340--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pete Falcone25.324W 5-98.25003604.270.0626138124
    Kevin Kobel25.323-0.10000003.380.00239456
    Totals9.0500360--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Pete Ladd (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Frank LaCorte 0-0-0, George Throop 0-0-0, Pete Ladd 0-0-0, Pete Falcone 0-0-0, Kevin Kobel 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Frank LaCorte 19, George Throop 10, Pete Ladd 7, Pete Falcone 33, Kevin Kobel 1
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Frank LaCorte 6-4, George Throop 3-3, Pete Ladd 2-2, Pete Falcone 6-14, Kevin Kobel 1-0

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


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