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Atlanta Braves 6 New York Mets 4

+ Boxscore: Tue, August 28,1979
1979-08-27 - 1979-08-29
  123 456 789  R H E
Atlanta Braves (52-79)100 201 011 6132
New York Mets (53-76)000 010 030 4120
Date of Game: Tue, August 28,1979
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 6,586
Time of Game: 2:29

Winning Pitcher: Phil Niekro (17-17)
Losing Pitcher: Dock Ellis (3-11)
Save: Joey McLaughlin (2)

Home Runs: Dale Murphy (16)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PIT7655.580--61553580W1
MON7054.5653.553746077W1
CHN7058.5474.559357023W1
SLN6960.5356.059155338W1
PHI6567.49211.5554588-34L4
NYN5376.41122.0489569-80L6
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN7657.571--61752097W7
HOU7557.5680.54774770L1
LAN6170.46614.06126120L1
SFN5972.45016.0584612-28L2
SDN5677.42120.0493582-89L1
ATL5279.39723.0554638-84W2
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    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Royster2b26.3145
    01101.26058624326
    Gary Matthewsrf29.0545
    12000.3171001257314
    Dale Murphy1b23.1694
    12201.29926416444
    Jeff Burroughslf28.1744
    12012.226112011462
    Barry Bonnelllf25.305000000.25332310373
    Rowland Officecf26.3074
    11011.2597432364
    Pepe Friasss31.0454
    00000.2775481413
    Darrel Chaney3b31.1723
    00010.128899071
    Bruce Benedictc24.0104
    23100.228810121
    Phil Niekrop40.1492
    02200.194585070
    Gene Garberp31.289000000.333431010
    Larry Bradfordp29.250000000--13000
    Joey McLaughlinp23.048000000.25030000
    Totals35613635.26410316624-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Gil Floresrf26.3053
    00001.192172180
    Ed Kranepoolph34.2931
    00001.24218291130
    Frank Taverasss29.2474
    12000.26184412837
    Lee Mazzillicf24.1564
    13100.302456136628
    John Stearnsc28.0074
    01101.24949695713
    Richie Hebner1b31.2763
    01101.25513957572
    Joel Youngbloodlf28.0004
    13000.290388164915
    Alex Trevino3b22.0024
    01001.293620170
    Neil Allenp21.216000000.00037000
    Doug Flynn2b28.1324
    00101.2495903520
    Dock Ellisp34.1702
    00000.083275010
    Jeff Reardonp23.332000000--3000
    Elliott Maddoxph-3b31.2512
    11001.283867091
    Totals35412407.26510157414-
    Game Stats
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Phil Niekro40.149W 17-1778110303.580.0336588454
    Gene Garber31.289-0.13320104.360.03604389
    Larry Bradford29.250-0.10000000.000.0011130
    Joey McLaughlin23.048SV 21.11000302.130.0228312
    Totals9.01243070--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dock Ellis34.170L 3-11710443416.170.1124337314
    Jeff Reardon23.332-12110009.000.67330
    Neil Allen21.216-11110104.260.0138385
    Totals9.01366351--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Phil Niekro (9)
    IBB: Dock Ellis

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Phil Niekro 0-0-0, Gene Garber 0-0-0, Larry Bradford 0-0-0, Joey McLaughlin 0-0-0, Dock Ellis 0-0-0, Jeff Reardon 0-0-0, Neil Allen 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Phil Niekro 26, Gene Garber 5, Larry Bradford 1, Joey McLaughlin 5, Dock Ellis 33, Jeff Reardon 4, Neil Allen 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Phil Niekro 11-4, Gene Garber 1-0, Larry Bradford 0-1, Joey McLaughlin 1-0, Dock Ellis 13-3, Jeff Reardon 1-1, Neil Allen 0-2

    Umpires: HP: Jerry Dale 1B: Bruce Froemming 2B: Joe West 3B: Bill Williams


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