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New York Mets 3 Houston Astros 2

+ Boxscore: Thu, August 27,1981
1981-08-26 - 1981-08-28
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (36-37)002 000 000 290
New York Mets (27-42)000 010 02X 370
Date of Game: Thu, August 27,1981
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 17,488
Time of Game: 2:28

Winning Pitcher: Mike Marshall (2-0)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Sambito (3-5)
Save: Neil Allen (12)

Home Runs: None
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SLN4026.606--30225250W2
PHI4030.5712.03063033L2
MON3931.5573.029425638W3
PIT3235.4788.527726512L4
NYN2742.39114.5234297-63W1
CHN2546.35217.5248333-85L1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN4727.635--32823593W4
CIN4230.5834.0305306-1L3
ATL3735.5149.0282291-9W2
HOU3637.49310.525724116L1
SFN3640.47412.02872852W1
SDN2648.35121.0254310-56L5
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Tony Scottcf29.3444
    12111.25067122813
    Kiko Garciass27.3174
    01101.225420061
    Harry Spilmanph27.0401
    00001.219145030
    Cesar Cedeno1b30.1835
    01001.28314812279
    Jose Cruzlf34.0193
    01010.284139411412
    Art Howe3b34.2553
    01010.3056543241
    Gary Woodsrf27.0383
    00000.173132061
    Denny Wallingph-rf27.1321
    00000.2393654202
    Luis Pujolsc25.2834
    00000.224193191
    Frank LaCortep29.319000000.500138000
    Joe Pittman2b27.2384
    12000.28142072
    Joe Niekrop36.2932
    00000.158478030
    Joe Sambitop29.060000000.000296000
    Alan Ashbyc30.0501
    01000.2536830200
    Dickie Thonpr23.068000000.203151034
    Totals3529234.2596517243-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mookie Wilsoncf25.2004
    00001.2988821018
    Frank Taverasss31.2464
    12101.23410730915
    Hubie Brooks3b24.3374
    02100.301893235
    Dave Kingman1b32.2493
    00011.224121119462
    Bob Bailor2b30.048000000.255570071
    Ellis Valentinerf27.0283
    01001.1976574220
    Lee Mazzillilf26.1553
    11001.21170332012
    John Stearnsc30.0063
    00000.2736700167
    Mike Marshallp38.224000000--702000
    Neil Allenp23.215000000.200137000
    Doug Flynn2b30.1312
    00100.2098191130
    Mike Jorgensenph-1b33.0111
    00001.23812213143
    Pete Falconep27.3302
    00000.000195010
    Alex Trevinoc24.0011
    11000.279232092
    Totals3037316.2456638367-
    Game Stats
    2B: Jose Cruz (13), Joe Pittman (4), Hubie Brooks (13), Lee Mazzilli (8)
    RBI: Kiko Garcia (6), Tony Scott (28), Hubie Brooks (23), Doug Flynn (13), Frank Taveras (9)
    SB: Alex Trevino (2)
    SH: Joe Niekro (7)
    IBB: Tony Scott (1)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro36.293-7.15221403.000.0517491294
    Joe Sambito29.060L 3-50.12110101.800.05332965
    Frank LaCorte29.319-0.10000104.030.002713831
    Totals8.0733160--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pete Falcone27.330-76222302.840.1427209157
    Mike Marshall38.224W 2-01.13001003.860.57670524
    Neil Allen23.215SV 120.20000102.490.00291385
    Totals9.0922340--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (6)
    IBB: Pete Falcone , Mike Marshall

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Frank LaCorte 0-0-0, Pete Falcone 0-0-0, Mike Marshall 0-0-0, Neil Allen 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 27, Joe Sambito 3, Frank LaCorte 1, Pete Falcone 29, Mike Marshall 8, Neil Allen 2
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 8-9, Joe Sambito 0-0, Frank LaCorte 0-0, Pete Falcone 7-11, Mike Marshall 3-1, Neil Allen 0-1

    Umpires: HP: Fred Brocklander 1B: Paul Pryor 2B: Frank Pulli 3B: John McSherry


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