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Houston Astros 4 Philadelphia Phillies 3

+ Boxscore: Wed, June 13,1979
1979-06-12 - 1979-06-14
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (37-27)101 200 000 4132
Philadelphia Phillies (32-29)001 100 010 391
Date of Game: Wed, June 13,1979
Stadium: Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 33,627
Time of Game: 2:53
Winning Pitcher: Joe Niekro (10-2)
Losing Pitcher: Dick Ruthven (6-4)

Home Runs: Art Howe (3)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MON3322.600--24420440W2
SLN3324.5791.028124437L2
PHI3229.5254.026324617L1
PIT2828.5005.525624115L4
CHN2729.4826.5244282-38W1
NYN2433.42110.0231262-31L1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU3727.578--24622620W1
CIN3428.5482.029227517W1
SFN3032.4846.02982899L1
LAN3034.4697.03123039W2
SDN2935.4538.0260290-30W2
ATL2238.36713.0264329-65L2
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.3404
    24000.28327251710
    Craig Reynoldsss26.1685
    01001.3003800196
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1084
    03310.270120942613
    Jose Cruzlf31.3103
    01021.282107043815
    Enos Cabell3b29.2485
    01000.29374643017
    Jeff Leonardrf23.2654
    01010.304670175
    Art Howe2b32.1803
    11110.2204123160
    Rafael Landestoypr-2b26.016000000.163123041
    Denny Wallingph25.0571
    00000.269159180
    Julio Gonzalez2b26.170000000.276211041
    Alan Ashbyc27.3414
    11002.2294561210
    Joe Niekrop34.2184
    00002.105402020
    Totals37413456.2685685507-
    Philadelphia Phillies Batting
    PHIPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Pete Rose1b38.0604
    11010.35225642267
    Larry Bowass33.1894
    02010.31513870116
    Garry Maddoxcf29.2855
    01000.282101472714
    Greg Luzinskilf28.2035
    00002.24710996301
    Mike Schmidt3b29.2594
    22001.26998518403
    Bake McBriderf30.1303
    02100.24268552514
    Bob Boonec31.2073
    00011.2558394240
    Bud Harrelson2b35.0074
    01002.2801409033
    Dick Ruthvenp28.0780
    00010.129176000
    Ron Reedp36.223000000.250442000
    Greg Grossph26.3161
    00001.257707010
    Tug McGrawp34.2870000001.000598000
    Tim McCarverph37.2401
    00000.2501850050
    Doug Birdp29.100000000.000265000
    Del Unserph34.1861
    00000.29015651122
    Rawly Eastwickp28.232000000--245000
    Totals3539147.27859715830-
    Game Stats
    2B: Alan Ashby (7), Larry Bowa (8)
    3B: Mike Schmidt (2)
    HR: Art Howe (3)
    RBI: Cesar Cedeno (26), Art Howe (16), Bake McBride (25)
    SB: Jeff Leonard (5), Terry Puhl (10), Bake McBride (14)
    CS: Jose Cruz (4)
    SF: Bake McBride (1)
    IBB: Jose Cruz (7), Art Howe (2)
    GDP: Art Howe (6)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.218W 10-299324702.430.1215414218
    Totals9.0932470--
    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching
    PHIAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dick Ruthven28.078L 6-43.28441213.660.1014179171
    Ron Reed36.223-0.10001004.970.0323449233
    Tug McGraw34.287-33002402.170.172359837
    Doug Bird29.100-11000005.810.031630843
    Rawly Eastwick28.232-11001006.550.09142451
    Totals9.01344561--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (5)
    HB: Dick Ruthven (2)
    IBB: Tug McGraw , Dick Ruthven

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Dick Ruthven 0-0-0, Ron Reed 0-0-0, Tug McGraw 0-0-0, Doug Bird 0-0-0, Rawly Eastwick 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 40, Dick Ruthven 21, Ron Reed 2, Tug McGraw 13, Doug Bird 3, Rawly Eastwick 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 10-10, Dick Ruthven 3-6, Ron Reed 0-1, Tug McGraw 3-1, Doug Bird 1-1, Rawly Eastwick 1-1

    Umpires: HP: John McSherry 1B: Paul Runge 2B: Bob Engel 3B: Dick Stello


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