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Houston Astros 3 Philadelphia Phillies 1

+ Boxscore: Sat, August 25,1979
1979-08-24 - 1979-08-26
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (73-56)000 111 000 380
Philadelphia Phillies (65-64)010 000 000 131
Date of Game: Sat, August 25,1979
Stadium: Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 43,109
Time of Game: 2:07

Winning Pitcher: Joe Niekro (18-7)
Losing Pitcher: Nino Espinosa (13-10)
Save: Joe Sambito (16)

Home Runs: Jose Cruz (8)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PIT7454.578--60052872W1
MON6953.5663.053045179W1
CHN6857.5444.558256319L1
SLN6859.5355.558854840W3
PHI6564.5049.5549575-26L1
NYN5373.42120.0484550-66L3
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU7356.566--464469-5W1
CIN7357.5620.560051684W4
LAN5969.46113.5603605-2L2
SFN5970.45714.0582606-24W1
SDN5575.42318.5485566-81L1
ATL5079.38823.0543633-90L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1814
    00000.257125354126
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2414
    11000.27243703411
    Terry Puhlcf23.0484
    01100.29333684225
    Jose Cruzlf32.0174
    11101.292113486130
    Enos Cabell3b29.3214
    01001.26681065431
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3384
    02000.30112304014
    Alan Ashbyc28.0484
    11001.2055062340
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.0894
    00000.2101700136
    Joe Niekrop34.2912
    01100.118416030
    Joe Sambitop27.0580
    00010.167183010
    Totals3438313.2659725368-
    Philadelphia Phillies Batting
    PHIPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bake McBriderf30.2034
    00002.263749104622
    Larry Bowass33.2624
    01000.246145502515
    Pete Rose1b38.1334
    01000.305263235016
    Mike Schmidt3b29.3322
    00020.265105139909
    Greg Luzinskilf28.2763
    00013.258115616683
    Garry Maddoxcf29.3584
    00002.2751080115224
    Bob Boonec31.2803
    10011.2958929531
    Manny Trillo2b28.2433
    00002.2457425314
    Nino Espinosap26.0102
    01100.180106050
    Kevin Saucierp23.016000000.12521000
    Mike Andersonph28.0641
    00000.226703121
    Tug McGrawp34.360000000.167627000
    Totals30131410.267107711214-
    Game Stats
    2B: Alan Ashby (14), Joe Niekro (2), Nino Espinosa (2)
    3B: Craig Reynolds (9)
    HR: Jose Cruz (8)
    RBI: Jose Cruz (61), Joe Niekro (3), Terry Puhl (42), Nino Espinosa (5)
    SB: Pete Rose (16)
    CS: Enos Cabell (11)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.291W 18-75.23114602.970.0330429233
    Joe Sambito27.058SV 163.10000401.480.00471835
    Totals9.03114100--
    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching
    PHIAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Nino Espinosa26.010L 13-1057330013.540.042710794
    Kevin Saucier23.016-21001103.330.0420211
    Tug McGraw34.360-20000204.630.005262738
    Totals9.0833131--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (12)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Nino Espinosa 0-0-0, Kevin Saucier 0-0-0, Tug McGraw 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 24, Joe Sambito 10, Nino Espinosa 21, Kevin Saucier 8, Tug McGraw 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 3-8, Joe Sambito 2-4, Nino Espinosa 7-7, Kevin Saucier 5-0, Tug McGraw 1-3

    Umpires: HP: Jerry Dale 1B: Bruce Froemming 2B: Joe West 3B: Steve Fields


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