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Houston Astros 4 Philadelphia Phillies 1

+ Boxscore: Sun, August 26,1979
1979-08-25 - 1979-08-27
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (74-56)010 000 021 4112
Philadelphia Phillies (65-65)000 100 000 161
Date of Game: Sun, August 26,1979
Stadium: Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 32,559
Time of Game: 2:34
Winning Pitcher: Pete Ladd (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Kevin Saucier (1-2)
Save: Joe Sambito (17)

Home Runs: None
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PIT7554.581--60953079W2
MON6953.5663.553045179W1
CHN6957.5484.558656422W1
SLN6860.5316.558955237L1
PHI6565.50010.5550579-29L2
NYN5374.41721.0484558-74L4
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU7456.569--468470-2W2
CIN7457.5650.560851692W5
LAN6069.46513.56076061W1
SFN5971.45415.0583610-27L1
SDN5576.42019.5487575-88L2
ATL5079.38823.5543633-90L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1825
    15000.268125454126
    Craig Reynoldsss26.2423
    12101.27443803511
    Terry Puhlcf23.0492
    00020.29133784226
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3394
    00000.29712404014
    Enos Cabell3b29.3224
    00000.26381165432
    Jose Cruzlf32.0184
    11001.292113586130
    Alan Ashbyc28.0493
    11000.2065072340
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.0903
    01100.2121710146
    Rick Williamsp26.2902
    00002.23141000
    Jesus Alouph37.1551
    00000.2121367060
    Pete Laddp23.040000000--4000
    Joe Sambitop27.0591
    01100.286184020
    Totals32411324.26810146373-
    Philadelphia Phillies Batting
    PHIPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Greg Grosslf-rf27.0255
    00000.312753083
    Larry Bowass33.2633
    00011.245145602515
    Pete Rose1b38.1344
    01000.305263335016
    Mike Schmidt3b29.3333
    11011.266105239909
    Bake McBriderf30.2043
    00000.261750104622
    Greg Luzinskiph28.2770
    00010.258115716683
    Bud Harrelsonpr-lf35.081000000.2731434053
    Bob Boonec31.2814
    01100.2948939541
    Garry Maddoxcf29.3594
    02001.2771081115224
    Manny Trillo2b28.2443
    01000.2467435314
    Randy Lerchp24.3212
    00000.12598130
    Del Unserph34.2601
    00001.30616035262
    Kevin Saucierp23.017000000.12522000
    Rawly Eastwickp28.306000000.000271000
    Tug McGrawp34.361000000.167628000
    Mike Andersonph28.0651
    00001.222704121
    Totals3316135.269133215278-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Rick Williams26.290-65111103.030.06254214
    Pete Ladd23.040W 1-01.21001200.000.29440
    Joe Sambito27.059SV 171.10001201.460.01481845
    Totals9.0611350--
    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching
    PHIAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Randy Lerch24.321-75112404.140.04309984
    Kevin Saucier23.017L 1-202210003.520.0421221
    Rawly Eastwick28.306-1.13110004.920.05402711
    Tug McGraw34.361-0.21000004.570.015362838
    Totals9.01143240--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Pete Ladd (1), Randy Lerch (3)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Rick Williams 0-0-0, Pete Ladd 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Randy Lerch 0-0-0, Kevin Saucier 0-0-0, Rawly Eastwick 0-0-0, Tug McGraw 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Rick Williams 24, Pete Ladd 7, Joe Sambito 6, Randy Lerch 27, Kevin Saucier 3, Rawly Eastwick 7, Tug McGraw 2
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Rick Williams 9-8, Pete Ladd 2-1, Joe Sambito 0-3, Randy Lerch 11-5, Kevin Saucier 1-0, Rawly Eastwick 3-1, Tug McGraw 1-0

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


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