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Philadelphia Phillies 8 Houston Astros 4

+ Boxscore: Sat, August 22,1981
1981-08-21 - 1981-08-23
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (35-34)000 010 300 470
Philadelphia Phillies (38-28)012 230 00X 8120
Date of Game: Sat, August 22,1981
Stadium: Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 35,199
Time of Game: 2:16

Feats and Milestones
Keith Moreland:2 home runs
Winning Pitcher: Dick Ruthven (9-5)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Niekro (7-7)

Home Runs: Keith Moreland 2 (5), Mike Schmidt (19), Manny Trillo (4)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SLN3625.590--27523441L2
PHI3828.5762.52882817W2
MON3630.5452.526625313L1
PIT3131.5005.525523025L1
NYN2440.37513.5223281-58W1
CHN2145.31817.5220304-84L2
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN4326.623--28721176W2
CIN4126.6121.030027624L1
HOU3534.5078.024522718L2
ATL3434.5008.5258278-20W1
SFN3437.47910.02682626W2
SDN2643.37717.0232280-48W1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Tony Scottcf29.3394
    02100.25166722612
    Craig Reynoldsss28.2384
    00002.2526623213
    Frank LaCortep29.314000000.500137000
    Terry Puhlrf25.0453
    00011.27257532117
    Jose Cruzlf34.0144
    00000.281139011402
    Cesar Cedeno1b30.1784
    12000.29314772279
    Art Howe3b34.2503
    11000.3086503191
    Dave Roberts3b30.1861
    00000.220671131
    Alan Ashbyc30.0452
    11010.2456800190
    Luis Pujolsph25.2781
    00000.243191191
    Joe Pittman2b27.2333
    00100.27738062
    Joe Niekrop36.2881
    00000.167477030
    Harry Spilmanph27.0351
    00000.233143030
    Billy Smithp26.343000000--4000
    Denny Wallingph27.1271
    11200.2313624201
    Dickie Thonss23.0631
    00000.194149034
    Totals3347423.2646668273-
    Philadelphia Phillies Batting
    PHIPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Pete Rose1b40.1304
    11000.32728940204
    Luis Aguayoss22.162000000.16346020
    Bake McBriderf32.2003
    02100.3069440102
    Dick Davisrf27.3311
    00000.3653171121
    Gary Matthewslf31.0483
    12100.30212442339
    Mike Schmidt3b31.3293
    11210.291129719517
    Keith Morelandc27.1123
    32211.2501075201
    Garry Maddoxcf31.3554
    00000.27613114266
    Manny Trillo2b30.2403
    13200.2899664207
    John Vukovich2b34.0221
    00001.000275000
    Larry Bowass35.2593
    00000.270170002212
    Del Unser1b36.2561
    00001.1941754060
    Dick Ruthvenp30.1483
    11000.143227040
    Sparky Lylep37.031000000.333833000
    Totals32812823.28657213915-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro36.288L 7-747551023.030.0716490293
    Billy Smith26.343-24330026.430.57440
    Frank LaCorte29.314-21001304.030.072613731
    Totals8.01288234--
    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching
    PHIAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dick Ruthven30.148W 9-56.26442204.540.0815233225
    Sparky Lyle37.031-2.11000104.700.02278330
    Totals9.0744230--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Billy Smith 0-0-0, Frank LaCorte 0-0-0, Dick Ruthven 0-0-0, Sparky Lyle 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 18, Billy Smith 10, Frank LaCorte 7, Dick Ruthven 28, Sparky Lyle 8
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 2-8, Billy Smith 5-1, Frank LaCorte 1-1, Dick Ruthven 6-12, Sparky Lyle 4-2

    Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming 1B: Joe West 2B: Dick Stello 3B: Lanny Harris


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