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Pittsburgh Pirates 10 Houston Astros 5

+ Boxscore: Sun, April 29,1979
1979-04-28 - 1979-04-30
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (14-6)200 000 120 5100
Pittsburgh Pirates (7-11)101 220 22X 10153
Date of Game: Sun, April 29,1979
Stadium: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 7,598
Time of Game: 3:07

Winning Pitcher: Bruce Kison (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Niekro (1-2)
Save: Grant Jackson (3)

Home Runs: Terry Puhl (1)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MON135.722--867115W5
PHI136.6840.5795722W1
SLN109.5263.5817011L1
CHN89.4714.55769-12W1
NYN710.4125.56668-2W1
PIT711.3896.08593-8W1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU146.700--916526L1
CIN1110.5243.59499-5W1
LAN1013.4355.59399-6L1
SDN913.4096.096109-13L1
SFN913.4096.0100119-19L7
ATL713.3507.08796-9L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlrf22.2955
    11101.302229126
    Craig Reynoldsss26.1235
    22000.286341050
    Cesar Cedenocf28.0634
    00011.31611692102
    Jose Cruzlf31.2654
    12000.30410272178
    Enos Cabell3b29.2034
    01001.2897081138
    Bob Watson1b33.0194
    11001.2541344080
    Art Howe2b32.1354
    02201.2113762110
    Alan Ashbyc27.2963
    01010.216419090
    Joe Niekrop34.1731
    00000.000392000
    Frank Riccellip26.0641
    00000.00012000
    Jeff Leonardph23.2200
    00100.35731041
    Bo McLaughlinp25.188000000--76000
    Denny Wallingph25.012000000.200139020
    Jesus Alouph37.0361
    00001.0001341000
    Gary Wilsonp24.159000000--3000
    Totals36510426.2671947607-
    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Omar Morenocf26.1874
    23310.34337701011
    Tim Foliss28.1425
    13100.1521037040
    Dave Parkerrf27.3254
    13010.329738373
    Willie Stargell1b39.0544
    01302.32720254140
    John Milnerlf29.1221
    00020.4698634132
    Bill Robinsonlf35.3082
    01100.2501123271
    Phil Garner3b29.3643
    31020.243683120
    Ed Ottc27.2935
    01000.306268260
    Rennie Stennett2b28.0244
    22210.215988050
    Bruce Kisonp29.0701
    10011.200219000
    Kent Tekulvep32.055000000.000283000
    Grant Jacksonp36.2131
    00000.000519000
    Totals3410151083.2871639123-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.173L 1-23.26445104.180.395404208
    Frank Riccelli26.064-2.12222102.250.506123
    Bo McLaughlin25.188-13220009.001.5037818
    Gary Wilson24.159-142211013.502.50330
    Totals8.0151010830--
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Don Robinson21.325-01110012.450.0354037
    Bruce Kison29.070W 1-07.18421304.290.434226158
    Kent Tekulve32.055-0.11001104.500.11142830
    Grant Jackson36.213SV 31.10000201.800.00850083
    Totals9.01053261--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Bo McLaughlin (1), Frank Riccelli (2), Bruce Kison (2)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Frank Riccelli 0-0-0, Bo McLaughlin 0-0-0, Gary Wilson 0-0-0, Don Robinson 0-0-0, Bruce Kison 0-0-0, Kent Tekulve 0-0-0, Grant Jackson 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 22, Frank Riccelli 10, Bo McLaughlin 6, Gary Wilson 7, Don Robinson 1, Bruce Kison 31, Kent Tekulve 3, Grant Jackson 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 4-6, Frank Riccelli 1-4, Bo McLaughlin 2-1, Gary Wilson 0-1, Don Robinson 0-0, Bruce Kison 8-11, Kent Tekulve 0-0, Grant Jackson 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Joe Schratz 1B: Bill Lawson 2B: Ron Hutson 3B: Harry Smail


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