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Houston Astros 6 San Francisco Giants 5

+ Boxscore: Thu, June 28,1979
1979-06-27 - 1979-06-29
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (47-31)002 400 000 692
San Francisco Giants (37-38)400 000 010 571
Date of Game: Thu, June 28,1979
Stadium: Candlestick Park
Attendance: 15,624
Time of Game: 2:48

Feats and Milestones
Joe Strain:1st career game
Randy Niemann:1st career save
Winning Pitcher: Rick Williams (3-3)
Losing Pitcher: John Curtis (3-4)
Save: Randy Niemann (1)

Home Runs: Alan Ashby (2), Willie McCovey (12)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU4731.603--29327914W1
CIN4036.5266.034332914W2
SFN3738.4938.536835711L1
SDN3544.44312.5301342-41W1
LAN3344.42913.5349367-18L3
ATL2947.38217.0333388-55L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.3554
    22010.27928551915
    Craig Reynoldsss26.1835
    12200.2923920237
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1234
    12010.260122343222
    Jose Cruzlf31.3255
    01000.275108444118
    Enos Cabell3b29.2634
    01111.26976053618
    Denny Wallingrf25.0722
    00121.3651713170
    Jeff Leonardph-rf23.2801
    00000.297780196
    Alan Ashbyc27.3565
    11102.2384672250
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.0312
    00021.191135052
    Rick Williamsp26.2314
    10002.16730000
    Randy Niemannp23.226000000.1548000
    Totals3669577.2716084633-
    San Francisco Giants Batting
    SFNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Billy Northcf31.0445
    12000.28392442229
    Roger Metzgerss-2b31.2624
    11010.19411450184
    Jack Clarkrf23.2314
    21111.28640013523
    Willie McCovey1b41.1693
    12310.278247212380
    Johnnie LeMasterpr-ss25.0091
    00000.2552621134
    Darrell Evans3b32.0332
    00010.25712216314
    Terry Whitfieldlf26.1674
    01100.3103634323
    Joe Strain2b25.0593
    00000.0001000
    Mike Ivieph-1b26.3240
    00010.2655769373
    Marc Hillc27.1314
    00001.1954122130
    Ed Halickip28.2671
    00000.200144010
    John Curtisp31.111000000.083248000
    Max Venableph22.0221
    00000.33329000
    Greg Mintonp27.335000000--36000
    Larry Herndonph25.2371
    00000.3093854174
    Gary Lavellep30.176000000.000315000
    Rob Andrewsph26.1991
    00000.281452041
    Totals3457552.2657359385-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Rick Williams26.231W 3-376543112.750.13143111
    Randy Niemann23.226SV 121002101.640.07885
    Totals9.0754521--
    San Francisco Giants Pitching
    SFNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ed Halicki28.267-3.14444113.890.1112149141
    John Curtis31.111L 3-40.23222004.910.1114279130
    Greg Minton27.335-31000302.400.077346
    Gary Lavelle30.176-21001302.450.04353150
    Totals9.0966771--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Ed Halicki (1)
    IBB: Randy Niemann , John Curtis , Gary Lavelle

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Rick Williams 60-38-22, Randy Niemann 17-9-8, Ed Halicki 85-45-40, John Curtis 13-5-8, Greg Minton 16-16-0, Gary Lavelle 17-13-4
    Total Batters Faced: Rick Williams 31, Randy Niemann 9, Ed Halicki 18, John Curtis 7, Greg Minton 10, Gary Lavelle 8
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Rick Williams 9-15, Randy Niemann 2-3, Ed Halicki 5-5, John Curtis 1-4, Greg Minton 6-1, Gary Lavelle 3-0

    Umpires: HP: John McSherry 1B: Dave Pallone 2B: Bob Engel 3B: Dick Stello


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