1979 Houston Astros
Personnel | Standings | Splits | Regular Season


Summary:

89-73, Second place, NL West


Manager: Bill Virdon

Coaches:

NameFirst GameLast Game
Jesus Alou4/6/19799/30/1979
Bob Cluck4/6/19799/30/1979
Deacon Jones4/6/19799/30/1979
Bob Lillis4/6/19799/30/1979
Tony Pacheco4/6/19799/30/1979
Mel Wright4/6/19799/30/1979

Players:

Jesus Alou Joaquin Andujar Alan Ashby Reggie Baldwin Dave Bergman
Bruce Bochy Enos Cabell Cesar Cedeno Jose Cruz Tom Dixon
Ken Forsch Julio Gonzalez Danny Heep Art Howe Alan Knicely
Frank LaCorte Pete Ladd Rafael Landestoy Jeffrey Leonard Bo McLaughlin
Mike Mendoza Joe Niekro Randy Niemann Gordie Pladson Terry Puhl
Luis Pujols Craig Reynolds Frank Riccelli J.R. Richard Bert Roberge
Vern Ruhle Joe Sambito Jimmy Sexton Bobby Sprowl George Throop
Denny Walling Bob Watson Tom Wiedenbauer Rick Williams Gary Wilson


Standings: 1979 NL Western Division

Team G W L Pct RS RA GB
Cincinnati Reds 161 90 71 .559 731 644 -
Houston Astros 162 89 73 .549 583 582 1.5
Los Angeles Dodgers 162 79 83 .488 739 717 11.5
San Francisco Giants 162 71 91 .438 672 751 19.5
San Diego Padres 161 68 93 .422 603 681 22.0
Atlanta Braves 160 66 94 .413 669 763 23.5

Finish: Second place out of six, 1.5 games behind


Team splits:

Total Home Road
Team G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
Atlanta Braves 18 11 7 .611 74 56 9 8 1 .889 39 16 9 3 6 .333 35 40
Chicago Cubs 12 6 6 .500 42 47 6 4 2 .667 29 15 6 2 4 .333 13 32
Cincinnati Reds 18 10 8 .556 72 77 9 7 2 .778 30 21 9 3 6 .333 42 56
Los Angeles Dodgers 18 10 8 .556 83 66 9 5 4 .556 43 33 9 5 4 .556 40 33
Montreal Expos 12 7 5 .583 35 48 6 5 1 .833 16 12 6 2 4 .333 19 36
New York Mets 12 9 3 .750 41 27 6 5 1 .833 20 13 6 4 2 .667 21 14
Philadelphia Phillies 12 5 7 .417 27 38 6 2 4 .333 11 20 6 3 3 .500 16 18
Pittsburgh Pirates 12 4 8 .333 49 70 6 3 3 .500 20 24 6 1 5 .167 29 46
San Diego Padres 18 14 4 .778 57 31 9 8 1 .889 27 16 9 6 3 .667 30 15
San Francisco Giants 18 7 11 .389 64 79 9 3 6 .333 23 47 9 4 5 .444 41 32
St. Louis Cardinals 12 6 6 .500 39 43 6 2 4 .333 11 17 6 4 2 .667 28 26
Total 162 89 73 .549 583 582 81 52 29 .642 269 234 81 37 44 .457 314 348

Division splits:

Total Home Road
Division G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
NL East 72 37 35 .514 233 273 36 21 15 .583 107 101 36 16 20 .444 126 172
NL West 90 52 38 .578 350 309 45 31 14 .689 162 133 45 21 24 .467 188 176
Total 162 89 73 .549 583 582 81 52 29 .642 269 234 81 37 44 .457 314 348

Splits by month:

Total Home Road
Month G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
April 21 15 6 .714 97 70 9 8 1 .889 36 17 12 7 5 .583 61 53
May 31 14 17 .452 116 120 17 9 8 .529 52 53 14 5 9 .357 64 67
June 28 20 8 .714 87 90 15 13 2 .867 48 36 13 7 6 .538 39 54
July 28 12 16 .429 96 131 14 6 8 .429 50 59 14 6 8 .429 46 72
August 26 15 11 .577 86 71 12 8 4 .667 34 26 14 7 7 .500 52 45
September 28 13 15 .464 101 100 14 8 6 .571 49 43 14 5 9 .357 52 57
Total 162 89 73 .549 583 582 81 52 29 .642 269 234 81 37 44 .457 314 348

Day/night splits:

Total Home Road
Day / night G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
Day 37 21 16 .568 122 136 10 7 3 .700 29 22 27 14 13 .519 93 114
Night 125 68 57 .544 461 446 71 45 26 .634 240 212 54 23 31 .426 221 234
Total 162 89 73 .549 583 582 81 52 29 .642 269 234 81 37 44 .457 314 348

Splits by day of week:

Total Home Road
Day of week G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
Sunday 29 19 10 .655 107 116 14 10 4 .714 43 34 15 9 6 .600 64 82
Monday 19 10 9 .526 57 53 8 4 4 .500 16 16 11 6 5 .545 41 37
Tuesday 23 11 12 .478 90 101 12 8 4 .667 41 42 11 3 8 .273 49 59
Wednesday 24 13 11 .542 94 99 12 8 4 .667 55 50 12 5 7 .417 39 49
Thursday 14 6 8 .429 51 48 7 3 4 .429 21 18 7 3 4 .429 30 30
Friday 26 15 11 .577 95 93 13 8 5 .615 38 44 13 7 6 .538 57 49
Saturday 27 15 12 .556 89 72 15 11 4 .733 55 30 12 4 8 .333 34 42
Total 162 89 73 .549 583 582 81 52 29 .642 269 234 81 37 44 .457 314 348

Score by inning:

Home 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Opponent 20 29 31 37 17 24 35 27 8 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 234
Houston 48 31 25 35 23 25 23 43 10 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 269

Road 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Total
Houston 42 20 24 54 31 42 22 39 36 0 4 314
Opponent 39 47 38 44 40 38 38 48 10 2 4 348

Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Opponent 59 76 69 81 57 62 73 75 18 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 582
Houston 90 51 49 89 54 67 45 82 46 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 583


Regular Season

Date Opponent Score Rec Strk WP LP SV A T D/N
Fri 4/6/1979 vs Braves W 2-1 1-0 W1 Richard (1-0) Niekro (0-1) Andujar (1) 28,998 2:11 N
Sat 4/7/1979 vs Braves W 6-0 2-0 W2 Forsch (1-0) McWilliams (0-1) 24,325 2:05 N
Sun 4/8/1979 vs Braves W 2-0 3-0 W3 Niekro (1-0) Matula (0-1) 16,501 2:00 D
Mon 4/9/1979 vs Dodgers L 1-2 3-1 L1 Welch (1-0) Ruhle (0-1) Reuss (1) 12,116 2:28 N
Tue 4/10/1979 vs Dodgers W 2-1 4-1 W1 Richard (2-0) Hooton (0-1) 14,091 2:40 N
Wed 4/11/1979 vs Dodgers W 10-3 5-1 W2 Forsch (2-0) Sutton (1-1) 15,964 2:29 N
Fri 4/13/1979 at Giants L 7-8 5-2 L1 Halicki (1-0) Niekro (1-1) Lavelle (2) 16,822 2:44 N
Sat 4/14/1979 at Giants L 1-2 5-3 L2 Blue (3-0) Ruhle (0-2) 15,931 2:07 D
Sun 4/15/1979 1 at Giants W 4-3 6-3 W1 Richard (3-0) Montefusco (1-2) Sambito (1) 2:43 D
Sun 4/15/1979 2 at Giants W 9-1 7-3 W2 Andujar (1-0) Griffin (1-1) 37,384 2:28 D
Mon 4/16/1979 at Dodgers W 4-0 8-3 W3 Forsch (3-0) Sutton (1-2) 29,092 2:09 N
Tue 4/17/1979 at Dodgers L 6-10 8-4 L1 Reuss (1-0) Dixon (0-1) 27,635 2:55 N
Wed 4/18/1979 at Dodgers W 4-0 9-4 W1 Ruhle (1-2) Rau (0-2) 30,811 2:22 N
Fri 4/20/1979 vs Pirates W 5-4 (10) 10-4 W2 Sambito (1-0) Bibby (1-1) 19,834 3:16 N
Sat 4/21/1979 vs Pirates W 5-4 (10) 11-4 W3 Andujar (2-0) Tekulve (0-3) 48,977 3:23 N
Sun 4/22/1979 vs Pirates W 3-2 12-4 W4 Andujar (3-0) Candelaria (0-1) Sambito (2) 22,403 2:27 D
Wed 4/25/1979 at Cubs L 0-4 12-5 L1 Lamp (2-0) Ruhle (1-3) 6,388 2:01 D
Thu 4/26/1979 at Cubs W 6-2 13-5 W1 Richard (4-0) McGlothen (2-2) Sambito (3) 4,777 3:00 D
Fri 4/27/1979 at Pirates W 9-8 (11) 14-5 W2 Riccelli (1-0) Whitson (1-1) 5,767 3:30 N
Sun 4/29/1979 at Pirates L 5-10 14-6 L1 Kison (1-0) Niekro (1-2) Jackson (3) 7,598 3:07 D
Mon 4/30/1979 at Cardinals W 6-5 15-6 W1 Sambito (2-0) Bruno (1-1) Andujar (2) 10,778 2:56 N
Tue 5/1/1979 at Cardinals L 6-7 (11) 15-7 L1 Knowles (1-0) Sambito (2-1) 6,349 3:09 N
Wed 5/2/1979 at Cardinals L 2-5 15-8 L2 Denny (2-2) Forsch (3-1) 5,190 1:57 N
Thu 5/3/1979 at Cardinals W 4-1 16-8 W1 Niekro (2-2) Vuckovich (2-1) Andujar (3) 7,530 2:28 D
Fri 5/4/1979 at Reds L 5-6 (10) 16-9 L1 Bair (2-0) Riccelli (1-1) 20,988 3:47 N
Sat 5/5/1979 at Reds L 2-6 16-10 L2 Hume (3-3) Andujar (3-1) Pastore (3) 25,044 2:13 D
Sun 5/6/1979 1 at Reds L 5-17 16-11 L3 Borbon (1-0) Richard (4-1) 2:48 N
Sun 5/6/1979 2 at Reds W 8-2 17-11 W1 Riccelli (2-1) Norman (1-4) 33,618 3:00 D
Tue 5/8/1979 vs Cardinals L 1-4 17-12 L1 Vuckovich (3-2) Forsch (3-2) Knowles (3) 15,645 2:23 N
Wed 5/9/1979 vs Cardinals W 5-4 (16) 18-12 W1 McLaughlin (1-0) Bruno (1-2) 11,566 4:52 N
Thu 5/10/1979 vs Cardinals L 1-3 18-13 L1 Sykes (3-2) Richard (4-2) Littell (1) 15,420 2:21 N
Fri 5/11/1979 vs Cubs L 3-5 18-14 L2 Reuschel (2-4) Riccelli (2-2) Sutter (6) 14,715 2:47 N
Sat 5/12/1979 1 vs Cubs W 11-3 19-14 W1 Forsch (4-2) McGlothen (4-4) 2:20 N
Sat 5/12/1979 2 vs Cubs L 0-2 19-15 L1 Holtzman (3-2) Williams (0-1) 35,997 2:10 N
Sun 5/13/1979 vs Cubs W 3-0 20-15 W1 Niekro (3-2) Krukow (1-2) 13,604 2:09 D
Tue 5/15/1979 vs Giants L 1-8 20-16 L1 Nastu (1-2) Richard (4-3) 13,196 2:27 N
Wed 5/16/1979 vs Giants L 4-8 (10) 20-17 L2 Lavelle (3-0) McLaughlin (1-1) 10,094 3:03 N
Thu 5/17/1979 vs Giants L 0-3 20-18 L3 Halicki (4-3) Forsch (4-3) 10,626 2:17 N
Fri 5/18/1979 vs Padres W 3-2 21-18 W1 Niekro (4-2) Fingers (2-3) 9,445 2:32 N
Sat 5/19/1979 vs Padres L 2-4 (11) 21-19 L1 Fingers (3-3) Richard (4-4) 18,494 2:52 N
Sun 5/20/1979 1 vs Padres W 1-0 22-19 W1 Williams (1-1) Perry (3-4) 2:17 D
Sun 5/20/1979 2 vs Padres W 6-3 23-19 W2 Andujar (4-1) D'Acquisto (2-4) 15,039 2:41 D
Mon 5/21/1979 at Braves L 5-7 23-20 L1 Niekro (5-6) McLaughlin (1-2) Garber (8) 1,988 2:27 N
Tue 5/22/1979 at Braves W 4-1 24-20 W1 Niekro (5-2) M. Mahler (1-4) 5,091 2:24 N
Wed 5/23/1979 at Braves L 5-6 24-21 L1 Brizzolara (1-0) Andujar (4-2) Garber (9) 1,623 2:27 N
Fri 5/25/1979 at Padres L 1-2 (10) 24-22 L2 Fingers (5-3) Sambito (2-2) 15,289 2:44 N
Sat 5/26/1979 at Padres W 9-0 25-22 W1 Niekro (6-2) Lolich (0-2) 27,331 2:25 N
Sun 5/27/1979 at Padres W 4-2 26-22 W2 Richard (5-4) Rasmussen (1-5) 17,199 2:21 D
Mon 5/28/1979 at Padres L 4-5 26-23 L1 Jones (5-3) Andujar (4-3) Fingers (6) 14,728 2:32 N
Tue 5/29/1979 vs Reds W 2-1 27-23 W1 Niemann (1-0) Moskau (4-2) 17,458 2:09 N
Wed 5/30/1979 vs Reds W 6-3 28-23 W2 Niekro (7-2) Seaver (2-4) Sambito (4) 21,757 2:32 N
Thu 5/31/1979 vs Reds W 3-0 29-23 W3 Williams (2-1) Norman (2-5) 25,453 2:07 N
Fri 6/1/1979 vs Expos W 3-2 30-23 W4 Richard (6-4) Grimsley (4-4) 14,346 2:09 N
Sat 6/2/1979 vs Expos W 2-1 31-23 W5 Andujar (5-3) Sosa (3-2) 43,893 2:33 N
Sun 6/3/1979 vs Expos W 5-4 32-23 W6 Niekro (8-2) Rogers (5-3) Roberge (1) 33,821 2:32 N
Mon 6/4/1979 vs Phillies W 3-0 33-23 W7 Niemann (2-0) Christenson (0-3) 19,062 1:53 N
Tue 6/5/1979 vs Phillies L 0-8 33-24 L1 Carlton (7-6) Williams (2-2) 28,244 2:25 N
Wed 6/6/1979 vs Phillies W 4-3 34-24 W1 Sambito (3-2) Reed (5-2) Roberge (2) 28,955 2:23 N
Fri 6/8/1979 at Mets W 5-0 35-24 W2 Niekro (9-2) Zachry (5-1) 12,196 2:24 N
Sat 6/9/1979 at Mets L 0-4 35-25 L1 Swan (6-4) Andujar (5-4) 10,499 1:57 D
Sun 6/10/1979 at Mets W 5-3 36-25 W1 Throop (1-0) Kobel (2-2) Sambito (5) 15,879 3:08 D
Mon 6/11/1979 at Phillies L 2-4 36-26 L1 Lerch (3-4) Richard (6-5) 31,085 2:39 N
Tue 6/12/1979 at Phillies L 0-4 36-27 L2 Espinosa (6-5) Williams (2-3) 34,177 1:57 N
Wed 6/13/1979 at Phillies W 4-3 37-27 W1 Niekro (10-2) Ruthven (6-4) 33,627 2:53 N
Fri 6/15/1979 at Expos W 2-1 38-27 W2 Andujar (6-4) Sosa (4-4) 28,786 2:43 N
Sat 6/16/1979 at Expos L 2-4 38-28 L1 Grimsley (6-4) Richard (6-6) Sosa (6) 24,336 2:35 N
Sun 6/17/1979 at Expos L 3-19 38-29 L2 Schatzeder (2-1) Niekro (10-3) 30,245 2:36 D
Mon 6/18/1979 vs Mets W 3-2 (18) 39-29 W1 Roberge (1-0) Hausman (0-2) 14,076 5:00 N
Tue 6/19/1979 vs Mets W 3-1 40-29 W2 Andujar (7-4) Hassler (0-1) 14,036 2:28 N
Wed 6/20/1979 vs Mets W 5-4 41-29 W3 Sambito (4-2) Swan (7-5) 15,946 2:36 N
Fri 6/22/1979 vs Padres W 2-1 42-29 W4 Niekro (11-3) Shirley (2-7) Sambito (6) 30,954 2:21 N
Sat 6/23/1979 vs Padres W 3-2 43-29 W5 Dixon (1-1) Fingers (6-4) 41,429 2:01 N
Sun 6/24/1979 vs Padres W 4-1 44-29 W6 Andujar (8-4) Rasmussen (3-8) 19,315 2:47 D
Mon 6/25/1979 1 vs Reds L 1-2 44-30 L1 Seaver (5-5) Richard (6-7) Bair (10) 2:31 N
Mon 6/25/1979 2 vs Reds W 4-0 45-30 W1 Niemann (3-0) LaCoss (8-2) 46,313 2:22 N
Tue 6/26/1979 vs Reds W 6-5 46-30 W2 Roberge (2-0) Bair (4-3) Sambito (7) 37,114 2:32 N
Wed 6/27/1979 at Giants L 3-6 46-31 L1 Minton (1-0) Dixon (1-2) Roberts (3) 11,563 2:23 N
Thu 6/28/1979 at Giants W 6-5 47-31 W1 Williams (3-3) Curtis (3-4) Niemann (1) 15,624 2:48 N
Fri 6/29/1979 at Padres W 4-1 48-31 W2 Andujar (9-4) Perry (7-6) 41,822 2:41 N
Sat 6/30/1979 at Padres W 3-0 49-31 W3 Richard (7-7) Shirley (3-8) 20,154 2:12 N
Sun 7/1/1979 at Padres W 4-1 50-31 W4 Niekro (12-3) Jones (6-6) Sambito (8) 11,615 2:25 D
Tue 7/3/1979 at Reds W 3-2 51-31 W5 Forsch (5-3) Bair (4-4) 36,787 2:13 N
Wed 7/4/1979 at Reds W 3-2 52-31 W6 Andujar (10-4) Bonham (3-2) Sambito (9) 25,713 2:24 D
Thu 7/5/1979 at Reds L 4-5 52-32 L1 Seaver (7-5) Richard (7-8) Bair (12) 28,249 2:48 N
Fri 7/6/1979 at Cubs W 4-2 53-32 W1 Niekro (13-3) McGlothen (9-7) Sambito (10) 25,612 2:50 D
Sat 7/7/1979 1 at Cubs L 0-6 53-33 L1 Holtzman (6-6) Williams (3-4) 2:10 D
Sat 7/7/1979 2 at Cubs L 3-8 53-34 L2 Lamp (6-4) Niemann (3-1) 36,135 2:32 D
Sun 7/8/1979 at Cubs L 0-10 53-35 L3 Krukow (6-5) Forsch (5-4) Moore (1) 37,614 2:35 D
Tue 7/10/1979 vs Pirates L 3-4 53-36 L4 Bibby (4-2) Andujar (10-5) Tekulve (12) 31,341 3:09 N
Wed 7/11/1979 vs Pirates L 1-5 53-37 L5 Kison (5-4) Richard (7-9) 25,330 2:10 N
Thu 7/12/1979 vs Pirates L 3-5 53-38 L6 Blyleven (7-3) Niekro (13-4) Tekulve (13) 22,956 2:44 N
Fri 7/13/1979 vs Cardinals L 0-1 53-39 L7 Martinez (7-3) Forsch (5-5) 26,041 2:03 N
Sat 7/14/1979 vs Cardinals W 3-2 54-39 W1 Andujar (11-5) Vuckovich (8-6) Sambito (11) 45,834 2:34 N
Sun 7/15/1979 vs Cardinals L 1-3 54-40 L1 Fulgham (3-2) Richard (7-10) 41,601 2:22 D
Thu 7/19/1979 1 at Pirates L 5-9 54-41 L2 Roberts (1-2) Forsch (5-6) 2:41 N
Thu 7/19/1979 2 at Pirates L 2-4 54-42 L3 Kison (6-4) Niekro (13-5) Jackson (11) 33,464 2:12 N
Fri 7/20/1979 at Pirates L 3-9 54-43 L4 Candelaria (9-7) Richard (7-11) 23,585 2:40 N
Sat 7/21/1979 at Pirates L 5-6 54-44 L5 Romo (5-3) Sambito (4-3) Tekulve (14) 19,570 3:00 D
Sun 7/22/1979 at Cardinals W 7-6 55-44 W1 Sambito (5-3) McEnaney (0-1) 27,973 2:41 D
Mon 7/23/1979 at Cardinals W 3-2 56-44 W2 Niekro (14-5) Fulgham (3-3) 18,075 2:32 N
Tue 7/24/1979 vs Cubs W 6-1 57-44 W3 Forsch (6-6) Lamp (7-6) 28,431 2:15 N
Wed 7/25/1979 vs Cubs W 6-4 58-44 W4 Richard (8-11) Reuschel (9-7) Sambito (12) 21,910 2:47 N
Thu 7/26/1979 vs Dodgers L 5-6 58-45 L1 Beckwith (1-0) Andujar (11-6) Forster (2) 26,834 2:33 N
Fri 7/27/1979 vs Dodgers L 7-11 58-46 L2 Hough (2-2) Niekro (14-6) 39,071 2:56 N
Sat 7/28/1979 vs Dodgers W 5-2 59-46 W1 Forsch (7-6) Reuss (3-9) 39,747 2:08 N
Sun 7/29/1979 vs Dodgers W 4-3 60-46 W2 Richard (9-11) Forster (1-2) 46,754 2:46 N
Mon 7/30/1979 vs Giants L 0-8 60-47 L1 Knepper (8-5) Andujar (11-7) 18,995 2:54 N
Tue 7/31/1979 vs Giants W 6-4 61-47 W1 Niekro (15-6) Whitson (4-6) Roberge (3) 18,047 2:49 N
Wed 8/1/1979 vs Giants W 5-4 62-47 W2 Forsch (8-6) Blue (8-9) Roberge (4) 21,207 2:30 N
Fri 8/3/1979 vs Braves W 4-1 63-47 W3 Richard (10-11) Matula (6-8) 20,716 2:35 N
Sat 8/4/1979 1 vs Braves W 4-3 64-47 W4 Sambito (6-3) Garber (5-12) 3:15 N
Sat 8/4/1979 2 vs Braves W 6-2 65-47 W5 LaCorte (1-0) Niekro (14-14) Sambito (13) 45,110 2:23 N
Sun 8/5/1979 vs Braves W 3-2 66-47 W6 Roberge (3-0) Garber (5-13) Sambito (14) 35,399 2:53 N
Tue 8/7/1979 at Dodgers L 8-10 66-48 L1 Brett (3-2) Sambito (6-4) Patterson (4) 34,538 2:46 N
Wed 8/8/1979 at Dodgers W 4-1 67-48 W1 Richard (11-11) Hooton (10-8) 41,584 2:16 N
Thu 8/9/1979 at Dodgers L 3-4 67-49 L1 Sutcliffe (10-8) Andujar (11-8) Beckwith (1) 30,973 2:51 D
Fri 8/10/1979 at Braves W 2-1 68-49 W1 Niekro (16-6) Solomon (4-9) Sambito (15) 10,394 2:45 N
Sun 8/12/1979 at Braves L 2-3 68-50 L1 Niekro (15-15) Williams (3-5) 7,557 2:07 N
Mon 8/13/1979 vs Expos W 4-1 69-50 W1 Richard (12-11) Rogers (10-7) 21,011 2:27 N
Tue 8/14/1979 vs Expos W 2-1 70-50 W2 Andujar (12-8) Lee (10-10) 21,871 2:05 N
Wed 8/15/1979 vs Expos L 0-3 70-51 L1 Schatzeder (8-4) Niekro (16-7) Sanderson (1) 24,885 3:04 N
Fri 8/17/1979 vs Phillies L 2-5 70-52 L2 Lerch (7-11) LaCorte (1-1) 33,782 2:18 N
Sat 8/18/1979 vs Phillies L 0-1 70-53 L3 Christenson (4-8) Richard (12-12) Reed (4) 37,735 2:23 N
Sun 8/19/1979 vs Phillies L 2-3 70-54 L4 Carlton (12-10) Andujar (12-9) 30,631 2:21 N
Mon 8/20/1979 at Mets W 8-1 71-54 W1 Niekro (17-7) Swan (12-10) 10,922 2:55 N
Tue 8/21/1979 at Mets L 0-5 71-55 L1 Falcone (5-9) LaCorte (1-2) 9,337 2:12 N
Wed 8/22/1979 at Mets W 3-1 72-55 W1 Richard (13-12) Kobel (5-7) 10,477 2:13 D
Fri 8/24/1979 at Phillies L 3-5 72-56 L1 Carlton (13-10) Andujar (12-10) 32,124 2:10 N
Sat 8/25/1979 at Phillies W 3-1 73-56 W1 Niekro (18-7) Espinosa (13-10) Sambito (16) 43,109 2:07 N
Sun 8/26/1979 at Phillies W 4-1 74-56 W2 Ladd (1-0) Saucier (1-2) Sambito (17) 32,559 2:34 N
Mon 8/27/1979 at Expos W 3-0 75-56 W3 Richard (14-12) May (7-2) 30,410 2:52 N
Tue 8/28/1979 at Expos L 6-7 75-57 L1 Palmer (6-2) Ladd (1-1) 30,513 2:55 N
Wed 8/29/1979 at Expos L 3-5 75-58 L2 Lee (13-10) Niekro (18-8) Sosa (15) 25,064 2:15 N
Fri 8/31/1979 vs Mets W 2-0 76-58 W1 Forsch (9-6) Swan (12-11) Sambito (18) 19,883 1:54 N
Sat 9/1/1979 vs Mets W 3-1 77-58 W2 Richard (15-12) Falcone (5-11) 23,573 2:10 N
Sun 9/2/1979 vs Mets L 4-5 77-59 L1 Kobel (6-8) Niemann (3-2) Allen (6) 14,215 2:43 D
Mon 9/3/1979 vs Dodgers L 0-1 77-60 L2 Reuss (5-12) Niekro (18-9) 19,280 2:04 N
Tue 9/4/1979 vs Dodgers W 9-4 78-60 W1 Williams (4-5) Beckwith (1-1) Andujar (4) 14,404 3:01 N
Wed 9/5/1979 vs Padres W 4-3 (10) 79-60 W2 Sambito (7-4) D'Acquisto (9-13) 12,592 3:36 N
Thu 9/6/1979 vs Padres W 2-0 80-60 W3 Richard (16-12) Owchinko (4-10) 12,416 2:39 N
Fri 9/7/1979 vs Giants L 2-9 80-61 L1 Blue (11-13) Andujar (12-11) 23,723 2:47 N
Sat 9/8/1979 vs Giants L 1-2 80-62 L2 Minton (2-2) Sambito (7-5) Lavelle (17) 32,300 3:00 N
Sun 9/9/1979 vs Giants W 4-1 81-62 W1 Forsch (10-6) Minton (2-3) Sambito (19) 11,570 2:24 D
Tue 9/11/1979 at Reds L 8-9 81-63 L1 Hume (10-8) Sambito (7-6) 40,574 3:14 N
Wed 9/12/1979 at Reds L 4-7 81-64 L2 Pastore (4-6) Niekro (18-10) Hume (15) 42,035 3:00 N
Fri 9/14/1979 at Giants W 7-0 82-64 W1 Ruhle (2-3) Halicki (5-6) 7,817 2:17 N
Sat 9/15/1979 at Giants L 3-5 82-65 L1 Borbon (6-5) Andujar (12-12) Minton (2) 9,795 3:04 D
Sun 9/16/1979 at Giants L 1-2 82-66 L2 Minton (3-3) Richard (16-13) 12,077 2:52 D
Mon 9/17/1979 at Padres W 1-0 83-66 W1 Niekro (19-10) Owchinko (5-11) 9,452 2:04 N
Tue 9/18/1979 at Padres L 0-4 83-67 L1 Rasmussen (5-9) Williams (4-6) 6,349 2:35 N
Wed 9/19/1979 vs Braves L 5-6 83-68 L2 B. McLaughlin (2-3) Ruhle (2-4) Garber (24) 11,369 2:53 N
Thu 9/20/1979 vs Braves W 7-1 84-68 W1 Forsch (11-6) Boggs (0-1) 22,584 2:28 N
Fri 9/21/1979 vs Reds W 3-2 (13) 85-68 W2 Sambito (8-6) Hume (10-9) 44,975 3:30 N
Sat 9/22/1979 vs Reds W 4-1 86-68 W3 Niekro (20-10) LaCoss (14-8) Sambito (20) 46,037 2:50 N
Sun 9/23/1979 vs Reds L 1-7 86-69 L1 Pastore (5-7) Ruhle (2-5) 42,067 2:47 D
Mon 9/24/1979 1 at Braves L 4-5 86-70 L2 M. Mahler (5-11) Sambito (8-7) 2:47 N
Mon 9/24/1979 2 at Braves L 1-8 86-71 L3 Solomon (7-13) Williams (4-7) 2,321 2:15 N
Tue 9/25/1979 at Braves W 8-0 87-71 W1 Richard (17-13) Boggs (0-2) 1,737 2:39 N
Wed 9/26/1979 at Braves L 4-9 87-72 L1 Niekro (20-20) Niekro (20-11) 2,248 2:34 N
Fri 9/28/1979 at Dodgers L 5-6 87-73 L2 Hough (7-5) Ruhle (2-6) Castillo (7) 27,719 2:09 N
Sat 9/29/1979 at Dodgers W 3-0 88-73 W1 Richard (18-13) Reuss (7-14) Sambito (21) 20,647 2:24 D
Sun 9/30/1979 at Dodgers W 3-2 89-73 W2 Niekro (21-11) Sutcliffe (17-10) Sambito (22) 46,741 2:42 D

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