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Cardinals 8, Mets 4
1979 Regular Season Game 112
August 9, 1979
Cardinals 4, Mets 0
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August 10, 1979
Mets 7, Expos 1
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National League Standings, August 9, 1979

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Mets Starting Lineup
rf
Cardenal Josť
Cardenal
ss
Taveras Frank
Taveras
cf
Mazzilli Lee
Mazzilli
1b
Montanez Willie
Montanez
3b
Hebner Richie
Hebner
lf
Youngblood Joel
Youngblood
c
Stearns John
Stearns
2b
Flynn Doug
Flynn
p
Ellis Dock
Ellis
August 9, 1979, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

St. Louis Cardinals 4, New York Mets 0

Cardinals ab r hbibbso
Garry Templeton ss 5 1 3 1 0 0
Lou Brock lf 5 0 0 0 0 0
Keith Hernandez 1b 5 1 1 1 0 0
Ted Simmons c 5 1 1 0 0 0
George Hendrick rf 2 0 0 0 2 0
Jerry Mumphrey cf 4 0 3 2 0 0
Ken Reitz 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1
Ken Oberkfell 2b 2 0 0 0 2 0
John Denny p 4 1 2 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Josť Cardenal rf 2 0 0 0 2 0 .294
Frank Taveras ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Lee Mazzilli cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .309
Willie Montanez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .234
Richie Hebner 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .259
Joel Youngblood lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .283
- Ed Glynn p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
John Stearns c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .243
Doug Flynn 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .241
Dock Ellis p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .111
- Dan Norman lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 4 11 1
New York Mets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1

St. Louis Cardinals ip h rer bbso
John Denny (W) 9.0 2 0 0 3 3
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Dock Ellis (L,2-5) 7.0 9 4 3 2 1 5.70
Ed Glynn 2.0 2 0 0 2 0 2.11

Errors: Willie Montanez (7), Keith Hernandez.
2B: Joel Youngblood (26), Jerry Mumphrey, Ted Simmons.
3B: John Denny.
Intentional Walks: Ken Oberkfell 2, George Hendrick.
SB: Garry Templeton.


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