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Mets 3, Cardinals 1
1978 Regular Season Game 159
September 29, 1978
Mets 3, Cubs 2
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September 29, 1978
Cubs 5, Mets 4
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National League Standings, September 29, 1978

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Flores Gil
Flores
ss
Foli Tim
Foli
lf
Henderson Steve
Henderson
1b
Montanez Willie
Montanez
rf
Norman Dan
Norman
c
Hodges Ron
Hodges
3b
Maddox Elliott
Maddox
2b
Flynn Doug
Flynn
p
Espinosa Nino
Espinosa
September 29, 1978, Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

New York Mets 3, Chicago Cubs 2

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Gil Flores cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 .276
Tim Foli ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .257
Steve Henderson lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .265
Willie Montanez 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .254
Dan Norman rf 3 0 1 1 1 0 .220
Ron Hodges c 4 0 1 0 0 0 .257
Elliott Maddox 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .257
- Jerry Koosman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .086
Doug Flynn 2b 3 0 1 1 1 1 .239
Nino Espinosa p 3 0 0 0 0 2 .209
- Lenny Randle 3b 0 0 0 0 1 0 .234
Cubs ab r hbibbso
Ivan DeJesus ss 5 1 2 0 0 0
Greg Gross cf-rf 5 1 1 0 0 1
Bill Buckner 1b 4 0 2 0 1 0
- Rudy Meoli pr 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bobby Murcer rf 1 0 0 0 1 0
- Scot Thompson cf 3 0 0 0 0 0
Dave Kingman lf 4 0 0 1 0 2
Manny Trillo 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Dave Rader c 4 0 3 0 0 0
- Rod Scott pr-3b 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mick Kelleher 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0
- Larry Biittner ph 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Gene Clines ph 1 0 0 0 0 1
- Tim Blackwell c 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rick Reuschel p 2 0 0 0 0 2
- Davey Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Donnie Moore p 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 2
Chicago Cubs 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 8 0

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Nino Espinosa (W,11-15) 7.1 7 2 1 2 5 4.73
Jerry Koosman (Save,2) 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 3.68
Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Rick Reuschel (L) 8.0 8 3 3 3 3
Donnie Moore 1.0 0 0 0 1 1

Errors: Tim Foli (13).
WP: Rick Reuschel.
3B: Doug Flynn (8).
Intentional Walks: Doug Flynn.
HBP: Rick Reuschel.
SH: Tim Foli, Mick Kelleher.
SB: Lenny Randle (14), Ivan DeJesus, Rod Scott.


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