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1979 Houston Astros

Schedule and Results

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1978 / 1980

89-73, Finished 2nd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill Virdon (89-73)
GM: Tal Smith, Farm Dir: Bill Wood, Scouting Dir: Lynwood Stallings
Scored 583 runs, Allowed 582 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-81

Ballparks: Astrodome · Attendance: 1,900,312 (5th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 94 · one-year: Batting - 89, Pitching - 89

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1978 / 1980 Schedule and Results

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 10 runs  · Mouseover bar for details  · Click for box score  · Grouped by Month

Game Results

Season Summary 89-73, Final Rank:2, GB: 1.5
Days in First110last on Sunday, Sep 9, counts only the days a team played and was in first at the end of the day
 130last on Sep 10, counts all days of the season including off days
Biggest Lead10.5last on Wednesday, Jul 4, for days on which they played
Farthest Behind3.5last on Friday, Sep 28, for days on which they played
Most Games over .50021last on Friday, Jul 6
Most Games under .500never
Longest Winning Streak7Tuesday, May 29 to Monday, Jun 4
Longest Losing Streak7Saturday, Jul 7 to Friday, Jul 13
Most Runs Allowed19Sunday, Jun 17
Most Runs Scored11Saturday, May 12
Longest Game (innings)18Monday, Jun 18
Times Shutout by Opponent15 
Times Opponent Shutout19 
Walkoff Wins10 
Walkoff Losses6 

Team Win/Loss Splits

Overall
SplitWLRSRAWP
Overall 89 73 583 582 .549
Home/Road
SplitWLRSRAWP
Home 52 29 269 234 .642
Road 37 44 314 348 .457
Month by Month
SplitWLRSRAWP
April 15 6 97 70 .714
May 14 17 116 120 .452
June 20 8 87 90 .714
July 12 16 96 131 .429
August 15 11 86 71 .577
September 13 15 101 100 .464
By Season Half
SplitWLRSRAWP
First Half 54 40 332 336 .574
Second Half 35 33 251 246 .515
Extra-Innings
SplitWLRSRAWP
9-Inning Games 82 68 531 528 .547
ExtraInning 7 5 52 54 .583
One-Run Games
SplitWLRSRAWP
One Run 39 27 231 219 .591
Blowouts (5+ Runs)
SplitWLRSRAWP
Blowout 13 15 131 157 .464
Opponent
SplitWLRSRAWP
ATL 11 7 74 56 .611
CHC 6 6 42 47 .500
CIN 10 8 72 77 .556
LAD 10 8 83 66 .556
MON 7 5 35 48 .583
NYM 9 3 41 27 .750
PHI 5 7 27 38 .417
PIT 4 8 49 70 .333
SDP 14 4 57 31 .778
SFG 7 11 64 79 .389
STL 6 6 39 43 .500

Team Game-by-Game Schedule and Results

Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp W/L R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
1 1 Friday, Apr 6 boxscore HOU ATL W 2 1 1-0 2 0.5 Richard Niekro Andujar 2:11 N 28,998 +
2 2 Saturday, Apr 7 boxscore HOU ATL W 6 0 2-0 2 0.5 Forsch McWilliams 2:05 N 24,325 ++
3 3 Sunday, Apr 8 boxscore HOU ATL W 2 0 3-0 1 up 0.5 Niekro Matula 2:00 D 16,501 +++
4 4 Monday, Apr 9 boxscore HOU LAD L 1 2 3-1 2 0.5 Welch Ruhle Reuss 2:28 N 12,116 -
5 5 Tuesday, Apr 10 boxscore HOU LAD W 2 1 4-1 1 Tied Richard Hooton 2:40 N 14,091 +
6 6 Wednesday, Apr 11 boxscore HOU LAD W 10 3 5-1 1 up 1.0 Forsch Sutton 2:29 N 15,964 ++
7 7 Friday, Apr 13 boxscore HOU @ SFG L 7 8 5-2 2 0.5 Halicki Niekro Lavelle 2:44 N 16,822 -
8 8 Saturday, Apr 14 boxscore HOU @ SFG L 1 2 5-3 2 1.5 Blue Ruhle 2:07 D 15,931 --
9 9 Sunday, Apr 15 (1) boxscore HOU @ SFG W 4 3 6-3 1 up 0.5 Richard Montefusco Sambito 2:43 D 0 +
10 10 Sunday, Apr 15 (2) boxscore HOU @ SFG W 9 1 7-3 1 up 0.5 Andujar Griffin 2:28 D 37,384 ++
11 11 Monday, Apr 16 boxscore HOU @ LAD W 4 0 8-3 1 up 1.0 Forsch Sutton 2:09 N 29,092 +++
12 12 Tuesday, Apr 17 boxscore HOU @ LAD L 6 10 8-4 1 up 1.0 Reuss Dixon 2:55 N 27,635 -
13 13 Wednesday, Apr 18 boxscore HOU @ LAD W 4 0 9-4 1 up 2.0 Ruhle Rau 2:22 N 30,811 +
14 14 Friday, Apr 20 boxscore HOU PIT W-wo 5 4 10 10-4 1 up 1.5 Sambito Bibby 3:16 N 19,834 ++
15 15 Saturday, Apr 21 boxscore HOU PIT W-wo 5 4 10 11-4 1 up 2.0 Andujar Tekulve 3:23 N 48,977 +++
16 16 Sunday, Apr 22 boxscore HOU PIT W 3 2 12-4 1 up 3.0 Andujar Candelaria Sambito 2:27 D 22,403 ++++
17 17 Wednesday, Apr 25 boxscore HOU @ CHC L 0 4 12-5 1 up 3.5 Lamp Ruhle 2:01 D 6,388 -
18 18 Thursday, Apr 26 boxscore HOU @ CHC W 6 2 13-5 1 up 4.0 Richard McGlothen Sambito 3:00 D 4,777 +
19 19 Friday, Apr 27 boxscore HOU @ PIT W 9 8 11 14-5 1 up 4.0 Riccelli Whitson 3:30 N 5,767 ++
20 20 Sunday, Apr 29 boxscore HOU @ PIT L 5 10 14-6 1 up 3.5 Kison Niekro Jackson 3:07 D 7,598 -
21 21 Monday, Apr 30 boxscore HOU @ STL W 6 5 15-6 1 up 4.0 Sambito Bruno Andujar 2:56 N 10,778 +
22 22 Tuesday, May 1 boxscore HOU @ STL L-wo 6 7 11 15-7 1 up 4.0 Knowles Sambito 3:09 N 6,349 -
23 23 Wednesday, May 2 boxscore HOU @ STL L 2 5 15-8 1 up 3.0 Denny Forsch 1:57 N 5,190 --
24 24 Thursday, May 3 boxscore HOU @ STL W 4 1 16-8 1 up 3.5 Niekro Vuckovich Andujar 2:28 D 7,530 +
25 25 Friday, May 4 boxscore HOU @ CIN L-wo 5 6 10 16-9 1 up 2.5 Bair Riccelli 3:47 N 20,988 -
26 26 Saturday, May 5 boxscore HOU @ CIN L 2 6 16-10 1 up 1.5 Hume Andujar Pastore 2:13 D 25,044 --
27 27 Sunday, May 6 (1) boxscore HOU @ CIN L 5 17 16-11 1 up 1.5 Borbon Richard 2:48 N 0 ---
28 28 Sunday, May 6 (2) boxscore HOU @ CIN W 8 2 17-11 1 up 1.5 Riccelli Norman 3:00 D 33,618 +
29 29 Tuesday, May 8 boxscore HOU STL L 1 4 17-12 1 up 0.5 Vuckovich Forsch Knowles 2:23 N 15,645 -
30 30 Wednesday, May 9 boxscore HOU STL W-wo 5 4 16 18-12 1 up 0.5 McLaughlin Bruno 4:52 N 11,566 +
31 31 Thursday, May 10 boxscore HOU STL L 1 3 18-13 1 up 0.5 Sykes Richard Littell 2:21 N 15,420 -
32 32 Friday, May 11 boxscore HOU CHC L 3 5 18-14 2 0.5 Reuschel Riccelli Sutter 2:47 N 14,715 --
33 33 Saturday, May 12 (1) boxscore HOU CHC W 11 3 19-14 1 Tied Forsch McGlothen 2:20 N 0 +
34 34 Saturday, May 12 (2) boxscore HOU CHC L 0 2 19-15 1 Tied Holtzman Williams 2:10 N 35,997 -
35 35 Sunday, May 13 boxscore HOU CHC W 3 0 20-15 1 Tied Niekro Krukow 2:09 D 13,604 +
36 36 Tuesday, May 15 boxscore HOU SFG L 1 8 20-16 2 0.5 Nastu Richard 2:27 N 13,196 -
37 37 Wednesday, May 16 boxscore HOU SFG L 4 8 10 20-17 2 1.5 Lavelle McLaughlin 3:03 N 10,094 --
38 38 Thursday, May 17 boxscore HOU SFG L 0 3 20-18 2 2.0 Halicki Forsch 2:17 N 10,626 ---
39 39 Friday, May 18 boxscore HOU SDP W 3 2 21-18 2 2.0 Niekro Fingers 2:32 N 9,445 +
40 40 Saturday, May 19 boxscore HOU SDP L 2 4 11 21-19 2 3.0 Fingers Richard 2:52 N 18,494 -
41 41 Sunday, May 20 (1) boxscore HOU SDP W 1 0 22-19 2 1.5 Williams Perry 2:17 D 0 +
42 42 Sunday, May 20 (2) boxscore HOU SDP W 6 3 23-19 2 1.5 Andujar D'Acquisto 2:41 D 15,039 ++
43 43 Monday, May 21 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 5 7 23-20 2 2.0 Niekro McLaughlin Garber 2:27 N 1,988 -
44 44 Tuesday, May 22 boxscore HOU @ ATL W 4 1 24-20 2 1.0 Niekro Mahler 2:24 N 5,091 +
45 45 Wednesday, May 23 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 5 6 24-21 2 2.0 Brizzolara Andujar Garber 2:27 N 1,623 -
46 46 Friday, May 25 boxscore HOU @ SDP L-wo 1 2 10 24-22 3 1.5 Fingers Sambito 2:44 N 15,289 --
47 47 Saturday, May 26 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 9 0 25-22 3 1.5 Niekro Lolich 2:25 N 27,331 +
48 48 Sunday, May 27 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 4 2 26-22 2 0.5 Richard Rasmussen 2:21 D 17,199 ++
49 49 Monday, May 28 boxscore HOU @ SDP L 4 5 26-23 2 1.5 Jones Andujar Fingers 2:32 N 14,728 -
50 50 Tuesday, May 29 boxscore HOU CIN W-wo 2 1 27-23 2 0.5 Niemann Moskau 2:09 N 17,458 +
Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp W/L R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
51 51 Wednesday, May 30 boxscore HOU CIN W 6 3 28-23 1 up 0.5 Niekro Seaver Sambito 2:32 N 21,757 ++
52 52 Thursday, May 31 boxscore HOU CIN W 3 0 29-23 1 up 1.5 Williams Norman 2:07 N 25,453 +++
53 53 Friday, Jun 1 boxscore HOU MON W 3 2 30-23 1 up 1.5 Richard Grimsley 2:09 N 14,346 ++++
54 54 Saturday, Jun 2 boxscore HOU MON W 2 1 31-23 1 up 1.5 Andujar Sosa 2:33 N 43,893 +++++
55 55 Sunday, Jun 3 boxscore HOU MON W 5 4 32-23 1 up 2.0 Niekro Rogers Roberge 2:32 N 33,821 ++++++
56 56 Monday, Jun 4 boxscore HOU PHI W 3 0 33-23 1 up 3.0 Niemann Christenson 1:53 N 19,062 +++++++
57 57 Tuesday, Jun 5 boxscore HOU PHI L 0 8 33-24 1 up 2.0 Carlton Williams 2:25 N 28,244 -
58 58 Wednesday, Jun 6 boxscore HOU PHI W 4 3 34-24 1 up 3.0 Sambito Reed Roberge 2:23 N 28,955 +
59 59 Friday, Jun 8 boxscore HOU @ NYM W 5 0 35-24 1 up 3.0 Niekro Zachry 2:24 N 12,196 ++
60 60 Saturday, Jun 9 boxscore HOU @ NYM L 0 4 35-25 1 up 2.0 Swan Andujar 1:57 D 10,499 -
61 61 Sunday, Jun 10 boxscore HOU @ NYM W 5 3 36-25 1 up 2.0 Throop Kobel Sambito 3:08 D 15,879 +
62 62 Monday, Jun 11 boxscore HOU @ PHI L 2 4 36-26 1 up 2.0 Lerch Richard 2:39 N 31,085 -
63 63 Tuesday, Jun 12 boxscore HOU @ PHI L 0 4 36-27 1 up 2.0 Espinosa Williams 1:57 N 34,177 --
64 64 Wednesday, Jun 13 boxscore HOU @ PHI W 4 3 37-27 1 up 2.0 Niekro Ruthven 2:53 N 33,627 +
65 65 Friday, Jun 15 boxscore HOU @ MON W 2 1 38-27 1 up 2.0 Andujar Sosa 2:43 N 28,786 ++
66 66 Saturday, Jun 16 boxscore HOU @ MON L 2 4 38-28 1 up 2.0 Grimsley Richard Sosa 2:35 N 24,336 -
67 67 Sunday, Jun 17 boxscore HOU @ MON L 3 19 38-29 1 up 2.0 Schatzeder Niekro 2:36 D 30,245 --
68 68 Monday, Jun 18 boxscore HOU NYM W-wo 3 2 18 39-29 1 up 2.0 Roberge Hausman 5:00 N 14,076 +
69 69 Tuesday, Jun 19 boxscore HOU NYM W 3 1 40-29 1 up 3.0 Andujar Hassler 2:28 N 14,036 ++
70 70 Wednesday, Jun 20 boxscore HOU NYM W 5 4 41-29 1 up 4.0 Sambito Swan 2:36 N 15,946 +++
71 71 Friday, Jun 22 boxscore HOU SDP W 2 1 42-29 1 up 5.0 Niekro Shirley Sambito 2:21 N 30,954 ++++
72 72 Saturday, Jun 23 boxscore HOU SDP W-wo 3 2 43-29 1 up 6.0 Dixon Fingers 2:01 N 41,429 +++++
73 73 Sunday, Jun 24 boxscore HOU SDP W 4 1 44-29 1 up 6.0 Andujar Rasmussen 2:47 D 19,315 ++++++
74 74 Monday, Jun 25 (1) boxscore HOU CIN L 1 2 44-30 1 up 6.0 Seaver Richard Bair 2:31 N 0 -
75 75 Monday, Jun 25 (2) boxscore HOU CIN W 4 0 45-30 1 up 6.0 Niemann LaCoss 2:22 N 46,313 +
76 76 Tuesday, Jun 26 boxscore HOU CIN W 6 5 46-30 1 up 7.0 Roberge Bair Sambito 2:32 N 37,114 ++
77 77 Wednesday, Jun 27 boxscore HOU @ SFG L 3 6 46-31 1 up 6.0 Minton Dixon Roberts 2:23 N 11,563 -
78 78 Thursday, Jun 28 boxscore HOU @ SFG W 6 5 47-31 1 up 6.0 Williams Curtis Niemann 2:48 N 15,624 +
79 79 Friday, Jun 29 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 4 1 48-31 1 up 7.0 Andujar Perry 2:41 N 41,822 ++
80 80 Saturday, Jun 30 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 3 0 49-31 1 up 7.0 Richard Shirley 2:12 N 20,154 +++
81 81 Sunday, Jul 1 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 4 1 50-31 1 up 8.5 Niekro Jones Sambito 2:25 D 11,615 ++++
82 82 Tuesday, Jul 3 boxscore HOU @ CIN W 3 2 51-31 1 up 9.5 Forsch Bair 2:13 N 36,787 +++++
83 83 Wednesday, Jul 4 boxscore HOU @ CIN W 3 2 52-31 1 up10.5 Andujar Bonham Sambito 2:24 D 25,713 ++++++
84 84 Thursday, Jul 5 boxscore HOU @ CIN L 4 5 52-32 1 up 9.5 Seaver Richard Bair 2:48 N 28,249 -
85 85 Friday, Jul 6 boxscore HOU @ CHC W 4 2 53-32 1 up 9.5 Niekro McGlothen Sambito 2:50 D 25,612 +
86 86 Saturday, Jul 7 (1) boxscore HOU @ CHC L 0 6 53-33 1 up 8.0 Holtzman Williams 2:10 D 0 -
87 87 Saturday, Jul 7 (2) boxscore HOU @ CHC L 3 8 53-34 1 up 8.0 Lamp Niemann 2:32 D 36,135 --
88 88 Sunday, Jul 8 boxscore HOU @ CHC L 0 10 53-35 1 up 7.5 Krukow Forsch Moore 2:35 D 37,614 ---
89 89 Tuesday, Jul 10 boxscore HOU PIT L 3 4 53-36 1 up 7.0 Bibby Andujar Tekulve 3:09 N 31,341 ----
90 90 Wednesday, Jul 11 boxscore HOU PIT L 1 5 53-37 1 up 6.0 Kison Richard 2:10 N 25,330 -----
91 91 Thursday, Jul 12 boxscore HOU PIT L 3 5 53-38 1 up 6.0 Blyleven Niekro Tekulve 2:44 N 22,956 ------
92 92 Friday, Jul 13 boxscore HOU STL L 0 1 53-39 1 up 6.0 Martinez Forsch 2:03 N 26,041 -------
93 93 Saturday, Jul 14 boxscore HOU STL W 3 2 54-39 1 up 7.0 Andujar Vuckovich Sambito 2:34 N 45,834 +
94 94 Sunday, Jul 15 boxscore HOU STL L 1 3 54-40 1 up 6.0 Fulgham Richard 2:22 D 41,601 -
95 95 Thursday, Jul 19 (1) boxscore HOU @ PIT L 5 9 54-41 1 up 4.5 Roberts Forsch 2:41 N 0 --
96 96 Thursday, Jul 19 (2) boxscore HOU @ PIT L 2 4 54-42 1 up 4.5 Kison Niekro Jackson 2:12 N 33,464 ---
97 97 Friday, Jul 20 boxscore HOU @ PIT L 3 9 54-43 1 up 3.5 Candelaria Richard 2:40 N 23,585 ----
98 98 Saturday, Jul 21 boxscore HOU @ PIT L 5 6 54-44 1 up 3.5 Romo Sambito Tekulve 3:00 D 19,570 -----
99 99 Sunday, Jul 22 boxscore HOU @ STL W 7 6 55-44 1 up 4.0 Sambito McEnaney 2:41 D 27,973 +
100 100 Monday, Jul 23 boxscore HOU @ STL W 3 2 56-44 1 up 5.0 Niekro Fulgham 2:32 N 18,075 ++
Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp W/L R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
101 101 Tuesday, Jul 24 boxscore HOU CHC W 6 1 57-44 1 up 5.0 Forsch Lamp 2:15 N 28,431 +++
102 102 Wednesday, Jul 25 boxscore HOU CHC W 6 4 58-44 1 up 5.0 Richard Reuschel Sambito 2:47 N 21,910 ++++
103 103 Thursday, Jul 26 boxscore HOU LAD L 5 6 58-45 1 up 4.0 Beckwith Andujar Forster 2:33 N 26,834 -
104 104 Friday, Jul 27 boxscore HOU LAD L 7 11 58-46 1 up 3.0 Hough Niekro 2:56 N 39,071 --
105 105 Saturday, Jul 28 boxscore HOU LAD W 5 2 59-46 1 up 3.5 Forsch Reuss 2:08 N 39,747 +
106 106 Sunday, Jul 29 boxscore HOU LAD W-wo 4 3 60-46 1 up 3.5 Richard Forster 2:46 N 46,754 ++
107 107 Monday, Jul 30 boxscore HOU SFG L 0 8 60-47 1 up 2.5 Knepper Andujar 2:54 N 18,995 -
108 108 Tuesday, Jul 31 boxscore HOU SFG W 6 4 61-47 1 up 3.5 Niekro Whitson Roberge 2:49 N 18,047 +
109 109 Wednesday, Aug 1 boxscore HOU SFG W 5 4 62-47 1 up 3.5 Forsch Blue Roberge 2:30 N 21,207 ++
110 110 Friday, Aug 3 boxscore HOU ATL W 4 1 63-47 1 up 4.5 Richard Matula 2:35 N 20,716 +++
111 111 Saturday, Aug 4 (1) boxscore HOU ATL W-wo 4 3 64-47 1 up 5.0 Sambito Garber 3:15 N 0 ++++
112 112 Saturday, Aug 4 (2) boxscore HOU ATL W 6 2 65-47 1 up 5.0 LaCorte Niekro Sambito 2:23 N 45,110 +++++
113 113 Sunday, Aug 5 boxscore HOU ATL W 3 2 66-47 1 up 5.0 Roberge Garber Sambito 2:53 N 35,399 ++++++
114 114 Tuesday, Aug 7 boxscore HOU @ LAD L 8 10 66-48 1 up 4.5 Brett Sambito Patterson 2:46 N 34,538 -
115 115 Wednesday, Aug 8 boxscore HOU @ LAD W 4 1 67-48 1 up 4.5 Richard Hooton 2:16 N 41,584 +
116 116 Thursday, Aug 9 boxscore HOU @ LAD L 3 4 67-49 1 up 3.5 Sutcliffe Andujar Beckwith 2:51 D 30,973 -
117 117 Friday, Aug 10 boxscore HOU @ ATL W 2 1 68-49 1 up 4.5 Niekro Solomon Sambito 2:45 N 10,394 +
118 118 Sunday, Aug 12 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 2 3 68-50 1 up 4.0 Niekro Williams 2:07 N 7,557 -
119 119 Monday, Aug 13 boxscore HOU MON W 4 1 69-50 1 up 4.5 Richard Rogers 2:27 N 21,011 +
120 120 Tuesday, Aug 14 boxscore HOU MON W 2 1 70-50 1 up 4.5 Andujar Lee 2:05 N 21,871 ++
121 121 Wednesday, Aug 15 boxscore HOU MON L 0 3 70-51 1 up 4.5 Schatzeder Niekro Sanderson 3:04 N 24,885 -
122 122 Friday, Aug 17 boxscore HOU PHI L 2 5 70-52 1 up 3.5 Lerch LaCorte 2:18 N 33,782 --
123 123 Saturday, Aug 18 boxscore HOU PHI L 0 1 70-53 1 up 2.5 Christenson Richard Reed 2:23 N 37,735 ---
124 124 Sunday, Aug 19 boxscore HOU PHI L 2 3 70-54 1 up 1.5 Carlton Andujar 2:21 N 30,631 ----
125 125 Monday, Aug 20 boxscore HOU @ NYM W 8 1 71-54 1 up 2.5 Niekro Swan 2:55 N 10,922 +
126 126 Tuesday, Aug 21 boxscore HOU @ NYM L &X 0 5 71-55 1 up 1.5 Falcone LaCorte 2:12 N 9,337 -
127 127 Wednesday, Aug 22 boxscore HOU @ NYM W 3 1 72-55 1 up 1.5 Richard Kobel 2:13 D 10,477 +
128 128 Friday, Aug 24 boxscore HOU @ PHI L 3 5 72-56 1 up 0.5 Carlton Andujar 2:10 N 32,124 -
129 129 Saturday, Aug 25 boxscore HOU @ PHI W 3 1 73-56 1 up 0.5 Niekro Espinosa Sambito 2:07 N 43,109 +
130 130 Sunday, Aug 26 boxscore HOU @ PHI W 4 1 74-56 1 up 0.5 Ladd Saucier Sambito 2:34 N 32,559 ++
131 131 Monday, Aug 27 boxscore HOU @ MON W 3 0 75-56 1 up 0.5 Richard May 2:52 N 30,410 +++
132 132 Tuesday, Aug 28 boxscore HOU @ MON L-wo 6 7 75-57 2 0.5 Palmer Ladd 2:55 N 30,513 -
133 133 Wednesday, Aug 29 boxscore HOU @ MON L 3 5 75-58 2 1.5 Lee Niekro Sosa 2:15 N 25,064 --
134 134 Friday, Aug 31 boxscore HOU NYM W 2 0 76-58 2 0.5 Forsch Swan Sambito 1:54 N 19,883 +
135 135 Saturday, Sep 1 boxscore HOU NYM W 3 1 77-58 1 up 0.5 Richard Falcone 2:10 N 23,573 ++
136 136 Sunday, Sep 2 boxscore HOU NYM L 4 5 77-59 1 up 0.5 Kobel Niemann Allen 2:43 D 14,215 -
137 137 Monday, Sep 3 boxscore HOU LAD L 0 1 77-60 2 0.5 Reuss Niekro 2:04 N 19,280 --
138 138 Tuesday, Sep 4 boxscore HOU LAD W 9 4 78-60 1 up 0.5 Williams Beckwith Andujar 3:01 N 14,404 +
139 139 Wednesday, Sep 5 boxscore HOU SDP W-wo 4 3 10 79-60 1 up 0.5 Sambito D'Acquisto 3:36 N 12,592 ++
140 140 Thursday, Sep 6 boxscore HOU SDP W 2 0 80-60 1 up 0.5 Richard Owchinko 2:39 N 12,416 +++
141 141 Friday, Sep 7 boxscore HOU SFG L 2 9 80-61 1 up 0.5 Blue Andujar 2:47 N 23,723 -
142 142 Saturday, Sep 8 boxscore HOU SFG L 1 2 80-62 2 0.5 Minton Sambito Lavelle 3:00 N 32,300 --
143 143 Sunday, Sep 9 boxscore HOU SFG W 4 1 81-62 1 up 0.5 Forsch Minton Sambito 2:24 D 11,570 +
144 144 Tuesday, Sep 11 boxscore HOU @ CIN L 8 9 81-63 2 0.5 Hume Sambito 3:14 N 40,574 -
145 145 Wednesday, Sep 12 boxscore HOU @ CIN L 4 7 81-64 2 1.5 Pastore Niekro Hume 3:00 N 42,035 --
146 146 Friday, Sep 14 boxscore HOU @ SFG W 7 0 82-64 2 0.5 Ruhle Halicki 2:17 N 7,817 +
147 147 Saturday, Sep 15 boxscore HOU @ SFG L 3 5 82-65 2 1.5 Borbon Andujar Minton 3:04 D 9,795 -
148 148 Sunday, Sep 16 boxscore HOU @ SFG L-wo 1 2 82-66 2 2.5 Minton Richard 2:52 D 12,077 --
149 149 Monday, Sep 17 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 1 0 83-66 2 1.5 Niekro Owchinko 2:04 N 9,452 +
150 150 Tuesday, Sep 18 boxscore HOU @ SDP L 0 4 83-67 2 1.5 Rasmussen Williams 2:35 N 6,349 -
Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp W/L R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
151 151 Wednesday, Sep 19 boxscore HOU ATL L 5 6 83-68 2 2.5 McLaughlin Ruhle Garber 2:53 N 11,369 --
152 152 Thursday, Sep 20 boxscore HOU ATL W 7 1 84-68 2 2.5 Forsch Boggs 2:28 N 22,584 +
153 153 Friday, Sep 21 boxscore HOU CIN W-wo 3 2 13 85-68 2 1.5 Sambito Hume 3:30 N 44,975 ++
154 154 Saturday, Sep 22 boxscore HOU CIN W 4 1 86-68 2 0.5 Niekro LaCoss Sambito 2:50 N 46,037 +++
155 155 Sunday, Sep 23 boxscore HOU CIN L 1 7 86-69 2 1.5 Pastore Ruhle 2:47 D 42,067 -
156 156 Monday, Sep 24 (1) boxscore HOU @ ATL L-wo 4 5 86-70 2 2.5 Mahler Sambito 2:47 N 0 --
157 157 Monday, Sep 24 (2) boxscore HOU @ ATL L 1 8 86-71 2 2.5 Solomon Williams 2:15 N 2,321 ---
158 158 Tuesday, Sep 25 boxscore HOU @ ATL W 8 0 87-71 2 1.5 Richard Boggs 2:39 N 1,737 +
159 159 Wednesday, Sep 26 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 4 9 87-72 2 2.5 Niekro Niekro 2:34 N 2,248 -
160 160 Friday, Sep 28 boxscore HOU @ LAD L 5 6 87-73 2 3.5 Hough Ruhle Castillo 2:09 N 27,719 --
161 161 Saturday, Sep 29 boxscore HOU @ LAD W 3 0 88-73 2 2.5 Richard Reuss Sambito 2:24 D 20,647 +
162 162 Sunday, Sep 30 boxscore HOU @ LAD W 3 2 89-73 2 1.5 Niekro Sutcliffe Sambito 2:42 D 46,741 ++
Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp W/L R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
Rank and Games Back are always at the end of all games played on that date.

1978 / 1980 Schedule and Results