The Chicago Cubs were easily defeated by the New York Mets, 9 to 4, on April 7, 1979.

Final

NYM

Mets

2-0

9

CHC

Cubs

0-2

4

1

0

0

2

2

0

3

1

0

4

0

0

5

0

1

6

5

0

7

0

2

8

1

0

9

0

1

R

9

4

H

11

8

E

1

2

Summary

Player Stats

Top 2nd

NYM

CHC

Mets

Single by Steve Henderson; Willie Montanez scored.

1

0

Mets

Single by Doug Flynn; Steve Henderson scored.

2

0

Top 3rd

NYM

CHC

Mets

Home run by Lee Mazzilli.

3

0

Bottom 5th

NYM

CHC

Cubs

Steve Ontiveros groundedout; Bill Buckner scored.

3

1

Top 6th

NYM

CHC

Mets

Single by Richie Hebner; Kelvin Chapman scored.

4

1

Mets

Joel Youngblood hit ground ball; error by Steve Ontiveros; Richie Hebner scored.

5

1

Mets

Single by Alex Trevino; John Stearns scored.

6

1

Mets

Single by Lee Mazzilli; Joel Youngblood and Steve Henderson scored.

8

1

Bottom 7th

NYM

CHC

Cubs

Single by Dave Kingman; Ted Sizemore scored.

8

2

Cubs

Tim Blackwell walked; Bill Buckner scored.

8

3

Top 8th

NYM

CHC

Mets

Single by Doug Flynn; Joel Youngblood scored.

9

3

Bottom 9th

NYM

CHC

Cubs

Single by Jerry Martin; Bobby Murcer scored.

9

4

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