Atlanta Braves 2, Houston Astros 1 (13 innings)
Regular Season Game 78
Played on Saturday, July 2, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   2 10  2
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   1 10  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matthews lf                   4   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Pocoroba c                    5   0   1   0       1   1      13   0
Montanez 1b                   6   0   2   1       0   1      16   0
Burroughs rf                  4   0   0   0       2   1       0   0
Office cf                     6   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Moore 3b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
Gilbreath 2b                  3   0   0   0       0   2       2   4
  Gaston ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Royster 2b                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Chaney ss                     5   0   1   1       0   1       2   7
Hargan p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
  Campbell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Asselstine ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Camp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nolan ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Leon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Paciorek ph                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       45   2  10   2       4   8      39  21

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Chaney-Gilbreath-Montanez.
E: Gilbreath (7), Chaney (6).
PB: Pocoroba (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Montanez (11,off Niekro).
SH: Matthews (1,off Niekro).
GDP: Pocoroba (5,off Forsch); Chaney (6,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Moore (3,2nd base by Forsch/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 2b,ss                6   0   2   0       0   0       2   8
Cabell 3b                     6   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     6   0   2   0       0   1      15   3
Cruz rf                       6   1   2   0       0   0       5   0
Ferguson c                    5   0   0   0       1   3       9   2
Fuller lf                     3   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
  Boswell ph,2b               3   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
  Howard ph,lf                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Forsch p                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       50   1  10   1       2  12      39  23

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Metzger-Watson, Niekro-Gonzalez-Watson.
E: Watson (7).

BATTING - 
GDP: Cedeno (6,off Hargan).
IBB: Ferguson (4,by Camp).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (26,2nd base off Hargan/Pocoroba); Cruz (23,2nd base off Hargan/Pocoroba).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hargan                        5     8   1   1   0   2   0  23
Campbell                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Camp                          3     1   0   0   1   3   0  12
Leon W(3-3)                   3     1   0   0   1   3   0  11
Kline SV(1)                   1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                       13    10   1   1   2  12   0  52

Hargan faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Hargan (4), Camp (4).
IBB: Camp (12,Ferguson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                       11     6   1   1   4   8   0  41
Niekro L(2-2)                 1.2   4   1   1   0   0   0   8
Sambito                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                       13    10   2   2   4   8   0  50

WP: Forsch (3).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 3:33   Attendance: 12535


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Matthews            lf        Gonzalez            2b
2. Pocoroba            c         Cabell              3b
3. Montanez            1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Burroughs           rf        Watson              1b
5. Office              cf        Cruz                rf
6. Moore               3b        Ferguson            c
7. Gilbreath           2b        Fuller              lf
8. Chaney              ss        Metzger             ss
9. Hargan              p         Forsch              p

BRAVES 1ST: Matthews singled; Pocoroba grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Matthews out at second];
Montanez singled; Burroughs forced Montanez (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno singled; Cedeno stole
second; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Office singled; Moore grounded out (third to first)
[Office to second]; Forsch threw a wild pitch [Office to third];
Gilbreath struck out; Chaney singled [Office scored]; Hargan
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Ferguson
grounded out (second to first); Fuller struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Matthews struck out; Pocoroba walked; Montanez flied
out to right; Burroughs walked [Pocoroba to second]; Office
singled [Pocoroba to third, Burroughs to second]; Moore flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger singled; Forsch made an out to pitcher;
Gonzalez singled [Metzger to second]; Hargan threw a wild pitch
[Metzger to third, Gonzalez to second]; Cabell reached on a
fielder's choice [Gonzalez out at third (pitcher to third to
catcher), Metzger stayed at third, Cabell to second]; Cedeno
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Gilbreath flied out to right; Chaney made an out to
first; Hargan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
singled; Cruz stole second; Ferguson struck out; Fuller singled
[Cruz scored]; Pocoroba allowed a passed ball [Fuller to
second]; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Matthews walked; Matthews was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Watson [Matthews to second]; Pocoroba
struck out; Montanez flied out to left; Burroughs flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Forsch grounded out (pitcher to first); Gonzalez
singled; Cabell reached on an error by Chaney [Gonzalez to
second, Cabell to first]; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Cabell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Office grounded out (first to pitcher); Moore
singled; Moore was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Gilbreath struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled; Cruz singled [Watson to third];
CAMPBELL REPLACED HARGAN (PITCHING); Ferguson struck out; Fuller
struck out; Metzger forced Cruz (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Chaney struck out; ASSELSTINE BATTED FOR CAMPBELL;
Asselstine made an out to catcher; Matthews grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: CAMP REPLACED ASSELSTINE (PITCHING); Forsch struck
out; Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Cabell grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Pocoroba grounded out (second to first); Montanez
grounded out (second to first); Burroughs walked; Office made an
out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson flied
out to center; Cruz reached on an error by Gilbreath [Cruz to
first]; Camp threw a wild pitch [Cruz to second]; Ferguson was
walked intentionally; BOSWELL BATTED FOR FULLER; Boswell singled
[Cruz to third, Ferguson to second]; HOWARD BATTED FOR METZGER;
Howard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: BOSWELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); HOWARD STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); GONZALEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS);
Moore grounded out (shortstop to first); GASTON BATTED FOR
GILBREATH; Gaston struck out; Chaney grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: ROYSTER REPLACED GASTON (PLAYING 2B); Forsch struck
out; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell made an
out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 10TH: NOLAN BATTED FOR CAMP; Nolan grounded out (second
to first); Matthews grounded out (second to first); Pocoroba
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 10TH: LEON REPLACED NOLAN (PITCHING); Cedeno walked;
Watson singled [Cedeno to second]; Cruz flied out to center
[Cedeno to third]; Ferguson reached on a fielder's choice
[Cedeno out at home (pitcher unassisted), Watson to second];
Boswell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 11TH: Montanez struck out; Burroughs struck out; Office
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 11TH: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); GARDNER
BATTED FOR FORSCH; Gardner struck out; Gonzalez flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 12TH: NIEKRO REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Moore grounded
out (second to first); Royster singled; Chaney grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Royster out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 12TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cedeno flied
out to center; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 13TH: PACIOREK BATTED FOR LEON; Paciorek singled;
Matthews out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Paciorek to
second]; Pocoroba singled [Paciorek to third]; Montanez doubled
[Paciorek scored, Pocoroba to third]; Burroughs reached on a
fielder's choice [Pocoroba out at home (shortstop to catcher to
third to pitcher), Montanez to third]; SAMBITO REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); Office grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 13TH: KLINE REPLACED PACIOREK (PITCHING); Cruz made an
out to shortstop; Ferguson struck out; Boswell struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2  10   2    9
 Astros           1  10   1   12


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