Houston Astros 13, Atlanta Braves 0
Regular Season Game 35
Played on Saturday, May 20, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
HOU N    2  0  3    0  2  2    4  0  x  -  13 17  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Rockett ss                  1   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Beall 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0      11   1
Asselstine rf                 3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Burroughs lf                  2   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
  Bonnell pr,lf               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Pocoroba c                    2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Murphy c                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Office cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Chaney ss,2b                  3   0   1   0       1   0       3   5
Gilbreath 3b                  3   0   2   0       1   1       0   5
Boggs p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solomon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Nolan ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Campbell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paciorek ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easterly p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Devine p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Matthews ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   4   0       7   8      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Royster-Chaney-Beall, Chaney-Rockett-Beall.
E: Royster (3).

BATTING - 
GDP: Matthews (3,off Richard).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       2   4   1   0       3   0       4   0
Cabell 3b                     5   2   3   1       0   0       0   2
Cruz rf                       5   3   4   6       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   2   2       0   0       3   1
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Walling lf                    5   1   2   3       0   0       4   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gonzalez 2b                 2   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Ferguson c                    4   0   1   0       1   0       8   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Richard p                     4   1   1   1       0   0       1   1
Totals                       37  13  17  13       6   1      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabell-Gonzalez-Bergman.

BATTING - 
HR: Walling (1,5th inning off Campbell 1 on 1 out); Cruz (1,6th inning off
Campbell 1 on 1 out).
SH: Richard (2,off Solomon).
SF: Watson (4,off Boggs).
GDP: Metzger 2 (7,off Boggs,off Easterly).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (6,2nd base off Boggs/Pocoroba); Cruz (5,2nd base off Boggs/Pocoroba).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Boggs L(1-5)                  2.1   6   5   5   1   0   0  14
Solomon                       1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Campbell                      2     4   4   4   3   1   2  12
Easterly                      1     5   4   4   2   0   0   9
Devine                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    17  13  13   6   1   2  45

WP: Boggs (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(4-3)                9     4   0   0   7   8   0  37


Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 24402


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Royster             2b        Puhl                cf
2. Beall               1b        Cabell              3b
3. Asselstine          rf        Cruz                rf
4. Burroughs           lf        Watson              1b
5. Pocoroba            c         Walling             lf
6. Office              cf        Howe                2b
7. Chaney              ss        Ferguson            c
8. Gilbreath           3b        Metzger             ss
9. Boggs               p         Richard             p

BRAVES 1ST: Royster flied out to center; Beall flied out to
left; Asselstine struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled; Cabell grounded out (third to first)
[Puhl to second]; Cruz singled [Puhl scored, Cruz to second (on
throw to home)]; Boggs threw a wild pitch [Cruz to third];
Watson singled [Cruz scored]; Walling flied out to left; Howe
grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Burroughs struck out; Pocoroba flied out to right;
Office struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson reached on an error by Royster [Ferguson to
first]; Metzger grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Ferguson out at second]; Richard flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Chaney singled; Gilbreath struck out; Boggs forced
Chaney (second to shortstop); Royster struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl walked; Puhl stole second; Cabell singled [Puhl
to third]; Cruz singled [Puhl scored, Cabell to third]; Cruz
stole second; Watson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cabell
scored, Cruz to third]; Walling singled [Cruz scored]; SOLOMON
REPLACED BOGGS (PITCHING); Howe grounded out (third to first)
[Walling to second]; Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to first);
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 5.

BRAVES 4TH: Beall grounded out (shortstop to first); Asselstine
walked; Burroughs struck out; Pocoroba flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger singled; Richard out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Metzger to second]; Puhl grounded out (first
to pitcher) [Metzger to third]; Cabell grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 5.

BRAVES 5TH: Office grounded out (first to pitcher); Chaney flied
out to center; Gilbreath singled; NOLAN BATTED FOR SOLOMON;
Nolan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: CAMPBELL REPLACED NOLAN (PITCHING); Cruz struck out;
Watson singled; Walling homered [Watson scored]; Howe made an
out to shortstop; Ferguson walked; Metzger walked [Ferguson to
second]; Richard flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 7.

BRAVES 6TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 2B); Royster
grounded out (pitcher to first); Beall walked; Asselstine flied
out to center; Burroughs walked [Beall to second]; BONNELL RAN
FOR BURROUGHS; Pocoroba walked [Beall to third, Bonnell to
second]; Office grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: BONNELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MURPHY REPLACED
POCOROBA (PLAYING C ); ROCKETT REPLACED ROYSTER (PLAYING SS);
CHANEY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Puhl walked; Cabell
singled [Puhl to third, Cabell out at second (left to third to
second)]; Cruz homered [Puhl scored]; Watson flied out to left;
Walling flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 9.

BRAVES 7TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Chaney
grounded out (first unassisted); Gilbreath walked; PACIOREK
BATTED FOR CAMPBELL; Paciorek flied out to left; Rockett walked
[Gilbreath to second]; Beall grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: EASTERLY REPLACED PACIOREK (PITCHING); Gonzalez
singled; Ferguson singled [Gonzalez to second]; Metzger grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Gonzalez to
third, Ferguson out at second]; Richard singled [Gonzalez
scored]; Puhl walked [Richard to second]; Cabell singled
[Richard scored, Puhl to third, Cabell to second (on throw)];
Cruz singled [Puhl scored, Cabell scored]; Bergman walked [Cruz
to second]; Walling grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 13.

BRAVES 8TH: Asselstine singled; Bonnell grounded out (third to
first) [Asselstine to second]; Murphy struck out; Office flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 13.

ASTROS 8TH: DEVINE REPLACED EASTERLY (PITCHING); Gonzalez
singled; Ferguson flied out to center; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Gonzalez to second]; Richard grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 13.

BRAVES 9TH: Chaney walked; Gilbreath singled [Chaney to second];
MATTHEWS BATTED FOR DEVINE; Matthews grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Chaney to third, Gilbreath out at
second]; Rockett flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 13.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           0   4   1   10
 Astros          13  17   0    8


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