Atlanta Braves 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 107
Played on Friday, August 4, 1978 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   2 10  1
ATL N    3  1  1    0  1  0    0  1  x  -   7 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       3   1   2   0       2   0       3   0
Gonzalez 2b                   5   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Bergman lf                    4   0   2   1       0   2       4   0
Bochy c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Fischlin ss                   3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lemongello p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bannister p                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Landestoy ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   2  10   1       2  12      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bannister-Cabell-Watson.
E: Fischlin (9).

BATTING - 
GDP: Gonzalez (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bergman (2,2nd base off Niekro/Pocoroba).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster ss                    5   2   4   1       0   0       0   1
Office cf                     3   1   1   0       2   2       2   0
Matthews rf                   5   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Burroughs lf                  3   1   1   3       1   1       2   0
  Bonnell lf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Horner 3b                     3   0   2   2       0   0       1   2
Pocoroba c                    4   0   0   0       0   0      12   1
Murphy 1b                     2   1   0   0       2   0       9   0
Gilbreath 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Niekro p                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   7  12   7       5   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Horner-Murphy.
PB: Pocoroba (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Matthews (13,off Bannister); Horner (11,off Bannister).
HR: Burroughs (16,1st inning off Lemongello 2 on 1 out).
SF: Horner (4,off Williams).
GDP: Niekro (1,off Bannister).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Royster (20,2nd base off Lemongello/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello L(7-10)            1     3   4   4   2   0   1   8
Bannister                     2     3   1   1   0   1   0   7
Andujar                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Williams                      2     3   1   1   1   2   0  11
Forsch                        2     3   1   1   2   2   0  11
Totals                        8    12   7   7   5   5   1  40

Lemongello faced 2 batters in the 2nd inning

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(13-11)               9    10   2   1   2  12   0  38

WP: Niekro (5).

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Jerry Dale, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 11282


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Puhl                cf        Royster             ss
2. Gonzalez            2b        Office              cf
3. Cabell              3b        Matthews            rf
4. Cruz                rf        Burroughs           lf
5. Watson              1b        Horner              3b
6. Bergman             lf        Pocoroba            c
7. Bochy               c         Murphy              1b
8. Fischlin            ss        Gilbreath           2b
9. Lemongello          p         Niekro              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to left; Gonzalez grounded out
(second to first); Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Royster singled; Royster stole second; Office
walked; Matthews flied out to left; Burroughs homered [Royster
scored, Office scored]; Horner flied out to center; Pocoroba
made an out to shortstop; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz made an out to first; Watson grounded out
(third to first); Bergman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 3.

BRAVES 2ND: Murphy walked; Gilbreath singled [Murphy to second];
BANNISTER REPLACED LEMONGELLO (PITCHING); On a bunt Niekro
grounded into a double play (pitcher to third to first)
[Gilbreath to second, Murphy out at third]; Royster singled to
right [Gilbreath scored, Royster out at third (right to third)];
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Bochy singled; Fischlin grounded out (first
unassisted) [Bochy to second]; Bannister singled [Bochy to
third]; Puhl walked [Bannister to second]; Gonzalez struck out;
Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 4.

BRAVES 3RD: Office struck out; Matthews doubled; Burroughs flied
out to center; Horner doubled [Matthews scored]; Pocoroba
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz singled; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Cruz to
second]; Watson singled [Cruz to third]; Bergman singled [Cruz
scored, Watson to second]; Bochy flied out to left; Fischlin
made an out to catcher; WALLING BATTED FOR BANNISTER; Walling
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

BRAVES 4TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Murphy flied
out to right; Gilbreath flied out to left; Niekro flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl walked; Gonzalez struck out; Cabell flied out
to center; Cruz made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 5.

BRAVES 5TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Royster
singled; Office singled [Royster to second]; Matthews struck
out; Burroughs walked [Royster to third, Office to second];
Horner hit a sacrifice fly to center [Royster scored, Office to
third]; Pocoroba grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); Bergman
singled; Bergman stole second; Bochy struck out; Fischlin was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

BRAVES 6TH: Murphy grounded out (third to first); Gilbreath
reached on an error by Fischlin [Gilbreath to first]; Niekro
flied out to right; Royster singled [Gilbreath to second];
Office struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 7TH: LANDESTOY BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Landestoy struck out;
Puhl singled; Gonzalez singled [Puhl to third, Gonzalez to
second (on throw to 3b)]; Pocoroba allowed a passed ball [Puhl
scored (unearned), Gonzalez to third]; Cabell struck out; Cruz
grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 6.

BRAVES 7TH: FORSCH REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); Matthews flied
out to left; Burroughs struck out; Horner singled; Pocoroba
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 6.

ASTROS 8TH: BONNELL REPLACED BURROUGHS (PLAYING LF); Watson
struck out (catcher to first); Bergman struck out; Bochy flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 6.

BRAVES 8TH: Murphy walked; Gilbreath struck out; Niekro singled
[Murphy to second]; Royster made an out to shortstop; Office
walked [Murphy to third, Niekro to second]; Matthews singled
[Murphy scored, Niekro to third, Office to second]; Bonnell made
an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 7.

ASTROS 9TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR FISCHLIN; Howard struck out; ALOU
BATTED FOR FORSCH; Alou singled; Puhl singled [Alou to second];
Gonzalez grounded into a double play (third to first) [Alou out
at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  10   1    9
 Braves           7  12   0    9


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