Houston Astros 7, Atlanta Braves 0
Regular Season Game 109
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Saturday, August 5, 1978 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  2    1  0  1  -   7 11  1
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Gonzalez 2b                   5   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
  Fischlin ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       4   2   3   2       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
  Walling pr,lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bergman lf,1b                 3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Bochy c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Sexton ss,3b                  3   3   2   2       1   0       2   2
Ruhle p                       3   0   1   1       0   2       0   1
Totals                       34   7  11   6       2   4      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Sexton (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (23,off Boggs).
3B: Sexton (1,off Boggs).
HR: Cruz (8,6th inning off Boggs 1 on 1 out); Sexton (1,9th inning off Garber
0 on 0 out).
SH: Ruhle (1,off Camp).
HBP: Watson (4,by Camp).
GDP: Bochy 2 (3,off Boggs,off Camp).
IBB: Bergman (6,by Boggs).
Team LOB: 4.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Office cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matthews rf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Burroughs lf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Horner 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Murphy 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       7   1
Nolan c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Gilbreath 2b                  3   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Boggs p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Skok p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beall ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Camp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pocoroba ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   4   0       0   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Royster-Gilbreath-Murphy, Royster-Gilbreath-Murphy.

BATTING - 
2B: Murphy (10,off Ruhle).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gilbreath (5,2nd base by Ruhle/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle W(1-0)                  9     4   0   0   0   5   0  31


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Boggs L(2-7)                  5.1   7   5   5   1   2   1  23
Skok                          0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Camp                          2     3   1   1   1   0   0   9
Garber                        1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Totals                        9    11   7   7   2   4   2  38

HBP: Camp (1,Watson).
IBB: Boggs (3,Bergman).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Paul Runge, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 1:59   Attendance: 20950


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        Murphy              1b
7. Bochy               c         Nolan               c
8. Sexton              ss        Gilbreath           2b
9. Ruhle               p         Boggs               p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl made an out to third; Gonzalez made an out to
first; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Royster flied out to center; Office made an out to
third; Matthews singled; Burroughs made an out to first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Watson grounded out (third
to first); Bergman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Horner made an out to shortstop; Murphy made an out
to first; Nolan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bochy grounded out (shortstop to first); Sexton
flied out to left; Ruhle was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Gilbreath singled; Gilbreath was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Boggs struck out; Royster flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl flied out to left; Gonzalez made an out to
shortstop; Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Office made an out to catcher; Matthews struck out;
Burroughs was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz singled; Watson doubled [Cruz to third];
Bergman was walked intentionally; Bochy grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Cruz scored (no RBI),
Watson to third, Bergman out at second]; Sexton tripled [Watson
scored]; Ruhle singled [Sexton scored]; Puhl flied out to right;
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Horner flied out to center; Murphy struck out; Nolan
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Gonzalez grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell
singled; Cruz homered [Cabell scored]; Watson singled; SKOK
REPLACED BOGGS (PITCHING); Bergman flied out to left; Bochy
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Gilbreath flied out to right; BEALL BATTED FOR SKOK;
Beall grounded out (pitcher to first); Royster flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 0.

ASTROS 7TH: CAMP REPLACED BEALL (PITCHING); Sexton walked; Ruhle
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Sexton to second];
Puhl singled to right [Sexton scored, Puhl out at second (right
to first to shortstop)]; Gonzalez flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Office flied out to center; Matthews flied out to
left; Burroughs flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Braves 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell singled; Cruz singled [Cabell to third];
Watson was hit by a pitch [Cruz to second]; WALLING RAN FOR
WATSON; Bergman forced Cabell (shortstop to catcher) [Cruz to
third, Walling to second]; Bochy grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Bergman out at second]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 0.

BRAVES 8TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BERGMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); FISCHLIN REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING SS);
SEXTON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Horner flied out to
center; Murphy doubled; Nolan grounded out (second to first)
[Murphy to third]; Gilbreath grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 0.

ASTROS 9TH: GARBER REPLACED CAMP (PITCHING); Sexton homered;
Ruhle was called out on strikes; Puhl made an out to third;
Gonzalez made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
7, Braves 0.

BRAVES 9TH: POCOROBA BATTED FOR GARBER; Pocoroba grounded out
(first unassisted); Royster singled; Office forced Royster
(second to shortstop); Matthews reached on an error by Sexton
[Office to second, Matthews to first]; Burroughs was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  11   1    4
 Braves           0   4   0    4


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