Atlanta Braves 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 110
Played on Sunday, August 6, 1978 (D) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  5  0
ATL N    0  1  1    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   3  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       6   1
Howard lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Sexton ss                     1   0   0   0       2   1       1   2
Pujols c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bochy c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Landestoy ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2       2   3      24   9

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (12,2nd inning off McWilliams 0 on 0 out); Gonzalez (1,8th inning
off Garber 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sexton (8,2nd base off McWilliams/Nolan).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Office cf                     4   2   2   0       0   2       5   0
Matthews rf                   3   0   1   1       1   1       1   0
Burroughs lf                  3   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Horner 3b                     1   0   1   2       1   0       1   3
Nolan c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Murphy 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   3      12   2
Gilbreath 2b                  2   0   0   0       1   2       1   5
McWilliams p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Garber p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       26   3   5   3       3  13      27  15

FIELDING - 
E: Nolan (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Office 2 (6,off Richard 2).
3B: Burroughs (4,off Richard).
SF: Horner (5,off Richard).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Matthews (5,2nd base by Richard/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(11-10)              7     5   3   3   3  11   0  27
Sambito                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8     5   3   3   3  13   0  30


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McWilliams W(4-0)             6.2   4   1   1   2   2   1  25
Garber SV(17)                 2.1   1   1   1   0   1   1   8
Totals                        9     5   2   2   2   3   2  33


Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Jerry Dale, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 8551


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Puhl                cf        Royster             ss
2. Gonzalez            2b        Office              cf
3. Cabell              3b        Matthews            rf
4. Watson              1b        Burroughs           lf
5. Howard              lf        Horner              3b
6. Cruz                rf        Nolan               c
7. Sexton              ss        Murphy              1b
8. Pujols              c         Gilbreath           2b
9. Richard             p         McWilliams          p

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

BRAVES 1ST: Royster grounded out (shortstop to first); Office
struck out; Matthews grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson homered; Howard flied out to center; Cruz
grounded out (third to first); Sexton walked; Sexton was picked
off first (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Burroughs tripled; Horner singled [Burroughs
scored]; Nolan was called out on strikes; Murphy was called out
on strikes; Gilbreath struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols made an out to catcher; Richard grounded out
(second to first); Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: McWilliams struck out; Royster struck out; Office
doubled; Matthews singled to left [Office scored, Matthews out
at second (left to catcher to second)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson singled; Howard
singled [Watson to second]; Cruz forced Howard (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Burroughs struck out; Horner walked; Nolan popped to
first in foul territory; Murphy was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Sexton struck out; Pujols flied out to left; Richard
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Gilbreath struck out; McWilliams grounded out
(shortstop to first); Royster flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez
singled; Cabell flied out to center; Watson grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Office doubled; Matthews walked; Burroughs flied out
to right [Office to third]; Horner hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Office scored]; Matthews was picked off and caught stealing
second (pitcher to first to shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz flied
out to right; Sexton walked; Sexton stole second [Sexton to
third (error by Nolan)]; GARBER REPLACED MCWILLIAMS (PITCHING);
WALLING BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Walling struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: BOCHY REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING C ); Nolan grounded
out (pitcher to first); Murphy struck out; Gilbreath walked;
Garber struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 8TH: LANDESTOY BATTED FOR RICHARD; Landestoy grounded out
(second to first); Puhl flied out to center; Gonzalez homered;
Cabell popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); Royster
grounded out (second to first); Office struck out; Matthews was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); Howard
grounded out (first to pitcher); Cruz grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   5   0    4
 Braves           3   5   1    3


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