Atlanta Braves 1, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 113
Played on Friday, August 11, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  2
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster ss                    5   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Office cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Matthews rf                   2   0   2   0       2   0       6   0
Burroughs lf                  4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Bonnell lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Horner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Nolan c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Murphy 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       6   1
Gilbreath 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
McWilliams p                  3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Beall ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   9   1       4   4      27   8

BATTING - 
GDP: Burroughs (11,off Niekro); Office (3,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Nolan (1,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols); Murphy (10,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols);
Royster (22,2nd base off Sambito/Bochy).
CS: Matthews (6,2nd base by Niekro/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Gonzalez 2b                   2   0   0   0       0   1       3   5
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Howard lf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz rf                       2   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Sexton ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Pujols c                      2   0   0   0       0   2       4   1
  Landestoy ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bochy c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   3   0       1   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sexton-Gonzalez-Watson, Gonzalez-Sexton-Watson.
E: Cabell (14), Bochy (2).

BATTING - 
SH: Gonzalez (3,off McWilliams).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McWilliams W(5-0)             8     3   0   0   1   4   0  28
Garber SV(19)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     3   0   0   1   5   0  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(9-9)                 8     9   1   1   3   4   0  34
Andujar                       0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Sambito                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   1   1   4   4   0  38


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Joe West, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 16035


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to center; Gonzalez struck out;
Cabell made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Horner struck out; Nolan singled; Nolan stole
second; Murphy struck out; Gilbreath singled [Nolan to third];
McWilliams flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

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

BRAVES 3RD: Royster singled; Office grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Royster out at second]; Matthews
walked; Burroughs made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Sexton flied out to right; Pujols struck out; Niekro
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Horner flied out to left; Nolan flied out to left;
Murphy reached on an error by Cabell [Murphy to first]; Murphy
stole second; Gilbreath flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl singled; Gonzalez out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Puhl to second]; Cabell struck out; Watson
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: McWilliams struck out; Royster grounded out (third
to first); Office grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard singled; Cruz singled [Howard to second];
Sexton flied out to center; Pujols struck out; Niekro forced
Cruz (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Matthews singled; Matthews was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Burroughs singled; Horner flied out
to center; Nolan walked [Burroughs to second]; Murphy singled
[Burroughs scored, Nolan to second]; Gilbreath forced Nolan
(third unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

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

BRAVES 7TH: McWilliams struck out; Royster grounded out (second
to first); Office singled; Matthews singled [Office to second];
Burroughs flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied out to left; Howard flied out to right;
Cruz walked; Sexton flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: Horner flied out to center; Nolan flied out to
right; Murphy flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: LANDESTOY BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Landestoy popped to
catcher in foul territory; ALOU BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Alou grounded
out (shortstop to first); Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 9TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); BOCHY REPLACED
LANDESTOY (PLAYING C ); Gilbreath grounded out (pitcher to
second to first); BEALL BATTED FOR MCWILLIAMS; Beall walked;
Royster forced Beall (second to shortstop); SAMBITO REPLACED
ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Royster stole second [Royster to third
(error by Bochy)]; Office made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: GARBER REPLACED BEALL (PITCHING); BONNELL REPLACED
BURROUGHS (PLAYING LF); BERGMAN BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Bergman
struck out; Cabell grounded out (third to first); Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           1   9   0   10
 Astros           0   3   2    4


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