Houston Astros 3, Atlanta Braves 0
Regular Season Game 115
Played on Sunday, August 13, 1978 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  7  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       6   2
Office cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Matthews rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Burroughs lf                  3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Horner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Nolan c                       2   0   1   0       2   0       5   0
Murphy 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Gilbreath 2b                  3   0   1   0       0   0       3   6
Hanna p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Beall ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Campbell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Skok p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   5   0       3   3      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gilbreath-Royster-Murphy.
E: Campbell (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Horner (5,off Ruhle).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Royster (23,2nd base off Ruhle/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       3   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Gonzalez ss,2b                4   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Cruz rf                       4   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   2   2       1   0       9   1
  Walling pr,lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
  Fischlin pr,ss              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bergman lf,1b                 4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Bochy c                       2   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Ruhle p                       3   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Totals                       30   3   7   3       2   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gonzalez-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Bochy (3,off Hanna).
HR: Watson (13,1st inning off Hanna 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Puhl (4,by Hanna); Howe (1,by Campbell).
GDP: Howe (12,off Hanna).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (20,2nd base off Hanna/Nolan); Cruz (21,2nd base off Hanna/Nolan).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hanna L(7-11)                 7     6   3   3   2   5   1  29
Campbell                      0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Skok                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     7   3   3   2   5   1  34

HBP: Hanna (3,Puhl); Campbell (3,Howe).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle W(2-0)                  9     5   0   0   3   3   0  34


Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 15878


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Royster singled; Royster stole second; Office made
an out to second; Matthews grounded out (second to first)
[Royster to third]; Burroughs grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled; Puhl stole second; Gonzalez singled
[Puhl scored]; Cabell flied out to right; Cruz forced Gonzalez
(shortstop to second); Cruz stole second; Watson homered [Cruz
scored]; Howe singled; Bergman forced Howe (third to second); 3
R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 2ND: Horner grounded out (third to first); Nolan walked;
Murphy made an out to second; Gilbreath singled [Nolan to
second]; Hanna grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Bochy made an out to shortstop; Ruhle struck out;
Puhl grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 3RD: Royster grounded out (shortstop to first); Office
grounded out (first unassisted); Matthews struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Cabell
grounded out (first unassisted); Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Burroughs walked; Horner grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Burroughs out at second]; Nolan grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros
3.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson walked; Howe grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Watson out at second]; Bergman
made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Murphy flied out to center; Gilbreath made an out to
third; Hanna struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros
3.

ASTROS 5TH: Bochy doubled; On a bunt Ruhle struck out; Puhl was
hit by a pitch; Gonzalez forced Puhl (second to shortstop)
[Bochy to third]; Cabell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Royster flied out to left; Office grounded out
(second to first); Matthews grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz flied out to center; Watson singled; Howe
forced Watson (first to shortstop); Bergman flied out to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Burroughs singled; Horner flied out to left; Nolan
singled [Burroughs to second]; Murphy flied out to right;
Gilbreath flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Bochy walked; Ruhle struck out; Puhl forced Bochy
(second to shortstop); Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: BEALL BATTED FOR HANNA; Beall singled; Royster flied
out to right; Office flied out to center; Matthews forced Beall
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: CAMPBELL REPLACED BEALL (PITCHING); Cabell singled;
Cruz flied out to right; Watson forced Cabell (third to second
to shortstop); WALLING RAN FOR WATSON; Walling was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Campbell [Walling to second];
Howe was hit by a pitch; SKOK REPLACED CAMPBELL (PITCHING);
FISCHLIN RAN FOR HOWE; Bergman flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BERGMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); FISCHLIN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS);
GONZALEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Burroughs struck out;
Horner flied out to left; Nolan walked; Murphy made an out to
first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           0   5   1    7
 Astros           3   7   0    7


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