Atlanta Braves 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 150
Played on Tuesday, September 19, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  1  -   3  4  1
HOU N    0  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster ss                    3   1   1   0       1   2       2   4
Office cf                     3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Matthews rf                   4   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Burroughs lf                  2   0   1   0       2   0       0   1
  Bonnell pr,lf               0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Horner 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   2       3   3
Nolan c                       3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Murphy 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   3      13   0
Hubbard 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   5
Bouton p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Beall ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   3   4   2       6  13      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Royster-Hubbard-Murphy.
E: Nolan (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Matthews (19,off Richard); Horner (17,off Andujar).
SH: Hubbard (4,off Andujar).
IBB: Nolan (5,by Andujar).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Royster (26,2nd base off Richard/Bochy).
CS: Office (6,2nd base by Richard/Bochy); Burroughs (2,2nd base by Richard/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Sexton 2b                     1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Gonzalez 2b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       2   0   0   0       2   0       4   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       0   1
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Walling lf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Bochy c                       3   0   1   1       0   0      13   2
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Obradovich ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       5   2      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bochy-Sexton.

BATTING - 
2B: Bochy (8,off Bouton); Cabell (30,off Garber).
GDP: Watson (18,off Bouton).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sexton (15,2nd base off Bouton/Nolan); Puhl (30,2nd base off Bouton/Nolan);
Landestoy (7,2nd base off Bouton/Nolan).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bouton                        7     5   2   2   5   1   0  30
Garber W(5-5)                 2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     6   2   2   5   2   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       7     3   2   2   3  11   0  25
Andujar L(5-6)                2     1   1   1   3   2   0  10
Totals                        9     4   3   3   6  13   0  35

Richard faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
WP: Richard (15).
IBB: Andujar (6,Nolan).

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 5710


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Royster             ss        Landestoy           ss
2. Office              cf        Sexton              2b
3. Matthews            rf        Puhl                cf
4. Burroughs           lf        Cruz                rf
5. Horner              3b        Cabell              3b
6. Nolan               c         Watson              1b
7. Murphy              1b        Walling             lf
8. Hubbard             2b        Bochy               c
9. Bouton              p         Richard             p

BRAVES 1ST: Royster struck out; Office walked; Office was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Matthews flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy struck out; Sexton walked; Sexton stole
second; Jimmy Sexton strained back sliding into 2B, left game
in 4th; Puhl flied out to center; Cruz walked; Cabell made
an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Burroughs walked; Horner struck out while Burroughs
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Nolan flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Walling walked [Watson to second];
Bochy forced Watson (pitcher to third) [Walling to second];
Richard flied out to right; Landestoy grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Murphy struck out; Hubbard struck out; Bouton popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Sexton made an out to third; Puhl singled; Puhl
stole second; Cruz walked; Cabell singled [Puhl scored, Cruz to
second]; Watson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Cabell out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED SEXTON (PLAYING 2B); Royster
struck out; Jimmy Sexton left because of strained back;
Office struck out; Matthews struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling singled; Bochy doubled [Walling scored];
Richard grounded out (second to first) [Bochy to third];
Landestoy made an out to shortstop; Gonzalez grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Burroughs grounded out (shortstop to first); Horner
grounded out (third to first); Nolan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cruz grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cabell grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Murphy struck out; Hubbard struck out; Bouton
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson flied out to center; Walling grounded out
(second to first); Bochy grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Royster singled; Royster stole second; Office flied
out to right [Royster to third]; Matthews doubled [Royster
scored]; Burroughs singled [Matthews to third]; Richard threw a
wild pitch [Matthews scored, Burroughs to second]; Horner struck
out; Nolan grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Richard flied out to right; Landestoy singled;
Landestoy stole second [Landestoy to third (error by Nolan)];
Gonzalez flied out to right; Puhl made an out to shortstop; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Murphy walked; J.R. Richard left due to stiffness
in forearm; ANDUJAR REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Hubbard out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Murphy to second];
BEALL BATTED FOR BOUTON; Beall flied out to right; Royster
walked; Office struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: GARBER REPLACED BEALL (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out
(first unassisted); Cabell doubled to left [Cabell out at third
(left to shortstop to third)]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 9TH: Matthews flied out to left; Burroughs walked;
BONNELL RAN FOR BURROUGHS; Horner doubled [Bonnell scored];
Nolan was walked intentionally; Murphy struck out; Hubbard made
an out to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: BONNELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Walling struck
out; HOWARD BATTED FOR BOCHY; Howard grounded out (second to
first); OBRADOVICH BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Obradovich flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   4   1    5
 Astros           2   6   0    7


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