Houston Astros 4, Atlanta Braves 0
Regular Season Game 158
Played on Wednesday, September 27, 1978 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  4  0  -   4  7  0
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  4   1   0   0       0   1       2   3
Leonard lf                    4   0   2   3       0   1       2   0
Puhl cf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Bergman 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Drumright 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       5   4
Bochy c                       3   0   0   1       0   1       4   1
Ruhle p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Obradovich ph               0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   7   4       2   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Cabell-Drumright-Bergman, Landestoy-Drumright-Bergman.

BATTING - 
2B: Leonard (1,off LaCorte).
SF: Bochy (2,off LaCorte).
IBB: Obradovich (1,by LaCorte).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (32,2nd base off LaCorte/Benedict).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster ss                    3   0   2   0       1   0       0   7
Hubbard 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Matthews rf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Burroughs lf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Whisenton pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Office cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Murphy ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Small 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0      12   1
Gilbreath 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Benedict c                    2   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
LaCorte p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Davey p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beall ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Theiss p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   0   5   0       4   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gilbreath-Small.
E: Office (3).

BATTING - 
SH: LaCorte (1,off Ruhle).
GDP: Burroughs (16,off Ruhle); Small (1,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Royster (17,2nd base by Ruhle/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle W(3-3)                  7     4   0   0   3   3   0  26
Sambito                       2     1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9     5   0   0   4   4   0  33


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCorte L(0-1)                7.2   6   4   4   1   4   0  29
Davey                         0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Theiss                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   4   4   2   5   0  35

IBB: LaCorte (1,Obradovich).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance: 2710


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Landestoy           ss        Royster             ss
2. Leonard             lf        Hubbard             2b
3. Puhl                cf        Matthews            rf
4. Cruz                rf        Burroughs           lf
5. Cabell              3b        Office              cf
6. Bergman             1b        Small               1b
7. Drumright           2b        Gilbreath           3b
8. Bochy               c         Benedict            c
9. Ruhle               p         LaCorte             p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy struck out; Leonard singled; Puhl lined
into a double play (third to first) [Leonard out at first]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

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

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

BRAVES 2ND: Office grounded out (first unassisted); Small
grounded out (shortstop to first); Debut game for Hank
Small; Gilbreath grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

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

BRAVES 3RD: Benedict singled; LaCorte out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Benedict to second]; Royster singled
[Benedict to third]; Hubbard flied out to center; Matthews
forced Royster (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Landestoy flied out to left; Leonard was called out
on strikes; Puhl flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Burroughs was called out on strikes; Office grounded
out (second to first); Small flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz flied out to right; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bergman flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Gilbreath flied out to center; Benedict walked;
LaCorte struck out; Royster singled [Benedict to second];
Hubbard flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Drumright grounded out (shortstop to first); Bochy
grounded out (third to first); Ruhle was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Matthews singled; Burroughs grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Matthews out at second]; Office
made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); Leonard
made an out to first; Puhl singled; Puhl stole second; Cruz
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Small made an out to third; Gilbreath flied out to
left; Benedict grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell singled; Bergman singled [Cabell to second];
Drumright singled [Cabell to third, Bergman to second]; Bochy
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cabell scored, Bergman to third
(error by Office)]; OBRADOVICH BATTED FOR RUHLE; Obradovich was
walked intentionally [Drumright to second]; Landestoy forced
Bergman (first to catcher) [Drumright to third, Obradovich to
second]; Leonard doubled [Drumright scored, Obradovich scored,
Landestoy scored]; DAVEY REPLACED LACORTE (PITCHING); Puhl
walked; Cruz flied out to right; 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED OBRADOVICH (PITCHING); BEALL BATTED
FOR DAVEY; Beall flied out to right; Royster grounded out (first
unassisted); Hubbard made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 9TH: THEISS REPLACED BEALL (PITCHING); Cabell singled;
Bergman grounded out (shortstop to second to first) [Cabell to
second]; Drumright grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cabell to
third]; Bochy struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 9TH: Matthews struck out; Burroughs walked; WHISENTON RAN
FOR BURROUGHS; MURPHY BATTED FOR OFFICE; Murphy singled
[Whisenton to second]; Small grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Murphy out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

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


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