Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 0
Regular Season Game 2
Played on Saturday, April 7, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  0  2
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    3  1  x  -   6 11  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Hubbard 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Matthews rf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Burroughs lf                  2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Lum 1b                        3   0   0   0       0   0      10   2
Murphy c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Bonnell cf                    2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Frias ss                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Beall ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chaney ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
McWilliams p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Skok p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Devine p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Office ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   0   0   0       2   3      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Royster 2 (2).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 2.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   3   1       0   0       0   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   6
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       6   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
  Landestoy 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Cabell 3b,1b                  4   1   1   1       0   0       6   1
Howe 2b,3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       4   1   2   3       0   0       3   1
Forsch p                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   4
Totals                       35   6  11   6       0   4      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (1,off McWilliams).
3B: Cruz (1,off McWilliams); Ashby (1,off McWilliams).
SH: Reynolds (2,off McWilliams).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (2,2nd base off Devine/Murphy).
CS: Puhl (1,2nd base by McWilliams/Murphy).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McWilliams L(0-1)             6     8   5   5   0   3   0  26
Skok                          1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Devine                        1     1   1   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8    11   6   5   0   4   0  36

McWilliams faced 3 batters in the 7th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(1-0)                 9     0   0   0   2   3   0  29


Umpires: HP - Murray Strey, 1B - Steve Fields, 2B - Howard Hansen, 3B - Jim Rains
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 24325


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Royster             3b        Puhl                rf
2. Hubbard             2b        Reynolds            ss
3. Matthews            rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Burroughs           lf        Watson              1b
5. Lum                 1b        Cabell              3b
6. Murphy              c         Howe                2b
7. Bonnell             cf        Cruz                lf
8. Frias               ss        Ashby               c
9. McWilliams          p         Forsch              p

BRAVES 1ST: ump3b,rainj901 timeofgame,125
attendance,24325; Royster flied out to center; Hubbard flied
out to center; Matthews grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to left; Reynolds out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to first) [Puhl to second]; Cedeno doubled to left
[Puhl scored]; Watson struck out; Cabell singled to center
[Cedeno scored]; Howe reached on an error by Royster [Cabell to
second]; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Burroughs walked; Lum popped to third in foul
territory; Murphy forced Burroughs (pitcher to shortstop);
Bonnell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); Forsch struck
out; Puhl singled to center; Puhl was caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Frias flied out to left; McWilliams grounded out
(pitcher to first); Royster grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno
flied out to right; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Hubbard grounded out (third to first); Matthews
struck out; Burroughs flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe
popped to third in foul territory; Cruz tripled to right; Ashby
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Lum flied out to center; Murphy grounded out (first
unassisted); Bonnell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Forsch struck out; Puhl flied out to right; Reynolds
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Frias grounded out (pitcher to first); McWilliams
grounded out (catcher to first); Royster grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno made an out to shortstop; Watson made an out
to third; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Hubbard flied out to center; Matthews grounded out
(shortstop to first); Burroughs struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe singled to left; Cruz singled to right [Howe to
third]; Ashby tripled to left [Howe scored, Cruz scored]; SKOK
REPLACED MCWILLIAMS (PITCHING); Forsch was called out on
strikes; Puhl singled to center [Ashby scored]; Reynolds made an
out to second; Cedeno singled to right [Puhl to third]; Watson
lined to third; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 5.

BRAVES 8TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 2B); CABELL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); HOWE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); Lum grounded out (second to first); Murphy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bonnell walked; BEALL BATTED FOR FRIAS;
Beall made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: CHANEY REPLACED BEALL (PLAYING SS); DEVINE REPLACED
SKOK (PITCHING); Cabell reached on an error by Royster; Cabell
stole second; Howe lined to first; Cruz grounded out (second to
first) [Cabell to third]; Ashby singled to center [Cabell scored
(unearned)]; Forsch forced Ashby (shortstop to second); 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 6.

BRAVES 9TH: OFFICE BATTED FOR DEVINE; Office grounded out
(second to first); Royster grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hubbard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 0, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           0   0   2    2
 Astros           6  11   0    6


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