Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Wednesday, May 23, 1979 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   5  9  1
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  5  x  -   6  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Reynolds ss                   5   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Cedeno 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
Cruz lf                       3   1   2   2       1   1       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
Leonard rf                    4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Ashby c                       4   0   1   1       0   0       9   1
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Walling ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5   9   5       2   7      24   4

FIELDING - 
E: Ashby (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (11,off Brizzolara); Cruz (10,off Brizzolara).
GDP: Cabell (4,off Brizzolara).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (14,2nd base off Brizzolara/Nolan); Gonzalez (1,2nd base off Brizzolara/Nolan);
Cruz (12,2nd base off Brizzolara/Nolan).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster 3b                    4   1   1   2       0   2       2   1
Lum 1b                        3   0   1   1       0   0       8   1
Matthews rf                   3   1   0   0       1   2       2   0
Burroughs lf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Office cf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Nolan c                       4   0   1   0       0   2       7   0
Chaney 2b                     2   1   0   0       1   1       1   5
Frias ss                      3   2   2   0       0   0       3   2
Brizzolara p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Spikes ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Bonnell lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   6   6   4       3   9      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Brizzolara-Chaney-Frias-Lum.
E: Royster (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Nolan (3,off Richard); Lum (6,off Richard); Office (2,off Andujar).
SH: Lum (1,off Andujar).
IBB: Matthews (3,by Andujar).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       7     4   3   3   1   8   0  26
Andujar L(4-2)                0.2   2   3   3   2   0   0   6
Sambito                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        8     6   6   6   3   9   0  33

Richard faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Andujar (2).
BK: Richard (1).
IBB: Andujar (2,Matthews).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brizzolara W(1-0)             8     7   4   4   2   7   0  33
Garber SV(9)                  1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   5   5   2   7   0  38


Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 1623


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Puhl                cf        Royster             3b
2. Reynolds            ss        Lum                 1b
3. Cedeno              1b        Matthews            rf
4. Cruz                lf        Burroughs           lf
5. Cabell              3b        Office              cf
6. Leonard             rf        Nolan               c
7. Ashby               c         Chaney              2b
8. Gonzalez            2b        Frias               ss
9. Richard             p         Brizzolara          p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl struck out; Reynolds singled; Cedeno doubled
[Reynolds to third]; Cruz doubled [Reynolds scored, Cedeno
scored]; Cabell singled [Cruz scored]; Cabell stole second;
Leonard struck out; Ashby singled [Cabell scored]; Gonzalez
flied out to right; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Royster flied out to center; Lum flied out to
center; Matthews struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Richard grounded out (third to first); Puhl made an
out to third; Reynolds lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Burroughs flied out to left; Office made an out to
second; Nolan doubled; Chaney was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno reached on an error by Royster [Cedeno to
first]; Cruz struck out; Cabell grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to shortstop to first) [Cedeno out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Frias flied out to left; Brizzolara struck out;
Royster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Leonard flied out to left; Ashby grounded out
(second to first); Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Lum grounded out (shortstop to first); Matthews
struck out; Burroughs grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Richard grounded out (second to first); Puhl flied
out to right; Reynolds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Office flied out to right; Nolan grounded out
(pitcher unassisted); Chaney flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno walked; Cruz walked [Cedeno to second];
Cabell popped to second; Leonard struck out; Ashby grounded out
(pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Frias singled; Richard balked [Frias to second];
Brizzolara struck out; Royster struck out; Lum doubled [Frias
scored]; Matthews flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Gonzalez singled; Gonzalez stole second; Richard
struck out; Puhl flied out to center; Reynolds popped to third
in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Burroughs grounded out (third to first); Office
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Nolan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno struck out; Cruz singled; Cruz stole second;
Cabell popped to shortstop; Leonard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Chaney walked; Frias singled [Chaney to second];
SPIKES BATTED FOR BRIZZOLARA; ANDUJAR REPLACED RICHARD
(PITCHING); Spikes walked [Chaney to third, Frias to second];
Royster singled [Chaney scored, Frias scored, Spikes to second];
Lum out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Spikes to
third, Royster to second]; Matthews was walked intentionally;
Burroughs made an out to first; Andujar threw a wild pitch
[Spikes scored, Royster scored (error by Ashby), Matthews to
third]; Office doubled [Matthews scored]; SAMBITO REPLACED
ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Nolan struck out; 5 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 6.

ASTROS 9TH: BONNELL REPLACED SPIKES (PLAYING LF); GARBER
REPLACED BURROUGHS (PITCHING); Ashby grounded out (first to
pitcher); WALLING BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Walling singled; WATSON
BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Watson grounded out (second to first)
[Walling to second]; Puhl singled [Walling scored]; Reynolds
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   1    6
 Braves           6   6   1    3


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