Houston Astros 3, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 113
Played on Sunday, August 5, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  2  x  -   3  8  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster 2b                    4   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Matthews rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Lum lf                        4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Horner 3b                     3   0   1   1       1   1       0   1
Murphy 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       8   1
Nolan c                       4   0   0   0       0   2       8   1
Bonnell cf                    2   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
Frias ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Solomon p                     3   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Office ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spikes ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   2   7   2       5   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Nolan (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Solomon (2,off Niekro); Horner (12,off Niekro).
SH: Frias (9,off Niekro).
GDP: Bonnell (8,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Matthews (12,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  3   1   2   0       1   1       2   3
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       1   1       3   6
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Cabell 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   0      12   1
Leonard rf                    4   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   3       4   1
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   8   2       3   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Landestoy-Cabell.

BATTING - 
IBB: Cabell (7,by Garber).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Reynolds (10,2nd base off Solomon/Nolan); Landestoy 2 (4,2nd base off Solomon/Nolan
2); Howe 2 (3,2nd base off Solomon/Nolan,2nd base off Garber/Nolan); Cabell
(30,2nd base off Solomon/Nolan); Cruz (30,2nd base off Garber/Nolan).
CS: Cruz (9,2nd base by Solomon/Nolan); Cabell (12,Home by Garber/Nolan).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Solomon                       6.1   5   1   0   2   5   0  25
Garber L(5-13)                1.2   3   2   2   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8     8   3   2   3   6   0  33

IBB: Garber (9,Cabell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        7     7   2   2   4   3   0  30
Roberge W(3-0)                1.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   5
Sambito SV(14)                0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     7   2   2   5   4   0  37

WP: Niekro 2 (9).

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 35399


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Royster             2b        Landestoy           2b
2. Matthews            rf        Reynolds            ss
3. Lum                 lf        Puhl                cf
4. Horner              3b        Cruz                lf
5. Murphy              1b        Cabell              1b
6. Nolan               c         Leonard             rf
7. Bonnell             cf        Howe                3b
8. Frias               ss        Ashby               c
9. Solomon             p         Niekro              p

BRAVES 1ST: Royster grounded out (shortstop to first); Matthews
singled to center; Matthews stole second; Lum made an out to
shortstop; Horner struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy was called out on strikes; Reynolds
walked; Reynolds stole second; Puhl grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Reynolds to third]; Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Murphy walked; Nolan struck out; Bonnell grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Murphy out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell popped to catcher in foul territory; Leonard
was called out on strikes; Howe lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Frias made an out to first; Solomon doubled to
right; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Solomon to third]; Royster
flied out to right; Matthews grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby struck out; Niekro grounded out (second to
first); Landestoy singled to center; Landestoy stole second;
Reynolds made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Lum singled to left; Horner doubled to center [Lum
scored]; Murphy grounded out (pitcher to first); Nolan made an
out to shortstop; Bonnell walked; Frias lined to shortstop; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher); Cruz singled
to right; Cruz was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Solomon grounded out (shortstop to first); Royster
grounded out (pitcher to first); Matthews grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Leonard flied out to center; Howe singled to second;
Howe stole second; Ashby struck out; Niekro made an out to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Lum singled to center; Niekro threw a wild pitch
[Lum to second]; Horner walked; Murphy flied out to center [Lum
to third]; Lum was picked off third (catcher to third); Nolan
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Landestoy walked; Landestoy stole second; Reynolds
struck out; Puhl grounded out (second to first) [Landestoy to
third]; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Bonnell singled to catcher; Frias out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Bonnell to second]; Solomon singled to
center [Bonnell scored]; Royster walked [Solomon to second];
Matthews flied out to right; Lum flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell singled to center; Cabell stole second;
Leonard flied out to right; Howe singled to left [Cabell to
third]; GARBER REPLACED SOLOMON (PITCHING); Howe stole second;
Ashby struck out while Cabell was caught stealing home but was
safe at home (error by Nolan) [Howe to third]; WALLING BATTED
FOR NIEKRO; Walling grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: ROBERGE REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Horner grounded
out (shortstop to first); Murphy flied out to right; Nolan
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Landestoy singled to shortstop; Reynolds grounded
out (third to first) [Landestoy to second]; Puhl lined to
pitcher; Cruz singled to left [Landestoy scored]; Cruz stole
second; Cabell was walked intentionally; Leonard singled to
center [Cruz scored, Cabell out at home (shortstop to catcher)];
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Bonnell walked; Frias grounded out (second to first)
[Bonnell to second]; OFFICE BATTED FOR GARBER; SAMBITO REPLACED
ROBERGE (PITCHING); SPIKES BATTED FOR OFFICE; Spikes struck out;
Royster grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   7   1    8
 Astros           3   8   0    6


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