Houston Astros 2, Atlanta Braves 1
Regular Season Game 117
Played on Friday, August 10, 1979 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  6  1
ATL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Reynolds ss                   4   0   2   0       0   0       2   6
Puhl cf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0      12   0
Leonard rf                    3   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   2   2       0   0       2   3
Ashby c                       2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   6   2       1   3      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Howe (7).

BATTING - 
SH: Niekro (9,off Solomon); Ashby (2,off Bradford); Puhl (7,off Bradford).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Reynolds (4,2nd base by Solomon/Nolan).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster 2b                    4   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
Matthews rf                   5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Office cf                     3   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
Horner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Murphy 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      13   0
Nolan c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
Bonnell lf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Frias ss                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Solomon p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bradford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  J. McLaughlin p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lum ph                      0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wessinger pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1       4   1      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Murphy.
PB: Nolan (5).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Royster 2 (24,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby 2); Office (4,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby);
Nolan (1,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).
CS: Office (2,2nd base by Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(16-6)                8.1   7   1   1   4   1   0  36
Sambito SV(15)                0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     7   1   1   4   1   0  38


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Solomon L(4-9)                7     5   2   1   0   3   0  25
Bradford                      1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   6
J. McLaughlin                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   2   1   1   3   0  32

Solomon faced 3 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Dave Pallone, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Charlie Williams
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 10394


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds
singled to right; Reynolds was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Puhl flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Royster singled to second; Royster stole second;
Matthews flied out to center [Royster to third]; Office singled
to left [Royster scored]; Office stole second; Horner reached on
an error by Howe [Horner to first, Office stayed at second];
Murphy walked [Office to third, Horner to second]; Nolan popped
to third in foul territory; Bonnell struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Leonard flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Frias made an out to third; Solomon grounded out
(shortstop to first); Royster singled to left; Matthews singled
to center [Royster to second]; Office grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe flied out to right; Ashby grounded out
(shortstop to first); Niekro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Horner popped to first; Murphy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Nolan singled to pitcher; Bonnell singled
to right [Nolan to third]; Frias forced Bonnell (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Landestoy grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds
flied out to right; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Solomon grounded out (third to first); Royster
walked; Royster stole second; Matthews flied out to center;
Office grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell lined
to shortstop; Leonard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Horner flied out to center; Murphy grounded out
(second to first); Nolan singled to center; Nolan stole second;
Bonnell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Howe singled to left; Ashby struck out; Niekro out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Howe to second];
Landestoy flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Frias flied out to right; Solomon made an out to
shortstop; Royster grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Puhl
grounded out (first unassisted); Cruz flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Matthews popped to catcher in foul territory; Office
walked; Office was caught stealing second (catcher to second to
first); Horner grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell singled to left; Leonard singled to center
[Cabell to third]; Nolan allowed a passed ball [Leonard to
second]; Howe singled to center [Cabell scored, Leonard scored
(unearned)]; BRADFORD REPLACED SOLOMON (PITCHING); Ashby out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Howe to second]; Niekro
walked; Landestoy lined into a double play (first unassisted)
[Niekro out at first]; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Murphy flied out to right; Nolan flied out to left;
Bonnell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Reynolds singled to left; Puhl out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Reynolds to second]; Cruz flied out to
right [Reynolds to third]; J. MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED BRADFORD
(PITCHING); Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 9TH: Frias made an out to shortstop; LUM BATTED FOR J.
MCLAUGHLIN; Lum walked; WESSINGER RAN FOR LUM; SAMBITO REPLACED
NIEKRO (PITCHING); Royster forced Wessinger (shortstop to
second); Matthews lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   1    3
 Braves           1   7   0   10


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