Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 6
Played on Tuesday, April 15, 1980 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  1
HOU N    2  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   6 10  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster 2b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Pocoroba c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Matthews lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Chambliss 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0      10   2
Horner 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Murphy rf                     3   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Asselstine cf                 3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Gomez ss                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   7
  Blanks ph,ss                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
McWilliams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Boggs p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Lum ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Camp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hrabosky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nolan ph                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   1       0   6      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Blanks (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Royster (2,off Niekro).
GDP: Matthews (2,off Niekro); Asselstine (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 2.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Leonard rf                    5   2   2   1       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez ss,3b                5   1   2   1       0   1       2   2
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       3   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   1       1   0       4   4
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   1       1   1       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
  Landestoy ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Howe 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Pujols c                      4   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   6  10   6       2   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Morgan-Howe, Landestoy-Howe.

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (2,off McWilliams); Gonzalez (1,off McWilliams); Morgan (1,off Boggs).
SH: Niekro 2 (2,off McWilliams,off Hrabosky).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Leonard (1,2nd base off McWilliams/Pocoroba); Morgan (2,2nd base off Boggs/Pocoroba).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McWilliams L(0-2)             1.1   6   5   5   1   1   0  11
Boggs                         3.2   2   1   1   1   3   0  15
Camp                          2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Hrabosky                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8    10   6   6   2   6   0  38

WP: Boggs (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(1-0)                 9     6   2   2   0   6   0  31

WP: Niekro (1).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Steve Fields, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 15712


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Royster             2b        Leonard             rf
2. Pocoroba            c         Gonzalez            ss
3. Matthews            lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Chambliss           1b        Morgan              2b
5. Horner              3b        Cruz                lf
6. Murphy              rf        Cabell              3b
7. Asselstine          cf        Howe                1b
8. Gomez               ss        Pujols              c
9. McWilliams          p         Niekro              p

BRAVES 1ST: Royster grounded out (shortstop to first); Pocoroba
grounded out (first unassisted); Matthews made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Leonard singled to right; Leonard stole second;
Gonzalez flied out to center; Cedeno was called out on strikes;
Morgan walked; Cruz singled to center [Morgan to second, Leonard
scored]; Cabell singled to center [Cruz to second, Morgan
scored]; Howe flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Chambliss flied out to center; Horner made an out to
shortstop; Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Pujols doubled to left; Niekro out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Pujols to third]; Leonard singled to
left [Pujols scored]; Gonzalez doubled to center [Leonard
scored]; BOGGS REPLACED MCWILLIAMS (PITCHING); Cedeno singled to
left [Gonzalez scored, Cedeno to second]; Boggs threw a wild
pitch [Cedeno to third]; Morgan reached on a fielder's choice
[Cedeno scored]; Morgan stole second; Cruz grounded out (first
to pitcher) [Morgan to third]; Cabell was called out on strikes;
4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 6.

BRAVES 3RD: Asselstine grounded out (first to pitcher); Gomez
grounded out (second to first); Boggs was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe grounded out (third to first); Pujols grounded
out (shortstop to first); Niekro grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 6.

BRAVES 4TH: Royster singled to right; Pocoroba singled to right
[Royster to third]; Matthews grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Royster scored, Pocoroba out at
second]; Chambliss grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Leonard grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
grounded out (first unassisted); Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

BRAVES 5TH: Horner flied out to center; Murphy singled to
center; Asselstine was called out on strikes; Gomez made an out
to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan doubled to right; Cruz walked; Cabell was
called out on strikes; Howe struck out; Pujols grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

BRAVES 6TH: LUM BATTED FOR BOGGS; Lum was called out on strikes;
Royster grounded out (second to first); Pocoroba grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: CAMP REPLACED LUM (PITCHING); Niekro grounded out
(shortstop to first); Leonard grounded out (shortstop to first);
Gonzalez singled to left; Cedeno forced Gonzalez (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

BRAVES 7TH: Matthews flied out to center; Chambliss popped to
third in foul territory; Horner made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan flied out to center; Cruz was called out on
strikes; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

BRAVES 8TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING SS); GONZALEZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Murphy singled to right;
Asselstine grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Murphy out at second]; BLANKS BATTED FOR GOMEZ; Blanks was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: BLANKS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); HRABOSKY
REPLACED CAMP (PITCHING); Howe flied out to right; Pujols
singled to left; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Pujols to second]; Leonard reached on an error by
Blanks [Pujols to third]; Gonzalez was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

BRAVES 9TH: NOLAN BATTED FOR HRABOSKY; Nolan singled to center;
Royster doubled to left [Nolan scored]; Niekro threw a wild
pitch [Royster to third]; Pocoroba made an out to second;
Matthews was called out on strikes; Chambliss flied out to left;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   6   1    2
 Astros           6  10   0    8


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