Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Friday, May 9, 1980 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    1  1  0    1  0  0  -   4  9  2
ATL N    3  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  x  -   5  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   2   3   2       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   1       1   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Leonard 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Landestoy ph                1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   9   4       1   2      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Gonzalez-Leonard, Gonzalez-Morgan-Leonard.
E: Morgan (1), Leonard (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Puhl 2 (4,1st inning off McWilliams 0 on 0 out,5th inning off McWilliams
0 on 2 out); Morgan (3,4th inning off McWilliams 0 on 0 out); Landestoy
(1,7th inning off McWilliams 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Cruz (2,off Bradford).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (3,2nd base by McWilliams/Benedict); Morgan (1,2nd base by McWilliams/Benedict).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Blanks 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Murphy rf                     2   1   0   0       2   1       1   0
Chambliss 1b                  4   1   2   1       0   1      14   0
Burroughs lf                  4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Asselstine cf                 4   1   1   3       0   1       0   0
Benedict c                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Gomez ss                      3   0   0   0       1   1       3   7
McWilliams p                  3   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
  Camp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bradford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   8   5       3   8      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gomez-Royster-Chambliss.

BATTING - 
2B: Chambliss (5,off Forsch).
HR: Asselstine (1,6th inning off Forsch 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Royster (2,off Forsch); Gomez (3,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Royster (6,2nd base off Smith/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(4-1)                 6     8   5   5   2   5   1  27
Smith                         0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Niemann                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
LaCorte                       1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        8     8   5   5   3   8   1  35


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McWilliams W(2-2)             7     8   4   4   1   2   4  28
Camp                          1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Bradford SV(1)                0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   4   4   1   2   4  34


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Fred Brocklander
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 11111


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Puhl                rf        Royster             2b
2. Gonzalez            ss        Blanks              3b
3. Morgan              2b        Murphy              rf
4. Cedeno              cf        Chambliss           1b
5. Cabell              3b        Burroughs           lf
6. Leonard             1b        Asselstine          cf
7. Cruz                lf        Benedict            c
8. Ashby               c         Gomez               ss
9. Forsch              p         McWilliams          p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl homered; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to
first); Morgan grounded out (second to first); Cedeno singled to
right; Cabell flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Royster flied out to right; Blanks singled to
center; Murphy walked [Blanks to second]; Chambliss singled to
right [Blanks scored, Murphy to second]; Burroughs singled to
right [Murphy scored, Chambliss to third]; Asselstine reached on
an error by Leonard [Chambliss scored (RBI), Burroughs to
second]; Benedict flied out to center; Gomez grounded out (first
to pitcher); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Leonard grounded out (second to first); Cruz was
called out on strikes; Ashby grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 2ND: McWilliams singled to shortstop; Royster grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [McWilliams
out at second]; Blanks grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl
singled to center; Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Gonzalez flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 3RD: Murphy grounded out (third to first); Chambliss
doubled to left; Burroughs flied out to left; Asselstine
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan homered; Cedeno lined to shortstop; Cabell
singled to second; Leonard grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Cabell to second]; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Benedict singled to center; Gomez grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Benedict out at
second]; McWilliams struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); Forsch
struck out; Puhl homered; Gonzalez grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Royster flied out to center; Blanks grounded out
(shortstop to first); Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan walked; Morgan was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Cedeno flied out to left; Cabell singled
to left; Leonard forced Cabell (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Chambliss struck out; Burroughs singled to pitcher;
Asselstine homered [Burroughs scored]; Benedict struck out;
Gomez walked; McWilliams struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz made an out to second; Ashby lined to third;
LANDESTOY BATTED FOR FORSCH; Landestoy homered; Puhl grounded
out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves
5.

BRAVES 7TH: SMITH REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); Royster reached
on an error by Morgan; Royster stole second; Blanks struck out;
Murphy walked; NIEMANN REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Chambliss
flied out to center; LACORTE REPLACED NIEMANN (PITCHING);
Burroughs grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 5.

ASTROS 8TH: CAMP REPLACED MCWILLIAMS (PITCHING); Gonzalez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 5.

BRAVES 8TH: Asselstine struck out; Benedict flied out to left;
Gomez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Braves 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell flied out to left; Leonard singled to left;
BRADFORD REPLACED CAMP (PITCHING); Cruz grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Leonard out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   9   2    3
 Braves           5   8   0    6


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