Atlanta Braves 14, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 73
Played on Wednesday, July 2, 1980 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  2
ATL N    2  1  7    0  3  0    0  1  x  -  14 18  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Walling rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
  Landestoy 2b                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Cruz lf                       2   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Bergman lf                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Leonard cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
  Gonzalez 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bochy c                       4   0   0   0       0   3       7   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Ruhle p                       1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Niemann p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Pujols ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   5   0       2   7      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Morgan-Howe.
E: Cruz (3), Cabell (11).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 8.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hubbard 2b                    3   1   3   1       1   0       3   0
  Royster 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Murphy cf                     3   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Asselstine cf               2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Chambliss 1b                  4   1   2   3       0   1       2   1
  Lum pr,1b                   1   1   0   0       0   1       5   0
Matthews rf                   4   3   4   1       0   0       1   0
  Spikes rf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Horner 3b                     5   2   2   4       0   0       1   2
Burroughs lf                  5   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Benedict c                    4   2   3   0       0   0       8   1
Gomez ss                      2   1   1   2       0   0       1   1
  Blanks ss                   2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Niekro p                      4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41  14  18  14       1   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Horner (12).

BATTING - 
HR: Chambliss (9,1st inning off Ruhle 0 on 2 out); Horner (8,5th inning off
Niemann 2 on 2 out); Burroughs (7,8th inning off LaCorte 0 on 2 out).
SH: Gomez (3,off Ruhle).
HBP: Benedict (1,by Ruhle).
GDP: Murphy (6,off Ruhle).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Matthews (2,2nd base off Ruhle/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(5-2)                  2.2  11  10   3   0   2   1  20
Niemann                       3.1   5   3   3   1   0   1  16
Smith                         1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
LaCorte                       1     2   1   1   0   2   1   5
Totals                        8    18  14   7   1   7   3  44

HBP: Ruhle (1,Benedict).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(6-10)                9     5   0   0   2   7   0  35

WP: Niekro (3).

Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 21908


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Puhl                rf        Hubbard             2b
2. Morgan              2b        Murphy              cf
3. Howe                1b        Chambliss           1b
4. Cruz                lf        Matthews            rf
5. Cedeno              cf        Horner              3b
6. Cabell              3b        Burroughs           lf
7. Bochy               c         Benedict            c
8. Reynolds            ss        Gomez               ss
9. Ruhle               p         Niekro              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; Morgan singled to left [Puhl
to second]; Howe was called out on strikes; Cruz struck out;
Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Hubbard singled to left; Murphy grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Hubbard out at
second]; Chambliss homered; Matthews singled to left; Matthews
stole second; Horner singled to left [Matthews scored];
Burroughs flied out to left; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell struck out; Bochy struck out (catcher to
first); Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Benedict singled to left; Gomez out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Benedict to second]; Niekro grounded
out (third to first); Hubbard singled to left [Benedict scored,
Hubbard to second (on throw to home)]; Murphy struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Ruhle singled to left; Puhl made an out to third;
Morgan popped to first in foul territory; Howe forced Ruhle
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

BRAVES 3RD: Chambliss struck out; Matthews singled to left;
Horner reached on an error by Cabell [Matthews to second];
Burroughs flied out to right; Benedict was hit by a pitch
[Matthews to third, Horner to second]; Gomez singled to left
[Matthews scored (unearned), Horner scored (unearned), Benedict
to third, Gomez to second (error by Cruz)]; Niekro singled to
center [Benedict scored (unearned), Gomez scored (unearned)];
Hubbard singled to left [Niekro to second]; Murphy singled to
third [Niekro to third, Hubbard to second]; NIEMANN REPLACED
RUHLE (PITCHING); Chambliss singled to left [Niekro scored
(unearned), Hubbard scored (unearned), Murphy to second];
Matthews singled to left [Murphy scored (unearned), Chambliss to
second]; Horner flied out to right; 7 R (0 ER), 7 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 0, Braves 10.

ASTROS 4TH: ASSELSTINE REPLACED MURPHY (PLAYING CF); Cruz
walked; Cedeno forced Cruz (shortstop to second); Cabell singled
to center [Cedeno to second]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Cedeno
to third, Cabell to second]; Bochy struck out; Reynolds popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 10.

BRAVES 4TH: Burroughs grounded out (shortstop to first);
Benedict singled to third; Gomez forced Benedict (second to
shortstop); Niekro grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 10.

ASTROS 5TH: Niemann singled to center; Puhl flied out to center;
Morgan forced Niemann (first to shortstop); Howe forced Morgan
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 10.

BRAVES 5TH: Hubbard walked; Asselstine forced Hubbard (first to
shortstop); Chambliss forced Asselstine (pitcher to shortstop);
LUM RAN FOR CHAMBLISS; Matthews singled to right [Lum to third];
Horner homered [Lum scored, Matthews scored]; Burroughs grounded
out (third to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 13.

ASTROS 6TH: ROYSTER REPLACED HUBBARD (PLAYING 2B); LUM STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); SPIKES REPLACED MATTHEWS (PLAYING RF); BLANKS
REPLACED GOMEZ (PLAYING SS); Cruz made an out to first; Cedeno
popped to first; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 13.

BRAVES 6TH: WALLING REPLACED PUHL (PLAYING RF); LANDESTOY
REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); BERGMAN REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING
LF); LEONARD REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING CF); GONZALEZ REPLACED
CABELL (PLAYING 3B); Benedict grounded out (third to first);
Blanks flied out to center; Niekro grounded out (pitcher
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 13.

ASTROS 7TH: Bochy reached on an error by Horner [Bochy to
first]; Reynolds struck out; PUJOLS BATTED FOR NIEMANN; Pujols
popped to catcher in foul territory; Walling grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 13.

BRAVES 7TH: SMITH REPLACED PUJOLS (PITCHING); Royster struck
out; Asselstine struck out; Lum struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 13.

ASTROS 8TH: Landestoy grounded out (first unassisted); Howe
flied out to left; Bergman walked; Leonard flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 13.

BRAVES 8TH: LACORTE REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Spikes struck
out; Horner popped to second; Burroughs homered; Benedict
singled to center; Blanks struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 14.

ASTROS 9TH: Gonzalez flied out to left; Bochy struck out;
Reynolds popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 14.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   2    8
 Braves          14  18   1    6


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