Atlanta Braves 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 84
Played on Monday, July 14, 1980 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   2  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  2
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hubbard 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Murphy cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Chambliss 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0      12   0
Matthews rf                   4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Horner 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       0   1
  Royster 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Burroughs lf                  3   1   0   0       0   1       1   0
Benedict c                    2   0   1   1       1   0       9   2
Gomez ss                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       29   2   5   2       2   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hubbard-Chambliss.

BATTING - 
2B: Gomez (4,off Richard); Benedict (8,off Pladson); Matthews (6,off Smith).
HR: Horner (12,7th inning off Pladson 0 on 1 out).
SH: Gomez (5,off Pladson).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Burroughs (1,2nd base off Pladson/Pujols).
CS: Benedict (2,Home by Pladson/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  2   0   0   0       1   2       4   1
  Morgan ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   4       1   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Howe 1b,3b                    2   0   0   0       1   0       5   3
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pujols c                      2   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
  Ashby ph,c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Richard p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Pladson p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Walling 1b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       28   0   2   0       3  11      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Walling-Reynolds.
E: Cabell (16), Reynolds (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Richard (2,off Niekro).
GDP: Cabell (7,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Landestoy (11,2nd base off Niekro/Benedict).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(7-11)                9     2   0   0   3  11   0  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       3.1   1   0   0   1   4   0  12
Pladson L(0-1)                3.2   3   2   1   1   1   1  14
Smith                         2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     5   2   1   2   6   1  32


Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 20247


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Hubbard struck out; Murphy popped to second in foul
territory; Chambliss grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy walked; Landestoy stole second; Leonard
lined to center; Cruz struck out; Cedeno walked; Howe grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Matthews struck out; Horner struck out; Burroughs
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell struck out; Pujols grounded out (third to
first); Reynolds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Benedict grounded out (third to first); Gomez
doubled to left; Niekro grounded out (third to first); Hubbard
popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard doubled to right; Landestoy struck out;
Leonard struck out; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Murphy walked; Chambliss forced Murphy (first to
shortstop) [Chambliss to second (error by Reynolds)]; PLADSON
REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Matthews singled to right
[Chambliss out at home (right to catcher)]; Horner flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno struck out; Howe flied out to right; Cabell
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Burroughs reached on an error by Cabell [Burroughs
to first]; Burroughs stole second; Benedict doubled to left
[Burroughs scored (unearned)]; Gomez out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Benedict to third]; Benedict was caught
stealing home (catcher to third); Niekro struck out; 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols struck out; Reynolds grounded out (second to
first); Pladson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Hubbard popped to second; Murphy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Chambliss grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Landestoy struck out (catcher to first); Leonard
flied out to left; Cruz struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Matthews grounded out (third to first); Horner
homered; Burroughs flied out to right; Benedict walked; Gomez
flied to right in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno lined to first; Howe walked; Cabell grounded
into a double play (second to first) [Howe out at second]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: SMITH REPLACED CABELL (PITCHING); HOWE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); WALLING REPLACED PLADSON (PLAYING 1B);
Niekro flied out to center; Hubbard flied out to right; Murphy
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: ASHBY BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Ashby grounded out (first
unassisted); Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); Walling
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 9TH: ASHBY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Chambliss
grounded out (first unassisted); Matthews doubled to left;
Horner lined into a double play (first to shortstop) [Matthews
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: ROYSTER REPLACED HORNER (PLAYING 3B); MORGAN BATTED
FOR LANDESTOY; Morgan singled to right; Leonard flied out to
center; Cruz struck out; Cedeno grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

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


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