Houston Astros 2, Atlanta Braves 1
Regular Season Game 17
Played on Tuesday, April 28, 1981 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
ATL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Walling 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0      11   1
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Cruz lf                       4   2   2   1       0   0       2   0
Puhl rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   3   0       1   0       0   2
Ashby c                       2   0   1   1       2   0       8   1
Thon 2b                       2   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
  Woods ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sutton p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Landestoy ph,2b             1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       30   2   8   2       5   4      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (4,off Montefusco); Howe 2 (5,off Montefusco,off Garber).
HR: Cruz (2,4th inning off Montefusco 0 on 2 out).
SH: Reynolds (1,off Montefusco).
IBB: Thon (1,by Garber).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Walling (1,2nd base by Montefusco/Benedict); Ashby (1,2nd base by Montefusco/Benedict);
Howe (1,3rd base by Montefusco/Benedict).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miller lf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Ramirez ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Linares ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Washington rf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Horner 3b                     3   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Chambliss 1b                  3   0   1   0       0   0      11   1
Murphy cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Hubbard 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Benedict c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
Montefusco p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Pocoroba ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Camp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lum ph                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Royster pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   3   1       0   8      27  15

BATTING - 
HR: Horner (4,5th inning off Sutton 0 on 0 out).
SH: Miller (1,off D. Smith).
Team LOB: 2.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton W(1-3)                 8     2   1   1   0   8   1  26
D. Smith SV(1)                1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     3   1   1   0   8   1  30


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Montefusco L(1-2)             6     5   2   2   3   2   1  22
Garber                        2.1   3   0   0   2   1   0  12
Camp                          0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     8   2   2   5   4   1  36

IBB: Garber (1,Thon).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 8669


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Walling             1b        Miller              lf
2. Reynolds            ss        Ramirez             ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Washington          rf
4. Cruz                lf        Horner              3b
5. Puhl                rf        Chambliss           1b
6. Howe                3b        Murphy              cf
7. Ashby               c         Hubbard             2b
8. Thon                2b        Benedict            c
9. Sutton              p         Montefusco          p

ASTROS 1ST: Walling singled to center; Reynolds flied out to
right; Walling was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Miller was called out on strikes; Ramirez was called
out on strikes; Washington flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz doubled to right; Puhl flied out to right [Cruz
to third]; Howe walked; Ashby singled to right [Cruz scored,
Howe out at third (right to third)]; Ashby was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Horner flied out to right; Chambliss grounded out
(third to first); Murphy was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon grounded out (pitcher to first); Sutton flied
out to center; Walling flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Hubbard struck out; Benedict grounded out (shortstop
to first); Montefusco struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); Cruz homered; Puhl struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Miller flied out to center; Ramirez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Washington grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe doubled to left; Ashby walked; Howe was caught
stealing third (catcher to shortstop to third); Thon struck out;
Sutton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Horner homered; Chambliss grounded out (second to
pitcher); Murphy flied out to center; Hubbard grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Walling walked; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to first) [Walling to second]; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Benedict struck out; POCOROBA BATTED FOR MONTEFUSCO;
Pocoroba struck out; Miller grounded out (catcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 7TH: GARBER REPLACED POCOROBA (PITCHING); Puhl grounded
out (first unassisted); Howe doubled to right; Ashby grounded
out (pitcher to first); Thon was walked intentionally; Sutton
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Ramirez made an out to first; Washington grounded
out (pitcher to first); Horner flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Walling grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds
grounded out (first to pitcher); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Chambliss singled to center; Murphy flied out to
left; Hubbard was called out on strikes; Benedict grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl singled
to center; Howe singled to left [Puhl to second]; Ashby walked
[Puhl to third, Howe to second]; CAMP REPLACED GARBER
(PITCHING); WOODS BATTED FOR THON; Woods struck out; LANDESTOY
BATTED FOR SUTTON; Landestoy flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 9TH: D. SMITH REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); LANDESTOY STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); LUM BATTED FOR CAMP; Lum singled to right;
ROYSTER RAN FOR LUM; Miller out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Royster to second]; LINARES BATTED FOR RAMIREZ; Linares
popped to first in foul territory; Washington grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   0    7
 Braves           1   3   0    2


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