Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Wednesday, April 29, 1981 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  1  -   5  9  0
ATL N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   4 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Walling 1b                    4   1   2   2       1   0      12   0
Reynolds ss                   4   3   2   1       1   0       2   5
Cedeno cf                     3   0   2   0       2   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       5   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
Ashby c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Thon 2b                       2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Pittman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ruhle p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ivie ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Landestoy pr,2b             1   1   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       35   5   9   4       6   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Reynolds-Walling, Landestoy-Reynolds-Walling.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (5,off Walk); Reynolds (2,off Camp).
HR: Walling (2,7th inning off Walk 1 on 1 out); Reynolds (1,7th inning off
Walk 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno 2 (4,2nd base by Walk/Benedict,2nd base by Bradford/Benedict).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miller lf                     4   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
Ramirez ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
  Harper ph,rf                1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Washington rf                 2   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
  Royster ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gomez ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lum ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Horner 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
Chambliss 1b                  4   1   2   0       0   0       6   1
Murphy cf                     4   1   1   2       0   0       2   0
Hubbard 2b                    4   1   2   0       0   1       1   4
Benedict c                    3   0   2   1       1   0       6   2
Walk p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Bradford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Linares ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mahler p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pocoroba ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Camp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  11   4       3   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Benedict-Ramirez.
E: Ramirez (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Chambliss (7,off Ruhle); Hubbard 2 (4,off Sambito,off LaCorte).
HR: Murphy (4,8th inning off Sambito 1 on 1 out).
SF: Washington (1,off Ruhle).
GDP: Murphy (3,off Andujar); Pocoroba (1,off LaCorte).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Miller (6,2nd base off Ruhle/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle                         3.1   4   1   1   1   1   0  15
Andujar                       2.2   2   0   0   0   2   0   9
Sambito                       1.1   3   2   2   2   0   1   9
LaCorte W(1-0)                1.2   2   1   1   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9    11   4   4   3   4   1  39


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Walk                          6.1   4   4   3   6   3   2  29
Bradford                      0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Mahler                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Camp L(2-1)                   1     3   1   1   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     9   5   4   6   4   2  41


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 3:18   Attendance: 8334


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. Ruhle               p         Walk                p

ASTROS 1ST: Walling flied out to left; Reynolds walked; Cedeno
walked [Reynolds to second]; Cruz was called out on strikes;
Puhl walked [Reynolds to third, Cedeno to second]; Howe reached
on an error by Ramirez [Reynolds scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Cedeno to third, Puhl to second]; Ashby grounded out (first to
pitcher); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Miller grounded out (pitcher to first); Ramirez
flied out to center; Washington singled to left; Horner forced
Washington (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Thon was called out on strikes; Ruhle was called out
on strikes; Walling walked; Reynolds made an out to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Chambliss doubled to left; Murphy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hubbard flied out to center; Benedict
walked; Walk struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno doubled to left; Cruz grounded out (second to
first) [Cedeno to third]; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted);
Howe walked; Ashby flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Miller singled to center; Miller stole second;
Ramirez popped to first in foul territory [Miller to third];
Washington out on a sacrifice fly to third in foul territory
[Miller scored]; Horner singled to center; Chambliss grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Thon flied out to left; Ruhle flied out to left;
Walling flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Murphy flied out to left; ANDUJAR REPLACED RUHLE
(PITCHING); Hubbard was called out on strikes; Benedict singled
to left; Walk popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds popped to catcher in foul territory; Cedeno
walked; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Miller popped to catcher in foul territory; Ramirez
was called out on strikes; Washington grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl made an out to shortstop; Howe flied out to
right; Ashby flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Horner singled to right; Chambliss flied out to
right; Murphy grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Horner out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 7TH: PITTMAN BATTED FOR THON; Pittman grounded out
(shortstop to first); IVIE BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Ivie singled to
center; LANDESTOY RAN FOR IVIE; Walling homered [Landestoy
scored]; Reynolds homered; BRADFORD REPLACED WALK (PITCHING);
Cedeno singled to right; Cruz struck out while Cedeno was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: SAMBITO REPLACED PITTMAN (PITCHING); LANDESTOY
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Hubbard doubled to center; Benedict
popped to first in foul territory; LINARES BATTED FOR BRADFORD;
Linares grounded out (pitcher to first); Miller walked; HARPER
BATTED FOR RAMIREZ; Harper walked [Hubbard to third, Miller to
second]; ROYSTER BATTED FOR WASHINGTON; Royster grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

ASTROS 8TH: HARPER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); GOMEZ REPLACED
ROYSTER (PLAYING SS); MAHLER REPLACED LINARES (PITCHING); Puhl
grounded out (second to first); Howe flied out to left; Ashby
singled to right; Sambito forced Ashby (second to shortstop); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Horner flied out to center; Chambliss singled to
first; Murphy homered [Chambliss scored]; LACORTE REPLACED
SAMBITO (PITCHING); Hubbard doubled to center; Benedict singled
to center [Hubbard scored]; POCOROBA BATTED FOR MAHLER; Pocoroba
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Benedict out at second]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 4.

ASTROS 9TH: CAMP REPLACED POCOROBA (PITCHING); Landestoy
grounded out (third to first); Walling singled to center;
Reynolds doubled to right [Walling to third]; Cedeno reached on
a fielder's choice [Walling out at home (third to catcher),
Reynolds to third]; Cruz singled to right [Reynolds scored,
Cedeno to second]; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

BRAVES 9TH: Miller was called out on strikes; Harper grounded
out (shortstop to first); LUM BATTED FOR GOMEZ; Lum popped to
third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves
4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   0    9
 Braves           4  11   1    8


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