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Houston Astros 51-58W2000 032 101 7111
Atlanta Braves 50-59L2000 000 000 040
Date of Game:  Saturday, August 05, 1978
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Vern Ruhle - 1st career hit, 1st career RBI

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Terry Puhlcf22.028501100.28810116132218
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.223500000.24136146052
    Enos Cabell3b28.301412001.28910963565023
        Mike Fischlinss22.327000000.1283750001
    Jose Cruzrf30.363423200.29810395785818
    Bob Watson1b32.117312000.296106129111653
        Denny Wallingpr-lf24.110000000.23075901165
    Dave Bergmanlf-1b25.060300010.2437183082
    Bruce Bochyc23.111400001.2421111120
    Jimmy Sextonss-3b26.234332210.1795468134
    Vern Ruhlep27.192301102.167310010
    Totals: 34711624.3247063502 

    Atlanta Braves Batting Stats

    Atlanta BravesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jerry Roysterss25.291401000.2779641412820
    Rowland Officecf25.284400000.254965778275
    Gary Matthewsrf28.031401001.2898282411404
    Jeff Burroughslf27.151400002.31810395716601
    Bob Horner3b20.364300000.274484810320
    Dale Murphy1b22.146301001.24410414118579
    Joe Nolanc27.085300000.227511212120
    Rod Gilbreath2b25.315301000.252834662235
    Tommy Boggsp22.285100001.18799110
        Craig Skokp30.339000000.2862545000
        Bob Beallph30.103100000.2346888083
        Rick Campp25.056000000.0002988000
        Gene Garberp30.266000000.11141347000
        Biff Pocorobaph25.011100000.239913256330
    Totals: 3104005.1299264450 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Dale Murphy (10), Bob Watson (23)
    3B:  Jimmy Sexton (1)
    HR:  Jose Cruz (8), Jimmy Sexton (1)
    RBIs:  Jose Cruz 2 (58), Terry Puhl (22), Vern Ruhle (1), Jimmy Sexton 2 (3)
    CS: Rod Gilbreath (5)
    SH:  Vern Ruhle (1)
    GDP:  Bruce Bochy 2 (3)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Vern Ruhle  (W 1-0)27.19294000501.351.00000386
    Pitching Totals:9400050 000386

    Atlanta Braves Pitching Stats

    Tommy Boggs  (L 2-7)22.2855.17551216.401.690001130
    Craig Skok30.3390.20000104.151.310002544
    Rick Camp25.05623111003.271.670002988
    Gene Garber30.26611110111.660.9500041354
    Pitching Totals:91177242 000106516

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Vern Ruhle 0-0-0;  Tommy Boggs 0-0-0;  Craig Skok 0-0-0;  Rick Camp 0-0-0;  Gene Garber 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Vern Ruhle 31;  Tommy Boggs 23;  Craig Skok 2;  Rick Camp 9;  Gene Garber 4; 
    Time of Game:  1:59    Attendance:  20,950
    Umpires:   Home:   John McSherry  1B  Paul Runge  2B  (none)  3B  Jerry Dale 

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