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Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Atlanta Braves 2

+ Boxscore: Sat, April 08,1978
1978-04-07 - 1978-04-09
  123 456 789  R H E
Los Angeles Dodgers (2-0)100 120 101 6151
Atlanta Braves (0-2)000 100 010 271
Date of Game: Sat, April 08,1978
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 11,265
Time of Game: 2:36

Winning Pitcher: Tommy John (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Dick Ruthven (0-1)
Save: Terry Forster (1)

Home Runs: Gary Matthews (1), Reggie Smith (1)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN301.000--18144W3
LAN201.0000.519613W2
SDN11.5001.538-5L1
SFN11.5001.5835W1
ATL02.0002.5619-13L2
HOU03.0003.01418-4L3
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    Los Angeles Dodgers Batting
    LANPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dave Lopes2b32.3404
    00010.143706143
    Bill Russellss29.1695
    12000.4001109000
    Reggie Smithrf33.0065
    33201.5001554140
    Glenn Burkecf25.143000000.000110001
    Ron Cey3b30.0533
    02120.375782010
    Ted Martinezpr-3b30.120010000--524000
    Steve Garvey1b29.1075
    01100.222970020
    Dusty Bakerlf28.2975
    13100.500889010
    Rick Mondaycf-rf32.1394
    00011.4441460140
    Steve Yeagerc29.1355
    03101.667561020
    Tommy Johnp34.3223
    01001.333403000
    Terry Forsterp26.085000000.000273000
    Totals39615644.392239341-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Royster2b25.1723
    01010.429320110
    Barry Bonnell3b24.1634
    10001.250102000
    Gary Matthewsrf27.2774
    13100.429744110
    Jeff Burroughslf27.0323
    02110.429856010
    Dale Murphy1b22.0274
    00001.25039120
    Biff Pocorobac24.2573
    01000.400236000
    Pat Rockettss23.0894
    00000.00099000
    Rowland Officecf25.1652
    00002.167483110
    Bob Beallph29.3491
    00000.00022000
    Adrian Devinep26.128000000--131000
    Rod Gilbreathph25.1961
    00000.000384000
    Dick Ruthvenp27.0121
    00001.000129000
    Eddie Solomonp27.0581
    00000.00056000
    Cito Gastoncf34.0221
    00000.000959000
    Totals3227225.254244560-
    Game Stats
    Los Angeles Dodgers Pitching
    LANAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tommy John34.322W 1-07.27222412.251.131418381
    Terry Forster26.085SV 11.10000100.000.00229839
    Totals9.0722251--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dick Ruthven27.012L 0-148443119.002.751133125
    Eddie Solomon27.058-34110103.001.3315918
    Adrian Devine26.128-23111204.502.0011346
    Totals9.01566441--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Dick Ruthven (2), Eddie Solomon (1)
    HB: Tommy John (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Tommy John 0-0-0, Terry Forster 0-0-0, Dick Ruthven 0-0-0, Eddie Solomon 0-0-0, Adrian Devine 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Tommy John 31, Terry Forster 4, Dick Ruthven 22, Eddie Solomon 12, Adrian Devine 10
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Tommy John 14-3, Terry Forster 1-2, Dick Ruthven 7-3, Eddie Solomon 2-5, Adrian Devine 4-0

    Umpires: HP: Dick Stello 1B: Bruce Froemming 2B: Eric Gregg 3B: Bill Williams


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