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Houston Astros 5 Atlanta Braves 3

+ Boxscore: Sat, August 05,1978
1978-08-04 - 1978-08-06
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (51-58)100 003 100 560
Atlanta Braves (50-59)100 000 200 371
Date of Game: Sat, August 05,1978
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 0
Time of Game: 2:48

Winning Pitcher: Joe Niekro (9-8)
Losing Pitcher: Preston Hanna (7-10)
Save: Ken Forsch (4)

Home Runs: None
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SFN6645.595--45438965L1
CIN6445.5871.048345330W1
LAN6248.5643.549840296W1
SDN5753.5188.5405423-18L1
HOU5158.46814.0413447-34W2
ATL5059.45915.0413501-88L2
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.0284
    10001.29016032118
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.2233
    10010.257145052
    Enos Cabell3b28.3015
    01001.28863465023
    Jose Cruzrf30.3633
    00110.29395675618
    Bob Watson1b32.1173
    12110.293129011653
    Dave Bergmanlf25.0604
    12001.25082082
    Luis Pujolsc22.2613
    10013.139371100
    Mike Fischlinss22.3272
    00000.12849001
    Denny Wallingph24.1101
    01300.230891165
    Jimmy Sextonss26.2341
    00000.16067014
    Joe Niekrop33.2713
    00002.231376050
    Joe Sambitop26.038000000.000117000
    Ken Forschp31.3311
    00000.182344000
    Totals3356548.2658194346-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Roysterss25.2913
    00110.27741312820
    Rowland Officecf25.2843
    00000.2585768275
    Cito Gastonph34.1411
    01100.2161005050
    Chico Ruizpr26.278000000.0004000
    Jamie Easterlyp25.169000000.25074010
    Joe Nolanph27.0851
    00001.2351202120
    Gary Matthewsrf28.0313
    10011.28982311404
    Jeff Burroughslf27.1513
    01110.32295616601
    Bob Horner3b20.3643
    00010.2794710320
    Biff Pocorobac25.0114
    11000.2393246330
    Dale Murphy1b22.1464
    11001.24314018579
    Rod Gilbreath2b25.3153
    02010.2514652235
    Preston Hannap23.3292
    01000.19043110
    Dave Campbellp26.337000000--106000
    Craig Skokp30.339000000.28644000
    Bob Beallph30.1031
    00001.23687083
    Barry Bonnellcf24.2821
    00000.2341821149
    Totals3237354.26210575409-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro33.271W 9-865334004.540.0724388192
    Joe Sambito26.038-0.21000103.050.02431175
    Ken Forsch31.331SV 42.11001302.920.034034989
    Totals9.0733540--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Preston Hanna23.329L 7-105.25443604.880.07245032
    Dave Campbell26.337-11111004.660.04411060
    Craig Skok30.339-0.10000104.260.0024430
    Jamie Easterly25.169-20000106.000.00277728
    Totals9.0655480--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Dave Campbell (2)
    IBB: Dave Campbell

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Ken Forsch 0-0-0, Preston Hanna 0-0-0, Dave Campbell 0-0-0, Craig Skok 0-0-0, Jamie Easterly 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 26, Joe Sambito 3, Ken Forsch 9, Preston Hanna 26, Dave Campbell 6, Craig Skok 1, Jamie Easterly 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 10-7, Joe Sambito 0-1, Ken Forsch 1-3, Preston Hanna 7-5, Dave Campbell 2-1, Craig Skok 0-0, Jamie Easterly 5-0

    Umpires: HP: Jerry Dale 1B: John McSherry 2B: 3B: Paul Runge


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