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Houston Astros 7 Atlanta Braves 0

+ Boxscore: Sat, August 05,1978
1978-08-04 - 1978-08-06
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (51-58)000 032 101 7111
Atlanta Braves (50-59)000 000 000 040
Date of Game: Sat, August 05,1978
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 20,950
Time of Game: 1:59
Winning Pitcher: Vern Ruhle (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Tommy Boggs (2-7)

Home Runs: Jose Cruz (8), Jimmy Sexton (1)
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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 Puhlcf22.0285
    01100.28816132218
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.2235
    00000.241146052
    Enos Cabell3b28.3014
    12001.28963565023
    Mike Fischlinss22.327000000.12850001
    Jose Cruzrf30.3634
    23200.29895785818
    Bob Watson1b32.1173
    12000.296129111653
    Denny Wallingpr-lf24.110000000.230901165
    Dave Bergmanlf-1b25.0603
    00010.24383082
    Bruce Bochyc23.1114
    00001.24211120
    Jimmy Sextonss-3b26.2343
    32210.17968134
    Vern Ruhlep27.1923
    01102.16710010
    Totals34711624.2737063502-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Roysterss25.2914
    01000.27741412820
    Rowland Officecf25.2844
    00000.2545778275
    Gary Matthewsrf28.0314
    01001.28982411404
    Jeff Burroughslf27.1514
    00002.31895716601
    Bob Horner3b20.3643
    00000.2744810320
    Dale Murphy1b22.1463
    01001.24414118579
    Joe Nolanc27.0853
    00000.2271212120
    Rod Gilbreath2b25.3153
    01000.2524662235
    Tommy Boggsp22.2851
    00001.1889110
    Craig Skokp30.339000000.28645000
    Bob Beallph30.1031
    00000.23488083
    Rick Campp25.056000000.00088000
    Gene Garberp30.266000000.111347000
    Biff Pocorobaph25.0111
    00000.2393256330
    Totals3104005.2649264450-
    Game Stats
    2B: Bob Watson (23), Dale Murphy (10)
    3B: Jimmy Sexton (1)
    HR: Jose Cruz (8), Jimmy Sexton (1)
    RBI: Jose Cruz (58), Terry Puhl (22), Vern Ruhle (1), Jimmy Sexton (3)
    CS: Rod Gilbreath (5)
    SH: Vern Ruhle (1)
    GDP: Bruce Bochy (3)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Vern Ruhle27.192W 1-094000501.350.2038679
    Totals9.0400050--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tommy Boggs22.285L 2-75.17551216.400.15113030
    Craig Skok30.339-0.20000104.150.0025440
    Rick Camp25.056-23111003.270.0729885
    Gene Garber30.266-11110111.660.01413549
    Totals9.01177242--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Rick Camp (1)
    IBB: Tommy Boggs

    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
    Total Batters Faced: Vern Ruhle 31, Tommy Boggs 23, Craig Skok 2, Rick Camp 9, Gene Garber 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Vern Ruhle 7-15, Tommy Boggs 5-8, Craig Skok 0-1, Rick Camp 3-1, Gene Garber 0-2

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


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