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Atlanta Braves 3 Houston Astros 2

+ Boxscore: Sun, August 06,1978
1978-08-05 - 1978-08-07
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (51-59)010 000 010 250
Atlanta Braves (51-59)011 001 00X 351
Date of Game: Sun, August 06,1978
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 8,551
Time of Game: 2:24

Feats and Milestones
J.R. Richard:11 Strikeouts
Winning Pitcher: Larry McWilliams (4-0)
Losing Pitcher: J.R. Richard (11-10)
Save: Gene Garber (17)

Home Runs: Julio Gonzalez (1), Bob Watson (12)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN6545.591--48645432W2
SFN6646.5891.045539461L2
LAN6348.5682.5503403100W2
SDN5754.5148.5406426-20L2
ATL5159.46414.0416503-87W1
HOU5159.46414.0415450-35L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf22.0294
    00000.28616232218
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.2244
    12100.253147162
    Enos Cabell3b28.3024
    00000.28763665023
    Bob Watson1b32.1184
    12100.298129212663
    Wilbur Howardlf29.2104
    01000.2414421103
    Jose Cruzrf30.3644
    00000.29595885818
    Jimmy Sextonss26.2351
    00021.17669135
    Luis Pujolsc22.2622
    00000.136381100
    Denny Wallingph24.1111
    00001.229911165
    Bruce Bochyc23.112000000.24212120
    J.R. Richardp28.1522
    00001.153169050
    Rafael Landestoyph25.0701
    00000.25338062
    Joe Sambitop26.039000000.000118000
    Totals3125223.2667884172-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Roysterss25.2924
    00001.27441512820
    Rowland Officecf25.2854
    22002.2585788275
    Gary Matthewsrf28.0323
    01111.28982511414
    Jeff Burroughslf27.1523
    11001.31895816601
    Bob Horner3b21.0001
    01210.2784910340
    Joe Nolanc27.0863
    00001.2201222120
    Dale Murphy1b22.1473
    00003.24214218579
    Rod Gilbreath2b25.3162
    00012.2504672235
    Larry McWilliamsp24.1772
    00001.1255000
    Gene Garberp30.2671
    00001.100348000
    Totals26353313.2707183909-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    J.R. Richard28.152L 11-10753331102.980.0425172155
    Joe Sambito26.039-10000203.000.00441185
    Totals8.05333130--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Larry McWilliams24.177W 4-06.24112212.790.21555
    Gene Garber30.267SV 172.11110111.730.01423559
    Totals9.0522232--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: J.R. Richard 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Larry McWilliams 0-0-0, Gene Garber 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: J.R. Richard 27, Joe Sambito 3, Larry McWilliams 25, Gene Garber 8
    Groundballs-Flyballs: J.R. Richard 4-4, Joe Sambito 1-0, Larry McWilliams 10-7, Gene Garber 4-2

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


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