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Houston Astros 2 Atlanta Braves 0

+ Boxscore: Tue, September 26,1978
1978-09-25 - 1978-09-27
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (70-87)100 100 000 280
Atlanta Braves (69-88)000 000 000 071
Date of Game: Tue, September 26,1978
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 3,089
Time of Game: 2:15

Winning Pitcher: Joe Niekro (13-14)
Losing Pitcher: Phil Niekro (19-17)
Save: Ken Forsch (6)

Home Runs: None
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN9463.599--706553153L1
CIN8769.5586.56766688W2
SFN8771.5517.560658323L1
SDN8276.51912.5584586-2W1
HOU7087.44624.0586625-39W1
ATL6988.43925.0587721-134L2
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rafael Landestoyss25.1215
    01000.27271087
    Jeff Leonardlf23.0044
    01000.30815010
    Terry Puhlcf22.0802
    10020.29220533531
    Jose Cruzrf31.0493
    12111.3131003108237
    Enos Cabell3b28.3534
    00000.29568377133
    Bob Watson1b32.1692
    02020.294132114793
    Jimmy Sextonpr26.286000000.194992611
    Dave Bergman1b25.112000000.2351120122
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.2754
    02100.2331851135
    Luis Pujolsc22.3134
    00003.127611110
    Joe Niekrop33.3234
    00002.141386050
    Ken Forschp32.018000000.192355030
    Totals3228256.27210454496-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Roysterss25.3433
    00000.25445423527
    Rowland Officecf25.3363
    00000.2546229388
    Gary Matthewsrf28.0834
    02001.28786718628
    Jeff Burroughslf27.2034
    00002.305100323771
    Joe Nolanc27.1374
    01000.2341624213
    Dale Murphy1b22.1982
    00021.228184237911
    Glenn Hubbard2b21.0014
    02000.289391122
    Rod Gilbreath3b26.0024
    01000.2484943317
    Phil Niekrop39.1783
    01000.2145480100
    Bob Beallph30.1551
    00000.2431241154
    Totals3207024.26010884497-
    Game Stats
    2B: Gary Matthews (20)
    RBI: Jose Cruz (82), Julio Gonzalez (13)
    SB: Jose Cruz (37), Terry Puhl (31), Jerry Royster (27)
    GDP: Enos Cabell (13), Julio Gonzalez (7), Bob Beall (4)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro33.323W 13-1486002403.950.0434398202
    Ken Forsch32.018SV 611000002.730.015136095
    Totals9.0700240--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Phil Niekro39.178L 19-1798215602.840.0443551417
    Totals9.0821560--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (9)
    HB: Joe Niekro (9)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Ken Forsch 0-0-0, Phil Niekro 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 33, Ken Forsch 3, Phil Niekro 37
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 10-9, Ken Forsch 1-1, Phil Niekro 13-5

    Umpires: HP: Joe West 1B: Bill Williams 2B: Dick Stello 3B: Bruce Froemming


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