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Atlanta Braves 6 Houston Astros 4

+ Boxscore: Sun, May 21,1978
1978-05-20 - 1978-05-22
  123 456 789  R H E
Atlanta Braves (14-22)100 401 000 680
Houston Astros (18-18)010 000 030 4142
Date of Game: Sun, May 21,1978
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 11,715
Time of Game: 2:17

Feats and Milestones
Denny Walling:1st career stolen base
Winning Pitcher: Phil Niekro (4-6)
Losing Pitcher: Mark Lemongello (3-5)
Save: Adrian Devine (2)

Home Runs: Gary Matthews (5)
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NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SFN2314.622--14313013L2
LAN2315.6050.520314756W2
CIN2416.6001.520018218W1
HOU1818.5004.51461415L1
SDN1721.4476.5132152-20L1
ATL1422.3898.5107163-56W1
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    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Royster2b25.2154
    11210.2873541912
    Brian Asselstinecf-rf24.2404
    02010.286124161
    Gary Matthewsrf27.3201
    11210.333751580
    Rowland Officecf25.2081
    00001.244512251
    Jeff Burroughslf27.0755
    00002.3588903210
    Barry Bonnelllf24.206000000.229130034
    Biff Pocorobac24.3004
    00001.227268090
    Dale Murphy1b22.0704
    12000.220712125
    Darrel Chaneyss30.0734
    11000.318782161
    Rod Gilbreath3b25.2393
    10012.216412062
    Phil Niekrop39.0503
    11100.231515040
    Adrian Devinep26.171000000.000147000
    Totals3368546.2653174956-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Terry Puhlcf21.3175
    02000.32194296
    Enos Cabell3b28.2255
    01001.2735622224
    Jose Cruzrf30.2875
    12002.2938881165
    Bob Watson1b32.0414
    01000.29712215280
    Denny Wallinglf24.0344
    22000.28034161
    Art Howe2b31.1574
    13201.2832743111
    Joe Fergusonc31.2444
    03201.2386495160
    Roger Metzgerss30.2243
    00010.2401002060
    Mark Lemongellop22.3051
    00000.16747010
    Oscar Zamorap33.240000000--149000
    Jimmy Sextonph26.1581
    00000.19031001
    Joe Niekrop33.195000000.273361030
    Jesus Alouph36.0581
    00000.3331266010
    Ken Forschp31.255000000.200317000
    Ed Herrmannph31.2671
    00000.120897000
    Joe Sambitop25.327000000--89000
    Totals38414415.2743407881-
    Game Stats
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Phil Niekro39.050W 4-67.112441503.110.1611519387
    Adrian Devine26.171SV 21.22000006.120.08171506
    Totals9.01444150--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Mark Lemongello22.305L 3-53.26452214.080.1584642
    Oscar Zamora33.240-1.10001100.001.0011492
    Joe Niekro33.195-22111007.780.089373182
    Ken Forsch31.255-10000103.240.001332289
    Joe Sambito25.327-10000202.160.0015895
    Totals9.0856461--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Mark Lemongello (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Phil Niekro 0-0-0, Adrian Devine 0-0-0, Mark Lemongello 0-0-0, Oscar Zamora 0-0-0, Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Ken Forsch 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Phil Niekro 33, Adrian Devine 6, Mark Lemongello 20, Oscar Zamora 6, Joe Niekro 8, Ken Forsch 3, Joe Sambito 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Phil Niekro 8-7, Adrian Devine 3-1, Mark Lemongello 2-7, Oscar Zamora 2-2, Joe Niekro 3-2, Ken Forsch 2-0, Joe Sambito 1-0

    Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford 1B: Doug Harvey 2B: Andy Olsen 3B: Jim Quick


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