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Wednesday July 11, 1979
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A four-run outburst in the fifth inning carried the Braves to a 6-5 triumph over the Cubs, who were stopped on their five-game winning streak. With the score 2-2, Tony Brizzolara led off the Braves' fifth with a walk and advanced to second on a sacrifice. After Gary Matthews reached first on a fielder's choice, with Brizzolara safe at third, Rowland Office delivered a two-run double. Bob Horner then belted a homer to climax the rally. [The Sporting News]


Atlanta Braves 6, Chicago Cubs 5

Game Played on Wednesday, July 11, 1979 (Night game) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

Cubs         0  2  0    0  0  0    1  1  1  -   5 13  0
Braves       2  0  0    0  4  0    0  0  x  -   6  7  4


Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Braves               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
De Jesus ss           5   1   2   1     0   1   .283      Royster 3b            3   1   1   0     0   0   .276
Thompson rf           4   0   1   0     1   0   .342      Matthews rf           4   2   1   1     0   0   .304
Buckner 1b            5   0   0   0     0   1   .289      Office cf             4   1   3   3     0   0   .273
Kingman lf            3   0   0   0     0   2   .290      Horner 1b             4   1   2   2     0   1   .295
  Caudill p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Burroughs lf          4   0   0   0     0   2   .223
  Henderson ph        1   1   1   0     0   0   .250        Bonnell lf          0   0   0   0     0   0   .253
Martin cf             4   1   3   0     1   0   .300      Nolan c               3   0   0   0     0   0   .287
Ontiveros 3b          5   0   2   1     0   0   .289      Hubbard 2b            4   0   0   0     0   2   .229
Foote c               5   1   2   1     0   0   .248      Frias ss              3   0   0   0     0   0   .297
Sizemore 2b           4   1   1   0     0   0   .266      Brizzolara p          2   1   0   0     1   2   .000
  Vail ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .364        Garber p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .375
McGlothen p           2   0   0   1     0   0   .182
  Dillard ph          1   0   1   0     0   0   .313
  Moore p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .182
  Biittner ph,lf      1   0   0   0     0   0   .275

Totals               41   5  13   4     2   4             Totals               31   6   7   6     1   7

Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance:  8,519
Left on Base: Cubs 12, Braves 4
DP: Cubs 0, Braves 2
Errors: Matthews, Hubbard 2, Brizzolara
Doubles: Martin 2 (21), Foote (12), Horner (9), Office (8)
Triples: De Jesus (3), Matthews (4)
Home Runs: Horner (14)
Sacrifice Hits: Royster (6)
GIDP: Foote (6), Buckner (7)
Hit by Pitch: Kingman (2,by Brizzolara), Nolan (3,by McGlothen)


Cubs                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
McGlothen L(9-8)        5     6   6   6   1   3   1  24   4.66
Moore                   2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7   6.23
Caudill                 1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3   5.22
Totals                  8     7   6   6   1   7   1  34

Braves                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Brizzolara W(5-3)       7     9   3   3   2   4   0  35   4.39
Garber SV(18)           2     4   2   2   0   0   0   9   3.82
Totals                  9    13   5   5   2   4   0  44

Hit by Pitch: McGlothen (2), Brizzolara (1)

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Doug Harvey


CUBS 1ST: De Jesus struck out; Thompson grounded out (shortstop
to first); Buckner reached on an error by Brizzolara [Buckner to
first]; Kingman was hit by a pitch [Buckner to second]; Martin
walked [Buckner to third, Kingman to second]; Ontiveros grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Royster singled; Matthews tripled [Royster scored];
Office singled [Matthews scored]; Horner struck out; Burroughs
struck out; Nolan flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
0, Braves 2.

CUBS 2ND: Foote singled; Sizemore singled [Foote to third,
Sizemore to second (on throw to 3b)]; McGlothen grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Foote scored, Sizemore to third]; De Jesus
reached on an error by Hubbard [Sizemore scored (RBI), De Jesus
to first]; Thompson flied out to left; Buckner struck out; 2 R,
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Hubbard grounded out (third to first); Frias flied
out to right; Brizzolara struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
2, Braves 2.

CUBS 3RD: Kingman struck out; Martin singled; Ontiveros singled
[Martin to second]; Foote grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Ontiveros out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Royster grounded out (shortstop to first); Matthews
flied out to right; Office lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Braves 2.

CUBS 4TH: Sizemore reached on an error by Hubbard [Sizemore to
first]; McGlothen forced Sizemore (pitcher to shortstop); De
Jesus grounded out (third to first) [McGlothen to second];
Thompson walked; Buckner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Horner doubled; Burroughs grounded out (third to
first); Nolan was hit by a pitch; Hubbard flied out to right;
Frias grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
2, Braves 2.

CUBS 5TH: Kingman struck out; Martin grounded out (shortstop to
first); Ontiveros singled; Foote flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Brizzolara walked; Royster out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Brizzolara to second]; Matthews reached on a
fielder's choice [Brizzolara to third]; Office doubled
[Brizzolara scored, Matthews scored]; Horner homered [Office
scored]; Burroughs grounded out (third to first); Nolan flied
out to left; 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Braves 6.

CUBS 6TH: Sizemore flied out to center; DILLARD BATTED FOR
MCGLOTHEN; Dillard singled; De Jesus singled [Dillard to
second]; Thompson grounded out (first unassisted) [Dillard to
third, De Jesus to second]; Buckner grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Braves 6.

BRAVES 6TH: MOORE REPLACED DILLARD (PITCHING); Hubbard struck
out; Frias flied out to right; Brizzolara struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Braves 6.

CUBS 7TH: Kingman grounded out (third to first); Martin doubled;
Ontiveros grounded out (second to first) [Martin to third];
Foote doubled [Martin scored]; Sizemore flied out to center; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Braves 6.

BRAVES 7TH: Royster flied out to right; Matthews grounded out
(second to first); Office singled; Horner made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Braves 6.

CUBS 8TH: GARBER REPLACED BRIZZOLARA (PITCHING); BIITTNER BATTED
FOR MOORE; Biittner flied out to center; De Jesus tripled to
right [De Jesus scored (error by Matthews)]; Thompson singled;
Buckner grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Thompson out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Braves 6.

BRAVES 8TH: BIITTNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CAUDILL
REPLACED KINGMAN (PITCHING); Burroughs struck out; Nolan flied
out to right; Hubbard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Braves 6.

CUBS 9TH: BONNELL REPLACED BURROUGHS (PLAYING LF); HENDERSON
BATTED FOR CAUDILL; Henderson singled; Martin doubled [Henderson
to third]; Ontiveros grounded out (first to pitcher) [Henderson
scored, Martin to third]; Foote grounded out (third to first);
VAIL BATTED FOR SIZEMORE; Vail grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Braves 6.



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