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1978 Regular Season Game 35
May 17, 1978
Braves 2, Mets 1
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May 17, 1978
Mets 3, Braves 1
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National League Standings, May 17, 1978

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Thru This Game

Mets Starting Lineup
3b
Randle Lenny
Randle
2b
Valentine Bobby
Valentine
cf
Mazzilli Lee
Mazzilli
1b
Montanez Willie
Montanez
lf
Henderson Steve
Henderson
rf
Boisclair Bruce
Boisclair
c
Stearns John
Stearns
ss
Flynn Doug
Flynn
p
Koosman Jerry
Koosman
May 17, 1978, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

Atlanta Braves 2, New York Mets 1

Braves ab r hbibbso
Jerry Royster 2b 5 0 2 1 0 1
Barry Bonnell cf-lf 5 0 1 0 0 2
Dale Murphy 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1
Jeff Burroughs lf 2 1 1 0 2 1
- Rowland Office pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cito Gaston rf 4 0 1 0 0 1
- Brian Asselstine rf 0 0 0 0 0 0
Biff Pocoroba c 4 1 1 0 0 2
Rod Gilbreath 3b 4 0 0 1 0 1
Pat Rockett ss 4 0 0 0 0 0
Phil Niekro p 4 0 1 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lenny Randle 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .176
Bobby Valentine 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .296
- Sergio Ferrer ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Lee Mazzilli cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 .299
Willie Montanez 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .205
Steve Henderson lf 3 0 0 1 0 0 .227
Bruce Boisclair rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 .215
John Stearns c 3 0 1 0 0 0 .243
Doug Flynn ss-2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .246
Jerry Koosman p 3 0 0 0 0 2 .053
- Skip Lockwood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Atlanta Braves 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 1
New York Mets 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2

Atlanta Braves ip h rer bbso
Phil Niekro (W) 10.0 4 1 1 2 4
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Jerry Koosman (L,2-4) 9.2 6 2 2 2 9 2.89
Skip Lockwood 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 3.52

Errors: Willie Montanez (2), Dale Murphy.
2B: Jeff Burroughs, Barry Bonnell.
Intentional Walks: Jeff Burroughs.
SF: Steve Henderson.
CS: Bruce Boisclair 2 (3), Rod Gilbreath.


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