Atlanta Braves 2, Houston Astros 1 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Monday, April 13, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   2  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  -   1  7  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Washington rf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
  Harper ph,rf                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Hubbard 2b                    4   0   0   0       1   1       2   2
Linares lf                    5   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Horner 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Bradford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Murphy cf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Chambliss 1b                  3   0   0   0       1   1       7   1
Benedict c                    4   1   2   0       0   0       6   1
Ramirez ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Niekro p                      3   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
  Camp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Royster ph,3b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   2   9   2       2   7      30   5

BATTING - 
SH: Royster (1,off Sambito).
IBB: Hubbard (1,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Washington (1,2nd base off Knepper/Ashby).
CS: Murphy (1,2nd base by Andujar/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  2   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds ss                   5   1   1   0       0   0       0   4
Cedeno cf                     5   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Cruz lf                       5   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Heep 1b                       3   0   0   0       1   0      13   0
Howe 3b                       4   0   2   0       0   1       1   4
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       1   1       7   1
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Thon 2b                     0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       36   1   7   1       4   5      30  13

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (3,off Niekro); Howe (1,off Niekro).
IBB: Ashby (1,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Leonard (1,2nd base off Niekro/Benedict).
CS: Cedeno (1,2nd base by Bradford/Benedict).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        8.2   6   1   1   4   5   0  36
Camp W(1-0)                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Bradford SV(1)                1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       10     7   1   1   4   5   0  40

IBB: Niekro (1,Ashby).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       3     5   1   1   0   4   0  14
Andujar                       2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
D. Smith                      3     1   0   0   1   0   0  11
LaCorte                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Sambito L(0-1)                1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Totals                       10     9   2   2   2   7   0  40

Knepper faced 1 batter in the 4th inning
IBB: Sambito (1,Hubbard).

Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 34961


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Washington          rf        Landestoy           2b
2. Hubbard             2b        Reynolds            ss
3. Linares             lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Horner              3b        Cruz                lf
5. Murphy              cf        Leonard             rf
6. Chambliss           1b        Heep                1b
7. Benedict            c         Howe                3b
8. Ramirez             ss        Ashby               c
9. Niekro              p         Knepper             p

BRAVES 1ST: Washington singled to center; Washington stole
second; Hubbard flied out to right; Linares grounded out
(pitcher to first); Horner was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy walked; Reynolds flied out to left; Cedeno
grounded out (first unassisted) [Landestoy to second]; Cruz made
an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Murphy was called out on strikes; Chambliss flied
out to right; Benedict singled to center; Ramirez singled to
center [Benedict to second]; Niekro singled to left [Benedict
scored, Ramirez to second]; Washington struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Leonard grounded out (pitcher to first); Heep made
an out to shortstop; Howe singled to center; Ashby singled to
center [Howe to second]; Knepper made an out to second; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Hubbard was called out on strikes; Linares grounded
out (second to first); Horner grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
grounded out (first to pitcher); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Murphy singled to pitcher; ANDUJAR REPLACED KNEPPER
(PITCHING); Chambliss flied out to right; Murphy was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Benedict singled to right;
Ramirez flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz lined to right; Leonard singled to center;
Leonard stole second; Heep walked; Howe struck out; Ashby struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Niekro flied out to left; Washington flied out to
center; Hubbard grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: BERGMAN BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Bergman flied to right
in foul territory; Landestoy flied out to right; Reynolds
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: D. SMITH REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Linares
grounded out (shortstop to first); Horner singled to third;
Murphy flied out to center; Chambliss walked [Horner to second];
Benedict made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno made an out to first; Cruz struck out;
Leonard flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Ramirez grounded out (pitcher to first); Niekro
grounded out (third to first); Washington grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Heep grounded out (first unassisted); Howe flied out
to left; Ashby flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: Hubbard grounded out (third to first); Linares
grounded out (third to first); Horner popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: WALLING BATTED FOR D. SMITH; Walling was called out
on strikes; PUHL BATTED FOR LANDESTOY; Puhl made an out to
shortstop; Reynolds singled to center; Cedeno doubled to left
[Reynolds scored]; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: THON REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING 2B); LACORTE REPLACED
PUHL (PITCHING); Murphy struck out; Chambliss struck out;
Benedict grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Leonard lined to second; Heep flied out to right;
Howe doubled to left; Ashby was walked intentionally; Thon
walked [Howe to third, Ashby to second]; CAMP REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); ROBERTS BATTED FOR LACORTE; Roberts made an out to
pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 10TH: SAMBITO REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Ramirez
singled to right; ROYSTER BATTED FOR CAMP; Royster out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Ramirez to second]; HARPER
BATTED FOR WASHINGTON; Harper struck out; Hubbard was walked
intentionally; Linares singled to right [Ramirez scored, Hubbard
to third]; Horner popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 10TH: BRADFORD REPLACED HORNER (PITCHING); HARPER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); ROYSTER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
Reynolds flied out to right; Cedeno singled to left; Cruz made
an out to shortstop; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   9   0    8
 Astros           1   7   0    9


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