Atlanta Braves 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 11
Played on Saturday, April 17, 1982 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler cf                     3   0   1   0       2   0       0   0
Hubbard 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   1       2   3
Murphy rf                     3   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Horner 3b                     2   0   1   2       2   0       1   5
Chambliss 1b                  3   0   2   0       1   0      12   2
Linares lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Benedict c                    3   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
Ramirez ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Walk p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  McWilliams p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hanna p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Whisenton ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Garber p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   2   8   2       7   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ramirez-Chambliss.
E: Ramirez (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Horner (4,off Niekro).
SH: Walk (2,off Niekro).
GDP: Linares (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Whisenton (1,2nd base by Niekro/Ashby); Horner (1,2nd base by Smith/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Garner 2b                     4   0   1   1       1   2       5   2
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Ashby c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Knight 3b                     1   0   0   0       3   0       4   3
Scott cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 1b                       4   0   1   0       0   0      11   2
Thon ss                       3   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       7   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Garner-Howe, Knight.
E: Niekro (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Garner (1,off Walk).
GDP: Ashby (2,off Walk).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garner (3,2nd base off Walk/Benedict).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Walk                          4     3   1   1   5   1   0  20
McWilliams                    0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Hanna W(1-0)                  1.1   0   0   0   1   3   0   5
Garber SV(2)                  3     0   0   0   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9     4   1   1   7   7   0  38

Walk faced 2 batters in the 5th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(1-1)                 6.1   6   2   2   6   3   0  28
Smith                         1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   6
Sambito                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     8   2   2   7   3   0  38


Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 33688


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Butler              cf        Puhl                rf
2. Hubbard             2b        Garner              2b
3. Murphy              rf        Cruz                lf
4. Horner              3b        Ashby               c
5. Chambliss           1b        Knight              3b
6. Linares             lf        Scott               cf
7. Benedict            c         Howe                1b
8. Ramirez             ss        Thon                ss
9. Walk                p         Niekro              p

BRAVES 1ST: Butler grounded out (first unassisted); Hubbard
singled to right; Murphy walked [Hubbard to second]; Hubbard was
picked off second but was safe on an error by Niekro [Hubbard to
third]; Horner doubled to left [Hubbard scored, Murphy scored];
Chambliss grounded out (first to pitcher) [Horner to third];
Linares grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Garner walked;
Cruz singled to right [Garner to second]; Ashby grounded out
(first to pitcher) [Garner to third, Cruz to second]; Knight
walked; Scott forced Knight (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Benedict grounded out (third to first); Ramirez
singled to third; Walk out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Ramirez to second]; Butler walked; Hubbard made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe grounded out (third to first); Thon grounded
out (third to first); Niekro grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Murphy flied out to center; Horner walked; Chambliss
walked [Horner to second]; Linares grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Chambliss out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher); Garner reached
on an error by Ramirez; Garner stole second; Cruz walked; Ashby
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Cruz out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Benedict grounded out (pitcher to first); Ramirez
made an out to first; Walk was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Knight walked; Scott forced Knight (pitcher to
shortstop); Howe singled to left [Scott to second]; Thon was
called out on strikes; Niekro forced Howe (shortstop to second);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Butler popped to third in foul territory; Hubbard
struck out; Murphy was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl walked; Garner doubled to left [Puhl scored];
MCWILLIAMS REPLACED WALK (PITCHING); Cruz lined to first; Ashby
struck out; Knight walked; Scott singled to third [Garner to
third, Knight to second]; HANNA REPLACED MCWILLIAMS (PITCHING);
Howe flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros
1.

BRAVES 6TH: Horner grounded out (third to first); Chambliss
singled to center; Linares singled to left [Chambliss to third];
Benedict walked [Linares to second]; Ramirez lined into a double
play (third unassisted) [Chambliss out at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Thon walked; Niekro struck out; Puhl struck out;
Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: WHISENTON BATTED FOR HANNA; Whisenton singled to
shortstop; Whisenton was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Butler walked; SMITH REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING);
Hubbard made an out to first; Murphy grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: GARBER REPLACED WHISENTON (PITCHING); Cruz grounded
out (second to first); Ashby grounded out (second to first);
Knight lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Horner walked; Horner was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Chambliss singled to right; Linares forced
Chambliss (third to second); Benedict grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Scott struck out; Howe grounded out (third to
first); Thon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); WALLING REPLACED
SMITH (PLAYING CF); Ramirez lined to third; Garber grounded out
(second to first); Butler singled to center; Hubbard flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Walling grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl
grounded out (pitcher to first); Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   8   1    9
 Astros           1   4   1   10


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