Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 75
Played on Wednesday, June 30, 1982 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    2  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  6  0
ATL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  4  -   5 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   2       2   4
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Knight 1b                     2   2   1   0       2   0      12   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   2       0   0       4   0
Garner 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       3   4
Howe 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
Scott cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Pujols c                      3   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Knepper p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   6   3       2   8      25  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Knepper-Knight, Thon-Garner-Knight.

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz 2 (15,off Niekro,off Diaz); Knight (18,off Diaz).
HR: Pujols (1,3rd inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Cruz (3,off Niekro); Scott (7,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 2.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Washington rf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hubbard 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Murphy cf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Horner 3b                     3   2   2   2       1   0       0   2
Linares lf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Chambliss 1b                  4   0   2   0       0   0      11   2
  Butler pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Benedict c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
  Royster pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ramirez ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
  Whisenton ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Diaz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pocoroba ph                 1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5  11   5       3   1      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Chambliss-Ramirez, Ramirez-Hubbard-Chambliss.
PB: Benedict (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Horner 2 (13,4th inning off Knepper 0 on 1 out,9th inning off Knepper 0
on 0 out); Murphy (22,9th inning off Knepper 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Niekro (1,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Horner (3,2nd base by Knepper/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(2-9)                8    10   5   5   2   1   3  33
Moffitt                       0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        8.1  11   5   5   3   1   3  36

Knepper faced 4 batters in the 9th inning

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        8     4   3   2   2   8   1  28
Diaz W(1-0)                   1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     6   4   3   2   8   1  33


Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 10308


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Thon grounded out (second to first); Puhl was called
out on strikes; Knight grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Washington was called out on strikes; Hubbard flied
out to left; Murphy flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); Garner singled
to center; Howe grounded out (pitcher to first) [Garner to
second]; Scott grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Horner walked; Horner was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Linares walked; Chambliss singled to
right [Linares to second]; Benedict lined into a double play
(pitcher to first) [Chambliss out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols homered; Knepper struck out; Thon struck out;
Puhl struck out (catcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Ramirez popped to second; Niekro lined to first;
Washington singled to right; Hubbard forced Washington (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Knight walked; Cruz doubled to right [Knight scored,
Cruz to third (on throw to home)]; Garner struck out; Benedict
allowed a passed ball [Cruz scored (unearned)]; Howe grounded
out (third to first); Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); 2
R (1 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Murphy grounded out (third to first); Horner
homered; Linares grounded out (third to first); Chambliss
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols struck out; Knepper flied to right in foul
territory; Thon lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Benedict grounded out (third to first); Ramirez
singled to left; Niekro grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Ramirez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Knight
walked; Cruz grounded into a double play (first to shortstop)
[Knight out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves
1.

BRAVES 6TH: Washington grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hubbard singled to left; Murphy singled to shortstop [Hubbard to
second]; Horner flied out to center; Linares grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Garner singled to center; Howe popped to catcher in
foul territory; Scott grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Garner out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Chambliss flied out to left; Benedict flied out to
left; Ramirez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Pujols flied out to left; Knepper struck out; Thon
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Johnson flied out to
center; Washington grounded out (second to first); Hubbard
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 9TH: DIAZ REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Puhl popped to
second; Debut game for Carlos Diaz; Knight doubled to
center; Cruz doubled to right [Knight scored]; Garner flied out
to center; Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 9TH: Murphy homered; Horner homered; Linares singled to
left; Chambliss singled to second [Linares to second]; BUTLER
RAN FOR CHAMBLISS; MOFFITT REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Benedict
forced Linares (third to shortstop) [Butler to second]; ROYSTER
RAN FOR BENEDICT; WHISENTON BATTED FOR RAMIREZ; Whisenton walked
[Butler to third, Royster to second]; POCOROBA BATTED FOR DIAZ;
Pocoroba singled to right [Whisenton to second, Royster scored,
Butler scored]; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   6   0    2
 Braves           5  11   0    6


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