Houston Astros 3, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 152
Played on Wednesday, September 22, 1982 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    1  1  x  -   3  8  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Ramirez ss                    5   0   1   1       0   2       2   6
Hubbard 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Murphy cf,lf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Watson lf                     2   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Butler cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Harper rf                     4   0   3   0       0   0       1   0
Chambliss 1b                  3   0   0   0       1   1      11   2
  Hall pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Royster 3b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Benedict c                    3   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
  Sinatro c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Washington ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pocoroba ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Runge pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       4   4      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Ramirez-Hubbard-Chambliss, Hubbard-Ramirez-Chambliss.
E: Chambliss (10), Garber (4).

BATTING - 
SH: Niekro (3,off DiPino).
GDP: Chambliss (10,off DiPino).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf,rf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Thon ss                       2   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
  Reynolds pr,ss              2   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Knight 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      13   1
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   2       0   3
Cruz lf                       4   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       4   1
Heep rf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Loucks cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Doran 2b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       1   5
DiPino p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ross p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   8   2       2   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Doran-Thon-Knight.
E: Thon (17).

BATTING - 
3B: Reynolds (3,off Garber).
GDP: Knight 2 (14,off Niekro 2).
IBB: Knight (8,by Garber).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (21,2nd base off Garber/Sinatro).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        6     5   1   0   1   2   0  22
Garber L(7-10)                2     3   2   1   1   0   0  11
Totals                        8     8   3   1   2   2   0  33

IBB: Garber (15,Knight).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
DiPino                        5     4   2   2   1   2   0  20
Ross                          2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Smith W(5-4)                  1     1   0   0   2   0   0   6
LaCorte SV(6)                 1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     6   2   2   4   4   0  37

Smith faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Lanny Harris, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 16821


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Ramirez             ss        Puhl                cf
2. Hubbard             2b        Thon                ss
3. Murphy              cf        Knight              1b
4. Watson              lf        Garner              3b
5. Harper              rf        Cruz                lf
6. Chambliss           1b        Ashby               c
7. Royster             3b        Heep                rf
8. Benedict            c         Doran               2b
9. Niekro              p         DiPino              p

BRAVES 1ST: Ramirez grounded out (catcher to first); Hubbard
flied out to center; Murphy grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to shortstop; Thon singled to left
[Puhl to second]; Knight grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Puhl to third, Thon out at second]; Garner
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Watson walked; Harper singled to center [Watson to
second]; Chambliss grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Watson to third, Harper out at second];
Royster singled to right [Watson scored]; Benedict flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ashby grounded
out (shortstop to first); Heep grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Niekro flied out to right; Ramirez struck out;
Hubbard reached on an error by Thon [Hubbard to first]; Murphy
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran grounded out (first to pitcher); DiPino popped
to catcher in foul territory; Puhl walked; Puhl was picked off
first (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); Harper flied
out to right; Chambliss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Thon singled to shortstop; REYNOLDS RAN FOR THON;
Knight grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Reynolds out at second]; Garner grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Royster
grounded out (second to first); Benedict singled to center;
Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Benedict to
second]; Ramirez singled to center [Benedict scored]; Hubbard
flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Ashby singled
to first; Heep singled to left [Ashby to second]; Doran flied
out to right [Ashby to third]; SPILMAN BATTED FOR DIPINO;
Spilman reached on an error by Chambliss [Ashby scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Heep to third, Spilman to second]; BASS RAN
FOR SPILMAN; Puhl popped to second; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: ROSS REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); Murphy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Harper singled to center; Chambliss forced Harper (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: BUTLER REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING CF); MURPHY CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to
first); Knight popped to shortstop; Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Royster grounded out (pitcher to first); Benedict
grounded out (third to first); SMITH BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Smith
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: GARBER REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); SINATRO REPLACED
BENEDICT (PLAYING C ); Cruz reached on an error by Garber; Cruz
stole second; Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); Heep
grounded out (second to first) [Cruz to third]; Doran singled to
right [Cruz scored (unearned)]; WALLING BATTED FOR ROSS; Walling
flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: SMITH REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Ramirez grounded
out (third to first); Hubbard grounded out (shortstop to first);
Murphy walked; Butler flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl flied out to left; Reynolds tripled to right;
Knight was walked intentionally; Garner singled to third [Knight
to second, Reynolds scored]; Cruz grounded out (catcher to
first) [Garner to second, Knight to third]; Ashby flied out to
left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: LOUCKS REPLACED HEEP (PLAYING CF); PUHL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Harper singled to center; Chambliss
walked [Harper to second]; HALL RAN FOR CHAMBLISS; LACORTE
REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Royster popped to first in foul
territory; WASHINGTON BATTED FOR SINATRO; Washington struck out;
POCOROBA BATTED FOR GARBER; Pocoroba walked [Harper to third,
Hall to second]; RUNGE RAN FOR POCOROBA; Ramirez was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   6   2    8
 Astros           3   8   1    6


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