Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 27
Played on Thursday, May 5, 1983 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  8  2
ATL N    2  0  0    1  0  1    0  2  x  -   6 10  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   2   0   0       1   0       2   1
T. Scott rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Thon ss                       3   0   1   1       0   0       2   6
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   3
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0      11   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   1       0   0       5   0
Doran 2b                      3   0   2   0       1   0       3   3
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Madden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   3       2   3      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Thon-Doran-Knight, Thon-Doran-Knight, Moreno-Knight.
E: Knight (3), Doran (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Knight (5,off McMurtry); Cruz (6,off McMurtry).
SF: Thon (4,off McMurtry); Ashby (2,off McMurtry).
GDP: Ashby (4,off Garber).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno 2 (10,2nd base off McMurtry/Benedict,2nd base off Garber/Benedict).
CS: T. Scott (1,2nd base by McMurtry/Benedict).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Washington rf                 4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Ramirez ss                    4   1   0   0       0   0       1   4
Murphy cf                     4   3   3   2       0   1       5   0
Horner 3b                     3   0   3   1       1   0       0   0
  Royster pr,3b               0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Harper lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1      10   0
  Smith 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hubbard 2b                    3   1   1   2       1   0       2   5
Benedict c                    3   0   1   0       1   0       3   2
McMurtry p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Chambliss ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Forster p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bedrosian p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6  10   6       3   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garber-Ramirez-Watson.
E: Watson (1), Hubbard 2 (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Horner (3,off Knepper).
HR: Murphy (8,1st inning off Knepper 1 on 1 out); Hubbard (3,8th inning off
Madden 1 on 2 out).
SH: McMurtry (1,off Knepper).
GDP: Harper (1,off Knepper); Hubbard (2,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ramirez (5,2nd base off Knepper/Ashby); Murphy 2 (5,2nd base off Knepper/Ashby
2).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(1-4)                5.1   8   4   3   2   4   1  25
Ruhle                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Madden                        2     2   2   2   1   1   1   9
Totals                        8    10   6   5   3   5   2  36


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McMurtry W(3-1)               6     4   2   2   1   2   0  23
Garber                        1.1   4   1   0   0   1   0   8
Forster                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Bedrosian SV(3)               1.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     8   3   2   2   3   0  37


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 14817


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Moreno              cf        Washington          rf
2. T. Scott            rf        Ramirez             ss
3. Thon                ss        Murphy              cf
4. Garner              3b        Horner              3b
5. Cruz                lf        Harper              lf
6. Knight              1b        Watson              1b
7. Ashby               c         Hubbard             2b
8. Doran               2b        Benedict            c
9. Knepper             p         McMurtry            p

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno walked; Moreno stole second; T. Scott
grounded out (second to first) [Moreno to third]; Thon hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Moreno scored]; Garner was called out
on strikes; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Washington struck out; Ramirez reached on an error
by Knight [Ramirez to first]; Ramirez stole second; Murphy
homered [Ramirez scored (unearned)]; Horner singled to left;
Harper grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Horner out at second]; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to center; Knight doubled to left [Cruz
to third]; Ashby hit a sacrifice fly to left [Cruz scored];
Doran grounded out (second to first) [Knight to third]; Knepper
flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

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

ASTROS 3RD: Moreno flied out to center; T. Scott reached on an
error by Hubbard [T. Scott to first]; T. Scott was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Thon grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: McMurtry struck out; Washington singled to center;
Ramirez hit into a double play (center to first) [Washington out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner reached on an error by Hubbard [Garner to
first]; Garner was picked off first (pitcher to first); Cruz
doubled to left; Knight grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cruz
to third]; Ashby flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Murphy singled to right; Murphy stole second; Horner
doubled to right [Murphy scored]; Harper grounded out (shortstop
to first); Watson was called out on strikes; Hubbard popped to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Doran singled to left; Knepper was called out on
strikes; Moreno flied out to center; T. Scott grounded out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Benedict singled to center; McMurtry out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Benedict to second];
Washington struck out; Ramirez flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Thon flied out to left; Garner flied out to right;
Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Murphy singled to left; Murphy stole second; Horner
walked; Harper forced Horner (third to shortstop) [Murphy to
third, Harper to first]; Watson reached on an error by Doran
[Murphy scored, Harper to second, Watson to first]; Hubbard
walked [Harper to third, Watson to second]; RUHLE REPLACED
KNEPPER (PITCHING); Benedict flied out to right; CHAMBLISS
BATTED FOR MCMURTRY; Chambliss grounded out (second to first); 1
R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 7TH: GARBER REPLACED CHAMBLISS (PITCHING); Knight singled
to center; Ashby grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Knight out at second]; Doran singled to
center; WALLING BATTED FOR RUHLE; Walling grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 7TH: MADDEN REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Washington
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ramirez grounded out (pitcher
to first); Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Moreno reached on an error by Watson [Moreno to
first]; Moreno stole second; T. Scott struck out; Thon singled
to shortstop [Moreno stayed at second]; Garner singled to left
[Moreno scored (unearned), Thon to second]; FORSTER REPLACED
GARBER (PITCHING); Cruz forced Garner (shortstop to second)
[Thon to third, Cruz to first]; BEDROSIAN REPLACED FORSTER
(PITCHING); Knight made an out to first; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 4.

BRAVES 8TH: Horner singled to left; ROYSTER RAN FOR HORNER;
Harper grounded out (third to first) [Royster to second]; Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hubbard homered [Royster
scored]; Benedict walked; Bedrosian forced Benedict (shortstop
to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 6.

ASTROS 9TH: ROYSTER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); SMITH REPLACED
WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Ashby lined to center; Doran walked; PUHL
BATTED FOR MADDEN; Puhl flied out to center; Moreno grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   2    7
 Braves           6  10   3    6


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