Atlanta Braves 10, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Saturday, May 7, 1983 (D) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  4
ATL N    0  1  4    1  4  0    0  0  x  -  10 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Bass cf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
T. Scott rf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Walling rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Garner 3b                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Reynolds 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   0       0   1       4   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   3   0       0   0       7   1
Ashby c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   4
Doran 2b                      3   0   1   1       1   0       4   1
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Madden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Smith p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tolman ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1       3   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Knight-Thon-Knight.
E: Bass (2), Cruz (2), Ashby (6), Doran (5).
PB: Ashby (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Moreno (3,off Perez).
GDP: Knight (3,off Forster).
Team LOB: 9.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler cf                     5   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
Ramirez ss                    5   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
  Forster p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Washington rf                 5   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Murphy lf                     1   1   0   0       3   1       0   0
  Harper pr,lf                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Horner 3b                     4   2   1   1       1   0       1   2
Chambliss 1b                  3   2   1   1       1   0       6   1
  Smith 1b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Royster 2b,ss                 4   1   1   0       1   0       5   3
Benedict c                    3   1   3   3       1   0       4   0
  Owen c                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez p                       4   1   0   1       0   0       3   1
  Johnson 2b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       36  10  12   7       8   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Horner-Johnson-Smith.
E: Perez (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Ramirez (1,off Smith).
HR: Horner (7,2nd inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Perez (1,off Smith).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ramirez (6,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Butler (5,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby);
Washington (6,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).
CS: Washington 2 (3,3rd base by Niekro/Ashby,2nd base by Smith/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(1-3)                 2.2   6   5   5   4   3   1  17
Madden                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Smith                         5     6   5   3   4   1   0  26
Totals                        8    12  10   8   8   4   1  44

WP: Niekro (1).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perez W(5-0)                  7     6   1   1   2   4   0  30
Forster                       2     1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                        9     7   1   1   3   4   0  37


Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 33612


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Moreno              cf        Butler              cf
2. T. Scott            rf        Ramirez             ss
3. Thon                ss        Washington          rf
4. Garner              3b        Murphy              lf
5. Cruz                lf        Horner              3b
6. Knight              1b        Chambliss           1b
7. Ashby               c         Royster             2b
8. Doran               2b        Benedict            c
9. Niekro              p         Perez               p

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno struck out; T. Scott grounded out (first
unassisted); Thon popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Butler struck out; Ramirez singled to center;
Ramirez stole second; Washington struck out; Murphy struck out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner grounded out (third to first); Cruz singled
to center; Knight singled to left [Cruz to second]; Ashby forced
Knight (second to shortstop) [Cruz to third]; Doran grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Horner homered; Chambliss grounded out (shortstop to
first); Royster flied out to left; Benedict walked; Perez
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro made an out to second; Moreno doubled to
center; T. Scott grounded out (first to pitcher) [Moreno to
third]; Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Butler singled to center; Butler stole second;
Ramirez flied out to right; Washington singled to center [Butler
to third]; Ashby allowed a passed ball [Butler scored];
Washington stole second; Murphy walked; Washington was caught
stealing third (catcher to third) [Murphy to second]; Horner
walked; Chambliss singled to center [Murphy scored, Horner to
third]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Chambliss to second]; Royster
walked; Benedict singled to left [Horner scored, Chambliss
scored, Royster to second]; MADDEN REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING);
Perez grounded out (first unassisted); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner walked; Cruz struck out; Knight singled to
center [Garner to second]; Ashby struck out; Doran singled to
center [Garner scored, Knight to second]; SPILMAN BATTED FOR
MADDEN; Spilman walked [Knight to third, Doran to second];
Moreno grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 5.

BRAVES 4TH: SMITH REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Butler made an
out to shortstop; Ramirez tripled to left; Washington reached on
a fielder's choice [Ramirez scored (error by Ashby; assist by
Doran) (unearned)]; Washington was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Murphy walked; Horner flied out to left; 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 5TH: T. Scott popped to third in foul territory; Thon
flied out to center; Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

BRAVES 5TH: Chambliss walked; Royster singled to left [Chambliss
to second]; Benedict singled to center [Chambliss scored,
Royster to third]; Perez reached on an error by Doran [Royster
scored, Benedict to second, Perez to first]; Butler singled to
center [Benedict scored, Perez to second]; Ramirez popped to
second; Washington singled to left [Perez scored (error by Cruz)
(unearned), Butler to third, Washington to second]; Murphy
walked; HARPER RAN FOR MURPHY; Horner popped to second;
Chambliss grounded out (first unassisted); 4 R (3 ER), 4 H, 2 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 10.

ASTROS 6TH: HARPER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); SMITH REPLACED
CHAMBLISS (PLAYING 1B); Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher);
Knight singled to shortstop; Ashby grounded out (first
unassisted) [Knight to second]; Doran grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 10.

BRAVES 6TH: Royster flied out to left; Benedict singled to
right; Perez grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
first) [Benedict out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 10.

ASTROS 7TH: Smith struck out; Moreno flied out to center; T.
Scott reached on an error by Perez (assist by Smith) [T. Scott
to first]; Thon made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 10.

BRAVES 7TH: WALLING REPLACED T. SCOTT (PLAYING RF); Butler flied
out to left; Ramirez flied out to right; Washington flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 10.

ASTROS 8TH: FORSTER REPLACED RAMIREZ (PITCHING); ROYSTER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); OWEN REPLACED BENEDICT (PLAYING C );
JOHNSON REPLACED PEREZ (PLAYING 2B); Garner made an out to
shortstop; Cruz singled to center; Knight grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 10.

BRAVES 8TH: BASS REPLACED MORENO (PLAYING CF); REYNOLDS REPLACED
GARNER (PLAYING 3B); Harper walked; Horner reached on an error
by Bass [Harper to second]; Smith struck out; Royster forced
Horner (shortstop to second) [Harper to third]; Owen grounded
out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves
10.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran
walked; TOLMAN BATTED FOR SMITH; Tolman made an out to
shortstop; Bass flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   7   4    9
 Braves          10  12   1   10


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