Atlanta Braves 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Monday, June 20, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  0    2  4  0    0  0  0  -   7  9  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler lf                     4   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Royster 3b                    4   0   0   0       1   2       2   4
Washington rf                 5   2   1   0       0   2       5   0
Murphy cf                     3   2   2   0       1   1       3   0
Chambliss 1b                  3   1   2   3       1   0       9   0
Hubbard 2b                    3   1   2   4       0   0       2   2
Benedict c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Ramirez ss                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   4
Falcone p                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       33   7   9   7       5   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hubbard-Ramirez-Chambliss.

BATTING - 
2B: Chambliss (8,off Ruhle); Hubbard (10,off Ruhle).
HR: Hubbard (4,5th inning off LaCorte 3 on 2 out).
SH: Hubbard (4,off Ruhle).
GDP: Falcone (1,off Ruhle).
IBB: Ramirez (4,by Ruhle); Chambliss (4,by LaCorte).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Murphy (12,2nd base off Ruhle/Pujols); Washington (14,2nd base off LaCorte/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     2   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
Bass rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Knight 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Doran 2b                      2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Ruhle p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Reynolds 2b                 2   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       30   1   4   1       2   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Knight, Knight.
E: Cruz (3).

BATTING - 
GDP: Moreno (2,off Falcone).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno 2 (22,2nd base off Falcone/Benedict 2).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Falcone W(5-1)                9     4   1   1   2   5   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(1-3)                  4     5   5   5   4   0   0  20
LaCorte                       3     3   2   2   1   3   1  12
Dawley                        2     1   0   0   0   4   0   7
Totals                        9     9   7   7   5   7   1  39

Ruhle faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Ruhle (5,Ramirez); LaCorte (3,Chambliss).

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Bob Davidson
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 16242


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Butler              lf        Moreno              cf
2. Royster             3b        Bass                rf
3. Washington          rf        Thon                ss
4. Murphy              cf        Garner              3b
5. Chambliss           1b        Cruz                lf
6. Hubbard             2b        Knight              1b
7. Benedict            c         Doran               2b
8. Ramirez             ss        Pujols              c
9. Falcone             p         Ruhle               p

BRAVES 1ST: Butler grounded out (shortstop to first); Royster
grounded out (shortstop to first); Washington grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno walked; Moreno stole second; Bass struck out;
Thon grounded out (shortstop to first) [Moreno to third]; Garner
singled to right [Moreno scored]; Cruz forced Garner (shortstop
to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Murphy walked; Murphy stole second; Chambliss
doubled to center [Murphy scored]; Hubbard out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Chambliss to third]; Benedict grounded
out (pitcher to first); Ramirez flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Knight flied out to right; Doran flied out to right;
Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Falcone grounded out (third to first); Butler lined
to second; Royster popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Ruhle struck out; Moreno walked; Moreno stole
second; Bass grounded out (third to first) [Moreno to third];
Thon flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Washington singled to center; Murphy singled to left
[Washington to third (error by Cruz), Murphy to second];
Chambliss singled to left [Washington scored, Murphy scored];
Hubbard doubled to center [Chambliss to third]; Benedict lined
to second; Ramirez was walked intentionally; Falcone grounded
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Ramirez out at second];
2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner made an out to second; Cruz was called out on
strikes; Knight singled to center; Doran struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Butler walked; Royster walked [Butler to second];
LACORTE REPLACED DORAN (PITCHING); REYNOLDS REPLACED RUHLE
(PLAYING 2B); Washington forced Royster (second to shortstop)
[Butler to third]; Washington stole second; Murphy struck out;
Chambliss was walked intentionally; Hubbard homered [Butler
scored, Washington scored, Chambliss scored]; Benedict flied out
to right; 4 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols popped to third in foul territory; Reynolds
grounded out (second to first); Moreno flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Ramirez flied out to right; Falcone singled to
right; Butler lined into a double play (first unassisted)
[Falcone out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros
1.

ASTROS 6TH: Bass flied out to center; Thon grounded out (third
to first); Garner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 7, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Royster struck out; Washington struck out; Murphy
singled to left; Chambliss grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled to first; Knight flied out to right;
TOLMAN BATTED FOR LACORTE; Tolman made an out to third; Pujols
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: DAWLEY REPLACED TOLMAN (PITCHING); Hubbard grounded
out (second to first); Benedict singled to center; Ramirez
struck out; Falcone struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Reynolds singled to center; Moreno grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Reynolds out at
second]; Bass grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: Butler flied out to left; Royster struck out;
Washington was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Thon flied out to right; Garner struck out; Cruz
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
7, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           7   9   0    5
 Astros           1   4   1    4


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