Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 0
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Tuesday, June 21, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  2  0    0  2  x  -   5 13  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Ramirez ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Washington rf                 3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Murphy cf                     3   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Chambliss 1b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Hubbard 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Benedict c                    3   0   2   0       0   0       7   2
Royster 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moore p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harper ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forster p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jorgensen ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   6   0       0   1      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hubbard-Chambliss, Washington-Benedict-Hubbard-Benedict-Hubbard.

BATTING - 
GDP: Chambliss (5,off M. Scott); Royster 2 (4,off M. Scott 2).
Team LOB: 2.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   0   0   0       1   2       5   0
Puhl rf                       5   0   3   1       0   1       1   0
Thon ss                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Garner 3b                     2   2   1   1       2   1       0   5
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   4   1       0   0      12   0
  Walling pr,1b               0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       3   1   1   0       1   1       1   1
Doran 2b                      1   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Reynolds ph,2b              2   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
M. Scott p                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Totals                       33   5  13   5       5   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Doran-Thon-Knight, Garner-Doran-Knight, Garner-Reynolds-Knight.

BATTING - 
2B: Knight 2 (17,off Niekro 2); Cruz (17,off Niekro); Reynolds (2,off Forster).
HR: Garner (9,2nd inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Moreno (3,by Forster).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garner (10,2nd base off Niekro/Benedict); Cruz (12,3rd base off Niekro/Benedict).
CS: Cruz (10,2nd base by Forster/Benedict).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(2-6)                 4.2   8   3   3   4   3   1  25
Moore                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Forster                       3     5   2   2   1   3   0  12
Totals                        8    13   5   5   5   6   1  38

IBB: Forster (6,Moreno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
M. Scott W(3-3)               9     6   0   0   0   1   0  29


Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 16251


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Butler grounded out (first unassisted); Ramirez made
an out to shortstop; Washington grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno struck out; Puhl struck out; Thon made an out
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Garner homered; Cruz popped to third in foul
territory; Knight doubled to right; Ashby struck out; Doran
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Benedict singled to right; Royster grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Benedict out at second];
Niekro grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: M. Scott grounded out (third to first); Moreno flied
out to left; Puhl singled to third; Thon singled to center [Puhl
to second]; Garner walked [Puhl to third, Thon to second]; Cruz
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Butler grounded out (pitcher to first); Ramirez
flied out to center; Washington struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Knight doubled to right; Ashby made an out to third;
Doran walked; M. Scott forced Doran (third to second) [Knight to
third, M. Scott to first]; Moreno flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Murphy singled to third; Murphy was picked off first
(pitcher to first); Chambliss flied out to left; Hubbard flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl singled to right; Thon lined into a double play
(second to first) [Puhl out at first]; Garner walked; Garner
stole second; Cruz doubled to left [Garner scored]; Cruz stole
third; Knight singled to right [Cruz scored]; Ashby walked
[Knight to second]; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR DORAN; MOORE REPLACED
NIEKRO (PITCHING); Reynolds flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Benedict
singled to left; Royster grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Benedict out at second]; HARPER BATTED FOR
MOORE; Harper grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: FORSTER REPLACED HARPER (PITCHING); M. Scott made an
out to first; Moreno struck out; Puhl grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Butler grounded out (second to first); Ramirez
grounded out (third to first); Washington singled to center;
Murphy flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); Garner
struck out; Cruz singled to left; Cruz was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: Chambliss flied out to center; Hubbard singled to
left; Benedict flied out to left; Royster flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Knight singled to center; WALLING RAN FOR KNIGHT;
Ashby singled to right [Walling to third]; Reynolds doubled to
right [Walling scored, Ashby to third]; M. Scott struck out;
Moreno was walked intentionally; Puhl singled to right [Ashby
scored, Reynolds out at home (right to catcher to second to
catcher), Puhl out at second (catcher to second)]; 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 5.

BRAVES 9TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); JORGENSEN
BATTED FOR FORSTER; Jorgensen flied out to left; Butler flied
out to center; Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           0   6   0    2
 Astros           5  13   0    9


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