Atlanta Braves 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 157
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Wednesday, September 28, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   3 13  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Hubbard 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       1   5
Washington rf                 5   0   3   0       0   1       0   0
Murphy cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Chambliss 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   3      12   0
Ramirez ss                    4   1   3   0       0   0       1   1
Pocoroba c                    4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Royster 3b                    3   1   1   1       1   0       0   2
Perez p                       4   1   2   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       36   3  13   3       1   6      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Washington (22,off M. Scott).
SF: Hubbard (7,off M. Scott); Butler (5,off DiPino).
GDP: Royster (12,off LaCoss).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Washington (30,2nd base off M. Scott/Ashby); Ramirez (16,2nd base off M.
Scott/Ashby).
CS: Ramirez (12,2nd base by M. Scott/Ashby); Butler (22,2nd base by M. Scott/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   2
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   2       4   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Garner 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       0   3
Spilman 1b                    2   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
  LaCoss p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       2   1   0   0       1   0       6   2
M. Scott p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman 1b                   1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Knight ph,1b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   1   4   1       2  10      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thon-Tolman.
E: Thon (28).

BATTING - 
2B: Garner (24,off Perez).
SH: M. Scott (8,off Perez).
SF: Puhl (4,off Perez).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mumphrey (5,2nd base off Perez/Pocoroba).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perez W(15-8)                 9     4   1   1   2  10   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
M. Scott L(10-6)              4.2  10   2   2   0   2   0  22
LaCoss                        2.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   8
DiPino                        2     2   1   1   1   2   0   9
Totals                        9    13   3   3   1   6   0  39

WP: LaCoss (9).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:23   


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran struck out; Puhl struck out; Thon struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Chambliss struck out; Ramirez singled to right;
Pocoroba popped to second; Ramirez stole second; Royster singled
to right [Ramirez scored]; Perez grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Mumphrey struck out; Garner
singled to left; Spilman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Butler grounded out (second to first); Hubbard flied
out to left; Washington doubled to center; Murphy flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby walked; M. Scott out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Ashby to second]; Doran singled to center
[Ashby to third]; Puhl hit a sacrifice fly to center [Ashby
scored]; Thon grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Chambliss flied out to left; Ramirez singled to
center; Ramirez was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Pocoroba singled to center; Royster grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Mumphrey singled
to left; Mumphrey stole second; Garner struck out; Spilman
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Perez singled to right; Butler singled to right
[Perez to third]; Butler was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Hubbard hit a sacrifice fly to center [Perez
scored]; Washington singled to right; Murphy singled to left
[Washington to third]; LACOSS REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING);
TOLMAN REPLACED M. SCOTT (PLAYING 1B); Chambliss was called out
on strikes; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Tolman struck
out; Doran walked; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Ramirez grounded out (second to first); Pocoroba
reached on an error by Thon [Pocoroba to first]; Royster
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Pocoroba out
at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Thon grounded out (second to first); Cruz grounded
out (second to first); Mumphrey grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Perez struck out; Butler grounded out (third to
first); Hubbard singled to left; LaCoss threw a wild pitch
[Hubbard to second]; Washington lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Garner doubled to left; BASS BATTED FOR LACOSS; Bass
grounded out (first unassisted) [Garner to third]; Ashby lined
to shortstop; KNIGHT BATTED FOR TOLMAN; Knight grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: DIPINO REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); KNIGHT STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); Murphy flied out to right; Chambliss struck
out; Ramirez singled to center; Pocoroba grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Doran grounded out (second to first); Puhl flied out
to center; Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: Royster walked; Perez singled to right [Royster to
third]; Butler hit a sacrifice fly to center [Royster scored];
Hubbard flied out to right; Washington was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz was called out on strikes; Mumphrey lined to
first; Garner grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3  13   0    9
 Astros           1   4   1    5


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