Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 1
Regular Season Game 158
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Wednesday, September 28, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  4  x  -   5  9  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Hubbard 2b                    3   1   2   0       1   0       3   4
Washington rf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Murphy cf                     4   0   0   1       0   2       2   1
Chambliss 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Ramirez ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Benedict c                    3   0   0   0       1   0       7   2
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Dayley p                      2   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Forster p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moore p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   1       3   3      24  10

BATTING - 
2B: Washington (23,off Niekro).
GDP: Butler (5,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Butler 2 (38,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols,3rd base off Niekro/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Bass rf                       3   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
Thon ss                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   5
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
  Knight ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Loucks cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Mumphrey cf                   2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  T. Scott cf,lf              2   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Garner 3b                     2   1   0   0       2   1       1   2
Tolman 1b                     4   0   2   2       0   0       7   0
Pujols c                      2   0   0   0       2   0       3   0
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   5   9   4       4   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thon-Doran-Tolman.

BATTING - 
2B: Tolman 2 (4,off Dayley,off Forster).
3B: T. Scott (1,off Forster).
SH: Bass (4,off Dayley).
IBB: Pujols (2,by Dayley); Garner (8,by Forster).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garner (12,2nd base by Dayley/Benedict).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dayley L(4-8)                 7.1   7   3   3   3   5   0  30
Forster                       0.1   2   2   2   1   1   0   4
Moore                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     9   5   5   4   6   0  35

WP: Forster (2).
IBB: Dayley (2,Pujols); Forster (9,Garner).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(15-14)               9     5   1   1   3   3   0  34


Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Lanny Harris, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 15356


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Butler              lf        Doran               2b
2. Hubbard             2b        Bass                rf
3. Washington          rf        Thon                ss
4. Murphy              cf        Cruz                lf
5. Chambliss           1b        Mumphrey            cf
6. Ramirez             ss        Garner              3b
7. Benedict            c         Tolman              1b
8. Johnson             3b        Pujols              c
9. Dayley              p         Niekro              p

BRAVES 1ST: Butler grounded out (shortstop to first); Hubbard
singled to left; Washington doubled to left [Hubbard to third];
Murphy grounded out (third to first) [Hubbard scored]; Chambliss
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to left; Bass struck out; Thon flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Ramirez made an out to shortstop; Benedict grounded
out (shortstop to first); Johnson grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Mumphrey made
an out to first; Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Dayley walked; Butler forced Dayley (second to
shortstop); Butler stole second; Butler stole third; Hubbard
walked; Washington lined to second; Murphy flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Tolman flied out to right; Pujols grounded out
(third to first); Niekro grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Chambliss flied out to center; Ramirez flied out to
left; Benedict walked; Johnson forced Benedict (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran flied out to left; Bass singled to left; Thon
grounded out (second to first) [Bass to second]; Cruz singled to
left [Bass scored, Cruz to second (on throw to home)]; Mumphrey
singled to center [Cruz out at home (center to catcher)]; 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: T. SCOTT REPLACED MUMPHREY (PLAYING CF); Dayley
singled to pitcher; Butler grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Dayley out at second]; Hubbard
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Garner flied out to left; Tolman flied out to
center; Pujols walked; Niekro forced Pujols (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Washington struck out; Murphy struck out; Chambliss
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Doran singled to center; Bass out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Doran to second]; Thon struck out;
Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Ramirez lined to third; Benedict grounded out
(shortstop to first); Johnson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: T. Scott struck out; Garner walked; Garner was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Tolman doubled to
left; Pujols was walked intentionally; Niekro struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Dayley flied out to left; Butler flied out to
center; Hubbard singled to left; Washington flied out to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Doran grounded out (third to first); Bass singled to
center; Thon singled to left [Bass to third]; FORSTER REPLACED
DAYLEY (PITCHING); KNIGHT BATTED FOR CRUZ; Forster threw a wild
pitch [Bass scored, Thon to second]; Knight struck out; T. Scott
tripled to center [Thon scored]; Garner was walked
intentionally; Tolman doubled to left [T. Scott scored, Garner
scored]; MOORE REPLACED FORSTER (PITCHING); Pujols made an out
to first; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 5.

BRAVES 9TH: LOUCKS REPLACED KNIGHT (PLAYING CF); T. SCOTT
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Murphy struck out; Chambliss
singled to center; Ramirez flied out to center; Benedict flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           1   5   0    6
 Astros           5   9   0    6


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