Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 138
Played on Monday, September 3, 1984 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  4  0    0  0  0  -   4  9  1
ATL N    1  0  3    0  1  0    0  1  x  -   6 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   1   2   1       0   0       2   3
Puhl rf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Garner ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Walling 3b                    5   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Cruz lf                       5   0   1   3       0   0       1   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Cabell 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Bailey c                      3   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
LaCoss p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ross p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ashby ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4   9   4       3   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Reynolds (19).

BATTING - 
2B: Tolman (1,off McMurtry).
3B: Puhl (7,off McMurtry); Cruz (13,off McMurtry).
Team LOB: 9.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Washington rf                 4   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Ramirez ss                    3   1   2   1       1   0       2   3
  Royster 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Komminsk lf                   5   1   1   1       0   3       2   0
Murphy cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Perry 1b                      3   1   1   0       1   0      13   0
Johnson 3b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Runge 2b,ss                   4   1   3   1       0   0       0   4
Benedict c                    3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
McMurtry p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Chambliss ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   6  11   5       4   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Ramirez (25).

BATTING - 
2B: Ramirez (20,off LaCoss).
3B: Ramirez (3,off LaCoss).
HR: Murphy (29,5th inning off Ruhle 0 on 1 out).
SH: Garber (1,off Dawley).
IBB: Washington (8,by Dawley).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Washington (20,2nd base off LaCoss/Bailey); Komminsk (12,2nd base off LaCoss/Bailey).
CS: Perry (6,2nd base by Dawley/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss                        2.2   5   4   4   2   3   0  15
Ross                          1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Ruhle L(1-9)                  1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Dawley                        3     4   1   0   2   1   0  15
Totals                        8    11   6   5   4   6   1  39

WP: LaCoss (5).
IBB: Dawley (8,Washington).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McMurtry W(9-14)              6     5   4   1   3   4   0  27
Garber SV(7)                  3     4   0   0   0   0   0  13
Totals                        9     9   4   1   3   4   0  40


Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 5331


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Doran               2b        Washington          rf
2. Puhl                rf        Ramirez             ss
3. Walling             3b        Komminsk            lf
4. Cruz                lf        Murphy              cf
5. Mumphrey            cf        Perry               1b
6. Cabell              1b        Johnson             3b
7. Reynolds            ss        Runge               2b
8. Bailey              c         Benedict            c
9. LaCoss              p         McMurtry            p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Puhl
tripled; Walling made an out to shortstop; Cruz grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Washington singled; Washington stole second; Ramirez
doubled [Washington scored]; Komminsk struck out; Murphy struck
out; Perry grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Mumphrey grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Johnson grounded out (second to first); Runge flied
out to center; Benedict walked; McMurtry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bailey walked; LaCoss struck out; Doran made an out
to shortstop; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Washington flied out to center; Ramirez tripled;
Komminsk singled [Ramirez scored]; Komminsk stole second; Murphy
grounded out (third to first); LaCoss threw a wild pitch
[Komminsk to third]; Perry walked; Johnson singled [Komminsk
scored, Perry to third]; ROSS REPLACED LACOSS (PITCHING); Runge
singled [Perry scored, Johnson to second]; Benedict forced
Johnson (third unassisted); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling grounded out (second to first); Cruz
grounded out (second to first); Mumphrey walked; Cabell struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 4.

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

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds flied out to left; Bailey flied out to
center; TOLMAN BATTED FOR ROSS; Tolman doubled; Doran singled
[Tolman scored]; Puhl walked [Doran to second]; Walling reached
on an error by Ramirez [Doran to third, Puhl to second]; Cruz
tripled [Doran scored (unearned), Puhl scored (unearned),
Walling scored (unearned)]; Mumphrey flied out to left; 4 R (1
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 4.

BRAVES 5TH: RUHLE REPLACED TOLMAN (PITCHING); Komminsk struck
out; Murphy homered; Perry grounded out (pitcher to first);
Johnson grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell singled; Reynolds grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Cabell to second]; Bailey struck out; BASS BATTED FOR
RUHLE; Bass struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves
5.

BRAVES 6TH: DAWLEY REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); Runge singled;
Benedict forced Runge (third to second); CHAMBLISS BATTED FOR
MCMURTRY; Chambliss flied out to left; Washington singled
[Benedict to second]; Ramirez walked [Benedict to third,
Washington to second]; Komminsk flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 5.

ASTROS 7TH: ROYSTER REPLACED RAMIREZ (PLAYING 2B); RUNGE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); GARBER REPLACED CHAMBLISS (PITCHING);
Doran singled; Puhl grounded out (second to first) [Doran to
second]; Walling grounded out (shortstop to first) [Doran to
third]; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 5.

BRAVES 7TH: Murphy grounded out (second to first); Perry
singled; Perry was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Johnson flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Mumphrey singled; Cabell popped to catcher in foul
territory; Reynolds flied out to right; Bailey grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 5.

BRAVES 8TH: Runge singled; Benedict popped to first in foul
territory; Garber out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Runge to second]; Washington was walked intentionally; Royster
reached on an error by Reynolds [Runge scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Washington to third, Royster to second]; Komminsk struck
out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 6.

ASTROS 9TH: ASHBY BATTED FOR DAWLEY; Ashby grounded out (pitcher
unassisted); Doran made an out to second; GARNER BATTED FOR
PUHL; Garner singled; Walling singled [Garner to third]; Cruz
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   9   1    9
 Braves           6  11   1    9


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