Atlanta Braves 8, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Saturday, April 27, 1985 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  3  2    0  1  0    0  0  2  -   8  9  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  3
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Washington rf                 5   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Ramirez ss                    5   1   1   0       0   1       4   3
Komminsk lf                   4   2   1   0       1   0       2   0
Murphy cf                     5   2   2   3       0   2       3   0
Horner 3b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
  Zuvella 2b                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Chambliss 1b                  4   1   2   1       1   0      10   1
Cerone c                      3   1   1   1       2   0       2   0
Oberkfell 2b,3b               3   0   0   1       2   0       3   7
Mahler p                      4   0   0   1       0   0       1   2
  Sutter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8   9   7       7   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Oberkfell-Ramirez-Chambliss, Mahler-Horner-Oberkfell, Oberkfell-Chambliss.

BATTING - 
2B: Chambliss (3,off Scott).
HR: Murphy 2 (9,5th inning off Scott 0 on 0 out,9th inning off Calhoun 1 on
2 out).
GDP: Mahler (1,off Dawley).
IBB: Oberkfell (1,by Scott).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Komminsk (3,2nd base by Scott/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       5   3
Bass rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Walling 1b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       5   1
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman 1b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Ashby c                       2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Solano p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gainey cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   2   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Scott p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bailey c                    2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       32   2   8   1       1   1      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Doran-Walling.
E: Walling 2 (4), Garner (5).
PB: Bailey (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (4,off Mahler).
GDP: Cruz (1,off Mahler); Scott (1,off Mahler).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mahler W(5-0)                 8     8   2   2   1   1   0  30
Sutter                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1   1   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott L(1-1)                  4.1   6   6   4   3   1   1  24
Solano                        1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Dawley                        2     0   0   0   2   1   0   7
Calhoun                       1     3   2   2   2   1   1   8
Totals                        9     9   8   6   7   4   2  44

IBB: Scott (1,Oberkfell).

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 34686


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Washington          rf        Doran               2b
2. Ramirez             ss        Bass                rf
3. Komminsk            lf        Walling             1b
4. Murphy              cf        Cruz                lf
5. Horner              3b        Mumphrey            cf
6. Chambliss           1b        Garner              3b
7. Cerone              c         Ashby               c
8. Oberkfell           2b        Reynolds            ss
9. Mahler              p         Scott               p

BRAVES 1ST: Washington grounded out (shortstop to first);
Ramirez reached on an error by Garner; Komminsk forced Ramirez
(third to second); Komminsk was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled; Bass singled [Doran to third];
Walling singled [Doran scored, Bass to third]; Cruz grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Bass scored,
Walling out at second]; Mumphrey grounded out (first to
pitcher); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Murphy struck out; Horner singled; Chambliss singled
[Horner to second]; Cerone singled [Horner scored, Chambliss to
third]; Oberkfell reached on an error by Walling [Chambliss
scored, Cerone to third]; Mahler forced Oberkfell (second to
shortstop) [Cerone scored (unearned)]; Washington grounded out
(first unassisted); 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner grounded out (second to first); Ashby
doubled; Reynolds walked; On a bunt Scott grounded into a double
play (pitcher to third to second) [Ashby out at third, Reynolds
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Ramirez singled; Komminsk walked [Ramirez to
second]; Murphy flied out to center; Horner walked [Ramirez to
third, Komminsk to second]; Chambliss reached on an error by
Walling [Ramirez scored, Komminsk scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Horner to third, Chambliss to second]; Cerone made an out to
second; Oberkfell was walked intentionally; Mahler flied out to
right; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran grounded out (second to first); Bass singled;
Walling hit into a double play (second to first) [Bass out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Washington flied out to left; Ramirez flied out to
center; Komminsk grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz singled; Mumphrey forced Cruz (second to
shortstop); Garner popped to catcher in foul territory; Ashby
grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Murphy homered; Horner grounded out (first to
pitcher); Chambliss doubled; SOLANO REPLACED ASHBY (PITCHING);
BAILEY REPLACED SCOTT (PLAYING C ); Cerone flied out to center;
Oberkfell grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Braves 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds flied out to center; Bailey flied out to
center; Doran grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Mahler made an out to second; Washington flied out
to left; Ramirez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bass struck out; Walling singled; Cruz forced
Walling (shortstop to second); Mumphrey singled [Cruz to
second]; Garner flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 6, Astros 2.

BRAVES 7TH: DAWLEY REPLACED MUMPHREY (PITCHING); GAINEY REPLACED
SOLANO (PLAYING CF); Komminsk flied out to left; Murphy struck
out; Horner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: ZUVELLA REPLACED HORNER (PLAYING 2B); OBERKFELL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Gainey grounded out (second to
first); Reynolds made an out to shortstop; Bailey made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Chambliss flied out to center; Cerone walked;
Oberkfell walked [Cerone to second]; Bailey allowed a passed
ball [Cerone to third]; Mahler grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Oberkfell out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Doran grounded out (first unassisted); Bass flied
out to left; Walling flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 6, Astros 2.

BRAVES 9TH: CALHOUN REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); SPILMAN
REPLACED DAWLEY (PLAYING 1B); Washington struck out; Ramirez
grounded out (second to first); Komminsk singled; Murphy homered
[Komminsk scored]; Zuvella singled; Chambliss walked [Zuvella to
second]; Cerone walked [Zuvella to third, Chambliss to second];
Oberkfell grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Braves 8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: SUTTER REPLACED MAHLER (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out
(second to first); Spilman flied out to right; Garner grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 8, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           8   9   0    9
 Astros           2   8   3    4


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