Houston Astros 4, Atlanta Braves 3
Regular Season Game 5
Played on Saturday, April 12, 1986 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  1  -   3  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  4    0  0  x  -   4 11  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Washington rf                 4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Ramirez ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   1
Murphy cf                     4   0   1   1       0   3       3   0
Horner 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      11   0
Harper lf                     3   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Virgil c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
  Chambliss ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Oberkfell 3b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Hubbard 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Simmons ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Thomas pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mahler p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Assenmacher p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Moreno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sample ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   3       2   7      24   8

BATTING - 
2B: Washington (1,off Ryan); Murphy (3,off Ryan).
SF: Harper (1,off Ryan).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ramirez (2,2nd base off Ryan/Ashby).
CS: Horner (1,2nd base by Ryan/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   2
Bullock lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Walling 3b,rf                 3   1   2   0       1   1       0   2
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Bass cf,lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
  Pankovits pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey c                    1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Thon ss                       3   1   3   0       1   0       2   2
Hatcher rf                    2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Reynolds ph,3b              2   1   1   4       0   0       2   0
Ryan p                        3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Walker cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4  11   4       2   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Ashby (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Thon 2 (4,off Mahler,off Ward); Doran (2,off Assenmacher).
HR: Reynolds (1,6th inning off Mahler 3 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bass (1,2nd base by Mahler/Virgil).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mahler L(1-1)                 5.2   9   4   4   2   2   1  27
Assenmacher                   1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Ward                          1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    11   4   4   2   4   1  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan W(1-1)                   7     4   2   1   2   5   0  26
Smith SV(2)                   2     4   1   1   0   2   0  10
Totals                        9     8   3   2   2   7   0  36


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 19803


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Washington          rf        Doran               2b
2. Ramirez             ss        Bullock             lf
3. Murphy              cf        Walling             3b
4. Horner              1b        Davis               1b
5. Harper              lf        Bass                cf
6. Virgil              c         Ashby               c
7. Oberkfell           3b        Thon                ss
8. Hubbard             2b        Hatcher             rf
9. Mahler              p         Ryan                p

BRAVES 1ST: Washington struck out; Ramirez flied out to left;
Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled; Bullock grounded out (first
unassisted) [Doran to second]; Walling walked; Davis grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Doran to third, Walling to second];
Bass flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Horner grounded out (shortstop to first); Harper
grounded out (third to first); Virgil grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby grounded out (pitcher to first); Thon doubled;
Hatcher grounded out (third to first) [Thon to third]; Ryan
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Oberkfell flied out to center; Hubbard singled;
Mahler was called out on strikes; Washington forced Hubbard
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran flied out to center; Bullock flied out to
right; Walling singled; Davis made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Ramirez singled; Ramirez stole second [Ramirez to
third (error by Ashby)]; Murphy struck out; Horner walked;
Harper hit a sacrifice fly to center [Ramirez scored
(unearned)]; Horner was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass singled; Bass was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Ashby flied out to center; Thon singled;
Hatcher grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Virgil flied out to right; Oberkfell grounded out
(first unassisted); Hubbard grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ryan was called out on strikes; Doran grounded out
(first unassisted); Bullock popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Mahler struck out; Washington doubled; Ramirez
grounded out (first unassisted) [Washington to third]; Murphy
doubled [Washington scored]; Horner flied out to center; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Walling singled; Davis struck out; Bass flied out to
right; Ashby singled [Walling to second]; PANKOVITS RAN FOR
ASHBY; Thon walked [Walling to third, Pankovits to second];
REYNOLDS BATTED FOR HATCHER; Reynolds homered [Walling scored,
Pankovits scored, Thon scored]; Ryan singled; ASSENMACHER
REPLACED MAHLER (PITCHING); Doran doubled [Ryan to third];
Debut game for Paul Assenmacher; Bullock grounded out
(pitcher to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

BRAVES 7TH: WALLING CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BAILEY
REPLACED PANKOVITS (PLAYING C ); REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING 3B); Harper made an out to third; Virgil made an out to
first; Oberkfell walked; Hubbard popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Walling struck out; Davis flied out to left; Bass
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 4.

BRAVES 8TH: MORENO BATTED FOR ASSENMACHER; SMITH REPLACED
BULLOCK (PITCHING); BASS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WALKER
REPLACED RYAN (PLAYING CF); Moreno grounded out (first to
pitcher); Washington struck out; Ramirez singled; Murphy struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: WARD REPLACED MORENO (PITCHING); Bailey struck
out; Debut game for Duane Ward; Thon doubled; Reynolds
grounded out (second to first) [Thon to third]; Walker grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros
4.

BRAVES 9TH: Horner popped to third in foul territory; Harper
singled; CHAMBLISS BATTED FOR VIRGIL; Chambliss singled [Harper
to second]; Oberkfell forced Chambliss (second to shortstop)
[Harper to third, Oberkfell to first]; SIMMONS BATTED FOR
HUBBARD; Simmons singled [Harper scored, Oberkfell to second];
THOMAS RAN FOR SIMMONS; SAMPLE BATTED FOR WARD; Sample forced
Oberkfell (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   8   0    6
 Astros           4  11   1    8


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