Houston Astros 3, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 14
Played on Wednesday, April 23, 1986 (D) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   3  7  0
ATL N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Hatcher rf,lf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Davis 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   1      11   1
Bass cf,rf                    3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Walker pr,cf                0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
Thon ss                       3   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
  Reynolds ph,ss              1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Knepper p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Pankovits ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Solano p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   3   7   3       2  10      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Garner-Davis, Ashby-Thon.

BATTING - 
GDP: Doran (2,off Smith).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hatcher (2,2nd base off Smith/Benedict); Walker (1,2nd base off Sutter/Benedict).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sample rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Chambliss ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Moreno pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Oberkfell 3b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Murphy cf                     2   1   1   0       2   1       0   0
Horner 1b                     3   1   1   0       0   0      12   0
Harper lf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hubbard 2b                    3   0   0   1       0   1       1   4
Benedict c                    3   0   1   0       1   1      10   0
Thomas ss                     3   0   1   1       1   0       2   5
Smith p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sutter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Washington ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   8   2       4   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-Horner.
E: Ramirez (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Thomas (2,off Knepper); Benedict (1,off Knepper).
SH: Harper (1,off Knepper).
SF: Hubbard (1,off Knepper).
HBP: Horner (1,by Solano).
GDP: Horner (2,off Knepper).
IBB: Benedict (1,by Knepper); Thomas (1,by Knepper).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Harper (3,2nd base by Solano/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       7     6   2   2   4   3   0  30
Solano W(1-0)                 1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Smith SV(6)                   1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     8   2   2   4   5   0  38

HBP: Solano (2,Horner).
IBB: Knepper 2 (2,Benedict,Thomas).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smith L(1-1)                  8.2   6   3   3   1   9   0  33
Sutter                        0.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   2  10   0  36


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Dave Pallone
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 7666


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Doran               2b        Sample              rf
2. Hatcher             rf        Ramirez             3b
3. Garner              3b        Murphy              cf
4. Davis               1b        Horner              1b
5. Bass                cf        Harper              lf
6. Cruz                lf        Hubbard             2b
7. Ashby               c         Benedict            c
8. Thon                ss        Thomas              ss
9. Knepper             p         Smith               p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran struck out; Hatcher grounded out (pitcher to
first); Garner singled to right; Davis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Sample grounded out (shortstop to first); Ramirez
singled to left; Murphy singled to left [Ramirez to second];
Horner grounded into a double play (third to first) [Ramirez out
at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass struck out; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to
first); Ashby struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Harper struck out; Hubbard grounded out (third to
first); Benedict grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon grounded out (second to first); Knepper singled
to center; Doran grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Knepper out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Thomas grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith made
an out to shortstop; Sample singled to left; Ramirez made an out
to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Hatcher singled to third; Hatcher stole second;
Garner made an out to shortstop; Davis grounded out (third to
first); Bass grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Murphy walked; Horner singled to left [Murphy to
second]; Harper out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Murphy
to third, Horner to second]; Hubbard hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Murphy scored]; Benedict was walked intentionally; Thomas
doubled to left [Horner scored, Benedict to third]; Smith
grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ashby flied out
to left; Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Sample grounded out (second to first); Ramirez lined
to pitcher; Murphy walked; On a bunt Horner made an out to
catcher; Bob Horner called for interference on attempted
steal; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Knepper struck out; Doran grounded out (shortstop to
first); Hatcher was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Harper flied out to center; Hubbard flied out to
right; Benedict doubled to center; Thomas was walked
intentionally; Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Garner reached on an error by Ramirez [Garner to
second]; Davis grounded out (shortstop to first) [Garner to
third]; Bass grounded out (third to first); Cruz struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Sample flied out to right; Ramirez struck out;
Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 8TH: OBERKFELL REPLACED RAMIREZ (PLAYING 3B); Ashby
grounded out (third to first); Thon struck out; PANKOVITS BATTED
FOR KNEPPER; Pankovits singled to center; Doran forced Pankovits
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 8TH: SOLANO REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Horner was hit
by a pitch; Harper singled to right [Horner to third]; Hubbard
struck out; Benedict was called out on strikes while Harper was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Hatcher flied out to right; Garner grounded out
(second to first); Davis singled to right; Bass walked [Davis to
second]; Cruz singled to right [Davis scored, Bass to third];
WALKER RAN FOR CRUZ; SUTTER REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Walker
stole second; Ashby walked; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR THON; Reynolds
singled to center [Bass scored, Walker scored, Ashby to second];
BAILEY BATTED FOR SOLANO; Bailey struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 9TH: HATCHER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BASS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); WALKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF);
REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); SMITH REPLACED BAILEY
(PITCHING); Thomas grounded out (pitcher to first); WASHINGTON
BATTED FOR SUTTER; Washington grounded out (second to first);
CHAMBLISS BATTED FOR SAMPLE; Chambliss singled to center; MORENO
RAN FOR CHAMBLISS; Oberkfell flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    6
 Braves           2   8   1    9


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