Houston Astros 3, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Saturday, October 4, 1986 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  7  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  2  0    0  0  x  -   3  7  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas ss                     5   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Oberkfell 3b                  2   1   0   0       2   0       0   4
Murphy cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Horner 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   0      11   0
Harper lf,rf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Motley rf                     3   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffey ph,lf               1   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Virgil c                      2   0   0   0       2   0       6   0
Hubbard 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
  Perry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Smith p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  McMurtry p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chambliss ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Komminsk pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dedmon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Simmons ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       5   6      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Oberkfell-Hubbard-Horner.
E: Thomas (19).

BATTING - 
2B: Motley (1,off Deshaies).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Komminsk (1,2nd base by Andersen/Mizerock).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Doran 2b                      3   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puhl ph,rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lopes lf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Davis 1b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       7   0
  Driessen 1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bass rf                       3   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
  Walker cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Ashby c                       2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Mizerock c                  0   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Thon ss                       3   1   1   0       0   0       1   5
Deshaies p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pena ph                     0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Pankovits 2b                1   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Totals                       29   3   7   3       3   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Bass (5).

BATTING - 
SH: Deshaies (4,off Smith).
GDP: Thon (8,off McMurtry).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (42,2nd base off Smith/Virgil); Bass (22,2nd base off Smith/Virgil);
Pena (1,3rd base off Smith/Virgil); Hatcher (38,2nd base off Smith/Virgil).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smith L(8-16)                 4.2   5   3   3   2   4   0  21
McMurtry                      1.1   2   0   0   1   1   0   6
Dedmon                        2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8     7   3   3   3   6   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Deshaies W(12-5)              5     4   0   0   3   3   0  21
Andersen                      2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Lopez SV(7)                   2     2   2   2   2   2   0  10
Totals                        9     7   2   2   5   6   0  37


Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 17314


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Thomas              ss        Hatcher             cf
2. Oberkfell           3b        Doran               2b
3. Murphy              cf        Lopes               lf
4. Horner              1b        Davis               1b
5. Harper              lf        Bass                rf
6. Motley              rf        Garner              3b
7. Virgil              c         Ashby               c
8. Hubbard             2b        Thon                ss
9. Smith               p         Deshaies            p

BRAVES 1ST: Thomas flied out to center; Oberkfell flied to left
in foul territory; Murphy singled; Horner singled [Murphy to
third, Horner out at second (shortstop to third to second)]; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher was called out on strikes; Doran grounded
out (shortstop to first); Lopes grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Harper made an out to first; Motley singled; Virgil
walked [Motley to second]; Hubbard flied out to left; Smith
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass was
called out on strikes; Garner singled; Ashby grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Thomas lined to center; Oberkfell flied out to left;
Murphy grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon singled; Deshaies out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Thon to second]; Hatcher grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Thon to third]; Doran singled [Thon
scored]; Doran stole second; Lopes grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Horner grounded out (third to first); Harper
grounded out (third to first); Motley doubled [Motley to third
(error by Bass)]; Virgil walked; Hubbard was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis flied out to left; Bass singled; Bass stole
second; Garner grounded out (third to first); Ashby was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Smith struck out; Thomas made an out to shortstop;
Oberkfell walked; Murphy flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon flied out to center; PENA BATTED FOR DESHAIES;
Pena walked; Hatcher singled [Pena to second]; Doran was called
out on strikes while Pena stole third; Hatcher stole second;
Lopes walked; MCMURTRY REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Davis singled
[Pena scored, Hatcher to third, Lopes to second]; Bass singled
[Hatcher scored, Lopes to third, Davis to second]; Garner made
an out to first; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED DORAN (PITCHING); MIZEROCK
REPLACED ASHBY (PLAYING C ); PANKOVITS REPLACED PENA (PLAYING
2B); Horner grounded out (shortstop to first); Harper grounded
out (shortstop to first); Motley grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Mizerock walked; Thon grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Mizerock out at second]; Pankovits
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Virgil lined to left; Hubbard struck out; CHAMBLISS
BATTED FOR MCMURTRY; Chambliss singled; KOMMINSK RAN FOR
CHAMBLISS; Komminsk was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: DEDMON REPLACED KOMMINSK (PITCHING); Hatcher reached
on an error by Thomas [Hatcher to first]; Hatcher was picked off
first (pitcher to first); PUHL BATTED FOR ANDERSEN; Puhl flied
out to center; Lopes was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: LOPEZ REPLACED HATCHER (PITCHING); PUHL STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); DRIESSEN REPLACED DAVIS (PLAYING 1B); WALKER
REPLACED BASS (PLAYING CF); Thomas grounded out (second to
first); Oberkfell walked; Murphy struck out; Horner walked
[Oberkfell to second]; Harper singled [Oberkfell to third,
Horner to second]; GRIFFEY BATTED FOR MOTLEY; Griffey singled
[Oberkfell scored, Horner scored, Harper to second]; Virgil
forced Griffey (shortstop to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: HARPER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); GRIFFEY
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Driessen flied out to left; Walker
popped to first in foul territory; Garner flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: PERRY BATTED FOR HUBBARD; Perry was called out on
strikes; SIMMONS BATTED FOR DEDMON; Simmons flied out to center;
Thomas made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 3.

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


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