Houston Astros 7, Atlanta Braves 6
Regular Season Game 14
Played on Tuesday, April 21, 1987 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    2  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  1  -   6  9  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    2  0  4  -   7 13  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hall cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Ramirez ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Roenicke lf                   3   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
Murphy rf                     4   2   2   1       1   1       2   0
Simmons 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   2      12   1
Nettles 3b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       0   2
  Dedmon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Assenmacher p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Benedict c                    3   1   0   0       1   0       6   0
Hubbard 2b                    4   0   2   3       0   0       3   7
Z. Smith p                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Oberkfell 3b                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   6   9   5       4   3      26  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Ramirez-Hubbard-Simmons, Ramirez-Hubbard-Simmons.
E: Hall (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Hall (1,off Knepper); Ramirez (1,off Knepper); Hubbard (3,off Knepper).
HR: Murphy (3,1st inning off Knepper 0 on 2 out).
SH: Hall (1,off Andersen).
SF: Roenicke (1,off Knepper).
IBB: Murphy (2,by Knepper).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      3   2   0   0       2   0       2   2
Hatcher cf                    5   1   2   1       0   2       4   0
Garner 3b                     4   1   1   1       1   1       1   2
Davis 1b                      5   0   2   1       0   0      10   0
Bass rf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       4   1   3   2       0   0       3   0
Pena ss                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
  C. Reynolds ph              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Kerfeld p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pankovits ph                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Puhl lf                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       37   7  13   6       4   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Andersen (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (3,off Z. Smith).
HR: Ashby (1,9th inning off Dedmon 0 on 0 out).
SH: Knepper (3,off Z. Smith).
GDP: Bass (1,off Z. Smith); Pena (2,off Z. Smith).
IBB: Bass (2,by Garber).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hatcher (6,2nd base off Z. Smith/Benedict).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Z. Smith                      7     8   3   1   2   4   0  30
Dedmon                        1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Assenmacher                   0.2   0   1   1   1   2   0   3
Garber L(2-2)                 0     4   2   2   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8.2  13   7   5   4   6   1  42

Dedmon faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
IBB: Garber (2,Bass).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       6     7   5   5   2   1   1  27
Kerfeld                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Lopez                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Andersen W(2-0)               1     1   1   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     9   6   5   4   3   1  41

IBB: Knepper (1,Murphy).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 14602


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Hall                cf        Doran               2b
2. Ramirez             ss        Hatcher             cf
3. Roenicke            lf        Garner              3b
4. Murphy              rf        Davis               1b
5. Simmons             1b        Bass                rf
6. Nettles             3b        Cruz                lf
7. Benedict            c         Ashby               c
8. Hubbard             2b        Pena                ss
9. Z. Smith            p         Knepper             p

BRAVES 1ST: Hall doubled; Ramirez grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Hall to third]; Roenicke hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Hall scored]; Murphy homered; Simmons grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (third to first); Hatcher flied
out to right; Garner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Nettles grounded out (second to first); Benedict
flied out to right; Hubbard singled; Z. Smith lined to third; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis grounded out (second to first); Bass grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cruz doubled; Ashby singled [Cruz
scored]; Pena forced Ashby (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: On a bunt Hall grounded out (pitcher to first);
Ramirez doubled; Roenicke grounded out (third to first); Murphy
was walked intentionally; Simmons flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Knepper struck out; Doran grounded out (second to
first); Hatcher struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Nettles grounded out (second to first); Benedict
flied to left in foul territory; Hubbard grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner grounded out (pitcher to first); Davis flied
out to center; Bass flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Z. Smith made an out to second; Hall made an out to
second; Ramirez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz singled; Ashby flied out to center; Pena
singled [Cruz to second]; Knepper out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Cruz to third, Pena to second]; Doran
walked; Hatcher struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Roenicke flied out to right; Murphy singled; Simmons
struck out; Nettles singled [Murphy to second]; Benedict walked
[Murphy to third, Nettles to second]; Hubbard doubled [Murphy
scored, Nettles scored, Benedict scored]; Z. Smith made an out
to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner walked; Davis singled [Garner to second];
Bass grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Garner to third, Davis out at second]; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: KERFELD REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Hall flied out
to center; Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first); Roenicke
singled; Murphy was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby singled; Pena grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Ashby out at second]; PANKOVITS
BATTED FOR KERFELD; Pankovits singled; Doran reached on an error
by Hall [Pankovits scored (unearned) (no RBI), Doran to third];
Hatcher singled [Doran scored (unearned)]; Hatcher stole second;
Garner was called out on strikes; 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: LOPEZ REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Simmons flied
out to right; Nettles walked; Benedict flied out to center;
Hubbard grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: DEDMON REPLACED NETTLES (PITCHING); OBERKFELL
REPLACED Z. SMITH (PLAYING 3B); Davis grounded out (first to
pitcher); Bass grounded out (second to first); Cruz grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); PUHL REPLACED
LOPEZ (PLAYING LF); Oberkfell singled; Hall out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Oberkfell to second]; Ramirez reached on
an error by Andersen [Oberkfell scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Ramirez to second]; Roenicke walked; Murphy flied out to center
[Ramirez to third]; Simmons was called out on strikes; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby homered; C. REYNOLDS BATTED FOR PENA; BAILEY
BATTED FOR C. REYNOLDS; ASSENMACHER REPLACED DEDMON (PITCHING);
Bailey was called out on strikes; Puhl was called out on
strikes; Doran walked; GARBER REPLACED ASSENMACHER (PITCHING);
Hatcher singled [Doran to third]; Garner singled [Doran scored,
Hatcher to third]; Davis singled [Hatcher scored, Garner to
third]; Bass was walked intentionally [Davis to second]; WALLING
BATTED FOR ANDERSEN; Walling singled [Garner scored, Davis to
third, Bass to second]; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros
7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           6   9   1    8
 Astros           7  13   1    9


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