Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Sunday, May 3, 1987 (D) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  8  1
ATL N    2  0  1    0  1  1    0  0  x  -   5 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   4
Hatcher cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Garner 3b                     2   2   2   0       2   0       2   4
Davis 1b                      3   1   2   3       1   1       9   2
Bass rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Bailey c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Pena ss                       3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  C. Reynolds ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Scott p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
  Knepper p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Waller ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   8   3       4   7      24  14

FIELDING - 
E: Davis (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Garner 2 (4,off Z. Smith 2); Waller (1,off Z. Smith).
HR: Davis (4,4th inning off Z. Smith 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Bass (2,off Z. Smith); Puhl (2,off Dedmon).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hatcher (9,3rd base off Z. Smith/Benedict).
CS: Bass (3,2nd base by Z. Smith/Benedict).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
James cf                      5   2   3   0       0   0       1   0
Oberkfell 3b                  4   0   2   2       1   0       0   2
Perry 1b                      5   0   0   0       0   0      12   2
Murphy rf                     3   2   1   1       1   1       1   0
Griffey lf                    3   0   2   2       1   0       0   0
Ramirez ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Benedict c                    4   0   1   0       0   2       8   2
Hubbard 2b                    3   1   0   0       1   1       2   3
Z. Smith p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Dedmon p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5  10   5       4   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Benedict-Ramirez, Z. Smith-Benedict-Perry, Ramirez-Hubbard-Perry.

BATTING - 
2B: Griffey (5,off Scott); Oberkfell (6,off Scott); James (10,off Andersen).
HR: Murphy (4,3rd inning off Scott 0 on 2 out).
SH: Z. Smith 2 (5,off Scott,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Griffey (1,2nd base off Scott/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott L(3-2)                  5     6   4   4   3   1   1  24
Knepper                       1     2   1   0   0   0   0   6
Andersen                      2     2   0   0   1   3   0   9
Totals                        8    10   5   4   4   4   1  39

WP: Scott (1).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Z. Smith W(3-1)               7.1   7   3   3   4   7   1  31
Dedmon SV(1)                  1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     8   3   3   4   7   1  36


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 16336


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Doran               2b        James               cf
2. Hatcher             cf        Oberkfell           3b
3. Garner              3b        Perry               1b
4. Davis               1b        Murphy              rf
5. Bass                rf        Griffey             lf
6. Cruz                lf        Ramirez             ss
7. Bailey              c         Benedict            c
8. Pena                ss        Hubbard             2b
9. Scott               p         Z. Smith            p

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

BRAVES 1ST: James singled to pitcher; Oberkfell popped to third
in foul territory; Perry grounded out (first unassisted) [James
to second]; Murphy walked; Griffey doubled to center [James
scored, Murphy scored]; Ramirez grounded out (first to pitcher);
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass popped to first in foul territory; Cruz walked;
Bailey struck out; Pena was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Benedict made an out to shortstop; Hubbard walked;
Z. Smith out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Hubbard to
second]; James grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Scott was called out on strikes; Doran grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hatcher made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Oberkfell grounded out (second to first); Perry
grounded out (second to first); Murphy homered; Griffey singled
to second; Ramirez forced Griffey (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner walked; Davis homered [Garner scored]; Bass
singled to center; Cruz struck out while Bass was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Bailey grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Benedict was called out on strikes; Hubbard grounded
out (shortstop to first); Z. Smith grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

ASTROS 5TH: On a bunt Pena grounded out (second to first); Scott
struck out; Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: James singled to left; Oberkfell doubled to center
[James scored]; Perry grounded out (pitcher to first); Scott
threw a wild pitch [Oberkfell to third]; Murphy lined to second;
Griffey walked; Griffey stole second; Ramirez grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Hatcher singled to left; Garner walked [Hatcher to
second]; Hatcher stole third; Davis walked [Garner to second];
Bass grounded into a double play (pitcher to catcher to first)
[Garner to third, Davis to second, Hatcher out at home]; Cruz
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 6TH: KNEPPER REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Benedict singled
to left; Hubbard reached on an error by Davis [Benedict to
third, Hubbard to first]; Z. Smith out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Hubbard to second]; James reached on a
fielder's choice [Benedict out at home (second to catcher),
Hubbard to third]; Oberkfell singled to right [Hubbard scored
(unearned), James to second]; Perry flied out to right; 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Bailey flied out to center; Pena popped to first;
WALLER BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Waller doubled to left; Doran
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 5.

BRAVES 7TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED WALLER (PITCHING); Murphy struck
out; Griffey popped to third in foul territory; Ramirez singled
to center; Benedict struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first); Garner
doubled to left; Davis singled to left [Garner scored]; DEDMON
REPLACED Z. SMITH (PITCHING); Bass forced Davis (first to
shortstop); Cruz grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 5.

BRAVES 8TH: Hubbard struck out; Dedmon grounded out (second to
first); James doubled to right; Oberkfell walked; Perry grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Bailey grounded out (second to first); C. REYNOLDS
BATTED FOR PENA; C. Reynolds singled to right; PUHL BATTED FOR
ANDERSEN; Puhl grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [C. Reynolds out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   1    6
 Braves           5  10   0   10


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