Houston Astros 8, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 115
Played on Friday, August 14, 1987 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  0  0    0  1  0    1  1  0  -   4 11  2
HOU N    5  0  0    0  1  1    0  1  x  -   8 12  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hall cf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Runge 3b,ss                   5   1   2   2       0   1       2   1
Perry 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Murphy rf                     4   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Roenicke lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Virgil c                      3   0   2   0       0   0       5   1
  Acker p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  James ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Boever p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blauser ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Nettles ph,3b               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hubbard 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
Puleo p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Olwine p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Benedict c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Oberkfell ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  11   4       0   5      24   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Runge-Perry, Blauser-Hubbard-Perry.
E: Runge (1), Perry (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Hall (14,off Knepper); Murphy 2 (19,off Knepper 2).
3B: James (6,off Knepper).
HR: Runge (2,7th inning off Knepper 0 on 2 out).
SH: Puleo (5,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   2   2   0       1   0       2   0
Hatcher lf                    4   1   2   0       1   1       4   0
Doran 2b                      4   1   2   3       1   0       2   1
Ashby c                       4   2   2   2       1   2       5   1
Bass rf                       3   1   1   0       2   1       2   0
Davis 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
  Caminiti 3b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Walling 3b,1b                 5   0   2   1       0   2       3   6
C. Reynolds ss                1   0   0   1       2   1       1   2
Knepper p                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Heathcock p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   8  12   7       8   9      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Doran (16,off Puleo).
HR: Ashby (11,1st inning off Puleo 1 on 0 out).
SF: C. Reynolds (7,off Puleo).
GDP: Hatcher (7,off Puleo); Doran (9,off Acker).
IBB: C. Reynolds (7,by Acker).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Young (12,2nd base off Puleo/Virgil); Bass 2 (14,2nd base off Puleo/Virgil,2nd
base off Acker/Benedict); Hatcher (42,2nd base off Boever/Benedict); Doran
(22,2nd base off Boever/Benedict).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Puleo L(5-5)                  4.2   7   6   4   4   4   1  25
Olwine                        0.1   2   1   1   0   1   0   3
Acker                         2     1   0   0   2   2   0   8
Boever                        1     2   1   1   2   2   0   7
Totals                        8    12   8   6   8   9   1  43

Olwine faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
IBB: Acker (3,C. Reynolds).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(5-13)               7.1  11   4   4   0   3   1  33
Heathcock                     0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Smith                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    11   4   4   0   5   1  38

WP: Knepper (3).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Bob Davidson
Time of Game: 3:02   Attendance: 33028


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Hall                cf        Young               cf
2. Runge               3b        Hatcher             lf
3. Perry               1b        Doran               2b
4. Murphy              rf        Ashby               c
5. Roenicke            lf        Bass                rf
6. Virgil              c         Davis               1b
7. Blauser             ss        Walling             3b
8. Hubbard             2b        C. Reynolds         ss
9. Puleo               p         Knepper             p

BRAVES 1ST: Hall doubled; Runge grounded out (third to first);
Perry was called out on strikes; Murphy doubled [Hall scored];
Roenicke flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young reached on an error by Perry [Young to first];
Young stole second; Hatcher walked; Doran doubled [Young scored
(unearned), Hatcher scored]; Ashby homered [Doran scored]; Bass
singled; Davis flied out to center; Bass stole second; Walling
singled [Bass to third]; C. Reynolds hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Bass scored]; Knepper struck out; 5 R (4 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 5.

BRAVES 2ND: Virgil grounded out (third to first); Blauser
grounded out (third to first); Hubbard flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 2ND: Young grounded out (first to pitcher); Hatcher
struck out; Doran flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 5.

BRAVES 3RD: Puleo flied out to right; Hall grounded out (third
to first); Runge grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby singled; Bass was called out on strikes; Davis
was called out on strikes; Walling grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 5.

BRAVES 4TH: Perry flied out to left; Murphy singled; Roenicke
flied out to right; Virgil singled [Murphy to second]; Blauser
forced Virgil (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: C. Reynolds walked; Knepper forced C. Reynolds
(catcher to shortstop); Young singled [Knepper to second];
Hatcher grounded into a double play (third to first) [Knepper
out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 5.

BRAVES 5TH: Hubbard singled; Puleo out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Hubbard to second]; Hall flied out to
center; Runge singled [Hubbard scored, Runge to second (on throw
to home)]; Perry grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Doran walked; Ashby walked [Doran to second]; Bass
flied out to left; Davis forced Doran (third unassisted) [Ashby
to third (error by Runge), Davis to first]; Walling singled
[Ashby scored (unearned), Davis to second]; OLWINE REPLACED
PULEO (PITCHING); C. Reynolds was called out on strikes; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

BRAVES 6TH: Murphy made an out to shortstop; Roenicke grounded
out (third to first); Virgil singled; Blauser singled [Virgil to
second]; Knepper threw a wild pitch [Virgil to third, Blauser to
second]; Hubbard struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Knepper singled; Young singled [Knepper to second];
ACKER REPLACED VIRGIL (PITCHING); BENEDICT REPLACED OLWINE
(PLAYING C ); Hatcher singled [Knepper to third, Young to
second]; Doran grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Knepper scored (no RBI), Young to third, Hatcher out
at second]; Ashby was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 7.

BRAVES 7TH: CAMINITI REPLACED DAVIS (PLAYING 3B); WALLING
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Benedict grounded out (shortstop
to first); Hall grounded out (third to first); Runge homered;
Perry flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros
7.

ASTROS 7TH: Bass walked; Caminiti flied out to center; Bass
stole second; Walling was called out on strikes; C. Reynolds was
walked intentionally; Knepper lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 7.

BRAVES 8TH: Murphy doubled; Roenicke was called out on strikes;
JAMES BATTED FOR ACKER; James tripled [Murphy scored]; NETTLES
BATTED FOR BLAUSER; HEATHCOCK REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING);
Nettles popped to third in foul territory; Hubbard lined to
left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: RUNGE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); BOEVER
REPLACED JAMES (PITCHING); NETTLES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
Young walked; Hatcher singled [Young to third]; Hatcher stole
second; Doran singled [Young scored, Hatcher to third]; Doran
stole second; Ashby struck out; Bass walked; Caminiti popped to
catcher in foul territory; Walling was called out on strikes; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 8.

BRAVES 9TH: OBERKFELL BATTED FOR BENEDICT; SMITH REPLACED
HEATHCOCK (PITCHING); Oberkfell grounded out (first unassisted);
Hall was called out on strikes; Runge struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4  11   2    7
 Astros           8  12   0   11


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