Atlanta Braves 8, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 152
Played on Thursday, September 24, 1987 (D) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    3  0  2    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   7 11  1
ATL N    1  0  0    0  2  0    0  4  1  -   8 14  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
C. Reynolds ss                5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Doran 2b                      5   2   3   2       0   0       2   2
Bass rf                       4   0   0   1       0   1       4   0
Walling 1b                    5   1   1   0       0   0       4   2
Gainey lf                     2   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
  Hatcher ph,lf               1   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Heathcock p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   0   2   2       1   0       1   0
R. Reynolds c                 4   0   1   0       0   2       7   1
Ryan p                        3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Andersen p                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  11   6       2   5      26   6

FIELDING - 
E: Caminiti (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Doran (23,off P. Smith); Caminiti (6,off Olwine).
3B: Doran (3,off Assenmacher).
SH: Hatcher (7,off Olwine).
SF: Bass (5,off P. Smith).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Young (26,2nd base off P. Smith/Virgil); Gainey (1,2nd base off P. Smith/Virgil).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hall cf                       5   2   1   1       0   1       2   0
Gant 2b                       6   2   2   1       0   1       3   1
James lf                      5   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Murphy rf                     4   2   4   4       2   0       2   0
Perry 1b                      3   1   2   0       2   0      11   0
Virgil c                      5   0   1   1       0   3       5   0
  Acker p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oberkfell 3b                  4   0   3   1       1   0       0   6
Blauser ss                    1   0   0   0       2   0       1   2
  Griffey ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Runge ss                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
P. Smith p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Assenmacher p               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nettles ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Olwine p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puleo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hubbard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Benedict c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   8  14   8       8   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Hall (2), P. Smith (1), Olwine (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Oberkfell (29,off Ryan); Murphy (26,off Andersen).
HR: Gant (1,1st inning off Ryan 0 on 1 out); Murphy (42,5th inning off Ryan
1 on 0 out); Hall (3,8th inning off Andersen 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Hall (2,by Heathcock).
IBB: Oberkfell (4,by Andersen).
Team LOB: 15.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Murphy (15,2nd base off Ryan/R. Reynolds); Blauser (4,2nd base off Ryan/R.
Reynolds).
CS: Perry (14,2nd base by Ryan/R. Reynolds).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan                          6     5   3   3   7   5   2  29
Andersen                      1.2   5   3   2   1   1   1  11
Smith                         0.1   2   1   0   0   1   0   4
Heathcock L(3-2)              0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8.2  14   8   6   8   7   3  49

WP: Smith (2).
HBP: Heathcock (1,Hall).
IBB: Andersen (10,Oberkfell).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
P. Smith                      3     5   5   2   2   2   0  17
Assenmacher                   3     2   0   0   0   1   0  11
Olwine                        1     2   2   1   0   1   0   6
Puleo                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Acker W(4-6)                  1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    11   7   3   2   5   0  42

Olwine faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
WP: P. Smith (2).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 3191


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Young               cf        Hall                cf
2. C. Reynolds         ss        Gant                2b
3. Doran               2b        James               lf
4. Bass                rf        Murphy              rf
5. Walling             1b        Perry               1b
6. Gainey              lf        Virgil              c
7. Caminiti            3b        Oberkfell           3b
8. R. Reynolds         c         Blauser             ss
9. Ryan                p         P. Smith            p

ASTROS 1ST: Young singled to center; Young stole second; C.
Reynolds singled to left [Young to third]; Doran doubled to
center [Young scored, C. Reynolds scored, Doran to third (error
by Hall)]; Bass hit a sacrifice fly to left [Doran scored
(unearned)]; Walling flied out to left; Gainey walked; Caminiti
walked [Gainey to second]; R. Reynolds struck out; 3 R (2 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Hall struck out; Gant homered; James flied out to
right; Murphy walked; Perry singled to right [Murphy to second];
Virgil struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Ryan struck out; Young grounded out (third to
first); C. Reynolds flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Oberkfell doubled to right; Blauser popped to first;
P. Smith grounded out (first unassisted) [Oberkfell to third];
Hall flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves
1.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran reached on an error by P. Smith [Doran to
first]; P. Smith threw a wild pitch [Doran to second]; Bass
flied out to center [Doran to third]; Walling made an out to
second; Gainey singled to left [Doran scored (unearned)]; Gainey
stole second; Caminiti singled to right [Gainey scored
(unearned)]; R. Reynolds forced Caminiti (shortstop to second);
2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Gant struck out; James grounded out (first to
pitcher); Murphy walked; Murphy stole second; Perry walked;
Virgil made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: ASSENMACHER REPLACED P. SMITH (PITCHING); Ryan
grounded out (third to first); Young grounded out (third to
first); C. Reynolds made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Oberkfell singled to right; Blauser walked
[Oberkfell to second]; On a bunt Assenmacher forced Oberkfell
(pitcher to third) [Blauser to second]; Hall flied to left in
foul territory; Gant flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Doran tripled to center; Bass struck out; Walling
grounded out (third to first); Gainey grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: James walked; Murphy homered [James scored]; Perry
walked; Perry was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Virgil was called out on strikes; Oberkfell flied out to center;
2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Caminiti grounded out (third to first); R. Reynolds
singled to shortstop; Ryan forced R. Reynolds (second to
shortstop); Young grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Blauser walked; NETTLES BATTED FOR ASSENMACHER;
Nettles struck out while Blauser stole second; Hall lined to
right; Gant made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 3.

ASTROS 7TH: OLWINE REPLACED NETTLES (PITCHING); C. Reynolds
struck out; Doran flied out to right; Bass popped to first in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED RYAN (PITCHING); James flied out
to left; Murphy singled to center; Perry singled to center
[Murphy to third, Perry to second (on throw to 3b)]; Virgil
struck out; Oberkfell was walked intentionally; GRIFFEY BATTED
FOR BLAUSER; Griffey forced Oberkfell (first to shortstop); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

ASTROS 8TH: RUNGE REPLACED GRIFFEY (PLAYING SS); Walling singled
to center; HATCHER BATTED FOR GAINEY; Hatcher reached on an
error by Olwine on a sacrifice bunt [Walling scored (no RBI),
Hatcher to third]; Caminiti doubled to left [Hatcher scored
(unearned)]; PULEO REPLACED OLWINE (PITCHING); R. Reynolds
struck out; Andersen singled to right [Caminiti to third]; Young
made an out to shortstop; C. Reynolds flied out to right; 2 R (1
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: HUBBARD BATTED FOR PULEO; HATCHER STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING LF); Hubbard grounded out (second to first); Hall
homered; Gant singled to center; James lined to left; Murphy
doubled to center [Gant scored]; SMITH REPLACED ANDERSEN
(PITCHING); Perry reached on an error by Caminiti [Murphy to
third, Perry to first]; Virgil singled to left [Murphy scored
(unearned), Perry to third]; Oberkfell singled to right [Perry
scored (unearned), Virgil to second]; Smith threw a wild pitch
[Virgil to third, Oberkfell to second]; Runge struck out; 4 R (2
ER), 5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 7.

ASTROS 9TH: ACKER REPLACED VIRGIL (PITCHING); BENEDICT REPLACED
HUBBARD (PLAYING C ); Doran singled to center; Bass grounded out
(first unassisted) [Doran to second]; Walling grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 7.

BRAVES 9TH: HEATHCOCK REPLACED HATCHER (PITCHING); CRUZ REPLACED
SMITH (PLAYING LF); Benedict grounded out (second to first);
Hall was hit by a pitch; Gant flied out to right; James singled
to right [Hall to third]; Murphy singled to shortstop [Hall
scored, James to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7,
Braves 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  11   1    8
 Braves           8  14   3   15


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