Atlanta Braves 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 64
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, June 17, 1988 (D) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  0
ATL N    0  0  0    0  2  0    1  1  x  -   4  8  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Puhl lf                       3   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       3   2
Davis 1b                      4   2   2   0       0   0       8   1
Bass rf                       4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Walling 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
  Ramirez ph,ss               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds ss,3b                3   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Hatcher ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Trevino c                     3   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
  Ashby ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Pankovits ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   2       1   3      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Walling-Doran-Davis, Knepper-Reynolds.

BATTING - 
HR: Bass (5,4th inning off Mahler 1 on 0 out).
SH: Knepper (6,off Mahler).
IBB: Puhl (2,by Mahler).
Team LOB: 6.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hall cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Royster 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Perry 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Murphy rf                     3   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Roenicke lf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Sutter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Thomas ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Virgil c                      2   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Griffey ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Benedict c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gant 2b                       3   1   2   2       0   0       3   3
Mahler p                      2   0   2   1       0   0       0   1
  Oberkfell ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Assenmacher p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  James lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   8   4       2   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Perry (6), Gant (12), Mahler (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Virgil (3,off Knepper).
3B: Gant 2 (4,off Knepper,off Andersen).
HR: Murphy (10,8th inning off Andersen 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Roenicke (2,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       6.1   6   3   3   1   5   0  24
Andersen L(1-3)               1.2   2   1   1   1   1   1   8
Totals                        8     8   4   4   2   6   1  32


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mahler                        7     8   3   2   1   3   1  30
Assenmacher W(2-3)            1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Sutter SV(10)                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   3   2   1   3   1  36

IBB: Mahler (2,Puhl).

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Bill Hohn
Time of Game: 2:20   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Young               cf        Hall                cf
2. Puhl                lf        Royster             3b
3. Doran               2b        Perry               1b
4. Davis               1b        Murphy              rf
5. Bass                rf        Roenicke            lf
6. Walling             3b        Thomas              ss
7. Reynolds            ss        Virgil              c
8. Trevino             c         Gant                2b
9. Knepper             p         Mahler              p

ASTROS 1ST: Young lined to second; Puhl grounded out (first
unassisted); Doran grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Hall grounded out (shortstop to first); Royster was
called out on strikes; Perry grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis singled to right; Bass reached on an error by
Perry [Davis to second]; Walling popped to shortstop; Reynolds
forced Bass (shortstop to second) [Davis scored (error by Gant)
(unearned)]; Trevino popped to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Murphy walked; Roenicke grounded into a double play
(third to second to second to first) [Murphy out at second];
Thomas flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Knepper flied to left in foul territory; Young was
called out on strikes; Puhl singled to center; Doran popped to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Virgil doubled to left; Gant lined into a double
play (pitcher to pitcher to shortstop) [Virgil out at second];
Mahler singled to left; Hall was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis singled to shortstop; Bass homered [Davis
scored]; Walling grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds flied
to right; Trevino singled to right [Trevino out at second (first
to shortstop)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Royster grounded out (third to first); Perry struck
out; Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves
0.

ASTROS 5TH: Knepper flied to left; Young flied to left in foul
territory; Puhl singled to right; Puhl was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Mahler [Puhl to second]; Doran was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Roenicke flied to left; Thomas was called out on
strikes; Virgil singled to center; Gant tripled to center
[Virgil scored]; Mahler singled to shortstop [Gant scored]; Hall
forced Mahler (third to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis grounded out (third to first); Bass grounded
out (second to first); Walling flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Royster grounded out (third to first); Perry
grounded out (second to first); Murphy popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds singled to left; Trevino singled to center
[Reynolds to second]; Knepper out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [Reynolds to third, Trevino to second]; Young popped
to left; Puhl was walked intentionally; Doran struck out; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Roenicke singled to left; Thomas popped to first in
foul territory; ANDERSEN REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); GRIFFEY
BATTED FOR VIRGIL; Griffey struck out; Gant tripled to center
[Roenicke scored]; OBERKFELL BATTED FOR MAHLER; Oberkfell
walked; Hall grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 8TH: ASSENMACHER REPLACED OBERKFELL (PITCHING); BENEDICT
REPLACED GRIFFEY (PLAYING C ); Davis popped to catcher; Bass
flied to center; RAMIREZ BATTED FOR WALLING; Ramirez popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: RAMIREZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); REYNOLDS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Royster grounded out (pitcher to
first); Perry popped to third in foul territory; Murphy homered;
Roenicke lined to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Braves 4.

ASTROS 9TH: JAMES REPLACED ASSENMACHER (PLAYING LF); SUTTER
REPLACED ROENICKE (PITCHING); HATCHER BATTED FOR REYNOLDS;
Hatcher popped to third; ASHBY BATTED FOR TREVINO; Ashby
grounded out (pitcher to first); PANKOVITS BATTED FOR ANDERSEN;
Pankovits grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   0    6
 Braves           4   8   3    4


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