Houston Astros 3, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 153
Played on Thursday, September 22, 1988 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   3  8  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gant 3b                       4   1   1   1       0   1       1   3
L. Smith lf                   3   1   2   0       1   0       0   0
Perry 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Murphy rf                     3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Virgil c                      4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
Lemke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   2
Blauser ss                    3   0   2   0       0   1       0   4
  James ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blocker cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Glavine p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Alvarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   9   2       1   6      24  12

BATTING - 
2B: L. Smith (3,off Deshaies); Blauser (3,off Deshaies).
3B: Blocker (2,off Deshaies).
HR: Gant (17,6th inning off Deshaies 0 on 0 out).
SF: Murphy (3,off Deshaies).
GDP: Murphy (23,off Deshaies).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: L. Smith (3,2nd base off Deshaies/Biggio).
CS: Blauser (1,2nd base by Deshaies/Biggio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      3   2   1   0       0   0       4   0
Candaele 2b                   4   0   1   1       0   2       1   2
Hatcher lf                    4   0   3   1       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Bass rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Ramirez ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   6
Biggio c                      3   1   1   1       0   1       6   0
Deshaies p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Fishel ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   8   3       1   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ramirez-Candaele-Davis.
E: Deshaies (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Candaele (7,off Glavine); Young (21,off Glavine).
HR: Biggio (3,7th inning off Glavine 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Young (3,by Glavine).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ramirez (3,2nd base off Glavine/Virgil); Hatcher 2 (32,2nd base off Glavine/Virgil,3rd
base off Glavine/Virgil); Bass (31,2nd base off Glavine/Virgil).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Glavine L(7-17)               6.1   7   3   3   1   3   1  28
Alvarez                       1.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        8     8   3   3   1   6   1  34

HBP: Glavine (8,Young).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Deshaies W(11-13)             7     8   2   2   1   5   1  28
Andersen                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Smith SV(26)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     9   2   2   1   6   1  35


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Greg Bonin
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 19633


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Gant                3b        Young               cf
2. L. Smith            lf        Candaele            2b
3. Perry               1b        Hatcher             lf
4. Murphy              rf        Davis               1b
5. Virgil              c         Bass                rf
6. Lemke               2b        Caminiti            3b
7. Blauser             ss        Ramirez             ss
8. Blocker             cf        Biggio              c
9. Glavine             p         Deshaies            p

BRAVES 1ST: Gant grounded out (shortstop to first); L. Smith
doubled to right; Perry singled to second [L. Smith to third];
Murphy grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Perry out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young flied to center; Candaele grounded out (second
to first); Hatcher singled to center; Davis forced Hatcher
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Virgil grounded out (shortstop to first); Lemke made
an out to third; Blauser struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass grounded out (shortstop to first); Caminiti
grounded out (third to first); Ramirez singled to center; Biggio
forced Ramirez (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Blocker struck out; Glavine struck out; Gant struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Deshaies grounded out (pitcher to first);
Young was hit by a pitch; Candaele doubled to left [Young
scored]; Hatcher made an out to second; Davis grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: L. Smith walked; Perry lined to shortstop; L. Smith
stole second; Murphy flied to right [L. Smith to third]; Virgil
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass grounded out (pitcher to first); Caminiti
singled to center; Ramirez forced Caminiti (shortstop to
second); Ramirez stole second; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Lemke grounded out (shortstop to first); Blauser
doubled to center; Blocker flied to center; Glavine grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Deshaies grounded out (pitcher to first); Young
flied out to right; Candaele struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Gant homered; On a bunt L. Smith singled to third;
L. Smith was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Deshaies [L. Smith to second]; Perry grounded out (pitcher to
first) [L. Smith to third]; Murphy hit a sacrifice fly to center
[L. Smith scored]; Virgil singled to left; Lemke flied out to
center; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Hatcher singled to shortstop; Hatcher stole second;
Davis grounded out (third to first); Bass walked; Caminiti
struck out; Hatcher stole third and Bass stole second; Ramirez
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Blauser singled to right; Blauser was picked off and
caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Blocker
tripled to center; Glavine grounded out (third to first); Gant
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio homered; FISHEL BATTED FOR DESHAIES; Fishel
lined to third; Young doubled to left; ALVAREZ REPLACED GLAVINE
(PITCHING); Candaele was called out on strikes; Hatcher singled
to left [Young scored]; Davis struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED FISHEL (PITCHING); L. Smith
grounded out (pitcher to first); Perry grounded out (second to
first); Murphy grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Bass grounded out (shortstop to first); Caminiti
grounded out (first unassisted); Ramirez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: SMITH REPLACED ANDERSEN (PITCHING); Virgil struck
out; Lemke singled to right; JAMES BATTED FOR BLAUSER; James
made an out to shortstop; Blocker flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   9   0    6
 Astros           3   8   1    7


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