Atlanta Braves 4, Houston Astros 3 (17 innings)
Regular Season Game 158
Played on Wednesday, September 28, 1988 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   3 12  0
ATL N    1  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  -   4 14  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    8   1   3   1       0   1       2   0
Candaele 2b                   7   1   2   0       0   1       5   8
Fishel lf                     6   0   2   1       1   0       1   0
Davis 1b                      5   0   0   1       1   1      21   1
Bass rf                       7   0   1   0       1   1       6   0
Ramirez ss                    6   0   2   0       1   1       4   9
Jackson 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Caminiti ph,3b              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Darwin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Meadows ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henderson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heathcock p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biggio c                      3   1   1   0       0   0       4   2
  Ashby ph,c                  2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Trevino pr,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Pankovits ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Meyer p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       58   3  12   3       5   7      49  29

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Ramirez-Davis, Ramirez-Candaele-Davis, Candaele-Ramirez-Davis.

BATTING - 
SH: Knepper (14,off Glavine); Fishel (1,off Alvarez); Candaele (3,off Alvarez).
SF: Davis (9,off Glavine).
HBP: Davis (11,by Puleo).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Candaele (1,3rd base by Alvarez/Virgil); Meadows (2,2nd base by Acker/Virgil).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gant 3b                       6   1   2   0       1   1       1   3
Blauser ss                    6   1   2   1       0   0       4   4
Perry 1b                      6   1   1   1       1   1      12   1
Murphy rf                     5   0   1   0       2   0       3   0
Virgil c                      7   0   2   1       0   0       6   2
  Royster pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Benedict c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
L. Smith lf                   7   0   2   0       0   1       7   0
Lemke 2b                      6   0   1   0       0   1       7   5
Blocker cf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
  Morrison ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  James cf                    2   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Glavine p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Alvarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Simmons ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boever p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gregg ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Acker p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Assenmacher p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hall ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puleo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       55   4  14   4       5   6      51  18

BATTING - 
2B: Lemke (1,off Knepper); Perry (28,off Knepper); James (17,off Heathcock).
SH: Glavine (8,off Meyer); Lemke (2,off Darwin); Blauser (2,off Darwin).
GDP: Virgil (10,off Meyer); Gregg (1,off Darwin).
IBB: James (5,by Darwin); Perry (9,by Darwin).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gant (19,2nd base off Knepper/Biggio).
CS: L. Smith (2,2nd base by Knepper/Biggio); Lemke (1,Home by Knepper/Biggio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       6     7   3   3   3   4   0  25
Meyer                         2     2   0   0   0   0   0   7
Agosto                        2.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   7
Darwin                        2.2   2   0   0   2   0   0  11
Andujar                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Heathcock L(0-5)              2.1   3   1   1   0   0   0  10
Totals                       16.1  14   4   4   5   6   0  63

IBB: Darwin 2 (9,James,Perry).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Glavine                       7     7   3   3   0   3   0  28
Alvarez                       3     2   0   0   2   1   0  12
Boever                        2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Acker                         2.2   3   0   0   3   1   0  14
Assenmacher                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Puleo W(4-5)                  2     0   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                       17    12   3   3   5   7   0  68

WP: Acker (2).
HBP: Puleo (3,Davis).

Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Greg Bonin, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 4:22   Attendance: 2822


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher lined to right; Candaele popped to second;
Fishel singled to left; Davis lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Gant singled to right; Gant stole second; Blauser
singled to center [Gant scored]; Perry struck out; Murphy lined
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Blauser out at first];
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass flied to center; Ramirez struck out; Jackson
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Virgil grounded out (catcher to first); L. Smith
singled to left; Lemke flied to right; L. Smith was caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Biggio singled to third; Knepper out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Biggio to second]; Hatcher
singled to right [Biggio scored]; Candaele singled to shortstop
[Hatcher to second]; Fishel singled to third [Hatcher scored,
Candaele to third]; Casey Candaele's hit rolled away from Ron
Gant to the dugout; Davis out on a sacrifice fly to left
[Candaele scored]; Bass singled to right [Fishel to third];
Ramirez grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Blocker flied to right; Glavine was called out on
strikes; Gant walked; Blauser grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Jackson flied to center; Biggio popped to shortstop;
Knepper flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves
1.

BRAVES 4TH: Perry grounded out (second to first); Murphy walked;
Virgil grounded out (second to first) [Murphy to second]; L.
Smith flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Hatcher lined to center; Candaele flied to left;
Fishel grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Lemke doubled to left; Blocker grounded out (second
to first) [Lemke to third]; Lemke was caught stealing home
(catcher to shortstop to pitcher); Tom Glavine missed suicide
squeeze; Glavine was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis popped to second; Bass grounded out (shortstop
to first); Ramirez singled to shortstop; Jackson forced Ramirez
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Gant struck out; Blauser singled to left; Perry
doubled to center [Blauser scored]; Murphy walked; Virgil
singled to center [Perry scored, Murphy to third]; L. Smith
popped to second; Lemke grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); PANKOVITS
BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Pankovits struck out; Hatcher was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: MEYER REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Blocker singled
to right; Glavine out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Blocker to second]; Gant grounded out (third to first); Blauser
lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 8TH: ALVAREZ REPLACED GLAVINE (PITCHING); Candaele
singled to center; Fishel out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Candaele to second]; Davis walked while Candaele was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); Bass grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: Perry grounded out (shortstop to first); Murphy
singled to left; Virgil grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Murphy out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Ramirez walked; On a bunt Jackson made an out to
first; ASHBY BATTED FOR BIGGIO; Ashby lined to center; PUHL
BATTED FOR MEYER; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 9TH: ASHBY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); AGOSTO REPLACED
PUHL (PITCHING); L. Smith grounded out (shortstop to first);
Lemke grounded out (shortstop to first); MORRISON BATTED FOR
BLOCKER; Morrison grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 10TH: JAMES REPLACED MORRISON (PLAYING CF); Hatcher
singled to left; Candaele out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Hatcher to second]; Fishel flied to left; Davis
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Braves 3.

BRAVES 10TH: SIMMONS BATTED FOR ALVAREZ; Simmons popped to
shortstop; Gant grounded out (third to first); Blauser flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 11TH: BOEVER REPLACED SIMMONS (PITCHING); Bass was called
out on strikes; Ramirez popped to second; CAMINITI BATTED FOR
JACKSON; Caminiti grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 11TH: CAMINITI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Perry
grounded out (second to first); DARWIN REPLACED CAMINITI
(PITCHING); REYNOLDS REPLACED AGOSTO (PLAYING 3B); Murphy
grounded out (pitcher to first); Virgil popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 12TH: Ashby flied to center; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 12TH: L. Smith singled to left; Lemke out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [L. Smith to second]; James was walked
intentionally; GREGG BATTED FOR BOEVER; Gregg grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [James out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 13TH: ACKER REPLACED GREGG (PITCHING); Candaele lined to
pitcher; Fishel grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis struck
out but advanced to first on a wild pitch; Bass walked [Davis to
second]; Ramirez forced Bass (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 13TH: Gant singled to shortstop; Blauser out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Gant to second]; Perry was
walked intentionally; Murphy popped to catcher; Virgil grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves
3.

ASTROS 14TH: MEADOWS BATTED FOR DARWIN; Meadows singled to
right; Meadows was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Ashby walked; Reynolds flied to left; Hatcher
singled to left [Ashby to second]; TREVINO RAN FOR ASHBY;
Candaele flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves
3.

BRAVES 14TH: TREVINO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); ANDUJAR
REPLACED MEADOWS (PITCHING); L. Smith was called out on strikes;
Lemke was called out on strikes; James grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 15TH: Fishel walked; Davis forced Fishel (third to
second) [Davis to first]; Bass lined to center; Ramirez singled
to center [Davis to second]; SPILMAN BATTED FOR ANDUJAR;
ASSENMACHER REPLACED ACKER (PITCHING); HENDERSON BATTED FOR
SPILMAN; Henderson popped to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 15TH: HEATHCOCK REPLACED HENDERSON (PITCHING); HALL
BATTED FOR ASSENMACHER; Hall flied to right; Gant grounded out
(shortstop to first); Blauser flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 16TH: PULEO REPLACED HALL (PITCHING); Trevino flied to
center; Reynolds popped to catcher; Hatcher popped to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 16TH: Perry popped to third; Murphy flied to center;
Virgil singled to center; ROYSTER RAN FOR VIRGIL; L. Smith
forced Royster (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 17TH: BENEDICT REPLACED ROYSTER (PLAYING C ); Candaele
struck out; Fishel flied to right; Davis was hit by a pitch;
Bass lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 17TH: Lemke lined to right; James doubled to center;
THOMAS BATTED FOR PULEO; Thomas singled to right [James scored];
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  12   0   14
 Braves           4  14   0   10


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