Houston Astros 10, Atlanta Braves 3
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Tuesday, April 4, 1989 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    1  1  0    1  0  0  -   3  7  3
HOU N    0  3  3    0  0  0    0  4  x  -  10 14  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Smith lf                   4   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Gregg rf                      4   1   2   2       1   1       3   0
Perry 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
Murphy cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Davis c                       4   0   0   0       0   2       6   2
Gant 3b                       3   1   1   1       1   1       0   3
Thomas ss                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   3
Blauser 2b                    3   1   2   0       1   1       0   0
Z. Smith p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alvarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  James ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Acker p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Treadway ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eichhorn p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Evans ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       5   9      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Gant 2 (2), Blauser (1).
PB: Davis (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Gregg (1,off Scott).
HR: Gant (1,4th inning off Scott 0 on 2 out); Gregg (1,7th inning off Scott
0 on 2 out).
GDP: Perry (1,off Scott).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Ramirez ss                    5   0   2   0       0   0       2   3
Hatcher lf                    5   2   3   1       0   1       1   0
Davis 1b                      4   3   2   1       1   2       5   1
Bass rf                       3   3   1   0       2   0       2   0
Doran 2b                      2   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
  Lombardozzi 2b              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ph,2b              1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Caminiti 3b                   5   1   2   1       0   0       0   1
Biggio c                      5   0   0   1       0   1       9   0
Scott p                       3   0   1   2       0   1       1   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puhl ph                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39  10  14   8       4   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Doran-Ramirez-Davis.
E: Doran (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Doran (1,off Acker); Davis (1,off Eichhorn).
HR: Davis (1,2nd inning off Z. Smith 0 on 0 out).
SH: Young (1,off Eichhorn).
IBB: Bass (1,by Eichhorn).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hatcher (1,2nd base off Alvarez/Davis).
CS: Bass (1,2nd base by Acker/Davis).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Z. Smith L(0-1)               2.1   6   6   4   2   0   1  16
Alvarez                       1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Acker                         2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Eichhorn                      2     5   4   4   2   2   0  14
Totals                        8    14  10   8   4   5   1  44

IBB: Eichhorn (1,Bass).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott W(1-0)                  7     6   3   3   4   7   2  30
Andersen                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Smith                         1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     7   3   3   5   9   2  38


Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Greg Bonin
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 27989


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. L. Smith            lf        Young               cf
2. Gregg               rf        Ramirez             ss
3. Perry               1b        Hatcher             lf
4. Murphy              cf        Davis               1b
5. Davis               c         Bass                rf
6. Gant                3b        Doran               2b
7. Thomas              ss        Caminiti            3b
8. Blauser             2b        Biggio              c
9. Z. Smith            p         Scott               p

BRAVES 1ST: L. Smith struck out; Gregg walked; Perry flied to
left; Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young grounded out (shortstop to first); Ramirez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hatcher grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Davis struck out; Gant flied to right; Thomas
singled to left; Blauser walked [Thomas to second]; Z. Smith
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis homered; Bass singled to right; Doran flied to
left; Caminiti singled to center [Bass to second]; Biggio
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Bass to third, Caminiti to
second]; Scott singled to right [Bass scored, Caminiti scored];
Young flied to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 3RD: L. Smith walked; Gregg struck out; Perry grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [L. Smith out
at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Ramirez singled to right; Hatcher singled to center
[Ramirez to second]; Davis walked [Ramirez to third, Hatcher to
second]; Bass forced Ramirez (third to catcher) [Hatcher to
third, Davis to second]; Davis allowed a passed ball [Hatcher
scored, Davis to third, Bass to second]; Doran walked; Caminiti
reached on an error by Blauser [Davis scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Bass to third, Doran to second]; ALVAREZ REPLACED Z. SMITH
(PITCHING); Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first) [Bass
scored (unearned), Doran to third, Caminiti to second]; Scott
struck out; 3 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 6.

BRAVES 4TH: Murphy popped to shortstop; Davis grounded out
(shortstop to first); Gant homered; Thomas grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Young flied to right; Ramirez grounded out (third to
first); Hatcher singled to left; Hatcher stole second; Davis
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

BRAVES 5TH: Blauser singled to center; JAMES BATTED FOR ALVAREZ;
James lined to second; L. Smith flied to center; Gregg doubled
to right [Blauser scored, Gregg to third (error by Doran)];
Perry lined to second; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: ACKER REPLACED JAMES (PITCHING); Bass reached on an
error by Gant; Bass was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Doran doubled to right; Caminiti grounded out
(pitcher to first); Biggio popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

BRAVES 6TH: Murphy struck out; Davis was called out on strikes;
Gant walked; Thomas singled to right [Gant to third]; Blauser
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Scott popped to shortstop; Young flied to right;
Ramirez singled to left; Hatcher struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

BRAVES 7TH: TREADWAY BATTED FOR ACKER; LOMBARDOZZI REPLACED
DORAN (PLAYING 2B); Treadway flied to center; L. Smith flied to
center; Gregg homered; Perry grounded out (first to pitcher); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: EICHHORN REPLACED TREADWAY (PITCHING); Davis struck
out; Bass walked; Lombardozzi reached on an error by Gant [Bass
to second]; Caminiti forced Lombardozzi (first to shortstop)
[Bass to third]; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 6.

BRAVES 8TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Murphy flied to
right; Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Gant was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: PUHL BATTED FOR ANDERSEN; On a bunt Puhl singled to
pitcher; Young out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Puhl
to second]; Ramirez flied to center; Hatcher singled to left
[Puhl scored]; Davis doubled [Hatcher to third]; Bass was walked
intentionally; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR LOMBARDOZZI; Reynolds singled
to right [Hatcher scored, Davis scored, Bass to third]; Caminiti
singled to right [Bass scored, Reynolds to second]; Biggio flied
to right; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 10.

BRAVES 9TH: REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); SMITH REPLACED
PUHL (PITCHING); Thomas flied to center; Blauser singled to
center; EVANS BATTED FOR EICHHORN; Evans walked [Blauser to
second]; L. Smith struck out; Gregg flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   7   3    8
 Astros          10  14   1   10


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