Houston Astros 4, Atlanta Braves 3
Regular Season Game 9
Played on Wednesday, April 17, 1991 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   4  7  1
ATL N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Finley cf                     4   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Ramirez ss                    4   1   0   0       1   1       3   5
Biggio c                      5   1   3   0       0   1       7   0
Gonzalez lf                   4   1   0   0       1   2       4   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Bagwell 1b                    2   0   1   1       2   0      11   0
Davidson rf                   2   0   1   2       1   0       0   0
  Rhodes ph,rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Candaele 2b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Portugal p                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oberkfell ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Osuna p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schilling p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   4   7   4       7   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Biggio (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Caminiti (2,off Avery).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Finley (2,2nd base off Avery/Heath).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sanders lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       4   1
Treadway 2b                   3   1   1   2       0   0       3   1
  Lemke ph,2b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gant cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Justice rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Bream 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       5   3
Blauser 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Heath c                       3   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Belliard ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Avery p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gregg ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Freeman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sisk p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Willard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Parrett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       0   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Belliard-Bream.
E: Blauser (2).
PB: Heath (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Belliard (1,off Portugal).
HR: Treadway (1,1st inning off Portugal 1 on 0 out); Blauser (1,7th inning
off Portugal 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sanders (4,2nd base off Portugal/Biggio); Justice (1,2nd base off Portugal/Biggio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Portugal W(2-0)               7     6   3   3   0   6   2  27
Osuna                         1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Schilling SV(3)               0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   3   3   0   7   2  33


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Avery L(1-1)                  5     5   3   3   4   1   0  23
Freeman                       0.2   0   0   0   2   0   0   4
Stanton                       1     1   1   0   1   1   0   5
Sisk                          0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Parrett                       2     0   0   0   0   4   0   6
Totals                        9     7   4   3   7   6   0  40


Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 8342


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Finley              cf        Sanders             lf
2. Ramirez             ss        Treadway            2b
3. Biggio              c         Gant                cf
4. Gonzalez            lf        Justice             rf
5. Caminiti            3b        Bream               1b
6. Bagwell             1b        Blauser             3b
7. Davidson            rf        Heath               c
8. Candaele            2b        Belliard            ss
9. Portugal            p         Avery               p

ASTROS 1ST: Finley flied to right; Ramirez walked; Biggio
singled to second [Ramirez to second]; Gonzalez struck out;
Caminiti singled [Ramirez scored, Biggio to third]; Bagwell
walked [Caminiti to second]; Davidson singled to left [Biggio
scored, Caminiti scored, Bagwell to second]; Candaele flied to
center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Sanders singled to center; Sanders stole second
[Sanders to third (error by Biggio)]; Treadway homered [Sanders
scored]; Gant flied to left; Justice singled to right; Bream
flied to left; Justice stole second; Blauser grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Portugal flied to left; Finley singled to center;
Finley stole second; Ramirez flied to right; Biggio grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Heath struck out; Belliard doubled to right; Avery
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Belliard to third]; Sanders
popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Gonzalez popped to shortstop; Caminiti lined to
left; Bagwell walked; Davidson popped to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Treadway flied to left; Gant struck out; Justice
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Candaele grounded out (shortstop to first); Portugal
lined to second; Finley walked; Ramirez popped to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Bream struck out; Blauser struck out; Heath singled
to shortstop; Belliard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled to right; Gonzalez forced Biggio
(first to shortstop) [Gonzalez to first]; Caminiti grounded into
a double play (shortstop to first) [Gonzalez out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: GREGG BATTED FOR AVERY; Gregg struck out; Sanders
lined to left; Treadway popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: FREEMAN REPLACED GREGG (PITCHING); Bagwell flied to
left; Davidson walked; Candaele walked [Davidson to second];
Heath allowed a passed ball [Davidson to third, Candaele to
second]; Portugal grounded out (shortstop to first) [Davidson
stayed at third, Candaele stayed at second]; STANTON REPLACED
FREEMAN (PITCHING); Finley flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Gant grounded out (third to first); Justice grounded
out (second to first); Bream flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ramirez struck out; Biggio singled to left [Biggio
out at second (left to second)]; Gonzalez walked; Caminiti
reached on an error by Blauser [Gonzalez to second, Caminiti to
first]; SISK REPLACED STANTON (PITCHING); Bagwell singled to
right [Gonzalez scored (unearned), Caminiti to third]; RHODES
BATTED FOR DAVIDSON; Rhodes grounded out (second to first); 1 R
(0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: RHODES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Blauser homered;
Heath grounded out (third to first); Belliard grounded out
(shortstop to first); WILLARD BATTED FOR SISK; Willard struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

ASTROS 8TH: PARRETT REPLACED WILLARD (PITCHING); Candaele
grounded out (first to pitcher); OBERKFELL BATTED FOR PORTUGAL;
Oberkfell struck out; Finley was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: OSUNA REPLACED OBERKFELL (PITCHING); Sanders
grounded out (second to first); LEMKE BATTED FOR TREADWAY; Lemke
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gant flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

ASTROS 9TH: LEMKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Ramirez grounded
out (shortstop to first); Biggio struck out; Gonzalez struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Justice popped to shortstop; Bream struck out;
SCHILLING REPLACED OSUNA (PITCHING); Blauser grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   7   1    9
 Braves           3   6   1    3


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