Atlanta Braves 8, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 27
Played on Friday, May 26, 1995 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  5  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   8 12  2
HOU N    0  1  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grissom cf                    5   2   2   2       0   0       7   0
Blauser ss                    5   1   1   0       0   2       2   2
Jones 3b                      3   1   3   2       2   0       0   2
McGriff 1b                    5   0   2   2       0   1       7   0
Justice rf                    4   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Lopez c                       4   1   0   0       1   0       8   0
Kelly lf                      5   1   1   2       0   4       0   0
Lemke 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   2       1   1
Mercker p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mordecai ph                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bedrosian p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Smith ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McMichael p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wohlers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   8  12   8       4   9      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Blauser-Lemke-McGriff.
E: Jones 2 (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Grissom (6,off Swindell); Lemke (6,off Swindell); McGriff (4,off Swindell);
Mordecai (1,off Martinez).
HR: Kelly (2,2nd inning off Swindell 1 on 0 out); Grissom (3,2nd inning off
Swindell 1 on 1 out); Jones (7,4th inning off Veres 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Lopez (3,off Veres).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Grissom (7,3rd base off Swindell/Servais).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mouton lf,rf                  5   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   0       1   1       4   3
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   1       0   1      10   0
Bell cf                       3   1   0   1       1   1       1   0
Shipley 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Simms rf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gonzalez ph,lf              0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Servais c                     3   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
  Magadan ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eusebio c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Miller ss                     4   0   2   0       0   1       0   1
Swindell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Veres p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stankiewicz ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thompson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dougherty p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hartgraves p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Donnels ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   7   3       3   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Shipley-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Servais (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (10,off Mercker).
SF: Bagwell (1,off Mercker).
GDP: Bagwell (3,off Mercker).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bell (8,3rd base off Mercker/Lopez).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mercker W(2-1)                5     6   3   1   2   2   0  24
Bedrosian                     2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
McMichael                     1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Wohlers                       1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9     7   3   1   3   8   0  38

WP: Mercker 2 (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Swindell L(3-2)               1.1   8   6   5   0   1   2  13
Veres                         2.2   1   1   1   1   3   1   9
Martinez                      2     2   1   1   2   3   0  10
Dougherty                     1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Hartgraves                    1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    12   8   7   4   9   3  43


Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Wally Bell, 3B - Ed Rapuano
Time of Game: 3:03   Attendance: 26246


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Grissom             cf        Mouton              lf
2. Blauser             ss        Biggio              2b
3. Jones               3b        Bagwell             1b
4. McGriff             1b        Bell                cf
5. Justice             rf        Shipley             3b
6. Lopez               c         Simms               rf
7. Kelly               lf        Servais             c
8. Lemke               2b        Miller              ss
9. Mercker             p         Swindell            p

BRAVES 1ST: Grissom doubled to right; Blauser was called out on
strikes while Grissom stole third; Jones singled to center
[Grissom scored]; McGriff grounded out (pitcher to first) [Jones
to second]; Justice popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Mouton grounded out (third to first);
Biggio walked; Bagwell grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Biggio out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Lopez reached on an error by Servais [Lopez to
third]; Kelly homered [Lopez scored (unearned)]; Lemke doubled
to left; On a bunt Mercker grounded out (pitcher to second);
Grissom homered [Lemke scored]; Blauser singled to center; Jones
singled to left [Blauser to second]; McGriff doubled to right
[Blauser scored, Jones to third]; VERES REPLACED SWINDELL
(PITCHING); Justice walked; Lopez grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Justice out at second]; 5 R (4 ER),
6 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell walked; Shipley reached on an error by Jones
[Bell to second, Shipley to first]; Simms was called out on
strikes while Bell stole third; Servais singled to left [Bell
scored, Shipley to second]; Miller singled to center [Shipley to
third, Servais to second]; Veres struck out; Mouton flied to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Kelly struck out; Lemke was called out on strikes;
Mercker flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio singled to left; Mercker threw a wild pitch
[Biggio to second]; Bagwell flied to center; Bell flied to
right; Shipley flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Grissom grounded out (first unassisted); Blauser
grounded out (shortstop to first); Jones homered; McGriff struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Simms popped to first; Servais lined to center;
Miller singled to left; STANKIEWICZ BATTED FOR VERES;
Stankiewicz flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED STANKIEWICZ (PITCHING); Justice
grounded out (first unassisted); Lopez walked; Kelly struck out;
Lemke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Mouton reached on an error by Jones [Mouton to
first]; Biggio doubled to left [Mouton to third]; Bagwell out on
a sacrifice fly to center [Mouton scored (unearned), Biggio to
third]; Bell grounded out (third to first) [Biggio scored
(unearned)]; Shipley singled to center; Mercker threw a wild
pitch [Shipley to second]; Simms lined to shortstop; 2 R (0 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: MORDECAI BATTED FOR MERCKER; Mordecai doubled to
left; Grissom grounded out (second to first) [Mordecai to
third]; Blauser was called out on strikes; Jones walked; McGriff
singled to right [Mordecai scored, Jones to third]; Justice
flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: BEDROSIAN REPLACED MORDECAI (PITCHING); Servais
grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller flied to center;
THOMPSON BATTED FOR MARTINEZ; Thompson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 8, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: DOUGHERTY REPLACED THOMPSON (PITCHING); Lopez
grounded out (third to first); Kelly was called out on strikes;
Lemke grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Mouton grounded out (pitcher to first); Biggio
popped to first; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 8, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: SMITH BATTED FOR BEDROSIAN; Smith singled to left;
Grissom forced Smith (third to second); Blauser forced Grissom
(third to second); Jones walked [Blauser to second]; HARTGRAVES
REPLACED DOUGHERTY (PITCHING); McGriff flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: MCMICHAEL REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Bell was called
out on strikes; Shipley flied to center; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR
SIMMS; Gonzalez walked; MAGADAN BATTED FOR SERVAIS; Magadan
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 8, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); EUSEBIO
REPLACED MAGADAN (PLAYING C ); MOUTON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
RF); Justice grounded out (pitcher to first); Lopez grounded out
(third to first); Kelly struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: WOHLERS REPLACED MCMICHAEL (PITCHING); Miller struck
out; DONNELS BATTED FOR HARTGRAVES; Donnels singled to right;
Mouton struck out; Biggio was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 8, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           8  12   2    8
 Astros           3   7   1    8


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