Atlanta Braves 7, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 27
Played on Tuesday, April 30, 1996 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  4  -   7 16  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  1  2  -   5  8  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grissom cf                    5   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
Lemke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
C. Jones 3b                   5   1   1   2       0   2       0   1
McGriff 1b                    5   2   5   2       0   0       5   4
Justice rf                    4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Klesko lf                     4   1   2   3       0   2       1   0
  Walton lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wohlers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McMichael p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lopez c                       3   0   2   0       2   1      12   0
Belliard ss                   5   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Smoltz p                      3   0   1   0       0   2       3   1
  Smith ph,lf                 1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       40   7  16   7       3  12      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: C. Jones (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Lemke (3,off Tabaka).
HR: Klesko (10,2nd inning off Drabek 2 on 0 out); McGriff (6,9th inning off
Morman 1 on 1 out).
SH: Lemke (1,off Jones).
GDP: Grissom (3,off Drabek).
IBB: Lopez (3,by Morman).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Belliard (1,2nd base off Drabek/Wilkins).
CS: Lopez (4,2nd base by Drabek/Wilkins).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       6   3
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       6   1
Bell rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Wilkins c                     4   0   0   1       0   2      12   1
Berry 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Cangelosi lf                  3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Miller ss                     4   1   3   2       0   0       0   5
Drabek p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tabaka p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mouton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Morman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   5   8   4       1  12      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miller-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (7,off Smoltz); Bell (11,off Wohlers).
HR: Miller (4,3rd inning off Smoltz 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smoltz W(5-1)                 8     5   3   3   1  10   1  29
Wohlers                       0.2   3   2   0   0   1   0   6
McMichael SV(1)               0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     8   5   3   1  12   1  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drabek                        6     9   3   3   1  10   1  26
Tabaka                        1.1   3   0   0   0   1   0   7
Hernandez                     0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Jones L(3-1)                  0.1   3   3   3   0   0   0   4
Morman                        0.2   1   1   1   2   0   1   5
Totals                        9    16   7   7   3  12   2  44

WP: Drabek (3).
IBB: Morman (2,Lopez).

Umpires: HP - Rich Rieker, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - Mark Hirschbeck, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 3:10   Attendance: 17795


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Grissom             cf        Hunter              cf
2. Lemke               2b        Biggio              2b
3. C. Jones            3b        Bagwell             1b
4. McGriff             1b        Bell                rf
5. Justice             rf        Wilkins             c
6. Klesko              lf        Berry               3b
7. Lopez               c         Cangelosi           lf
8. Belliard            ss        Miller              ss
9. Smoltz              p         Drabek              p

BRAVES 1ST: Grissom was called out on strikes; Lemke struck out;
C. Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter struck out; Biggio flied to center; Bagwell
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: McGriff singled to right; Justice singled to center
[McGriff to second]; Klesko homered [McGriff scored, Justice
scored]; Lopez singled to center; Belliard forced Lopez
(shortstop to second); Belliard stole second; Smoltz singled to
third [Belliard to third]; Grissom grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Smoltz out at second]; 3 R, 5 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell flied to center; Wilkins flied to left; Berry
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Lemke grounded out (shortstop to first); C. Jones
struck out; McGriff singled to right; Justice grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cangelosi grounded out (first to pitcher); Miller
homered; Drabek was called out on strikes; Hunter grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Klesko was called out on strikes; Lopez walked;
Belliard singled to center [Lopez to second]; Drabek threw a
wild pitch [Lopez to third, Belliard to second]; Smoltz struck
out; Grissom flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio grounded out (first to pitcher); Bagwell
flied to center; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Lemke was called out on strikes; C. Jones grounded
out (first to pitcher); McGriff singled to right; Justice struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Wilkins struck out; Berry grounded out (first to
pitcher); Cangelosi singled to center; Miller flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Klesko was called out on strikes; Lopez singled to
left; Lopez was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Belliard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: SPIERS BATTED FOR DRABEK; Spiers struck out; Hunter
struck out; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: TABAKA REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); Smoltz was called
out on strikes; Grissom flied to center; Lemke doubled to left;
C. Jones grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Bagwell doubled to left; Bell grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Bagwell to third]; Wilkins grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Bagwell scored]; Berry was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: McGriff singled to left; Justice forced McGriff
(shortstop to second); Klesko singled to center [Justice to
second]; HERNANDEZ REPLACED TABAKA (PITCHING); Lopez struck out;
Belliard lined to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: WALTON REPLACED KLESKO (PLAYING LF); Cangelosi
walked; Miller singled to right [Cangelosi to second]; MOUTON
BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Mouton struck out; Hunter singled to
center [Cangelosi scored, Miller out at third (center to first
to third to second), Hunter to second]; Biggio grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: JONES REPLACED MOUTON (PITCHING); SMITH BATTED FOR
SMOLTZ; Smith singled to center; Grissom singled to left [Smith
to second]; Lemke out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Smith to third, Grissom to second]; C. Jones singled to right
[Smith scored, Grissom scored, C. Jones to second]; MORMAN
REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); McGriff homered [C. Jones scored];
Justice walked; Walton grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Justice to second]; Lopez was walked intentionally; Belliard
grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 7,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: SMITH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WOHLERS REPLACED
WALTON (PITCHING); Bagwell flied to left; Bell doubled to right;
Wilkins struck out; Berry singled to pitcher [Bell to third];
Berry advanced to second because of defensive indifference
[Berry to second]; Cangelosi reached on an error by C. Jones
[Bell scored (unearned) (no RBI), Berry to third]; Miller
singled to left [Berry scored (unearned), Cangelosi to second];
MAY BATTED FOR MORMAN; MCMICHAEL REPLACED WOHLERS (PITCHING);
May struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           7  16   1   10
 Astros           5   8   0    4


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