Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 86
Played on Thursday, July 4, 1996 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   5 13  0
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cangelosi cf                  5   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Biggio 2b                     5   0   3   2       0   1       1   4
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   1   0       0   1       9   1
Bell rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Berry 3b                      4   1   3   0       0   0       0   2
  Spiers 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Miller ss                     4   1   1   0       0   2       0   3
Wilkins c                     4   1   1   1       0   1       9   0
Simms lf                      3   1   1   2       0   0       2   0
  Montgomery lf               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  13   5       0   9      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Berry 2 (22,off Smoltz,off Wade); Simms (1,off Smoltz).
SH: Reynolds 2 (10,off Smoltz,off Borbon).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bell (17,3rd base off Bielecki/Lopez); Berry (9,2nd base off Bielecki/Lopez).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grissom cf                    5   0   2   0       0   1       4   1
Lemke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   3
C. Jones 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
McGriff 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Klesko lf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Whiten rf                     2   0   0   0       2   1       3   0
Lopez c                       4   1   3   0       0   0       9   2
Blauser ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Smoltz p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bielecki p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clontz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giovanola ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wade p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mordecai ph                 1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       2   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Grissom-Lemke.

BATTING - 
2B: Grissom (16,off Reynolds); Blauser (10,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(10-5)              8.2   9   2   2   2   7   0  36
Hernandez SV(1)               0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     9   2   2   2   8   0  37


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smoltz L(14-4)                4     8   4   4   0   4   0  19
Bielecki                      2     2   0   0   0   4   0   8
Clontz                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Wade                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Borbon                        1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    13   5   5   0   9   0  39


Umpires: HP - Bill Hohn, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 49060


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Cangelosi singled to left; Biggio singled to center
[Cangelosi to second]; Bagwell lined into a double play (center
to second) [Cangelosi out at second]; Bell forced Biggio
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Grissom doubled to left; Lemke singled to right
[Grissom out at home (right to catcher)]; C. Jones lined to
right; McGriff flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berry doubled to right; Miller singled to center
[Berry to third]; Wilkins singled to shortstop [Berry scored,
Miller to second]; Simms doubled to left [Miller scored, Wilkins
scored]; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Simms to third]; Cangelosi struck out; Biggio singled to left
[Simms scored]; Bagwell singled to shortstop [Biggio to second];
Bell struck out; 4 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Klesko flied to left; Whiten walked; Lopez singled
to center [Whiten to second]; Blauser forced Lopez (third to
second) [Whiten to third, Blauser to first]; Smoltz struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Berry grounded out (second to first); Miller was
called out on strikes; Wilkins was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Grissom grounded out (second to first); Lemke
grounded out (second to first); C. Jones flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Simms lined to left; Reynolds lined to center;
Cangelosi grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: McGriff struck out; Klesko singled to right; Whiten
walked [Klesko to second]; Lopez singled to left [Klesko to
third, Whiten to second]; Blauser lined to right; SMITH BATTED
FOR SMOLTZ; Smith was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: BIELECKI REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Biggio struck
out; Bagwell was called out on strikes; Bell singled to left;
Berry singled to right [Bell to second]; Bell stole third and
Berry stole second; Miller was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Grissom singled to third; Lemke grounded out (second
to first) [Grissom to second]; C. Jones grounded out (shortstop
to first); McGriff struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Wilkins flied to center; Simms lined to right;
Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Klesko struck out; Whiten grounded out (third to
first); Lopez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 7TH: CLONTZ REPLACED BIELECKI (PITCHING); Cangelosi was
called out on strikes; Biggio lined to right; Bagwell grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Blauser grounded out (shortstop to first); GIOVANOLA
BATTED FOR CLONTZ; Giovanola lined to left; Grissom flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 8TH: WADE REPLACED GIOVANOLA (PITCHING); Bell grounded
out (shortstop to first); Berry doubled to left; Miller lined to
left; Wilkins grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 8TH: MONTGOMERY REPLACED SIMMS (PLAYING LF); SPIERS
REPLACED BERRY (PLAYING 3B); Lemke lined to first; C. Jones
grounded out (second to first); McGriff grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

ASTROS 9TH: BORBON REPLACED WADE (PITCHING); Montgomery singled
to left; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Montgomery to second]; Cangelosi flied to center; Biggio
singled to right [Montgomery scored, Biggio to second (on
throw)]; Bagwell flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Braves 0.

BRAVES 9TH: Klesko struck out; Whiten struck out; Lopez singled
to center; Blauser doubled to left [Lopez to third]; MORDECAI
BATTED FOR BORBON; Mordecai singled to center [Lopez scored,
Blauser scored]; HERNANDEZ REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Grissom
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  13   0    7
 Braves           2   9   0    8


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