Houston Astros 4, Atlanta Braves 3
Regular Season Game 2
Played on Wednesday, April 2, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   3  8  0
HOU N    0  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4 10  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     5   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Lemke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
C. Jones 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
McGriff 1b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       9   1
A. Jones rf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Klesko lf                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez ph,c                  2   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Perez c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       5   2
  Tucker lf                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Blauser ss                    3   1   2   1       1   0       1   2
Maddux p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Mordecai ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bielecki p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clontz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Embree p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lockhart ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   3       3   3      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lemke-Blauser-McGriff.

BATTING - 
2B: Blauser 2 (2,off Hampton,off Hudek); A. Jones (1,off Hampton).
SH: Maddux (1,off Hampton).
GDP: Mordecai (1,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       2   6
Listach ss                    2   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   1      13   1
Bell cf                       4   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
Gonzalez lf                   4   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Spiers 3b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       2   2
Abreu rf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Ausmus c                      2   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Hampton p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
  Bogar ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4  10   4       2   8      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Listach-Biggio-Bagwell, Spiers.
E: Listach (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (1,off Maddux); Abreu (1,off Maddux).
SH: Listach 2 (2,off Maddux 2).
GDP: Spiers (1,off Maddux).
IBB: Ausmus (1,by Maddux).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ausmus (1,2nd base off Maddux/Perez).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maddux L(0-1)                 6    10   4   4   1   4   0  27
Bielecki                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Clontz                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Embree                        0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Totals                        8    10   4   4   2   8   0  34

IBB: Maddux (1,Ausmus).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton W(1-0)                7     6   2   2   1   3   0  28
Martin                        0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Hudek                         1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Wagner SV(2)                  0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     8   3   3   3   3   0  37


Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 16308


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Lofton              cf        Biggio              2b
2. Lemke               2b        Listach             ss
3. C. Jones            3b        Bagwell             1b
4. McGriff             1b        Bell                cf
5. A. Jones            rf        Gonzalez            lf
6. Klesko              lf        Spiers              3b
7. Perez               c         Abreu               rf
8. Blauser             ss        Ausmus              c
9. Maddux              p         Hampton             p

BRAVES 1ST: Lofton grounded out (shortstop to first); Lemke
grounded out (second to first); C. Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to third; Listach out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Biggio to second]; Bagwell flied to
right [Biggio to third]; Bell grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: McGriff grounded out (second to first); A. Jones
singled to right; Klesko lined to left; Perez flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez singled to right; Spiers grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Gonzalez out at
second]; Abreu struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Blauser doubled to center; Maddux out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Blauser to third]; Lofton reached on
an error by Listach [Blauser scored]; Lemke singled to left
[Lofton to second]; C. Jones flied to center [Lofton to third];
McGriff grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus singled to center; Ausmus stole second;
Hampton struck out; Biggio grounded out (catcher to first)
[Ausmus to third]; Listach singled to left [Ausmus scored];
Bagwell singled to shortstop [Listach to second]; Bell doubled
to left [Listach scored, Bagwell scored]; Gonzalez singled to
center [Bell scored, Gonzalez to second (on throw)]; Spiers
singled to right [Gonzalez out at home (right to catcher)]; 4 R,
6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 4TH: A. Jones flied to left; Klesko grounded out (first
to pitcher); Perez singled to center; Blauser grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Abreu struck out; Ausmus grounded out (second to
first); Hampton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 5TH: Maddux struck out; Lofton grounded out (pitcher to
first); Lemke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled to right; Listach out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Biggio to second]; Bagwell grounded out
(third to first); Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 6TH: C. Jones grounded out (second to first); McGriff
singled to center; A. Jones doubled to left [McGriff to third];
LOPEZ BATTED FOR KLESKO; Lopez grounded out (second to first)
[McGriff scored, A. Jones to third]; Perez grounded out (pitcher
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: LOPEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); TUCKER REPLACED
PEREZ (PLAYING LF); Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first);
Spiers grounded out (third to first); Abreu doubled to left;
Ausmus was walked intentionally; Hampton forced Abreu (third
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

BRAVES 7TH: Blauser walked; MORDECAI BATTED FOR MADDUX; Mordecai
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Blauser out at second]; Lofton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: BIELECKI REPLACED MORDECAI (PITCHING); Biggio was
called out on strikes; Listach flied to center; Bagwell was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

BRAVES 8TH: MARTIN REPLACED LISTACH (PITCHING); BOGAR REPLACED
HAMPTON (PLAYING SS); Lemke flied to right; Debut game for
Tom Martin; C. Jones walked; McGriff singled to center [C.
Jones to second]; HUDEK REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); A. Jones
popped to first; Lopez flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: CLONTZ REPLACED BIELECKI (PITCHING); Bell struck
out; EMBREE REPLACED CLONTZ (PITCHING); Gonzalez struck out;
Spiers walked; Abreu grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

BRAVES 9TH: Tucker walked; Blauser doubled to center [Tucker
scored]; LOCKHART BATTED FOR EMBREE; Lockhart grounded out
(second to first) [Blauser to third]; WAGNER REPLACED HUDEK
(PITCHING); Lofton lined into a double play to third [Blauser
out at third (third unassisted)]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   8   0    7
 Astros           4  10   1    6


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