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

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  2  0  -   3  2  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Tucker rf,lf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
C. Jones 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
McGriff 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   0      13   0
Klesko lf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  A. Jones rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lopez c                       2   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Belliard pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perez c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Lemke 2b                      3   1   1   0       0   1       2   5
Blauser ss                    2   0   0   1       0   0       1   4
Glavine p                     1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Lockhart ph                 0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Bielecki p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wohlers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       26   3   2   3       3   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lemke-McGriff.

BATTING - 
2B: Lemke (1,off Kile).
HR: McGriff (1,7th inning off Kile 0 on 2 out).
SF: Blauser (1,off Kile); Lockhart (1,off Kile).
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lofton (1,3rd base off Kile/Eusebio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
Mouton rf                     3   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
Bell cf                       3   0   1   1       1   1       0   0
Gonzalez lf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
  Ausmus pr,c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bogar 3b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Listach ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
Kile p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Berry 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   8   2       4   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio 2 (2,off Glavine,off Wohlers); Listach (1,off Glavine); Gonzalez
(1,off Bielecki).
SH: Kile (1,off Glavine).
SF: Mouton (1,off Glavine).
GDP: Listach (1,off Glavine).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Glavine W(1-0)                7     6   2   2   3   0   0  29
Bielecki                      0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Wohlers SV(1)                 1.1   1   0   0   1   3   0   6
Totals                        9     8   2   2   4   4   0  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile L(0-1)                   8     2   3   3   3   7   1  28
Springer                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     2   3   3   3   7   1  31


Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 17963


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Lofton              cf        Biggio              2b
2. Tucker              rf        Mouton              rf
3. C. Jones            3b        Bagwell             1b
4. McGriff             1b        Bell                cf
5. Klesko              lf        Gonzalez            lf
6. Lopez               c         Eusebio             c
7. Lemke               2b        Bogar               3b
8. Blauser             ss        Listach             ss
9. Glavine             p         Kile                p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio doubled to left; Mouton lined to first;
Bagwell grounded out (pitcher to first); Bell walked; Gonzalez
singled to pitcher [Biggio to third, Bell to second]; Eusebio
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: McGriff grounded out (first to pitcher); Klesko
struck out; Lopez flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bogar walked; Listach grounded into a double play
(second to first) [Bogar out at second]; Kile grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Lemke struck out; Blauser flied to right; Glavine
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Mouton
singled to first; Bagwell flied to right; Bell flied to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Lofton walked; Tucker grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Lofton to second]; Lofton stole third; C. Jones struck
out; McGriff grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Eusebio
grounded out (first unassisted); Bogar grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Klesko struck out; Lopez grounded out (shortstop to
first); Lemke flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Listach doubled to left; Kile out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Listach to third]; Biggio walked;
Mouton lined out on a sacrifice fly to right [Listach scored];
Bagwell singled to center [Biggio to second]; Bell singled to
shortstop [Biggio scored, Bagwell to third]; Gonzalez forced
Bell (second to shortstop); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Blauser grounded out (third to first); Glavine
walked; Lofton lined into a double play (second to first)
[Glavine out at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros
2.

ASTROS 6TH: Eusebio grounded out (second to first); Bogar lined
to center; Listach grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Tucker flied to left; C. Jones lined to left;
McGriff homered; Klesko grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Kile flied to left; Biggio grounded out (shortstop
to first); Mouton lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Lopez walked; BELLIARD RAN FOR LOPEZ; Lemke doubled
to right [Belliard to third]; Blauser lined out on a sacrifice
fly to right [Belliard scored, Lemke to third]; LOCKHART BATTED
FOR GLAVINE; Lockhart out on a sacrifice fly to right [Lemke
scored]; On a bunt Lofton grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: BIELECKI REPLACED LOCKHART (PITCHING); PEREZ
REPLACED BELLIARD (PLAYING C ); A. JONES REPLACED KLESKO
(PLAYING RF); TUCKER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Bagwell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell struck out; Gonzalez
doubled to center; WOHLERS REPLACED BIELECKI (PITCHING); Eusebio
walked; AUSMUS RAN FOR EUSEBIO; HOWARD BATTED FOR BOGAR; Howard
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

BRAVES 9TH: BERRY REPLACED KILE (PLAYING 3B); AUSMUS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); SPRINGER REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Tucker
grounded out (first unassisted); C. Jones grounded out
(shortstop to first); McGriff flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Listach was called out on strikes; Berry flied to
left; Biggio doubled to left; SPIERS BATTED FOR MOUTON; Spiers
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   2   0    1
 Astros           2   8   0    9


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