Atlanta Braves 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Friday, May 15, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  1    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   3  4  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   2  7  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Guillen ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Lockhart 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
C. Jones 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Galarraga 1b                  3   0   0   0       1   0      13   0
Klesko lf                     2   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Williams pr,lf              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Tucker rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
E. Perez c                    3   2   2   3       0   0       4   1
A. Jones cf                   3   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Neagle p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Martinez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   3   4   3       2   7      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. C. Jones-Lockhart-Galarraga, Guillen-Lockhart-Galarraga.

BATTING - 
HR: E. Perez 2 (2,3rd inning off Lima 0 on 0 out,5th inning off Lima 1 on 1
out).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       3   2
Bell rf                       4   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Berry 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Howell 1b                     3   0   1   1       1   0      10   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Ausmus c                      3   1   1   0       0   0       7   0
Lima p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Eusebio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       2   5      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Howell (4,off Neagle); Biggio (16,off Neagle); Berry (6,off Martinez).
GDP: Gutierrez (3,off Neagle); Bell (4,off Neagle).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Neagle W(5-1)                 7.1   6   1   1   2   5   0  28
Martinez SV(1)                1.2   1   1   1   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2   5   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima L(6-2)                   6     2   3   3   1   5   2  21
Nitkowski                     2     2   0   0   1   1   0   9
Henry                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     4   3   3   2   7   2  33


Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Paul Schrieber, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 38941


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Guillen             ss        Biggio              2b
2. Lockhart            2b        Bell                rf
3. C. Jones            3b        Alou                lf
4. Galarraga           1b        Berry               3b
5. Klesko              lf        Hidalgo             cf
6. Tucker              rf        Howell              1b
7. E. Perez            c         Gutierrez           ss
8. A. Jones            cf        Ausmus              c
9. Neagle              p         Lima                p

BRAVES 1ST: Guillen struck out; Lockhart popped to second; C.
Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell
struck out; Alou singled to left; Berry struck out (catcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Galarraga grounded out (shortstop to first); Klesko
flied to left; Tucker lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

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

BRAVES 3RD: E. Perez homered; A. Jones struck out; Neagle
grounded out (shortstop to first); Guillen grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Lima
grounded out (pitcher to first); Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Lockhart popped to second; C. Jones flied to center;
Galarraga grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell flied to right; Alou popped to shortstop; Berry
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Klesko walked; Tucker popped to third; E. Perez
homered [Klesko scored]; A. Jones struck out; Neagle lined to
center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Hidalgo singled to center; Howell flied to left;
Gutierrez was called out on strikes; Ausmus lined to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Guillen grounded out (first unassisted); Lockhart
flied to right; C. Jones was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: SPIERS BATTED FOR LIMA; Spiers was called out on
strikes; Biggio walked; Bell grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Biggio out at second]; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: NITKOWSKI REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); Galarraga
walked; Klesko singled to shortstop [Galarraga to second];
WILLIAMS RAN FOR KLESKO; Tucker singled to second [Galarraga to
third, Williams to second]; E. Perez lined to first; A. Jones
struck out; Neagle grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: WILLIAMS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Alou struck
out; Berry flied to right; Hidalgo singled to first; Howell
doubled to first [Hidalgo to third]; Gutierrez grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: Guillen grounded out (shortstop to first); Lockhart
lined to right; C. Jones grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Ausmus singled to shortstop; EUSEBIO BATTED FOR
NITKOWSKI; Eusebio lined to shortstop; Biggio doubled to left
[Ausmus to third]; MARTINEZ REPLACED NEAGLE (PITCHING); Bell
grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Ausmus scored,
Biggio to third]; Alou flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: HENRY REPLACED EUSEBIO (PITCHING); Galarraga
grounded out (third to first); Williams flied to center; Tucker
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Berry doubled to right; Hidalgo grounded out (second
to first) [Berry to third]; Howell grounded out (second to
first) [Berry scored]; Gutierrez grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   4   0    3
 Astros           2   7   0    5


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