Houston Astros 8, Atlanta Braves 1
Regular Season Game 42
Played on Sunday, May 17, 1998 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
HOU N    0  0  2    4  2  0    0  0  x  -   8 10  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Weiss ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Guillen ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Lockhart 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Graffanino 2b               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
C. Jones 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Galarraga 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Klesko lf                     3   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Lopez c                       3   0   0   0       0   1      11   0
Tucker rf                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Edmondson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Embree p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bautista ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rocker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Williams cf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Smoltz p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Pride rf                    2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       0   6      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Weiss-Lockhart-Galarraga.

BATTING - 
2B: Galarraga (7,off Bergman); C. Jones (9,off Miller).
HR: Klesko (7,5th inning off Bergman 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   0   0       2   2       1   5
Spiers 3b                     4   2   2   1       1   0       0   4
Alou lf                       3   1   2   4       1   0       0   0
Everett rf                    4   0   1   1       0   3       2   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Howell 1b                     4   1   1   2       0   2      14   0
Eusebio c                     3   1   2   0       1   0       6   0
Bogar ss                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Bergman p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Ward ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   8  10   8       6  10      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Alou 2 (11,off Smoltz 2); Everett (8,off Smoltz); Hidalgo (5,off Smoltz).
HR: Howell (1,5th inning off Smoltz 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Bogar (3,off Smoltz).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (17,3rd base off Smoltz/Lopez); Spiers (2,2nd base off Smoltz/Lopez).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smoltz L(4-1)                 4    10   8   8   4   7   1  24
Edmondson                     2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Embree                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Rocker                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8    10   8   8   6  10   1  38

Smoltz faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
WP: Edmondson (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergman W(4-2)                8     3   1   1   0   6   1  27
Miller                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     4   1   1   0   6   1  31


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Paul Schrieber
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 35250


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Weiss               ss        Biggio              2b
2. Lockhart            2b        Spiers              3b
3. C. Jones            3b        Alou                lf
4. Galarraga           1b        Everett             rf
5. Klesko              lf        Hidalgo             cf
6. Lopez               c         Howell              1b
7. Tucker              rf        Eusebio             c
8. Williams            cf        Bogar               ss
9. Smoltz              p         Bergman             p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Spiers walked [Biggio to second];
Biggio stole third and Spiers stole second; Alou walked; Everett
struck out; Hidalgo forced Biggio (pitcher to catcher) [Spiers
to third, Alou to second]; Howell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Galarraga grounded out (third to first); Klesko
popped to first; Lopez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

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

BRAVES 3RD: Tucker was called out on strikes; Williams flied to
center; Smoltz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Spiers singled to center [Biggio to
second]; Alou doubled to left [Biggio scored, Spiers scored];
Everett was called out on strikes; Hidalgo struck out; Howell
flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Weiss grounded out (second to first); Lockhart lined
to right; C. Jones lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Eusebio singled to first; Bogar singled to center
[Eusebio to second]; Bergman struck out; Biggio struck out;
Spiers singled to center [Eusebio scored, Bogar to third, Spiers
to second (on throw)]; Alou doubled to center [Bogar scored,
Spiers scored]; Everett doubled to third [Alou scored, Everett
out at third (left to third)]; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 6.

BRAVES 5TH: Galarraga grounded out (first unassisted); Klesko
homered; Lopez struck out; Tucker flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Hidalgo doubled to third; Howell homered [Hidalgo
scored]; EDMONDSON REPLACED TUCKER (PITCHING); PRIDE REPLACED
SMOLTZ (PLAYING RF); Eusebio walked; Bogar flied to center;
Edmondson threw a wild pitch [Eusebio to second]; Bergman
grounded out (third to first); Biggio struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 8.

BRAVES 6TH: Williams grounded out (third to first); Pride
singled to shortstop; Weiss forced Pride (second to shortstop);
Lockhart lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: GRAFFANINO REPLACED LOCKHART (PLAYING 2B); GUILLEN
REPLACED WEISS (PLAYING SS); Spiers flied to center; Alou popped
to third; Everett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 8.

BRAVES 7TH: C. Jones grounded out (second to first); Galarraga
doubled to right; Klesko struck out; Lopez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: EMBREE REPLACED EDMONDSON (PITCHING); Hidalgo flied
to right; Howell was called out on strikes; Eusebio grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 8.

BRAVES 8TH: BAUTISTA BATTED FOR EMBREE; Bautista struck out;
Williams struck out; Pride grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: ROCKER REPLACED BAUTISTA (PITCHING); Bogar grounded
out (third to first); WARD BATTED FOR BERGMAN; Ward walked;
Biggio flied to center; Spiers flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 8.

BRAVES 9TH: MILLER REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Guillen grounded
out (second to first); Graffanino grounded out (shortstop to
first); C. Jones doubled to first; Galarraga grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 8.

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


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