Atlanta Braves 4, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Monday, May 18, 1998 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  2  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   4 12  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Weiss ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Graffanino 2b                 5   1   1   0       0   2       3   3
C. Jones 3b                   5   0   3   0       0   1       1   2
Galarraga 1b                  5   0   1   1       0   1       6   0
Lopez c                       4   0   0   0       0   1      11   0
A. Jones cf                   4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Williams rf                   4   2   2   0       0   0       4   0
Bautista lf                   2   0   1   2       1   0       1   0
Glavine p                     3   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Tucker ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Cather p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ligtenberg p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  12   4       2   6      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Graffanino (5,off Hampton); Bautista (2,off Hampton); A. Jones (5,off Scanlan).
SH: Weiss (5,off Hampton).
SF: Bautista (1,off Hampton).
GDP: Galarraga (5,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   2   0       1   1       3   4
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       1   3       1   0
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Berry 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   1   0       1   0       2   7
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Spiers 1b,ss                  4   0   1   0       0   2      10   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       6   1
Hampton p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Bogar ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scanlan p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howell 1b                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   0   7   0       4  11      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Gutierrez-Spiers.
E: Hidalgo (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (17,off Glavine); Howell (5,off Ligtenberg).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Glavine W(6-2)                7     5   0   0   4   8   0  30
Cather                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Ligtenberg                    1     2   0   0   0   3   0   5
Totals                        9     7   0   0   4  11   0  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(6-2)                7    11   4   3   0   3   0  31
Scanlan                       0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Nitkowski                     0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Wagner                        1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        9    12   4   3   2   6   0  40


Umpires: HP - Dana DeMuth, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - Paul Schrieber, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 22119


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Weiss               ss        Biggio              2b
2. Graffanino          2b        Bell                rf
3. C. Jones            3b        Alou                lf
4. Galarraga           1b        Berry               3b
5. Lopez               c         Hidalgo             cf
6. A. Jones            cf        Gutierrez           ss
7. Williams            rf        Spiers              1b
8. Bautista            lf        Ausmus              c
9. Glavine             p         Hampton             p

BRAVES 1ST: Weiss grounded out (second to first); Graffanino
doubled to left; C. Jones grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Graffanino to third]; Galarraga singled to shortstop
[Graffanino scored]; Lopez lined to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Bell was called out on strikes; Alou
flied to right; Berry grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: A. Jones singled to shortstop; Williams singled to
right [A. Jones to third]; Bautista doubled to shortstop [A.
Jones scored, Williams to third]; Glavine grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Williams scored, Bautista to third]; Weiss
grounded out (shortstop to first); Graffanino struck out; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo struck out; Gutierrez flied to right; Spiers
singled to center; Ausmus grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: C. Jones singled to center; Galarraga grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [C. Jones out at
second]; Lopez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hampton singled to center; Biggio doubled to right
[Hampton to third]; Bell walked; Alou popped to second; Berry
struck out; Hidalgo forced Bell (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: A. Jones struck out; Williams singled to center
[Williams to third (error by Hidalgo)]; Bautista out on a
sacrifice fly to right [Williams scored (unearned)]; Glavine
grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gutierrez walked; Spiers struck out; Ausmus forced
Gutierrez (shortstop to second); Hampton grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Weiss singled to second; Graffanino lined to left;
C. Jones singled to shortstop [Weiss to second]; Galarraga flied
to left; Lopez forced C. Jones (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio flied to right; Bell grounded out (second to
first); Alou lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: A. Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams
popped to shortstop; Bautista popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Berry flied to left; Hidalgo was called out on
strikes; Gutierrez singled to second; Spiers grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Glavine singled to left; Weiss out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Glavine to second]; Graffanino reached
on a fielder's choice [Glavine out at third (pitcher to
shortstop to second to third)]; C. Jones singled to center
[Graffanino to third]; Galarraga grounded out (catcher to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus walked; BOGAR BATTED FOR HAMPTON; Bogar
struck out; Biggio singled to right [Ausmus to second]; Bell
struck out; Alou struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: SCANLAN REPLACED BOGAR (PITCHING); Lopez grounded
out (second to first); A. Jones doubled to center; Williams
grounded out (third to first) [A. Jones to third]; Bautista
walked; TUCKER BATTED FOR GLAVINE; NITKOWSKI REPLACED SCANLAN
(PITCHING); Tucker walked [Bautista to second]; Weiss lined to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: CATHER REPLACED TUCKER (PITCHING); Berry flied to
center; Hidalgo grounded out (second to first); Gutierrez flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PITCHING); HOWELL
REPLACED NITKOWSKI (PLAYING 1B); SPIERS CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING SS); Graffanino struck out; C. Jones was called out on
strikes; Galarraga struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: LIGTENBERG REPLACED CATHER (PITCHING); Spiers was
called out on strikes; Ausmus singled to shortstop; Howell
doubled to right [Ausmus to third]; Biggio struck out; Bell
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4  12   0    9
 Astros           0   7   1   11


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