Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 134
Played on Wednesday, August 26, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  1    3  0  1    0  0  1  -   6 10  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  8  3
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Weiss ss                      3   1   1   1       2   1       1   2
Tucker rf                     4   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
C. Jones 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guillen 3b                  4   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Galarraga 1b                  5   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Klesko lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Seanez p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ligtenberg p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lopez c                       4   1   2   2       0   0       9   0
A. Jones cf                   4   1   3   1       0   1       4   1
Graffanino 2b                 4   1   1   1       0   0       4   1
Smoltz p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Williams lf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       37   6  10   6       3   6      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. A. Jones-Graffanino.
E: Weiss (11).

BATTING - 
2B: A. Jones 2 (28,off Bergman,off Elarton); Guillen (13,off Elarton).
HR: Lopez (28,4th inning off Bergman 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Tucker (4,off Bergman).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: A. Jones (20,2nd base off Bergman/Eusebio); Tucker (7,2nd base off Henry/Eusebio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   2   0       1   0       0   2
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bell rf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       8   1
Alou lf                       4   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
Everett cf                    4   0   1   1       0   1       6   0
Eusebio c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
  Clark ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Bergman p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Phillips ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Elarton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hidalgo ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   8   1       1   9      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bogar-Bagwell.
E: Everett (4), Eusebio (2), Bogar (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (26,off Ligtenberg).
3B: Everett (2,off Smoltz).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smoltz W(13-2)                7     5   1   1   1   7   0  27
Seanez                        1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Ligtenberg                    1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1   9   0  36

WP: Ligtenberg (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergman L(11-7)               5.1   8   5   4   1   4   1  25
Henry                         1.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   6
Elarton                       2     2   1   1   1   2   0   9
Totals                        9    10   6   5   3   6   1  40

WP: Bergman (7).

Umpires: HP - Paul Nauert, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Greg Bonin
Ejections: ATL Manager Bobby Cox by Bill Hohn [Checked swing]
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 32651


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Weiss struck out; Tucker flied to center; C. Jones
lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: GUILLEN REPLACED C. JONES (PLAYING 3B); Biggio
grounded out (third to first); Spiers flied to center; Bell
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
flied to right; Everett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: A. Jones was called out on strikes; Graffanino
reached on an error by Bogar [Graffanino to second]; Smoltz was
called out on strikes; Weiss singled to center [Graffanino
scored (unearned), Weiss to second (on throw)]; Tucker flied to
right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Eusebio reached on an error by Weiss; Bogar flied to
right; On a bunt Bergman made an out to first; Biggio singled to
third [Eusebio to second]; Spiers forced Biggio (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Eusebio dropped a foul fly hit by Guillen for an
error; Guillen grounded out (pitcher to first); Galarraga popped
to center; Klesko singled to second; Lopez homered [Klesko
scored]; A. Jones singled to left; A. Jones stole second;
Bergman threw a wild pitch [A. Jones to third]; Graffanino
singled to shortstop [A. Jones scored]; Smoltz flied to right; 3
R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell was called out on strikes; Bagwell flied to
right; Alou singled to center; Everett tripled to first [Alou
scored]; Eusebio popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Weiss walked; Tucker grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Weiss out at second]; Guillen grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Bogar struck out; Bergman struck out; Biggio walked;
Spiers flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros
1.

BRAVES 6TH: Galarraga singled to shortstop; Klesko struck out;
Lopez singled to third [Galarraga to second]; A. Jones doubled
to right [Galarraga scored, Lopez to third]; HENRY REPLACED
BERGMAN (PITCHING); Graffanino popped to center; Smoltz popped
to first; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Bell singled to first; Bagwell singled to right
[Bell to second]; Braves manager Bobby Cox ejected by 1B
umpire Bill Hohn arguing a checked swing which would have strike
three to Moises Alou; Alou was called out on strikes;
Everett flied into a double play (center to second) [Bell out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Weiss flied to center; Tucker walked; Guillen flied
to center; Tucker stole second; Galarraga grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Eusebio was called out on strikes; Bogar struck out;
PHILLIPS BATTED FOR HENRY; Phillips popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: ELARTON REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Klesko
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lopez lined to pitcher; A.
Jones doubled to third; Graffanino flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: SEANEZ REPLACED KLESKO (PITCHING); WILLIAMS REPLACED
SMOLTZ (PLAYING LF); Biggio singled to second; Spiers forced
Biggio (second to shortstop); Bell struck out; Bagwell was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: Williams struck out; Weiss walked; Tucker was called
out on strikes; Guillen doubled to center [Weiss scored, Guillen
to third (error by Everett)]; Galarraga flied to center; 1 R, 1
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: LIGTENBERG REPLACED SEANEZ (PITCHING); Alou doubled
to center; Everett lined to right; Eusebio flied to center;
CLARK BATTED FOR BOGAR; Clark singled to second [Alou to third];
HIDALGO BATTED FOR ELARTON; Ligtenberg threw a wild pitch [Alou
scored, Clark to second]; Hidalgo popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           6  10   1    7
 Astros           2   8   3    7


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