Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 139
Played on Tuesday, September 1, 1998 (N) at Turner Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  0  -   4 12  1
ATL N    0  0  0    4  0  1    1  0  x  -   6 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   2   3   1       1   0       1   3
Spiers 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Berry 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bell rf                       5   0   2   1       0   1       3   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       6   2
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Elarton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meluskey ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Eusebio c                     4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   1   2   0       0   0       3   1
Bergman p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Everett cf                  2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   4  12   4       3   4      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bell-Bagwell, Bagwell-Gutierrez.
E: Eusebio (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Gutierrez (21,off Neagle); Biggio (43,off Neagle).
3B: Spiers (4,off Neagle); Gutierrez (2,off Neagle).
HR: Biggio (18,1st inning off Neagle 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Meluskey (1,off O. Perez); Bagwell (12,off Ligtenberg).
Team LOB: 10.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Guillen ss                    5   0   2   1       0   0       1   4
Lockhart 2b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Graffanino ph,2b            3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
C. Jones 3b                   4   1   1   1       0   1       2   1
Galarraga 1b                  3   2   2   0       1   0       7   0
Klesko lf                     4   1   1   0       0   2       5   0
  Seanez p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ligtenberg p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lopez c                       3   1   2   3       1   1       4   0
A. Jones cf                   2   1   1   1       2   1       2   0
Tucker rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Neagle p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Pride ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  O. Perez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams lf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   6  11   6       5   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Guillen-Graffanino-Galarraga, C. Jones-Graffanino-Galarraga.
E: Guillen (6).

BATTING - 
HR: C. Jones (32,4th inning off Bergman 0 on 0 out); Lopez (32,4th inning off
Bergman 2 on 0 out).
SH: Neagle (8,off Bergman).
GDP: Klesko (9,off Bergman).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lopez (4,2nd base off Bergman/Eusebio); Galarraga 2 (5,2nd base off Elarton/Eusebio,2nd
base off Henry/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergman                       4     7   4   4   2   1   2  19
Nitkowski                     0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Elarton L(1-1)                1.2   1   1   1   2   2   0   8
Henry                         2     2   1   1   1   2   0   9
Totals                        8    11   6   6   5   6   2  38

WP: Henry (5).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Neagle W(14-11)               6    10   4   4   1   3   1  29
O. Perez                      1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Seanez                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Ligtenberg SV(25)             1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    12   4   4   3   4   1  41


Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Steve Rippley, 3B - Larry Poncino
Time of Game: 3:06   Attendance: 31168


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Biggio              2b        Guillen             ss
2. Spiers              3b        Lockhart            2b
3. Bell                rf        C. Jones            3b
4. Bagwell             1b        Galarraga           1b
5. Alou                lf        Klesko              lf
6. Hidalgo             cf        Lopez               c
7. Eusebio             c         A. Jones            cf
8. Gutierrez           ss        Tucker              rf
9. Bergman             p         Neagle              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio homered; Spiers lined to left; Bell was
called out on strikes; Bagwell walked; Alou flied to right; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Guillen singled to left; Lockhart lined to right; C.
Jones lined into a double play (right to first) [Guillen out at
first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first); Eusebio
struck out; Gutierrez doubled to center; Bergman struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Galarraga singled to left; Klesko grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop) [Galarraga out at second];
Lopez singled to left; Lopez stole second [Lopez to third (error
by Eusebio)]; A. Jones struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); Spiers
popped to left; Bell singled to left; Bagwell flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Tucker lined to center; Neagle singled to shortstop;
Guillen popped to right; Lockhart grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou lined to left; Hidalgo singled to right;
Eusebio singled to center [Hidalgo to second]; Gutierrez popped
to third; Bergman popped to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: C. Jones homered; Galarraga walked; Klesko singled
to center [Galarraga to third]; Lopez homered [Galarraga scored,
Klesko scored]; A. Jones walked; Tucker flied to center; Neagle
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [A. Jones to
second]; Guillen grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled to right; Spiers tripled to right
[Biggio scored]; Bell grounded out (second to first) [Spiers
scored]; Bagwell singled to right; Alou flied to center; Hidalgo
flied to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 4.

BRAVES 5TH: NITKOWSKI REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); GRAFFANINO
BATTED FOR LOCKHART; Graffanino singled to center; C. Jones
struck out; ELARTON REPLACED HIDALGO (PITCHING); EVERETT
REPLACED NITKOWSKI (PLAYING CF); Galarraga forced Graffanino
(shortstop unassisted); Galarraga stole second; Klesko struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 4.

ASTROS 6TH: GRAFFANINO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Eusebio
flied to right; Gutierrez tripled to center; Everett grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Gutierrez scored]; Biggio doubled to
left; Spiers flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 4.

BRAVES 6TH: Lopez struck out; A. Jones walked; Tucker popped to
third; PRIDE BATTED FOR NEAGLE; Pride walked [A. Jones to
second]; Guillen singled to right [A. Jones scored, Pride to
third]; Graffanino flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
4, Braves 5.

ASTROS 7TH: O. PEREZ REPLACED PRIDE (PITCHING); Bell reached on
an error by Guillen; Debut game for Odalis Perez; Bagwell
flied to left; Alou walked [Bell to second]; MELUSKEY BATTED FOR
ELARTON; Meluskey grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Alou out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 5.

BRAVES 7TH: HENRY REPLACED MELUSKEY (PITCHING); C. Jones
grounded out (second to first); Galarraga singled to left;
Klesko was called out on strikes while Galarraga stole second;
Henry threw a wild pitch [Galarraga to third]; Lopez walked; A.
Jones singled to left [Galarraga scored, Lopez to second]; BERRY
REPLACED SPIERS (PLAYING 3B); Tucker grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 6.

ASTROS 8TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED O. PEREZ (PLAYING LF); SEANEZ
REPLACED KLESKO (PITCHING); Eusebio was called out on strikes;
Gutierrez lined to shortstop; Everett singled to center; Biggio
walked [Everett to second]; Berry lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 6.

BRAVES 8TH: Williams struck out; Guillen popped to shortstop;
Graffanino grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 6.

ASTROS 9TH: LIGTENBERG REPLACED SEANEZ (PITCHING); Bell singled
to center; Bagwell grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Bell out at second]; Alou grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  12   1   10
 Braves           6  11   1    8


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