Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 5 (13 innings)
Regular Season Game 114
Played on Friday, August 9, 2002 (N) at Minute Maid Park

ATL N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0    1  -   6 15  2
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   5 13  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Furcal ss                     7   1   2   1       0   3       6   5
M. Franco 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
  J. Franco ph,1b             3   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Sheffield rf                  5   2   2   1       2   1       4   0
C. Jones lf                   3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
  Bragg pr,lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Castilla ph,3b              3   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
A. Jones cf                   6   0   2   1       1   2       8   0
Helms 3b,lf                   6   0   2   1       0   3       0   4
DeRosa 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       3   4
Blanco c                      4   0   1   0       2   0       7   1
Moss p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Ligtenberg p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foster p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lockhart ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  A. Lopez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torrealba ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hammond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Spooneybarger p             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smoltz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       50   6  15   6       6  15      39  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Blanco-Furcal-DeRosa, DeRosa-Furcal-M. Franco, DeRosa-Furcal-M. Franco,
Furcal-DeRosa-J. Franco.
E: Furcal (20), J. Franco (4).

BATTING - 
2B: C. Jones 2 (24,off Miller 2); M. Franco (10,off Miller); Blanco (7,off
Miller); A. Jones 2 (25,off Miller,off Wagner).
HR: Furcal (5,3rd inning off Miller 0 on 0 out); Sheffield (20,13th inning
off Cruz 0 on 0 out).
SH: Moss (4,off Miller).
SF: DeRosa (3,off Miller); Helms (6,off Wagner).
HBP: DeRosa (2,by Mann).
IBB: Blanco (2,by Wagner).
Team LOB: 15.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       6   1   4   2       1   0       1   3
Biggio 2b                     6   0   1   0       1   2       2   4
Merced lf,rf                  7   1   3   0       0   1       5   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       2   0       9   1
Hidalgo rf,cf                 5   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Vizcaino 3b                   4   0   1   1       2   0       0   2
Lane cf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
  Blum ph,lf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ausmus c                      5   1   2   0       1   0      16   0
Miller p                      2   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mann p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Berkman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zaun ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       48   5  13   5       8   6      39  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Merced-Ausmus.

BATTING - 
2B: Lane (1,off Moss); Ausmus (14,off Moss); Merced 2 (10,off Spooneybarger,off
Smoltz).
3B: Merced (1,off Moss).
HR: Lugo (8,6th inning off Moss 1 on 2 out).
SF: Miller (1,off Moss).
GDP: Miller 2 (2,off Moss 2); Merced (5,off Moss); Bagwell (11,off Hammond).
IBB: Ausmus (3,by Moss); Bagwell (4,by Spooneybarger); Vizcaino (2,by Spooneybarger).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lugo 2 (9,2nd base off Moss/Blanco,2nd base off Spooneybarger/Blanco).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moss                          5.2  10   5   5   4   1   1  28
Ligtenberg                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Foster                        1     0   0   0   1   1   0   5
A. Lopez                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Hammond                       2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Spooneybarger W(1-0)          2     1   0   0   3   3   0  10
Smoltz SV(41)                 1     2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                       13    13   5   5   8   6   1  57

IBB: Moss (4,Ausmus); Spooneybarger 2 (5,Bagwell,Vizcaino).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller                        6.1  10   2   2   4   6   1  32
Stone                         0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Dotel                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Wagner                        1     3   3   3   2   1   0   8
Mann                          2     1   0   0   0   2   0   8
Cruz L(1-6)                   2     1   1   1   0   5   1   7
Totals                       13    15   6   6   6  15   2  60

HBP: Mann (4,DeRosa).
IBB: Wagner (5,Blanco).

Umpires: HP - Bill Miller, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Lance Barksdale
Time of Game: 4:32   Attendance: 41416


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Furcal              ss        Lugo                ss
2. M. Franco           1b        Biggio              2b
3. Sheffield           rf        Merced              lf
4. C. Jones            lf        Bagwell             1b
5. A. Jones            cf        Hidalgo             rf
6. Helms               3b        Vizcaino            3b
7. DeRosa              2b        Lane                cf
8. Blanco              c         Ausmus              c
9. Moss                p         Miller              p

BRAVES 1ST: Furcal was called out on strikes; M. Franco grounded
out (second to first); Sheffield flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo singled to left; Biggio forced Lugo (second to
shortstop); Merced flied to center; Bagwell flied to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: C. Jones doubled to right; A. Jones grounded out
(third to first); Helms singled [C. Jones to third]; DeRosa hit
a sacrifice fly to center [C. Jones scored, Helms to second];
Blanco walked; Moss struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo lined to shortstop; Vizcaino popped to
shortstop; Lane flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Furcal homered; M. Franco flied to center; Sheffield
lined to left; C. Jones doubled to left; A. Jones walked; Helms
forced A. Jones (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus singled to center; On a bunt Miller grounded
into a double play (catcher to shortstop to second) [Ausmus out
at second]; Lugo singled to center; Lugo stole second; Biggio
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: DeRosa singled to center; Blanco flied to left; On a
bunt Moss struck out; Furcal struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Merced tripled to right; Bagwell grounded out (third
to first); Hidalgo walked; Vizcaino singled to left [Merced
scored, Hidalgo to second]; Lane doubled to left [Hidalgo
scored, Vizcaino to third]; Ausmus was walked intentionally;
Miller grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Ausmus out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: M. Franco doubled; Sheffield singled to center [M.
Franco to third]; C. Jones walked [Sheffield to second]; A.
Jones popped to second; Helms struck out; DeRosa was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Lugo singled to right; Biggio walked [Lugo to
second]; Merced grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Lugo to third, Biggio out at second]; Bagwell walked;
Hidalgo flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros
2.

BRAVES 6TH: Blanco doubled; Moss out on a sacrifice bunt (third
to first) [Blanco to third]; Furcal singled [Blanco stayed at
third]; M. Franco flied into a double play (left to catcher)
[Blanco out at home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Vizcaino flied to right; Lane singled to left;
Ausmus doubled to left [Lane to third]; Miller hit a sacrifice
fly to left [Lane scored]; Lugo homered [Ausmus scored];
LIGTENBERG REPLACED MOSS (PITCHING); Biggio flied to center; 3
R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 5.

BRAVES 7TH: Sheffield walked; C. Jones forced Sheffield (first
to shortstop); BRAGG RAN FOR C. JONES; A. Jones doubled to left
[Bragg to third]; STONE REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Helms struck
out; DeRosa grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: BRAGG STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); FOSTER REPLACED
LIGTENBERG (PITCHING); Merced struck out; Bagwell grounded out
(third to first); Hidalgo reached on an error by Furcal;
Vizcaino walked [Hidalgo to second]; Lane lined to second; 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 5.

BRAVES 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Blanco flied to
center; LOCKHART BATTED FOR FOSTER; Lockhart flied to right;
Furcal grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: A. LOPEZ REPLACED LOCKHART (PITCHING); Ausmus flied
to center; WARD BATTED FOR DOTEL; Ward grounded out (third to
first); Lugo grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 5.

BRAVES 9TH: J. FRANCO BATTED FOR M. FRANCO; WAGNER REPLACED WARD
(PITCHING); J. Franco singled to center; Sheffield walked [J.
Franco to second]; CASTILLA BATTED FOR BRAGG; Castilla singled
[J. Franco scored, Sheffield to third]; A. Jones doubled to left
[Sheffield scored, Castilla to third]; Helms hit a sacrifice fly
to center [Castilla scored, A. Jones to third]; DeRosa grounded
out (shortstop to first); Blanco was walked intentionally;
TORREALBA BATTED FOR A. LOPEZ; Torrealba struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: J. FRANCO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); CASTILLA
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); HELMS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
LF); HAMMOND REPLACED TORREALBA (PITCHING); Biggio flied to
center; Merced reached on an error by J. Franco (assist by
Hammond); Bagwell grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Merced out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 5.

BRAVES 10TH: MANN REPLACED WAGNER (PITCHING); Furcal grounded
out (second to first); J. Franco grounded out (pitcher to
first); Sheffield struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 10TH: Hidalgo popped to first in foul territory; Vizcaino
flied to center; Lane grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 5.

BRAVES 11TH: Castilla flied to left; A. Jones struck out; Helms
singled to center; DeRosa was hit by a pitch [Helms to second];
Blanco grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 11TH: SPOONEYBARGER REPLACED HAMMOND (PITCHING); Ausmus
flied to right; BERKMAN BATTED FOR MANN; Berkman struck out;
Lugo walked; Lugo stole second; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 5.

BRAVES 12TH: CRUZ REPLACED BERKMAN (PITCHING); Spooneybarger was
called out on strikes; Furcal was called out on strikes; J.
Franco struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 12TH: Merced doubled; Bagwell was walked intentionally;
Hidalgo flied to right [Merced to third]; Vizcaino was walked
intentionally [Bagwell to second]; BLUM BATTED FOR LANE; Blum
struck out; Ausmus lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves
5, Astros 5.

BRAVES 13TH: MERCED CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); HIDALGO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); BLUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
LF); Sheffield homered; Castilla lined to right; A. Jones was
called out on strikes; Helms struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 13TH: ZAUN BATTED FOR CRUZ; SMOLTZ REPLACED SPOONEYBARGER
(PITCHING); Zaun struck out; Lugo flied to center; Biggio
singled to right; Merced doubled to left [Biggio out at home
(left to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           6  15   2   15
 Astros           5  13   0   13


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