Atlanta Braves 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 25
Played on Tuesday, April 29, 2003 (N) at Minute Maid Park

ATL N    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  6  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Furcal ss                     3   1   1   0       1   0       0   2
Giles 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
Sheffield rf                  3   1   1   2       1   0       2   0
C. Jones lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
A. Jones cf                   4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Fick 1b                       3   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
  J. Franco 1b                0   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Castilla 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Blanco c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Maddux p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       1   2
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smoltz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       3   8      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Giles (9,off Oswalt).
GDP: Castilla (4,off Stone).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     3   0   2   0       1   1       3   0
Blum 3b                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Kent 2b                       4   0   2   1       0   0       2   2
Berkman lf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Hunter lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Hidalgo rf                    3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Lugo ss                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Vizcaino ph,ss              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Munro p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   6   1       2   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Blum-Kent-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Kent 2 (10,off Maddux,off Smoltz); Hidalgo (8,off Maddux).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Biggio (2,2nd base by Maddux/Blanco).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maddux W(3-3)                 7     5   1   1   0   5   0  25
Hernandez                     1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Smoltz SV(10)                 1     1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Totals                        9     6   1   1   2   8   0  34

WP: Maddux (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt L(2-3)                 7     6   3   3   2   7   0  29
Munro                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Stone                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   3   3   3   8   0  35


Umpires: HP - Terry Craft, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - Marty Foster, 3B - Gary Darling
Ejections: Lance Berkman by Terry Craft [Called third strike]
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 28467


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Furcal              ss        Biggio              cf
2. Giles               2b        Blum                3b
3. Sheffield           rf        Bagwell             1b
4. C. Jones            lf        Kent                2b
5. A. Jones            cf        Berkman             lf
6. Fick                1b        Hidalgo             rf
7. Castilla            3b        Ausmus              c
8. Blanco              c         Lugo                ss
9. Maddux              p         Oswalt              p

BRAVES 1ST: Furcal singled to shortstop; Giles doubled to right
[Furcal to third]; Sheffield singled to left [Furcal scored,
Giles scored]; C. Jones flied to center; A. Jones struck out;
Fick singled to left [Sheffield to second]; Castilla was called
out on strikes; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Blum singled to left; Bagwell
struck out; Kent doubled to center [Blum scored]; Maddux threw a
wild pitch [Kent to third]; Berkman grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Blanco flied to left; Maddux was called out on
strikes; Furcal grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo grounded out (third to first); Ausmus flied
to center; Lugo grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Giles grounded out (second to first); Sheffield
popped to first; C. Jones flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Oswalt grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio
singled to shortstop; Biggio was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); Blum grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: A. Jones grounded out (third to first); Fick struck
out; Castilla popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell grounded out (pitcher to first); Kent
grounded out (third to first); Berkman grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Blanco grounded out (shortstop to first); Maddux
struck out; Furcal grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Hidalgo doubled to left; Ausmus flied to right; Lugo
grounded out (pitcher to first); Oswalt was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Giles was called out on strikes; Sheffield walked;
C. Jones singled to first [Sheffield to second]; A. Jones
singled to left [Sheffield scored, C. Jones to third]; Fick
lined to right; Castilla flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to right; Blum flied to right;
Bagwell flied to center; Kent grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Blanco flied to center; Maddux struck out; Furcal
walked; Giles flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Berkman was called out on strikes; Astros Lance
Berkman ejected by HP umpire Terry Craft; Hidalgo struck
out; Ausmus flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: HUNTER REPLACED BERKMAN (PLAYING LF); MUNRO REPLACED
OSWALT (PITCHING); Sheffield flied to left; C. Jones grounded
out (pitcher to first); A. Jones popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: J. FRANCO REPLACED FICK (PLAYING 1B); HERNANDEZ
REPLACED MADDUX (PITCHING); VIZCAINO BATTED FOR LUGO; Vizcaino
grounded out (shortstop to first); MERCED BATTED FOR MUNRO;
Merced struck out; Biggio walked; Blum grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: VIZCAINO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); STONE REPLACED
MERCED (PITCHING); J. Franco walked; Castilla grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [J. Franco out at
second]; Blanco struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: SMOLTZ REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Bagwell flied
to left; Kent doubled; Hunter struck out; Hidalgo walked; Ausmus
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   6   0    5
 Astros           1   6   0    6


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