Atlanta Braves 11, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 (N) at Minute Maid Park

ATL N    0  0  0    3  2  5    0  1  0  -  11 13  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Furcal ss                     4   1   1   0       1   0       0   3
  Bragg rf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Giles 2b                      5   2   2   1       0   0       3   2
Sheffield rf                  4   4   4   3       1   0       1   0
  Holmes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Franco ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hodges p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
C. Jones lf                   5   1   3   4       0   1       0   0
A. Jones cf                   3   0   0   1       1   2       5   0
Fick 1b                       4   0   1   1       0   1       8   0
  J. Franco 1b                0   0   0   0       1   0       4   1
Castilla 3b                   5   2   0   0       0   0       1   1
Lopez c                       4   1   1   0       1   2       4   1
Hampton p                     2   0   1   1       1   0       1   3
  DeRosa ss                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       38  11  13  11       6   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Fick (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Giles 2 (11,off Miller 2); C. Jones 2 (8,off Miller,off Puffer).
HR: Sheffield (7,8th inning off Chen 0 on 0 out).
SH: Hampton (1,off Puffer).
SF: A. Jones (2,off Miller).
HBP: Giles (1,by Puffer); Bragg (1,by Chen).
IBB: Furcal (1,by Puffer).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sheffield (5,2nd base off Miller/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       1   2
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Merced 1b                   1   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Kent 2b                       3   0   2   0       0   0       4   2
  Blum ss                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Berkman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       0   1       7   1
Lugo ss                       2   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
  Chen p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Miller p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hunter ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Vizcaino 2b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   1   5   1       1   3      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ensberg-Kent-Ausmus-Ensberg.
E: Kent (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Ausmus (3,off Hampton); Merced (5,off Hodges).
HR: Ensberg (2,4th inning off Hampton 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Kent (1,2nd base by Hampton/Lopez).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton W(1-1)                7     4   1   1   1   2   1  26
Holmes                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Hodges                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     5   1   1   1   3   1  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller L(0-3)                 5     8   5   5   2   2   0  24
Puffer                        2     3   5   4   3   2   0  14
Chen                          2     2   1   1   1   3   1  10
Totals                        9    13  11  10   6   7   1  48

HBP: Puffer (1,Giles); Chen (2,Bragg).
IBB: Puffer (2,Furcal).

Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Marty Foster, 2B - Gary Darling, 3B - Terry Craft
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 24018


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Furcal grounded out (shortstop to first); Giles
doubled to right; Sheffield singled to right [Giles to third];
C. Jones was called out on strikes; A. Jones forced Sheffield
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to center; Ensberg grounded out
(pitcher to first); Bagwell popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Fick struck out; Castilla flied to right; Lopez
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent grounded out (pitcher to first); Hidalgo
grounded out (third to first); Berkman grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Hampton grounded out (shortstop to first); Furcal
flied to left; Giles grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Lugo
grounded out (pitcher to first); Miller flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Sheffield walked; C. Jones doubled to center
[Sheffield scored]; A. Jones walked; Fick singled to right [C.
Jones scored, A. Jones to third]; Castilla hit into a double
play (third to second) [A. Jones out at home (second to catcher
to third), Fick out at second]; Lopez singled to third [Castilla
to second]; Hampton singled to center [Castilla scored, Lopez to
second]; Furcal flied to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio flied to center; Ensberg homered; Bagwell
grounded out (second to first); Kent singled to center; Kent was
caught stealing second but was safe at second (error by Fick;
assist by Lopez); Hidalgo popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Giles doubled to right; Sheffield singled to left
[Giles scored]; Sheffield stole second; C. Jones grounded out
(second to first) [Sheffield to third]; A. Jones hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Sheffield scored]; Fick flied to right; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus
struck out; Lugo walked; HUNTER BATTED FOR MILLER; Hunter struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: PUFFER REPLACED HUNTER (PITCHING); Castilla reached
on an error by Kent; Lopez walked [Castilla to second]; Hampton
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Castilla to third,
Lopez to second]; Furcal was walked intentionally; Giles was hit
by a pitch [Castilla scored (unearned), Lopez to third, Furcal
to second]; Sheffield singled to shortstop [Lopez scored, Furcal
to third, Giles to second]; C. Jones doubled to right [Furcal
scored, Giles scored, Sheffield scored]; A. Jones struck out;
Fick grounded out (pitcher to first); 5 R (4 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 10, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: J. FRANCO REPLACED FICK (PLAYING 1B); Biggio
grounded out (second to first); Ensberg flied to center; Bagwell
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 10, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Castilla flied to left; Lopez struck out; Hampton
walked; Furcal singled to left [Hampton to second]; Giles forced
Furcal (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 10,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Kent singled to center; Hidalgo flied to center;
Berkman flied to right; Ausmus doubled to left [Kent to third];
Lugo grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 10, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: MERCED REPLACED BAGWELL (PLAYING 1B); BLUM REPLACED
KENT (PLAYING SS); CHEN REPLACED LUGO (PITCHING); VIZCAINO
REPLACED PUFFER (PLAYING 2B); Sheffield homered; C. Jones
singled to left; A. Jones was called out on strikes; J. Franco
walked [C. Jones to second]; Castilla popped to first; Lopez
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 11, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: BRAGG REPLACED FURCAL (PLAYING RF); HOLMES REPLACED
SHEFFIELD (PITCHING); DEROSA REPLACED HAMPTON (PLAYING SS);
Vizcaino grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio popped to
second; Ensberg was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 11, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: DeRosa grounded out (shortstop to first); Bragg was
hit by a pitch; Giles grounded out (second to first) [Bragg to
second]; M. FRANCO BATTED FOR HOLMES; M. Franco struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 11, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: HODGES REPLACED M. FRANCO (PITCHING); Merced
doubled; Blum grounded out (pitcher to first); Hidalgo grounded
out (shortstop to first); Berkman popped to catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 11, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves          11  13   1   10
 Astros           1   5   1    5


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