Atlanta Braves 8, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 27
Played on Thursday, May 1, 2003 (N) at Minute Maid Park

ATL N    0  0  1    3  1  0    1  0  2  -   8 11  2
HOU N    3  0  1    0  0  1    1  0  1  -   7 14  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Furcal ss                     5   1   2   1       0   0       2   4
Giles 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   6
Sheffield rf                  5   2   3   2       0   0       1   0
C. Jones lf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
A. Jones cf                   4   1   1   2       0   1       0   1
J. Franco 1b                  4   1   1   0       0   2      12   3
Castilla 3b                   4   1   2   1       0   2       1   3
Lopez c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
  Bragg pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blanco c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Gryboski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holmes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  DeRosa ph                   1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Smoltz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   8  11   8       1   9      27  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. J. Franco-Furcal-J. Franco, Castilla-Giles-J. Franco, Furcal-J. Franco.
E: Furcal (6), Gryboski (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Sheffield (8,off Robertson); J. Franco (4,off Robertson); Furcal (5,off
Robertson).
HR: A. Jones (6,4th inning off Robertson 1 on 1 out); Sheffield (8,7th inning
off Dotel 0 on 2 out); DeRosa (1,9th inning off Wagner 1 on 0 out).
SH: Reynolds (1,off Robertson); Giles (5,off Robertson).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sheffield 2 (7,3rd base off Robertson/Zaun,2nd base off Munro/Zaun).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     5   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Blum 3b                       5   2   2   0       0   0       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    5   2   3   0       0   0       6   0
Kent 2b                       4   2   3   1       1   0       1   1
Berkman lf                    5   1   4   6       0   0       1   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   0   0       1   2       7   0
Vizcaino ss                   4   0   1   0       1   0       0   3
Zaun c                        3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
  Ausmus c                    1   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Robertson p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Munro p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  14   7       4   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Kent 2 (12,off Reynolds 2); Blum (5,off Reynolds); Berkman (3,off Hernandez).
HR: Berkman (3,1st inning off Reynolds 2 on 2 out).
SH: Robertson (2,off Reynolds).
GDP: Zaun (3,off Reynolds); Kent (3,off Hernandez); Vizcaino (3,off Smoltz).
IBB: Hidalgo (1,by Hernandez).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds                      5.1   8   5   5   1   5   1  23
Gryboski                      0     0   0   0   0   0   0   1
King                          0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Holmes                        0     2   1   1   0   0   0   2
Hernandez W(2-0)              2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Smoltz SV(11)                 1     2   1   1   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9    14   7   7   4   6   1  43

Holmes faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: King (1).
IBB: Hernandez (2,Hidalgo).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Robertson                     4.1   7   5   5   0   1   1  20
Munro                         1.2   1   0   0   1   4   0   7
Dotel                         2     1   1   1   0   3   1   7
Wagner L(1-2)                 1     2   2   2   0   1   1   5
Totals                        9    11   8   8   1   9   3  39


Umpires: HP - Marty Foster, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Terry Craft, 3B - Fieldin Culbreth
Ejections: ATL Manager Bobby Cox by Marty Foster [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 3:23   Attendance: 24673


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. J. Franco           1b        Hidalgo             rf
7. Castilla            3b        Vizcaino            ss
8. Lopez               c         Zaun                c
9. Reynolds            p         Robertson           p

BRAVES 1ST: Furcal lined to pitcher; Giles grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sheffield grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Blum grounded
out (first to pitcher); Bagwell singled to left; Kent doubled
[Bagwell to third]; Berkman homered [Bagwell scored, Kent
scored]; Hidalgo struck out; Braves Manager Bobby Cox ejected
by HP umpire Marty Foster; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 3.

BRAVES 2ND: C. Jones flied to right; A. Jones grounded out
(shortstop to first); J. Franco lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Vizcaino grounded out (second to first); Zaun
singled to center; Robertson out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
first) [Zaun to second]; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 3RD: Castilla singled to shortstop; Lopez flied to
center; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Castilla to second]; Furcal singled to left [Castilla scored];
Giles flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Blum doubled to left; Bagwell grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Blum to third]; Kent singled to left [Blum
scored]; Berkman popped to third; Hidalgo was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 4TH: Sheffield doubled to center; C. Jones was called out
on strikes; Sheffield stole third; A. Jones homered [Sheffield
scored]; J. Franco doubled to left; Castilla singled to center
[J. Franco scored]; Lopez lined to right; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Vizcaino walked; Zaun grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Vizcaino out at second];
Robertson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 4.

BRAVES 5TH: Furcal doubled to center; Giles out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Furcal to third]; MUNRO REPLACED
ROBERTSON (PITCHING); Sheffield singled to center [Furcal
scored]; C. Jones struck out while Sheffield stole second; A.
Jones popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio struck out; Blum grounded out (first to
pitcher); Bagwell grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 4.

BRAVES 6TH: J. Franco struck out; Castilla struck out; Lopez
walked; Reynolds was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Kent doubled to left; Berkman singled to center
[Kent scored, Berkman out at second (center to third to
second)]; GRYBOSKI REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Hidalgo reached
on an error by Gryboski [Hidalgo to second]; KING REPLACED
GRYBOSKI (PITCHING); Vizcaino singled to left [Hidalgo to
third]; King threw a wild pitch [Vizcaino to second]; Zaun flied
to right; ENSBERG BATTED FOR MUNRO; Ensberg walked; Biggio
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 5,
Astros 5.

BRAVES 7TH: AUSMUS REPLACED ZAUN (PLAYING C ); DOTEL REPLACED
ENSBERG (PITCHING); Furcal flied to right; Giles flied to right;
Sheffield homered; C. Jones flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: HOLMES REPLACED KING (PITCHING); Blum singled to
center; Bagwell singled to left [Blum to second]; HERNANDEZ
REPLACED HOLMES (PITCHING); Kent grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Blum to third, Bagwell out at
second]; Berkman doubled [Blum scored]; Hidalgo was walked
intentionally; Vizcaino grounded out (pitcher to second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 6.

BRAVES 8TH: A. Jones struck out; J. Franco struck out; Castilla
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Ausmus was called out on strikes; MERCED BATTED FOR
DOTEL; Merced grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio reached
on an error by Furcal; Blum grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 6.

BRAVES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Lopez singled to
left; BRAGG RAN FOR LOPEZ; DEROSA BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; DeRosa
homered [Bragg scored]; Furcal grounded out (shortstop to
first); Giles struck out; Sheffield flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 8, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: BLANCO REPLACED BRAGG (PLAYING C ); SMOLTZ REPLACED
DEROSA (PITCHING); Bagwell singled to left; Kent walked [Bagwell
to second]; Berkman singled to right [Bagwell scored, Kent to
third]; Hidalgo popped to second; Vizcaino grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Berkman out at second]; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 8, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           8  11   2    4
 Astros           7  14   0    9


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