Houston Astros 7, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 61
Played on Thursday, June 8, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

ATL N    0  0  0    1  1  0    2  0  0  -   4 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  5    1  0  x  -   7  9  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Giles 2b                      4   1   1   0       1   2       2   3
Renteria ss                   5   1   2   0       0   2       0   1
C. Jones 3b                   4   1   2   3       0   1       1   5
A. Jones cf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Francoeur rf                  4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Diaz lf                       3   0   2   0       1   1       3   0
Jordan 1b                     2   0   0   0       1   0      10   0
  B. Pena ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Pratt c                       3   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
  LaRoche ph,1b               1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Thomson p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Reitsma p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Villarreal p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paronto p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Betemit ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   4       3  13      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. C. Jones-Giles-Jordan.

BATTING - 
HR: Francoeur (12,4th inning off Pettitte 0 on 1 out); C. Jones (6,7th inning
off Qualls 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Jordan (3,off Pettitte).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Taveras cf                    3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Lamb 1b                       3   2   2   1       1   0       8   0
Berkman rf                    4   2   3   4       0   0       3   1
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   1   0       1   1       0   2
Wilson lf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0      13   1
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Pettitte p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   7   9   7       4   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Ensberg-Biggio-Lamb, Berkman-Ausmus.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (22,off Thomson).
HR: Berkman 2 (18,4th inning off Thomson 0 on 0 out,6th inning off Thomson
2 on 0 out); Lamb (4,7th inning off Villarreal 0 on 1 out).
SH: Ausmus (1,off Reitsma).
GDP: Ausmus (6,off Thomson).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Thomson L(2-6)                5     6   4   4   2   2   2  22
Reitsma                       1     1   2   2   2   0   0   6
Villarreal                    1     2   1   1   0   1   1   5
Paronto                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   7   7   4   3   3  36

Thomson faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte W(5-7)               6     8   2   2   3   8   1  27
Qualls                        1     2   2   2   0   2   1   5
Wheeler                       1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Lidge SV(16)                  1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    10   4   4   3  13   2  38


Umpires: HP - Paul Nauert, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Greg Gibson, 3B - Rob Drake
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 35752


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Giles               2b        Biggio              2b
2. Renteria            ss        Taveras             cf
3. C. Jones            3b        Lamb                1b
4. A. Jones            cf        Berkman             rf
5. Francoeur           rf        Ensberg             3b
6. Diaz                lf        Wilson              lf
7. Jordan              1b        Ausmus              c
8. Pratt               c         Everett             ss
9. Thomson             p         Pettitte            p

BRAVES 1ST: Giles struck out; Renteria struck out; C. Jones
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio lined to right; Taveras lined to first; Lamb
walked; Berkman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: A. Jones was called out on strikes; Francoeur
grounded out (shortstop to first); Diaz singled to center;
Jordan forced Diaz (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg flied to left; Wilson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Pratt popped to first; Thomson singled to center;
Giles walked [Thomson to second]; Renteria struck out; C. Jones
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett popped to second; Pettitte was called out on
strikes; Biggio doubled to left; Taveras walked; Lamb grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: A. Jones grounded out (shortstop to first);
Francoeur homered; Diaz walked; Jordan grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Diaz out at second]; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman homered; Ensberg singled to left; Wilson
flied to center; Ausmus grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Ensberg out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Pratt struck out; Thomson was called out on strikes;
Giles singled to left; Renteria singled to right [Giles to
second]; C. Jones singled to center [Giles scored, Renteria to
second]; A. Jones flied to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: On a bunt Everett grounded out (third to first);
Pettitte struck out; Biggio lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Francoeur singled to right; Diaz singled to right
[Francoeur to third]; Jordan walked [Diaz to second]; Pratt was
called out on strikes; Thomson flied into a double play to right
[Francoeur out at home (right to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Taveras singled to left; Lamb singled to right
[Taveras to third]; Berkman homered [Taveras scored, Lamb
scored]; REITSMA REPLACED THOMSON (PITCHING); Ensberg walked;
Wilson walked [Ensberg to second]; Ausmus out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Ensberg to third, Wilson to second];
Everett flied to left; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR PETTITTE; Palmeiro
singled to center [Ensberg scored, Wilson scored]; Biggio flied
to center; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

BRAVES 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Giles struck
out; Renteria singled to right; C. Jones homered [Renteria
scored]; A. Jones struck out; Francoeur popped to second; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: VILLARREAL REPLACED REITSMA (PITCHING); Taveras
grounded out (third to first); Lamb homered; Berkman singled to
right; Ensberg was called out on strikes; Wilson grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 7.

BRAVES 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Diaz was called
out on strikes; B. PENA BATTED FOR JORDAN; B. Pena struck out
(catcher to first); LAROCHE BATTED FOR PRATT; LaRoche struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: B. PENA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); LAROCHE STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); PARONTO REPLACED VILLARREAL (PITCHING);
Ausmus lined to right; Everett grounded out (third to first);
LANE BATTED FOR WHEELER; Lane lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 7.

BRAVES 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED LANE (PITCHING); BETEMIT BATTED FOR
PARONTO; Betemit grounded out (first unassisted); Giles grounded
out (third to first); Renteria grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4  10   0    7
 Astros           7   9   0    5


Data courtesy of Retrosheet