Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Saturday, September 30, 2006 (N) at Turner Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  3  -   5 12  1
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  2  -   4  8  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lamb 3b                       5   1   1   0       0   1       0   3
Berkman 1b                    5   1   1   2       0   0       9   0
Scott lf                      5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Huff rf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Bruntlett 2b,cf             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biggio 2b                     2   0   1   0       2   0       2   3
  Jimerson rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Ausmus c                      3   1   2   0       1   0       8   0
Pettitte p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burke ph,2b                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       38   5  12   4       3   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lamb-Biggio-Berkman.
E: Berkman (9).

BATTING - 
HR: Berkman (45,1st inning off Cormier 0 on 2 out); Huff (13,6th inning off
Cormier 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Berkman (11,off Cormier).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Biggio (2,2nd base by Paronto/McCann).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Aybar 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
  Langerhans lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Giles 2b                      3   0   0   1       0   0       3   5
Renteria ss                   4   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
A. Jones cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Francoeur rf                  4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
McCann c                      4   0   2   1       0   0       3   1
  B. Pena pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Diaz lf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Wickman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Orr pr                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
LaRoche 1b                    3   2   1   1       1   2       7   1
Cormier p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Paronto p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jordan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Villarreal p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McBride p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Yates p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Jones ph,3b              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   8   4       1   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Aybar-LaRoche, Giles-Renteria-LaRoche.
E: Giles (11), Renteria (13).

BATTING - 
HR: LaRoche (32,8th inning off Miller 0 on 0 out).
SH: Giles (5,off Pettitte).
GDP: Francoeur (15,off Pettitte).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte                      7     4   1   1   1   7   0  25
Miller W(2-3)                 1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Lidge                         0.2   1   1   1   0   0   0   3
Wheeler SV(9)                 0.1   2   1   1   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   4   1   8   1  35


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cormier                       5.1   8   2   2   2   1   2  24
Paronto                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Villarreal                    0.2   2   0   0   0   2   0   4
McBride                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Yates                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wickman L(0-2)                0.1   2   3   0   0   0   0   5
Franklin                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Ray                           0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    12   5   2   3   3   2  41


Umpires: HP - Alfonso Marquez, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Larry Young, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 40123


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Taveras             cf        Aybar               3b
2. Lamb                3b        Giles               2b
3. Berkman             1b        Renteria            ss
4. Scott               lf        A. Jones            cf
5. Huff                rf        Francoeur           rf
6. Biggio              2b        McCann              c
7. Everett             ss        Diaz                lf
8. Ausmus              c         LaRoche             1b
9. Pettitte            p         Cormier             p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled to right; Lamb lined into a double
play to third [Taveras out at first (third to first)]; Berkman
homered; Scott singled to left; Huff singled to left [Scott to
second]; Biggio walked [Scott to third, Huff to second]; Everett
flied to right; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Aybar grounded out (first unassisted); Giles
grounded out (shortstop to first); Renteria grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus walked; On a bunt Pettitte made an out to
pitcher; Taveras flied to right; Lamb struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: A. Jones flied to left; Francoeur was called out on
strikes; McCann grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Berkman flied to left; Scott grounded out (second to
first); Huff grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Diaz struck out; LaRoche struck out; Cormier was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio flied to right; Everett flied to left; Ausmus
singled to right; Pettitte grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Aybar popped to shortstop; Giles flied to right;
Renteria was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Taveras singled to left; Lamb popped to third;
Berkman grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Taveras out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: A. Jones singled to right; Francoeur grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [A. Jones out at second];
McCann singled to left; Diaz grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Scott grounded out (pitcher to first); Huff homered;
Biggio singled to right; PARONTO REPLACED CORMIER (PITCHING);
Biggio was picked off and caught stealing second (catcher to
first to second); Everett lined to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: LaRoche walked; JORDAN BATTED FOR PARONTO; Jordan
struck out; Aybar singled to right [LaRoche to third]; Giles out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [LaRoche scored, Aybar to
second]; Renteria flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 7TH: VILLARREAL REPLACED JORDAN (PITCHING); Ausmus
singled to left; On a bunt Pettitte struck out; Taveras struck
out; Lamb singled to right [Ausmus to third]; MCBRIDE REPLACED
VILLARREAL (PITCHING); Berkman forced Lamb (third to second); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: A. Jones struck out; Francoeur singled to left;
McCann forced Francoeur (pitcher to second to shortstop); Diaz
forced McCann (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Scott popped to shortstop; Huff grounded out
(pitcher to first); Biggio walked; YATES REPLACED MCBRIDE
(PITCHING); Everett lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED HUFF (PLAYING 2B); JIMERSON
REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING RF); MILLER REPLACED PETTITTE
(PITCHING); LaRoche homered; C. JONES BATTED FOR YATES; Berkman
dropped a foul fly hit by C. Jones for an error; C. Jones flied
to right; Aybar flied to center; Giles flied to left; 1 R, 1 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

ASTROS 9TH: LANGERHANS REPLACED AYBAR (PLAYING LF); WICKMAN
REPLACED DIAZ (PITCHING); C. JONES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
Ausmus reached on an error by Giles; BURKE BATTED FOR MILLER;
Burke singled to third [Ausmus to third]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR
TAVERAS; Palmeiro singled to right [Ausmus scored (unearned),
Burke to third]; Lamb forced Palmeiro (second to shortstop);
Berkman reached on an error by Renteria [Burke scored
(unearned), Lamb scored (unearned), Berkman to second]; FRANKLIN
REPLACED WICKMAN (PITCHING); Scott lined to second; RAY REPLACED
FRANKLIN (PITCHING); Bruntlett flied to left; 3 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

BRAVES 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); BRUNTLETT
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); BURKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
2B); Renteria singled to right; A. Jones grounded out (third to
first) [Renteria to second]; Francoeur grounded out (second to
first) [Renteria to third]; WHEELER REPLACED LIDGE (PITCHING);
McCann singled to left [Renteria scored]; B. PENA RAN FOR
MCCANN; WARD BATTED FOR RAY; B. Pena advanced to second because
of defensive indifference [B. Pena to second]; Ward singled to
center [B. Pena scored]; ORR RAN FOR WARD; LaRoche struck out; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   1    9
 Braves           4   8   2    4


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