Atlanta Braves 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 162
Played on Sunday, October 1, 2006 (D) at Turner Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  9  2
ATL N    1  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  3  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    5   1   2   0       0   3       1   1
Lamb 3b                       5   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Berkman 1b                    4   0   3   1       1   0       9   0
Scott lf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Huff rf                       3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Burke 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Quintero c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sampson p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Lane ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Nieve p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ausmus ph,c                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1   9   1       3   8      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Taveras-Quintero.
E: Lamb (11), Burke (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Burke (23,off Smoltz).
HBP: Scott (4,by Smoltz).
Team LOB: 11.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Giles 2b                      4   1   0   0       0   1       2   2
Renteria ss                   2   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
C. Jones 3b                   3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
A. Jones cf                   3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
McCann c                      4   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Francoeur rf                  3   1   1   1       0   1       5   1
Ward 1b                       3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  McBride p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Yates p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wickman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Langerhans lf                 2   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Smoltz p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thorman 1b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       27   3   3   2       4   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Francoeur-McCann.

BATTING - 
2B: Renteria (40,off Nieve).
HR: Francoeur (29,2nd inning off Sampson 0 on 0 out).
SH: Renteria (8,off Sampson).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sampson L(2-1)                4     2   3   1   2   3   1  18
Nieve                         0.1   1   0   0   2   1   0   4
Rodriguez                     0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Springer                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Lidge                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     3   3   1   4   5   1  32


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smoltz W(16-9)                6     6   0   0   3   5   0  27
McBride                       0.2   3   1   1   0   2   0   5
Yates                         1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Wickman SV(18)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   1   1   3   8   0  39

WP: Smoltz (5).
HBP: Smoltz (9,Scott).

Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Larry Young, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Alfonso Marquez
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 36030


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Taveras             cf        Giles               2b
2. Lamb                3b        Renteria            ss
3. Berkman             1b        C. Jones            3b
4. Scott               lf        A. Jones            cf
5. Huff                rf        McCann              c
6. Burke               2b        Francoeur           rf
7. Everett             ss        Ward                1b
8. Quintero            c         Langerhans          lf
9. Sampson             p         Smoltz              p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras struck out; Lamb flied to left; Berkman
singled to right; Scott grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Giles reached on an error by Burke [Giles to
second]; Renteria out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Giles to third]; C. Jones reached on a fielder's choice [Giles
scored (unearned)]; A. Jones struck out; McCann lined to second;
1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Huff walked; Burke doubled to shortstop [Huff to
third]; Everett lined to second; Quintero lined into a double
play to right [Huff out at home (right to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Francoeur homered; Ward lined to pitcher; Langerhans
struck out; Smoltz grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Sampson popped to catcher; Taveras was called out on
strikes; Lamb singled to center; Berkman singled to center [Lamb
to second]; Scott was hit by a pitch [Lamb to third, Berkman to
second]; Huff lined to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Giles lined to left; Renteria walked; C. Jones
singled to center [Renteria to second]; A. Jones forced Renteria
(third unassisted) [C. Jones scored (error by Lamb) (unearned),
A. Jones to third]; McCann grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Burke popped to second; Everett flied to right;
Quintero flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves
3.

BRAVES 4TH: Francoeur flied to right; Ward struck out;
Langerhans walked; Smoltz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 5TH: LANE BATTED FOR SAMPSON; Lane struck out; Taveras
singled to pitcher; Smoltz threw a wild pitch [Taveras to
second]; Lamb grounded out (second to first) [Taveras to third];
Berkman walked; Scott grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: NIEVE REPLACED LANE (PITCHING); Giles struck out;
Renteria doubled; C. Jones walked; A. Jones walked [Renteria to
third, C. Jones to second]; RODRIGUEZ REPLACED NIEVE (PITCHING);
McCann flied into a double play to center [Renteria out at home
(center to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Huff struck out; Burke singled to left; Everett
walked [Burke to second]; Quintero grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Burke to third, Everett to second]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR
RODRIGUEZ; Palmeiro struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: SPRINGER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Francoeur
struck out; Ward grounded out (pitcher to first); Langerhans
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MCBRIDE REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); THORMAN REPLACED
SMOLTZ (PLAYING 1B); Taveras singled to second; Lamb singled to
left [Taveras to second]; Berkman singled to center [Taveras
scored, Lamb to second]; Scott struck out; Huff struck out;
YATES REPLACED MCBRIDE (PITCHING); Burke flied to center; 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: LIDGE REPLACED SPRINGER (PITCHING); Thorman grounded
out (second to first); Giles grounded out (third to first);
Renteria grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Everett grounded out (first unassisted); BIGGIO
BATTED FOR QUINTERO; Biggio flied to right; AUSMUS BATTED FOR
LIDGE; Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); AUSMUS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); C. Jones flied to left; A. Jones flied to
left; McCann flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 3.

ASTROS 9TH: WICKMAN REPLACED YATES (PITCHING); Taveras struck
out; Lamb grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman lined to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   9   2   11
 Braves           3   3   0    5


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