Houston Astros 3, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Saturday, September 29, 2007 (N) at Minute Maid Park

ATL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  8  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   3  7  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Escobar ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   4
Johnson 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   4
C. Jones 3b                   3   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Woodward 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Teixeira 1b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
  Thorman 1b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Francoeur rf                  3   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
  Mahay p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moylan p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Prado ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Acosta p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
B. Jones lf                   3   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Pena c                        4   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Harris cf                     3   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Bennett p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Diaz ph,rf                  2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       1   9      24  13

BATTING - 
2B: Escobar (25,off Backe); Francoeur (40,off Sarfate).
SF: Harris (3,off Sarfate).
HBP: B. Jones (1,by Backe).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Pena (1,2nd base by Backe/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Anderson cf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Biggio c,2b                   4   1   2   0       0   1       2   2
  Ransom ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman 1b                    2   1   1   2       1   1       8   0
  Lamb 1b                     1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lee lf                        4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Wigginton 3b                  3   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Everett ss                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Burke ss,2b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus 2b,c                   3   0   1   0       0   0       7   3
Backe p                       2   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Sarfate p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ph                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Scott lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       30   3   7   3       1   6      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (30,off Bennett).
HR: Berkman (34,1st inning off Bennett 1 on 1 out); Backe (1,5th inning off
Bennett 0 on 2 out).
SH: Bruntlett (6,off Mahay).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bennett L(2-1)                6     6   3   3   1   5   2  25
Mahay                         0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Moylan                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Acosta                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     7   3   3   1   6   2  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(3-1)                  6     4   1   1   0   4   0  22
Sarfate                       1     3   1   1   0   2   0   6
Qualls                        1     1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Lidge SV(19)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1   9   0  36

HBP: Backe (2,B. Jones).

Umpires: HP - Mark Carlson, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Derryl Cousins, 3B - Ted Barrett
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 43624


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Escobar             ss        Anderson            cf
2. Johnson             2b        Biggio              c
3. C. Jones            3b        Berkman             1b
4. Teixeira            1b        Lee                 lf
5. Francoeur           rf        Pence               rf
6. B. Jones            lf        Wigginton           3b
7. Pena                c         Everett             ss
8. Harris              cf        Ausmus              2b
9. Bennett             p         Backe               p

BRAVES 1ST: Escobar doubled to left; Johnson struck out; C.
Jones grounded out (second to first) [Escobar to third];
Teixeira grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Anderson grounded out (second to first); Biggio
doubled to left; Berkman homered [Biggio scored]; Lee grounded
out (third to first); Pence was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Francoeur singled to shortstop; B. Jones singled to
right [Francoeur to third]; Pena grounded out (third to first)
[Francoeur scored, B. Jones to second]; Harris flied to right;
Bennett lined to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros
2.

ASTROS 2ND: Wigginton struck out; Everett grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ausmus grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 3RD: BIGGIO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); AUSMUS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); Escobar grounded out (shortstop
to first); Johnson grounded out (second to first); C. Jones
singled to right; Teixeira flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Backe was called out on strikes; Anderson grounded
out (second to first); Biggio was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Francoeur was called out on strikes; B. Jones was
hit by a pitch; Pena forced B. Jones (shortstop to second); Pena
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman walked; Lee flied to right; Pence flied to
center; Wigginton flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: BURKE REPLACED EVERETT (PLAYING SS); Harris flied to
center; Bennett was called out on strikes; Escobar grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Burke grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus
grounded out (second to first); Backe homered; Anderson singled
to second; Biggio singled to center [Anderson to third]; Berkman
was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Johnson flied to left; C. Jones struck out; Teixeira
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: WOODWARD REPLACED C. JONES (PLAYING 3B); THORMAN
REPLACED TEIXEIRA (PLAYING 1B); Lee grounded out (shortstop to
first); Pence flied to center; Wigginton singled to left; Burke
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: LAMB REPLACED BERKMAN (PLAYING 1B); SARFATE REPLACED
BACKE (PITCHING); Francoeur doubled to center; B. Jones was
called out on strikes; Pena singled to left [Francoeur to
third]; Harris out on a sacrifice fly to left [Francoeur
scored]; DIAZ BATTED FOR BENNETT; Diaz singled to right [Pena to
second]; Escobar struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MAHAY REPLACED FRANCOEUR (PITCHING); DIAZ STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); Ausmus singled to left; BRUNTLETT BATTED FOR
SARFATE; Bruntlett out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Ausmus to second]; Anderson grounded out (shortstop to first);
MOYLAN REPLACED MAHAY (PITCHING); Biggio grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); Johnson
singled to second; Woodward grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Johnson to second]; Thorman struck out; PRADO BATTED FOR
MOYLAN; Prado walked; B. Jones struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Braves 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: ACOSTA REPLACED PRADO (PITCHING); Lamb grounded out
(second to first); Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Pence
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: RANSOM REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING SS); LIDGE REPLACED
LEE (PITCHING); BURKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); SCOTT
REPLACED QUALLS (PLAYING LF); Pena flied to left; Harris flied
to left; Diaz struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   8   0    7
 Astros           3   7   0    5


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