Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 87
Played on Friday, July 4, 2008 (N) at Turner Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   2  6  0
ATL N    0  2  1    0  0  2    1  0  x  -   6  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Erstad cf                     4   2   1   0       0   0       6   0
Loretta 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Berkman 1b                    4   0   2   1       0   1      12   0
Lee lf                        2   0   1   0       2   0       0   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   5
Blum 3b                       3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Pence rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Towles c                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Moehler p                     1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Newhan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   2   6   1       4   8      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Loretta-Tejada-Berkman, Wright-Tejada-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (28,off Hudson).
GDP: Tejada 2 (11,off Hudson,off Bennett).
Team LOB: 6.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blanco lf                     2   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Escobar ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   4
C. Jones 3b                   4   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
Teixeira 1b                   1   2   1   0       3   0      10   0
McCann c                      4   1   2   1       0   0       8   0
Johnson 2b                    4   1   1   2       0   0       1   5
Kotsay cf                     3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Perry rf                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Hudson p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Prado ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boyer p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bennett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   6   8   6       4   1      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Johnson-Escobar-Teixeira, Johnson-Escobar-C. Jones-Escobar.

BATTING - 
3B: Perry (1,off Moehler).
HR: Johnson (8,6th inning off Moehler 1 on 1 out).
SF: Kotsay (1,off Moehler).
HBP: Blanco (3,by Wright).
GDP: Escobar (12,off Moehler); Perry (1,off Wright).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Blanco (8,2nd base off Wright/Towles).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler L(4-4)                6     6   5   5   3   1   1  26
Wright                        2     2   1   1   1   0   0   9
Totals                        8     8   6   6   4   1   1  35

HBP: Wright (2,Blanco).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hudson W(9-6)                 7     4   1   1   3   6   0  27
Boyer                         0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Bennett                       0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Gonzalez                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   2   4   8   0  35

WP: Bennett (3).

Umpires: HP - Mike Estabrook, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Mike Everitt, 3B - Mike DiMuro
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 48045


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Erstad              cf        Blanco              lf
2. Loretta             2b        Escobar             ss
3. Berkman             1b        C. Jones            3b
4. Lee                 lf        Teixeira            1b
5. Tejada              ss        McCann              c
6. Blum                3b        Johnson             2b
7. Pence               rf        Kotsay              cf
8. Towles              c         Perry               rf
9. Moehler             p         Hudson              p

ASTROS 1ST: Erstad flied to center; Loretta grounded out (third
to first); Berkman doubled to right; Lee walked; Tejada struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Blanco grounded out (shortstop to first); Escobar
grounded out (shortstop to first); C. Jones flied to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Blum lined to first; Pence grounded out (pitcher to
first); Towles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Teixeira walked; McCann singled to center [Teixeira
to second]; Johnson flied to right [Teixeira to third]; Kotsay
out on a sacrifice fly to center [Teixeira scored]; Perry
tripled to right [McCann scored]; Debut game for Jason
Perry; Hudson struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Moehler was called out on strikes; Erstad grounded
out (third to first); Loretta struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Blanco walked; Escobar grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Blanco out at second]; C. Jones
singled to center; Teixeira singled to right [C. Jones to
third]; McCann singled to center [C. Jones scored, Teixeira to
second]; Johnson grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman struck out; Lee singled to left; Tejada
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Lee
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Kotsay grounded out (first unassisted); Perry
grounded out (first unassisted); Hudson flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Blum grounded out (second to first); Pence flied to
right; Towles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Blanco popped to first; Escobar grounded out
(shortstop to first); C. Jones grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Moehler walked; Erstad forced Moehler (pitcher to
shortstop); Loretta grounded out (second to first) [Erstad to
second]; Berkman singled to left [Erstad scored, Berkman to
second (on throw to home)]; Lee lined to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Teixeira walked; McCann lined to right; Johnson
homered [Teixeira scored]; Kotsay lined to shortstop; Perry
flied to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Tejada grounded out (shortstop to first); Blum
walked; Pence singled to second [Blum to second]; Towles
grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Blum to third,
Pence to second]; NEWHAN BATTED FOR MOEHLER; Newhan grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

BRAVES 7TH: WRIGHT REPLACED NEWHAN (PITCHING); PRADO BATTED FOR
HUDSON; Prado lined to center; Blanco was hit by a pitch; Blanco
stole second; Escobar grounded out (third to first) [Blanco to
third]; C. Jones singled to right [Blanco scored]; Teixeira
walked [C. Jones to second]; McCann lined to first; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 8TH: BOYER REPLACED PRADO (PITCHING); Erstad singled to
right; Loretta singled to shortstop [Erstad to second]; Berkman
flied to left; BENNETT REPLACED BOYER (PITCHING); Bennett threw
a wild pitch [Erstad to third, Loretta to second]; Lee walked;
Tejada grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to third
to shortstop) [Erstad scored, Loretta out at third, Lee out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 6.

BRAVES 8TH: Johnson flied to center; Kotsay singled to right;
Perry grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Kotsay out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 6.

ASTROS 9TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED BENNETT (PITCHING); Blum struck
out; Pence popped to third; Towles was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   0    6
 Braves           6   8   0    5


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