Atlanta Braves 7, Houston Astros 6 (17 innings)
Regular Season Game 89
Played on Sunday, July 6, 2008 (D) at Turner Field

HOU N    0  0  5    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   6 15  0
ATL N    1  0  2    0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  -   7 17  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      7   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Loretta ss,2b                 8   1   1   0       0   1       2   4
Pence rf                      7   1   3   0       1   1       2   0
Lee lf                        8   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
Erstad 1b                     4   1   2   0       1   1       9   0
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Abercrombie ph              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Towles c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Wigginton 3b                  8   1   3   4       0   0       1   2
Newhan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tejada ss                   2   0   1   0       2   0       3   1
Ausmus c                      6   0   1   1       0   2      15   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berkman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Rodriguez p                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum 2b,1b                  3   0   1   0       1   0       4   3
Totals                       63   6  15   6       5  11      48  13

BATTING - 
2B: Newhan (2,off Morton); Tejada (21,off Carlyle).
HR: Wigginton (7,3rd inning off Morton 3 on 2 out).
SH: Towles 2 (3,off Acosta,off Ring); Bourn (4,off Acosta).
IBB: Blum (1,by Carlyle); Tejada 2 (4,by Acosta,by Ring).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tejada (7,2nd base off Carlyle/McCann).
CS: Pence (7,2nd base by Morton/Miller).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blanco cf,lf                  8   2   2   0       1   4       5   0
Escobar ss                    9   0   4   2       0   1       2   5
C. Jones 3b                   5   3   3   2       4   0       0   5
Teixeira 1b                   7   0   3   3       2   1      17   1
Infante lf                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Perry pr,rf                 7   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
Prado 2b                      7   1   2   0       1   1       5   8
Norton rf,lf                  4   0   0   0       1   4       1   0
  Carlyle p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Acosta p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Jurrjens pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ring p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Miller c                      3   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
  Johnson ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gonzalez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kotsay ph,cf                3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Morton p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Gotay ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Boyer p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ohman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McCann ph,c                 5   0   0   0       0   1       9   2
Totals                       65   7  17   7      11  18      51  23

FIELDING - 
E: Prado (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Infante (7,off Rodriguez); Teixeira (20,off Wright).
3B: C. Jones (1,off Rodriguez).
HR: C. Jones (18,1st inning off Rodriguez 0 on 2 out).
IBB: Teixeira (8,by Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 21.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez                     5.1   7   3   3   2   8   1  25
Wright                        1.1   1   1   1   1   3   0   6
Brocail                       1     1   2   2   1   2   0   5
Valverde                      1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   6
Geary                         3     1   0   0   2   2   0  12
Borkowski                     2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Byrdak L(2-1)                 2     5   1   1   3   2   0  14
Totals                       16    17   7   7  11  18   1  76

Byrdak faced 4 batters in the 17th inning
IBB: Rodriguez (3,Teixeira).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morton                        6     8   6   6   2   2   1  27
Boyer                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Ohman                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Gonzalez                      2     0   0   0   0   4   0   6
Carlyle                       3     2   0   0   1   4   0  12
Acosta                        3     2   0   0   1   0   0  13
Ring W(2-1)                   1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                       17    15   6   6   5  11   1  71

WP: Carlyle (3).
IBB: Carlyle (4,Blum); Acosta (5,Tejada); Ring (2,Tejada).

Umpires: HP - Mike Everitt, 1B - Mike DiMuro, 2B - Mike Estabrook, 3B - Larry Vanover
Ejections: ATL Manager Bobby Cox by Mike Everitt [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 5:35   Attendance: 24169


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Bourn               cf        Blanco              cf
2. Loretta             ss        Escobar             ss
3. Pence               rf        C. Jones            3b
4. Lee                 lf        Teixeira            1b
5. Erstad              1b        Infante             lf
6. Wigginton           3b        Prado               2b
7. Newhan              2b        Norton              rf
8. Ausmus              c         Miller              c
9. Rodriguez           p         Morton              p

ASTROS 1ST: 1:50 rain delay before start of game; Bourn
grounded out (second to first); Loretta grounded out (third to
first); Pence singled to center; Pence was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Blanco was called out on strikes; Escobar grounded
out (shortstop to first); C. Jones homered; Teixeira struck out;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Erstad
singled to center; Wigginton singled to third [Erstad to
second]; Newhan forced Wigginton (pitcher to shortstop) [Erstad
to third]; Ausmus flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Infante doubled to left; Prado singled to right
[Infante to third]; PERRY RAN FOR INFANTE; Norton struck out;
Braves second baseman Omar Infante left the game due to an
injured leg; Miller struck out; Morton grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: PERRY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); NORTON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Rodriguez grounded out (second to
first); Bourn grounded out (second to first); Loretta singled to
right; Pence walked [Loretta to second]; Lee singled to left
[Loretta scored, Pence to second]; Erstad walked [Pence to
third, Lee to second]; Wigginton homered [Pence scored, Lee
scored, Erstad scored]; Newhan flied to left; 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Blanco singled to right; Escobar flied to left; C.
Jones tripled to center [Blanco scored]; Teixeira singled to
left [C. Jones scored]; Perry struck out; Prado popped to third;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Ausmus grounded out (first unassisted); Rodriguez
flied to right; Bourn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Norton struck out; Miller popped to second; Morton
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

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

BRAVES 5TH: Blanco struck out; Braves Manager Bobby Cox
ejected by HP umpire Mike Everitt; Escobar singled to
center; C. Jones grounded out (third to first) [Escobar to
second]; Teixeira was walked intentionally; Perry grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Erstad grounded out (second to first); Wigginton
flied to right; Newhan doubled to center; Ausmus singled to
right [Newhan scored]; Rodriguez struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Prado struck out; Norton walked; WRIGHT REPLACED
RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Miller struck out; GOTAY BATTED FOR
MORTON; Gotay was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Braves 3.

ASTROS 7TH: BOYER REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); Bourn grounded out
(second to first); Loretta flied to center; Pence singled to
left; Lee was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Blanco was called out on strikes; Escobar grounded
out (shortstop to first); C. Jones walked; Teixeira doubled to
left [C. Jones scored]; BROCAIL REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING);
Perry grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Braves 4.

ASTROS 8TH: OHMAN REPLACED BOYER (PITCHING); Erstad singled to
pitcher; Wigginton flied to right; Newhan grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Erstad to second]; Ausmus grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 4.

BRAVES 8TH: Prado singled to pitcher; Norton struck out; JOHNSON
BATTED FOR MILLER; Johnson walked [Prado to second]; MCCANN
BATTED FOR OHMAN; McCann was called out on strikes; VALVERDE
REPLACED NEWHAN (PITCHING); BLUM REPLACED BROCAIL (PLAYING 2B);
Blanco walked [Prado to third, Johnson to second]; Escobar
singled to right [Prado scored, Johnson scored, Blanco to
second]; C. Jones grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

ASTROS 9TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); MCCANN STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Blum grounded out (third to first); Bourn
struck out; Loretta struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Braves 6.

BRAVES 9TH: Teixeira grounded out (second to first); Perry flied
to left; Prado grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

ASTROS 10TH: Pence struck out; Lee flied to center; Erstad
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

BRAVES 10TH: LORETTA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); GEARY
REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); TEJADA REPLACED VALVERDE (PLAYING
SS); BLUM CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Norton struck out;
KOTSAY BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Kotsay flied to center; McCann flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

ASTROS 11TH: BLANCO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CARLYLE
REPLACED NORTON (PITCHING); KOTSAY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF);
Wigginton singled to right; Tejada forced Wigginton (shortstop
to second); Tejada stole second; Ausmus struck out; Blum was
walked intentionally; Bourn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 6, Braves 6.

BRAVES 11TH: On a bunt Blanco grounded out (pitcher to first);
Escobar was called out on strikes; C. Jones walked; Teixeira
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
6, Braves 6.

ASTROS 12TH: Loretta flied to right; Pence grounded out (third
to first); Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

BRAVES 12TH: Perry grounded out (second to pitcher); Prado
popped to second; Carlyle singled to left; Kotsay walked
[Carlyle to second]; McCann grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

ASTROS 13TH: ABERCROMBIE BATTED FOR GEARY; Abercrombie struck
out; Wigginton flied to left; Tejada doubled to right; Carlyle
threw a wild pitch [Tejada to third]; Ausmus struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

BRAVES 13TH: TOWLES REPLACED ABERCROMBIE (PLAYING C ); BORKOWSKI
REPLACED AUSMUS (PITCHING); Blanco flied to center; Escobar
flied to center; C. Jones walked; Teixeira popped to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

ASTROS 14TH: ACOSTA REPLACED CARLYLE (PITCHING); Blum popped to
catcher; Bourn grounded out (second to first); Loretta flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

BRAVES 14TH: Perry singled to right; Prado flied to right; On a
bunt Acosta struck out; Kotsay flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

ASTROS 15TH: Pence singled to left; Lee reached on an error by
Prado [Pence to second]; Towles out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher
to second) [Pence to third, Lee to second]; Wigginton lined to
shortstop; Tejada was walked intentionally; BERKMAN BATTED FOR
BORKOWSKI; Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
6, Braves 6.

BRAVES 15TH: BYRDAK REPLACED BERKMAN (PITCHING); McCann grounded
out (third to first); Blanco struck out; Escobar singled to
center; C. Jones walked [Escobar to second]; Teixeira walked
[Escobar to third, C. Jones to second]; Perry struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

ASTROS 16TH: Blum singled to right; Bourn out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Blum to second]; Loretta flied to
center; Pence flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Braves 6.

BRAVES 16TH: Prado walked; On a bunt Acosta forced Prado
(pitcher to shortstop); JURRJENS RAN FOR ACOSTA; Kotsay forced
Jurrjens (second to shortstop); Braves pitcher Manny Acosta
left the game due to an injured leg; McCann popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

ASTROS 17TH: RING REPLACED JURRJENS (PITCHING); Lee singled to
center; Towles out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Lee to
second]; Wigginton grounded out (second to first) [Lee to
third]; Tejada was walked intentionally; Byrdak grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 6.

BRAVES 17TH: Blanco singled to center; On a bunt Escobar singled
to third [Blanco to second]; C. Jones singled to right [Blanco
to third, Escobar to second]; Teixeira singled to left [Blanco
scored, Escobar to third, C. Jones to second]; longest game
in Turner Field's history; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6,
Braves 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  15   0   14
 Braves           7  17   1   21


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