Houston Astros 3, Atlanta Braves 1
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Sunday, September 28, 2008 (D) at Minute Maid Park

ATL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  3
HOU N    0  0  2    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   3  8  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Anderson cf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Prado 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Johnson 2b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Francoeur rf                  4   0   0   0       0   3       2   2
Kotchman 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Diaz lf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  C. Jones ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Lillibridge ss                3   1   1   0       0   1       2   4
  McCann ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Miller c                      2   0   0   1       0   1       6   1
  Gotay ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hampton p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bennett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Norton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sammons c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   1   6   1       1   8      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lillibridge.
E: Lillibridge (6), Miller (3), Hampton (1).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Newhan 2b                   1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Bourn cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Tejada ss                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Maysonet ss                 2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Berkman 1b                    2   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Saccomanno 1b               2   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Pence rf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Wigginton lf                  2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Abercrombie pr,lf           0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Castillo 3b                   3   1   2   0       0   1       1   3
Ausmus c                      2   1   1   2       0   1       3   1
  Towles c                    1   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Rodriguez p                   2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Loretta ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   8   3       0   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Maysonet (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Castillo (29,off Hampton).
HR: Ausmus (3,3rd inning off Hampton 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Abercrombie (2,by Bennett).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Abercrombie (5,2nd base off Hampton/Miller).
CS: Abercrombie (2,2nd base by Bennett/Miller).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(3-4)                6     4   3   3   0   5   1  22
Bennett                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Tavarez                       1     3   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8     8   3   3   0   6   1  31

HBP: Bennett (7,Abercrombie).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez W(9-7)              7     4   1   0   0   6   0  25
Hawkins                       1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Valverde SV(44)               1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     6   1   0   1   8   0  34

BK: Rodriguez (3).

Umpires: HP - CB Bucknor, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - Ed Hickox
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 37113


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Anderson            cf        Matsui              2b
2. Prado               3b        Bourn               cf
3. Johnson             2b        Tejada              ss
4. Francoeur           rf        Berkman             1b
5. Kotchman            1b        Pence               rf
6. Diaz                lf        Wigginton           lf
7. Lillibridge         ss        Castillo            3b
8. Miller              c         Ausmus              c
9. Hampton             p         Rodriguez           p

BRAVES 1ST: Anderson flied to right; Prado flied to left;
Johnson singled to right; Francoeur struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui grounded out (shortstop to first); Bourn
grounded out (third to first); Tejada was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Kotchman grounded out (first unassisted); Diaz
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lillibridge struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman grounded out (third to first); Pence
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wigginton flied to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Miller struck out; Hampton flied to center; Anderson
singled to right; Prado flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Castillo doubled; Ausmus homered [Castillo scored];
Rodriguez grounded out (second to first); Matsui grounded out
(third to first); Bourn grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Johnson grounded out (second to first); Francoeur
struck out (catcher to first); Kotchman lined to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Tejada flied to center; Berkman struck out; Pence
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: MAYSONET REPLACED TEJADA (PLAYING SS); SACCOMANNO
REPLACED BERKMAN (PLAYING 1B); Diaz grounded out (third to
first); Lillibridge singled to shortstop [Lillibridge to second
(error by Maysonet)]; Rodriguez balked [Lillibridge to third];
Miller grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lillibridge scored
(unearned)]; Hampton flied to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wigginton singled to third; Castillo struck out;
ABERCROMBIE RAN FOR WIGGINTON; Ausmus struck out while
Abercrombie stole second [Abercrombie to third (error by
Miller)]; Rodriguez singled to center [Abercrombie scored];
Matsui reached on an error by Hampton [Rodriguez out at home
(right to catcher), Matsui to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: ABERCROMBIE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); TOWLES
REPLACED AUSMUS (PLAYING C ); Anderson was called out on
strikes; Prado grounded out (third to first); Johnson flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bourn flied to left; Maysonet flied to center;
Saccomanno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: NEWHAN REPLACED MATSUI (PLAYING 2B); Francoeur
struck out; Kotchman singled to center; Diaz flied to right;
Lillibridge forced Kotchman (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: BENNETT REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); Pence grounded
out (third to first); Abercrombie was hit by a pitch;
Abercrombie was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Castillo singled to right; Towles grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: HAWKINS REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); GOTAY BATTED
FOR MILLER; Gotay singled to center; NORTON BATTED FOR BENNETT;
Norton flied to center; Anderson was called out on strikes;
Prado struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: TAVAREZ REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); SAMMONS REPLACED
NORTON (PLAYING C ); LORETTA BATTED FOR HAWKINS; Loretta singled
to center; Newhan singled to right [Loretta to third, Newhan to
second (error by Lillibridge; assists by Francoeur, Lillibridge,
Kotchman, Johnson and Kotchman)]; Bourn singled to third
[Loretta stayed at third]; Maysonet struck out; Saccomanno lined
into a double play to shortstop [Newhan out at second (shortstop
unassisted)]; 0 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED LORETTA (PITCHING); Johnson
singled to center; Francoeur forced Johnson (shortstop to
second); Kotchman popped to first; C. JONES BATTED FOR DIAZ; C.
Jones walked [Francoeur to second]; MCCANN BATTED FOR
LILLIBRIDGE; McCann popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           1   6   3    6
 Astros           3   8   1    4


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