Atlanta Braves 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 23
Played on Friday, May 1, 2009 (N) at Turner Field

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  1
ATL N    2  0  0    0  4  0    1  0  x  -   7  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   1       0   1
Bourn cf                      5   1   3   0       0   0       5   0
Berkman 1b                    5   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
Lee lf                        4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Pence rf                      2   1   1   0       2   0       2   1
Blum 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
I. Rodriguez c                4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Hampton p                     2   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   2  10   2       3   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Berkman (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Lee (6,off Lowe).
3B: Bourn (2,off Lowe).
GDP: Blum (3,off Bennett).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Lee (1,2nd base by Lowe/Sammons).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Infante 2b                    4   1   2   2       0   0       3   3
Escobar ss                    4   1   2   2       0   0       2   5
C. Jones 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Francoeur rf                  4   1   2   3       0   0       1   0
Kotchman 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Diaz lf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Sammons c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
Schafer cf                    3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Lowe p                        1   1   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Moylan p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Jones ph                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Bennett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gonzalez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   7   8   7       3   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kotchman-Escobar-Bennett.
E: Lowe (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Escobar (5,off Hampton).
HR: Francoeur (3,1st inning off Hampton 1 on 2 out).
SH: Lowe (3,off Hampton).
IBB: C. Jones (1,by Hampton).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(1-2)                4.1   5   6   5   2   0   1  21
Geary                         1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Fulchino                      1     1   1   1   1   1   0   5
Wright                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     8   7   6   3   4   1  35

IBB: Hampton (1,C. Jones).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lowe W(3-1)                   6.2   8   2   2   2   3   0  30
Moylan                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Bennett                       1.2   2   0   0   1   3   0   7
Gonzalez                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   2   2   3   6   0  39

WP: Bennett (1).

Umpires: HP - Paul Nauert, 1B - Chad Fairchild, 2B - Phil Cuzzi, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 29309


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Matsui              2b        Infante             2b
2. Bourn               cf        Escobar             ss
3. Berkman             1b        C. Jones            3b
4. Lee                 lf        Francoeur           rf
5. Tejada              ss        Kotchman            1b
6. Pence               rf        Diaz                lf
7. Blum                3b        Sammons             c
8. I. Rodriguez        c         Schafer             cf
9. Hampton             p         Lowe                p

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui grounded out (shortstop to first); Bourn
tripled to right; Berkman grounded out (second to first) [Bourn
scored]; Lee doubled to right; Tejada reached on an error by
Lowe [Lee to third]; Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Infante singled to center; Escobar forced Infante
(second to shortstop); C. Jones grounded out (third to first)
[Escobar to second]; Francoeur homered [Escobar scored];
Kotchman grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Blum struck out; I. Rodriguez flied to center;
Hampton singled to right; Matsui singled to second [Hampton to
third]; Bourn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Diaz grounded out (third to first); Sammons flied to
center; Schafer grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Berkman grounded out (second to first); Lee flied to
right; Tejada lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Lowe flied to center; Infante flied to center;
Escobar grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Pence walked; Blum struck out; I. Rodriguez singled
to left [Pence to third]; Hampton forced I. Rodriguez (third to
second) [Pence scored]; Matsui struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 4TH: C. Jones flied to center; Francoeur grounded out
(first unassisted); Kotchman popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bourn flied to left; Berkman flied to left; Lee
singled to shortstop; Lee was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Diaz singled to center; Sammons flied to left;
Schafer walked [Diaz to second]; Lowe reached on an error by
Berkman on a sacrifice bunt [Diaz to third, Schafer to second];
Infante singled to left [Diaz scored, Schafer scored, Lowe to
second]; Escobar doubled to left [Lowe scored (unearned),
Infante to third]; C. Jones was walked intentionally; GEARY
REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); Francoeur singled to right [Infante
scored, Escobar out at home (right to catcher), C. Jones to
second]; Kotchman grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R (3 ER),
4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Tejada grounded out (shortstop to first); Pence
walked; Blum grounded out (pitcher to first) [Pence to second];
I. Rodriguez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 6.

BRAVES 6TH: Diaz struck out; Sammons struck out; Schafer flied
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 6.

ASTROS 7TH: SMITH BATTED FOR GEARY; Smith grounded out (first
unassisted); Matsui grounded out (first unassisted); Bourn
singled to center; Berkman singled to left [Bourn to third];
MOYLAN REPLACED LOWE (PITCHING); Lee forced Berkman (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 6.

BRAVES 7TH: FULCHINO REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); B. JONES BATTED
FOR MOYLAN; B. Jones walked; Infante grounded out (third to
first) [B. Jones to second]; Escobar singled to center [B. Jones
scored]; C. Jones was called out on strikes; Francoeur flied to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 7.

ASTROS 8TH: BENNETT REPLACED B. JONES (PITCHING); Tejada struck
out; Pence singled to second; Blum grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to pitcher) [Pence out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 7.

BRAVES 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED FULCHINO (PITCHING); Kotchman flied
to right; Diaz flied to right; Sammons singled to shortstop;
Schafer was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 7.

ASTROS 9TH: I. Rodriguez was called out on strikes; ERSTAD
BATTED FOR WRIGHT; Erstad struck out; Matsui walked; Bennett
threw a wild pitch [Matsui to second]; Bourn singled to first
[Matsui to third]; GONZALEZ REPLACED BENNETT (PITCHING); Bourn
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Bourn to
second]; Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  10   1   10
 Braves           7   8   1    4


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