Atlanta Braves 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 138
Played on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 (N) at Minute Maid Park

ATL N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  7  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McLouth cf                    3   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Prado 2b                      3   0   1   0       1   2       3   2
C. Jones 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
McCann c                      4   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
Anderson lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gorecki lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Escobar ss                    3   0   0   0       1   1       3   3
LaRoche 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       6   0
Church rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Vazquez p                     3   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
  Gonzalez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Soriano p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2       4   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Escobar-LaRoche, Prado-Escobar-LaRoche.

BATTING - 
HR: LaRoche (21,2nd inning off Paulino 0 on 1 out); McLouth (17,5th inning
off Paulino 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   0   0   0       1   2       4   0
Matsui 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Berkman 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Lee lf                        3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Pence rf                      4   0   2   1       0   2       1   0
Blum 3b                       3   0   1   0       1   0       0   3
Quintero c                    2   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
  Maysonet ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coste c                     1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Manzella pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Paulino p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Michaels ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boone ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   7   1       4   9      27   8

BATTING - 
3B: Tejada (1,off Soriano).
SH: Matsui (13,off Vazquez); Maysonet (4,off Vazquez).
GDP: Lee (18,off Gonzalez); Blum (8,off Soriano).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Vazquez W(12-9)               7     3   0   0   4   9   0  28
Gonzalez                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Soriano SV(22)                1     3   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     7   1   1   4   9   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Paulino L(2-8)                6     4   2   2   3   6   2  24
Byrdak                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Brocail                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Fulchino                      1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     5   2   2   4   8   2  35

WP: Paulino (5).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Dreckman, 1B - Paul Emmel, 2B - Todd Tichenor, 3B - Gary Darling
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 26081


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. McLouth             cf        Bourn               cf
2. Prado               2b        Matsui              2b
3. C. Jones            3b        Berkman             1b
4. McCann              c         Lee                 lf
5. Anderson            lf        Tejada              ss
6. Escobar             ss        Pence               rf
7. LaRoche             1b        Blum                3b
8. Church              rf        Quintero            c
9. Vazquez             p         Paulino             p

BRAVES 1ST: McLouth was called out on strikes; Prado walked; C.
Jones walked [Prado to second]; McCann struck out; Anderson
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn struck out; Matsui struck out; Berkman flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Escobar grounded out (third to first); LaRoche
homered; Church grounded out (third to first); Vazquez singled
to right; Paulino threw a wild pitch [Vazquez to second];
McLouth walked; Prado was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee singled to center; Tejada popped to second;
Pence struck out; Blum popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: C. Jones struck out; McCann flied to left; Anderson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Quintero struck out; Paulino struck out; Bourn
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Escobar grounded out (shortstop to first); LaRoche
flied to center; Church grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: On a bunt Matsui grounded out (pitcher to first);
Berkman grounded out (second to first); Lee popped to catcher; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Vazquez grounded out (second to first); McLouth
homered; Prado singled to center; C. Jones was called out on
strikes; Prado was picked off first (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Tejada lined to third; Pence struck out; Blum
singled to third; Quintero flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: McCann popped to shortstop; Anderson flied to
center; Escobar struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: MICHAELS BATTED FOR PAULINO; Michaels walked; Bourn
walked [Michaels to second]; Matsui out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Michaels to third, Bourn to second];
Berkman was called out on strikes; Lee walked; Tejada grounded
out (pitcher to third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: BYRDAK REPLACED MICHAELS (PITCHING); LaRoche lined
to shortstop; Church flied to center; Vazquez singled to center;
McLouth flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Pence singled to center; Blum walked [Pence to
second]; MAYSONET BATTED FOR QUINTERO; Maysonet out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Pence to third, Blum to
second]; ERSTAD BATTED FOR BYRDAK; Erstad struck out; Bourn
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: COSTE REPLACED MAYSONET (PLAYING C ); BROCAIL
REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Prado struck out; C. Jones grounded
out (third to first); McCann popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED VAZQUEZ (PITCHING); Matsui flied
to left; Berkman singled to left; Lee grounded into a double
play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Berkman out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 9TH: FULCHINO REPLACED BROCAIL (PITCHING); Anderson flied
to right; Escobar walked; LaRoche flied to center; Church struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: GORECKI REPLACED ANDERSON (PLAYING LF); SORIANO
REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Tejada tripled to center; Pence
singled to center [Tejada scored]; Blum grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Pence out at second]; Coste
singled to left; MANZELLA RAN FOR COSTE; BOONE BATTED FOR
FULCHINO; Boone lined to left; Debut game for Tommy
Manzella; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   5   0    6
 Astros           1   7   0    8


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