Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > Jun 21, 1983, Braves at Astros Play by Play and Box Score

Elliott, Kalb, MLB Network:From MLB Network’s launch on January 1, 2009—when I used baseballreference.com’s play...

View a short video showing advanced box score features / click orange/red text for additional info

Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
2
5
CLE
@BOS
3
1
SEA
@CHW
2
4
MIL
@DET
10
3
OAK
@KCR
2
4
CAL
@TEX
2
3
MIN
@TOR
3
8
ATL
@HOU
0
5
SDP
@LAD
2
0
PHI
@MON
8
1
PHI
@MON
4
5
 
(12)
STL
@NYM
6
0
CHC
@PIT
4
8
CIN
@SFG
6
5
 
(16)
Tuesday, June 21, 1983,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 16,251, Time of Game: 2:10
Braves
0
39-28
 Lost 1 
2nd, 4½ GB
at Astros
5
34-35
 Won 1 
5th, 10½ GB
W: Mike Scott (3-3)
L: Phil Niekro (2-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  0
Astros          0  1  0   0  2  0   0  2  X    5 13  0

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brett Butler LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .251 .319 .323 .643 -0.070 0.72 0.000 -0.070 -0.7 2 0
Rafael Ramirez SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .311 .321 .632 -0.045 0.48 0.000 -0.045 -0.5 2 3
Claudell Washington RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .283 .318 .413 .731 -0.011 0.39 0.011 -0.022 -0.1 1 1
Dale Murphy CF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .324 .408 .611 1.019 -0.009 1.27 0.094 -0.103 -0.0 0 0
Chris Chambliss 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .266 .336 .419 .755 -0.116 1.09 0.000 -0.116 -1.0 7 0 GDP
Glenn Hubbard 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .284 .352 .409 .761 -0.001 0.47 0.023 -0.024 0.1 3 3
Bruce Benedict C 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .296 .381 .357 .738 0.061 0.97 0.085 -0.024 0.5 7 3
Jerry Royster 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .221 .309 .256 .565 -0.175 1.33 0.000 -0.175 -1.6 2 2 2·GDP
Phil Niekro P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .240 .217 .457 -0.011 0.45 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 0 0
   Donnie Moore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Harper PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .379 .426 .805 -0.007 0.30 0.000 -0.007 -0.1
   Terry Forster P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.333 2.333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Jorgensen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .321 .480 .801 -0.003 0.12 0.000 -0.003 -0.2
Team Totals 29 0 6 0 0 1 29 .207 .207 .207 .414 -0.387 0.78 0.213 -0.600 -3.8 24 12
TB: D Murphy 2; B Benedict 2; G Hubbard; C Washington.
GIDP: J Royster 2 (4); C Chambliss (5).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Washington-B Benedict-G Hubbard-B Benedict-G Hubbard; G Hubbard-C Chambliss.
Outfield Assists: C Washington (C Reynolds at home plate).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: D Murphy (1st base by M Scott).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Omar Moreno CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .244 .286 .323 .609 -0.082 0.65 0.000 -0.082 -0.8 5 0 IW
Terry Puhl RF 5 0 3 1 0 1 5 .279 .342 .374 .716 0.026 0.38 0.043 -0.017 -0.2 1 0
Dickie Thon SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .298 .333 .436 .770 -0.060 0.65 0.018 -0.078 -0.8 2 2
Phil Garner 3B 2 2 1 1 2 1 4 .254 .351 .411 .762 0.163 0.73 0.166 -0.003 1.4 0 5 HR,SB
Jose Cruz LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .306 .387 .435 .822 0.034 0.90 0.119 -0.084 0.0 3 0 2B,SB,CS
Ray Knight 1B 4 0 4 1 0 0 4 .324 .371 .469 .840 0.165 0.57 0.165 0.000 2.2 12 0 2·2B
   Denny Walling PR-1B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .146 .205 .146 .351 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Alan Ashby C 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .243 .301 .444 .745 -0.053 0.69 0.016 -0.068 0.4 1 1
Bill Doran 2B 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .216 .336 .296 .632 -0.014 1.11 0.014 -0.029 -0.1 1 2
   Craig Reynolds PH-2B 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .205 .225 .256 .481 -0.008 0.34 0.006 -0.014 0.7 1 2 2B
Mike Scott P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .105 .105 .105 .211 -0.058 0.71 0.000 -0.058 -1.4 0 3
Team Totals 33 5 13 5 5 6 38 .394 .474 .606 1.080 0.113 0.67 0.547 -0.433 1.6 27 15
2B: R Knight 2 (17, 2 off P Niekro); J Cruz (17, off P Niekro); C Reynolds (2, off T Forster).
HR: P Garner (9, off P Niekro, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
IBB: O Moreno (3, by T Forster).
TB: R Knight 6; P Garner 4; J Cruz 3; T Puhl 3; C Reynolds 2; A Ashby; D Thon.
RBI: T Puhl (11); C Reynolds (4); J Cruz (29); P Garner (43); R Knight (34).
2-out RBI: J Cruz; R Knight.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Doran-D Thon-R Knight; P Garner-B Doran-R Knight; P Garner-C Reynolds-R Knight.
Baserunning
SB: P Garner (10, 2nd base off P Niekro/B Benedict); J Cruz (12, 3rd base off P Niekro/B Benedict).
CS: J Cruz (10, 2nd base by T Forster/B Benedict).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Phil Niekro, L (2-6) 4.2 8 3 3 4 3 1 5.04 25 35 -0.131 0.95 -1.3
Donnie Moore 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.52 1 2 0 0.014 0.59 0.4
Terry Forster 3 5 2 2 1 3 0 2.00 12 0 0 0.005 0.11 -0.7
Team Totals 8 13 5 5 5 6 1 5.62 38 35 2 0 -0.112 0.67 -1.6

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Scott, W (3-3) 9 6 0 0 0 1 0 2.98 29 76 0.389 0.78 3.8
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 29 76 0.389 0.78 3.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: T Forster (6; O Moreno).
Pickoffs: M Scott (1; D Murphy, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Frank Pulli.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: 16,251.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Houston Astros
1 Brett Butler LF 1 Omar Moreno CF
2 Rafael Ramirez SS 2 Terry Puhl RF
3 Claudell Washingto RF 3 Dickie Thon SS
4 Dale Murphy CF 4 Phil Garner 3B
5 Chris Chambliss 1B 5 Jose Cruz LF
6 Glenn Hubbard 2B 6 Ray Knight 1B
7 Bruce Benedict C 7 Alan Ashby C
8 Jerry Royster 3B 8 Bill Doran 2B
9 Phil Niekro P 9 Mike Scott P

Win Probability Chart

Explanation of WPA  · Mouse over chart for play descriptions  · See below chart for tools  · Direct Link in URL Bar

Clear Chart
Big Plays
Scoring Plays
Fix Chart in View While Scrolling

Hold mouse over play on chart to see description of play.
Leverage is shown below the chart Low to High.

Top 5 Plays

View Pitches · wWE and wWPA Explanation
Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 --- R HOU P. Garner P. Niekro 12% 67% Home Run
b5 1-0 2 -2- R HOU J. Cruz P. Niekro 11% 83% Double to LF; Garner Scores
t3 0-1 0 1-- OO ATL J. Royster M. Scott 9% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t5 0-1 0 1-- O ATL C. Chambliss M. Scott 9% 69% Murphy Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO ATL C. Chambliss M. Scott 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL B. Butler M. Scott 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O ATL R. Ramirez M. Scott 1% 54% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- O ATL C. Washington M. Scott 1% 54% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU O. Moreno P. Niekro -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl P. Niekro -1% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O HOU D. Thon P. Niekro -1% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- ATL D. Murphy M. Scott -4% 46% Single to CF
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO ATL C. Chambliss M. Scott 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O ATL G. Hubbard M. Scott 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- R HOU P. Garner P. Niekro 12% 67% Home Run
b2 1-0 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz P. Niekro -2% 65% Foul Flyball: 3B
b2 1-0 1 --- HOU R. Knight P. Niekro 4% 69% Double to RF
b2 1-0 1 -2- O HOU A. Ashby P. Niekro -3% 66% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 -2- O HOU B. Doran P. Niekro -3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- ATL B. Benedict M. Scott -5% 58% Single to RF
t3 0-1 0 1-- OO ATL J. Royster M. Scott 9% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O ATL P. Niekro M. Scott 1% 68% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O HOU M. Scott P. Niekro -2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O HOU O. Moreno P. Niekro -1% 65% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 2 --- HOU T. Puhl P. Niekro 1% 66% Single to 3B
b3 1-0 2 1-- HOU D. Thon P. Niekro 2% 68% Single to CF; Puhl to 2B
b3 1-0 2 12- HOU P. Garner P. Niekro 3% 70% Walk; Puhl to 3B; Thon to 2B
b3 1-0 2 123 O HOU J. Cruz P. Niekro -6% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O ATL B. Butler M. Scott 3% 67% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- O ATL R. Ramirez M. Scott 2% 69% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 2 --- O ATL C. Washington M. Scott 1% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- HOU R. Knight P. Niekro 6% 76% Double to RF
b4 1-0 0 -2- O HOU A. Ashby P. Niekro -4% 72% Flyball: 3B
b4 1-0 1 -2- HOU B. Doran P. Niekro 1% 73% Walk
b4 1-0 1 12- O HOU M. Scott P. Niekro -3% 70% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Knight to 3B; Scott to 1B
b4 1-0 2 1-3 O HOU O. Moreno P. Niekro -4% 66% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 4-5-6
t5 0-1 0 --- ATL D. Murphy M. Scott -5% 60% Single to 3B
t5 0-1 0 1-- O ATL C. Chambliss M. Scott 9% 69% Murphy Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t5 0-1 1 --- O ATL C. Chambliss M. Scott 2% 71% Flyball: LF
t5 0-1 2 --- O ATL G. Hubbard M. Scott 1% 72% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Phil Niekro facing 2-3-4
b5 1-0 0 --- HOU T. Puhl P. Niekro 3% 75% Single to RF
b5 1-0 0 1-- OO HOU D. Thon P. Niekro -6% 69% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b5 1-0 2 --- HOU P. Garner P. Niekro 1% 70% Walk
b5 1-0 2 1-- HOU J. Cruz P. Niekro 1% 71% Garner Steals 2B
b5 1-0 2 -2- R HOU J. Cruz P. Niekro 11% 83% Double to LF; Garner Scores
b5 2-0 2 -2- HOU R. Knight P. Niekro 0% 83% Cruz Steals 3B
b5 2-0 2 --3 R HOU R. Knight P. Niekro 7% 89% Single to RF; Cruz Scores
b5 3-0 2 1-- HOU A. Ashby P. Niekro 1% 90% Walk; Knight to 2B
Donnie Moore replaces Phil Niekro pitching and batting 9th
Craig Reynolds pinch hits for Bill Doran (2B) batting 8th
b5 3-0 2 12- O HOU C. Reynolds D. Moore -1% 89% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Mike Scott facing 7-8-9
Craig Reynolds moves from PH to 2B
t6 0-3 0 --- ATL B. Benedict M. Scott -4% 85% Single to LF
t6 0-3 0 1-- OO ATL J. Royster M. Scott 7% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
Terry Harper pinch hits for Donnie Moore (P) batting 9th
t6 0-3 2 --- O ATL T. Harper M. Scott 1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Braves' Terry Forster facing 9-1-2
Terry Forster replaces Terry Harper (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-0 0 --- O HOU M. Scott T. Forster -1% 92% Flyball: 1B
b6 3-0 1 --- O HOU O. Moreno T. Forster -0% 92% Strikeout
b6 3-0 2 --- O HOU T. Puhl T. Forster -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
t7 0-3 0 --- O ATL B. Butler M. Scott 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-3 1 --- O ATL R. Ramirez M. Scott 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-3 2 --- ATL C. Washington M. Scott -1% 94% Single to CF
t7 0-3 2 1-- O ATL D. Murphy M. Scott 2% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Braves' Terry Forster facing 3-4-5
b7 3-0 0 --- O HOU D. Thon T. Forster -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-0 1 --- O HOU P. Garner T. Forster -0% 95% Strikeout
b7 3-0 2 --- HOU J. Cruz T. Forster 0% 95% Single to LF
b7 3-0 2 1-- O HOU R. Knight T. Forster -0% 94% Cruz Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Mike Scott facing 5-6-7
t8 0-3 0 --- O ATL C. Chambliss M. Scott 2% 96% Flyball: CF
t8 0-3 1 --- ATL G. Hubbard M. Scott -2% 94% Single to LF
t8 0-3 1 1-- O ATL B. Benedict M. Scott 2% 96% Flyball: LF
t8 0-3 2 1-- O ATL J. Royster M. Scott 1% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Braves' Terry Forster facing 6-7-8
b8 3-0 0 --- HOU R. Knight T. Forster 0% 98% Single to CF
Denny Walling pinch runs for Ray Knight (1B) batting 6th
b8 3-0 0 1-- HOU A. Ashby T. Forster 1% 99% Single to RF; Walling to 3B
b8 3-0 0 1-3 R HOU C. Reynolds T. Forster 1% 100% Double to RF; Walling Scores; Ashby to 3B
b8 4-0 0 -23 O HOU M. Scott T. Forster -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 4-0 1 -23 HOU O. Moreno T. Forster 0% 99% Intentional Walk
b8 4-0 1 123 ROO HOU T. Puhl T. Forster 0% 100% Double Play: Single to RF; Ashby Scores; Reynolds out at Hm/RF-C-2B-C; Puhl out at 2B/C-2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 5.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-5, Astros' Mike Scott facing 9-1-2
Denny Walling moves from PR to 1B
Mike Jorgensen pinch hits for Terry Forster (P) batting 9th
t9 0-5 0 --- O ATL M. Jorgensen M. Scott 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 0-5 1 --- O ATL B. Butler M. Scott 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 0-5 2 --- O ATL R. Ramirez M. Scott 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 5.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:HOU198306210
BackToBaseball.com Game Playback

  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

Box scores and play-by-play outputs produced by Sports Reference LLC. All Rights Reserved.