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Scores
Standings
DET
@BAL
6
3
SEA
@CLE
5
6
CHW
@MIN
2
9
KCR
@OAK
8
4
CAL
@TEX
1
6
MIL
@TOR
4
1
SDP
@CIN
3
6
ATL
@HOU
2
6
SFG
@LAD
8
2
MON
@PHI
6
5
Friday, October 3, 1986,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 25,068, Time of Game: 2:22
Braves
2
72-87
 Lost 3 
5th, 21½ GB
at Astros
6
94-66
 Won 3 
1st
W: Nolan Ryan (12-8)
L: Jim Acker (5-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  1  0    2  7  1
Astros          0  3  0   0  2  0   0  1  X    6  9  0

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Andres Thomas SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .255 .272 .379 .651 -0.034 0.79 0.027 -0.061 -0.2 2 1
Ken Oberkfell 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .273 .374 .363 .738 -0.022 0.72 0.024 -0.045 -0.2 0 3
Dale Murphy CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .267 .349 .482 .831 -0.073 0.69 0.000 -0.073 -1.2 5 0
Bob Horner 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .274 .336 .476 .812 0.078 0.76 0.117 -0.038 1.4 9 0 HR
Ken Griffey LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .305 .350 .492 .842 -0.039 0.92 0.041 -0.080 0.1 2 0 SB
Terry Harper RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .260 .334 .399 .734 -0.012 0.61 0.032 -0.044 -0.5 1 0
Bruce Benedict C 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .228 .301 .304 .605 0.055 1.01 0.075 -0.020 0.4 4 1
   Omar Moreno PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235 .277 .352 .629 -0.004 0.14 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
Glenn Hubbard 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .231 .342 .305 .647 -0.136 1.53 0.000 -0.136 -1.7 1 5 GDP
   Gerald Perry PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .279 .351 .397 .748 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
Jim Acker P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .107 .107 .143 .250 -0.061 1.22 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 0 0
   Chris Chambliss PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .300 .375 .417 .792 0.028 0.43 0.028 0.000 0.6 2B
   Ed Olwine P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 7 2 2 9 35 .212 .257 .333 .590 -0.221 0.82 0.344 -0.563 -2.0 24 10
2B: C Chambliss (8, off D Darwin).
HR: B Horner (27, off N Ryan, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: B Horner 5; C Chambliss 2; A Thomas; B Benedict; K Griffey; T Harper.
GIDP: G Hubbard (5).
RBI: B Horner 2 (87).
2-out RBI: B Horner.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Oberkfell-A Thomas-G Hubbard.
E: K Oberkfell (11).
Baserunning
SB: K Griffey (14, 2nd base off N Ryan/R Wine).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Hatcher CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .260 .305 .360 .665 -0.014 0.61 0.041 -0.055 -0.4 0 0 CS
   Danny Darwin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .063 .063 .125 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Charlie Kerfeld P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .311 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bill Doran 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .277 .369 .374 .743 0.026 0.31 0.041 -0.016 0.1 0 2 2B
Denny Walling 3B 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .312 .368 .481 .850 -0.029 0.52 0.014 -0.044 0.2 1 2
Glenn Davis 1B 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .264 .344 .495 .839 0.120 0.54 0.131 -0.012 1.4 7 0 HR
Kevin Bass RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .306 .352 .482 .834 -0.036 0.53 0.012 -0.048 0.4 2 0 2B
Jose Cruz LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .277 .351 .401 .752 0.047 0.37 0.052 -0.005 0.2 2 0
Alan Ashby C 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .260 .337 .376 .713 0.083 0.76 0.099 -0.016 0.5 8 0
   Robbie Wine C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .308 .333 .641 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.3 3 0
Craig Reynolds SS 3 1 2 2 0 0 3 .248 .274 .348 .622 0.154 0.76 0.156 -0.002 1.9 4 2 3B
Nolan Ryan P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .102 .117 .102 .218 -0.066 0.74 0.000 -0.066 -1.3 0 0 GDP
   Terry Puhl PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .305 .359 .664 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
   Tony Walker CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .310 .371 .681 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 6 9 6 2 4 34 .281 .324 .500 .824 0.281 0.52 0.546 -0.268 2.4 27 6
2B: B Doran (29, off J Acker); K Bass (33, off E Olwine).
3B: C Reynolds (3, off J Acker).
HR: G Davis (31, off J Acker, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
TB: C Reynolds 4; G Davis 4; K Bass 2; B Doran 2; A Ashby; J Cruz; D Walling; B Hatcher.
GIDP: N Ryan (2).
RBI: C Reynolds 2 (40); G Davis 2 (100); K Bass (77); B Hatcher (36).
2-out RBI: G Davis 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Doran-C Reynolds-G Davis.
Baserunning
CS: B Hatcher (14, 2nd base by J Acker/B Benedict).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Acker, L (5-12) 7 8 5 5 2 3 1 4.01 29 42 -0.270 0.59 -1.9
Ed Olwine 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3.40 5 0 0 -0.011 0.13 -0.6
Team Totals 8 9 6 5 2 4 1 5.62 34 42 0 0 -0.281 0.52 -2.4

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nolan Ryan, W (12-8) 7 5 1 1 1 6 1 3.34 26 68 0.201 0.88 2.1
Danny Darwin 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.19 6 0 0 0.006 0.88 -0.6
Charlie Kerfeld 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.62 3 0 0 0.012 0.16 0.4
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 2 9 1 2.00 35 68 0 0 0.219 0.82 2.0
Balks: None.
WP: N Ryan (15).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 25,068.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Houston Astros
1 Andres Thomas SS 1 Billy Hatcher CF
2 Ken Oberkfell 3B 2 Bill Doran 2B
3 Dale Murphy CF 3 Denny Walling 3B
4 Bob Horner 1B 4 Glenn Davis 1B
5 Ken Griffey LF 5 Kevin Bass RF
6 Terry Harper RF 6 Jose Cruz LF
7 Bruce Benedict C 7 Alan Ashby C
8 Glenn Hubbard 2B 8 Craig Reynolds SS
9 Jim Acker P 9 Nolan Ryan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 1-3 RR HOU C. Reynolds J. Acker 14% 83% Triple; Cruz Scores; Ashby Scores
b5 3-1 2 1-- RR HOU G. Davis J. Acker 12% 93% Home Run; Walling Scores
b2 0-0 0 1-- HOU A. Ashby J. Acker 10% 69% Single; Cruz to 3B
t5 0-3 0 --- R ATL B. Horner N. Ryan -8% 77% Home Run
t7 1-5 1 1-3 OO ATL G. Hubbard N. Ryan 6% 98% 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' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL A. Thomas N. Ryan 2% 52% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --- O ATL K. Oberkfell N. Ryan 1% 54% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 2 --- O ATL D. Murphy N. Ryan 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Jim Acker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Hatcher J. Acker -2% 52% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- HOU B. Doran J. Acker 4% 57% Double
b1 0-0 1 -2- O HOU D. Walling J. Acker -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 -2- HOU G. Davis J. Acker 1% 54% Walk
b1 0-0 2 12- O HOU K. Bass J. Acker -4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O ATL B. Horner N. Ryan 2% 52% Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- O ATL K. Griffey N. Ryan 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O ATL T. Harper N. Ryan 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Jim Acker facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- HOU J. Cruz J. Acker 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- HOU A. Ashby J. Acker 10% 69% Single; Cruz to 3B
b2 0-0 0 1-3 RR HOU C. Reynolds J. Acker 14% 83% Triple; Cruz Scores; Ashby Scores
b2 2-0 0 --3 O HOU N. Ryan J. Acker -3% 80% Strikeout
b2 2-0 1 --3 R HOU B. Hatcher J. Acker 4% 84% Single; Reynolds Scores
b2 3-0 1 1-- O HOU B. Doran J. Acker -2% 82% Hatcher Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b2 3-0 2 --- O HOU B. Doran J. Acker -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- O ATL B. Benedict N. Ryan 2% 83% Flyball: RF
t3 0-3 1 --- O ATL G. Hubbard N. Ryan 1% 85% Strikeout
t3 0-3 2 --- O ATL J. Acker N. Ryan 1% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Braves' Jim Acker facing 3-4-5
b3 3-0 0 --- O HOU D. Walling J. Acker -1% 85% Flyball: CF
b3 3-0 1 --- O HOU G. Davis J. Acker -1% 84% Flyball: LF
b3 3-0 2 --- O HOU K. Bass J. Acker -0% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- O ATL A. Thomas N. Ryan 2% 85% Flyball: LF
t4 0-3 1 --- O ATL K. Oberkfell N. Ryan 1% 87% Flyball: SS
t4 0-3 2 --- O ATL D. Murphy N. Ryan 1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Braves' Jim Acker facing 6-7-8
b4 3-0 0 --- HOU J. Cruz J. Acker 1% 89% Single
b4 3-0 0 1-- O HOU A. Ashby J. Acker -1% 88% Strikeout
b4 3-0 1 1-- HOU C. Reynolds J. Acker 1% 89% Single; Cruz to 2B
b4 3-0 1 12- OO HOU N. Ryan J. Acker -4% 86% Bunt Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt 3B-SS-2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
t5 0-3 0 --- R ATL B. Horner N. Ryan -8% 77% Home Run
t5 1-3 0 --- O ATL K. Griffey N. Ryan 3% 80% Strikeout
t5 1-3 1 --- ATL T. Harper N. Ryan -3% 77% Single
t5 1-3 1 1-- ATL B. Benedict N. Ryan -5% 72% Single; Harper to 2B
t5 1-3 1 12- O ATL G. Hubbard N. Ryan 6% 77% Flyball: SS
t5 1-3 2 12- O ATL J. Acker N. Ryan 5% 83% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Jim Acker facing 1-2-3
b5 3-1 0 --- O HOU B. Hatcher J. Acker -1% 81% Flyball: RF
b5 3-1 1 --- O HOU B. Doran J. Acker -1% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 3-1 2 --- HOU D. Walling J. Acker 1% 81% Single
b5 3-1 2 1-- RR HOU G. Davis J. Acker 12% 93% Home Run; Walling Scores
b5 5-1 2 --- O HOU K. Bass J. Acker -0% 93% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 5.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-5, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t6 1-5 0 --- ATL A. Thomas N. Ryan -3% 90% Single
t6 1-5 0 1-- O ATL K. Oberkfell N. Ryan 2% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Thomas to 2B
t6 1-5 1 -2- O ATL D. Murphy N. Ryan 2% 94% Strikeout
t6 1-5 2 -2- O ATL B. Horner N. Ryan 2% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-1, Braves' Jim Acker facing 6-7-8
b6 5-1 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz J. Acker -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 5-1 1 --- O HOU A. Ashby J. Acker -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b6 5-1 2 --- O HOU C. Reynolds J. Acker -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 5.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-5, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 5-6-7
Robbie Wine replaces Alan Ashby playing C batting 7th
t7 1-5 0 --- ATL K. Griffey N. Ryan -2% 93% Single
t7 1-5 0 1-- ATL T. Harper N. Ryan -1% 92% Griffey Steals 2B
t7 1-5 0 -2- O ATL T. Harper N. Ryan 3% 94% Flyball: RF
t7 1-5 1 -2- ATL B. Benedict N. Ryan -1% 94% Wild Pitch; Griffey to 3B
t7 1-5 1 --3 ATL B. Benedict N. Ryan -2% 91% Walk
t7 1-5 1 1-3 OO ATL G. Hubbard N. Ryan 6% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-1, Braves' Jim Acker facing 9-1-2
Terry Puhl pinch hits for Nolan Ryan (P) batting 9th
b7 5-1 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl J. Acker -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 5-1 1 --- O HOU B. Hatcher J. Acker -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 5-1 2 --- O HOU B. Doran J. Acker -0% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 5.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-5, Astros' Danny Darwin facing 9-1-2
Danny Darwin replaces Billy Hatcher (CF) pitching and batting 1st
Tony Walker replaces Terry Puhl (PH) playing CF batting 9th
Chris Chambliss pinch hits for Jim Acker (P) batting 9th
t8 1-5 0 --- ATL C. Chambliss D. Darwin -3% 94% Double
t8 1-5 0 -2- O ATL A. Thomas D. Darwin 2% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Chambliss to 3B
t8 1-5 1 --3 ATL K. Oberkfell D. Darwin -2% 94% Walk
t8 1-5 1 1-3 O ATL D. Murphy D. Darwin 3% 97% Flyball: SS
t8 1-5 2 1-3 R ATL B. Horner D. Darwin -3% 94% Single; Chambliss Scores; Oberkfell to 2B
t8 2-5 2 12- O ATL K. Griffey D. Darwin 4% 98% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-2, Braves' Ed Olwine facing 3-4-5
Ed Olwine replaces Chris Chambliss (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-2 0 --- HOU D. Walling E. Olwine 1% 98% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Walling to 2B
b8 5-2 0 -2- O HOU G. Davis E. Olwine -0% 98% Flyball: LF
b8 5-2 1 -2- R HOU K. Bass E. Olwine 1% 99% Double; Walling Scores/unER
b8 6-2 1 -2- O HOU J. Cruz E. Olwine -0% 99% Lineout: 1B
b8 6-2 2 -2- O HOU R. Wine E. Olwine -0% 99% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Astros 6.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-6, Astros' Charlie Kerfeld facing 6-7-8
Charlie Kerfeld replaces Danny Darwin pitching and batting 1st
t9 2-6 0 --- O ATL T. Harper C. Kerfeld 1% 100% Strikeout
Omar Moreno pinch hits for Bruce Benedict (C) batting 7th
t9 2-6 1 --- O ATL O. Moreno C. Kerfeld 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
Gerald Perry pinch hits for Glenn Hubbard (2B) batting 8th
t9 2-6 2 --- O ATL G. Perry C. Kerfeld 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Astros 6.

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