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OAK
@BOS
4
7
BAL
@CHW
5
12
SEA
@CLE
3
5
ANA
@NYY
6
4
ANA
@NYY
6
7
MIN
@TBD
7
3
DET
@TEX
6
8
KCR
@TOR
7
2
PIT
@ARI
4
3
CHC
@CIN
9
2
MIL
@COL
6
5
ATL
@HOU
6
2
MON
@LAD
3
4
SDP
@PHI
2
0
NYM
@SFG
4
1
FLA
@STL
7
6
 
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Wednesday, August 26, 1998, 7:05
, Astrodome
Attendance: 32,651, Time of Game: 2:48
Braves
6
88-45
 Won 1 
1st
at Astros
2
83-51
 Lost 1 
1st
W: John Smoltz (13-2)
L: Sean Bergman (11-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  1   3  0  1   0  0  1    6 10  1
Astros          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  1    2  8  3

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Walt Weiss SS 3 1 1 1 2 1 5 .292 .395 .353 .747 19 9 0.109 0.58 0.136 -0.027 1.2 1 2
Michael Tucker RF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .252 .340 .438 .777 18 12 -0.081 0.48 0.008 -0.089 -1.2 4 0 SB,GDP
Chipper Jones 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .323 .415 .571 .986 1 1 -0.010 0.40 0.000 -0.010 -0.1
   Ozzie Guillen 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .260 .330 .350 .680 10 8 -0.025 0.39 0.010 -0.035 0.5 1 1 2B
Andres Galarraga 1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .307 .398 .610 1.008 18 13 -0.033 0.47 0.016 -0.050 -0.7 4 0
Ryan Klesko LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .280 .352 .491 .843 12 7 -0.023 0.47 0.013 -0.035 -0.6 0 0
   Rudy Seanez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kerry Ligtenberg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Javy Lopez C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .287 .334 .543 .877 12 8 0.199 0.48 0.213 -0.013 2.0 9 0 HR
Andruw Jones CF 4 1 3 1 0 1 4 .267 .317 .497 .813 19 12 0.058 0.56 0.083 -0.025 1.7 4 1 2·2B,SB
Tony Graffanino 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .217 .282 .339 .621 17 10 0.075 0.55 0.104 -0.029 0.2 4 1
John Smoltz P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .214 .340 .238 .578 13 8 -0.066 0.77 0.000 -0.066 -1.2 0 0
   Gerald Williams LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .324 .437 .761 6 3 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 37 6 10 6 3 6 40 .270 .325 .432 .757 145 91 0.201 0.52 0.583 -0.381 1.5 27 5
2B: A Jones 2 (28, 1 off S Elarton, 1 off S Bergman); O Guillen (13, off S Elarton).
HR: J Lopez (28, off S Bergman, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF Line).
TB: A Jones 5; J Lopez 5; O Guillen 2; T Graffanino; R Klesko; A Galarraga; W Weiss.
GIDP: M Tucker (4).
RBI: J Lopez 2 (89); O Guillen (12); W Weiss (27); A Jones (68); T Graffanino (20).
2-out RBI: J Lopez 2; T Graffanino; O Guillen; W Weiss.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Jones-T Graffanino.
E: W Weiss (11).
Outfield Assists: A Jones (D Bell at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: A Jones (20, 2nd base off S Bergman/T Eusebio); M Tucker (7, 2nd base off D Henry/T Eusebio).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .328 .408 .510 .918 11 6 0.044 0.71 0.066 -0.022 0.5 0 2
Bill Spiers 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .270 .358 .388 .746 12 8 -0.118 1.16 0.000 -0.118 -1.2 0 0
Derek Bell RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .304 .353 .474 .828 14 11 -0.015 0.66 0.033 -0.049 -0.3 3 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .279 .407 .523 .930 16 10 0.011 0.79 0.058 -0.047 -0.0 8 1
Moises Alou LF 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .315 .396 .622 1.018 11 8 -0.047 0.66 0.023 -0.070 0.8 1 0 2B
Carl Everett CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .314 .379 .509 .888 15 10 -0.020 0.82 0.077 -0.097 -0.3 6 0 3B
Tony Eusebio C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .261 .328 .325 .652 20 14 -0.015 0.81 0.044 -0.059 -0.6 6 0
Tim Bogar SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .159 .222 .212 .434 9 7 -0.078 1.08 0.000 -0.078 -0.8 1 4
   Dave Clark PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .285 .245 .530 5 2 0.002 0.06 0.002 0.000 0.2
Sean Bergman P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .077 .077 .115 .192 5 4 -0.052 1.05 0.000 -0.052 -0.5 1 1
   Doug Henry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   J.R. Phillips PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .204 .304 .327 .630 7 4 -0.005 0.22 0.000 -0.005 -0.1
   Scott Elarton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Richard Hidalgo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284 .328 .391 .718 3 3 -0.006 0.22 0.000 -0.006 -0.3
Team Totals 35 2 8 1 1 9 36 .229 .250 .314 .564 128 87 -0.299 0.78 0.303 -0.603 -2.5 27 8
2B: M Alou (26, off K Ligtenberg).
3B: C Everett (2, off J Smoltz).
TB: M Alou 3; C Everett 3; C Biggio 2; D Clark; D Bell; J Bagwell.
RBI: C Everett (69).
2-out RBI: C Everett.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Bogar-J Bagwell.
E: T Eusebio (2); T Bogar (2); C Everett (4).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Smoltz, W (13-2) 7 5 1 1 1 7 0 3.32 27 99 68 36 16 16 8 11 1 0 69 0.263 0.92 2.5
Rudy Seanez 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.57 4 14 9 2 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.028 0.72 0.5
Kerry Ligtenberg 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.79 5 15 10 7 3 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0.008 0.19 -0.5
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 1 9 0 2.00 36 128 87 45 23 19 11 15 2 0 69 0 0 0.299 0.78 2.5

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sean Bergman, L (11-7) 5.1 8 5 4 1 4 1 3.56 25 86 55 34 8 13 9 11 2 0 37 -0.255 0.71 -3.4
Doug Henry 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.88 6 26 16 9 2 5 1 4 0 0 2 0 0.052 0.30 1.9
Scott Elarton 2 2 1 1 1 2 0 3.35 9 33 20 13 3 4 1 5 2 0 0 0 0.001 0.10 0.0
Team Totals 9 10 6 5 3 6 1 5.00 40 145 91 56 13 22 11 20 4 0 37 2 0 -0.202 0.52 -1.5
Balks: None.
WP: K Ligtenberg (3); S Bergman (7).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Nauert, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Greg Bonin.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: 32,651.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Houston Astros
1 Walt Weiss SS 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Michael Tucker RF 2 Bill Spiers 3B
3 Chipper Jones 3B 3 Derek Bell RF
4 Andres Galarraga 1B 4 Jeff Bagwell 1B
5 Ryan Klesko LF 5 Moises Alou LF
6 Javy Lopez C 6 Carl Everett CF
7 Andruw Jones CF 7 Tony Eusebio C
8 Tony Graffanino 2B 8 Tim Bogar SS
9 John Smoltz P 9 Sean Bergman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR ATL J. Lopez S. Bergman 20% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Klesko Scores
t3 0-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R ATL W. Weiss S. Bergman 12% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Weak SS-2B); Graffanino Scores/unER; Weiss to 2B/Adv on throw
b4 0-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R HOU C. Everett J. Smoltz -8% 81% Triple to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Alou Scores
b6 1-5 1 12- 6,(2-2)  OO HOU C. Everett J. Smoltz 7% 94% Fly Ball Double Play: CF-2B
t6 4-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R ATL A. Jones S. Bergman 6% 95% Double to RF (Fly Ball); Galarraga Scores; Lopez to 3B

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' Sean Bergman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O ATL W. Weiss S. Bergman -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(0-2)  O ATL M. Tucker S. Bergman -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL C. Jones S. Bergman -1% 45% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' John Smoltz facing 1-2-3
Ozzie Guillen replaces Chipper Jones playing 3B batting 3rd
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio J. Smoltz 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B (Short 3B Line)
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Spiers J. Smoltz 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Bell J. Smoltz 1% 50% Popfly: 1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Sean Bergman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O ATL A. Galarraga S. Bergman -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B (P's Left)
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL R. Klesko S. Bergman -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O ATL J. Lopez S. Bergman -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' John Smoltz facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Smoltz 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Alou J. Smoltz 2% 49% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b2 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Everett J. Smoltz 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Sean Bergman facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O ATL A. Jones S. Bergman -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  ATL T. Graffanino S. Bergman 5% 52% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Graffanino to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O ATL J. Smoltz S. Bergman -4% 48% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R ATL W. Weiss S. Bergman 12% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Weak SS-2B); Graffanino Scores/unER; Weiss to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 1-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O ATL M. Tucker S. Bergman -3% 57% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' John Smoltz facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU T. Eusebio J. Smoltz -4% 52% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
b3 0-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Smoltz 4% 56% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b3 0-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU S. Bergman J. Smoltz 3% 60% Bunt Popfly: 1B (Weak 1B)
b3 0-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Biggio J. Smoltz -2% 57% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Eusebio to 2B
b3 0-1 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Spiers J. Smoltz 5% 63% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Sean Bergman facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  ATL O. Guillen S. Bergman 0% 63% E2 on Foul Ball
t4 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O ATL O. Guillen S. Bergman -2% 60% Groundout: P-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL A. Galarraga S. Bergman -2% 59% Popfly: CF (Deep SS-2B)
t4 1-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  ATL R. Klesko S. Bergman 1% 60% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
t4 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR ATL J. Lopez S. Bergman 20% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Klesko Scores
t4 3-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  ATL A. Jones S. Bergman 1% 80% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
t4 3-0 2 1-- ATL T. Graffanino S. Bergman 1% 81% Jones Steals 2B
t4 3-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  ATL T. Graffanino S. Bergman 0% 81% Wild Pitch; Jones to 3B
t4 3-0 2 --3 6,(3-2)  R ATL T. Graffanino S. Bergman 6% 87% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Jones Scores
t4 4-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O ATL J. Smoltz S. Bergman -1% 86% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' John Smoltz facing 3-4-5
b4 0-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Bell J. Smoltz 2% 88% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-4 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Smoltz 1% 89% Foul Flyball: RF (1B Foul)
b4 0-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU M. Alou J. Smoltz -1% 88% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b4 0-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  R HOU C. Everett J. Smoltz -8% 81% Triple to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Alou Scores
b4 1-4 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio J. Smoltz 3% 84% Flyball: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Sean Bergman facing 1-2-3
t5 4-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  ATL W. Weiss S. Bergman 2% 86% Walk
t5 4-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO ATL M. Tucker S. Bergman -4% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t5 4-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O ATL O. Guillen S. Bergman -1% 81% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Braves' John Smoltz facing 8-9-1
b5 1-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Smoltz 3% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU S. Bergman J. Smoltz 2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio J. Smoltz -1% 84% Walk
b5 1-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Spiers J. Smoltz 2% 87% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Sean Bergman facing 4-5-6
t6 4-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  ATL A. Galarraga S. Bergman 2% 88% Single to SS (Fly Ball to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t6 4-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O ATL R. Klesko S. Bergman -2% 87% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  ATL J. Lopez S. Bergman 2% 88% Single to 3B (Fly Ball to Deep 3B); Galarraga to 2B
t6 4-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R ATL A. Jones S. Bergman 6% 95% Double to RF (Fly Ball); Galarraga Scores; Lopez to 3B
Doug Henry replaces Sean Bergman pitching and batting 9th
t6 5-1 1 -23 5,(2-2)  O ATL T. Graffanino D. Henry -2% 92% Popfly: CF
t6 5-1 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O ATL J. Smoltz D. Henry -2% 91% Foul Popfly: 1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 5, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Braves' John Smoltz facing 3-4-5
b6 1-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU D. Bell J. Smoltz -3% 87% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Deep 2B-1B)
b6 1-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Smoltz -6% 81% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Bell to 2B
b6 1-5 0 12- 6,(3-2)  O HOU M. Alou J. Smoltz 5% 87% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-5 1 12- 6,(2-2)  OO HOU C. Everett J. Smoltz 7% 94% Fly Ball Double Play: CF-2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' Doug Henry facing 1-2-3
t7 5-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O ATL W. Weiss D. Henry -1% 94% Flyball: CF
t7 5-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  ATL M. Tucker D. Henry 1% 94% Walk
t7 5-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O ATL O. Guillen D. Henry -1% 94% Flyball: CF
t7 5-1 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  ATL A. Galarraga D. Henry 0% 94% Tucker Steals 2B
t7 5-1 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O ATL A. Galarraga D. Henry -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Braves' John Smoltz facing 7-8-9
b7 1-5 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio J. Smoltz 2% 95% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-5 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU T. Bogar J. Smoltz 1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
J.R. Phillips pinch hits for Doug Henry (P) batting 9th
b7 1-5 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Phillips J. Smoltz 1% 97% Flyball: 3B (Deep SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 5-6-7
Scott Elarton replaces J.R. Phillips (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL R. Klesko S. Elarton -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t8 5-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O ATL J. Lopez S. Elarton -0% 96% Lineout: P (P's Right)
t8 5-1 2 --- 6,(1-2)  ATL A. Jones S. Elarton 0% 96% Double to 3B (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole)
t8 5-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O ATL T. Graffanino S. Elarton -1% 96% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Braves' Rudy Seanez facing 1-2-3
Rudy Seanez replaces Ryan Klesko (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Gerald Williams replaces John Smoltz (P) playing LF batting 9th
b8 1-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Biggio R. Seanez -3% 93% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
b8 1-5 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Spiers R. Seanez 3% 96% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B)
b8 1-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Bell R. Seanez 2% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-5 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Seanez 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Astros 1.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 9-1-2
t9 5-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O ATL G. Williams S. Elarton -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  ATL W. Weiss S. Elarton 0% 99% Walk
t9 5-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O ATL M. Tucker S. Elarton -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  R ATL O. Guillen S. Elarton 1% 99% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Weiss Scores; Guillen to 3B/Adv on E8
t9 6-1 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O ATL A. Galarraga S. Elarton -0% 99% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Braves' Kerry Ligtenberg facing 5-6-7
Kerry Ligtenberg replaces Rudy Seanez pitching and batting 5th
b9 1-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Alou K. Ligtenberg -1% 98% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
b9 1-6 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Everett K. Ligtenberg 1% 99% Lineout: RF (Short RF Line)
b9 1-6 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU T. Eusebio K. Ligtenberg 1% 100% Flyball: CF
Dave Clark pinch hits for Tim Bogar (SS) batting 8th
b9 1-6 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU D. Clark K. Ligtenberg -0% 100% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B); Alou to 3B
Richard Hidalgo pinch hits for Scott Elarton (P) batting 9th
b9 1-6 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R HOU R. Hidalgo K. Ligtenberg -0% 99% Wild Pitch; Alou Scores; Clark to 2B
b9 2-6 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo K. Ligtenberg 1% 100% Flyball: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Astros 2.

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