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2004 NL Division Series (3-2): Houston Astros (92-70) over Atlanta Braves (96-66)

WS: BOS-STL / ALCS: BOS-NYY / NLCS: STL-HOU / Div. Series: BOS-ANA / NYY-MIN / STL-LAD / HOU-ATL
 2003 NLDS2 /  2005 NLDS2

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 6, 2004 at Turner Field (Atlanta Braves)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               0  0  4    0  3  0    1  0  1     9 13  1
    Atlanta Braves               1  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  0     3  7  0

    PITCHERS: HOU - Clemens, Qualls (8), Gallo (9)
              ATL - Wright, Gryboski (5), Cruz (6), Alfonseca (8), Reitsma (9)

               WP - Roger Clemens
	       LP - Jaret Wright
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Ausmus, Beltran, Berkman, Lane
              ATL - Jones

  ATTENDANCE: 41,464

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 7, 2004 at Turner Field (Atlanta Braves)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0     2  4  1
    Atlanta Braves               0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  2     4 14  0

    PITCHERS: HOU - Oswalt, Lidge (7), Miceli (10)
              ATL - Hampton, Gryboski (7), Smoltz (8), Alfonseca (11)

               WP - Antonio Alfonseca
	       LP - Dan Miceli
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Bagwell, Chavez
              ATL - Furcal

  ATTENDANCE: 40,075

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 9, 2004 at Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Atlanta Braves               0  0  0    2  0  0    0  3  0     5  8  0
    Houston Astros               0  0  2    0  2  3    1  0  x     8 11  0

    PITCHERS: ATL - Thomson, Byrd (1), Gryboski (5), Alfonseca (6), Martin (6), Reitsma (6), Cruz (8)
              HOU - Backe, Qualls (7), Springer (8), Lidge (9)

               WP - Brandon Backe
	       LP - Paul Byrd
             SAVE - Brad Lidge

   HOME RUNS: ATL - Estrada, Jones
              HOU - Beltran

  ATTENDANCE: 43,547

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 10, 2004 at Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Atlanta Braves               0  2  0    0  0  3    0  0  1     6 10  0
    Houston Astros               0  5  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     5 13  0

    PITCHERS: ATL - Ortiz, Gryboski (4), Alfonseca (6), Hampton (7), Smoltz (8)
              HOU - Clemens, Qualls (6), Gallo (7), Miceli (7), Lidge (8), Springer (9)

               WP - John Smoltz
	       LP - Russ Springer
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: ATL - LaRoche
              HOU - Biggio

  ATTENDANCE: 43,336

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 11, 2004 at Turner Field (Atlanta Braves)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               0  2  1    0  0  1    5  3  0    12 17  1
    Atlanta Braves               0  0  0    0  2  0    1  0  0     3  9  1

    PITCHERS: HOU - Oswalt, Qualls (6), Gallo (7), Harville (7), Miceli (8), Wheeler (9)
              ATL - Wright, Gryboski (6), Reitsma (7), Martin (7), Cruz (8), Byrd (8)

               WP - Roy Oswalt
	       LP - Jaret Wright
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Bagwell, Beltran (2)
              ATL - Estrada, Furcal

  ATTENDANCE: 54,068

Series Batting Stats

Houston Astros Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Brad Ausmus 5 9 3 3 0 0 1 1 3 3 .333 .500 .667 1.167 0 0 0 129 403 38 100 5 31 2 .248 .631
Brandon Backe 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 34 16 3 5 1 6 0 .313 .889
Jeff Bagwell 5 22 5 7 2 0 2 5 3 3 .318 .400 .682 1.082 0 0 1 156 572 104 152 27 89 6 .266 .842
Carlos Beltran 5 22 9 10 2 0 4 9 1 4 .455 .500 1.091 1.591 2 0 0 *159 599 121 160 38 104 42 .267 .915
Lance Berkman 5 22 5 9 1 0 1 3 3 6 .409 .480 .591 1.071 0 1 1 160 544 104 172 30 106 9 .316 1.016
Craig Biggio 5 20 5 8 2 0 1 4 2 4 .400 .455 .650 1.105 1 0 0 156 633 100 178 24 63 7 .281 .806
Eric Bruntlett 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 45 52 14 13 4 8 4 .250 .847
Raul Chavez 2 5 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 .600 .600 1.200 1.800 0 0 1 64 162 9 34 0 23 0 .210 .515
Roger Clemens 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 33 72 1 12 0 7 0 .167 .381
Morgan Ensberg 5 19 1 7 2 0 0 5 3 1 .368 .455 .474 .928 0 1 0 131 411 51 113 10 66 6 .275 .742
Adam Everett 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 104 384 66 105 8 31 13 .273 .703
Mike Gallo 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Chad Harville 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *59 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jeff Kent 5 22 3 5 3 0 0 3 2 5 .227 .292 .364 .655 0 0 0 145 540 96 156 27 107 7 .289 .880
Mike Lamb 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 112 278 38 80 14 58 1 .288 .867
Jason Lane 5 5 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 .600 .600 1.200 1.800 0 0 0 107 136 21 37 4 19 1 .272 .812
Brad Lidge 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 80 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Dan Miceli 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000
Roy Oswalt 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 36 71 1 10 0 6 0 .141 .339
Orlando Palmeiro 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 102 133 19 32 3 12 2 .241 .690
Chad Qualls 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Russ Springer 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Vizcaino 5 19 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .105 .143 .105 .248 0 0 0 138 358 34 98 3 33 1 .274 .685
Dan Wheeler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *46 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .400
Totals 82 180 36 58 12 0 11 36 21 30 .322 .390 .572 .962 3 2 162 5468 803 1458 187 89 .267 .778

Atlanta Braves Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Antonio Alfonseca 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 79 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Wilson Betemit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 47 2 8 0 3 0 .170 .401
Paul Byrd 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 19 30 2 6 0 4 0 .200 .514
Juan Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .733
J.D. Drew 5 20 1 4 0 0 0 1 4 7 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 1 1 145 518 118 158 31 93 12 .305 1.006
Johnny Estrada 5 17 3 6 0 0 2 4 3 3 .353 .429 .706 1.134 0 0 0 134 462 56 145 9 76 0 .314 .828
Julio Franco 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 125 320 37 99 6 57 4 .309 .818
Rafael Furcal 5 21 5 8 0 1 2 4 3 3 .381 .480 .762 1.242 3 0 0 143 563 103 157 14 59 29 .279 .758
Marcus Giles 5 24 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 6 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 102 379 61 118 8 48 17 .311 .821
Nick Green 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 95 264 40 72 3 26 1 .273 .698
Kevin Gryboski 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Hampton 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 36 64 7 11 2 7 0 .172 .521
Andruw Jones 5 19 4 10 2 0 2 5 2 3 .526 .571 .947 1.519 1 0 0 154 570 85 149 29 91 6 .261 .833
Chipper Jones 5 20 4 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .200 .304 .200 .504 0 0 0 137 472 69 117 30 96 2 .248 .847
Adam LaRoche 5 17 1 4 1 0 1 4 2 5 .235 .316 .471 .786 0 0 0 110 324 45 90 13 45 0 .278 .821
Eli Marrero 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 90 250 37 80 10 40 4 .320 .894
Tom Martin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *76 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russ Ortiz 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 34 59 1 6 0 1 0 .102 .267
Eddie Perez 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 74 170 14 39 3 13 0 .229 .639
Chris Reitsma 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Smoltz 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 73 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Charles Thomas 5 16 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .250 .368 .250 .618 1 0 0 83 236 35 68 7 31 3 .288 .813
John Thomson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 66 3 13 0 4 0 .197 .409
Dewayne Wise 5 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .400 .600 0 0 0 77 162 24 37 6 17 6 .228 .716
Jaret Wright 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 32 57 4 6 1 4 0 .105 .311
Totals 84 180 21 48 4 1 7 20 19 45 .267 .342 .417 .758 7 1 162 5570 803 1503 178 86 .270 .777

Houston Astros Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Brandon Backe 1 1 3.00 1 0 0 0 6.0 5 2 2 2 5 1.167 33 9 4.30 5 3 0 67.0 75 27 54 1.522
Roger Clemens 2 2 3.00 1 0 0 0 12.0 12 5 4 8 12 1.667 33 33 2.98 18 4 0 214.1 169 79 218 1.157
Mike Gallo 3 0 4.50 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 1 1 1 4 2.000 69 0 4.74 2 0 0 49.1 55 20 34 1.520
Chad Harville 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 *59 0 4.69 3 2 0 55.2 56 27 46 1.491
Brad Lidge 3 0 2.08 0 0 1 0 4.1 4 1 1 1 6 1.154 80 0 1.90 6 5 29 94.2 57 30 157 0.919
Dan Miceli 3 0 5.40 0 1 0 0 3.1 2 2 2 1 2 0.900 74 0 3.59 6 6 2 77.2 74 27 83 1.300
Roy Oswalt 2 2 2.38 1 0 0 0 11.1 15 3 3 4 8 1.676 36 35 3.49 20 10 0 237.0 233 62 206 1.245
Chad Qualls 4 0 6.75 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 3 3 1 3 1.250 25 0 3.55 4 0 1 33.0 34 8 24 1.273
Russ Springer 2 0 18.00 0 1 0 0 2.0 3 4 4 1 5 2.000 16 0 2.63 0 1 0 13.2 15 6 9 1.537
Dan Wheeler 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 *46 1 4.29 3 1 0 65.0 76 20 55 1.477
Totals 22 5 3.86 3 2 1 0 46.2 48 21 20 19 45 1.436 162 162 4.054 92 70 1443.0 1416 525 1282 1.345

Atlanta Braves Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Antonio Alfonseca 4 0 4.91 1 0 0 0 3.2 2 2 2 2 0 1.091 79 0 2.57 6 4 0 73.2 71 28 45 1.344
Paul Byrd 2 0 6.35 0 1 0 0 5.2 8 4 4 3 3 1.941 19 19 3.94 8 7 0 114.1 123 19 79 1.242
Juan Cruz 3 0 9.82 0 0 0 0 3.2 6 4 4 4 4 2.727 50 0 2.75 6 2 0 72.0 59 30 70 1.236
Kevin Gryboski 5 0 2.08 0 0 0 0 4.1 3 1 1 1 3 0.923 69 0 2.84 3 2 2 50.2 54 23 24 1.520
Mike Hampton 2 1 2.45 0 0 0 0 7.1 4 2 2 4 6 1.091 29 29 4.28 13 9 0 172.1 198 65 87 1.526
Tom Martin 2 0 54.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 4 2 2 1 0 15.000 *76 0 3.97 0 2 1 45.1 49 19 30 1.500
Russ Ortiz 1 1 15.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 7 5 5 1 1 2.667 34 34 4.13 15 9 0 204.2 197 112 143 1.510
Chris Reitsma 3 0 18.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 5 6 6 1 2 2.000 84 0 4.07 6 4 2 79.2 89 20 60 1.368
John Smoltz 2 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 5.0 4 0 0 2 4 1.200 73 0 2.76 0 1 44 81.2 75 13 85 1.078
John Thomson 1 1 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 6.000 33 33 3.72 14 8 0 198.1 210 52 133 1.321
Jaret Wright 2 2 9.31 0 2 0 0 9.2 14 10 10 1 7 1.552 32 32 3.28 15 8 0 186.1 168 70 159 1.277
Totals 27 5 7.04 2 3 0 0 46.0 58 36 36 21 30 1.717 162 162 3.743 96 66 1450.0 1475 523 1025 1.378

WS: BOS-STL / ALCS: BOS-NYY / NLCS: STL-HOU / Div. Series: BOS-ANA / NYY-MIN / STL-LAD / HOU-ATL
 2003 NLDS2 /  2005 NLDS2

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