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GAME INFORMATION


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Pittsburgh Pirates 58-61W16.52814000 100 004 590
Atlanta Braves 75-46L1--112000 100 100 282
Date of Game:  Tuesday, August 12, 1997
Stadium:  Turner Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Kerry Ligtenberg - 1st career game
  • Kerry Ligtenberg - 1st career game


  • Top Inning 1

    Tony Womack vs Denny Neagle  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jermaine Allensworth vs Denny Neagle  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Al Martin vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Kenny Lofton vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Michael Tucker vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Chipper Jones vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    8Singled (Line drive) to
    Fred McGriff vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 2

    Eddie Williams vs Denny Neagle  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Joe Randa vs Denny Neagle  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Jason Kendall vs Denny Neagle  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Jose Guillen vs Denny Neagle  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Ryan Klesko vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Javy Lopez vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Mark Lemke vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 3

    Kevin Polcovich vs Denny Neagle  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Esteban Loaiza vs Denny Neagle  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Tony Womack vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Jermaine Allensworth vs Denny Neagle  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 3

    Rafael Belliard vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Denny Neagle vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Kenny Lofton vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled
    Michael Tucker vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked. Kenny Lofton advanced to 2b
    Chipper Jones vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 4

    Al Martin vs Denny Neagle  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Eddie Williams vs Denny Neagle  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Homered
    Joe Randa vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Jason Kendall vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Pittsburgh Pirates lead Atlanta Braves 1-0


    Bottom Inning 4

    Fred McGriff vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Ryan Klesko vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Javy Lopez vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    7Singled (Groundball) to . Fred McGriff advanced to 2b
    Mark Lemke vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled . Fred McGriff advanced to 3b, Javy Lopez advanced to 2b
    Rafael Belliard vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    unknown. Fred McGriff scored, Javy Lopez advanced to 3b
    Denny Neagle vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Game tied 1-1


    Top Inning 5

    Jose Guillen vs Denny Neagle  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled
    Kevin Polcovich vs Denny Neagle  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Unknown event POCS2(136) (8)
    Unknown
    Esteban Loaiza vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 1-1


    Bottom Inning 5

    Kenny Lofton vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Michael Tucker vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    9Singled (Groundball) to . Kenny Lofton advanced to 3b
    Chipper Jones vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    3-2 (9 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Fred McGriff vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-0 (2 pitches)
    463Grounded into double-play to
    Game tied 1-1


    Top Inning 6

    Tony Womack vs Denny Neagle  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Jermaine Allensworth vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled
    Al Martin vs Denny Neagle  M
    1-2 (6 pitches)
    . Jermaine Allensworth advanced to 2b
    Eddie Williams vs Denny Neagle  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Intentional Walk
    Joe Randa vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-0 (2 pitches)
    Game tied 1-1


    Bottom Inning 6

    Ryan Klesko vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-0 (2 pitches)
    Javy Lopez vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Mark Lemke vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-0 (2 pitches)
    Game tied 1-1


    Top Inning 7

    Jason Kendall vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jose Guillen vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-0 (2 pitches)
    Kevin Polcovich vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-0 (2 pitches)
    Game tied 1-1


    Bottom Inning 7

    Ed Giovanola vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Denny Neagle vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Kenny Lofton vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    9Singled (Line drive) to
    Michael Tucker vs Esteban Loaiza  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    7Doubled (Fly ball) to . Kenny Lofton scored
    Chipper Jones vs Ricardo Rincon  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Atlanta Braves lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1


    Top Inning 8

    Turner Ward vs Denny Neagle  M
    1-2 (7 pitches)
    Tony Womack vs Denny Neagle  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    15Singled (Line drive) to . Tony Womack advanced to 2b5 on error by
    Jermaine Allensworth vs Chad Fox  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Reached on error . advancement unknown
    Al Martin vs Alan Embree  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    8Flied out to
    Eddie Williams vs Mike Cather  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Atlanta Braves lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1


    Bottom Inning 8

    Fred McGriff vs Ricardo Rincon  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Andruw Jones vs Clint Sodowsky  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch
    Javy Lopez vs Clint Sodowsky  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Mark Lemke vs Clint Sodowsky  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Atlanta Braves lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1


    Top Inning 9

    Joe Randa vs Mark Wohlers  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jason Kendall vs Mark Wohlers  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Jason Kendall stole second base
    Dale Sveum vs Mark Wohlers  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked
    Mark Smith vs Mark Wohlers  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked. Jason Kendall advanced to 3b, Emil Brown advanced to 2b
    Turner Ward vs Mark Wohlers  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    8Singled (Groundball) to . Jason Kendall scored, Emil Brown scored, Mark Smith advanced to 2b
    Tony Womack vs Kerry Ligtenberg  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jermaine Allensworth vs Kerry Ligtenberg  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Walked. Mark Smith advanced to 3b, Turner Ward advanced to 2b
    Al Martin vs Kerry Ligtenberg  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    7Singled (Line drive) to . Mark Smith scored, Turner Ward scored, Jermaine Allensworth advanced to 2b
    Eddie Williams vs Kerry Ligtenberg  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Pittsburgh Pirates lead Atlanta Braves 5-2


    Bottom Inning 9

    Ed Giovanola vs Rich Loiselle  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked
    Tony Graffanino vs Rich Loiselle  M
    2-2 (8 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Kenny Lofton vs Rich Loiselle  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    64Flied out to
    Michael Tucker vs Rich Loiselle  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Pittsburgh Pirates beat Atlanta Braves 5-2


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