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Detroit Tigers 65-73W1201 603 000 12150
Atlanta Braves 86-53L1101 001 001 4100
Date of Game:  Wednesday, September 03, 1997
Stadium:  Turner Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Frank Catalanotto - 1st career game
  • Tony Clark - 5 RBis
  • Juan Encarnacion - 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
  • Randall Simon - 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
  • Kerry Ligtenberg - Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

  • Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Brian Huntercf26.182522002.26413835444164
        Melvin Nievesph-rf25.250100001.23610636519621
    Damion Easley2b27.296432100.267129499195823
    Bobby Higginsonlf27.016322211.297124385238010
        Kimera Barteelf25.044000000.0001111000
    Tony Clark1b25.080423500.279136263291031
        Phil Nevinph-1b26.227100001.239811656280
    Travis Fryman3b28.162412010.2711301072188911
    Juan Encarnacionrf-cf21.179501101.12522010
    Marcus Jensenc24.263512103.1653140140
    Deivi Cruzss21.302511201.2471261262343
    Willie Blairp31.259400003.0003252000
        Mike Myersp28.069000000.00078174000
        Frank Catalanottoph23.129000010.00011000
        Dan Micelip26.359000000.00060199000
    Totals: 41121512313.36611464008 

    Atlanta Braves Batting Stats

    Atlanta BravesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Kenny Loftoncf30.095322000.34610180154321
        Paul Byrdp26.274000000.2002883000
        Ed Giovanola3b28.183200000.000460000
    Michael Tuckerrf26.070301001.274121291114910
    Chipper Jones3b25.132301100.3041364411810419
        Tim Spehrc31.063101000.17822268260
    Randall Simon1b22.100412100.40033010
    Ryan Kleskolf26.083301111.25412751420733
    Javy Lopezc26.302300000.28610544022611
        Rafael Belliardss35.314100000.213551128010
    Jeff Blauserss31.299200000.304133116515623
        Brad Clontzp26.130000000.00042182000
        Alan Embreep27.223000000.00058105000
        Chad Foxp27.000000000.0002323000
        Greg Colbrunnph28.039111100.285825307331
    Tony Graffanino2b25.089401000.244841065144
    John Smoltzp30.111100000.26531301041
        Kerry Ligtenbergp26.115000000.00055000
        Tommy Greggph34.036100000.0001434000
        Andruw Jonescf20.133000000.250130161156018
        Danny Bautistacf25.102200000.24448227371
    Totals: 34410412.29413397268 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Tony Clark (25), Damion Easley 2 (33), Brian Hunter (25), Ryan Klesko (23), Kenny Lofton (18), Tim Spehr (1)
    3B:  Brian Hunter (6)
    HR:  Tony Clark (29), Greg Colbrunn (7), Deivi Cruz (2)
    RBIs:  Tony Clark 5 (103), Greg Colbrunn (33), Deivi Cruz 2 (34), Damion Easley (58), Juan Encarnacion (1), Bobby Higginson 2 (80), Marcus Jensen (4), Chipper Jones (104), Ryan Klesko (73), Randall Simon (1)
    SH:  Michael Tucker (4)
    SF:  Damion Easley (4)
    GDP:  Danny Bautista (3), Juan Encarnacion (1), Chipper Jones (17)

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Willie Blair  (W 15-6)31.25978330104.011.3690612925285
    Mike Myers28.06911001106.201.6720101078174
    Dan Miceli26.35911110015.451.4587160199
    Pitching Totals:91044121 1187840163658

    Atlanta Braves Pitching Stats

    John Smoltz  (L 13-11)30.1113.110880413.161.2071531831297
    Kerry Ligtenberg26.1151.21110416.001.832618855
    Paul Byrd26.27413332005.441.492614122883
    Brad Clontz26.13010000203.511.4487142182
    Alan Embree27.22311000102.771.261510558109
    Chad Fox27.00010001203.431.3315962323
    Pitching Totals:91512123132 16111150187699

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Willie Blair 90-61-29;  Mike Myers 20-10-10;  Dan Miceli 8-7-1;  John Smoltz 71-53-18;  Kerry Ligtenberg 26-18-8;  Paul Byrd 26-14-12;  Brad Clontz 8-7-1;  Alan Embree 15-10-5;  Chad Fox 15-9-6; 
    Batters Faced:  Willie Blair 28;  Mike Myers 5;  Dan Miceli 4;  John Smoltz 21;  Kerry Ligtenberg 6;  Paul Byrd 8;  Brad Clontz 3;  Alan Embree 4;  Chad Fox 4; 
    Time of Game:  2:46    Attendance:  36,556
    Umpires:   Home:   Greg Bonin  1B  Frank Pulli  2B  Bruce Dreckman  3B  Ron Barnes 

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