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Atlanta Braves 8 Houston Astros 7

+ Boxscore: Thu, September 24,1987
1987-09-23 - 1987-09-25
  123 456 789 10  R H E
Houston Astros (72-80)302 000 020 X 7111
Atlanta Braves (66-85)100 020 041 X 8143
Date of Game: Thu, September 24,1987
Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 3,191
Time of Game: 3:16

Feats and Milestones
Larry Andersen:1st career hit
Ron Gant:1st career home run
Dale Murphy:4 hits
Winning Pitcher: Jim Acker (4-6)
Losing Pitcher: Jeff Heathcock (3-2)

Home Runs: Ron Gant (1), Albert Hall (3), Dale Murphy (42)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SFN8369.546--726624102W1
CIN7676.5007.073671719W1
HOU7280.47411.0607630-23L3
ATL6685.43716.5699767-68W3
LAN6686.43417.0590646-56L1
SDN6488.42119.0643719-76L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Gerald Youngcf22.3375
    11000.3226711426
    Craig Reynoldsss34.2715
    11001.25413034264
    Bill Doran2b29.1195
    23200.284772167931
    Kevin Bassrf28.1354
    00101.287694188118
    Denny Walling1b33.1605
    11000.28110075305
    Ty Gaineylf26.2732
    11110.10053011
    Billy Hatcherph-lf26.3551
    10000.295319116151
    Jeff Heathcockp27.311000000.00036000
    Ken Caminiti3b24.1563
    02210.239553210
    Ronn Reynoldsc28.3614
    01002.176129170
    Nolan Ryanp40.2363
    00001.066381140
    Larry Andersenp34.1411
    01000.167351000
    Dave Smithp32.246000000.500407000
    Jose Cruzlf40.047000000.246230911384
    Totals38711625.27111077883-
    Atlanta Braves Batting
    ATLPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Albert Hallcf28.2015
    21101.29426032126
    Ron Gant2b22.2066
    22101.29812143
    Dion Jameslf24.3195
    11010.306283105610
    Dale Murphyrf31.1964
    24420.30215104210115
    Gerald Perry1b26.3293
    12020.272420106636
    Ozzie Virgilc30.2915
    01103.24761326690
    Jim Ackerp29.000000000.214224010
    Ken Oberkfell3b31.1434
    03110.28211873471
    Jeff Blauserss21.3201
    00020.244412124
    Ken Griffeyph37.1671
    00000.285179714644
    Paul Rungess29.1261
    00001.211126260
    Pete Smithp21.2091
    00000.1254000
    Paul Assenmacherp26.2881
    00000.000109000
    Graig Nettlesph43.0351
    00001.20726105311
    Ed Olwinep29.119000000--63000
    Charlie Puleop32.229000000.179108110
    Glenn Hubbardph29.3641
    00000.26711915381
    Bruce Benedictc32.0371
    00000.143821150
    Totals40814887.273137711379-
    Game Stats
    2B: Ken Caminiti (6), Bill Doran (23), Dale Murphy (26), Ken Oberkfell (29)
    3B: Bill Doran (3)
    HR: Ron Gant (1), Albert Hall (3), Dale Murphy (42)
    RBI: Kevin Bass (81), Ken Caminiti (21), Bill Doran (79), Ty Gainey (1), Ron Gant (4), Albert Hall (21), Dale Murphy (101), Ken Oberkfell (47), Ozzie Virgil (69)
    SB: Ty Gainey (1), Gerald Young (26), Jeff Blauser (4), Dale Murphy (15)
    CS: Gerald Perry (13)
    SH: Billy Hatcher (7)
    SF: Kevin Bass (5)
    IBB: Ken Oberkfell (4)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Nolan Ryan40.236-65337522.680.0632643609
    Larry Andersen34.141-1.25321113.530.06633521
    Dave Smith32.246-0.12100101.290.04474081
    Jeff Heathcock27.311L 3-20.22110003.600.06163612
    Totals8.71486873--
    Atlanta Braves Pitching
    ATLAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pete Smith21.209-35522204.700.30444
    Paul Assenmacher26.288-32000105.280.04481090
    Ed Olwine29.119-12210105.090.0926630
    Charlie Puleo32.229-11000104.420.013210972
    Jim Acker29.000W 4-611000004.170.016323827
    Totals9.01173250--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Dave Smith (2), Pete Smith (2)
    HB: Jeff Heathcock (1)
    IBB: Larry Andersen

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Nolan Ryan 0-0-0, Larry Andersen 0-0-0, Dave Smith 0-0-0, Jeff Heathcock 0-0-0, Pete Smith 0-0-0, Paul Assenmacher 0-0-0, Ed Olwine 0-0-0, Charlie Puleo 0-0-0, Jim Acker 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Nolan Ryan 29, Larry Andersen 11, Dave Smith 4, Jeff Heathcock 5, Pete Smith 17, Paul Assenmacher 11, Ed Olwine 6, Charlie Puleo 4, Jim Acker 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Nolan Ryan 5-10, Larry Andersen 3-5, Dave Smith 3-0, Jeff Heathcock 2-2, Pete Smith 4-9, Paul Assenmacher 8-2, Ed Olwine 2-3, Charlie Puleo 0-3, Jim Acker 3-1

    Umpires: HP: Doug Harvey 1B: Dick Stello 2B: Eric Gregg 3B: Gerry Davis


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