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Atlanta 5,  Houston 8
Astros win series, 3-2
October 9, 2004
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Atlanta
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0   5 8 0
Houston
0 0 2 0 2 3 1 0 X   8 11 0
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS5010003.385
Giles, 2B5000022.133
Drew, J, RF4110010.167
Jones, C, 3B3100100.000
Estrada, C3111122.300
LaRoche, 1B3000011.300
Reitsma, P0000000.000
a-Wise, PH-LF1000012.333
Jones, A, CF4233010.500
Thomas, LF2010100.364
Cruz, P0000000.000
Thomson, P0000000.000
Byrd, P2011013.500
Gryboski, P0000000.000
Alfonseca, P0000000.000
Martin, P0000000.000
Franco, 1B2000011.000
Totals3458531014 

a-Struck out for Reitsma in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, A (1, Backe).
HR: Estrada (1, 4th inning off Backe, 0 on, 1 out), Jones, A (2, 8th inning off Springer, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Furcal; Drew, J; Estrada 4; Jones, A 7; Thomas; Byrd.
RBI: Estrada (2), Byrd (1), Jones, A 3 (4).
2-out RBI: Byrd, Jones, A 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd 2, Furcal, Giles.
Team LOB: 6.

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, LF3110111.182
Qualls, P0000000.000
b-Lamb, PH0001000.000
Springer, P0000000.000
Bruntlett, SS0000000.000
Beltran, CF5222002.385
Bagwell, 1B4110102.286
Berkman, RF3221201.385
Kent, 2B3111213.167
Ensberg, 3B4023103.400
Vizcaino, SS4000115.000
Lidge, P0000000.000
Ausmus, C3110113.286
Backe, P1000001.000
a-Palmeiro, PH1010000.500
Lane, LF1000001.333
Totals3281189422 

a-Singled for Backe in the 6th. b-Hit a sacrifice fly for Qualls in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Beltran (1, Thomson), Bagwell (2, Byrd), Kent (2, Byrd), Ensberg (1, Martin).
HR: Beltran (2, 3rd inning off Byrd, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Biggio; Beltran 6; Bagwell 2; Berkman 2; Kent 2; Ensberg 3; Ausmus; Palmeiro.
RBI: Beltran 2 (4), Kent (2), Ensberg 3 (4), Berkman (3), Lamb (1).
2-out RBI: Kent, Ensberg 3, Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kent, Backe, Ensberg, Biggio, Ausmus, Vizcaino 3.
S: Backe.
SF: Lamb.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltran (2, 2nd base off Alfonseca/Estrada).

FIELDING
DP: (Vizcaino-Bagwell).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Thomson 0.11001000.00
Byrd (L, 0-1)4.17443318.31
Gryboski 0.10000005.40
Alfonseca 0.21221006.75
Martin 0.0211100--
Reitsma 1.10111107.71
Cruz 1.00002003.00
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Backe (W, 1-0)6.05222513.00
Qualls 1.01000100.00
Springer 1.023312127.00
Lidge (S, 1)1.00000202.45

Martin pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

WP: Reitsma.
IBB: Vizcaino (by Byrd), Thomas (by Backe).
HBP: Thomas (by Backe).
Pitches-strikes: Thomson 4-2, Byrd 81-54, Gryboski 9-6, Alfonseca 14-9, Martin 16-9, Reitsma 25-14, Cruz 20-8, Backe 79-50, Qualls 16-11, Springer 23-18, Lidge 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Thomson 1-0, Byrd 6-3, Gryboski 0-1, Alfonseca 2-0, Martin 0-0, Reitsma 2-1, Cruz 2-1, Backe 6-7, Qualls 2-0, Springer 1-0, Lidge 1-0.
Batters faced: Thomson 3, Byrd 22, Gryboski 1, Alfonseca 4, Martin 3, Reitsma 5, Cruz 5, Backe 25, Qualls 4, Springer 6, Lidge 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Byrd 1-0, Gryboski 2-0, Martin 2-2, Reitsma 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Joe Brinkman. 3B: Tony Randazzo. LF: Tim McClelland. RF: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 74 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:19.
Att: 43,547.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner
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