Atlanta 3, Houston 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(82-80)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 2
Atlanta 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 3 0
WP: J. Smoltz (16-9) S: B. Wickman (18)
LP: C. Sampson (2-1)
(79-83)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras struck out swinging
- M. Lamb flied out to center
- L. Berkman singled to right
- L. Scott grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 0

  Bottom 1st: Atlanta
- M. Giles safe at first on second baseman C. Burke's throwing error, M. Giles to second
- E. Renteria sacrificed to pitcher, M. Giles to third
- C. Jones reached on fielder's choice, M. Giles scored
- A. Jones struck out swinging
- B. McCann lined out to second

1 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 1

  Top 2nd: Houston
- A. Huff walked
- C. Burke doubled to left, A. Huff to third
- A. Everett lined out to second
- H. Quintero lined into double play right to catcher, A. Huff out at home

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 1

  Bottom 2nd: Atlanta
- J. Francoeur homered to deep left
- D. Ward lined out to pitcher
- R. Langerhans struck out swinging
- J. Smoltz grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 2

  Top 3rd: Houston
- C. Sampson fouled out to catcher
- W. Taveras struck out looking
- M. Lamb singled to center
- L. Berkman singled to center, M. Lamb to second
- L. Scott hit by pitch, M. Lamb to third, L. Berkman to second
- A. Huff lined out to right

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 2

  Bottom 3rd: Atlanta
- M. Giles lined out to left
- E. Renteria walked
- C. Jones singled to center, E. Renteria to second
- A. Jones grounded into fielder's choice, E. Renteria out at third, C. Jones to second, C. Jones scored, A. Jones to third on third baseman M. Lamb's throwing error
- B. McCann grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 3

  Top 4th: Houston
- C. Burke popped out to right
- A. Everett flied out to right
- H. Quintero flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 3

  Bottom 4th: Atlanta
- J. Francoeur flied out to deep right
- D. Ward struck out swinging
- R. Langerhans walked
- J. Smoltz grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 3

  Top 5th: Houston
- J. Lane hit for C. Sampson
- J. Lane struck out swinging
- W. Taveras singled to pitcher
- W. Taveras to second on passed ball
- M. Lamb grounded out to second, W. Taveras to third
- L. Berkman walked
- L. Scott grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 3

  Bottom 5th: Atlanta
- F. Nieve relieved C. Sampson
- M. Giles struck out swinging
- E. Renteria ground rule double to deep right center
- C. Jones walked
- A. Jones walked, E. Renteria to third, C. Jones to second
- W. Rodriguez relieved F. Nieve
- B. McCann flied into double play center to catcher, E. Renteria out at home

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 3

  Top 6th: Houston
- A. Huff struck out swinging
- C. Burke singled to left
- A. Everett walked, C. Burke to second
- H. Quintero grounded out to shortstop, C. Burke to third, A. Everett to second
- O. Palmeiro hit for W. Rodriguez
- O. Palmeiro struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 3

  Bottom 6th: Atlanta
- R. Springer relieved W. Rodriguez
- J. Francoeur struck out swinging
- D. Ward grounded out to pitcher
- R. Langerhans grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Atlanta 3

  Top 7th: Houston
- M. McBride relieved J. Smoltz
- S. Thorman at first
- W. Taveras singled to second
- M. Lamb singled to left, W. Taveras to second
- L. Berkman singled to center, W. Taveras scored, M. Lamb to second
- L. Scott struck out swinging
- A. Huff struck out swinging
- T. Yates relieved M. McBride
- C. Burke flied out to center

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Atlanta 3

  Bottom 7th: Atlanta
- B. Lidge relieved R. Springer
- S. Thorman grounded out to second
- M. Giles grounded out to third
- E. Renteria grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Atlanta 3

  Top 8th: Houston
- A. Everett grounded out to first
- C. Biggio hit for H. Quintero
- C. Biggio flied out to right
- B. Ausmus hit for B. Lidge
- B. Ausmus grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Atlanta 3

  Bottom 8th: Atlanta
- C. Qualls relieved B. Lidge
- B. Ausmus catching
- C. Jones flied out to left
- A. Jones flied out to deep left
- B. McCann flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Atlanta 3

  Top 9th: Houston
- B. Wickman relieved T. Yates
- W. Taveras struck out swinging
- M. Lamb grounded out to shortstop
- L. Berkman lined out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Atlanta 3
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
3-4
1 RBI
 Atlanta
J. Francoeur J. Francoeur
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI