Final in 13

Series: Game 1 of 3

Atlanta leads 1-0 (as of 8/9)

Game 1: Friday, August 9
Atlanta 6Final
in 13
Houston 5
Game 2: Saturday, August 10
Atlanta 5Final
Houston 8
Game 3: Sunday, August 11
Atlanta 13Final
Houston 3

Braves 6

(76-39, 36-20 away)

Astros 5

(59-55, 33-24 home)

    8:05 PM ET, August 9, 2002

    Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas 

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    ATL 10000030001 6 - -
    HOU 02030000000 5 - -

    W: T. Spooneybarger (1-0)

    L: N. Cruz (1-6)

    S: J. Smoltz (41)

    Game Notes

    ATLANTA'S CHIPPER JONES LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING WITH A STRAINED RIGHT HAMSTRING.
    ATLANTA'S JASON MARQUIS WAS SCRATCHED FROM TONIGHT'S START DUE TO FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS. LHP DAMIAN MOSS (7-4, 3.03) WILL START IN HIS PLACE.

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