45,389 screaming Braves fans filled Fulton County Stadium in hopes of cheering on their beloved Braves. Dale Murphy has destroyed opponets pitching and he looked to continue that trend. The Padres would send Andy Hawkins to shut down Murphy and the Braves would send Rick Camp to the mound.
The Padres would silence the crowd with a Steve Garvey HR in the 1st. They would get 1 more in the 3rd. Camp would walk Nettles with the bases loaded to score Bumbry making 2-0 Padres.
They would open the game open in the 5th and send Camp to the showers. A bases loaded walk to McReyolds scores Garvey. A Flannery single scores Bochy and Nettles. A Templeton groundball to Hubbard would score McReynolds making the score 6-0 Padres.
2 more in the 6th would put this one out of reach. A Horner error on a Bochy groundball would score Bumbry. A Nettles groundball to Hubbard would score Gwynn. The Braves would get 3 in the inning due to a Dale Murphy 3 run HR. The score now is 8-3.
Dale Murphy was the bright spot for the Braves, he would go 1-4 witha HR his 2nd of the season and 3 RBI. He now has 10 in 3 games. Murphy was also great defensively as he would throw out 2 at the plate.
The Final score was 8-3 Padres