Houston Colt .45s 4, Milwaukee Braves 2
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Saturday, April 18, 1964 (D) at Colt Stadium

MIL N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  2    0  0  x  -   4  8  0
Milwaukee Braves             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Maye lf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Aaron rf                      3   0   1   0       2   0       3   0
Mathews 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Torre 1b,c                    4   1   1   0       0   1       8   1
Bailey c                      3   0   1   0       1   1       6   0
  Cline pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoeft p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bolling 2b                    4   1   1   2       0   1       1   2
Menke ss                      3   0   2   0       1   0       2   2
Cloninger p                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Oliver ph,1b                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       4   3      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bolling-Torre, Menke-Torre-Oliver.

BATTING - 
2B: Maye (1,off Johnson).
HR: Bolling (3,4th inning off Johnson 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Mathews (1,by Johnson).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Aaron (1,2nd base by Johnson/Bateman).

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kasko ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Fox 2b                        3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Runnels 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   0      10   1
  Spangler pr,lf              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bond lf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Beauchamp ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Weekly rf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Staub rf,1b                   4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   2   1   2       0   1       1   4
Wynn cf                       4   1   2   2       0   1       0   0
Bateman c                     2   0   0   0       1   0       4   2
Johnson p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Totals                       30   4   8   4       3   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
PB: Bateman (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Kasko (3,off Cloninger); Runnels (1,off Hoeft).
HR: Aspromonte (1,4th inning off Cloninger 1 on 2 out); Wynn (2,6th inning
off Cloninger 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Fox (1,by Cloninger).
GDP: Wynn (1,off Niekro).
IBB: Bateman (2,by Cloninger).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Milwaukee Braves             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cloninger L(0-1)              7     6   4   4   2   5   2  29
Hoeft                         0     2   0   0   1   0   0   3
Niekro                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        8     8   4   4   3   6   2  34

Hoeft faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Cloninger (1).
HBP: Cloninger (1,Fox).
IBB: Cloninger (1,Bateman).

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson W(2-0)                9     8   2   2   4   3   1  39

HBP: Johnson (1,Mathews).

Umpires: HP - Al Forman, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 9250


Starting Lineups:

   Milwaukee Braves              Houston Colt .45s        
1. Alou                cf        Kasko               ss
2. Maye                lf        Fox                 2b
3. Aaron               rf        Runnels             1b
4. Mathews             3b        Bond                lf
5. Torre               1b        Staub               rf
6. Bailey              c         Aspromonte          3b
7. Bolling             2b        Wynn                cf
8. Menke               ss        Bateman             c
9. Cloninger           p         Johnson             p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Maye
grounded out (third to first); Aaron grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Kasko grounded out (third to first); Fox was hit
by a pitch; Runnels made an out to shortstop; Bond flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Mathews was hit by a pitch; Torre flied out to
right; Bailey walked [Mathews to second]; Bolling made an out to
second; Menke walked [Mathews to third, Bailey to second];
Cloninger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Staub flied out to left; Aspromonte grounded out
(third to first); Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Alou popped to third in foul territory; Maye flied
out to left; Aaron walked; Aaron was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt
.45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Bateman made an out to third; Johnson struck out;
Kasko doubled; Fox flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Mathews popped to second in foul territory; Torre
singled; Bailey popped to second in foul territory; Bolling
homered [Torre scored]; Menke singled; Cloninger singled [Menke
to second]; Alou grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Runnels walked; Bond struck out; Staub flied out
to right; Aspromonte homered [Runnels scored]; Wynn singled;
Cloninger threw a wild pitch [Wynn to second]; Bateman was
walked intentionally; Johnson struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 2, Colt .45s 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Maye flied out to left; Aaron singled; Mathews
popped to first in foul territory; Torre struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 5TH: Kasko grounded out (shortstop to first); Fox
singled; Runnels lined into a double play (second to first) [Fox
out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Bailey struck out; Bolling was called out on
strikes; Menke singled; Cloninger grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 6TH: Bond made an out to first; Staub singled;
Aspromonte forced Staub (second to shortstop); Wynn homered
[Aspromonte scored]; Bateman grounded out (third to first); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 4.

BRAVES 7TH: Alou popped to catcher in foul territory; Maye
doubled; Aaron walked; Mathews forced Aaron (first to shortstop)
[Maye to third]; Torre grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 4.

COLT .45S 7TH: Johnson struck out; Kasko flied out to right; Fox
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Colt .45s 4.

BRAVES 8TH: Bailey singled; CLINE RAN FOR BAILEY; Bateman
allowed a passed ball [Cline to second]; Bolling flied out to
right; Menke grounded out (third to first); OLIVER BATTED FOR
CLONINGER; Oliver grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 4.

COLT .45S 8TH: TORRE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); OLIVER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); HOEFT REPLACED CLINE (PITCHING);
Runnels doubled; SPANGLER RAN FOR RUNNELS; BEAUCHAMP BATTED FOR
BOND; Beauchamp walked; Staub singled [Spangler to third,
Beauchamp to second]; NIEKRO REPLACED HOEFT (PITCHING);
Aspromonte struck out; Wynn grounded into a double play
(shortstop to catcher to catcher to first) [Spangler out at
home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 4.

BRAVES 9TH: SPANGLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WEEKLY
REPLACED BEAUCHAMP (PLAYING RF); STAUB CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 1B); Alou lined to second; Maye grounded out (shortstop
to first); Aaron made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Colt .45s 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   8   0   10
 Colt .45s        4   8   0    6


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