Milwaukee Braves 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Tuesday, July 27, 1965 (N) at Astrodome

MIL N    1  0  1    1  1  0    0  2  1  -   7 15  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
Milwaukee Braves             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       4   1   1   2       0   0       2   0
Cline cf                      4   2   3   0       1   0       5   0
H. Aaron rf                   5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Mathews 3b                    5   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Torre c                       5   2   4   2       0   0       5   0
Menke 1b                      5   1   2   1       0   0       9   0
Bolling 2b                    3   0   2   0       0   0       2   2
Woodward ss                   4   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
Cloninger p                   3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Dell p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       39   7  15   6       1   3      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Woodward-Bolling.
E: H. Aaron (3).

BATTING - 
2B: H. Aaron (21,off Dierker); Menke (11,off Owens); Cline (2,off Owens); Torre
(10,off Owens).
3B: Cloninger (2,off Dierker).
HR: Alou (17,1st inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out); Torre (20,4th inning off Dierker
0 on 0 out).
SH: Bolling (11,off Taylor).
SF: Alou (3,off Taylor).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cline (2,2nd base off Taylor/Brand).
CS: Menke (2,2nd base by Dierker/Brand).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Maye lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Bond rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Gentile 1b                    3   0   1   1       1   1       6   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
Kasko ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Brand c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Taylor p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Staub ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Lillis pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   1       3   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Kasko (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Gentile (6,off Cloninger).
HBP: Aspromonte (1,by Cloninger).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (12,2nd base off Cloninger/Torre).

PITCHING
Milwaukee Braves             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cloninger W(13-8)             6.2   4   1   1   3   4   0  27
O'Dell SV(12)                 2.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9     5   1   1   3   5   0  35

WP: Cloninger (14).
HBP: Cloninger (2,Aspromonte).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(4-5)                4     6   4   3   1   2   2  18
Taylor                        3     3   0   0   0   0   0  12
Owens                         2     6   3   3   0   1   0  12
Totals                        9    15   7   6   1   3   2  42

Dierker faced 1 batter in the 5th inning

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Vinnie Smith, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 23642


Starting Lineups:

   Milwaukee Braves              Houston Astros           
1. Alou                lf        Morgan              2b
2. Cline               cf        Maye                lf
3. H. Aaron            rf        Wynn                cf
4. Mathews             3b        Bond                rf
5. Torre               c         Gentile             1b
6. Menke               1b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Bolling             2b        Kasko               ss
8. Woodward            ss        Brand               c
9. Cloninger           p         Dierker             p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou homered; Cline lined to left; H. Aaron struck
out; Mathews struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Maye lined
to center; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Torre grounded out (pitcher to first); Menke
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bolling singled; Woodward
popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bond singled; Gentile doubled [Bond scored];
Aspromonte flied out to center; Kasko grounded out (shortstop to
first); Brand grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Cloninger lined to center; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cline walked; H. Aaron doubled to center
[Cline scored (error by Kasko; assists by Maye and Wynn)
(unearned) (no RBI)]; Mathews grounded out (second to first); 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker struck out; Morgan walked; Morgan stole
second; Maye flied out to center; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Torre homered; Menke singled; Menke was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Bolling lined to third;
Woodward grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bond grounded out (second to first); Gentile flied
out to left; Aspromonte was hit by a pitch; Kasko struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Cloninger tripled; TAYLOR REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Alou hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cloninger
scored]; Cline singled; Cline stole second; H. Aaron popped to
second; Mathews flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Brand flied out to left; Taylor was called out on
strikes; Morgan flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Torre singled; Menke popped to third; Bolling out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Torre to second]; Woodward
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Maye popped to third; Wynn flied out to center; Bond
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Cloninger flied out to right; Alou flied out to
right; Cline singled; H. Aaron forced Cline (third to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Gentile walked; Aspromonte singled [Gentile to
second]; Kasko lined into a double play (shortstop to second)
[Gentile out at second]; Brand singled [Aspromonte to second];
STAUB BATTED FOR TAYLOR; Cloninger threw a wild pitch
[Aspromonte to third, Brand to second]; Staub walked; LILLIS RAN
FOR STAUB; O'DELL REPLACED CLONINGER (PITCHING); Morgan popped
to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: OWENS REPLACED LILLIS (PITCHING); Mathews flied out
to right; Torre singled; Menke doubled [Torre scored]; Bolling
singled [Menke to third]; Woodward singled [Menke scored,
Bolling to second]; O'Dell was called out on strikes; Alou
popped to third; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Maye flied out to right; Wynn grounded out (first
unassisted); Bond flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 6, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: Cline doubled; H. Aaron lined to left; Mathews flied
out to left; Torre doubled [Cline scored]; Menke flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Gentile struck out; Aspromonte singled to right
[Aspromonte to second (error by H. Aaron)]; Kasko grounded out
(third to first); Brand grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           7  15   1    8
 Astros           1   5   1    7


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