Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Saturday, April 30, 1966 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  2    1  0  1  -   5 10  2
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  2  0  -   4 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Jackson ss                    3   0   2   0       0   1       3   4
Wynn cf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Gentile 1b                    3   1   1   2       1   0       7   0
Staub rf,lf                   4   1   0   0       0   1       4   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Maye lf                       2   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Nicholson rf                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bateman c                     4   0   2   1       0   0       5   0
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Sims ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carpin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Owens p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   5  10   4       1   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan 2 (4).

BATTING - 
3B: Aspromonte (1,off Blasingame).
HR: Maye (1,3rd inning off Johnson 0 on 0 out); Gentile (4,6th inning off Blasingame
1 on 2 out).
SH: Jackson (5,off Blasingame).
HBP: Nicholson (1,by Fischer).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (6,2nd base off Johnson/Torre).
CS: Morgan (5,3rd base by Blasingame/Torre); Wynn (2,2nd base by Niekro/Torre).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bolling 2b                    5   0   1   0       0   0       4   2
Aaron rf                      5   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Torre c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       4   2
  Alomar pr,ss                0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Thomas 1b                     4   1   2   2       0   0       7   0
Carty lf                      4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Mathews 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
  Oliver ph,c                 1   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Menke ss,3b                   4   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
Johnson p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Geiger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Olivo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Keough ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Fischer p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   4  10   4       0   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Bolling (1).
PB: Oliver (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (2,off Dierker); Mathews (3,off Dierker).
3B: Carty (2,off Raymond).
HR: Thomas (5,6th inning off Dierker 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       6     6   2   2   0   3   1  24
Raymond                       1.1   3   2   2   0   0   0   9
Carpin                        0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Owens W(2-1)                  1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9    10   4   4   0   5   1  39


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson                       5     3   1   1   1   1   1  18
Blasingame                    1     4   3   3   0   0   1   6
Olivo                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Niekro L(1-1)                 1.1   1   1   0   0   2   0   5
Fischer                       0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    10   5   4   1   6   2  36

Blasingame faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
WP: Olivo (1).
HBP: Fischer (1,Nicholson).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Al Barlick
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 18891


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Morgan              2b        Alou                cf
2. Jackson             ss        Bolling             2b
3. Wynn                cf        Aaron               rf
4. Gentile             1b        Torre               c
5. Staub               rf        Thomas              1b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Carty               lf
7. Maye                lf        Mathews             3b
8. Bateman             c         Menke               ss
9. Dierker             p         Johnson             p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan popped to third in foul territory; Jackson
singled; Jackson stole second; Jackson was picked off second
(pitcher to second); Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Alou lined to shortstop; Bolling grounded out
(shortstop to first); Aaron struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gentile flied to left; Staub grounded out (second to
first); Aspromonte grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Torre popped to second; Thomas singled; Carty
singled [Thomas to second]; Mathews struck out; Menke was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Maye homered; Bateman popped to second; Dierker
flied to left; Morgan flied to right in foul territory; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Johnson doubled; Alou grounded out (pitcher to
first); Bolling grounded out (pitcher to first); Aaron reached
on a fielder's choice [Johnson out at third (third unassisted)];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Jackson singled; Wynn forced Jackson (third to
second) [Wynn to second (error by Bolling)]; Gentile walked;
Staub popped to first in foul territory; Aspromonte lined to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Torre grounded out (shortstop to first); Thomas
lined to right; Carty flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Maye popped to first in foul territory; Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Dierker grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Mathews doubled; Menke flied to right; GEIGER BATTED
FOR JOHNSON; Geiger grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: BLASINGAME REPLACED GEIGER (PITCHING); Morgan
singled; Jackson out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[Morgan to second]; Morgan was caught stealing third (catcher to
third); Wynn singled; Gentile homered [Wynn scored]; Staub flied
to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: NICHOLSON REPLACED MAYE (PLAYING RF); STAUB CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Bolling singled; Aaron flied to center;
Torre forced Bolling (third to second); Thomas homered [Torre
scored]; Carty grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte tripled; OLIVO REPLACED BLASINGAME
(PITCHING); Olivo threw a wild pitch [Aspromonte scored];
Nicholson struck out; Bateman singled; SIMS BATTED FOR DIERKER;
Sims flied to right; Morgan was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: RAYMOND REPLACED SIMS (PITCHING); Mathews grounded
out (second to first); Menke singled; KEOUGH BATTED FOR OLIVO;
Keough reached on an error by Morgan [Menke to second]; Alou
popped to shortstop; Bolling reached on an error by Morgan
[Menke to third, Keough to second]; Aaron forced Bolling (second
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 2.

ASTROS 8TH: NIEKRO REPLACED KEOUGH (PITCHING); Jackson struck
out; Wynn singled; Wynn was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Gentile flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Braves 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Torre singled; ALOMAR RAN FOR TORRE; Thomas flied to
center; Carty tripled [Alomar scored]; CARPIN REPLACED RAYMOND
(PITCHING); OLIVER BATTED FOR MATHEWS; Oliver singled [Carty
scored]; OWENS REPLACED CARPIN (PITCHING); Menke struck out;
Niekro struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 4.

ASTROS 9TH: OLIVER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); ALOMAR STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); MENKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Staub
struck out but advanced to first on a passed ball; Aspromonte
popped to first in foul territory; FISCHER REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); Nicholson was hit by a pitch [Staub to second];
Nicholson was out trying to advance to second (catcher to
shortstop); Bateman singled [Staub scored (unearned)]; Owens was
called out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Braves 4.

BRAVES 9TH: Alou flied to right; Bolling flied to center; Aaron
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   2    4
 Braves           4  10   1    8


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