Atlanta Braves 9, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Tuesday, July 5, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  3    0  2  0    0  3  0  -   9 10  1
HOU N    0  1  0    1  2  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  2
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou 1b                       4   2   2   1       1   0       5   0
Jones cf                      5   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Aaron rf                      4   1   1   1       0   2       1   0
  Geiger rf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Carty lf                      4   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Torre c                       5   3   2   2       0   0       6   0
Menke 3b                      4   1   2   1       1   1       5   2
Bolling 2b                    3   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
Woodward ss                   3   1   1   1       0   1       3   4
Lemaster p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   9  10   8       3   6      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bolling-Woodward-Alou.
E: Woodward (17).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (16,off Cuellar); Jones (8,off Taylor).
3B: Menke 2 (3,off Cuellar,off Taylor).
HR: Torre (20,5th inning off Cuellar 1 on 1 out).
SH: Lemaster (3,off Taylor).
SF: Woodward (1,off Cuellar); Bolling (2,off Taylor).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Aaron (10,2nd base off Latman/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   2       0   1       2   0
Staub lf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Mantilla 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Nicholson rf                  4   2   2   2       0   0       0   0
Bateman c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Aspromonte ss                 4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Harrison 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0      13   1
Lillis 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Cuellar p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Brand ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Latman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Colbert ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   4   8   4       1   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Mantilla (3), Aspromonte (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Lillis (3,off Lemaster).
HR: Nicholson 2 (8,2nd inning off Lemaster 0 on 0 out,4th inning off Lemaster
0 on 1 out); Wynn (14,5th inning off Lemaster 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Lillis (4,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster W(6-5)               9     8   4   4   1   6   3  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar L(6-1)                5     5   6   3   3   4   1  25
Latman                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Taylor                        2     4   3   3   0   1   0  10
Totals                        9    10   9   6   3   6   1  42


Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 20004


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Alou                1b        Wynn                cf
2. Jones               cf        Staub               lf
3. Aaron               rf        Mantilla            3b
4. Carty               lf        Nicholson           rf
5. Torre               c         Bateman             c
6. Menke               3b        Aspromonte          ss
7. Bolling             2b        Harrison            1b
8. Woodward            ss        Lillis              2b
9. Lemaster            p         Cuellar             p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou made an out to third; Jones grounded out
(pitcher to first); Aaron struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn flied out to right; Staub flied out to left;
Mantilla made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Carty grounded out (first unassisted); Torre
singled; Menke walked [Torre to second]; Bolling reached on an
error by Aspromonte [Torre to third, Menke to second]; Woodward
hit a sacrifice fly to left [Torre scored (unearned)]; Lemaster
made an out to second; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Nicholson homered; Bateman singled; Aspromonte
singled [Bateman to second]; Harrison forced Bateman (shortstop
to third) [Aspromonte to second]; Lillis grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Harrison out at second]; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Alou walked; Jones singled [Alou to third]; Aaron
forced Jones (shortstop to second) [Alou scored]; Carty flied
out to center; Torre reached on an error by Mantilla [Aaron
scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Menke tripled [Torre scored
(unearned)]; Bolling grounded out (third to first); 3 R (1 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cuellar struck out; Wynn lined to left; Staub popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Woodward flied out to left; Lemaster struck out;
Alou doubled; Jones grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Mantilla struck out; Nicholson homered; Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Aspromonte was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Aaron struck out; Carty walked; Torre homered [Carty
scored]; Menke was called out on strikes; Bolling grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Harrison popped to third in foul territory; Lillis
doubled; BRAND BATTED FOR CUELLAR; Brand made an out to third;
Wynn homered [Lillis scored]; Staub walked; Mantilla popped to
third in foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros
4.

BRAVES 6TH: LATMAN REPLACED BRAND (PITCHING); Woodward struck
out; Lemaster grounded out (second to first); Alou grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Nicholson made an out to shortstop; Bateman struck
out; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 4.

BRAVES 7TH: Jones popped to first in foul territory; Aaron
singled; Aaron stole second; Carty grounded out (third to
first); Torre made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: GEIGER REPLACED AARON (PLAYING RF); Harrison flied
out to left; Lillis flied out to right; GOTAY BATTED FOR LATMAN;
Gotay grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 6, Astros 4.

BRAVES 8TH: TAYLOR REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); Menke tripled;
Bolling hit a sacrifice fly to center [Menke scored]; Woodward
singled; Lemaster out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Woodward to second]; Alou singled [Woodward scored]; Jones
doubled [Alou scored]; Geiger was called out on strikes; 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 9, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn struck out; Staub grounded out (third to
first); Mantilla singled; Nicholson flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 9, Astros 4.

BRAVES 9TH: Carty grounded out (shortstop to first); Torre
grounded out (second to first); Menke grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 9, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Bateman lined to shortstop; Aspromonte flied out to
center; Harrison singled; Lillis reached on an error by Woodward
[Harrison to second]; COLBERT BATTED FOR TAYLOR; Colbert struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 9, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           9  10   1    6
 Astros           4   8   2    5


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