Houston Astros 4, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 2
Played on Wednesday, April 12, 1967 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  2
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  x  -   4  7  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke ss                      3   0   1   0       1   0       2   2
Alou 1b                       3   1   0   0       1   0       8   0
Aaron rf                      4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Jones cf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Torre c                       4   0   2   1       0   2       4   1
  Martinez pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Carty lf                      3   0   2   0       1   1       4   0
Boyer 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Woodward 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Johnson p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Geiger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schwall p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   7   2       3   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Menke-Woodward-Alou, Boyer-Alou.
E: Menke (2), Carty (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Aaron (1,off Dierker).
GDP: Woodward (1,off Dierker); Alou (1,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Jones (1,2nd base by Dierker/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jackson ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Morgan 2b                     2   1   0   0       2   1       4   2
Wynn cf                       4   2   1   0       0   0       2   0
Mathews 1b                    3   0   0   1       0   1       8   0
Staub rf                      2   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
  Landis rf                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Pointer lf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   1       1   0       1   4
Bateman c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   2
Dierker p                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   7   4       5   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Bateman-Morgan, Aspromonte-Morgan-Mathews, Jackson-Morgan-Mathews.

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (1,off Johnson).
SF: Mathews (1,off Johnson).
GDP: Aspromonte (1,off Johnson); Bateman (1,off Schwall).
IBB: Aspromonte (1,by Schwall).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (1,2nd base off Johnson/Torre); Wynn (1,2nd base off Niekro/Torre).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson L(0-1)                7     6   3   3   3   3   0  29
Niekro                        0.1   1   1   0   1   0   0   4
Schwall                       0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8     7   4   3   5   3   0  35

IBB: Schwall (1,Aspromonte).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(1-0)                9     7   2   2   3   6   0  33


Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 13854


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Menke singled; Alou forced Menke (third to second);
Aaron tripled [Alou scored]; Jones struck out; Torre singled
[Aaron scored]; Carty was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Jackson grounded out (second to first); Morgan
walked; Wynn singled [Morgan to third]; Mathews hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Morgan scored, Wynn stayed at first]; Staub
doubled [Wynn scored]; Pointer grounded out (second to first); 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Boyer grounded out (third to first); Woodward flied
out to center; Johnson flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte flied out to center; Bateman singled to
left [Bateman to second (error by Carty)]; Dierker reached on a
fielder's choice [Bateman out at third (pitcher to shortstop)];
Jackson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Menke flied out to right; Alou flied out to left;
Aaron grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Wynn made an out
to shortstop; Mathews struck out; Staub grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Jones singled; Torre was called out on strikes while
Jones was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Carty
walked; Boyer was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Pointer singled; Aspromonte grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Pointer out at second];
Bateman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Woodward flied out to right; Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Dierker singled; Jackson popped to catcher in foul
territory; Morgan flied out to right; Wynn flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Alou walked; Aaron flied out to center; Jones flied
out to right; Torre was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Mathews flied out to left; Staub walked; Pointer
grounded out (second to first) [Staub to second]; Aspromonte
singled [Staub scored]; Rusty Staub pulled a muscle in his
right leg as he rounded 3B; Bateman flied out to right; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: LANDIS REPLACED STAUB (PLAYING RF); Carty singled;
Boyer popped to third in foul territory; Woodward grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Carty out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); Jackson
flied out to left; Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: GEIGER BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Geiger grounded out
(first unassisted); Menke walked; Alou grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Menke out at second]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: NIEKRO REPLACED GEIGER (PITCHING); Wynn reached on
an error by Menke; Wynn stole second; Mathews grounded out
(catcher to first) [Wynn to third]; Landis singled [Wynn scored
(unearned)]; Pointer walked [Landis to second]; SCHWALL REPLACED
NIEKRO (PITCHING); Aspromonte was walked intentionally [Landis
to third, Pointer to second]; Bateman grounded into a double
play (third to first) [Pointer out at third]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

BRAVES 9TH: Aaron flied out to left; Jones was called out on
strikes; Torre singled; MARTINEZ RAN FOR TORRE; Carty singled
[Martinez to second]; Carty was picked off first (catcher to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   7   2    4
 Astros           4   7   0    7


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