Houston Astros 4, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 73
Played on Wednesday, June 28, 1967 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  2  -   4  5  0
ATL N    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gotay ss                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Wynn cf                       2   1   0   0       2   1       3   0
Staub rf                      2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Mathews 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Brand c                       4   1   1   0       0   1      11   0
Davis lf                      2   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
  Brandt ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Landis lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Giusti p                      4   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   5   3       5   3      27   5

BATTING - 
SH: Staub (2,off Niekro).
GDP: Gotay (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (11,2nd base off Niekro/Uecker).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Francona 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   2      15   0
Aaron rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Jones cf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
de la Hoz 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Menke ss                      3   1   1   1       0   1       1   6
Woodward 2b                   3   0   2   0       0   0       2   8
Uecker c                      3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Niekro p                      3   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   5   2       0  10      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Woodward-Francona.
PB: Uecker (8).

BATTING - 
HR: Menke (6,5th inning off Giusti 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(4-7)                 9     5   2   2   0  10   1  32

WP: Giusti (1).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(3-4)                 8.2   5   4   3   5   3   0  35
Raymond                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     5   4   3   5   3   0  36

WP: Niekro 2 (9).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 11953


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Gotay               ss        Alou                lf
2. Morgan              2b        Francona            1b
3. Wynn                cf        Aaron               rf
4. Staub               rf        Jones               cf
5. Mathews             1b        de la Hoz           3b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Menke               ss
7. Brand               c         Woodward            2b
8. Davis               lf        Uecker              c
9. Giusti              p         Niekro              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gotay grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
lined to second; Wynn walked; Wynn stole second; Staub grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Alou flied out to left; Francona grounded out
(second to first); Aaron flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mathews grounded out (second to first); Aspromonte
grounded out (third to first); Brand struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Jones struck out; de la Hoz flied out to right;
Menke popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Davis walked; Giusti forced Davis (pitcher to
shortstop); Gotay grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Giusti out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Woodward flied out to center; Uecker flied out to
center; Niekro singled; Giusti threw a wild pitch [Niekro to
second]; Alou singled [Niekro scored]; Francona was called out
on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Wynn flied
out to center; Staub walked; Mathews popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Aaron struck out; Jones struck out; de la Hoz popped
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte singled; Brand singled [Aspromonte to
second]; Uecker allowed a passed ball [Aspromonte to third];
Davis was called out on strikes; Giusti grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Aspromonte scored, Brand to second]; Gotay singled
[Brand scored (unearned)]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Gotay to
second]; Morgan popped to third in foul territory; 2 R (1 ER), 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Menke homered; Woodward singled; Uecker struck out;
Niekro struck out; Alou forced Woodward (shortstop to second); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn struck out; Staub grounded out (second to
first); Mathews flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Francona struck out; Aaron lined to left; Jones
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (second to first); Brand
grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: de la Hoz was called out on strikes; Menke struck
out; Woodward singled; Uecker struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Giusti grounded out (shortstop to first); Gotay
grounded out (second to first); Morgan grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Niekro flied out to right; Alou flied out to right;
Francona popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn walked; Staub out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [Wynn to second]; Mathews singled [Wynn to third];
Niekro threw a wild pitch [Wynn scored, Mathews to second];
Aspromonte walked; Brand popped to third in foul territory;
BRANDT BATTED FOR DAVIS; Brandt singled [Mathews scored,
Aspromonte to second]; RAYMOND REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING);
Giusti popped to catcher in foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 2.

BRAVES 9TH: LANDIS REPLACED BRANDT (PLAYING LF); Aaron grounded
out (shortstop to first); Jones grounded out (second to first);
de la Hoz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   5   0    5
 Braves           2   5   0    3


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