Atlanta Braves 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Wednesday, August 23, 1967 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    2  0  0    0  0  0    2  5  0  -   9  8  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  0  -   3 10  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martinez ss                   3   3   1   1       2   0       3   4
Francona 1b                   4   2   2   4       1   0      11   1
Aaron rf                      5   0   2   4       0   0       4   0
Torre c                       4   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Boyer 3b                      4   1   0   0       0   2       0   0
Carty lf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Alou lf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Geiger cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Woodward 2b                   2   0   0   0       1   1       3   8
  Lau ph                      0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Carroll p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Jones ph                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  de la Hoz ph,2b             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   9   8   9       7   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Martinez-Woodward-Francona, Woodward-Francona.
E: Martinez 2 (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Martinez (2,off Von Hoff); Aaron 2 (25,off Sherry,off Dukes).
HR: Francona (6,1st inning off Von Hoff 1 on 0 out).
SH: Geiger (3,off Dukes).
HBP: Boyer (2,by Dukes).
IBB: Lau (1,by Dukes).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Geiger (1,2nd base off Von Hoff/Brand).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jackson ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Morgan 2b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       4   3
Rader 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Staub rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Miller lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Brand c                       3   1   1   0       1   0       8   1
Von Hoff p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eilers p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Harrison ph                 1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Sherry p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Brandt ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schneider p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Adlesh ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   3  10   3       1   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (8,off Carroll).
3B: Harrison (2,off Carroll).
HR: Wynn (30,6th inning off Carroll 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Brand (5,off Carroll); Miller (7,off Carroll).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (18,2nd base off Carroll/Torre).
CS: Jackson (6,2nd base by Hernandez/Torre).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carroll W(5-8)                6     7   3   3   1   1   1  25
Hernandez                     1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Upshaw SV(5)                  2     2   0   0   0   3   0   8
Totals                        9    10   3   3   1   4   1  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Von Hoff                      1.2   2   2   2   4   2   1  11
Eilers                        3.1   1   0   0   0   0   0  11
Sherry L(1-1)                 2     2   2   2   1   2   0   9
Dukes                         0.2   3   5   5   2   1   0   8
Schneider                     1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9     8   9   9   7   7   1  44

HBP: Dukes (1,Boyer).
IBB: Dukes (1,Lau).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Ejections: ATL Manager Billy Hitchcock by Ken Burkhart [Balls and
strikes]
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 14595


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Martinez            ss        Jackson             ss
2. Francona            1b        Morgan              2b
3. Aaron               rf        Rader               1b
4. Torre               c         Staub               rf
5. Boyer               3b        Wynn                cf
6. Carty               lf        Miller              lf
7. Geiger              cf        Aspromonte          3b
8. Woodward            2b        Brand               c
9. Carroll             p         Von Hoff            p

BRAVES 1ST: Martinez doubled; Francona homered [Martinez
scored]; Aaron made an out to first; Torre walked; Boyer made an
out to second; Carty flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Jackson singled; Morgan struck out; Rader grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Jackson to second]; Staub flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Geiger walked; Geiger stole second; Woodward struck
out; Carroll was called out on strikes; Martinez walked;
Francona walked [Geiger to third, Martinez to second]; EILERS
REPLACED VON HOFF (PITCHING); Aaron flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wynn made an out to second; Miller doubled;
Aspromonte singled [Miller to third]; Brand grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Aspromonte out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Torre grounded out (pitcher to first); Boyer flied
out to left; Carty flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Eilers flied out to left; Jackson reached on an
error by Martinez; Morgan grounded out (second to first)
[Jackson to second]; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Geiger grounded out (second to first); Woodward
grounded out (shortstop to first); Carroll singled; Martinez
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub singled; Wynn forced Staub (second to
shortstop); Miller grounded into a double play (second to first)
[Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Francona grounded out (pitcher to first); Aaron
popped to catcher in foul territory; Torre grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte flied out to right; Brand walked;
HARRISON BATTED FOR EILERS; Harrison tripled [Brand scored];
Jackson grounded out (second to first); Morgan singled [Harrison
scored]; Morgan stole second; Rader flied out to right; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: SHERRY REPLACED HARRISON (PITCHING); Boyer struck
out; Carty grounded out (shortstop to first); Braves manager
Billy Hitchcock ejected by 3B umpire Ken Burkhart; Geiger
made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub grounded out (second to first); Wynn homered;
Miller grounded out (first unassisted); Aspromonte grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Woodward walked; JONES BATTED FOR CARROLL; Jones
singled [Woodward to second]; Martinez forced Woodward (pitcher
to third) [Jones to second]; Francona made an out to second;
Aaron doubled [Jones scored, Martinez scored]; Torre struck out;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Brand grounded
out (second to first); BRANDT BATTED FOR SHERRY; Brandt flied
out to right; Jackson singled; Jackson was caught stealing
second (pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 4, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: DUKES REPLACED BRANDT (PITCHING); Boyer was hit by a
pitch; Carty singled [Boyer to second]; Geiger out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Boyer to third, Carty to
second]; LAU BATTED FOR WOODWARD; Lau was walked intentionally;
DE LA HOZ BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; de la Hoz was called out on
strikes; Martinez walked [Boyer scored, Carty to third, Lau to
second]; Francona singled [Carty scored, Lau scored, Martinez to
third]; Aaron doubled [Martinez scored, Francona scored];
SCHNEIDER REPLACED DUKES (PITCHING); Torre grounded out
(shortstop to first); 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 9, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: UPSHAW REPLACED LAU (PITCHING); DE LA HOZ STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); ALOU REPLACED CARTY (PLAYING LF); Morgan
singled [Morgan to second (error by Martinez)]; Rader was called
out on strikes; Staub made an out to shortstop; Wynn grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 9,
Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Boyer was called out on strikes; Alou reached on an
error by Morgan [Alou to second]; Geiger struck out; Upshaw
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 9,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Miller flied out to right; Aspromonte was called out
on strikes; Brand singled; ADLESH BATTED FOR SCHNEIDER; Adlesh
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 9,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           9   8   2    8
 Astros           3  10   1    6


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