Houston Astros 4, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 8
Played on Tuesday, April 15, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  4  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  2  x  -   4  8  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
H. Aaron rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Cepeda 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   2       8   0
Boyer 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
Jackson ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Didier c                      3   0   1   1       1   1       4   0
  Lum pr                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garr lf                       3   0   0   1       1   1       1   0
Pappas p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Britton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Francona ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   2   4   2       3  13      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Jackson-Millan-Cepeda.
E: Garr (1), Pappas (2).

BATTING - 
HBP: Alou (1,by Griffin).
IBB: Garr (1,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Didier (1,2nd base off Griffin/Edwards); Garr (1,2nd base off Billingham/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
  Geiger lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blefary 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       4   1
Miller lf,cf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Menke 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       2   2
Edwards c                     4   0   2   0       0   1      13   0
Torres ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   8   3       4   3      27*  5

* - Files missing details on 1 outs.
FIELDING - 
E: Griffin (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (2,off Pappas).
GDP: Edwards (1,off Britton).
IBB: Miller (1,by Pappas).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Morgan (1,2nd base by Pappas/Didier).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pappas L(1-1)                 7.1   8   4   3   4   3   0  33
Britton                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     8   4   3   4   3   0  34

IBB: Pappas (1,Miller).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(1-1)                8.1   4   2   1   3  12   0  34
Billingham SV(1)              0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     4   2   1   3  13   0  36

WP: Griffin (1).
BK: Griffin 2 (2).
HBP: Griffin (1,Alou).
IBB: Griffin (1,Garr).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Frank Dezelan, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 7713


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Alou                cf        Alou                rf
2. Millan              2b        Morgan              2b
3. H. Aaron            rf        Wynn                cf
4. Cepeda              1b        Blefary             1b
5. Boyer               3b        Miller              lf
6. Jackson             ss        Menke               3b
7. Didier              c         Edwards             c
8. Garr                lf        Torres              ss
9. Pappas              p         Griffin             p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou struck out; Millan made an out to first; H.
Aaron struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (third to first); Morgan flied out
to center; Wynn walked; Blefary flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Cepeda struck out; Boyer made an out to third;
Jackson singled; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Jackson to second];
Griffin balked [Jackson to third]; Didier singled [Jackson
scored]; Garr struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller flied out to right; Menke flied out to
center; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Pappas struck out; Alou grounded out (third to
first); Millan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres flied out to right; Griffin grounded out
(pitcher to first); Alou made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: H. Aaron flied out to left; Cepeda flied out to
left; Boyer walked; Jackson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan walked; Morgan was caught stealing second;
Wynn made an out to third; Blefary flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Didier struck out; Garr out on an unknown play;
Pappas struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller grounded out (second to first); Menke
grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards singled; Torres made
an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Alou was hit by a pitch; Millan grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Alou to second]; H. Aaron flied out to
center [Alou stayed at second]; Cepeda struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Griffin struck out; Alou grounded out (second to
first); Morgan singled; Wynn doubled [Morgan scored]; Blefary
made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Boyer struck out; Jackson singled; Didier forced
Jackson (first to shortstop); Didier stole second; Garr was
walked intentionally; Pappas struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller struck out; Menke singled; Edwards singled
[Menke scored (error by Garr) (unearned)]; Torres flied out to
center; Griffin walked [Edwards to second]; Alou made an out to
catcher; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Alou grounded out (third to first); Millan made an
out to third; H. Aaron flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Wynn singled;
Wynn was picked off first but was safe on an error by Pappas
[Wynn to second]; Blefary singled [Wynn scored]; Miller was
walked intentionally [Blefary to second]; Menke singled [Blefary
scored, Miller to second]; BRITTON REPLACED PAPPAS (PITCHING);
Edwards grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Menke out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 4.

BRAVES 9TH: GEIGER REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING LF); MILLER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Cepeda singled; Boyer struck out;
Jackson reached on an error by Griffin [Cepeda to second];
Griffin balked [Cepeda to third, Jackson to second]; Didier
walked; LUM RAN FOR DIDIER; BILLINGHAM REPLACED GRIFFIN
(PITCHING); Garr forced Lum (shortstop to second) [Cepeda scored
(unearned), Jackson to third]; FRANCONA BATTED FOR BRITTON; Garr
stole second; Francona struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   4   2    7
 Astros           4   8   1    6


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