Atlanta Braves 10, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 153
Played on Tuesday, September 23, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  2    0  0  4    0  0  4  -  10 11  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  2
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 2b                     5   2   2   1       0   1       1   1
Gonzalez cf                   2   1   0   1       1   0       4   0
H. Aaron rf                   5   1   2   2       0   1       3   0
  Lum pr,rf                   0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Carty lf                      3   1   1   2       1   1       1   0
  Garr pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou lf                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Cepeda 1b                     5   0   2   0       0   0       6   1
  T. Aaron 1b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Boyer 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Didier c                      2   2   1   1       2   0       5   0
Garrido ss                    4   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
xStone p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Totals                       34  10  11   8       4   6      27   6

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Boyer-Cepeda.

BATTING - 
2B: H. Aaron (30,off Watkins); Alou (13,off Watkins).
SF: Gonzalez (4,off Watkins).
HBP: Gonzalez (8,by Billingham).
GDP: Millan (16,off Ray); Garrido (10,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   1       0   1       4   5
Alou rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Wynn cf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Davis lf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Menke ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Martinez c                    2   1   1   0       0   0       4   1
  Edwards c                   2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Blefary 1b                    3   1   1   0       0   1      13   1
Ray p                         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gotay ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Bouton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Torres ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   2   7   2       1   5      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Menke-Morgan-Blefary, Rader-Morgan-Blefary.
E: Rader (25), Martinez (9).
PB: Martinez (1), Edwards (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Gotay (5,off Stone).
SF: Morgan (4,off Stone).
HBP: Blefary (4,by Stone).
GDP: Menke (12,off Stone).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone W(13-9)                 9     7   2   2   1   5   0  35

HBP: Stone (5,Blefary).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ray                           5     2   2   1   1   4   0  18
Bouton L(0-2)                 0     3   4   4   1   0   0   4
Billingham                    2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Watkins                       2     4   4   4   2   1   0  11
Totals                        9    11  10   9   4   6   0  41

Bouton faced 4 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Ray (4), Bouton (3).
HBP: Billingham (5,Gonzalez).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 8185


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Millan              2b        Morgan              2b
2. Gonzalez            cf        Alou                rf
3. H. Aaron            rf        Wynn                cf
4. Carty               lf        Davis               lf
5. Cepeda              1b        Menke               ss
6. Boyer               3b        Rader               3b
7. Didier              c         Martinez            c
8. Garrido             ss        Blefary             1b
9. Stone               p         Ray                 p

BRAVES 1ST: Rader dropped a foul fly hit by Millan for an error;
Millan was called out on strikes [Millan out at first (catcher
to first)]; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); H. Aaron
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

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

BRAVES 2ND: Carty grounded out (pitcher to first); Cepeda
grounded out (second to first); Boyer was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke was called out on strikes; Rader popped to
first in foul territory; Martinez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Didier walked; Garrido singled [Didier to second];
Stone reached on catcher's interference by Martinez [Didier to
third, Garrido to second]; Millan grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Didier scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Garrido to third, Stone out at second]; Ray threw a wild
pitch [Garrido scored]; Gonzalez flied out to left; 2 R (1 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Blefary struck out; Ray flied out to right; Morgan
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: H. Aaron flied out to right; Carty was called out on
strikes; Cepeda singled; Boyer forced Cepeda (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou made an out to shortstop; Wynn walked; Davis
singled [Wynn to second]; Menke grounded into a double play
(third to first) [Wynn out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Didier grounded out (first unassisted); Garrido
grounded out (third to first); Stone grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to center; Martinez singled; Blefary
was hit by a pitch [Martinez to second]; GOTAY BATTED FOR RAY;
Gotay doubled [Martinez scored, Blefary to third]; Morgan hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Blefary scored, Gotay to third]; Alou
flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: BOUTON REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); Millan singled;
Bouton threw a wild pitch [Millan to second]; Gonzalez walked;
Martinez allowed a passed ball [Millan to third, Gonzalez to
second]; EDWARDS REPLACED MARTINEZ (PLAYING C ); H. Aaron
singled [Millan scored, Gonzalez to third]; Edwards allowed a
passed ball [H. Aaron to second]; Carty singled [Gonzalez
scored, H. Aaron scored]; BILLINGHAM REPLACED BOUTON (PITCHING);
Cepeda singled [Carty to second]; Boyer was called out on
strikes; Didier singled [Carty scored, Cepeda to second];
Garrido grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Didier out at second]; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros
2.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn made an out to shortstop; Davis grounded out
(first to pitcher); Menke flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Stone grounded out (first to pitcher); Millan
grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez was hit by a pitch; H.
Aaron made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader singled; Edwards flied out to center; Blefary
singled [Rader to second]; TORRES BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Torres
made an out to second; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: WATKINS REPLACED TORRES (PITCHING); Carty walked;
GARR RAN FOR CARTY; Garr was picked off first (pitcher to
first); Cepeda grounded out (shortstop to first); Boyer grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: ALOU REPLACED GARR (PLAYING LF); Alou was called out
on strikes; Wynn was called out on strikes; Davis singled; Menke
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
6, Astros 2.

BRAVES 9TH: Didier walked; Garrido singled [Didier to third,
Garrido to second (on throw)]; Stone was called out on strikes;
Millan singled [Didier scored, Garrido to third, Millan to
second (on throw)]; Gonzalez hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Garrido scored, Millan to third]; H. Aaron doubled [Millan
scored]; LUM RAN FOR H. AARON; Alou doubled [Lum scored]; Cepeda
made an out to second; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 10, Astros
2.

ASTROS 9TH: LUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); T. AARON REPLACED
CEPEDA (PLAYING 1B); Rader made an out to shortstop; Edwards
lined to right; Blefary grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 10, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves          10  11   0    4
 Astros           2   7   2    6


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