Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Friday, April 10, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  4    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   5 12  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jackson ss                    4   1   1   0       1   1       2   6
Millan 2b                     5   2   3   0       0   0       2   1
H. Aaron rf                   3   1   2   4       2   0       3   0
Carty lf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
  Lum lf                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cepeda 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0      11   0
Gonzalez cf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Boyer 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Tillman c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       5   1
Stone p                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       35   5  12   5       5   2      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Jackson (1,off Griffin); Cepeda (3,off Cook); Carty (1,off Cook).
HR: H. Aaron (2,3rd inning off Griffin 3 on 1 out).
GDP: Carty (2,off Billingham); Stone (1,off Osinski).
IBB: Cepeda (1,by Cook).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gonzalez (1,2nd base by Griffin/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Alou rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   2   0       0   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Davis lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Menke ss                      4   0   2   0       0   0       3   4
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2      10   0
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pepitone ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cook p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beauchamp ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Osinski p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   6   0       1   5      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Menke-Watson, Menke-Morgan-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (1,off Stone); Wynn (1,off Stone).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone W(1-0)                  9     6   0   0   1   5   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(0-1)                4.1   5   4   4   4   1   1  21
Billingham                    0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Cook                          2     5   1   1   1   1   0  11
Osinski                       2     2   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9    12   5   5   5   2   1  40

IBB: Cook (1,Cepeda).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 20305


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Jackson             ss        Morgan              2b
2. Millan              2b        Alou                rf
3. H. Aaron            rf        Wynn                cf
4. Carty               lf        Rader               3b
5. Cepeda              1b        Davis               lf
6. Gonzalez            cf        Menke               ss
7. Boyer               3b        Watson              1b
8. Tillman             c         Edwards             c
9. Stone               p         Griffin             p

BRAVES 1ST: Jackson flied out to right; Millan flied out to
center; H. Aaron walked; Carty forced H. Aaron (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Alou lined
to shortstop; Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Cepeda grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez
singled; Boyer flied out to right; Gonzalez was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Davis flied out to right; Menke
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Tillman was called out on strikes; Stone singled;
Jackson walked [Stone to second]; Millan singled [Stone to
third, Jackson to second]; H. Aaron homered [Stone scored,
Jackson scored, Millan scored]; Carty walked; Cepeda flied out
to center; Gonzalez flied out to center; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson struck out; Edwards grounded out (pitcher to
first); Griffin was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Boyer grounded out (shortstop to first); Tillman
lined to shortstop; Stone flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan singled; Alou walked [Morgan to second]; Wynn
forced Alou (third to second) [Morgan to third]; Rader reached
on a fielder's choice [Morgan out at home (third to catcher to
shortstop), Wynn to second]; Davis flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Jackson doubled; Millan grounded out (shortstop to
first); H. Aaron walked; BILLINGHAM REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING);
Carty grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[H. Aaron out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke singled; Watson popped to second; Edwards
singled [Menke to second]; PEPITONE BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM;
Pepitone flied out to right; Morgan flied out to center; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: COOK REPLACED PEPITONE (PITCHING); Cepeda
doubled; Debut game for Ron Cook; Gonzalez singled
[Cepeda out at home (left to catcher to shortstop), Gonzalez to
second (on throw to home)]; Boyer popped to first; Tillman
reached on a fielder's choice [Gonzalez out at third (third
unassisted)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn
singled; Rader grounded out (pitcher to first) [Wynn to second];
Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Stone grounded out (third to first); Jackson struck
out; Millan singled; H. Aaron singled [Millan to second]; Carty
doubled [Millan scored, H. Aaron to third]; Cepeda was walked
intentionally; Gonzalez flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Braves 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: LUM REPLACED CARTY (PLAYING LF); Menke doubled;
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards grounded out
(pitcher to first); BEAUCHAMP BATTED FOR COOK; Beauchamp
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
5, Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: OSINSKI REPLACED BEAUCHAMP (PITCHING); Boyer lined
to left; Tillman singled; Stone grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Tillman out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan flied out to center; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn doubled; Rader popped to third in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 0.

BRAVES 9TH: Jackson grounded out (second to first); Millan
singled; H. Aaron grounded out (third to first) [Millan to
second]; Lum grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis flied out to right; Menke grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           5  12   0    8
 Astros           0   6   0    7


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