Houston Astros 8, Atlanta Braves 3
Regular Season Game 6
Played on Sunday, April 12, 1970 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   3  9  0
HOU N    1  0  3    1  0  1    0  2  x  -   8  9  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jackson ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
H. Aaron rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Carty lf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Cepeda 1b                     4   1   2   2       0   1       7   0
Gonzalez cf                   4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Boyer 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Kester p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Garr ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Didier c                      4   0   1   1       0   1       8   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Aspromonte 3b               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   3   9   3       0   7      24   7

FIELDING - 
PB: Didier (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cepeda (4,off Dierker); H. Aaron (2,off Dierker); Carty (2,off Dierker);
Gonzalez (1,off Dierker).
HR: Cepeda (2,9th inning off Dierker 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Millan (1,2nd base off Dierker/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   4
Miller rf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Wynn cf                       4   2   2   3       0   1       3   0
Pepitone 1b                   3   2   2   1       1   0       9   0
Menke ss                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   5
Davis lf                      4   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   1       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       1   1       7   0
Dierker p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       33   8   9   8       3   7      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Pepitone (2,off Niekro).
HR: Wynn 2 (2,1st inning off Niekro 0 on 2 out,3rd inning off Niekro 1 on 2
out); Pepitone (2,3rd inning off Niekro 0 on 2 out); Davis (1,4th inning
off Niekro 0 on 0 out); Rader (3,8th inning off Kester 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Davis (2,2nd base off Niekro/Didier); Pepitone (1,2nd base off Kester/Didier).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(0-2)                 6     8   6   5   0   7   4  26
Kester                        2     1   2   2   3   0   1  10
Totals                        8     9   8   7   3   7   5  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(2-0)                9     9   3   3   0   7   1  36


Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 12747


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Jackson             ss        Morgan              2b
2. Millan              2b        Miller              rf
3. H. Aaron            rf        Wynn                cf
4. Carty               lf        Pepitone            1b
5. Cepeda              1b        Menke               ss
6. Gonzalez            cf        Davis               lf
7. Boyer               3b        Rader               3b
8. Didier              c         Edwards             c
9. Niekro              p         Dierker             p

BRAVES 1ST: Jackson was called out on strikes; Millan singled;
Millan stole second; H. Aaron lined to left; Carty flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan struck out; Miller flied out to center; Wynn
homered; Pepitone doubled; Menke grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Cepeda struck out; Gonzalez struck out; Boyer flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis grounded out (second to first); Rader popped
to second; Edwards grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Didier struck out; Niekro popped to second; Jackson
singled; Millan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker grounded out (third to first); Morgan struck
out; Miller singled; Wynn homered [Miller scored]; Pepitone
homered; Menke struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 4.

BRAVES 4TH: H. Aaron popped to shortstop; Carty singled; Cepeda
doubled [Carty to third]; Gonzalez struck out; Boyer grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis homered; Rader struck out; Edwards flied out
to center; Dierker struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 5.

BRAVES 5TH: Didier popped to second; Niekro popped to second;
Jackson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan flied out to center; Miller popped to catcher
in foul territory; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 5.

BRAVES 6TH: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); H. Aaron
doubled; Carty grounded out (shortstop to first); Cepeda flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Pepitone popped to second; Menke singled; Didier
allowed a passed ball [Menke to second]; Davis singled [Menke
scored (unearned)]; Davis stole second; Rader flied out to left;
Edwards struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 6.

BRAVES 7TH: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Boyer
grounded out (shortstop to first); Didier grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: ASPROMONTE REPLACED NIEKRO (PLAYING 3B); KESTER
REPLACED BOYER (PITCHING); Dierker popped to second; Morgan
grounded out (first unassisted); Miller walked; Wynn flied out
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 6.

BRAVES 8TH: Aspromonte struck out; Jackson grounded out (second
to first); Millan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Pepitone walked; Pepitone stole second; Menke
grounded out (second to first) [Pepitone to third]; Davis
grounded out (pitcher to first); Rader homered [Pepitone
scored]; Edwards walked; Dierker forced Edwards (shortstop
unassisted); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 8.

BRAVES 9TH: H. Aaron popped to second; Carty doubled; Cepeda
homered [Carty scored]; Gonzalez doubled; GARR BATTED FOR
KESTER; Garr lined to pitcher; Didier singled [Gonzalez scored];
Aspromonte flied out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   9   0    6
 Astros           8   9   0    4


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