Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 3

Regular Season Game 45

Played on Tuesday, May 26, 1970 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 3 9 0 ATL N 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 x - 5 13 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMorgan 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 4 Alou lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 Wynn cf 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 Miller rf 4 1 2 3 0 2 2 0 Menke ss 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 Pepitone 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 11 0 Rader 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 Edwards c 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 1 Dierker p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Lampard ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Billingham p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Martinez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals35 3 9 3 2 7 24 12FIELDING -DP:3. Menke-Morgan-Pepitone, Rader-Morgan-Pepitone, Edwards-Morgan.BATTING -2B:Menke (11,off Nash); Lampard (4,off Nash); Miller (4,off Nash).HR:Miller (3,1st inning off Nash 2 on 1 out).GDP:Rader (7,off Nash).Team LOB:7.

Atlanta BravesAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMillan 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 Lum cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 H. Aaron rf 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 Carty lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 Cepeda 1b 4 0 2 1 0 1 8 2 Boyer 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 Tillman c 4 1 1 2 0 0 7 0 Garrido ss 3 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 Nash p 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Wilhelm p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1Totals34 5 13 5 2 6 27 9FIELDING -DP:1. Boyer-Millan-Cepeda.BATTING -2B:Cepeda (13,off Dierker); Carty (12,off Dierker); Lum (2,off Billingham).3B:Millan (2,off Dierker).HR:Tillman (3,6th inning off Dierker 1 on 2 out).GDP:Carty (7,off Dierker); Boyer (3,off Dierker).IBB:Garrido (2,by Dierker).Team LOB:7.BASERUNNING -CS:Millan (3,2nd base by Dierker/Edwards).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDierker L(8-4) 6 10 5 5 2 5 1 27 Billingham 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 9Totals8 13 5 5 2 6 1 36IBB:Dierker (1,Garrido).

Atlanta BravesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNash W(6-1) 7 9 3 3 2 5 1 31 Wilhelm SV(4) 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 6Totals9 9 3 3 2 7 1 37 Nash faced 1 batter in the 8th inningUmpires:HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Nick ColosiTime of Game:2:33Attendance:18239 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros Atlanta Braves 1. Morgan 2b Millan 2b 2. Alou lf Lum cf 3. Wynn cf H. Aaron rf 4. Miller rf Carty lf 5. Menke ss Cepeda 1b 6. Pepitone 1b Boyer 3b 7. Rader 3b Tillman c 8. Edwards c Garrido ss 9. Dierker p Nash p ASTROS 1ST: Morgan singled; Alou singled [Morgan to third]; Wynn struck out; Miller homered [Morgan scored, Alou scored]; Menke made an out to third; Pepitone grounded out (first to pitcher); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 0. BRAVES 1ST: Millan tripled; Lum grounded out (third to first); H. Aaron singled [Millan scored]; Carty grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [H. Aaron out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 1. ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); Edwards struck out; Dierker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 1. BRAVES 2ND: Cepeda singled; Boyer grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Cepeda out at second]; Tillman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 1. ASTROS 3RD: Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); Alou made an out to first; Wynn singled; Miller struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 1. BRAVES 3RD: Garrido grounded out (third to first); Nash struck out; Millan made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 1. ASTROS 4TH: Menke doubled; Pepitone singled [Menke to third]; Rader grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Menke stayed at third, Pepitone out at second]; Edwards flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 1. BRAVES 4TH: Lum singled to second; H. Aaron walked [Lum to second]; Carty singled [Lum scored, H. Aaron to third]; Cepeda doubled [H. Aaron scored, Carty to third]; Boyer grounded out (shortstop to first); Tillman flied out to right; Garrido was walked intentionally; Nash flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3. ASTROS 5TH: Dierker grounded out (third to first); Morgan flied out to left; Alou made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3. BRAVES 5TH: Millan singled; Lum flied out to left; H. Aaron struck out while Millan was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3. ASTROS 6TH: Wynn singled; Miller struck out; Menke walked [Wynn to second]; Pepitone made an out to shortstop; Rader flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 3. BRAVES 6TH: Carty doubled to second; Cepeda struck out; Boyer struck out; Tillman homered [Carty scored]; Garrido singled; Nash struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 5. ASTROS 7TH: Edwards flied out to center; LAMPARD BATTED FOR DIERKER; Lampard doubled; Morgan walked; Alou made an out to first; Wynn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 5. BRAVES 7TH: BILLINGHAM REPLACED LAMPARD (PITCHING); Millan grounded out (second to first); Lum doubled; H. Aaron grounded out (third to first); Carty grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 5. ASTROS 8TH: Miller doubled; WILHELM REPLACED NASH (PITCHING); Menke struck out; Pepitone grounded out (pitcher to first) [Miller to third]; Rader flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 5. BRAVES 8TH: Cepeda made an out to first; Boyer singled; Tillman made an out to first; Garrido singled [Boyer to second]; Wilhelm struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 5. ASTROS 9TH: Edwards made an out to shortstop; MARTINEZ BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Martinez grounded out (third to first); Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Braves 5. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 3 9 0 7 Braves 5 13 0 7

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