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 Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 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   0
Totals                       35   3   9   3       2   7      24  12

FIELDING - 
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 Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 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   1
Totals                       34   5  13   5       2   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
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 Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(8-4)                6    10   5   5   2   5   1  27
Billingham                    2     3   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        8    13   5   5   2   6   1  36

IBB: Dierker (1,Garrido).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nash W(6-1)                   7     9   3   3   2   5   1  31
Wilhelm SV(4)                 2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     9   3   3   2   7   1  37

Nash faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 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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