Houston Astros 7, Atlanta Braves 6
Regular Season Game 50
Played on Tuesday, June 1, 1971 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  3    0  2  0    2  0  0  -   7 13  0
ATL N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  2  -   6 14  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Morgan 2b                     4   1   0   0       1   0       2   2
Cedeno cf                     5   3   4   3       0   1       2   0
Watson lf                     4   2   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Geronimo lf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Mayberry 1b                   2   0   0   1       2   1       9   0
  Menke 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Alou rf                       5   0   4   3       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       1   2       0   3
Edwards c                     5   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Blasingame p                  2   1   0   0       1   2       0   2
  Culver p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   7  13   7       5   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Morgan-Mayberry.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (8,off Kelley); Alou (8,off McQueen); Cedeno (8,off Priddy).
HR: Cedeno (3,3rd inning off Kelley 1 on 2 out).
SF: Mayberry (1,off Priddy).
HBP: Metzger (2,by McQueen).
GDP: Morgan (3,off Kelley); Culver (1,off Barber).
Team LOB: 10.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   5
Garr lf                       4   1   2   1       1   0       0   0
H. Aaron rf                   5   2   2   2       0   0       2   0
Cepeda 1b                     5   1   1   2       0   3       8   1
Williams 3b                   5   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
Jackson cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Perez ss                      3   1   1   0       0   0       3   4
  Evans ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Garrido ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Didier c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Kelley p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Jarvis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Staehle ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McQueen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Priddy p                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Versalles ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Barber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lum ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   6  14   6       1   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Cepeda-Perez-Cepeda, Millan-Perez, Perez-Millan-Cepeda.
E: Williams (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Garr (9,off Blasingame).
HR: H. Aaron (16,1st inning off Blasingame 1 on 1 out); Cepeda (13,9th inning
off Lemaster 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Millan (2,off Blasingame).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame W(4-5)             6.2   9   3   3   1   4   1  29
Culver                        0.2   2   1   1   0   1   0   4
Lemaster                      1.1   3   2   2   0   0   1   7
Gladding SV(5)                0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    14   6   6   1   5   2  41


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kelley L(1-1)                 2.2   5   3   2   2   1   1  15
Jarvis                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
McQueen                       1.1   3   2   2   0   1   0   8
Priddy                        2.2   2   2   2   1   2   0  10
Barber                        1     2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Upshaw                        1     1   0   0   2   2   0   6
Totals                        9    13   7   6   5   7   1  44

HBP: McQueen (2,Metzger).

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 6754


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Metzger             ss        Millan              2b
2. Morgan              2b        Garr                lf
3. Cedeno              cf        H. Aaron            rf
4. Watson              lf        Cepeda              1b
5. Mayberry            1b        Williams            3b
6. Alou                rf        Jackson             cf
7. Rader               3b        Perez               ss
8. Edwards             c         Didier              c
9. Blasingame          p         Kelley              p

ASTROS 1ST: Debut for umpire John McSherry; Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan grounded out (pitcher
to first); Cedeno singled; Watson forced Cedeno (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); Garr
walked; H. Aaron homered [Garr scored]; Cepeda struck out;
Williams flied out to left; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 2.

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

BRAVES 2ND: Jackson made an out to shortstop; Perez grounded out
(third to first); Didier grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Blasingame walked; Metzger singled [Blasingame to
second]; Morgan grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to first) [Blasingame to third, Metzger out at second]; Cedeno
homered [Blasingame scored]; Watson reached on an error by
Williams; Mayberry walked [Watson to second]; Alou singled
[Watson scored (unearned), Mayberry to second]; JARVIS REPLACED
KELLEY (PITCHING); Rader struck out; 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: STAEHLE BATTED FOR JARVIS; Staehle grounded out
(pitcher to first); Millan flied out to right; Garr doubled; H.
Aaron flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Braves 2.

ASTROS 4TH: MCQUEEN REPLACED STAEHLE (PITCHING); Edwards popped
to shortstop; Blasingame struck out; Metzger was hit by a pitch;
Morgan popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves
2.

BRAVES 4TH: Cepeda grounded out (third to first); Williams
singled; Jackson struck out; Perez forced Williams (second
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno singled; Watson singled [Cedeno to second];
Mayberry flied out to right; Alou doubled [Cedeno scored, Watson
scored]; PRIDDY REPLACED MCQUEEN (PITCHING); Rader lined into a
double play to second [Alou out at second (second to
shortstop)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Didier flied out to right; Priddy singled; Millan
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Priddy
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Blasingame
struck out; Metzger popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Garr singled; H. Aaron flied out to left; Cepeda
struck out; Williams singled [Garr to second]; Jackson grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves
2.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan walked; Cedeno doubled [Morgan scored];
Watson grounded out (second to first) [Cedeno to third];
Mayberry hit a sacrifice fly to right [Cedeno scored]; Alou
singled; Rader was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 7, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Perez
singled; Didier singled [Perez to second]; VERSALLES BATTED FOR
PRIDDY; Versalles struck out; Millan singled [Perez to third,
Didier to second]; Garr grounded out (pitcher to first) [Perez
scored, Didier to third, Millan to second]; CULVER REPLACED
BLASINGAME (PITCHING); H. Aaron grounded out (pitcher to second
to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 3.

ASTROS 8TH: BARBER REPLACED VERSALLES (PITCHING); Edwards
singled; Culver grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Edwards out at second]; Metzger singled; Morgan
popped to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: Cepeda was called out on strikes; Williams singled;
Jackson singled [Williams to second]; EVANS BATTED FOR PEREZ;
LEMASTER REPLACED CULVER (PITCHING); Evans singled [Williams
scored, Jackson to second]; Didier flied out to left; LUM BATTED
FOR BARBER; Lum flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 7, Braves 4.

ASTROS 9TH: GARRIDO REPLACED EVANS (PLAYING SS); UPSHAW REPLACED
LUM (PITCHING); Cedeno struck out; Geronimo struck out; Mayberry
walked; Alou singled [Mayberry to second]; Rader walked
[Mayberry to third, Alou to second]; Edwards flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 4.

BRAVES 9TH: MENKE REPLACED MAYBERRY (PLAYING 1B); Millan
grounded out (shortstop to first); Garr flied out to left; H.
Aaron singled; Cepeda homered [H. Aaron scored]; GLADDING
REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING); Williams flied out to center; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  13   0   10
 Braves           6  14   1    8


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