Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 59
Played on Friday, June 11, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  0  2    1  1  0    0  0  1  -   5 11  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Versalles ss                  4   1   2   1       1   0       0   2
Garr lf                       3   0   1   0       2   0       5   1
H. Aaron rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Cepeda 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       7   1
Williams 3b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Lum cf                        4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
Staehle 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Didier c                      4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Nash p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Perez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilhelm p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Garrido ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Priddy p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   9   3       3   7      26   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Williams-Staehle-Cepeda.

BATTING - 
2B: Didier (3,off Blasingame).
GDP: Didier (3,off Blasingame).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno lf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   0       0   0       7   0
  Rader 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Menke 3b,1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   2   2   0       0   1       1   3
Blasingame p                  2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5  11   4       1   2      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Wynn-Edwards, Metzger-Morgan-Menke.
E: Menke (2).
PB: Edwards (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno 2 (11,off Nash 2); Metzger (7,off Nash).
3B: Metzger (4,off Nash).
GDP: Wynn (4,off Nash).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nash                          7     8   4   4   1   0   0  28
Wilhelm                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Priddy L(2-3)                 0.2   2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8.2  11   5   5   1   2   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame                    8.2   8   4   3   3   7   0  36
Gladding W(2-1)               0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     9   4   3   3   7   0  38


Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 14885


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Versalles           ss        Alou                rf
2. Garr                lf        Morgan              2b
3. H. Aaron            rf        Cedeno              lf
4. Cepeda              1b        Watson              1b
5. Williams            3b        Menke               3b
6. Lum                 cf        Wynn                cf
7. Staehle             2b        Edwards             c
8. Didier              c         Metzger             ss
9. Nash                p         Blasingame          p

BRAVES 1ST: Versalles singled to left; Edwards allowed a passed
ball [Versalles to second]; Garr walked; H. Aaron made an out to
first; Cepeda reached on an error by Menke [Garr to third,
Versalles scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Williams flied into a
double play (center to catcher) [Garr out at home]; 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan flied
out to left; Cedeno doubled to right; Watson popped to first in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Lum struck out; Staehle struck out; Didier struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke flied out to center; Wynn flied out to center;
Edwards flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Nash struck out; Versalles made an out to first;
Garr grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger tripled to right; Blasingame grounded out
(second to first); Alou singled to left [Metzger scored]; Morgan
made an out to third; Cedeno doubled to left [Alou scored,
Cedeno out at third (left to third)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 4TH: H. Aaron flied out to left; Cepeda flied out to
right; Williams grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson singled to center; Menke singled to left
[Watson to third]; Wynn grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Watson scored, Menke out at second]; Edwards
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Lum struck out; Staehle grounded out (second to
first); Didier grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger doubled to left; Blasingame flied out to
center; Alou singled to right [Metzger scored]; Morgan made an
out to first; Cedeno flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 6TH: Nash struck out; Versalles walked; Garr walked
[Versalles to second]; H. Aaron popped to first in foul
territory; Cepeda singled to third [Garr to second, Versalles to
third]; Williams flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson lined to center; Menke flied out to left;
Wynn flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros
4.

BRAVES 7TH: RADER REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 3B); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Lum singled to center; Staehle made an
out to shortstop; Didier grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Lum out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards grounded out (first to pitcher); Metzger
flied out to center; Blasingame walked; Alou made an out to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 8TH: PEREZ BATTED FOR NASH; Perez made an out to second;
Versalles flied out to right; Garr singled to third; H. Aaron
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: WILHELM REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING); Morgan singled to
first; Morgan was picked off first (pitcher to first); Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 9TH: Cepeda singled; Williams singled to left [Cepeda to
second]; Lum flied out to center; Staehle flied out to center;
Didier doubled to left [Williams to third, Cepeda scored];
GARRIDO BATTED FOR WILHELM; Garrido singled to third [Didier to
third, Williams scored]; GLADDING REPLACED BLASINGAME
(PITCHING); Versalles singled to right [Garrido to second,
Didier scored]; Garr forced Versalles (shortstop to second); 3
R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: PRIDDY REPLACED GARRIDO (PITCHING); Menke flied out
to left; Wynn singled to left; Edwards singled to right [Wynn to
third]; GERONIMO RAN FOR EDWARDS; Metzger struck out; MILLER
BATTED FOR GLADDING; Miller reached on a fielder's choice
[Geronimo to second, Wynn scored]; Marv Staehle late covering
2B, allowing run to score; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4   9   0    7
 Astros           5  11   1    5


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