Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 5
Regular Season Game 74
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Monday, June 28, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   5  8  3
HOU N    2  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   6  9  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       4   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Jackson cf                    3   1   2   0       0   0       7   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Evans 3b                      4   2   2   2       0   1       1   4
Lum rf                        3   1   0   1       1   0       2   0
Williams 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
King c                        4   0   2   2       0   1       5   0
Perez ss                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  Brown ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Barber p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  H. Aaron ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   8   5       3   9      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Evans-Millan-Williams.
E: Garr (3), Millan (7), Evans (4).
PB: King (8).

BATTING - 
2B: King (7,off Wilson).
3B: Evans (1,off Wilson).
SH: Jackson (4,off Wilson).
GDP: Millan (6,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Wynn rf                       2   2   0   0       2   0       1   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Geronimo lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 1b                      3   1   1   1       0   0      13   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
Hiatt c                       4   1   1   1       0   0       9   1
Martinez 2b                   4   0   2   1       0   0       1   6
Wilson p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       32   6   9   5       2   3      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Martinez-Menke.

BATTING - 
2B: Hiatt (5,off Barber).
3B: Metzger (5,off Barber).
SH: Wilson (2,off Barber).
SF: Menke (3,off Barber).
GDP: Watson (7,off Barber).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barber L(0-1)                 7     9   6   6   2   2   0  33
Upshaw                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     9   6   6   2   3   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(6-5)                 9     8   5   5   3   9   0  37


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:09   


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Garr                lf        Metzger             ss
2. Jackson             cf        Cedeno              cf
3. Millan              2b        Wynn                rf
4. Evans               3b        Watson              lf
5. Lum                 rf        Menke               1b
6. Williams            1b        Rader               3b
7. King                c         Hiatt               c
8. Perez               ss        Martinez            2b
9. Barber              p         Wilson              p

BRAVES 1ST: Garr grounded out (second to first); Jackson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Millan grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger tripled; Cedeno reached on a fielder's
choice [Metzger out at home (third to catcher)]; King allowed a
passed ball [Cedeno to second]; Wynn walked; Watson singled
[Cedeno scored, Wynn to third]; Menke hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Wynn scored]; Rader flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Evans singled; Lum walked [Evans to second];
Williams popped to first in foul territory; King doubled [Evans
scored, Lum scored]; Perez struck out; Barber was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Hiatt popped to third in foul territory; Martinez
singled; Wilson out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Martinez to second]; Metzger made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Garr singled; Jackson out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Garr to second]; Millan grounded out (second
to first) [Garr to third]; Evans struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno flied out to center; Wynn walked; Watson
flied out to right; Menke singled [Wynn to second]; Rader
singled [Wynn scored, Menke to third]; Hiatt doubled to left
[Menke scored, Rader scored (error by Garr) (no RBI)]; Martinez
singled [Hiatt scored]; Wilson flied out to center; 4 R, 4 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

BRAVES 4TH: Lum flied out to right; Williams singled; King
singled [Williams to second]; Perez struck out; Barber struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger reached on an error by Evans [Metzger to
first]; Cedeno singled [Metzger to second]; Wynn made an out to
first; Watson grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 6.

BRAVES 5TH: Garr grounded out (second to first); Jackson
singled; Millan grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Jackson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke grounded out (third to first); Rader singled;
Hiatt grounded out (second to first) [Rader to second]; Martinez
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

BRAVES 6TH: Evans flied out to center; Lum grounded out (second
to first); Williams grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Wilson struck out; Metzger reached on an error by
Millan [Metzger to first]; Cedeno flied out to right; Wynn made
an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

BRAVES 7TH: King made an out to shortstop; Perez struck out;
Barber struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson struck out; Menke grounded out (third to
first); Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 6.

BRAVES 8TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Garr walked;
Jackson singled [Garr to second]; Millan made an out to
shortstop; Evans tripled [Garr scored, Jackson scored]; Lum
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Evans scored]; Williams
grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: UPSHAW REPLACED BARBER (PITCHING); Hiatt flied out
to center; Martinez popped to catcher in foul territory; Wilson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 6.

BRAVES 9TH: King struck out; BROWN BATTED FOR PEREZ; Brown
struck out; H. AARON BATTED FOR UPSHAW; H. Aaron walked; Garr
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5,
Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           5   8   3    5
 Astros           6   9   0    6


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