Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 75
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Monday, June 28, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  0  1    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  1  0    3  0  x  -   6 11  2
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       2   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
  Jackson cf                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   1   1       1   1       3   1
H. Aaron 1b                   5   1   1   0       0   1       5   2
Williams c                    5   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
Versalles 3b                  4   1   2   1       0   1       2   1
  Priddy p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Brown cf,lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lum rf                        4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Perez ss                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Nash p                        3   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Evans 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       36   4   8   3       4   7      24   6

BATTING - 
2B: Versalles 2 (7,off Blasingame,off Ray).
GDP: Millan (7,off Ray).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Cedeno cf                     4   2   3   3       0   0       3   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
  Geronimo pr,lf              0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 1b                      4   1   3   1       0   1       5   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
Wynn rf                       2   0   0   0       2   0       6   0
Edwards c                     4   1   1   0       0   2       7   1
Blasingame p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ray p                       1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6  11   6       3   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Morgan-Menke.
E: Rader (11), Wynn (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (13,off Nash); Edwards (6,off Nash); Menke (10,off Priddy).
3B: Cedeno (5,off Nash).
HR: Cedeno (4,4th inning off Nash 0 on 1 out).
SH: Metzger (2,off Nash); Culver (1,off Priddy).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (5,2nd base off Nash/Williams).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nash L(5-5)                   6.2  10   6   6   2   7   1  31
Priddy                        1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   6
Totals                        8    11   6   6   3   7   1  37

WP: Nash (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame                    3.2   6   3   3   2   4   0  20
Ray W(4-1)                    3.1   1   1   0   1   2   0  12
Culver SV(4)                  2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9     8   4   3   4   7   0  40

WP: Blasingame (6).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 3:06   Attendance: 18908


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Garr walked; Millan walked [Garr to second]; H.
Aaron struck out; Williams singled [Garr scored, Millan to
third]; Versalles reached on a fielder's choice [Millan out at
home (third to catcher to third), Williams to second]; Brown
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to right; Morgan flied out to
left; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Lum flied out to right; Perez reached on an error by
Rader [Perez to first]; Nash was called out on strikes; Garr
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Menke was called out on strikes;
Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan struck out; H. Aaron singled; Blasingame
threw a wild pitch [H. Aaron to second]; Williams flied out to
left; Versalles doubled [H. Aaron scored]; Brown flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn walked; Wynn stole second; Edwards struck out;
Blasingame was called out on strikes; Metzger singled [Wynn out
at home (first to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Lum singled; Perez flied out to right; Nash singled
[Lum to second]; Garr grounded out (pitcher to first) [Lum
stayed at second, Nash stayed at first]; Millan singled [Lum
scored, Nash to third]; RAY REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); H.
Aaron flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros
0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan flied out to right; Cedeno homered; Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke singled; Rader doubled
[Menke scored]; Wynn popped to third in foul territory; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Williams flied out to center; Versalles doubled;
Brown reached on an error by Wynn [Versalles scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Brown to first]; Lum flied out to right; Perez flied
out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards doubled; Ray singled [Edwards to third];
Metzger made an out to third; Morgan struck out; Cedeno singled
[Edwards scored, Ray to second]; Watson grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Nash struck out; Garr walked; Millan grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Garr out at second];
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke singled; Rader flied out to left; Wynn made an
out to second; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
4, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: H. Aaron made an out to second; Williams flied out
to center; Versalles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: CHILES BATTED FOR RAY; Chiles walked; Metzger out on
a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Chiles to second]; Nash
threw a wild pitch [Chiles to third]; Morgan flied out to right;
Cedeno tripled [Chiles scored]; Watson singled [Cedeno scored];
GERONIMO RAN FOR WATSON; EVANS REPLACED NASH (PLAYING 3B);
PRIDDY REPLACED VERSALLES (PITCHING); Menke doubled [Geronimo
scored]; Rader made an out to second; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 4, Astros 6.

BRAVES 8TH: GERONIMO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CULVER
REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Brown flied out to right; Lum made
an out to first; Perez walked; Evans struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: JACKSON REPLACED GARR (PLAYING CF); BROWN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Wynn walked; Edwards made an out to
third; Culver out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Wynn
to second]; Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 6.

BRAVES 9TH: Jackson singled; Millan forced Jackson (shortstop
unassisted); H. Aaron flied out to right; Williams grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4   8   0    9
 Astros           6  11   2    7


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