Houston Astros 8, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 118
Played on Friday, August 13, 1971 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  1  4    0  0  0    2  0  1  -   8 13  0
ATL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       5   2   2   0       0   2       1   0
  Geronimo rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   2   3   2       1   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     5   1   1   4       0   2       4   0
Watson 1b                     5   1   1   0       0   2       6   0
Menke ss                      2   1   0   0       2   1       0   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
Chiles lf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Wilson p                      4   1   2   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       37   8  13   8       3   9      27   6

BATTING - 
3B: Watson (3,off Niekro).
HR: Cedeno (8,3rd inning off Niekro 2 on 0 out); Morgan (10,7th inning off
McQueen 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Chiles (2,off McQueen); Wynn (13,off McQueen); Watson (11,off McQueen).
Team LOB: 5.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Perez ss                      4   1   1   1       0   0       3   3
Jackson cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
H. Aaron rf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Lum lf                        3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Williams c                    4   1   2   1       0   1       8   1
T. Aaron 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Versalles 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Garrido 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Niekro p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McQueen p                   2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Evans ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Priddy p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   5   2       1   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. T. Aaron-Perez-T. Aaron, Perez-Garrido-T. Aaron, Perez-Garrido-T. Aaron.
E: Perez (19).

BATTING - 
2B: H. Aaron (17,off Wilson); McQueen (1,off Wilson).
HR: Williams (22,2nd inning off Wilson 0 on 0 out); Perez (2,8th inning off
Wilson 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(11-7)                9     5   2   2   1   5   2  33


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(12-9)                2.1   7   5   5   1   4   1  15
McQueen                       5.2   4   2   2   2   4   1  20
Priddy                        1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    13   8   8   3   9   2  40


Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 11568


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Wynn                rf        Perez               ss
2. Morgan              2b        Jackson             cf
3. Cedeno              cf        H. Aaron            rf
4. Watson              1b        Lum                 lf
5. Menke               ss        Williams            c
6. Rader               3b        T. Aaron            1b
7. Chiles              lf        Versalles           3b
8. Edwards             c         Garrido             2b
9. Wilson              p         Niekro              p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn struck out; Morgan flied out to center; Cedeno
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Perez flied out to left; Jackson grounded out
(second to first); H. Aaron doubled to center; Lum flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Menke walked; Rader grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Menke to second]; Chiles singled to center
[Menke scored]; Edwards singled to right [Chiles to second];
Wilson struck out (catcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Williams homered; T. Aaron grounded out (shortstop
to first); Versalles struck out; Garrido grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn singled to left; Morgan singled to center [Wynn
to third]; Cedeno homered [Wynn scored, Morgan scored]; Watson
tripled to right; Menke grounded out (third to first); Rader
singled to center [Watson scored]; MCQUEEN REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); Chiles grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to first) [Rader out at second]; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: McQueen popped to catcher in foul territory; Perez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Jackson popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Wilson
singled to third; Wynn grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Wilson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: H. Aaron struck out; Lum walked; Williams struck
out; T. Aaron grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan walked; Cedeno struck out; Watson grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Morgan out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Versalles flied out to left; Garrido popped to
catcher in foul territory; McQueen doubled to left; Perez flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke walked; Rader singled to left [Menke to
second]; Chiles popped to third; Edwards popped to shortstop;
Wilson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Jackson popped to catcher in foul territory; H.
Aaron struck out; Lum grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn singled to center; Morgan homered [Wynn
scored]; Cedeno flied out to left; Watson struck out; Menke
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Williams popped to catcher in foul territory; T.
Aaron flied out to right; Versalles popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader flied out to center; Chiles flied out to
right; Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Garrido flied out to left; EVANS BATTED FOR MCQUEEN;
Evans flied out to center; Perez homered; Jackson flied out to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 2.

ASTROS 9TH: PRIDDY REPLACED EVANS (PITCHING); Wilson singled to
left; Wynn struck out; Morgan singled to center [Wilson to
third]; Cedeno forced Morgan (shortstop unassisted) [Wilson
scored (RBI), Cedeno to first (error by Perez)]; Watson grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Braves 2.

BRAVES 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING RF); H. Aaron lined
to second; Lum flied out to right; Williams singled to left; T.
Aaron struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Braves 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  13   0    5
 Braves           2   5   1    4


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