Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 120
Played on Sunday, August 15, 1971 (D) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    1  2  0  -   5 10  1
ATL N    0  0  0    1  1  2    0  0  0  -   4 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   3   0       0   0      10   0
  Metzger ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   2       4   1
Menke ss,1b                   4   2   2   0       0   0       2   7
Wynn rf                       3   0   1   2       1   0       4   0
Hiatt c                       2   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph,c                 1   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   5  10   5       2   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Menke-Watson.
E: Forsch (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke 2 (22,off Stone,off Upshaw); Morgan (23,off Upshaw).
HR: Rader (10,2nd inning off Stone 1 on 0 out).
SF: Howard (1,off Stone).
Team LOB: 7.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jackson cf                    5   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Garr lf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
H. Aaron 1b                   5   1   2   1       0   0       8   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  T. Aaron ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Williams c,3b                 3   1   2   2       1   0       8   1
Lum rf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Perez ss                      3   1   1   0       1   0       0   1
Garrido 2b,3b,2b              2   0   1   0       1   0       1   3
Stone p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  LaRussa 2b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  King ph,c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   4  11   4       3   3      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Perez (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Jackson (17,off Forsch).
HR: H. Aaron (32,6th inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out); Williams (23,6th inning
off Forsch 0 on 1 out).
SH: Garrido (1,off Forsch).
GDP: Garr (7,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        5.1   7   4   3   2   2   2  24
Ray                           0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Lemaster                      0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Culver W(5-6)                 3     3   0   0   0   0   0  12
Totals                        9    11   4   3   3   3   2  40


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone                         7     6   3   3   2   5   1  29
Upshaw L(9-6)                 2     4   2   2   0   3   0  10
Totals                        9    10   5   5   2   8   1  39


Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 12895


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Alou                lf        Jackson             cf
2. Morgan              2b        Garr                lf
3. Cedeno              cf        H. Aaron            1b
4. Watson              1b        Evans               3b
5. Rader               3b        Williams            c
6. Menke               ss        Lum                 rf
7. Wynn                rf        Perez               ss
8. Hiatt               c         Garrido             2b
9. Forsch              p         Stone               p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan flied
out to center; Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Jackson singled to right; Garr grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Jackson out at
second]; H. Aaron popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to left; Rader homered [Watson
scored]; Menke flied out to center; Wynn walked; Wynn advanced
to second (error by Perez; assist by Williams); Hiatt struck
out; Forsch struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves
0.

BRAVES 2ND: Evans struck out; Williams walked; Lum popped to
third in foul territory; Perez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou flied out to left; Morgan flied out to right;
Cedeno singled to left; Watson singled to center [Cedeno to
third]; Rader struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Garrido grounded out (shortstop to first); Stone
struck out; Jackson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke flied out to right; Wynn popped to catcher in
foul territory; Hiatt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Garr singled to pitcher [Garr to second (error by
Forsch)]; H. Aaron grounded out (shortstop to first); Evans
flied out to right [Garr to third]; Williams singled to left
[Garr scored (unearned)]; Lum flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Forsch struck out; Alou flied out to right; Morgan
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Perez walked; Garrido out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Perez to second]; Stone grounded out (third
to first); Jackson doubled to center [Perez scored]; Garr lined
to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; Watson
grounded out (first unassisted); Rader popped to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: H. Aaron homered; Evans flied out to left; Williams
homered; Lum singled to left; RAY REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING);
Perez singled to center [Lum to second]; Garrido walked [Lum to
third, Perez to second]; LEMASTER REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Stone
struck out; Jackson grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Menke doubled to center; Wynn grounded out (second
to first) [Menke to third]; Hiatt walked; HOWARD BATTED FOR
LEMASTER; GERONIMO RAN FOR HIATT; Howard hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Menke scored]; Alou singled to right [Geronimo to
third]; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 4.

BRAVES 7TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); CULVER REPLACED
GERONIMO (PITCHING); Garr singled to right; H. Aaron grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Garr to second]; Evans grounded out
(shortstop to first); Williams grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 4.

ASTROS 8TH: UPSHAW REPLACED EVANS (PITCHING); LARUSSA REPLACED
STONE (PLAYING 2B); GARRIDO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B);
Cedeno struck out; Watson singled to third; Rader struck out;
Menke doubled to left [Watson to third]; Wynn singled to left
[Watson scored, Menke scored]; Culver popped to second; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

BRAVES 8TH: METZGER REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING SS); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Lum popped to third in foul territory;
Perez popped to third; Garrido singled to center; KING BATTED
FOR LARUSSA; King grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

ASTROS 9TH: KING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); WILLIAMS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); GARRIDO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
Howard struck out; Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan
doubled to center; Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 4.

BRAVES 9TH: Jackson popped to second; Garr popped to third in
foul territory; H. Aaron singled to left; T. AARON BATTED FOR
UPSHAW; T. Aaron flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   1    7
 Braves           4  11   1    9


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