Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 5
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Tuesday, May 16, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  1    3  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 11  3
HOU N    1  2  0    0  1  0    0  2  x  -   6  8  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Baker cf                      5   1   4   1       0   0       1   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Aaron rf                      4   1   1   0       1   0       5   0
Williams c                    5   0   0   0       0   3       6   0
Carty lf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Brown pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lum lf                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cepeda 1b                     3   2   2   4       1   0       7   0
Evans 3b                      2   0   0   0       2   0       0   1
Perez ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Schueler p                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jarvis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garr ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5  11   5       5   5      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Perez-Millan-Perez-Cepeda.
E: Aaron (4), Perez (5), Upshaw (1).
PB: Williams (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Carty (4,off Ray); Baker (4,off Ray).
HR: Cepeda 2 (3,2nd inning off Reuss 0 on 2 out,4th inning off Reuss 2 on 1
out); Baker (1,3rd inning off Reuss 0 on 2 out).
HBP: Millan (3,by Ray).
GDP: Perez (7,off Culver); Aaron (4,off Culver); Evans (2,off Ray).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Baker (1,2nd base off Reuss/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   2       0   0       0   4
Stewart 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Wynn rf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       4   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
  Hiatt pr,c                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     1   1   0   0       2   0       5   1
  Alou ph,lf                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Fenwick 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   1       5   4
Reuss p                       1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stinson ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   6   8   6       4   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Rader-Fenwick-Stewart, Metzger-Fenwick-Stewart, Rader-Fenwick-Stewart.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (6,off Schueler); Reuss (1,off Schueler); Fenwick (1,off Jarvis).
3B: Watson (1,off Upshaw).
IBB: Alou (1,by Stone).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schueler                      6     4   4   2   3   4   0  25
Upshaw L(0-1)                 1.1   3   2   2   0   1   0   7
Stone                         0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Jarvis                        0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   6   4   4   6   0  36

IBB: Stone (1,Alou).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         3.1   5   5   5   2   3   3  16
Culver                        3.2   3   0   0   2   1   0  14
Ray W(6-0)                    2     3   0   0   1   1   0  10
Totals                        9    11   5   5   5   5   3  40

HBP: Ray (1,Millan).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 13212


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Baker               cf        Metzger             ss
2. Millan              2b        Stewart             1b
3. Aaron               rf        Wynn                rf
4. Williams            c         Cedeno              cf
5. Carty               lf        Watson              lf
6. Cepeda              1b        Edwards             c
7. Evans               3b        Rader               3b
8. Perez               ss        Fenwick             2b
9. Schueler            p         Reuss               p

BRAVES 1ST: Baker singled; Baker stole second; Baker was out
trying to advance to third (catcher to third); Millan grounded
out (shortstop to first); Aaron grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Stewart
grounded out (second to first); Wynn walked; Williams allowed a
passed ball [Wynn to second]; Cedeno doubled [Wynn scored
(unearned)]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Williams struck out; Carty grounded out (second to
first); Cepeda homered; Evans flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards walked; Rader flied out to right; Fenwick
flied out to left; Reuss doubled [Edwards to third]; Metzger
singled [Edwards scored, Reuss scored]; Stewart grounded out
(first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 3RD: Perez flied out to left; Schueler struck out; Baker
homered; Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Cedeno
struck out; Watson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Aaron singled; Williams struck out; Carty walked
[Aaron to second]; Cepeda homered [Aaron scored, Carty scored];
Evans walked; CULVER REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Perez grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Evans out at
second]; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards walked; Rader flied out to center; Fenwick
flied out to left; Culver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Schueler grounded out (third to first); Baker
singled; Millan singled [Baker to second]; Aaron walked [Baker
to third, Millan to second]; Williams made an out to second;
Carty grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger reached on an error by Perez [Metzger to
second]; Stewart flied out to right; Wynn singled [Metzger
scored (unearned)]; Cedeno hit into a double play (shortstop to
second) [Cedeno out at second (shortstop to first), Wynn out at
second]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 4.

BRAVES 6TH: Cepeda flied out to right; Evans walked; Perez flied
out to right; Schueler was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson flied out to right; Edwards flied out to
right; Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros
4.

BRAVES 7TH: Baker flied out to right; Millan singled; Aaron
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Millan out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros
4.

ASTROS 7TH: UPSHAW REPLACED SCHUELER (PITCHING); Fenwick was
called out on strikes; STINSON BATTED FOR CULVER; Stinson
singled to right [Stinson to third (error by Aaron)]; Metzger
flied out to left; Stewart flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 4.

BRAVES 8TH: RAY REPLACED STINSON (PITCHING); Williams struck
out; Carty doubled; BROWN RAN FOR CARTY; Cepeda walked; Evans
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Cepeda
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: LUM REPLACED BROWN (PLAYING LF); Wynn grounded out
(third to first); Cedeno singled; Cedeno was picked off first
but was safe on an error by Upshaw [Cedeno to second]; Watson
tripled [Cedeno scored]; HIATT RAN FOR WATSON; STONE REPLACED
UPSHAW (PITCHING); ALOU BATTED FOR EDWARDS; Alou was walked
intentionally; JARVIS REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Rader made an
out to first; Fenwick doubled [Hiatt scored, Alou to third]; Ray
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 6.

BRAVES 9TH: ALOU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); HIATT STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); Perez singled; GARR BATTED FOR JARVIS; Garr
flied out to right; Baker doubled [Perez to third]; Millan was
hit by a pitch; Aaron popped to third in foul territory;
Williams forced Millan (third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           5  11   3    8
 Astros           6   8   0    6


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