Houston Astros 9, Atlanta Braves 0
Regular Season Game 27
Played on Wednesday, May 17, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    4  3  x  -   9 12  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Garr lf                       4   0   3   0       0   0       2   0
Aaron rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Cepeda 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       7   2
Baker cf                      3   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Williams c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Evans 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Perez ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Reed p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lum ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Neibauer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   4   0       1   4      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Perez (6).

BATTING - 
GDP: Williams (2,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garr 2 (7,2nd base off Dierker/Edwards 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   2       0   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
May 1b                        1   1   0   0       1   1       6   0
  Stewart ph,1b               3   2   2   0       0   0       6   1
Watson lf                     3   2   1   0       2   1       0   0
Edwards c                     4   1   1   1       1   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      5   2   3   4       0   0       0   5
Fenwick 2b                    4   1   1   1       1   0       1   3
Dierker p                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       37   9  12   8       6   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Fenwick-May.
E: Cedeno (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (3,off Reed); Rader (5,off Reed); Fenwick (2,off Reed).
3B: Stewart (2,off Reed).
HR: Rader (3,8th inning off Neibauer 2 on 2 out).
HBP: Metzger (1,by Reed).
IBB: Fenwick (1,by Reed).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (2,2nd base off Reed/Williams); Cedeno (10,2nd base off Reed/Williams).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reed L(1-5)                   6.2   9   6   5   5   5   0  36
Stone                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Neibauer                      1     2   3   3   1   0   1   6
Totals                        8    12   9   8   6   5   1  44

WP: Reed 2 (3).
HBP: Reed (3,Metzger).
IBB: Reed (2,Fenwick).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(3-2)                9     4   0   0   1   4   0  31


Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 15823


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Millan grounded out (third to first); Garr singled;
Garr stole second; Aaron struck out; Cepeda walked; Baker struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno
flied out to center; Wynn walked; Wynn stole second; May was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Williams grounded out (third to first); Evans
grounded out (second to first); Perez flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; Edwards flied out to
left; Rader lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Reed was called out on strikes; Millan grounded out
(third to first); Garr singled; Garr stole second; Aaron
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Fenwick grounded out (third to first); Dierker
singled; Metzger singled [Dierker to second]; Reed threw a wild
pitch [Dierker to third, Metzger to second]; Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); Wynn flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Cepeda flied out to center; Baker singled; Williams
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Baker
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: May walked; Watson walked [May to second]; Edwards
flied out to right; Rader grounded out (pitcher unassisted) [May
to third, Watson to second]; Fenwick was walked intentionally;
Reed threw a wild pitch [May scored, Watson to third, Fenwick to
second]; Dierker grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Evans made an out to shortstop; Perez flied out to
center; Reed flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
singled; Cedeno stole second; Wynn struck out; STEWART BATTED
FOR MAY; Stewart grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: STEWART STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Millan grounded
out (shortstop to first); Garr grounded out (shortstop to
first); Aaron grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson doubled; Edwards walked; Rader singled
[Watson to third, Edwards to second]; Fenwick made an out to
second; Dierker was called out on strikes; Metzger was hit by a
pitch [Watson scored, Edwards to third, Rader to second]; Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Cepeda grounded out (shortstop to first); Baker
struck out; Williams grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn was called out on strikes; Stewart tripled;
Watson struck out; Edwards singled [Stewart scored]; Rader
doubled [Edwards scored]; Fenwick doubled [Rader scored];
Dierker reached on an error by Perez [Dierker to first, Fenwick
stayed at second]; STONE REPLACED REED (PITCHING); Metzger
singled [Fenwick scored (unearned), Dierker to second]; Cedeno
forced Metzger (third to second); 4 R (3 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 6.

BRAVES 8TH: Evans grounded out (first unassisted); Perez flied
out to center; LUM BATTED FOR STONE; Lum flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: NEIBAUER REPLACED LUM (PITCHING); Wynn made an out
to first; Stewart singled; Watson walked [Stewart to second];
Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first) [Stewart to third,
Watson to second]; Rader homered [Stewart scored, Watson
scored]; Fenwick lined to shortstop; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 9.

BRAVES 9TH: Millan grounded out (second to first); Garr singled
to center [Garr to second (error by Cedeno)]; Aaron made an out
to shortstop; Cepeda flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           0   4   1    4
 Astros           9  12   1   11


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