Atlanta Braves 13, Houston Astros 9
Regular Season Game 72
Played on Monday, July 3, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    3  1  1    0  0  1    5  1  1  -  13 17  1
HOU N    3  1  2    0  0  0    0  2  1  -   9 15  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Perez ss                      5   1   1   1       0   0       4   3
Garr rf                       5   2   3   2       1   1       2   0
Aaron 1b                      3   4   3   3       2   0       9   0
  Casanova c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Williams c,1b                 5   0   2   2       1   1       7   0
Baker cf                      5   0   3   3       0   1       2   0
Lum lf                        6   1   2   0       0   2       1   0
Evans 3b                      5   2   1   1       1   1       1   0
Garrido 2b                    4   2   2   1       2   0       1   7
Hardin p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Jarvis p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Jackson ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       42  13  17  13       8   9      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garrido-Aaron.
E: Perez (15).
PB: Williams (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Aaron (5,off Reuss); Lum (4,off Gibbon).
HR: Evans (10,3rd inning off Reuss 0 on 0 out); Aaron (17,7th inning off York
2 on 1 out).
SH: Upshaw (1,off Gibbon).
SF: Perez (3,off York).
HBP: Aaron (1,by Reuss); Baker (2,by York).
IBB: Garrido (1,by Reuss).
Team LOB: 14.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   2   3   1       1   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     6   2   3   0       0   0       3   0
Wynn rf                       2   2   1   0       3   0       3   0
May 1b                        5   1   3   5       0   1       7   0
Watson lf                     5   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Helms 2b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Howard c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
  Stinson c                   2   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Reuss p                       1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gibbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Miller ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       42   9  15   8       4   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Cedeno (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (11,off Hardin); Cedeno (17,off Upshaw); Stinson (1,off Upshaw).
HR: May (15,3rd inning off Jarvis 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Rader (2,by Upshaw).
GDP: Watson (3,off Hardin).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (21,2nd base off Jarvis/Williams).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hardin                        2     6   5   4   1   0   0  12
Jarvis W(7-4)                 4     3   1   1   3   5   1  19
Upshaw SV(6)                  3     6   3   3   0   0   0  16
Totals                        9    15   9   8   4   5   1  47

Hardin faced 1 batter in the 3rd inning
HBP: Upshaw (1,Rader).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         2     7   5   5   2   5   1  16
Ray L(7-2)                    4     3   2   2   3   3   0  18
Culver                        0     0   2   2   2   0   0   2
York                          1     3   2   2   0   0   1   7
Gibbon                        2     4   2   2   1   1   0  11
Totals                        9    17  13  13   8   9   2  54

Reuss faced 1 batter in the 3rd inning
Ray faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
Culver faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Reuss (5,Aaron); York (1,Baker).
IBB: Reuss (1,Garrido).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 3:13   Attendance: 22048


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Perez               ss        Metzger             ss
2. Garr                rf        Cedeno              cf
3. Aaron               1b        Wynn                rf
4. Williams            c         May                 1b
5. Baker               cf        Watson              lf
6. Lum                 lf        Rader               3b
7. Evans               3b        Helms               2b
8. Garrido             2b        Howard              c
9. Hardin              p         Reuss               p

BRAVES 1ST: Perez singled; Garr singled [Perez to second]; Aaron
was hit by a pitch [Perez to third, Garr to second]; Williams
singled [Perez scored, Garr scored, Aaron to second]; Baker
singled to center [Aaron scored, Williams to third, Baker to
second (error by Cedeno)]; Lum struck out; Evans was called out
on strikes; Garrido was walked intentionally; Hardin struck out;
3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled; Cedeno singled [Metzger to second];
Wynn walked [Metzger to third, Cedeno to second]; May singled
[Metzger scored, Cedeno scored, Wynn to third]; Watson grounded
into a double play (second to first) [Wynn scored (no RBI), May
out at second]; Rader lined to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 3.

BRAVES 2ND: Perez made an out to second; Garr was called out on
strikes; Aaron doubled; Williams walked; Baker singled [Aaron
scored, Williams to second]; Lum was called out on strikes; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms flied out to left; Howard grounded out
(pitcher to first); Reuss singled to shortstop [Reuss to second
(error by Perez)]; Metzger singled [Reuss scored (unearned)];
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 4.

BRAVES 3RD: Evans homered; RAY REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING);
Garrido flied out to center; Hardin struck out; Perez grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn doubled; JARVIS REPLACED HARDIN (PITCHING); May
homered [Wynn scored]; Watson flied out to right; Rader struck
out; Helms singled; Howard struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 6.

BRAVES 4TH: Garr walked; Aaron singled [Garr to second];
Williams grounded out (third to first) [Garr to third, Aaron to
second]; Baker struck out; Lum made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Ray grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Cedeno singled; Cedeno stole
second; Wynn walked; May struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 6.

BRAVES 5TH: Evans grounded out (second to first); Garrido
grounded out (third to first); Jarvis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); Rader struck
out; Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 6.

BRAVES 6TH: Perez grounded out (third to first); Garr flied out
to right; Aaron walked; Williams singled [Aaron to second];
Baker singled [Aaron scored, Williams to second]; Lum flied out
to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Howard grounded out (pitcher to first); Ray struck
out but advanced to first on a passed ball; Metzger walked [Ray
to second]; Cedeno forced Ray (third unassisted) [Metzger to
second]; Wynn walked [Metzger to third, Cedeno to second]; May
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 6.

BRAVES 7TH: STINSON REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING C ); Evans walked;
CULVER REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Garrido walked [Evans to
second]; JACKSON BATTED FOR JARVIS; Jackson walked [Evans to
third, Garrido to second]; YORK REPLACED CULVER (PITCHING);
Perez hit a sacrifice fly to right [Evans scored]; Garr singled
[Garrido scored, Jackson to second]; Aaron homered [Jackson
scored, Garr scored]; Hank Aaron first to 2000 career
RBI; Williams flied out to center; Baker was hit by a pitch;
Lum singled [Baker to third]; Evans flied out to center; 5 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 11, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: UPSHAW REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Watson grounded
out (second to first); Rader was hit by a pitch; Helms flied out
to right; Stinson singled [Rader to third]; STEWART BATTED FOR
YORK; Stewart forced Stinson (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 11, Astros 6.

BRAVES 8TH: GIBBON REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Garrido singled;
Upshaw out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Garrido to
second]; Perez flied out to right; Garr singled [Garrido
scored]; Aaron walked [Garr to second]; Williams struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 12, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: CASANOVA REPLACED AARON (PLAYING C ); WILLIAMS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Metzger singled; Cedeno doubled
[Metzger to third]; Wynn made an out to shortstop; May singled
[Metzger scored, Cedeno to third]; Watson grounded out (pitcher
to first) [Cedeno scored, May to second]; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 12, Astros 8.

BRAVES 9TH: Baker grounded out (second to first); Lum doubled;
Evans flied out to left; Garrido singled [Lum scored]; Upshaw
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
13, Astros 8.

ASTROS 9TH: Helms grounded out (second to first); Stinson
doubled; MILLER BATTED FOR GIBBON; Miller singled [Stinson
scored]; Metzger forced Miller (second to shortstop); Cedeno
forced Metzger (shortstop unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 13, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves          13  17   1   14
 Astros           9  15   1   11


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