Atlanta Braves 8, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 105
Played on Tuesday, August 8, 1972 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  3  -   4  7  2
ATL N    5  1  0    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   8  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stinson ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Wynn rf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
Watson lf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   2   2   2       0   0       1   4
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Wilson p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fenwick ph,ss               3   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Totals                       33   4   7   4       1   1      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Rader-Helms, Rader-Helms-May.
E: Metzger (16), Rader (10).
PB: Edwards 2 (7).

BATTING - 
HR: Rader (17,9th inning off McLain 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Cedeno (5,by McLain).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (10,2nd base off McLain/Williams).
CS: Cedeno (13,2nd base by McLain/Williams).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Evans 3b                      3   1   0   0       2   0       2   3
Aaron 1b                      3   1   0   0       2   1       7   0
Williams c                    5   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Baker cf                      3   2   2   2       1   1       6   0
Lum rf                        3   2   1   1       1   2       4   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       3   4
Perez ss                      3   0   2   1       1   0       2   1
McLain p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   8   9   6       7   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Millan-Perez.
E: Baker (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Garr (13,off Wilson); Lum (9,off York).
HR: Baker (7,1st inning off Wilson 1 on 1 out); Williams (19,2nd inning off
Culver 0 on 2 out).
SH: McLain (2,off Culver).
GDP: Garr (4,off Culver); Williams (16,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(7-8)                 0.1   2   5   4   3   0   1   6
Culver                        1.2   2   1   1   0   2   1   8
Forsch                        3     3   0   0   1   3   0  12
York                          2     2   2   2   2   0   0  10
Ray                           1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        8     9   8   7   7   6   2  40

WP: Wilson (5), Forsch (8).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McLain W(3-2)                 9     7   4   4   1   1   1  35

WP: McLain (1).
HBP: McLain (1,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 8407


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to right; Cedeno was hit by a
pitch; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Wynn reached on an error by Baker [Wynn to third]; May flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Garr doubled; Evans walked; Aaron walked [Garr to
third, Evans to second]; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Garr scored,
Evans scored, Aaron to third]; Williams grounded out (shortstop
to first); Baker homered [Aaron scored]; Lum walked; CULVER
REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Millan reached on an error by
Metzger [Lum to second, Millan to first]; Perez singled [Lum
scored (unearned), Millan to second]; McLain reached on an error
by Rader on a sacrifice bunt [Millan to third, Perez to second,
McLain to first]; Garr grounded into a double play (shortstop to
third to second) [Perez out at third, McLain out at second]; 5 R
(4 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 5.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; Edwards grounded out
(second to first); Rader flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 5.

BRAVES 2ND: Evans grounded out (shortstop to first); Aaron was
called out on strikes; Williams homered; Baker struck out; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms flied out to center; FENWICK BATTED FOR
CULVER; Fenwick grounded out (third to first); Metzger grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

BRAVES 3RD: FENWICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); FORSCH REPLACED
METZGER (PITCHING); Lum struck out; Millan grounded out (second
to first); Perez singled; Edwards allowed a passed ball [Perez
to second]; McLain struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno singled; Wynn struck out; May forced Cedeno
(third to second); Watson walked [May to second]; Edwards popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 6.

BRAVES 4TH: Garr singled; Edwards allowed a passed ball [Garr to
second]; Evans grounded out (first to pitcher); Aaron walked;
Williams grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Aaron out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to center; Helms flied out to
center; Fenwick flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 6.

BRAVES 5TH: Baker singled; Forsch threw a wild pitch [Baker to
second]; Lum struck out; Millan popped to right; Perez grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

ASTROS 6TH: STEWART BATTED FOR FORSCH; Stewart flied out to
center; Cedeno flied out to center; Wynn popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

BRAVES 6TH: YORK REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); McLain flied out
to right; Garr grounded out (shortstop to first); Evans lined to
first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

ASTROS 7TH: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
grounded out (second to first); Edwards flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

BRAVES 7TH: Aaron grounded out (third to first); Williams flied
out to right; Baker walked; Lum doubled [Baker scored]; Millan
singled [Lum scored]; Perez walked [Millan to second]; McLain
lined to shortstop; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader singled; Helms singled [Rader to second];
Fenwick singled [Rader scored, Helms to second]; STINSON BATTED
FOR YORK; Stinson lined into a double play (second to shortstop)
[Helms out at second]; McLain threw a wild pitch [Fenwick to
second]; Cedeno popped to shortstop; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 8.

BRAVES 8TH: RAY REPLACED EDWARDS (PITCHING); STINSON STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); Garr grounded out (second to first); Evans
walked; Aaron flied out to center; Williams struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 8.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn singled; Wynn stole second; May popped to
third; Watson flied out to right; MILLER BATTED FOR RAY; Miller
singled [Wynn scored]; Rader homered [Miller scored]; Helms
grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   7   2    4
 Braves           8   9   1    8


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