Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 106
Played on Wednesday, August 9, 1972 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
ATL N    2  0  2    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   6 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   2       3   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Wynn rf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       6   2
Howard c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Reuss p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   6   0       1   5      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howard-Metzger.

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (11,off Stone).
GDP: Wynn (6,off Stone); May (9,off Stone).
Team LOB: 5.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       3   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Brown lf                    2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Evans 3b                      3   2   0   0       1   1       1   3
Aaron 1b                      3   2   2   2       1   0       8   0
Williams c                    2   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
  Blanks pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Casanova c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Baker cf                      3   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Lum rf                        4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Millan 2b                     3   0   2   2       0   0       4   3
Perez ss                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   5
Stone p                       3   0   1   0       1   1       0   1
Totals                       30   6  10   6       3   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Perez-Millan-Aaron, Perez-Aaron.

BATTING - 
HR: Aaron (23,1st inning off Reuss 1 on 1 out).
SF: Williams (4,off Reuss); Millan (2,off Griffin).
HBP: Evans (3,by Reuss); Baker (4,by Reuss); Williams (4,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garr (20,2nd base off Culver/Howard).
CS: Garr (8,2nd base by Reuss/Howard); Brown (1,2nd base by York/Howard).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(8-9)                  2.1   4   4   4   2   2   1  14
Culver                        2.2   3   0   0   0   1   0  11
Griffin                       2     2   2   2   1   0   0  10
York                          1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    10   6   6   3   4   1  38

WP: Reuss 2 (4).
HBP: Reuss 2 (9,Evans,Baker); Griffin (3,Williams).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone W(4-8)                  9     6   0   0   1   5   0  32


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 6188


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. Rader               3b        Lum                 rf
7. Helms               2b        Millan              2b
8. Howard              c         Perez               ss
9. Reuss               p         Stone               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled; Cedeno flied out to left; Wynn
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves
0.

BRAVES 1ST: Garr singled; Garr was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Evans walked; Aaron homered [Evans
scored]; Williams flied out to right; Baker was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 2ND: May popped to shortstop; Watson grounded out (third
to first); Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Lum lined to left; Millan singled; Reuss threw a
wild pitch [Millan to second]; Perez popped to first in foul
territory; Stone struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms doubled; Howard popped to first; Reuss struck
out; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves
2.

BRAVES 3RD: Garr singled; Evans was hit by a pitch [Garr to
second]; Aaron walked [Garr to third, Evans to second]; Williams
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Garr scored]; Reuss threw a wild
pitch [Evans to third, Aaron to second]; Baker was hit by a
pitch; CULVER REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Lum popped to second;
Millan singled [Evans scored, Aaron to third, Baker to second];
Perez grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno lined to shortstop; Wynn struck out; May was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 4.

BRAVES 4TH: Stone singled; Garr forced Stone (shortstop to
second); Garr stole second; Evans grounded out (first
unassisted); Aaron popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
grounded out (pitcher to third to first); Helms grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 4.

BRAVES 5TH: Williams flied out to center; Baker singled; Lum
struck out; Millan popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 4.

ASTROS 6TH: BROWN REPLACED GARR (PLAYING LF); Howard flied out
to right; ALOU BATTED FOR CULVER; Alou singled; Metzger forced
Alou (second to shortstop); Cedeno forced Metzger (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 4.

BRAVES 6TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Perez popped to
second; Stone walked; Brown forced Stone (third to second);
Evans grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn walked; May popped to second; Watson singled
[Wynn to second]; Rader flied out to right; Helms forced Watson
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 4.

BRAVES 7TH: Aaron singled; Williams was hit by a pitch [Aaron to
second]; BLANKS RAN FOR WILLIAMS; Baker forced Blanks (center to
shortstop) [Aaron scored]; Lum singled [Baker to third]; Millan
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Baker scored]; Perez forced Lum
(shortstop to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

ASTROS 8TH: CASANOVA REPLACED BLANKS (PLAYING C ); Howard
grounded out (shortstop to first); STEWART BATTED FOR GRIFFIN;
Stewart popped to third; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

BRAVES 8TH: YORK REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Stone grounded out
(second to first); Brown singled; Evans struck out while Brown
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno singled; Wynn singled [Cedeno to second]; May
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Cedeno to
third, Wynn out at second]; Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   6   0    5
 Braves           6  10   0    8


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