Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Tuesday, September 5, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  2  2    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   5 15  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  2  0  -   3  7  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brown rf                      5   0   2   2       0   2       5   0
Millan 2b                     5   1   5   0       0   0       2   1
Aaron 1b                      4   1   1   0       1   0       5   3
Baker cf                      4   0   0   0       1   3       2   0
Williams c                    4   0   2   1       1   0       7   0
Carty lf                      3   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Lum pr,lf                   1   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Evans 3b                      3   0   1   1       2   2       2   2
Perez ss                      5   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
Jarvis p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  15   5       6  10      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Perez-Millan-Aaron, Evans-Aaron-Williams.
E: Lum (6).
PB: Williams (27).

BATTING - 
2B: Lum (14,off York).
SH: Jarvis (3,off Roberts).
GDP: Perez (21,off Griffin); Aaron (16,off York).
IBB: Evans 2 (4,by Griffin,by York).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Brown (2,2nd base by Roberts/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    2   1   0   0       2   0       1   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   0       0   3       3   1
May 1b                        4   0   2   1       0   1       6   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Helms 2b                      2   0   0   1       1   0       3   2
Roberts p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   7   2       3   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Helms-May, Metzger-Helms-May.
E: Rader (17).

BATTING - 
2B: Stewart (5,off Jarvis); Rader (23,off Upshaw).
3B: Rader (6,off Jarvis).
SF: Helms (9,off Jarvis).
GDP: Cedeno (8,off Jarvis).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jarvis W(11-7)                7     5   3   2   3   5   0  28
Upshaw SV(12)                 2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9     7   3   2   3   6   0  35

Jarvis faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(11-7)               2.1   7   4   4   1   2   0  14
Culver                        1.2   3   0   0   2   2   0   9
Griffin                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
York                          3     4   1   1   1   4   0  13
Forsch                        1     1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Totals                        9    15   5   5   6  10   0  44

Culver faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
WP: Griffin (5).
IBB: Griffin (4,Evans); York (3,Evans).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 6399


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Brown grounded out (pitcher to first); Millan
singled; Aaron walked [Millan to second]; Baker struck out;
Williams lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Metzger out at second]; Wynn
singled; May singled [Wynn to second]; Watson struck out; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Carty singled; Evans struck out; Perez singled
[Carty to second]; Jarvis out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Carty to third, Perez to second]; Brown singled [Carty
scored, Perez scored]; Brown was caught stealing second; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards flied out to center; Rader grounded out
(third to first); Helms walked; Roberts flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan singled; Aaron singled [Millan to second];
Baker made an out to shortstop; Williams singled [Millan scored,
Aaron to second]; CULVER REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Carty
struck out; Evans singled [Aaron scored, Williams to second];
Perez lined to right; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Jarvis was called out on strikes; Brown singled;
Millan singled to right [Brown out at third (right to third)];
Aaron flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: May made an out to third; Watson flied out to right;
Edwards popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Baker walked; Williams walked [Baker to second];
GRIFFIN REPLACED CULVER (PITCHING); Carty forced Baker (third
unassisted) [Williams to third (error by Rader), Carty to
first]; LUM RAN FOR CARTY; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Lum to
second]; Evans was walked intentionally; Perez grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Evans out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: LUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Rader tripled;
Helms hit a sacrifice fly to left [Rader scored]; CHILES BATTED
FOR GRIFFIN; Chiles grounded out (first to pitcher); Metzger
flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: YORK REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Jarvis grounded out
(third to first); Brown struck out; Millan singled; Aaron
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno struck out; Wynn struck out; May was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Baker was called out on strikes; Williams popped to
first in foul territory; Lum doubled; Evans was walked
intentionally; Perez singled [Lum scored, Evans to second];
Jarvis struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (first to pitcher); Edwards
singled; Rader made an out to second; Helms flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Brown was called out on strikes; 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
1.

ASTROS 8TH: STEWART BATTED FOR YORK; Stewart doubled; Metzger
walked; UPSHAW REPLACED JARVIS (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to
right; Wynn was called out on strikes; May singled [Stewart
scored, Metzger to third]; Williams allowed a passed ball
[Metzger scored (unearned), May to second]; Watson made an out
to shortstop; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: FORSCH REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Baker was called
out on strikes; Williams singled; Lum walked [Williams to
second]; Evans struck out; Perez flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
doubled to left [Rader to third (error by Lum)]; Helms hit into
a double play (third to first to catcher) [Rader out at home]; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           5  15   1   12
 Astros           3   7   1    5


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