Atlanta Braves 13, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Wednesday, September 20, 1972 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  5    0  0  0  -   6 10  2
ATL N    0 13  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -  13 15  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       1   6
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn rf                       5   2   2   0       0   2       1   0
Cedeno cf                     5   1   1   2       0   1       2   0
May 1b                        4   1   3   1       1   1       7   1
Watson lf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   3       1   0       1   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Howard c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Stinson c                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Chiles ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Fenwick ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Griffin p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Richard p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutherland ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Johnson ph,c                2   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
Totals                       36   6  10   6       5   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.
E: Cedeno (7), Rader (18).

BATTING - 
2B: May (27,off Stone); Watson (24,off Schueler).
HR: Cedeno (22,6th inning off Stone 1 on 0 out); Rader (22,6th inning off Stone
2 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (52,2nd base off Stone/Didier).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       4   2   1   0       0   1       3   0
Millan 2b                     5   1   2   5       0   0       3   2
Evans 3b                      3   1   2   1       2   0       0   2
Williams 1b                   2   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Breazeale 1b                1   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Baker cf                      5   2   3   3       0   0       5   0
Lum rf                        5   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Jackson ss                    5   2   1   1       0   0       2   3
Didier c                      5   2   3   1       0   1       7   0
Stone p                       2   2   1   1       1   0       0   0
  Gilbreath ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schueler p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       39  13  15  13       4   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Baker 2 (25,off Griffin,off Forsch); Evans (11,off Roberts).
3B: Millan (3,off Roberts).
HR: Baker (16,2nd inning off York 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Garr (5,by Richard); Williams (5,by Richard).
GDP: Baker (9,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gilbreath (1,2nd base off Forsch/Johnson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(5-4)                1.1   4   4   4   1   1   0   9
Roberts                       0     4   4   4   0   0   0   4
York                          0.1   4   4   4   0   0   1   5
Richard                       0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Culver                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Forsch                        3     1   0   0   2   3   0  12
Ray                           1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8    15  13  13   4   6   1  45

HBP: Richard 2 (2,Garr,Williams).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone W(6-10)                 6     9   6   6   2   2   2  28
Schueler SV(2)                3     1   0   0   3   4   0  13
Totals                        9    10   6   6   5   6   2  41


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 2061


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Metzger             ss        Garr                lf
2. Wynn                rf        Millan              2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Evans               3b
4. May                 1b        Williams            1b
5. Watson              lf        Baker               cf
6. Rader               3b        Lum                 rf
7. Helms               2b        Jackson             ss
8. Howard              c         Didier              c
9. Griffin             p         Stone               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Wynn struck out; Cedeno forced
Metzger (shortstop to second); Cedeno stole second; May singled
to third [Cedeno out at home (third to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Garr flied out to left; Millan popped to second;
Evans singled; Williams forced Evans (shortstop to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

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

BRAVES 2ND: Baker doubled; Lum struck out; Jackson singled
[Baker scored, Jackson to second (on throw)]; Didier singled
[Jackson scored]; Stone walked [Didier to second]; ROBERTS
REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Garr singled [Didier to third,
Stone to second]; Millan tripled [Didier scored, Stone scored,
Garr scored]; STINSON REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING C ); Evans
doubled [Millan scored]; Williams singled [Evans to third (error
by Cedeno)]; YORK REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Baker homered
[Evans scored, Williams scored]; Lum singled; Jackson forced Lum
(second to shortstop); Didier singled [Jackson to second]; Stone
singled [Jackson scored, Didier to second]; RICHARD REPLACED
YORK (PITCHING); Garr was hit by a pitch [Didier to third, Stone
to second]; Millan singled [Didier scored, Stone scored, Garr to
second]; Evans walked [Garr to third, Millan to second];
Williams was hit by a pitch [Garr scored, Millan to third, Evans
to second]; Baker grounded out (shortstop to first); 13 R, 12 H,
1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 13.

ASTROS 3RD: BREAZEALE REPLACED WILLIAMS (PLAYING 1B); Stinson
popped to second; SUTHERLAND BATTED FOR RICHARD; Sutherland
flied out to center; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 13.

BRAVES 3RD: CULVER REPLACED SUTHERLAND (PITCHING); Lum flied out
to right; Jackson grounded out (first to pitcher); Didier
singled; Stone popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 13.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn singled; Cedeno popped to shortstop; May
doubled [Wynn scored]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Rader walked; Helms flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 13.

BRAVES 4TH: Garr grounded out (shortstop to first); Millan flied
out to center; Evans grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 13.

ASTROS 5TH: Stinson flied out to center; JOHNSON BATTED FOR
CULVER; Johnson flied out to center; Metzger made an out to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 13.

BRAVES 5TH: JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); FORSCH REPLACED
STINSON (PITCHING); Breazeale was called out on strikes; Baker
doubled; Lum struck out; Jackson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 13.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn singled; Cedeno homered [Wynn scored]; May
singled; Watson singled [May to second]; Rader homered [May
scored, Watson scored]; Helms flied out to center; Forsch was
called out on strikes; Johnson singled; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 13.

BRAVES 6TH: Didier grounded out (first unassisted); GILBREATH
BATTED FOR STONE; Gilbreath reached on an error by Rader;
Gilbreath stole second; Garr struck out; Millan flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 13.

ASTROS 7TH: SCHUELER REPLACED GILBREATH (PITCHING); Wynn struck
out; Cedeno popped to shortstop; May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 13.

BRAVES 7TH: Evans walked; Breazeale walked [Evans to second];
Baker grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Evans to third, Breazeale out at second]; Lum grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 13.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson doubled; Rader grounded out (shortstop to
first); Helms flied out to center; CHILES BATTED FOR FORSCH;
Chiles walked; Johnson walked [Watson to third, Chiles to
second]; MILLER BATTED FOR METZGER; Miller struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 13.

BRAVES 8TH: FENWICK REPLACED CHILES (PLAYING SS); RAY REPLACED
MILLER (PITCHING); Jackson popped to shortstop; Didier struck
out; Schueler struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Braves 13.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn flied out to right; Cedeno struck out; May
walked; Watson flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
6, Braves 13.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   2    8
 Braves          13  15   0    8


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