Atlanta Braves 4, Houston Astros 3 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 3
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, April 8, 1973 (D) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  2    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   3  7  1
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  2    1  -   4 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       4   1   1   1       0   2       3   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
May 1b                        4   1   1   0       0   0      12   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Edwards c                     2   0   0   1       1   0       3   0
  Howard ph,c                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Wilson p                      3   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Agee lf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   7   3       1   6      28  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Metzger-Helms-May, Metzger-May, May.
E: Metzger (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Wilson (1,off Reed).
SH: Helms (1,off Reed).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (1,2nd base off Reed/Oates).
CS: Cedeno (1,3rd base by Reed/Oates); Rader (1,3rd base by Reed/Oates).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       5   0   3   0       0   0       0   0
Gilbreath 3b                  4   0   0   1       0   0       2   1
Evans 1b                      5   1   2   0       0   0      11   1
Baker cf                      4   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Lum rf                        5   1   2   3       0   1       3   0
Johnson 2b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       3   3
  Blanks pr,2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oates c                       3   1   2   0       0   0       5   3
Perez ss                      2   0   0   0       2   0       2   3
Reed p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  Aaron ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kelley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Casanova ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoerner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  11   4       4   3      30  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Oates-Gilbreath.

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (2,off Wilson); Evans (1,off Crawford).
HR: Lum (1,9th inning off Gladding 1 on 0 out).
SH: Oates (2,off Crawford).
SF: Gilbreath (1,off Wilson).
GDP: Gilbreath (1,off Wilson); Perez (1,off Wilson).
IBB: Perez (1,by Crawford); Baker (1,by Crawford).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson                        8     7   1   0   1   3   0  30
Gladding                      0     2   2   2   1   0   1   3
Crawford L(0-1)               1.1   2   1   1   2   0   0   8
Totals                        9.1  11   4   3   4   3   1  41

Gladding faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
IBB: Crawford 2 (2,Perez,Baker).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reed                          8     6   3   3   1   6   0  29
Kelley                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Hoerner W(1-0)                1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                       10     7   3   3   1   6   0  36


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 8898


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn struck out; Helms singled to left; Cedeno
popped to second; Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Garr singled to pitcher; Gilbreath grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Garr out at second];
Evans grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader struck
out; Edwards walked; Metzger forced Edwards (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Baker flied out to center; Lum flied out to center;
Johnson doubled to left; Oates grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Wilson doubled to right; Wynn singled to right
[Wilson scored, Wynn to second (on throw)]; Helms out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Wynn to third]; Cedeno
singled to right [Wynn scored]; Cedeno stole second; Cedeno was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Perez flied out to left; Reed struck out; Garr
singled to left; Gilbreath popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: May singled to center; Rader singled to right [May
to third]; Edwards grounded out (pitcher to first) [May scored,
Rader to second]; Metzger struck out while Rader was caught
stealing third (catcher to third); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Evans singled to right; Baker flied out to left; Lum
struck out; Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wilson struck out; Wynn struck out; Helms grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Oates singled to first; Perez grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [Oates out at second]; Reed popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno popped to second; Watson struck out (catcher
to first); May grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Garr singled to center; Gilbreath flied out to
right; Evans lined into a double play (first unassisted) [Garr
out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (first to pitcher); Edwards
popped to second; Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Baker flied out to right; Lum flied out to center;
Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn flied
out to center; Helms grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 8TH: Oates singled to right; Perez walked [Oates to
second]; AARON BATTED FOR REED; Aaron struck out; Garr reached
on an error by Metzger [Oates to third, Perez to second, Garr to
first]; Gilbreath hit a sacrifice fly to center [Oates scored
(unearned)]; Evans grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 9TH: KELLEY REPLACED AARON (PITCHING); Cedeno popped to
shortstop; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); May flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 9TH: AGEE REPLACED WILSON (PLAYING LF); GLADDING REPLACED
WATSON (PITCHING); Baker singled to center; Lum homered [Baker
scored]; Johnson walked; CRAWFORD REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING);
Oates out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Johnson to
second]; Perez was walked intentionally; CASANOVA BATTED FOR
KELLEY; BLANKS RAN FOR JOHNSON; Casanova flied out to right;
Garr grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 10TH: BLANKS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); HOERNER
REPLACED CASANOVA (PITCHING); Rader flied out to right; HOWARD
BATTED FOR EDWARDS; Howard singled to center; Metzger flied out
to right; Agee flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Braves 3.

BRAVES 10TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Gilbreath
grounded out (pitcher to first); Evans doubled to right; Baker
was walked intentionally; Lum singled to center [Evans scored,
Baker to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   1    3
 Braves           4  11   0    9


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