Atlanta Braves 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 36
Played on Tuesday, May 15, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  1  -   4  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oates c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Evans 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       0   2
Aaron lf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Jackson lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Baker cf                      4   2   2   3       0   0       0   0
Lum 1b                        3   0   1   0       1   1      11   1
Johnson 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Perez ss                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   5
P. Niekro p                   3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       32   4   6   3       3   4      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (5,off Wilson).
HR: Baker (6,6th inning off Wilson 2 on 2 out).
GDP: P. Niekro (2,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Evans (1,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards).
CS: Lum (1,2nd base by Wilson/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
May 1b                        4   0   1   0       0   1      12   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       2   4
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   6
  Torres 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Wilson p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   5   1       0   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Helms-May.
E: Rader (5).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Agee (1,2nd base off P. Niekro/Oates).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
P. Niekro W(2-1)              9     5   1   1   0   6   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(3-4)                 8     5   3   3   2   4   1  30
York                          1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     6   4   4   3   4   1  35


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Terry Tata
Ejections: Tommy Helms by Bruce Froemming [Call at 2B]
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 10656


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Garr flied out to left; Oates grounded out (second
to first); Evans grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Agee struck out; Metzger singled; Cedeno flied out
to left; Watson made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Aaron grounded out (second to first); Baker grounded
out (third to first); Lum was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

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

BRAVES 3RD: Johnson flied to left in foul territory; Perez
struck out; P. Niekro singled; Garr made an out to third; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms flied out to left; Wilson struck out; Agee
singled; Agee stole second; Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Oates made an out to third; Evans singled; Aaron
made an out to second; Baker made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
made an out to shortstop; May made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Lum grounded out (second to first); Johnson doubled;
Perez reached on an error by Rader [Johnson to third, Perez to
first]; P. Niekro grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Perez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 0.

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

BRAVES 6TH: Garr grounded out (second to first); Oates flied out
to right; Evans walked; Evans stole second; Aaron walked; Baker
homered [Evans scored, Aaron scored]; Lum singled; Lum was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Wilson struck out; Agee grounded out (second to
first); Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Johnson flied out to center; Perez was called out on
strikes; P. Niekro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno singled; Watson struck out; May singled
[Cedeno to second]; Rader singled [Cedeno scored, May to
second]; Edwards struck out; Helms made an out to shortstop; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: TORRES REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Garr grounded
out (first unassisted); Oates grounded out (second to first);
Evans flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: STEWART BATTED FOR WILSON; Stewart grounded out
(second to first); Agee popped to catcher in foul territory;
Metzger grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: YORK REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Aaron grounded out
(third to first); Baker singled; Lum walked [Baker to second];
Johnson grounded out (third to second to first) [Baker scored
(no RBI), Lum to second]; Tommy Helms ejected by 2B umpire
Bruce Froemming when Froemming ruled Mike Lum safe at 2B because
Helms did not touch 2B; Perez grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: JACKSON REPLACED AARON (PLAYING LF); Cedeno grounded
out (third to first); Watson grounded out (third to first); May
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
4, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4   6   0    4
 Astros           1   5   1    4


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