Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 2 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 37
Played on Wednesday, May 16, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  3  -   5  8  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  -   2  8  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr rf                       5   2   3   0       0   0       0   0
Perez ss                      3   0   0   0       1   1       1   4
Evans 3b                      4   1   1   1       1   0       2   5
Aaron lf                      3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
  Jackson lf                  1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Baker cf                      4   0   0   1       0   0       4   1
Johnson 2b                    5   0   1   2       0   1       3   2
Lum 1b                        5   0   0   0       0   1      11   0
Casanova c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  Oates ph,c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gentry p                      3   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Frisella p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pierce ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schueler p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   5   8   5       3   5      33  12

BATTING - 
2B: Evans (7,off Reuss); Johnson (6,off York).
HR: Aaron (11,6th inning off Reuss 0 on 1 out).
SH: Perez (2,off Upshaw).
SF: Baker (1,off York).
IBB: Evans (2,by Crawford).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garr (1,2nd base by Reuss/Howard); Perez (2,2nd base by Reuss/Howard).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee rf,lf                    5   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Wynn ph,rf                  1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     5   1   3   2       0   1       5   0
Watson lf,1b                  5   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   0      12   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher rf                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       1   0       1   5
Howard c                      4   0   0   0       0   3       5   1
Helms 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Reuss p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stewart ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres ss                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   2   8   2       2   9      33  13

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (4,off Gentry).
HR: Cedeno (7,1st inning off Gentry 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (18,2nd base off Gentry/Casanova).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gentry                        7.1   5   2   2   2   7   1  29
Frisella                      1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Schueler W(1-0)               2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                       11     8   2   2   2   9   1  42


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         8     5   2   2   2   5   1  30
Upshaw L(0-2)                 2.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   8
Crawford                      0     1   2   2   1   0   0   2
York                          0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       11     8   5   5   3   5   1  43

WP: Reuss (2).
IBB: Crawford (3,Evans).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 12491


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Garr                rf        Agee                rf
2. Perez               ss        Metzger             ss
3. Evans               3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Aaron               lf        Watson              lf
5. Baker               cf        May                 1b
6. Johnson             2b        Rader               3b
7. Lum                 1b        Howard              c
8. Casanova            c         Helms               2b
9. Gentry              p         Reuss               p

BRAVES 1ST: Garr singled; Reuss threw a wild pitch [Garr to
second]; Perez struck out; Evans doubled [Garr scored]; Aaron
walked; Baker flied out to center; Johnson was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Agee made an out to second; Metzger grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno homered; Watson struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Lum popped to first in foul territory; Casanova
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gentry singled; Garr grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros
1.

ASTROS 2ND: May grounded out (second to first); Rader walked;
Howard struck out; Helms flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Perez flied out to center; Evans flied out to left;
Aaron grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Reuss grounded out (second to first); Agee struck
out; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Baker reached on an error by Metzger [Baker to
first]; Johnson made an out to first; Lum struck out; Casanova
made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson lined to third; May made
an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Gentry struck out; Garr singled; Garr was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Perez grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader made an out to shortstop; Howard was called
out on strikes; Helms doubled; Reuss flied out to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Evans grounded out (second to first); Aaron homered;
Baker grounded out (first unassisted); Johnson flied out to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Agee flied out to center; Metzger grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno singled; Cedeno stole second;
Watson lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros
1.

BRAVES 7TH: Lum flied out to center; Casanova grounded out
(shortstop to first); Gentry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: May grounded out (third to first); Rader flied out
to center; Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Garr grounded out (third to first); Perez walked;
Perez was caught stealing second; Evans grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Helms singled; STEWART BATTED FOR REUSS; Stewart
singled [Helms to second]; Agee struck out; WYNN BATTED FOR
METZGER; Wynn walked [Helms to third, Stewart to second];
FRISELLA REPLACED GENTRY (PITCHING); Cedeno singled [Helms
scored, Stewart to third, Wynn to second]; Watson struck out;
May lined to third; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 9TH: UPSHAW REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); WATSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); AGEE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
WYNN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); TORRES REPLACED STEWART
(PLAYING SS); Aaron flied out to left; Baker grounded out (third
to first); Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: JACKSON REPLACED AARON (PLAYING LF); Rader grounded
out (third to first); Howard lined to left; Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 10TH: Lum flied out to center; OATES BATTED FOR CASANOVA;
Oates grounded out (second to first); PIERCE BATTED FOR
FRISELLA; Pierce popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 10TH: OATES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); SCHUELER
REPLACED PIERCE (PITCHING); Torres grounded out (third to
first); Agee singled to center [Agee out at second (center to
second)]; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 11TH: Garr singled; Perez out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Garr to second]; CRAWFORD REPLACED UPSHAW
(PITCHING); Evans was walked intentionally; Jackson singled
[Garr to third, Evans to second]; YORK REPLACED WYNN (PITCHING);
GALLAGHER REPLACED CRAWFORD (PLAYING RF); Baker hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Garr scored]; Johnson doubled [Evans scored,
Jackson scored]; Lum flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 11TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Watson grounded out
(third to first); Gallagher singled; Rader forced Gallagher
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           5   8   0    5
 Astros           2   8   1    7


Data courtesy of Retrosheet