Houston Astros 2, Atlanta Braves 1
Regular Season Game 38
Played on Thursday, May 17, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   2 10  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Oates c                       4   0   0   0       0   1      10   2
Evans 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Aaron lf                      2   0   0   0       2   1       0   0
  Gilbreath pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Baker cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Lum 1b                        2   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
Johnson 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
Jackson ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Dobson p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Pierce ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Harrison p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   4   1       3   8      24   8

BATTING - 
2B: Baker (6,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garr (5,2nd base off Forsch/Howard).
CS: Lum (2,2nd base by Forsch/Howard).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       0   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Watson lf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
May 1b                        3   0   1   1       0   2      10   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   2   1       0   0       2   4
Howard c                      2   0   0   0       2   2      10   1
Forsch p                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   2
Totals                       31   2  10   2       3  10      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (3,off Dobson); Rader (6,off Dobson); Helms (5,off Dobson).
SH: Helms (5,off Dobson).
SF: May (2,off Dobson).
IBB: Howard 2 (2,by Dobson 2).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (19,2nd base off Dobson/Oates).
CS: Helms (1,2nd base by Dobson/Oates).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dobson L(2-6)                 7     9   2   2   3   7   0  32
Harrison                      1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        8    10   2   2   3  10   0  36

IBB: Dobson 2 (3,Howard 2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(4-3)                 9     4   1   1   3   8   0  32

WP: Forsch (3).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 9106


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Garr                rf        Wynn                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        Helms               2b
8. Jackson             ss        Howard              c
9. Dobson              p         Forsch              p

BRAVES 1ST: Garr grounded out (shortstop to first); 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: Wynn struck out; Metzger doubled; Cedeno struck out;
Watson walked; May was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Aaron walked; Baker flied out to center; Lum walked
[Aaron to second]; Johnson struck out; Jackson singled to center
[Aaron out at home (shortstop to catcher), Lum to second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader doubled; Helms reached on a fielder's choice
[Rader out at third (pitcher to shortstop)]; Howard was called
out on strikes; Helms was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Dobson grounded out (pitcher to first); Garr struck
out; Oates lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch struck out; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Evans grounded out (second to first); Aaron struck
out; Baker doubled; Lum singled [Baker scored]; Lum was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno singled; Watson singled [Cedeno to third];
May hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cedeno scored, Watson to
second]; Rader flied out to right; Helms doubled [Watson
scored]; Howard was walked intentionally; Forsch flied out to
right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Johnson struck out; Jackson grounded out (pitcher to
first); Dobson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
flied out to center; Cedeno singled; Watson lined to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Garr singled; Garr stole second; Oates struck out;
Evans struck out; Aaron grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: May singled; Rader singled [May to second]; Helms
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [May to third, Rader
to second]; Howard was walked intentionally; Forsch struck out;
Wynn made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Baker flied out to right; Lum grounded out (first
unassisted); Johnson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger singled; Cedeno forced Metzger (shortstop to
second); Cedeno stole second; Watson grounded out (catcher to
first) [Cedeno to third]; May was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Jackson flied out to left; PIERCE BATTED FOR DOBSON;
Pierce struck out; Garr flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: HARRISON REPLACED PIERCE (PITCHING); Rader struck
out; Helms singled; Howard struck out; Forsch struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 9TH: Oates popped to catcher in foul territory; Evans
struck out; Aaron walked; GILBREATH RAN FOR AARON; Forsch threw
a wild pitch [Gilbreath to second]; Baker grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           1   4   0    4
 Astros           2  10   0   10


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