Atlanta Braves 10, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 157
Played on Sunday, September 23, 1973 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  2  0    2  0  1    0  5  0  -  10 13  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  4  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Jackson rf                  1   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
Lum lf                        4   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   2   1       1   0       2   2
Baker cf                      5   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Johnson 2b                    5   2   2   0       0   1       3   4
Tepedino 1b                   4   3   3   1       0   0       6   1
Perez ss                      4   1   1   2       0   2       0   2
Dietz c                       2   2   1   2       3   0       3   0
  Casanova c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Harrison p                    4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  J. Niekro p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37  10  13   9       5   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Evans-Johnson-Tepedino, Perez-Johnson-Tepedino.

BATTING - 
2B: Tepedino (5,off Wilson).
HR: Dietz (3,2nd inning off Wilson 1 on 2 out); Tepedino (4,6th inning off
Wilson 0 on 0 out).
SH: Tepedino (1,off Pizarro).
SF: Perez (4,off Wilson).
IBB: Dietz (4,by Pizarro).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garr (11,2nd base by Wilson/Jutze).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher rf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   1
Cedeno cf                     2   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
  Easler pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
May 1b                        3   0   1   2       0   0       4   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Jutze c                       2   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pizarro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edwards ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   4   2       3   3      27   5

FIELDING - 
PB: Jutze (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (33,off Harrison).
SF: May (8,off Harrison).
HBP: Cedeno (6,by Harrison).
GDP: Helms (11,off Harrison); May (13,off J. Niekro).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Harrison W(11-7)              8     4   2   2   3   2   0  31
J. Niekro SV(3)               1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     4   2   2   3   3   0  33

Harrison faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
HBP: Harrison (3,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(11-16)               6     7   5   4   4   6   2  28
Pizarro                       1.2   4   5   5   1   0   0  10
Cosgrove                      0     2   0   0   0   0   0   2
Ray                           0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Upshaw                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    13  10   9   5   7   2  44

WP: Wilson (7).
IBB: Pizarro (3,Dietz).

Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 14222


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Garr                rf        Gallagher           rf
2. Lum                 lf        Metzger             ss
3. Evans               3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Baker               cf        Watson              lf
5. Johnson             2b        Rader               3b
6. Tepedino            1b        May                 1b
7. Perez               ss        Helms               2b
8. Dietz               c         Jutze               c
9. Harrison            p         Wilson              p

BRAVES 1ST: Garr singled; Lum flied out to center; Garr was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Evans walked;
Baker struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher flied out to left; Metzger flied out to
center; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Johnson flied out to left; Tepedino singled; Perez
struck out; Dietz homered [Tepedino scored]; Harrison struck
out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; Rader made an out to
second; May grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Garr grounded out (first unassisted); Lum walked;
Evans flied out to right; Baker grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms grounded out (second to pitcher); Jutze
grounded out (first unassisted); Wilson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Johnson singled; Tepedino doubled [Johnson to
third]; Perez hit a sacrifice fly to right [Johnson scored];
Wilson threw a wild pitch [Tepedino to third]; Jutze allowed a
passed ball [Tepedino scored (unearned)]; Dietz walked; On a
bunt Harrison forced Dietz (third to shortstop); Garr lined to
right; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gallagher grounded out (first to pitcher); Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno doubled; Watson popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Lum flied out to right; Evans singled; Baker struck
out; Johnson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to right; May singled; Helms
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [May out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Tepedino homered; Perez struck out; Dietz walked;
Harrison struck out; Garr forced Dietz (second unassisted); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: JACKSON REPLACED GARR (PLAYING RF); Jutze flied out
to right; GROSS BATTED FOR WILSON; Gross popped to third in foul
territory; Gallagher grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: PIZARRO REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); Lum made an out
to first; Evans made an out to second; Baker made an out to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger singled; Cedeno walked [Metzger to second];
Watson singled [Metzger to third, Cedeno to second]; Rader flied
out to center; May hit a sacrifice fly to right [Metzger scored,
Cedeno scored, Watson to second]; Helms flied out to left; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Johnson singled; Tepedino out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Johnson to second]; Perez singled [Johnson
scored, Perez to second (on throw)]; Dietz was walked
intentionally; Harrison lined to left; Jackson singled [Perez
scored, Dietz to second]; Lum singled [Dietz scored, Jackson to
second]; COSGROVE REPLACED PIZARRO (PITCHING); Evans singled
[Jackson scored, Lum to second]; Baker singled [Lum scored,
Evans to second]; RAY REPLACED COSGROVE (PITCHING); Johnson
struck out; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 10, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: STEWART BATTED FOR JUTZE; Stewart made an out to
third; EDWARDS BATTED FOR RAY; Edwards flied out to right;
Gallagher flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 10,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 9TH: EDWARDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); UPSHAW REPLACED
STEWART (PITCHING); Tepedino flied out to right; Perez grounded
out (shortstop to first); Dietz made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 10, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: CASANOVA REPLACED DIETZ (PLAYING C ); Metzger
walked; Cedeno was hit by a pitch [Metzger to second]; EASLER
RAN FOR CEDENO; Watson walked [Metzger to third, Easler to
second]; J. NIEKRO REPLACED HARRISON (PITCHING); Rader struck
out; May grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 10,
Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves          10  13   0    7
 Astros           2   4   0    4


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