Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 3
Regular Season Game 162
Played on Sunday, September 30, 1973 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    1  2  1    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   5 11  0
ATL N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
Watson lf                     2   2   0   0       2   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   3   0       0   0       0   3
May 1b                        4   1   2   1       0   1       8   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       7   4
Jutze c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Roberts p                     3   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       36   5  11   4       2   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. May-Metzger, Helms-Metzger, Metzger-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
2B: Gross (2,off Ford); Rader (26,off Leon).
HR: Cedeno (25,1st inning off Ford 0 on 2 out).
HBP: Cedeno (7,by Devine).
GDP: Jutze (14,off Devine).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (56,2nd base off Closter/Velazquez,2nd base off Devine/Casanova).
CS: Cedeno 2 (15,3rd base by Closter/Velazquez,3rd base by Devine/Casanova).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Perez ss                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Lum rf                        4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Aaron lf                      4   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Baker cf                      3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Johnson 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Dietz 1b                      2   0   1   1       1   1      13   2
Velazquez c                   2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Leon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jackson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Devine p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tepedino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ford p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Neibauer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brown ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Closter p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Casanova ph,c               2   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Totals                       31   3   8   3       3   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Johnson-Perez-Dietz.
E: Johnson (30).

BATTING - 
2B: Lum 2 (26,off Roberts 2).
3B: Baker (4,off Wilson).
SF: Dietz (2,off Wilson).
GDP: Lum (3,off Roberts); Baker (14,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(17-11)              6     6   2   2   3   2   0  24
Wilson SV(2)                  3     2   1   1   0   2   0  11
Totals                        9     8   3   3   3   4   0  35


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ford L(1-2)                   1.2   5   3   3   0   0   1  10
Neibauer                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Closter                       2     2   1   1   1   0   0   8
Leon                          3     3   1   0   1   2   0  14
Devine                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9    11   5   4   2   3   1  39

HBP: Devine (2,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 40517


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Gross               rf        Perez               ss
2. Metzger             ss        Lum                 rf
3. Cedeno              cf        Evans               3b
4. Watson              lf        Aaron               lf
5. Rader               3b        Baker               cf
6. May                 1b        Johnson             2b
7. Helms               2b        Dietz               1b
8. Jutze               c         Velazquez           c
9. Roberts             p         Ford                p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
grounded out (first to pitcher); Cedeno homered; Watson flied
out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Perez grounded out (shortstop to first); Lum
doubled; Evans grounded out (second to first) [Lum to third];
Aaron singled [Lum scored]; Baker walked [Aaron to second];
Johnson forced Baker (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader singled; May singled [Rader to third]; Helms
grounded out (third to first) [May to second, Rader scored];
Jutze grounded out (third to first); Roberts singled [May
scored]; Gross doubled [Roberts to third]; NEIBAUER REPLACED
FORD (PITCHING); Metzger flied out to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Dietz struck out; Velazquez flied out to center;
BROWN BATTED FOR NEIBAUER; Brown grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: CLOSTER REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Cedeno singled;
Cedeno stole second; Watson walked; Cedeno was caught stealing
third (catcher to third) [Watson to second]; Rader flied out to
left; May singled [Watson scored]; Helms flied out to right; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Perez walked; Lum grounded into a double play (first
to shortstop) [Perez out at second]; Evans made an out to
catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Jutze grounded out (first to pitcher); Roberts made
an out to first; Gross made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Aaron singled; Baker struck out; Johnson made an out
to first; Dietz walked [Aaron to second]; Velazquez singled
[Dietz to second, Aaron scored]; CASANOVA BATTED FOR CLOSTER;
Casanova forced Velazquez (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 2.

ASTROS 5TH: CASANOVA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); LEON REPLACED
VELAZQUEZ (PITCHING); Metzger grounded out (second to first);
Cedeno struck out; Watson walked; Rader singled [Watson to
second]; May reached on an error by Johnson [Rader to second,
Watson scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Helms grounded out (third to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Perez flied out to center; Lum doubled; Evans hit
into a double play (second to shortstop) [Lum out at third]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Jutze singled; Roberts made an out to catcher; Gross
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Jutze to second]; Metzger
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Aaron singled; Baker grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Aaron out at second]; Johnson
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson
grounded out (second to first); Rader doubled; May struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: WILSON REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Dietz singled;
JACKSON BATTED FOR LEON; Jackson forced Dietz (second to
shortstop); Casanova made an out to second; Perez grounded out
(pitcher to third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Braves 2.

ASTROS 8TH: DEVINE REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Helms singled;
Jutze grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Helms out at second]; Wilson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Lum made an out to first; Evans struck out; Aaron
made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Cedeno was hit by a pitch;
Cedeno stole second; Cedeno was caught stealing third (catcher
to third); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 2.

BRAVES 9TH: Baker tripled; Johnson made an out to second; Dietz
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Baker scored]; TEPEDINO BATTED
FOR DEVINE; Tepedino struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  11   0    7
 Braves           3   8   1    5


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