Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 1
Regular Season Game 47
Played on Saturday, May 25, 1974 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  4  -   5 15  0
ATL N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       7   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   1       0   0       2   4
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   3       0   0       3   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
  J. Johnson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     5   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
M. May c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Helms 2b                      4   1   4   0       0   0       1   0
  Milbourne pr,2b             0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Roberts p                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher ph,rf             1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  15   5       2   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Roberts-Metzger-L. May.

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (6,off Morton).
HR: Cedeno (9,9th inning off Aker 2 on 1 out).
SH: Gross (1,off Aker).
SF: Metzger (1,off Morton).
GDP: L. May (6,off Morton).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rader (1,2nd base by Morton/Casanova); Cedeno (3,2nd base by Morton/Casanova).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr rf                       3   0   3   0       0   0       3   0
Evans 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Baker cf                      4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Aaron lf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
Perez 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       5   4
Casanova c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Oates ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Robinson ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   6
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Morton p                      2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Aker p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tepedino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   9   1       1   3      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Evans-Perez-Johnson.

BATTING - 
SH: Evans (2,off Roberts); Garr (4,off Roberts); Morton (6,off Roberts).
GDP: Evans (2,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts                       6.1   9   1   1   1   1   0  28
Scherman                      0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Forsch W(2-1)                 1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
J. Johnson                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   1   1   1   3   0  36


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morton L(6-4)                 8    13   3   3   2   2   0  36
Aker                          1     2   2   2   0   0   1   5
Totals                        9    15   5   5   2   2   1  41

Morton faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 20412


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Gross               rf        Garr                rf
2. Metzger             ss        Evans               3b
3. Cedeno              cf        Baker               cf
4. Watson              lf        Aaron               lf
5. L. May              1b        Johnson             1b
6. M. May              c         Perez               2b
7. Rader               3b        Casanova            c
8. Helms               2b        Robinson            ss
9. Roberts             p         Morton              p

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

BRAVES 1ST: Garr singled; Evans out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [Garr to second]; Baker grounded out (third to first);
Aaron made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to center; L. May struck out; M.
May was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Johnson struck out; Perez singled; Casanova grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Perez to second]; Robinson flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader made an out to second; Helms singled; Roberts
singled [Helms to second]; Gross walked [Helms to third, Roberts
to second]; Metzger hit a sacrifice fly to right [Helms scored];
Cedeno forced Gross (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Morton singled; Garr out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Morton to second]; Evans flied out to right;
Baker singled [Morton scored]; Aaron walked [Baker to second];
Johnson flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); L. May
grounded out (third to first); M. May made an out to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Perez flied out to right; Casanova grounded out
(third to first); Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader singled; Helms singled [Rader to second];
Roberts forced Rader (pitcher to third) [Helms to second]; Gross
flied out to left; Metzger singled [Helms to third, Roberts to
second]; Cedeno made an out to first; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Morton grounded out (third to first); Garr singled;
Evans grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Garr out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled; L. May grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Watson out at second]; M. May
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Baker singled; Aaron flied out to left; Johnson
flied out to right; Perez singled [Baker to second]; Casanova
flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader singled; Rader was picked off and caught
stealing second (catcher to first to second to first); Helms
singled; Roberts flied out to center; Gross singled [Helms to
second]; Metzger made an out to third; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Robinson singled; Morton out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Robinson to second]; Garr singled [Robinson
to third]; SCHERMAN REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Evans struck
out; FORSCH REPLACED SCHERMAN (PITCHING); Baker made an out to
first; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno singled; Cedeno was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Watson walked; L. May forced Watson
(shortstop to second); M. May singled [L. May to third]; Rader
forced M. May (second to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Aaron flied out to right; Johnson flied out to
right; Perez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Helms doubled; MILBOURNE RAN FOR HELMS; GALLAGHER
BATTED FOR FORSCH; Gallagher singled [Milbourne scored]; AKER
REPLACED MORTON (PITCHING); Gross out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Gallagher to second]; Metzger singled
[Gallagher to third]; Cedeno homered [Gallagher scored, Metzger
scored]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); L. May flied
out to right; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 9TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); J. JOHNSON
REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); MILBOURNE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
2B); GALLAGHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); OATES BATTED FOR
CASANOVA; Oates flied out to left; MILLER BATTED FOR ROBINSON;
Miller struck out; TEPEDINO BATTED FOR AKER; Tepedino grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Braves 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  15   0    9
 Braves           1   9   0    8


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