Houston Astros 3, Atlanta Braves 0
Regular Season Game 78
Played on Monday, July 1, 1974 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    1  0  0  -   3 13  0
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Watson lf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Gallagher rf                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       6   2
M. May c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   1
  Milbourne 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Wilson p                      3   1   1   1       0   2       1   1
Totals                       37   3  13   3       1   4      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (13,off P. Niekro); Helms (12,off P. Niekro); Wilson (2,off P. Niekro);
Watson (9,off Leon).
SH: Metzger (10,off P. Niekro); Wilson (4,off Leon).
GDP: L. May (8,off P. Niekro); Cedeno (3,off Leon).
Team LOB: 10.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Evans 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Baker rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lum 1b                        3   0   0   0       1   1      12   0
  Perez ph,2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Johnson 2b,1b                 4   0   2   0       0   0       4   4
Office cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Oates c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Robinson ss                   2   0   0   0       1   1       2   4
  Tepedino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
P. Niekro p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Leon p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Murrell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Frisella p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Correll ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       4   3      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Evans-Johnson-Lum, Johnson-Robinson-Lum.
E: Robinson (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (10,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(4-6)                 9     5   0   0   4   3   0  36


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
P. Niekro L(8-7)              3.1  10   2   2   1   1   0  20
Leon                          3.2   3   1   1   0   2   0  13
Frisella                      2     0   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    13   3   3   1   4   0  40


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 7745


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Gross               rf        Garr                lf
2. Metzger             ss        Evans               3b
3. Cedeno              cf        Baker               rf
4. Watson              lf        Lum                 1b
5. L. May              1b        Johnson             2b
6. M. May              c         Office              cf
7. Rader               3b        Oates               c
8. Helms               2b        Robinson            ss
9. Wilson              p         P. Niekro           p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Gross to second]; Cedeno singled [Gross
stayed at second]; Watson singled [Gross to third, Cedeno to
second]; L. May grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Garr grounded out (shortstop to first); Evans
walked; Baker made an out to third; Lum walked [Evans to
second]; Johnson made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: M. May singled; Rader doubled [M. May to third];
Helms made an out to first; Wilson struck out; Gross grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Office grounded out (shortstop to first); Oates
singled; Robinson flied out to right; P. Niekro flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno singled; Watson
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Cedeno to second]; L. May
singled [Cedeno to third]; M. May made an out to shortstop; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Garr walked; Evans singled [Garr to third]; Baker
flied out to center; Lum flied out to center; Johnson flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms
doubled; Wilson doubled [Helms scored]; Gross walked; Metzger
singled [Wilson scored, Gross to third]; LEON REPLACED P. NIEKRO
(PITCHING); Cedeno grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Metzger out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Office grounded out (first to pitcher); Oates made
an out to shortstop; Robinson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); L. May
struck out; M. May made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Leon flied out to center; Garr singled; Evans made
an out to third; Baker made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader struck out; Helms singled; Wilson out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Helms to second]; Gross
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Lum grounded out (first unassisted); Johnson
doubled; Office flied out to center; Oates flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); Cedeno
flied out to center; Watson doubled; L. May singled [Watson
scored]; M. May grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Robinson walked; MURRELL BATTED FOR LEON; Murrell
struck out; Garr forced Robinson (first to shortstop); Evans
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 8TH: FRISELLA REPLACED MURRELL (PITCHING); Rader flied
out to right; Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 8TH: Baker grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first);
PEREZ BATTED FOR LUM; Perez struck out (strikeout was charged to
Lum); Johnson singled; Office grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 9TH: PEREZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); JOHNSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Gross grounded out (first unassisted);
Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno reached on an
error by Robinson [Cedeno to first]; Watson forced Cedeno (third
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 9TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); GALLAGHER
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING RF); MILBOURNE REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING
2B); Oates made an out to third; TEPEDINO BATTED FOR ROBINSON;
Tepedino made an out to second; CORRELL BATTED FOR FRISELLA;
Correll flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Braves 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  13   0   10
 Braves           0   5   1    9


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