Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 4 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 80
Played on Wednesday, July 3, 1974 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  -   4  9  3
ATL N    0  0  1    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  -   5  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Milbourne ss                  4   0   2   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       2   2       3   0
Watson lf                     4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
L. May 1b                     5   1   1   0       0   0      13   0
M. May c                      3   0   0   0       2   1       3   1
Rader 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
Helms 2b                      5   1   2   2       0   1       5   3
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  C. Johnson ph               1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   4   9   4       6   7      32  15

FIELDING - 
E: Milbourne (1), Watson (3), Rader (10).

BATTING - 
HR: C. Johnson (5,9th inning off J. Niekro 1 on 0 out).
SH: Milbourne (1,off Capra).
GDP: Rader (9,off J. Niekro); Cedeno (4,off House).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Milbourne (1,2nd base by Capra/Oates).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Office cf                     5   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Garr lf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Baker rf                      4   2   1   0       1   0       2   0
Evans 3b                      4   1   2   2       0   0       2   1
Johnson 2b                    4   1   0   0       1   1       4   3
Tepedino 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
  Perez ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Oates c                       4   0   1   1       0   0       8   2
  Aaron ph                    0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Robinson ss                   3   1   0   0       1   0       6   3
Capra p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Leon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Niekro p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  House p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Foster pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frisella p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5   5   5       4   3      33  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Robinson-Johnson-Tepedino, Robinson-Johnson-Tepedino.
E: Johnson (4).
PB: Oates (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Oates (9,off Griffin); Baker (13,off Scherman).
HR: Evans (9,4th inning off Griffin 1 on 0 out).
SH: Capra (2,off Griffin); Evans (3,off Scherman).
SF: Aaron (1,off York).
IBB: Johnson (2,by Scherman); Perez (1,by Scherman).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Evans (1,2nd base by Griffin/M. May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       6     3   4   1   1   2   1  24
Cosgrove                      2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Forsch                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Scherman L(1-4)               0.1   1   1   1   2   0   0   4
York                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                       10.2   5   5   2   4   3   1  43

WP: Griffin (6).
BK: Griffin (2).
IBB: Scherman 2 (6,Johnson,Perez).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Capra                         4.2   4   2   2   5   2   0  22
Leon                          1.2   2   0   0   0   2   0   7
J. Niekro                     1.2   2   2   2   1   2   1   7
House                         2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Frisella W(3-2)               1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       11     9   4   4   6   7   1  45

J. Niekro faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: J. Niekro (1).
BK: Capra (1).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 40281


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gross flied out to center; Milbourne reached on an
error by Johnson [Milbourne to first]; Milbourne was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Cedeno struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Office made an out to third; Garr grounded out
(second to first); Baker walked; Griffin balked [Baker to
second]; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Baker to third]; Evans
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled; L. May singled [Watson to second];
M. May walked [Watson to third, L. May to second]; Rader made an
out to shortstop; Helms singled to left [Watson scored, L. May
scored, M. May out at third (catcher to shortstop)]; Griffin
made an out to third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Johnson struck out; Tepedino made an out to first;
Oates made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross singled; Milbourne out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Gross to second]; Cedeno walked; Watson
forced Cedeno (shortstop to second) [Gross to third]; L. May
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Robinson reached on an error by Watson [Robinson to
second]; Capra out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Robinson to third]; Office grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Robinson scored (unearned)]; Garr grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: M. May grounded out (first unassisted); Rader
grounded out (third to first); Helms struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Baker reached on an error by Milbourne [Baker to
first]; Evans homered [Baker scored (unearned)]; Johnson reached
on an error by Rader [Johnson to first]; Tepedino grounded out
(second to first) [Johnson to second]; Oates doubled [Johnson
scored (unearned)]; Robinson flied out to center; Capra was
called out on strikes; 3 R (1 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Griffin walked; Gross flied out to right; Milbourne
flied out to center; Cedeno walked [Griffin to second]; Capra
balked [Griffin to third, Cedeno to second]; Watson walked; LEON
REPLACED CAPRA (PITCHING); L. May made an out to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 5TH: Office grounded out (first unassisted); Garr
grounded out (pitcher to first); Baker grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 6TH: M. May flied out to right; Rader struck out; Helms
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 6TH: Evans singled; Evans was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Johnson flied out to left; Tepedino made
an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 7TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Howard struck out; Gross
singled; Milbourne singled [Gross to second]; J. NIEKRO REPLACED
LEON (PITCHING); Oates allowed a passed ball [Gross to third,
Milbourne to second]; Cedeno struck out; Watson struck out; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 7TH: COSGROVE REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Oates grounded
out (pitcher to first); Robinson walked; J. Niekro struck out;
Office forced Robinson (second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 8TH: L. May made an out to shortstop; M. May walked;
Rader grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[M. May out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves
4.

BRAVES 8TH: Garr grounded out (pitcher to first); Baker made an
out to third; Evans made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Helms singled; J. Niekro threw a wild pitch [Helms
to second]; C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR COSGROVE; C. Johnson homered
[Helms scored]; HOUSE REPLACED J. NIEKRO (PITCHING); Gross
grounded out (second to first); Milbourne singled; Cedeno
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Milbourne out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 4.

BRAVES 9TH: FORSCH REPLACED C. JOHNSON (PITCHING); Johnson
grounded out (third to first); Tepedino grounded out (shortstop
to first); Oates grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 4.

ASTROS 10TH: Watson made an out to first; L. May flied out to
left; M. May was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 4.

BRAVES 10TH: Robinson made an out to second; House singled;
FOSTER RAN FOR HOUSE; Office made an out to second; Garr forced
Foster (second unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 4.

ASTROS 11TH: FRISELLA REPLACED FOSTER (PITCHING); Rader grounded
out (catcher unassisted); Helms made an out to shortstop;
GALLAGHER BATTED FOR FORSCH; Gallagher made an out to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 4.

BRAVES 11TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED GALLAGHER (PITCHING); Baker
doubled; Evans out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Baker
to third]; Johnson was walked intentionally; PEREZ BATTED FOR
TEPEDINO; Perez was walked intentionally [Johnson to second];
AARON BATTED FOR OATES; YORK REPLACED SCHERMAN (PITCHING); Aaron
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Baker scored, Johnson to third,
Perez to second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   9   3    8
 Braves           5   5   1    6


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