Houston Astros 4, Atlanta Braves 3 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Thursday, July 4, 1974 (D) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  0    1  -   4  8  0
ATL N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  -   3 14  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   3   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   2   0       1   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   4       0   1       1   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
C. Johnson 1b                 5   0   1   0       0   1       8   2
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
Milbourne 2b                  2   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
  L. May ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Campbell 2b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Roberts p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Gallagher ph,rf             1   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Totals                       35   4   8   4       6   5      30  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Milbourne-C. Johnson.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (15,off House); Cedeno (18,off House).
HR: Cedeno (18,8th inning off J. Niekro 2 on 1 out).
SH: Metzger (11,off J. Niekro).
GDP: Gross (5,off Reed); C. Johnson (3,off House).
Team LOB: 8.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       5   2   3   0       0   0       0   0
Perez 2b,ss                   4   0   2   0       0   0       6   3
Baker rf                      5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Evans 3b                      5   1   2   2       0   1       2   3
Johnson 1b,2b                 4   0   0   1       1   0       8   1
Murrell cf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Office ph,cf                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Correll c                     2   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Oates c                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Casanova c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Robinson ss                   2   0   2   0       1   0       1   3
  Tepedino ph,1b              2   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Reed p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Foster ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Krausse p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Niekro p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Frisella p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aaron ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       40   3  14   3       2   4      30  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Reed-Johnson, Evans-Perez-Johnson, Evans-Johnson-Tepedino.
E: Johnson (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Garr (14,off Forsch).
HR: Evans (10,3rd inning off Roberts 0 on 2 out).
SH: Correll (1,off Roberts); Perez (2,off Roberts).
GDP: Foster (1,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts                       7    10   2   2   2   2   1  31
Forsch                        1.2   3   1   1   0   1   0   8
Cosgrove W(4-0)               1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                       10    14   3   3   2   4   1  44


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reed                          6     2   0   0   2   3   0  21
Krausse                       1     1   2   2   3   0   0   7
J. Niekro                     0.1   2   1   1   0   0   1   3
Frisella                      0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
House L(1-2)                  2     3   1   1   1   2   0   9
Totals                       10     8   4   4   6   5   1  42

Krausse faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 10452


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Gross               rf        Garr                lf
2. Metzger             ss        Perez               2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Baker               rf
4. Watson              lf        Evans               3b
5. C. Johnson          1b        Johnson             1b
6. Edwards             c         Murrell             cf
7. Rader               3b        Correll             c
8. Milbourne           2b        Robinson            ss
9. Roberts             p         Reed                p

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

BRAVES 1ST: Garr singled; Perez singled [Garr to second]; Baker
singled [Garr to third, Perez to second]; Evans struck out;
Johnson walked [Garr scored, Perez to third, Baker to second];
Murrell forced Perez (pitcher to catcher) [Baker to third,
Johnson to second]; Correll was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (third to first); C. Johnson was
called out on strikes; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Robinson singled to left [Robinson out at second
(left to second)]; Reed flied out to right; Garr made an out to
catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader singled; Milbourne lined into a double play
(pitcher to first) [Rader out at first]; Roberts made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Perez grounded out (third to first); Baker grounded
out (third to first); Evans homered; Johnson flied out to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross walked; Metzger singled [Gross to second];
Cedeno made an out to third; Watson made an out to first; C.
Johnson forced Gross (third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Murrell made an out to shortstop; Correll singled;
Robinson singled [Correll to second]; Reed grounded out (first
to second) [Correll to third, Robinson to second]; Garr grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards flied out to right; Rader flied out to
right; Milbourne struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Perez singled; Baker flied out to right; Evans flied
out to left; Johnson forced Perez (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Roberts reached on an error by Johnson [Roberts to
first]; Gross grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Roberts out at second]; Metzger walked; Cedeno forced
Metzger (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Murrell singled; Correll out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Murrell to second]; Robinson walked; FOSTER
BATTED FOR REED; Foster grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Robinson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 7TH: KRAUSSE REPLACED FOSTER (PITCHING); Watson made an
out to second; C. Johnson singled; Edwards walked [C. Johnson to
second]; Rader forced Edwards (shortstop to second) [C. Johnson
to third]; L. MAY BATTED FOR MILBOURNE; L. May flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: CAMPBELL REPLACED L. MAY (PLAYING 2B); Garr singled;
Perez out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Garr to
second]; Baker made an out to shortstop; Evans flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 8TH: OATES REPLACED CORRELL (PLAYING C ); GALLAGHER
BATTED FOR ROBERTS; Gallagher walked; Gross walked [Gallagher to
second]; J. NIEKRO REPLACED KRAUSSE (PITCHING); Metzger out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Gallagher to third, Gross to
second]; Cedeno homered [Gallagher scored, Gross scored]; Watson
singled; FRISELLA REPLACED J. NIEKRO (PITCHING); C. Johnson made
an out to second; Edwards flied out to center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 8TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); FORSCH
REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); GALLAGHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
RF); Johnson flied out to right; OFFICE BATTED FOR MURRELL;
Office singled; Oates struck out; TEPEDINO BATTED FOR ROBINSON;
Tepedino singled [Office to second]; AARON BATTED FOR FRISELLA;
Aaron flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Braves 2.

ASTROS 9TH: PEREZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); JOHNSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); OFFICE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
CF); CASANOVA REPLACED OATES (PLAYING C ); TEPEDINO STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); HOUSE REPLACED AARON (PITCHING); Rader
doubled; Campbell struck out; Gallagher struck out; Gross flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 9TH: Garr doubled; Perez made an out to pitcher; Baker
grounded out (second to first) [Garr to third]; COSGROVE
REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Evans singled [Garr scored]; Johnson
made an out to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 3.

ASTROS 10TH: Metzger singled; Cedeno doubled to left [Metzger
scored]; Cosgrove walked; C. Johnson grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Cedeno to third, Cosgrove out at
second]; Edwards grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 10TH: Office grounded out (second to first); Casanova
made an out to first; Tepedino was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   0    8
 Braves           3  14   1   11


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