Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 110
Played on Wednesday, August 7, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  3  0  -   4  7  0
HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  3  x  -   6  7  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Perez 2b                      4   1   0   0       0   2       0   2
Evans 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   1       1   2
Baker cf,rf                   4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Lum rf                        2   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Murrell ph,cf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   1      14   0
Robinson ss                   2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Oates ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foster ss                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Correll c                     3   0   2   1       0   1       4   2
  Aaron ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
J. Niekro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Miller ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Krausse p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Office ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Leon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tepedino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   4   7   4       4   8      24  13

BATTING - 
2B: Correll 2 (4,off Dierker 2).
HR: Evans (13,8th inning off Dierker 1 on 1 out); Baker (12,8th inning off
Dierker 0 on 1 out).
SH: J. Niekro (1,off Dierker).
GDP: Lum (7,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   0   0       1   2       2   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
L. May 1b                     3   0   1   1       0   0       5   1
  Howard pr,lf                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson lf,1b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
Edwards c                     3   1   1   0       0   1       7   0
  C. Johnson ph,c             1   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   2       0   1
Helms 2b                      2   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
Dierker p                     2   0   0   1       0   0       0   2
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   6   7   6       2   6      27  10

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

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (21,off J. Niekro); L. May (21,off Leon).
HR: C. Johnson (7,8th inning off House 1 on 2 out).
SH: Dierker (5,off J. Niekro).
HBP: L. May (5,by J. Niekro).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Helms (5,2nd base off Leon/Correll).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
J. Niekro                     4     5   3   3   0   3   0  18
Krausse                       2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Leon L(2-4)                   1.2   1   2   2   2   1   0   8
House                         0.1   1   1   1   0   1   1   2
Totals                        8     7   6   6   2   6   1  34

HBP: J. Niekro (2,L. May).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       7.1   7   4   4   3   7   2  31
Scherman W(2-5)               0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Forsch SV(5)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   4   4   4   8   2  37

Scherman faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 20338


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Garr                lf        Gross               rf
2. Perez               2b        Metzger             ss
3. Evans               3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Baker               cf        L. May              1b
5. Lum                 rf        Watson              lf
6. Johnson             1b        Edwards             c
7. Robinson            ss        Rader               3b
8. Correll             c         Helms               2b
9. J. Niekro           p         Dierker             p

BRAVES 1ST: Garr grounded out (shortstop to first); Perez struck
out; Evans lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to center; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Gross to second]; Cedeno grounded out (third
to first) [Gross to third]; L. May flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Baker singled to center; Lum grounded into a double
play (first to shortstop to first) [Baker out at second];
Johnson walked; Robinson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to right; Edwards singled to right
[Watson to second]; Rader doubled [Watson scored, Edwards
scored]; Helms flied out to center [Rader to third]; Dierker out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Rader scored]; Gross
grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 3.

BRAVES 3RD: Correll doubled to left; J. Niekro out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Correll to third]; Garr
flied out to left; Perez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger struck out (catcher to first); Cedeno flied
out to right; L. May was hit by a pitch; Watson grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Evans struck out; Baker flied out to center; Lum
lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards struck out (catcher to first); Rader struck
out; Helms singled to center; Dierker grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Johnson singled to center; Robinson struck out;
Correll struck out; MILLER BATTED FOR J. NIEKRO; Miller walked
[Johnson to second]; Garr lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: KRAUSSE REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Gross grounded
out (pitcher to first); Metzger was called out on strikes;
Cedeno lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Perez grounded out (third to first); Evans flied out
to right; Baker flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: L. May grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Lum walked; Johnson struck out; OATES BATTED FOR
ROBINSON; Oates grounded out (second to first) [Lum to second];
Correll doubled to left [Lum scored]; OFFICE BATTED FOR KRAUSSE;
Office flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: FOSTER REPLACED OATES (PLAYING SS); LEON REPLACED
OFFICE (PITCHING); Rader grounded out (shortstop to first);
Helms walked; Helms stole second; Dierker lined to third; Gross
lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: Garr singled to center; Perez forced Garr (pitcher
to shortstop); Evans homered [Perez scored]; Baker homered;
SCHERMAN REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); MURRELL BATTED FOR LUM;
Murrell grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson lined to
right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: BAKER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MURRELL STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Metzger walked; Cedeno grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Metzger to second]; L. May doubled [Metzger
scored]; HOWARD RAN FOR L. MAY; Watson struck out; HOUSE
REPLACED LEON (PITCHING); C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR EDWARDS; C.
Johnson homered [Howard scored]; Rader struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 6.

BRAVES 9TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WATSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); C. JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C );
Foster walked; FORSCH REPLACED SCHERMAN (PITCHING); AARON BATTED
FOR CORRELL; Aaron grounded out (pitcher to first) [Foster to
second]; TEPEDINO BATTED FOR HOUSE; Tepedino struck out; Garr
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
4, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4   7   0    6
 Astros           6   7   0    4


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