Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 158
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Saturday, September 28, 1974 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  2  1
ATL N    2  1  1    0  0  0    0  2  x  -   6 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Gross rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     2   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
M. May c                      3   1   1   2       0   0       8   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
Milbourne 2b                  2   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
Siebert p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  York p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  C. Johnson ph,1b            1   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Totals                       29   2   2   2       2   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Milbourne (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (19,off P. Niekro).
HR: M. May (7,2nd inning off P. Niekro 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 2.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Robinson ss                   4   1   2   1       1   0       1   0
Perez 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   6
Evans 3b                      3   2   1   2       2   0       1   2
Aaron lf                      5   0   3   2       0   0       1   0
  Office pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Baker cf,rf                   5   0   3   0       0   1       2   0
Lum 1b                        3   1   0   0       1   1      11   2
Murrell rf,lf                 4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Correll c                     3   1   1   1       1   2       8   0
P. Niekro p                   4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Totals                       35   6  11   6       5   8      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Baker 2 (34,off York,off Forsch); Aaron (16,off Forsch).
HR: Evans (25,1st inning off Siebert 1 on 1 out); Correll (4,2nd inning off
Siebert 0 on 0 out).
SH: Perez (7,off Siebert).
IBB: Correll (3,by York); Lum (10,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Robinson (11,2nd base off Siebert/M. May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Siebert L(1-1)                1.2   6   3   3   1   0   2  12
York                          2.1   1   1   0   2   1   0  11
Cosgrove                      2     0   0   0   0   4   0   6
Forsch                        2     4   2   2   2   3   0  12
Totals                        8    11   6   5   5   8   2  41

IBB: York (5,Correll); Forsch (13,Lum).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
P. Niekro W(19-13)            9     2   2   2   2   7   1  31


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:03   Attendance: 8498


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Howard              lf        Robinson            ss
2. Metzger             ss        Perez               2b
3. Gross               rf        Evans               3b
4. Cedeno              cf        Aaron               lf
5. Watson              1b        Baker               cf
6. M. May              c         Lum                 1b
7. Rader               3b        Murrell             rf
8. Milbourne           2b        Correll             c
9. Siebert             p         P. Niekro           p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard grounded out (second to first); Metzger was
called out on strikes; Gross grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Robinson singled to left; Perez out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Robinson to second]; Evans homered
[Robinson scored]; Aaron singled to center; Baker singled to
left [Aaron to second]; Lum grounded out (second to first)
[Aaron to third, Baker to second]; Murrell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson
doubled; M. May homered [Watson scored]; Rader struck out;
Milbourne grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Correll homered; P. Niekro lined to shortstop;
Robinson singled; Robinson stole second; Perez flied out to
left; Evans walked; YORK REPLACED SIEBERT (PITCHING); Aaron
popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 3.

ASTROS 3RD: York struck out; Howard grounded out (second to
first); Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 3RD: Baker doubled; Lum reached on a fielder's choice
[Baker out at third (pitcher to third)]; Murrell reached on an
error by Milbourne [Lum to third, Murrell to second]; Correll
was walked intentionally; P. Niekro struck out; Robinson walked
[Lum scored (unearned), Murrell to third, Correll to second];
Perez lined to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross flied out to left; Cedeno flied out to right;
Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 4TH: Evans grounded out (second to pitcher); Aaron popped
to third in foul territory; Baker made an out to first; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 5TH: M. May grounded out (second to first); Rader struck
out; Milbourne walked; C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR YORK; C. Johnson
walked [Milbourne to second]; Howard popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 5TH: C. JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); COSGROVE
REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); Lum struck out; Murrell struck out;
Correll struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger made an out to shortstop; Gross grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 6TH: P. Niekro struck out; Robinson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Perez grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

ASTROS 7TH: GALLAGHER BATTED FOR COSGROVE; Gallagher flied out
to center; M. May popped to catcher in foul territory; Rader
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 7TH: FORSCH REPLACED GALLAGHER (PITCHING); Evans grounded
out (second to first); Aaron singled to left; Baker doubled to
left [Aaron to third]; Lum was walked intentionally; Murrell
struck out; Correll struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Milbourne grounded out (third to first); C. Johnson
struck out; Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 4.

BRAVES 8TH: P. Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first);
Robinson grounded out (third to first); Perez singled; Evans
walked [Perez to second]; Aaron doubled [Perez scored, Evans
scored]; OFFICE RAN FOR AARON; Baker struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 6.

ASTROS 9TH: OFFICE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); BAKER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MURRELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
Metzger grounded out (first to pitcher); Gross grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cedeno lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   2   1    2
 Braves           6  11   0   11


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