Houston Astros 14, Atlanta Braves 2
Regular Season Game 3
Played on Wednesday, April 9, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    6  0  0    8  0  x  -  14 15  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Perez 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Harrison p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Lum 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Baker rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Office cf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
Correll c                     4   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
Blanks ss                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   5
Reed p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Torrealba p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Tepedino ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Easterly p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gilbreath 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       34   2   8   1       1   4      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Blanks-Gilbreath-Lum.
E: Perez (1).
PB: Correll (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Evans (1,off Richard); Johnson (1,off Roberts).
GDP: Perez 2 (2,off Richard 2).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cabell lf,1b                  5   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Andrews 2b                    4   2   1   0       1   0       1   5
Cedeno cf                     4   2   2   2       1   0       3   0
May c                         3   1   1   1       1   0       4   0
Johnson 1b                    2   1   1   2       2   0       9   1
  Howard pr,lf                1   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       3   1   0   1       2   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      5   2   3   2       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    5   2   3   2       0   0       2   7
Richard p                     2   0   1   2       0   1       0   0
  Roberts p                   1   1   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35  14  15  14       7   2      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Johnson-Metzger-Johnson, Andrews-Metzger-Johnson.
E: Johnson (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (1,off Reed); Cabell (1,off Reed); Richard (1,off Reed).
SH: Roberts (1,off Easterly); May (1,off House).
GDP: Rader (1,off Harrison).
IBB: Johnson (1,by House).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (3,3rd base off Reed/Correll); May (1,2nd base off Reed/Correll).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reed L(0-1)                   3.2   7   6   6   1   2   0  18
Torrealba                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Easterly                      2     2   0   0   2   0   0   9
House                         0.1   4   8   6   3   0   0   9
Harrison                      1.2   2   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                        8    15  14  12   7   2   0  44

WP: Easterly (1).
IBB: House (1,Johnson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       4.2   5   1   0   1   2   0  19
Roberts W(1-0)                4.1   3   1   1   0   2   0  16
Totals                        9     8   2   1   1   4   0  35


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 13257


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Garr                lf        Cabell              lf
2. Perez               2b        Andrews             2b
3. Evans               3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Lum                 1b        May                 c
5. Baker               rf        Johnson             1b
6. Office              cf        Cruz                rf
7. Correll             c         Rader               3b
8. Blanks              ss        Metzger             ss
9. Reed                p         Richard             p

BRAVES 1ST: Garr singled; Perez grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Garr out at second]; Evans
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cabell flied out to center; Andrews flied out to
center; Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Lum flied out to center; Baker grounded out
(shortstop to first); Office struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May lined to center; Johnson grounded out (shortstop
to first); Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Correll grounded out (second to first); Blanks
popped to third in foul territory; Reed struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader doubled; Metzger grounded out (first
unassisted) [Rader to third]; Rader was out trying to advance to
home (catcher unassisted); J.R. Richard called for
interference; Richard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Garr singled; Perez grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Garr out at second]; Evans
doubled; Lum grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell doubled; Andrews grounded out (third to
first); Cedeno singled [Cabell scored]; May walked [Cedeno to
second]; Cedeno stole third and May stole second; Johnson
singled [Cedeno scored, May scored]; Cruz struck out; Rader
singled [Johnson to second]; Metzger singled [Johnson scored,
Rader to second]; Richard doubled [Rader scored, Metzger
scored]; TORREALBA REPLACED REED (PITCHING); Cabell grounded out
(pitcher to first); Debut game for Pablo Torrealba; 6 R,
6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 6.

BRAVES 5TH: Baker grounded out (second to first); Office
grounded out (shortstop to first); Correll singled; Blanks
singled [Correll to second]; TEPEDINO BATTED FOR TORREALBA;
Tepedino walked [Correll to third, Blanks to second]; Garr
reached on an error by Johnson [Correll scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Blanks to third, Tepedino to second, Garr to first];
ROBERTS REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Perez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: EASTERLY REPLACED TEPEDINO (PITCHING); Andrews
walked; Easterly threw a wild pitch [Andrews to second]; Cedeno
flied out to right; May flied out to left; Johnson walked; Cruz
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 6.

BRAVES 6TH: Evans lined to right; Lum lined to center; Baker
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
singled; Roberts out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Metzger to second]; Cabell singled [Metzger out at third (third
to shortstop)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 6.

BRAVES 7TH: Office singled; Correll struck out; Blanks singled
[Office to second]; JOHNSON BATTED FOR EASTERLY; Johnson doubled
[Office scored, Blanks to third]; Garr lined to second; Perez
flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: HOUSE REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Andrews singled;
Correll allowed a passed ball [Andrews to second]; Cedeno
walked; May out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Andrews
to third, Cedeno to second]; Johnson was walked intentionally;
HOWARD RAN FOR JOHNSON; Cruz walked [Andrews scored, Cedeno to
third, Howard to second]; Rader singled [Cedeno scored, Howard
scored, Cruz to second]; Metzger singled [Cruz scored, Rader to
third, Metzger to second (on throw)]; Roberts reached on an
error by Perez [Rader scored (RBI), Metzger to third, Roberts to
first]; Cabell singled [Metzger scored, Roberts to second];
HARRISON REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING); GILBREATH REPLACED HOUSE
(PLAYING 2B); Andrews forced Cabell (shortstop to second)
[Roberts to third]; Cedeno singled [Roberts scored (unearned),
Andrews to second]; May singled [Andrews scored (unearned),
Cedeno to third]; Howard flied out to left; 8 R (6 ER), 6 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 14.

BRAVES 8TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CABELL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Evans flied out to right; Lum popped to
third in foul territory; Baker flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 14.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz walked; Rader grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; Metzger
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 14.

BRAVES 9TH: Office grounded out (second to first); Correll flied
out to right; Blanks grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 14.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           2   8   1    6
 Astros          14  15   1    6


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