Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 7
Played on Tuesday, April 15, 1975 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  1
ATL N    2  0  3    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   6  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    2   0   0   0       2   0       1   1
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
May c                         3   0   0   0       1   0      11   1
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       8   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Richard p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Batista ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   7   1       3   2      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. May-Andrews.
E: Cosgrove (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (3,off Niekro).
HR: Cruz (2,1st inning off Niekro 0 on 1 out).
SH: Rader (1,off Niekro).
GDP: Richard (1,off Niekro); Cruz (2,off Niekro); Batista (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       3   2   1   0       1   1       2   1
Perez 2b                      3   1   0   0       1   2       3   5
Evans 3b                      2   2   1   3       1   0       0   1
Lum 1b                        4   0   2   0       0   1       9   0
Baker rf                      3   0   1   3       0   1       3   0
Office cf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
Correll c                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Blanks ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   4
Niekro p                      3   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       29   6   7   6       3  11      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Evans-Perez-Lum, Perez-Blanks-Lum, Perez-Blanks-Lum.
E: Evans (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Evans (3,1st inning off Richard 1 on 1 out).
SF: Baker (2,off Cosgrove).
HBP: Evans (1,by Richard).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Lum 2 (2,2nd base by Richard/May,3rd base by Cosgrove/May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(0-1)                4     6   5   5   2   7   1  20
Cosgrove                      2     1   1   1   1   1   0   8
Scherman                      2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        8     7   6   6   3  11   1  34

HBP: Richard (1,Evans).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(1-1)                 9     7   1   1   3   2   1  34


Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 12774


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Andrews grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz
homered; Cedeno doubled; May flied out to right [Cedeno to
third]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Garr walked; Perez struck out; Evans homered [Garr
scored]; Lum singled; Baker struck out while Lum was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson singled to left; Rader out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to first) [Johnson to second]; Metzger singled to
left [Johnson to third]; Richard grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Office grounded out (second to first); Correll flied
out to center; Blanks struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews flied out to right; Cruz popped to shortstop
in foul territory; Cedeno singled to left; May grounded out
(second to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Niekro singled to right; Garr singled to right
[Niekro to second]; Perez walked [Niekro to third, Garr to
second]; Evans was hit by a pitch [Niekro scored, Garr to third,
Perez to second]; Lum struck out; Baker singled [Garr scored,
Perez scored, Evans to second]; Office struck out; Correll
struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson struck out; Johnson flied out to center;
Rader reached on an error by Evans; Metzger grounded out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

BRAVES 4TH: Blanks grounded out (shortstop to first); Niekro
singled to shortstop; Garr struck out; Perez popped to first; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

ASTROS 5TH: EASLER BATTED FOR RICHARD; Easler grounded out
(second to first); Andrews walked; Cruz grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Andrews out at second]; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

BRAVES 5TH: COSGROVE REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); Evans walked;
Lum singled to right [Evans to third]; Baker hit a sacrifice fly
to right [Evans scored, Lum to second]; Office struck out while
Lum was caught stealing third but was safe at third (error by
Cosgrove); Correll grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno flied out to right; May walked; Watson lined
to left; Johnson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 6.

BRAVES 6TH: Blanks popped to first in foul territory; Niekro
grounded out (shortstop to first); Garr grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader singled to left; Metzger popped to shortstop;
BATISTA BATTED FOR COSGROVE; Batista grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Rader out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

BRAVES 7TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED BATISTA (PITCHING); Perez struck
out; Evans flied out to center; Lum grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Andrews walked; Cruz forced Andrews (shortstop to
second); Cedeno flied out to center; May grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

BRAVES 8TH: Baker flied out to right; Office struck out; Correll
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson flied out to left; Johnson singled to left
[Johnson out at second (left to second)]; Rader struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   7   1    6
 Braves           6   7   1    4


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