Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 8
Played on Wednesday, April 16, 1975 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  6  2
ATL N    0  1  0    4  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
May c                         4   0   0   0       0   0       8   2
  Milbourne pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson lf                     3   1   2   2       1   1       2   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Batista ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       2   4      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (2), Forsch (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (1,9th inning off Capra 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Andrews (1,off Capra); May (1,off Capra).
Team LOB: 5.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Perez 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
Evans 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Lum 1b                        3   1   0   0       1   0       9   0
Baker rf                      4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Office cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Correll c                     3   1   0   0       1   2       4   0
Blanks ss                     3   1   3   2       0   0       2   3
Capra p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       30   5   8   4       3   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Perez-Blanks-Lum, Capra-Blanks-Lum.
E: Lum (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Evans (2,off Dierker).
HR: Baker (2,2nd inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out).
SH: Capra (1,off Dierker).
IBB: Garr (1,by Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garr (1,2nd base by Forsch/May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(2-1)                4     6   5   4   3   2   1  20
Forsch                        3     1   0   0   0   4   0  10
Scherman                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     8   5   4   3   7   1  34

IBB: Dierker (1,Garr).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Capra W(2-0)                  9     6   2   1   2   4   1  34


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 1:50   Attendance: 3401


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. Dierker             p         Capra               p

ASTROS 1ST: Andrews grounded out (third to first); Cruz singled
to right; Cedeno popped to first; May grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Garr grounded out (pitcher to first); Perez flied
out to right; Evans doubled to left; Lum flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Johnson struck out; Rader singled to
center [Watson to second]; Metzger flied out to center; Dierker
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Baker homered; Office grounded out (shortstop to
first); Correll grounded out (shortstop to first); Blanks
singled to third; Capra was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz lined
to center; Cedeno lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Garr flied out to left; Perez flied out to center;
Evans flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson struck
out; Johnson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Lum walked; Baker struck out; Office singled to
right [Lum to third]; Correll walked [Office to second]; Blanks
singled [Lum scored, Office scored, Correll to second]; Capra
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Correll to third,
Blanks to second]; Garr was walked intentionally; Perez singled
to shortstop [Correll scored, Blanks scored (error by Metzger)
(unearned), Garr out at home (right to shortstop to catcher)]; 4
R (3 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader singled to left; Metzger walked [Rader to
second]; BATISTA BATTED FOR DIERKER; Batista struck out; Andrews
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves
5.

BRAVES 5TH: FORSCH REPLACED BATISTA (PITCHING); Evans popped to
third in foul territory; Lum grounded out (shortstop to first);
Baker grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz was called out on strikes; Cedeno singled to
left; May grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 5.

BRAVES 6TH: Office grounded out (second to first); Correll
struck out; Blanks singled to left; Capra struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson singled to center; Johnson lined to left;
Rader grounded out (third to first) [Watson to second]; Metzger
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 5.

BRAVES 7TH: Garr reached on an error by Forsch (assist by
Johnson); Garr was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Perez struck out; Evans was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 5.

ASTROS 8TH: EASLER BATTED FOR FORSCH; Easler popped to second in
foul territory; Andrews flied out to right; Cruz flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 5.

BRAVES 8TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); Lum flied out
to right; Baker flied out to left; Office singled to center;
Correll struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno popped to third; May reached on an error by
Lum; MILBOURNE RAN FOR MAY; Watson homered [Milbourne scored
(unearned)]; Johnson grounded out (third to first); Rader flied
out to center; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   2    5
 Braves           5   8   1    5


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