Atlanta Braves 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 77
Played on Friday, June 27, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  1    0  5  0    0  1  0  -   7 12  1
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  1    1  0  0  -   4  6  2
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       4   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Perez 2b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       2   3
Baker rf                      5   1   1   2       0   1       3   0
Evans 3b                      4   1   1   0       1   0       0   4
Lum 1b                        5   0   2   1       0   0      10   0
Correll c                     4   0   1   1       0   2       5   0
Office cf                     4   2   2   0       0   0       5   0
Blanks ss                     4   1   3   0       0   0       1   4
Easterly p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Goodson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Leon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  12   6       2   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Evans-Perez-Lum.
E: Correll (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Office (5,off Niekro).
SH: Easterly 2 (2,off Dierker 2).
SF: Perez (2,off Dierker).
IBB: Garr (10,by Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Evans (5,2nd base off Crawford/Johnson); Garr (6,2nd base off Crawford/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      5   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Cedeno cf                     2   1   0   0       2   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      12   1
Johnson c                     3   1   1   0       1   0       5   2
Cabell rf                     3   2   2   0       1   1       0   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       0   5
Andrews 2b                    1   0   0   2       0   0       3   2
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Helms ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cruz ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   6   2       6   5      27  17

FIELDING - 
E: Gross (4), Dierker (3).
PB: Johnson (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (10,off Easterly); Rader (13,off Easterly).
SF: Andrews 2 (4,off Easterly 2).
GDP: Metzger (4,off Easterly).
IBB: Rader (1,by Easterly).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rader (4,2nd base off Easterly/Correll); Cabell (6,Home off Easterly/Correll);
Cedeno (32,2nd base off Easterly/Correll).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Easterly W(1-1)               7     6   4   3   5   2   0  31
Leon SV(3)                    2     0   0   0   1   3   0   7
Totals                        9     6   4   3   6   5   0  38

BK: Easterly (1).
IBB: Easterly (1,Rader).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(7-8)                4.1   7   6   6   1   2   0  22
Crawford                      1.2   3   0   0   0   0   0   7
Niekro                        3     2   1   0   1   2   0  12
Totals                        9    12   7   6   2   4   0  41

IBB: Dierker (4,Garr).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 10222


Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Garr grounded out (third to first); Perez grounded
out (shortstop to first); Baker was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled; Metzger grounded out (third to first)
[Gross to second]; Cedeno grounded out (third to first) [Gross
to third]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Evans grounded out (first to pitcher); Lum grounded
out (third to first); Correll grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson singled; Cabell singled [Johnson to second];
Rader flied out to right; Andrews grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Johnson to third, Cabell to second]; Dierker grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros
0.

BRAVES 3RD: Office singled; Blanks singled [Office to second];
Easterly out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Office to
third, Blanks to second]; Garr was walked intentionally; Perez
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Office scored]; Baker forced Garr
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross struck out; Metzger flied out to left; Cedeno
grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Evans lined to pitcher; Lum singled; Correll struck
out; Office flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
walked; Cabell doubled [Johnson to third]; Rader was walked
intentionally; Andrews hit a sacrifice fly to center [Johnson
scored, Cabell to third]; Cabell stole home and Rader stole
second; Dierker struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Blanks singled; Easterly reached on an error by
Dierker on a sacrifice bunt [Blanks to third, Easterly to
first]; Garr forced Easterly (second to shortstop) [Blanks
scored]; Perez singled to left [Garr to third (error by Gross),
Perez to second]; Baker singled [Garr scored, Perez scored];
Evans singled [Baker to third]; CRAWFORD REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Evans stole second; Lum singled [Baker scored, Evans
to third, Lum out at second (right to catcher to second)];
Correll singled [Evans scored]; Office grounded out (pitcher to
first); 5 R, 6 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Gross singled; Metzger grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Gross out at second]; Cedeno walked;
Watson forced Cedeno (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Blanks grounded out (third to first); Easterly
grounded out (first unassisted); Garr singled; Garr stole
second; Perez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Johnson flied out to center; Cabell walked; Rader
doubled [Cabell to third]; Andrews hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Cabell scored]; HELMS BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Helms grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: NIEKRO REPLACED HELMS (PITCHING); Baker popped to
catcher in foul territory; Evans walked; Lum grounded out (third
to first) [Evans to second]; Correll struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger flied
out to right; Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second [Cedeno to
third (error by Correll)]; Easterly balked [Cedeno scored
(unearned)]; Watson flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 4.

BRAVES 8TH: Office doubled; Blanks singled [Office to third];
GOODSON BATTED FOR EASTERLY; Johnson allowed a passed ball
[Office scored (unearned), Blanks to second]; Goodson struck
out; Garr grounded out (pitcher to first); Perez flied out to
center; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: LEON REPLACED GOODSON (PITCHING); Johnson lined to
shortstop; Cabell struck out; Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 4.

BRAVES 9TH: Baker grounded out (third to first); Evans grounded
out (second to first); Lum flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR ANDREWS; Boswell flied out to
right; CRUZ BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Cruz walked; Gross flied out to
center; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 7,
Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           7  12   1    7
 Astros           4   6   2    7


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