Atlanta Braves 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 79
Played on Sunday, June 29, 1975 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  8  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Baker rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Evans 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       3   1
Lum 1b                        2   0   1   0       2   0       9   1
Blanks ss                     4   1   2   2       0   0       2   2
Office cf                     3   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
Pocoroba c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Morton p                      2   0   1   0       1   0       1   4
  Leon p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   3   9   3       5   1      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Blanks-Lum, Lum-Blanks-Morton.

BATTING - 
2B: Blanks (10,off Forsch).
GDP: Blanks (5,off Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Lum (4,Home by Cosgrove/May); Baker (5,2nd base by Cosgrove/May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     5   0   3   0       0   1       2   0
Gross lf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Cabell rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
May c                         3   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
  Jutze pr,c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       5   5
  Helms ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   1   8   1       3   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Andrews-Watson, Metzger-Andrews-Watson.

BATTING - 
3B: Metzger (7,off Morton).
HBP: Helms (1,by Leon).
GDP: Andrews (2,off Morton); May (3,off Morton).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (4,2nd base off Morton/Pocoroba).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morton W(9-8)                 7     8   1   1   2   2   0  29
Leon SV(4)                    2     0   0   0   1   2   0   8
Totals                        9     8   1   1   3   4   0  37

Morton faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Leon (2,Helms).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(2-5)                 5     7   3   3   0   1   0  21
Cosgrove                      3     2   0   0   4   0   0  12
Niekro                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   3   3   5   1   0  37

WP: Forsch (1).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 10576


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Garr                lf        Howard              cf
2. Perez               2b        Gross               lf
3. Baker               rf        Cabell              rf
4. Evans               3b        Watson              1b
5. Lum                 1b        May                 c
6. Blanks              ss        Rader               3b
7. Office              cf        Metzger             ss
8. Pocoroba            c         Andrews             2b
9. Morton              p         Forsch              p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled; Howard stole second; Gross walked;
Cabell flied out to right; Watson grounded out (second to first)
[Howard to third, Gross to second]; May grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Evans flied out to center; Lum singled; Blanks lined
into a double play to second [Lum out at second (second to
first)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader singled; Metzger flied out to right; Andrews
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Rader out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Office flied out to center; Pocoroba grounded out
(first to pitcher); Morton singled; Forsch threw a wild pitch
[Morton to second]; Garr made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch grounded out (pitcher to first); Howard
grounded out (pitcher to first); Gross made an out to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Perez singled; Baker struck out; Evans singled
[Perez to second]; Lum flied out to left; Blanks doubled [Perez
scored, Evans scored]; Office singled [Blanks scored, Office to
second (on throw to home)]; Pocoroba singled [Office to third];
Morton made an out to shortstop; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell struck out; Watson flied out to center; May
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Garr flied out to right; Perez flied out to left;
Baker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Metzger tripled; Andrews grounded out (pitcher to first); CRUZ
BATTED FOR FORSCH; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 6TH: COSGROVE REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Evans grounded
out (second to first); Lum walked; Blanks singled [Lum to
third]; Office forced Blanks (third to second); Lum was caught
stealing home (catcher to third to catcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Howard singled; Gross flied out to center; Cabell
singled [Howard to second]; Watson singled [Howard to third,
Cabell to second]; May grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to pitcher) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Pocoroba made an out to second; Morton walked; Garr
popped to second in foul territory; Perez grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Metzger
grounded out (first unassisted); Andrews made an out to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

BRAVES 8TH: Baker singled; Baker was caught stealing second;
Evans walked; Lum walked [Evans to second]; Blanks grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Lum out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR COSGROVE; Boswell walked; Howard
singled [Boswell to second]; Gross singled [Boswell scored,
Howard to second]; LEON REPLACED MORTON (PITCHING); Cabell
forced Howard (pitcher to third) [Gross to second]; Watson made
an out to second; May walked [Gross to third, Cabell to second];
JUTZE RAN FOR MAY; Rader flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: JUTZE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); NIEKRO REPLACED
BOSWELL (PITCHING); Office walked; Pocoroba grounded out (second
to first) [Office to second]; Leon flied out to right [Office to
third]; Garr grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Metzger flied out to center; HELMS BATTED FOR
ANDREWS; Helms was hit by a pitch; JOHNSON BATTED FOR NIEKRO;
Johnson struck out; Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   9   0    7
 Astros           1   8   0    9


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