Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 83
Played on Friday, July 4, 1975 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  1  0    2  0  0  -   4  9  1
ATL N    0  0  0    0  1  1    2  1  x  -   5 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf,cf                  4   3   2   0       1   0       0   1
Gross rf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Cedeno cf                     1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Cruz lf                     2   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   2       0   0      12   0
Johnson c                     4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   7
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Roberts p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   9   4       2   0      24  14

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (3,off Morton); Rader (16,off Morton).
SH: Andrews (4,off Morton).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (6,2nd base off Morton/Correll).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Perez 2b                      5   1   2   1       0   0       1   6
Baker rf                      4   1   1   0       1   0       6   0
Evans 3b                      3   0   0   1       1   1       0   2
Williams 1b                   3   1   2   1       1   0      15   0
Correll c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pocoroba pr,c               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blanks ss                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   8
Office cf                     4   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Morton p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       33   5  10   5       4   2      27  16

BATTING - 
2B: Baker (9,off Roberts).
HR: Garr (4,8th inning off Granger 0 on 2 out).
SH: Morton (3,off Roberts).
HBP: Correll (1,by Granger).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts                       6.2   9   4   4   4   2   0  32
Granger L(1-2)                1.1   1   1   1   0   0   1   7
Totals                        8    10   5   5   4   2   1  39

HBP: Granger (3,Correll).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morton W(10-8)                9     9   4   4   2   0   0  38


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 29487


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to right; Gross grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Howard to second]; Cedeno walked; Watson
lined to right; Johnson singled to left [Howard scored, Cedeno
to second]; Rader flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Garr singled to shortstop; On a bunt Perez forced
Garr (pitcher to shortstop); Baker flied out to right; Evans
walked [Perez to second]; Williams singled to left [Perez out at
home (left to catcher), Evans to second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger doubled to right; Andrews out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Metzger to third]; Roberts grounded
out (shortstop to first); Howard lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Correll grounded out (third to first); Blanks lined
to shortstop; Office singled to second; Morton forced Office
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: HOWARD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); CRUZ REPLACED
CEDENO (PLAYING LF); Garr grounded out (shortstop to first);
Perez grounded out (first unassisted); Baker walked; Evans lined
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
doubled; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first) [Rader to
third]; Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Williams grounded out (third to first); Correll
grounded out (third to first); Blanks grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Roberts grounded out (second to first); Howard
walked; Howard stole second; Gross grounded out (second to
first) [Howard to third]; Cruz singled to center [Howard
scored]; Watson lined to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Office singled to right; Morton out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Office to second]; Garr grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Office to third]; Perez singled to left
[Office scored]; Baker flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Johnson singled to center; Rader flied out to right;
Metzger flied out to center; Andrews forced Johnson (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Evans was called out on strikes; Williams walked;
Correll popped to second; Blanks walked [Williams to second];
Office singled to left [Williams scored, Blanks to second];
Morton struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Roberts flied out to left; Howard singled to second;
Gross singled to shortstop [Howard to second]; Cruz grounded out
(second to pitcher) [Howard to third, Gross to second]; Watson
singled to left [Howard scored, Gross scored]; Johnson grounded
out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Garr flied out to right; Perez singled to right;
Baker doubled [Perez to third]; Evans grounded out (second to
first) [Perez scored, Baker to third]; Williams singled to left
[Baker scored]; GRANGER REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Correll was
hit by a pitch [Williams to second]; POCOROBA RAN FOR CORRELL;
Blanks grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 4.

ASTROS 8TH: POCOROBA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Rader grounded
out (third to first); Metzger lined to right; Andrews grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 4.

BRAVES 8TH: Office grounded out (shortstop to first); Morton
grounded out (shortstop to first); Garr homered; Perez reached
on an error by Rader [Perez to second]; Baker grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 5.

ASTROS 9TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR GRANGER; Boswell grounded out
(first unassisted); Howard grounded out (second to first); Gross
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   9   1    7
 Braves           5  10   0   10


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