Atlanta Braves 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 140
Played on Tuesday, September 2, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  1    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Office cf                     4   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
May rf                        3   1   2   1       1   0       1   0
Evans 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       2   2
Lum 1b                        3   1   0   1       1   0      14   0
Pocoroba c                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Gilbreath 2b                  4   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
Belloir ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   6
Morton p                      3   0   1   0       0   2       0   2
  Dal Canton p                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   4   9   4       4   7      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: May (4,off York); Belloir (2,off York).
SF: Garr (3,off York).
GDP: Belloir (4,off York).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garr (11,2nd base off Sosa/Johnson).
CS: Lum (5,2nd base by York/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard rf                     3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Andrews 2b,ss                 3   0   0   1       0   0       2   7
  May ph                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  DaVanon pr,ss               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Johnson c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      13   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    1   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabell ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
York p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell 2b                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   1   5   1       3   2      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Andrews-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (27,off Morton).
3B: Howard (7,off Morton).
HBP: Johnson (4,by Morton).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morton W(16-15)               7     5   1   1   3   2   0  29
Dal Canton SV(1)              2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     5   1   1   3   2   0  35

Morton faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Morton (3,Johnson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
York L(2-3)                   6.2   8   4   4   3   3   0  29
Crawford                      0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Cosgrove                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Sosa                          1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     9   4   4   4   7   0  38


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 4019


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Garr                lf        Howard              rf
2. Office              cf        Andrews             2b
3. May                 rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Evans               3b        Johnson             c
5. Lum                 1b        Watson              1b
6. Pocoroba            c         Cruz                lf
7. Gilbreath           2b        Rader               3b
8. Belloir             ss        Metzger             ss
9. Morton              p         York                p

BRAVES 1ST: Garr made an out to third; Office grounded out
(second to first); May grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard tripled; Andrews grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Howard scored]; Cedeno doubled; Johnson was hit by a
pitch; Watson flied out to left; Cruz walked [Cedeno to third,
Johnson to second]; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Evans flied out to center; Lum walked; Pocoroba
singled [Lum to second]; Gilbreath singled [Lum scored, Pocoroba
to second]; Belloir grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Gilbreath out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger walked; York struck out; Howard grounded out
(third to first) [Metzger to second]; Andrews grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Morton struck out; Garr singled; Office grounded out
(second to first) [Garr to second]; May doubled [Garr scored];
Evans walked; Lum grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
flied out to center; Watson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Pocoroba grounded out (second to first); Gilbreath
grounded out (shortstop to first); Belloir flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz flied out to right; Rader lined to shortstop;
Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Morton struck out; Garr grounded out (second to
first); Office grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: York was called out on strikes; Howard singled to
left [Howard out at second (left to shortstop)]; Andrews
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 6TH: May singled; Evans singled [May to third]; Lum
forced Evans (shortstop to second) [May scored]; Lum was caught
stealing second; Pocoroba grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; Johnson
lined to third; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Gilbreath was called out on strikes; Belloir
doubled; Morton singled [Belloir to third]; Garr hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Belloir scored]; Office walked [Morton to
second]; CRAWFORD REPLACED YORK (PITCHING); May walked [Morton
to third, Office to second]; Evans struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Rader grounded
out (second to first); GARDNER BATTED FOR METZGER; Gardner
grounded out (pitcher to first); Debut game for Art
Gardner; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 8TH: BOSWELL REPLACED CRAWFORD (PLAYING 2B); ANDREWS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); COSGROVE REPLACED GARDNER
(PITCHING); Lum grounded out (second to first); Pocoroba struck
out; Gilbreath grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Boswell singled; Howard walked [Boswell to second];
MAY BATTED FOR ANDREWS; May singled [Howard to second, Boswell
to third]; DAVANON RAN FOR MAY; DAL CANTON REPLACED MORTON
(PITCHING); Cedeno made an out to first; Johnson made an out to
second; Watson forced Howard (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 9TH: DAVANON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); SOSA REPLACED
COSGROVE (PITCHING); Belloir struck out; Dal Canton struck out;
Garr singled; Garr stole second; Office grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz flied out to center; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); CABELL BATTED FOR SOSA; Cabell grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

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


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