Houston Astros 9, Atlanta Braves 6
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Monday, September 8, 1975 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    3  0  1    0  0  0    0  3  2  -   9 10  0
ATL N    0  0  0    1  2  0    2  0  1  -   6  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     5   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
Andrews 2b                    3   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Gross ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Helms 2b                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     5   3   3   6       0   2       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      11   1
May c                         4   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Gardner rf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Stanton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Cabell 3b                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Milbourne ss                  3   1   0   0       0   1       0   1
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cruz ph,rf                  2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Totals                       36   9  10   8       2   9      27   9

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

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (29,off Niekro).
HR: Cedeno 2 (11,3rd inning off Niekro 0 on 2 out,8th inning off Dal Canton
2 on 1 out).
SH: Milbourne (4,off House).
GDP: Milbourne (4,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (26,2nd base off LaCorte/Pocoroba).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garr lf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Perez 2b                      3   3   2   0       2   1       0   2
Evans 3b                      4   1   2   3       1   1       1   3
May rf                        5   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Lum 1b                        5   0   2   1       0   0      10   0
Office cf                     4   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Correll c                     1   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Blanks pr,ss                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Belloir ss                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Pocoroba ph,c               3   0   0   1       0   0       5   1
Niekro p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nolan ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dal Canton p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gilbreath ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6   9   6       7   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Perez-Belloir-Lum.
E: Garr (11).
PB: Pocoroba (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (14,off Stanton).
3B: Garr (11,off Richard).
HR: Evans (22,7th inning off Sosa 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Correll (13,off Richard).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       5     7   3   3   4   2   0  25
Sosa W(1-3)                   2     1   2   2   1   0   1   8
Stanton SV(1)                 2     1   1   1   2   2   0   9
Totals                        9     9   6   6   7   4   1  42

WP: Richard (18), Stanton (2).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        3     5   4   4   1   1   1  14
LaCorte L(0-1)                4.1   1   2   2   1   5   0  15
Dal Canton                    0.2   2   1   1   0   1   1   4
House                         1     2   2   1   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9    10   9   8   2   9   2  39


Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 737


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Howard              lf        Garr                lf
2. Andrews             2b        Perez               2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Evans               3b
4. Watson              1b        May                 rf
5. May                 c         Lum                 1b
6. Gardner             rf        Office              cf
7. Rader               3b        Correll             c
8. Milbourne           ss        Belloir             ss
9. Richard             p         Niekro              p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to first; Andrews singled to third
[Howard to second]; Cedeno doubled to left [Howard scored,
Andrews scored]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Cedeno to third]; May grounded out (first unassisted) [Cedeno
scored]; Gardner grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Garr singled to shortstop; Perez was called out on
strikes; Evans struck out; May grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader singled to left; Milbourne grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Rader out at
second]; Richard grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Lum singled to right; Office flied out to left;
Correll grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Lum out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard grounded out (third to first); Andrews struck
out; Cedeno homered; Watson walked; May flied out to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Belloir grounded out (pitcher to first); NOLAN
BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Nolan walked; Garr popped to first in foul
territory; Perez singled to right [Nolan to third]; Evans popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: LACORTE REPLACED NOLAN (PITCHING); Gardner struck
out; Debut game for Frank LaCorte; Rader struck out;
Milbourne flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: May singled to left; Lum flied out to right; Office
walked [May to second]; Richard threw a wild pitch [May to
third, Office to second]; Correll walked; POCOROBA BATTED FOR
BELLOIR; BLANKS RAN FOR CORRELL; Pocoroba grounded out (first
unassisted) [May scored, Office to third, Blanks to second];
LaCorte grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 1.

ASTROS 5TH: BLANKS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); POCOROBA STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Richard popped to first; Howard popped to
third in foul territory; Andrews flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Garr tripled; Perez walked; Evans singled to right
[Garr scored, Perez to second]; May flied to right in foul
territory; Lum singled to center [Perez scored, Evans to
second]; Office grounded out (pitcher to first) [Evans to third,
Lum to second]; Blanks flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson flied out to right; May
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: SOSA REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Pocoroba flied out
to left; LaCorte grounded out (first unassisted); Garr flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Gardner grounded out (second to first); Rader flied
out to left; Milbourne struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Perez walked; Evans homered [Perez scored]; May
flied out to center; CABELL REPLACED RADER (PLAYING 3B); Lum
popped to first in foul territory; Doug Rader injured going
after foul ball; Office grounded out (pitcher to second to
first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 5.

ASTROS 8TH: CRUZ BATTED FOR SOSA; Cruz struck out; Howard
singled to left; GROSS BATTED FOR ANDREWS; Howard stole second;
Gross walked; DAL CANTON REPLACED LACORTE (PITCHING); Cedeno
homered [Howard scored, Gross scored]; Watson grounded out
(third to first); May singled to right; Pocoroba allowed a
passed ball [May to second]; Gardner struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 5.

BRAVES 8TH: STANTON REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); CRUZ STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); HELMS REPLACED GROSS (PLAYING 2B); Blanks
struck out; Pocoroba grounded out (first unassisted); GILBREATH
BATTED FOR DAL CANTON; Gilbreath walked; Garr flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Braves 5.

ASTROS 9TH: HOUSE REPLACED GILBREATH (PITCHING); Cabell singled
to left; Milbourne reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice
bunt [Cabell to second]; Cruz was called out on strikes; Howard
flied out to left; Helms singled to left [Cabell scored,
Milbourne scored (error by Garr) (unearned), Helms to second];
Cedeno struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9,
Braves 5.

BRAVES 9TH: Perez doubled to right; Stanton threw a wild pitch
[Perez to third]; Evans walked; May grounded out (second to
first) [Perez scored, Evans to second]; Lum flied out to right;
Office struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  10   0    3
 Braves           6   9   1    9


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