Houston Astros 16, Atlanta Braves 5
Regular Season Game 47
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, May 30, 1976 (D) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    5  0  3    1  0  4    0  0  3  -  16 25  0
ATL N    0  0  0    0  2  3    0  0  0  -   5 14  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard rf                     6   2   3   2       0   0       4   0
Andrews 2b                    5   0   3   0       0   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   3       1   1       3   0
  Cruz cf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   2       2   1
  Jutze ph,c                  2   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Roberts lf                    4   3   2   1       1   1       3   0
Johnson c,1b                  6   2   4   1       0   0       6   0
Cabell 3b                     5   3   3   1       0   0       1   0
DaVanon ss                    6   1   3   5       0   0       2   4
Rondon p                      3   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Boswell ph                  1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       49  16  25  15       2   5      27   8

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

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (5,off Moret).
3B: DaVanon (1,off Dal Canton).
SH: Andrews (2,off Moret).
SF: Cabell (1,off Moret).
HBP: Roberts (1,by Sosa).
GDP: Rondon (1,off Sosa); Cabell (2,off Dal Canton).
Team LOB: 11.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Office cf                     4   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Gilbreath 2b,3b               4   2   2   1       1   0       2   2
May lf                        4   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Henderson rf                  5   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
Evans 1b                      4   0   3   2       1   0       8   0
Correll c                     3   0   1   0       2   0       5   0
Chaney ss                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Royster 3b                    3   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
  Dal Canton p                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaston ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Moret p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Devine p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paciorek ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torrealba p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perez 2b                    3   1   2   0       0   1       2   3
Totals                       39   5  14   5       6   2      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Royster-Gilbreath-Evans, Gilbreath-Perez-Evans.
E: Sosa (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Gilbreath (2,off Rondon); Henderson (5,off Rondon).
GDP: Gilbreath (2,off Rondon).
Team LOB: 13.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rondon W(1-1)                 5     7   2   2   6   0   0  26
Pentz SV(1)                   4     7   3   3   0   2   0  19
Totals                        9    14   5   5   6   2   0  45


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moret L(1-1)                  0.2   6   5   5   0   0   0   8
Devine                        1.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   6
Torrealba                     0.2   5   3   3   0   0   0   7
Sosa                          2.2   6   5   4   1   3   0  16
Dal Canton                    3.2   6   3   3   1   1   0  17
Totals                        9    25  16  15   2   5   0  54

HBP: Sosa (1,Roberts).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 12261


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Howard              rf        Office              cf
2. Andrews             2b        Gilbreath           2b
3. Cedeno              cf        May                 lf
4. Watson              1b        Henderson           rf
5. Roberts             lf        Evans               1b
6. Johnson             c         Correll             c
7. Cabell              3b        Chaney              ss
8. DaVanon             ss        Royster             3b
9. Rondon              p         Moret               p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled; Andrews out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Howard to second]; Cedeno singled [Howard
scored]; Watson singled [Cedeno to second]; Roberts singled
[Cedeno scored, Watson to second]; Johnson doubled [Watson
scored, Roberts to third]; Cabell hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Roberts scored]; DaVanon singled [Johnson scored]; DEVINE
REPLACED MORET (PITCHING); Rondon was called out on strikes; 5
R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Office walked; Gilbreath grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Office out at second]; May
walked; Henderson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howard flied out to center; Andrews singled; Cedeno
flied out to left; Watson singled [Andrews to second]; Roberts
forced Andrews (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
5, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Evans walked; Correll walked [Evans to second];
Chaney made an out to third; Royster singled [Evans to third,
Correll out at second (second to shortstop)]; Vic Correll
rounded 2B too far; PACIOREK BATTED FOR DEVINE; Paciorek
made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: TORREALBA REPLACED PACIOREK (PITCHING); Johnson
flied out to center; Cabell singled; DaVanon flied out to left;
Rondon singled [Cabell to second]; Howard singled [Cabell
scored, Rondon to second]; Andrews singled [Rondon to third,
Howard to second]; Cedeno singled [Rondon scored, Howard scored,
Andrews to third, Cedeno to second (on throw)]; SOSA REPLACED
TORREALBA (PITCHING); Watson struck out; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 8, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Office flied out to center; Gilbreath walked; May
singled [Gilbreath to third]; Henderson popped to catcher in
foul territory; Evans grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Roberts was hit by a pitch; Johnson singled [Roberts
to second]; Cabell flied out to left; DaVanon singled [Roberts
scored, Johnson to third]; Rondon grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [DaVanon out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Correll walked; Chaney flied out to right; Royster
singled [Correll to second]; Sosa forced Royster (shortstop to
second) [Correll to third]; Office grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard grounded out (third to first); Andrews flied
out to center; Cedeno walked; Watson was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Gilbreath doubled; May flied out to left; Henderson
doubled [Gilbreath scored]; Evans singled [Henderson scored];
Correll flied out to center; Chaney singled [Evans to third];
Royster flied out to right; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9,
Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Roberts was called out on strikes; Johnson singled;
Cabell singled [Johnson to second]; DaVanon reached on an error
by Sosa [Johnson to third, Cabell to second]; BOSWELL BATTED FOR
RONDON; Boswell singled [Johnson scored, Cabell scored, DaVanon
to third]; Howard singled [DaVanon scored (unearned), Boswell to
second]; DAL CANTON REPLACED ROYSTER (PITCHING); PEREZ REPLACED
SOSA (PLAYING 2B); GILBREATH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B);
Andrews singled [Boswell scored (on throw) (no RBI), Howard to
second]; Cedeno was called out on strikes; JUTZE BATTED FOR
WATSON; Jutze forced Howard (third unassisted); 4 R (3 ER), 5 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 13, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: JUTZE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); JOHNSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); PENTZ REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Perez
singled; Office singled [Perez to second]; Gilbreath singled
[Perez scored, Office to second]; May grounded out (first
unassisted) [Office to third, Gilbreath to second]; Henderson
grounded out (first unassisted) [Office scored, Gilbreath to
third]; Evans singled [Gilbreath scored]; Correll singled [Evans
to second]; Chaney struck out; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 13,
Braves 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Roberts walked; Johnson singled [Roberts to second];
Cabell grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Roberts to third, Johnson out at second]; DaVanon grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 13, Braves 5.

BRAVES 7TH: Dal Canton grounded out (second to first); Perez
singled; Office flied out to left; Gilbreath flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 13, Braves 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Pentz grounded out (second to first); Howard made an
out to shortstop; Andrews grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 13, Braves 5.

BRAVES 8TH: May grounded out (first unassisted); Henderson flied
out to left; Evans singled; Correll flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 13, Braves 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno made an out to second; Jutze singled; Roberts
singled [Jutze to second]; Johnson flied out to right; Cabell
singled [Jutze to third, Roberts to second]; DaVanon tripled
[Jutze scored, Roberts scored, Cabell scored]; Pentz grounded
out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 16,
Braves 5.

BRAVES 9TH: CRUZ REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING CF); Chaney flied out
to center; GASTON BATTED FOR DAL CANTON; Gaston grounded out
(shortstop to first); Perez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 16, Braves 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          16  25   0   11
 Braves           5  14   1   13


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