Houston Astros 9, Atlanta Braves 7
Regular Season Game 67
Played on Tuesday, June 22, 1976 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    2  0  1    2  0  0    0  4  0  -   9 15  0
ATL N    0  1  4    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   7 13  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   2   1   0       1   0       1   0
Andrews 2b                    6   2   2   0       0   1       3   3
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   3   3   3       1   0       7   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   2   2       1   1       8   1
Johnson lf                    4   0   2   2       0   1       1   0
  Howard pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   3   1       0   0       2   2
Metzger ss                    5   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Cosgrove p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milbourne ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       41   9  15   9       4   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (9,off Morton); Watson 2 (8,off Morton,off LaCorte).
SH: Niekro (2,off LaCorte).
HBP: Johnson (4,by LaCorte).
IBB: Herrmann (1,by Sosa).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (7,2nd base by Morton/Williams).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Office cf                     4   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Gilbreath 3b                  4   1   3   1       1   0       1   0
Wynn lf                       5   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
  Robinson ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Montanez 1b                   5   1   1   0       0   1      10   0
Paciorek rf                   5   1   2   4       0   2       2   0
Lacy 2b                       5   1   1   0       0   1       3   6
Chaney ss                     3   1   2   0       1   0       0   3
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henderson ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Williams c                    3   1   1   1       0   1       6   1
Morton p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beard p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Belloir ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  May ph,lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  13   7       3   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Chaney-Lacy-Montanez.
E: Lacy (7), Chaney (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Lacy (4,off Cosgrove); Office (12,off Niekro).
HR: Paciorek (2,3rd inning off Cosgrove 3 on 0 out).
SH: Morton (3,off Cosgrove).
SF: Williams (1,off Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cosgrove                      3     6   5   5   2   2   1  17
Niekro                        2.1   3   2   2   1   1   0  11
Pentz W(1-1)                  1.2   2   0   0   0   2   0   7
Forsch SV(13)                 2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9    13   7   7   3   7   1  43


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morton                        3.2  10   5   3   1   0   0  22
Beard                         0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
LaCorte L(0-1)                3.2   3   4   4   2   4   0  17
Sosa                          1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9    15   9   7   4   6   0  47

HBP: LaCorte (1,Johnson).
IBB: Sosa (2,Herrmann).

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 3:09   Attendance: 5563


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Gross               rf        Office              cf
2. Andrews             2b        Gilbreath           3b
3. Cedeno              cf        Wynn                lf
4. Watson              1b        Montanez            1b
5. Herrmann            c         Paciorek            rf
6. Johnson             lf        Lacy                2b
7. Cabell              3b        Chaney              ss
8. Metzger             ss        Williams            c
9. Cosgrove            p         Morton              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews
reached on an error by Chaney; Cedeno singled [Andrews to
third]; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Watson singled [Andrews scored (unearned)]; Herrmann singled
[Watson to second]; Johnson doubled [Watson scored (unearned),
Herrmann to third]; Cabell grounded out (second to first); 2 R
(0 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Office walked; Gilbreath flied out to center; Wynn
singled [Office to second]; Montanez made an out to shortstop;
Paciorek struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger flied out to center; Cosgrove grounded out
(second to first); Gross reached on an error by Lacy; Andrews
singled [Gross to second]; Cedeno grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Lacy doubled; Chaney singled [Lacy to third];
Williams hit a sacrifice fly to left [Lacy scored]; Morton out
on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Chaney to second];
Office grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson doubled; Herrmann grounded out (second to
first); Johnson singled [Watson scored]; Cabell singled [Johnson
to second]; Metzger hit into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Cabell out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Gilbreath walked; Wynn singled [Gilbreath to
second]; Montanez singled [Gilbreath to third, Wynn to second];
Paciorek homered [Gilbreath scored, Wynn scored, Montanez
scored]; Lacy grounded out (shortstop to first); Chaney flied
out to right; Williams struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Braves 5.

ASTROS 4TH: MILBOURNE BATTED FOR COSGROVE; Milbourne grounded
out (first unassisted); Gross singled; Andrews singled [Gross to
third]; Cedeno made an out to third; Watson walked [Andrews to
second]; BEARD REPLACED MORTON (PITCHING); Herrmann singled
[Gross scored, Andrews scored, Watson to third]; LACORTE
REPLACED BEARD (PITCHING); Johnson struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 5.

BRAVES 4TH: NIEKRO REPLACED MILBOURNE (PITCHING); LaCorte made
an out to second; Office grounded out (second to first);
Gilbreath singled; Wynn made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell singled; Metzger flied out to right; Niekro
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Cabell to second];
Gross grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 5.

BRAVES 5TH: Montanez grounded out (second to first); Paciorek
flied out to center; Lacy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Andrews struck out; Cedeno was called out on
strikes; Watson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Braves 5.

BRAVES 6TH: Chaney walked; Williams singled [Chaney to second];
LaCorte made an out to catcher; Office doubled [Chaney scored,
Williams to third]; PENTZ REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Gilbreath
singled [Williams scored, Office to third]; Wynn struck out;
Montanez made an out to third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Braves 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Herrmann struck out; Johnson was hit by a pitch;
Cabell forced Johnson (shortstop to second); Metzger flied out
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 7.

BRAVES 7TH: Paciorek struck out; Lacy grounded out (third to
first); Chaney singled; Williams forced Chaney (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 7.

ASTROS 8TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR PENTZ; Boswell walked; Gross
walked [Boswell to second]; Andrews popped to pitcher; Cedeno
singled [Boswell scored, Gross to third]; Watson doubled [Gross
scored, Cedeno scored]; SOSA REPLACED CHANEY (PITCHING); BELLOIR
REPLACED LACORTE (PLAYING SS); Herrmann was walked
intentionally; Johnson forced Herrmann (second to shortstop)
[Watson to third]; HOWARD RAN FOR JOHNSON; Cabell singled
[Watson scored, Howard to third]; Metzger struck out; 4 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Braves 7.

BRAVES 8TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); FORSCH REPLACED
BOSWELL (PITCHING); MAY BATTED FOR BELLOIR; May made an out to
third; Office flied out to left; Gilbreath singled; Wynn flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Braves 7.

ASTROS 9TH: MAY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); ROBINSON REPLACED
WYNN (PLAYING SS); Forsch was called out on strikes; Gross
grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Braves 7.

BRAVES 9TH: Montanez struck out; Paciorek singled; Lacy made an
out to first; HENDERSON BATTED FOR SOSA; Henderson struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Braves 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  15   0   11
 Braves           7  13   2    9


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