Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 0

Regular Season Game 107

Played on Sunday, August 1, 1976 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 5 1 HOU N 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 x - 6 11 0

Atlanta BravesAB R H RBI BB SO PO AChaney ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 6 Gilbreath 2b 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 Wynn cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 Montanez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 Henderson rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 Paciorek lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 Pocoroba c 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 Belloir 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Niekro p 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 Leon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Beard p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 May ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Torrealba p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals31 0 5 0 3 5 24 14FIELDING -DP:1. Gilbreath-Chaney-Montanez.E:Chaney (23).BATTING -GDP:Paciorek (7,off Dierker).Team LOB:7.

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGross rf 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 Cabell 3b 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 3 Cedeno cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 Watson 1b 5 2 2 1 0 0 9 1 Cruz lf 4 2 3 2 0 0 3 0 Herrmann c 3 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 Andrews 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 3 Metzger ss 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 3 Dierker p 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 1Totals34 6 11 5 4 2 27 11FIELDING -DP:1. Cabell-Andrews-Watson.BATTING -2B:Metzger (9,off Niekro); Cruz (14,off Niekro).HR:Watson (13,2nd inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out).SH:Cabell (3,off Niekro); Herrmann (2,off Beard).GDP:Watson (9,off Torrealba).Team LOB:10.BASERUNNING -SB:Cedeno (35,2nd base off Niekro/Pocoroba).

PITCHING

Atlanta BravesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNiekro L(11-7) 5.2 7 4 4 3 2 1 28 Leon 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 Beard 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 6 Torrealba 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4Totals8 11 6 5 4 2 1 40BK:Niekro (3), Beard (1).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDierker W(11-9) 9 5 0 0 3 5 0 34Umpires:HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Ed MontagueTime of Game:2:30Attendance:10136 Starting Lineups: Atlanta Braves Houston Astros 1. Chaney ss Gross rf 2. Gilbreath 2b Cabell 3b 3. Wynn cf Cedeno cf 4. Montanez 1b Watson 1b 5. Henderson rf Cruz lf 6. Paciorek lf Herrmann c 7. Pocoroba c Andrews 2b 8. Belloir 3b Metzger ss 9. Niekro p Dierker p BRAVES 1ST: Chaney struck out; Gilbreath flied out to center; Wynn walked; Montanez made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell grounded out (first to pitcher); Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0. BRAVES 2ND: Henderson grounded out (first unassisted); Paciorek singled; Pocoroba singled [Paciorek to second]; Belloir grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Paciorek to third, Pocoroba to second]; Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Watson homered; Cruz flied out to left; Herrmann singled; Andrews made an out to shortstop; Metzger doubled [Herrmann to third]; Dierker struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 1. BRAVES 3RD: Chaney grounded out (second to pitcher); Gilbreath walked; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first) [Gilbreath to second]; Montanez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 1. ASTROS 3RD: Gross made an out to shortstop; Cabell singled; Niekro balked [Cabell to second]; Cedeno reached on a fielder's choice; Watson flied out to center [Cabell to third]; Cedeno stole second; Cruz singled [Cabell scored, Cedeno to third]; Herrmann grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 2. BRAVES 4TH: Henderson struck out; Paciorek flied out to left; Pocoroba singled; Belloir flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 2. ASTROS 4TH: Andrews flied out to left; Metzger struck out; Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 2. BRAVES 5TH: Niekro grounded out (second to first); Chaney grounded out (first to pitcher); Gilbreath flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 2. ASTROS 5TH: Gross walked; Cabell out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Gross to second]; Cedeno flied out to left; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 2. BRAVES 6TH: Wynn struck out; Montanez flied out to right; Henderson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 2. ASTROS 6TH: Cruz doubled; Herrmann grounded out (second to pitcher) [Cruz to third]; Andrews walked; Metzger singled [Cruz scored, Andrews to third]; Dierker forced Metzger (pitcher to shortstop to second) [Andrews scored]; Gross walked [Dierker to second]; LEON REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Cabell singled [Dierker to third, Gross to second]; Cedeno flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 4. BRAVES 7TH: Paciorek grounded out (third to first); Pocoroba grounded out (first unassisted); Belloir grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 4. ASTROS 7TH: BEARD REPLACED LEON (PITCHING); Watson singled; Beard balked [Watson to second]; Cruz singled [Watson scored]; Herrmann out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Cruz to second]; Andrews reached on an error by Chaney [Cruz scored (unearned) (no RBI), Andrews to second]; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 6. BRAVES 8TH: MAY BATTED FOR BEARD; May made an out to third; Chaney singled; Gilbreath walked [Chaney to second]; Wynn struck out; Montanez flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 6. ASTROS 8TH: TORREALBA REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); Gross walked; Cabell singled [Gross to third]; Cedeno reached on a fielder's choice [Gross out at home (pitcher to catcher to third), Cabell to second]; Watson grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 6. BRAVES 9TH: Henderson singled; Paciorek grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Henderson out at second]; Pocoroba flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 6. Final Totals R H E LOB Braves 0 5 1 7 Astros 6 11 0 10

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