Houston Astros 4, Atlanta Braves 3
Regular Season Game 148
Played on Wednesday, September 15, 1976 (N) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   4 10  1
ATL N    1  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras 2b                    4   1   2   0       1   0       2   6
Cabell 3b                     4   2   2   0       0   0       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   4   3       0   0      14   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Javier rf                     3   0   1   0       1   2       0   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   0   1       0   2       4   1
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
Larson p                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Totals                       35   4  10   4       2   5      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Herrmann-Taveras.
E: Herrmann (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (30,off Camp).
IBB: Javier (1,by Torrealba).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (32,2nd base off Camp/Murphy).
CS: Taveras 2 (2,2nd base by Camp/Murphy 2).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Royster 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Eden 2b                       4   0   0   1       0   0       2   6
Montanez 1b                   4   1   3   0       0   0      14   1
May lf                        3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Asselstine rf                 3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Murphy c                      4   0   1   1       0   0       6   1
Belloir ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Chaney ph,ss                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Camp p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
  Torrealba p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Paciorek ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Leon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   6   3       2   3      27  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Eden-Royster.
E: Montanez (20), Belloir (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Montanez (27,off Larson); Murphy (1,off Larson).
SF: Asselstine (1,off Larson).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Royster (18,2nd base off Larson/Herrmann); May (4,2nd base off Larson/Herrmann).
CS: Chaney (7,2nd base by Larson/Herrmann).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Larson W(5-6)                 9     6   3   2   2   3   0  34


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Camp L(0-1)                   5.1   8   4   4   1   3   0  22
Torrealba                     1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Leon                          2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9    10   4   4   2   5   0  37

IBB: Torrealba (6,Javier).

Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 1145


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Taveras             2b        Royster             3b
2. Cabell              3b        Eden                2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Montanez            1b
4. Watson              1b        May                 lf
5. Cruz                lf        Wynn                cf
6. Javier              rf        Asselstine          rf
7. Herrmann            c         Murphy              c
8. Metzger             ss        Belloir             ss
9. Larson              p         Camp                p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled; Debut game for Rick Camp;
Taveras was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Cabell singled; Cabell stole second; Cedeno grounded out (third
to first); Watson singled [Cabell scored]; Cruz grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Royster singled; Royster stole second [Royster to
third (error by Herrmann)]; Eden grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Royster scored (unearned)]; Montanez made an out to
second; May walked; Wynn struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Javier singled [Javier to second (error by
Montanez)]; Herrmann grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger
hit into a double play to second [Javier out at third (second to
third)]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Asselstine flied out to center; Murphy grounded out
(second to first); Belloir grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Larson struck out; Taveras walked; Taveras was
picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop to first); Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Camp grounded out (pitcher to first); Royster
grounded out (shortstop to first); Eden grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Watson
doubled; Cruz flied out to center; Javier was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Montanez doubled; May grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Montanez to third]; Wynn walked; Asselstine hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Montanez scored]; Murphy doubled [Wynn
scored]; Belloir grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Herrmann struck out; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); Larson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Camp struck out; Royster grounded out (second to
first); Eden grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Taveras singled; Cabell singled [Taveras to second];
Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first) [Taveras to third, Cabell
to second]; Watson singled [Taveras scored, Cabell scored];
TORREALBA REPLACED CAMP (PITCHING); Cruz singled [Watson to
third, Cruz to second (on throw to 3b)]; Javier was walked
intentionally; Herrmann reached on an error by Belloir [Watson
scored (RBI), Cruz to third, Javier to second, Herrmann to
first]; Metzger forced Cruz (pitcher to catcher) [Javier to
third, Herrmann to second]; Larson grounded out (third to
first); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Montanez singled; May forced Montanez (second to
shortstop); May stole second; Wynn made an out to first;
Asselstine made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Braves 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Taveras flied out to center; Cabell grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Murphy made an out to catcher; CHANEY BATTED FOR
BELLOIR; Chaney singled; PACIOREK BATTED FOR TORREALBA; Paciorek
struck out while Chaney was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

ASTROS 8TH: LEON REPLACED PACIOREK (PITCHING); CHANEY STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); Watson singled; Cruz made an out to second;
Javier struck out; Herrmann struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: Royster flied out to center; Eden grounded out
(second to first); Montanez singled; May grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Larson
grounded out (third to first); Taveras flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Wynn made an out to shortstop; Asselstine grounded
out (pitcher to first); Murphy grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   1    6
 Braves           3   6   2    4


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