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MIN
@CLE
4
3
CAL
@DET
4
3
BOS
@NYY
7
1
PIT
@CHC
6
0
ATL
@HOU
9
4
CIN
@LAD
0
1
NYM
@PHI
1
3
STL
@SFG
3
1
Tuesday, July 5, 1966, 7:30PM
, Astrodome
Attendance: 20,004, Time of Game: 2:16
Braves
9
38-45
 Won 4 
8th, 12½ GB
at Astros
4
43-38
 Lost 2 
5th, 6½ GB
L: Mike Cuellar (6-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  1  3   0  2  0   0  3  0    9 10  1
Astros          0  1  0   1  2  0   0  0  0    4  8  2

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felipe Alou 1B 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .304 .333 .504 .838 0.055 0.52 0.083 -0.028 1.2 5 0 2B
Mack Jones CF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .248 .320 .471 .792 0.083 0.74 0.127 -0.044 1.4 2 0 2B
Hank Aaron RF 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .294 .383 .598 .981 -0.020 0.80 0.026 -0.046 -0.2 1 0 SB
   Gary Geiger RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .245 .316 .402 .718 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.3 1 0
Rico Carty LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .316 .390 .419 .808 -0.051 0.65 0.017 -0.068 -0.8 3 0
Joe Torre C 5 3 2 2 0 0 5 .281 .362 .541 .903 0.252 0.60 0.272 -0.021 2.6 6 0 HR
Denis Menke 3B 4 1 2 1 1 1 5 .247 .364 .428 .792 0.183 0.48 0.188 -0.004 2.2 5 2 2·3B
Frank Bolling 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .162 .181 .180 .361 0.048 0.88 0.071 -0.023 0.1 1 1 SF
Woody Woodward SS 3 1 1 1 0 1 4 .259 .328 .322 .650 -0.015 1.01 0.009 -0.024 -0.2 3 4 SF
Denny Lemaster P 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .086 .158 .086 .244 -0.058 0.63 0.000 -0.058 -0.8 0 0 SH
Team Totals 36 9 10 8 3 6 42 .278 .317 .528 .845 0.475 0.68 0.793 -0.318 5.2 27 7
2B: F Alou (16, off M Cuellar); M Jones (8, off R Taylor).
3B: D Menke 2 (3, 1 off R Taylor, 1 off M Cuellar).
HR: J Torre (20, off M Cuellar, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SF: W Woodward (1, off M Cuellar); F Bolling (2, off R Taylor).
SH: D Lemaster (3, off R Taylor).
TB: D Menke 6; J Torre 5; F Alou 3; M Jones 3; H Aaron; W Woodward.
RBI: J Torre 2 (51); F Bolling (9); M Jones (28); W Woodward (19); F Alou (41); H Aaron (64); D Menke (25).
2-out RBI: F Alou; D Menke; M Jones.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Bolling-W Woodward-F Alou.
E: W Woodward (17).
Baserunning
SB: H Aaron (10, 2nd base off B Latman/J Bateman).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Wynn CF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .241 .307 .430 .737 0.082 0.60 0.123 -0.041 1.3 2 0 HR
Rusty Staub LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .276 .330 .414 .744 -0.009 0.39 0.017 -0.026 -0.2 2 0
Felix Mantilla 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .189 .230 .316 .546 -0.058 0.61 0.002 -0.060 -0.4 1 4
Dave Nicholson RF 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .290 .407 .497 .904 0.179 0.76 0.215 -0.036 1.6 0 0 2·HR
John Bateman C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .287 .323 .494 .817 -0.004 0.67 0.039 -0.042 -0.1 6 0
Bob Aspromonte SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .230 .272 .285 .558 0.034 0.66 0.060 -0.025 0.3 0 3
Chuck Harrison 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .222 .281 .325 .606 -0.107 1.06 0.001 -0.107 -0.8 13 1
Bob Lillis 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .235 .274 .279 .553 -0.080 0.89 0.032 -0.112 -0.4 2 2 2B,GDP
Mike Cuellar P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .094 .094 .094 .188 -0.021 0.87 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 1 1
   Ron Brand PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .356 .325 .681 -0.025 0.95 0.000 -0.025 -0.3
   Barry Latman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .238 .158 .396 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Julio Gotay PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.014 0.54 0.000 -0.014 -0.1
   Ron Taylor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Nate Colbert PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.004 0.16 0.000 -0.004 -0.4
Team Totals 35 4 8 4 1 6 36 .229 .250 .514 .764 -0.027 0.70 0.489 -0.513 0.2 27 12
2B: B Lillis (3, off D Lemaster).
HR: D Nicholson 2 (8, 2 off D Lemaster, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out); J Wynn (14, off D Lemaster, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
TB: D Nicholson 8; J Wynn 4; B Lillis 2; C Harrison; F Mantilla; J Bateman; B Aspromonte.
GIDP: B Lillis (4).
RBI: J Wynn 2 (49); D Nicholson 2 (23).
2-out RBI: J Wynn 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: B Aspromonte (10); F Mantilla (3).

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Denny Lemaster, W (6-5) 9 8 4 4 1 6 3 3.93 36 60 0.025 0.70 -0.2
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 1 6 3 4.00 36 60 0.025 0.70 -0.2

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Cuellar, L (6-1) 5 5 6 3 3 4 1 1.81 25 40 -0.434 0.92 -3.9
Barry Latman 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.69 7 0 0 0.057 0.54 0.8
Ron Taylor 2 4 3 3 0 1 0 4.66 10 0 0 -0.099 0.19 -2.2
Team Totals 9 10 9 6 3 6 1 6.00 42 40 0 0 -0.476 0.68 -5.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: 20,004.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Atlanta Braves         Houston Astros
1 Felipe Alou 1B 1 Jim Wynn CF
2 Mack Jones CF 2 Rusty Staub LF
3 Hank Aaron RF 3 Felix Mantilla 3B
4 Rico Carty LF 4 Dave Nicholson RF
5 Joe Torre C 5 John Bateman C
6 Denis Menke 3B 6 Bob Aspromonte SS
7 Frank Bolling 2B 7 Chuck Harrison 1B
8 Woody Woodward SS 8 Bob Lillis 2B
9 Denny Lemaster P 9 Mike Cuellar P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 4-2 1 1-- RR ATL J. Torre M. Cuellar 13% 91% Home Run; Carty Scores
b2 0-1 0 --- R HOU D. Nicholson D. Lemaster -12% 45% Home Run
b5 2-6 2 -2- RR HOU J. Wynn D. Lemaster -12% 79% Home Run; Lillis Scores
t3 2-1 2 1-- R ATL J. Torre M. Cuellar 11% 72% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Aaron Scores/No RBI/unER
t3 1-1 0 1-- ATL M. Jones M. Cuellar 11% 65% Single; Alou to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O ATL F. Alou M. Cuellar -2% 48% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 1 --- O ATL M. Jones M. Cuellar -1% 46% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron M. Cuellar -1% 46% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Denny Lemaster facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Wynn D. Lemaster 2% 48% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O HOU R. Staub D. Lemaster 1% 49% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- O HOU F. Mantilla D. Lemaster 1% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Cuellar facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O ATL R. Carty M. Cuellar -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- ATL J. Torre M. Cuellar 3% 50% Single
t2 0-0 1 1-- ATL D. Menke M. Cuellar 4% 54% Walk; Torre to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- ATL F. Bolling M. Cuellar 7% 61% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Torre to 3B; Menke to 2B
t2 0-0 1 123 RO ATL W. Woodward M. Cuellar 0% 61% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Torre Scores/unER
t2 1-0 2 12- O ATL D. Lemaster M. Cuellar -4% 58% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Denny Lemaster facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- R HOU D. Nicholson D. Lemaster -12% 45% Home Run
b2 1-1 0 --- HOU J. Bateman D. Lemaster -4% 41% Single
b2 1-1 0 1-- HOU B. Aspromonte D. Lemaster -6% 35% Single; Bateman to 2B
b2 1-1 0 12- O HOU C. Harrison D. Lemaster 6% 41% Groundout: SS-3B/Forceout at 3B; Aspromonte to 2B
b2 1-1 1 12- OO HOU B. Lillis D. Lemaster 9% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Mike Cuellar facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- ATL F. Alou M. Cuellar 4% 54% Walk
t3 1-1 0 1-- ATL M. Jones M. Cuellar 11% 65% Single; Alou to 3B
t3 1-1 0 1-3 RO ATL H. Aaron M. Cuellar -2% 63% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Alou Scores
t3 2-1 1 1-- O ATL R. Carty M. Cuellar -3% 61% Flyball: CF
t3 2-1 2 1-- R ATL J. Torre M. Cuellar 11% 72% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Aaron Scores/No RBI/unER
t3 3-1 2 1-- R ATL D. Menke M. Cuellar 10% 82% Triple; Torre Scores/unER
t3 4-1 2 --3 O ATL F. Bolling M. Cuellar -2% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Braves' Denny Lemaster facing 9-1-2
b3 1-4 0 --- O HOU M. Cuellar D. Lemaster 2% 82% Strikeout
b3 1-4 1 --- O HOU J. Wynn D. Lemaster 1% 83% Lineout: LF
b3 1-4 2 --- O HOU R. Staub D. Lemaster 1% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Mike Cuellar facing 8-9-1
t4 4-1 0 --- O ATL W. Woodward M. Cuellar -1% 83% Flyball: LF
t4 4-1 1 --- O ATL D. Lemaster M. Cuellar -1% 82% Strikeout
t4 4-1 2 --- ATL F. Alou M. Cuellar 1% 84% Double
t4 4-1 2 -2- O ATL M. Jones M. Cuellar -2% 82% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Braves' Denny Lemaster facing 3-4-5
b4 1-4 0 --- O HOU F. Mantilla D. Lemaster 2% 84% Strikeout
b4 1-4 1 --- R HOU D. Nicholson D. Lemaster -9% 75% Home Run
b4 2-4 1 --- O HOU J. Bateman D. Lemaster 2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-4 2 --- O HOU B. Aspromonte D. Lemaster 1% 78% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Mike Cuellar facing 3-4-5
t5 4-2 0 --- O ATL H. Aaron M. Cuellar -1% 76% Strikeout
t5 4-2 1 --- ATL R. Carty M. Cuellar 2% 78% Walk
t5 4-2 1 1-- RR ATL J. Torre M. Cuellar 13% 91% Home Run; Carty Scores
t5 6-2 1 --- O ATL D. Menke M. Cuellar -0% 91% Strikeout Looking
t5 6-2 2 --- O ATL F. Bolling M. Cuellar -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-6, Braves' Denny Lemaster facing 7-8-9
b5 2-6 0 --- O HOU C. Harrison D. Lemaster 2% 92% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 2-6 1 --- HOU B. Lillis D. Lemaster -3% 89% Double
Ron Brand pinch hits for Mike Cuellar (P) batting 9th
b5 2-6 1 -2- O HOU R. Brand D. Lemaster 3% 92% Flyball: 3B
b5 2-6 2 -2- RR HOU J. Wynn D. Lemaster -12% 79% Home Run; Lillis Scores
b5 4-6 2 --- HOU R. Staub D. Lemaster -2% 78% Walk
b5 4-6 2 1-- O HOU F. Mantilla D. Lemaster 3% 81% Foul Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Astros 4.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-4, Astros' Barry Latman facing 8-9-1
Barry Latman replaces Ron Brand (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-4 0 --- O ATL W. Woodward B. Latman -1% 79% Strikeout
t6 6-4 1 --- O ATL D. Lemaster B. Latman -1% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 6-4 2 --- O ATL F. Alou B. Latman -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-6, Braves' Denny Lemaster facing 4-5-6
b6 4-6 0 --- O HOU D. Nicholson D. Lemaster 3% 81% Flyball: SS
b6 4-6 1 --- O HOU J. Bateman D. Lemaster 2% 83% Strikeout
b6 4-6 2 --- O HOU B. Aspromonte D. Lemaster 1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Astros 4.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-4, Astros' Barry Latman facing 2-3-4
t7 6-4 0 --- O ATL M. Jones B. Latman -1% 83% Foul Flyball: 1B
t7 6-4 1 --- ATL H. Aaron B. Latman 1% 84% Single
t7 6-4 1 1-- ATL R. Carty B. Latman 1% 85% Aaron Steals 2B
t7 6-4 1 -2- O ATL R. Carty B. Latman -2% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 6-4 2 -2- O ATL J. Torre B. Latman -2% 81% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-6, Braves' Denny Lemaster facing 7-8-9
Gary Geiger replaces Hank Aaron playing RF batting 3rd
b7 4-6 0 --- O HOU C. Harrison D. Lemaster 3% 85% Flyball: LF
b7 4-6 1 --- O HOU B. Lillis D. Lemaster 2% 87% Flyball: RF
Julio Gotay pinch hits for Barry Latman (P) batting 9th
b7 4-6 2 --- O HOU J. Gotay D. Lemaster 1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Astros 4.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-4, Astros' Ron Taylor facing 6-7-8
Ron Taylor replaces Julio Gotay (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-4 0 --- ATL D. Menke R. Taylor 5% 94% Triple
t8 6-4 0 --3 RO ATL F. Bolling R. Taylor 0% 94% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Menke Scores
t8 7-4 1 --- ATL W. Woodward R. Taylor 1% 94% Single
t8 7-4 1 1-- O ATL D. Lemaster R. Taylor -0% 94% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Woodward to 2B
t8 7-4 2 -2- R ATL F. Alou R. Taylor 3% 97% Single; Woodward Scores
t8 8-4 2 1-- R ATL M. Jones R. Taylor 2% 99% Double; Alou Scores
t8 9-4 2 -2- O ATL G. Geiger R. Taylor -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 9, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-9, Braves' Denny Lemaster facing 1-2-3
b8 4-9 0 --- O HOU J. Wynn D. Lemaster 1% 99% Strikeout
b8 4-9 1 --- O HOU R. Staub D. Lemaster 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 4-9 2 --- HOU F. Mantilla D. Lemaster -0% 99% Single
b8 4-9 2 1-- O HOU D. Nicholson D. Lemaster 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 9, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 9-4, Astros' Ron Taylor facing 4-5-6
t9 9-4 0 --- O ATL R. Carty R. Taylor -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 9-4 1 --- O ATL J. Torre R. Taylor -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 9-4 2 --- O ATL D. Menke R. Taylor -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 9, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-9, Braves' Denny Lemaster facing 5-6-7
b9 4-9 0 --- O HOU J. Bateman D. Lemaster 0% 100% Lineout: SS
b9 4-9 1 --- O HOU B. Aspromonte D. Lemaster 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 4-9 2 --- HOU C. Harrison D. Lemaster -0% 100% Single
b9 4-9 2 1-- HOU B. Lillis D. Lemaster -0% 100% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Harrison to 2B
Nate Colbert pinch hits for Ron Taylor (P) batting 9th
b9 4-9 2 12- O HOU N. Colbert D. Lemaster 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 9, Astros 4.

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