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Tuesday August 24, 1976
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Bobby Tolan batted in five runs with a homer and two singles, while Steve Carlton also had a productive night at bat, accounting for three runs with a double and two singles, as the Phillies trounced the Braves, 14-3. Carlton pitched eight innings before turning the mound over to Gene Garber and allowed seven hits, including two homers by Jim Wynn. [The Sporting News]


Philadelphia Phillies 14, Atlanta Braves 3

Game Played on Tuesday, August 24, 1976 (Night game) at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

Phillies     0  6  2    0  0  0    4  0  2  -  14 17  1
Braves       1  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  7  2


Phillies             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Braves               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Cash 2b               4   1   0   0     1   0   .276      Royster 3b            4   0   0   0     0   0   .236
  Harmon ss           1   1   1   1     0   0   .326      Gilbreath 2b          4   0   1   0     0   1   .260
Bowa ss               4   0   2   2     0   0   .256      Wynn cf               3   2   2   2     1   0   .217
  Taylor ph,2b        2   0   1   1     0   1   .167      Montanez 1b           4   0   1   0     0   1   .304
Schmidt 3b            6   0   2   1     0   2   .274      Gaston lf             4   0   0   0     0   0   .303
Luzinski lf           4   0   0   0     0   1   .308      Paciorek rf           4   1   1   0     0   0   .284
  Martin lf,cf        2   0   0   0     0   1   .271      Chaney ss             3   0   1   1     0   2   .272
Johnstone rf          5   2   2   0     0   1   .345        Torrealba p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Maddox cf             4   2   2   0     0   0   .330        Henderson ph        1   0   0   0     0   1   .264
  Brown lf            1   0   0   0     0   1   .273      Correll c             2   0   1   0     0   1   .224
  Hutton 1b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .219        Varney ph,c         2   0   0   0     0   2   .222
McCarver c            2   3   1   0     3   0   .283      Messersmith p         1   0   0   0     0   1   .179
Tolan 1b,lf           5   3   3   5     0   0   .255        Dal Canton p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .222
Carlton p             4   1   3   3     0   0   .214        Moore ph            1   0   0   0     0   1   .250
  Boone ph            1   1   0   0     0   0   .300        Beard p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Garber p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .333        Belloir ss          1   0   0   0     0   0   .250
                                                            May ph              1   0   0   0     0   0   .210

Totals               45  14  17  13     4   7             Totals               35   3   7   3     1  10

Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 25,156
Left on Base: Phillies 8, Braves 6
DP: Phillies 0, Braves 0
Errors: Schmidt, Gaston, Chaney
Doubles: Carlton (1), Chaney (17)
Home Runs: Tolan (5), Wynn 2 (14)
Caught Stealing: Cash (9)


Phillies               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Carlton W(16-4)         8     7   3   3   1   8   2  33   3.09
Garber                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3   2.71
Totals                  9     7   3   3   1  10   2  36

Braves                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Messersmith L(11-11)    3     6   8   7   3   1   1  18   3.04
Dal Canton              1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5   3.32
Beard                   2     5   4   4   1   1   0  12   3.18
Torrealba               3     4   2   0   0   4   0  14   5.28
Totals                  9    17  14  11   4   7   1  49

Wild Pitches: Messersmith (10)

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank Pulli


PHILLIES 1ST: Cash walked; Cash was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Bowa lined to right; Schmidt struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Royster grounded out (catcher unassisted); Gilbreath
struck out; Wynn homered; Montanez singled to center; Gaston
popped to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Braves 1.

PHILLIES 2ND: Luzinski grounded out (second to first); Johnstone
singled to center; Maddox singled to center [Johnstone to
second]; McCarver walked [Johnstone to third, Maddox to second];
Tolan singled to right [Johnstone scored, Maddox scored,
McCarver to third]; Carlton singled to left [McCarver scored,
Tolan to second]; Cash reached on an error by Chaney [Tolan
scored (no RBI), Carlton to third, Cash to second]; Bowa singled
to center [Carlton scored, Cash scored (unearned)]; Schmidt
grounded out (second to first) [Bowa to second]; Luzinski
grounded out (second to first); 6 R (5 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Phillies 6, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Paciorek grounded out (first unassisted); Chaney
struck out; Correll singled to right; Messersmith struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 6, Braves 1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Johnstone grounded out (second to first); Maddox
grounded out (second to first); McCarver walked; Messersmith
threw a wild pitch [McCarver to second]; Tolan homered [McCarver
scored]; Carlton flied out to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Phillies 8, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Royster grounded out (shortstop to first); Gilbreath
singled to right; Wynn walked [Gilbreath to second]; Montanez
struck out; Gaston popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 8, Braves 1.

PHILLIES 4TH: DAL CANTON REPLACED MESSERSMITH (PITCHING); Cash
flied out to center; Bowa singled to left; Schmidt singled to
left [Bowa to second]; Luzinski was called out on strikes;
Johnstone grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Phillies 8, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Paciorek singled to left; Chaney doubled to center
[Paciorek scored]; Correll struck out; MOORE BATTED FOR DAL
CANTON; Moore struck out; Royster grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 8, Braves 2.

PHILLIES 5TH: BEARD REPLACED MOORE (PITCHING); Maddox grounded
out (pitcher to first); McCarver singled to right; Tolan flied
out to right; Carlton singled to pitcher [McCarver to second];
Cash grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Phillies 8, Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Gilbreath grounded out (third to first); Wynn flied
to left in foul territory; Montanez grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 8, Braves 2.

PHILLIES 6TH: Bowa flied out to center; Schmidt struck out;
Luzinski flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 8,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: MARTIN REPLACED LUZINSKI (PLAYING LF); Gaston flied
out to right; Paciorek flied out to left; Chaney struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 8, Braves 2.

PHILLIES 7TH: Johnstone singled to right; Maddox singled to left
[Johnstone to second]; McCarver walked [Johnstone to third,
Maddox to second]; Tolan singled to right [Johnstone scored,
Maddox to third, McCarver to second]; TORREALBA REPLACED CHANEY
(PITCHING); BELLOIR REPLACED BEARD (PLAYING SS); Carlton doubled
[Maddox scored, McCarver scored, Tolan to third]; Cash grounded
out (second to first); TAYLOR BATTED FOR BOWA; Taylor struck
out; Schmidt singled to left [Tolan scored, Carlton to third];
Martin struck out (catcher to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Phillies 12, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: HARMON REPLACED CASH (PLAYING SS); TAYLOR STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); BROWN REPLACED MADDOX (PLAYING LF); MARTIN
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); VARNEY BATTED FOR CORRELL;
Varney struck out; Belloir made an out to shortstop; Royster
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Phillies 12, Braves 2.

PHILLIES 8TH: VARNEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Johnstone
struck out; Brown struck out; McCarver lined to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 12, Braves 2.

BRAVES 8TH: HUTTON REPLACED BROWN (PLAYING 1B); TOLAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Gilbreath flied out to right; Wynn
homered; Montanez reached on an error by Schmidt [Montanez to
first]; Gaston grounded out (third to first) [Montanez to
second]; Paciorek grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 12, Braves 3.

PHILLIES 9TH: Tolan grounded out (second to first); BOONE BATTED
FOR CARLTON; Boone reached on an error by Gaston [Boone to
second]; Harmon singled to center [Boone scored (unearned),
Harmon to second (on throw to home)]; Taylor singled to center
[Harmon scored (unearned)]; Schmidt flied out to right; Martin
flied out to center; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 14,
Braves 3.

BRAVES 9TH: GARBER REPLACED BOONE (PITCHING); HENDERSON BATTED
FOR TORREALBA; Henderson struck out; Varney struck out; MAY
BATTED FOR BELLOIR; May grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 14, Braves 3.



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