Marty Martinez singled in Bob Johnson and that was the only scoring as both team's bats were silenced by fantastic pitching. Ron Reed improves to 9-8 with a complete game shutout. Reed allowed only 3 measly hits. The hard luck loser was Gary Nolan. Braves 1....Reds 0.
|Pat Jarvis strikes out 13 Red batters.|
In the night cap it was another nail biter. Cincy took an early 2-0 lead on Pete Rose's 13th dinger of the year. Atlanta came back with a run in the fourth inning and two more in the fifth. Felix Millan gathered 3 hits to lead the Brave attack. Pat Jarvis went the distance striking out 13 members of the Big Red Machine lineup. George Culver falls to 10-7. Braves 3...Reds 2.
|Alou's late hit drives in winning tally.|