San Francisco Giants 8, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 20
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, April 27, 1969 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  4  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   5  6  1
SF  N    0  0  0    1  0  3    4  0  x  -   8 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan lf                     3   1   2   1       1   1       0   0
Alou rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Menke 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   1       2   4
Blefary 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   2       6   0
Torres ss                     4   1   1   4       0   0       4   2
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Wilson p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Schneider p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   6   5       4   7      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Torres-Menke-Blefary, Menke-Torres.
E: Schneider (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (5,off Sadecki).
HR: Torres (1,2nd inning off Sadecki 3 on 0 out); Morgan (2,7th inning off
Herbel 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Blefary (4,off Robertson); Rader (2,off Robertson).
Team LOB: 3.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds cf                      4   1   1   0       1   2       4   0
Hunt 2b                       4   2   2   1       1   0       3   2
Marshall rf                   2   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
McCovey 1b                    4   2   2   3       0   0       9   0
Hiatt c                       3   1   1   3       1   1       8   0
Hart lf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Davenport 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Lanier ss                     3   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Sadecki p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robertson p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Mason ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Herbel p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gutierrez ph                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Linzy p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   8  11   8       4   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Robertson-Lanier-McCovey, Lanier-Hunt-McCovey.

BATTING - 
2B: Marshall (2,off Wilson).
HR: Hiatt (4,6th inning off Wilson 2 on 1 out); McCovey (7,7th inning off Schneider
2 on 2 out).
SH: Lanier (1,off Schneider).
SF: Marshall (1,off Wilson).
GDP: Hiatt (2,off Wilson).
IBB: Bonds (1,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gutierrez (1,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(1-3)                 6.2   9   7   7   2   8   1  30
Schneider                     0.1   2   1   1   1   1   1   5
Billingham                    1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        8    11   8   8   4   9   2  38

Schneider faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Wilson (2).
IBB: Billingham (4,Bonds).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sadecki                       1.2   3   4   4   3   3   1  11
Robertson                     3.1   2   0   0   1   1   0  11
Herbel W(1-0)                 2     1   1   1   0   2   1   7
Linzy SV(2)                   2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     6   5   5   4   7   2  35


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 2:30   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Morgan              lf        Bonds               cf
2. Alou                rf        Hunt                2b
3. Wynn                cf        Marshall            rf
4. Rader               3b        McCovey             1b
5. Menke               2b        Hiatt               c
6. Blefary             1b        Hart                lf
7. Torres              ss        Davenport           3b
8. Edwards             c         Lanier              ss
9. Wilson              p         Sadecki             p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan struck out; Alou made an out to second; Wynn
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds flied out to center; Hunt flied out to center;
Marshall grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader doubled to left; Menke walked; Blefary walked
[Rader to third, Menke to second]; Torres homered [Rader scored,
Menke scored, Blefary scored]; Edwards popped to catcher in foul
territory; Wilson was called out on strikes; Morgan walked; Alou
singled to left [Morgan to second]; ROBERTSON REPLACED SADECKI
(PITCHING); Wynn flied out to center; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey grounded out (second to first); Hiatt struck
out; Hart struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader grounded out (third to first); Menke singled
to right; Blefary grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Menke out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Davenport grounded out (third to first); Lanier made
an out to shortstop; Robertson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Torres grounded out (first unassisted); Edwards
grounded out (pitcher to first); Wilson was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Bonds singled to center; Hunt singled [Bonds to
third]; Marshall hit a sacrifice fly to center [Bonds scored];
McCovey singled to right [Hunt to third]; Hiatt grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [McCovey out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan singled to right; Alou forced Morgan
(shortstop to second); Wynn walked [Alou to second]; Rader
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Wynn
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Hart singled to left; Davenport made an out to
shortstop; Lanier singled to right [Hart to third]; MASON BATTED
FOR ROBERTSON; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Lanier to second];
Mason struck out; Bonds struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Giants 1.

ASTROS 6TH: HERBEL REPLACED MASON (PITCHING); Menke was called
out on strikes; Blefary struck out; Torres grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Hunt walked; Marshall walked [Hunt to second];
McCovey forced Marshall (second to shortstop) [Hunt to third];
Hiatt homered [Hunt scored, McCovey scored]; Hart grounded out
(shortstop to first); Davenport was called out on strikes; 3 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards flied out to center; Wilson flied to left in
foul territory; Morgan homered; Alou grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

GIANTS 7TH: Lanier was called out on strikes; GUTIERREZ BATTED
FOR HERBEL; Gutierrez singled to left; Gutierrez stole second;
Bonds was called out on strikes; Hunt singled to right
[Gutierrez scored]; Marshall doubled to left [Hunt to third];
SCHNEIDER REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); McCovey homered [Hunt
scored, Marshall scored]; Hiatt walked; Hart was called out on
strikes; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 8.

ASTROS 8TH: LINZY REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PITCHING); Wynn flied out
to center; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke made
an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 8.

GIANTS 8TH: Davenport singled to center; Lanier reached on an
error by Schneider on a sacrifice bunt [Davenport to third,
Lanier to second]; BILLINGHAM REPLACED SCHNEIDER (PITCHING);
Linzy grounded out (first unassisted); Bonds was walked
intentionally; Hunt lined into a double play (second to
shortstop) [Lanier out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
5, Giants 8.

ASTROS 9TH: Blefary was called out on strikes; Torres grounded
out (third to first); Edwards flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   6   1    3
 Giants           8  11   0    6


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