San Francisco Giants 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 21
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, April 27, 1969 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  1  0  -   3  6  0
SF  N    1  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  x  -   4  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Alou rf                       4   3   2   0       0   0       3   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
Menke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     2   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Blefary ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torres ss                     2   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bryant c                      3   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
  Geiger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McFadden ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   6   2       2   2      24   4

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bryant-Rader.

BATTING - 
3B: Alou (2,off McCormick).
Team LOB: 5.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds cf,rf                   3   2   1   0       1   0       3   0
Hunt 2b                       2   1   0   0       1   1       4   4
Marshall lf,rf,lf             3   0   1   1       1   1       0   0
McCovey 1b                    3   1   1   3       1   1      13   0
Burda rf                      3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Davenport 3b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Johnson lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mays ph,cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Barton c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lanier ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   7
McCormick p                   3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Linzy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       28   4   5   4       4   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lanier-Hunt.
E: Burda (1), Gutierrez (3).

BATTING - 
HR: McCovey (8,6th inning off Billingham 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Hunt (3,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bonds 2 (6,2nd base off Griffin/Bryant,3rd base off Billingham/Bryant).
CS: Marshall (2,3rd base by Griffin/Bryant).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(1-2)                5     2   3   3   3   6   0  20
Billingham                    1     2   1   1   0   0   1   5
Gladding                      2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        8     5   4   4   4   6   1  33

Griffin faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Griffin (2).
HBP: Griffin (2,Hunt).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McCormick W(1-0)              7.1   4   3   1   2   2   0  29
Linzy SV(3)                   1.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     6   3   1   2   2   0  35

BK: McCormick (1).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Frank Secory
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 18852


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Morgan              lf        Bonds               cf
2. Alou                rf        Hunt                2b
3. Wynn                cf        Marshall            lf
4. Rader               3b        McCovey             1b
5. Menke               2b        Burda               rf
6. Watson              1b        Gutierrez           3b
7. Torres              ss        Barton              c
8. Bryant              c         Lanier              ss
9. Griffin             p         McCormick           p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (third to first); Alou grounded
out (shortstop to first); Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds singled to left; Hunt was called out on
strikes; Bonds stole second; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Bonds
to third]; Marshall singled to right [Bonds scored]; McCovey
walked [Marshall to second]; Burda struck out while Marshall was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader flied out to right; Menke grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Gutierrez flied out to right; Barton flied out to
center; Lanier grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres walked; Bryant flied out to center; Griffin
popped to first in foul territory; Morgan grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: McCormick struck out; Bonds flied out to left; Hunt
walked; Marshall was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou singled; Wynn reached on an error by Gutierrez
[Alou to second]; Rader singled to left [Wynn to second, Alou
scored (unearned)]; Menke forced Rader (second to shortstop)
[Wynn to third]; Watson walked [Menke to second]; Torres lined
into a double play (shortstop to second) [Menke out at second];
1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: McCovey struck out; Burda grounded out (first
unassisted); Gutierrez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Bryant made an out to second; Griffin struck out;
Morgan popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Barton made an out to second; Lanier struck out;
McCormick grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou reached on an error by Burda [Alou to third];
Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); McCormick balked [Alou scored (unearned)];
Menke made an out to second; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Bonds walked; Hunt was hit by a pitch [Bonds to
second]; BILLINGHAM REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Bonds stole
third; Marshall made an out to shortstop; McCovey homered [Bonds
scored, Hunt scored]; Burda singled to center; Gutierrez popped
to first in foul territory; Barton forced Burda (shortstop to
second); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied out to right; Torres flied out to
center; Bryant singled to left; MCFADDEN BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM;
McFadden flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 4.

GIANTS 7TH: GLADDING REPLACED MCFADDEN (PITCHING); Lanier flied
out to left; McCormick singled to left; Bonds made an out to
catcher; Hunt forced McCormick (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 4.

ASTROS 8TH: JOHNSON REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PLAYING LF); MARSHALL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); DAVENPORT REPLACED BURDA
(PLAYING 3B); Morgan grounded out (second to first); Alou
tripled to right; LINZY REPLACED MCCORMICK (PITCHING); Wynn
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Alou scored]; Rader singled
to left; Menke was credited with a single when a runner was hit
by the batted ball [Rader out at second (second unassisted)]; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 4.

GIANTS 8TH: Marshall walked; McCovey flied out to right;
Davenport flied out to left; MAYS BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Mays
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Giants 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MAYS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); BONDS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MARSHALL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
BLEFARY BATTED FOR WATSON; Blefary grounded out (pitcher
unassisted); MILLER BATTED FOR TORRES; Miller grounded out
(second to first); GEIGER BATTED FOR BRYANT; Geiger grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   0    5
 Giants           4   5   2    5


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