Houston Astros 2, San Diego Padres 0
Regular Season Game 71
Played on Sunday, June 22, 1969 (D) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  x  -   2  4  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sipin 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Pena ss                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Brown rf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Colbert 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
Ferrara lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Arcia pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Spiezio 3b                    3   0   2   0       1   0       1   2
Gaston cf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
Cannizzaro c                  3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Murrell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McCool p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   5   0       1   7      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Colbert.
E: Spiezio 2 (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Pena (6,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valdespino lf                 3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Watson ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Geronimo pr,rf              0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   1       1   1       2   0
Menke ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Blefary 1b                    2   0   0   0       1   1       9   0
Geiger rf,lf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Lemaster p                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       28   2   4   1       3   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Menke (8).

BATTING - 
IBB: Blefary (3,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(2-5)                 7     2   1   0   2   3   0  25
McCool                        1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                        8     4   2   1   3   3   0  31

IBB: Niekro (1,Blefary).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster W(7-7)               9     5   0   0   1   7   0  34


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 1:57   Attendance: 13448


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Sipin               2b        Valdespino          lf
2. Pena                ss        Morgan              2b
3. Brown               rf        Wynn                cf
4. Colbert             1b        Menke               ss
5. Ferrara             lf        Edwards             c
6. Spiezio             3b        Blefary             1b
7. Gaston              cf        Geiger              rf
8. Cannizzaro          c         Rader               3b
9. Niekro              p         Lemaster            p

PADRES 1ST: Sipin flied out to center; Pena doubled; Brown
singled [Pena to third]; Colbert flied out to right; Ferrara
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Valdespino grounded out (third to first); Morgan
made an out to third; Wynn walked; Menke flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Spiezio singled; Gaston struck out; Cannizzaro
struck out; Niekro struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards flied out to right; Blefary struck out;
Geiger flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Sipin grounded out (shortstop to first); Pena
grounded out (shortstop to first); Brown singled; Colbert flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader grounded out (second to first); Lemaster flied
out to center; Valdespino grounded out (pitcher unassisted);
Sandy Valdespino missed 1B on apparent double; out on
appeal; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 4TH: Ferrara flied out to right; Spiezio made an out to
third; Gaston struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan flied out to left; Wynn struck out; Menke
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 0.

PADRES 5TH: Cannizzaro flied out to right; Niekro grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sipin grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Blefary
grounded out (second to first); Geiger flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 6TH: Pena grounded out (shortstop to first); Brown made
an out to second; Colbert grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader popped to first; Lemaster grounded out (third
to first); Valdespino struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 0.

PADRES 7TH: Ferrara made an out to second; Spiezio walked;
Gaston struck out; Cannizzaro grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Wynn reached
on an error by Spiezio [Wynn to first]; Menke singled to left
[Wynn to second]; Edwards singled to left [Wynn scored (error by
Spiezio) (unearned) (no RBI), Menke to third, Edwards to
second]; Blefary was walked intentionally; Geiger lined into a
double play (first unassisted) [Blefary out at first]; 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 8TH: MURRELL BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Murrell struck out; Sipin
grounded out (third to first); Pena flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: MCCOOL REPLACED MURRELL (PITCHING); Rader grounded
out (shortstop to first); Lemaster flied out to left; WATSON
BATTED FOR VALDESPINO; Watson walked; GERONIMO RAN FOR WATSON;
Morgan singled [Geronimo to third]; On a bunt Wynn singled to
third [Geronimo scored, Morgan to second]; Menke flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 9TH: GEIGER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); GERONIMO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Brown grounded out (third to
first); Colbert flied out to right; Ferrara reached on an error
by Menke [Ferrara to first]; ARCIA RAN FOR FERRARA; Spiezio
singled [Arcia to second]; Gaston forced Spiezio (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           0   5   2    7
 Astros           2   4   1    5


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