Houston Astros 8, San Francisco Giants 5
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Tuesday, April 7, 1970 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    4  1  1  -   8  9  1
SF  N    1  0  0    0  2  0    2  0  0  -   5 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   0       2   0       1   2
Pepitone rf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Lampard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiLauro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bouton p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   1       1   2       1   0
Mayberry 1b                   4   1   0   0       1   0       9   1
Menke ss                      4   2   2   1       0   0       1   3
Davis lf                      5   1   2   0       0   2       3   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   2
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Miller ph,rf                1   1   1   3       1   0       0   0
Totals                       35   8   9   5       6   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mayberry-Menke-Dierker.
E: Menke (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Miller (1,7th inning off Perry 2 on 1 out).
SF: Menke (1,off Linzy).
IBB: Morgan (1,by McMahon).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (1,2nd base off Perry/Dietz); Wynn (1,2nd base off Linzy/Dietz).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf                      4   2   1   0       1   0       4   0
Gallagher 3b                  5   2   2   1       0   1       0   0
Mays cf                       5   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
McCovey 1b                    3   1   0   1       2   1       8   1
Henderson lf                  3   0   2   2       2   0       3   1
Dietz c                       5   0   1   0       0   3       8   0
Fuentes 2b                    5   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Lanier ss                     3   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
Perry p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Whitaker ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Mason pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Linzy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   5  10   5       6   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Lanier (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Henderson 2 (2,off Dierker 2).
3B: Gallagher (1,off Billingham).
GDP: McCovey (1,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(1-0)                6     5   3   2   4   3   0  27
Billingham                    0.1   2   2   2   0   0   0   3
DiLauro                       0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Bouton                        0.2   3   0   0   0   0   0   5
Gladding SV(1)                1.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        9    10   5   4   6   5   0  43


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perry L(0-1)                  7     9   7   6   3   6   1  33
McMahon                       1     0   0   0   2   2   0   5
Linzy                         1     0   1   1   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   8   7   6   8   1  42

Perry faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Perry 2 (2), McMahon (1).
IBB: McMahon (1,Morgan).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank Dezelan
Time of Game: 3:22   Attendance: 30933


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Morgan              2b        Bonds               rf
2. Pepitone            rf        Gallagher           3b
3. Wynn                cf        Mays                cf
4. Mayberry            1b        McCovey             1b
5. Menke               ss        Henderson           lf
6. Davis               lf        Dietz               c
7. Rader               3b        Fuentes             2b
8. Edwards             c         Lanier              ss
9. Dierker             p         Perry               p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Pepitone
singled to right; Wynn was called out on strikes; Mayberry flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds reached on an error by Menke; Gallagher
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Bonds to second]; Debut game
for Al Gallagher; Mays singled to left [Bonds scored
(unearned)]; McCovey walked [Mays to second]; Henderson grounded
out (second to first) [McCovey to second, Mays to third]; Dietz
struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke flied out to right; Davis was called out on
strikes; Rader singled to left [Rader out at second (left to
shortstop to second)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Fuentes flied out to left; Lanier walked; Perry
popped to catcher in foul territory; Bonds walked [Lanier to
second]; Gallagher popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to left; Dierker struck out;
Morgan walked; Pepitone grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Mays singled to center; McCovey grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to pitcher) [Mays out at
second]; Henderson doubled to left; Dietz struck out; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn flied out to center; Mayberry walked; Menke
singled to right [Mayberry to third]; Perry threw a wild pitch
[Menke to second, Mayberry scored]; Perry threw a wild pitch
[Menke to third]; Davis struck out; Rader reached on an error by
Lanier [Menke scored (unearned)]; Edwards forced Rader (first to
shortstop); 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Fuentes grounded out (shortstop to first); Lanier
flied out to left; Perry grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Dierker flied out to left; Morgan grounded out
(second to first); Pepitone grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Bonds flied out to right; Gallagher singled to
right; Mays flied out to center; McCovey walked [Gallagher to
second]; Henderson doubled to left [McCovey scored, Gallagher
scored]; Dietz struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn was called out on strikes; Mayberry grounded
out (second to first); Menke flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

GIANTS 6TH: Fuentes popped to first in foul territory; Lanier
flied out to left; Perry flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Davis singled to left; Rader walked [Davis to
second]; Edwards was called out on strikes; MILLER BATTED FOR
DIERKER; Miller homered [Davis scored, Rader scored]; Morgan
singled to left; LAMPARD BATTED FOR PEPITONE; Morgan stole
second; Lampard grounded out (first unassisted) [Morgan to
third]; Wynn singled to center [Morgan scored]; Mayberry flied
out to right; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 3.

GIANTS 7TH: MILLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BILLINGHAM
REPLACED LAMPARD (PITCHING); Bonds singled to center; Gallagher
tripled to right [Bonds scored]; Mays grounded out (third to
first); DILAURO REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); McCovey grounded
out (second to first) [Gallagher scored]; Henderson walked;
BOUTON REPLACED DILAURO (PITCHING); Dietz singled to right
[Henderson to second]; Fuentes made an out to second; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke singled to left; Davis singled to left [Menke
to second]; MCMAHON REPLACED PERRY (PITCHING); Rader made an out
to shortstop; Edwards struck out; Miller walked [Menke to third,
Davis to second]; McMahon threw a wild pitch [Miller to second,
Davis to third, Menke scored]; Morgan was walked intentionally;
Bouton was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
7, Giants 5.

GIANTS 8TH: Lanier singled to center; WHITAKER BATTED FOR
MCMAHON; Whitaker singled to center [Lanier to second]; MASON
RAN FOR WHITAKER; Bonds forced Lanier (shortstop to third)
[Mason to second]; GLADDING REPLACED BOUTON (PITCHING);
Gallagher struck out; Mays popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 5.

ASTROS 9TH: LINZY REPLACED MASON (PITCHING); Wynn walked; Wynn
stole second; Mayberry grounded out (first unassisted) [Wynn to
third]; Menke hit a sacrifice fly to left [Wynn scored]; Davis
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Giants 5.

GIANTS 9TH: McCovey struck out; Henderson walked; Dietz grounded
out (third to first) [Henderson to second]; Fuentes grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8   9   1    7
 Giants           5  10   1   11


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