Philadelphia Phillies 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 123
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, August 21, 1970 (N) at Connie Mack Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   3 10  2
PHI N    0  0  0    0  2  4    3  0  x  -   9  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Miller rf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Menke ss                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   2
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Mayberry 1b                   4   1   2   0       0   0       8   2
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  DiLauro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Billingham p                  2   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
  Howard c                    2   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       35   3  10   3       0   2      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Miller 2 (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (17,off Bunning); Howard (1,off Bunning).
3B: Mayberry (2,off Bunning).
HR: Rader (20,2nd inning off Bunning 0 on 2 out).
SF: Geronimo (1,off Bunning).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Menke (4,2nd base by Bunning/Compton).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bowa ss                       5   0   2   1       0   1       2   4
Doyle 2b                      5   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Gamble rf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Johnson 1b                    3   2   2   0       1   1      10   0
Briggs lf,cf                  2   1   0   0       1   0       4   0
Money 3b                      3   3   2   3       1   1       3   3
Hisle cf                      1   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Stone ph,lf                 1   1   1   2       1   0       0   0
Compton c                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   1
Bunning p                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   9   9   8       5   6      27   9

BATTING - 
HR: Money (11,7th inning off Billingham 2 on 2 out).
SH: Hisle (3,off Billingham); Briggs (3,off Billingham).
IBB: Money (2,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(10-6)            6.2   9   9   8   5   5   1  34
DiLauro                       1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     9   9   8   5   6   1  38

IBB: Billingham (2,Money).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bunning W(10-12)              9    10   3   3   0   2   1  36


Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank Dezelan
Time of Game: 2:13   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Alou                lf        Bowa                ss
2. Morgan              2b        Doyle               2b
3. Wynn                cf        Gamble              rf
4. Miller              rf        Johnson             1b
5. Menke               ss        Briggs              lf
6. Rader               3b        Money               3b
7. Mayberry            1b        Hisle               cf
8. Edwards             c         Compton             c
9. Billingham          p         Bunning             p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (third to first); Morgan flied out
to left; Wynn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Bowa struck out; Doyle flied out to left; Gamble
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller flied out to center; Menke singled to center;
Menke was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Rader
homered; Mayberry grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Johnson singled to right; Briggs forced Johnson
(shortstop to second); Money struck out; Hisle grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to center; Billingham singled to
center; Alou flied out to center; Morgan popped to third; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Compton grounded out (second to first); Bunning
struck out; Bowa singled to left; Doyle grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller flied
out to left; Menke popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Gamble flied out to center; Johnson struck out;
Briggs grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Mayberry
singled to right; Edwards flied out to left; Billingham flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Money singled to third; Hisle out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Money to second]; Compton singled to
right [Money scored, Compton to third (error by Miller)];
Bunning grounded out (third to first); Bowa singled to center
[Compton scored (unearned)]; Doyle struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
doubled to right; Wynn popped to third in foul territory; Miller
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 6TH: Gamble walked; Johnson singled to left [Gamble to
second]; Briggs out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Gamble to third, Johnson to second]; Money was walked
intentionally; STONE BATTED FOR HISLE; Stone singled to right
[Gamble scored, Johnson scored, Money scored (error by Miller)
(no RBI), Stone to third]; Compton popped to third; Bunning
singled to center [Stone scored]; Bowa made an out to shortstop;
4 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 6.

ASTROS 7TH: STONE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BRIGGS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Menke singled to center; Rader flied out
to center; Mayberry forced Menke (second to shortstop); Edwards
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Phillies 6.

PHILLIES 7TH: Doyle grounded out (first to pitcher); Gamble
grounded out (first unassisted); Johnson walked; Briggs walked
[Johnson to second]; Money homered [Johnson scored, Briggs
scored]; Stone walked; DILAURO REPLACED EDWARDS (PITCHING);
HOWARD REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PLAYING C ); Compton grounded out
(third to first); 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Howard doubled to center; Alou singled to shortstop
[Howard stayed at second]; Morgan popped to third in foul
territory; Wynn popped to shortstop; Miller singled to center
[Howard scored, Alou to third]; Menke grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 9.

PHILLIES 8TH: Bunning grounded out (shortstop to first); Bowa
lined to shortstop; Doyle struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader popped to first in foul territory; Mayberry
tripled to right; GERONIMO BATTED FOR DILAURO; Geronimo hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Mayberry scored]; Howard grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies
9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   2    6
 Phillies         9   9   0    5


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