Houston Astros 10, San Diego Padres 5
Regular Season Game 139
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Monday, September 7, 1970 (D) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    0  1  6    1  0  1  -  10 12  0
SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  5  -   5  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       2   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Miller rf                   2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   2   2   0       0   0       1   3
  Martinez ss                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Wynn lf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Geronimo pr,cf              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   2   5       1   0      12   0
  Mayberry 1b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Menke ss                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Torres ph,2b                2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       1   0       1   4
Cedeno cf                     3   1   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Lampard lf                  1   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Howard c                      4   3   3   3       0   0       2   0
Forsch p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       37  10  12  10       3   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rader-Watson, Torres-Martinez-Mayberry.

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (4,off Nyman); Rader (20,off Willis); Lampard (8,off Santorini);
Torres (1,off Santorini).
HR: Howard 2 (2,5th inning off Nyman 0 on 2 out,6th inning off Willis 1 on
2 out); Watson (7,6th inning off Willis 3 on 0 out).
SH: Forsch (1,off Nyman).
SF: Alou (4,off Nyman).
GDP: Cedeno (8,off Nyman).
Team LOB: 5.

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Campbell 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Robles ss                     4   1   2   1       0   0       2   6
Webster 1b                    4   1   1   4       0   0       9   0
Ferrara lf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slocum c                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Spiezio 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Murrell cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Kendall c,lf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Williams rf                   3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Nyman p                       0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Willis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stahl ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Santorini p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colbert ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   6   5       2   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Campbell-Robles-Webster.
E: Campbell (20).

BATTING - 
HR: Webster (2,9th inning off Forsch 3 on 0 out).
GDP: Murrell (7,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 1.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(1-0)                 9     6   5   5   2   2   1  33

WP: Forsch (1).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nyman L(0-1)                  5     4   5   5   2   2   1  21
Willis                        1     3   3   3   0   1   2   6
Santorini                     3     5   2   2   1   2   0  15
Totals                        9    12  10  10   3   5   3  42

Nyman faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:05   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Alou                rf        Campbell            2b
2. Morgan              2b        Robles              ss
3. Wynn                lf        Webster             1b
4. Watson              1b        Ferrara             lf
5. Menke               ss        Spiezio             3b
6. Rader               3b        Murrell             cf
7. Cedeno              cf        Kendall             c
8. Howard              c         Williams            rf
9. Forsch              p         Nyman               p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou reached on an error by Campbell [Alou to
first]; Debut game for Ken Forsch; Morgan flied out to
center; Wynn forced Alou (third to second); Watson forced Wynn
(second unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Campbell flied out to center; Robles grounded out
(second to first); Webster grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke grounded out (third to first); Rader walked;
Cedeno grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Rader out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Ferrara grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiezio
flied out to center; Murrell grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard doubled to left; Forsch out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Howard to third]; Alou hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Howard scored]; Morgan flied out to center; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Kendall grounded out (third to first); Williams
grounded out (third to first); Nyman walked; Forsch threw a wild
pitch [Nyman to second]; Campbell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn flied out to right; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Menke was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: Robles singled to third; Webster lined into a double
play (third to first) [Robles out at first]; Ferrara flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
flied out to center; Howard homered; Forsch struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 0.

PADRES 5TH: Spiezio flied out to center; Murrell grounded out
(second to first); Kendall made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou singled to left; Morgan singled to first [Alou
to second]; Wynn walked [Alou to third, Morgan to second];
WILLIS REPLACED NYMAN (PITCHING); Watson homered [Alou scored,
Morgan scored, Wynn scored]; Menke grounded out (third to
first); Rader doubled to left; Cedeno reached on a fielder's
choice [Rader out at third (shortstop to third)]; Howard homered
[Cedeno scored]; Forsch was called out on strikes; 6 R, 5 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Padres 0.

PADRES 6TH: MILLER REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING RF); Williams struck
out; STAHL BATTED FOR WILLIS; Stahl struck out; Campbell
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8,
Padres 0.

ASTROS 7TH: SANTORINI REPLACED STAHL (PITCHING); Miller struck
out; Morgan singled to pitcher; Wynn singled to left [Morgan to
third]; GERONIMO RAN FOR WYNN; Watson singled to shortstop
[Morgan scored, Geronimo to second]; TORRES BATTED FOR MENKE;
Torres made an out to shortstop; Rader popped to first in foul
territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 7TH: GERONIMO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); TORRES STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); MARTINEZ REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING SS);
LAMPARD REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING LF); Robles popped to first in
foul territory; Webster grounded out (first unassisted); Ferrara
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 8TH: SLOCUM REPLACED FERRARA (PLAYING C ); KENDALL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Lampard doubled to left; Howard
flied out to left; Forsch flied out to center; Miller was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 8TH: Spiezio made an out to first; Murrell flied out to
left; Kendall flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); Geronimo
grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson walked; Torres doubled
to right [Watson scored]; Rader popped to first in foul
territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 10, Padres 0.

PADRES 9TH: MAYBERRY REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Williams
singled to shortstop; COLBERT BATTED FOR SANTORINI; Colbert
walked [Williams to second]; Campbell singled to shortstop
[Williams to third, Colbert to second]; Robles singled to center
[Williams scored, Colbert to third, Campbell to second]; Webster
homered [Colbert scored, Campbell scored, Robles scored]; Slocum
popped to first in foul territory; Spiezio singled to shortstop;
Murrell grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Spiezio out at second]; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
10, Padres 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          10  12   0    5
 Padres           5   6   1    1


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