Philadelphia Phillies 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Sunday, May 9, 1971 (D) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  5  0
PHI N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   0      10   2
Alou rf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno pr,rf                0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Edwards c                     3   0   2   1       0   0       4   1
Billingham p                  3   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Geronimo lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   1       0   5      26  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Billingham-Metzger-Menke, Morgan-Metzger-Menke.

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (3,2nd base off Lersch/McCarver).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bowa ss                       3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Money ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Harmon ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Taylor 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
Montanez cf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1      11   0
Stone rf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       3   1
McCarver c                    4   0   2   2       0   0       5   0
Lis lf                        2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Browne lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Doyle 2b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       3   6
Lersch p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       28   2   5   2       4   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Harmon (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Stone (3,off Billingham); McCarver (1,off Billingham); Montanez (5,off
Billingham).
SH: Lersch (3,off Billingham).
GDP: Johnson (3,off Billingham); Doyle (2,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(2-2)             8.2   4   2   2   3   4   0  31
Lemaster                      0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8.2   5   2   2   4   4   0  33

WP: Lemaster (2).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lersch W(3-1)                 9     5   1   1   0   5   0  31


Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 36145


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Metzger             ss        Bowa                ss
2. Morgan              2b        Taylor              3b
3. Wynn                cf        Montanez            cf
4. Watson              lf        Johnson             1b
5. Menke               1b        Stone               rf
6. Alou                rf        McCarver            c
7. Rader               3b        Lis                 lf
8. Edwards             c         Doyle               2b
9. Billingham          p         Lersch              p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to left; Morgan flied out to
center; Wynn flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Bowa flied to left in foul territory; Taylor
walked; Montanez singled to right [Taylor to second]; Johnson
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Montanez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson lined to second; Menke flied out to center;
Alou popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies
0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Stone doubled to right; McCarver doubled [Stone
scored]; Lis grounded out (catcher to first) [McCarver to
third]; Doyle flied out to left; Lersch grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader grounded out (second to first); Edwards lined
to first; Billingham struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Bowa grounded out (second to first); Taylor
grounded out (shortstop to first); Montanez grounded out (first
to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Morgan
grounded out (second to first); Wynn was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 4TH: Johnson grounded out (third to first); Stone flied
out to left; McCarver grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson flied out to right; Menke grounded out
(second to first); Alou popped to first in foul territory; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 5TH: Lis walked; Doyle grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Lis out at second]; Lersch was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies
1.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader struck out; Edwards singled to right [Edwards
out at second (right to shortstop)]; Billingham singled to
center; Metzger lined to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 6TH: Bowa popped to shortstop; Taylor struck out;
Montanez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan was called out on strikes; Wynn grounded out
(third to first); Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 7TH: Johnson was called out on strikes; Stone flied out
to center; McCarver popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke grounded out (third to first); Alou singled to
center; CEDENO RAN FOR ALOU; Rader struck out while Cedeno stole
second; Edwards singled to center [Cedeno scored]; Billingham
forced Edwards (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 8TH: CEDENO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Lis lined to
center; Doyle walked; Lersch out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Doyle to second]; MONEY BATTED FOR BOWA; Money struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 9TH: HARMON REPLACED MONEY (PLAYING SS); BROWNE REPLACED
LIS (PLAYING LF); Metzger grounded out (second to first); On a
bunt Morgan singled to second; Wynn flied out to right; Morgan
was picked off first but was safe on an error by Harmon [Morgan
to third]; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 9TH: Taylor popped to shortstop; Montanez doubled;
Johnson flied out to right; LEMASTER REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING);
GERONIMO REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PLAYING LF); Lemaster threw a wild
pitch [Montanez to third]; Stone walked; McCarver singled to
right [Stone to second, Montanez scored]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   5   0    3
 Phillies         2   5   1    5


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