San Diego Padres 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 39
Played on Thursday, May 20, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   4  8  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  9  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Mason 2b                      5   0   1   1       0   0       1   6
Campbell lf,1b                4   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Colbert 1b                    4   2   3   1       0   0       7   0
  Stahl pr,lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Brown rf                      4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Spiezio 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Bravo cf                      2   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
Barton c                      3   1   1   0       1   0       9   0
Kirby p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Severinsen p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   4   8   4       4   4      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Brown (8,off Blasingame); Colbert (8,off Ray).
3B: Colbert (1,off Blasingame).
SH: Kirby (3,off Lemaster).
HBP: Bravo (1,by Blasingame); Hernandez (1,by Blasingame).
GDP: Barton (3,off Blasingame); Mason (5,off Blasingame).
IBB: Spiezio (2,by Blasingame); Barton (3,by Blasingame).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       1   1       3   9
Morgan 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Alou rf                       4   1   3   1       1   0       2   1
Watson lf                     4   0   2   0       1   0       0   0
Menke 1b                      3   0   0   0       2   1      13   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       2   1       0   3
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
  Miller ph,cf                2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
  Wynn ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blasingame p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Chiles ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   2   9   2       8   9      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Blasingame-Morgan-Menke, Rader-Metzger-Menke, Alou-Metzger.
E: Rader (4).

BATTING - 
3B: Alou (1,off Kirby).
Team LOB: 15.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Metzger (4,2nd base off Kirby/Barton); Morgan (9,2nd base off Kirby/Barton).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby W(2-4)                  8     8   2   2   8   8   0  40
Severinsen SV(6)              1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     9   2   2   8   9   0  44

Kirby faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Kirby 2 (8).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame L(2-5)             6     5   3   3   4   3   0  27
Ray                           2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Lemaster                      0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Culver                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     8   4   4   4   4   0  39

HBP: Blasingame 2 (6,Bravo,Hernandez).
IBB: Blasingame 2 (2,Spiezio,Barton).

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 7162


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Hernandez           ss        Metzger             ss
2. Mason               2b        Morgan              2b
3. Campbell            lf        Alou                rf
4. Colbert             1b        Watson              lf
5. Brown               rf        Menke               1b
6. Spiezio             3b        Rader               3b
7. Bravo               cf        Cedeno              cf
8. Barton              c         Edwards             c
9. Kirby               p         Blasingame          p

PADRES 1ST: Hernandez flied out to center; Mason flied out to
center; Campbell singled to shortstop; Colbert tripled to left
[Campbell scored]; Brown singled to shortstop [Colbert scored];
Spiezio struck out (catcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Metzger stole second; Kirby threw a
wild pitch [Metzger to third]; Morgan struck out; Alou tripled
to right [Metzger scored]; Watson walked; Menke struck out;
Rader grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 1.

PADRES 2ND: Bravo was hit by a pitch; Barton grounded into a
double play (pitcher to second to first) [Bravo out at second];
Kirby struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno struck out; Edwards made an out to shortstop;
Blasingame lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2,
Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Hernandez was hit by a pitch; On a bunt Mason
grounded into a double play (third to shortstop to first)
[Hernandez out at second]; Campbell walked; Colbert grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger was called out on strikes; Morgan singled to
right; Morgan stole second; Alou made an out to shortstop;
Watson grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 1.

PADRES 4TH: Brown grounded out (third to first); Spiezio reached
on an error by Rader; Bravo walked [Spiezio to second]; Barton
flied into a double play (right to shortstop) [Spiezio out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke walked; Rader singled to left [Menke to
second]; Cedeno made an out to shortstop; Edwards grounded out
(second to first) [Rader to second, Menke to third]; Blasingame
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2,
Astros 1.

PADRES 5TH: Kirby struck out; Hernandez grounded out (shortstop
to first); Mason flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan
flied out to left; Alou singled to shortstop; Watson flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

PADRES 6TH: Campbell grounded out (shortstop to first); Colbert
singled to left; Brown doubled to left [Colbert to third];
Spiezio was walked intentionally; Bravo grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Spiezio to second, Brown to third, Colbert scored];
Barton was walked intentionally; Kirby grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke walked; Rader walked [Menke to second]; Kirby
threw a wild pitch [Menke to third]; Cedeno was called out on
strikes; Edwards struck out; CHILES BATTED FOR BLASINGAME;
Chiles walked [Rader to second]; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

PADRES 7TH: RAY REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Hernandez grounded
out (shortstop to first); Mason grounded out (shortstop to
first); Campbell lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Alou walked;
Watson singled to center [Alou to second]; Menke flied out to
right; Rader walked [Alou to third, Watson to second]; MILLER
BATTED FOR CEDENO; Miller grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

PADRES 8TH: MILLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Colbert doubled
to left; STAHL RAN FOR COLBERT; Brown flied out to right [Stahl
to third]; Spiezio struck out; Bravo grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: STAHL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CAMPBELL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Edwards flied out to right; GERONIMO
BATTED FOR RAY; Geronimo struck out; Metzger singled to
shortstop; Morgan flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 1.

PADRES 9TH: LEMASTER REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Barton
singled; Kirby out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Barton
to second]; Hernandez made an out to second; Mason singled to
left [Barton scored, Mason to second (on throw)]; CULVER
REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING); Campbell grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Alou singled to center; Watson singled to right
[Alou to second]; SEVERINSEN REPLACED KIRBY (PITCHING); Menke
forced Watson (pitcher to shortstop) [Alou to third]; Rader
struck out; Miller singled to center [Menke to third, Alou
scored]; WYNN BATTED FOR EDWARDS; Wynn grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           4   8   0    8
 Astros           2   9   1   15


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