Houston Astros 3, San Diego Padres 2
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Tuesday, May 25, 1971 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   3  6  1
SD  N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   5
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       2   4
Alou rf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
Watson lf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cedeno cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Mayberry 1b                   4   1   1   0       0   0      13   0
Miller cf                     3   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Geronimo lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Edwards c                     4   1   1   3       0   0       3   0
Billingham p                  3   0   0   0       0   3       0   2
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       2   8      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Billingham-Rader-Mayberry.
E: Morgan (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (4,off Kirby).
HR: Edwards (1,7th inning off Kirby 2 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez ss                  5   0   2   0       0   0       0   4
Campbell 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Murrell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gaston cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Colbert 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       8   1
Brown rf                      3   2   2   0       0   0       2   0
Stahl lf                      4   0   3   0       0   0       2   0
Jestadt 2b                    4   0   1   2       0   1       2   0
Barton c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
Kirby p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Mason ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Severinsen p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Spiezio ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bravo pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       2   3      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Spiezio (3,off Gladding).
HBP: Brown (2,by Billingham).
IBB: Barton (4,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham W(3-3)             8     7   2   2   2   3   0  33
Gladding SV(4)                1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   2   2   2   3   0  38

HBP: Billingham (4,Brown).
IBB: Billingham (1,Barton).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby L(2-5)                  7     4   3   3   2   8   1  27
Severinsen                    2     2   0   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9     6   3   3   2   8   1  35


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 2863


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Metzger             ss        Hernandez           ss
2. Morgan              2b        Campbell            3b
3. Alou                rf        Gaston              cf
4. Watson              lf        Colbert             1b
5. Mayberry            1b        Brown               rf
6. Miller              cf        Stahl               lf
7. Rader               3b        Jestadt             2b
8. Edwards             c         Barton              c
9. Billingham          p         Kirby               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to right; Morgan struck out; Alou
singled to center; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Hernandez singled to center; Campbell flied out to
center [Hernandez to second]; Gaston grounded out (second to
first) [Hernandez to third]; Colbert grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mayberry grounded out (first to pitcher); Miller was
called out on strikes; Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Brown singled to center; Stahl singled to right
[Brown to third]; Jestadt grounded out (first unassisted) [Stahl
to second, Brown scored]; Barton reached on a fielder's choice
that turned into a double play [Stahl out at third (pitcher to
third), Barton out at first (third to first)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to left; Billingham struck out;
Metzger walked; Morgan walked [Metzger to second]; Alou forced
Morgan (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 1.

PADRES 3RD: Kirby struck out; Hernandez grounded out (second to
first); Campbell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson made an out to third; Mayberry lined to
first; Miller was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 1.

PADRES 4TH: Gaston grounded out (shortstop to first); Colbert
grounded out (third to first); Brown was hit by a pitch; Stahl
singled to right [Brown to second]; Jestadt singled to left
[Brown scored, Stahl to third, Jestadt to second (on throw)];
Barton was walked intentionally; Kirby made an out to first; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader made an out to second; Edwards grounded out
(first unassisted); Billingham struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Padres 2.

PADRES 5TH: Hernandez flied out to right; Campbell grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); Gaston reached on an error by
Morgan; Colbert walked [Gaston to second]; Brown forced Colbert
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger flied out to right; Morgan lined to center;
Alou flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 2.

PADRES 6TH: Stahl popped to shortstop in foul territory; Jestadt
was called out on strikes; Barton made an out to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Mayberry
singled to center; Miller doubled to center [Mayberry to third];
Rader flied out to left; Edwards homered [Mayberry scored,
Miller scored]; Billingham was called out on strikes; 3 R, 3 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 2.

PADRES 7TH: CEDENO REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING CF); GERONIMO
REPLACED MILLER (PLAYING LF); MASON BATTED FOR KIRBY; Mason
grounded out (second to first); Hernandez lined to right;
Campbell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 2.

ASTROS 8TH: SEVERINSEN REPLACED MASON (PITCHING); Metzger
grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan grounded out (shortstop
to first); Alou singled to third; Cedeno made an out to pitcher;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 2.

PADRES 8TH: Gaston grounded out (shortstop to first); Colbert
grounded out (third to first); Brown singled to right; Stahl
singled to right [Brown to third, Stahl out at second (right to
third to second)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Mayberry grounded out (shortstop to first); Geronimo
grounded out (third to first); Rader singled to center; Edwards
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Padres 2.

PADRES 9TH: GLADDING REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Jestadt
flied to right in foul territory; Barton made an out to pitcher;
SPIEZIO BATTED FOR SEVERINSEN; Spiezio doubled to left; BRAVO
RAN FOR SPIEZIO; Hernandez singled to third [Bravo to third];
MURRELL BATTED FOR CAMPBELL; Murrell flied out to center; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   1    5
 Padres           2   9   0    9


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