Houston Astros 8, San Diego Padres 0
Regular Season Game 45
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Wednesday, May 26, 1971 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    2  0  0    1  1  0    0  3  1  -   8 11  0
SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  1  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   1       0   0       4   4
Morgan 2b                     3   3   1   0       2   0       2   5
Alou rf                       5   0   2   1       0   0       5   0
Chiles lf                     3   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Wynn cf                     1   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Mayberry 1b                   4   1   1   0       1   0      11   0
Menke 3b                      2   1   0   1       2   1       0   2
Miller cf                     3   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Cedeno cf,lf                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Edwards c                     4   0   2   3       0   1       5   0
Dierker p                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       35   8  11   7       6   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Mayberry.

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (4,off Coombs); Alou (7,off Laxton).
3B: Edwards (2,off Kelley).
SF: Menke (1,off Santorini); Metzger (2,off Santorini).
IBB: Mayberry (1,by Santorini).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Metzger (5,2nd base off Santorini/Kendall); Morgan (10,2nd base off Santorini/Kendall).
CS: Metzger (3,2nd base by Coombs/Kendall).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez ss                  3   0   0   0       1   2       2   3
Mason 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Gaston cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Colbert 1b                    2   0   0   0       1   0       6   3
Brown rf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Stahl lf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Campbell 3b                   2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Kendall c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Santorini p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Bravo ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiezio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Laxton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   0   1   0       3   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Stahl-Hernandez-Mason, Brown-Kendall.
E: Mason (4), Santorini (3).

BATTING - 
GDP: Mason (6,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(8-1)                9     1   0   0   3   5   0  30


San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Santorini L(0-2)              6     6   4   2   2   5   0  27
Coombs                        1     3   3   3   1   0   0   6
Kelley                        1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Laxton                        1     1   1   1   3   0   0   6
Totals                        9    11   8   6   6   7   0  43

Coombs faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Santorini (2), Laxton (4).
IBB: Santorini (1,Mayberry).

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Bob Engel, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:02   Attendance: 4221


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Metzger             ss        Hernandez           ss
2. Morgan              2b        Mason               2b
3. Alou                rf        Gaston              cf
4. Chiles              lf        Colbert             1b
5. Mayberry            1b        Brown               rf
6. Menke               3b        Stahl               lf
7. Miller              cf        Campbell            3b
8. Edwards             c         Kendall             c
9. Dierker             p         Santorini           p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger reached on an error by Mason; Morgan singled
to first [Metzger to second]; Morgan was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Santorini [Morgan to second, Metzger to
third]; Alou reached on a fielder's choice [Morgan to third,
Metzger scored (unearned)]; Chiles grounded out (first
unassisted) [Alou to second]; Mayberry was walked intentionally;
Menke hit a sacrifice fly to left [Morgan scored (unearned)];
Miller struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Hernandez struck out; Mason grounded out (second to
first); Gaston flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards was called out on strikes; Dierker grounded
out (shortstop to first); Metzger singled to pitcher; Metzger
stole second; Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Colbert walked; Brown lined to shortstop; Stahl
forced Colbert (second to shortstop); Campbell walked [Stahl to
second]; Kendall forced Campbell (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou singled to left; Chiles forced Alou (first to
shortstop); Mayberry flied out to center; Menke grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Santorini grounded out (second to first); Hernandez
struck out; Mason flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller singled to center; Edwards singled to right
[Miller to second]; Santorini threw a wild pitch [Edwards to
second, Miller to third]; Dierker was called out on strikes;
Metzger sacrifice flied into a double play (left to shortstop to
second) [Miller scored, Edwards out at third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: Gaston grounded out (second to first); Colbert made
an out to shortstop; Brown made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Alou flied out
to right; Chiles singled to right [Morgan scored]; Mayberry
grounded out (second to first) [Chiles to second]; Menke struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 5TH: Stahl struck out; Campbell was called out on
strikes; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Miller was called out on strikes; Edwards grounded
out (first to pitcher); Dierker grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 6TH: CEDENO REPLACED MILLER (PLAYING CF); BRAVO BATTED
FOR SANTORINI; Bravo flied out to right; Hernandez popped to
first in foul territory; Mason grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

ASTROS 7TH: COOMBS REPLACED BRAVO (PITCHING); Metzger singled to
center; Metzger was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Morgan flied out to left; Alou made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 7TH: WYNN REPLACED CHILES (PLAYING CF); CEDENO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Gaston flied out to right; Colbert
grounded out (third to first); Brown singled to center; Stahl
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Padres 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn doubled to center; Mayberry singled to pitcher
[Wynn stayed at second]; Menke walked [Wynn to third, Mayberry
to second]; KELLEY REPLACED COOMBS (PITCHING); Cedeno struck
out; Edwards tripled to center [Menke scored, Mayberry scored,
Wynn scored]; Dierker struck out; Metzger grounded out (second
to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Padres 0.

PADRES 8TH: Campbell grounded out (shortstop to first); Kendall
grounded out (third to first); SPIEZIO BATTED FOR KELLEY;
Spiezio was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
7, Padres 0.

ASTROS 9TH: LAXTON REPLACED SPIEZIO (PITCHING); Morgan walked;
Alou doubled to left [Morgan to third]; Laxton threw a wild
pitch [Alou to third, Morgan scored]; Wynn walked; Mayberry hit
into a double play (right to catcher) [Wynn to second, Alou out
at home]; Menke walked; Cedeno flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Padres 0.

PADRES 9TH: Hernandez walked; Mason grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Hernandez out at second]; Gaston flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Padres 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  11   0    8
 Padres           0   1   2    3


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