Houston Astros 5, San Francisco Giants 2
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Tuesday, July 6, 1971 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   5  9  1
SF  N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   2   1   0       1   0       3   4
Morgan 2b                     3   1   3   0       1   0       3   3
Cedeno cf                     5   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   2       2   1       2   0
Menke 1b                      4   1   0   1       1   1       9   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Hiatt c                       4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Billingham p                  4   0   0   0       0   3       1   1
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   5   9   5       6   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Menke, Rader-Morgan-Menke.
E: Rader (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (17,off Bryant).
SH: Morgan (5,off J. Johnson).
GDP: Menke (10,off Carrithers).
IBB: Watson (3,by Carrithers).
Team LOB: 10.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Speier ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   7
Fuentes 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       5   4
Mays 1b                       3   0   1   0       1   0      11   0
Bonds rf                      3   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Henderson lf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Healy c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  J. Johnson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wicker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rosario cf                    3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Lanier 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Gallagher ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Bryant p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Carrithers p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Goodson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dietz c                     2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       31   2   6   1       2   3      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Speier-Fuentes-Mays.

BATTING - 
HR: Bonds (19,6th inning off Billingham 0 on 1 out).
SH: Carrithers (1,off Billingham).
HBP: Bonds (2,by Billingham); Rosario (1,by Billingham).
GDP: Lanier (4,off Billingham); Healy (2,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Carrithers (1,2nd base off Billingham/Hiatt).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham W(4-8)             7.1   5   2   1   2   3   1  30
Culver SV(5)                  1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     6   2   1   2   3   1  36

HBP: Billingham 2 (10,Bonds,Rosario).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bryant L(7-4)                 0.2   4   3   3   1   0   0   7
Carrithers                    4.1   3   0   0   1   2   0  16
McMahon                       1.2   1   1   1   3   3   0   9
J. Johnson                    2.1   1   1   1   1   3   0  10
Totals                        9     9   5   5   6   8   0  42

WP: McMahon (1).
IBB: Carrithers (1,Watson).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 5765


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Metzger             ss        Speier              ss
2. Morgan              2b        Fuentes             2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Mays                1b
4. Watson              lf        Bonds               rf
5. Menke               1b        Henderson           lf
6. Rader               3b        Healy               c
7. Wynn                rf        Rosario             cf
8. Hiatt               c         Lanier              3b
9. Billingham          p         Bryant              p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger lined to pitcher; Morgan singled to right;
Cedeno doubled to right [Morgan to third]; Watson singled to
right [Cedeno scored, Morgan scored]; Menke forced Watson
(shortstop to second); Rader walked [Menke to second]; Wynn
singled to right [Rader to third, Menke scored]; CARRITHERS
REPLACED BRYANT (PITCHING); Hiatt was called out on strikes; 3
R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Speier grounded out (pitcher to first); Fuentes
flied out to center; Mays walked; Bonds was hit by a pitch [Mays
to second]; Henderson popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Billingham grounded out (second to first); Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Morgan singled; Cedeno made an
out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Healy grounded out (second to first); Rosario
singled; Lanier singled to right [Rosario to second]; Carrithers
reached on an error by Rader on a sacrifice bunt [Rosario scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Lanier to third, Carrithers to first];
Carrithers stole second; Speier flied out to right; Fuentes
struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader made an out to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Mays grounded out (first to pitcher); Bonds struck
out; Henderson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Giants 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Hiatt grounded
out (shortstop to first); Billingham struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Healy struck out; Rosario was hit by a pitch; Lanier
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Rosario out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Morgan
singled to right; Cedeno singled to right [Morgan to third,
Cedeno to second (on throw)]; Watson was walked intentionally;
Menke grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Watson out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants
1.

GIANTS 5TH: GOODSON BATTED FOR CARRITHERS; Goodson made an out
to shortstop; Speier made an out to second; Fuentes flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

ASTROS 6TH: MCMAHON REPLACED GOODSON (PITCHING); Rader struck
out; Wynn flied out to right; Hiatt was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Mays grounded out (shortstop to first); Bonds
homered; Henderson walked; Healy grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Henderson out at second]; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Billingham struck out; Metzger singled to center;
Morgan walked [Metzger to second]; Cedeno flied out to left;
McMahon threw a wild pitch [Morgan to second, Metzger to third];
Watson walked; Menke walked [Metzger scored, Morgan to third,
Watson to second]; J. JOHNSON REPLACED HEALY (PITCHING); DIETZ
REPLACED MCMAHON (PLAYING C ); Rader grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Rosario grounded out (first unassisted); Lanier
grounded out (shortstop to first); Dietz flied to left in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn made an out to first; Hiatt grounded out
(shortstop to first); Billingham struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 2.

GIANTS 8TH: Speier singled to right; Fuentes flied out to right;
Mays singled to center [Speier to second]; CULVER REPLACED
BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Bonds forced Mays (second to shortstop)
[Speier to third]; Henderson made an out to first; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Metzger walked; Morgan reached on a fielder's choice
on a sacrifice bunt [Metzger to second]; Cedeno singled to
center [Morgan to third, Metzger scored]; Watson was called out
on strikes; Menke struck out; Rader forced Cedeno (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

GIANTS 9TH: WICKER BATTED FOR J. JOHNSON; Wicker flied out to
left; Rosario grounded out (pitcher to first); GALLAGHER BATTED
FOR LANIER; Gallagher singled to center; Dietz forced Gallagher
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   1   10
 Giants           2   6   0    7


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