Houston Astros 5, San Diego Padres 1
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Saturday, September 25, 1971 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   5  6  2
SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   8
Morgan 2b                     3   1   0   0       1   0       3   4
Chiles lf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cedeno cf                     4   2   1   1       0   1       0   0
Wynn rf                       4   1   1   2       0   3       0   0
Martinez 1b                   4   0   1   1       0   0      13   1
Howard c                      4   0   2   1       0   1       6   1
Busse 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Billingham p                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       34   5   6   5       1   8      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Morgan-Martinez, Metzger-Morgan-Martinez.
E: Metzger (17), Busse (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Chiles (5,off Arlin); Wynn (16,off Arlin).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (20,2nd base off Corkins/Barton).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mason 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   8
Jestadt ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Jeter cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Stahl 1b                      4   1   2   1       0   1       9   0
Brown rf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Gaston lf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Kendall 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Barton c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Arlin p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gaspar ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Phoebus p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murrell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Corkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1       0   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Jestadt (13).

BATTING - 
HR: Stahl (8,7th inning off Billingham 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Gaston (9,off Billingham); Barton (15,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham W(10-15)           9     7   1   1   0   7   1  34


San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arlin L(9-19)                 6     4   4   4   1   6   0  23
Phoebus                       2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Corkins                       1     2   1   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     6   5   4   1   8   0  35


Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 2718


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Metzger             ss        Mason               2b
2. Morgan              2b        Jestadt             ss
3. Chiles              lf        Jeter               cf
4. Cedeno              cf        Stahl               1b
5. Wynn                rf        Brown               rf
6. Martinez            1b        Gaston              lf
7. Howard              c         Kendall             3b
8. Busse               3b        Barton              c
9. Billingham          p         Arlin               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger struck out; Morgan walked; Chiles doubled
[Morgan to third]; Cedeno singled [Morgan scored, Chiles to
third]; Wynn doubled [Chiles scored, Cedeno scored]; Martinez
out on an unknown play [Wynn to third]; Howard singled to second
[Wynn scored]; Busse struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Mason struck out; Jestadt out on an unknown play;
Jeter singled; Stahl struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Billingham struck out; Metzger out on an unknown
play; Morgan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Brown singled; Gaston grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Brown out at second]; Kendall
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Chiles out on an unknown play; Cedeno struck out;
Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Barton out on an unknown play; Arlin struck out;
Mason out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Martinez out on an unknown play; Howard out on an
unknown play; Busse out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: Jestadt out on an unknown play; Jeter out on an
unknown play; Stahl out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Billingham out on an unknown play; Metzger out on an
unknown play; Morgan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 5TH: Brown out on an unknown play; Gaston singled;
Kendall out on an unknown play; Barton struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Chiles out on an unknown play; Cedeno out on an
unknown play; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Padres 0.

PADRES 6TH: GASPAR BATTED FOR ARLIN; Gaspar out on an unknown
play; Mason out on an unknown play; Jestadt singled; Jeter out
on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

ASTROS 7TH: PHOEBUS REPLACED GASPAR (PITCHING); Martinez out on
an unknown play; Howard struck out; Busse out on an unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 7TH: Stahl homered; Brown singled; Gaston struck out;
Kendall reached on an error by Busse [Brown to second]; Barton
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Kendall out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres
1.

ASTROS 8TH: Billingham out on an unknown play; Metzger out on an
unknown play; Morgan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 1.

PADRES 8TH: MURRELL BATTED FOR PHOEBUS; Murrell struck out;
Mason reached on an error by Metzger; Jestadt out on an unknown
play; Jeter out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Padres 1.

ASTROS 9TH: CORKINS REPLACED MURRELL (PITCHING); Chiles out on
an unknown play; Cedeno reached on an error by Jestadt; Cedeno
stole second; Wynn struck out; Martinez singled [Cedeno scored
(unearned)]; Howard singled [Martinez to second]; Busse out on
an unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres
1.

PADRES 9TH: Stahl singled; Brown out on an unknown play; Gaston
struck out; Kendall out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   6   2    3
 Padres           1   7   1    6


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