San Francisco Giants 10, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 2
Played on Sunday, April 16, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  2  0    4  1  0    3  0  0  -  10 11  0
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   6  6  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mays cf                       4   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Rosario cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Fuentes 2b                    5   0   1   1       0   0       3   2
Henderson lf                  5   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
McCovey 1b                    5   1   1   0       0   2       6   0
Bonds rf                      3   4   3   0       1   0       1   0
Kingman 3b                    5   3   4   6       0   0       1   1
Healy c                       5   1   1   1       0   0       7   0
Speier ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
McDowell p                    3   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
  McMahon p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       40  10  11   9       2   8      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Bonds 2 (2,off Roberts 2); Fuentes (1,off Roberts); Kingman (1,off Ray);
McCovey (1,off Blasingame).
3B: Kingman (1,off Roberts).
HR: Kingman (1,7th inning off Blasingame 2 on 0 out).
HBP: Bonds (1,by Blasingame).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bonds 2 (2,2nd base off Ray/Hiatt,2nd base off Blasingame/Stinson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   0   0       1   0       0   5
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
May 1b                        4   1   1   0       0   2       8   0
Watson lf                     4   2   3   3       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Helms 2b                      3   1   1   3       0   0       2   0
Hiatt c                       2   0   0   0       1   1       5   1
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Roberts p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stinson ph,c                2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       32   6   6   6       2   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Roberts (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (1,1st inning off McDowell 2 on 2 out); Helms (1,6th inning off
McDowell 2 on 2 out).
SH: Roberts (1,off McDowell).
HBP: Helms (1,by McDowell); Miller (1,by McMahon).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McDowell W(1-0)               5.2   6   6   6   2   4   2  26
McMahon SV(1)                 3.1   0   0   0   0   1   0  11
Totals                        9     6   6   6   2   5   2  37

WP: McDowell (1).
HBP: McDowell (1,Helms); McMahon (1,Miller).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(0-1)                3.2   7   6   5   1   1   0  20
Ray                           1.1   2   1   1   0   3   0   7
Griffin                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Blasingame                    3     2   3   3   1   3   1  13
Totals                        9    11  10   9   2   8   1  43

WP: Ray (1).
HBP: Blasingame (1,Bonds).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 10778


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Mays                cf        Metzger             ss
2. Fuentes             2b        Cedeno              cf
3. Henderson           lf        Wynn                rf
4. McCovey             1b        May                 1b
5. Bonds               rf        Watson              lf
6. Kingman             3b        Rader               3b
7. Healy               c         Helms               2b
8. Speier              ss        Hiatt               c
9. McDowell            p         Roberts             p

GIANTS 1ST: Mays grounded out (third to first); Fuentes grounded
out (third to first); Henderson grounded out (catcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Cedeno singled to center [Metzger to
third]; Wynn flied out to center; May struck out; Watson homered
[Metzger scored, Cedeno scored]; Rader flied out to left; 3 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey flied out to left; Bonds doubled to right;
Kingman singled to center [Bonds scored]; Healy reached on an
error by Roberts [Kingman to second, Healy to first]; Speier
forced Healy (third to second) [Kingman to third]; McDowell
singled to center [Kingman scored (unearned), Speier to second];
Mays forced McDowell (shortstop to second); 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms was hit by a pitch; Hiatt was called out on
strikes; Roberts out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted)
[Helms to second]; Metzger lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 3RD: Fuentes flied out to left; Henderson grounded out
(shortstop to first); McCovey popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno made an out to shortstop; Wynn made an out to
second; May was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Bonds doubled to center; Kingman tripled to center
[Bonds scored]; Healy singled to center [Kingman scored]; Speier
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Healy to second]; McDowell
was called out on strikes; Mays walked; Fuentes doubled to left
[Healy scored, Mays to third]; RAY REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING);
Henderson struck out but Mays advanced to home and Fuentes
advanced to third and Henderson advanced to first on a wild
pitch; McCovey was called out on strikes; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson singled to left; Rader made an out to
shortstop; Helms forced Watson (shortstop to second); Hiatt
forced Helms (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 6,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Bonds singled to right; Bonds stole second; Kingman
doubled to center [Bonds scored]; Healy flied out to right
[Kingman to third]; Speier struck out; McDowell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: STEWART BATTED FOR RAY; Stewart flied out to center;
Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 7,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 6TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Mays made an
out to first; Fuentes flied out to left; Henderson struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn flied out to left; May singled to left; Watson
singled to center [May to second]; McDowell threw a wild pitch
[May to third, Watson to second]; Rader struck out; Helms
homered [May scored, Watson scored]; Hiatt walked; STINSON
BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; MCMAHON REPLACED MCDOWELL (PITCHING);
Stinson made an out to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
7, Astros 6.

GIANTS 7TH: BLASINGAME REPLACED HIATT (PITCHING); STINSON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); McCovey doubled to center; Bonds was hit
by a pitch; Kingman homered [McCovey scored, Bonds scored];
Healy flied out to center; Speier grounded out (shortstop to
first); McMahon struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 10,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); Wynn made an out to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

GIANTS 8TH: Mays flied out to right; Fuentes flied out to
center; Henderson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: ROSARIO REPLACED MAYS (PLAYING CF); May made an out
to third; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

GIANTS 9TH: McCovey struck out; Bonds walked; Kingman flied out
to center; Bonds stole second; Healy lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Helms grounded out (pitcher to first); MILLER BATTED
FOR BLASINGAME; Miller was hit by a pitch; Stinson popped to
catcher in foul territory; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants          10  11   0    6
 Astros           6   6   1    4


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