Houston Astros 7, San Francisco Giants 2
Regular Season Game 3
Played on Monday, April 17, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  2    0  3  x  -   7  9  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mays cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Fuentes 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Henderson lf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
McCovey 1b                    3   0   2   0       1   0      12   0
Bonds rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Kingman 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Healy c                       3   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Speier ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   5
Cumberland p                  2   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howarth ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bryant p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Barr p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       2   4      24  14

FIELDING - 
PB: Healy (1).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   1   0   0       1   0       2   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Wynn rf                       3   2   3   0       1   0       2   0
May 1b                        4   1   2   2       0   0      11   1
Watson lf                     3   2   2   1       1   0       0   1
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   4       0   0       3   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   2
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7   9   7       3   3      27  13

BATTING - 
3B: Rader (1,off Barr).
HR: Rader (1,5th inning off Cumberland 1 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wynn (1,3rd base by Cumberland/Healy).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cumberland L(0-1)             5.1   6   4   4   1   0   1  22
Stone                         0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Bryant                        1.1   1   3   3   2   2   0   7
Barr                          0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Morris                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        8     9   7   7   3   3   1  35

WP: Bryant (1).
BK: Cumberland (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(1-0)                7     6   2   2   2   3   0  28
Ray SV(1)                     2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2   4   0  35


Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 10638


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        Edwards             c
9. Cumberland          p         Dierker             p

GIANTS 1ST: Mays grounded out (shortstop to first); Fuentes
flied out to right; Henderson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Cedeno flied
out to left; Wynn singled to left; May flied to left in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey grounded out (third to first); Bonds flied
out to center; Kingman flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (third to first); Rader grounded
out (third to first); Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Healy grounded out (second to first); Speier
grounded out (catcher to first); Cumberland grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); Dierker
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Mays grounded out (second to first); Fuentes flied
out to center; Henderson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Wynn singled
to right; Cumberland balked [Wynn to second]; May flied out to
left; Wynn was caught stealing third (catcher to third); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: McCovey walked; Bonds flied out to right; Kingman
singled to left [McCovey out at third (left to third), Kingman
to second (on throw to 3b)]; Healy walked; Speier singled to
second [Kingman to third, Healy to second]; Cumberland singled
to center [Kingman scored, Healy scored, Speier to second]; Mays
grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson singled to center; Rader homered [Watson
scored]; Helms flied out to right; Edwards flied out to center;
Dierker grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Fuentes singled to left; Henderson popped to first
in foul territory; McCovey singled to right [Fuentes to third];
Bonds reached on a fielder's choice [Fuentes out at home (first
to catcher to third), McCovey to second]; Kingman made an out to
first; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger walked; Cedeno grounded out (second to
first) [Metzger to second]; Wynn singled to center [Metzger to
third]; May singled to left [Metzger scored, Wynn to second];
STONE REPLACED CUMBERLAND (PITCHING); Watson singled to right
[Wynn scored, May to third]; Rader made an out to second; Helms
forced Watson (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 4.

GIANTS 7TH: Healy singled to right; Speier flied out to center;
HOWARTH BATTED FOR STONE; Howarth struck out; Mays struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: BRYANT REPLACED HOWARTH (PITCHING); Edwards was
called out on strikes; STEWART BATTED FOR DIERKER; Stewart
struck out; Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 4.

GIANTS 8TH: RAY REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Fuentes grounded
out (shortstop to first); Henderson made an out to shortstop;
McCovey singled to pitcher; Bonds forced McCovey (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Wynn walked;
Bryant threw a wild pitch [Wynn to second]; May singled to
center [Wynn scored]; Healy allowed a passed ball [May to
second]; Watson walked; BARR REPLACED BRYANT (PITCHING); Rader
tripled to right [Watson scored, May scored]; Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); MORRIS REPLACED BARR (PITCHING); Edwards
struck out (catcher to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 7.

GIANTS 9TH: Kingman lined to third; Healy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Speier struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           2   7   0    6
 Astros           7   9   0    4


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