Houston Astros 2, San Diego Padres 1
Regular Season Game 34
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Tuesday, May 23, 1972 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
SD  N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   2   0       0   1       3   5
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Miller rf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   3      13   1
Watson lf                     4   2   2   1       0   0       0   0
  Stewart lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   3   1       0   0       2   7
Hiatt c                       3   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
Forsch p                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       4  11      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Helms-May.
E: Helms (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (2,off Greif).
HR: Watson (8,2nd inning off Greif 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Forsch (1,off Greif).
IBB: Hiatt (1,by Greif).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (12,2nd base off Greif/Kendall 2); Metzger 2 (5,2nd base off Greif/Kendall
2).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Robles ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Lee lf                        4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Colbert 1b                    3   0   1   1       1   1       7   0
Stahl rf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Jeter cf                      3   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
Kendall c                     4   0   1   0       0   1      12   0
Jestadt 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Murrell pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Corkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Spiezio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Greif p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blefary ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Campbell pr,3b              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   1   7   1       3   6      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-Colbert.
E: Thomas (9), Kendall (1), Greif (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Lee (3,off Forsch).
GDP: Jestadt (2,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Thomas (4,2nd base by Forsch/Hiatt).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(2-2)                 9     7   1   1   3   6   0  35


San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Greif L(3-6)                  7     6   2   2   4   9   1  31
Corkins                       2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9     7   2   2   4  11   1  38

IBB: Greif (4,Hiatt).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 9766


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Metzger             ss        Thomas              2b
2. Cedeno              cf        Robles              ss
3. Miller              rf        Lee                 lf
4. May                 1b        Colbert             1b
5. Watson              lf        Stahl               rf
6. Rader               3b        Jeter               cf
7. Helms               2b        Kendall             c
8. Hiatt               c         Jestadt             3b
9. Forsch              p         Greif               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
walked; Cedeno stole second; Miller flied out to right [Cedeno
to third]; May grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Thomas struck out; Robles grounded out (shortstop to
first); Lee tripled to right; Colbert singled to center [Lee
scored]; Stahl struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson homered; Rader struck out; Helms lined to
center; Hiatt flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Padres 1.

PADRES 2ND: Jeter walked; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Jeter to second]; Jestadt flied out to center; Greif
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch struck out; On a bunt Metzger singled to
pitcher; Metzger stole second; Cedeno flied out to right; Miller
walked; May struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres
1.

PADRES 3RD: On a bunt Thomas singled to second; Thomas was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Robles singled to
center; Lee singled to center [Robles to second]; Colbert struck
out; Stahl grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to center; Rader was called out on
strikes; Helms doubled to left; Hiatt was walked intentionally;
Forsch popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 4TH: Jeter struck out; Kendall singled to center; Jestadt
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Kendall
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger singled to center; Metzger stole second
[Metzger to third (error by Kendall)]; Cedeno struck out; Miller
grounded out (second to first); May was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 5TH: Greif grounded out (third to first); Thomas grounded
out (second to first); Robles grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled to center; Rader reached on an error
by Thomas [Watson to second, Rader to first]; Helms singled to
center [Watson scored, Rader to third, Helms to second (on
throw)]; Hiatt reached on a fielder's choice [Rader out at home
(third to catcher), Helms to third]; Forsch grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Hiatt out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

PADRES 6TH: Lee popped to third in foul territory; Colbert
grounded out (second to first); Stahl walked; Jeter grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger struck out; Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole
second; Cedeno was picked off second but was safe on an error by
Greif [Cedeno to third]; Miller struck out; May struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

PADRES 7TH: Kendall struck out; Jestadt singled to center;
BLEFARY BATTED FOR GREIF; MURRELL RAN FOR JESTADT; Blefary
forced Murrell (shortstop to second) [Blefary to second (error
by Helms)]; CAMPBELL RAN FOR BLEFARY; Thomas made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

ASTROS 8TH: CAMPBELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); CORKINS
REPLACED MURRELL (PITCHING); Watson lined to right; Rader flied
out to center; Helms singled to left; Hiatt struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

PADRES 8TH: STEWART REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Robles
grounded out (second to first); Lee made an out to shortstop;
Colbert walked; Stahl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Forsch was called out on strikes; Metzger grounded
out (third to first); Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

PADRES 9TH: Jeter struck out; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to
first); SPIEZIO BATTED FOR CORKINS; Spiezio made an out to
first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   1    9
 Padres           1   7   3    7


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