San Diego Padres 10, Houston Astros 7 (14 innings)
Regular Season Game 96
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, July 30, 1972 (D) at Astrodome

SD  N    1  1  2    0  0  0    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  3  -  10 15  0
HOU N    0  1  0    2  3  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  -   7 11  2
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas ss,rf                  7   3   2   2       1   1       3   3
Roberts 3b,c                  8   1   3   5       0   1       1   6
Stahl lf                      6   1   2   0       2   2       4   1
Blefary 1b                    3   1   1   1       2   0      10   0
  Schaeffer p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Caldwell p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Gaston rf                     3   0   2   2       0   1       0   0
  Hernandez ph,ss             4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Morales cf                    6   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Kendall c                     6   1   1   0       0   2       9   0
  Stanley 2b                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Jestadt 2b,3b                 5   1   3   0       1   0       2   4
Norman p                      1   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Acosta p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ross p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jeter ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Severinsen p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Colbert ph,1b               3   1   0   0       1   1      10   0
Totals                       55  10  15  10      10   9      42  21

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Caldwell-Kendall, Stahl-Roberts-Colbert.
PB: Kendall (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Blefary (2,off Richard); Gaston (7,off Richard); Roberts (13,off York).
HR: Roberts (3,8th inning off Ray 2 on 1 out).
SH: Caldwell (2,off York); Jestadt (7,off York).
GDP: Colbert (9,off York).
IBB: Stahl (2,by York); Colbert (6,by York).
Team LOB: 15.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thomas (5,2nd base off Richard/Howard).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    6   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     7   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Wynn rf                       6   2   3   1       1   0       5   0
May 1b                        6   0   1   0       1   3      14   1
Watson lf                     5   2   3   2       0   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      2   1   1   3       1   0       1   2
  Fenwick 3b,2b               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       2   0       4   5
  Stewart 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howard c                      6   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
  Edwards c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Richard p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Culver p                    1   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  York p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       49   7  11   6       6   8      42  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.
E: Metzger (14), Rader (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (18,off Norman); Wynn (17,off Acosta).
HR: Rader (16,4th inning off Norman 1 on 2 out).
SH: Metzger (8,off Norman).
SF: Watson (5,off Acosta).
HBP: Rader (3,by Acosta).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (9,3rd base off Acosta/Kendall).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman                        4.1   5   5   5   2   3   1  20
Acosta                        0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   4
Ross                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Severinsen                    2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Schaeffer                     0     0   0   0   2   0   0   2
Caldwell W(4-4)               7     5   1   1   0   3   0  24
Totals                       14    11   7   7   6   8   1  58

Schaeffer faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Norman 2 (5), Caldwell (3).
HBP: Acosta (2,Rader).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       2     5   4   4   3   2   0  14
Culver                        3     1   0   0   3   1   0  13
Ray                           3     2   3   2   2   3   1  14
Gladding                      3     2   0   0   0   1   0  11
York L(0-1)                   2.1   4   3   3   2   0   0  12
Griffin                       0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                       14    15  10   9  10   9   1  67

Richard faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning
Culver faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Richard (1), Gladding (2).
IBB: York 2 (2,Stahl,Colbert).

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Augie Donatelli
Ejections: Cito Gaston by Stan Landes [Balls and strikes]; Tommy
Helms by Bruce Froemming [Interference call (Continued argument)]; Doug Rader
by Stan Landes [Interference call]
Time of Game: 4:30   


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Thomas              ss        Metzger             ss
2. Roberts             3b        Cedeno              cf
3. Stahl               lf        Wynn                rf
4. Blefary             1b        May                 1b
5. Gaston              rf        Watson              lf
6. Morales             cf        Rader               3b
7. Kendall             c         Helms               2b
8. Jestadt             2b        Howard              c
9. Norman              p         Richard             p

PADRES 1ST: Thomas walked; Thomas stole second; Roberts grounded
out (third to first); Stahl struck out; Blefary doubled to right
[Thomas scored]; Gaston struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
flied out to left; Wynn grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Morales grounded out (third to first); Kendall
singled to right; Jestadt flied out to left; Norman walked
[Kendall to second]; Thomas singled to left [Kendall scored,
Norman to third, Thomas to second (on throw)]; Roberts grounded
out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: May struck out; Watson doubled to left; Norman threw
a wild pitch [Watson to third]; Rader grounded out (third to
first) [Watson scored]; Helms walked; Howard grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Stahl singled to second; Blefary walked [Stahl to
second]; Richard threw a wild pitch [Stahl to third, Blefary to
second]; Gaston doubled to right [Stahl scored, Blefary scored];
CULVER REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Morales grounded out (second
to first) [Gaston to third]; Kendall flied out to right; Jestadt
made an out to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Culver struck out; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 1.

PADRES 4TH: Norman flied out to center; Thomas grounded out
(second to first); Roberts struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); May was called
out on strikes; Watson singled to center; Kendall allowed a
passed ball [Watson to second]; Rader homered [Watson scored];
Helms singled to center; Howard grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 3.

PADRES 5TH: Stahl flied out to center; Blefary flied out to
right; Gaston singled to right; Morales walked [Gaston to
second]; Kendall popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Culver walked; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Culver to second]; Cedeno singled to third
[Culver to third]; Norman threw a wild pitch [Culver scored,
Cedeno to second]; ACOSTA REPLACED NORMAN (PITCHING); Wynn
doubled to right [Cedeno scored]; Wynn stole third; May walked;
Watson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Wynn scored, May to
second]; Rader was hit by a pitch; ROSS REPLACED ACOSTA
(PITCHING); Helms forced Rader (shortstop unassisted); 3 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 6.

PADRES 6TH: Jestadt walked; JETER BATTED FOR ROSS; Jeter walked
[Jestadt to second]; RAY REPLACED CULVER (PITCHING); Thomas
struck out; Roberts lined to center; Stahl walked [Jestadt to
third, Jeter to second]; Blefary grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: SEVERINSEN REPLACED JETER (PITCHING); Howard struck
out; Ray was called out on strikes; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cito Gaston ejected by HP umpire Stan
Landes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 6.

PADRES 7TH: HERNANDEZ BATTED FOR GASTON; Hernandez lined to
right; Morales grounded out (first to pitcher); Kendall struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: HERNANDEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); THOMAS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop
to first); Wynn walked; May forced Wynn (third to second);
Watson lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 6.

PADRES 8TH: On a bunt Jestadt singled to third [Jestadt to
second (error by Rader)]; COLBERT BATTED FOR SEVERINSEN; Colbert
was called out on strikes; Thomas reached on an error by Metzger
[Jestadt to third, Thomas to first]; Roberts homered [Jestadt
scored, Thomas scored (unearned)]; Stahl flied out to left;
Blefary walked; Hernandez flied out to left; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 2
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 7, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: COLBERT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); SCHAEFFER
REPLACED BLEFARY (PITCHING); Rader walked; Helms walked [Rader
to second]; CALDWELL REPLACED SCHAEFFER (PITCHING); Howard
singled to right [Rader to third, Helms to second]; ALOU BATTED
FOR RAY; Alou hit into a double play (pitcher to catcher to
catcher) [Helms to third, Howard to second, Rader out at
home]; Doug Rader called for interference when he collided
with Fred Kendall at HP; HP umpire Stan Landes ruled the batter
out on the interference; Rader ejected by Landes; Metzger
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 7,
Astros 6.

PADRES 9TH: FENWICK REPLACED RADER (PLAYING 3B); GLADDING
REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Morales grounded out (shortstop to
first); Kendall grounded out (third to first); Jestadt singled
to first; Colbert lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres
7, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Wynn singled
to third; May singled to center [Wynn to third]; Watson singled
to left [Wynn scored, May to second]; Fenwick hit into a double
play (left to third to first) [Watson out at second]; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 7, Astros 7.

PADRES 10TH: Thomas flied to left in foul territory; Roberts
grounded out (second to first); Stahl singled to right; Gladding
threw a wild pitch [Stahl to second]; Caldwell grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 7, Astros 7.

ASTROS 10TH: Helms flied out to center; Howard grounded out
(third to first); Gladding struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 7, Astros 7.

PADRES 11TH: Hernandez flied out to right; Morales flied out to
right; Kendall struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 7,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 11TH: Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno flied out to
left; Wynn flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 7,
Astros 7.

PADRES 12TH: YORK REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING); Jestadt singled
to left; Colbert grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Jestadt out at second]; Thomas grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 7, Astros 7.

ASTROS 12TH: May struck out; Fred Kendall left with injured
hand; STANLEY REPLACED KENDALL (PLAYING 2B); JESTADT CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); ROBERTS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C );
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Fenwick was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 7, Astros 7.

PADRES 13TH: Roberts doubled to right; Stahl was walked
intentionally; Caldwell out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Roberts to third, Stahl to second]; Hernandez popped to
first in foul territory; Morales grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 7, Astros 7.

ASTROS 13TH: Helms grounded out (third to first); Howard flied
out to left; York made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 7, Astros 7.

PADRES 14TH: Stanley singled to right; Jestadt out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Stanley to second]; Colbert
was walked intentionally; Thomas singled to right [Stanley
scored, Colbert to third, Thomas to second (on throw)]; Larry
Howard injured by Fred Stanley on play at HP; EDWARDS
REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING C ); GRIFFIN REPLACED YORK (PITCHING);
Roberts singled to left [Colbert scored, Thomas scored];
Tommy Helms ejected by 2B umpire Bruce Froemming for continuing
to argue the interference call in the eighth; STEWART
REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 3B); FENWICK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
2B); Stahl struck out; Caldwell struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 10, Astros 7.

ASTROS 14TH: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn singled to left;
Caldwell threw a wild pitch [Wynn to second]; May grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 10, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres          10  15   0   15
 Astros           7  11   2    9


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