Houston Astros 6, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Friday, August 4, 1972 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  1  0    1  1  1    0  0  2  -   6 11  0
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  6  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   2   1       0   0       4   5
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
May 1b                        4   3   3   2       0   0       9   0
Watson lf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     4   1   1   1       0   0       7   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  11   6       1   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-May, Helms-Metzger-May.

BATTING - 
2B: May (21,off Marichal).
3B: Rader (4,off McMahon).
HR: May 2 (24,4th inning off Marichal 0 on 1 out,6th inning off Marichal 0
on 1 out); Edwards (5,9th inning off McMahon 0 on 0 out).
SF: Gladding (1,off McMahon).
GDP: Edwards (4,off Marichal).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Helms (2,2nd base off Marichal/Rader).
CS: Cedeno (12,2nd base by Marichal/Rader).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Maddox cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Speier ss                     4   0   1   1       0   0       2   4
McCovey 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0      13   0
Fuentes 2b                    2   0   1   0       2   0       3   5
Rader c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Arnold 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Howarth ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Henderson lf                  3   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Marichal p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Williams ph              0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       3   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Fuentes-Speier-McCovey.
E: Maddox (4), Speier (14), Arnold (2).

BATTING - 
2B: McCovey (6,off Reuss); Henderson (9,off Reuss).
GDP: Rader 2 (7,off Reuss,off Gladding).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(8-8)                  7     4   1   1   3   5   0  27
Gladding SV(9)                2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9     6   1   1   3   6   0  34

Reuss faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marichal L(4-12)              5.1   8   4   4   0   0   2  23
Moffitt                       2.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   9
McMahon                       1     3   2   2   0   0   1   6
Totals                        9    11   6   6   1   2   3  38

WP: Moffitt (5).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 6331


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Metzger             ss        Bonds               rf
2. Cedeno              cf        Maddox              cf
3. Wynn                rf        Speier              ss
4. May                 1b        McCovey             1b
5. Watson              lf        Fuentes             2b
6. Edwards             c         Rader               c
7. Rader               3b        Arnold              3b
8. Helms               2b        Henderson           lf
9. Reuss               p         Marichal            p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno singled to left;
Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Wynn made
an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds struck out; Maddox grounded out (second to
first); Speier singled to left; McCovey doubled to left [Speier
to third]; Fuentes popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May doubled to left; Watson singled to center [May
scored]; Edwards grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Watson out at second]; Rader reached on an
error by Arnold [Rader to second]; Helms made an out to first; 1
R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Arnold was
called out on strikes; Henderson doubled to center; Marichal
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reuss grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno made an out to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Bonds flied out to center; Maddox popped to catcher
in foul territory; Speier grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn flied out to center; May homered; Watson
grounded out (second to first); Edwards flied out to right; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: McCovey made an out to shortstop; Fuentes walked;
Rader struck out; Arnold struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Helms singled
to center; Helms stole second; Reuss popped to catcher in foul
territory; Metzger singled to center [Helms scored, Metzger to
third (error by Maddox)]; Cedeno made an out to shortstop; 1 R,
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Henderson flied out to right; Marichal made an out
to second; Bonds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn flied out to center; May homered; Watson
singled to right; MOFFITT REPLACED MARICHAL (PITCHING); Moffitt
threw a wild pitch [Watson to second]; Edwards grounded out
(second to first); Rader was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first); Speier
flied out to center; McCovey grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Reuss
struck out; Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: Fuentes walked; Rader grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Fuentes out at second]; Arnold grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn
walked; May grounded out (shortstop to first) [Wynn to second];
Watson popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 8TH: Henderson singled to left; B. WILLIAMS BATTED FOR
MOFFITT; B. Williams walked [Henderson to second]; GLADDING
REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Bonds struck out; Maddox singled to
pitcher [Henderson to third, B. Williams to second]; Speier
forced B. Williams (third unassisted) [Henderson scored, Maddox
to second]; McCovey flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Giants 1.

ASTROS 9TH: MCMAHON REPLACED B. WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Edwards
homered; Rader tripled to center; Helms flied out to right;
Gladding hit a sacrifice fly to center [Rader scored]; Metzger
singled to shortstop [Metzger to second (error by Speier)];
Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Giants 1.

GIANTS 9TH: Fuentes singled to pitcher; Rader grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Fuentes out at
second]; HOWARTH BATTED FOR ARNOLD; Howarth made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  11   0    5
 Giants           1   6   3    6


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