Houston Astros 7, San Francisco Giants 3
Regular Season Game 103
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, August 6, 1972 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  2    3  1  0  -   7 14  0
SF  N    0  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  6  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   4
Cedeno cf                     4   2   2   0       1   1       3   0
Wynn rf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
May 1b                        5   2   2   2       0   1      10   1
Watson lf                     5   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Edwards c                     3   0   3   1       2   0       6   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Helms 2b                      5   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Dierker p                     3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       40   7  14   5       3   5      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: May (22,off Barr); Wynn (21,off McMahon).
SH: Metzger (9,off Barr).
IBB: Edwards 2 (11,by Barr 2); Cedeno (2,by Barr).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (36,2nd base off Barr/Rader); Metzger (17,2nd base off McMahon/Rader).
CS: Edwards (3,2nd base by Barr/Rader).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf                      4   1   1   0       0   2       5   0
Maddox cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Speier ss                     3   0   1   2       1   0       0   2
McCovey 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Kingman 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   3       1   4
Fuentes 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   3
Rader c                       3   1   1   1       1   0       6   1
Henderson lf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Barr p                        2   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Howarth ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       2   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Fuentes-McCovey.
E: Fuentes 2 (21).

BATTING - 
2B: Speier (20,off Dierker); Henderson (10,off Dierker).
HR: Rader (5,7th inning off Dierker 0 on 1 out).
SH: Maddox (3,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(10-6)               6.1   6   3   3   1   3   1  26
Ray SV(7)                     2.2   0   0   0   1   3   0   9
Totals                        9     6   3   3   2   6   1  35

WP: Dierker (3).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barr L(4-5)                   7    11   6   4   3   1   0  35
McMahon                       2     3   1   1   0   4   0   9
Totals                        9    14   7   5   3   5   0  44

IBB: Barr 3 (7,Edwards 2,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:36   


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        Kingman             3b
6. Edwards             c         Fuentes             2b
7. Rader               3b        Rader               c
8. Helms               2b        Henderson           lf
9. Dierker             p         Barr                p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Wynn grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds struck out; Maddox grounded out (shortstop to
first); Speier grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May doubled to left; Watson grounded out (second to
first) [May to third]; Edwards singled to center [May scored];
Rader struck out while Edwards was caught stealing second
(catcher to second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey popped to third in foul territory; Kingman
struck out; Fuentes singled to center; Rader walked [Fuentes to
second]; Henderson flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms grounded out (second to first); Dierker made
an out to second; Metzger singled to center; Cedeno singled to
third [Metzger to second]; Wynn forced Cedeno (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Barr singled to left; Bonds singled to left [Barr to
second]; Maddox out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Barr
to third, Bonds to second]; Speier doubled to center [Barr
scored, Bonds scored]; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Speier to
third]; McCovey grounded out (first unassisted); Kingman struck
out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 2.

ASTROS 4TH: May flied out to left; Watson flied out to right;
Edwards singled to center; Rader flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Fuentes flied out to center; Rader grounded out
(first unassisted); Henderson grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms flied out to right; Dierker flied out to
right; Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Barr grounded out (shortstop to first); Bonds
grounded out (shortstop to first); Maddox flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 2.

ASTROS 6TH: On a bunt Cedeno singled; Wynn flied out to right;
Cedeno stole second; May singled to left [Cedeno scored, May to
second (on throw)]; Watson singled to right [May scored, Watson
to second (on throw)]; Edwards was walked intentionally; Rader
popped to catcher in foul territory; Helms forced Edwards (third
to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Speier grounded out (shortstop to first); McCovey
grounded out (second to first); Kingman popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Dierker singled to left; Metzger out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Dierker to second]; Cedeno was walked
intentionally; Wynn singled to left [Dierker to third, Cedeno to
second]; May reached on an error by Fuentes [Dierker scored
(RBI), Cedeno scored (unearned) (no RBI), Wynn to second, May to
first]; Watson forced May (third to second) [Wynn scored (error
by Fuentes) (unearned) (no RBI), Watson to second]; Edwards was
walked intentionally; Rader singled to third [Watson to third,
Edwards to second]; Helms forced Edwards (pitcher to third); 3 R
(1 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Fuentes flied out to center; Rader homered;
Henderson doubled to right; HOWARTH BATTED FOR BARR; RAY
REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Howarth struck out; Bonds struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 3.

ASTROS 8TH: MCMAHON REPLACED HOWARTH (PITCHING); Ray struck out;
Metzger singled to center; Metzger stole second; Cedeno struck
out; Wynn doubled to center [Metzger scored]; May struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 3.

GIANTS 8TH: Maddox made an out to second; Speier walked; McCovey
made an out to shortstop; Kingman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson struck out; Edwards singled to left; Rader
flied out to center; Helms flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 3.

GIANTS 9TH: Fuentes lined to pitcher; Rader flied out to right;
Henderson made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  14   0   10
 Giants           3   6   2    5


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