Houston Astros 4, Philadelphia Phillies 3
Regular Season Game 115
Played on Friday, August 18, 1972 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  1    0  0  0  -   4  7  0
PHI N    1  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   3 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Wynn rf                       3   0   1   2       1   0       3   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Stewart pr,lf               1   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Rader 3b                      1   1   1   1       1   0       3   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Roberts p                     3   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       32   4   7   4       2   5      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (16,off Brandon); Wynn (23,off Brandon).
SF: Rader (7,off Brandon).
HBP: Rader (5,by Brandon).
GDP: Helms (6,off Brandon).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Metzger (6,2nd base by Brandon/Bateman).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harmon 2b                     5   0   3   0       0   0       3   1
Bowa ss                       5   1   2   1       0   0       0   5
Money 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Montanez cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Luzinski lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       9   0
B. Robinson rf                3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Bateman c                     4   1   2   1       0   0       7   1
  Reynolds pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ryan c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Brandon p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Freed ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gamble ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hutton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Selma p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   3  10   3       2   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bowa-Harmon-Johnson.
E: Bowa (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Luzinski (21,off Roberts); Montanez (27,off Gladding).
HR: Bowa (1,1st inning off Roberts 0 on 1 out); Johnson (8,4th inning off Roberts
0 on 1 out); Bateman (3,7th inning off Roberts 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(10-5)               6.1   7   3   3   0   3   3  26
Ray                           0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Gladding SV(13)               2.2   2   0   0   1   0   0  11
Totals                        9    10   3   3   2   3   3  39


Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brandon L(5-5)                7     7   4   4   1   4   0  29
Wilson                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Selma                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   4   4   2   5   0  36

HBP: Brandon (4,Rader).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 11707


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Metzger             ss        Harmon              2b
2. Cedeno              cf        Bowa                ss
3. Wynn                rf        Money               3b
4. May                 1b        Montanez            cf
5. Watson              lf        Luzinski            lf
6. Edwards             c         Johnson             1b
7. Rader               3b        B. Robinson         rf
8. Helms               2b        Bateman             c
9. Roberts             p         Brandon             p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled; Metzger was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first);
Wynn walked; May made an out to catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Harmon lined to third; Bowa homered; Money struck
out; Montanez struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Edwards made an out to third;
Rader was hit by a pitch; Helms struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 2ND: Luzinski doubled to left; Johnson made an out to
catcher; B. Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first); Bateman
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Roberts struck out; Metzger made an out to first;
Cedeno reached on an error by Bowa; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Brandon flied out to right; Harmon singled to
center; Bowa singled to center [Harmon to second]; Money lined
to left; Montanez flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 4TH: May grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Edwards grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 4TH: Luzinski flied out to center; Johnson homered; B.
Robinson flied out to left; Bateman flied out to center; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader singled; Helms doubled [Rader to third];
Roberts singled [Rader scored, Helms to third]; Metzger reached
on a fielder's choice [Helms out at home (third to catcher),
Roberts to second]; Cedeno struck out; Wynn doubled [Roberts
scored, Metzger scored]; May flied out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 5TH: Brandon grounded out (third to first); Harmon
singled to left; Bowa forced Harmon (third to second); Money
forced Bowa (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled; STEWART RAN FOR WATSON; Edwards
singled [Stewart to third]; Rader hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Stewart scored]; Helms grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Edwards out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 6TH: STEWART STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Montanez made
an out to third; Luzinski grounded out (shortstop to first);
Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Roberts made an out to first; Metzger made an out to
catcher; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 7TH: B. Robinson flied out to center; Bateman homered;
FREED BATTED FOR BRANDON; RAY REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING);
GAMBLE BATTED FOR FREED; Gamble walked; Harmon singled to center
[Gamble to second]; GLADDING REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Bowa made
an out to third; Money grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 8TH: WILSON REPLACED GAMBLE (PITCHING); Wynn made an out
to second; May lined to left; Stewart lined to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 8TH: Montanez doubled to left; Luzinski grounded out
(pitcher to first); Johnson made an out to catcher; B. Robinson
walked; Bateman singled [Montanez to third, B. Robinson to
second]; REYNOLDS RAN FOR BATEMAN; HUTTON BATTED FOR WILSON;
Hutton flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4,
Phillies 3.

ASTROS 9TH: RYAN REPLACED REYNOLDS (PLAYING C ); SELMA REPLACED
HUTTON (PITCHING); Edwards made an out to third; Rader walked;
Helms flied out to center; Gladding struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 9TH: Harmon lined to right; Bowa flied out to right;
Money lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies
3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   7   0    5
 Phillies         3  10   1    9


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