Houston Astros 5, San Francisco Giants 3
Regular Season Game 133
Played on Friday, September 8, 1972 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  4    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   5 14  0
SF  N    0  0  1    0  1  1    0  0  0  -   3  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   1   1   0       0   0       2   5
Wynn rf                       5   1   3   2       0   1       1   0
Cedeno cf                     5   1   1   1       0   2       2   0
May 1b                        5   1   2   1       0   0       9   2
Watson lf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Edwards c                     4   0   2   1       0   0       8   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   0   0       1   2       0   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Dierker p                     2   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   5  14   5       1   5      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (21,off Barr); Wynn (26,off Barr).
HBP: Dierker (1,by Carrithers).
GDP: Metzger (5,off Johnson).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (48,2nd base off Barr/Rader).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Speier ss                     4   1   2   1       0   1       4   7
Henderson lf                  4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
McCovey 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0      11   0
Rader c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Hart 3b                       4   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Maddox cf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Gallagher ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blanco 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   1       3   4
Barr p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Matthews ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Carrithers p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howarth ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       2   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Blanco-Speier-McCovey.
E: Blanco (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Henderson (18,off Dierker); Blanco (1,off Dierker).
HR: Speier (14,5th inning off Dierker 0 on 1 out); Hart (4,6th inning off Dierker
0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bonds (36,2nd base off Dierker/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(15-7)               7     6   3   3   2   6   2  29
Roberts SV(1)                 2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     6   3   3   2   8   2  35


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barr L(6-8)                   2.2   8   4   4   0   2   0  15
Sosa                          1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Carrithers                    1.1   3   1   1   1   0   0   9
Moffitt                       1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Johnson                       2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    14   5   5   1   5   0  41

HBP: Carrithers (5,Dierker).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 3406


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger made an out to shortstop; Wynn was called
out on strikes; Cedeno made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds singled to center; Bonds stole second; Speier
flied out to center [Bonds to third]; Henderson struck out;
McCovey grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
doubled to right [Watson out at third (right to third)]; Edwards
singled to right; Rader struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Hart
grounded out (third to first); Maddox grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms grounded out (second to first); Dierker
singled to center; Metzger forced Dierker (shortstop to second);
Wynn doubled to center [Metzger scored]; Cedeno singled to right
[Wynn scored]; Cedeno stole second; May singled to center
[Cedeno scored]; Watson singled to center [May to second];
Edwards singled to left [May scored, Watson to third, Edwards to
second (on throw)]; SOSA REPLACED BARR (PITCHING); Rader
grounded out (shortstop to first); Debut game for Elias
Sosa; 4 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Blanco walked; Sosa struck out; Bonds made an out to
shortstop; Speier singled to right [Blanco to second]; Henderson
doubled to left [Blanco scored, Speier to third]; McCovey
walked; Rader grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms made an out to second; Dierker singled to
right; Metzger forced Dierker (second to shortstop); Wynn flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Hart made an out to second; Maddox struck out;
Blanco doubled to left; MATTHEWS BATTED FOR SOSA; Matthews
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: CARRITHERS REPLACED MATTHEWS (PITCHING); Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); May singled to center; Watson
forced May (third to second) [Watson to second (error by
Blanco)]; Edwards made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Bonds flied out to center; Speier homered; Henderson
grounded out (second to first); McCovey made an out to
shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader walked; Helms flied out to center; Dierker was
hit by a pitch [Rader to second]; Metzger singled to shortstop
[Rader to third, Dierker to second]; Wynn singled to center
[Rader scored, Dierker to third, Metzger to second]; MOFFITT
REPLACED CARRITHERS (PITCHING); Cedeno struck out; May made an
out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Hart
homered; Maddox struck out; Blanco flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards
grounded out (pitcher to first); Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 3.

GIANTS 7TH: HOWARTH BATTED FOR MOFFITT; Howarth grounded out
(first unassisted); Bonds grounded out (shortstop to first);
Speier struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 3.

ASTROS 8TH: JOHNSON REPLACED HOWARTH (PITCHING); Helms grounded
out (shortstop to first); MILLER BATTED FOR DIERKER; Miller
singled to center; Metzger grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Miller out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 3.

GIANTS 8TH: ROBERTS REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Henderson flied
out to left; McCovey popped to first in foul territory; Rader
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn singled to shortstop; Cedeno struck out; May
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Wynn to second]; Watson
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Giants 3.

GIANTS 9TH: Hart flied out to right; GALLAGHER BATTED FOR
MADDOX; Gallagher grounded out (shortstop to first); Blanco
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  14   0    9
 Giants           3   6   1    5


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