Houston Astros 10, San Diego Padres 6
Regular Season Game 138
Played on Thursday, September 14, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  5    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   6 12  2
HOU N    0  0  6    3  0  1    0  0  x  -  10 12  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas ss                     5   1   3   0       0   0       4   2
Roberts 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Lee lf                        5   2   2   4       0   0       1   0
Colbert 1b                    3   1   1   1       1   2       6   0
Gaston cf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Elliott rf                    4   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Hilton 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Goddard c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
  Stahl ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kendall c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Arlin p                       1   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ross p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Acosta p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Blefary ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Severinsen p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Schaeffer p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grubb ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       38   6  12   6       1   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Arlin-Thomas-Roberts.
E: Gaston (3), Hilton (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Thomas (15,off Reuss); Goddard (1,off Reuss); Lee (22,off Reuss).
HR: Lee (11,7th inning off Culver 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Elliott (1,off Culver); Lee (7,off Culver).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   0       1   0       1   4
Wynn rf                       4   1   0   0       1   3       1   0
Cedeno cf                     5   0   3   0       0   0       5   0
May 1b                        4   2   1   1       1   1       9   0
Miller lf                     1   3   1   1       3   0       2   0
  Watson ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Stewart pr,lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     4   2   1   2       1   1       6   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   1   1       0   1       0   3
Helms 2b                      3   1   2   3       0   0       2   5
Reuss p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33  10  12  10       8   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Helms-May, Metzger-Helms-May.
E: Metzger (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Edwards (16,off Ross); Cedeno (35,off Severinsen).
HR: Miller (4,6th inning off Severinsen 0 on 0 out).
SH: Culver (2,off Acosta).
SF: Helms (10,off Acosta).
GDP: Reuss (3,off Arlin).
IBB: Watson (5,by Schaeffer).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (51,2nd base off Acosta/Goddard).
CS: Cedeno (20,3rd base by Acosta/Goddard).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arlin L(8-20)                 2.2   5   6   1   4   4   0  17
Ross                          0.1   3   3   3   3   0   0   7
Acosta                        2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Severinsen                    2.1   2   1   1   0   1   1   9
Schaeffer                     0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        8    12  10   5   8   6   1  43

Ross faced 3 batters in the 4th inning
WP: Arlin (13).
IBB: Schaeffer (2,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         2.1   6   5   5   0   1   0  13
York                          0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Culver W(5-2)                 6     4   1   1   1   5   1  22
Totals                        9    12   6   6   1   6   1  39


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 5135


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Thomas              ss        Metzger             ss
2. Roberts             2b        Wynn                rf
3. Lee                 lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Colbert             1b        May                 1b
5. Gaston              cf        Miller              lf
6. Elliott             rf        Edwards             c
7. Hilton              3b        Rader               3b
8. Goddard             c         Helms               2b
9. Arlin               p         Reuss               p

PADRES 1ST: Thomas doubled to center; Roberts lined to center;
Lee grounded out (pitcher to second to first) [Thomas to third];
Colbert struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Wynn struck out; Cedeno singled to
shortstop [Metzger to second]; May struck out; Miller walked
[Metzger to third, Cedeno to second]; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Gaston lined to center; Elliott flied out to center;
Hilton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Helms singled to center; On a bunt
Reuss grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
second) [Helms out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Goddard doubled to left; On a bunt Arlin reached on
a fielder's choice [Goddard out at third (pitcher unassisted)];
Thomas singled to center [Arlin to second]; Roberts singled to
second [Arlin to third, Thomas to second]; Lee doubled to left
[Arlin scored, Thomas scored, Roberts scored]; Colbert singled
to center [Lee scored]; YORK REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Gaston
singled to right [Colbert to third]; Elliott forced Gaston
(second to shortstop) [Colbert scored]; Hilton singled to left
[Elliott to second]; Goddard grounded out (shortstop to first);
5 R, 7 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger singled to pitcher; Arlin threw a wild pitch
[Metzger to second]; Wynn reached on an error by Hilton [Metzger
to third, Wynn to first]; Cedeno flied out to right; May singled
to left [Metzger scored, Wynn to third]; Miller walked [May to
second]; Edwards walked [Wynn scored (unearned), May to third,
Miller to second]; Rader made an out to shortstop; Helms singled
to center [May scored (unearned), Miller scored (unearned),
Edwards to third (error by Gaston), Helms to second]; ROSS
REPLACED ARLIN (PITCHING); CHILES BATTED FOR YORK; Chiles
singled to left [Edwards scored (unearned), Helms scored
(unearned)]; Metzger singled to left [Chiles to second]; Wynn
walked [Chiles to third, Metzger to second]; Cedeno forced Wynn
(second to shortstop); 6 R (1 ER), 5 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 5,
Astros 6.

PADRES 4TH: CULVER REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Ross grounded out
(third to first); Thomas grounded out (second to first); Roberts
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: May walked; Miller walked [May to second]; Edwards
doubled to left [May scored, Miller to third]; ACOSTA REPLACED
ROSS (PITCHING); Rader singled to center [Miller scored, Edwards
to third]; Helms hit a sacrifice fly to center [Edwards scored];
Culver out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Rader to
second]; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 9.

PADRES 5TH: Lee flied out to center; Colbert walked; Gaston
singled to right [Colbert to third]; Elliott grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Gaston out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 9.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn struck out; Cedeno singled to center; Cedeno
stole second; Cedeno was caught stealing third (catcher to
third); May grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Padres 5, Astros 9.

PADRES 6TH: Hilton singled to shortstop; Goddard struck out;
BLEFARY BATTED FOR ACOSTA; Blefary flied out to right; Thomas
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 9.

ASTROS 6TH: SEVERINSEN REPLACED BLEFARY (PITCHING); Miller
homered; Edwards flied out to left; Rader grounded out (second
to first); Helms flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 5, Astros 10.

PADRES 7TH: Roberts flied out to center; Lee homered; Colbert
struck out; Gaston struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 6,
Astros 10.

ASTROS 7TH: Culver grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger
lined to right; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
6, Astros 10.

PADRES 8TH: Elliott grounded out (third to first); Hilton
grounded out (shortstop to first); STAHL BATTED FOR GODDARD;
Stahl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: KENDALL REPLACED STAHL (PLAYING C ); Cedeno doubled
to center; May grounded out (pitcher to first) [Cedeno to
third]; Al Severinsen struck by line drive; SCHAEFFER
REPLACED SEVERINSEN (PITCHING); WATSON BATTED FOR MILLER; Watson
was walked intentionally; STEWART RAN FOR WATSON; Edwards made
an out to shortstop; Rader grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 10.

PADRES 9TH: STEWART STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); GRUBB BATTED
FOR SCHAEFFER; Grubb struck out; Thomas singled to right;
Roberts reached on an error by Metzger [Thomas to second,
Roberts to first]; Lee grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Roberts out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 6, Astros 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           6  12   2    6
 Astros          10  12   1    9


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