Houston Astros 5, San Diego Padres 2
Regular Season Game 149
Played on Friday, September 29, 1972 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  3    2  0  0  -   5 10  1
SD  N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   1   2   0       0   0       0   3
Wynn rf                       2   2   0   0       3   0       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   3   0       1   0       5   0
May 1b                        4   1   0   1       1   0       6   0
Watson lf                     4   0   2   2       1   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   1       0   1       2   1
Howard c                      4   0   1   1       0   0      11   0
Forsch p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberts p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   5  10   5       7   4      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (38,off Kirby).
GDP: Rader (18,off Kirby); Metzger (7,off Acosta).
IBB: Rader (8,by Simpson); May (12,by Garcia).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (53,3rd base off Simpson/Goddard); May (3,2nd base off Simpson/Goddard).
CS: Wynn (7,2nd base by Kirby/Goddard).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas 2b,ss                  5   0   1   0       0   2       6   3
Hernandez ss                  3   1   1   0       0   0       1   6
  Stahl ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Acosta p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lee lf                        4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Colbert 1b                    4   0   2   1       0   2       4   0
Gaston rf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Morales cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Stanley 3b,2b                 4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Goddard c                     2   0   1   0       2   1       5   1
Kirby p                       1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Simpson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blefary ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Jestadt 3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   9   2       2  10      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hernandez-Thomas-Colbert, Thomas-Stanley-Colbert.
PB: Goddard (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Colbert (27,off Forsch); Gaston (13,off Roberts).
SH: Kirby (6,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hernandez (21,2nd base off Forsch/Howard).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(6-7)                 6.2   8   2   1   2   7   0  29
Roberts SV(2)                 2.1   1   0   0   0   3   0   8
Totals                        9     9   2   1   2  10   0  37


San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby                         5     4   1   1   3   2   0  20
Simpson L(0-2)                1     3   4   4   2   1   0   9
Garcia                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Acosta                        2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        9    10   5   5   7   4   0  42

Kirby faced 1 batter in the 6th inning
Simpson faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
IBB: Simpson (1,Rader); Garcia (1,May).

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 5994


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Metzger             ss        Thomas              2b
2. Wynn                rf        Hernandez           ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Lee                 lf
4. May                 1b        Colbert             1b
5. Watson              lf        Gaston              rf
6. Rader               3b        Morales             cf
7. Helms               2b        Stanley             3b
8. Howard              c         Goddard             c
9. Forsch              p         Kirby               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled to center; Wynn forced Metzger
(shortstop to second); Wynn was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); Cedeno walked; Goddard allowed a passed ball [Cedeno
to second]; May flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Thomas was called out on strikes; Hernandez singled
to third; Hernandez stole second; Lee struck out; Colbert
singled to center [Hernandez scored]; Gaston singled to right
[Colbert to second]; Morales singled to right [Colbert out at
home (right to catcher), Gaston to second]; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

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

PADRES 2ND: Stanley flied out to center; Goddard walked; Kirby
out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Goddard to second];
Thomas flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Forsch
flied out to left; Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

PADRES 3RD: Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Lee struck
out; Colbert doubled to left; Gaston was called out on strikes;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn walked; Cedeno doubled to left [Wynn to third];
May reached on a fielder's choice [Wynn out at home (shortstop
to catcher), Cedeno to third]; Watson forced May (shortstop to
second) [Cedeno stayed at third]; Rader struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

PADRES 4TH: Morales lined to second; Stanley singled to third
[Stanley to second (error by Rader)]; Goddard singled to left
[Stanley to third]; Kirby forced Goddard (shortstop to second)
[Stanley scored (unearned)]; Thomas lined to left; 1 R (0 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms flied out to center; Howard flied out to
right; Forsch singled to right; Metzger forced Forsch (second
unassisted); Ken Forsch called for interference; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 2.

PADRES 5TH: Hernandez flied out to center; Lee lined to center;
Colbert struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn walked; SIMPSON REPLACED KIRBY (PITCHING);
Cedeno singled to left [Wynn to third]; May reached on a
fielder's choice [Wynn scored, Cedeno to second]; Cedeno stole
third and May stole second; Watson made an out to shortstop;
Rader was walked intentionally; Helms forced Rader (shortstop to
second) [Cedeno scored, May to third]; Howard singled to second
[May scored, Helms to second]; Forsch struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 2.

PADRES 6TH: Gaston grounded out (shortstop to first); Morales
popped to first in foul territory; Stanley flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger singled to third; Wynn walked [Metzger to
second]; GARCIA REPLACED SIMPSON (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to
left [Metzger to third, Wynn to second]; May was walked
intentionally; Watson singled to right [Metzger scored, Wynn
scored, May to second]; Rader struck out; Helms forced May
(third unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

PADRES 7TH: Goddard walked; BLEFARY BATTED FOR GARCIA; Blefary
struck out; Thomas singled to right [Goddard to second]; STAHL
BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Stahl struck out; ROBERTS REPLACED FORSCH
(PITCHING); Lee popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

ASTROS 8TH: ACOSTA REPLACED STAHL (PITCHING); JESTADT REPLACED
BLEFARY (PLAYING 3B); STANLEY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
THOMAS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Howard flied out to left;
Roberts singled to right; Metzger grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Roberts out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

PADRES 8TH: Colbert was called out on strikes; Gaston doubled to
right; Morales grounded out (shortstop to first); Stanley
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Padres 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
singled to center; May flied out to left [Cedeno to second];
Watson walked; Rader made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

PADRES 9TH: Goddard was called out on strikes; Jestadt flied out
to right; Thomas struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Padres 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   1   10
 Padres           2   9   0    8


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