Houston Astros 4, San Diego Padres 0
Regular Season Game 16
Played on Saturday, April 21, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  x  -   4  8  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez ss                  3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
  J. Morales ph               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Thomas 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Lee lf                        2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Colbert 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2      10   0
Marshall rf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Grubb cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Hilton 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Kendall c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Kirby p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gaston ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ross p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   2   0       1   5      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-Colbert.

BATTING - 
HBP: Lee (1,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Helms 2b                      3   2   1   0       1   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     3   1   2   1       1   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   2       0   1       9   0
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Wilson p                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   4   8   4       3   3      27   6

BATTING - 
3B: Agee (1,off Kirby); Watson (1,off Ross).
GDP: Agee (2,off Kirby).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (2,2nd base by Kirby/Kendall).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby L(1-3)                  7     6   2   2   2   3   0  27
Ross                          1     2   2   2   1   0   0   6
Totals                        8     8   4   4   3   3   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(1-2)                 9     2   0   0   1   5   0  31

HBP: Wilson (1,Lee).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 21457


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Hernandez           ss        Agee                lf
2. Thomas              2b        Helms               2b
3. Lee                 lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Colbert             1b        Watson              1b
5. Marshall            rf        Wynn                rf
6. Grubb               cf        Rader               3b
7. Hilton              3b        Edwards             c
8. Kendall             c         Metzger             ss
9. Kirby               p         Wilson              p

PADRES 1ST: Hernandez lined to left; Thomas grounded out
(shortstop to first); Lee walked; Colbert flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Agee singled to third; Helms singled to right [Agee
to second]; Cedeno singled to left [Agee scored, Helms to
second]; Watson forced Cedeno (third to second) [Helms to
third]; Wynn singled to right [Helms scored, Watson to second];
Rader made an out to catcher; Edwards flied out to center; 2 R,
4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 2ND: Marshall grounded out (first unassisted); Grubb
flied out to right; Hilton made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger struck out; Wilson singled to right; Agee
grounded into a double play (second to first) [Wilson out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 3RD: Kendall popped to third in foul territory; Kirby
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hernandez flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms flied out to right; Cedeno walked; Cedeno was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 4TH: Thomas lined to left; Lee was hit by a pitch;
Colbert struck out; Marshall made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
walked; Edwards popped to third in foul territory; Metzger
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 2.

PADRES 5TH: Grubb grounded out (first unassisted); Hilton flied
out to center; Kendall grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wilson grounded out (third to first); Agee tripled
to right; Helms lined to shortstop; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 6TH: Kirby grounded out (shortstop to first); Hernandez
flied out to center; Thomas singled to center; Lee flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson struck out; Wynn struck out; Rader grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros
2.

PADRES 7TH: Colbert struck out; Marshall grounded out (first
unassisted); Grubb grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards lined to center; Metzger grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wilson popped to first in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 8TH: Hilton grounded out (second to first); Kendall
struck out; GASTON BATTED FOR KIRBY; Gaston was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: ROSS REPLACED GASTON (PITCHING); Agee grounded out
(second to first); Helms walked; Cedeno singled to center [Helms
to third]; Watson tripled to right [Helms scored, Cedeno
scored]; Wynn made an out to shortstop; Rader flied out to
right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 9TH: J. MORALES BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; J. Morales singled
to left; Thomas flied out to left; Lee struck out; Colbert flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           0   2   0    4
 Astros           4   8   0    5


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