Houston Astros 4, San Diego Padres 3
Regular Season Game 17
Played on Sunday, April 22, 1973 (D) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  3
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  3    0  0  x  -   4  6  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas ss                     4   1   2   0       1   1       3   5
Campbell 2b                   3   1   1   0       1   1       3   1
  Hernandez pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lee lf                        3   1   0   0       2   2       3   0
Colbert 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   2       6   2
Gaston rf                     2   0   1   2       2   0       1   0
J. Morales cf                 2   0   0   1       1   0       4   0
Hilton 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Kendall c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Norman p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Ross p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   3   7   3       7   7      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-Campbell.
E: Thomas 2 (2), Hilton (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Thomas (2,off Reuss); Kendall (4,off Reuss).
SH: Campbell (1,off Reuss); Ross (1,off Reuss).
SF: J. Morales (1,off Reuss).
IBB: Thomas (1,by Reuss).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Watson 1b                     3   2   1   0       1   0      11   0
Wynn rf                       3   1   2   1       1   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Howard c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Edwards ph,c                2   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Reuss p                       2   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   6   4       3   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cedeno-Metzger.

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (3,off Norman); Watson (2,off Ross).
3B: Edwards (2,off Ross).
SH: Reuss (1,off Norman).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Metzger (1,2nd base off Miller/Kendall).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman                        4.2   1   1   1   2   3   0  19
Ross L(1-1)                   1     2   3   3   1   0   0   6
Miller                        2.1   3   0   0   0   0   0  10
Totals                        8     6   4   4   3   3   0  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(3-0)                  8.2   7   3   3   7   7   0  39
York SV(2)                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     7   3   3   7   7   0  40

WP: Reuss (1).
IBB: Reuss (1,Thomas).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 11396


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Thomas              ss        Agee                lf
2. Campbell            2b        Helms               2b
3. Lee                 lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Colbert             1b        Watson              1b
5. Gaston              rf        Wynn                rf
6. J. Morales          cf        Rader               3b
7. Hilton              3b        Howard              c
8. Kendall             c         Metzger             ss
9. Norman              p         Reuss               p

PADRES 1ST: Thomas doubled to right; Campbell out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Thomas to third]; Lee struck out;
Colbert made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Agee struck out; Helms grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Gaston walked; J. Morales walked [Gaston to second];
Hilton forced J. Morales (second to shortstop) [Gaston to
third]; Kendall lined to right; Norman grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Wynn doubled to right [Watson
scored]; Rader lined into a double play (shortstop to second)
[Wynn out at second]; Howard flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Thomas singled to left; Campbell singled to third
[Thomas to second]; Reuss threw a wild pitch [Thomas to third,
Campbell to second]; Lee walked; Colbert was called out on
strikes; Gaston singled to center [Thomas scored, Campbell
scored, Lee to third]; J. Morales sacrifice flied into a double
play (center to shortstop) [Lee scored, Gaston out at second]; 3
R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Reuss
grounded out (second to first); Agee reached on an error by
Hilton [Agee to first]; Helms walked [Agee to second]; Cedeno
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

PADRES 4TH: Hilton singled to center; Kendall doubled to right
[Hilton to third]; Norman grounded out (second to first); Thomas
was walked intentionally; Campbell popped to first in foul
territory; Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson reached on an error by Thomas [Watson to
first]; Wynn made an out to shortstop; Rader flied out to left;
Howard flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3,
Astros 1.

PADRES 5TH: Colbert struck out; Gaston walked; J. Morales flied
out to left; Hilton flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger reached on an error by Thomas [Metzger to
first]; Reuss out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Metzger
to second]; Agee grounded out (first to pitcher) [Metzger to
third]; ROSS REPLACED NORMAN (PITCHING); Helms flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

PADRES 6TH: Kendall singled to center; Ross out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Kendall to second]; Thomas grounded out
(shortstop to first); Campbell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
doubled to right; Wynn walked; Rader flied out to center;
EDWARDS BATTED FOR HOWARD; Edwards tripled to left [Watson
scored, Wynn scored]; MILLER REPLACED ROSS (PITCHING); Metzger
singled to left [Edwards scored]; Metzger stole second; Reuss
singled to third [Metzger to third]; Agee forced Reuss
(shortstop unassisted); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros
4.

PADRES 7TH: EDWARDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Lee was called
out on strikes; Colbert flied out to left; Gaston grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
flied out to center; Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

PADRES 8TH: J. Morales made an out to third; Hilton grounded out
(shortstop to first); Kendall grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn singled to left; Rader made an out to second;
Edwards flied out to center; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

PADRES 9TH: ROBERTS BATTED FOR MILLER; Roberts struck out;
Thomas struck out; Campbell walked; HERNANDEZ RAN FOR CAMPBELL;
Lee walked [Hernandez to second]; YORK REPLACED REUSS
(PITCHING); Colbert flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           3   7   3   10
 Astros           4   6   0    7


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