Houston Astros 2, San Diego Padres 0
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Monday, April 23, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  8  2
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  6  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Campbell 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       5   3
Lee lf                        3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Colbert 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   1       7   0
Gaston rf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
J. Morales cf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Hilton 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       0   2
Kendall c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Greif p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Troedson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Romo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marshall ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   0   8   0       1   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-Campbell-Colbert.
E: Kendall 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Marshall (4,off York).
HBP: Thomas (1,by Roberts).
GDP: J. Morales (1,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee lf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       7   0
Wynn rf                       2   1   0   0       1   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   2   2       0   0       0   1
Edwards c                     2   0   1   0       1   0       7   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Roberts p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       28   2   6   2       3   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-Watson.
E: Rader (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (1,off Greif); Edwards (3,off Troedson).
HR: Rader (2,2nd inning off Greif 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Rader (1,off Greif).
IBB: Edwards (1,by Greif).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Agee (2,2nd base by Greif/Kendall).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Greif L(1-1)                  6     5   2   2   3   4   1  24
Troedson                      0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Romo                          1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        8     6   2   2   3   8   1  31

IBB: Greif (1,Edwards).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(1-1)                8     7   0   0   1   5   0  33
York SV(3)                    1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   0   0   1   6   0  37

HBP: Roberts (1,Thomas).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 9270


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        Edwards             c
8. Kendall             c         Metzger             ss
9. Greif               p         Roberts             p

PADRES 1ST: Thomas grounded out (shortstop to first); Campbell
popped to catcher in foul territory; Lee walked; Colbert singled
to left [Lee to second]; Gaston lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

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

PADRES 2ND: J. Morales flied out to left; Hilton flied out to
left; Kendall flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn
walked; Rader homered [Wynn scored]; Edwards grounded out
(second to first); Metzger flied out to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 3RD: Greif grounded out (catcher to first); Thomas
singled to left; Campbell struck out; Lee flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Roberts grounded out (second to first); Agee walked;
Helms struck out; Agee was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 4TH: Colbert flied out to center; Gaston flied out to
right; J. Morales flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson singled to right; Wynn
forced Watson (third to second); Rader doubled to left [Wynn to
third]; Edwards was walked intentionally; Metzger lined to left;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 5TH: Hilton was called out on strikes; Kendall singled to
third; Greif struck out; Thomas was hit by a pitch [Kendall to
second]; Campbell flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Roberts struck out; Dave Roberts threw his bat at
Bill Greif; Agee grounded out (third to first); Helms
singled to right; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 6TH: Lee grounded out (second to first); Colbert singled
to left; Gaston singled to right [Colbert to second]; J. Morales
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Gaston out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros
2.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled to left; Wynn flied out to center;
Kendall dropped a foul fly hit by Rader for an error; Rader
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Watson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros
2.

PADRES 7TH: Hilton singled to third; Kendall flied out to left;
ROBERTS BATTED FOR GREIF; Roberts reached on an error by Rader
[Hilton to second, Roberts to first]; Thomas flied out to right;
Campbell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: TROEDSON REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Edwards
doubled to right; Edwards was picked off second but was safe on
an error by Kendall [Edwards to third]; Metzger was called out
on strikes; Roberts struck out; ROMO REPLACED TROEDSON
(PITCHING); Agee lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 2.

PADRES 8TH: Lee struck out; Colbert was called out on strikes;
Gaston singled to center; J. Morales flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Helms made an out to second; Cedeno was called out
on strikes; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 2.

PADRES 9TH: YORK REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Hilton was called
out on strikes; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first);
MARSHALL BATTED FOR ROMO; Marshall doubled to center; Thomas
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           0   8   2   10
 Astros           2   6   1    5


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