Houston Astros 7, San Francisco Giants 6
Regular Season Game 72
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, June 24, 1973 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    4  0  1  -   7 10  1
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    6  0  0  -   6  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       3   2   0   0       2   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   4
Cedeno cf                     5   2   3   4       0   0       0   0
Watson lf                     4   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
May 1b                        4   0   1   2       0   1       9   0
  Batista 1b                  0   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Rader 3b                      5   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
Helms 2b                      5   0   2   0       0   0       5   4
Jutze c                       3   1   2   0       1   0       5   1
Roberts p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       36   7  10   7       5   4      27  17

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (12,off Williams); May (11,off Williams).
HR: Cedeno (12,7th inning off Moffitt 3 on 2 out).
SH: Roberts (6,off Williams); Metzger (7,off Willoughby).
IBB: Wynn (4,by Williams); Batista (1,by Willoughby).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (24,2nd base off Williams/Sadek).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf                      4   1   1   3       1   0       4   0
Fuentes 2b                    5   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
Maddox cf                     5   1   0   0       0   1       4   0
McCovey 1b                    3   1   1   3       2   0       8   1
Goodson 3b                    5   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Matthews lf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Speier ss                     2   1   0   0       1   0       1   5
Sadek c                       2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Rader c                     1   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Williams p                    2   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Arnold ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomasson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Willoughby p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       34   6   7   6       6   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Goodson (13).

BATTING - 
HR: Bonds (19,7th inning off Roberts 2 on 2 out); McCovey (14,7th inning off
Roberts 2 on 2 out).
SH: Speier (1,off Ray).
IBB: Rader (14,by Ray); Bonds (5,by Ray).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts                       7     7   6   3   3   4   2  32
Ray W(4-0)                    2     0   0   0   3   0   0   9
Totals                        9     7   6   3   6   4   2  41

IBB: Ray 2 (6,Rader,Bonds).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Williams                      6.2   5   5   5   3   3   0  29
Moffitt                       0.1   1   1   1   0   0   1   2
Sosa                          1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Willoughby L(3-4)             1     2   1   1   2   0   0   7
Totals                        9    10   7   7   5   4   1  43

IBB: Williams (2,Wynn); Willoughby (3,Batista).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:17   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Wynn                rf        Bonds               rf
2. Metzger             ss        Fuentes             2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Maddox              cf
4. Watson              lf        McCovey             1b
5. May                 1b        Goodson             3b
6. Rader               3b        Matthews            lf
7. Helms               2b        Speier              ss
8. Jutze               c         Sadek               c
9. Roberts             p         Williams            p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn flied out to center; Metzger struck out; Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds grounded out (pitcher to first); Fuentes lined
to third; Maddox grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; May reached on an error
by Goodson [May to first]; Rader flied out to center; Helms
doubled to left [May to third]; Jutze grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey walked; Goodson forced McCovey (third to
second); Matthews singled to left [Goodson to second]; Speier
flied out to right; Sadek was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Roberts grounded out (second to first); Wynn made an
out to pitcher; Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Williams struck out; Bonds grounded out (catcher to
first); Fuentes grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno flied out to right; Watson grounded out
(third to first); May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Maddox was called out on strikes; McCovey walked;
Goodson forced McCovey (pitcher to shortstop); Matthews forced
Goodson (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to right; Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); Jutze walked; Roberts struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Speier grounded out (shortstop to first); Sadek
grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams singled to left;
Bonds flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants
0.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn flied out to center; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); Cedeno singled to right; Cedeno
stole second; Watson walked; May doubled to left [Cedeno scored,
Watson scored]; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Fuentes singled to left; Maddox forced Fuentes
(shortstop to second); McCovey popped to catcher in foul
territory; Goodson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: RADER REPLACED SADEK (PLAYING C ); Helms flied out
to left; Jutze singled to center; Roberts out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Jutze to second]; Wynn was walked
intentionally; Metzger singled to second [Jutze to third, Wynn
to second]; MOFFITT REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Cedeno homered
[Jutze scored, Wynn scored, Metzger scored]; Watson flied out to
center; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: Matthews made an out to first; Speier walked; Rader
singled to right [Speier to third]; ARNOLD BATTED FOR MOFFITT;
Arnold struck out; Bonds homered [Speier scored, Rader scored];
Fuentes singled to right; Maddox reached on an error by Rader
[Fuentes to third, Maddox to first]; McCovey homered (unearned)
[Fuentes scored (unearned), Maddox scored (unearned)]; Goodson
grounded out (second to first); 6 R (3 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Giants 6.

ASTROS 8TH: SOSA REPLACED ARNOLD (PITCHING); May made an out to
shortstop; Rader struck out; Helms singled to left; Jutze
singled to left [Helms to second]; STEWART BATTED FOR ROBERTS;
Stewart grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 6, Giants 6.

GIANTS 8TH: RAY REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); BATISTA REPLACED
MAY (PLAYING 1B); Matthews walked; Speier out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Matthews to second]; Rader was walked
intentionally; THOMASSON BATTED FOR SOSA; Thomasson grounded out
(second to first) [Matthews to third, Rader to second]; Bonds
was walked intentionally; Fuentes grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 6.

ASTROS 9TH: WILLOUGHBY REPLACED THOMASSON (PITCHING); Wynn
walked; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Wynn to second]; Cedeno singled to shortstop [Wynn to third];
Watson grounded out (first to pitcher) [Cedeno to second, Wynn
stayed at third]; Batista was walked intentionally; Rader
singled to shortstop [Wynn scored, Cedeno to third, Batista to
second]; Helms forced Rader (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 6.

GIANTS 9TH: Maddox made an out to second; McCovey grounded out
(shortstop to first); Goodson grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  10   1    9
 Giants           6   7   1    8


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