San Diego Padres 8, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Monday, July 2, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  3    0  0  0    2  0  3  -   8 12  1
HOU N    2  0  1    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   5 10  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas ss                     4   2   2   0       1   1       1   6
J. Morales cf,lf              5   2   3   3       0   0       0   0
Roberts 3b                    4   0   3   1       0   0       0   1
Colbert 1b                    4   1   1   1       1   1      12   0
Gaston rf                     5   1   1   3       0   0       3   0
Winfield lf                   2   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Locklear ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grubb cf                    1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
R. Morales 2b                 5   0   0   0       0   0       3   6
Corrales c                    4   1   1   0       1   1       5   0
Kirby p                       3   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Romo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   8  12   8       4   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Roberts-R. Morales-Colbert, R. Morales-Thomas-Colbert.
E: R. Morales (3).
PB: Corrales (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Corrales (2,off Reuss); J. Morales 2 (10,off Reuss 2).
HR: Gaston (7,9th inning off Crawford 2 on 1 out).
SH: Kirby 2 (3,off Reuss 2); Roberts (1,off Crawford).
GDP: Colbert (6,off Reuss).
IBB: Colbert (2,by Crawford); Corrales (1,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Alou rf                       5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Cedeno cf                     0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wynn cf                     3   2   2   1       0   0       3   0
Watson lf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   3       0   0       1   1
Batista 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Jutze c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Busse pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  10   4       2   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-Batista.
E: Reuss (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (13,off Kirby).
3B: Metzger (10,off Kirby).
HR: Wynn (14,3rd inning off Kirby 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Wynn (5,off Kirby); Alou (3,off Romo).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby W(5-8)                  8    10   5   4   2   5   1  36
Romo SV(6)                    1     0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9    10   5   4   2   5   1  38

Kirby faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         6     7   5   4   2   4   0  29
York                          0.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   3
Crawford L(2-4)               2     3   3   3   1   0   1  10
Griffin                       0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9    12   8   7   4   4   1  45

Reuss faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Reuss 2 (8).
IBB: Crawford (5,Colbert); Griffin (4,Corrales).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 16929


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Thomas              ss        Metzger             ss
2. J. Morales          cf        Alou                rf
3. Roberts             3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Colbert             1b        Watson              lf
5. Gaston              rf        Rader               3b
6. Winfield            lf        Batista             1b
7. R. Morales          2b        Helms               2b
8. Corrales            c         Jutze               c
9. Kirby               p         Reuss               p

PADRES 1ST: Thomas singled; J. Morales flied out to right;
Roberts singled [Thomas to third]; Colbert grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Roberts out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
singled; Cedeno walked [Alou to second]; Watson made an out to
second; Rader singled [Alou scored, Cedeno to third]; Batista
reached on an error by R. Morales [Cedeno scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Rader to third]; Corrales allowed a passed ball [Batista
to second]; Helms flied out to left; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 2ND: Gaston grounded out (second to first); Winfield
grounded out (shortstop to first); R. Morales flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); Reuss
struck out; Metzger tripled; Alou flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 3RD: Corrales doubled; Kirby reached on an error by Reuss
on a sacrifice bunt [Corrales to third, Kirby to first]; Reuss
threw a wild pitch [Kirby to second]; Thomas walked; J. Morales
doubled to center [Corrales scored, Kirby scored (unearned),
Thomas scored]; WYNN REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING CF); Roberts
singled [J. Morales to third]; Colbert struck out; Gaston flied
out to center; Winfield grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R
(2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn homered; Watson singled; Rader flied out to
right; Batista flied out to left; Helms made an out to second; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

PADRES 4TH: R. Morales flied out to center; Corrales struck out
but advanced to first on a wild pitch; Kirby reached on a
fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Corrales to second];
Thomas struck out; J. Morales flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); Reuss
struck out; Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

PADRES 5TH: Roberts popped to catcher in foul territory; Colbert
made an out to shortstop; Gaston made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou struck out; Wynn singled; Watson singled [Wynn
to second]; Rader doubled [Wynn scored, Watson scored]; Batista
struck out; Helms flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 5.

PADRES 6TH: Winfield walked; R. Morales made an out to
shortstop; Corrales forced Winfield (shortstop to second); Kirby
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); Reuss
struck out; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 5.

PADRES 7TH: Thomas singled; J. Morales doubled [Thomas to
third]; YORK REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Roberts singled [Thomas
scored, J. Morales to third]; Colbert singled [J. Morales
scored, Roberts to second]; Gaston forced Roberts (pitcher to
third) [Colbert to second]; LOCKLEAR BATTED FOR WINFIELD;
CRAWFORD REPLACED YORK (PITCHING); Locklear flied out to left;
R. Morales lined to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 5,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: GRUBB REPLACED LOCKLEAR (PLAYING CF); J. MORALES
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Alou singled; Wynn grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Alou out at second];
Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 5, Astros 5.

PADRES 8TH: Corrales grounded out (second to first); Kirby flied
out to left; Thomas grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Batista
grounded out (second to first); Helms grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 5.

PADRES 9TH: J. Morales singled; Roberts out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [J. Morales to second]; Colbert was walked
intentionally; Gaston homered [J. Morales scored, Colbert
scored]; Grubb singled; GRIFFIN REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); R.
Morales grounded out (third to first) [Grubb to second];
Corrales was walked intentionally; Kirby flied out to left; 3 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 8, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Jutze walked; GALLAGHER BATTED FOR GRIFFIN;
Gallagher singled [Jutze to second]; BUSSE RAN FOR GALLAGHER;
ROMO REPLACED KIRBY (PITCHING); Metzger flied out to center;
Alou grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Jutze to third, Busse out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 8, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           8  12   1   10
 Astros           5  10   1    6


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