Houston Astros 2, Philadelphia Phillies 0
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Sunday, July 15, 1973 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   2  6  0
PHI N    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   0  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       1   3       1   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   2   0       0   0       0   4
Cedeno cf                     2   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Watson lf                     2   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      2   0   2   1       1   0       0   2
May 1b                        2   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Jutze c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Roberts p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       23   2   6   2       5   6      15   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (14,off Ruthven).
IBB: May (6,by Ruthven).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (30,2nd base off Ruthven/Boone); Metzger (8,2nd base off Ruthven/Boone).
CS: Watson (2,2nd base by Ruthven/Boone).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
B. Robinson cf                2   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Harmon 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Montanez 1b                   1   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Luzinski lf                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Anderson rf                   2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Schmidt 3b                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Boone c                       2   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Bowa ss                       2   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Ruthven p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       18   0   4   0       2   2      18   7

BATTING - 
2B: B. Robinson (15,off Roberts).
GDP: Luzinski (7,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(9-7)                5     4   0   0   2   2   0  20


Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruthven L(3-8)                6     6   2   2   5   6   0  28

WP: Ruthven 2 (7).
IBB: Ruthven (7,May).

Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 1:38   Attendance: 20648


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Wynn                rf        B. Robinson         cf
2. Metzger             ss        Harmon              2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Montanez            1b
4. Watson              lf        Luzinski            lf
5. Rader               3b        Anderson            rf
6. May                 1b        Schmidt             3b
7. Helms               2b        Boone               c
8. Jutze               c         Bowa                ss
9. Roberts             p         Ruthven             p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn was called out on strikes; Metzger singled to
shortstop; Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted) [Metzger to
second]; Ruthven threw a wild pitch [Metzger to third]; Watson
walked; Rader walked [Watson to second]; May forced Rader
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies
0.

PHILLIES 1ST: B. Robinson doubled to right; Harmon grounded out
(shortstop to first); Montanez walked; Luzinski grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Montanez out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms flied out to center; Jutze singled; Roberts
struck out; Wynn walked [Jutze to second]; Ruthven threw a wild
pitch [Jutze to third]; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Anderson singled to third; Schmidt popped to
second; Boone flied out to left; Bowa flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Watson grounded
out (third to first); Rader singled to center [Cedeno scored];
May was called out on strikes; Helms grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Ruthven struck out; B. Robinson walked; Harmon
flied out to left; Montanez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Jutze grounded out (second to first); Roberts was
called out on strikes; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Luzinski grounded out (shortstop to first);
Anderson grounded out (third to first); Schmidt grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger singled to center; Metzger stole second;
Cedeno flied out to center; Watson singled to left [Metzger
scored]; Watson was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Rader doubled to left; May was walked intentionally;
Helms forced May (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Boone flied out to left; Bowa grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ruthven singled to right; B. Robinson
singled to third [Ruthven to second]; Harmon flied out to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Jutze popped to shortstop; Roberts popped to first;
Wynn struck out; game called after 1:15 rain delay; the
Phillies protested saying that the umpires did not wait long
enough; the protest was disallowed; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Phillies 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   0    8
 Phillies         0   4   0    5


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