San Francisco Giants 9, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Friday, September 7, 1973 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  4  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   6  9  3
SF  N    1  0  0    1  0  0    2  5  x  -   9 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher rf                  5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Torres ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   2       1   0       0   0
Watson lf                     2   0   0   0       2   0       5   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
May 1b                        4   1   1   2       0   1       6   1
Edwards c                     4   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   1       2   4
  Sutherland 2b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Roberts p                     3   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6   9   6       3   4      24   7

FIELDING - 
E: Torres (4), Watson (12), Rader (24).

BATTING - 
2B: Roberts (2,off Bradley).
HR: May (26,2nd inning off Bradley 1 on 1 out); Cedeno (20,5th inning off Willoughby
1 on 1 out).
SH: Torres (2,off Willoughby).
GDP: Roberts (3,off Willoughby).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (48,2nd base off McMahon/Rader).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf                      4   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
Fuentes 2b                    5   1   1   1       0   0       3   1
Maddox cf                     5   3   3   3       0   0       4   0
McCovey 1b                    5   0   3   1       0   0       9   1
Matthews lf                   5   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Speier ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Kingman 3b                    3   2   1   1       1   1       1   2
Rader c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Sadek pr,c                  0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bradley p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Willoughby p                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ontiveros ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Howarth ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   9  12   7       4   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Fuentes-Speier-McCovey.
E: Rader (6).

BATTING - 
2B: McCovey 2 (11,off Roberts 2); Bonds (29,off Roberts); Maddox (26,off Roberts).
HR: Kingman (19,4th inning off Roberts 0 on 0 out).
SH: Willoughby (3,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts                       6.1  10   4   4   1   4   1  31
Forsch L(9-12)                0.2   0   3   3   3   1   0   5
Ray                           1     2   2   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8    12   9   7   4   5   1  41

Forsch faced 3 batters in the 8th inning

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bradley                       1.1   5   4   4   0   0   1   9
Willoughby                    3     3   2   2   1   0   1  12
Moffitt                       1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   6
McMahon W(3-0)                2     0   0   0   2   1   0   9
Sosa SV(16)                   1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   6   6   3   4   2  39

WP: McMahon (3).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 4925


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Gallagher           rf        Bonds               rf
2. Torres              ss        Fuentes             2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Maddox              cf
4. Watson              lf        McCovey             1b
5. Rader               3b        Matthews            lf
6. May                 1b        Speier              ss
7. Edwards             c         Kingman             3b
8. Helms               2b        Rader               c
9. Roberts             p         Bradley             p

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher grounded out (pitcher to first); Torres
popped to first in foul territory; Cedeno flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds struck out; Fuentes grounded out (second to
first); Maddox singled to left; McCovey singled to center
[Maddox to second]; Matthews singled [Maddox scored, McCovey to
second]; Speier made an out to second; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
singled to center; May homered [Rader scored]; Edwards singled;
Helms singled to center [Edwards to second]; Roberts doubled to
right [Edwards scored, Helms scored]; WILLOUGHBY REPLACED
BRADLEY (PITCHING); Gallagher flied out to center; Torres
grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Kingman struck out; Rader reached on an error by
Torres [Rader to first]; Willoughby out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Rader to second]; Bonds walked; Fuentes flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson walked;
Rader flied out to center; May made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Maddox grounded out (second to first); McCovey
grounded out (second to first); Matthews singled to right;
Speier struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards singled; Helms flied out to right; Roberts
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Edwards out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants
1.

GIANTS 4TH: Kingman homered; Rader grounded out (second to
first); Willoughby struck out; Bonds flied out to right; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Gallagher singled to center; Torres out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Gallagher to second]; Cedeno
homered [Gallagher scored]; MOFFITT REPLACED WILLOUGHBY
(PITCHING); Watson flied out to right; Rader struck out; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Fuentes flied out to right; Maddox grounded out
(shortstop to first); McCovey doubled to left; Matthews popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Giants 2.

ASTROS 6TH: May struck out; Edwards flied out to right; Helms
singled; Roberts popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Speier flied out to left; Kingman flied out to left;
Rader singled to left; ONTIVEROS BATTED FOR MOFFITT; Ontiveros
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Giants 2.

ASTROS 7TH: MCMAHON REPLACED ONTIVEROS (PITCHING); Gallagher
flied out to right; Torres grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
walked; Cedeno stole second [Cedeno to third (error by Rader)];
Watson walked; Rader popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Bonds doubled to center; Fuentes flied out to left;
Maddox doubled to center [Bonds scored]; McCovey doubled to left
[Maddox scored]; FORSCH REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Matthews
struck out; Speier flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Giants 4.

ASTROS 8TH: May made an out to pitcher; Edwards flied out to
center; Helms struck out but advanced to first on a wild pitch;
Forsch grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Giants 4.

GIANTS 8TH: SUTHERLAND REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Kingman
walked; Rader walked [Kingman to second]; SADEK RAN FOR RADER;
HOWARTH BATTED FOR MCMAHON; Howarth walked [Kingman to third,
Sadek to second]; RAY REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Bonds flied
out to left; Fuentes singled to center [Kingman scored, Sadek to
third, Howarth to second]; Maddox singled to left [Sadek scored,
Howarth scored, Fuentes scored (error by Watson) (unearned) (no
RBI), Maddox scored (error by Rader) (unearned) (no RBI)];
McCovey made an out to shortstop; Matthews made an out to third;
5 R (3 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 9.

ASTROS 9TH: SADEK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); SOSA REPLACED
HOWARTH (PITCHING); Gallagher struck out; STEWART BATTED FOR
TORRES; Stewart flied out to left; Cedeno made an out to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   3    6
 Giants           9  12   1    8


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