San Diego Padres 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Monday, September 10, 1973 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  6  3
SD  N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  2  x  -   5  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross cf                      4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   1       0   0       1   3
  Campbell 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gallagher rf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Johnson 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       7   0
Busse 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Easler lf                     2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sutherland 2b                 3   0   0   0       0   0       4   4
  Wynn ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jutze c                       2   1   1   0       1   0       7   1
  May ph                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rader ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   6   2       3   5      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Busse-Sutherland-Johnson, Metzger-Johnson, Sutherland-Torres-Johnson.
E: Easler (1), Sutherland (2), Jutze (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (1,off Greif).
3B: Gross (1,off Greif).
SH: Griffin 2 (3,off Greif 2).
SF: Metzger (3,off Greif).
IBB: Easler (1,by Greif).
Team LOB: 6.

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
J. Morales rf                 4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Grubb cf                      2   2   2   0       2   0       4   0
Lee lf                        3   2   1   1       0   1       1   0
Colbert 1b                    3   0   2   1       1   1       8   2
Kendall c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Thomas ss                     4   0   2   3       0   0       1   4
R. Morales 2b                 4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Hilton 3b                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Greif p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Totals                       29   5   9   5       3   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Lee (4).

BATTING - 
3B: Grubb (3,off Griffin).
SH: Hilton (4,off Griffin).
SF: Lee (2,off Griffin).
GDP: Lee (9,off Griffin); Kendall 2 (15,off Griffin,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Colbert (7,Home by Griffin/Jutze).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(1-6)                7     8   5   3   3   6   0  31
Forsch                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   5   3   3   6   0  34

Griffin faced 3 batters in the 8th inning

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Greif W(9-15)                 9     6   3   2   3   5   0  36

IBB: Greif (11,Easler).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 2294


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Gross               cf        J. Morales          rf
2. Metzger             ss        Grubb               cf
3. Gallagher           rf        Lee                 lf
4. Johnson             1b        Colbert             1b
5. Busse               3b        Kendall             c
6. Easler              lf        Thomas              ss
7. Sutherland          2b        R. Morales          2b
8. Jutze               c         Hilton              3b
9. Griffin             p         Greif               p

ASTROS 1ST: Debut for umpire Paul Runge; Gross singled to
right; Metzger grounded out (second to first) [Gross to second];
Gallagher grounded out (first to pitcher) [Gross to third];
Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: J. Morales struck out; Grubb walked; Lee grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Grubb out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Busse popped to third in foul territory; Easler
struck out; Sutherland flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Colbert struck out; Kendall flied out to right;
Thomas grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Jutze walked; Griffin out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Jutze to second]; Gross tripled [Jutze scored];
Metzger hit a sacrifice fly to center [Gross scored]; Gallagher
grounded out (second to pitcher); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: R. Morales grounded out (second to first); Hilton
was called out on strikes; Greif struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson made an out to shortstop; Busse was called
out on strikes; Easler flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: J. Morales reached on an error by Sutherland [J.
Morales to first]; Grubb walked [J. Morales to second]; Lee
singled to left [J. Morales to third, Grubb to second]; Colbert
walked [J. Morales scored (unearned), Grubb to third, Lee to
second]; Kendall struck out; Thomas singled to center [Grubb
scored, Lee scored, Colbert to third]; Colbert was caught
stealing home (catcher to shortstop to catcher) [Thomas to
second]; R. Morales flied out to right; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Sutherland grounded out (second to first); Jutze
singled to center; Griffin out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Jutze to second]; Gross grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 3.

PADRES 5TH: Hilton flied out to right; Greif made an out to
second; Jutze dropped a foul fly hit by J. Morales for an error;
J. Morales singled to left; Grubb singled to right [J. Morales
to third]; Lee struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Padres 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger singled to center; Gallagher lined to
center; Johnson doubled to left [Metzger scored (error by Lee)
(unearned)]; Busse was called out on strikes; Easler was walked
intentionally; Sutherland flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

PADRES 6TH: Colbert singled; Kendall grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Colbert out at second]; Thomas flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); Griffin
struck out; Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

PADRES 7TH: R. Morales singled to left; Hilton out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [R. Morales to second]; Greif
grounded out (third to first); J. Morales grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); Gallagher
struck out; Johnson walked; WATSON BATTED FOR BUSSE; Watson
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

PADRES 8TH: CAMPBELL REPLACED METZGER (PLAYING 3B); TORRES
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING SS); Grubb tripled to center; Lee
reached on an error by Easler on a sacrifice fly [Grubb scored,
Lee to first]; Colbert singled to left [Lee to second]; FORSCH
REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Kendall grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Lee to third, Colbert out at
second]; Thomas singled [Lee scored (unearned)]; R. Morales
forced Thomas (shortstop to second); 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 5.

ASTROS 9TH: CEDENO BATTED FOR EASLER; Cedeno grounded out (third
to first); WYNN BATTED FOR SUTHERLAND; Wynn flied out to right;
MAY BATTED FOR JUTZE; May singled to right; RADER BATTED FOR
FORSCH; Rader forced May (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   3    6
 Padres           5   9   1    5


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