Houston Astros 8, San Diego Padres 5
Regular Season Game 154
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Wednesday, September 19, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  3    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   5  9  2
HOU N    4  0  0    0  1  0    3  0  x  -   8 11  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas ss                     5   2   2   0       0   0       1   1
Locklear lf                   4   1   3   4       1   0       4   0
Roberts 3b                    5   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Colbert 1b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Gaston rf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Murrell cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Hilton 2b                     2   1   0   0       2   0       2   2
Corrales c                    2   0   1   1       1   0       8   0
  Kendall ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Kirby p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Caldwell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lee ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   9   5       4   3      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hilton-Colbert.
E: Thomas (37), Roberts (24).

BATTING - 
2B: Murrell (10,off Griffin); Locklear 2 (6,off Griffin 2).
HR: Locklear (2,3rd inning off Griffin 2 on 2 out).
SH: Kirby (10,off Griffin).
HBP: Colbert (7,by Griffin).
GDP: Gaston (10,off Griffin).
IBB: Hilton (6,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Colbert (8,2nd base by Griffin/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Sutherland 2b                 3   2   1   0       1   0       5   2
Gallagher cf                  4   2   2   1       0   1       2   0
Johnson 1b                    3   2   2   2       0   0       8   1
Campbell 3b                   4   1   2   2       0   1       1   3
Easler rf                     3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
  Jutze c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Busse ss                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Griffin p                     4   0   1   0       0   3       1   1
Totals                       34   8  11   6       2   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Busse-Sutherland-Johnson.

BATTING - 
2B: Gross (1,off Kirby); Campbell (4,off Kirby); Griffin (2,off Kirby); Johnson
(2,off Kirby).
HR: Gallagher (2,5th inning off Kirby 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Johnson (1,by Kirby).
GDP: Gross (1,off Caldwell).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby L(8-17)                 6    10   8   7   2   5   1  31
Caldwell                      2     1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        8    11   8   7   2   8   1  37

Kirby faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Kirby 2 (11), Caldwell (9).
HBP: Kirby (1,Johnson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(3-6)                9     9   5   5   4   3   1  39

HBP: Griffin (2,Colbert).
IBB: Griffin (6,Hilton).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:16   


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Thomas              ss        Gross               lf
2. Locklear            lf        Sutherland          2b
3. Roberts             3b        Gallagher           cf
4. Colbert             1b        Johnson             1b
5. Gaston              rf        Campbell            3b
6. Murrell             cf        Easler              rf
7. Hilton              2b        Edwards             c
8. Corrales            c         Busse               ss
9. Kirby               p         Griffin             p

PADRES 1ST: Thomas flied out to center; Locklear flied out to
left; Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross doubled; Sutherland singled [Gross to third];
Gallagher made an out to shortstop; Johnson was hit by a pitch
[Sutherland to second]; Campbell doubled [Gross scored,
Sutherland scored, Johnson to third]; Kirby threw a wild pitch
[Johnson scored, Campbell to third]; Roberts dropped a foul fly
hit by Easler for an error; Easler struck out; Edwards singled
[Campbell scored]; Busse flied out to left; 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 2ND: Colbert singled; Gaston grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Colbert out at second]; Murrell
made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Griffin doubled; Gross flied out to center;
Sutherland flied out to left; Gallagher struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 3RD: Hilton walked; Corrales grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Hilton to second]; Kirby grounded out (third to first);
Thomas singled [Hilton to third]; Locklear homered [Hilton
scored, Thomas scored]; Roberts flied out to left; 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Johnson singled; Campbell forced Johnson (third to
second); Kirby threw a wild pitch [Campbell to second]; Easler
walked; Edwards flied out to center [Campbell to third]; Busse
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3,
Astros 4.

PADRES 4TH: Colbert flied out to left; Gaston singled; Murrell
doubled [Gaston to third]; Hilton was walked intentionally;
Corrales walked [Gaston scored, Murrell to third, Hilton to
second]; Kirby struck out; Thomas made an out to third; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Griffin struck out; Gross grounded out (shortstop to
first); Sutherland flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 4, Astros 4.

PADRES 5TH: Locklear doubled; Roberts grounded out (third to
first) [Locklear to third]; Colbert was hit by a pitch; Gaston
flied out to right; Murrell popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Gallagher homered; Johnson flied out to left;
Campbell singled; Easler flied out to left; Edwards flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 5.

PADRES 6TH: Hilton grounded out (shortstop to first); Corrales
singled; Kirby out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Corrales to second]; Thomas grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Busse struck out; Griffin struck out; Gross flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 5.

PADRES 7TH: Locklear walked; Roberts flied out to center;
Colbert forced Locklear (shortstop to second); Colbert was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Sutherland walked; Gallagher singled [Sutherland to
second]; Johnson doubled [Sutherland scored, Gallagher scored,
Johnson to third (error by Thomas)]; CALDWELL REPLACED KIRBY
(PITCHING); Caldwell threw a wild pitch [Johnson scored
(unearned)]; Campbell struck out; Easler struck out; Edwards
grounded out (first to pitcher); 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 4, Astros 8.

PADRES 8TH: JUTZE REPLACED EDWARDS (PLAYING C ); Gaston struck
out; Murrell grounded out (third to first); Hilton flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Busse singled; Griffin struck out; Gross grounded
into a double play (second to first) [Busse out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 8.

PADRES 9TH: KENDALL BATTED FOR CORRALES; Kendall struck out; LEE
BATTED FOR CALDWELL; Lee grounded out (first to pitcher); Thomas
singled; Locklear doubled [Thomas scored]; Roberts made an out
to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           5   9   2    7
 Astros           8  11   0    5


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