Houston Astros 5, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Tuesday, September 25, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  2    1  0  x  -   5 12  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Fuentes 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   6
Maddox cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
McCovey 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0      10   0
Matthews lf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Speier ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Kingman 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Rader c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
D'Acquisto p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Barr p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Thomasson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   0       1   5      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Fuentes-Speier-McCovey.
E: Kingman (22).

BATTING - 
2B: Fuentes (24,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   2   1   0       2   1       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Watson lf                     4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   3   1       0   0       1   1
May 1b                        4   1   1   0       0   1       8   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Sutherland 2b                 4   0   2   0       0   1       1   2
Griffin p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       34   5  12   4       2   5      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (35,off D'Acquisto); Rader (25,off D'Acquisto); May (24,off D'Acquisto);
Sutherland (4,off Moffitt).
HR: Watson (16,6th inning off D'Acquisto 0 on 0 out).
SH: Griffin (4,off Barr).
GDP: Metzger (9,off D'Acquisto).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gross (2,2nd base off D'Acquisto/Rader).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D'Acquisto L(1-1)             5.1   7   4   3   2   3   1  24
Barr                          1.2   4   1   1   0   1   0   9
Moffitt                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    12   5   4   2   5   1  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(4-6)                9     4   1   1   1   5   0  32

WP: Griffin (5).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Art Williams, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 4969


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Bonds               rf        Gross               rf
2. Fuentes             2b        Metzger             ss
3. Maddox              cf        Cedeno              cf
4. McCovey             1b        Watson              lf
5. Matthews            lf        Rader               3b
6. Speier              ss        May                 1b
7. Kingman             3b        Edwards             c
8. Rader               c         Sutherland          2b
9. D'Acquisto          p         Griffin             p

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds grounded out (shortstop to first); Fuentes
doubled; Maddox flied out to center [Fuentes to third]; Griffin
threw a wild pitch [Fuentes scored]; McCovey walked; Matthews
was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled; Gross stole second; Metzger grounded
out (second to first) [Gross to third]; Cedeno struck out;
Watson reached on an error by Kingman [Gross scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Watson to first]; Rader singled [Watson to second];
May was called out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Speier grounded out (shortstop to first); Kingman
struck out; Rader flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Sutherland
was called out on strikes; Griffin grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 3RD: D'Acquisto grounded out (pitcher to first); Bonds
flied out to right; Fuentes was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross walked; Metzger grounded out (second to first)
[Gross to second]; Cedeno doubled [Gross to third]; Watson
singled [Gross scored, Cedeno to third]; Rader reached on a
fielder's choice [Cedeno out at home (pitcher to catcher),
Watson to second]; May forced Rader (shortstop to second); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Maddox popped to catcher in foul territory; McCovey
grounded out (first unassisted); Matthews flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Sutherland
flied out to center; Griffin flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Speier singled; Kingman struck out; Rader flied out
to center; D'Acquisto grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Gross walked; Metzger grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Gross out at second]; Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Bonds flied out to center; Fuentes grounded out
(second to first); Maddox singled; McCovey flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson homered; Rader doubled to right [Rader out at
third (right to shortstop to third)]; May doubled; BARR REPLACED
D'ACQUISTO (PITCHING); Edwards singled [May scored]; Sutherland
singled [Edwards to second]; Griffin out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher unassisted) [Edwards to third, Sutherland to second];
Gross struck out; 2 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 4.

GIANTS 7TH: Matthews struck out; Speier popped to third in foul
territory; Kingman flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger singled; Cedeno flied out to right; Watson
grounded out (second to first) [Metzger to second]; Rader
singled [Metzger scored, Rader to second (on throw)]; May
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 5.

GIANTS 8TH: Rader flied out to center; THOMASSON BATTED FOR
BARR; Thomasson flied out to center; Bonds singled; Fuentes
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: MOFFITT REPLACED THOMASSON (PITCHING); Edwards made
an out to shortstop; Sutherland doubled; Griffin struck out;
Gross grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 5.

GIANTS 9TH: Maddox flied out to center; McCovey popped to first
in foul territory; Matthews made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           1   4   1    4
 Astros           5  12   0    8


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