Houston Astros 9, San Diego Padres 1
Regular Season Game 5
Played on Wednesday, April 10, 1974 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  6  1    0  0  0  -   9 14  0
SD  N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   2   1   0       1   1       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   2   3   1       0   0       1   0
Watson lf,1b                  5   2   1   1       0   1       3   0
  Menke 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
M. May c                      4   1   3   1       1   0       3   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       9   0
  Gallagher pr,rf             1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   1       2   1       0   3
Helms 2b                      3   1   1   2       1   0       2   2
  Milbourne 2b                1   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Roberts p                     5   0   1   2       0   1       0   2
Totals                       39   9  14   9       5   7      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (3,off Troedson); Roberts (1,off Troedson).
HR: Cedeno (1,4th inning off Greif 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Cedeno (1,by Greif).
GDP: Watson (1,off Corkins).
IBB: Helms (1,by Greif).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (1,2nd base off Greif/Kendall).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Beckert 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Colbert lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
McCovey 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0      11   0
Gaston rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Kendall c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Williams cf                   2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Grubb cf                    2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Hernandez ss                  3   0   1   0       0   0       2   7
  Hilton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Greif p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Troedson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Corkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1       1   3      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-Beckert-McCovey.
E: Beckert (4).

BATTING - 
2B: McCovey (1,off Roberts).
3B: Hernandez (1,off Roberts); Thomas (1,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(1-1)                9     7   1   1   1   3   0  35


San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Greif L(0-2)                  4.1   8   5   3   1   1   1  22
Troedson                      1.1   4   4   4   2   1   0  10
Garcia                        1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   6
Corkins                       2     1   0   0   1   3   0   7
Totals                        9    14   9   4*  5   7   1  45

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
HBP: Greif (1,Cedeno).
IBB: Greif (1,Helms).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 7882


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Gross               rf        Thomas              3b
2. Metzger             ss        Beckert             2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Colbert             lf
4. Watson              lf        McCovey             1b
5. M. May              c         Gaston              rf
6. L. May              1b        Kendall             c
7. Rader               3b        Williams            cf
8. Helms               2b        Hernandez           ss
9. Roberts             p         Greif               p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
flied out to left; Cedeno was hit by a pitch; Cedeno stole
second; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Thomas singled; Beckert grounded out (third to
first) [Thomas to second]; Colbert grounded out (third to
first); McCovey walked; Gaston grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: M. May popped to third in foul territory; L. May
struck out; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Kendall grounded out (second to first); Williams
struck out; Hernandez tripled to right; Greif lined to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms grounded out (third to first); Roberts
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Thomas tripled to right; Beckert grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Thomas scored]; Colbert made an out to
first; McCovey doubled to right; Gaston lined to right; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
homered; Watson singled to left; M. May singled to right [Watson
to second]; L. May singled to center [Watson to third, M. May to
second]; Rader singled to left [Watson scored, M. May to third,
L. May out at third (left to third to second to shortstop),
Rader to second (on throw to 3b)]; Helms was walked
intentionally; Roberts flied out to center; 2 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

PADRES 4TH: Kendall struck out; Williams singled; Hernandez
flied out to center; Greif grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Gross singled to left; Metzger singled to left
[Gross to second]; Cedeno singled to right [Gross out at home
(right to catcher), Metzger to third]; Watson reached on an
error by Beckert [Metzger scored (RBI), Cedeno to third];
TROEDSON REPLACED GREIF (PITCHING); M. May singled [Cedeno
scored (unearned), Watson to second]; L. May flied out to left;
Rader walked [Watson to third, M. May to second]; Helms doubled
to left [Watson scored (unearned), M. May scored (unearned, but
earned for the pitcher), Rader to third]; Roberts doubled to
right [Rader scored (unearned, but earned for the pitcher),
Helms scored (unearned, but earned for the pitcher)]; Gross
grounded out (shortstop to first); 6 R (4 ER), 6 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 8, Padres 1.

PADRES 5TH: Thomas grounded out (pitcher to first); Beckert
singled to center; Colbert lined to second; McCovey popped to
first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Padres
1.

ASTROS 6TH: GRUBB REPLACED WILLIAMS (PLAYING CF); Metzger
walked; Cedeno made an out to shortstop; Watson was called out
on strikes; M. May singled [Metzger to third]; GARCIA REPLACED
TROEDSON (PITCHING); L. May singled to left [Metzger scored, M.
May to second]; GALLAGHER RAN FOR L. MAY; Rader walked [M. May
to third, Gallagher to second]; Helms forced Rader (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 1.

PADRES 6TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WATSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); GALLAGHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF);
MILBOURNE REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Gaston grounded out
(second to first); Kendall grounded out (third to first); Grubb
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Roberts struck out; Gross grounded out (pitcher to
first); Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9,
Padres 1.

PADRES 7TH: Hernandez made an out to shortstop; ROBERTS BATTED
FOR GARCIA; Roberts flied out to right; Thomas grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 1.

ASTROS 8TH: CORKINS REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Cedeno singled;
Watson grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Cedeno out at second]; M. May walked; Gallagher struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 1.

PADRES 8TH: MENKE REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Beckert flied
out to left; Colbert made an out to second; McCovey popped to
first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres
1.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader struck out; Milbourne was called out on
strikes; Roberts popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 1.

PADRES 9TH: Gaston grounded out (shortstop to first); Kendall
made an out to first; Grubb singled to left; HILTON BATTED FOR
HERNANDEZ; Hilton forced Grubb (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  14   0    9
 Padres           1   7   1    7


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