Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 2
Regular Season Game 12
Played on Wednesday, April 17, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  x  -   3  4  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf                      3   2   1   0       1   0       0   0
Speier ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Maddox cf                     3   0   2   2       0   0       3   0
Matthews lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ontiveros 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Kingman 3b                    3   0   1   0       1   2       0   3
Phillips 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Rudolph c                     2   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Arnold ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rader c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Goodson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
D'Acquisto p                  2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomasson lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       30   2   7   2       3   3      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Phillips-Speier-Ontiveros.
E: Kingman (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Kingman (3,off Osteen).
SH: Speier (5,off Osteen).
SF: Maddox (1,off Osteen).
GDP: Matthews (1,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       2   0       0   4
Brown rf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Gallagher pr,rf             1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     2   1   1   1       2   0       3   0
Watson lf                     2   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
  Gross pr,lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2      10   1
  Menke 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   0   0       1   1       1   2
Edwards c                     4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   4
Osteen p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Campbell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   3   4   2       6   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. L. May-Helms, Metzger-Helms-L. May.

BATTING - 
3B: Edwards (1,off D'Acquisto).
HR: Cedeno (2,1st inning off D'Acquisto 0 on 2 out).
SH: Watson (1,off Williams).
GDP: Brown (2,off D'Acquisto).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D'Acquisto L(2-1)             5     4   3   2   3   4   1  21
Williams                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Sosa                          1     0   0   0   3   0   0   6
Moffitt                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     4   3   2   6   5   1  34

D'Acquisto faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
Sosa faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: D'Acquisto (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen W(2-1)                 7     6   2   2   3   1   0  29
Forsch SV(2)                  2     1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     7   2   2   3   3   0  35


Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 10038


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Bonds               rf        Metzger             ss
2. Speier              ss        Brown               rf
3. Maddox              cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Matthews            lf        Watson              lf
5. Ontiveros           1b        L. May              1b
6. Kingman             3b        Rader               3b
7. Phillips            2b        Edwards             c
8. Rudolph             c         Helms               2b
9. D'Acquisto          p         Osteen              p

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds singled to left; Speier out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Bonds to second]; Maddox singled to
left [Bonds scored]; Matthews made an out to second; Ontiveros
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Brown grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Metzger out at second]; Cedeno
homered; Watson struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 1.

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

ASTROS 2ND: L. May struck out; Rader struck out; Edwards flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 3RD: D'Acquisto singled to right; Bonds forced D'Acquisto
(shortstop to second); Speier singled to center [Bonds to
third]; Maddox hit a sacrifice fly to left [Bonds scored];
Matthews walked [Speier to second]; Ontiveros lined to center; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms flied out to center; Osteen flied out to
center; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Kingman doubled to left; Phillips reached on a
fielder's choice [Kingman out at third (pitcher to third)];
Rudolph flied out to left; D'Acquisto flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Brown grounded out (third to first); Cedeno made an
out to shortstop; Watson singled to center; L. May forced Watson
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Bonds walked; Speier hit into a double play (first
to second) [Bonds out at second]; Maddox made an out to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader walked; Edwards tripled to right [Rader
scored]; Helms grounded out (pitcher to first); Osteen struck
out; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Matthews grounded out (second to first); Ontiveros
grounded out (third to first); Kingman walked; Phillips grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros
2.

ASTROS 6TH: Brown singled to center; GALLAGHER RAN FOR BROWN;
D'Acquisto threw a wild pitch [Gallagher to second]; Cedeno
walked; WILLIAMS REPLACED D'ACQUISTO (PITCHING); Watson reached
on an error by Kingman on a sacrifice bunt [Gallagher scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Cedeno to third, Watson to first]; L. May
reached on a fielder's choice [Cedeno out at home (third to
catcher), Watson to second]; Rader popped to second in foul
territory; Edwards flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 7TH: GALLAGHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); ARNOLD BATTED
FOR RUDOLPH; Arnold lined to center; MILLER BATTED FOR WILLIAMS;
Miller singled to right; Bonds flied out to left; Speier
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: RADER REPLACED ARNOLD (PLAYING C ); SOSA REPLACED
MILLER (PITCHING); Helms grounded out (third to first); CAMPBELL
BATTED FOR OSTEEN; Campbell made an out to shortstop; Metzger
walked; Gallagher grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED CAMPBELL (PITCHING); Maddox singled;
Matthews grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Maddox out at second]; Ontiveros grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno walked; Watson walked [Cedeno to second];
GROSS RAN FOR WATSON; MOFFITT REPLACED MATTHEWS (PITCHING);
THOMASSON REPLACED SOSA (PLAYING LF); L. May struck out; Rader
lined to left; Edwards grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 9TH: GROSS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MENKE REPLACED L.
MAY (PLAYING 1B); Kingman struck out; Phillips struck out;
GOODSON BATTED FOR RADER; Goodson grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           2   7   1    6
 Astros           3   4   0    7


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