San Diego Padres 8, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Monday, May 20, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  1  2    3  0  0    1  1  0  -   8 13  3
HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   6 11  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Tolan rf                      5   2   2   0       1   1       2   0
Hernandez ss                  6   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
Colbert lf,1b                 4   3   2   0       1   1       8   0
McCovey 1b                    3   1   3   4       1   0       7   1
  Winfield pr,lf              1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Grubb cf                      3   0   2   1       1   0       1   0
Thomas 2b                     5   0   1   1       0   0       4   5
Kendall c                     4   0   1   2       1   0       2   0
Morales 3b                    3   0   1   0       2   0       1   5
Freisleben p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    2   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Hardy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaston ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Romo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  13   8       8   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Tomlin-Thomas-McCovey, Hernandez-McCovey.
E: Hernandez 2 (8), Hardy (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Tolan (4,off Dierker); McCovey 2 (9,off Dierker,off Konieczny); Kendall
(7,off Scherman).
SH: Grubb (1,off Scherman); Romo (1,off Forsch).
GDP: Morales (1,off Cosgrove).
IBB: Morales (1,by Scherman); Tolan (1,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 12.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    5   1   1   0       0   0       2   8
Cedeno cf                     4   1   4   1       1   0       1   0
Watson lf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     4   1   0   0       0   0      10   0
M. May c                      5   0   1   2       0   0       5   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       3   1
Helms 2b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       3   3
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Konieczny p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Johnson ph               1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6  11   6       3   2      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Metzger-L. May.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (12,off Freisleben).
HR: C. Johnson (2,6th inning off Tomlin 1 on 0 out).
HBP: L. May (3,by Freisleben).
GDP: L. May (5,off Tomlin); Metzger (2,off Tomlin).
IBB: Watson (3,by Tomlin).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (23,2nd base off Tomlin/Kendall,3rd base off Hardy/Kendall).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Freisleben                    0.2   5   4   4   0   2   0   8
Tomlin                        5     6   2   2   1   0   1  22
Hardy                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Romo W(1-1)                   3     0   0   0   2   0   0  11
Totals                        9    11   6   6   3   2   1  42

HBP: Freisleben (1,L. May).
IBB: Tomlin (1,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       2.2   6   3   3   1   2   0  15
Konieczny                     1     2   3   3   3   1   0   8
Cosgrove                      2.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Scherman L(0-3)               0.2   2   1   1   1   0   0   5
Forsch                        2.1   3   1   1   2   0   0  12
Totals                        9    13   8   8   8   4   0  47

IBB: Scherman (2,Morales); Forsch (4,Tolan).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 7373


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Tolan               rf        Gross               rf
2. Hernandez           ss        Metzger             ss
3. Colbert             lf        Cedeno              cf
4. McCovey             1b        Watson              lf
5. Grubb               cf        L. May              1b
6. Thomas              2b        M. May              c
7. Kendall             c         Rader               3b
8. Morales             3b        Helms               2b
9. Freisleben          p         Dierker             p

PADRES 1ST: Tolan made an out to third; Hernandez struck out;
Colbert struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to center; Metzger singled to left
[Gross to second]; Cedeno doubled to left [Gross scored, Metzger
to third]; Watson struck out; L. May was hit by a pitch; M. May
singled to right [Metzger scored, Cedeno scored, L. May to
third]; Rader was called out on strikes; Helms singled to left
[L. May scored, M. May to second]; TOMLIN REPLACED FREISLEBEN
(PITCHING); Dierker flied out to center; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 2ND: McCovey walked; Grubb singled [McCovey to second];
Thomas flied out to right [McCovey to third]; Kendall forced
Grubb (shortstop to second) [McCovey scored]; Morales singled
[Kendall to second]; Tomlin grounded out (second to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Gross reached on an error by Hernandez [Gross to
first]; Metzger forced Gross (third to second); Cedeno singled
to center [Metzger to third]; Cedeno stole second; Watson was
walked intentionally; L. May grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 4.

PADRES 3RD: Tolan doubled to right; Hernandez flied out to
right; Colbert singled to left [Tolan to third]; McCovey doubled
to right [Tolan scored, Colbert to third]; Grubb popped to third
in foul territory; Doug Rader made catch in the dugout;
Thomas singled to center [Colbert scored, McCovey to third];
KONIECZNY REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Kendall forced Thomas
(shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: M. May grounded out (first to pitcher); Rader
reached on an error by Hernandez [Rader to second]; Helms lined
to left; Konieczny grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

PADRES 4TH: Morales flied out to left; Tomlin walked; Tolan
singled [Tomlin to second]; Hernandez struck out; Colbert walked
[Tomlin to third, Tolan to second]; McCovey doubled [Tomlin
scored, Tolan scored, Colbert scored]; Grubb walked; COSGROVE
REPLACED KONIECZNY (PITCHING); Thomas forced Grubb (shortstop to
second); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross singled; Metzger grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Gross out at second]; Cedeno singled to
left; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 4.

PADRES 5TH: Kendall walked; Morales grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Kendall out at second]; Tomlin
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: L. May flied out to right; M. May grounded out
(first unassisted); Rader flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 4.

PADRES 6TH: Tolan struck out; Hernandez flied out to center;
Colbert grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Padres 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Helms singled; C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR COSGROVE; C.
Johnson homered [Helms scored]; Gross lined to third; Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Cedeno singled to pitcher; HARDY
REPLACED TOMLIN (PITCHING); Cedeno was picked off first but was
safe on an error by Hardy [Cedeno to second]; Cedeno stole
third; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 6.

PADRES 7TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED C. JOHNSON (PITCHING); McCovey
singled; WINFIELD RAN FOR MCCOVEY; Grubb out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Winfield to second]; Thomas popped to
catcher in foul territory; Kendall doubled [Winfield scored];
Morales was walked intentionally; GASTON BATTED FOR HARDY; GROSS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); FORSCH REPLACED WATSON
(PITCHING); GALLAGHER REPLACED SCHERMAN (PLAYING RF); Gaston
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 7,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: COLBERT CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); WINFIELD
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); ROMO REPLACED GASTON (PITCHING); L.
May grounded out (third to first); M. May lined to right; Rader
walked; Helms forced Rader (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 7, Astros 6.

PADRES 8TH: Tolan made an out to shortstop; Hernandez grounded
out (shortstop to first); Colbert singled to left; Winfield
singled [Colbert to third]; Grubb singled to center [Colbert
scored, Winfield to second]; Thomas grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 8, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Gallagher grounded out (second to first); Gross
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 8, Astros 6.

PADRES 9TH: Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); Morales
walked; Romo out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Morales
to second]; Tolan was walked intentionally; Hernandez forced
Morales (third unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 8,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno walked; EASLER BATTED FOR FORSCH; Easler
grounded out (second to first) [Cedeno to second]; L. May
grounded out (third to first); M. May made an out to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 8, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           8  13   3   12
 Astros           6  11   0    9


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