Houston Astros 5, San Diego Padres 4
Regular Season Game 44
Played on Tuesday, May 21, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   4  6  0
HOU N    4  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  7  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Tolan rf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Hernandez ss                  3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Roberts ph,3b               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Winfield lf                   3   2   1   1       1   0       1   0
Colbert 1b                    4   1   2   3       0   0      13   0
Grubb cf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
Thomas 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   5
Kendall c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Morales 3b,ss                 3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Gaston ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Spillner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Corkins p                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McAndrew p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Beckert ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hardy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   6   4       3   2      24  13

BATTING - 
2B: Tolan (5,off Griffin); Winfield (6,off Griffin); Colbert (4,off Griffin).
HR: Colbert (7,1st inning off Griffin 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Kendall (6,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   1       1   0       2   6
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Watson lf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Gallagher rf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1      17   2
M. May c                      2   1   1   2       2   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   6
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
  Milbourne 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Griffin p                     3   1   1   0       0   1       2   2
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   7   5       4   3      27  20

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

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (8,off Spillner); Griffin (1,off Corkins).
HR: M. May (1,1st inning off Spillner 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (24,2nd base off Spillner/Kendall); Metzger (4,2nd base off Corkins/Kendall).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Spillner L(0-1)               0.2   4   4   4   1   0   1   7
Corkins                       3.1   2   1   1   1   3   0  13
McAndrew                      3     1   0   0   2   0   0  12
Hardy                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     7   5   5   4   3   1  35

BK: McAndrew (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(6-1)                7.2   6   4   4   3   1   1  31
Scherman SV(1)                1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     6   4   4   3   2   1  35


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 7425


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Tolan               rf        Gross               rf
2. Hernandez           ss        Metzger             ss
3. Winfield            lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Colbert             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. Spillner            p         Griffin             p

PADRES 1ST: Tolan grounded out (first to pitcher); Debut game
for Dan Spillner; Hernandez grounded out (third to first);
Winfield walked; Colbert homered [Winfield scored]; Grubb
singled to center; Thomas grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross walked; Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno
singled to right [Gross to third]; Cedeno stole second; Watson
singled [Gross scored, Cedeno to third, Watson to second (on
throw)]; L. May grounded out (second to first) [Cedeno scored,
Watson to third]; M. May homered [Watson scored]; Rader doubled
to left; CORKINS REPLACED SPILLNER (PITCHING); Helms grounded
out (pitcher to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros
4.

PADRES 2ND: Kendall grounded out (first to pitcher); Morales
grounded out (third to first); Corkins walked; Tolan grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Griffin doubled; Gross grounded out (second to
first) [Griffin to third]; Metzger singled [Griffin scored];
Metzger stole second; Cedeno flied out to center [Metzger to
third]; Watson struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2,
Astros 5.

PADRES 3RD: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Winfield grounded out (third to first); Colbert grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 3RD: L. May struck out; M. May walked; Rader grounded out
(third to first) [M. May to second]; Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

PADRES 4TH: Grubb grounded out (shortstop to first); Thomas
singled to right; Kendall grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Thomas out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Griffin struck out; Gross lined to second; Metzger
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2,
Astros 5.

PADRES 5TH: Morales grounded out (shortstop to first); ALOU
BATTED FOR CORKINS; Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); Tolan
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: MCANDREW REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded
out (third to first); Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); L.
May singled to right; McAndrew balked [L. May to second]; M. May
walked; Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres
2, Astros 5.

PADRES 6TH: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Winfield grounded out (shortstop to first); Colbert made an out
to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Helms grounded out (third to first); Griffin made an
out to second; Gross grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

PADRES 7TH: Grubb walked; Thomas made an out to shortstop;
Kendall made an out to second; Morales forced Grubb (shortstop
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger walked; Cedeno flied out to left; Watson
flied out to center; L. May flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

PADRES 8TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); GALLAGHER
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING RF); BECKERT BATTED FOR MCANDREW;
Beckert grounded out (third to first); Tolan doubled to right;
ROBERTS BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Roberts struck out; Winfield
doubled [Tolan scored]; Colbert doubled to left [Winfield
scored]; SCHERMAN REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Grubb grounded
out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: ROBERTS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); MORALES CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); HARDY REPLACED BECKERT (PITCHING); M.
May grounded out (second to first); Rader grounded out (third to
first); Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 5.

PADRES 9TH: MILBOURNE REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Thomas
grounded out (shortstop to first); Kendall lined to center;
GASTON BATTED FOR MORALES; Gaston was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           4   6   0    4
 Astros           5   7   0    6


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