Houston Astros 5, San Diego Padres 1
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Wednesday, May 22, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  4  -   5  9  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Hernandez ss                  4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Winfield lf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Colbert 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
Gaston rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Grubb cf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  McCovey ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gaspar pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Roberts 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Barton c                      3   0   0   0       0   0      12   1
Jones p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Romo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   5   1       1   5      26  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Jones-Barton-Colbert, Thomas-Hernandez-Colbert.
E: Romo (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Gaston (7,off Osteen); Winfield (7,off Osteen); Thomas (7,off Osteen).
HBP: Colbert (1,by Osteen).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hernandez 2 (16,2nd base off Osteen/C. Johnson 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       0   5
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Watson lf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Gallagher pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   3       9   0
  Milbourne pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
C. Johnson c                  3   1   0   0       1   3       5   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   2       0   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       4   2
Osteen p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  M. May ph                   1   1   1   4       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   9   5       3  11      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: C. Johnson (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (3,off Jones).
HR: M. May (2,9th inning off Romo 3 on 2 out).
GDP: Metzger (3,off Jones); Gross (3,off Jones).
IBB: C. Johnson (1,by Romo).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Metzger (5,2nd base off Jones/Barton).
CS: Cedeno (2,2nd base by Jones/Barton).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jones L(3-7)                  8     8   2   1   2   9   0  31
Romo                          0.2   1   3   0   1   2   1   5
Totals                        8.2   9   5   1   3  11   1  36

Jones faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
IBB: Romo (6,C. Johnson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen W(5-4)                 9     5   1   1   1   5   0  34

HBP: Osteen (2,Colbert).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Art Williams, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 10365


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Thomas              2b        Gross               rf
2. Hernandez           ss        Metzger             ss
3. Winfield            lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Colbert             1b        Watson              lf
5. Gaston              rf        L. May              1b
6. Grubb               cf        C. Johnson          c
7. Roberts             3b        Rader               3b
8. Barton              c         Helms               2b
9. Jones               p         Osteen              p

PADRES 1ST: Thomas grounded out (third to first); Hernandez
singled; Hernandez stole second; Winfield grounded out (second
to first) [Hernandez to third]; Colbert was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger
singled; Metzger stole second; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to
first); Watson doubled [Metzger scored]; L. May struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 2ND: Gaston doubled to right; Grubb struck out; Roberts
grounded out (shortstop to first); Barton lined to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: C. Johnson struck out; Rader was called out on
strikes; Helms singled to center; Osteen struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Jones was called out on strikes; Thomas grounded out
(third to first); Hernandez grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger
grounded out (third to first); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 4TH: Winfield flied out to center; Colbert made an out to
first; Gaston struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); L. May was
called out on strikes; C. Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 5TH: Grubb lined to second; Roberts made an out to
second; Barton flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader walked; Helms singled to center [Rader to
second]; On a bunt Osteen forced Rader (pitcher to third) [Helms
to second]; Gross walked [Helms to third, Osteen to second];
Metzger grounded into a double play (pitcher to catcher to
first) [Helms out at home]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 1.

PADRES 6TH: Jones flied out to center; Thomas singled; Hernandez
forced Thomas (shortstop to second); Hernandez stole second
[Hernandez to third (error by C. Johnson)]; Winfield doubled
[Hernandez scored]; Colbert was hit by a pitch; Gaston made an
out to second; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno singled to center; Cedeno was picked off and
caught stealing second (pitcher to first to second); Watson
flied out to right; L. May struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 7TH: Grubb was called out on strikes; Roberts flied out
to right; Barton grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: C. Johnson was called out on strikes; Rader grounded
out (third to first); Helms grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 8TH: Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Thomas
doubled to right; Hernandez flied out to center [Thomas to
third]; Winfield flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Osteen singled to right; Gross grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Osteen out at
second]; Metzger singled; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 9TH: Colbert flied out to center; Gaston grounded out
(shortstop to first); MCCOVEY BATTED FOR GRUBB; McCovey walked;
GASPAR RAN FOR MCCOVEY; Roberts flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: GASPAR STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Watson singled
to left; GALLAGHER RAN FOR WATSON; ROMO REPLACED JONES
(PITCHING); On a bunt L. May reached on an error by Romo
[Gallagher to third, L. May to first]; MILBOURNE RAN FOR L. MAY;
C. Johnson was walked intentionally [Milbourne to second]; Rader
struck out; Helms was called out on strikes; M. MAY BATTED FOR
OSTEEN; M. May homered (unearned) [Gallagher scored (unearned),
Milbourne scored (unearned), C. Johnson scored (unearned)]; 4 R
(0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           1   5   1    6
 Astros           5   9   1    5


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