Houston Astros 8, San Diego Padres 2
Regular Season Game 70
Played on Sunday, June 23, 1974 (D) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   2 10  2
HOU N    2  1  3    1  1  0    0  0  x  -   8 12  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Tolan rf                      5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Hernandez ss                  3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hardy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clarke ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kendall ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Gaston lf                     4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Colbert 1b                    5   0   1   1       0   2       8   0
Grubb cf                      4   1   3   0       1   0       0   0
Thomas 2b                     5   0   0   1       0   0       1   6
Roberts 3b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
Barton c                      4   0   1   0       0   1      12   0
Freisleben p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Laxton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaspar ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Morales ss                  1   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Totals                       37   2  10   2       5   3      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-Morales-Colbert.
E: Hernandez (14), Barton (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Tolan (12,off Osteen); Morales (2,off Osteen).
3B: Grubb (2,off Osteen).
Team LOB: 13.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   4   2   4   1       0   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       1   2       1   2
Cedeno cf                     4   2   3   3       1   1       3   0
Watson lf                     3   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Gallagher ph,rf             1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   0   0       1   3       9   0
M. May c                      5   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   0   0       0   2       2   2
Helms 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Milbourne 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Osteen p                      4   0   1   2       0   1       2   1
Totals                       36   8  12   7       3  12      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Gross (8,off Freisleben); Osteen (3,off Freisleben); Cedeno (14,off Tomlin).
3B: Gross (5,off Freisleben).
HR: Cedeno (14,1st inning off Freisleben 1 on 1 out); Watson (7,3rd inning
off Freisleben 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Rader (4,by Freisleben); Gross (1,by Laxton); Gallagher (1,by Tomlin).
GDP: M. May (3,off Tomlin).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (32,2nd base off Laxton/Barton,3rd base off Laxton/Barton).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Freisleben L(6-3)             2.2   7   6   6   1   4   2  18
Laxton                        1.1   1   1   1   2   4   0   8
Hardy                         2     2   1   1   0   3   0   8
Tomlin                        2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        8    12   8   8   3  12   2  42

WP: Freisleben (5), Hardy (1).
HBP: Freisleben (2,Rader); Laxton (1,Gross); Tomlin (1,Gallagher).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen W(6-7)                 9    10   2   2   5   3   0  42

WP: Osteen (3).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 12183


Starting Lineups:

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

PADRES 1ST: Tolan grounded out (second to first); Hernandez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gaston lined to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross tripled to left; Metzger struck out; Cedeno
homered [Gross scored]; Watson grounded out (third to first); L.
May reached on an error by Hernandez [L. May to first]; M. May
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 2.

PADRES 2ND: Colbert grounded out (first unassisted); Grubb
walked; Thomas flied out to right; Roberts forced Grubb
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader was hit by a pitch; Freisleben threw a wild
pitch [Rader to second]; Helms grounded out (second to first)
[Rader to third]; Osteen made an out to second; Gross doubled
[Rader scored]; Metzger walked; Cedeno was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 3.

PADRES 3RD: Barton flied out to right; Freisleben grounded out
(pitcher unassisted); Tolan doubled; Hernandez flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson homered; L. May was called out on strikes; M.
May singled to left; Rader struck out; Helms singled [M. May to
second]; Osteen doubled [M. May scored, Helms scored]; LAXTON
REPLACED FREISLEBEN (PITCHING); Gross was hit by a pitch;
Metzger was called out on strikes; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 6.

PADRES 4TH: Gaston singled to center; Colbert struck out; Grubb
singled to right [Gaston to third, Grubb to second (on throw to
3b)]; Thomas grounded out (pitcher to first); Roberts walked;
Barton struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Cedeno stole
third [Cedeno scored (error by Barton)]; Watson struck out; L.
May walked; M. May singled [L. May to second]; Rader struck out;
Helms was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 7.

PADRES 5TH: GASPAR BATTED FOR LAXTON; Gaspar walked; Tolan made
an out to shortstop; Hernandez popped to third in foul
territory; Gaston walked [Gaspar to second]; Colbert singled
[Gaspar scored, Gaston to second]; Grubb flied out to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: HARDY REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); MORALES
REPLACED GASPAR (PLAYING SS); Osteen was called out on strikes;
Gross singled to right; Hardy threw a wild pitch [Gross to
second]; Metzger grounded out (second to first) [Gross to
third]; Cedeno singled to left [Gross scored]; GALLAGHER BATTED
FOR WATSON; Gallagher struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres
1, Astros 8.

PADRES 6TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); GALLAGHER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Thomas grounded out (third to
first); Roberts singled to left; Barton lined to right; Morales
doubled [Roberts to third]; On a bunt Tolan made an out to
pitcher; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: L. May struck out; M. May grounded out (second to
first); Rader grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 8.

PADRES 7TH: CLARKE BATTED FOR HARDY; Clarke made an out to
third; Gaston grounded out (second to first); Colbert grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: TOMLIN REPLACED CLARKE (PITCHING); Helms flied out
to left; Osteen grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross
singled; Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 1, Astros 8.

PADRES 8TH: MILBOURNE REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Grubb tripled
to center; Thomas grounded out (second to first) [Grubb scored];
Roberts flied out to right; Barton singled to left; Osteen threw
a wild pitch [Barton to second]; Morales walked; Tolan flied out
to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno doubled to left; Gallagher was hit by a
pitch; L. May struck out; M. May grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Gallagher out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 8.

PADRES 9TH: KENDALL BATTED FOR TOMLIN; Kendall singled; Gaston
grounded out (first unassisted) [Kendall to second]; Colbert
struck out; Grubb singled to center [Kendall to third]; Thomas
made an out to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           2  10   2   13
 Astros           8  12   0   10


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