Houston Astros 13, San Francisco Giants 4
Regular Season Game 109
Played on Tuesday, August 6, 1974 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  1  0    2  0  3    2  5  0  -  13 18  0
SF  N    0  0  0    0  3  0    1  0  0  -   4 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      6   1   3   1       0   1       3   0
Metzger ss                    6   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     5   2   1   0       1   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     5   2   2   2       0   0       7   2
M. May c                      4   3   3   0       1   0       7   3
Watson lf                     5   2   3   4       0   0       0   0
  Howard pr,lf                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   3   1       1   1       4   2
Helms 2b                      4   1   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Milbourne 2b                1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Griffin p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Cosgrove p                  3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       45  13  18  10       3   3      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (25,off Halicki); L. May (20,off Sosa).
3B: Watson (3,off Sosa); Gross (6,off Sosa).
HR: Watson (9,2nd inning off Halicki 0 on 2 out); L. May (18,4th inning off
Halicki 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Metzger (8,off Morris).
IBB: M. May (7,by Sosa).
Team LOB: 8.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonds rf                      5   1   2   1       0   1       5   0
Fuentes 2b                    4   1   1   1       1   0       3   4
Thomasson cf                  3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Maddox ph,cf                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Goodson 1b                    2   0   1   0       1   0       7   1
  Kingman ph,1b               2   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Matthews lf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Speier ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Rader c                       3   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Boccabella ph,c             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Miller 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   4
Halicki p                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Sosa p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Bradley p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Arnold ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  11   4       2   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miller-Fuentes-Kingman.
E: Matthews (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Halicki (1,off Griffin); Kingman (11,off Cosgrove).
SH: Halicki (2,off Griffin).
HBP: Matthews (3,by Griffin).
IBB: Goodson (4,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thomasson (5,2nd base off Griffin/M. May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       4.2   8   3   3   1   1   0  23
Cosgrove W(6-1)               4.1   3   1   1   1   4   0  17
Totals                        9    11   4   4   2   5   0  40

HBP: Griffin (4,Matthews).
IBB: Griffin (7,Goodson).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halicki L(1-5)                5.2   9   6   3   0   2   2  27
Sosa                          2     7   7   7   2   0   0  15
Bradley                       0.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   3
Morris                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    18  13  10   3   3   2  48

WP: Sosa (3).
IBB: Sosa (4,M. May).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 2746


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Gross               rf        Bonds               rf
2. Metzger             ss        Fuentes             2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Thomasson           cf
4. L. May              1b        Goodson             1b
5. M. May              c         Matthews            lf
6. Watson              lf        Speier              ss
7. Rader               3b        Rader               c
8. Helms               2b        Miller              3b
9. Griffin             p         Halicki             p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross struck out; Metzger flied out to right; Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds made an out to second; Fuentes singled to
right; Fuentes was picked off first (catcher to first to
shortstop); Thomasson flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: L. May flied out to right; M. May grounded out
(second to first); Watson homered; Rader struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Goodson grounded out (first unassisted); Matthews
made an out to third; Speier lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms lined to first; Griffin flied out to center;
Gross grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Rader grounded out (first to pitcher); Miller
singled to center; Halicki out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Miller to second]; Bonds singled to third [Miller to
third]; Fuentes forced Bonds (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger made an out to shortstop; Cedeno doubled to
right; L. May homered [Cedeno scored]; M. May singled to center;
Watson flied out to right; Rader singled to third [M. May to
second]; Helms forced Rader (shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Thomasson popped to third in foul territory; Goodson
singled to center; Matthews struck out; Speier grounded out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Griffin singled to right; On a bunt Gross forced
Griffin (third to shortstop); Metzger made an out to second;
Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Rader singled to center; Miller popped to catcher in
foul territory; Halicki doubled to left [Rader to third]; Bonds
singled to left [Rader scored, Halicki to third]; Fuentes
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Halicki scored, Bonds to
second]; Thomasson singled [Bonds scored]; Thomasson stole
second; Goodson was walked intentionally; Matthews was hit by a
pitch [Thomasson to third, Goodson to second]; COSGROVE REPLACED
GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Speier lined to right; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 6TH: L. May grounded out (second to first); M. May
singled to right; Watson flied out to right; Rader singled to
center [M. May to second]; Helms reached on an error by Matthews
[M. May scored (unearned) (no RBI), Rader scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Helms to second]; Cosgrove singled to right [Helms to
third]; SOSA REPLACED HALICKI (PITCHING); Gross singled to
center [Cosgrove to second, Helms scored (unearned)]; Metzger
grounded out (first to pitcher); 3 R (0 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 6, Giants 3.

GIANTS 6TH: Rader struck out; Miller lined to third; Sosa struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); L. May
grounded out (third to first); M. May singled to right; Watson
tripled [M. May scored]; Rader singled to center [Watson
scored]; Helms flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
8, Giants 3.

GIANTS 7TH: MILBOURNE REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Bonds struck
out; Fuentes walked; MADDOX BATTED FOR THOMASSON; On a bunt
Maddox singled [Fuentes to second]; KINGMAN BATTED FOR GOODSON;
Kingman doubled to left [Fuentes scored, Maddox to third];
Matthews reached on a fielder's choice [Maddox out at home
(pitcher to third to catcher)]; Speier popped to first in foul
territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Giants 4.

ASTROS 8TH: MADDOX STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); KINGMAN STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Cosgrove grounded out (third to first);
Gross tripled; Metzger grounded out (second to first); Sosa
threw a wild pitch [Gross scored]; Cedeno walked; L. May doubled
to center [Cedeno to third]; M. May was walked intentionally;
Watson singled to center [Cedeno scored, L. May scored, M. May
to third, Watson to second (on throw)]; HOWARD RAN FOR WATSON;
BRADLEY REPLACED SOSA (PITCHING); Rader walked; Milbourne
singled to center [M. May scored, Howard scored, Rader to
second]; Cosgrove struck out; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 13,
Giants 4.

GIANTS 8TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BOCCABELLA
BATTED FOR RADER; Boccabella grounded out (third to first);
Miller singled to right; ARNOLD BATTED FOR BRADLEY; Arnold flied
out to right; Bonds popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 13, Giants 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MORRIS REPLACED ARNOLD (PITCHING); BOCCABELLA STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Gross singled to right; Metzger grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Gross out at
second]; Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 13, Giants 4.

GIANTS 9TH: Fuentes grounded out (shortstop to first); Maddox
made an out to first; Kingman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 13, Giants 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          13  18   0    8
 Giants           4  11   1    9


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