Houston Astros 4, San Diego Padres 3
Regular Season Game 137
Played on Friday, September 6, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   3  7  2
HOU N    2  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  9  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas 2b,ss                  4   1   0   1       1   1       4   2
Hilton 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  McCovey ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hardy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Turner lf                     3   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Winfield rf                   4   0   3   2       1   1       2   0
Grubb cf                      5   0   1   0       0   3       1   0
Ivie 1b                       4   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Kendall c                     4   0   1   0       1   0       9   1
Almon ss                      3   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
  Clarke ph,2b                0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Spillner p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Laxton p                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Locklear ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Johnson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaston ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts pr,3b               0   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   3   7   3       9   9      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Almon-Thomas-Ivie.
E: Winfield (10), Kendall (11).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thomas (7,2nd base off Richard/M. May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      2   1   2   1       2   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       1   3       2   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
  Campbell pr,1b              0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
M. May c                      3   0   0   0       1   0      10   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
Howard lf                     3   1   2   0       1   0       1   1
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   2   1       0   0       3   3
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   4   9   3       5   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (15).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (2,off Spillner); Metzger (14,off Spillner).
3B: Gross (7,off Spillner); Metzger (8,off Spillner).
SH: Richard (1,off Laxton).
GDP: M. May (8,off Johnson).
IBB: Gross (3,by Johnson).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Milbourne 2 (6,2nd base off Spillner/Kendall,2nd base off Johnson/Kendall).
CS: Gross (17,2nd base by Spillner/Kendall).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Spillner L(6-10)              2     6   4   3   0   2   0  11
Laxton                        3     1   0   0   3   4   0  13
Johnson                       2     2   0   0   1   2   0   8
Hardy                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        8     9   4   3   5   9   0  36

Spillner faced 1 batter in the 3rd inning
IBB: Johnson (5,Gross).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(2-1)                7     5   0   0   8   7   0  34
Forsch                        2     2   3   0   1   2   0   9
Totals                        9     7   3   0   9   9   0  43

WP: Forsch (4).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 5163


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Thomas              2b        Gross               rf
2. Hilton              3b        Metzger             ss
3. Turner              lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Winfield            rf        L. May              1b
5. Grubb               cf        M. May              c
6. Ivie                1b        Rader               3b
7. Kendall             c         Howard              lf
8. Almon               ss        Milbourne           2b
9. Spillner            p         Richard             p

PADRES 1ST: Thomas walked; Thomas stole second; Hilton struck
out; Turner walked; Winfield was called out on strikes; Grubb
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross tripled to right; Metzger tripled to right
[Gross scored, Metzger scored (error by Winfield) (unearned)];
Cedeno struck out; L. May grounded out (third to first); M. May
flied out to right; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 2.

PADRES 2ND: Ivie lined to left; Kendall singled to right; Almon
singled to right [Kendall to second]; On a bunt Spillner forced
Kendall (catcher to third) [Almon to second]; Thomas grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros
2.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader made an out to first; Howard doubled to left;
Milbourne singled to center [Howard scored]; Milbourne stole
second [Milbourne to third (error by Kendall)]; Richard struck
out; Gross singled to center [Milbourne scored]; Gross was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 3RD: Hilton grounded out (third to first); Turner walked;
Winfield walked [Turner to second]; Grubb struck out; Ivie
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger doubled to right; LAXTON REPLACED SPILLNER
(PITCHING); Cedeno walked; L. May struck out; M. May forced
Cedeno (second unassisted) [Metzger to third]; Rader struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 4TH: Kendall lined to third; Almon struck out; Laxton
walked; Thomas flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard singled to center; Milbourne made an out to
second; Richard out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Howard to second]; Gross walked; Metzger lined to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 5TH: Hilton flied out to right; Turner grounded out
(second to first); Winfield singled; Grubb singled [Winfield to
third]; Ivie forced Grubb (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno was called out on strikes; L. May flied out
to center; M. May walked; Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 6TH: Kendall walked; Almon struck out; LOCKLEAR BATTED
FOR LAXTON; Locklear walked [Kendall to second]; Thomas struck
out; Hilton made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: JOHNSON REPLACED LOCKLEAR (PITCHING); Howard made an
out to second; Milbourne singled to left; Milbourne stole
second; On a bunt Richard struck out; Gross was walked
intentionally; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 7TH: Turner grounded out (second to first); Winfield
singled to left; Grubb lined to center; Ivie walked [Winfield to
second]; Kendall lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno was called out on strikes; L. May singled to
right; CAMPBELL RAN FOR L. MAY; M. May grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Campbell out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 4.

PADRES 8TH: CAMPBELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); FORSCH
REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); CLARKE BATTED FOR ALMON; Clarke
walked; GASTON BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Gaston singled to right
[Clarke to third]; ROBERTS RAN FOR GASTON; Thomas reached on a
fielder's choice [Clarke scored (unearned), Roberts to second
(error by Metzger)]; MCCOVEY BATTED FOR HILTON; Forsch threw a
wild pitch [Roberts to third, Thomas to second]; McCovey was
called out on strikes; Turner made an out to second; Winfield
singled to left [Roberts scored (unearned), Thomas scored
(unearned), Winfield out at second (left to third to second to
first)]; 3 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: HARDY REPLACED MCCOVEY (PITCHING); ROBERTS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); CLARKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); THOMAS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Rader flied out to right; Howard
walked; Milbourne forced Howard (third to second); Forsch struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

PADRES 9TH: Grubb was called out on strikes; Ivie grounded out
(third to first); Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           3   7   2   13
 Astros           4   9   1    8


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