Houston Astros 3, San Diego Padres 2
Regular Season Game 139
Played on Sunday, September 8, 1974 (D) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  3
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  x  -   3  4  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Almon ss                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
  Gaston ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Beckert 2b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
  Scott pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grubb cf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
Winfield rf                   4   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Elliott lf                    3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Ivie 1b                       4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Hilton 3b                     3   1   1   1       0   0       2   4
  McCovey ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kendall c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Cannizzaro c                  3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Locklear ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jones p                       3   0   1   0       0   1       0   4
  Clarke ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   8   2       4   5      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Almon-Ivie, Hilton-Ivie, Jones-Kendall-Ivie.
E: Almon 2 (4), Hilton (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Grubb (18,off Griffin).
HR: Hilton (1,2nd inning off Griffin 0 on 1 out).
SF: Grubb (3,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Almon (1,2nd base off Griffin/C. Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Cedeno cf                     2   0   0   0       2   1       4   0
L. May 1b                     3   0   1   1       0   0      11   2
C. Johnson c                  4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Rader 3b                      2   0   0   0       1   2       2   2
Howard lf                     2   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Milbourne 2b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Griffin p                     3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       24   3   4   2       5   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Griffin (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Griffin (5,off Jones).
HR: Howard (1,7th inning off Jones 0 on 1 out).
SH: Metzger 2 (19,off Jones 2).
SF: L. May (8,off Jones).
GDP: Howard (3,off Jones); C. Johnson (5,off Jones).
IBB: Cedeno 2 (6,by Jones 2).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jones L(7-20)                 8     4   3   1   5   4   1  32

IBB: Jones 2 (8,Cedeno 2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(13-8)               7.1   7   2   2   3   3   1  33
Forsch SV(8)                  1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9     8   2   2   4   5   1  40


Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 5065


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Almon               ss        Gross               rf
2. Beckert             2b        Metzger             ss
3. Grubb               cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Winfield            rf        L. May              1b
5. Elliott             lf        C. Johnson          c
6. Ivie                1b        Rader               3b
7. Hilton              3b        Howard              lf
8. Cannizzaro          c         Milbourne           2b
9. Jones               p         Griffin             p

PADRES 1ST: Almon popped to first in foul territory; Beckert
lined to third; Grubb doubled to left; Winfield walked; Elliott
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to shortstop [Gross to second (error
by Almon)]; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Gross to third]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); L.
May reached on an error by Hilton [Gross scored (unearned) (no
RBI)]; C. Johnson forced L. May (third to second); 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 2ND: Ivie flied out to center; Hilton homered; Cannizzaro
grounded out (third to first); Jones grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader walked; Howard grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Rader out at second]; Milbourne grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Almon singled to second; Almon stole second; Beckert
grounded out (first to pitcher) [Almon to third]; Grubb hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Almon scored]; Winfield flied out to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Griffin flied out to center; Gross grounded out
(pitcher to first); Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

PADRES 4TH: Elliott walked; Ivie grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Elliott to second]; Hilton grounded out (second to
first) [Elliott to third]; Cannizzaro grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno was called out on strikes; L. May grounded
out (third to first); C. Johnson was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

PADRES 5TH: Jones struck out; Almon flied out to center; Beckert
walked; Grubb flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres
2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader was called out on strikes; Howard walked;
Milbourne lined into a double play (third to first) [Howard out
at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

PADRES 6TH: Winfield reached on an error by Griffin [Winfield to
second]; Elliott grounded out (shortstop to first); Ivie popped
to third in foul territory; Hilton made an out to second; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Griffin doubled; Gross reached on a fielder's choice
[Griffin to third (error by Almon), Gross to second]; Metzger
grounded out (third to first); Cedeno was walked intentionally;
L. May hit a sacrifice fly to center [Griffin scored
(unearned)]; C. Johnson forced Gross (third unassisted); 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 2.

PADRES 7TH: Cannizzaro singled; On a bunt Jones singled to third
[Cannizzaro to second]; Almon struck out; Beckert flied out to
center; Grubb grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader struck out; Howard homered; Milbourne grounded
out (shortstop to first); Griffin flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

PADRES 8TH: Winfield grounded out (shortstop to first); Elliott
singled to center; Ivie singled to left [Elliott to second];
FORSCH REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); MCCOVEY BATTED FOR HILTON;
McCovey grounded out (first to pitcher) [Elliott to third, Ivie
to second]; LOCKLEAR BATTED FOR CANNIZZARO; Locklear grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros
3.

ASTROS 8TH: KENDALL REPLACED MCCOVEY (PLAYING C ); ROBERTS
REPLACED LOCKLEAR (PLAYING 3B); Gross walked; Metzger out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Gross to second]; Cedeno was
walked intentionally; L. May singled to right [Gross to third,
Cedeno to second]; C. Johnson grounded into a double play
(pitcher to catcher to first) [Gross out at home]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

PADRES 9TH: CLARKE BATTED FOR JONES; Clarke grounded out
(shortstop to first); GASTON BATTED FOR ALMON; Gaston struck
out; Beckert singled to shortstop; SCOTT RAN FOR BECKERT; Grubb
walked [Scott to second]; Winfield struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           2   8   3   11
 Astros           3   4   1    5


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