San Francisco Giants 8, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 140
Played on Monday, September 9, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    1  0  0    0  0  2    0  5  0  -   8  8  0
HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   6 11  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maddox cf                     5   1   0   0       0   2       3   0
Fuentes 2b                    3   2   1   1       1   0       1   3
Bonds rf                      3   3   2   2       1   1       2   0
  Thomasson rf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matthews lf                   4   1   2   3       0   0       4   0
Kingman 1b                    4   0   1   2       0   2       7   0
Goodson 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Barr pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Phillips ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Rader c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Montefusco p                  4   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   8   8   8       2   9      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Matthews 2 (23,off Dierker 2).
3B: Kingman (2,off J. Johnson).
HR: Bonds (18,6th inning off Dierker 1 on 2 out).
IBB: Bonds (7,by Dierker).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Phillips (4,2nd base by Dierker/M. May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       1   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
L. May 1b                     5   0   1   3       0   2      10   0
  Campbell pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
M. May c                      4   1   2   0       1   1       9   2
Rader 3b                      3   1   2   0       1   0       0   3
Howard lf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Dierker p                     3   0   1   2       0   0       0   2
  J. Johnson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edwards ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelleher pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6  11   6       3   5      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (4,off Montefusco); Rader (24,off Montefusco); L. May (25,off Montefusco).
3B: M. May (4,off Montefusco).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Montefusco W(2-0)             8.2  11   6   6   3   5   0  40
Sosa SV(6)                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    11   6   6   3   5   0  41

WP: Sosa (4).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(9-9)                7.1   7   8   8   2   7   1  31
J. Johnson                    1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     8   8   8   2   9   1  37

IBB: Dierker (3,Bonds).

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 3741


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Maddox              cf        Gross               rf
2. Fuentes             2b        Metzger             ss
3. Bonds               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Matthews            lf        L. May              1b
5. Kingman             1b        M. May              c
6. Goodson             3b        Rader               3b
7. Phillips            ss        Howard              lf
8. Rader               c         Milbourne           2b
9. Montefusco          p         Dierker             p

GIANTS 1ST: Maddox grounded out (third to first); Fuentes
grounded out (pitcher to first); Bonds singled; Matthews doubled
to left [Bonds scored]; Kingman grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

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

GIANTS 2ND: Goodson lined to left; Phillips grounded out
(pitcher to first); Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: L. May flied out to right; M. May tripled; Rader
walked; Howard doubled to left [M. May scored, Rader to third];
Milbourne grounded out (third to first); Dierker singled [Rader
scored, Howard scored]; Gross grounded out (second to first); 3
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 3RD: Montefusco struck out; Maddox struck out; Fuentes
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger walked; Cedeno singled to third [Metzger to
second]; L. May struck out; M. May struck out; Rader forced
Cedeno (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Bonds struck out; Matthews made an out to second;
Kingman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard flied out to center; Milbourne grounded out
(second to first); Dierker popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Goodson struck out; Phillips flied out to center;
Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Gross grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger flied
out to left; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 6TH: Montefusco was called out on strikes; Maddox
grounded out (third to first); Fuentes walked; Bonds homered
[Fuentes scored]; Matthews flied out to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: L. May struck out; M. May singled; Rader singled [M.
May to second]; Howard forced Rader (shortstop unassisted) [M.
May to third]; Milbourne flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 3.

GIANTS 7TH: Kingman was called out on strikes; Goodson singled;
BARR RAN FOR GOODSON; Phillips forced Barr (second to
shortstop); Phillips was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MILLER REPLACED BARR (PLAYING 3B); Dierker lined to
third; Gross flied out to left; Metzger flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: Rader grounded out (catcher to first); Montefusco
singled to third; Maddox reached on a fielder's choice
[Montefusco to second]; Fuentes singled to right [Montefusco
scored, Maddox to third, Fuentes to second (on throw)]; Bonds
was walked intentionally; Matthews doubled [Maddox scored,
Fuentes scored, Bonds to third]; J. JOHNSON REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Kingman tripled [Bonds scored, Matthews scored];
Miller struck out; Phillips grounded out (second to first); 5 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: THOMASSON REPLACED BONDS (PLAYING RF); Cedeno
grounded out (pitcher to first); L. May grounded out (shortstop
to first); M. May walked; Rader doubled [M. May to third];
Howard grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 8, Astros 3.

GIANTS 9TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Montefusco
grounded out (shortstop to first); Maddox struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Milbourne singled to left; EDWARDS BATTED FOR J.
JOHNSON; Edwards singled [Milbourne to second]; KELLEHER RAN FOR
EDWARDS; Gross lined to left; Metzger singled [Milbourne to
third, Kelleher to second]; Cedeno popped to third in foul
territory; L. May doubled [Milbourne scored, Kelleher scored,
Metzger scored]; SOSA REPLACED MONTEFUSCO (PITCHING); CAMPBELL
RAN FOR L. MAY; Sosa threw a wild pitch [Campbell to third]; M.
May lined to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           8   8   0    2
 Astros           6  11   0    8


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