Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 2
Regular Season Game 16
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Wednesday, April 23, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   2  8  0
HOU N    0  2  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   3 10  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     4   1   3   1       0   0       3   0
Phillips 2b                   4   0   3   0       0   0       1   4
Murcer rf                     3   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Matthews lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Goodson 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Speier ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hill c                        3   1   0   0       1   1       5   2
Montefusco p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Thomasson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rader ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   8   2       1   5      24   8

BATTING - 
2B: Murcer (5,off Konieczny); Joshua (2,off Konieczny).
SH: Montefusco (2,off Konieczny).
SF: Murcer (1,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Thomas (1,2nd base by Forsch/May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   0   2   0       0   2       1   0
Milbourne 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
May c                         3   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
  Cabell 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       4   2   3   0       0   0       1   0
Boswell 3b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
  Rader 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    1   0   0   2       0   0       2   4
Konieczny p                   3   0   1   0       0   2       0   2
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3  10   3       2   5      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Konieczny (1,off Montefusco).
3B: Boswell (1,off Montefusco).
SH: Metzger (1,off Montefusco).
SF: Metzger (1,off Montefusco).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (3,2nd base off Montefusco/Hill); Cedeno (11,2nd base off Williams/Hill).
CS: May (2,2nd base by Montefusco/Hill); Watson (2,2nd base by Montefusco/Hill).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Montefusco L(2-1)             6     9   3   3   1   4   0  26
Williams                      2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8    10   3   3   2   5   0  34

WP: Williams (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Konieczny W(1-2)              7     7   2   2   1   3   0  29
Forsch SV(1)                  2     1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1   5   0  35

Konieczny faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:01   


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Joshua              cf        Howard              lf
2. Phillips            2b        Milbourne           2b
3. Murcer              rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Matthews            lf        May                 c
5. Goodson             1b        Watson              1b
6. Speier              ss        Cruz                rf
7. Ontiveros           3b        Boswell             3b
8. Hill                c         Metzger             ss
9. Montefusco          p         Konieczny           p

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua grounded out (first unassisted); Phillips
singled to center; Murcer doubled to right [Phillips to third];
Matthews grounded out (third to first); Goodson grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard struck out; Milbourne singled to pitcher;
Cedeno flied out to left; May struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Speier popped to catcher in foul territory;
Ontiveros grounded out (second to first); Hill grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz singled
to right; Boswell tripled to left [Cruz scored]; Metzger out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Boswell scored]; Konieczny
doubled to right; Howard struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 2.

GIANTS 3RD: Montefusco struck out; Joshua singled to center;
Phillips singled to left [Joshua to second]; Murcer made an out
to second; Matthews lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Milbourne grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
flied out to left; May walked; May was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Goodson grounded out (pitcher to first); Speier
struck out; Ontiveros grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to right; Cruz singled to right;
Boswell singled to right [Cruz to third]; Metzger hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Cruz scored]; Konieczny struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Hill walked; Montefusco out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Hill to second]; Joshua doubled to right
[Hill scored]; Phillips flied out to left; Murcer grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard singled to third; Milbourne flied out to
center; Howard stole second; Cedeno made an out to shortstop;
May flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 6TH: Matthews flied out to center; Goodson was called out
on strikes; Speier grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled to center; Watson was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Cruz singled to right; Boswell
flied out to center; Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 7TH: Ontiveros flied out to right; Hill lined to
shortstop; THOMASSON BATTED FOR MONTEFUSCO; Thomasson flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED THOMASSON (PITCHING); Konieczny
struck out; Howard singled to shortstop; Milbourne grounded out
(second to first) [Howard to second]; Williams threw a wild
pitch [Howard to third]; Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; May
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: Joshua singled to center; Phillips singled to right
[Joshua to third]; FORSCH REPLACED KONIECZNY (PITCHING); Murcer
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Joshua scored]; Matthews struck
out; Goodson grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson flied out to right; Cruz grounded out (second
to first); Boswell grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 9TH: RADER REPLACED BOSWELL (PLAYING 3B); CABELL REPLACED
WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Speier grounded out (shortstop to first);
Ontiveros singled to center; THOMAS RAN FOR ONTIVEROS; Hill
struck out; RADER BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Thomas was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           2   8   0    6
 Astros           3  10   0    7


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