San Francisco Giants 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Thursday, April 24, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    1  2  0    0  0  1    1  0  1  -   6  9  2
HOU N    0  0  0    3  1  0    0  1  0  -   5 10  3
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     3   2   2   2       2   0       2   0
Phillips 2b,3b                4   1   0   0       2   0       1   3
Murcer rf                     4   1   3   2       1   0       2   0
Matthews lf                   4   0   2   2       1   0       0   0
  Speed lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Thomasson 1b                  4   0   0   0       1   0      13   1
Speier ss                     4   1   1   0       1   0       3   5
Ontiveros 3b                  3   0   1   0       1   1       2   1
  Thomas pr,2b                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
  Heaverlo p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Barr p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Goodson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maddox ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hill ph,c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6   9   6       9   1      27  17

FIELDING - 
E: Ontiveros (3), Rader (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Matthews (7,off Richard); Murcer (6,off Richard); Ontiveros (3,off Forsch).
SH: Joshua (2,off Richard); Ontiveros (1,off Granger).
HBP: Rader (1,by Granger).
GDP: Rader (2,off Richard); Phillips (1,off Crawford).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Murcer (2,2nd base off Crawford/May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Milbourne 2b,ss               5   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Cedeno cf                     5   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
May c                         4   0   0   1       0   0       3   1
Watson 1b                     5   2   3   0       0   0      14   1
Cruz rf                       2   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
  Cabell ph,lf                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      2   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
  Andrews pr,2b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Johnson ph                  0   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Boswell 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Richard p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Batista ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph,rf                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   5  10   5       3   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Milbourne-Metzger-Watson, Crawford-May-Watson.
E: Metzger 2 (5), Granger (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno 2 (6,off Barr,off Heaverlo); Watson 2 (5,off Barr,off Lavelle).
HR: Rader (1,4th inning off Barr 1 on 0 out).
SF: May (1,off Barr).
HBP: Rader 2 (3,by Barr,by Lavelle).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (12,2nd base off Barr/Rader).
CS: Cedeno (4,3rd base by Barr/Rader); Metzger (2,2nd base by Williams/Rader).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barr                          5     7   4   3   1   1   1  24
Williams                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Moffitt                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Lavelle W(2-0)                1     1   1   1   2   1   0   7
Heaverlo SV(1)                1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   4   3   2   1  41

HBP: Barr (1,Rader); Lavelle (1,Rader).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       5.1   4   4   4   8   1   0  29
Scherman                      0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Granger                       0.1   1   1   0   1   0   0   5
Crawford                      1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   4
York                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Forsch L(0-2)                 1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   6   5   9   1   0  47

HBP: Granger (1,Rader).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 5960


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Joshua              cf        Gross               lf
2. Phillips            2b        Milbourne           2b
3. Murcer              rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Matthews            lf        May                 c
5. Thomasson           1b        Watson              1b
6. Speier              ss        Cruz                rf
7. Ontiveros           3b        Rader               3b
8. Rader               c         Metzger             ss
9. Barr                p         Richard             p

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua grounded out (pitcher to first); Phillips
lined to shortstop; Murcer singled to center; Matthews doubled
to center [Murcer scored]; Thomasson walked; Speier walked
[Matthews to third, Thomasson to second]; Ontiveros struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Milbourne made
an out to shortstop; Cedeno doubled to right; Cedeno was picked
off and caught stealing third (pitcher to shortstop to third); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Barr lined
to second; Joshua singled to center; Phillips walked [Joshua to
second]; Murcer doubled to right [Joshua scored, Phillips
scored]; Matthews reached on an error by Metzger [Murcer to
third, Matthews to first]; Thomasson flied out to left; 2 R, 2
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
singled to right; Cruz walked [Watson to second]; Rader was hit
by a pitch [Watson to third, Cruz to second]; Metzger forced
Watson (pitcher to catcher) [Cruz to third, Rader to second];
Richard flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 3,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Speier flied out to center; Ontiveros grounded out
(second to first); Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross grounded out (pitcher to first); Milbourne
reached on an error by Ontiveros [Milbourne to second]; Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Milbourne to third]; May
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Barr reached on an error by Metzger [Barr to first];
Joshua out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Barr to
second]; Phillips grounded out (second to first) [Barr to
third]; Murcer walked; Matthews walked [Murcer to second];
Thomasson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.
 Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson doubled to center; Cruz singled to center
[Watson scored]; Rader homered [Cruz scored]; Metzger struck
out; Richard singled to center; Gross grounded out (second to
first) [Richard to second]; Milbourne grounded out (second to
first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Speier popped to first in foul territory; Ontiveros
walked; Rader grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Ontiveros out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno singled to left; Cedeno stole second [Cedeno
to third (error by Rader)]; May hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Cedeno scored (unearned)]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cruz flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 3, Astros 4.

GIANTS 6TH: GOODSON BATTED FOR BARR; Goodson grounded out
(second to first); Joshua walked; Phillips walked [Joshua to
second]; SCHERMAN REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Murcer forced
Phillips (second unassisted) [Joshua to third]; Matthews singled
to third [Joshua scored, Murcer to second]; Thomasson grounded
out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros
4.

ASTROS 6TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED GOODSON (PITCHING); Rader singled
to left; Metzger forced Rader (first to shortstop); BATISTA
BATTED FOR SCHERMAN; Batista popped to third in foul territory;
Metzger was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 4.

GIANTS 7TH: GRANGER REPLACED BATISTA (PITCHING); Speier singled
to pitcher; Ontiveros reached on an error by Granger on a
sacrifice bunt [Speier to second, Ontiveros to first]; Rader was
hit by a pitch [Speier to third, Ontiveros to second]; MADDOX
BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Maddox flied out to right; Joshua walked
[Speier scored (unearned), Ontiveros to third, Rader to second];
CRAWFORD REPLACED GRANGER (PITCHING); Phillips grounded into a
double play (pitcher to catcher to first) [Ontiveros out at
home]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: MOFFITT REPLACED MADDOX (PITCHING); Gross grounded
out (third to first); Milbourne grounded out (pitcher to first);
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 5, Astros 4.

GIANTS 8TH: Murcer singled to center; Matthews flied out to
center; Murcer stole second; Thomasson grounded out (pitcher to
first); YORK REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); Speier popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 5,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: LAVELLE REPLACED MOFFITT (PITCHING); SPEED REPLACED
MATTHEWS (PLAYING LF); May flied out to right; Watson doubled to
left; CABELL BATTED FOR CRUZ; Cabell walked; Rader was hit by a
pitch [Watson to third, Cabell to second]; ANDREWS RAN FOR
RADER; JOHNSON BATTED FOR METZGER; Johnson walked [Watson
scored, Cabell to third, Andrews to second]; HOWARD BATTED FOR
YORK; Howard struck out; Gross made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 5.

GIANTS 9TH: ANDREWS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); MILBOURNE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); CABELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
LF); HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BOSWELL REPLACED
JOHNSON (PLAYING 3B); FORSCH REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING);
Ontiveros doubled to left; THOMAS RAN FOR ONTIVEROS; On a bunt
Rader made an out to first; HILL BATTED FOR LAVELLE; Hill
grounded out (third to first); Joshua singled to center [Thomas
scored]; Phillips grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Giants 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: HILL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); HEAVERLO REPLACED
RADER (PITCHING); THOMAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); PHILLIPS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Milbourne flied out to left;
Cedeno doubled to center; May grounded out (first unassisted)
[Cedeno to third]; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 6, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           6   9   2   14
 Astros           5  10   3    9


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