San Diego Padres 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Wednesday, April 30, 1975 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  9  0
SD  N    0  0  0    0  4  0    0  0  x  -   4  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andrews ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
May c                         4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   1       0   0      13   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   3   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   6
Helms 2b                      2   0   1   1       1   0       1   3
  Milbourne pr,2b             0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Cabell ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Boswell ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard pr,lf                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       33   2   9   2       2   3      24  15

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (1,off Siebert).
HR: Watson (3,4th inning off Siebert 0 on 0 out).
SH: Metzger (5,off Siebert).
HBP: Cabell (2,by Greif).
GDP: Rader (2,off Siebert).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Howard (2,2nd base by Tomlin/Kendall).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez ss                  4   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Tolan lf                      3   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
  Sharon ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grubb cf                      4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
McCovey 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   0       8   2
  Torres 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Winfield rf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Ivie 3b,1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Fuentes 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Kendall c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Siebert p                     2   1   2   0       1   0       0   3
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Greif p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   9   4       3   0      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hernandez-Fuentes-McCovey.

BATTING - 
2B: Grubb (9,off Dierker); Winfield (3,off Dierker).
IBB: McCovey (1,by Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Fuentes (3,Home by Granger/May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(3-2)                4.2   6   4   4   3   0   0  23
Granger                       1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Crawford                      2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        8     9   4   4   3   0   0  35

IBB: Dierker (3,McCovey).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Siebert W(3-0)                6.1   7   2   2   1   1   1  26
Tomlin                        2     2   0   0   0   0   0   7
Greif SV(4)                   0.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     9   2   2   2   3   1  37

HBP: Greif (3,Cabell).

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 8077


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Gross               lf        Hernandez           ss
2. Metzger             ss        Tolan               lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Grubb               cf
4. May                 c         McCovey             1b
5. Watson              1b        Winfield            rf
6. Cruz                rf        Ivie                3b
7. Rader               3b        Fuentes             2b
8. Helms               2b        Kendall             c
9. Dierker             p         Siebert             p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger struck
out; Cedeno singled; May popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); Tolan
lined to center; Grubb grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to center; Cruz singled to left
[Watson to second]; Rader grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Watson to third, Cruz out at second]; Helms
walked; Dierker forced Helms (third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: McCovey grounded out (first unassisted); Winfield
flied out to center; Ivie made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross singled to center; Metzger out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Gross to second]; Cedeno flied out to
left; May flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Fuentes flied out to left; Kendall made an out to
second; Siebert singled to left; Hernandez made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson homered; Cruz flied out to right; Rader flied
out to right; Helms grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: On a bunt Tolan grounded out (pitcher to first);
Grubb singled to center; McCovey walked [Grubb to second];
Winfield flied out to left; Ivie grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Dierker grounded out (pitcher to first); Gross flied
out to center; Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 5TH: Fuentes grounded out (second to first); Kendall
grounded out (third to first); Siebert walked; Hernandez singled
to right [Siebert to second]; Tolan singled to left [Siebert
scored, Hernandez to second]; Grubb doubled [Hernandez scored,
Tolan scored]; McCovey was walked intentionally; Winfield
doubled [Grubb scored, McCovey to third]; GRANGER REPLACED
DIERKER (PITCHING); Ivie grounded out (pitcher to first); 4 R, 4
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno lined to shortstop; May grounded out (pitcher
to first); Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 4.

PADRES 6TH: Fuentes singled to center; Kendall grounded out
(second to first) [Fuentes to second]; Siebert singled [Fuentes
to third]; Fuentes was picked off and caught stealing home
(pitcher to third to catcher to shortstop) [Siebert to second];
On a bunt Hernandez grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled to right; Rader grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Cruz to second]; Helms doubled to left [Cruz scored];
MILBOURNE RAN FOR HELMS; BOSWELL BATTED FOR GRANGER; TOMLIN
REPLACED SIEBERT (PITCHING); JOHNSON BATTED FOR BOSWELL; Johnson
singled to left [Milbourne to third]; HOWARD RAN FOR JOHNSON;
Howard was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to second to pitcher); Gross grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 4.

PADRES 7TH: MILBOURNE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); HOWARD STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CRAWFORD REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); SHARON
BATTED FOR TOLAN; Sharon flied out to left; Grubb grounded out
(first unassisted); McCovey grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 4.

ASTROS 8TH: SHARON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); TORRES REPLACED
MCCOVEY (PLAYING 3B); IVIE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
Metzger flied out to right; Cedeno flied out to right; May
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Padres 4.

PADRES 8TH: Winfield grounded out (third to first); Ivie singled
to left; Fuentes made an out to second; Kendall forced Ivie
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
singled to left; GREIF REPLACED TOMLIN (PITCHING); Rader walked
[Cruz to second]; CABELL BATTED FOR MILBOURNE; Cabell was hit by
a pitch [Cruz to third, Rader to second]; Howard struck out;
ANDREWS BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Andrews was called out on strikes;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   9   0    8
 Padres           4   9   0    7


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