Houston Astros 6, San Diego Padres 3
Regular Season Game 25
Played on Thursday, May 1, 1975 (D) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    2  0  1    0  2  1    0  0  0  -   6 13  3
SD  N    1  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  0  -   3  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   2   0       0   1       3   3
Cabell lf,1b                  5   1   3   1       0   1       3   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       1   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     5   2   3   2       0   0      11   0
  Howard lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson c                     4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   2       0   1       2   2
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   5
  Milbourne 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   6  13   6       2   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Milbourne-Metzger-Watson.
E: Metzger (7), Rader (2), Cruz (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (5,off Jones); Rader (3,off Jones).
HR: Watson (4,3rd inning off Jones 0 on 0 out).
SH: Forsch (1,off Foster); Johnson (1,off Foster).
GDP: Watson (1,off Jones).
IBB: Cruz (4,by Foster).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (15,2nd base off Jones/Hundley).
CS: Metzger (3,2nd base by Frisella/Hundley).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
  Sharon ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Tolan lf                      5   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Grubb cf                      3   1   2   0       1   1       2   0
McCovey 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0      13   0
Winfield rf                   2   0   0   2       0   0       2   0
Fuentes 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Huntz 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Hundley c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
  Scott pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jones p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Locklear ph                 0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Foster p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Kendall ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frisella p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ivie ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   3       3   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Huntz-Fuentes.
E: McCovey (3), Huntz (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Huntz (1,off Forsch).
SF: Winfield 2 (3,off Forsch 2); Locklear (1,off Forsch).
GDP: Winfield (1,off Crawford).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hernandez (7,2nd base off Forsch/Johnson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(1-2)                 7     6   3   2   1   2   0  29
Crawford SV(1)                2     1   0   0   2   0   0   9
Totals                        9     7   3   2   3   2   0  38


San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jones L(2-2)                  5     9   5   5   1   1   1  25
Foster                        2     3   1   1   1   1   0  10
Frisella                      2     1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9    13   6   6   2   4   1  41

IBB: Foster (3,Cruz).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 11885


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Metzger             ss        Hernandez           ss
2. Cabell              lf        Tolan               lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Grubb               cf
4. Watson              1b        McCovey             1b
5. Johnson             c         Winfield            rf
6. Rader               3b        Fuentes             2b
7. Cruz                rf        Huntz               3b
8. Helms               2b        Hundley             c
9. Forsch              p         Jones               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger was called out on strikes; Cabell doubled to
right; Cedeno singled [Cabell scored]; Cedeno stole second
[Cedeno to third (error by McCovey)]; Watson singled to center
[Cedeno scored]; On a bunt Johnson singled [Watson to second];
Rader flied out to center; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted);
2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Hernandez grounded out (third to first); Tolan
reached on an error by Metzger; Grubb singled to right [Tolan to
third (error by Cruz)]; McCovey walked [Grubb to second];
Winfield hit a sacrifice fly to right [Tolan scored (unearned),
Grubb to third]; Fuentes grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms flied out to center; Forsch grounded out
(third to first); Metzger singled to right; Cabell reached on an
error by Huntz [Metzger to second]; Cedeno grounded out (pitcher
to second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

PADRES 2ND: Huntz grounded out (second to first); Hundley lined
to shortstop; Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Padres 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson homered; Johnson grounded out (third to
first); Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 1.

PADRES 3RD: Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Tolan
grounded out (first unassisted); Grubb struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms made an out to second; Forsch grounded out
(second to first); Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 1.

PADRES 4TH: McCovey flied out to center; Winfield grounded out
(pitcher to first); Fuentes grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell singled; Cedeno walked [Cabell to second];
Watson grounded into a double play (third to second) [Cabell out
at third, Cedeno out at second]; Johnson singled [Watson to
third]; Rader doubled [Watson scored, Johnson scored]; Cruz
grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Padres 1.

PADRES 5TH: Huntz doubled to right; Hundley grounded out (second
to first) [Huntz to third]; LOCKLEAR BATTED FOR JONES; Locklear
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Huntz scored]; Hernandez grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

ASTROS 6TH: FOSTER REPLACED LOCKLEAR (PITCHING); Helms singled
to center; Forsch out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Helms to second]; Metzger flied out to left; Cabell singled
[Helms scored]; Cedeno flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 6, Padres 2.

PADRES 6TH: Tolan popped to third in foul territory; Grubb
singled; McCovey singled to right [Grubb to third]; Winfield hit
a sacrifice fly to right [Grubb scored]; Fuentes singled to left
[McCovey to second]; Huntz flied out to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 6, Padres 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson singled to right; Johnson out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Watson to second]; Rader struck out;
Cruz was walked intentionally; Helms grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Padres 3.

PADRES 7TH: MILBOURNE REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Hundley flied
out to left; KENDALL BATTED FOR FOSTER; Kendall lined to third;
Hernandez singled to center; Hernandez stole second; Tolan
grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Padres 3.

ASTROS 8TH: FRISELLA REPLACED KENDALL (PITCHING); GROSS BATTED
FOR FORSCH; Gross grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger
singled to right; Metzger was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Cabell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Padres 3.

PADRES 8TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); Grubb walked;
McCovey made an out to shortstop; Winfield grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Grubb out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Padres 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Johnson made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Padres 3.

PADRES 9TH: CABELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); HOWARD
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Fuentes grounded out (shortstop to
first); Huntz grounded out (third to first); Hundley singled to
center; SCOTT RAN FOR HUNDLEY; IVIE BATTED FOR FRISELLA; Ivie
reached on an error by Rader [Scott to second]; SHARON BATTED
FOR HERNANDEZ; Sharon walked [Scott to third, Ivie to second];
Tolan flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6,
Padres 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  13   3    8
 Padres           3   7   2    8


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