Houston Astros 12, San Francisco Giants 8
Regular Season Game 28
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, May 4, 1975 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    3  0  0    6  2  0    0  1  0  -  12 10  1
SF  N    0  0  4    0  1  0    2  0  1  -   8  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      4   1   1   1       2   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    5   2   2   0       1   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     4   3   1   1       2   1       3   0
Johnson 1b                    5   1   2   0       1   1      10   1
Cruz rf                       3   1   0   1       3   1       0   0
May c                         4   1   1   2       1   1       6   0
  Jutze c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Boswell 3b                    6   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Andrews 2b                    2   2   1   2       3   1       2   8
Richard p                     4   0   1   1       0   3       1   1
  Granger p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       39  12  10   9      13  10      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Metzger-Andrews-Johnson, Andrews-Johnson, Granger-Metzger-Johnson.
E: Metzger (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Richard (2,off Williams); Cedeno (9,off Williams).
3B: Andrews (3,off Williams).
IBB: Cruz (5,by Toms); May (1,by Toms).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (17,3rd base off Toms/Rader,2nd base off Heaverlo/Rader); Cruz
(3,2nd base off Toms/Rader); Andrews (1,2nd base off Heaverlo/Rader).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     4   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Thomas 2b                     1   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
  Arnold ph,2b                2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Murcer rf                     2   2   0   0       2   1       1   0
  Heaverlo p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Goodson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matthews lf                   2   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
  Speed pr,lf,rf              1   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Thomasson 1b                  4   2   1   2       1   0       3   1
Speier ss                     2   0   0   0       3   2       2   2
Ontiveros 3b                  5   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Rader c                       5   0   2   2       0   0      10   0
D'Acquisto p                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Williams p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Toms p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Adams ph,lf                 2   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Totals                       32   8   7   5      13   7      27   5

FIELDING - 
E: Thomas (2), Ontiveros (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (2,off Granger).
GDP: Thomasson (1,off Richard); Ontiveros (4,off Granger); Arnold (1,off Granger).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(3-1)                6     4   7   7  11   6   0  32
Granger SV(3)                 3     3   1   0   2   1   0  13
Totals                        9     7   8   7  13   7   0  45

Richard faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Richard (1).
BK: Richard (1).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D'Acquisto L(1-3)             3.2   4   8   8   9   5   0  25
Williams                      0.1   4   3   3   0   0   0   5
Toms                          2     0   0   0   3   3   0   9
Heaverlo                      2     2   1   1   1   2   0  10
Lavelle                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    10  12  12  13  10   0  52

Williams faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
WP: D'Acquisto 3 (4).
BK: Toms (1).
IBB: Toms 2 (2,Cruz,May).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance: 9451


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Gross               lf        Joshua              cf
2. Metzger             ss        Thomas              2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Murcer              rf
4. Johnson             1b        Matthews            lf
5. Cruz                rf        Thomasson           1b
6. May                 c         Speier              ss
7. Boswell             3b        Ontiveros           3b
8. Andrews             2b        Rader               c
9. Richard             p         D'Acquisto          p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross walked; Metzger walked [Gross to second];
Cedeno walked [Gross to third, Metzger to second]; D'Acquisto
threw a wild pitch [Gross scored, Metzger to third, Cedeno to
second]; D'Acquisto threw a wild pitch [Metzger scored, Cedeno
to third]; Johnson walked; Cruz reached on an error by Thomas
[Cedeno scored (RBI), Johnson to second, Cruz to first]; May
struck out; Boswell struck out; Andrews struck out; 3 R, 0 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua grounded out (second to first); Thomas
walked; Murcer grounded out (second to first) [Thomas to
second]; Matthews grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Richard struck out; Gross walked; Metzger singled to
center [Gross to second]; Cedeno flied out to center; Johnson
forced Metzger (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Thomasson grounded out (second to first); Speier
struck out; Ontiveros singled to left; Rader grounded out (first
to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz walked; D'Acquisto threw a wild pitch [Cruz to
second]; May popped to third in foul territory; Boswell grounded
out (first unassisted) [Cruz to third]; Andrews walked; Richard
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: D'Acquisto walked; Joshua struck out; Thomas walked
[D'Acquisto to second]; Murcer walked [D'Acquisto to third,
Thomas to second]; Matthews walked [D'Acquisto scored, Thomas to
third, Murcer to second]; Thomasson singled to center [Thomas
scored, Murcer scored, Matthews to third]; Speier struck out;
Richard threw a wild pitch [Matthews scored, Thomasson to
second]; Ontiveros grounded out (first unassisted); 4 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross flied out to left; Metzger flied out to left;
Cedeno walked; Johnson singled to center [Cedeno to second];
Cruz walked [Cedeno to third, Johnson to second]; May singled to
right [Cedeno scored, Johnson scored, Cruz to second]; Boswell
singled to center [Cruz scored, May to second]; WILLIAMS
REPLACED D'ACQUISTO (PITCHING); Andrews tripled to left [May
scored, Boswell scored]; Richard doubled to center [Andrews
scored]; Gross made an out to shortstop; 6 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 9, Giants 4.

GIANTS 4TH: Rader grounded out (second to first); Williams was
called out on strikes; Joshua walked; Thomas grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Giants 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger singled to right; Cedeno doubled to center
[Metzger scored]; TOMS REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Cedeno
stole third; Debut game for Tommy Toms; Johnson struck
out; Cruz was walked intentionally; Cruz stole second; May was
walked intentionally; Toms balked [Cedeno scored, Cruz to third,
May to second]; Boswell made an out to third; Andrews walked;
Richard struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 11, Giants 4.

GIANTS 5TH: Murcer walked; Matthews singled to pitcher [Murcer
to second]; SPEED RAN FOR MATTHEWS; Thomasson grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Murcer to third,
Speed out at second]; Speier walked; Richard balked [Murcer
scored, Speier to second]; Ontiveros struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 11, Giants 5.

ASTROS 6TH: SPEED STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Gross flied out
to right; Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 11, Giants 5.

GIANTS 6TH: Rader flied out to center; ADAMS BATTED FOR TOMS;
Adams walked; Debut game for Glenn Adams; Joshua forced
Adams (second to shortstop); ARNOLD BATTED FOR THOMAS; Arnold
singled to right [Joshua to second]; Murcer struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 11, Giants 5.

ASTROS 7TH: ADAMS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); SPEED CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); HEAVERLO REPLACED MURCER (PITCHING);
ARNOLD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Johnson singled to left;
Cruz struck out; May forced Johnson (first to shortstop);
Boswell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 11, Giants 5.

GIANTS 7TH: JUTZE REPLACED MAY (PLAYING C ); Speed walked;
Thomasson walked [Speed to second]; GRANGER REPLACED RICHARD
(PITCHING); Speier walked [Speed to third, Thomasson to second];
Ontiveros grounded into a double play (second to first) [Speed
scored (no RBI), Thomasson to third, Speier out at second];
Rader doubled to left [Thomasson scored]; Adams flied out to
center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Giants 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Andrews walked; Andrews stole second; Granger struck
out; Gross singled to center [Andrews scored]; Metzger forced
Gross (shortstop to second); Cedeno reached on an error by
Ontiveros [Metzger to third, Cedeno to first]; Cedeno stole
second; Johnson flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
12, Giants 7.

GIANTS 8TH: Joshua singled to right; Arnold grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Joshua out at
second]; GOODSON BATTED FOR HEAVERLO; Goodson grounded out
(second to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Giants 7.

ASTROS 9TH: LAVELLE REPLACED GOODSON (PITCHING); Cruz flied out
to center; Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); Boswell
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Giants 7.

GIANTS 9TH: Speed flied out to center; Thomasson reached on an
error by Metzger [Thomasson to first]; Speier walked [Thomasson
to second]; Ontiveros flied out to left; Rader singled to center
[Thomasson scored (unearned), Speier to second]; Adams struck
out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 12, Giants 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          12  10   1   13
 Giants           8   7   2   10


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