Houston Astros 15, Philadelphia Phillies 3
Regular Season Game 51
Played on Saturday, May 31, 1975 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0 12  3  -  15 15  0
PHI N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  1  0  -   3  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  2   2   2   3       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
Cedeno cf                     3   2   1   0       2   0       4   0
May c                         5   2   3   2       0   0       7   2
Cabell 1b                     5   2   2   3       0   1       6   0
Cruz rf                       4   2   2   0       1   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      5   2   2   1       0   1       2   0
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
  Boswell ph,2b               2   1   1   2       0   0       2   2
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Howard pr,lf                1   2   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40  15  15  14       4   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Boswell-Cabell, Metzger-Boswell-Cabell.
PB: May (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (4,off McGraw); Cedeno (13,off Hilgendorf).
HR: Johnson (2,8th inning off Garber 1 on 2 out); Cabell (1,9th inning off
Hilgendorf 1 on 0 out).
IBB: Cedeno (3,by McGraw).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (7,2nd base by Twitchell/Boone).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       4   0   0   0       1   1       2   4
Schmidt 3b                    3   1   0   0       1   1       1   2
Johnstone rf                  4   1   1   0       0   2       4   1
Luzinski lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Allen 1b                      4   0   2   2       0   2       9   2
Boone c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
  Hilgendorf p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Martin cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Harmon ss                     1   1   0   0       3   1       0   1
Twitchell p                   2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Oates c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   6   2       5   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Johnstone-Allen.
E: Allen (3).

BATTING - 
SH: Twitchell (2,off Richard).
GDP: Boone (3,off Granger); Oates (1,off Granger).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Schmidt (4,2nd base off Richard/May); Allen (1,2nd base off Richard/May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(4-3)                7     2   2   2   4   8   0  28
Granger                       2     4   1   1   1   1   0   9
Totals                        9     6   3   3   5   9   0  37

WP: Richard 2 (5).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Twitchell L(3-6)              7.1   5   3   3   2   5   0  27
McGraw                        0.1   3   5   5   2   0   0   6
Garber                        0.1   4   4   4   0   0   1   5
Hilgendorf                    1     3   3   3   0   0   1   6
Totals                        9    15  15  15   4   5   2  44

WP: Garber (1).
IBB: McGraw (4,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 18094


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Gross               lf        Cash                2b
2. Metzger             ss        Schmidt             3b
3. Cedeno              cf        Johnstone           rf
4. May                 c         Luzinski            lf
5. Cabell              1b        Allen               1b
6. Cruz                rf        Boone               c
7. Rader               3b        Martin              cf
8. Andrews             2b        Harmon              ss
9. Richard             p         Twitchell           p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross flied out to right; Metzger grounded out
(first unassisted); Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Cash walked; Schmidt popped to second; May allowed
a passed ball [Cash to second]; Johnstone struck out; Luzinski
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May singled to center; Cabell hit into a double play
(right to first) [May out at second]; Cruz singled to right;
Rader struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Allen struck out (catcher to first); Boone flied
out to center; Martin popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews struck out; Richard flied out to center;
Gross walked; Metzger popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Harmon struck out; Twitchell struck out; Cash
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno walked; May popped to second; Cedeno was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Cabell flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Schmidt walked; Schmidt stole second; Johnstone
lined to third; Luzinski popped to first in foul territory;
Allen singled to center [Schmidt scored]; Allen stole second;
Boone flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Rader grounded
out (second to first); Andrews flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 5TH: Martin lined to shortstop; Harmon walked;
Twitchell singled to third [Harmon to second]; Cash forced
Twitchell (shortstop to second) [Harmon to third]; Schmidt
struck out but Harmon advanced to home and Cash advanced to
second and Schmidt advanced to first on a wild pitch; Richard
threw a wild pitch [Cash to third, Schmidt to second]; Johnstone
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Richard struck out; Gross grounded out (shortstop to
first); Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 6TH: Luzinski flied out to center; Allen struck out;
Boone popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno flied out to right; May grounded out (second
to first); Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 7TH: Martin struck out; Harmon walked; Twitchell out on
a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Harmon to second]; Cash
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz singled to left; On a bunt Rader singled to
third [Cruz to second]; Andrews was called out on strikes;
WATSON BATTED FOR RICHARD; Watson singled to center [Cruz
scored, Rader to second]; HOWARD RAN FOR WATSON; MCGRAW REPLACED
TWITCHELL (PITCHING); JOHNSON BATTED FOR GROSS; Johnson doubled
to left [Rader scored, Howard scored (error by Allen) (no RBI)];
Metzger grounded out (third to first); Cedeno was walked
intentionally; May singled to right [Johnson scored, Cedeno to
second]; Cabell singled to center [Cedeno scored, May to
second]; Cruz walked [May to third, Cabell to second]; GARBER
REPLACED MCGRAW (PITCHING); Rader singled to second [May scored,
Cabell to third, Cruz to second]; BOSWELL BATTED FOR ANDREWS;
Boswell singled to center [Cabell scored, Cruz scored, Rader to
second]; Garber threw a wild pitch [Boswell to second, Rader to
third]; Howard singled to right [Rader scored, Boswell scored];
Johnson homered [Howard scored]; Cliff Johnson had pinch hit
previously in this inning; officially his position is null for
this home run; Metzger grounded out (first to pitcher); 12
R, 10 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 8TH: GRANGER REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); BOSWELL
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF);
Schmidt popped to third; Johnstone singled to right; Luzinski
singled to left [Johnstone to second]; Allen singled to center
[Johnstone scored, Luzinski to second]; Boone grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Allen out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 12, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 9TH: OATES REPLACED GARBER (PLAYING C ); HILGENDORF
REPLACED BOONE (PITCHING); Cedeno doubled to center; May singled
to right [Cedeno scored]; Cabell homered [May scored]; Cruz
grounded out (third to first); Rader flied out to center;
Boswell grounded out (first to pitcher); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 15, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 9TH: Martin singled to shortstop; Harmon walked [Martin
to second]; Oates grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Martin to third, Harmon out at second]; Cash
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 15, Phillies 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          15  15   0    2
 Phillies         3   6   1    7


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