San Francisco Giants 8, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Friday, July 25, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    5  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  1  -   8 13  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     5   2   4   0       0   0       1   0
Thomas 2b                     4   2   2   1       1   1       2   5
  Robinson 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Murcer rf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Matthews lf                   4   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Montanez 1b                   3   1   2   3       0   0      10   1
Speier ss                     4   1   2   3       0   0       5   1
Miller 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
Sadek c                       3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Barr p                        4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Totals                       36   8  13   8       3   6      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Montanez 2 (17,off Roberts,off Niekro); Speier (21,off Niekro); Thomas
(12,off Sosa).
HR: Speier (6,8th inning off Sosa 0 on 0 out).
SF: Montanez (4,off Niekro).
GDP: Barr (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Joshua (11,2nd base off Niekro/May).
CS: Murcer (2,2nd base by Niekro/May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     4   1   0   0       1   0       2   1
Gross rf                      5   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Cabell lf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
May c                         3   0   1   0       1   0       7   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Boswell 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Milbourne ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       3   5
Roberts p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Cruz ph,lf                  1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1   8   1       3   1      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Milbourne-Boswell-Watson.
E: Gross (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Boswell (5,off Barr).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barr W(8-8)                   9     8   1   1   3   1   0  38

WP: Barr (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(5-11)               0     3   5   5   2   0   0   5
Niekro                        7     7   1   1   1   4   0  27
Sosa                          2     3   2   2   0   2   1   8
Totals                        9    13   8   8   3   6   1  40

Roberts faced 5 batters in the 1st inning

Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 14452


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Joshua              cf        Howard              cf
2. Thomas              2b        Gross               rf
3. Murcer              rf        Cabell              lf
4. Matthews            lf        Watson              1b
5. Montanez            1b        May                 c
6. Speier              ss        Rader               3b
7. Miller              3b        Boswell             2b
8. Sadek               c         Milbourne           ss
9. Barr                p         Roberts             p

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua singled to center; Thomas walked [Joshua to
second]; Murcer singled to right [Joshua scored, Thomas to
third, Murcer to second (on throw)]; Matthews walked; Montanez
doubled to right [Thomas scored, Murcer scored, Matthews to
third]; NIEKRO REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Speier doubled to
center [Matthews scored, Montanez scored]; Miller singled to
right [Speier to third]; Sadek struck out; Barr grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Miller out at
second]; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard lined to shortstop; Gross singled to third;
Cabell forced Gross (second to shortstop); Watson singled to
center [Cabell to third]; May popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Joshua singled to center; Thomas forced Joshua
(shortstop to second); Murcer forced Thomas (first to
shortstop); Matthews grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader lined to third; Boswell grounded out (first
unassisted); Milbourne flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 5, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Montanez doubled; Speier flied out to center; Miller
made an out to second; Sadek walked; Barr struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro popped to first in foul territory; Howard
walked; Gross singled to second [Howard to second]; Cabell
singled to center [Howard scored, Gross to second]; Watson
grounded out (first to pitcher) [Gross to third, Cabell to
second]; May walked; Rader flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Joshua singled to right; Thomas struck out; Murcer
flied out to right; Joshua stole second; Matthews made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Boswell flied out to left; Milbourne grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); Niekro singled to second; Howard
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Montanez grounded out (third to first); Speier
grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Gross grounded out (second to first); Cabell flied
out to right; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Sadek grounded out (third to first); Barr struck
out; Joshua grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: May lined to second; Rader was called out on
strikes; Boswell doubled to right; Milbourne flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Thomas singled to center; Murcer singled to right
[Thomas to third]; Matthews flied out to right; Montanez hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Thomas scored]; Murcer was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: CRUZ BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Cruz walked; Howard forced
Cruz (second to shortstop); Gross made an out to third; Barr
threw a wild pitch [Howard to second]; Cabell grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 6, Astros 1.

GIANTS 8TH: CRUZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); SOSA REPLACED
CABELL (PITCHING); Speier homered; Miller was called out on
strikes; Sadek struck out; Barr grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); May singled;
Rader made an out to second; Boswell forced May (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 7, Astros 1.

GIANTS 9TH: Joshua singled to center; Thomas doubled to right
[Joshua scored, Thomas out at home (error by Gross) (center to
second to catcher)]; Derrell Thomas injured sliding home;
Murcer flied out to right; Matthews flied out to right; 1 R, 2
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: ROBINSON REPLACED THOMAS (PLAYING 2B); Milbourne
singled to center; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted)
[Milbourne to second]; Howard grounded out (third to first)
[Milbourne to third]; Gross grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           8  13   0    5
 Astros           1   8   1   10


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