San Francisco Giants 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 102
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, July 26, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  9  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  8  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     4   1   0   0       0   0       3   0
Rader c                       3   2   2   1       1   1       5   0
Murcer rf                     4   0   2   2       0   0       3   0
Matthews lf                   4   0   2   0       0   1       2   1
Montanez 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Speier ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   6
Ontiveros 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Miller 2b                     2   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
  Thomasson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Falcone p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Adams ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   9   3       2   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Speier-Miller-Montanez.
E: Ontiveros (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Murcer (19,off Forsch).
HR: Rader (3,4th inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Montanez (17,off Forsch); Speier (8,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Murcer (3,2nd base by Forsch/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Gross rf                      5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Cabell lf                     5   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     2   1   0   0       2   0      12   0
Johnson c                     4   0   0   0       0   3       3   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   8
  Andrews pr,2b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Milbourne ss                  2   0   0   0       2   0       5   6
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       5   5      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Milbourne-Watson, Helms-Milbourne-Watson, Milbourne-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (19,off Falcone).
3B: Cruz (2,off Williams).
GDP: Watson (7,off Moffitt).
IBB: Milbourne (1,by Falcone).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (10,2nd base off Moffitt/Rader).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Falcone                       5.2   4   1   1   5   3   0  26
Moffitt W(4-3)                1.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Williams                      1.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   6
Lavelle SV(5)                 0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     8   2   2   5   5   0  39

IBB: Falcone (4,Milbourne).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(4-8)                 9     9   3   3   2   3   1  34


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:12   


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Joshua              cf        Howard              cf
2. Rader               c         Gross               rf
3. Murcer              rf        Cabell              lf
4. Matthews            lf        Watson              1b
5. Montanez            1b        Johnson             c
6. Speier              ss        Rader               3b
7. Ontiveros           3b        Helms               2b
8. Miller              2b        Milbourne           ss
9. Falcone             p         Forsch              p

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua flied out to right; Rader struck out; Murcer
singled to right; Murcer was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard flied out to right; Gross singled to second;
Cabell forced Gross (second to shortstop); Watson walked [Cabell
to second]; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Matthews singled to third; Montanez lined into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Matthews out at first]; Speier
singled to right; Ontiveros grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms flied
out to left; Milbourne flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Miller grounded out (second to first); Falcone made
an out to shortstop; Joshua grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch walked; Howard popped to first in foul
territory; Gross forced Forsch (shortstop to second); Cabell
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Rader homered; Murcer popped to third in foul
territory; Matthews singled to left; Montanez grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Matthews out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson walked; Johnson was called out on strikes;
Rader doubled to center [Watson scored]; Helms flied out to
right; Milbourne was walked intentionally; Forsch grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Speier grounded out (shortstop to first); Ontiveros
flied out to center; Miller singled to center; Falcone struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard was called out on strikes; Gross grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cabell singled to left [Cabell out at second
(left to shortstop)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Joshua grounded out (second to first); Rader walked;
Murcer forced Rader (third to second); Matthews grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson reached on an error by Ontiveros [Watson to
first]; On a bunt Johnson made an out to first [Watson stayed at
first]; Cliff Johnson called for interference; Rader
singled to left [Watson to second]; Helms flied out to left;
Milbourne walked [Watson to third, Rader to second]; MOFFITT
REPLACED FALCONE (PITCHING); Forsch flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Montanez made an out to third; Speier grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ontiveros flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Howard singled to pitcher; Howard stole second;
Gross grounded out (shortstop to first) [Howard to third];
Cabell singled to right [Howard scored]; Watson grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Cabell out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 2.

GIANTS 8TH: THOMASSON BATTED FOR MILLER; Thomasson grounded out
(second to first); ADAMS BATTED FOR MOFFITT; Adams walked;
Joshua forced Adams (second to shortstop); Rader singled to
right [Joshua to third]; Murcer doubled to right [Joshua scored,
Rader scored, Murcer to third (on throw to home)]; Matthews
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED ADAMS (PITCHING); ROBINSON
REPLACED THOMASSON (PLAYING 2B); Johnson struck out; Rader
grounded out (third to first); Helms singled to left; ANDREWS
RAN FOR HELMS; Milbourne forced Andrews (shortstop to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 2.

GIANTS 9TH: ANDREWS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Montanez
singled to center; Speier grounded into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Montanez out at second]; Ontiveros grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: CRUZ BATTED FOR FORSCH; Cruz tripled to right;
Howard grounded out (second to first); LAVELLE REPLACED WILLIAMS
(PITCHING); Gross struck out; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           3   9   1    4
 Astros           2   8   0   10


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