San Francisco Giants 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 109
Played on Friday, August 1, 1975 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  8  1
SF  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  2  -   3  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     4   2   2   0       0   1       3   0
Gross rf                      4   0   3   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
May c                         4   0   0   0       0   2       5   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Boswell 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
  Andrews pr,2b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Milbourne ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
Totals                       33   2   8   1       1   9      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Milbourne (9).

BATTING - 
SF: Cruz (4,off Halicki).
GDP: Cruz (5,off Halicki); Watson (8,off Halicki).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (14,2nd base off Halicki/Rader).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Thomas 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Murcer rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Matthews lf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Montanez 1b                   4   1   2   2       0   1       5   1
Speier ss                     4   1   2   1       0   0       2   2
Rader c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Miller 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Halicki p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       31   3   8   3       2   4      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thomas-Speier-Montanez, Speier-Thomas-Montanez.
E: Thomas (9).

BATTING - 
HR: Montanez (8,9th inning off Richard 0 on 0 out); Speier (9,9th inning off
Richard 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Thomas (11,2nd base by Richard/May); Matthews (4,2nd base by Richard/May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(7-7)                8     8   3   2   2   4   2  33

Richard faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halicki W(5-8)                9     8   2   1   1   9   0  35


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 2653


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Howard flied out to right; Gross singled to center;
Cruz singled to right [Gross to second]; Watson walked [Gross to
third, Cruz to second]; May struck out; Rader popped to first in
foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua flied out to left; Thomas walked; Thomas was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Murcer flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Boswell flied out to left; Milbourne struck out;
Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Matthews singled to left; Matthews was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Montanez struck out;
Speier made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard singled to second; Howard stole second; Gross
reached on an error by Thomas [Howard to third, Gross to first];
Cruz grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Howard scored (unearned) (no RBI), Gross out at second]; Watson
popped to first in foul territory; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Rader struck out; Miller grounded out (second to
first); Halicki struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: May grounded out (second to first); Rader struck
out; Boswell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Joshua singled to center; Thomas reached on an error
by Milbourne [Joshua to second, Thomas to first]; Murcer forced
Thomas (second to shortstop) [Joshua to third]; Matthews popped
to catcher in foul territory; Montanez singled to center [Joshua
scored (unearned), Murcer to second]; Speier singled to left
[Murcer to third, Montanez to second]; Rader flied out to
center; 1 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Milbourne grounded out (first to pitcher); Richard
struck out; Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); Halicki
flied out to left; Joshua grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross singled to center; Cruz flied out to left;
Watson singled to left [Gross to second]; May flied out to
center; Rader struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Thomas grounded out (pitcher to first); Murcer
struck out; Matthews walked; Montanez grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Boswell flied out to center; Milbourne made an out
to shortstop; Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Speier grounded out (second to first); Rader flied
out to center; Miller singled to right; Halicki grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Howard singled to center; Gross singled to center
[Howard to third]; Cruz hit a sacrifice fly to right [Howard
scored]; Watson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Gross out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 8TH: Joshua grounded out (second to first); Thomas flied
out to center; Murcer singled to center; Matthews grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

ASTROS 9TH: May struck out; Rader flied out to center; Boswell
singled to center; ANDREWS RAN FOR BOSWELL; Milbourne made an
out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 9TH: ANDREWS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Montanez
homered; Speier homered; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants
3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   1    6
 Giants           3   8   1    6


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