San Francisco Giants 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 111
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, August 3, 1975 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  2  -   4 10  1
SF  N    3  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     3   1   1   0       2   1       3   0
Gross rf                      5   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Watson lf                     5   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Johnson 1b                    4   1   2   0       1   0       9   0
Rader ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Jutze c                       3   1   1   0       1   1       6   0
Roberts p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  de la Rosa ph               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   3       4   5      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Rader-Johnson.
E: Cabell (6).

BATTING - 
2B: de la Rosa (1,off Falcone).
SH: Roberts (10,off Falcone).
SF: Cabell (4,off Falcone).
Team LOB: 10.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     4   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Thomas 2b                     2   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson 2b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Murcer rf                     3   1   2   1       1   0       4   0
Matthews lf                   4   1   2   3       0   1       1   0
Montanez 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Speier ss                     3   0   1   1       1   1       3   1
Miller 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Hill c                        3   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Falcone p                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   9   5       4   6      27   5

FIELDING - 
E: Robinson (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Murcer (23,off Roberts); Matthews (16,off Roberts); Speier (25,off Roberts).
GDP: Miller (9,off Sosa).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(6-12)               6.1   9   5   5   2   5   0  30
Sosa                          1.2   0   0   0   2   1   0   6
Totals                        8     9   5   5   4   6   0  36


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Falcone W(8-7)                8.2   9   4   3   4   5   0  39
Moffitt SV(9)                 0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9    10   4   3   4   5   0  41


Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:23   


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Howard struck out; Gross grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua was called out on strikes; Thomas singled to
center; Murcer doubled [Thomas to third]; Matthews doubled
[Thomas scored, Murcer scored]; Montanez grounded out (second to
first) [Matthews to third]; Speier doubled to left [Matthews
scored]; Miller lined to pitcher; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Johnson singled to center; Rader
popped to third in foul territory; Helms flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

GIANTS 2ND: Hill was called out on strikes; Falcone struck out;
Joshua singled to center; Thomas singled to center [Joshua to
second]; Murcer singled to right [Joshua scored, Thomas to
third, Murcer to second (error by Cabell)]; Matthews singled to
shortstop [Thomas scored, Murcer to third]; Montanez popped to
first in foul territory; 2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants
5.

ASTROS 3RD: ROBINSON REPLACED THOMAS (PLAYING 2B); Jutze singled
to first; Roberts out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Jutze to second]; Howard walked; Gross singled to right [Jutze
scored, Howard to second]; Cabell lined to third; Watson flied
out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 5.

GIANTS 3RD: Speier grounded out (third to first); Miller flied
out to center; Hill made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson singled to left; Rader singled to center
[Johnson to second]; Helms flied out to left; Jutze forced Rader
(third to second) [Johnson scored (error by Robinson) (unearned)
(no RBI)]; Roberts grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R (0 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 5.

GIANTS 4TH: Falcone struck out; Joshua flied out to left;
Robinson made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard singled to right; Gross made an out to
shortstop; Cabell singled to left [Howard to second]; Watson
struck out; Johnson walked [Howard to third, Cabell to second];
Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 5.

GIANTS 5TH: Murcer grounded out (first unassisted); Matthews
flied out to center; Montanez walked; Speier struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Helms struck out; Jutze walked; Roberts popped to
catcher in foul territory; Howard flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 5.

GIANTS 6TH: Miller grounded out (third to first); Hill flied out
to left; Falcone grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Gross grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell made
an out to shortstop; Watson made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 5.

GIANTS 7TH: Joshua singled to right; Robinson grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Joshua to second]; Murcer walked; SOSA
REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Matthews struck out; Montanez flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Johnson flied out to center; Rader flied out to
center; Helms popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 5.

GIANTS 8TH: Speier walked; Miller grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Speier out at second]; Hill
walked; Falcone grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Jutze struck out; DE LA ROSA BATTED FOR SOSA; de la
Rosa doubled to center; Howard walked; Gross singled to center
[de la Rosa to third, Howard to second]; Cabell hit a sacrifice
fly to right [de la Rosa scored]; MOFFITT REPLACED FALCONE
(PITCHING); Watson singled to center [Howard scored, Gross to
second]; Johnson grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   1   10
 Giants           5   9   1    7


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