Houston Astros 5, San Diego Padres 3
Regular Season Game 113
Played on Monday, August 4, 1975 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   5 11  2
SD  N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     4   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Gross rf                      4   0   1   2       1   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b,lf                  4   1   2   0       0   0       5   0
May c                         3   1   2   2       0   0       7   0
Boswell 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
DaVanon ss                    4   1   3   0       0   0       2   3
Andrews 2b                    2   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
  Johnson ph,1b               2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Helms ph,2b                 2   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   5  11   5       2   1      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Howard (1), DaVanon (1).
PB: May (15).

BATTING - 
2B: May (11,off Freisleben); Watson (24,off Tomlin).
SH: May (4,off Tomlin).
GDP: Andrews (4,off Freisleben); Gross (4,off Freisleben).
IBB: Howard (1,by Tomlin); Gross (1,by Greif).
Team LOB: 7.

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grubb cf                      5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Fuentes 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   2       3   4
Ivie 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
McCovey 1b                    3   1   0   1       1   1      12   1
Winfield rf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Tolan lf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Torres ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   6
Hundley c                     1   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
  Kendall ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Freisleben p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Greif p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sharon ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   2       4   7      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. McCovey-Torres-McCovey, Torres-Fuentes-McCovey.
E: Tolan (5), Torres (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Grubb (29,off Niekro); Sharon (6,off Cosgrove).
SH: Freisleben (5,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(3-4)                 6     6   3   3   3   4   0  27
Cosgrove SV(3)                3     1   0   0   1   3   0  11
Totals                        9     7   3   3   4   7   0  38

WP: Niekro (2).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Freisleben L(5-11)            6.2   9   5   5   0   0   0  27
Tomlin                        1     2   0   0   1   0   0   6
Greif                         1.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9    11   5   5   2   1   0  39

IBB: Tomlin (6,Howard); Greif (14,Gross).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 15000


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Howard              cf        Grubb               cf
2. Gross               rf        Fuentes             2b
3. Cruz                lf        Ivie                3b
4. Watson              1b        McCovey             1b
5. May                 c         Winfield            rf
6. Boswell             3b        Tolan               lf
7. DaVanon             ss        Torres              ss
8. Andrews             2b        Hundley             c
9. Niekro              p         Freisleben          p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard grounded out (third to first); Gross flied
out to left; Cruz singled; Watson singled to left [Cruz to
second]; May doubled to left [Cruz scored, Watson scored];
Boswell grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Grubb singled to right; Fuentes singled [Grubb to
second]; Ivie singled to center [Grubb to third, Fuentes to
second]; McCovey forced Ivie (second to shortstop) [Grubb
scored, Fuentes scored (error by DaVanon)]; Winfield grounded
out (third to first) [McCovey to second]; Tolan singled to
center [McCovey scored, Tolan to second (error by Howard)]; May
allowed a passed ball [Tolan to third]; Torres grounded out
(second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 3.

ASTROS 2ND: DaVanon singled to center; Andrews grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to first) [DaVanon out at
second]; Niekro popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 3.

PADRES 2ND: Hundley flied out to center; Freisleben struck out;
Grubb doubled to left; Fuentes grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard singled; Gross grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Howard out at second]; Cruz
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Padres 3.

PADRES 3RD: Ivie made an out to second; McCovey struck out;
Winfield grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Padres 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to right; May made an out to
shortstop; Boswell lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Padres 3.

PADRES 4TH: Tolan flied out to right; Torres singled to center;
Niekro threw a wild pitch [Torres to second]; Hundley walked;
Freisleben out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Torres
to third, Hundley to second]; Grubb grounded out (second to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 3.

ASTROS 5TH: On a bunt DaVanon singled; Andrews grounded out
(shortstop to first) [DaVanon to second]; Niekro reached on a
fielder's choice [DaVanon out at third (shortstop to third)];
Howard forced Niekro (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 3.

PADRES 5TH: On a bunt Fuentes struck out; Ivie flied out to
center; McCovey walked; Winfield forced McCovey (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz lined
to third; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 3.

PADRES 6TH: Tolan flied out to right; Torres flied out to right;
Hundley walked; Freisleben struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Padres 3.

ASTROS 7TH: May singled to right; Boswell made an out to second;
DaVanon singled [May to second]; JOHNSON BATTED FOR ANDREWS;
Johnson lined to third; HELMS BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Helms singled
to left [May scored, DaVanon to third (error by Tolan), Helms to
second]; TOMLIN REPLACED FREISLEBEN (PITCHING); Howard was
walked intentionally; Gross singled to center [DaVanon scored,
Helms scored, Howard to second]; Cruz forced Gross (shortstop
unassisted); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 3.

PADRES 7TH: COSGROVE REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); HELMS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); WATSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Grubb flied out to left; Fuentes
struck out; Ivie grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson doubled to left; May out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Watson to third]; Boswell grounded out
(second to first); GREIF REPLACED TOMLIN (PITCHING); DaVanon
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Padres 3.

PADRES 8TH: McCovey lined to shortstop; Winfield walked; Tolan
struck out; Torres grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Johnson made an out to shortstop; Helms reached on
an error by Torres [Helms to second]; Howard struck out; Gross
was walked intentionally; Cosgrove flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 3.

PADRES 9TH: KENDALL BATTED FOR HUNDLEY; Kendall was called out
on strikes; SHARON BATTED FOR GREIF; Sharon doubled to left;
Grubb made an out to third; Fuentes grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  11   2    7
 Padres           3   7   2    8


Data courtesy of Retrosheet