San Francisco Giants 9, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 141
Played on Wednesday, September 3, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    3  3  2    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   9 17  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    2  1  0  -   4  7  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     6   2   3   0       0   0       3   1
Thomas 2b                     4   2   1   1       2   2       1   1
Murcer rf                     4   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
  Thomasson rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Matthews lf                   4   3   3   2       1   0       3   0
Montanez 1b                   4   0   2   2       0   0       5   0
  Miller 3b                   1   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Rader c                       4   0   1   0       1   0       5   1
Ontiveros 3b,1b               5   0   4   1       0   0       5   4
LeMaster ss                   4   0   0   1       0   2       0   2
Falcone p                     5   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       42   9  17   7       5   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomasson-Rader-LeMaster-Miller.

BATTING - 
2B: Ontiveros (15,off Crawford).
HBP: LeMaster (1,by Siebert).
GDP: Falcone (2,off Siebert).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Joshua 2 (18,2nd base off Richard/Johnson,2nd base off Niekro/Johnson);
Thomas (23,2nd base off Sosa/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard rf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Andrews 2b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   5
Cedeno cf                     2   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Johnson c                     4   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   0      11   1
Cabell lf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   1       1   3
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Richard p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milbourne ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Helms ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DaVanon ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Siebert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   7   4       3   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Andrews-Metzger-Watson, Watson.
PB: Johnson (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (28,off Falcone).
3B: Andrews (4,off Falcone).
HR: Rader (11,7th inning off Falcone 1 on 1 out).
SF: Cedeno (4,off Williams).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (44,2nd base off Falcone/Rader).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Falcone W(11-9)               7     6   4   4   3   4   1  29
Williams                      2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     7   4   4   3   5   1  35

Falcone faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Williams (7).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(9-9)                1.2   6   6   6   3   2   0  14
Niekro                        1.1   4   2   2   1   0   0   9
Crawford                      2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Sosa                          2     2   0   0   1   1   0   9
Siebert                       2     4   1   1   0   0   0   9
Totals                        9    17   9   9   5   5   0  48

WP: Richard (17).
BK: Richard (5).
HBP: Siebert (1,LeMaster).

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 4437


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Joshua              cf        Howard              rf
2. Thomas              2b        Andrews             2b
3. Murcer              rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Matthews            lf        Johnson             c
5. Montanez            1b        Watson              1b
6. Rader               c         Cabell              lf
7. Ontiveros           3b        Rader               3b
8. LeMaster            ss        Metzger             ss
9. Falcone             p         Richard             p

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua singled to right; Joshua stole second; Thomas
struck out; Murcer singled to pitcher [Joshua to third];
Matthews singled to third [Joshua scored, Murcer to second];
Montanez flied out to center [Murcer to third]; Johnson allowed
a passed ball [Murcer scored, Matthews to second]; Rader walked;
Ontiveros singled to left [Matthews scored, Rader to third];
LeMaster struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard flied out to left; Andrews tripled to right;
Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Johnson grounded out (third
to first) [Andrews scored, Cedeno to third]; Watson grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Falcone singled to second; Joshua flied out to
center; Thomas walked [Falcone to second]; Richard balked
[Falcone to third, Thomas to second]; Murcer made an out to
second; Matthews walked; Richard threw a wild pitch [Falcone
scored, Thomas to third, Matthews to second]; Montanez singled
to center [Thomas scored, Matthews scored]; NIEKRO REPLACED
RICHARD (PITCHING); Rader singled to center [Montanez to
second]; Ontiveros grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Giants 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell made an out to first; Rader flied out to
center; Metzger grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 6, Astros 1.

GIANTS 3RD: LeMaster grounded out (shortstop to first); Falcone
grounded out (second to first); Joshua singled to center; Joshua
stole second; Thomas singled to right [Joshua scored, Thomas to
second (on throw to home)]; Murcer walked; Matthews singled to
left [Thomas scored, Murcer to second]; Montanez flied out to
left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: MILBOURNE BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Milbourne grounded out
(third to first); Howard lined to second; Andrews flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 1.

GIANTS 4TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED MILBOURNE (PITCHING); Rader
grounded out (first to pitcher); Ontiveros doubled to right;
LeMaster struck out; Falcone grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno doubled to center [Cedeno out at third
(center to second to third)]; Johnson struck out; Watson singled
to left; Cabell walked [Watson to second]; Rader was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Joshua made an out to shortstop; Thomas struck out;
Murcer flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger was called out on strikes; HELMS BATTED FOR
CRAWFORD; Helms was called out on strikes; Howard flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 1.

GIANTS 6TH: SOSA REPLACED HELMS (PITCHING); Matthews grounded
out (shortstop to first); Montanez singled to center; Rader
lined to third; Ontiveros singled to left [Montanez to second];
LeMaster grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 8, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: MILLER REPLACED MONTANEZ (PLAYING 3B); ONTIVEROS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Andrews grounded out (shortstop
to first); Cedeno flied out to left; Johnson made an out to
first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Falcone grounded out (third to first); Joshua
grounded out (second to first); Thomas walked; Thomas stole
second; Murcer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 8,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: THOMASSON REPLACED MURCER (PLAYING RF); Watson
singled to center; Cabell lined to third; Rader homered [Watson
scored]; Metzger flied out to center; DAVANON BATTED FOR SOSA;
DaVanon grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 8, Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: SIEBERT REPLACED DAVANON (PITCHING); Matthews
singled to center; Miller singled to center [Matthews to
second]; Rader flied out to left; Ontiveros singled to second
[Matthews to third, Miller to second]; LeMaster was hit by a
pitch [Matthews scored, Miller to third, Ontiveros to second];
Falcone grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [LeMaster out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants
9, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Howard singled to center; Andrews walked [Howard to
second]; WILLIAMS REPLACED FALCONE (PITCHING); Williams threw a
wild pitch [Howard to third, Andrews to second]; Cedeno
sacrifice flied into a double play to right [Howard scored,
Andrews out at third (right to catcher to shortstop to third)];
Johnson singled to center; Watson flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 9, Astros 4.

GIANTS 9TH: Joshua singled to center; Thomas forced Joshua
(third to second); Thomasson lined into a double play (first
unassisted) [Thomas out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
9, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell grounded out (first to pitcher); Rader
grounded out (third to first); CRUZ BATTED FOR METZGER; Cruz was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 9, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           9  17   0   12
 Astros           4   7   0    4


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