San Francisco Giants 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 142
Played on Thursday, September 4, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  4  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Thomas 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       3   2
Murcer rf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Matthews lf                   1   1   1   0       3   0       2   0
Montanez 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Rader c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Ontiveros 3b                  3   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
LeMaster ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Montefusco p                  3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       3   6      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. LeMaster-Thomas-Montanez.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (15,off Dierker).
3B: Thomas (7,off Crawford).
SF: Ontiveros (3,off Dierker).
GDP: Montanez (24,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thomas (24,2nd base off Dierker/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Andrews 2b                    2   0   0   0       2   0       2   5
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Johnson c                     3   0   1   0       1   1       6   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       8   2
Cruz rf                       1   0   0   0       3   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Milbourne ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Boswell ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cabell ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   4   1       6   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Watson-Metzger.

BATTING - 
3B: Howard (8,off Montefusco).
HBP: Cabell (3,by Montefusco).
GDP: Cedeno (8,off Montefusco).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Montefusco W(13-7)            8.2   4   1   1   6   8   0  36
Moffitt SV(10)                0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     4   1   1   6   8   0  37

HBP: Montefusco (6,Cabell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(13-14)              7     4   1   1   2   4   0  26
Crawford                      2     2   1   1   1   2   0   9
Totals                        9     6   2   2   3   6   0  35

WP: Dierker (11), Crawford (5).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 4323


Starting Lineups:

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

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua grounded out (second to first); Thomas struck
out; Murcer grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard grounded out (first unassisted); Andrews
walked; Cedeno grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Andrews out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Matthews walked; Montanez grounded into a double
play (first to shortstop) [Matthews out at second]; Rader made
an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson walked; Watson made an out to second; Cruz
flied out to right; Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Ontiveros lined to shortstop; LeMaster flied out to
left; Montefusco struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger made an out to third; Dierker grounded out
(second to first); Howard grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Joshua grounded out (shortstop to first); Thomas
singled to right; Murcer flied out to center; Thomas stole
second; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Thomas to third]; Matthews
walked; Montanez flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Andrews walked; Cedeno was called out on strikes;
Johnson singled to center [Andrews to third]; Watson made an out
to second; Cruz walked [Johnson to second]; Rader struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Rader doubled to left; Ontiveros flied out to left;
LeMaster struck out; Montefusco struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger flied out to center; Dierker grounded out
(first unassisted); Howard tripled to right; Andrews flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Joshua made an out to shortstop; Thomas grounded out
(second to first); Murcer flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno struck out; Johnson struck out; Watson popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 7TH: Matthews singled to center; Montanez singled to
right [Matthews to second]; Rader forced Montanez (second to
shortstop) [Matthews to third]; Ontiveros lined out on a
sacrifice fly to left [Matthews scored]; LeMaster forced Rader
(third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz walked; On a bunt Rader popped to catcher in
foul territory; GARDNER BATTED FOR METZGER; Gardner struck out;
MAY BATTED FOR DIERKER; May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 8TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); MILBOURNE REPLACED
GARDNER (PLAYING SS); Montefusco was called out on strikes;
Joshua struck out; Thomas tripled to right; Murcer singled to
second [Thomas scored]; Crawford threw a wild pitch [Murcer to
second]; Matthews walked; Montanez grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Howard struck out; Andrews flied out to left; Cedeno
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

GIANTS 9TH: Rader grounded out (first to pitcher); Ontiveros
grounded out (shortstop to first); LeMaster grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
singled to center; Cruz walked [Watson to second]; GROSS BATTED
FOR RADER; Gross struck out; BOSWELL BATTED FOR MILBOURNE;
Boswell singled to right [Watson scored, Cruz to third]; CABELL
BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Cabell was hit by a pitch [Boswell to
second]; MOFFITT REPLACED MONTEFUSCO (PITCHING); Howard flied
out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           2   6   0    6
 Astros           1   4   0    9


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