Houston Astros 4, San Francisco Giants 3 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 149
Played on Thursday, September 11, 1975 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    2  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4 12  2
SF  N    0  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard rf,lf                  7   1   3   0       0   2       4   0
Andrews ss,2b                 7   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       3   0       6   0
Johnson lf                    3   0   1   0       2   0       2   1
  Gardner rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   0       2   1      10   0
Cabell 3b                     6   0   2   2       0   1       1   2
Milbourne 2b                  1   0   0   1       1   0       3   1
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Helms ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Metzger ph,ss               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Jutze c                       4   0   0   0       1   0       7   1
Sosa p                        3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell 2b                  2   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       45   4  12   4      10   4      36   9

FIELDING - 
E: Watson 2 (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (27,off Falcone).
SH: Jutze (3,off Moffitt).
SF: Milbourne (1,off Falcone).
GDP: Johnson (7,off Heaverlo); Gross (9,off Heaverlo).
IBB: Cedeno (8,by Heaverlo); Watson (9,by Moffitt).
Team LOB: 17.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard 2 (28,2nd base off Falcone/Rader,2nd base off Heaverlo/Rader); Watson
(3,3rd base off Falcone/Rader).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     5   0   0   0       1   2       5   0
Thomas 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       5   4
Murcer rf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matthews lf                   5   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Montanez 1b                   5   0   1   1       0   1      14   1
Rader c                       5   1   1   0       0   1       6   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   1   1   0       1   1       1   4
LeMaster ss                   5   0   2   2       0   2       1   6
Falcone p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Heaverlo p                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Adams ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Speier ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43   3   7   3       2   7      36  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Ontiveros-Thomas-Montanez, Montanez-LeMaster.
E: Thomas (16), Matthews (7).

BATTING - 
2B: LeMaster (1,off Sosa); Matthews (21,off Sosa); Montanez (28,off Sosa).
SH: Falcone (4,off Sosa).
IBB: Ontiveros (4,by Sosa).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sosa                          6     5   3   3   2   5   0  26
York                          2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Niekro W(5-4)                 3     0   0   0   0   0   0   9
Crawford SV(4)                1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                       12     7   3   3   2   7   0  46

IBB: Sosa (4,Ontiveros).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Falcone                       5.1   6   3   3   6   2   0  29
Heaverlo                      3.1   3   0   0   2   1   0  13
Lavelle                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Moffitt L(4-5)                3     3   1   1   2   1   0  14
Totals                       12    12   4   4  10   4   0  57

IBB: Heaverlo (4,Cedeno); Moffitt (6,Watson).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 3:12   Attendance: 1149


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to center; Howard stole second;
Andrews flied out to center; Cedeno walked; Johnson walked
[Howard to third, Cedeno to second]; Watson was called out on
strikes; Cabell singled to left [Howard scored, Cedeno scored,
Johnson to third (error by Matthews), Cabell to second];
Milbourne walked; Jutze forced Milbourne (shortstop to second);
2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua walked; Thomas flied out to center; Murcer
made an out to second; Matthews flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Sosa flied out to left; Howard struck out; Andrews
reached on an error by Thomas [Andrews to first]; Cedeno forced
Andrews (second unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Montanez grounded out (first unassisted); Rader
flied out to center; Ontiveros flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Johnson singled to center; Watson walked [Johnson to
second]; Cabell flied out to center; Milbourne popped to catcher
in foul territory; Jutze walked [Johnson to third, Watson to
second]; Sosa grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: LeMaster struck out; Falcone grounded out (second to
first); Joshua grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno walked; Johnson flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Thomas reached on an error by Watson [Thomas to
first]; Murcer flied out to center; Matthews flied out to
center; Montanez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson doubled to right; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson stole third; Milbourne hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Watson scored]; Jutze grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Rader singled to center; Ontiveros singled to right
[Rader to third]; LeMaster doubled to left [Rader scored,
Ontiveros scored]; Falcone out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [LeMaster to third]; Joshua struck out; Thomas made an
out to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Sosa singled to right; Howard singled to right [Sosa
to second]; Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first) [Sosa to
third, Howard to second]; HEAVERLO REPLACED FALCONE (PITCHING);
Cedeno was walked intentionally; Johnson grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Murcer popped to third in foul territory; Matthews
doubled to center; Montanez doubled to center [Matthews scored];
Rader was called out on strikes; Ontiveros was walked
intentionally; LeMaster struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson singled to right; Cabell struck out; GROSS
BATTED FOR MILBOURNE; Gross grounded into a double play (first
to shortstop) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 7TH: YORK REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); BOSWELL REPLACED
SOSA (PLAYING 2B); Heaverlo singled to center; Joshua flied out
to left; Thomas forced Heaverlo (left to second); Thomas was
picked off first but was safe on an error by Watson [Thomas to
second]; Murcer flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Jutze grounded out (second to first); Boswell popped
to third in foul territory; Howard singled to second; Howard
stole second; Andrews grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 8TH: Matthews grounded out (shortstop to first); Montanez
flied out to left; Rader flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno flied out to left; Johnson walked; Watson
flied out to left; Cabell singled to center [Johnson to third];
CRUZ BATTED FOR YORK; LAVELLE REPLACED HEAVERLO (PITCHING);
HELMS BATTED FOR CRUZ; Helms grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 9TH: NIEKRO REPLACED HELMS (PITCHING); GARDNER REPLACED
JOHNSON (PLAYING RF); HOWARD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
Ontiveros grounded out (second to first); LeMaster grounded out
(third to first); ADAMS BATTED FOR LAVELLE; Adams made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 10TH: MOFFITT REPLACED ADAMS (PITCHING); Jutze grounded
out (second to first); Boswell flied out to center; Howard flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 10TH: Joshua grounded out (first unassisted); Thomas
flied out to right; Murcer grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 11TH: Andrews grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
singled to center; Gardner grounded out (first unassisted)
[Cedeno to second]; Watson was walked intentionally; Cabell
forced Watson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 11TH: Matthews grounded out (third to first); Montanez
flied out to left; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 12TH: METZGER BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Metzger singled to
first; Jutze out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Metzger
to second]; Boswell walked; Howard was called out on strikes;
Andrews singled to center [Metzger scored, Boswell to second];
Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 3.

GIANTS 12TH: METZGER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); ANDREWS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); CRAWFORD REPLACED BOSWELL
(PITCHING); Ontiveros struck out; LeMaster singled to pitcher;
SPEIER BATTED FOR MOFFITT; Speier flied out to center; Joshua
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  12   2   17
 Giants           3   7   2    7


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