Houston Astros 5, San Francisco Giants 0
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Monday, April 12, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  9  4
HOU N    0  1  1    0  0  2    0  1  x  -   5  6  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas 2b                     3   0   1   0       2   0       3   4
Joshua cf                     5   0   2   0       0   1       1   1
Murcer rf                     2   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
Ontiveros lf                  3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Montanez 1b                   4   0   2   0       0   1      11   3
Speier ss                     3   0   2   0       1   0       3   3
Reitz 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Rader c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Halicki p                     1   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
  Heaverlo p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomasson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Minton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Adams ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   9   0       7   4      24  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Montanez-Speier-Montanez.
E: Thomas (1), Rader (1), Halicki 2 (2).

BATTING - 
GDP: Rader (1,off Richard); Montanez (1,off Richard).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Montanez (1,2nd base off Richard/Jutze).
CS: Thomas 2 (2,2nd base by Richard/Jutze 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milbourne 2b                  3   3   1   0       1   0       1   2
Cabell 3b                     3   0   2   2       1   1       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   1       0   0      10   2
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   1
Gross rf                      3   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Jutze c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   5
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hardy p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   5   6   4       3   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Watson-Metzger-Watson, Milbourne-Metzger-Watson, Cruz-Jutze.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (1,off Halicki).
GDP: Cruz (1,off Halicki).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (1,2nd base off Heaverlo/Rader).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halicki L(0-1)                5     5   4   2   2   4   0  20
Heaverlo                      1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Minton                        2     1   1   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        8     6   5   2   3   4   0  32

Halicki faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Heaverlo (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(1-1)                5.2   5   0   0   7   3   0  25
Hardy                         1.1   4   0   0   0   1   0   8
Forsch SV(1)                  2     0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   0   0   7   4   0  38

Hardy faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Forsch (1).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 10510


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Thomas              2b        Milbourne           2b
2. Joshua              cf        Cabell              3b
3. Murcer              rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Ontiveros           lf        Watson              1b
5. Montanez            1b        Cruz                lf
6. Speier              ss        Gross               rf
7. Reitz               3b        Jutze               c
8. Rader               c         Metzger             ss
9. Halicki             p         Richard             p

GIANTS 1ST: Thomas walked; Thomas was picked off and caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to second); Joshua struck out;
Murcer walked; Ontiveros made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Milbourne grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell
struck out; Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Montanez singled; Speier lined to center; Montanez
stole second; Reitz flied out to left; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson doubled; Cruz grounded out (first
unassisted); Gross singled [Watson scored]; Jutze struck out;
Gross was picked off first but was safe on an error by Halicki
[Gross to second]; Metzger struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Halicki grounded out (third to first); Thomas
walked; Thomas was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Joshua singled; Murcer walked [Joshua to second];
Ontiveros walked [Joshua to third, Murcer to second]; Montanez
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard grounded out (second to first); Milbourne
walked; Milbourne was picked off first but was safe on an error
by Halicki [Milbourne to second]; Cabell singled to center
[Milbourne scored (unearned), Cabell out at second (center to
first to second)]; Cedeno flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Speier singled; Reitz struck out; Rader grounded
into a double play (first to shortstop to first) [Speier out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson singled; Cruz grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Watson out at second]; Gross was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Halicki walked; Thomas grounded out (second to
first) [Halicki to second]; Joshua reached on a fielder's choice
[Halicki out at third (shortstop to third)]; Murcer lined to
first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Jutze made an out to shortstop; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to first); Richard grounded out (pitcher to second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Ontiveros singled; Montanez grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Ontiveros out at second];
Speier walked; Reitz singled [Speier to second]; HARDY REPLACED
RICHARD (PITCHING); Rader struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Milbourne singled; Cabell walked [Milbourne to
second]; HEAVERLO REPLACED HALICKI (PITCHING); Cedeno forced
Cabell (second to shortstop) [Milbourne to third]; Cedeno stole
second [Milbourne scored (error by Rader)]; Heaverlo threw a
wild pitch [Cedeno to third]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Cedeno scored (unearned)]; Cruz walked; Gross forced
Cruz (shortstop to second); 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 4.

GIANTS 7TH: THOMASSON BATTED FOR HEAVERLO; Thomasson grounded
out (first unassisted); Thomas singled; Joshua singled [Thomas
to second]; Murcer flied out to left; Ontiveros flied out to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: MINTON REPLACED THOMASSON (PITCHING); Jutze made an
out to second; Metzger grounded out (second to first); Hardy
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 4.

GIANTS 8TH: Montanez singled; Speier singled [Montanez to
second]; FORSCH REPLACED HARDY (PITCHING); Forsch threw a wild
pitch [Speier to second, Montanez to third]; Reitz popped to
first in foul territory; Rader hit into a double play (left to
catcher) [Montanez out at home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Milbourne reached on an error by Thomas; Cabell
singled [Milbourne scored (unearned), Cabell to second (on throw
to home)]; Cedeno lined to center; Watson grounded out (third to
first); Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 5.

GIANTS 9TH: ADAMS BATTED FOR MINTON; Adams flied out to left;
Thomas grounded out (shortstop to first); Joshua grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           0   9   4   11
 Astros           5   6   0    3


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