Houston Astros 5, San Francisco Giants 3
Regular Season Game 6
Played on Wednesday, April 14, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  1  0  -   3  9  2
HOU N    0  4  0    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   5  9  2
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Joshua cf                     4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Thomas 2b                     4   1   3   0       0   0       0   1
Murcer rf                     4   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Matthews lf                   4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Montanez 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0      12   0
Speier ss                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   6
Reitz 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   6
Rader c                       4   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Caldwell p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomasson ph                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Heaverlo p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ontiveros ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Minton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   9   2       2   5      24  13

FIELDING - 
E: Thomas (2), Speier (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Speier (1,off Dierker); Montanez (2,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Reitz (1,2nd base by Dierker/Jutze); Murcer (1,2nd base by Hardy/Jutze).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   2   1       0   0       2   6
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Howard cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   0      12   2
Roberts lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gross rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Jutze c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       5   2
Metzger ss                    3   1   2   1       0   1       3   3
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hardy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   9   4       0   3      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Dierker-Metzger-Watson, Milbourne-Metzger-Watson, Jutze-Watson-Milbourne,
Jutze-Milbourne.
E: Cabell (2), Gross (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (1,off Caldwell).
3B: Cabell (1,off Caldwell); Metzger (1,off Heaverlo).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (1,2nd base off Caldwell/Rader).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Caldwell L(0-1)               5     7   5   3   0   2   0  23
Heaverlo                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Minton                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        8     9   5   3   0   3   0  34

BK: Minton (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(1-1)                6     6   2   2   1   2   0  23
Sosa                          1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Hardy SV(1)                   2     1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9     9   3   3   2   5   0  35

Sosa faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 7784


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Joshua              cf        Milbourne           2b
2. Thomas              2b        Cabell              3b
3. Murcer              rf        Howard              cf
4. Matthews            lf        Watson              1b
5. Montanez            1b        Roberts             lf
6. Speier              ss        Gross               rf
7. Reitz               3b        Jutze               c
8. Rader               c         Metzger             ss
9. Caldwell            p         Dierker             p

GIANTS 1ST: Joshua grounded out (second to first); Thomas
singled; Murcer flied out to center [Thomas to second]; Matthews
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Milbourne grounded out (third to first); Cabell
grounded out (third to first); Howard singled; Watson singled
[Howard to third]; Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Gross singled; Jutze grounded out (third to first)
[Gross to second]; Metzger doubled [Gross scored]; Dierker
grounded out (third to first); Milbourne singled [Metzger
scored]; Cabell tripled [Milbourne scored, Cabell scored (error
by Thomas) (unearned)]; Howard flied out to center; 4 R (3 ER),
4 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 4.

GIANTS 3RD: Rader grounded out (second to first); Caldwell
grounded out (second to first); Joshua singled; Thomas grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Roberts
lined to third; Gross struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 4.

GIANTS 4TH: Murcer reached on an error by Gross; Matthews flied
out to right; Montanez grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Murcer out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Jutze flied out to right; Metzger struck out;
Dierker flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 4.

GIANTS 5TH: Speier grounded out (shortstop to first); Reitz
singled; Rader struck out while Reitz was caught stealing second
(catcher to first to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Milbourne grounded out (third to first); Cabell
grounded out (third to first); Howard reached on an error by
Speier; Howard stole second; Watson singled [Howard scored
(unearned)]; Roberts flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 5.

GIANTS 6TH: THOMASSON BATTED FOR CALDWELL; Thomasson walked;
Joshua struck out; Thomas singled [Thomasson scored (error by
Cabell) (no RBI), Thomas to second]; Murcer grounded out (first
unassisted); Matthews singled [Thomas scored]; Montanez flied
out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: HEAVERLO REPLACED THOMASSON (PITCHING); Gross
grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze grounded out (second to
first); Metzger tripled; BOSWELL BATTED FOR DIERKER; Boswell
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 5.

GIANTS 7TH: SOSA REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Speier lined to
right; Reitz singled; Rader struck out; ONTIVEROS BATTED FOR
HEAVERLO; Ontiveros flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: MINTON REPLACED ONTIVEROS (PITCHING); Milbourne
singled; Minton balked [Milbourne to second]; Cabell grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Milbourne to third]; Howard reached on
a fielder's choice [Milbourne out at home (shortstop to
catcher)]; Watson lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 5.

GIANTS 8TH: Joshua singled; HARDY REPLACED SOSA (PITCHING);
Thomas singled [Joshua to third]; Murcer forced Thomas (first to
shortstop) [Joshua scored]; Matthews struck out while Murcer was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Roberts flied out to center; Gross grounded out
(shortstop to first); Jutze was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 5.

GIANTS 9TH: Montanez grounded out (third to first); Speier
walked; Reitz grounded out (third to first) [Speier to second];
Rader was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
3, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           3   9   2    5
 Astros           5   9   2    5


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