Houston Astros 5, San Diego Padres 4
Regular Season Game 8
Played on Saturday, April 17, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  1  -   4  5  0
HOU N    1  0  2    0  2  0    0  0  x  -   5 10  2
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grubb lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Fuentes 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   6
W. Davis cf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1      12   1
  Ivie pr                     0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Winfield rf                   2   1   1   1       2   1       2   0
Torres ss                     3   1   0   0       1   2       2   3
Kendall c                     2   0   1   1       1   0       4   1
  Hernandez pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
xKubiak 3b                    2   0   0   1       0   0       0   2
Spillner p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Locklear ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Foster p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Turner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Metzger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rettenmund ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   5   4       4   6      24  15

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kubiak-Fuentes-McCovey.

BATTING - 
2B: Fuentes (1,off Richard); Winfield (1,off Richard); McCovey (1,off Richard).
SH: Kendall (1,off Richard).
SF: Kubiak (1,off Richard).
GDP: Kubiak (2,off Richard).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Winfield (1,2nd base off Richard/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     3   2   1   0       1   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   2   2   3       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       9   1
Johnson c                     3   0   1   1       1   0       6   0
Gross rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Milbourne 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5  10   5       2   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Watson-Metzger-Watson.
E: Johnson 2 (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (1,off Foster).
3B: Metzger (2,off Spillner).
HR: Cedeno (2,5th inning off Foster 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Johnson (2,off Spillner).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (1,2nd base off Spillner/Kendall).
CS: Milbourne (1,2nd base by Metzger/Kendall).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Spillner L(0-2)               4     6   3   3   1   1   0  18
Foster                        2     3   2   2   1   1   1  10
Metzger                       2     1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        8    10   5   5   2   4   1  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(2-1)                8     4   4   4   4   5   0  31
Forsch SV(4)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     5   4   4   4   6   0  36

Richard faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance: 11702


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Grubb               lf        Howard              lf
2. Fuentes             2b        Cabell              3b
3. W. Davis            cf        Cedeno              cf
4. McCovey             1b        Watson              1b
5. Winfield            rf        Johnson             c
6. Torres              ss        Gross               rf
7. Kendall             c         Milbourne           2b
8. Kubiak              3b        Metzger             ss
9. Spillner            p         Richard             p

PADRES 1ST: Grubb grounded out (shortstop to first); Fuentes
flied out to left; W. Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard walked; Cabell singled to right [Howard to
second]; Cedeno flied out to right; Watson singled to left
[Howard scored, Cabell to second]; Johnson grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Watson out at second]; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 2ND: McCovey struck out; Winfield walked; Winfield stole
second; Torres struck out; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Gross grounded out (second to first); Milbourne
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger tripled to center;
Richard was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Kubiak grounded out (pitcher to first); Spillner
struck out; Grubb grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
singled to right; Cabell stole second; Cedeno singled to right
[Cabell scored]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Cedeno to second]; Johnson singled to left [Cedeno scored];
Gross grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 3.

PADRES 4TH: Fuentes struck out; Johnson dropped a foul fly hit
by W. Davis for an error; W. Davis lined to center; McCovey
grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Milbourne grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger
grounded out (pitcher to first); Richard grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 3.

PADRES 5TH: Winfield walked; Torres walked [Winfield to second];
Kendall out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Winfield to
third, Torres to second]; Kubiak hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Winfield scored, Torres to third]; LOCKLEAR BATTED FOR
SPILLNER; Locklear singled to center [Torres scored]; Grubb
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: FOSTER REPLACED LOCKLEAR (PITCHING); Howard doubled
to left; Cabell grounded out (second to first) [Howard to
third]; Cedeno homered [Howard scored]; Watson singled to
center; Johnson walked [Watson to second]; Gross forced Johnson
(second to shortstop) [Watson to third]; Milbourne flied out to
left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

PADRES 6TH: Fuentes doubled to right; W. Davis flied out to
left; McCovey flied out to left; Winfield doubled to left
[Fuentes scored]; Torres was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger flied out to left; Richard struck out;
Howard grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 5.

PADRES 7TH: Kendall walked; Kubiak grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Kendall out at second]; TURNER
BATTED FOR FOSTER; Turner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: METZGER REPLACED TURNER (PITCHING); Cabell grounded
out (second to first); Cedeno was called out on strikes; Watson
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 5.

PADRES 8TH: Grubb flied out to right; Fuentes grounded out
(pitcher to first); W. Davis flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Johnson grounded out (second to first); Gross struck
out; Milbourne singled to third; Milbourne was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3,
Astros 5.

PADRES 9TH: McCovey doubled to right; IVIE RAN FOR MCCOVEY;
FORSCH REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Winfield struck out; Torres
flied out to center; Kendall singled to right [Ivie scored];
HERNANDEZ RAN FOR KENDALL; Kubiak reached on catcher's
interference by Johnson [Hernandez to second]; RETTENMUND BATTED
FOR METZGER; Rettenmund flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           4   5   0    5
 Astros           5  10   2    5


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