Philadelphia Phillies 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 31
Played on Friday, May 14, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

PHI N    0  0  0    2  0  1    1  0  1  -   5  9  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  3
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       3   1   0   1       1   0       1   4
Bowa ss                       5   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Schmidt 3b                    4   2   3   1       1   1       1   2
Luzinski lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Martin lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Brown rf                      1   1   0   0       3   1       3   0
Maddox cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Tolan 1b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       9   1
Boone c                       3   0   2   1       1   0       4   0
Christenson p                 3   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
Totals                       33   5   9   4       7   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Christenson-Bowa-Tolan, Cash-Bowa-Tolan.

BATTING - 
2B: Tolan (2,off Cosgrove).
SH: Brown (1,off Barlow).
HBP: Cash (1,by Cosgrove).
GDP: Maddox 2 (3,off Cosgrove,off Hardy).
IBB: Boone (3,by Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tolan (1,3rd base off Cosgrove/Johnson); Bowa (4,3rd base off Hardy/Johnson);
Schmidt (2,2nd base off Hardy/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milbourne 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       4   4
Gross rf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Johnson c                     4   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       8   2
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Boswell 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Metzger ss                    2   0   1   0       1   0       2   3
Cosgrove p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Barlow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hardy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   8   1       1   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Milbourne-Watson, Metzger-Milbourne-Watson.
E: Milbourne (6), Cedeno (2), Watson (7).
PB: Johnson (5).

BATTING - 
3B: Gross (1,off Christenson).
GDP: Boswell (2,off Christenson); Watson (2,off Christenson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Milbourne (6,2nd base off Christenson/Boone).

PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Christenson W(3-1)            9     8   1   1   1   4   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cosgrove L(1-2)               5.2   5   3   0   6   3   0  28
Barlow                        1.1   2   1   0   0   1   0   5
Hardy                         2     2   1   0   1   2   0   9
Totals                        9     9   5   0   7   6   0  42

HBP: Cosgrove (1,Cash).
IBB: Cosgrove (2,Boone).

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 14264


Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Phillies         Houston Astros           
1. Cash                2b        Milbourne           2b
2. Bowa                ss        Gross               rf
3. Schmidt             3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Luzinski            lf        Johnson             c
5. Brown               rf        Watson              1b
6. Maddox              cf        Cruz                lf
7. Tolan               1b        Boswell             3b
8. Boone               c         Metzger             ss
9. Christenson         p         Cosgrove            p

PHILLIES 1ST: Cash made an out to second; Bowa flied out to
center; Schmidt singled to left; Luzinski flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Milbourne flied out to center; Gross tripled to
right; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first) [Gross scored];
Johnson struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 2ND: Brown struck out; Maddox grounded out (second to
first); Tolan popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson lined to center; Cruz grounded out (second to
first); Boswell singled to center; Metzger walked [Boswell to
second]; Cosgrove forced Metzger (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Boone singled to third; Christenson forced Boone
(first to shortstop); Cash flied out to left; Bowa made an out
to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Milbourne flied out to right; Gross grounded out
(third to first); Cedeno singled to center; Johnson flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 4TH: Schmidt walked; Luzinski lined to center [Schmidt
to second (error by Milbourne)]; Brown walked; Maddox flied out
to right; Tolan doubled to left [Schmidt scored (unearned),
Brown to third]; Boone singled to shortstop [Brown scored
(unearned), Tolan to third]; Christenson struck out; 2 R (0 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); Cruz singled
to left; Boswell grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 2, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 5TH: Cash was hit by a pitch; Bowa grounded out (third
to first) [Cash to second]; Schmidt struck out; Luzinski flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger singled to third; On a bunt Cosgrove struck
out; Milbourne forced Metzger (first to shortstop); Milbourne
stole second; Gross grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 6TH: Brown walked; Maddox grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Brown out at second]; Tolan
singled to shortstop; Tolan advanced to second (error by
Watson); Tolan stole third; Boone was walked intentionally;
Christenson walked [Boone to second]; Cash walked [Tolan scored
(unearned), Boone to third, Christenson to second]; BARLOW
REPLACED COSGROVE (PITCHING); Bowa grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Phillies 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno singled to center; Johnson struck out; Watson
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3,
Astros 1.

PHILLIES 7TH: Schmidt singled to left; Luzinski singled to left
[Schmidt to third]; Johnson allowed a passed ball [Schmidt
scored (unearned), Luzinski to second]; Brown out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Luzinski to third]; Luzinski was picked
off third (pitcher to third); Maddox struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: MARTIN REPLACED LUZINSKI (PLAYING LF); Cruz singled
to left; Boswell grounded out (second to first) [Cruz to
second]; Metzger lined to third; HOWARD BATTED FOR BARLOW;
Howard flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 4,
Astros 1.

PHILLIES 8TH: HARDY REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Tolan grounded
out (second to first); Boone grounded out (shortstop to first);
Christenson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Milbourne flied out to center; Gross singled to
shortstop; Cedeno struck out; Johnson flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 4, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 9TH: Cash reached on an error by Cedeno [Cash to
second]; On a bunt Bowa singled to pitcher [Cash to third];
Schmidt singled to right [Cash scored (unearned), Bowa to
second]; Bowa stole third and Schmidt stole second; Martin
struck out; Brown walked; Maddox grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Brown out at second]; 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson flied out to right; Cruz flied out to right;
Boswell made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 5,
Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Phillies         5   9   0   10
 Astros           1   8   3    6


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