Houston Astros 9, San Diego Padres 4
Regular Season Game 37
Played on Wednesday, May 19, 1976 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    1  0  3    0  0  0    0  5  0  -   9 12  1
SD  N    0  0  0    4  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Roberts ph,lf               0   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
Andrews 2b                    4   1   1   2       2   0       3   3
Cedeno cf                     3   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Howard cf                   2   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     5   1   2   3       0   0       8   0
Cruz lf,rf                    4   1   2   1       1   0       3   0
Johnson c                     5   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Boswell 3b                    4   0   2   1       0   1       0   1
  DaVanon pr,3b               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   1       0   3
Cosgrove p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milbourne ph                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Siebert p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       38   9  12   7       6   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Andrews-Watson.
E: Boswell (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (2,8th inning off Dupree 2 on 2 out).
SH: Cosgrove (2,off Spillner); Griffin (1,off Spillner); Metzger (3,off Spillner).
IBB: Gross (3,by Spillner).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cruz (2,2nd base by Spillner/Kendall).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez ss                  2   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Torres ss                   2   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
Fuentes 2b                    5   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
W. Davis cf                   5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Winfield rf                   4   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   0       2   1       1   1
Rettenmund lf                 2   1   0   0       3   0       4   0
Ivie 1b                       5   1   1   2       0   1       8   0
Kendall c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       6   2
Spillner p                    1   0   1   0       2   0       0   1
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dupree p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kubiak ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Folkers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   8   3       8   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Fuentes 3 (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Hernandez (2,off Cosgrove); W. Davis (7,off Griffin).
SF: Hernandez (1,off Griffin).
GDP: Hernandez (1,off Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 12.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cosgrove                      3.1   4   4   2   3   0   0  17
Griffin W(3-1)                3.2   3   0   0   3   2   0  17
Siebert                       2     1   0   0   2   1   0   9
Totals                        9     8   4   2   8   3   0  43


San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Spillner L(1-6)               7.1   9   6   3   4   2   0  36
Tomlin                        0     0   1   1   1   0   0   1
Dupree                        0.2   2   2   2   0   0   1   4
Folkers                       1     1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9    12   9   6   6   3   1  47

IBB: Spillner (3,Gross).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 14336


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Gross               rf        Hernandez           ss
2. Andrews             2b        Fuentes             2b
3. Cedeno              cf        W. Davis            cf
4. Watson              1b        Winfield            rf
5. Cruz                lf        Rader               3b
6. Johnson             c         Rettenmund          lf
7. Boswell             3b        Ivie                1b
8. Metzger             ss        Kendall             c
9. Cosgrove            p         Spillner            p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to center; Andrews walked [Gross to
second]; Cedeno flied out to center; Watson popped to catcher in
foul territory; Cruz singled to center [Gross scored, Andrews to
second]; Johnson popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Hernandez doubled to left; Fuentes grounded out
(third to first); W. Davis flied to right in foul territory
[Hernandez to third]; Winfield lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Boswell was called out on strikes; Metzger singled
to center; Cosgrove out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted)
[Metzger to second]; Gross lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); Rettenmund
walked; Ivie flied out to left; Kendall flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews walked; Cedeno reached on an error by
Fuentes [Andrews to second]; Watson popped to third in foul
territory; Cruz walked [Andrews to third, Cedeno to second];
Johnson popped to catcher in foul territory; Boswell singled to
right [Andrews scored (unearned), Cedeno to third, Cruz to
second]; Metzger reached on an error by Fuentes [Cedeno scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Cruz scored (unearned), Boswell to third];
Cosgrove struck out; 3 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Spillner walked; Hernandez grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Spillner out at second];
Fuentes lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews
grounded out (second to first); Cedeno grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: HOWARD REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING CF); W. Davis
grounded out (first unassisted); Winfield walked; Rader singled
to third [Winfield to second]; Rettenmund reached on an error by
Boswell [Winfield scored, Rader to third, Rettenmund to second];
Ivie singled to center [Rader scored, Rettenmund scored
(unearned)]; Kendall singled to left [Ivie to second]; GRIFFIN
REPLACED COSGROVE (PITCHING); On a bunt Spillner singled to
third [Kendall to second, Ivie to third]; Hernandez hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Ivie scored (unearned)]; Fuentes popped
to second; 4 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
singled to left; Cruz was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Johnson flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Padres 4.

PADRES 5TH: W. Davis doubled to right; Winfield popped to
catcher in foul territory [W. Davis to third]; Rader struck out;
Rettenmund flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Padres 4.

ASTROS 6TH: TORRES REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PLAYING SS); Boswell
lined to center; Metzger singled to center; Griffin out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Metzger to second]; Gross
was walked intentionally; Andrews flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 4.

PADRES 6TH: Ivie struck out; Kendall popped to catcher in foul
territory; Spillner walked; Torres singled to third [Spillner to
second]; Fuentes grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Howard flied out to left; Watson singled to right;
Cruz flied out to left; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 4.

PADRES 7TH: W. Davis flied out to center; Winfield grounded out
(shortstop to first); Rader walked; Rettenmund walked [Rader to
second]; Ivie grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Boswell singled to left; DAVANON RAN FOR BOSWELL;
Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [DaVanon to
second]; MILBOURNE BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Milbourne singled to
right [DaVanon to third]; TOMLIN REPLACED SPILLNER (PITCHING);
ROBERTS BATTED FOR GROSS; Roberts walked [Milbourne to second];
DUPREE REPLACED TOMLIN (PITCHING); Andrews singled to left
[DaVanon scored, Milbourne scored, Roberts to second]; Howard
forced Andrews (shortstop to second) [Roberts to third]; Watson
homered [Roberts scored, Howard scored]; Cruz grounded out
(pitcher to first); 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 4.

PADRES 8TH: ROBERTS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CRUZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); DAVANON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
SIEBERT REPLACED MILBOURNE (PITCHING); Kendall flied to left in
foul territory; KUBIAK BATTED FOR DUPREE; Kubiak grounded out
(second to pitcher); Torres singled to center; Fuentes grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 4.

ASTROS 9TH: FOLKERS REPLACED KUBIAK (PITCHING); Johnson flied to
left in foul territory; DaVanon singled to left; Metzger struck
out; Siebert reached on an error by Fuentes [DaVanon to third];
Roberts walked [Siebert to second]; Andrews flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 4.

PADRES 9TH: W. Davis popped to second; Winfield struck out;
Rader walked; Rettenmund walked [Rader to second]; Ivie flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  12   1   11
 Padres           4   8   3   12


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